The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £54,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 296 215
Rank change year-on-year +69 -81  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 174 162 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.16% 0.83% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.85% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 146 142 243
Median salary £54,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.81% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,000 £71,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14461 18972 20242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.73% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12087 16175 16324
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 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
Hampshire +45 54 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Berkshire +47 33 £65,250 +18.63% 2
Surrey +58 32 £55,000 -8.33% 2
East Sussex +15 18 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 12 £50,000 +17.64% 2
West Sussex -11 12 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Oxfordshire -15 10 £50,000 +2.04%
Middlesex - 2 £57,500 -
Kent +15 1 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 254 (68.65%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (49.19%) JavaScript
3 166 (44.86%) .NET
4 154 (41.62%) C#
5 149 (40.27%) HTML
5 149 (40.27%) MVC
6 132 (35.68%) CSS
7 112 (30.27%) TDD
8 104 (28.11%) ASP.NET
9 93 (25.14%) jQuery
10 85 (22.97%) Java
11 83 (22.43%) SQL Server
11 83 (22.43%) Scrum
12 77 (20.81%) Microsoft
13 75 (20.27%) AngularJS
14 74 (20.00%) Web Services
15 70 (18.92%) SQL
16 64 (17.30%) .NET Framework
17 62 (16.76%) HTML5
18 60 (16.22%) PHP
19 58 (15.68%) Software Engineering
19 58 (15.68%) ASP.NET Web API
20 55 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC
21 53 (14.32%) Git (software)
22 52 (14.05%) WCF
23 50 (13.51%) Spring
24 48 (12.97%) JSON
25 45 (12.16%) Unit Testing
25 45 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
25 45 (12.16%) Front End Development

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 28 (7.57%) CMS
2 21 (5.68%) Apache
3 20 (5.41%) Confluence
4 12 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (2.16%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.62%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.35%) Drupal
8 4 (1.08%) ColdFusion
8 4 (1.08%) IIS
8 4 (1.08%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.81%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.81%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.81%) Jetty
9 3 (0.81%) nginx
9 3 (0.81%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.89%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.54%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.89%) Asana
3 7 (1.89%) SaaS
4 3 (0.81%) PaaS
5 2 (0.54%) Google Play
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.35%) HTTP
2 2 (0.54%) Internet
2 2 (0.54%) Intranet
3 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (22.43%) SQL Server
2 42 (11.35%) MySQL
3 30 (8.11%) Big Data
4 18 (4.86%) Hadoop
4 18 (4.86%) MongoDB
5 16 (4.32%) HBase
6 14 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (3.24%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.35%) CouchDB
12 5 (1.35%) Endeca
12 5 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.08%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.81%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 53 (14.32%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.92%) JIRA
3 31 (8.38%) Grunt
3 31 (8.38%) gulp
4 30 (8.11%) NUnit
5 21 (5.68%) Maven
6 20 (5.41%) Visual Studio
7 19 (5.14%) TeamCity
8 17 (4.59%) Jenkins
9 16 (4.32%) Selenium
10 12 (3.24%) JUnit
11 11 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (2.43%) Ant
12 9 (2.43%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (2.16%) Subversion
14 7 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.89%) SpecFlow
15 6 (1.62%) Cucumber
15 6 (1.62%) Mockito
15 6 (1.62%) QUnit
General
1 20 (5.41%) Finance
2 17 (4.59%) Retail
3 6 (1.62%) Advertising
4 5 (1.35%) Publishing
5 4 (1.08%) Automotive
5 4 (1.08%) Military
5 4 (1.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.54%) Marketing
7 1 (0.27%) Billing
7 1 (0.27%) Games
7 1 (0.27%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (44.86%) .NET
2 149 (40.27%) HTML
3 132 (35.68%) CSS
4 104 (28.11%) ASP.NET
5 93 (25.14%) jQuery
6 75 (20.27%) AngularJS
7 74 (20.00%) Web Services
8 64 (17.30%) .NET Framework
9 62 (16.76%) HTML5
10 58 (15.68%) ASP.NET Web API
11 55 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 52 (14.05%) WCF
13 50 (13.51%) Spring
14 48 (12.97%) JSON
15 42 (11.35%) CSS3
16 41 (11.08%) Sass
17 40 (10.81%) XML
18 36 (9.73%) REST
19 34 (9.19%) Node.js
20 32 (8.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.68%) User Experience
2 15 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.43%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.89%) Augmented Reality
4 7 (1.89%) W3C
5 6 (1.62%) Animation
5 6 (1.62%) Social Media
5 6 (1.62%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.35%) Fintech
7 4 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.08%) iPad
8 3 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.54%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.27%) Life Science
10 1 (0.27%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.19%) Windows
2 29 (7.84%) Linux
3 9 (2.43%) Android
4 7 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.35%) Unix
6 3 (0.81%) CentOS
6 3 (0.81%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (68.65%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (40.27%) MVC
3 112 (30.27%) TDD
4 83 (22.43%) Scrum
5 58 (15.68%) Software Engineering
6 45 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (12.16%) Front End Development
6 45 (12.16%) Unit Testing
7 40 (10.81%) Mentoring
8 38 (10.27%) E-Commerce
9 37 (10.00%) Web Development
10 36 (9.73%) OOP
11 34 (9.19%) BDD
11 34 (9.19%) OO
12 28 (7.57%) Line Management
13 27 (7.30%) SOA
14 23 (6.22%) Content Management
14 23 (6.22%) CRM
15 21 (5.68%) SDLC
15 21 (5.68%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 182 (49.19%) JavaScript
2 154 (41.62%) C#
3 85 (22.97%) Java
4 70 (18.92%) SQL
5 60 (16.22%) PHP
6 28 (7.57%) C++
7 12 (3.24%) Python
7 12 (3.24%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.97%) VB.NET
9 9 (2.43%) CoffeeScript
9 9 (2.43%) Scala
10 8 (2.16%) C
10 8 (2.16%) Ruby
11 7 (1.89%) Groovy
12 6 (1.62%) Perl
13 5 (1.35%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.08%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.08%) VB
14 4 (1.08%) VB6
14 4 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (5.95%) Degree
2 8 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.54%) APMG
3 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.54%) PMP
4 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.24%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Docker
1 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (1.62%) Puppet
2 5 (1.35%) Ansible
3 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 77 (20.81%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.68%) Oracle
3 18 (4.86%) Sitecore
4 14 (3.78%) Zend
5 4 (1.08%) SAP
6 3 (0.81%) IBM
6 3 (0.81%) Intel
6 3 (0.81%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.54%) Google
7 2 (0.54%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.54%) RedPrairie
7 2 (0.54%) Tableau
8 1 (0.27%) Apple
8 1 (0.27%) BT
8 1 (0.27%) hybris
8 1 (0.27%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.27%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.27%) Sophos
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Annual Bonus, Extra Holiday
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Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
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