Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 198 203
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1336 1308 1541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.78% 1.73% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.80% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 1176 1364
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 70810 72756 85612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 95.96% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 55762 62800 72698
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +37 346 £67,500 +1.50% 31
West London +34 65 £70,000 +16.67% 7
East London +15 23 £60,000 -2.04% 3
South London -13 15 £65,000 -10.34% 2
North London +12 4 £70,000 -
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 701 (52.47%) Agile Software Development
2 631 (47.23%) JavaScript
3 456 (34.13%) Java
4 422 (31.59%) .NET
5 414 (30.99%) HTML
6 392 (29.34%) C#
7 382 (28.59%) SQL
8 369 (27.62%) CSS
9 347 (25.97%) Finance
10 337 (25.22%) AngularJS
11 325 (24.33%) TDD
12 274 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
13 257 (19.24%) MVC
14 250 (18.71%) Scrum
15 243 (18.19%) Node.js
16 239 (17.89%) SQL Server
17 224 (16.77%) React
18 212 (15.87%) Mentoring
19 204 (15.27%) Banking
20 198 (14.82%) Front End Development
21 196 (14.67%) HTML5
21 196 (14.67%) OO
22 195 (14.60%) RESTful
23 194 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
24 189 (14.15%) Git (software)
25 186 (13.92%) PHP
26 181 (13.55%) BDD
27 176 (13.17%) ASP.NET
28 173 (12.95%) DevOps
29 167 (12.50%) Microservices

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
1 166 (12.43%) Elasticsearch
2 71 (5.31%) CMS
3 43 (3.22%) WebSphere
4 42 (3.14%) WordPress
5 37 (2.77%) Apache Spark
6 31 (2.32%) Apache
7 27 (2.02%) Drupal
7 27 (2.02%) SharePoint
8 20 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
9 17 (1.27%) Confluence
10 15 (1.12%) EPiServer
11 14 (1.05%) Joomla!
11 14 (1.05%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.82%) Umbraco
13 10 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.67%) IIS
15 8 (0.60%) NServiceBus
16 7 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (0.52%) Jetty
17 6 (0.45%) GemFire
Applications
1 29 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (1.57%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.67%) InVision
4 7 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.37%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.15%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.15%) Maya
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.075%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.075%) HipChat
7 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.075%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.075%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 18 (1.35%) Magento
2 12 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.67%) Eloqua
4 7 (0.52%) MetaTrader
5 6 (0.45%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.075%) Advent Moxy
8 1 (0.075%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.075%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.075%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.075%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 274 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (8.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (3.07%) GitHub
4 34 (2.54%) npm
5 32 (2.40%) SaaS
6 31 (2.32%) Serverless
7 25 (1.87%) Amazon S3
8 19 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (0.97%) DigitalOcean
11 12 (0.90%) Heroku
12 8 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (0.60%) Office 365
13 6 (0.45%) Google Play
14 5 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.30%) Firebase
15 4 (0.30%) Yammer
16 3 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
16 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.40%) Internet
2 11 (0.82%) HTTP
3 8 (0.60%) Intranet
4 6 (0.45%) FTP
5 3 (0.22%) AMQP
5 3 (0.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.15%) Extranet
6 2 (0.15%) SMPP
7 1 (0.075%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 146 (10.93%) MySQL
3 119 (8.91%) NoSQL
4 116 (8.68%) MongoDB
5 92 (6.89%) Big Data
6 65 (4.87%) Relational Database
7 54 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 51 (3.82%) Hadoop
9 43 (3.22%) RDBMS
10 39 (2.92%) Redis
11 38 (2.84%) KDB
12 36 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 34 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 29 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 28 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
17 20 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
17 20 (1.50%) QlikView
18 19 (1.42%) HBase
18 19 (1.42%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 189 (14.15%) Git (software)
2 126 (9.43%) Jenkins
3 97 (7.26%) TeamCity
4 65 (4.87%) JIRA
5 58 (4.34%) Octopus Deploy
6 56 (4.19%) Maven
7 48 (3.59%) gulp
8 46 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 43 (3.22%) Selenium
9 43 (3.22%) Visual Studio
10 38 (2.84%) Subversion
11 37 (2.77%) Grunt
12 35 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 29 (2.17%) webpack
14 25 (1.87%) MSBuild
15 24 (1.80%) Cucumber
15 24 (1.80%) Hudson
16 20 (1.50%) Bower
16 20 (1.50%) SpecFlow
17 19 (1.42%) Jasmine
General
1 347 (25.97%) Finance
2 204 (15.27%) Banking
3 79 (5.91%) Retail
4 76 (5.69%) Investment Banking
5 63 (4.72%) Games
6 49 (3.67%) Marketing
7 44 (3.29%) Advertising
8 42 (3.14%) Front Office
9 36 (2.69%) Retail Banking
10 16 (1.20%) Legal
11 13 (0.97%) Law
12 12 (0.90%) Publishing
13 9 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.67%) Telecoms
14 8 (0.60%) Back Office
15 7 (0.52%) Russian Language
16 5 (0.37%) Electronics
16 5 (0.37%) Online Betting
17 4 (0.30%) Automotive
18 3 (0.22%) Digital Economy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 422 (31.59%) .NET
2 414 (30.99%) HTML
3 369 (27.62%) CSS
4 337 (25.22%) AngularJS
5 243 (18.19%) Node.js
6 224 (16.77%) React
7 196 (14.67%) HTML5
8 195 (14.60%) RESTful
9 176 (13.17%) ASP.NET
10 161 (12.05%) jQuery
11 145 (10.85%) REST
12 140 (10.48%) Spring
13 112 (8.38%) Web Services
14 102 (7.63%) CSS3
15 95 (7.11%) ASP.NET MVC
16 84 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web API
17 75 (5.61%) Sass
18 61 (4.57%) JSON
19 60 (4.49%) Laravel
20 57 (4.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 138 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (10.18%) User Experience
3 124 (9.28%) Greenfield Project
4 89 (6.66%) Computer Science
5 77 (5.76%) Fintech
6 76 (5.69%) Mobile App
7 66 (4.94%) Fixed Income
8 38 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 38 (2.84%) N-Tier
9 32 (2.40%) Equities
10 30 (2.25%) Algorithms
11 28 (2.10%) Derivative
12 24 (1.80%) Online Banking
13 23 (1.72%) Data Structures
13 23 (1.72%) Hedge funds
14 22 (1.65%) Social Media
15 20 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (0.82%) Virtual Team
17 10 (0.75%) Animation
17 10 (0.75%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 114 (8.53%) Linux
2 74 (5.54%) Android
3 67 (5.01%) Apple iOS
4 48 (3.59%) Windows
5 34 (2.54%) Unix
6 11 (0.82%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.52%) Debian
8 3 (0.22%) CentOS
9 2 (0.15%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.075%) VMS
10 1 (0.075%) webOS
10 1 (0.075%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 701 (52.47%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (24.33%) TDD
3 257 (19.24%) MVC
4 250 (18.71%) Scrum
5 212 (15.87%) Mentoring
6 198 (14.82%) Front End Development
7 196 (14.67%) OO
8 194 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
9 181 (13.55%) BDD
10 173 (12.95%) DevOps
11 167 (12.50%) Microservices
12 143 (10.70%) E-Commerce
13 124 (9.28%) Software Engineering
14 117 (8.76%) SDLC
15 106 (7.93%) Open Source
16 88 (6.59%) Web Development
17 87 (6.51%) Multithreading
18 85 (6.36%) Asset Management
19 82 (6.14%) OOP
19 82 (6.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 631 (47.23%) JavaScript
2 456 (34.13%) Java
3 392 (29.34%) C#
4 382 (28.59%) SQL
5 186 (13.92%) PHP
6 98 (7.34%) Python
7 85 (6.36%) ES6
8 73 (5.46%) T-SQL
9 60 (4.49%) Scala
10 50 (3.74%) C++
11 49 (3.67%) PowerShell
12 47 (3.52%) Ruby
13 30 (2.25%) TypeScript
14 26 (1.95%) VBA
15 17 (1.27%) Apple Swift
15 17 (1.27%) C
15 17 (1.27%) PHP 7
16 16 (1.20%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.90%) Groovy
17 12 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 119 (8.91%) Degree
2 53 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (0.75%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (0.52%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.45%) MCITP
7 6 (0.45%) MCSE
8 3 (0.22%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.075%) PhD
9 1 (0.075%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.99%) QA
2 10 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.37%) Basel III
3 5 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.30%) SEPA
4 4 (0.30%) WCAG
5 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.15%) SLA
7 1 (0.075%) GCP
7 1 (0.075%) IFRS
7 1 (0.075%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.075%) MiFID
7 1 (0.075%) PMO
7 1 (0.075%) WAI
System Software
1 137 (10.25%) Docker
2 5 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.15%) HDFS
4 1 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.075%) GridGain
4 1 (0.075%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.075%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (3.37%) Puppet
2 39 (2.92%) Ansible
3 32 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.80%) Kibana
4 24 (1.80%) Terraform
5 23 (1.72%) logstash
6 22 (1.65%) Packer
7 9 (0.67%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.22%) Opsview
9 2 (0.15%) Control-M
9 2 (0.15%) cPanel
9 2 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.075%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.075%) Consul
Vendors
1 130 (9.73%) Microsoft
2 90 (6.74%) Oracle
3 56 (4.19%) Sybase
4 40 (2.99%) Google
5 32 (2.40%) Zend
6 25 (1.87%) Sitecore
7 22 (1.65%) Adobe
8 17 (1.27%) Tableau
9 14 (1.05%) Facebook
10 13 (0.97%) RedGate
10 13 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (0.90%) Xamarin
12 10 (0.75%) Atlassian
12 10 (0.75%) DevExpress
13 9 (0.67%) Marketo
13 9 (0.67%) Twitter
14 6 (0.45%) SAP
14 6 (0.45%) TIBCO
15 5 (0.37%) Citrix
15 5 (0.37%) MicroStrategy