The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 165 162
Rank change year-on-year +29 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 45 42 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.25% 0.94% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.98% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 44 30 49
Median salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +2.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,971 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3535 4306 4974
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.84% 96.83% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3137 3572 3979
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,200 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +38 42 £52,500 +10.52% 7
Huddersfield -4 1 £55,000 +13.40%
Halifax - 1 £44,000 -
Hebden Bridge - 1 £52,500 -
Lead Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Yorkshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 69 (66.99%) .NET
2 67 (65.05%) C#
3 51 (49.51%) CSS
4 49 (47.57%) SQL
5 44 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (40.78%) MVC
6 42 (40.78%) HTML
6 42 (40.78%) ASP.NET
7 38 (36.89%) JavaScript
8 33 (32.04%) Software Engineering
9 27 (26.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (26.21%) SQL Server
10 26 (25.24%) Mentoring
11 20 (19.42%) Microsoft
11 20 (19.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (18.45%) WCF
12 19 (18.45%) Mule
13 18 (17.48%) Java
14 16 (15.53%) Web Services
14 16 (15.53%) AngularJS
15 15 (14.56%) XML
15 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (12.62%) T-SQL
16 13 (12.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (11.65%) .NET Framework
18 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
19 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
19 10 (9.71%) Line Management
20 9 (8.74%) E-Commerce
20 9 (8.74%) HTML5

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 19 (18.45%) Mule
2 7 (6.80%) IIS
3 6 (5.83%) SAS
4 4 (3.88%) CMS
4 4 (3.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (3.88%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.88%) WordPress
5 3 (2.91%) JBoss
5 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.94%) Apache
6 2 (1.94%) ATG Dynamo
6 2 (1.94%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.97%) Jetty
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.85%) GitHub
3 2 (1.94%) PaaS
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.21%) SQL Server
2 20 (19.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (12.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.83%) Redis
6 5 (4.85%) CouchDB
6 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.88%) MySQL
8 3 (2.91%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.94%) Big Data
9 2 (1.94%) DB2
9 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.97%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.97%) Riak
10 1 (0.97%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.80%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.85%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.88%) gulp
5 4 (3.88%) JUnit
5 4 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.94%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.94%) JIRA
7 2 (1.94%) JMeter
7 2 (1.94%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.94%) Selenium
7 2 (1.94%) webpack
General
1 5 (4.85%) Finance
1 5 (4.85%) Retail
2 3 (2.91%) Marketing
3 2 (1.94%) Law
3 2 (1.94%) Legal
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
4 1 (0.97%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (66.99%) .NET
2 51 (49.51%) CSS
3 42 (40.78%) ASP.NET
3 42 (40.78%) HTML
4 27 (26.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (18.45%) WCF
6 16 (15.53%) AngularJS
6 16 (15.53%) Web Services
7 15 (14.56%) XML
8 12 (11.65%) .NET Framework
9 9 (8.74%) HTML5
10 7 (6.80%) jQuery
11 6 (5.83%) XSLT
12 5 (4.85%) Dropwizard
12 5 (4.85%) Entity Framework
12 5 (4.85%) XSD
13 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 4 (3.88%) J2EE
13 4 (3.88%) Node.js
13 4 (3.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.91%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.91%) User Experience
3 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.97%) iPad
4 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.97%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.91%) Unix
2 2 (1.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.78%) MVC
3 33 (32.04%) Software Engineering
4 26 (25.24%) Mentoring
5 10 (9.71%) Line Management
6 9 (8.74%) E-Commerce
7 8 (7.77%) OO
8 6 (5.83%) Data Integration
8 6 (5.83%) Front End Development
8 6 (5.83%) Project Management
8 6 (5.83%) Scrum
8 6 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.83%) TDD
9 5 (4.85%) Integration Testing
9 5 (4.85%) Microservices
9 5 (4.85%) Open Source
9 5 (4.85%) SDLC
9 5 (4.85%) Waterfall
10 4 (3.88%) BDD
10 4 (3.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (65.05%) C#
2 49 (47.57%) SQL
3 38 (36.89%) JavaScript
4 18 (17.48%) Java
5 13 (12.62%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.80%) PHP
7 4 (3.88%) ES6
8 3 (2.91%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.94%) Python
10 1 (0.97%) ABAP
10 1 (0.97%) VB
10 1 (0.97%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) SAS Certification
2 2 (1.94%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) MCP
2 2 (1.94%) MCPD
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
1 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.83%) Oracle
3 4 (3.88%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.94%) ATG
4 2 (1.94%) BEA
4 2 (1.94%) hybris
4 2 (1.94%) IBM
5 1 (0.97%) SAP
5 1 (0.97%) Sybase
5 1 (0.97%) Tableau
5 1 (0.97%) Twitter
5 1 (0.97%) Xamarin
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