Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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

Lead Developer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 158 169
Rank change year-on-year +24 +11 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 99 98 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.94% 1.61% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.66% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 81 78 83
East Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +20.48% -12.63%
10th Percentile £33,750 £42,125 £33,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 4,978 5,904 6,807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.47% 97.23% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4,198 4,726 5,393
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +1.28%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in the East Midlands

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in the East Midlands

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in the East Midlands

Lead Developer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire +17 64 £64,000 +16.36% 7
Northamptonshire +25 10 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Derbyshire -4 7 £42,500 -22.73%
Leicestershire -3 3 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 East Midlands region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 60 (60.61%) JavaScript
2 43 (43.43%) Unit Testing
3 42 (42.42%) Workflow
4 41 (41.41%) User Stories
4 41 (41.41%) Mentoring
5 40 (40.40%) Integration Testing
5 40 (40.40%) QA
5 40 (40.40%) Project Planning
6 36 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (35.35%) Software Engineering
8 27 (27.27%) Java
9 25 (25.25%) SQL
10 24 (24.24%) C#
10 24 (24.24%) HTML
11 23 (23.23%) .NET
12 20 (20.20%) MVC
13 18 (18.18%) CSS
14 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
15 16 (16.16%) Mobile App
16 14 (14.14%) Scrum
17 13 (13.13%) jQuery
18 12 (12.12%) TDD
18 12 (12.12%) Finance
18 12 (12.12%) XML
18 12 (12.12%) SDLC
19 11 (11.11%) AngularJS
19 11 (11.11%) OO
19 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
19 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET
19 11 (11.11%) Degree

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (4.04%) CMS
1 4 (4.04%) WordPress
2 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.01%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.03%) QlikView
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.01%) Big Data
5 1 (1.01%) DB2
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.01%) HBase
5 1 (1.01%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.07%) Subversion
2 7 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.04%) webpack
4 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.03%) Grunt
4 3 (3.03%) gulp
5 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.02%) JIRA
6 1 (1.01%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.01%) Selenium
General
1 12 (12.12%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Retail
3 4 (4.04%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.24%) HTML
2 23 (23.23%) .NET
3 18 (18.18%) CSS
4 13 (13.13%) jQuery
5 12 (12.12%) XML
6 11 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 10 (10.10%) RESTful
8 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (6.06%) HTML5
9 6 (6.06%) JSON
9 6 (6.06%) Spring
10 5 (5.05%) Hibernate
10 5 (5.05%) Laravel
11 4 (4.04%) Apache Camel
11 4 (4.04%) CSS3
11 4 (4.04%) J2EE
11 4 (4.04%) Web Services
12 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.02%) New Media
5 2 (2.02%) User Experience
6 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.01%) Fintech
6 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.01%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.01%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Linux
1 6 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.01%) Android
2 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.43%) Unit Testing
2 42 (42.42%) Workflow
3 41 (41.41%) Mentoring
3 41 (41.41%) User Stories
4 40 (40.40%) Integration Testing
4 40 (40.40%) Project Planning
5 36 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (35.35%) Software Engineering
7 20 (20.20%) MVC
8 14 (14.14%) Scrum
9 12 (12.12%) SDLC
9 12 (12.12%) TDD
10 11 (11.11%) OO
11 8 (8.08%) BDD
12 7 (7.07%) Secure Coding
13 6 (6.06%) OOP
14 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (5.05%) Line Management
14 5 (5.05%) Multithreading
15 4 (4.04%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 60 (60.61%) JavaScript
2 27 (27.27%) Java
3 25 (25.25%) SQL
4 24 (24.24%) C#
5 8 (8.08%) TypeScript
6 6 (6.06%) PHP
7 5 (5.05%) Python
8 4 (4.04%) Scala
9 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.01%) C
10 1 (1.01%) C++
10 1 (1.01%) COBOL
10 1 (1.01%) ES6
10 1 (1.01%) R
10 1 (1.01%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 11 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (40.40%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.09%) Xamarin
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle
4 3 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (1.01%) Capita
5 1 (1.01%) Cognos
5 1 (1.01%) IBM
5 1 (1.01%) TIBCO