The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Developer
Rank 444 414 429
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 2 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.009% 0.088% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.093% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 5
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Lead Software 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
20486 20531 21455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.03% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16180 16932 18369
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lead Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer across the South East region.

Lead Software Developer Salary Trend in the South East

Lead Software 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 Software Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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 -6 2 £50,000 -21.25%
Lead Software Developer
England

Lead Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Lead Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) COM
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Lead Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) COM
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) Cocoa
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft