The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 97 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.46% - 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% - 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £57,500 - £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Lead Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1028 985 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.75% 97.33% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 926 823 921
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Kent region.

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Kent

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 4 £57,500 -
West Malling - 1 £52,500 -
Lead Developer
South East

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) XSLT
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) JMS
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) PPP
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) webMethods
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) XSD
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) CMS
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) WCF

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) XSLT
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) XSD
4 2 (22.22%) JMS
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) LINQ
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) webMethods
1 2 (22.22%) Ektron