The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 177 192
Rank change year-on-year -33 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 54 76 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.87% 1.11% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.15% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 54 65 78
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £38,550
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6029 6586 7877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.23% 96.22% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4930 5599 6495
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Essex +15 23 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Bedfordshire +14 14 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Hertfordshire -14 10 £65,000 +4.00% 4
Cambridgeshire -31 5 £47,500 -12.44% 2
Suffolk 0 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Norfolk -12 1 £60,000 -
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 62 (46.62%) Java
2 60 (45.11%) SQL Server
3 57 (42.86%) .NET
4 56 (42.11%) C#
5 54 (40.60%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (39.10%) MVC
7 50 (37.59%) Oracle
8 45 (33.83%) JavaScript
9 44 (33.08%) ASP.NET
10 38 (28.57%) CSS
10 38 (28.57%) JBoss
11 37 (27.82%) PL/SQL
12 36 (27.07%) HTML
12 36 (27.07%) Spring
13 35 (26.32%) Maven
14 32 (24.06%) Hibernate
14 32 (24.06%) J2EE
15 31 (23.31%) SQL
15 31 (23.31%) JMS
16 30 (22.56%) Microsoft
16 30 (22.56%) WebSphere
17 29 (21.80%) TDD
18 28 (21.05%) NoSQL
19 27 (20.30%) Computer Science
19 27 (20.30%) WebLogic
20 26 (19.55%) Ant
20 26 (19.55%) Web Services
20 26 (19.55%) Swing
20 26 (19.55%) Degree
20 26 (19.55%) Mentoring

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 38 (28.57%) JBoss
2 30 (22.56%) WebSphere
3 27 (20.30%) WebLogic
4 22 (16.54%) Tomcat
5 16 (12.03%) SharePoint
6 15 (11.28%) GlassFish
7 8 (6.02%) Apache
8 7 (5.26%) Apache Pig
8 7 (5.26%) Apache Spark
9 4 (3.01%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.50%) IIS
12 1 (0.75%) Apache Geronimo
12 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.50%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.77%) Office 365
3 5 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.75%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) SSL
2 1 (0.75%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (45.11%) SQL Server
2 28 (21.05%) NoSQL
3 20 (15.04%) MySQL
4 16 (12.03%) Big Data
5 14 (10.53%) CouchDB
5 14 (10.53%) MongoDB
6 13 (9.77%) Data Mining
7 11 (8.27%) Oracle Database
8 10 (7.52%) Relational Database
9 9 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (6.77%) RDBMS
10 7 (5.26%) Hadoop
10 7 (5.26%) Neo4j
11 5 (3.76%) Redis
12 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (3.01%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 35 (26.32%) Maven
2 26 (19.55%) Ant
3 22 (16.54%) NUnit
3 22 (16.54%) Visual Studio
4 20 (15.04%) Gradle
5 7 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.76%) Moq
6 5 (3.76%) SpecFlow
7 4 (3.01%) JIRA
7 4 (3.01%) Subversion
8 3 (2.26%) JUnit
9 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.50%) Selenium
10 1 (0.75%) Bower
10 1 (0.75%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.75%) Grunt
10 1 (0.75%) Mockito
10 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.75%) Xcode
General
1 11 (8.27%) Finance
2 7 (5.26%) Retail
3 5 (3.76%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Automotive
4 1 (0.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (42.86%) .NET
2 44 (33.08%) ASP.NET
3 38 (28.57%) CSS
4 36 (27.07%) HTML
4 36 (27.07%) Spring
5 32 (24.06%) Hibernate
5 32 (24.06%) J2EE
6 31 (23.31%) JMS
7 26 (19.55%) Swing
7 26 (19.55%) Web Services
8 25 (18.80%) .NET Framework
8 25 (18.80%) Java EE
9 24 (18.05%) Spring MVC
9 24 (18.05%) WCF
10 23 (17.29%) Ajax
10 23 (17.29%) EJB
11 22 (16.54%) Servlets
12 20 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (14.29%) SOAP
13 19 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.30%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.76%) Social Media
4 3 (2.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.50%) iPad
5 2 (1.50%) NHS
6 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.75%) Fintech
6 1 (0.75%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.75%) Kindle
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.53%) Linux
2 6 (4.51%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.51%) Windows
3 5 (3.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.60%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (39.10%) MVC
3 29 (21.80%) TDD
4 26 (19.55%) Mentoring
5 18 (13.53%) OO
6 17 (12.78%) Scrum
7 15 (11.28%) OOP
8 13 (9.77%) E-Commerce
8 13 (9.77%) Mobile Development
9 11 (8.27%) Software Engineering
10 10 (7.52%) DevOps
10 10 (7.52%) SOA
11 9 (6.77%) BDD
11 9 (6.77%) Open Source
12 6 (4.51%) CQRS
12 6 (4.51%) CRM
12 6 (4.51%) SDLC
12 6 (4.51%) SOLID
13 5 (3.76%) Microservices
13 5 (3.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 62 (46.62%) Java
2 56 (42.11%) C#
3 45 (33.83%) JavaScript
4 37 (27.82%) PL/SQL
5 31 (23.31%) SQL
6 20 (15.04%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.76%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.75%) Ruby
9 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (19.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Ansible
1 1 (0.75%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.75%) MOM
Vendors
1 50 (37.59%) Oracle
2 30 (22.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.01%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.75%) IBM
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