Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Java Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

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

Lead Java Developer
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 498 491 561
Rank change year-on-year -7 +70 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 50 48 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 50 41 60
South East median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £52,500 £40,625 £50,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £78,750 £76,250
England median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.41% - +12.50%

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 28,721 28,365 36,230
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 96.73% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 23,823 23,757 30,702
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Lead Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Java Developer in the South East

Lead Java Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Lead Java Developer in the South East

Lead Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Java Developer in the South East

Lead Java 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 Java Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 14 August 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 +21 26 £70,000 +7.69% 2
Hampshire -13 15 £65,000 -16.13%
Berkshire -2 13 £70,000 +7.69% 2
Oxfordshire +5 7 £85,000 +36.00%
Buckinghamshire +17 6 £70,000 -1.41%
East Sussex - 5 £77,500 -
Surrey +8 3 £78,750 +36.96% 2
West Sussex -9 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Lead Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, Lead Java 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 Java Developer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (54.00%) TDD
4 25 (50.00%) Web Services
5 20 (40.00%) Microservices
6 17 (34.00%) Spring
7 14 (28.00%) Spring Boot
8 13 (26.00%) J2EE
9 12 (24.00%) Mentoring
10 11 (22.00%) Oracle
10 11 (22.00%) Scrum
10 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (22.00%) RESTful
11 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 10 (20.00%) Hibernate
11 10 (20.00%) Ansible
11 10 (20.00%) DevOps
12 9 (18.00%) Docker
12 9 (18.00%) Kubernetes
12 9 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (18.00%) Retail
12 9 (18.00%) BDD
13 8 (16.00%) Degree
13 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
13 8 (16.00%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
13 8 (16.00%) QA
13 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (16.00%) Test-First Development

Lead Java 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 8 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (12.00%) Apache Solr
2 6 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.00%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (14.00%) Big Data
2 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (10.00%) Apache Hive
4 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.00%) Vagrant
3 5 (10.00%) git-flow
4 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.00%) JIRA
4 4 (8.00%) JUnit
5 2 (4.00%) Maven
6 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (18.00%) Retail
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
2 5 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (50.00%) Web Services
2 17 (34.00%) Spring
3 14 (28.00%) Spring Boot
4 13 (26.00%) J2EE
5 11 (22.00%) RESTful
6 10 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 8 (16.00%) Middleware
7 8 (16.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (14.00%) REST
9 6 (12.00%) Lucene
9 6 (12.00%) Natural Language Processing
10 5 (10.00%) HTML
10 5 (10.00%) Node.js
11 4 (8.00%) CSS
12 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
12 3 (6.00%) JPA
12 3 (6.00%) Spring Security
13 2 (4.00%) jQuery
14 1 (2.00%) Apache Flex
14 1 (2.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Fintech
1 8 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.00%) User Experience
3 4 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) AIX
2 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (54.00%) TDD
3 20 (40.00%) Microservices
4 12 (24.00%) Mentoring
5 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (22.00%) Scrum
6 10 (20.00%) DevOps
7 9 (18.00%) BDD
7 9 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (16.00%) Coaching
8 8 (16.00%) Line Management
8 8 (16.00%) SOA
8 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (16.00%) Test-First Development
9 6 (12.00%) Code Coverage
9 6 (12.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (12.00%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (12.00%) Machine Learning
9 6 (12.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.00%) C
3 7 (14.00%) C++
4 5 (10.00%) Java 8
5 4 (8.00%) C#
5 4 (8.00%) Clojure
5 4 (8.00%) Scala
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Docker
2 5 (10.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Ansible
2 9 (18.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.00%) Google
3 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.00%) webMethods