The median annual salary for a Lead Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 374 432 456
Rank change year-on-year +58 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 13 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.090% 0.055% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.057% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 23
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £42,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00%  

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 13991 17674 20705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.97% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11722 15033 16859
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 £26,000 £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 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 June 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 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 +20 12 £50,000 +17.64%
Surrey +29 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Lead Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 31 (79.49%) MVC
2 26 (66.67%) C#
3 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (58.97%) .NET
5 20 (51.28%) TDD
6 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
6 19 (48.72%) SQL
7 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
8 15 (38.46%) OOP
9 14 (35.90%) CRM
9 14 (35.90%) AngularJS
10 13 (33.33%) Kendo UI
10 13 (33.33%) RESTful
10 13 (33.33%) HTML
11 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
12 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (23.08%) Web Development
13 9 (23.08%) Spring
13 9 (23.08%) Maven
13 9 (23.08%) Scrum
13 9 (23.08%) Java
13 9 (23.08%) XML
14 8 (20.51%) SOAP
14 8 (20.51%) Ant
14 8 (20.51%) JSON
14 8 (20.51%) Spring MVC
14 8 (20.51%) Selenium
14 8 (20.51%) Node.js
14 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
15 7 (17.95%) Augmented Reality

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 4 (10.26%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.56%) CouchDB
2 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Maven
2 8 (20.51%) Ant
2 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.51%) Selenium
3 7 (17.95%) QUnit
4 2 (5.13%) NUnit
4 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.56%) Subversion
5 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.56%) Trac
General
1 4 (10.26%) Military
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (58.97%) .NET
2 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
3 14 (35.90%) AngularJS
4 13 (33.33%) HTML
4 13 (33.33%) Kendo UI
4 13 (33.33%) RESTful
5 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (23.08%) Spring
6 9 (23.08%) XML
7 8 (20.51%) JSON
7 8 (20.51%) Node.js
7 8 (20.51%) SOAP
7 8 (20.51%) Spring MVC
8 7 (17.95%) Dojo
8 7 (17.95%) Web Services
9 6 (15.38%) jQuery
10 5 (12.82%) CSS
10 5 (12.82%) REST
11 4 (10.26%) NHibernate
11 4 (10.26%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Augmented Reality
1 7 (17.95%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Fintech
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) MVC
2 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (51.28%) TDD
4 15 (38.46%) OOP
5 14 (35.90%) CRM
6 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
7 9 (23.08%) Scrum
7 9 (23.08%) Web Development
8 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
8 7 (17.95%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (17.95%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (17.95%) SOA
9 6 (15.38%) Front End Development
10 4 (10.26%) OO
11 2 (5.13%) Translating Business Requirements
12 1 (2.56%) Disruptive Innovation
12 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
12 1 (2.56%) Records Management
12 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) C#
2 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
2 19 (48.72%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) Java
4 7 (17.95%) C
4 7 (17.95%) Groovy
4 7 (17.95%) PHP
5 4 (10.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft