The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 25 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
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 55 60
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.31% 0.65% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 0.66% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Median salary £67,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +68.75% -11.11%  
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 Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 491 452 487
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 91.60% 97.62% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 364 368 360
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Merseyside

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Merseyside

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 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
Liverpool +7 7 £67,500 +68.75% 2
Lead Developer
North West

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

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

1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) WebDriver
2 7 (77.78%) REST
2 7 (77.78%) CSS3
2 7 (77.78%) Functional Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium IDE
2 7 (77.78%) Zend
2 7 (77.78%) CakePHP
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) PHP
2 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) SOAP
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) API Development
2 7 (77.78%) Laravel
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile App

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium IDE
1 7 (77.78%) WebDriver
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Banking
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) CakePHP
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) CSS3
2 7 (77.78%) Laravel
2 7 (77.78%) REST
2 7 (77.78%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) API Development
1 7 (77.78%) Functional Testing
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source Development
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Zend
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago