Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 22 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 126 129
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 23 27 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.10% 1.10% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.14% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 36
West Sussex median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 2002 2359 2587
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 96.25% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 2158 2272
West Sussex median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in West Sussex

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in West Sussex

Lead Developer
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Horsham - 3 £60,000 -
Crawley +28 2 £52,500 -17.65%
Chichester - 2 £52,500 -
Haywards Heath - 2 £52,500 -
Gatwick +12 1 £52,500 -4.55%
Lead Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Sussex region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
4 12 (52.17%) SQL
4 12 (52.17%) CMS
4 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (43.48%) C#
6 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (30.43%) MVC
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
8 6 (26.09%) TDD
8 6 (26.09%) User Experience
9 5 (21.74%) Scrum
9 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
9 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
9 5 (21.74%) Umbraco
9 5 (21.74%) QMS
9 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
9 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
9 5 (21.74%) REST
9 5 (21.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (21.74%) ServiceStack
9 5 (21.74%) Quality Management
9 5 (21.74%) HTML
9 5 (21.74%) Java
9 5 (21.74%) SOAP
9 5 (21.74%) Web Services
9 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
10 4 (17.39%) OO
11 3 (13.04%) CSS

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 12 (52.17%) CMS
2 5 (21.74%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
2 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
3 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) REST
3 5 (21.74%) ServiceStack
3 5 (21.74%) SOAP
3 5 (21.74%) Web Services
4 3 (13.04%) CSS
5 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.70%) JDBC
6 1 (4.35%) Ember.js
6 1 (4.35%) React
6 1 (4.35%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
4 5 (21.74%) QMS
4 5 (21.74%) Quality Management
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
5 4 (17.39%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.04%) Time Management
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) Line Management
7 2 (8.70%) OOP
7 2 (8.70%) People Management
7 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) VB
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft