Period
to 19 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

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

Lead Developer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 128 127
Rank change year-on-year -42 -1 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 7 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.26% 0.52% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.54% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 32
Cambridge median annual salary £43,500 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.40% +31.58% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £53,475 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 2660 2230 2802
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.90% 97.34% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2077 1868 2415
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,627
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.15% +9.07%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year - +4.05% +8.13%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Lead Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Cambridge

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) Refactoring
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) SignalR
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) NHS
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) WF
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (28.57%) SignalR
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) WF
5 1 (14.29%) React
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Refactoring
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft