Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 179 178
Rank change year-on-year +33 -1 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 94 90 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.60% 1.31% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.34% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 72 92 107
West Yorkshire median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

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 5,686 6,696 7,609
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 97.40% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4,747 5,619 6,410
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,500
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +28 79 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Bradford +27 5 £55,000 -
Wakefield -5 4 £47,500 -20.83%
Halifax +10 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Otley - 1 £47,500 -
Wetherby - 1 £45,000 - 1
Lead Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 69 (73.40%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (70.21%) C#
3 43 (45.74%) .NET
4 40 (42.55%) Java
5 38 (40.43%) JavaScript
6 37 (39.36%) TDD
7 35 (37.23%) Mentoring
8 33 (35.11%) SQL
9 32 (34.04%) SQL Server
10 30 (31.91%) MVC
11 27 (28.72%) Web Services
12 26 (27.66%) ASP.NET
13 22 (23.40%) HTML
13 22 (23.40%) Test Automation
13 22 (23.40%) Jenkins
14 21 (22.34%) Selenium
15 20 (21.28%) Ruby
15 20 (21.28%) Python
15 20 (21.28%) JMeter
15 20 (21.28%) BDD
15 20 (21.28%) SDET
16 18 (19.15%) Finance
16 18 (19.15%) Scrum
17 17 (18.09%) CSS
17 17 (18.09%) PHP
18 15 (15.96%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
19 14 (14.89%) Microservices
20 13 (13.83%) Kanban
20 13 (13.83%) jQuery

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 6 (6.38%) CMS
1 6 (6.38%) IIS
2 4 (4.26%) Confluence
3 3 (3.19%) Drupal
3 3 (3.19%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.19%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.13%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.06%) CICS
5 1 (1.06%) Wowza Streaming Engine
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.64%) G Suite
2 10 (10.64%) Office 365
2 10 (10.64%) Slack
3 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.26%) Sage Pay
5 2 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.06%) GitHub
6 1 (1.06%) Serverless
6 1 (1.06%) Twilio
6 1 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) HTTP
2 3 (3.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.13%) MySQL
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.06%) DB2
7 1 (1.06%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.06%) QlikView
7 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.06%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (23.40%) Jenkins
2 21 (22.34%) Selenium
3 20 (21.28%) JMeter
4 10 (10.64%) Appium
4 10 (10.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (10.64%) Buildbot
4 10 (10.64%) Cucumber
4 10 (10.64%) Gatling
4 10 (10.64%) NeoLoad
4 10 (10.64%) Ranorex
4 10 (10.64%) SoapUI
4 10 (10.64%) WATIR
4 10 (10.64%) WebDriver
4 10 (10.64%) WebLOAD
5 7 (7.45%) JIRA
6 6 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.19%) SonarQube
8 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Retail
3 5 (5.32%) Marketing
4 4 (4.26%) Advertising
4 4 (4.26%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (45.74%) .NET
2 27 (28.72%) Web Services
3 26 (27.66%) ASP.NET
4 22 (23.40%) HTML
5 17 (18.09%) CSS
6 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (13.83%) jQuery
8 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (12.77%) Spring
9 9 (9.57%) AngularJS
9 9 (9.57%) Dropwizard
9 9 (9.57%) Spring Boot
10 8 (8.51%) .NET Core
10 8 (8.51%) .NET Framework
10 8 (8.51%) Entity Framework
11 7 (7.45%) XML
12 6 (6.38%) Node.js
12 6 (6.38%) React
12 6 (6.38%) REST
12 6 (6.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) User Experience
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.06%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Android
1 7 (7.45%) Apple iOS
1 7 (7.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (73.40%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (39.36%) TDD
3 35 (37.23%) Mentoring
4 30 (31.91%) MVC
5 22 (23.40%) Test Automation
6 20 (21.28%) BDD
6 20 (21.28%) SDET
7 18 (19.15%) Scrum
8 15 (15.96%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (14.89%) Microservices
10 13 (13.83%) Kanban
11 12 (12.77%) Software Engineering
12 11 (11.70%) Open Source
13 10 (10.64%) Build Automation
13 10 (10.64%) DSDM
13 10 (10.64%) Performance Testing
13 10 (10.64%) Software Testing
14 8 (8.51%) SDLC
15 7 (7.45%) E-Commerce
15 7 (7.45%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (70.21%) C#
2 40 (42.55%) Java
3 38 (40.43%) JavaScript
4 33 (35.11%) SQL
5 20 (21.28%) Python
5 20 (21.28%) Ruby
6 17 (18.09%) PHP
7 11 (11.70%) Scala
8 10 (10.64%) C
8 10 (10.64%) C++
9 5 (5.32%) Objective-C
9 5 (5.32%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.19%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.13%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.06%) Clojure
12 1 (1.06%) COBOL
12 1 (1.06%) Groovy
12 1 (1.06%) Java 8
12 1 (1.06%) VB
12 1 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) MCSD
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) Terraform
2 1 (1.06%) Ansible
2 1 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Google
2 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.38%) Sitecore
4 5 (5.32%) Xamarin
5 4 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.26%) Telerik
6 2 (2.13%) Apple
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle
7 1 (1.06%) Perforce
7 1 (1.06%) SAP
7 1 (1.06%) Vertica