The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 30 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
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 162 164
Rank change year-on-year +43 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 114 97 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.24% 1.65% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 1.70% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 94 77 69
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4918 5697 5859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.72% 96.79% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4105 4709 4895
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +16 47 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Somerset +4 27 £43,000 +1.17% 6
Dorset +24 14 £61,250 -15.51% 2
Wiltshire +19 8 £52,500 +16.66%
Devon - 4 £52,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -9 3 £58,250 +5.90% 3
Cornwall - 2 £46,500 -
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 South West region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 155 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (50.73%) C#
3 99 (48.29%) Java
4 96 (46.83%) .NET
5 93 (45.37%) JavaScript
6 83 (40.49%) HTML
7 68 (33.17%) MVC
8 67 (32.68%) ASP.NET
9 64 (31.22%) Scrum
10 61 (29.76%) Finance
11 55 (26.83%) TDD
12 51 (24.88%) CSS
13 49 (23.90%) Software Engineering
14 48 (23.41%) SQL
14 48 (23.41%) AngularJS
15 40 (19.51%) .NET Framework
16 39 (19.02%) Spring
16 39 (19.02%) ASP.NET MVC
17 37 (18.05%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (18.05%) SQL Server
18 35 (17.07%) Unit Testing
18 35 (17.07%) Degree
18 35 (17.07%) BDD
18 35 (17.07%) SDLC
19 33 (16.10%) Computer Science
20 32 (15.61%) WPF
20 32 (15.61%) Team Foundation Server
21 29 (14.15%) Entity Framework
21 29 (14.15%) OO
21 29 (14.15%) React

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 24 (11.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (2.44%) IIS
3 4 (1.95%) Drupal
3 4 (1.95%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.46%) Apache
4 3 (1.46%) CMS
5 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.98%) Confluence
5 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.98%) Traefik
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.49%) JBoss
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.49%) Maximo
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.88%) Kerberos
2 4 (1.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.05%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.24%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.32%) Hadoop
4 11 (5.37%) Big Data
5 9 (4.39%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.49%) HBase
9 1 (0.49%) MySQL
9 1 (0.49%) Power BI
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (15.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (13.66%) Maven
3 27 (13.17%) Jenkins
4 20 (9.76%) Mockito
4 20 (9.76%) Selenium
5 18 (8.78%) Git (software)
5 18 (8.78%) SonarQube
6 15 (7.32%) SpecFlow
7 12 (5.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (2.44%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.95%) Subversion
10 3 (1.46%) Hudson
10 3 (1.46%) JIRA
11 2 (0.98%) MSTest
11 2 (0.98%) NUnit
11 2 (0.98%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.49%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.49%) JUnit
12 1 (0.49%) MSI
12 1 (0.49%) Xcode
General
1 61 (29.76%) Finance
2 16 (7.80%) Banking
3 13 (6.34%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.85%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.44%) Electronics
6 3 (1.46%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.46%) Legal
7 2 (0.98%) Advertising
7 2 (0.98%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (46.83%) .NET
2 83 (40.49%) HTML
3 67 (32.68%) ASP.NET
4 51 (24.88%) CSS
5 48 (23.41%) AngularJS
6 40 (19.51%) .NET Framework
7 39 (19.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (19.02%) Spring
8 32 (15.61%) WPF
9 29 (14.15%) Entity Framework
9 29 (14.15%) React
10 27 (13.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 24 (11.71%) JSR 170
11 24 (11.71%) OSGi
11 24 (11.71%) XML
12 23 (11.22%) REST
12 23 (11.22%) Web Services
13 22 (10.73%) HTML5
14 20 (9.76%) PowerMock
15 18 (8.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.10%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.37%) User Experience
3 9 (4.39%) Derivative
3 9 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.39%) Equities
3 9 (4.39%) Fixed Income
3 9 (4.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (1.95%) Internet of Things
5 3 (1.46%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.49%) Fintech
7 1 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.85%) Unix
2 6 (2.93%) Linux
3 4 (1.95%) Windows
4 3 (1.46%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.49%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (33.17%) MVC
3 64 (31.22%) Scrum
4 55 (26.83%) TDD
5 49 (23.90%) Software Engineering
6 37 (18.05%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (17.07%) BDD
7 35 (17.07%) SDLC
7 35 (17.07%) Unit Testing
8 29 (14.15%) OO
9 24 (11.71%) Automated Testing
10 18 (8.78%) Mathematics
10 18 (8.78%) Open Source
11 15 (7.32%) Project Management
11 15 (7.32%) Workflow
12 14 (6.83%) Line Management
12 14 (6.83%) System Testing
12 14 (6.83%) Web Development
13 12 (5.85%) Software Architecture
14 11 (5.37%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 104 (50.73%) C#
2 99 (48.29%) Java
3 93 (45.37%) JavaScript
4 48 (23.41%) SQL
5 13 (6.34%) C
6 12 (5.85%) T-SQL
7 11 (5.37%) PHP
8 10 (4.88%) XPath
8 10 (4.88%) XQuery
9 8 (3.90%) Scala
10 5 (2.44%) Delphi
11 4 (1.95%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.46%) F#
13 2 (0.98%) C++
13 2 (0.98%) Python
14 1 (0.49%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.49%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (17.07%) Degree
2 21 (10.24%) SC Cleared
2 21 (10.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.44%) PhD
4 2 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.49%) MCPD
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) ISO 14001
1 3 (1.46%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.95%) Firmware
3 2 (0.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Ansible
1 1 (0.49%) Oozie
Vendors
1 25 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.71%) Adobe
3 18 (8.78%) Coverity
4 17 (8.29%) Xamarin
5 9 (4.39%) TIBCO
6 6 (2.93%) Oracle
7 2 (0.98%) Apigee
8 1 (0.49%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.49%) Google
8 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.49%) SAP
8 1 (0.49%) Tableau
Taunton, Somerset
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Modis International
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Tangent International
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Datasource Computer Employment
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer People
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension and wider benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Wessex Water
Salary: Circa £45k dependent on experience + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago