Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 23 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 93 83
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 12 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.23% 0.096% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.100% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 19
Watford median annual salary £62,500 £80,000 £57,400
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.88% +39.37% +9.33%
10th Percentile £53,750 £80,000 £51,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £80,000 £62,630
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,400
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.89% +14.80%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 940 1002 1034
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 96.62% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 791 863 853
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Watford

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Watford region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) C#
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) Financial Institution
4 6 (50.00%) MVC
4 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (50.00%) SOLID
5 4 (33.33%) REST
5 4 (33.33%) Retail
5 4 (33.33%) SOAP
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) SOA
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (25.00%) Microservices
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
8 1 (8.33%) Apache

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Bower
1 1 (8.33%) EasyMock
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Grunt
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Mockito
1 1 (8.33%) TestFairy
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) REST
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) Castor
5 1 (8.33%) DOM
5 1 (8.33%) JAXB
5 1 (8.33%) LAMP
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) WPF
5 1 (8.33%) XHTML
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) SOLID
3 3 (25.00%) Microservices
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (8.33%) CQRS
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) MVVM
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Zend