Lead Developer Jobs in the UK excluding London

Lead Developer
UK > UK excluding London

The median Lead Developer salary in the UK excluding London is £65,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 16 April 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
16 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 284 344 361
Rank change year-on-year +60 +17 -145
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 664 562 650
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.96% 0.89% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.99% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 626 420 482
10th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £40,600
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £78,250 £78,750 £77,102
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £72,500 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +11.11%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 65,694 56,713 67,339
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 89.47% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 46,933 31,831 43,269
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £76,750 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,308 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.15% - +9.09%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Lead Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in the UK excluding London

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lead Developer in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Lead Developer in the UK excluding London

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead Developer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 16 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in the UK excluding London

Lead Developer
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 16 April 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England +115 250 £62,500 -10.71% 20
North West +90 162 £70,000 -3.45% 12
South East +12 131 £72,500 - 9
Midlands +59 112 £62,500 +4.17% 9
West Midlands +101 90 £65,000 +8.33% 8
South West -29 71 £60,000 +4.35% 7
Yorkshire +86 63 £57,500 -17.86% 6
Wales +29 39 £65,000 +1.96% 5
East of England +20 32 £70,000 +21.74% 5
Scotland -43 27 £65,500 +0.77% 3
North East +7 25 £66,250 +38.97% 2
East Midlands -28 22 £52,500 -8.70% 1
Northern Ireland +10 2 £100,000 +66.67% 1
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2024, Lead Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 230 (34.64%) .NET
2 225 (33.89%) C#
3 199 (29.97%) Agile
4 173 (26.05%) JavaScript
5 162 (24.40%) Azure
6 147 (22.14%) Mentoring
7 123 (18.52%) React
8 107 (16.11%) SQL
8 107 (16.11%) AWS
8 107 (16.11%) Degree
9 104 (15.66%) TypeScript
10 100 (15.06%) Microsoft
10 100 (15.06%) Full Stack Development
11 98 (14.76%) Social Skills
12 95 (14.31%) HTML
12 95 (14.31%) Finance
12 95 (14.31%) DevOps
13 90 (13.55%) CSS
14 88 (13.25%) SQL Server
15 79 (11.90%) Microservices
16 78 (11.75%) Web Development
17 75 (11.30%) Java
18 68 (10.24%) ASP.NET
18 68 (10.24%) Software Engineering
19 67 (10.09%) Docker
20 60 (9.04%) Coaching
21 59 (8.89%) REST
21 59 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
22 57 (8.58%) TDD
22 57 (8.58%) Vue

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.01%) IIS
3 17 (2.56%) Apache
4 14 (2.11%) CMS
5 13 (1.96%) WordPress
6 8 (1.20%) Appian
7 7 (1.05%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.60%) Drupal
9 3 (0.45%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.45%) Headless CMS
9 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.30%) Mule
11 1 (0.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (1.05%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (1.36%) Shopify
2 3 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 162 (24.40%) Azure
2 107 (16.11%) AWS
3 41 (6.17%) SaaS
4 38 (5.72%) Azure DevOps
5 29 (4.37%) Power Platform
6 26 (3.92%) Serverless
7 20 (3.01%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (2.86%) PowerApps
9 15 (2.26%) PaaS
9 15 (2.26%) Power Automate
10 12 (1.81%) Amazon ECS
11 10 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (1.51%) GCP
11 10 (1.51%) Microsoft 365
12 9 (1.36%) Amazon S3
13 8 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (1.05%) Pulumi
15 6 (0.90%) Azure Service Bus
15 6 (0.90%) GitHub
15 6 (0.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.86%) DNS
1 19 (2.86%) Firewall
1 19 (2.86%) SSL
1 19 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.36%) Intranet
3 7 (1.05%) Network Security
4 5 (0.75%) Internet
5 3 (0.45%) HTTP
5 3 (0.45%) MQTT
6 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 51 (7.68%) NoSQL
3 45 (6.78%) MySQL
4 30 (4.52%) Tableau
5 14 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.96%) DynamoDB
7 12 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (1.81%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (1.36%) Power BI
8 9 (1.36%) Redis
9 5 (0.75%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.45%) Amazon Aurora
10 3 (0.45%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.15%) Big Data
12 1 (0.15%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 30 (4.52%) Visual Studio
2 29 (4.37%) Git
3 12 (1.81%) TeamCity
4 11 (1.66%) GitLab
4 11 (1.66%) NUnit
5 9 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.20%) Selenium
7 7 (1.05%) Jasmine
7 7 (1.05%) Visual Studio Code
8 5 (0.75%) gulp
8 5 (0.75%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.75%) Maven
9 4 (0.60%) Postman
10 3 (0.45%) Gradle
10 3 (0.45%) Subversion
11 2 (0.30%) Cypress.io
11 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.15%) GitKraken
12 1 (0.15%) JetBrains Rider
12 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 98 (14.76%) Social Skills
2 95 (14.31%) Finance
3 53 (7.98%) Public Sector
4 24 (3.61%) Marketing
5 21 (3.16%) Banking
6 16 (2.41%) Games
7 14 (2.11%) Retail
8 13 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (1.66%) Law
10 9 (1.36%) Police
11 8 (1.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 8 (1.20%) Tech for Good
12 7 (1.05%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.75%) iGaming
14 4 (0.60%) Health Technology
15 3 (0.45%) Aviation
15 3 (0.45%) Front Office
16 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.30%) Local Government
16 2 (0.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (34.64%) .NET
2 123 (18.52%) React
3 95 (14.31%) HTML
4 90 (13.55%) CSS
5 68 (10.24%) ASP.NET
6 59 (8.89%) REST
7 57 (8.58%) Vue
8 54 (8.13%) AngularJS
9 53 (7.98%) .NET Core
9 53 (7.98%) RESTful
10 48 (7.23%) Laravel
11 39 (5.87%) Node.js
11 39 (5.87%) Web Services
12 38 (5.72%) .NET Framework
13 35 (5.27%) jQuery
14 33 (4.97%) Tailwind CSS
15 28 (4.22%) OpenID
16 27 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 26 (3.92%) OAuth
17 26 (3.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (4.67%) Mobile App
2 26 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.56%) Cloud Native
5 16 (2.41%) Digital Media
5 16 (2.41%) Product Ownership
6 14 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (1.96%) Low-Code
8 11 (1.66%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.51%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.36%) IoT
11 7 (1.05%) Augmented Reality
11 7 (1.05%) Distributed Systems
12 6 (0.90%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.90%) Video\Live Streaming
13 5 (0.75%) Virtual Reality
14 4 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.60%) Kindle
15 3 (0.45%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (6.17%) Windows
2 30 (4.52%) Linux
3 17 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 13 (1.96%) Android
5 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (29.97%) Agile
2 147 (22.14%) Mentoring
3 100 (15.06%) Full Stack Development
4 95 (14.31%) DevOps
5 79 (11.90%) Microservices
6 78 (11.75%) Web Development
7 68 (10.24%) Software Engineering
8 60 (9.04%) Coaching
9 59 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
10 57 (8.58%) TDD
11 54 (8.13%) Technical Leadership
12 52 (7.83%) MVC
13 50 (7.53%) Code Quality
14 48 (7.23%) Scrum
15 47 (7.08%) CI/CD
15 47 (7.08%) Design Patterns
16 44 (6.63%) Computer Science
16 44 (6.63%) Front End Development
17 43 (6.48%) SOLID
18 42 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 225 (33.89%) C#
2 173 (26.05%) JavaScript
3 107 (16.11%) SQL
4 104 (15.66%) TypeScript
5 75 (11.30%) Java
6 41 (6.17%) PHP
7 34 (5.12%) C++
8 27 (4.07%) Python
9 21 (3.16%) C
10 19 (2.86%) XAML
11 14 (2.11%) Kotlin
11 14 (2.11%) Swift
12 13 (1.96%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.36%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.20%) Bicep
15 6 (0.90%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.75%) Ada
17 3 (0.45%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.45%) R
17 3 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 107 (16.11%) Degree
2 42 (6.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (3.46%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.51%) AWS Certification
4 10 (1.51%) Azure Certification
5 6 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.60%) AWS Certified Developer
6 4 (0.60%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
6 4 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.45%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.30%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.63%) QA
2 4 (0.60%) Accessibility
2 4 (0.60%) WCAG
3 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (10.09%) Docker
2 6 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 51 (7.68%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.41%) Terraform
3 7 (1.05%) MIIS
4 1 (0.15%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) Kiali
4 1 (0.15%) Kibana
Vendors
1 100 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (2.26%) ServiceNow
3 11 (1.66%) Oracle
4 7 (1.05%) Google
5 3 (0.45%) Hotjar
5 3 (0.45%) Northgate
6 2 (0.30%) Computacenter
6 2 (0.30%) SAP
7 1 (0.15%) IBM
7 1 (0.15%) Salesforce
7 1 (0.15%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.15%) Zend