The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 85 82 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.80% 0.11% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.11% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Lead Developer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
842 899 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.34% 95.74% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 648 805 738
Average salary £39,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Southampton

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
3 18 (75.00%) HTML
3 18 (75.00%) CSS
3 18 (75.00%) XML
3 18 (75.00%) JSON
3 18 (75.00%) jQuery
4 17 (70.83%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (70.83%) RESTful
4 17 (70.83%) Jenkins
5 16 (66.67%) CSS3
5 16 (66.67%) HTML5
5 16 (66.67%) Software Engineering
6 15 (62.50%) TDD
7 13 (54.17%) Ajax
8 12 (50.00%) MySQL
8 12 (50.00%) Sass
9 11 (45.83%) PHP
10 10 (41.67%) SOAP
10 10 (41.67%) OO
10 10 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (41.67%) Grunt
10 10 (41.67%) BDD
11 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
12 7 (29.17%) Ember.js
12 7 (29.17%) Backbone.js
12 7 (29.17%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (29.17%) Java
13 6 (25.00%) Oracle
13 6 (25.00%) LAMP

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
1 5 (20.83%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.50%) Drupal
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) MySQL
2 10 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Jenkins
2 10 (41.67%) Grunt
3 5 (20.83%) Maven
4 3 (12.50%) Subversion
4 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) HTML
1 18 (75.00%) CSS
1 18 (75.00%) XML
1 18 (75.00%) JSON
1 18 (75.00%) jQuery
2 17 (70.83%) RESTful
3 16 (66.67%) CSS3
3 16 (66.67%) HTML5
4 13 (54.17%) Ajax
5 12 (50.00%) Sass
6 10 (41.67%) SOAP
7 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 7 (29.17%) Ember.js
8 7 (29.17%) Backbone.js
9 6 (25.00%) LAMP
10 5 (20.83%) J2EE
10 5 (20.83%) JDBC
10 5 (20.83%) Symfony
10 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
10 5 (20.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 15 (62.50%) TDD
5 10 (41.67%) OO
5 10 (41.67%) BDD
6 7 (29.17%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (20.83%) MVC
7 5 (20.83%) Web Design
8 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) OO PHP
9 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.17%) Kanban
9 1 (4.17%) OWASP
9 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
2 11 (45.83%) PHP
3 7 (29.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Zend
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft