Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 37 34
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 18 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 11.04% 5.23% 7.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 5.32% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 19
Colchester median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £68,750 £58,500 £58,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £68,750
Essex median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.41% - -

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 162 282 304
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.39% 98.26% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 94 239 268
Colchester median annual salary £35,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.00% +5.26% +25.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £33,375
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £68,750
Essex median annual salary £42,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.11% - +12.50%

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 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Colchester

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Colchester region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 16 (88.89%) Web Services
1 16 (88.89%) Java
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (88.89%) Spring
2 15 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 15 (83.33%) Spring MVC
2 15 (83.33%) MVC
2 15 (83.33%) Oracle
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (83.33%) JSP
2 15 (83.33%) SOAP
2 15 (83.33%) JBoss
2 15 (83.33%) Swing
2 15 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 15 (83.33%) Java EE
2 15 (83.33%) Relational Database
3 14 (77.78%) REST
3 14 (77.78%) Gradle
3 14 (77.78%) JMS
3 14 (77.78%) RDBMS
3 14 (77.78%) Apache
3 14 (77.78%) Linux
3 14 (77.78%) Servlets
3 14 (77.78%) EJB
3 14 (77.78%) Ant
3 14 (77.78%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (77.78%) Maven
3 14 (77.78%) MySQL
4 13 (72.22%) TopLink
4 13 (72.22%) Hibernate

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 15 (83.33%) JBoss
1 15 (83.33%) Tomcat
1 15 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 14 (77.78%) Apache
3 13 (72.22%) Apache Geronimo
3 13 (72.22%) GlassFish
4 12 (66.67%) Apache Spark
5 4 (22.22%) Apache Pig
6 1 (5.56%) IIS
6 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
1 1 (5.56%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) Relational Database
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) MySQL
2 14 (77.78%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (77.78%) RDBMS
3 12 (66.67%) Apache Hive
3 12 (66.67%) Big Data
3 12 (66.67%) CouchDB
3 12 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 12 (66.67%) Mahout
3 12 (66.67%) MongoDB
3 12 (66.67%) Neo4j
3 12 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 12 (66.67%) Sqoop
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Ant
1 14 (77.78%) Gradle
1 14 (77.78%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) Spring
1 16 (88.89%) Web Services
2 15 (83.33%) Java EE
2 15 (83.33%) JSP
2 15 (83.33%) SOAP
2 15 (83.33%) Spring MVC
2 15 (83.33%) Swing
3 14 (77.78%) EJB
3 14 (77.78%) JMS
3 14 (77.78%) REST
3 14 (77.78%) Servlets
4 13 (72.22%) CSS
4 13 (72.22%) FreeMarker
4 13 (72.22%) Hibernate
4 13 (72.22%) HTML
4 13 (72.22%) JPA
4 13 (72.22%) TopLink
5 9 (50.00%) Ajax
6 1 (5.56%) .NET
6 1 (5.56%) Struts
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) MVC
3 12 (66.67%) Analytics
4 11 (61.11%) E-Commerce
5 10 (55.56%) Computer Science
6 9 (50.00%) Scrum-ban
7 7 (38.89%) OOP
8 3 (16.67%) OO
9 1 (5.56%) Business Development
9 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.56%) Data Privacy
9 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Scrum
9 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 12 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 12 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Oracle
2 12 (66.67%) Alteryx
2 12 (66.67%) Tableau
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Sage