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The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

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

Lead Developer
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
11 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 280 190 155
Rank change year-on-year -90 -35 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 958 743 161
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.26% 1.82% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.95% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 641 603 153
10th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £44,325
25th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% - -
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +6.90% +7.41% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 70,889 38,040 8,407
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.47% 93.36% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 42,754 29,482 7,340
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,825 £42,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

Lead Developer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Lead Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Lead Developer trend for jobs with a WFH option

Lead Developer
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Lead Developer.

Lead Developer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Lead Developer over the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

Lead Developer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 11 August 2022, Lead Developer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 477 (49.79%) Agile
2 406 (42.38%) JavaScript
3 371 (38.73%) React
4 289 (30.17%) Mentoring
5 250 (26.10%) Java
6 230 (24.01%) C#
7 218 (22.76%) Finance
8 212 (22.13%) Node.js
9 206 (21.50%) DevOps
10 204 (21.29%) Microservices
10 204 (21.29%) AWS
11 202 (21.09%) .NET
12 201 (20.98%) Azure
13 199 (20.77%) CI/CD
14 197 (20.56%) Social Skills
15 193 (20.15%) Software Engineering
16 192 (20.04%) Front End Development
17 185 (19.31%) TypeScript
18 171 (17.85%) HTML
19 165 (17.22%) CSS
20 164 (17.12%) Full Stack Development
21 163 (17.01%) Python
22 159 (16.60%) TDD
23 150 (15.66%) AngularJS
24 137 (14.30%) SQL
25 135 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
26 132 (13.78%) Scrum
27 131 (13.67%) Docker
28 129 (13.47%) Git (software)
29 127 (13.26%) Technical Leadership

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 24 (2.51%) CMS
2 12 (1.25%) Drupal
3 9 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (0.94%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.52%) Apache Pulsar
5 4 (0.42%) Confluence
5 4 (0.42%) nginx
5 4 (0.42%) WordPress
6 3 (0.31%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.31%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.31%) JBoss
6 3 (0.31%) Mendix
6 3 (0.31%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.21%) Apache
7 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.10%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.10%) Ethereum
Applications
1 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.52%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.10%) Maximo
5 1 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 204 (21.29%) AWS
2 201 (20.98%) Azure
3 78 (8.14%) GCP
4 69 (7.20%) SaaS
5 39 (4.07%) Serverless
6 33 (3.44%) GitHub
7 30 (3.13%) Azure DevOps
8 18 (1.88%) Power Platform
9 16 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (1.15%) Amazon Kinesis
12 11 (1.15%) Asana
12 11 (1.15%) Woopra
13 10 (1.04%) Google Play
14 8 (0.84%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (0.73%) Amazon ECS
15 7 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.73%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 66 (6.89%) HTTP
2 7 (0.73%) Broadband
3 4 (0.42%) AMQP
3 4 (0.42%) Firewall
4 3 (0.31%) Internet
5 1 (0.10%) DVB
5 1 (0.10%) IPFS
5 1 (0.10%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (9.29%) NoSQL
2 83 (8.66%) SQL Server
3 64 (6.68%) Relational Database
4 53 (5.53%) MySQL
5 48 (5.01%) MongoDB
6 42 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (2.61%) Big Data
8 18 (1.88%) Power BI
8 18 (1.88%) RDBMS
9 15 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.15%) Redis
11 10 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.94%) DynamoDB
12 9 (0.94%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.63%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.63%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 129 (13.47%) Git (software)
2 33 (3.44%) Cypress.io
3 27 (2.82%) JIRA
4 23 (2.40%) Visual Studio
5 21 (2.19%) Selenium
6 18 (1.88%) Jenkins
7 16 (1.67%) Subversion
7 16 (1.67%) webpack
8 15 (1.57%) GitLab
9 14 (1.46%) WebDriver
10 12 (1.25%) Bitbucket
11 11 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (1.04%) Gradle
12 10 (1.04%) Maven
12 10 (1.04%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.94%) Ant
13 9 (0.94%) Hudson
13 9 (0.94%) Jasmine
13 9 (0.94%) JUnit
13 9 (0.94%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 218 (22.76%) Finance
2 197 (20.56%) Social Skills
3 77 (8.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 68 (7.10%) Banking
5 66 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
6 60 (6.26%) Retail
7 55 (5.74%) Marketing
8 42 (4.38%) Front Office
9 35 (3.65%) Public Sector
10 34 (3.55%) Organisational Skills
11 27 (2.82%) Legal
12 22 (2.30%) Financial Institution
12 22 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (2.19%) Advertising
14 16 (1.67%) Back Office
15 14 (1.46%) Games
16 11 (1.15%) Automotive
16 11 (1.15%) Influencing Skills
16 11 (1.15%) Law
16 11 (1.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (38.73%) React
2 212 (22.13%) Node.js
3 202 (21.09%) .NET
4 171 (17.85%) HTML
5 165 (17.22%) CSS
6 150 (15.66%) AngularJS
7 124 (12.94%) REST
8 121 (12.63%) RESTful
9 90 (9.39%) .NET Core
9 90 (9.39%) Vue.js
10 77 (8.04%) HTML5
11 67 (6.99%) Laravel
12 66 (6.89%) GraphQL
13 63 (6.58%) .NET Framework
13 63 (6.58%) Kafka
14 62 (6.47%) Spring
15 47 (4.91%) ASP.NET
16 44 (4.59%) SOAP
16 44 (4.59%) Web Services
17 38 (3.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 119 (12.42%) User Experience
2 113 (11.80%) Greenfield Project
3 80 (8.35%) Mobile App
4 38 (3.97%) Cloud Native
5 29 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.40%) Podcast
7 20 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (1.88%) Hedge funds
9 17 (1.77%) Algorithms
9 17 (1.77%) Legacy Code
10 15 (1.57%) IoT
10 15 (1.57%) Life Science
10 15 (1.57%) Public Cloud
11 14 (1.46%) Blockchain
11 14 (1.46%) Cyberattack
11 14 (1.46%) W3C
12 13 (1.36%) Data Structures
13 12 (1.25%) NHS
14 10 (1.04%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 87 (9.08%) Apple iOS
2 81 (8.46%) Android
3 39 (4.07%) Linux
4 26 (2.71%) Windows
5 17 (1.77%) Unix
6 9 (0.94%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.21%) Android TV
8 1 (0.10%) CentOS
8 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.10%) FreeRTOS
8 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (49.79%) Agile
2 289 (30.17%) Mentoring
3 206 (21.50%) DevOps
4 204 (21.29%) Microservices
5 199 (20.77%) CI/CD
6 193 (20.15%) Software Engineering
7 192 (20.04%) Front End Development
8 164 (17.12%) Full Stack Development
9 159 (16.60%) TDD
10 135 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
11 132 (13.78%) Scrum
12 127 (13.26%) Technical Leadership
13 119 (12.42%) MVC
14 94 (9.81%) Test Automation
15 91 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
16 75 (7.83%) Fintech
16 75 (7.83%) OOP
17 72 (7.52%) OO
18 69 (7.20%) E-Commerce
19 62 (6.47%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 406 (42.38%) JavaScript
2 250 (26.10%) Java
3 230 (24.01%) C#
4 185 (19.31%) TypeScript
5 163 (17.01%) Python
6 137 (14.30%) SQL
7 105 (10.96%) PHP
8 46 (4.80%) Kotlin
9 40 (4.18%) C++
10 29 (3.03%) Ruby
11 22 (2.30%) T-SQL
12 21 (2.19%) C
13 20 (2.09%) Go
14 19 (1.98%) Apple Swift
15 18 (1.88%) ES6
16 17 (1.77%) Bash
16 17 (1.77%) PL/SQL
17 15 (1.57%) Perl
18 14 (1.46%) Apex Code
18 14 (1.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (5.11%) Degree
2 30 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 30 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.21%) HND
5 2 (0.21%) MCSD
5 2 (0.21%) MCSE
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.91%) QA
2 20 (2.09%) Accessibility
3 10 (1.04%) EMIR
4 7 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.10%) GxP
7 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 131 (13.67%) Docker
2 4 (0.42%) iptables
3 1 (0.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 93 (9.71%) Kubernetes
2 35 (3.65%) Terraform
3 13 (1.36%) Ansible
4 11 (1.15%) Bugsnag
5 9 (0.94%) MIIS
6 6 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.10%) Grafana
8 1 (0.10%) Kibana
8 1 (0.10%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 104 (10.86%) Microsoft
2 39 (4.07%) Google
3 28 (2.92%) Oracle
4 14 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (1.36%) New Relic
6 11 (1.15%) Xamarin
7 5 (0.52%) Zend
8 4 (0.42%) SAP
8 4 (0.42%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.42%) Twitter
9 3 (0.31%) Alibaba
9 3 (0.31%) OutSystems
9 3 (0.31%) Sony
10 2 (0.21%) Optimizely
10 2 (0.21%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.10%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.10%) Databricks
11 1 (0.10%) Facebook
11 1 (0.10%) Maxymiser
11 1 (0.10%) Sparx