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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 324 276 268
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 119 160 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.76% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.80% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 99 143 165
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
20745 20114 21777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 94.97% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16266 16627 18645
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
Surrey +39 60 £67,500 +40.62% 1
Buckinghamshire -10 19 £42,500 -15.00%
Oxfordshire +10 17 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Hampshire -28 15 £55,000 +12.24% 1
Berkshire -31 12 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 138 (49.82%) JavaScript
2 135 (48.74%) HTML
3 123 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (37.91%) SQL
5 103 (37.18%) .NET
6 89 (32.13%) C#
7 85 (30.69%) CSS
8 80 (28.88%) ASP.NET
9 78 (28.16%) SQL Server
10 75 (27.08%) Java
11 64 (23.10%) jQuery
12 62 (22.38%) HTML5
13 53 (19.13%) Web Services
14 45 (16.25%) TDD
15 44 (15.88%) XML
16 42 (15.16%) Microsoft
16 42 (15.16%) Scrum
17 39 (14.08%) Spring
18 36 (13.00%) Degree
18 36 (13.00%) MVC
18 36 (13.00%) J2EE
19 35 (12.64%) Git (software)
19 35 (12.64%) Mobile App
20 34 (12.27%) Mentoring
21 32 (11.55%) MySQL
22 31 (11.19%) User Experience
23 30 (10.83%) PHP
24 28 (10.11%) HTTP
24 28 (10.11%) Finance
24 28 (10.11%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 28 (10.11%) Node.js
2 15 (5.42%) Tomcat
3 14 (5.05%) Apache
3 14 (5.05%) IIS
4 9 (3.25%) CMS
4 9 (3.25%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.81%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.44%) WordPress
8 3 (1.08%) JCAPS
8 3 (1.08%) Documentum
9 2 (0.72%) SAS
9 2 (0.72%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.72%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Magento
2 2 (0.72%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.72%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.72%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.25%) SaaS
2 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.11%) HTTP
2 19 (6.86%) Internet
3 16 (5.78%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.44%) SAN
5 1 (0.36%) Extranet
5 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (28.16%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.55%) MySQL
3 18 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 18 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.61%) Big Data
6 9 (3.25%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.25%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.89%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.17%) QlikView
9 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.81%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.72%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (0.72%) Cognos Report Studio
11 2 (0.72%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 2 (0.72%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 35 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 27 (9.75%) Visual Studio
3 22 (7.94%) Subversion
4 18 (6.50%) Maven
5 16 (5.78%) Eclipse
5 16 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (5.05%) Ant
7 11 (3.97%) JUnit
8 4 (1.44%) YourKit
8 4 (1.44%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.08%) NUnit
10 2 (0.72%) Selenium
10 2 (0.72%) Grunt
10 2 (0.72%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.36%) Behat
11 1 (0.36%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.36%) Xcode
11 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
General
1 28 (10.11%) Finance
2 9 (3.25%) Retail
3 8 (2.89%) Publishing
4 7 (2.53%) Marketing
5 4 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.08%) Billing
6 3 (1.08%) French Language
6 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.72%) Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Front Office
7 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (48.74%) HTML
2 103 (37.18%) .NET
3 85 (30.69%) CSS
4 80 (28.88%) ASP.NET
5 64 (23.10%) jQuery
6 62 (22.38%) HTML5
7 53 (19.13%) Web Services
8 44 (15.88%) XML
9 39 (14.08%) Spring
10 36 (13.00%) J2EE
11 24 (8.66%) Sencha Touch
11 24 (8.66%) Apache Cordova
11 24 (8.66%) Ajax
12 23 (8.30%) Hibernate
13 18 (6.50%) CSS3
13 18 (6.50%) WCF
14 17 (6.14%) .NET Framework
15 16 (5.78%) JSP
16 15 (5.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (5.42%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.64%) Mobile App
2 31 (11.19%) User Experience
3 23 (8.30%) Open Source
4 18 (6.50%) Computer Science
5 16 (5.78%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.89%) iPhone
8 7 (2.53%) Mathematics
8 7 (2.53%) Physics
9 5 (1.81%) iPad
9 5 (1.81%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.44%) Statistics
10 4 (1.44%) Kindle
10 4 (1.44%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.08%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.72%) AS400
12 2 (0.72%) FMCG
12 2 (0.72%) iSeries
13 1 (0.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.75%) Apple iOS
2 17 (6.14%) Linux
2 17 (6.14%) Windows
3 7 (2.53%) UNIX
4 6 (2.17%) Android
5 5 (1.81%) Solaris
6 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (16.25%) TDD
3 42 (15.16%) Scrum
4 36 (13.00%) MVC
5 34 (12.27%) Mentoring
6 28 (10.11%) Software Engineering
7 27 (9.75%) OO
8 23 (8.30%) SOA
9 19 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (6.14%) Web Development
11 16 (5.78%) E-Commerce
11 16 (5.78%) Coaching
12 14 (5.05%) CRM
12 14 (5.05%) OOP
13 13 (4.69%) Software Architecture
13 13 (4.69%) Project Management
14 12 (4.33%) Data Modelling
14 12 (4.33%) Requirements Analysis
15 11 (3.97%) BDD
15 11 (3.97%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 138 (49.82%) JavaScript
2 105 (37.91%) SQL
3 89 (32.13%) C#
4 75 (27.08%) Java
5 30 (10.83%) PHP
6 25 (9.03%) VB.NET
6 25 (9.03%) Objective-C
7 19 (6.86%) C++
7 19 (6.86%) C
8 11 (3.97%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.89%) Python
10 7 (2.53%) Ruby
11 6 (2.17%) ABAP
11 6 (2.17%) PHP5
12 4 (1.44%) Fortran
12 4 (1.44%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.44%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.72%) SAPscript
13 2 (0.72%) VB
13 2 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (13.00%) Degree
2 19 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.33%) MCSE
4 8 (2.89%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.53%) MCTS
6 4 (1.44%) PhD
7 1 (0.36%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.25%) QA
2 4 (1.44%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (15.16%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.03%) Sencha
3 19 (6.86%) Oracle
4 13 (4.69%) Twitter
5 9 (3.25%) Zend
5 9 (3.25%) SAP
6 6 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.44%) IBM
8 2 (0.72%) Cognos
8 2 (0.72%) EMC
8 2 (0.72%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.72%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.36%) Demandware
9 1 (0.36%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.36%) Sybase
9 1 (0.36%) Niku
9 1 (0.36%) webMethods
9 1 (0.36%) Software AG
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
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