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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 236 248 313
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 230 213 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.10% 0.95% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.00% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 199 188 116
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £65,000
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
19915 21255 20730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.05% 94.75% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16104 16851 17285
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 £65,000 £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 March 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 March 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
Surrey +44 81 £65,000 -18.75% 2
Berkshire -21 43 £57,750 +10.00% 11
Hampshire -10 32 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Oxfordshire -14 24 £48,500 -3.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +1 17 £44,000 -16.19% 5
East Sussex -6 15 £47,500 - 1
Kent +23 8 £52,500 +10.52% 3
West Sussex - 6 £50,000 -
Middlesex +4 3 £57,500 +15.00%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 175 (46.30%) JavaScript
2 163 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (42.06%) HTML
4 155 (41.01%) C#
5 140 (37.04%) .NET
6 136 (35.98%) CSS
7 107 (28.31%) MVC
8 106 (28.04%) jQuery
9 95 (25.13%) SQL
10 91 (24.07%) ASP.NET
10 91 (24.07%) SQL Server
11 87 (23.02%) Java
12 76 (20.11%) XML
13 71 (18.78%) HTML5
14 69 (18.25%) Microsoft
15 67 (17.72%) PHP
16 66 (17.46%) TDD
17 63 (16.67%) Web Development
17 63 (16.67%) MySQL
18 59 (15.61%) Finance
19 58 (15.34%) OO
20 54 (14.29%) Scrum
21 53 (14.02%) AngularJS
22 52 (13.76%) Web Services
23 50 (13.23%) Git (software)
24 48 (12.70%) REST
25 47 (12.43%) .NET Framework
25 47 (12.43%) E-Commerce
26 45 (11.90%) J2EE
26 45 (11.90%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 35 (9.26%) Node.js
2 20 (5.29%) JBoss
3 16 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (4.23%) CMS
4 12 (3.17%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.65%) Moodle
5 10 (2.65%) Apache
6 8 (2.12%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.59%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.32%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.32%) Drupal
9 4 (1.06%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.79%) WordPress
10 3 (0.79%) IIS
11 2 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.53%) DNN
11 2 (0.53%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.53%) Kentico
12 1 (0.26%) GemFire
Applications
1 23 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.38%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.59%) Adobe Captivate
3 6 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.06%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.26%) Magento
5 1 (0.26%) Line 100
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.17%) Internet
2 7 (1.85%) HTTP
3 4 (1.06%) LDAP
4 2 (0.53%) DAB
4 2 (0.53%) SSH
5 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 63 (16.67%) MySQL
3 40 (10.58%) NoSQL
4 34 (8.99%) MongoDB
5 25 (6.61%) Relational Database
6 23 (6.08%) Big Data
7 15 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (2.38%) RDBMS
12 8 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.32%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.06%) SSDT
14 4 (1.06%) RavenDB
14 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (1.06%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 50 (13.23%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 20 (5.29%) Grunt
3 20 (5.29%) Visual Studio
4 18 (4.76%) Selenium
5 15 (3.97%) Xcode
5 15 (3.97%) NUnit
5 15 (3.97%) PHPUnit
6 13 (3.44%) Subversion
7 12 (3.17%) Maven
7 12 (3.17%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.85%) JIRA
8 7 (1.85%) JUnit
8 7 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.85%) MSTest
9 6 (1.59%) RSpec
9 6 (1.59%) Bower
9 6 (1.59%) Android Studio
9 6 (1.59%) ReSharper
9 6 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
General
1 59 (15.61%) Finance
2 22 (5.82%) Retail
3 14 (3.70%) Banking
4 12 (3.17%) Advertising
4 12 (3.17%) Marketing
5 11 (2.91%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (2.65%) Back Office
7 7 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.79%) Billing
9 2 (0.53%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (42.06%) HTML
2 140 (37.04%) .NET
3 136 (35.98%) CSS
4 106 (28.04%) jQuery
5 91 (24.07%) ASP.NET
6 76 (20.11%) XML
7 71 (18.78%) HTML5
8 53 (14.02%) AngularJS
9 52 (13.76%) Web Services
10 48 (12.70%) REST
11 47 (12.43%) .NET Framework
12 45 (11.90%) J2EE
13 44 (11.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 42 (11.11%) Hibernate
15 40 (10.58%) CSS3
16 36 (9.52%) WCF
17 34 (8.99%) JSON
18 33 (8.73%) Ajax
19 31 (8.20%) Spring
19 31 (8.20%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.58%) Open Source
2 36 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 32 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.82%) User Experience
5 17 (4.50%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.65%) E-Learning
8 6 (1.59%) SCORM
8 6 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.59%) W3C
8 6 (1.59%) iPad
8 6 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (1.59%) iPhone
8 6 (1.59%) Learning Management System
8 6 (1.59%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.06%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.06%) LIMS
10 3 (0.79%) GIS
10 3 (0.79%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.53%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 39 (10.32%) Linux
3 20 (5.29%) Android
4 19 (5.03%) Windows
5 12 (3.17%) UNIX
6 6 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (28.31%) MVC
3 66 (17.46%) TDD
4 63 (16.67%) Web Development
5 58 (15.34%) OO
6 54 (14.29%) Scrum
7 47 (12.43%) E-Commerce
8 45 (11.90%) Mentoring
9 35 (9.26%) Mobile Development
10 30 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (6.61%) BDD
11 25 (6.61%) iOS Development
12 23 (6.08%) Software Engineering
13 22 (5.82%) OOP
14 18 (4.76%) Unit Testing
15 17 (4.50%) Software Architecture
16 13 (3.44%) Automated Testing
17 12 (3.17%) Waterfall
17 12 (3.17%) Responsive Web Design
17 12 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 175 (46.30%) JavaScript
2 155 (41.01%) C#
3 95 (25.13%) SQL
4 87 (23.02%) Java
5 67 (17.72%) PHP
6 39 (10.32%) Objective-C
7 38 (10.05%) Python
7 38 (10.05%) Ruby
8 29 (7.67%) T-SQL
9 26 (6.88%) Perl
10 14 (3.70%) VB
11 13 (3.44%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.85%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.59%) ABAP
14 5 (1.32%) C++
15 4 (1.06%) C
16 3 (0.79%) PHP5
16 3 (0.79%) VB6
17 2 (0.53%) Scala
18 1 (0.26%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 31 (8.20%) Degree
2 7 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.06%) MCP
4 2 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.76%) QA
2 6 (1.59%) Section 508
2 6 (1.59%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.06%) Puppet
1 4 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.53%) cPanel
Vendors
1 69 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.03%) Oracle
3 16 (4.23%) Zend
4 15 (3.97%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (2.65%) SAP
6 9 (2.38%) Sencha
7 6 (1.59%) Rackspace
7 6 (1.59%) Adobe
7 6 (1.59%) SumTotal
7 6 (1.59%) Saba
8 5 (1.32%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.32%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.06%) Telerik
10 3 (0.79%) hybris
11 2 (0.53%) Google
11 2 (0.53%) Sage
11 2 (0.53%) Cognos
11 2 (0.53%) Twitter
12 1 (0.26%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.26%) Marketo
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