Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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

Lead Developer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 129 174
Rank change year-on-year +26 +45 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 42 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.95% 1.06% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.11% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 41 16 35
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +41.18% -27.66%
10th Percentile £48,158 £51,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,375 £64,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2,078 2,261 3,359
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.09% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,771 1,856 2,524
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.42% -5.00% +3.09%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Reading region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 27 (64.29%) C#
2 26 (61.90%) .NET
3 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 22 (52.38%) HTML
5 20 (47.62%) CSS
6 19 (45.24%) SQL
7 16 (38.10%) AngularJS
8 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
9 14 (33.33%) Windows
10 13 (30.95%) Java
10 13 (30.95%) Analytics
10 13 (30.95%) jQuery
11 12 (28.57%) REST
11 12 (28.57%) SOAP
12 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (23.81%) Web Services
13 10 (23.81%) Oracle
13 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (21.43%) Spring
14 9 (21.43%) Maven
14 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
15 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
15 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
15 8 (19.05%) TDD
15 8 (19.05%) XML
16 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
16 7 (16.67%) IntelliJ
16 7 (16.67%) JUnit
16 7 (16.67%) T-SQL

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (16.67%) Anypoint
1 7 (16.67%) Confluence
1 7 (16.67%) Mule
1 7 (16.67%) Mule ESB
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (14.29%) SaaS
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Skype
1 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.38%) OLAP
4 1 (2.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 9 (21.43%) Maven
2 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 7 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 7 (16.67%) JIRA
3 7 (16.67%) JUnit
3 7 (16.67%) Mockito
3 7 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
5 4 (9.52%) NUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (4.76%) Banking
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) .NET
2 22 (52.38%) HTML
3 20 (47.62%) CSS
4 16 (38.10%) AngularJS
5 13 (30.95%) jQuery
6 12 (28.57%) REST
6 12 (28.57%) SOAP
7 10 (23.81%) Web Services
8 9 (21.43%) Spring
9 8 (19.05%) XML
10 7 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (16.67%) RAML
10 7 (16.67%) RESTful
11 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
12 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
13 3 (7.14%) J2EE
13 3 (7.14%) WCF
14 2 (4.76%) Java EE
14 2 (4.76%) Node.js
14 2 (4.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Fintech
1 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Analytics
2 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
3 8 (19.05%) TDD
4 7 (16.67%) DevOps
4 7 (16.67%) Post-Production
4 7 (16.67%) Scrum
4 7 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
5 6 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (14.29%) SDLC
6 5 (11.90%) MVC
6 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Change Management
7 4 (9.52%) High Availability
7 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
7 4 (9.52%) MVVM
7 4 (9.52%) System Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) C#
2 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 19 (45.24%) SQL
4 13 (30.95%) Java
5 7 (16.67%) Java 8
5 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) C++
6 2 (4.76%) Perl
6 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) PSD2
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.76%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle
3 7 (16.67%) MuleSoft
3 7 (16.67%) Salesforce.com