The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 312 250
Rank change year-on-year +56 -62  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 146 132 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.01% 0.71% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.74% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 143 123 210
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,650
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,750 £70,000
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 13973 17912 20759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.94% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11705 15216 16890
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +30 50 £50,000 - 10
East Sussex +30 22 £55,000 +57.14% 9
Buckinghamshire +18 19 £62,500 +4.16% 3
Surrey +11 16 £57,500 +4.54% 6
Berkshire +16 14 £65,000 +18.18% 5
West Sussex +9 13 £52,500 -10.63%
Kent +14 7 £67,500 +20.00% 1
Oxfordshire +11 4 £50,000 -16.66%
Middlesex +4 1 £66,000 +10.00%
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 184 (57.68%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (45.77%) .NET
3 142 (44.51%) C#
4 138 (43.26%) JavaScript
5 122 (38.24%) HTML
6 118 (36.99%) MVC
7 100 (31.35%) SQL
8 97 (30.41%) ASP.NET
9 95 (29.78%) TDD
10 92 (28.84%) CSS
11 86 (26.96%) SQL Server
12 82 (25.71%) Java
13 74 (23.20%) Scrum
14 70 (21.94%) AngularJS
15 68 (21.32%) jQuery
16 61 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
17 60 (18.81%) Microsoft
18 51 (15.99%) Software Engineering
19 47 (14.73%) Web Services
20 40 (12.54%) PHP
20 40 (12.54%) CMS
20 40 (12.54%) WCF
20 40 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
21 38 (11.91%) HTML5
21 38 (11.91%) Mentoring
22 37 (11.60%) Git (software)
22 37 (11.60%) Test Automation
23 36 (11.29%) ASP.NET Web API
23 36 (11.29%) JSON
24 35 (10.97%) Spring

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 40 (12.54%) CMS
2 20 (6.27%) Confluence
3 11 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.51%) Drupal
4 8 (2.51%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (1.88%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.25%) Apache
6 4 (1.25%) IIS
6 4 (1.25%) NServiceBus
7 3 (0.94%) WordPress
8 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.63%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.63%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.63%) JBoss
8 2 (0.63%) Jetty
8 2 (0.63%) Kentico
8 2 (0.63%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.63%) nginx
8 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (2.82%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.63%) Magento
2 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.19%) Asana
3 7 (2.19%) SaaS
4 2 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.31%) Office 365
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.57%) HTTP
2 3 (0.94%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.63%) SMPP
3 2 (0.63%) SS7
3 2 (0.63%) Wireless
4 1 (0.31%) DNS
4 1 (0.31%) IMAP
4 1 (0.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (26.96%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.84%) Big Data
3 21 (6.58%) MySQL
4 16 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (4.08%) Endeca
7 12 (3.76%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.13%) Hadoop
8 10 (3.13%) HBase
8 10 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (2.82%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (2.19%) Power BI
12 6 (1.88%) Data Lake
12 6 (1.88%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.25%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 37 (11.60%) Git (software)
2 32 (10.03%) NUnit
3 30 (9.40%) JIRA
4 20 (6.27%) TeamCity
5 19 (5.96%) Grunt
5 19 (5.96%) gulp
6 18 (5.64%) Visual Studio
7 16 (5.02%) Selenium
8 13 (4.08%) Maven
9 12 (3.76%) Ant
10 10 (3.13%) QUnit
10 10 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (2.51%) Eclipse
11 8 (2.51%) Jenkins
12 7 (2.19%) SpecFlow
12 7 (2.19%) Subversion
13 5 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.57%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (1.25%) NetBeans
General
1 33 (10.34%) Finance
2 9 (2.82%) Retail
3 8 (2.51%) Marketing
4 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.88%) Games
6 5 (1.57%) Automotive
7 4 (1.25%) Advertising
7 4 (1.25%) Military
7 4 (1.25%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Banking
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (45.77%) .NET
2 122 (38.24%) HTML
3 97 (30.41%) ASP.NET
4 92 (28.84%) CSS
5 70 (21.94%) AngularJS
6 68 (21.32%) jQuery
7 61 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (14.73%) Web Services
9 40 (12.54%) WCF
10 38 (11.91%) HTML5
11 36 (11.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 36 (11.29%) JSON
12 35 (10.97%) Spring
13 33 (10.34%) .NET Framework
13 33 (10.34%) XML
14 31 (9.72%) REST
15 27 (8.46%) RESTful
15 27 (8.46%) Sass
16 25 (7.84%) Node.js
17 21 (6.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.97%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (6.58%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.70%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.39%) User Experience
5 13 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.19%) Augmented Reality
6 7 (2.19%) Fintech
6 7 (2.19%) W3C
7 6 (1.88%) Animation
7 6 (1.88%) Social Media
8 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.94%) Online Games
8 3 (0.94%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.63%) iPad
9 2 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.21%) Windows
2 15 (4.70%) Android
3 14 (4.39%) Linux
4 9 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.19%) Unix
6 4 (1.25%) CentOS
6 4 (1.25%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.94%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (57.68%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (36.99%) MVC
3 95 (29.78%) TDD
4 74 (23.20%) Scrum
5 51 (15.99%) Software Engineering
6 40 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (11.91%) Mentoring
8 37 (11.60%) Test Automation
9 35 (10.97%) OO
10 33 (10.34%) Front End Development
11 32 (10.03%) OOP
11 32 (10.03%) Web Development
12 29 (9.09%) Unit Testing
13 28 (8.78%) Line Management
14 27 (8.46%) BDD
15 22 (6.90%) Content Management
16 20 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (6.27%) E-Commerce
17 19 (5.96%) CRM
17 19 (5.96%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 142 (44.51%) C#
2 138 (43.26%) JavaScript
3 100 (31.35%) SQL
4 82 (25.71%) Java
5 40 (12.54%) PHP
6 30 (9.40%) C++
7 23 (7.21%) T-SQL
8 14 (4.39%) Python
9 12 (3.76%) C
10 10 (3.13%) Groovy
11 8 (2.51%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.19%) Ruby
12 7 (2.19%) Scala
13 6 (1.88%) Perl
14 5 (1.57%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.57%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.25%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.25%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.25%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 28 (8.78%) Degree
2 9 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.63%) APMG
4 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.63%) PMP
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.57%) Ansible
1 5 (1.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (18.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.82%) Oracle
2 9 (2.82%) Zend
3 8 (2.51%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.25%) SAP
5 3 (0.94%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.63%) Hortonworks
6 2 (0.63%) hybris
6 2 (0.63%) Intel
6 2 (0.63%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.63%) PayPal
6 2 (0.63%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.63%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.31%) Apple
7 1 (0.31%) BT
7 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.31%) Sophos
7 1 (0.31%) Tableau
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 50k
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Talent International
Salary: benefits + health insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Gravesend, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k to £55k doe
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + health insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £57500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Profit Share
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Caraires Consultancy
Salary: £50,000 per annum upwards dependent on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago