Period
to 24 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £56,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

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

Lead Developer
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 83 99
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 44 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.79% 1.28% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 1.31% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 10
Leicestershire median annual salary £56,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £51,375
East Midlands median annual salary £56,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +17.89% -9.52% +8.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies in Leicestershire with a recognized job title 1,127 993 1,334
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 98.12% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 788 897 1,094
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,825
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75% -

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Leicestershire

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Leicestershire

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Leicestershire

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 24 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -21 15 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Lead Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leicestershire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 27 (61.36%) JavaScript
2 25 (56.82%) HTML
2 25 (56.82%) CSS
3 24 (54.55%) SQL
3 24 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 22 (50.00%) .NET
4 22 (50.00%) C#
5 21 (47.73%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (45.45%) Java
7 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
8 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET
9 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 16 (36.36%) Retail
10 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (31.82%) ETL
10 14 (31.82%) SAS
10 14 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (31.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 14 (31.82%) Visualisation
10 14 (31.82%) R
10 14 (31.82%) Tableau
10 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (31.82%) Marketing
10 14 (31.82%) MDX
10 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (31.82%) SAS EBI
11 12 (27.27%) Technical Leadership
11 12 (27.27%) Web Development

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 14 (31.82%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 14 (31.82%) SAS EBI
2 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Maven
2 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (36.36%) Retail
2 14 (31.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (56.82%) CSS
1 25 (56.82%) HTML
2 22 (50.00%) .NET
3 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET
4 14 (31.82%) MDX
5 12 (27.27%) HTML5
5 12 (27.27%) Node.js
5 12 (27.27%) Spring
6 10 (22.73%) XML
7 8 (18.18%) Ajax
7 8 (18.18%) JSON
7 8 (18.18%) RESTful
8 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
8 5 (11.36%) SOAP
8 5 (11.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (47.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) ETL
1 14 (31.82%) Visualisation
2 12 (27.27%) MVC
2 12 (27.27%) OO
2 12 (27.27%) TDD
2 12 (27.27%) Technical Leadership
2 12 (27.27%) Web Development
3 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
3 5 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (11.36%) Scrum
3 5 (11.36%) SDLC
4 3 (6.82%) Coaching
4 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) JavaScript
2 24 (54.55%) SQL
2 24 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 22 (50.00%) C#
4 20 (45.45%) Java
5 14 (31.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 14 (31.82%) R
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) Tableau