Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 179 177
Rank change year-on-year +28 -2 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 80 81 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.55% 1.19% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.22% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 64 76 99
West Yorkshire median annual salary £56,250 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £50,375 £41,250 £41,000
90th Percentile £76,050 £60,000 £67,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%

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 4,993 6,640 7,332
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.05% 97.52% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4,160 5,635 6,300
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +2.44%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 December 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 December 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 +9 59 £65,000 +23.81% 8
Wakefield -2 4 £52,500 -12.50%
Halifax +3 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Bradford +22 2 £57,500 +13.86% 1
Pontefract +2 2 - - 1
Bingley - 1 £50,000 -
Lead Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 52 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (58.75%) C#
3 39 (48.75%) Java
4 32 (40.00%) TDD
5 31 (38.75%) .NET
6 30 (37.50%) SQL
6 30 (37.50%) Mentoring
7 26 (32.50%) Web Services
7 26 (32.50%) SQL Server
8 25 (31.25%) Jenkins
9 23 (28.75%) MVC
10 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
11 17 (21.25%) PHP
11 17 (21.25%) Test Automation
12 16 (20.00%) Python
12 16 (20.00%) Scrum
12 16 (20.00%) Ruby
12 16 (20.00%) Selenium
13 15 (18.75%) JMeter
13 15 (18.75%) Spring
13 15 (18.75%) BDD
13 15 (18.75%) SDET
13 15 (18.75%) Technical Leadership
14 14 (17.50%) Microservices
14 14 (17.50%) Finance
15 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
15 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
15 13 (16.25%) Spring Boot
15 13 (16.25%) Terraform
15 13 (16.25%) Dropwizard

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 7 (8.75%) CMS
2 6 (7.50%) IIS
3 5 (6.25%) Confluence
4 4 (5.00%) nginx
5 3 (3.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.75%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.50%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.25%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) G Suite
1 10 (12.50%) Office 365
2 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (6.25%) Sage Pay
5 1 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.25%) MariaDB
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (3.75%) DB2
7 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.25%) MySQL
8 1 (1.25%) OLAP
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.25%) QlikView
8 1 (1.25%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.25%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 16 (20.00%) Selenium
3 15 (18.75%) JMeter
4 10 (12.50%) Appium
4 10 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (12.50%) Buildbot
4 10 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 10 (12.50%) Gatling
4 10 (12.50%) NeoLoad
4 10 (12.50%) Ranorex
4 10 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 10 (12.50%) WATIR
4 10 (12.50%) WebLOAD
5 7 (8.75%) JIRA
5 7 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.25%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.50%) VersionOne
7 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Retail
3 2 (2.50%) Advertising
3 2 (2.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.75%) .NET
2 26 (32.50%) Web Services
3 15 (18.75%) Spring
4 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
4 13 (16.25%) Dropwizard
4 13 (16.25%) Spring Boot
5 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (11.25%) HTML
7 8 (10.00%) .NET Core
7 8 (10.00%) jQuery
8 7 (8.75%) AngularJS
8 7 (8.75%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (8.75%) XML
9 6 (7.50%) SOAP
10 5 (6.25%) .NET Framework
10 5 (6.25%) CSS
10 5 (6.25%) Entity Framework
10 5 (6.25%) JSON
10 5 (6.25%) REST
10 5 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.50%) Life Science
2 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.25%) User Experience
3 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Android
2 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.00%) TDD
3 30 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 23 (28.75%) MVC
5 17 (21.25%) Test Automation
6 16 (20.00%) Scrum
7 15 (18.75%) BDD
7 15 (18.75%) SDET
7 15 (18.75%) Technical Leadership
8 14 (17.50%) Microservices
9 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
10 11 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (12.50%) DSDM
11 10 (12.50%) Kanban
11 10 (12.50%) Software Testing
12 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
13 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
13 5 (6.25%) Open Source
13 5 (6.25%) Performance Testing
13 5 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.75%) C#
2 39 (48.75%) Java
3 30 (37.50%) SQL
4 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
5 17 (21.25%) PHP
6 16 (20.00%) Python
6 16 (20.00%) Ruby
7 10 (12.50%) C
7 10 (12.50%) C++
7 10 (12.50%) Scala
8 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.75%) COBOL
10 2 (2.50%) JCL
10 2 (2.50%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.25%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.25%) Java 8
11 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.25%) VB
11 1 (1.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) MCSD
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) Terraform
2 2 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Google
2 10 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (6.25%) Telerik
5 4 (5.00%) Zend
6 2 (2.50%) IBM
6 2 (2.50%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.25%) Adobe
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle
7 1 (1.25%) Perforce
7 1 (1.25%) SAP