Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £41,377 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 67 90
Rank change year-on-year -10 +23 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 40 46 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.22% 3.68% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 3.77% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37 43 19
Somerset median annual salary £41,377 £44,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.96% +2.33% +2.38%
10th Percentile £39,500 £34,750 £40,300
90th Percentile £52,250 £47,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +10.47%

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 1,210 1,220 1,224
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.42% 97.52% 98.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,032 1,043 1,039
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,025 £24,000 £24,992
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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
Taunton +16 6 £41,377 +4.75%
Bath -20 6 £47,500 +15.85% 1
Portishead +4 3 - -
Clevedon - 2 £51,250 -
Lead Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Somerset region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) Test Automation
3 20 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 19 (47.50%) Java
5 17 (42.50%) MVC
5 17 (42.50%) Hadoop
5 17 (42.50%) System Testing
5 17 (42.50%) SC Cleared
5 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
6 16 (40.00%) C#
7 15 (37.50%) .NET
8 14 (35.00%) ASP.NET
9 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 10 (25.00%) SQL
10 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (25.00%) WPF
11 8 (20.00%) SDLC
11 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
11 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (20.00%) Scrum
11 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 7 (17.50%) Finance
12 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
12 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (15.00%) Web Services
13 6 (15.00%) HTML
14 5 (12.50%) Entity Framework
14 5 (12.50%) Node.js

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) Hadoop
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 4 (10.00%) QlikView
3 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Electronics
2 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) .NET
2 14 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (25.00%) WPF
4 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (15.00%) HTML
5 6 (15.00%) Web Services
6 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 5 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 5 (12.50%) Node.js
7 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (10.00%) React
7 4 (10.00%) RESTful
7 4 (10.00%) WCF
7 4 (10.00%) WinForms
7 4 (10.00%) XML
7 4 (10.00%) XSLT
8 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (5.00%) CSS
9 2 (5.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Digital Media
1 4 (10.00%) FMCG
1 4 (10.00%) IPTV
1 4 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (5.00%) Fintech
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) Test Automation
3 20 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 17 (42.50%) MVC
4 17 (42.50%) System Testing
5 8 (20.00%) Scrum
5 8 (20.00%) SDLC
6 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Line Management
8 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (10.00%) Mob Programming
8 4 (10.00%) Process Management
8 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 4 (10.00%) TDD
8 4 (10.00%) Workflow
9 2 (5.00%) OO
10 1 (2.50%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (2.50%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Java
2 16 (40.00%) C#
3 10 (25.00%) SQL
4 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.00%) XPath
5 4 (10.00%) XQuery
6 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) SC Cleared
1 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) SAP