The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
England / London
Rank 181 177 224
Rank change year-on-year -4 +47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 590 811 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.76% 1.94% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.01% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 533 743 531
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £87,000 £77,500
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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32183 40271 40502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.11% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27204 34741 34018
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in London

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in London

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in London

Lead Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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
City of London +34 114 £68,500 +5.38% 23
Hackney - 7 - -
Croydon - 4 £57,500 -
Hammersmith - 4 £72,500 -
Wembley +2 3 £50,000 -
Wimbledon - 3 £60,000 - 1
West End of London +8 1 £100,000 +100.00% 3
Paddington - 1 £72,500 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 626 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 546 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 384 (32.65%) HTML
4 382 (32.48%) Java
5 349 (29.68%) CSS
6 341 (29.00%) SQL
7 339 (28.83%) TDD
8 323 (27.47%) .NET
9 319 (27.13%) C#
10 317 (26.96%) AngularJS
11 270 (22.96%) Finance
12 239 (20.32%) MVC
13 234 (19.90%) Scrum
14 216 (18.37%) SQL Server
15 203 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
16 198 (16.84%) Mentoring
17 196 (16.67%) HTML5
18 182 (15.48%) ASP.NET
19 177 (15.05%) jQuery
20 176 (14.97%) React
21 171 (14.54%) Web Services
22 162 (13.78%) Node.js
23 158 (13.44%) OO
24 156 (13.27%) E-Commerce
25 150 (12.76%) Git (software)
26 143 (12.16%) Microsoft
26 143 (12.16%) BDD
27 138 (11.73%) CSS3
28 137 (11.65%) Front End Development
29 131 (11.14%) REST

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 71 (6.04%) CMS
2 63 (5.36%) Apache
3 59 (5.02%) Elasticsearch
4 33 (2.81%) Tomcat
5 29 (2.47%) EPiServer
6 25 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 19 (1.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 18 (1.53%) Drupal
9 14 (1.19%) Apache Solr
10 11 (0.94%) SharePoint
11 10 (0.85%) Apache Spark
12 9 (0.77%) IIS
12 9 (0.77%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.60%) nginx
13 7 (0.60%) SAS
14 6 (0.51%) Confluence
14 6 (0.51%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.51%) WildFly
15 5 (0.43%) Apache TomEE
15 5 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 47 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.17%) MS Office
2 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.085%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.26%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.17%) Eze OMS
3 2 (0.17%) Magento
3 2 (0.17%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.085%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.085%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 98 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (3.06%) SaaS
4 18 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (1.28%) GitHub
6 12 (1.02%) Force.com
7 10 (0.85%) FinancialForce.com
8 7 (0.60%) AWS OpsWorks
9 6 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.51%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.34%) Office 365
11 3 (0.26%) Heroku
12 2 (0.17%) Firebase
12 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.17%) Responsys
13 1 (0.085%) G Suite
13 1 (0.085%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.085%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 60 (5.10%) Internet
2 57 (4.85%) HTTP
3 35 (2.98%) Intranet
4 14 (1.19%) 3G
4 14 (1.19%) 4G
4 14 (1.19%) FTP
4 14 (1.19%) GSM
4 14 (1.19%) OpenFlow
5 10 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.60%) ATM
6 7 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.26%) SSH
8 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.17%) SSL
9 1 (0.085%) Extranet
9 1 (0.085%) LDAP
9 1 (0.085%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
9 1 (0.085%) Skype
9 1 (0.085%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.085%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 108 (9.18%) MySQL
3 105 (8.93%) NoSQL
4 63 (5.36%) MongoDB
5 61 (5.19%) Big Data
6 57 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 56 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
8 51 (4.34%) Relational Database
9 44 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 35 (2.98%) SQL Server 2014
12 31 (2.64%) Redis
13 27 (2.30%) RDBMS
14 25 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (1.19%) Hadoop
16 14 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
18 10 (0.85%) CouchDB
18 10 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 150 (12.76%) Git (software)
2 79 (6.72%) Jenkins
3 66 (5.61%) Maven
4 60 (5.10%) Visual Studio
5 57 (4.85%) Subversion
6 52 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 35 (2.98%) TeamCity
8 34 (2.89%) JIRA
9 32 (2.72%) Mockito
10 27 (2.30%) Selenium
11 25 (2.13%) Jasmine
12 23 (1.96%) gulp
13 20 (1.70%) JUnit
13 20 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
14 18 (1.53%) Grunt
14 18 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
15 16 (1.36%) Ant
15 16 (1.36%) Cucumber
15 16 (1.36%) SonarQube
15 16 (1.36%) Xcode
General
1 270 (22.96%) Finance
2 104 (8.84%) Banking
3 51 (4.34%) Games
4 46 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 43 (3.66%) Marketing
6 40 (3.40%) Retail
7 30 (2.55%) Front Office
8 27 (2.30%) Advertising
9 17 (1.45%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.85%) Automotive
11 10 (0.85%) Electronics
11 10 (0.85%) Law
12 7 (0.60%) Legal
13 4 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.26%) Back Office
14 3 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
14 3 (0.26%) Publishing
15 2 (0.17%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.085%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (32.65%) HTML
2 349 (29.68%) CSS
3 323 (27.47%) .NET
4 317 (26.96%) AngularJS
5 196 (16.67%) HTML5
6 182 (15.48%) ASP.NET
7 177 (15.05%) jQuery
8 176 (14.97%) React
9 171 (14.54%) Web Services
10 162 (13.78%) Node.js
11 138 (11.73%) CSS3
12 131 (11.14%) REST
13 122 (10.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 94 (7.99%) XML
15 87 (7.40%) .NET Framework
16 84 (7.14%) RESTful
17 81 (6.89%) Spring
18 59 (5.02%) JSON
19 54 (4.59%) Sass
20 52 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 109 (9.27%) User Experience
2 68 (5.78%) Computer Science
3 52 (4.42%) Mobile App
4 46 (3.91%) Client/Server
5 37 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 34 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (2.81%) Fintech
8 28 (2.38%) Derivative
9 25 (2.13%) Equities
10 22 (1.87%) Data Structures
11 20 (1.70%) Fixed Income
12 18 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.53%) iPad
13 16 (1.36%) Algorithms
14 13 (1.11%) Blog
14 13 (1.11%) Online Banking
15 12 (1.02%) W3C
16 11 (0.94%) iPhone
16 11 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
16 11 (0.94%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 120 (10.20%) Linux
2 63 (5.36%) Apple iOS
3 51 (4.34%) Android
4 35 (2.98%) Unix
5 18 (1.53%) Windows
6 8 (0.68%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.17%) CentOS
8 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (28.83%) TDD
3 239 (20.32%) MVC
4 234 (19.90%) Scrum
5 203 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
6 198 (16.84%) Mentoring
7 158 (13.44%) OO
8 156 (13.27%) E-Commerce
9 143 (12.16%) BDD
10 137 (11.65%) Front End Development
11 130 (11.05%) Software Engineering
12 99 (8.42%) Web Development
13 98 (8.33%) Microservices
14 94 (7.99%) SDLC
15 90 (7.65%) Unit Testing
16 79 (6.72%) OOP
17 74 (6.29%) DevOps
18 70 (5.95%) Open Source
19 68 (5.78%) SOA
20 65 (5.53%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 546 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 382 (32.48%) Java
3 341 (29.00%) SQL
4 319 (27.13%) C#
5 110 (9.35%) PHP
6 100 (8.50%) Scala
7 93 (7.91%) Python
8 69 (5.87%) T-SQL
9 58 (4.93%) C++
10 53 (4.51%) ES6
11 36 (3.06%) Ruby
12 32 (2.72%) C
13 31 (2.64%) PL/SQL
14 27 (2.30%) Objective-C
15 26 (2.21%) Apple Swift
15 26 (2.21%) TypeScript
16 24 (2.04%) PowerShell
17 21 (1.79%) XPath
18 19 (1.62%) Bash Shell
19 18 (1.53%) Go
Qualifications
1 82 (6.97%) Degree
2 7 (0.60%) PhD
3 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.085%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.085%) MCITP
6 1 (0.085%) MCTS
6 1 (0.085%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (7.14%) QA
2 8 (0.68%) WAI
3 6 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.43%) IAS 39
4 5 (0.43%) IFRS
4 5 (0.43%) IFRS 9
5 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.26%) SDET
6 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.17%) MiFID
7 1 (0.085%) GCP
7 1 (0.085%) SEPA
System Software
1 64 (5.44%) Docker
2 18 (1.53%) Varnish
3 14 (1.19%) KVM
3 14 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.68%) HDFS
5 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 30 (2.55%) Ansible
2 29 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (1.87%) Puppet
4 19 (1.62%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.43%) Terraform
6 4 (0.34%) Kibana
7 2 (0.17%) Control-M
8 1 (0.085%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.085%) Grafana
8 1 (0.085%) logstash
8 1 (0.085%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (0.085%) Oozie
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.085%) Salt
8 1 (0.085%) StatsD
8 1 (0.085%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.085%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.085%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 143 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.04%) Oracle
3 28 (2.38%) Sitecore
4 27 (2.30%) Zend
5 21 (1.79%) Google
6 19 (1.62%) Adobe
7 18 (1.53%) PayPal
8 17 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (1.36%) Coverity
10 15 (1.28%) Solace
11 14 (1.19%) VMware
12 12 (1.02%) Sybase
12 12 (1.02%) Tableau
12 12 (1.02%) TIBCO
13 10 (0.85%) Marketo
14 8 (0.68%) Apple
15 7 (0.60%) Atlassian
15 7 (0.60%) Cognizant
15 7 (0.60%) Murex
16 6 (0.51%) Red Hat
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Healthcare, Bonus, 32 Holidays
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + benefits and progression
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70k per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
EdenChase Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + stock options, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
set2recruit
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum (Incl Bonuses)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Shares
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £65000 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Pension / Healthcare / Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, 2k traininig, 30 days
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago