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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 296 234 233
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 158 276 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 1.29% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.33% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 145 233 248
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
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
18697 20699 22804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.77% 96.93% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15911 16566 18209
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2016.

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 April 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
(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
Hampshire -4 34 £52,500 -4.54% 5
Berkshire -20 30 £55,000 -4.34% 3
West Sussex +10 29 £60,000 +20.00%
Oxfordshire 0 22 £50,000 +3.09% 2
Surrey -61 21 £62,500 -3.84% 8
Buckinghamshire +12 12 £42,500 -3.40% 1
East Sussex +12 10 £47,500 - 2
Kent -13 4 £50,000 -4.76%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 221 (59.89%) JavaScript
2 186 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (45.53%) SQL
4 159 (43.09%) C#
5 150 (40.65%) HTML
6 144 (39.02%) .NET
7 127 (34.42%) CSS
8 117 (31.71%) Java
8 117 (31.71%) MVC
9 105 (28.46%) ASP.NET
10 102 (27.64%) jQuery
11 101 (27.37%) TDD
12 96 (26.02%) SQL Server
13 82 (22.22%) REST
14 79 (21.41%) Web Services
15 76 (20.60%) Scrum
16 65 (17.62%) SOAP
17 64 (17.34%) PHP
18 62 (16.80%) Web Development
19 60 (16.26%) ASP.NET MVC
19 60 (16.26%) HTML5
20 59 (15.99%) Spring
20 59 (15.99%) User Experience
21 54 (14.63%) Finance
22 53 (14.36%) AngularJS
23 52 (14.09%) JSON
23 52 (14.09%) Degree
23 52 (14.09%) Unit Testing
23 52 (14.09%) XML
24 51 (13.82%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 41 (11.11%) CMS
2 27 (7.32%) Node.js
2 27 (7.32%) Umbraco
3 17 (4.61%) Apache
4 13 (3.52%) JBoss
5 12 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.17%) IIS
7 7 (1.90%) Drupal
8 6 (1.63%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.63%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.63%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.36%) Kentico
9 5 (1.36%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.08%) WordPress
11 3 (0.81%) Confluence
11 3 (0.81%) Moodle
12 2 (0.54%) ATG Dynamo
12 2 (0.54%) Jadu
12 2 (0.54%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 12 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.54%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 51 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.96%) SaaS
3 14 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.08%) PaaS
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.63%) SAN
1 6 (1.63%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.36%) SSL
3 4 (1.08%) HTTP
4 2 (0.54%) Internet
5 1 (0.27%) DNS
5 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.27%) Modbus
5 1 (0.27%) Skype
5 1 (0.27%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (26.02%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.11%) MySQL
3 30 (8.13%) NoSQL
3 30 (8.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (7.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 25 (6.78%) MongoDB
6 23 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.52%) Big Data
7 13 (3.52%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.71%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.44%) Oracle Database
11 9 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (2.17%) Hadoop
12 8 (2.17%) QlikView
13 6 (1.63%) OpenStack Swift
14 5 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 41 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.86%) TeamCity
3 22 (5.96%) Maven
4 20 (5.42%) Jenkins
4 20 (5.42%) Subversion
5 16 (4.34%) JUnit
5 16 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (3.79%) Grunt
7 13 (3.52%) PHPUnit
8 11 (2.98%) gulp
8 11 (2.98%) Visual Studio
9 10 (2.71%) Mockito
10 9 (2.44%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.44%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.90%) Hamcrest
12 6 (1.63%) Selenium
13 5 (1.36%) Ant
13 5 (1.36%) IntelliJ
13 5 (1.36%) JIRA
13 5 (1.36%) TestNG
General
1 54 (14.63%) Finance
2 29 (7.86%) Marketing
3 8 (2.17%) Advertising
3 8 (2.17%) Automotive
3 8 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.36%) Electronics
5 5 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.08%) Banking
6 4 (1.08%) Games
6 4 (1.08%) Retail
7 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.81%) Legal
8 2 (0.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (40.65%) HTML
2 144 (39.02%) .NET
3 127 (34.42%) CSS
4 105 (28.46%) ASP.NET
5 102 (27.64%) jQuery
6 82 (22.22%) REST
7 79 (21.41%) Web Services
8 65 (17.62%) SOAP
9 60 (16.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 60 (16.26%) HTML5
10 59 (15.99%) Spring
11 53 (14.36%) AngularJS
12 52 (14.09%) JSON
12 52 (14.09%) XML
13 50 (13.55%) .NET Framework
14 48 (13.01%) CSS3
15 40 (10.84%) Ajax
16 37 (10.03%) Entity Framework
17 32 (8.67%) JSP
18 27 (7.32%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 59 (15.99%) User Experience
2 26 (7.05%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.71%) Visualisation
6 9 (2.44%) Mainframe
6 9 (2.44%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.44%) Social Media
7 8 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.36%) Cybercrime
9 5 (1.36%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.36%) PMI
9 5 (1.36%) Social Network
9 5 (1.36%) Xbox
10 3 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.81%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.21%) Linux
2 27 (7.32%) Windows
3 13 (3.52%) Unix
4 12 (3.25%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.63%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.08%) Android
7 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.81%) Solaris
8 2 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (31.71%) MVC
3 101 (27.37%) TDD
4 76 (20.60%) Scrum
5 62 (16.80%) Web Development
6 52 (14.09%) Unit Testing
7 51 (13.82%) Mentoring
8 46 (12.47%) Software Engineering
9 41 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 38 (10.30%) OO
11 32 (8.67%) BDD
11 32 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (8.13%) SDLC
13 28 (7.59%) PRINCE2
14 27 (7.32%) Line Management
15 25 (6.78%) Front End Development
16 24 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (6.23%) ETL
18 19 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
18 19 (5.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 221 (59.89%) JavaScript
2 168 (45.53%) SQL
3 159 (43.09%) C#
4 117 (31.71%) Java
5 64 (17.34%) PHP
6 34 (9.21%) T-SQL
7 25 (6.78%) Python
7 25 (6.78%) VB.NET
8 18 (4.88%) Ruby
9 17 (4.61%) C++
10 15 (4.07%) Scala
11 10 (2.71%) Groovy
11 10 (2.71%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.90%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.90%) R
13 5 (1.36%) Perl
14 4 (1.08%) VB
15 3 (0.81%) VBA
16 2 (0.54%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (14.09%) Degree
2 5 (1.36%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.54%) CCNP
3 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.52%) QA
2 4 (1.08%) GAMP
3 3 (0.81%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.27%) GMP
System Software
1 4 (1.08%) Docker
2 2 (0.54%) Firmware
3 1 (0.27%) HDFS
3 1 (0.27%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 6 (1.63%) logstash
2 4 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.08%) StatsD
3 3 (0.81%) Puppet
4 2 (0.54%) Kibana
5 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (10.84%) Oracle
2 35 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.71%) Google
3 10 (2.71%) IBM
3 10 (2.71%) Zend
4 6 (1.63%) Adobe
5 5 (1.36%) Tableau
6 4 (1.08%) Cognos
6 4 (1.08%) Informatica
6 4 (1.08%) New Relic
6 4 (1.08%) Teradata
7 3 (0.81%) FatWire
7 3 (0.81%) Sage
8 2 (0.54%) ATG
8 2 (0.54%) SAP
9 1 (0.27%) Facebook
9 1 (0.27%) HP
9 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.27%) Twitter
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Posted: Yesterday
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