The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 266 289 318
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 184 163 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 0.71% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.75% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 141 146 120
Average salary £57,500 £50,344 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.21% +4.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Lead Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19955 21746 21098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.20% 94.94% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16310 17614 17489
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in the South East

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in the South East

Lead Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
Berkshire +26 62 £62,500 +19.04% 8
Surrey +18 53 £66,250 +26.19% 5
Hampshire -1 32 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 16 £42,000 -20.00%
Oxfordshire +3 13 £57,500 +27.77% 5
Kent +9 5 £52,000 +12.43%
West Sussex +3 2 £52,750 -12.08%
Middlesex - 2 £65,000 -
East Sussex +20 1 £65,000 +39.03%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 211 (49.76%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (48.11%) JavaScript
3 176 (41.51%) HTML
4 149 (35.14%) C#
4 149 (35.14%) CSS
5 133 (31.37%) .NET
6 119 (28.07%) jQuery
7 113 (26.65%) MVC
8 106 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 105 (24.76%) SQL
10 91 (21.46%) ASP.NET
11 85 (20.05%) Microsoft
12 83 (19.58%) Java
13 81 (19.10%) Finance
14 79 (18.63%) PHP
14 79 (18.63%) Web Services
14 79 (18.63%) AngularJS
15 74 (17.45%) HTML5
15 74 (17.45%) OO
16 73 (17.22%) Scrum
17 71 (16.75%) XML
17 71 (16.75%) REST
18 67 (15.80%) Web Development
19 57 (13.44%) TDD
20 56 (13.21%) Linux
20 56 (13.21%) Git (software)
21 53 (12.50%) Open Source
22 51 (12.03%) Ruby
23 50 (11.79%) J2EE
23 50 (11.79%) Node.js

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 50 (11.79%) Node.js
2 14 (3.30%) CMS
3 11 (2.59%) Moodle
4 8 (1.89%) Confluence
4 8 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.89%) JBoss
5 6 (1.42%) Drupal
6 5 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.18%) Apache
7 4 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.94%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.94%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.94%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.94%) WordPress
7 4 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.71%) SAS
8 3 (0.71%) IIS
9 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.12%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.65%) Adobe Captivate
3 7 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.24%) MS Office
4 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.42%) SAP CRM
1 6 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (1.42%) Oracle iProcurement
2 5 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.94%) Magento
4 3 (0.71%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 37 (8.73%) SaaS
2 24 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Force.com
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.07%) Internet
2 4 (0.94%) LDAP
3 2 (0.47%) PPP
3 2 (0.47%) DAB
3 2 (0.47%) SSH
4 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (11.56%) NoSQL
3 48 (11.32%) MySQL
4 45 (10.61%) MongoDB
5 40 (9.43%) Big Data
6 26 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (4.25%) Relational Database
9 15 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.89%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 5 (1.18%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
16 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 56 (13.21%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.19%) Grunt
3 21 (4.95%) Jenkins
4 20 (4.72%) Selenium
4 20 (4.72%) NUnit
5 18 (4.25%) Visual Studio
6 15 (3.54%) JIRA
7 14 (3.30%) PHPUnit
8 13 (3.07%) Xcode
9 12 (2.83%) Subversion
9 12 (2.83%) Eclipse
10 11 (2.59%) Bower
11 10 (2.36%) TeamCity
12 9 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (2.12%) Maven
12 9 (2.12%) RSpec
13 8 (1.89%) Android Studio
14 7 (1.65%) Dreamweaver
15 5 (1.18%) JUnit
16 4 (0.94%) ReSharper
General
1 81 (19.10%) Finance
2 22 (5.19%) Manufacturing
3 19 (4.48%) Retail
4 17 (4.01%) Marketing
5 16 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (2.83%) Banking
7 10 (2.36%) Advertising
8 9 (2.12%) Back Office
9 8 (1.89%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.42%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.18%) Billing
12 4 (0.94%) Electronics
12 4 (0.94%) Law
13 3 (0.71%) Legal
14 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.24%) French Language
14 1 (0.24%) German Language
14 1 (0.24%) Hindi Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (41.51%) HTML
2 149 (35.14%) CSS
3 133 (31.37%) .NET
4 119 (28.07%) jQuery
5 91 (21.46%) ASP.NET
6 79 (18.63%) Web Services
6 79 (18.63%) AngularJS
7 74 (17.45%) HTML5
8 71 (16.75%) XML
8 71 (16.75%) REST
9 50 (11.79%) J2EE
10 45 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (10.61%) Spring
10 45 (10.61%) WCF
11 41 (9.67%) Hibernate
12 31 (7.31%) JSON
12 31 (7.31%) CSS3
13 30 (7.08%) .NET Framework
14 26 (6.13%) Symfony
15 21 (4.95%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (9.91%) Mobile App
3 25 (5.90%) User Experience
4 12 (2.83%) E-Learning
5 11 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.12%) W3C
7 8 (1.89%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.65%) Learning Management System
8 7 (1.65%) SCORM
8 7 (1.65%) Graphic Design
9 5 (1.18%) iPhone
9 5 (1.18%) iPad
10 4 (0.94%) DTV
10 4 (0.94%) LIMS
11 3 (0.71%) GIS
11 3 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.47%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.47%) Semantic Web
12 2 (0.47%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 56 (13.21%) Linux
2 37 (8.73%) Apple iOS
3 25 (5.90%) Windows
4 19 (4.48%) Android
5 17 (4.01%) UNIX
6 8 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (49.76%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (26.65%) MVC
3 74 (17.45%) OO
4 73 (17.22%) Scrum
5 67 (15.80%) Web Development
6 57 (13.44%) TDD
7 53 (12.50%) Open Source
8 47 (11.08%) Mentoring
9 33 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (6.60%) E-Commerce
12 25 (5.90%) Software Engineering
13 24 (5.66%) OOP
14 22 (5.19%) Automated Testing
14 22 (5.19%) Mobile Development
15 21 (4.95%) Software Architecture
16 20 (4.72%) Unit Testing
16 20 (4.72%) SOA
17 15 (3.54%) Waterfall
18 14 (3.30%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 204 (48.11%) JavaScript
2 149 (35.14%) C#
3 105 (24.76%) SQL
4 83 (19.58%) Java
5 79 (18.63%) PHP
6 51 (12.03%) Ruby
7 45 (10.61%) Python
8 41 (9.67%) Perl
9 33 (7.78%) Objective-C
10 25 (5.90%) T-SQL
11 14 (3.30%) VB
11 14 (3.30%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.12%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.89%) Apple Swift
14 6 (1.42%) ABAP
15 5 (1.18%) VB6
15 5 (1.18%) XQuery
16 4 (0.94%) Scala
17 3 (0.71%) Apex Code
18 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (4.95%) Degree
2 3 (0.71%) MCP
2 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.19%) QA
2 8 (1.89%) Section 508
2 8 (1.89%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.42%) Puppet
1 6 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.94%) Nagios
3 2 (0.47%) cPanel
4 1 (0.24%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 85 (20.05%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.31%) Salesforce.com
3 30 (7.08%) Oracle
4 21 (4.95%) Zend
5 16 (3.77%) Sencha
6 12 (2.83%) SAP
7 11 (2.59%) Rackspace
8 8 (1.89%) Adobe
8 8 (1.89%) Endeca
9 7 (1.65%) SumTotal
9 7 (1.65%) Saba
10 4 (0.94%) Google
10 4 (0.94%) IBM
10 4 (0.94%) Splunk
11 3 (0.71%) Ektron
11 3 (0.71%) hybris
12 2 (0.47%) webMethods
12 2 (0.47%) Sitecore
13 1 (0.24%) Twitter
13 1 (0.24%) Xamarin
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