Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 257 240
Rank change year-on-year +75 -17 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 163 100 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.55% 0.86% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.89% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 143 93 118
East of England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £46,375 £45,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.88% +0.42% +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 10,176 11,223 12,711
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 97.08% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7,753 9,253 10,589
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,963 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +11 53 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Cambridgeshire +56 49 £57,000 +14.00% 14
Essex +26 27 £75,000 +15.38% 6
Bedfordshire +17 20 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Suffolk +18 13 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Norfolk +8 1 £50,000 -20.00%
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 80 (49.08%) Java
2 73 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (35.58%) C#
4 52 (31.90%) JavaScript
4 52 (31.90%) .NET
5 49 (30.06%) OO
6 47 (28.83%) Web Services
7 42 (25.77%) HTML
8 41 (25.15%) CSS
8 41 (25.15%) Degree
9 39 (23.93%) SQL
9 39 (23.93%) SQL Server
10 37 (22.70%) Computer Science
11 33 (20.25%) Mentoring
11 33 (20.25%) SDLC
12 30 (18.40%) ASP.NET
13 29 (17.79%) Amazon AWS
13 29 (17.79%) REST
14 27 (16.56%) Spring
14 27 (16.56%) Greenfield Project
14 27 (16.56%) Mobile App
15 26 (15.95%) Computer Science Degree
16 25 (15.34%) AngularJS
16 25 (15.34%) Software Engineering
16 25 (15.34%) TDD
16 25 (15.34%) Python
16 25 (15.34%) Mathematics
16 25 (15.34%) Java EE
17 24 (14.72%) JBoss
17 24 (14.72%) MVC

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 24 (14.72%) JBoss
2 23 (14.11%) WebSphere
3 16 (9.82%) CMS
4 13 (7.98%) Apache
4 13 (7.98%) Tomcat
5 12 (7.36%) WebLogic
6 9 (5.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (3.07%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.45%) Apache Geronimo
8 4 (2.45%) Apache Spark
8 4 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (2.45%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.45%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.84%) Kentico
9 3 (1.84%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.23%) Apache Pig
10 2 (1.23%) IIS
11 1 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.61%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.79%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.68%) SaaS
4 4 (2.45%) GitHub
4 4 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.84%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.84%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.23%) Office 365
7 1 (0.61%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.61%) IaaS
7 1 (0.61%) PaaS
7 1 (0.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) HTTP
2 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.93%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.27%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.91%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.91%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.29%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.68%) MySQL
7 5 (3.07%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.45%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.45%) Big Data
8 4 (2.45%) CouchDB
8 4 (2.45%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.45%) Mahout
8 4 (2.45%) Neo4j
8 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.45%) Sqoop
9 3 (1.84%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.84%) Redis
9 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (7.98%) Maven
2 10 (6.13%) CocoaPods
3 9 (5.52%) Crashlytics
3 9 (5.52%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.52%) Gradle
4 7 (4.29%) Ant
5 5 (3.07%) Vagrant
5 5 (3.07%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.45%) JIRA
6 4 (2.45%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.84%) NUnit
7 3 (1.84%) ReSharper
7 3 (1.84%) Subversion
7 3 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.23%) JUnit
9 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.61%) Log4j
9 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 18 (11.04%) Finance
2 9 (5.52%) Games
3 7 (4.29%) Marketing
4 3 (1.84%) Military
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
5 2 (1.23%) Automotive
5 2 (1.23%) Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (31.90%) .NET
2 47 (28.83%) Web Services
3 42 (25.77%) HTML
4 41 (25.15%) CSS
5 30 (18.40%) ASP.NET
6 29 (17.79%) REST
7 27 (16.56%) Spring
8 25 (15.34%) AngularJS
8 25 (15.34%) Java EE
9 23 (14.11%) SOAP
10 21 (12.88%) JSON
11 19 (11.66%) React
12 16 (9.82%) Swing
13 15 (9.20%) Ajax
14 14 (8.59%) JSP
15 13 (7.98%) Hibernate
16 12 (7.36%) Spring MVC
17 11 (6.75%) .NET Core
18 10 (6.13%) Core Data
18 10 (6.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.70%) Computer Science
2 27 (16.56%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (16.56%) Mobile App
3 16 (9.82%) User Experience
4 9 (5.52%) Social Media
5 7 (4.29%) Fintech
6 6 (3.68%) Life Science
7 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.07%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.84%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.23%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.61%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.82%) Android
1 16 (9.82%) Linux
2 14 (8.59%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.29%) Windows
4 1 (0.61%) HPUX
4 1 (0.61%) Solaris
4 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.06%) OO
3 33 (20.25%) Mentoring
3 33 (20.25%) SDLC
4 25 (15.34%) Mathematics
4 25 (15.34%) Software Engineering
4 25 (15.34%) TDD
5 24 (14.72%) MVC
6 21 (12.88%) Scrum
7 18 (11.04%) DevOps
8 17 (10.43%) OOP
9 15 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (8.59%) E-Commerce
11 13 (7.98%) iOS Development
12 11 (6.75%) Android Development
12 11 (6.75%) Bioinformatics
12 11 (6.75%) Continuous Deployment
12 11 (6.75%) Test Automation
12 11 (6.75%) Web Development
13 10 (6.13%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (49.08%) Java
2 58 (35.58%) C#
3 52 (31.90%) JavaScript
4 39 (23.93%) SQL
5 25 (15.34%) Python
6 15 (9.20%) T-SQL
7 14 (8.59%) Kotlin
8 12 (7.36%) Apple Swift
9 10 (6.13%) Go
10 9 (5.52%) C++
10 9 (5.52%) Java 8
11 8 (4.91%) VB.NET
12 5 (3.07%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.07%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.45%) Groovy
13 4 (2.45%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.84%) ES6
15 2 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (1.23%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (25.15%) Degree
2 26 (15.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 20 (12.27%) Docker
2 5 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (5.52%) Ansible
2 7 (4.29%) Consul
3 5 (3.07%) Kubernetes
3 5 (3.07%) Packer
3 5 (3.07%) Terraform
4 2 (1.23%) Graphite
5 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (11.04%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.59%) Oracle
3 9 (5.52%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.07%) VMware
5 4 (2.45%) Alteryx
5 4 (2.45%) Tableau
6 2 (1.23%) Google
7 1 (0.61%) ATG
7 1 (0.61%) Blue Martini
7 1 (0.61%) Demandware
7 1 (0.61%) Elastic Path
7 1 (0.61%) hybris
7 1 (0.61%) IBM
7 1 (0.61%) New Relic
7 1 (0.61%) Sage