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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 98 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 9 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.83% 0.36% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £51,250 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.30% +3.33%
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
1048 1053 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.32% 94.78% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 943 913 604
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram 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 27 January 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £52,500 - 2
Dartford -10 1 £52,500 +75.00%
Lead Developer
South East

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) REST
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
3 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (33.33%) WCF
4 4 (33.33%) Ajax
4 4 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (33.33%) Kendo UI
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) OOP
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) XHTML
4 4 (33.33%) T-SQL

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
1 3 (25.00%) Xcode
1 3 (25.00%) jMock
1 3 (25.00%) Mockito
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
1 7 (58.33%) REST
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (50.00%) jQuery
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) XHTML
3 4 (33.33%) Ajax
3 4 (33.33%) WCF
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 4 (33.33%) Kendo UI
4 3 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) iPhone
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) iPad
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) OOP
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (25.00%) Memory Management
4 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Logistics
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Telerik
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
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