The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £66,250 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 103 89
Rank change year-on-year +37 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 26 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.52% 0.28% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 0.29% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 26 3 6
Median salary £66,250 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.41% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £42,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,000 £60,000
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 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 977 1051 1223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.85% 97.05% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 749 812 983
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 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 28 March 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 28 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
Colchester - 20 £67,500 - 1
Chelmsford - 1 £52,500 -
Lead Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Essex region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 38 (90.48%) Java
2 37 (88.10%) Oracle
3 34 (80.95%) JBoss
4 31 (73.81%) PL/SQL
5 29 (69.05%) Swing
5 29 (69.05%) WebSphere
6 26 (61.90%) JMS
7 24 (57.14%) EJB
7 24 (57.14%) Spring
8 23 (54.76%) Java EE
8 23 (54.76%) Ajax
8 23 (54.76%) Spring MVC
8 23 (54.76%) CSS
8 23 (54.76%) Servlets
8 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
8 23 (54.76%) MVC
9 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (52.38%) Hibernate
10 20 (47.62%) GlassFish
10 20 (47.62%) Tomcat
10 20 (47.62%) T-SQL
10 20 (47.62%) MySQL
10 20 (47.62%) Big Data
11 19 (45.24%) Computer Science
11 19 (45.24%) Maven
11 19 (45.24%) Degree
12 18 (42.86%) JSP
12 18 (42.86%) RDBMS
12 18 (42.86%) Relational Database
13 17 (40.48%) HTML

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 34 (80.95%) JBoss
2 29 (69.05%) WebSphere
3 20 (47.62%) GlassFish
3 20 (47.62%) Tomcat
4 15 (35.71%) Apache
5 14 (33.33%) WebLogic
6 5 (11.90%) Apache Pig
6 5 (11.90%) Apache Spark
7 3 (7.14%) Apache Geronimo
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) ProductWriter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) Big Data
1 20 (47.62%) MySQL
2 18 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 18 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 17 (40.48%) CouchDB
3 17 (40.48%) MongoDB
4 16 (38.10%) NoSQL
5 15 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (28.57%) Neo4j
7 11 (26.19%) Data Mining
7 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
8 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
9 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
10 3 (7.14%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (7.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (45.24%) Maven
2 16 (38.10%) Ant
3 11 (26.19%) Gradle
4 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (69.05%) Swing
2 26 (61.90%) JMS
3 24 (57.14%) EJB
3 24 (57.14%) Spring
4 23 (54.76%) Ajax
4 23 (54.76%) CSS
4 23 (54.76%) Java EE
4 23 (54.76%) Servlets
4 23 (54.76%) Spring MVC
5 22 (52.38%) Hibernate
6 18 (42.86%) JSP
7 17 (40.48%) HTML
8 15 (35.71%) J2EE
8 15 (35.71%) REST
8 15 (35.71%) SOAP
8 15 (35.71%) Web Services
9 3 (7.14%) FreeMarker
9 3 (7.14%) HTML5
9 3 (7.14%) JPA
9 3 (7.14%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) MVC
2 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 14 (33.33%) OO
3 14 (33.33%) OOP
4 5 (11.90%) Scrum
5 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.52%) Project Management
6 3 (7.14%) Analytics
6 3 (7.14%) Open Source
6 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (90.48%) Java
2 31 (73.81%) PL/SQL
3 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
4 20 (47.62%) T-SQL
5 12 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) Degree
Vendors
1 37 (88.10%) Oracle
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