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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 319 291 263
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 136 138 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.64% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.67% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 119 126 174
Average salary £52,500 £48,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,800
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
21058 20593 21991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.07% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16561 16985 18775
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +35 55 £67,500 +40.62% 4
Oxfordshire +3 22 £45,000 -4.25%
Hampshire -20 22 £51,250 +7.89% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 21 £47,500 -5.00%
Berkshire -16 17 £52,500 +10.52% 1
West Sussex -18 1 £60,000 +25.00% 1
East Sussex -30 1 £43,500 +11.53% 2
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 144 (48.81%) JavaScript
2 143 (48.47%) HTML
3 115 (38.98%) .NET
4 107 (36.27%) SQL
5 99 (33.56%) C#
6 98 (33.22%) CSS
7 84 (28.47%) ASP.NET
7 84 (28.47%) SQL Server
8 78 (26.44%) Java
9 64 (21.69%) jQuery
10 55 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (18.31%) HTML5
12 53 (17.97%) Web Services
13 47 (15.93%) XML
14 44 (14.92%) Microsoft
14 44 (14.92%) Spring
15 42 (14.24%) TDD
16 41 (13.90%) MVC
17 39 (13.22%) J2EE
18 37 (12.54%) Scrum
19 36 (12.20%) Degree
20 34 (11.53%) MySQL
20 34 (11.53%) Mobile App
21 33 (11.19%) VB.NET
21 33 (11.19%) Software Engineering
22 31 (10.51%) Git (software)
23 30 (10.17%) HTTP
24 28 (9.49%) Ajax
24 28 (9.49%) PHP
25 27 (9.15%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (8.14%) Node.js
2 18 (6.10%) IIS
3 13 (4.41%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.07%) Apache
5 11 (3.73%) CMS
6 9 (3.05%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.03%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.36%) WordPress
10 3 (1.02%) JCAPS
10 3 (1.02%) Documentum
10 3 (1.02%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.68%) SAS
11 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.68%) GemFire
11 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Process Server
12 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Magento
2 2 (0.68%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.68%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.68%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.07%) SaaS
2 4 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.17%) HTTP
2 19 (6.44%) TCP/IP
2 19 (6.44%) Internet
3 6 (2.03%) SAN
4 1 (0.34%) Extranet
4 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (28.47%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.53%) MySQL
3 16 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (4.41%) Big Data
5 11 (3.73%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.39%) Hadoop
7 9 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.37%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.03%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.02%) QlikView
12 2 (0.68%) Base SAS
12 2 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.68%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 2 (0.68%) Cognos Report Studio
12 2 (0.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 31 (10.51%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.47%) Subversion
3 22 (7.46%) Maven
3 22 (7.46%) Visual Studio
4 18 (6.10%) Eclipse
5 16 (5.42%) Ant
5 16 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (4.41%) JUnit
7 8 (2.71%) NUnit
8 6 (2.03%) YourKit
9 3 (1.02%) Xcode
10 2 (0.68%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.68%) MSTest
10 2 (0.68%) Grunt
10 2 (0.68%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.34%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.34%) Behat
11 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (7.80%) Finance
2 11 (3.73%) Marketing
3 7 (2.37%) Publishing
4 5 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (1.69%) Retail
5 3 (1.02%) Billing
5 3 (1.02%) French Language
5 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.68%) Banking
6 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.34%) Games
7 1 (0.34%) Front Office
7 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (48.47%) HTML
2 115 (38.98%) .NET
3 98 (33.22%) CSS
4 84 (28.47%) ASP.NET
5 64 (21.69%) jQuery
6 54 (18.31%) HTML5
7 53 (17.97%) Web Services
8 47 (15.93%) XML
9 44 (14.92%) Spring
10 39 (13.22%) J2EE
11 28 (9.49%) Ajax
12 25 (8.47%) Hibernate
13 23 (7.80%) WCF
14 21 (7.12%) .NET Framework
14 21 (7.12%) Sencha Touch
14 21 (7.12%) Apache Cordova
15 19 (6.44%) Struts
16 18 (6.10%) JSP
17 17 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (5.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.53%) Mobile App
2 22 (7.46%) Open Source
3 21 (7.12%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (4.07%) iPhone
6 8 (2.71%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.37%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.37%) Physics
7 7 (2.37%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.03%) Kindle
9 5 (1.69%) iPad
10 4 (1.36%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.02%) FMCG
12 2 (0.68%) DataPower
12 2 (0.68%) iSeries
12 2 (0.68%) AS400
12 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.34%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.34%) E-Learning
13 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.15%) Apple iOS
2 24 (8.14%) Windows
3 19 (6.44%) Linux
4 12 (4.07%) Android
5 8 (2.71%) UNIX
6 6 (2.03%) Solaris
7 3 (1.02%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.68%) AIX
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (14.24%) TDD
3 41 (13.90%) MVC
4 37 (12.54%) Scrum
5 33 (11.19%) Software Engineering
6 25 (8.47%) OO
7 22 (7.46%) SOA
8 19 (6.44%) Web Development
9 16 (5.42%) CRM
9 16 (5.42%) E-Commerce
10 14 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (4.41%) Use Case
11 13 (4.41%) Software Architecture
11 13 (4.41%) UML
11 13 (4.41%) OOA/OOD
11 13 (4.41%) Project Management
12 12 (4.07%) OOP
13 10 (3.39%) BDD
13 10 (3.39%) Unit Testing
14 9 (3.05%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 144 (48.81%) JavaScript
2 107 (36.27%) SQL
3 99 (33.56%) C#
4 78 (26.44%) Java
5 33 (11.19%) VB.NET
6 28 (9.49%) PHP
7 24 (8.14%) Objective-C
8 21 (7.12%) C++
9 20 (6.78%) C
10 12 (4.07%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.05%) Ruby
12 8 (2.71%) Python
13 5 (1.69%) PHP5
14 4 (1.36%) Apex Code
14 4 (1.36%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.36%) Fortran
14 4 (1.36%) ABAP
15 2 (0.68%) XPath
15 2 (0.68%) SAPscript
15 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (12.20%) Degree
2 17 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.05%) MCTS
4 8 (2.71%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.37%) MCSE
6 4 (1.36%) PhD
7 1 (0.34%) MCP
7 1 (0.34%) MCAD
7 1 (0.34%) MCSD
7 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.34%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.37%) QA
2 6 (2.03%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 44 (14.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.80%) Oracle
3 22 (7.46%) Sencha
4 8 (2.71%) Twitter
4 8 (2.71%) SAP
5 7 (2.37%) Zend
6 6 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.69%) IBM
8 3 (1.02%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.68%) Cognos
9 2 (0.68%) Greenplum
9 2 (0.68%) EMC
9 2 (0.68%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.68%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.34%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.34%) Demandware
10 1 (0.34%) Software AG
10 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.34%) webMethods
10 1 (0.34%) Reuters
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Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 to £70000 per annum - Pension, Health plan, Life Assurance, 25
Posted: 17 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £57000 per annum + great benefit package
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £55000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Brighton
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago