Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 172 187
Rank change year-on-year +41 +15 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 25 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.06% 0.58% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.60% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16 35 29
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% -29.17% +14.29%
10th Percentile £51,250 £41,250 £45,500
90th Percentile £64,375 £64,500 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +14.29%

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 2259 3310 4439
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.11% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1850 2482 3531
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,800 £72,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 16 (64.00%) HTML
1 16 (64.00%) CSS
2 15 (60.00%) Java
3 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (48.00%) C#
5 11 (44.00%) SQL
6 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (36.00%) .NET
8 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (28.00%) WPF
9 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
9 7 (28.00%) Finance
9 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (28.00%) User Experience
10 6 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (24.00%) Celery
10 6 (24.00%) Multichannel Retail
10 6 (24.00%) Linux
10 6 (24.00%) Python
10 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
10 6 (24.00%) E-Procurement
10 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
10 6 (24.00%) Retail
10 6 (24.00%) Django
10 6 (24.00%) jQuery
10 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (24.00%) iPad
10 6 (24.00%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement

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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (24.00%) SaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Skype
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (20.00%) DTS
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) Power BI
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (24.00%) Bitbucket
3 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) NUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
5 1 (4.00%) JBehave
5 1 (4.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) JUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Maven
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.00%) TestNG
5 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Automotive
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) CSS
1 16 (64.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) .NET
3 7 (28.00%) WPF
4 6 (24.00%) Celery
4 6 (24.00%) Django
4 6 (24.00%) jQuery
4 6 (24.00%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (20.00%) WCF
5 5 (20.00%) Web Services
5 5 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (12.00%) REST
8 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
8 2 (8.00%) SOAP
8 2 (8.00%) Spring
8 2 (8.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) User Experience
2 6 (24.00%) iPad
3 5 (20.00%) PMI
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Chromecast
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) AIX
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (24.00%) E-Procurement
2 6 (24.00%) Multichannel Retail
2 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.00%) MVC
3 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) Coaching
4 3 (12.00%) Presales
4 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Android Development
5 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.00%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (8.00%) System Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) C#
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (24.00%) Python
6 5 (20.00%) VB
7 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.00%) Apple Swift
8 1 (4.00%) Bourne shell
8 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (4.00%) ES6
8 1 (4.00%) Groovy
8 1 (4.00%) Korn
8 1 (4.00%) Kotlin
8 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.00%) Ruby
8 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Capita
3 1 (4.00%) IBM