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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 87 97 106
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 10 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.91% 1.06% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.10% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 2
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £57,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £79,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,750 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
1069 1002 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.09% 96.91% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 945 908 922
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
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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 £60,000 - 1
Sittingbourne - 3 £37,500 -
Lead Developer
South East

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (61.11%) VB.NET
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) Project Management
2 10 (55.56%) Functional Programming
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) MySQL
3 6 (33.33%) RESTful
4 5 (27.78%) Scala
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 5 (27.78%) JSON
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 4 (22.22%) OAuth
5 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 4 (22.22%) TestNG
5 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 3 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (16.67%) QUnit
6 3 (16.67%) Jasmine
6 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 3 (16.67%) WordPress
6 3 (16.67%) Protractor
6 3 (16.67%) PHP
6 3 (16.67%) VB

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (16.67%) WordPress
2 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) TestNG
2 3 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 3 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (16.67%) Protractor
2 3 (16.67%) QUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Hudson
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (5.56%) RSpec
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) WATIR
General
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) RESTful
3 5 (27.78%) JSON
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 4 (22.22%) OAuth
4 4 (22.22%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
7 1 (5.56%) CSS
7 1 (5.56%) EJB
7 1 (5.56%) HTML
7 1 (5.56%) J2EE
7 1 (5.56%) Java EE
7 1 (5.56%) JAX-RS
7 1 (5.56%) JMS
7 1 (5.56%) JSF
7 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Functional Programming
1 10 (55.56%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Web Development
3 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.56%) DSDM
5 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
5 1 (5.56%) OWASP
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Secure Coding
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) VB.NET
2 10 (55.56%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) Scala
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 3 (16.67%) PHP
6 3 (16.67%) VB
7 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
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