The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
South West / Dorset
Rank 39 65 95
Rank change year-on-year +26 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 13 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.47% 2.39% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 2.42% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 1
Median salary £75,000 £72,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +72.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 362 703 772
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.53% 98.87% 99.10%
Number of salaries quoted 327 530 671
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Dorset

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Dorset

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Dorset over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Dorset

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 4 £47,500 - 1
Bournemouth +19 3 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Lead Developer
South West

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Dorset region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (82.35%) Java
2 28 (82.35%) Finance
3 25 (73.53%) SDLC
4 17 (50.00%) Spring
4 17 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 16 (47.06%) SQL
6 14 (41.18%) Mathematics
6 14 (41.18%) Spring Integration
7 11 (32.35%) Derivative
7 11 (32.35%) TIBCO EMS
7 11 (32.35%) Fixed Income
7 11 (32.35%) Equities
7 11 (32.35%) Multithreading
7 11 (32.35%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (32.35%) Unix
7 11 (32.35%) JMS
7 11 (32.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (32.35%) TIBCO
7 11 (32.35%) Rendezvous
7 11 (32.35%) Financial Institution
7 11 (32.35%) Multithreaded Programming
8 7 (20.59%) MVC
8 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
8 7 (20.59%) TDD
9 6 (17.65%) C#
9 6 (17.65%) .NET
9 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
10 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 3 (8.82%) Apache
1 3 (8.82%) CMS
1 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Hudson
1 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.82%) Maven
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (82.35%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Financial Institution
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) Spring
2 14 (41.18%) Spring Integration
3 11 (32.35%) JMS
3 11 (32.35%) Rendezvous
3 11 (32.35%) TIBCO EMS
4 6 (17.65%) .NET
4 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
6 3 (8.82%) JDBC
6 3 (8.82%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (32.35%) Derivative
2 11 (32.35%) Equities
2 11 (32.35%) Fixed Income
2 11 (32.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (8.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Unix
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (73.53%) SDLC
3 14 (41.18%) Mathematics
4 11 (32.35%) Multithreaded Programming
4 11 (32.35%) Multithreading
4 11 (32.35%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (20.59%) MVC
5 7 (20.59%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Software Delivery
6 4 (11.76%) Workflow
7 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
7 3 (8.82%) BDD
7 3 (8.82%) E-Discovery
7 3 (8.82%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (8.82%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) Java
2 16 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) TIBCO
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago