The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 65 58
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.32% 1.00% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.04% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 9
Median salary £60,000 £29,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +101.68% -37.36%  
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 Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 307 576 562
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 99.35% 96.00% 98.42%
Number of salaries quoted 278 513 461
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Suffolk

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Suffolk

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Suffolk 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
Ipswich +33 1 £60,000 +101.68%
Lead Developer
East of England

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

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 Suffolk region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) J2EE
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) SOAP
5 3 (37.50%) Java EE
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (25.00%) RequireJS
6 2 (25.00%) SOLID
6 2 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) Kendo UI
6 2 (25.00%) Analytics
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Microservices
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Groovy
6 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (25.00%) Scala
6 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) Java EE
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Kendo UI
4 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (25.00%) RequireJS
5 1 (12.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) SOLID
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Groovy
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft