Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 89 87
Rank change year-on-year +21 -2 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 30 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.09% 0.48% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 0.49% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29 3 20
Leicestershire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,500 £42,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £53,750
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +7.14% +4.26%

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 946 1,013 1,407
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.33% 97.22% 98.60%
Number of salaries quoted 852 823 1,163
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £23,550
90th Percentile £58,750 £54,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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
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 15 August 2018. 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 +10 25 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Lead Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 28 (93.33%) .NET
2 25 (83.33%) C#
2 25 (83.33%) MVC
3 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (73.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (70.00%) ASP.NET
6 20 (66.67%) CSS
6 20 (66.67%) HTML
6 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 20 (66.67%) jQuery
6 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (66.67%) Mobile App
6 20 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 20 (66.67%) Microservices
7 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (63.33%) Sass
7 19 (63.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
7 19 (63.33%) SQL
8 18 (60.00%) T-SQL
8 18 (60.00%) Web Services
8 18 (60.00%) Ajax
8 18 (60.00%) .NET Framework
8 18 (60.00%) WCF
8 18 (60.00%) Entity Framework
8 18 (60.00%) Line Management
8 18 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (56.67%) Bitbucket
9 17 (56.67%) Confluence
9 17 (56.67%) Power BI

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 17 (56.67%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) nginx
2 2 (6.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (6.67%) CloudFront
2 2 (6.67%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (6.67%) npm
2 2 (6.67%) Yarn
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
1 19 (63.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (56.67%) Power BI
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 17 (56.67%) Bitbucket
1 17 (56.67%) JIRA
1 17 (56.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 17 (56.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.67%) Android Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Grunt
2 2 (6.67%) gulp
2 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (6.67%) webpack
2 2 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 15 (50.00%) Automotive
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) .NET
2 21 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (66.67%) CSS
3 20 (66.67%) HTML
3 20 (66.67%) jQuery
4 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (63.33%) Sass
5 18 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 18 (60.00%) Ajax
5 18 (60.00%) Entity Framework
5 18 (60.00%) WCF
5 18 (60.00%) Web Services
6 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET Core
7 4 (13.33%) SOAP
7 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (10.00%) .NET Core
9 2 (6.67%) HTML5
9 2 (6.67%) JSON
9 2 (6.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 20 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) MVC
2 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (66.67%) Microservices
3 20 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 18 (60.00%) Line Management
4 18 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (56.67%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (56.67%) SOA
5 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
5 17 (56.67%) Unit Testing
6 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (16.67%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) API Development
8 2 (6.67%) API Integration
8 2 (6.67%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 2 (6.67%) OO
8 2 (6.67%) OO PHP
8 2 (6.67%) TDD
8 2 (6.67%) Web Development
9 1 (3.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
3 18 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.67%) ES6
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) MBCS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) cPanel
1 2 (6.67%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft