Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 214 232
Rank change year-on-year -22 +18 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 124 150 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.03% 1.15% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.19% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 111 129 163
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% +10.53%
10th Percentile £36,750 £44,450 £41,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £77,500
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 of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11653 12573 14805
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 96.42% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9574 10441 12272
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in the East of England

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in the East of England

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in the East of England

Lead Developer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -10 59 £60,000 -4.00% 7
Essex +14 23 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -42 22 £51,250 -6.82% 8
Bedfordshire +28 7 £52,500 -2.33%
Suffolk +13 7 £42,500 -14.14% 1
Norfolk +9 6 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 East of England region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 77 (62.10%) C#
2 68 (54.84%) .NET
3 66 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (48.39%) JavaScript
5 53 (42.74%) HTML
6 49 (39.52%) SQL Server
7 46 (37.10%) CSS
8 45 (36.29%) SQL
8 45 (36.29%) MVC
9 42 (33.87%) ASP.NET
10 34 (27.42%) Microsoft Azure
11 31 (25.00%) Web Services
12 30 (24.19%) Oracle
12 30 (24.19%) Java
13 26 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
13 26 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (20.16%) SOA
15 24 (19.35%) TDD
16 23 (18.55%) AngularJS
17 22 (17.74%) Finance
17 22 (17.74%) ASP.NET Web API
18 19 (15.32%) BDD
18 19 (15.32%) .NET Framework
19 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
19 18 (14.52%) Maven
20 17 (13.71%) Spring
20 17 (13.71%) XML
20 17 (13.71%) HTML5
20 17 (13.71%) Mentoring
21 16 (12.90%) Scrum

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (10.48%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.06%) JBoss
2 10 (8.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (7.26%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.84%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.84%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.23%) IIS
5 4 (3.23%) NServiceBus
6 3 (2.42%) CMS
6 3 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.61%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.81%) Apache
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.81%) Mule
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (27.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.26%) Office 365
4 7 (5.65%) TestFlight
5 2 (1.61%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.61%) Serverless
6 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (39.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.10%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.68%) MySQL
4 10 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (5.65%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.23%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (2.42%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.42%) Redis
11 2 (1.61%) Looker
11 2 (1.61%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (1.61%) Snowflake Schema
11 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.61%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (14.52%) Maven
2 13 (10.48%) Jenkins
3 12 (9.68%) Git (software)
4 11 (8.87%) NUnit
5 8 (6.45%) JUnit
5 8 (6.45%) Mockito
6 7 (5.65%) Bower
6 7 (5.65%) EasyMock
6 7 (5.65%) Eclipse
6 7 (5.65%) Grunt
6 7 (5.65%) Subversion
6 7 (5.65%) TestFairy
7 6 (4.84%) Ant
7 6 (4.84%) Selenium
8 5 (4.03%) Gradle
8 5 (4.03%) Jasmine
8 5 (4.03%) MSTest
8 5 (4.03%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (4.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (17.74%) Finance
2 11 (8.87%) Retail
3 7 (5.65%) Advertising
4 6 (4.84%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.23%) Games
6 3 (2.42%) Back Office
6 3 (2.42%) Law
7 1 (0.81%) Electronics
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (54.84%) .NET
2 53 (42.74%) HTML
3 46 (37.10%) CSS
4 42 (33.87%) ASP.NET
5 31 (25.00%) Web Services
6 26 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (18.55%) AngularJS
8 22 (17.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (15.32%) .NET Framework
10 17 (13.71%) HTML5
10 17 (13.71%) Spring
10 17 (13.71%) XML
11 15 (12.10%) WCF
12 12 (9.68%) REST
13 11 (8.87%) CSS3
13 11 (8.87%) RESTful
13 11 (8.87%) WPF
14 10 (8.06%) jQuery
14 10 (8.06%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (8.06%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (8.06%) Mobile App
4 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.23%) User Experience
5 4 (3.23%) Xbox
6 3 (2.42%) NHS
6 3 (2.42%) Social Media
7 2 (1.61%) iPad
8 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.81%) Fintech
8 1 (0.81%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.29%) Linux
2 6 (4.84%) Android
2 6 (4.84%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.61%) Windows
5 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (36.29%) MVC
3 25 (20.16%) SOA
4 24 (19.35%) TDD
5 19 (15.32%) BDD
6 17 (13.71%) Mentoring
7 16 (12.90%) Scrum
8 15 (12.10%) OOP
8 15 (12.10%) Software Engineering
8 15 (12.10%) SOLID
9 14 (11.29%) OO
10 12 (9.68%) Refactoring
11 11 (8.87%) DevOps
12 10 (8.06%) CQRS
12 10 (8.06%) Microservices
13 9 (7.26%) ETL
13 9 (7.26%) Mobile Application Development
13 9 (7.26%) Mobile Development
13 9 (7.26%) SDLC
14 8 (6.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 77 (62.10%) C#
2 60 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 45 (36.29%) SQL
4 30 (24.19%) Java
5 14 (11.29%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.26%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.65%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.84%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.23%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.42%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.61%) C++
11 2 (1.61%) VB
11 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.61%) VBA
12 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.81%) C
12 1 (0.81%) PHP
12 1 (0.81%) XAML
12 1 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (9.68%) Degree
2 9 (7.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (24.19%) Oracle
2 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.65%) Xamarin
4 5 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.03%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.81%) SAP
5 1 (0.81%) WSO2
5 1 (0.81%) Zend