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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 260 323 292
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 200 136 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.61% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.64% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 155 119 124
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
19933 21138 20178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.59% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16542 16611 16631
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Berkshire +54 62 £60,000 +14.28% 9
Surrey +1 54 £65,000 -3.70% 3
Hampshire +29 26 £52,500 +2.43% 4
Oxfordshire -5 19 £53,000 +17.77% 3
East Sussex +22 12 £55,000 +26.43% 2
West Sussex +2 11 £47,500 -20.83%
Buckinghamshire -24 10 £49,000 +3.15% 2
Kent - 5 £57,500 -
Middlesex +3 1 £75,000 +36.36%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 200 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (48.34%) JavaScript
3 142 (36.32%) HTML
4 121 (30.95%) C#
5 119 (30.43%) CSS
6 114 (29.16%) .NET
7 112 (28.64%) SQL Server
8 100 (25.58%) MVC
9 97 (24.81%) SQL
10 91 (23.27%) jQuery
11 89 (22.76%) Scrum
12 85 (21.74%) ASP.NET
12 85 (21.74%) Web Services
13 80 (20.46%) Microsoft
14 79 (20.20%) Java
15 72 (18.41%) PHP
15 72 (18.41%) AngularJS
16 71 (18.16%) Finance
17 69 (17.65%) OO
18 64 (16.37%) TDD
19 63 (16.11%) REST
20 57 (14.58%) XML
21 56 (14.32%) ASP.NET MVC
22 55 (14.07%) HTML5
22 55 (14.07%) Node.js
23 49 (12.53%) Ruby
24 45 (11.51%) Web Development
24 45 (11.51%) Linux
25 44 (11.25%) Spring
25 44 (11.25%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 55 (14.07%) Node.js
2 18 (4.60%) CMS
3 14 (3.58%) Confluence
4 12 (3.07%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.56%) Apache
6 7 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.79%) Moodle
6 7 (1.79%) ExpressionEngine
6 7 (1.79%) JBoss
7 4 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.02%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.77%) IIS
8 3 (0.77%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.77%) SAS
8 3 (0.77%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.77%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.51%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.51%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.53%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.28%) Adobe Captivate
3 5 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.26%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (2.05%) Magento
2 7 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.53%) Oracle iProcurement
3 6 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.02%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.77%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.46%) SaaS
2 24 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.26%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.81%) Internet
2 4 (1.02%) SMTP
2 4 (1.02%) FTP
3 2 (0.51%) PPP
3 2 (0.51%) LDAP
4 1 (0.26%) DNS
4 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (28.64%) SQL Server
2 43 (11.00%) MySQL
2 43 (11.00%) NoSQL
3 36 (9.21%) Big Data
4 34 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (7.42%) MongoDB
6 27 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (5.37%) Relational Database
7 21 (5.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (3.58%) Oracle Database
10 12 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (2.81%) RDBMS
12 10 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.53%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 33 (8.44%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.65%) NUnit
3 24 (6.14%) Visual Studio
4 18 (4.60%) Selenium
5 17 (4.35%) JIRA
6 16 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (4.09%) TeamCity
7 15 (3.84%) PHPUnit
8 14 (3.58%) Jenkins
9 12 (3.07%) RSpec
10 11 (2.81%) Grunt
11 10 (2.56%) Bower
12 7 (1.79%) Maven
12 7 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (1.53%) Eclipse
13 6 (1.53%) Subversion
13 6 (1.53%) Xcode
13 6 (1.53%) Android Studio
14 5 (1.28%) JUnit
14 5 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
General
1 71 (18.16%) Finance
2 23 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 18 (4.60%) Retail
4 13 (3.32%) Marketing
5 10 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.05%) Publishing
7 6 (1.53%) Banking
7 6 (1.53%) Advertising
7 6 (1.53%) Electronics
8 4 (1.02%) Law
9 3 (0.77%) Legal
9 3 (0.77%) Billing
10 2 (0.51%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) French Language
11 1 (0.26%) German Language
11 1 (0.26%) Hindi Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (36.32%) HTML
2 119 (30.43%) CSS
3 114 (29.16%) .NET
4 91 (23.27%) jQuery
5 85 (21.74%) ASP.NET
5 85 (21.74%) Web Services
6 72 (18.41%) AngularJS
7 63 (16.11%) REST
8 57 (14.58%) XML
9 56 (14.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 55 (14.07%) HTML5
11 44 (11.25%) Spring
12 40 (10.23%) WCF
13 39 (9.97%) J2EE
14 36 (9.21%) Hibernate
15 29 (7.42%) Symfony
16 28 (7.16%) JSON
17 23 (5.88%) SOAP
18 22 (5.63%) Backbone.js
19 20 (5.12%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.63%) Mobile App
3 18 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.07%) User Experience
5 10 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.05%) E-Learning
7 7 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.79%) W3C
8 6 (1.53%) DTV
9 5 (1.28%) SCORM
9 5 (1.28%) Graphic Design
9 5 (1.28%) Learning Management System
10 4 (1.02%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.51%) Semantic Web
11 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.26%) Replication
12 1 (0.26%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.26%) FMCG
12 1 (0.26%) Mobile Computing
12 1 (0.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.51%) Linux
2 31 (7.93%) UNIX
3 29 (7.42%) Windows
4 25 (6.39%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.56%) Android
6 6 (1.53%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (25.58%) MVC
3 89 (22.76%) Scrum
4 69 (17.65%) OO
5 64 (16.37%) TDD
6 45 (11.51%) Web Development
7 44 (11.25%) Open Source
8 42 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (9.21%) Mentoring
11 32 (8.18%) Unit Testing
12 26 (6.65%) Software Engineering
13 24 (6.14%) E-Commerce
14 23 (5.88%) BDD
15 21 (5.37%) OOP
16 20 (5.12%) Automated Testing
17 19 (4.86%) Data Modelling
18 17 (4.35%) SOA
19 16 (4.09%) DevOps
20 14 (3.58%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 189 (48.34%) JavaScript
2 121 (30.95%) C#
3 97 (24.81%) SQL
4 79 (20.20%) Java
5 72 (18.41%) PHP
6 49 (12.53%) Ruby
7 33 (8.44%) Python
8 30 (7.67%) Perl
9 22 (5.63%) Objective-C
10 19 (4.86%) PL/SQL
11 17 (4.35%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.30%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.05%) VB
13 8 (2.05%) PHP5
13 8 (2.05%) Scala
14 6 (1.53%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.28%) VB6
15 5 (1.28%) XQuery
16 4 (1.02%) ABAP
16 4 (1.02%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.39%) QA
2 6 (1.53%) Section 508
2 6 (1.53%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.51%) HDFS
3 1 (0.26%) LXC
3 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (2.05%) Puppet
2 7 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.02%) Nagios
4 1 (0.26%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 80 (20.46%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.67%) Oracle
3 28 (7.16%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (4.60%) Zend
5 14 (3.58%) Endeca
6 11 (2.81%) SAP
7 10 (2.56%) Rackspace
8 9 (2.30%) Sencha
9 8 (2.05%) IBM
10 6 (1.53%) Adobe
10 6 (1.53%) Google
11 5 (1.28%) SumTotal
11 5 (1.28%) Saba
12 4 (1.02%) Splunk
13 2 (0.51%) Ektron
13 2 (0.51%) Teradata
13 2 (0.51%) Informatica
13 2 (0.51%) webMethods
14 1 (0.26%) ATG
14 1 (0.26%) Perforce
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