Period
to 22 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 130 169
Rank change year-on-year +17 +39 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 268 246 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.58% 2.29% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 2.41% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 266 232 181
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -
10th Percentile £54,000 £58,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £104,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -

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 9,926 10,219 10,126
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.52% 95.27% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8,863 9,114 9,245
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 - 4 £52,500 - 1
Lead Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 City of London region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 156 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (53.73%) C#
3 111 (41.42%) JavaScript
4 110 (41.04%) .NET
5 105 (39.18%) SQL
6 81 (30.22%) SQL Server
7 74 (27.61%) Java
8 70 (26.12%) CSS
9 66 (24.63%) HTML
9 66 (24.63%) Microsoft
10 62 (23.13%) AngularJS
11 61 (22.76%) MVC
12 58 (21.64%) Finance
13 57 (21.27%) Amazon AWS
14 54 (20.15%) .NET Framework
15 49 (18.28%) Entity Framework
16 48 (17.91%) ASP.NET Web API
17 47 (17.54%) TDD
18 46 (17.16%) jQuery
19 45 (16.79%) Test Automation
20 41 (15.30%) Multithreading
21 40 (14.93%) Git (software)
21 40 (14.93%) T-SQL
21 40 (14.93%) ASP.NET
22 38 (14.18%) Degree
22 38 (14.18%) DevOps
23 37 (13.81%) Spring
24 35 (13.06%) Python
25 34 (12.69%) React
26 33 (12.31%) Fintech

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 9 (3.36%) Apache Solr
2 8 (2.99%) Apache Spark
2 8 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.61%) CMS
4 5 (1.87%) Confluence
5 4 (1.49%) nginx
5 4 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.49%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.75%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.75%) IIS
7 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.75%) WordPress
8 1 (0.37%) Apache
8 1 (0.37%) concrete5
8 1 (0.37%) EPiServer
Applications
1 19 (7.09%) AutoCAD
1 19 (7.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.49%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.12%) Magento
3 3 (1.12%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.37%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 57 (21.27%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.85%) SaaS
4 7 (2.61%) npm
5 5 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.49%) GitHub
6 4 (1.49%) PaaS
6 4 (1.49%) Serverless
7 3 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.12%) IaaS
7 3 (1.12%) NuGet
8 2 (0.75%) Azure Functions
8 2 (0.75%) Office 365
8 2 (0.75%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon Alexa
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.37%) Asana
9 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.37%) ZenHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.75%) AMQP
1 2 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (30.22%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.94%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (10.45%) MySQL
4 23 (8.58%) Big Data
5 22 (8.21%) Relational Database
6 19 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (6.72%) RDBMS
8 16 (5.97%) NoSQL
9 14 (5.22%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (3.36%) Data Lake
12 7 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.87%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.87%) Redis
14 4 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.49%) Blockchain
14 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
16 2 (0.75%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 40 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.72%) TeamCity
2 18 (6.72%) Visual Studio Team System
3 17 (6.34%) Jenkins
3 17 (6.34%) NUnit
4 16 (5.97%) Octopus Deploy
4 16 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (4.48%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.61%) Selenium
7 5 (1.87%) JIRA
8 4 (1.49%) gulp
8 4 (1.49%) Subversion
8 4 (1.49%) webpack
9 3 (1.12%) Grunt
9 3 (1.12%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.12%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.75%) Babel
10 2 (0.75%) Bower
10 2 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.75%) PhpStorm
General
1 58 (21.64%) Finance
2 15 (5.60%) Law
3 14 (5.22%) Banking
4 11 (4.10%) Games
5 8 (2.99%) Advertising
6 6 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.87%) Front Office
8 4 (1.49%) Retail
9 3 (1.12%) Back Office
9 3 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.75%) Marketing
11 1 (0.37%) Automotive
11 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.37%) Publishing
11 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (41.04%) .NET
2 70 (26.12%) CSS
3 66 (24.63%) HTML
4 62 (23.13%) AngularJS
5 54 (20.15%) .NET Framework
6 49 (18.28%) Entity Framework
7 48 (17.91%) ASP.NET Web API
8 46 (17.16%) jQuery
9 40 (14.93%) ASP.NET
10 37 (13.81%) Spring
11 34 (12.69%) React
12 27 (10.07%) REST
13 26 (9.70%) HTML5
14 24 (8.96%) Web Services
15 23 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (8.58%) JSON
16 22 (8.21%) CSS3
17 19 (7.09%) OOXML
18 18 (6.72%) .NET Core
18 18 (6.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.31%) Fintech
1 33 (12.31%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (5.60%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (4.48%) User Experience
4 10 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (3.36%) Mobile Games
6 8 (2.99%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.24%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.87%) Life Science
9 4 (1.49%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.12%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.75%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.75%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.75%) Marketing Technology
11 2 (0.75%) NHS
11 2 (0.75%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.45%) Windows
2 11 (4.10%) Linux
3 7 (2.61%) Unix
4 5 (1.87%) Android
4 5 (1.87%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (22.76%) MVC
3 47 (17.54%) TDD
4 45 (16.79%) Test Automation
5 41 (15.30%) Multithreading
6 38 (14.18%) DevOps
7 33 (12.31%) Web Development
8 29 (10.82%) Microservices
8 29 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (10.82%) SOLID
9 28 (10.45%) Scrum
10 27 (10.07%) OO
11 26 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (9.70%) Mentoring
12 25 (9.33%) Coaching
13 24 (8.96%) SOA
13 24 (8.96%) Unit Testing
13 24 (8.96%) Waterfall
14 21 (7.84%) Computer Science
15 16 (5.97%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 144 (53.73%) C#
2 111 (41.42%) JavaScript
3 105 (39.18%) SQL
4 74 (27.61%) Java
5 40 (14.93%) T-SQL
6 35 (13.06%) Python
7 19 (7.09%) PHP
8 17 (6.34%) C++
8 17 (6.34%) ES6
9 15 (5.60%) Java 8
10 14 (5.22%) Scala
11 13 (4.85%) Objective-C
12 10 (3.73%) Ruby
13 9 (3.36%) ES7
14 7 (2.61%) Clojure
15 5 (1.87%) PHP 7
16 4 (1.49%) TypeScript
17 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.75%) Apple Swift
18 2 (0.75%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 38 (14.18%) Degree
2 17 (6.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.24%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) MiFID
3 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (8.58%) Docker
2 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (5.97%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.87%) Ansible
2 5 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.87%) Puppet
3 4 (1.49%) Kibana
3 4 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 66 (24.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.36%) Oracle
3 5 (1.87%) Zend
4 4 (1.49%) Cognos
4 4 (1.49%) Google
4 4 (1.49%) Greenplum
4 4 (1.49%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.12%) Facebook
6 2 (0.75%) Adobe
6 2 (0.75%) Lotus
6 2 (0.75%) Splunk
7 1 (0.37%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.37%) Nintex
7 1 (0.37%) Xamarin