Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

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

Lead Developer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 175 197
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 88 94 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.33% 1.33% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.36% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 60 94 89
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +13.40% +2.11%
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £33,047
90th Percentile £70,500 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £51,750 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.43% +10.53% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6,431 6,887 8,155
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.25% 97.66% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5,468 5,941 6,818
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,150 £61,250 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in West Yorkshire

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in West Yorkshire

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in West Yorkshire

Lead Developer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. 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
Leeds +10 79 £55,000 - 7
Wakefield - 3 £47,500 - 1
Bradford - 3 £55,000 - 3
Wetherby - 1 £45,000 -
Otley - 1 £47,500 - 1
Lead Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 71 (80.68%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (53.41%) C#
3 43 (48.86%) JavaScript
4 34 (38.64%) Java
5 32 (36.36%) Mentoring
6 31 (35.23%) TDD
7 30 (34.09%) .NET
8 24 (27.27%) PHP
9 23 (26.14%) MVC
9 23 (26.14%) Finance
10 22 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 21 (23.86%) SQL Server
12 19 (21.59%) AngularJS
12 19 (21.59%) HTML
12 19 (21.59%) Scrum
13 18 (20.45%) Software Engineering
13 18 (20.45%) BDD
14 17 (19.32%) SQL
15 16 (18.18%) CSS
15 16 (18.18%) Web Services
16 15 (17.05%) Telecoms
16 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (17.05%) Actionable Insight
17 14 (15.91%) Docker
17 14 (15.91%) Test Automation
17 14 (15.91%) Ruby
17 14 (15.91%) Selenium
17 14 (15.91%) JMeter
17 14 (15.91%) Python
18 13 (14.77%) Continuous Integration

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 11 (12.50%) CMS
1 11 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (1.14%) Confluence
2 1 (1.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) WordPress
2 1 (1.14%) Wowza Streaming Engine
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.41%) G Suite
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.41%) Office 365
2 3 (3.41%) Slack
3 2 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.14%) GitHub
4 1 (1.14%) Serverless
4 1 (1.14%) Twilio
4 1 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) Skype
2 5 (5.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) MySQL
3 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.27%) MS Access
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (15.91%) JMeter
1 14 (15.91%) Selenium
2 13 (14.77%) Cucumber
2 13 (14.77%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.23%) Appium
3 9 (10.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (10.23%) Buildbot
3 9 (10.23%) Gatling
3 9 (10.23%) NeoLoad
3 9 (10.23%) Ranorex
3 9 (10.23%) SoapUI
3 9 (10.23%) WATIR
3 9 (10.23%) WebLOAD
4 5 (5.68%) WebDriver
5 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.27%) JIRA
6 2 (2.27%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.14%) VersionOne
General
1 23 (26.14%) Finance
2 15 (17.05%) Telecoms
3 10 (11.36%) Retail
4 9 (10.23%) Financial Institution
5 7 (7.95%) Legal
5 7 (7.95%) Marketing
6 2 (2.27%) Advertising
7 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.09%) .NET
2 22 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (21.59%) AngularJS
3 19 (21.59%) HTML
4 16 (18.18%) CSS
4 16 (18.18%) Web Services
5 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (14.77%) React
6 13 (14.77%) Spring
7 11 (12.50%) Node.js
8 10 (11.36%) Spring Boot
9 9 (10.23%) Kafka
10 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (6.82%) Dropwizard
11 6 (6.82%) Hibernate
11 6 (6.82%) jQuery
12 5 (5.68%) REST
13 4 (4.55%) .NET Core
13 4 (4.55%) Ember.js
13 4 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (1.14%) NHS
4 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.14%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.68%) Android
1 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.27%) Windows
3 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (80.68%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 31 (35.23%) TDD
4 23 (26.14%) MVC
5 19 (21.59%) Scrum
6 18 (20.45%) BDD
6 18 (20.45%) Software Engineering
7 15 (17.05%) Actionable Insight
8 14 (15.91%) Test Automation
9 13 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (13.64%) Kanban
10 12 (13.64%) Unit Testing
11 11 (12.50%) Microservices
11 11 (12.50%) Prototyping
11 11 (12.50%) Web Development
12 10 (11.36%) SDLC
13 9 (10.23%) DSDM
13 9 (10.23%) Rapid Prototyping
13 9 (10.23%) Software Testing
14 8 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 47 (53.41%) C#
2 43 (48.86%) JavaScript
3 34 (38.64%) Java
4 24 (27.27%) PHP
5 17 (19.32%) SQL
6 14 (15.91%) Python
6 14 (15.91%) Ruby
7 10 (11.36%) Scala
8 9 (10.23%) C
8 9 (10.23%) C++
9 8 (9.09%) Java 8
10 3 (3.41%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.27%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.27%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.27%) VBA
12 1 (1.14%) Clojure
12 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.14%) VB
12 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (15.91%) Docker
2 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) Ansible
2 2 (2.27%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.27%) Terraform
3 1 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (9.09%) Vertica
2 5 (5.68%) Google
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.27%) Apple
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (1.14%) Perforce