Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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

Lead Developer
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 37 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 17 31 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 4.22% 7.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 7.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 0
Colchester median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Essex median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +22.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester. 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
Colchester
Permanent vacancies in Colchester with a recognized job title 401 420 424
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.50% 99.29% 98.60%
Number of salaries quoted 353 362 372
Colchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +13.10% +30.23%
10th Percentile £27,625 £30,075 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £63,625
Essex median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Colchester

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Colchester

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Colchester over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Colchester

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 Colchester region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Degree
3 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
3 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
3 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) CSS
4 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
5 6 (35.29%) Front End Development
6 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
6 5 (29.41%) Spring
6 5 (29.41%) Maven
6 5 (29.41%) JSON
6 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
6 5 (29.41%) Web Development
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) MySQL
6 5 (29.41%) Ant
6 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
6 5 (29.41%) JMS
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) OOP
6 5 (29.41%) OO
6 5 (29.41%) JBoss
6 5 (29.41%) RDBMS

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 5 (29.41%) JBoss
1 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
1 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
3 3 (17.65%) Apache Spark
4 2 (11.76%) Apache
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Geronimo
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
5 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
2 2 (11.76%) Weka
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
2 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) CouchDB
3 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
3 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
3 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
4 3 (17.65%) Apache Hive
4 3 (17.65%) Big Data
5 2 (11.76%) Mahout
5 2 (11.76%) Neo4j
5 2 (11.76%) QlikView
6 1 (5.88%) OLAP
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (5.88%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Ant
1 5 (29.41%) Gradle
1 5 (29.41%) gulp
1 5 (29.41%) Maven
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) CSS
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
2 5 (29.41%) JMS
2 5 (29.41%) jQuery
2 5 (29.41%) JSON
2 5 (29.41%) Spring
2 5 (29.41%) Swing
3 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
3 4 (23.53%) EJB
3 4 (23.53%) React
4 3 (17.65%) Ajax
4 3 (17.65%) CSS3
4 3 (17.65%) HTML5
4 3 (17.65%) LESS
4 3 (17.65%) Sass
4 3 (17.65%) Struts
4 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.76%) Java EE
5 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
3 6 (35.29%) Front End Development
4 5 (29.41%) OO
4 5 (29.41%) OOP
4 5 (29.41%) Web Development
5 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (17.65%) ETL
5 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum-ban
6 2 (11.76%) Web Design
7 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (5.88%) PDM
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
1 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) HDFS
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Tableau
3 1 (5.88%) Alteryx