The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 167 175
Rank change year-on-year +26 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 108 69 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.04% 1.32% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.35% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 74 71 66
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £57,500 £60,625
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 5138 5116 5783
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.09% 97.58% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16476 17695 21961
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £23,750 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,250 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 -15 41 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Somerset +22 40 £41,377 -3.21% 3
Gloucestershire +7 11 £43,750 +2.94% 4
Wiltshire +7 6 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Dorset +1 4 £42,500 -1.73%
Cornwall - 4 £45,000 -
Devon +1 2 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 151 (68.64%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (49.55%) JavaScript
3 107 (48.64%) C#
4 102 (46.36%) Java
4 102 (46.36%) .NET
5 100 (45.45%) HTML
6 80 (36.36%) SQL
7 75 (34.09%) ASP.NET
7 75 (34.09%) Scrum
8 68 (30.91%) MVC
9 67 (30.45%) Software Engineering
10 63 (28.64%) TDD
11 56 (25.45%) AngularJS
12 55 (25.00%) Degree
13 53 (24.09%) Finance
14 50 (22.73%) Microsoft
15 49 (22.27%) Team Foundation Server
15 49 (22.27%) React
16 48 (21.82%) .NET Framework
16 48 (21.82%) CSS
17 45 (20.45%) SQL Server
18 42 (19.09%) Test Automation
19 41 (18.64%) HTML5
19 41 (18.64%) Web Services
20 40 (18.18%) XML
21 38 (17.27%) ASP.NET MVC
21 38 (17.27%) WPF
22 37 (16.82%) Unit Testing
23 35 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
23 35 (15.91%) SDLC

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 14 (6.36%) Confluence
2 11 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (3.64%) IIS
4 6 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.73%) Traefik
5 5 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.27%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.36%) JBoss
7 3 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.91%) Apache
8 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.91%) CMS
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) InVision
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (2.27%) Maximo
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.82%) GitHub
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.27%) Kerberos
2 4 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.45%) Intranet
3 1 (0.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 15 (6.82%) Hadoop
4 14 (6.36%) MongoDB
4 14 (6.36%) Power BI
4 14 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (5.91%) QlikView
6 8 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.27%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.36%) Big Data
9 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.36%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.91%) MySQL
11 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.45%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 49 (22.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (11.82%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.73%) Maven
4 14 (6.36%) JIRA
4 14 (6.36%) TeamCity
5 12 (5.45%) Jenkins
6 11 (5.00%) Mockito
7 8 (3.64%) SonarQube
8 7 (3.18%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.82%) Selenium
9 4 (1.82%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.82%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.36%) Ant
10 3 (1.36%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.91%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.91%) MSTest
12 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.45%) Hudson
12 1 (0.45%) MSI
12 1 (0.45%) PostCSS
General
1 53 (24.09%) Finance
2 19 (8.64%) Banking
3 5 (2.27%) Electronics
3 5 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.36%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.91%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (46.36%) .NET
2 100 (45.45%) HTML
3 75 (34.09%) ASP.NET
4 56 (25.45%) AngularJS
5 49 (22.27%) React
6 48 (21.82%) .NET Framework
6 48 (21.82%) CSS
7 41 (18.64%) HTML5
7 41 (18.64%) Web Services
8 40 (18.18%) XML
9 38 (17.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (17.27%) WPF
10 28 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 28 (12.73%) Spring
10 28 (12.73%) WCF
11 26 (11.82%) Node.js
12 24 (10.91%) Entity Framework
13 23 (10.45%) REST
14 21 (9.55%) RESTful
15 19 (8.64%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.73%) Computer Science
1 28 (12.73%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (7.73%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.91%) iPad
3 13 (5.91%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.18%) User Experience
5 6 (2.73%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.27%) Fintech
6 5 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.82%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.36%) Derivative
8 3 (1.36%) Equities
8 3 (1.36%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.45%) Unix
1 12 (5.45%) Windows
2 11 (5.00%) Linux
3 7 (3.18%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.36%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (68.64%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (34.09%) Scrum
3 68 (30.91%) MVC
4 67 (30.45%) Software Engineering
5 63 (28.64%) TDD
6 42 (19.09%) Test Automation
7 37 (16.82%) Unit Testing
8 35 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (15.91%) SDLC
9 30 (13.64%) OO
10 29 (13.18%) Line Management
11 28 (12.73%) Microservices
12 23 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (10.45%) ETL
13 22 (10.00%) Workflow
14 21 (9.55%) BDD
15 18 (8.18%) Multithreading
16 16 (7.27%) DevOps
16 16 (7.27%) SOA
16 16 (7.27%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (49.55%) JavaScript
2 107 (48.64%) C#
3 102 (46.36%) Java
4 80 (36.36%) SQL
5 31 (14.09%) T-SQL
6 22 (10.00%) C
7 17 (7.73%) XPath
7 17 (7.73%) XQuery
8 14 (6.36%) Scala
9 8 (3.64%) C++
9 8 (3.64%) Delphi
10 7 (3.18%) F#
10 7 (3.18%) PHP
11 4 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.91%) ES6
13 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.91%) Python
14 1 (0.45%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.45%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 55 (25.00%) Degree
2 28 (12.73%) SC Cleared
2 28 (12.73%) Security Cleared
3 21 (9.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.27%) MCPD
4 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.27%) ISO 14001
1 5 (2.27%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.36%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 16 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.36%) Firmware
3 2 (0.91%) Docker
Vendors
1 50 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.91%) Google
2 13 (5.91%) Oracle
3 11 (5.00%) Adobe
4 8 (3.64%) Coverity
5 6 (2.73%) Apigee
6 5 (2.27%) TIBCO
6 5 (2.27%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.91%) webMethods
8 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.45%) CA
8 1 (0.45%) Lotus
8 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.45%) SAP
8 1 (0.45%) Tableau
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Network ERP & IT (EMEA) Limited
Posted: 6 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
itecopeople
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus benefits and incentives
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension and wider benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cirencester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cirencester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + excellent package + £8k bonus + car
Posted: 24 days ago
Salisbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 days ago