Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Lead Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 159 149
Rank change year-on-year +58 -10 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 296 209 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.90% 1.81% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 1.88% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 268 204 331
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £67,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.75% -0.74% +8.00%
10th Percentile £55,000 £53,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £85,375 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £66,500 £67,000
% change year-on-year +1.50% -0.75% +5.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9671 11114 16415
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.38% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8765 10132 14264
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in the City of London

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in the City of London

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in the City of London

Lead Developer
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +13 3 - -
Lead Developer
Central London

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 City of London region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 175 (59.12%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (42.57%) JavaScript
3 124 (41.89%) Finance
4 109 (36.82%) HTML
5 106 (35.81%) CSS
6 86 (29.05%) SQL
7 84 (28.38%) TDD
8 82 (27.70%) Front End Development
9 77 (26.01%) Java
9 77 (26.01%) SQL Server
10 72 (24.32%) .NET
11 71 (23.99%) C#
11 71 (23.99%) Docker
12 70 (23.65%) Banking
13 68 (22.97%) E-Commerce
14 62 (20.95%) AngularJS
15 57 (19.26%) Node.js
15 57 (19.26%) Scrum
15 57 (19.26%) Continuous Integration
16 56 (18.92%) REST
17 53 (17.91%) MongoDB
18 49 (16.55%) Elasticsearch
19 48 (16.22%) Microservices
20 47 (15.88%) MVC
21 45 (15.20%) Microsoft
22 44 (14.86%) DevOps
22 44 (14.86%) Multithreading
23 43 (14.53%) T-SQL
23 43 (14.53%) HTML5
24 39 (13.18%) Amazon AWS

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 49 (16.55%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (3.04%) CMS
3 5 (1.69%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.69%) EPiServer
3 5 (1.69%) GemFire
4 3 (1.01%) Confluence
4 3 (1.01%) Drupal
4 3 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.01%) WordPress
5 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.34%) Apache
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.34%) IIS
6 1 (0.34%) nginx
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.34%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (3.04%) InVision
2 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.34%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.34%) HipChat
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.36%) MetaTrader
2 3 (1.01%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.68%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Magento
4 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.18%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.74%) npm
4 7 (2.36%) SaaS
5 4 (1.35%) TestFlight
6 3 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.68%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.68%) GitHub
7 2 (0.68%) Google Play
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.34%) Office 365
8 1 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.68%) Internet
1 2 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (26.01%) SQL Server
2 53 (17.91%) MongoDB
3 36 (12.16%) Big Data
4 29 (9.80%) Relational Database
5 27 (9.12%) NoSQL
6 22 (7.43%) RDBMS
6 22 (7.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (6.76%) MySQL
8 15 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (3.38%) Hadoop
11 10 (3.38%) Power BI
12 8 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (2.70%) SQLite
13 7 (2.36%) CouchDB
13 7 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (2.03%) HBase
15 4 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (1.35%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 28 (9.46%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 21 (7.09%) TeamCity
3 19 (6.42%) Grunt
4 13 (4.39%) Selenium
4 13 (4.39%) Visual Studio
5 11 (3.72%) gulp
5 11 (3.72%) JIRA
6 10 (3.38%) Jasmine
6 10 (3.38%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.38%) SpecFlow
7 9 (3.04%) Axure RP
7 9 (3.04%) Maven
7 9 (3.04%) NUnit
7 9 (3.04%) Rhino Mocks
8 8 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (2.36%) Hudson
9 7 (2.36%) MSBuild
10 6 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.03%) webpack
General
1 124 (41.89%) Finance
2 70 (23.65%) Banking
3 21 (7.09%) Retail
4 15 (5.07%) Games
5 12 (4.05%) Advertising
6 11 (3.72%) Front Office
7 9 (3.04%) Marketing
7 9 (3.04%) Publishing
8 6 (2.03%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.03%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.03%) Legal
9 3 (1.01%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) Automotive
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.34%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (36.82%) HTML
2 106 (35.81%) CSS
3 72 (24.32%) .NET
4 62 (20.95%) AngularJS
5 57 (19.26%) Node.js
6 56 (18.92%) REST
7 43 (14.53%) HTML5
8 36 (12.16%) CSS3
9 34 (11.49%) ASP.NET
10 32 (10.81%) Spring
11 30 (10.14%) jQuery
11 30 (10.14%) RESTful
12 27 (9.12%) Web Services
13 26 (8.78%) React
13 26 (8.78%) Sass
14 21 (7.09%) WPF
15 18 (6.08%) JMS
16 17 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (5.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.84%) User Experience
2 23 (7.77%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (6.08%) Fintech
4 17 (5.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (5.74%) Mobile App
5 14 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (4.39%) Algorithms
7 11 (3.72%) Fixed Income
8 9 (3.04%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.04%) Data Structures
9 7 (2.36%) Online Banking
10 5 (1.69%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.69%) Market Risk
11 4 (1.35%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.01%) Cloud Native
12 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.01%) Equities
12 3 (1.01%) iPhone
12 3 (1.01%) Xbox
13 2 (0.68%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.42%) Windows
2 15 (5.07%) Linux
3 9 (3.04%) Android
3 9 (3.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.34%) Unix
4 1 (0.34%) VMS
4 1 (0.34%) webOS
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (59.12%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (28.38%) TDD
3 82 (27.70%) Front End Development
4 68 (22.97%) E-Commerce
5 57 (19.26%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (19.26%) Scrum
6 48 (16.22%) Microservices
7 47 (15.88%) MVC
8 44 (14.86%) DevOps
8 44 (14.86%) Multithreading
9 36 (12.16%) Mentoring
10 30 (10.14%) OO
11 28 (9.46%) Software Engineering
12 23 (7.77%) BDD
13 22 (7.43%) Open Source
13 22 (7.43%) SDLC
14 21 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (6.08%) OOD
16 17 (5.74%) SOLID
16 17 (5.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (42.57%) JavaScript
2 86 (29.05%) SQL
3 77 (26.01%) Java
4 71 (23.99%) C#
5 43 (14.53%) T-SQL
6 20 (6.76%) PHP
7 19 (6.42%) ES6
7 19 (6.42%) Python
8 16 (5.41%) PowerShell
9 13 (4.39%) C++
10 9 (3.04%) Scala
11 7 (2.36%) TypeScript
12 6 (2.03%) R
13 5 (1.69%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.35%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.35%) Haskell
14 4 (1.35%) Ruby
15 3 (1.01%) PHP 7
15 3 (1.01%) VBA
16 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (6.42%) Degree
2 6 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.34%) PhD
4 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.04%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) MiFID
2 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (23.99%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.38%) Puppet
2 7 (2.36%) Ansible
2 7 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.68%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.34%) Control-M
Vendors
1 45 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.36%) RedGate
2 7 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (2.03%) Oracle
3 6 (2.03%) Tableau
4 4 (1.35%) Google
4 4 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (1.35%) Zend
5 3 (1.01%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.01%) Marketo
5 3 (1.01%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.68%) Adobe
6 2 (0.68%) Alteryx
6 2 (0.68%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.34%) Apple
7 1 (0.34%) ATG
7 1 (0.34%) Citrix
7 1 (0.34%) hybris
7 1 (0.34%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.34%) VMware