The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 213 234
Rank change year-on-year -16 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1277 1469 1410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.52% 1.61% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.67% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1349 1217
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,759 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
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 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 80714 88007 100448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 66430 75068 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 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 June 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 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
London -22 682 £70,000 +2.94% 97
South East +75 149 £55,000 - 35
North West -53 120 £50,000 -4.76% 12
South West +29 107 £45,000 -1.09% 18
West Midlands -15 65 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Yorkshire -28 65 £55,000 +15.78% 13
East of England -20 52 £57,500 -4.16% 10
East Midlands -8 29 £55,000 +12.24% 3
North East +4 7 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Lead Developer
UK

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

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

1 1435 (57.40%) Agile Software Development
2 1178 (47.12%) JavaScript
3 936 (37.44%) .NET
4 911 (36.44%) C#
5 878 (35.12%) HTML
6 807 (32.28%) Java
7 784 (31.36%) SQL
8 781 (31.24%) CSS
9 754 (30.16%) TDD
10 685 (27.40%) MVC
11 575 (23.00%) AngularJS
12 554 (22.16%) SQL Server
13 518 (20.72%) ASP.NET
14 503 (20.12%) Scrum
15 443 (17.72%) Finance
16 412 (16.48%) Web Services
17 403 (16.12%) Mentoring
18 402 (16.08%) Git (software)
19 382 (15.28%) HTML5
20 367 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
21 350 (14.00%) OO
22 348 (13.92%) jQuery
23 344 (13.76%) Microsoft
24 318 (12.72%) Software Engineering
25 314 (12.56%) React
26 310 (12.40%) ASP.NET MVC
26 310 (12.40%) BDD
27 291 (11.64%) Node.js
27 291 (11.64%) PHP
28 278 (11.12%) MySQL

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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
1 128 (5.12%) CMS
2 95 (3.80%) Apache
3 81 (3.24%) WebSphere
4 78 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
5 76 (3.04%) Tomcat
6 51 (2.04%) JBoss
7 48 (1.92%) Confluence
8 44 (1.76%) Sitecore CMS
9 43 (1.72%) IIS
10 39 (1.56%) Apache Spark
11 36 (1.44%) SharePoint
11 36 (1.44%) WordPress
12 35 (1.40%) Drupal
13 34 (1.36%) WebLogic
14 32 (1.28%) Umbraco
15 28 (1.12%) Jetty
16 25 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 19 (0.76%) Apache Solr
17 19 (0.76%) Mule
18 18 (0.72%) EPiServer
Applications
1 23 (0.92%) Photoshop
2 19 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.20%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.080%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.040%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.040%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.040%) InDesign
6 1 (0.040%) InVision
6 1 (0.040%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.040%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.040%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 17 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.52%) Magento
3 10 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.28%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.20%) Maximo
6 4 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.16%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.080%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.080%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 2 (0.080%) PolarLake
7 2 (0.080%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.040%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.040%) Exstream
8 1 (0.040%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.040%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 250 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (2.00%) SaaS
4 43 (1.72%) GitHub
5 29 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (0.72%) Force.com
7 16 (0.64%) FinancialForce.com
8 14 (0.56%) AWS OpsWorks
8 14 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.48%) PaaS
10 11 (0.44%) Office 365
11 8 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.28%) Asana
12 7 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.28%) TestFlight
13 4 (0.16%) Google Play
13 4 (0.16%) Heroku
13 4 (0.16%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.00%) Internet
2 44 (1.76%) HTTP
3 17 (0.68%) Intranet
3 17 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.64%) Kerberos
5 14 (0.56%) FTP
6 6 (0.24%) ATM
7 5 (0.20%) 3G
7 5 (0.20%) 4G
7 5 (0.20%) GSM
7 5 (0.20%) OpenFlow
7 5 (0.20%) SMPP
8 4 (0.16%) SSL
9 2 (0.080%) Skype
9 2 (0.080%) SS7
9 2 (0.080%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.080%) Wireless
10 1 (0.040%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 1 (0.040%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.040%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 554 (22.16%) SQL Server
2 278 (11.12%) MySQL
3 202 (8.08%) NoSQL
4 172 (6.88%) MongoDB
5 129 (5.16%) Relational Database
6 107 (4.28%) Big Data
7 104 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 92 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 80 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
10 69 (2.76%) Hadoop
11 66 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
12 56 (2.24%) RDBMS
13 55 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 48 (1.92%) CouchDB
15 44 (1.76%) Redis
16 40 (1.60%) Oracle Database
17 36 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
18 33 (1.32%) QlikView
19 31 (1.24%) Power BI
20 28 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 402 (16.08%) Git (software)
2 171 (6.84%) Jenkins
3 160 (6.40%) Maven
4 128 (5.12%) TeamCity
5 121 (4.84%) JIRA
6 118 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 114 (4.56%) Subversion
8 100 (4.00%) Visual Studio
9 89 (3.56%) NUnit
10 70 (2.80%) Selenium
11 66 (2.64%) gulp
12 58 (2.32%) Octopus Deploy
13 57 (2.28%) Ant
14 44 (1.76%) SpecFlow
15 43 (1.72%) Gradle
15 43 (1.72%) Jasmine
15 43 (1.72%) Mockito
16 41 (1.64%) JUnit
17 38 (1.52%) Grunt
18 33 (1.32%) git-flow
General
1 443 (17.72%) Finance
2 182 (7.28%) Banking
3 165 (6.60%) Retail
4 72 (2.88%) Marketing
5 67 (2.68%) Games
6 51 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 47 (1.88%) Investment Banking
8 37 (1.48%) Advertising
9 32 (1.28%) Retail Banking
10 26 (1.04%) Law
10 26 (1.04%) Legal
11 24 (0.96%) Electronics
12 19 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.64%) Publishing
14 15 (0.60%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.52%) Automotive
16 12 (0.48%) Online Betting
17 11 (0.44%) Front Office
18 8 (0.32%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 936 (37.44%) .NET
2 878 (35.12%) HTML
3 781 (31.24%) CSS
4 575 (23.00%) AngularJS
5 518 (20.72%) ASP.NET
6 412 (16.48%) Web Services
7 382 (15.28%) HTML5
8 348 (13.92%) jQuery
9 314 (12.56%) React
10 310 (12.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 291 (11.64%) Node.js
12 259 (10.36%) REST
12 259 (10.36%) Spring
13 236 (9.44%) CSS3
14 229 (9.16%) .NET Framework
15 221 (8.84%) RESTful
15 221 (8.84%) WCF
16 205 (8.20%) XML
17 169 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web API
18 127 (5.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 240 (9.60%) Greenfield Project
2 180 (7.20%) User Experience
3 163 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 150 (6.00%) Mobile App
5 115 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
6 82 (3.28%) Fintech
7 76 (3.04%) iPad
8 66 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
9 38 (1.52%) N-Tier
10 27 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 27 (1.08%) Fixed Income
11 26 (1.04%) Algorithms
11 26 (1.04%) Equities
12 25 (1.00%) Management Information System
13 24 (0.96%) Data Structures
14 23 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
15 22 (0.88%) Blog
15 22 (0.88%) Derivative
16 20 (0.80%) Online Games
17 19 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 248 (9.92%) Linux
2 125 (5.00%) Android
3 109 (4.36%) Windows
4 104 (4.16%) Apple iOS
5 66 (2.64%) Unix
6 16 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 13 (0.52%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.32%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.24%) CentOS
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.080%) Solaris
13 1 (0.040%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.040%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1435 (57.40%) Agile Software Development
2 754 (30.16%) TDD
3 685 (27.40%) MVC
4 503 (20.12%) Scrum
5 403 (16.12%) Mentoring
6 367 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
7 350 (14.00%) OO
8 318 (12.72%) Software Engineering
9 310 (12.40%) BDD
10 273 (10.92%) Test Automation
11 225 (9.00%) DevOps
12 220 (8.80%) SDLC
13 215 (8.60%) Unit Testing
14 203 (8.12%) OOP
15 202 (8.08%) Front End Development
16 197 (7.88%) E-Commerce
16 197 (7.88%) Web Development
17 172 (6.88%) SOA
18 168 (6.72%) Microservices
19 127 (5.08%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1178 (47.12%) JavaScript
2 911 (36.44%) C#
3 807 (32.28%) Java
4 784 (31.36%) SQL
5 291 (11.64%) PHP
6 209 (8.36%) T-SQL
7 147 (5.88%) Python
8 98 (3.92%) Scala
9 90 (3.60%) C++
10 86 (3.44%) PL/SQL
11 78 (3.12%) ES6
12 63 (2.52%) Ruby
13 60 (2.40%) C
14 54 (2.16%) Objective-C
15 53 (2.12%) PowerShell
16 48 (1.92%) Apple Swift
17 47 (1.88%) VB.NET
18 44 (1.76%) TypeScript
19 27 (1.08%) Apex Code
20 25 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 232 (9.28%) Degree
2 67 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (1.76%) Security Cleared
4 33 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.20%) MCPD
7 5 (0.20%) PhD
8 2 (0.080%) APMG
8 2 (0.080%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.080%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.080%) PMP
9 1 (0.040%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.040%) HND
9 1 (0.040%) MCITP
9 1 (0.040%) MCSE
9 1 (0.040%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (3.96%) QA
2 22 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.40%) SEPA
5 9 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.28%) IFRS
6 7 (0.28%) IFRS 9
7 6 (0.24%) IAS 39
8 5 (0.20%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.12%) MiFID
10 2 (0.080%) GCP
10 2 (0.080%) SLA
10 2 (0.080%) WCAG
11 1 (0.040%) Basel III
11 1 (0.040%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.040%) Section 508
11 1 (0.040%) WAI
System Software
1 84 (3.36%) Docker
2 17 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.64%) Varnish
4 10 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.20%) KVM
6 4 (0.16%) Firmware
6 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.040%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.040%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 54 (2.16%) Puppet
2 36 (1.44%) Ansible
3 29 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.60%) Terraform
5 14 (0.56%) Kibana
6 11 (0.44%) Kubernetes
7 9 (0.36%) Opsview
8 6 (0.24%) logstash
9 5 (0.20%) Packer
10 3 (0.12%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.12%) Salt
11 2 (0.080%) cPanel
12 1 (0.040%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.040%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 1 (0.040%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.040%) Consul
12 1 (0.040%) Control-M
12 1 (0.040%) Grafana
12 1 (0.040%) MOM
12 1 (0.040%) StatsD
Vendors
1 344 (13.76%) Microsoft
2 187 (7.48%) Oracle
3 57 (2.28%) Zend
4 55 (2.20%) Sitecore
5 54 (2.16%) Google
6 35 (1.40%) Sybase
7 30 (1.20%) Adobe
7 30 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (0.88%) Marketo
9 20 (0.80%) SAP
9 20 (0.80%) Xamarin
10 17 (0.68%) PayPal
11 16 (0.64%) Coverity
12 14 (0.56%) Solace
12 14 (0.56%) TIBCO
13 13 (0.52%) hybris
14 11 (0.44%) Apple
15 10 (0.40%) IBM
15 10 (0.40%) Tableau
15 10 (0.40%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Excellent Hedge Fund Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sutton, Surrey
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £95000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + top benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Stratospherec
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus benefits and incentives
Posted: 8 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Floow
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum & Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Floow
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum & Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Floow
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum & Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 50k
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k- £50k + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago