Period
to 31 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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

Lead Developer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 - 52
Rank change year-on-year - +52 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 5 0 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 2.59% - 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% - 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 6
Median annual salary £65,000 - £70,000
10th Percentile £62,500 - £43,750
90th Percentile £67,500 - £75,000
Cheshire median annual salary £62,000 £63,500 £58,750
% change year-on-year -2.36% +8.09% +23.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 171 183 286
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 88.60% 96.83% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 142 151 258
Median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -17.65% +16.44%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £59,125
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Chester

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lead Developer in Chester.

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Chester

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 Chester region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) MCSD
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) VMS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Azure
2 4 (80.00%) AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) API Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Apex Code
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Finance

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) API Integration
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (80.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCSD
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com