The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 168 219
Rank change year-on-year -14 +51  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 683 815 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.86% 2.03% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.12% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 573 747 569
Median salary £70,000 £68,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

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 34788 38440 42425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.91% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28171 33459 35846
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +47 142 £70,000 +3.70% 24
Hammersmith -15 10 £72,500 -19.44% 2
Wimbledon +7 4 £75,000 -
Canary Wharf -9 2 £82,500 -21.42%
Brentford - 1 £57,500 -
Croydon - 1 £57,500 -
Hounslow - 1 £67,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £55,000 -
Greenwich - 1 £42,500 -
Paddington - 1 £72,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £67,500 -
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 720 (57.05%) Agile Software Development
2 569 (45.09%) JavaScript
3 437 (34.63%) Java
4 430 (34.07%) TDD
5 375 (29.71%) SQL
6 372 (29.48%) .NET
7 354 (28.05%) HTML
8 344 (27.26%) CSS
9 342 (27.10%) C#
10 308 (24.41%) AngularJS
11 283 (22.42%) Finance
12 258 (20.44%) Scrum
13 248 (19.65%) Git (software)
14 243 (19.26%) MVC
15 234 (18.54%) SQL Server
16 230 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
17 213 (16.88%) Mentoring
18 206 (16.32%) Amazon AWS
18 206 (16.32%) OO
19 204 (16.16%) HTML5
20 192 (15.21%) BDD
21 183 (14.50%) React
22 171 (13.55%) Web Services
23 168 (13.31%) jQuery
24 158 (12.52%) ASP.NET
25 152 (12.04%) Linux
25 152 (12.04%) Node.js
26 146 (11.57%) CSS3
27 145 (11.49%) DevOps
28 144 (11.41%) Microsoft

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 65 (5.15%) CMS
2 59 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
3 57 (4.52%) Apache
4 40 (3.17%) WebSphere
5 34 (2.69%) Tomcat
6 27 (2.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 24 (1.90%) Apache Spark
8 18 (1.43%) Umbraco
9 16 (1.27%) Apache Solr
10 15 (1.19%) Jetty
11 14 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 14 (1.11%) EPiServer
12 13 (1.03%) Drupal
13 12 (0.95%) CoreMedia CMS
13 12 (0.95%) WordPress
14 11 (0.87%) IIS
15 10 (0.79%) Confluence
15 10 (0.79%) NServiceBus
16 9 (0.71%) SAS
17 8 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.40%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.079%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.079%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.079%) InDesign
6 1 (0.079%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.079%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 7 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.55%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.32%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.16%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.079%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.079%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 206 (16.32%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (2.61%) SaaS
4 28 (2.22%) GitHub
5 27 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (1.27%) FinancialForce.com
6 16 (1.27%) Force.com
7 14 (1.11%) AWS OpsWorks
8 13 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (0.63%) PaaS
10 7 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (0.55%) TestFlight
11 6 (0.48%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.32%) Heroku
12 4 (0.32%) Sage Pay
13 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.41%) Internet
2 29 (2.30%) HTTP
3 14 (1.11%) FTP
3 14 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.48%) ATM
4 6 (0.48%) Intranet
5 5 (0.40%) 3G
5 5 (0.40%) 4G
5 5 (0.40%) GSM
5 5 (0.40%) OpenFlow
6 3 (0.24%) SMPP
7 2 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.079%) Extranet
8 1 (0.079%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 1 (0.079%) Skype
8 1 (0.079%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.079%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (18.54%) SQL Server
2 132 (10.46%) MySQL
3 117 (9.27%) NoSQL
4 87 (6.89%) MongoDB
5 72 (5.71%) Relational Database
6 53 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (3.96%) Big Data
8 44 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 42 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 38 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (2.93%) RDBMS
12 36 (2.85%) Redis
13 27 (2.14%) KDB
14 26 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
15 25 (1.98%) Hadoop
16 21 (1.66%) Blockchain
17 20 (1.58%) CouchDB
18 19 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 18 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 16 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 248 (19.65%) Git (software)
2 107 (8.48%) Jenkins
3 91 (7.21%) TeamCity
4 86 (6.81%) Maven
5 73 (5.78%) Subversion
6 68 (5.39%) JIRA
7 46 (3.65%) Octopus Deploy
8 40 (3.17%) Jasmine
8 40 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 39 (3.09%) Visual Studio
10 38 (3.01%) Selenium
11 36 (2.85%) NUnit
12 31 (2.46%) Mockito
13 30 (2.38%) gulp
14 29 (2.30%) JUnit
14 29 (2.30%) SpecFlow
15 23 (1.82%) webpack
16 22 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
17 20 (1.58%) git-flow
18 19 (1.51%) Mocha
General
1 283 (22.42%) Finance
2 143 (11.33%) Banking
3 114 (9.03%) Retail
4 52 (4.12%) Marketing
5 47 (3.72%) Games
6 44 (3.49%) Investment Banking
7 32 (2.54%) Retail Banking
8 26 (2.06%) Telecoms
9 25 (1.98%) Advertising
10 22 (1.74%) Law
11 15 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (1.11%) Financial Institution
12 14 (1.11%) Legal
13 13 (1.03%) Front Office
14 12 (0.95%) Online Betting
14 12 (0.95%) Publishing
15 7 (0.55%) Electronics
16 6 (0.48%) Automotive
16 6 (0.48%) Back Office
16 6 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (29.48%) .NET
2 354 (28.05%) HTML
3 344 (27.26%) CSS
4 308 (24.41%) AngularJS
5 204 (16.16%) HTML5
6 183 (14.50%) React
7 171 (13.55%) Web Services
8 168 (13.31%) jQuery
9 158 (12.52%) ASP.NET
10 152 (12.04%) Node.js
11 146 (11.57%) CSS3
12 134 (10.62%) REST
13 122 (9.67%) RESTful
14 118 (9.35%) Spring
15 94 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
16 80 (6.34%) XML
17 77 (6.10%) .NET Framework
18 57 (4.52%) WCF
19 56 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
19 56 (4.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 128 (10.14%) Greenfield Project
2 115 (9.11%) User Experience
3 84 (6.66%) Computer Science
4 83 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
5 72 (5.71%) Mobile App
6 52 (4.12%) Fintech
7 30 (2.38%) N-Tier
8 24 (1.90%) Algorithms
8 24 (1.90%) Fixed Income
9 23 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 23 (1.82%) Equities
10 21 (1.66%) Data Structures
11 19 (1.51%) Derivative
12 17 (1.35%) Blog
13 16 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 15 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
16 13 (1.03%) Credit Risk
17 12 (0.95%) iPad
17 12 (0.95%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 152 (12.04%) Linux
2 65 (5.15%) Android
3 57 (4.52%) Apple iOS
4 44 (3.49%) Unix
5 34 (2.69%) Windows
6 16 (1.27%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.32%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.16%) CentOS
9 1 (0.079%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 720 (57.05%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (34.07%) TDD
3 258 (20.44%) Scrum
4 243 (19.26%) MVC
5 230 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
6 213 (16.88%) Mentoring
7 206 (16.32%) OO
8 192 (15.21%) BDD
9 145 (11.49%) DevOps
10 136 (10.78%) Front End Development
11 128 (10.14%) Test Automation
12 125 (9.90%) SDLC
13 122 (9.67%) E-Commerce
14 113 (8.95%) Unit Testing
15 111 (8.80%) Microservices
16 109 (8.64%) SOA
17 107 (8.48%) Software Engineering
18 92 (7.29%) OOP
19 82 (6.50%) SOLID
20 78 (6.18%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 569 (45.09%) JavaScript
2 437 (34.63%) Java
3 375 (29.71%) SQL
4 342 (27.10%) C#
5 136 (10.78%) PHP
6 111 (8.80%) Python
7 83 (6.58%) T-SQL
8 72 (5.71%) Scala
9 66 (5.23%) ES6
10 45 (3.57%) C++
11 43 (3.41%) PowerShell
11 43 (3.41%) Ruby
12 31 (2.46%) Apple Swift
12 31 (2.46%) Objective-C
13 27 (2.14%) PL/SQL
14 22 (1.74%) Apex Code
15 20 (1.58%) VB.NET
16 19 (1.51%) Bash Shell
16 19 (1.51%) C
17 17 (1.35%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 88 (6.97%) Degree
2 40 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.48%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.40%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.32%) PhD
7 3 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.079%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.079%) MCITP
8 1 (0.079%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.28%) QA
2 22 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.79%) SEPA
4 8 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.55%) IFRS
5 7 (0.55%) IFRS 9
6 6 (0.48%) IAS 39
7 3 (0.24%) MiFID
8 2 (0.16%) GCP
8 2 (0.16%) SLA
9 1 (0.079%) Basel III
9 1 (0.079%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.079%) WAI
9 1 (0.079%) WCAG
System Software
1 66 (5.23%) Docker
2 16 (1.27%) Varnish
3 6 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.40%) KVM
5 1 (0.079%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.079%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.079%) HDFS
5 1 (0.079%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (2.38%) Ansible
2 28 (2.22%) Puppet
3 24 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (1.27%) Terraform
5 11 (0.87%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.71%) Opsview
7 7 (0.55%) Kibana
7 7 (0.55%) logstash
8 6 (0.48%) Packer
9 3 (0.24%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.24%) Salt
10 2 (0.16%) cPanel
11 1 (0.079%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.079%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.079%) Consul
11 1 (0.079%) Control-M
11 1 (0.079%) Grafana
11 1 (0.079%) StatsD
Vendors
1 144 (11.41%) Microsoft
2 88 (6.97%) Oracle
3 37 (2.93%) Google
3 37 (2.93%) Sitecore
4 35 (2.77%) Sybase
5 30 (2.38%) Zend
6 25 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (1.74%) Marketo
8 19 (1.51%) Adobe
9 15 (1.19%) PayPal
10 14 (1.11%) Solace
11 9 (0.71%) Splunk
12 8 (0.63%) Coverity
12 8 (0.63%) Twitter
13 7 (0.55%) Apple
13 7 (0.55%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.55%) Cognizant
13 7 (0.55%) Tableau
13 7 (0.55%) Teradata
14 6 (0.48%) hybris
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Candidate Source
Salary: £70,000.00 + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £95000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Excellent Hedge Fund Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £115k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Annual Bonus 15%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Java Source
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago