Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Lead Software Developer
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 538 569 605
Rank change year-on-year +31 +36 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 21 29 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.069% 0.082% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.085% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 41
South East median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% -2.27% -4.35%
10th Percentile £41,500 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 29566 34125 41527
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28612 34601
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 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Lead Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Developer in the South East

Lead Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Developer in the South East

Lead Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Software Developer in the South East

Lead Software 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 Software Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 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
Hampshire 0 10 £55,000 +29.41%
Thames Valley +42 6 £57,500 +24.32% 1
Oxfordshire +5 4 £56,250 +12.50% 1
East Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire +49 2 £60,000 +41.18%
Surrey -8 2 £50,000 -31.03%
Lead Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Lead Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) .NET
3 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 5 (23.81%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (23.81%) Docker
6 5 (23.81%) DevOps
6 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
6 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
6 5 (23.81%) Node.js
6 5 (23.81%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 5 (23.81%) MEAN Stack
7 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
7 4 (19.05%) WPF
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) HTML
7 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
8 3 (14.29%) WCF
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (14.29%) Line Management
8 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (14.29%) Coaching
8 3 (14.29%) CSS
8 3 (14.29%) Web Services
8 3 (14.29%) MVC
8 3 (14.29%) CMS
8 3 (14.29%) WinForms

Lead Software 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 5 (23.81%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (14.29%) CMS
3 2 (9.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) MEAN Stack
3 5 (23.81%) Node.js
3 5 (23.81%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
4 4 (19.05%) HTML
4 4 (19.05%) WPF
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (14.29%) CSS
5 3 (14.29%) WCF
5 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (14.29%) WinForms
6 2 (9.52%) Apache Flex
6 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
6 2 (9.52%) J2EE
6 2 (9.52%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps
2 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
3 3 (14.29%) Coaching
3 3 (14.29%) Line Management
3 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 3 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (9.52%) High Availability
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) SDLC
4 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) OOP
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) SOLID
5 1 (4.76%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Groovy
4 2 (9.52%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) Elixir
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Adobe
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft