Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 17 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
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 192 224
Rank change year-on-year -13 +32 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 117 170 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.24% 1.44% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.48% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 112 151 132
East of England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
10th Percentile £47,500 £36,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 9,146 11,469 12,143
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.11% 96.83% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6,907 9,405 10,007
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +1.12%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +34 41 £58,500 +17.00% 7
Essex +4 26 £72,500 +7.41% 5
Hertfordshire -13 23 £65,000 +4.00% 7
Bedfordshire +1 19 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Suffolk +3 7 £62,500 +13.64%
Norfolk +14 1 £55,000 -6.38%
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 East of England region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 68 (58.12%) Java
2 66 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (40.17%) Web Services
4 41 (35.04%) Degree
5 35 (29.91%) JavaScript
6 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
6 32 (27.35%) CSS
7 31 (26.50%) HTML
7 31 (26.50%) Computer Science
8 29 (24.79%) JBoss
9 28 (23.93%) C#
9 28 (23.93%) REST
10 27 (23.08%) .NET
10 27 (23.08%) OO
10 27 (23.08%) SOAP
10 27 (23.08%) Java EE
10 27 (23.08%) WebSphere
11 26 (22.22%) Maven
12 25 (21.37%) Spring
13 23 (19.66%) MVC
13 23 (19.66%) SQL
14 22 (18.80%) Mathematics
14 22 (18.80%) TDD
14 22 (18.80%) Gradle
14 22 (18.80%) Greenfield Project
15 21 (17.95%) SDLC
15 21 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
16 20 (17.09%) Hibernate
17 19 (16.24%) Oracle
17 19 (16.24%) Relational Database

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 29 (24.79%) JBoss
2 27 (23.08%) WebSphere
3 16 (13.68%) Apache
3 16 (13.68%) Tomcat
4 13 (11.11%) Apache Geronimo
4 13 (11.11%) GlassFish
5 12 (10.26%) Apache Spark
6 9 (7.69%) CMS
7 8 (6.84%) WebLogic
8 5 (4.27%) OpenStack
8 5 (4.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (3.42%) Apache Pig
9 4 (3.42%) Umbraco
10 3 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.85%) IIS
11 1 (0.85%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
1 1 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.85%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.24%) Relational Database
3 16 (13.68%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (11.97%) MySQL
4 14 (11.97%) RDBMS
5 13 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 12 (10.26%) Apache Hive
6 12 (10.26%) Big Data
6 12 (10.26%) CouchDB
6 12 (10.26%) Hadoop
6 12 (10.26%) Mahout
6 12 (10.26%) Neo4j
6 12 (10.26%) NoSQL
6 12 (10.26%) Sqoop
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.71%) Power BI
8 2 (1.71%) Redis
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (22.22%) Maven
2 22 (18.80%) Gradle
3 17 (14.53%) Ant
4 5 (4.27%) CocoaPods
4 5 (4.27%) Crashlytics
4 5 (4.27%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.27%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.56%) JIRA
6 2 (1.71%) NUnit
6 2 (1.71%) Subversion
6 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.85%) Hudson
7 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.85%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.85%) Selenium
7 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.85%) VisualVM
General
1 15 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Marketing
2 2 (1.71%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Billing
3 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (40.17%) Web Services
2 32 (27.35%) CSS
3 31 (26.50%) HTML
4 28 (23.93%) REST
5 27 (23.08%) .NET
5 27 (23.08%) Java EE
5 27 (23.08%) SOAP
6 25 (21.37%) Spring
7 20 (17.09%) Hibernate
8 19 (16.24%) AngularJS
9 18 (15.38%) Swing
10 17 (14.53%) JMS
10 17 (14.53%) JSP
11 16 (13.68%) React
11 16 (13.68%) Spring MVC
12 15 (12.82%) Servlets
13 14 (11.97%) EJB
13 14 (11.97%) JSON
14 13 (11.11%) FreeMarker
14 13 (11.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.80%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (14.53%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.98%) Fintech
4 5 (4.27%) Cloud Native
4 5 (4.27%) Social Media
4 5 (4.27%) User Experience
5 3 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.56%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.56%) Life Science
6 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Robotics
7 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.68%) Linux
2 10 (8.55%) Android
3 8 (6.84%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.50%) Computer Science
3 27 (23.08%) OO
4 23 (19.66%) MVC
5 22 (18.80%) Mathematics
5 22 (18.80%) TDD
6 21 (17.95%) SDLC
7 17 (14.53%) Software Engineering
8 15 (12.82%) Mentoring
8 15 (12.82%) Scrum
9 14 (11.97%) OOP
10 13 (11.11%) Analytics
10 13 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (10.26%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (7.69%) Front End Development
12 9 (7.69%) Scrum-ban
13 8 (6.84%) Bioinformatics
13 8 (6.84%) DevOps
14 7 (5.98%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 68 (58.12%) Java
2 35 (29.91%) JavaScript
3 28 (23.93%) C#
4 23 (19.66%) SQL
5 18 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 17 (14.53%) Python
7 13 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 8 (6.84%) Kotlin
9 7 (5.98%) Apple Swift
9 7 (5.98%) Java 8
10 5 (4.27%) Go
11 4 (3.42%) Groovy
12 3 (2.56%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.56%) ES6
12 3 (2.56%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.71%) C++
13 2 (1.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (1.71%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.71%) PHP
14 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (35.04%) Degree
2 16 (13.68%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 18 (15.38%) Docker
2 12 (10.26%) HDFS
3 5 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) Consul
2 6 (5.13%) Ansible
3 5 (4.27%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.27%) Packer
3 5 (4.27%) Terraform
4 2 (1.71%) Graphite
5 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (16.24%) Oracle
2 12 (10.26%) Alteryx
2 12 (10.26%) Tableau
3 11 (9.40%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.27%) Sitecore
4 5 (4.27%) VMware
5 1 (0.85%) Google
5 1 (0.85%) Sage
5 1 (0.85%) Samsung