The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Lead Developer
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 59 83
Rank change year-on-year -2 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 4 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.84% 2.21% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 2.29% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 1
Median salary £46,250 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.90% +37.50%  
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 Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 464 611 763
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 97.48% 96.52% 98.71%
Number of salaries quoted 382 523 649
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Sheffield

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Sheffield

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Sheffield over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Sheffield region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) OWASP
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) OWASP
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle