Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 14 August 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 of England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 260 229
Rank change year-on-year +93 -31 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 192 114 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.67% 0.94% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 0.97% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 170 120 123
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,250 £76,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 11,150 11,788 13,156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 97.16% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8,357 9,543 11,028
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 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
Hertfordshire +35 77 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +47 50 £55,000 +4.76% 15
Essex +19 31 £75,000 +15.38% 6
Suffolk +21 16 £55,000 +2.33% 1
Bedfordshire +7 15 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Norfolk +20 3 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 89 (46.35%) C#
2 87 (45.31%) .NET
3 84 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 73 (38.02%) Java
6 69 (35.94%) SQL Server
7 63 (32.81%) HTML
8 58 (30.21%) CSS
9 54 (28.13%) OO
10 52 (27.08%) SQL
11 47 (24.48%) Web Services
12 44 (22.92%) ASP.NET
13 39 (20.31%) MVC
14 38 (19.79%) AngularJS
14 38 (19.79%) Mentoring
15 34 (17.71%) Degree
16 33 (17.19%) Computer Science
16 33 (17.19%) Software Engineering
17 30 (15.63%) Greenfield Project
18 28 (14.58%) SDLC
19 27 (14.06%) Mobile App
19 27 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
20 25 (13.02%) Computer Science Degree
21 24 (12.50%) Microsoft
21 24 (12.50%) T-SQL
22 22 (11.46%) REST
23 21 (10.94%) TDD
23 21 (10.94%) OOP
23 21 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
23 21 (10.94%) Mathematics

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 20 (10.42%) WebSphere
2 19 (9.90%) JBoss
3 17 (8.85%) CMS
4 16 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 15 (7.81%) Tomcat
6 12 (6.25%) Apache
7 9 (4.69%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (2.60%) NServiceBus
9 3 (1.56%) IIS
9 3 (1.56%) Kentico
9 3 (1.56%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.56%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.04%) Apache Geronimo
10 2 (1.04%) Apache Pig
10 2 (1.04%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.04%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (2.08%) InVision
2 2 (1.04%) Weka
3 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.69%) GitHub
4 6 (3.13%) SaaS
5 4 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 4 (2.08%) Google Drive
6 3 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.56%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.56%) CloudFront
7 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.04%) Office 365
8 1 (0.52%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.52%) IaaS
8 1 (0.52%) PaaS
8 1 (0.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) HTTP
1 1 (0.52%) Internet
1 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.38%) NoSQL
2 18 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.73%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.69%) MySQL
6 8 (4.17%) Big Data
6 8 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.65%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.60%) Data Mining
8 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.56%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.56%) OLAP
9 3 (1.56%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.04%) Mahout
10 2 (1.04%) Power BI
10 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (8.85%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.73%) Gradle
2 11 (5.73%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.21%) Ant
3 10 (5.21%) CocoaPods
3 10 (5.21%) Maven
4 9 (4.69%) Crashlytics
5 8 (4.17%) ReSharper
5 8 (4.17%) SpecFlow
6 7 (3.65%) NUnit
7 6 (3.13%) Selenium
8 4 (2.08%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (2.08%) gulp
8 4 (2.08%) Subversion
9 3 (1.56%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.56%) JIRA
9 3 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.56%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (6.25%) Marketing
2 10 (5.21%) Games
3 7 (3.65%) Advertising
3 7 (3.65%) Finance
4 3 (1.56%) Banking
4 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.56%) Military
4 3 (1.56%) Retail
5 2 (1.04%) Automotive
6 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (45.31%) .NET
2 63 (32.81%) HTML
3 58 (30.21%) CSS
4 47 (24.48%) Web Services
5 44 (22.92%) ASP.NET
6 38 (19.79%) AngularJS
7 22 (11.46%) REST
8 21 (10.94%) .NET Framework
9 20 (10.42%) SOAP
10 19 (9.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (9.90%) Spring
11 17 (8.85%) Java EE
11 17 (8.85%) Swing
12 16 (8.33%) Ajax
13 15 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (7.81%) JSON
13 15 (7.81%) React
13 15 (7.81%) WCF
14 13 (6.77%) HTML5
14 13 (6.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.19%) Computer Science
2 30 (15.63%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (14.06%) Mobile App
4 19 (9.90%) User Experience
5 15 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.69%) Social Media
7 6 (3.13%) Xbox
8 4 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.56%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.56%) Life Science
9 3 (1.56%) Robotics
10 2 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.52%) DataPower
11 1 (0.52%) Fintech
11 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.90%) Linux
2 13 (6.77%) Android
3 12 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 11 (5.73%) Windows
5 2 (1.04%) Unix
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.52%) HPUX
6 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (28.13%) OO
3 39 (20.31%) MVC
4 38 (19.79%) Mentoring
5 33 (17.19%) Software Engineering
6 28 (14.58%) SDLC
7 21 (10.94%) Mathematics
7 21 (10.94%) OOP
7 21 (10.94%) TDD
8 18 (9.38%) Microservices
8 18 (9.38%) Web Development
9 17 (8.85%) DevOps
9 17 (8.85%) E-Commerce
9 17 (8.85%) Refactoring
9 17 (8.85%) Scrum
10 13 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (6.25%) iOS Development
12 11 (5.73%) Continuous Deployment
13 10 (5.21%) Android Development
13 10 (5.21%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 89 (46.35%) C#
2 80 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 73 (38.02%) Java
4 52 (27.08%) SQL
5 24 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 20 (10.42%) Python
7 12 (6.25%) Kotlin
8 11 (5.73%) Apple Swift
9 10 (5.21%) C++
9 10 (5.21%) VB.NET
10 8 (4.17%) Go
11 7 (3.65%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.60%) PHP
13 3 (1.56%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.56%) Java 8
14 2 (1.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (1.04%) Groovy
15 1 (0.52%) C
15 1 (0.52%) Perl
15 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (17.71%) Degree
2 25 (13.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.60%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (5.21%) Docker
2 3 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) Ansible
2 3 (1.56%) Consul
2 3 (1.56%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.56%) Packer
2 3 (1.56%) Terraform
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.81%) Oracle
3 9 (4.69%) Sitecore
4 6 (3.13%) Google
5 4 (2.08%) Adobe
5 4 (2.08%) CODA
5 4 (2.08%) DoubleClick
6 3 (1.56%) VMware
7 2 (1.04%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.04%) Capita
7 2 (1.04%) IBM
7 2 (1.04%) Tableau
8 1 (0.52%) ATG
8 1 (0.52%) Blue Martini
8 1 (0.52%) Demandware
8 1 (0.52%) Elastic Path
8 1 (0.52%) hybris
8 1 (0.52%) New Relic