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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 323 263 268
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 117 177 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.82% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.87% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 100 158 177
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
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
20681 20449 21581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.68% 94.99% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16309 16863 18474
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +27 57 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Hampshire -29 16 £45,000 -8.16% 3
Berkshire -26 15 £55,000 +15.78% 6
Buckinghamshire -17 14 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Oxfordshire +3 13 £50,000 -16.66% 2
West Sussex -11 2 £50,000 - 1
Kent - 2 £55,000 - 1
Middlesex - 2 £52,500 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 131 (49.81%) JavaScript
2 125 (47.53%) HTML
3 113 (42.97%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (38.78%) SQL
5 94 (35.74%) .NET
6 88 (33.46%) C#
7 82 (31.18%) CSS
8 75 (28.52%) ASP.NET
9 69 (26.24%) SQL Server
10 68 (25.86%) Java
11 67 (25.48%) jQuery
12 63 (23.95%) HTML5
13 52 (19.77%) Web Services
14 43 (16.35%) TDD
15 41 (15.59%) Git (software)
16 40 (15.21%) XML
16 40 (15.21%) MVC
17 38 (14.45%) Scrum
18 36 (13.69%) Degree
18 36 (13.69%) Microsoft
19 35 (13.31%) Spring
20 34 (12.93%) User Experience
21 33 (12.55%) Mobile App
21 33 (12.55%) Apple iOS
22 32 (12.17%) Objective-C
22 32 (12.17%) Mentoring
23 29 (11.03%) Node.js
23 29 (11.03%) Finance
23 29 (11.03%) OO
23 29 (11.03%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 29 (11.03%) Node.js
2 18 (6.84%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.70%) Apache
4 12 (4.56%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.18%) CMS
6 9 (3.42%) IIS
7 6 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.90%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.52%) NetWeaver
9 4 (1.52%) WordPress
10 3 (1.14%) JCAPS
10 3 (1.14%) Documentum
11 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.76%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.90%) Magento
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.76%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.76%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.76%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.38%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.38%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.28%) SaaS
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.51%) HTTP
2 16 (6.08%) Internet
3 10 (3.80%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.76%) SAN
5 1 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (26.24%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.03%) MySQL
3 17 (6.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (6.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.42%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.42%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.42%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.66%) Big Data
9 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.28%) QlikView
10 3 (1.14%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.76%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.76%) Cognos Report Studio
11 2 (0.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.38%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (15.59%) Git (software)
2 25 (9.51%) Visual Studio
3 19 (7.22%) Subversion
4 14 (5.32%) Eclipse
5 12 (4.56%) Maven
5 12 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (3.80%) Ant
7 7 (2.66%) JUnit
8 3 (1.14%) Selenium
8 3 (1.14%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.14%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.14%) Xcode
9 2 (0.76%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.76%) NUnit
9 2 (0.76%) YourKit
9 2 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.76%) StyleCop
9 2 (0.76%) NDepend
9 2 (0.76%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.76%) Mercurial
General
1 29 (11.03%) Finance
2 8 (3.04%) Retail
3 7 (2.66%) Publishing
4 5 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.14%) Marketing
7 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.76%) French Language
7 2 (0.76%) Banking
7 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.76%) Advertising
7 2 (0.76%) Front Office
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (47.53%) HTML
2 94 (35.74%) .NET
3 82 (31.18%) CSS
4 75 (28.52%) ASP.NET
5 67 (25.48%) jQuery
6 63 (23.95%) HTML5
7 52 (19.77%) Web Services
8 40 (15.21%) XML
9 35 (13.31%) Spring
10 27 (10.27%) J2EE
11 26 (9.89%) Ajax
12 24 (9.13%) Sencha Touch
12 24 (9.13%) Apache Cordova
13 21 (7.98%) Hibernate
13 21 (7.98%) CSS3
14 20 (7.60%) .NET Framework
15 19 (7.22%) WCF
16 18 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (5.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 14 (5.32%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.93%) User Experience
2 33 (12.55%) Mobile App
3 16 (6.08%) Open Source
3 16 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.90%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.90%) Physics
5 5 (1.90%) Statistics
6 4 (1.52%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.14%) iPhone
7 3 (1.14%) iPad
8 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.76%) AS400
8 2 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.76%) iSeries
9 1 (0.38%) DataPower
9 1 (0.38%) Social Media
9 1 (0.38%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.55%) Apple iOS
2 12 (4.56%) Linux
2 12 (4.56%) Windows
3 5 (1.90%) Android
3 5 (1.90%) UNIX
3 5 (1.90%) Solaris
4 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (42.97%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (16.35%) TDD
3 40 (15.21%) MVC
4 38 (14.45%) Scrum
5 32 (12.17%) Mentoring
6 29 (11.03%) OO
7 22 (8.37%) Software Engineering
7 22 (8.37%) Web Development
8 18 (6.84%) OOP
8 18 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (6.46%) E-Commerce
10 16 (6.08%) SOA
10 16 (6.08%) Coaching
11 12 (4.56%) CRM
11 12 (4.56%) Data Modelling
11 12 (4.56%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (4.56%) BDD
12 11 (4.18%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (4.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (49.81%) JavaScript
2 102 (38.78%) SQL
3 88 (33.46%) C#
4 68 (25.86%) Java
5 32 (12.17%) Objective-C
6 28 (10.65%) PHP
7 19 (7.22%) VB.NET
8 13 (4.94%) T-SQL
8 13 (4.94%) C++
9 9 (3.42%) C
10 8 (3.04%) Python
10 8 (3.04%) ABAP
11 6 (2.28%) Ruby
11 6 (2.28%) PHP5
12 4 (1.52%) Fortran
12 4 (1.52%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.52%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.76%) XPath
13 2 (0.76%) Perl
13 2 (0.76%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 36 (13.69%) Degree
2 19 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.94%) MCSE
4 5 (1.90%) MCTS
5 4 (1.52%) PhD
5 4 (1.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.42%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (13.69%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.51%) Sencha
3 14 (5.32%) Oracle
4 13 (4.94%) Twitter
5 9 (3.42%) Zend
5 9 (3.42%) SAP
6 6 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.52%) IBM
8 3 (1.14%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.76%) Telerik
9 2 (0.76%) Cognos
9 2 (0.76%) EMC
9 2 (0.76%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.38%) Demandware
10 1 (0.38%) Marketo
10 1 (0.38%) Niku
10 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.38%) Sybase
10 1 (0.38%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.38%) Google
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