The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
South East / Kent
Rank 85 100 92
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.13% 0.62% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.63% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 7
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 774 1106 911
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.48% 97.70% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 632 961 821
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling - 1 £42,500 -
Lead Developer
South East

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 17 (80.95%) MVC
2 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) HTML
2 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 13 (61.90%) .NET
3 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
4 12 (57.14%) TDD
5 10 (47.62%) CSS
6 9 (42.86%) C#
6 9 (42.86%) Scrum
7 8 (38.10%) HTML5
7 8 (38.10%) CSS3
8 6 (28.57%) RESTful
8 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (28.57%) SDLC
8 6 (28.57%) SOLID
8 6 (28.57%) Web Development
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) OO
10 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
10 4 (19.05%) Subversion
10 4 (19.05%) Spring
10 4 (19.05%) Maven
10 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
10 4 (19.05%) UML
10 4 (19.05%) JUnit
10 4 (19.05%) J2EE
10 4 (19.05%) Oracle
10 4 (19.05%) Java
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
1 2 (9.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) OLAP
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) jMock
1 4 (19.05%) JUnit
1 4 (19.05%) Maven
1 4 (19.05%) Mockito
1 4 (19.05%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) HTML
2 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
3 10 (47.62%) CSS
4 8 (38.10%) CSS3
4 8 (38.10%) HTML5
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (28.57%) RESTful
6 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
6 4 (19.05%) J2EE
6 4 (19.05%) jQuery
6 4 (19.05%) Spring
6 4 (19.05%) Spring MVC
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (9.52%) Middleware
7 2 (9.52%) NHibernate
7 2 (9.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) MVC
2 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) TDD
4 9 (42.86%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) SDLC
5 6 (28.57%) SOLID
5 6 (28.57%) Web Development
6 5 (23.81%) OO
7 4 (19.05%) Build Automation
7 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 4 (19.05%) UML
8 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.52%) Coaching
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (9.52%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 2 (9.52%) DevOps
9 2 (9.52%) ETL
9 2 (9.52%) OOD
9 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
9 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
Gravesend, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago