Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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

Lead Developer
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 200 193
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1,232 1,204 1,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.75% 1.73% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.80% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,064 1,123 1,391
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 67,057 66,787 82,145
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 95.90% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 55,406 56,922 70,240
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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 6 months to 20 February 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
Central London +32 323 £70,000 +7.69% 51
West London +45 70 £70,000 - 21
East London +28 37 £60,000 -2.44% 6
South London -3 18 £67,500 +3.85% 1
North London -6 2 £56,250 -13.46% 1
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 London region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 654 (53.08%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (45.86%) JavaScript
3 403 (32.71%) C#
4 396 (32.14%) Java
5 374 (30.36%) HTML
6 357 (28.98%) .NET
7 343 (27.84%) AngularJS
8 333 (27.03%) SQL
9 306 (24.84%) CSS
10 299 (24.27%) Finance
11 287 (23.30%) React
12 285 (23.13%) TDD
13 267 (21.67%) MVC
14 261 (21.19%) Scrum
15 242 (19.64%) Node.js
16 237 (19.24%) Amazon AWS
17 209 (16.96%) Front End Development
18 207 (16.80%) Mentoring
18 207 (16.80%) ASP.NET
19 198 (16.07%) RESTful
20 190 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
21 185 (15.02%) Microservices
22 184 (14.94%) HTML5
23 178 (14.45%) PHP
24 176 (14.29%) SQL Server
25 168 (13.64%) DevOps
26 159 (12.91%) Banking
27 157 (12.74%) REST
28 156 (12.66%) jQuery
28 156 (12.66%) Git (software)

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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
1 149 (12.09%) Elasticsearch
2 58 (4.71%) CMS
3 51 (4.14%) Drupal
4 37 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 31 (2.52%) Umbraco
6 28 (2.27%) WordPress
7 25 (2.03%) Confluence
8 24 (1.95%) Apache
9 23 (1.87%) Apache Spark
10 21 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 17 (1.38%) EPiServer
11 17 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
12 16 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (1.14%) Joomla!
14 13 (1.06%) Apache Solr
15 11 (0.89%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.73%) Apache Pig
16 9 (0.73%) nginx
17 8 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
18 7 (0.57%) Mule
Applications
1 22 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.16%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.16%) Maya
5 1 (0.081%) HipChat
5 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (1.79%) Magento
2 9 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.73%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.32%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.24%) MetaTrader
6 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.081%) Advent Moxy
7 1 (0.081%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.081%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.081%) Ripple
7 1 (0.081%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.081%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.081%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 237 (19.24%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.35%) GitHub
4 28 (2.27%) SaaS
5 27 (2.19%) Serverless
6 23 (1.87%) DigitalOcean
6 23 (1.87%) npm
7 22 (1.79%) Heroku
8 18 (1.46%) Amazon S3
9 17 (1.38%) Office 365
10 15 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (1.22%) Yammer
11 12 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.65%) PaaS
14 4 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.32%) Cloudflare
14 4 (0.32%) Google Play
15 3 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.24%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.68%) Internet
2 32 (2.60%) HTTP
3 17 (1.38%) Intranet
4 7 (0.57%) FTP
5 3 (0.24%) AMQP
6 2 (0.16%) SMS
7 1 (0.081%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.081%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 126 (10.23%) MySQL
3 109 (8.85%) NoSQL
4 93 (7.55%) Big Data
5 92 (7.47%) MongoDB
6 46 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (2.60%) Relational Database
9 30 (2.44%) Hadoop
9 30 (2.44%) Redis
10 28 (2.27%) HBase
11 27 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 20 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (0.97%) MariaDB
15 12 (0.97%) RDBMS
16 11 (0.89%) Apache Hive
16 11 (0.89%) KDB
Development Applications
1 156 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 122 (9.90%) Jenkins
3 78 (6.33%) JIRA
4 71 (5.76%) TeamCity
5 49 (3.98%) Subversion
6 44 (3.57%) Visual Studio
7 42 (3.41%) Grunt
8 41 (3.33%) Maven
9 39 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 39 (3.17%) Selenium
10 36 (2.92%) Cucumber
11 35 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 30 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
13 28 (2.27%) webpack
14 27 (2.19%) gulp
15 26 (2.11%) MSBuild
16 20 (1.62%) Gradle
16 20 (1.62%) PHPUnit
16 20 (1.62%) Vagrant
17 19 (1.54%) Hudson
General
1 299 (24.27%) Finance
2 159 (12.91%) Banking
3 74 (6.01%) Games
4 60 (4.87%) Retail
5 49 (3.98%) Front Office
6 45 (3.65%) Advertising
7 34 (2.76%) Marketing
8 32 (2.60%) Publishing
9 28 (2.27%) Investment Banking
10 19 (1.54%) Legal
11 13 (1.06%) Russian Language
12 9 (0.73%) Telecoms
13 8 (0.65%) Back Office
13 8 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.41%) Law
15 3 (0.24%) Automotive
15 3 (0.24%) Digital Economy
15 3 (0.24%) Electronics
16 1 (0.081%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.081%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (30.36%) HTML
2 357 (28.98%) .NET
3 343 (27.84%) AngularJS
4 306 (24.84%) CSS
5 287 (23.30%) React
6 242 (19.64%) Node.js
7 207 (16.80%) ASP.NET
8 198 (16.07%) RESTful
9 184 (14.94%) HTML5
10 157 (12.74%) REST
11 156 (12.66%) jQuery
12 133 (10.80%) Web Services
13 126 (10.23%) Spring
14 122 (9.90%) ASP.NET MVC
15 95 (7.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 90 (7.31%) CSS3
17 66 (5.36%) .NET Framework
18 63 (5.11%) Hibernate
19 60 (4.87%) JSON
20 59 (4.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 121 (9.82%) Greenfield Project
2 105 (8.52%) Fintech
3 92 (7.47%) User Experience
4 88 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 69 (5.60%) Computer Science
6 56 (4.55%) Mobile App
7 47 (3.81%) Fixed Income
8 35 (2.84%) Equities
9 32 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (2.44%) Online Banking
11 28 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 28 (2.27%) Hedge funds
12 27 (2.19%) Data Structures
13 26 (2.11%) Social Media
14 22 (1.79%) Algorithms
15 21 (1.70%) Derivative
16 12 (0.97%) Animation
17 11 (0.89%) W3C
18 10 (0.81%) Management Information System
19 8 (0.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (6.33%) Linux
2 57 (4.63%) Android
3 47 (3.81%) Apple iOS
4 35 (2.84%) Windows
5 22 (1.79%) Unix
6 16 (1.30%) Debian
7 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.16%) FreeBSD
8 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.081%) CentOS
9 1 (0.081%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.081%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (53.08%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (23.13%) TDD
3 267 (21.67%) MVC
4 261 (21.19%) Scrum
5 209 (16.96%) Front End Development
6 207 (16.80%) Mentoring
7 190 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
8 185 (15.02%) Microservices
9 168 (13.64%) DevOps
10 145 (11.77%) E-Commerce
11 143 (11.61%) BDD
12 138 (11.20%) Software Engineering
13 124 (10.06%) OO
14 112 (9.09%) Web Development
15 94 (7.63%) Open Source
16 79 (6.41%) Unit Testing
17 70 (5.68%) SDLC
18 68 (5.52%) Test Automation
19 67 (5.44%) OOP
20 60 (4.87%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 565 (45.86%) JavaScript
2 403 (32.71%) C#
3 396 (32.14%) Java
4 333 (27.03%) SQL
5 178 (14.45%) PHP
6 83 (6.74%) ES6
7 81 (6.57%) Python
8 78 (6.33%) Scala
9 63 (5.11%) C++
10 60 (4.87%) Ruby
11 47 (3.81%) PowerShell
12 37 (3.00%) TypeScript
13 32 (2.60%) T-SQL
14 28 (2.27%) PHP 7
15 22 (1.79%) ClojureScript
16 20 (1.62%) C
16 20 (1.62%) PHP 5
16 20 (1.62%) VBA
17 18 (1.46%) ES7
17 18 (1.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (8.93%) Degree
2 35 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (0.89%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.65%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.081%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.081%) MCITP
8 1 (0.081%) MCSE
8 1 (0.081%) PhD
8 1 (0.081%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.11%) QA
2 6 (0.49%) WAI
3 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.16%) MiFID
5 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.081%) EMIR
6 1 (0.081%) GCP
6 1 (0.081%) PMO
6 1 (0.081%) SEPA
System Software
1 136 (11.04%) Docker
2 7 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.081%) GridGain
4 1 (0.081%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 47 (3.81%) Puppet
2 33 (2.68%) Ansible
3 32 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.95%) Terraform
5 22 (1.79%) Kubernetes
6 19 (1.54%) Kibana
7 18 (1.46%) logstash
8 17 (1.38%) Packer
9 2 (0.16%) Ambari
9 2 (0.16%) Control-M
9 2 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.081%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.081%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.081%) MOM
Vendors
1 113 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 80 (6.49%) Oracle
3 33 (2.68%) Zend
4 32 (2.60%) Google
5 21 (1.70%) Sitecore
6 17 (1.38%) Adobe
7 16 (1.30%) Atlassian
8 15 (1.22%) Alias
8 15 (1.22%) Xamarin
9 13 (1.06%) IBM
9 13 (1.06%) Sybase
9 13 (1.06%) Tableau
10 12 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.81%) MuleSoft
12 9 (0.73%) Facebook
13 8 (0.65%) DevExpress
13 8 (0.65%) Twitter
14 7 (0.57%) Virgin Media
15 6 (0.49%) Citrix
16 5 (0.41%) TIBCO