Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 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
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 300 254
Rank change year-on-year +66 -46 +102
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 409 330 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.33% 0.94% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.97% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 375 316 459
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29734 34034 41244
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24799 28533 34421
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in the South East

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in the South East

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in the South East

Lead Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley +44 119 £60,000 +20.00% 10
Berkshire +57 88 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Surrey +20 88 £60,000 -4.00% 5
East Sussex +48 79 £50,000 -28.57% 4
Hampshire +22 78 £55,000 +15.79% 6
West Sussex -2 24 £62,500 +13.64%
Buckinghamshire +10 20 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Kent +2 19 £55,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +6 12 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Middlesex - 3 £55,000 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 243 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (55.01%) JavaScript
3 181 (44.25%) .NET
4 175 (42.79%) C#
5 134 (32.76%) HTML
6 126 (30.81%) SQL
7 124 (30.32%) CSS
8 115 (28.12%) ASP.NET
9 114 (27.87%) AngularJS
10 110 (26.89%) Microsoft
11 108 (26.41%) SQL Server
12 107 (26.16%) MVC
13 94 (22.98%) jQuery
14 92 (22.49%) PHP
15 82 (20.05%) Mentoring
16 81 (19.80%) Scrum
17 75 (18.34%) CMS
18 67 (16.38%) Java
19 58 (14.18%) TDD
20 57 (13.94%) Web Services
21 54 (13.20%) MySQL
22 53 (12.96%) REST
23 52 (12.71%) Git (software)
24 51 (12.47%) HTML5
25 48 (11.74%) Mobile App
26 47 (11.49%) JSON
27 46 (11.25%) Web Development
27 46 (11.25%) Symfony
27 46 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web API
27 46 (11.25%) Laravel

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 75 (18.34%) CMS
2 36 (8.80%) WordPress
3 28 (6.85%) Drupal
4 27 (6.60%) Joomla!
5 20 (4.89%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (2.44%) Umbraco
8 8 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.22%) Apache
10 5 (1.22%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.22%) IIS
11 4 (0.98%) nginx
11 4 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.73%) bbPress
12 3 (0.73%) Confluence
12 3 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.49%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.49%) Kentico
13 2 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.24%) Blender
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (5.87%) Magento
2 5 (1.22%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.07%) GitHub
2 28 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (5.38%) SaaS
4 17 (4.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (2.69%) Office 365
6 8 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.96%) npm
7 5 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.22%) PaaS
8 4 (0.98%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.49%) Yammer
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.20%) Intranet
2 8 (1.96%) HTTP
3 4 (0.98%) Internet
4 2 (0.49%) Skype
4 2 (0.49%) SMS
5 1 (0.24%) DNS
5 1 (0.24%) IMAP
5 1 (0.24%) PPP
5 1 (0.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (26.41%) SQL Server
2 54 (13.20%) MySQL
3 27 (6.60%) Big Data
3 27 (6.60%) MariaDB
4 24 (5.87%) Power BI
4 24 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (5.62%) NoSQL
5 23 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (4.65%) MongoDB
8 18 (4.40%) Relational Database
8 18 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (3.67%) Data Lake
10 10 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.96%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 52 (12.71%) Git (software)
2 37 (9.05%) Subversion
3 20 (4.89%) JIRA
4 18 (4.40%) Jenkins
4 18 (4.40%) Visual Studio
5 15 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (3.42%) NUnit
7 12 (2.93%) gulp
8 10 (2.44%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.71%) Selenium
10 6 (1.47%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.47%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.47%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.98%) Maven
12 4 (0.98%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.73%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.73%) Gradle
13 3 (0.73%) JUnit
General
1 44 (10.76%) Finance
2 20 (4.89%) Retail
3 18 (4.40%) Marketing
4 15 (3.67%) Advertising
5 3 (0.73%) Banking
5 3 (0.73%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.49%) Automotive
6 2 (0.49%) Games
7 1 (0.24%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.24%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (44.25%) .NET
2 134 (32.76%) HTML
3 124 (30.32%) CSS
4 115 (28.12%) ASP.NET
5 114 (27.87%) AngularJS
6 94 (22.98%) jQuery
7 57 (13.94%) Web Services
8 53 (12.96%) REST
9 51 (12.47%) HTML5
10 47 (11.49%) JSON
11 46 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 46 (11.25%) Laravel
11 46 (11.25%) Symfony
12 45 (11.00%) WCF
13 44 (10.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 42 (10.27%) XML
15 40 (9.78%) .NET Framework
16 38 (9.29%) Node.js
17 33 (8.07%) CSS3
17 33 (8.07%) React
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.74%) Mobile App
2 31 (7.58%) User Experience
3 24 (5.87%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (4.65%) iPad
5 9 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.20%) Fintech
6 8 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.47%) Blog
7 6 (1.47%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.47%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.22%) PMI
9 3 (0.73%) EPoS
9 3 (0.73%) Social Media
10 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.49%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.49%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.24%) Animation
11 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.24%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.24%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.40%) Linux
2 10 (2.44%) Android
2 10 (2.44%) Windows
3 9 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.71%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.98%) AIX
5 4 (0.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (26.16%) MVC
3 82 (20.05%) Mentoring
4 81 (19.80%) Scrum
5 58 (14.18%) TDD
6 46 (11.25%) Web Development
7 42 (10.27%) Unit Testing
8 40 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (9.78%) Front End Development
9 32 (7.82%) Coaching
9 32 (7.82%) OO
9 32 (7.82%) Software Engineering
10 31 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (7.09%) E-Commerce
12 23 (5.62%) OOP
13 21 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (5.13%) Test Automation
14 20 (4.89%) DevOps
15 19 (4.65%) Multichannel Retail
16 17 (4.16%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 225 (55.01%) JavaScript
2 175 (42.79%) C#
3 126 (30.81%) SQL
4 92 (22.49%) PHP
5 67 (16.38%) Java
6 36 (8.80%) T-SQL
7 35 (8.56%) Python
8 20 (4.89%) VB.NET
9 19 (4.65%) TypeScript
10 13 (3.18%) C++
10 13 (3.18%) Ruby
11 12 (2.93%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.93%) R
12 11 (2.69%) C
13 7 (1.71%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.71%) VB
14 6 (1.47%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.47%) Scala
15 5 (1.22%) Go
16 4 (0.98%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 23 (5.62%) Degree
2 14 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.96%) MCSD
4 5 (1.22%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.98%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.73%) MCPD
6 3 (0.73%) MCTS
7 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.42%) QA
2 6 (1.47%) GCP
3 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (5.87%) Docker
2 5 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (2.44%) Ansible
2 9 (2.20%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.73%) Puppet
4 1 (0.24%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 110 (26.89%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.93%) Oracle
3 7 (1.71%) Zend
4 5 (1.22%) Epicor
4 5 (1.22%) Infor
4 5 (1.22%) Sage
5 4 (0.98%) Hortonworks
5 4 (0.98%) Tableau
6 3 (0.73%) Adobe
6 3 (0.73%) BuddyPress
6 3 (0.73%) PayPal
6 3 (0.73%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.73%) Telerik
6 3 (0.73%) webMethods
6 3 (0.73%) WooCommerce
7 2 (0.49%) Capita
7 2 (0.49%) Google
7 2 (0.49%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.24%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.24%) Birst