The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
UK / England
Rank 221 225 242
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1223 1482 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.55% 1.53% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.59% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1285 1188
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,050 £44,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75889 93457 96279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 63471 79007 79398
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in England

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in England

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in England

Lead Developer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
London -12 579 £70,000 +3.70% 98
South East +61 170 £55,000 - 17
North West -13 116 £50,000 -4.76% 20
South West +36 111 £52,500 +10.52% 19
East of England +37 79 £65,000 +4.00% 5
Yorkshire +22 76 £50,000 +3.09% 11
East Midlands +13 43 £52,500 +5.00% 7
West Midlands -22 41 £52,500 +5.00% 14
North East -9 7 £42,500 -11.45% 1
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 England region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 1437 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1229 (48.27%) JavaScript
3 973 (38.22%) HTML
4 971 (38.14%) .NET
5 952 (37.39%) C#
6 894 (35.11%) CSS
7 778 (30.56%) MVC
8 768 (30.16%) Java
9 746 (29.30%) SQL
10 631 (24.78%) TDD
11 597 (23.45%) AngularJS
12 574 (22.55%) ASP.NET
13 518 (20.35%) SQL Server
14 508 (19.95%) Scrum
15 464 (18.22%) Web Services
16 446 (17.52%) Finance
17 430 (16.89%) jQuery
18 403 (15.83%) HTML5
19 367 (14.41%) Mentoring
20 361 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
21 352 (13.83%) Microsoft
22 350 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
23 336 (13.20%) Software Engineering
24 325 (12.77%) OO
25 319 (12.53%) PHP
26 304 (11.94%) Git (software)
27 296 (11.63%) MySQL
28 281 (11.04%) Node.js
29 273 (10.72%) BDD
30 262 (10.29%) .NET Framework

