Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 182 179
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 82 96 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.20% 1.32% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.35% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 64 92 125
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,050 £34,410
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £62,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 6,698 7,118 8,747
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.67% 97.90% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5,725 6,222 7,234
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +13 72 £52,500 -4.55% 12
Halifax +19 4 - -
Bradford -7 3 £42,500 +18.06%
Huddersfield - 1 £55,000 - 1
Pontefract - 1 £42,500 -
Lead Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 57 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (53.66%) JavaScript
3 39 (47.56%) C#
4 34 (41.46%) .NET
5 28 (34.15%) MVC
6 27 (32.93%) TDD
7 26 (31.71%) PHP
7 26 (31.71%) Mentoring
8 25 (30.49%) ASP.NET
9 24 (29.27%) HTML
9 24 (29.27%) AngularJS
10 22 (26.83%) Java
10 22 (26.83%) CSS
10 22 (26.83%) Software Engineering
11 20 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (21.95%) Coaching
13 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
14 15 (18.29%) Scrum
14 15 (18.29%) Web Development
15 13 (15.85%) SQL
15 13 (15.85%) Python
15 13 (15.85%) Docker
15 13 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (14.63%) Node.js
16 12 (14.63%) Ruby
17 11 (13.41%) Finance
18 10 (12.20%) HTML5
18 10 (12.20%) Pair Programming
19 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
19 9 (10.98%) MySQL

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 (8.54%) CMS
1 7 (8.54%) Drupal
2 5 (6.10%) Mule
3 2 (2.44%) Confluence
3 2 (2.44%) WordPress
4 1 (1.22%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.22%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Magento
1 1 (1.22%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.22%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) npm
3 1 (1.22%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) Skype
2 1 (1.22%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.98%) MySQL
3 2 (2.44%) MS Access
3 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.22%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Appium
1 6 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (7.32%) Buildbot
1 6 (7.32%) Cucumber
1 6 (7.32%) Gatling
1 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
1 6 (7.32%) JMeter
1 6 (7.32%) NeoLoad
1 6 (7.32%) Ranorex
1 6 (7.32%) Selenium
1 6 (7.32%) SoapUI
1 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio
1 6 (7.32%) WATIR
1 6 (7.32%) WebLOAD
2 5 (6.10%) webpack
3 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.66%) Subversion
4 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.44%) JIRA
5 2 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Retail
3 7 (8.54%) Legal
4 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.66%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.44%) Advertising
7 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (41.46%) .NET
2 25 (30.49%) ASP.NET
3 24 (29.27%) AngularJS
3 24 (29.27%) HTML
4 22 (26.83%) CSS
5 20 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (14.63%) Node.js
7 10 (12.20%) HTML5
8 9 (10.98%) CSS3
9 8 (9.76%) React
10 7 (8.54%) LAMP
11 6 (7.32%) jQuery
11 6 (7.32%) LAPP Stack
11 6 (7.32%) LEMP Stack
11 6 (7.32%) WAMP
12 5 (6.10%) Kafka
12 5 (6.10%) Web Services
13 4 (4.88%) Angular 2
13 4 (4.88%) Spring
14 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) User Experience
2 7 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (7.32%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.88%) Graphic Design
5 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.44%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.22%) HoloLens
7 1 (1.22%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) Android
1 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.15%) MVC
3 27 (32.93%) TDD
4 26 (31.71%) Mentoring
5 22 (26.83%) Software Engineering
6 18 (21.95%) Coaching
7 15 (18.29%) Scrum
7 15 (18.29%) Web Development
8 13 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (12.20%) Pair Programming
10 9 (10.98%) SDLC
11 8 (9.76%) BDD
11 8 (9.76%) Test Automation
12 6 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (7.32%) DSDM
12 6 (7.32%) Front End Development
12 6 (7.32%) Kanban
12 6 (7.32%) Mobile Development
12 6 (7.32%) Open Source
12 6 (7.32%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.66%) JavaScript
2 39 (47.56%) C#
3 26 (31.71%) PHP
4 22 (26.83%) Java
5 13 (15.85%) Python
5 13 (15.85%) SQL
6 12 (14.63%) Ruby
7 6 (7.32%) C
7 6 (7.32%) C++
7 6 (7.32%) Scala
8 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.44%) VBA
9 1 (1.22%) ABAP
9 1 (1.22%) ES6
9 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) CCNA
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.22%) PMP
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Ansible
1 6 (7.32%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) Vertica
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle
4 1 (1.22%) Apple
4 1 (1.22%) Google
4 1 (1.22%) SAP
4 1 (1.22%) VMware
4 1 (1.22%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.22%) Zend