The median annual salary for a Lead Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Software Developer
England / South East
Rank 355 443 421
Rank change year-on-year +88 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 26 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.088% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.091% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 24
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £48,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -11.45% -8.57%  

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 14422 18600 19935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12036 15863 16077
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 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 +30 17 £46,250 -2.63% 2
East Sussex - 7 £37,500 - 1
Surrey +37 1 £57,500 -11.53%
Berkshire +32 1 £65,000 +18.18%
Lead Software Developer
England

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 28 (73.68%) MVC
2 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (52.63%) C#
3 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 19 (50.00%) SQL
5 18 (47.37%) .NET
6 16 (42.11%) AngularJS
7 15 (39.47%) TDD
8 11 (28.95%) PHP
8 11 (28.95%) HTML
8 11 (28.95%) Scrum
9 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
9 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
9 10 (26.32%) CRM
9 10 (26.32%) Kendo UI
10 9 (23.68%) jQuery
10 9 (23.68%) OOP
11 8 (21.05%) Web Services
11 8 (21.05%) Java
11 8 (21.05%) JSON
11 8 (21.05%) RESTful
11 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
11 8 (21.05%) Node.js
11 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
12 7 (18.42%) Coaching
12 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
12 7 (18.42%) Augmented Reality
12 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (18.42%) Spring
12 7 (18.42%) Maven

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) CouchDB
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.42%) Maven
3 6 (15.79%) Ant
3 6 (15.79%) Selenium
4 4 (10.53%) PHPUnit
4 4 (10.53%) QUnit
5 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.26%) CruiseControl
6 2 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.63%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) AngularJS
3 11 (28.95%) HTML
4 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 10 (26.32%) Kendo UI
5 9 (23.68%) jQuery
6 8 (21.05%) JSON
6 8 (21.05%) Node.js
6 8 (21.05%) RESTful
6 8 (21.05%) Web Services
7 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (18.42%) Spring
8 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (15.79%) SOAP
8 6 (15.79%) Spring MVC
8 6 (15.79%) XML
9 5 (13.16%) CSS
10 4 (10.53%) CakePHP
10 4 (10.53%) Dojo
10 4 (10.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Augmented Reality
1 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Fintech
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.63%) Cybercrime
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) MVC
2 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (39.47%) TDD
4 11 (28.95%) Scrum
5 10 (26.32%) CRM
5 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 9 (23.68%) OOP
7 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
8 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (18.42%) Coaching
9 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
10 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
10 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (10.53%) Front End Development
10 4 (10.53%) OO PHP
10 4 (10.53%) Performance Management
10 4 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (10.53%) SDLC
10 4 (10.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) C#
1 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 19 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) PHP
4 8 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (10.53%) C
5 4 (10.53%) Groovy
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hastings
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago