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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 267 309 332
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 189 139 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 0.61% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.65% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 143 123 110
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
19719 21546 20976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.92% 95.04% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16238 17250 17300
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 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 30 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 +44 62 £62,500 +19.04% 6
Surrey +24 53 £62,500 -3.84% 6
Hampshire +13 33 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Oxfordshire +7 18 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 11 £42,250 -14.21% 1
West Sussex +2 5 £53,000 -11.66%
Kent +6 4 £57,500 +15.00% 1
East Sussex +20 3 £50,000 +6.95% 1
Middlesex - 1 £75,000 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 206 (50.37%) JavaScript
2 205 (50.12%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (39.61%) HTML
4 139 (33.99%) CSS
5 132 (32.27%) C#
6 121 (29.58%) .NET
7 111 (27.14%) jQuery
8 106 (25.92%) SQL Server
9 105 (25.67%) MVC
10 101 (24.69%) SQL
11 85 (20.78%) ASP.NET
12 84 (20.54%) Scrum
12 84 (20.54%) Microsoft
13 80 (19.56%) Web Services
14 79 (19.32%) Java
15 77 (18.83%) Finance
16 76 (18.58%) AngularJS
17 75 (18.34%) PHP
17 75 (18.34%) OO
18 69 (16.87%) REST
19 64 (15.65%) HTML5
20 61 (14.91%) TDD
21 59 (14.43%) XML
22 58 (14.18%) Node.js
23 57 (13.94%) Web Development
24 53 (12.96%) Ruby
25 52 (12.71%) Linux
26 51 (12.47%) Open Source
27 50 (12.22%) J2EE
28 49 (11.98%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 58 (14.18%) Node.js
2 13 (3.18%) CMS
3 11 (2.69%) Confluence
4 9 (2.20%) Moodle
4 9 (2.20%) JBoss
5 7 (1.71%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.22%) Apache
7 4 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.98%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.98%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.73%) WordPress
8 3 (0.73%) SAS
8 3 (0.73%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.49%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (0.49%) Drupal
9 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.24%) Kentico
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 25 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.71%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.22%) Adobe Captivate
3 5 (1.22%) 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 7 (1.71%) Magento
2 6 (1.47%) Oracle iProcurement
2 6 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.47%) SAP CRM
2 6 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.73%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (9.54%) SaaS
2 21 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.42%) Internet
2 4 (0.98%) LDAP
3 2 (0.49%) SMTP
3 2 (0.49%) FTP
3 2 (0.49%) PPP
4 1 (0.24%) Intranet
4 1 (0.24%) DAB
4 1 (0.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (25.92%) SQL Server
2 49 (11.98%) MySQL
2 49 (11.98%) NoSQL
3 39 (9.54%) MongoDB
4 38 (9.29%) Big Data
5 24 (5.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (3.18%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 6 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.98%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.73%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 49 (11.98%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.13%) Selenium
3 20 (4.89%) NUnit
4 17 (4.16%) JIRA
4 17 (4.16%) Jenkins
5 16 (3.91%) Grunt
5 16 (3.91%) Visual Studio
6 13 (3.18%) TeamCity
6 13 (3.18%) RSpec
7 12 (2.93%) PHPUnit
8 11 (2.69%) Bower
9 10 (2.44%) Subversion
10 9 (2.20%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (1.96%) Xcode
12 6 (1.47%) Maven
12 6 (1.47%) Android Studio
13 5 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
13 5 (1.22%) JUnit
14 3 (0.73%) Ant
General
1 77 (18.83%) Finance
2 25 (6.11%) Manufacturing
3 21 (5.13%) Retail
4 15 (3.67%) Marketing
5 11 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (2.44%) Advertising
7 9 (2.20%) Banking
8 7 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.71%) Back Office
9 6 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.22%) Billing
10 5 (1.22%) Electronics
11 4 (0.98%) Law
12 3 (0.73%) Legal
13 2 (0.49%) Publishing
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
1 162 (39.61%) HTML
2 139 (33.99%) CSS
3 121 (29.58%) .NET
4 111 (27.14%) jQuery
5 85 (20.78%) ASP.NET
6 80 (19.56%) Web Services
7 76 (18.58%) AngularJS
8 69 (16.87%) REST
9 64 (15.65%) HTML5
10 59 (14.43%) XML
11 50 (12.22%) J2EE
12 48 (11.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (11.49%) Spring
14 43 (10.51%) Hibernate
15 41 (10.02%) WCF
16 27 (6.60%) JSON
17 26 (6.36%) Symfony
18 24 (5.87%) CSS3
19 21 (5.13%) .NET Framework
20 20 (4.89%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.82%) Mobile App
3 22 (5.38%) User Experience
4 15 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.44%) E-Learning
6 7 (1.71%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.71%) W3C
7 6 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.22%) Learning Management System
8 5 (1.22%) DTV
8 5 (1.22%) SCORM
8 5 (1.22%) Graphic Design
9 4 (0.98%) LIMS
10 3 (0.73%) GIS
11 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.49%) iPad
11 2 (0.49%) iPhone
11 2 (0.49%) Semantic Web
12 1 (0.24%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 52 (12.71%) Linux
2 33 (8.07%) Apple iOS
3 25 (6.11%) UNIX
3 25 (6.11%) Windows
4 12 (2.93%) Android
5 6 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (50.12%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (25.67%) MVC
3 84 (20.54%) Scrum
4 75 (18.34%) OO
5 61 (14.91%) TDD
6 57 (13.94%) Web Development
7 51 (12.47%) Open Source
8 41 (10.02%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (9.78%) Mentoring
10 31 (7.58%) E-Commerce
11 30 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (5.87%) OOP
12 24 (5.87%) Software Engineering
13 22 (5.38%) Automated Testing
14 21 (5.13%) Unit Testing
15 20 (4.89%) Software Architecture
16 17 (4.16%) SOA
17 15 (3.67%) BDD
18 14 (3.42%) Waterfall
19 13 (3.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 206 (50.37%) JavaScript
2 132 (32.27%) C#
3 101 (24.69%) SQL
4 79 (19.32%) Java
5 75 (18.34%) PHP
6 53 (12.96%) Ruby
7 44 (10.76%) Python
8 40 (9.78%) Perl
9 29 (7.09%) Objective-C
10 22 (5.38%) T-SQL
11 13 (3.18%) VB
11 13 (3.18%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.20%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.47%) ABAP
13 6 (1.47%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.22%) Scala
14 5 (1.22%) VB6
14 5 (1.22%) XQuery
15 3 (0.73%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.73%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 16 (3.91%) Degree
2 2 (0.49%) MCP
2 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.87%) QA
2 6 (1.47%) Section 508
2 6 (1.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.24%) KVM
2 1 (0.24%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (1.96%) Puppet
1 8 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.98%) Nagios
3 1 (0.24%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.24%) cPanel
Vendors
1 84 (20.54%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.07%) Salesforce.com
3 26 (6.36%) Oracle
4 19 (4.65%) Zend
5 16 (3.91%) Sencha
6 12 (2.93%) SAP
7 11 (2.69%) Endeca
7 11 (2.69%) Rackspace
8 6 (1.47%) IBM
8 6 (1.47%) Adobe
9 5 (1.22%) SumTotal
9 5 (1.22%) Saba
9 5 (1.22%) Google
10 4 (0.98%) Splunk
11 3 (0.73%) hybris
12 2 (0.49%) Ektron
12 2 (0.49%) webMethods
12 2 (0.49%) Teradata
12 2 (0.49%) Informatica
13 1 (0.24%) Telerik
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