Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Developer
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 99 130
Rank change year-on-year +11 +31 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 18 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.36% 1.75% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.78% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 17
Kent median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £47,000 £47,500 £45,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £61,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1295 1685 2168
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.96% 98.19% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1484 1939
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured Lead Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Kent

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Kent

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Kent over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Kent

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +14 4 £50,000 -9.09%
West Malling -11 1 £42,500 -
Westerham - 1 - - 2
Dartford - 1 £60,000 -
Lead Developer
South East

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 13 (72.22%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) .NET
3 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (61.11%) CSS
5 10 (55.56%) VB.NET
5 10 (55.56%) SQL
6 9 (50.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (44.44%) REST
7 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
8 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (38.89%) HTML5
8 7 (38.89%) WCF
8 7 (38.89%) Matrix Management
9 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 5 (27.78%) PHP
10 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
11 4 (22.22%) Coaching
11 4 (22.22%) jQuery
11 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (22.22%) MySQL
11 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
11 4 (22.22%) MVC
12 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
12 3 (16.67%) C
12 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
12 3 (16.67%) Ajax
12 3 (16.67%) Web Development
12 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Confluence
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 13 (72.22%) .NET
3 11 (61.11%) CSS
4 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 8 (44.44%) REST
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (38.89%) HTML5
5 7 (38.89%) WCF
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 3 (16.67%) Ajax
8 1 (5.56%) Angular 2
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (5.56%) HATEOAS
8 1 (5.56%) Node.js
8 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (38.89%) Matrix Management
4 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
5 4 (22.22%) Coaching
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) Web Development
7 2 (11.11%) Line Management
7 2 (11.11%) People Management
7 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.56%) BDD
8 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.56%) Innovative Thinking
8 1 (5.56%) OO PHP
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
8 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.56%) TDD
8 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) VB.NET
4 5 (27.78%) PHP
5 3 (16.67%) C
6 1 (5.56%) PHP 5
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft