Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 260 274
Rank change year-on-year +73 +14 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 541 373 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.73% 1.19% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.23% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 505 329 427
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 30,285 30,363 39,900
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 96.93% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25,345 25,168 33,955
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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 +84 214 £57,500 -2.13% 23
Berkshire +74 139 £60,000 -3.23% 14
Surrey +33 99 £51,250 -10.87% 13
Hampshire 0 97 £57,500 +21.05% 4
East Sussex +18 77 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Oxfordshire +18 55 £55,000 +10.00% 8
West Sussex -8 29 £62,500 +13.64% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 24 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Sussex - 11 £70,000 -
Kent -4 10 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Middlesex +13 3 £55,000 -4.35%
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 332 (61.37%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (54.71%) JavaScript
3 245 (45.29%) .NET
4 238 (43.99%) C#
5 218 (40.30%) HTML
6 191 (35.30%) CSS
7 180 (33.27%) MVC
8 165 (30.50%) ASP.NET
9 160 (29.57%) SQL
10 150 (27.73%) AngularJS
11 145 (26.80%) jQuery
12 131 (24.21%) Scrum
13 121 (22.37%) SQL Server
14 120 (22.18%) Java
15 117 (21.63%) Mentoring
16 104 (19.22%) Microsoft
17 94 (17.38%) Web Services
18 93 (17.19%) HTML5
19 87 (16.08%) Unit Testing
20 86 (15.90%) Git (software)
21 82 (15.16%) XML
22 80 (14.79%) CMS
22 80 (14.79%) REST
23 77 (14.23%) React
24 76 (14.05%) TDD
24 76 (14.05%) JSON
25 75 (13.86%) Front End Development
26 70 (12.94%) MySQL
27 67 (12.38%) PHP
28 66 (12.20%) RESTful

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 80 (14.79%) CMS
2 31 (5.73%) Drupal
3 26 (4.81%) WordPress
4 23 (4.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 22 (4.07%) Apache
5 22 (4.07%) Umbraco
6 19 (3.51%) Joomla!
7 11 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (2.03%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.66%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.29%) IIS
9 7 (1.29%) JBoss
9 7 (1.29%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.92%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.74%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.74%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.37%) Blender
4 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (3.51%) Magento
2 5 (0.92%) Infor M3
2 5 (0.92%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.62%) GitHub
3 23 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (3.33%) SaaS
5 11 (2.03%) Cloudflare
5 11 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.92%) npm
6 5 (0.92%) PaaS
7 4 (0.74%) Office 365
8 3 (0.55%) Yammer
9 2 (0.37%) Force.com
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.66%) HTTP
2 2 (0.37%) DNS
2 2 (0.37%) Intranet
2 2 (0.37%) PPP
2 2 (0.37%) Skype
2 2 (0.37%) SMS
3 1 (0.18%) FTP
3 1 (0.18%) Internet
3 1 (0.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 70 (12.94%) MySQL
3 45 (8.32%) NoSQL
4 22 (4.07%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.88%) MongoDB
6 20 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 19 (3.51%) MariaDB
8 18 (3.33%) Big Data
9 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (1.66%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.48%) Power BI
13 7 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.92%) DB2 UDB
15 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 86 (15.90%) Git (software)
2 48 (8.87%) Subversion
3 39 (7.21%) JIRA
4 29 (5.36%) Jenkins
5 25 (4.62%) Visual Studio
6 21 (3.88%) NUnit
7 14 (2.59%) Eclipse
7 14 (2.59%) Jasmine
7 14 (2.59%) Selenium
8 13 (2.40%) Maven
8 13 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (2.40%) TeamCity
9 12 (2.22%) webpack
10 11 (2.03%) Grunt
