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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 278 229 281
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 166 191 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 0.95% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.00% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 152 175 157
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 £42,977 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £80,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.37% +3.33%
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
19836 19086 21216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.67% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16177 15276 18448
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £62,500
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +5 46 £62,500 -21.87% 2
Berkshire -18 31 £57,500 +1.76% 3
Oxfordshire -9 29 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Hampshire -38 24 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Buckinghamshire +6 14 £45,239 -9.52% 1
East Sussex +2 11 £50,000 -
Kent +2 9 £51,250 +20.58% 5
West Sussex -7 1 £37,500 -35.34%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 128 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (43.31%) JavaScript
3 118 (41.55%) HTML
4 116 (40.85%) C#
5 107 (37.68%) .NET
6 91 (32.04%) CSS
7 84 (29.58%) SQL
8 79 (27.82%) jQuery
9 72 (25.35%) SQL Server
9 72 (25.35%) MVC
10 71 (25.00%) Java
11 69 (24.30%) ASP.NET
12 66 (23.24%) HTML5
13 61 (21.48%) TDD
14 55 (19.37%) XML
15 48 (16.90%) MySQL
15 48 (16.90%) Microsoft
16 46 (16.20%) Web Services
17 45 (15.85%) Scrum
18 43 (15.14%) PHP
19 38 (13.38%) Finance
19 38 (13.38%) Apple iOS
20 37 (13.03%) Git (software)
20 37 (13.03%) Web Development
21 36 (12.68%) .NET Framework
21 36 (12.68%) CSS3
21 36 (12.68%) Mentoring
22 35 (12.32%) Mobile App
22 35 (12.32%) Objective-C
22 35 (12.32%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 22 (7.75%) Node.js
2 17 (5.99%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (5.63%) Tomcat
4 15 (5.28%) CMS
5 14 (4.93%) JBoss
5 14 (4.93%) Apache
6 7 (2.46%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.46%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.76%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.41%) NetWeaver
8 4 (1.41%) Drupal
8 4 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.06%) Moodle
9 3 (1.06%) IIS
10 2 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.70%) DNN
10 2 (0.70%) Documentum
10 2 (0.70%) WordPress
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.76%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.06%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.35%) Line 100
2 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.23%) HTTP
2 9 (3.17%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) DAB
3 1 (0.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 48 (16.90%) MySQL
3 24 (8.45%) NoSQL
4 19 (6.69%) MongoDB
5 18 (6.34%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (2.82%) Big Data
11 7 (2.46%) QlikView
12 6 (2.11%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (1.41%) CouchDB
14 4 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.41%) SSDT
14 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.41%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 37 (13.03%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.45%) Jenkins
3 23 (8.10%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.87%) Xcode
5 10 (3.52%) Selenium
6 9 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.17%) NUnit
6 9 (3.17%) Subversion
6 9 (3.17%) Maven
6 9 (3.17%) Grunt
7 7 (2.46%) PHPUnit
8 6 (2.11%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.11%) JUnit
9 5 (1.76%) ReSharper
9 5 (1.76%) MSTest
10 4 (1.41%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.06%) Android Studio
11 3 (1.06%) jMock
11 3 (1.06%) Mockito
11 3 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
General
1 38 (13.38%) Finance
2 21 (7.39%) Retail
3 8 (2.82%) Banking
4 7 (2.46%) Marketing
5 6 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.76%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.41%) Advertising
7 4 (1.41%) Publishing
8 3 (1.06%) Back Office
9 2 (0.70%) Front Office
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (41.55%) HTML
2 107 (37.68%) .NET
3 91 (32.04%) CSS
4 79 (27.82%) jQuery
5 69 (24.30%) ASP.NET
6 66 (23.24%) HTML5
7 55 (19.37%) XML
8 46 (16.20%) Web Services
9 36 (12.68%) CSS3
9 36 (12.68%) .NET Framework
10 32 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (11.27%) Hibernate
11 29 (10.21%) J2EE
12 28 (9.86%) RESTful
13 27 (9.51%) AngularJS
14 26 (9.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 26 (9.15%) Ajax
15 25 (8.80%) JSON
15 25 (8.80%) WCF
16 23 (8.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.32%) Mobile App
2 27 (9.51%) User Experience
2 27 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.34%) Open Source
3 18 (6.34%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.76%) Statistics
5 5 (1.76%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.41%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.41%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.41%) iPad
6 4 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.41%) iPhone
7 3 (1.06%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.06%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.06%) W3C
7 3 (1.06%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.06%) SCORM
8 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.38%) Apple iOS
2 17 (5.99%) Windows
2 17 (5.99%) Linux
3 15 (5.28%) Android
4 3 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (25.35%) MVC
3 61 (21.48%) TDD
4 45 (15.85%) Scrum
5 37 (13.03%) Web Development
6 36 (12.68%) Mentoring
7 35 (12.32%) OO
8 32 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (10.92%) E-Commerce
10 22 (7.75%) iOS Development
11 21 (7.39%) BDD
12 20 (7.04%) Software Engineering
13 15 (5.28%) OOP
13 15 (5.28%) Unit Testing
14 14 (4.93%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (4.58%) Mobile Application Development
16 11 (3.87%) Analytics
16 11 (3.87%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (3.52%) Android Development
18 9 (3.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 123 (43.31%) JavaScript
2 116 (40.85%) C#
3 84 (29.58%) SQL
4 71 (25.00%) Java
5 43 (15.14%) PHP
6 35 (12.32%) Objective-C
7 19 (6.69%) Python
8 18 (6.34%) T-SQL
9 17 (5.99%) Ruby
10 11 (3.87%) Perl
11 10 (3.52%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.11%) C++
13 5 (1.76%) C
13 5 (1.76%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.76%) ABAP
13 5 (1.76%) PHP5
14 3 (1.06%) VB
15 2 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (10.92%) Degree
2 13 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.52%) MCSE
4 2 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.28%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) Section 508
2 3 (1.06%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.41%) Puppet
1 4 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.35%) cPanel
Vendors
1 48 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.28%) Oracle
3 13 (4.58%) Zend
4 12 (4.23%) Sencha
5 10 (3.52%) Twitter
6 8 (2.82%) SAP
7 4 (1.41%) Telerik
7 4 (1.41%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.41%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.06%) Cognos
8 3 (1.06%) Adobe
8 3 (1.06%) SumTotal
8 3 (1.06%) Saba
9 2 (0.70%) Sage
10 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.35%) EMC
10 1 (0.35%) Ektron
10 1 (0.35%) Google
10 1 (0.35%) Marketo
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