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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 66 71 80
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 17 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.99% 1.96% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 2.03% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 0
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.37% +3.33%
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
811 888 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.08% 96.52% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 672 758 706
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (75.00%) TDD
4 14 (70.00%) XML
4 14 (70.00%) RESTful
4 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (70.00%) JSON
4 14 (70.00%) Jenkins
5 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (55.00%) HTML
6 11 (55.00%) CSS
6 11 (55.00%) jQuery
6 11 (55.00%) HTML5
6 11 (55.00%) CSS3
7 9 (45.00%) BDD
7 9 (45.00%) Ajax
7 9 (45.00%) MySQL
7 9 (45.00%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (45.00%) SOAP
7 9 (45.00%) Sass
8 8 (40.00%) Java
9 7 (35.00%) PHP
9 7 (35.00%) J2EE
9 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
9 7 (35.00%) Spring
9 7 (35.00%) Grunt
10 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (30.00%) OO
11 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
11 5 (25.00%) JDBC

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) Drupal
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MySQL
1 9 (45.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (35.00%) Grunt
3 5 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) XML
1 14 (70.00%) RESTful
1 14 (70.00%) JSON
2 11 (55.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) CSS
2 11 (55.00%) jQuery
2 11 (55.00%) HTML5
2 11 (55.00%) CSS3
3 9 (45.00%) Ajax
3 9 (45.00%) SOAP
3 9 (45.00%) Sass
4 7 (35.00%) J2EE
4 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
4 7 (35.00%) Spring
5 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (25.00%) JDBC
6 5 (25.00%) Backbone.js
6 5 (25.00%) Ember.js
7 4 (20.00%) Symfony
7 4 (20.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (75.00%) TDD
4 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (45.00%) BDD
6 6 (30.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (20.00%) Web Design
8 4 (20.00%) MVC
9 3 (15.00%) Scrum
9 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (10.00%) Coaching
10 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (10.00%) Web Development
10 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (5.00%) CRM
11 1 (5.00%) Kanban
11 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) C
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Zend
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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