10 11 (2.03%) SpecFlow
11 10 (1.85%) Gradle
11 10 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (1.66%) Ant
13 7 (1.29%) IntelliJ
13 7 (1.29%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (7.58%) Finance
2 28 (5.18%) Retail
3 9 (1.66%) Advertising
3 9 (1.66%) Marketing
4 8 (1.48%) Banking
5 6 (1.11%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.92%) Publishing
6 5 (0.92%) Wholesale Banking
7 4 (0.74%) Arabic Language
8 3 (0.55%) Games
9 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (45.29%) .NET
2 218 (40.30%) HTML
3 191 (35.30%) CSS
4 165 (30.50%) ASP.NET
5 150 (27.73%) AngularJS
6 145 (26.80%) jQuery
7 94 (17.38%) Web Services
8 93 (17.19%) HTML5
9 82 (15.16%) XML
10 80 (14.79%) REST
11 77 (14.23%) React
12 76 (14.05%) JSON
13 66 (12.20%) CSS3
13 66 (12.20%) RESTful
14 64 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
15 62 (11.46%) WCF
16 61 (11.28%) ASP.NET Web API
17 59 (10.91%) .NET Framework
18 58 (10.72%) Ajax
19 55 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.32%) User Experience
2 32 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (5.18%) Mobile App
4 19 (3.51%) iPad
5 13 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.22%) Fintech
7 11 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.74%) PMI
9 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.55%) EPoS
9 3 (0.55%) Social Media
10 2 (0.37%) Animation
10 2 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.37%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.37%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.37%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.37%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.37%) Smart Home
11 1 (0.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (5.91%) Linux
2 28 (5.18%) AIX
3 17 (3.14%) Unix
4 13 (2.40%) Android
4 13 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.85%) Windows
6 4 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (61.37%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (33.27%) MVC
3 131 (24.21%) Scrum
4 117 (21.63%) Mentoring
5 87 (16.08%) Unit Testing
6 76 (14.05%) TDD
7 75 (13.86%) Front End Development
8 56 (10.35%) Coaching
9 55 (10.17%) OO
10 51 (9.43%) E-Commerce
11 46 (8.50%) DevOps
12 41 (7.58%) OOP
12 41 (7.58%) Software Engineering
13 40 (7.39%) Project Management
14 38 (7.02%) Web Development
15 37 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (6.65%) SDLC
17 33 (6.10%) ETL
17 33 (6.10%) Test Automation
18 31 (5.73%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 296 (54.71%) JavaScript
2 238 (43.99%) C#
3 160 (29.57%) SQL
4 120 (22.18%) Java
5 67 (12.38%) PHP
6 44 (8.13%) Python
7 40 (7.39%) T-SQL
8 16 (2.96%) VB.NET
9 15 (2.77%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.59%) C++
11 13 (2.40%) Ruby
11 13 (2.40%) TypeScript
12 12 (2.22%) C
13 10 (1.85%) Scala
14 9 (1.66%) VB
15 8 (1.48%) R
16 5 (0.92%) ANSI SQL
16 5 (0.92%) Go
16 5 (0.92%) VB6
16 5 (0.92%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (2.03%) Degree
3 8 (1.48%) MCPD
3 8 (1.48%) MCTS
4 5 (0.92%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.74%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.59%) QA
2 8 (1.48%) GCP
3 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (4.07%) Docker
2 5 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.74%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.03%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.85%) Ansible
3 3 (0.55%) Puppet
3 3 (0.55%) Terraform
4 1 (0.18%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 104 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.58%) Oracle
3 28 (5.18%) webMethods
4 5 (0.92%) Epicor
4 5 (0.92%) Infor
4 5 (0.92%) Sage
4 5 (0.92%) Sybase
5 4 (0.74%) Capita
5 4 (0.74%) DevExpress
5 4 (0.74%) Sitecore
5 4 (0.74%) VMware
6 3 (0.55%) Google
6 3 (0.55%) Tableau
6 3 (0.55%) Telerik
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe
7 2 (0.37%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.37%) Perforce
7 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.37%) Twitter
7 2 (0.37%) Zend