Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 76 74
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 17 41 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.70% 3.31% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 3.40% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 16 38 43
Somerset median annual salary £60,000 £41,377 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.01% -5.96% +2.33%
10th Percentile £42,907 £39,500 £34,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £51,375 £47,500
South West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +4.17%

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 929 1,205 1,222
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.90% 97.26% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 686 1,026 1,046
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,851 £26,125 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +2.56%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +32 15 £62,500 +31.58%
Taunton -9 2 £44,529 +7.62% 1
Lead Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 12 (70.59%) Java
3 12 (70.59%) Scala
4 11 (64.71%) Visualisation
4 11 (64.71%) Mentoring
4 11 (64.71%) React
5 9 (52.94%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (11.76%) Xamarin
8 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (11.76%) Java 8
8 2 (11.76%) Technical Leadership
8 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (11.76%) MEAN Stack
8 2 (11.76%) Service Management
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
8 2 (11.76%) WPF
8 2 (11.76%) System 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) React
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.76%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (11.76%) WPF
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) Cocoon
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Mentoring
2 11 (64.71%) Visualisation
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) System Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 12 (70.59%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) Scala
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) Java 8
6 1 (5.88%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Xamarin
2 1 (5.88%) Civica