Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Lead Developer
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 141 137
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 66 92 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.35% 1.71% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.74% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 67 89 138
Leeds median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £59,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4743 5284 6787
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.03% 98.09% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4008 4560 5454
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Lead Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Leeds

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Leeds

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Leeds region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (54.55%) C#
3 32 (48.48%) .NET
4 28 (42.42%) MVC
5 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET
6 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
7 24 (36.36%) SQL
8 21 (31.82%) TDD
9 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (27.27%) PHP
11 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
12 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
13 13 (19.70%) Coaching
14 12 (18.18%) HTML
14 12 (18.18%) Java
15 11 (16.67%) AngularJS
15 11 (16.67%) Mentoring
16 10 (15.15%) CSS
16 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
16 10 (15.15%) Web Development
17 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
18 8 (12.12%) Scrum
18 8 (12.12%) MySQL
18 8 (12.12%) Python
18 8 (12.12%) Ruby
19 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
19 7 (10.61%) Node.js
19 7 (10.61%) XML
20 6 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
20 6 (9.09%) React

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 6 (9.09%) Mule
2 2 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Magento
2 1 (1.52%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.52%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) GitHub
3 1 (1.52%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.12%) MySQL
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) JIRA
4 1 (1.52%) Maven
4 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.52%) MSTest
4 1 (1.52%) NUnit
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (1.52%) Advertising
1 1 (1.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (48.48%) .NET
2 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET
3 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (18.18%) HTML
5 11 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 10 (15.15%) CSS
7 7 (10.61%) Node.js
7 7 (10.61%) XML
8 6 (9.09%) LAMP
8 6 (9.09%) React
9 5 (7.58%) .NET Framework
9 5 (7.58%) jQuery
9 5 (7.58%) LAPP Stack
9 5 (7.58%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (7.58%) WAMP
10 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (4.55%) RESTful
11 3 (4.55%) WCF
11 3 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.03%) Blog
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (42.42%) MVC
3 21 (31.82%) TDD
4 13 (19.70%) Coaching
5 11 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 10 (15.15%) Web Development
7 8 (12.12%) Scrum
8 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.09%) Open Source
9 6 (9.09%) Pair Programming
10 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.58%) Mobile Development
10 5 (7.58%) SDLC
10 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
11 4 (6.06%) Acceptance Criteria
11 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.06%) Microservices
12 3 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) C#
2 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
3 24 (36.36%) SQL
4 18 (27.27%) PHP
5 12 (18.18%) Java
6 8 (12.12%) Python
6 8 (12.12%) Ruby
7 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.52%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Degree
1 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.52%) Ansible
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.52%) Zend