Period
to 14 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

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

Lead Developer
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 72 79
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 5 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.71% 1.71% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.80% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 1
Cheltenham median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +31.58% -9.52%
10th Percentile £59,375 £39,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £80,875 £66,250 £48,750
Gloucestershire median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +8.00% +42.86% +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. 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
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 679 612 457
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 95.03% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 467 500 393
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,050 £21,250 £22,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Cheltenham

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Cheltenham

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Cheltenham

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (80.00%) AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Node.js
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 4 (80.00%) AWS
1 4 (80.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 1 (20.00%) SOLID
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft