Period
to 21 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

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

Lead Developer
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 69 52
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 16 17 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.16% 1.98% 5.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 2.03% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 56
Somerset median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £41,377
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +38.97% -3.78%
10th Percentile £34,802 £42,064 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,000 £62,500 £48,750
South West median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% +1.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 721 837 1,283
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.30% 97.67% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 617 714 1,001
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,782 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Somerset

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Somerset

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Somerset over the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Somerset

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -1 8 £57,500 -4.17% 1
Clevedon - 4 £35,000 -
Street - 1 £80,000 -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £34,000 -
Portishead - 1 £47,500 -
Lead Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Somerset region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 5 (31.25%) User Experience
4 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (25.00%) RESTful
4 4 (25.00%) Azure
4 4 (25.00%) Web Development
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) VBA
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) HND
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Marketing
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (18.75%) SaaS
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 3 (18.75%) API Testing

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Azure
2 3 (18.75%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Redis
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) GitLab
2 1 (6.25%) MSTest
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 4 (25.00%) RESTful
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Core
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (12.50%) Node.js
5 2 (12.50%) React
5 2 (12.50%) React Native
5 2 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) Vue.js
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (6.25%) GraphQL
6 1 (6.25%) Redux
6 1 (6.25%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (18.75%) API Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) SDET
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) Kanban
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) OpenUP
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Video Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) VBA
5 2 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) Go
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft