Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 24 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
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 186 235
Rank change year-on-year +26 +49 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 198 179 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.93% 1.64% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.70% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 161 180 113
South West median annual salary £47,000 £47,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.17% +6.98%
10th Percentile £39,500 £38,450 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £85,000 £63,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10020 10556 11566
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.55% 96.96% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8299 8909 9807
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in the South West

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in the South West

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in the South West

Lead Developer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Bristol -14 81 £50,000 - 4
Somerset +11 58 £41,377 -5.96%
Wiltshire +28 30 £47,000 +10.59% 2
Dorset -19 13 £45,000 -40.00%
Gloucestershire +28 11 £45,000 +5.88%
Devon +19 5 £45,000 -2.70%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 124 (62.63%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (52.53%) C#
3 100 (50.51%) .NET
4 90 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 83 (41.92%) HTML
6 81 (40.91%) Java
7 80 (40.40%) MVC
8 69 (34.85%) SQL
9 61 (30.81%) SQL Server
10 59 (29.80%) ASP.NET
11 57 (28.79%) Microsoft
12 54 (27.27%) Software Engineering
13 51 (25.76%) CSS
14 49 (24.75%) AngularJS
15 46 (23.23%) .NET Framework
16 44 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
17 40 (20.20%) ASP.NET MVC
17 40 (20.20%) Business Intelligence
18 38 (19.19%) SC Cleared
18 38 (19.19%) Security Cleared
19 36 (18.18%) Web Services
19 36 (18.18%) Finance
19 36 (18.18%) REST
20 35 (17.68%) Degree
20 35 (17.68%) HTML5
21 33 (16.67%) Spring
21 33 (16.67%) Entity Framework
22 32 (16.16%) Scrum
23 31 (15.66%) React
24 30 (15.15%) Mentoring

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 19 (9.60%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.06%) Confluence
3 11 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (4.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.54%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.02%) IIS
6 4 (2.02%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.01%) Apache
8 2 (1.01%) CMS
8 2 (1.01%) WordPress
9 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (3.03%) Maximo
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) PaaS
3 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.53%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.52%) SMS
3 1 (0.51%) HbbTV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (30.81%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.60%) Hadoop
3 16 (8.08%) NoSQL
4 15 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (6.06%) QlikView
5 12 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 10 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (5.05%) MySQL
7 10 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 7 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.53%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.53%) Power BI
11 4 (2.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 44 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 22 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 17 (8.59%) JIRA
5 16 (8.08%) Maven
6 14 (7.07%) TeamCity
7 12 (6.06%) Ant
8 8 (4.04%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.03%) gulp
9 6 (3.03%) Mockito
9 6 (3.03%) NuGet
10 5 (2.53%) Gradle
10 5 (2.53%) Jasmine
10 5 (2.53%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.53%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (2.02%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.02%) JUnit
12 3 (1.52%) MSI
13 2 (1.01%) JMeter
13 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (18.18%) Finance
2 21 (10.61%) Marketing
3 20 (10.10%) Banking
4 15 (7.58%) Retail
5 13 (6.57%) Electronics
5 13 (6.57%) Manufacturing
5 13 (6.57%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.04%) Military
7 3 (1.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (50.51%) .NET
2 83 (41.92%) HTML
3 59 (29.80%) ASP.NET
4 51 (25.76%) CSS
5 49 (24.75%) AngularJS
6 46 (23.23%) .NET Framework
7 40 (20.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (18.18%) REST
8 36 (18.18%) Web Services
9 35 (17.68%) HTML5
10 33 (16.67%) Entity Framework
10 33 (16.67%) Spring
11 31 (15.66%) React
12 25 (12.63%) XML
13 23 (11.62%) RESTful
14 22 (11.11%) CSS3
15 21 (10.61%) JMS
16 20 (10.10%) WPF
17 17 (8.59%) Node.js
18 14 (7.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.08%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.05%) iPad
4 8 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.03%) Digital Media
5 6 (3.03%) FMCG
5 6 (3.03%) IPTV
5 6 (3.03%) NHS
6 5 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.53%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.53%) Renewable Energy
7 4 (2.02%) User Experience
8 3 (1.52%) Fintech
9 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.51%) Chromecast
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.03%) Linux
2 5 (2.53%) Windows
3 3 (1.52%) Unix
4 2 (1.01%) Android
4 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (62.63%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (40.40%) MVC
3 54 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 40 (20.20%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (16.16%) Scrum
6 30 (15.15%) Mentoring
6 30 (15.15%) SOA
6 30 (15.15%) TDD
7 28 (14.14%) Test Automation
8 27 (13.64%) Microservices
9 26 (13.13%) SDLC
10 24 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (12.12%) System Testing
11 21 (10.61%) Web Development
12 18 (9.09%) DevOps
13 17 (8.59%) TOGAF
14 16 (8.08%) OO
15 15 (7.58%) Unit Testing
16 13 (6.57%) Digital Marketing
16 13 (6.57%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 104 (52.53%) C#
2 90 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 81 (40.91%) Java
4 69 (34.85%) SQL
5 18 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 16 (8.08%) PHP
7 7 (3.54%) C++
8 5 (2.53%) Scala
8 5 (2.53%) XPath
8 5 (2.53%) XQuery
9 4 (2.02%) C
10 2 (1.01%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.01%) Delphi
10 2 (1.01%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.51%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.51%) ES6
11 1 (0.51%) F#
11 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (19.19%) SC Cleared
1 38 (19.19%) Security Cleared
2 35 (17.68%) Degree
3 11 (5.56%) MCPD
3 11 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.01%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.01%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 57 (28.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.57%) SAP
3 10 (5.05%) Google
4 7 (3.54%) Oracle
5 2 (1.01%) IBM
5 2 (1.01%) Netezza
5 2 (1.01%) Tableau
5 2 (1.01%) WSO2
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe
6 1 (0.51%) CA
6 1 (0.51%) Lotus
6 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.51%) Zend