Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 135 155
Rank change year-on-year +30 +20 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 40 31 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.03% 1.21% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.27% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 22
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £48,158 £54,750 £49,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,000 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - -4.00%

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 1,877 2,448 2,935
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 95.81% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,624 2,042 2,170
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -

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 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 26 (65.00%) C#
1 26 (65.00%) .NET
2 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 22 (55.00%) HTML
4 20 (50.00%) CSS
5 19 (47.50%) AngularJS
6 16 (40.00%) Analytics
6 16 (40.00%) jQuery
6 16 (40.00%) SQL
6 16 (40.00%) Windows
7 13 (32.50%) Java
8 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (25.00%) SOAP
10 10 (25.00%) Web Services
10 10 (25.00%) Oracle
10 10 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
11 9 (22.50%) Spring
11 9 (22.50%) Maven
11 9 (22.50%) REST
11 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
12 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
12 8 (20.00%) TDD
12 8 (20.00%) XML
13 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
13 7 (17.50%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (17.50%) Eclipse
13 7 (17.50%) IntelliJ
13 7 (17.50%) JUnit

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 (17.50%) Anypoint
1 7 (17.50%) Confluence
1 7 (17.50%) Mule
1 7 (17.50%) Mule ESB
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.00%) SaaS
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
1 9 (22.50%) Maven
2 7 (17.50%) Eclipse
2 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.50%) IntelliJ
2 7 (17.50%) JIRA
2 7 (17.50%) JUnit
2 7 (17.50%) Mockito
2 7 (17.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (5.00%) NUnit
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.00%) Banking
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) .NET
2 22 (55.00%) HTML
3 20 (50.00%) CSS
4 19 (47.50%) AngularJS
5 16 (40.00%) jQuery
6 10 (25.00%) SOAP
6 10 (25.00%) Web Services
7 9 (22.50%) REST
7 9 (22.50%) Spring
8 8 (20.00%) XML
9 7 (17.50%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (17.50%) RAML
9 7 (17.50%) RESTful
10 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
11 3 (7.50%) J2EE
12 2 (5.00%) Java EE
12 2 (5.00%) JSON
12 2 (5.00%) React
12 2 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Fintech
1 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Analytics
2 10 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
3 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (20.00%) TDD
4 7 (17.50%) DevOps
4 7 (17.50%) Post-Production
4 7 (17.50%) Strategic Thinking
5 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (15.00%) SDLC
6 5 (12.50%) Scrum
6 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.50%) MVC
7 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
8 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.00%) MVVM
8 2 (5.00%) System Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) C#
2 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (40.00%) SQL
4 13 (32.50%) Java
5 7 (17.50%) Java 8
5 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.00%) C++
6 2 (5.00%) Perl
6 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) PSD2
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (17.50%) MuleSoft
3 7 (17.50%) Salesforce.com