The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 24 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 88 87
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 23 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.41% 0.70% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 0.73% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 14
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69%  
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 Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 915 956 1228
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.81% 95.41% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 769 779 971
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Essex

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Essex

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Essex over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Essex

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Colchester - 9 £65,000 - 1
Chelmsford - 2 £58,750 -
Lead Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 41 (87.23%) Java
2 33 (70.21%) Oracle
2 33 (70.21%) JBoss
3 31 (65.96%) Maven
4 30 (63.83%) PL/SQL
5 26 (55.32%) JMS
5 26 (55.32%) WebSphere
5 26 (55.32%) Hibernate
6 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (53.19%) Swing
6 25 (53.19%) Ant
7 23 (48.94%) EJB
7 23 (48.94%) Spring
8 21 (44.68%) Java EE
8 21 (44.68%) MVC
8 21 (44.68%) J2EE
8 21 (44.68%) Servlets
8 21 (44.68%) Spring MVC
9 20 (42.55%) Ajax
9 20 (42.55%) CSS
9 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
10 19 (40.43%) Degree
10 19 (40.43%) Computer Science
10 19 (40.43%) NoSQL
11 18 (38.30%) Gradle
11 18 (38.30%) WebLogic
12 16 (34.04%) HTML
13 15 (31.91%) T-SQL
13 15 (31.91%) MySQL
13 15 (31.91%) Tomcat

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 33 (70.21%) JBoss
2 26 (55.32%) WebSphere
3 18 (38.30%) WebLogic
4 15 (31.91%) GlassFish
4 15 (31.91%) Tomcat
5 8 (17.02%) Apache
6 7 (14.89%) Apache Pig
6 7 (14.89%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.13%) Apache Geronimo
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (40.43%) NoSQL
2 15 (31.91%) Big Data
2 15 (31.91%) MySQL
3 14 (29.79%) CouchDB
3 14 (29.79%) MongoDB
3 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
4 12 (25.53%) Data Mining
5 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (17.02%) RDBMS
5 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
6 7 (14.89%) Hadoop
6 7 (14.89%) Neo4j
6 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.26%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (4.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (65.96%) Maven
2 25 (53.19%) Ant
3 18 (38.30%) Gradle
4 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) Hibernate
1 26 (55.32%) JMS
2 25 (53.19%) Swing
3 23 (48.94%) EJB
3 23 (48.94%) Spring
4 21 (44.68%) J2EE
4 21 (44.68%) Java EE
4 21 (44.68%) Servlets
4 21 (44.68%) Spring MVC
5 20 (42.55%) Ajax
5 20 (42.55%) CSS
6 16 (34.04%) HTML
7 14 (29.79%) JSP
8 13 (27.66%) REST
8 13 (27.66%) SOAP
9 8 (17.02%) Web Services
10 7 (14.89%) HTML5
11 4 (8.51%) .NET
12 2 (4.26%) Struts
13 1 (2.13%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) MVC
3 14 (29.79%) Mentoring
4 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce
4 12 (25.53%) OO
4 12 (25.53%) OOP
5 7 (14.89%) Scrum
6 3 (6.38%) ERP
7 2 (4.26%) Analytics
7 2 (4.26%) Project Management
7 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (87.23%) Java
2 30 (63.83%) PL/SQL
3 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
4 15 (31.91%) T-SQL
5 11 (23.40%) SQL
6 3 (6.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
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