Period
to 14 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 14 October 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 117 130
Rank change year-on-year -14 +13 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 29 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.19% 1.52% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.57% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 15
Reading median annual salary £75,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% +41.18%
10th Percentile £60,250 £48,158 £51,250
90th Percentile £125,000 £69,500 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £75,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +36.36% -8.33% +9.09%

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 2,337 2,169 2,202
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 97.18% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,915 1,845 1,820
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -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 14 October 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 14 October 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 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
4 12 (41.38%) Java
5 11 (37.93%) Microservices
6 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
7 9 (31.03%) TDD
7 9 (31.03%) Spring
7 9 (31.03%) ES6
8 8 (27.59%) Finance
8 8 (27.59%) Docker
9 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
9 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
9 7 (24.14%) Azure
9 7 (24.14%) Linux
9 7 (24.14%) SAP
10 6 (20.69%) Scrum
10 6 (20.69%) DevOps
10 6 (20.69%) React
11 5 (17.24%) Kubernetes
11 5 (17.24%) GCP
11 5 (17.24%) Spring Boot
11 5 (17.24%) RequireJS
11 5 (17.24%) Java 8
11 5 (17.24%) hybris
11 5 (17.24%) iPad
11 5 (17.24%) BDD
11 5 (17.24%) Confluence
11 5 (17.24%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (17.24%) Sitecore

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 5 (17.24%) CMS
1 5 (17.24%) Confluence
1 5 (17.24%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (10.34%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.90%) Drupal
3 2 (6.90%) SugarCRM
3 2 (6.90%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Azure
2 5 (17.24%) GCP
3 4 (13.79%) npm
4 3 (10.34%) AWS
4 3 (10.34%) Heroku
4 3 (10.34%) PaaS
5 2 (6.90%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
1 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
1 3 (10.34%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.45%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
2 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
3 5 (17.24%) JIRA
4 4 (13.79%) Maven
5 3 (10.34%) Bitbucket
6 2 (6.90%) CircleCI
6 2 (6.90%) Grunt
6 2 (6.90%) gulp
6 2 (6.90%) Mocha
7 1 (3.45%) Subversion
7 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Electronics
2 4 (13.79%) Financial Institution
2 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
2 4 (13.79%) Public Sector
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Spring
2 6 (20.69%) React
3 5 (17.24%) RequireJS
3 5 (17.24%) Spring Boot
4 4 (13.79%) REST
4 4 (13.79%) RESTful
5 3 (10.34%) Akka
5 3 (10.34%) Java EE
5 3 (10.34%) Node.js
5 3 (10.34%) Pandas
5 3 (10.34%) scikit-learn
5 3 (10.34%) Spring Cloud
5 3 (10.34%) Vert.x
6 2 (6.90%) Chai
6 2 (6.90%) Enzyme
6 2 (6.90%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) Jest
6 2 (6.90%) Svelte
6 2 (6.90%) Twig
6 2 (6.90%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) iPad
2 4 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (13.79%) Public Cloud
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.34%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
3 4 (13.79%) Android
3 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
3 11 (37.93%) Microservices
4 9 (31.03%) TDD
5 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
6 6 (20.69%) DevOps
6 6 (20.69%) Scrum
7 5 (17.24%) B2B
7 5 (17.24%) B2C
7 5 (17.24%) BDD
7 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
8 4 (13.79%) Android Development
8 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (13.79%) Mobile Development
8 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
9 3 (10.34%) Data Science
9 3 (10.34%) ERP
9 3 (10.34%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) ES6
4 5 (17.24%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) Java 8
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) Kotlin
6 3 (10.34%) Python
7 2 (6.90%) PHP
8 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.90%) Ansible
2 2 (6.90%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (6.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) SAP
2 5 (17.24%) hybris
2 5 (17.24%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft