The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 96 141 118
Rank change year-on-year +45 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 9 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.73% 0.26% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.27% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 27
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,400 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,500 £67,500
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1191 1826 2265
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.22% 93.83% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 924 1476 1551
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Reading

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Reading

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Reading over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Reading

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 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 Reading region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 12 (46.15%) PHP
2 12 (46.15%) MySQL
2 12 (46.15%) OO
2 12 (46.15%) Zend
3 11 (42.31%) CSS
4 10 (38.46%) Apache
4 10 (38.46%) Linux
4 10 (38.46%) OOP
4 10 (38.46%) LAMP
4 10 (38.46%) Data Protection
4 10 (38.46%) Front End Development
5 9 (34.62%) gulp
5 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
5 9 (34.62%) HTML5
5 9 (34.62%) JSON
5 9 (34.62%) Node.js
5 9 (34.62%) CSS3
5 9 (34.62%) CoffeeScript
5 9 (34.62%) Sass
5 9 (34.62%) AngularJS
5 9 (34.62%) Grunt
5 9 (34.62%) XHTML
6 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
7 4 (15.38%) Wireframes
7 4 (15.38%) WebStorm
7 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
8 3 (11.54%) Android

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 10 (38.46%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) MySQL
2 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
1 9 (34.62%) Grunt
1 9 (34.62%) gulp
2 4 (15.38%) WebStorm
3 1 (3.85%) Sublime Text
General
1 2 (7.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) CSS
3 10 (38.46%) LAMP
4 9 (34.62%) AngularJS
4 9 (34.62%) CSS3
4 9 (34.62%) HTML5
4 9 (34.62%) JSON
4 9 (34.62%) Node.js
4 9 (34.62%) Sass
4 9 (34.62%) XHTML
5 3 (11.54%) Backbone.js
5 3 (11.54%) Ember.js
6 2 (7.69%) .NET
6 2 (7.69%) jQuery
6 2 (7.69%) Laravel
6 2 (7.69%) Symfony
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.85%) WCF
7 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) OO
3 10 (38.46%) Data Protection
3 10 (38.46%) Front End Development
3 10 (38.46%) OOP
4 4 (15.38%) Wireframes
5 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Open Source
6 2 (7.69%) Android Development
6 2 (7.69%) OO PHP
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
1 12 (46.15%) PHP
2 9 (34.62%) CoffeeScript
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Zend
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