Period
to 21 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

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

Lead Developer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 180 102 227
Rank change year-on-year -78 +125 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 70 51 86
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.09% 1.95% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 2.01% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 57 50 70
10th Percentile £45,750 £42,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,125 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -4.55%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £70,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6,119 2,537 7,232
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 96.80% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4,799 2,224 5,854
10th Percentile £29,250 £30,000 £23,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Lead Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Yorkshire

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lead Developer in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Yorkshire

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead Developer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Yorkshire

Lead Developer
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -70 56 £57,500 +15.00% 5
South Yorkshire -50 6 £53,750 -2.27%
North Yorkshire 0 5 £50,000 - 1
East Yorkshire -14 2 £54,500 +6.34% 1
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.14%) Software Engineering
2 33 (47.14%) JavaScript
3 29 (41.43%) Azure
4 28 (40.00%) React
5 25 (35.71%) AngularJS
5 25 (35.71%) C#
5 25 (35.71%) Scrum
6 23 (32.86%) Vue.js
7 20 (28.57%) .NET
8 19 (27.14%) Java
8 19 (27.14%) AWS
9 18 (25.71%) TDD
10 17 (24.29%) Unit Testing
10 17 (24.29%) .NET Core
11 16 (22.86%) SQL
12 15 (21.43%) Web Services
12 15 (21.43%) Spring
12 15 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (21.43%) Mentoring
12 15 (21.43%) Coaching
13 14 (20.00%) Docker
13 14 (20.00%) BDD
13 14 (20.00%) Social Skills
13 14 (20.00%) Logistics
13 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 13 (18.57%) Hibernate
14 13 (18.57%) Pair Programming
15 12 (17.14%) MVC
15 12 (17.14%) PHP

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (5.71%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (41.43%) Azure
2 19 (27.14%) AWS
3 6 (8.57%) Power Platform
4 5 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.29%) AWS IoT
5 3 (4.29%) GCP
6 2 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (2.86%) Serverless
6 2 (2.86%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
1 2 (2.86%) SSL
1 2 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (15.71%) Big Data
3 8 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.57%) Power BI
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.86%) MySQL
7 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (1.43%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (1.43%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (1.43%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) JUnit
1 11 (15.71%) Maven
2 8 (11.43%) Selenium
3 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.14%) Moq
3 5 (7.14%) NUnit
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.29%) CircleCI
5 3 (4.29%) Gatling
5 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.29%) GitLab
5 3 (4.29%) JMeter
5 3 (4.29%) Katalon Studio
5 3 (4.29%) NeoLoad
5 3 (4.29%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.29%) TestCafe
5 3 (4.29%) WebLOAD
General
1 14 (20.00%) Social Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Public Sector
3 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Finance
4 4 (5.71%) Law
5 3 (4.29%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (4.29%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (2.86%) Billing
7 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.00%) React
2 25 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 23 (32.86%) Vue.js
4 20 (28.57%) .NET
5 17 (24.29%) .NET Core
6 15 (21.43%) Spring
6 15 (21.43%) Web Services
7 13 (18.57%) Hibernate
8 12 (17.14%) Spring Boot
9 11 (15.71%) ActiveMQ
9 11 (15.71%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (12.86%) HTML
10 9 (12.86%) Kafka
11 8 (11.43%) Blazor
11 8 (11.43%) CSS
12 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
12 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (10.00%) jQuery
12 7 (10.00%) Node.js
12 7 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (15.71%) Legacy Code
3 6 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.29%) Cloud Native
4 3 (4.29%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.86%) Industry 4.0
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) NHS
6 1 (1.43%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Android
2 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.14%) Software Engineering
3 25 (35.71%) Scrum
4 18 (25.71%) TDD
5 17 (24.29%) Unit Testing
6 15 (21.43%) Coaching
6 15 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 14 (20.00%) BDD
7 14 (20.00%) Logistics
8 13 (18.57%) Pair Programming
9 12 (17.14%) Full Stack Development
9 12 (17.14%) MVC
9 12 (17.14%) Technology Roadmap
10 11 (15.71%) Extreme Programming
10 11 (15.71%) Mob Programming
11 10 (14.29%) Fintech
11 10 (14.29%) Project Delivery
12 9 (12.86%) DevOps
13 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (11.43%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.14%) JavaScript
2 25 (35.71%) C#
3 19 (27.14%) Java
4 16 (22.86%) SQL
5 12 (17.14%) Java 8
5 12 (17.14%) PHP
6 11 (15.71%) Java 9
7 9 (12.86%) Java 11
8 7 (10.00%) Go
8 7 (10.00%) Python
9 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
10 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
11 3 (4.29%) C
11 3 (4.29%) C++
11 3 (4.29%) Ruby
11 3 (4.29%) Scala
11 3 (4.29%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) Ansible
2 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) GoCardless
4 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.43%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.43%) Databricks
5 1 (1.43%) Informatica
5 1 (1.43%) SAP