The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 102 94 91
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 3 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.25% 1.43% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 1.46% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 23
Median salary £47,500 £59,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.49% +12.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £53,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £65,000 £80,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1146 1435 1408
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.42% 97.55% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 858 1128 1147
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Cambridge

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Cambridge

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Cambridge

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (33.33%) RESTful
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) Maven
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (33.33%) Gradle
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Angular 2
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (16.67%) SignalR
6 2 (16.67%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) WF
6 2 (16.67%) NHS

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Gradle
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (33.33%) RESTful
2 4 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) Angular 2
3 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (16.67%) SignalR
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) WF
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js
5 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Xamarin