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 117 (4.60%) CMS
2 110 (4.32%) Apache
3 79 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
4 71 (2.79%) Tomcat
5 49 (1.92%) JBoss
5 49 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 45 (1.77%) WebLogic
6 45 (1.77%) WebSphere
7 43 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 42 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
9 36 (1.41%) Drupal
10 33 (1.30%) IIS
10 33 (1.30%) WordPress
11 30 (1.18%) Confluence
12 29 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 28 (1.10%) EPiServer
14 25 (0.98%) Apache Spark
14 25 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
15 21 (0.82%) Umbraco
16 20 (0.79%) Mule
Applications
1 125 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.55%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.24%) MS Office
4 5 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.039%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.039%) InVision
6 1 (0.039%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 20 (0.79%) Magento
2 16 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.12%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.12%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.079%) Eze OMS
7 2 (0.079%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.079%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.079%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.079%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.039%) ProductWriter
8 1 (0.039%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.039%) Shopify
8 1 (0.039%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 196 (7.70%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (2.08%) SaaS
4 34 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.22%) GitHub
6 19 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (0.75%) Office 365
7 15 (0.59%) Force.com
8 10 (0.39%) FinancialForce.com
9 7 (0.27%) Asana
9 7 (0.27%) AWS OpsWorks
9 7 (0.27%) Google Play
10 6 (0.24%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.16%) Firebase
11 4 (0.16%) PaaS
12 3 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.12%) Heroku
13 2 (0.079%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.079%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 73 (2.87%) HTTP
2 69 (2.71%) Internet
3 40 (1.57%) Intranet
4 20 (0.79%) ATM
4 20 (0.79%) SSL
5 14 (0.55%) 3G
5 14 (0.55%) 4G
5 14 (0.55%) FTP
5 14 (0.55%) GSM
5 14 (0.55%) OpenFlow
6 11 (0.43%) Kerberos
6 11 (0.43%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.20%) Skype
9 3 (0.12%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.12%) SSH
10 2 (0.079%) DNS
10 2 (0.079%) SMTP
11 1 (0.039%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.039%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 518 (20.35%) SQL Server
2 296 (11.63%) MySQL
3 178 (6.99%) NoSQL
4 170 (6.68%) Big Data
5 142 (5.58%) MongoDB
6 140 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 112 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 98 (3.85%) Relational Database
9 81 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 75 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
11 73 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
12 64 (2.51%) Hadoop
13 53 (2.08%) RDBMS
14 45 (1.77%) Oracle Database
14 45 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
15 44 (1.73%) Redis
16 39 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
17 38 (1.49%) CouchDB
18 26 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
19 24 (0.94%) HBase
Development Applications
1 304 (11.94%) Git (software)
2 155 (6.09%) Jenkins
3 150 (5.89%) Maven
4 142 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 117 (4.60%) Visual Studio
6 92 (3.61%) Subversion
7 84 (3.30%) NUnit
8 81 (3.18%) JIRA
9 79 (3.10%) Selenium
10 69 (2.71%) gulp
11 66 (2.59%) TeamCity
12 59 (2.32%) Mockito
13 56 (2.20%) Grunt
14 50 (1.96%) JUnit
15 47 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
16 42 (1.65%) Ant
17 37 (1.45%) SonarQube
18 36 (1.41%) SpecFlow
19 35 (1.37%) Jasmine
20 34 (1.34%) Gradle
General
1 446 (17.52%) Finance
2 144 (5.66%) Banking
3 89 (3.50%) Retail
4 77 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 72 (2.83%) Marketing
6 64 (2.51%) Advertising
6 64 (2.51%) Games
7 29 (1.14%) Front Office
8 23 (0.90%) Electronics
9 22 (0.86%) Automotive
10 20 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 19 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.63%) Law
13 14 (0.55%) Legal
14 13 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.43%) Publishing
16 10 (0.39%) Military
17 7 (0.27%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.12%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.12%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 973 (38.22%) HTML
2 971 (38.14%) .NET
3 894 (35.11%) CSS
4 597 (23.45%) AngularJS
5 574 (22.55%) ASP.NET
6 464 (18.22%) Web Services
7 430 (16.89%) jQuery
8 403 (15.83%) HTML5
9 361 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 281 (11.04%) Node.js
11 262 (10.29%) .NET Framework
12 250 (9.82%) REST
13 248 (9.74%) React
14 246 (9.66%) WCF
15 243 (9.54%) Spring
16 237 (9.31%) CSS3
17 232 (9.11%) XML
18 165 (6.48%) ASP.NET Web API
19 157 (6.17%) RESTful
20 148 (5.81%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 175 (6.87%) User Experience
2 159 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 113 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 59 (2.32%) iPad
5 58 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
6 52 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
7 51 (2.00%) Fintech
8 46 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 45 (1.77%) Client/Server
10 38 (1.49%) Derivative
11 35 (1.37%) Equities
12 30 (1.18%) Fixed Income
13 26 (1.02%) Data Structures
14 24 (0.94%) Xbox
15 21 (0.82%) Management Information System
16 19 (0.75%) W3C
17 18 (0.71%) Algorithms
17 18 (0.71%) Social Media
18 17 (0.67%) Blog
19 16 (0.63%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 218 (8.56%) Linux
2 98 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 97 (3.81%) Android
4 93 (3.65%) Windows
5 63 (2.47%) Unix
6 14 (0.55%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.16%) CentOS
7 4 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.12%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.079%) Solaris
9 2 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.039%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1437 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 778 (30.56%) MVC
3 631 (24.78%) TDD
4 508 (19.95%) Scrum
5 367 (14.41%) Mentoring
6 350 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
7 336 (13.20%) Software Engineering
8 325 (12.77%) OO
9 273 (10.72%) BDD
10 256 (10.05%) E-Commerce
11 231 (9.07%) Web Development
12 216 (8.48%) Front End Development
13 196 (7.70%) SDLC
14 194 (7.62%) Unit Testing
15 187 (7.34%) OOP
16 154 (6.05%) DevOps
17 145 (5.70%) Microservices
18 144 (5.66%) SOA
19 128 (5.03%) Open Source
20 115 (4.52%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1229 (48.27%) JavaScript
2 952 (37.39%) C#
3 768 (30.16%) Java
4 746 (29.30%) SQL
5 319 (12.53%) PHP
6 189 (7.42%) T-SQL
7 132 (5.18%) Python
8 124 (4.87%) Scala
9 96 (3.77%) C++
10 92 (3.61%) PL/SQL
11 62 (2.44%) C
12 59 (2.32%) Ruby
13 58 (2.28%) ES6
14 50 (1.96%) Objective-C
15 48 (1.89%) VB.NET
16 45 (1.77%) TypeScript
17 44 (1.73%) Apple Swift
17 44 (1.73%) PowerShell
18 34 (1.34%) XPath
19 31 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 204 (8.01%) Degree
2 34 (1.34%) Security Cleared
3 23 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.59%) PhD
5 12 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.20%) SAS Certification
7 4 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.12%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.12%) MCPD
9 2 (0.079%) APMG
9 2 (0.079%) MCP
9 2 (0.079%) MCTS
9 2 (0.079%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.079%) PMP
10 1 (0.039%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.039%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.039%) HND
10 1 (0.039%) MCITP
10 1 (0.039%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.039%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (4.71%) QA
2 13 (0.51%) WAI
3 8 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.20%) IAS 39
4 5 (0.20%) IFRS
4 5 (0.20%) IFRS 9
4 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.12%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.12%) SDET
6 2 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.079%) MiFID
7 1 (0.039%) GCP
7 1 (0.039%) Section 508
7 1 (0.039%) SEPA
7 1 (0.039%) SLA
7 1 (0.039%) WCAG
System Software
1 76 (2.99%) Docker
2 20 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.71%) Varnish
4 14 (0.55%) KVM
5 13 (0.51%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.27%) HDFS
7 6 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.20%) Firmware
9 2 (0.079%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.039%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (1.61%) Puppet
2 37 (1.45%) Ansible
3 29 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.71%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.27%) Kibana
6 5 (0.20%) Terraform
7 2 (0.079%) Control-M
7 2 (0.079%) Oozie
8 1 (0.039%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.039%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.039%) Grafana
8 1 (0.039%) logstash
8 1 (0.039%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (0.039%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.039%) Salt
8 1 (0.039%) StatsD
8 1 (0.039%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.039%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.039%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 352 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 197 (7.74%) Oracle
3 59 (2.32%) Sitecore
4 58 (2.28%) Google
5 46 (1.81%) Zend
6 44 (1.73%) Adobe
7 36 (1.41%) Xamarin
8 34 (1.34%) Coverity
9 28 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
9 28 (1.10%) TIBCO
10 21 (0.82%) Tableau
11 20 (0.79%) VMware
12 18 (0.71%) PayPal
13 15 (0.59%) Solace
14 13 (0.51%) Apple
14 13 (0.51%) Sybase
15 12 (0.47%) IBM
16 11 (0.43%) Atlassian
16 11 (0.43%) hybris
16 11 (0.43%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Healthcare, Bonus, 32 Holidays
Posted: Yesterday
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + benefits and progression
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70k per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
EdenChase Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + stock options, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago