Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Lead Developer
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 108 102
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 25 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.74% 0.52% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 0.54% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 18
Southampton median annual salary £47,500 £48,750 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.56% +9.55% +8.54%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,125 £33,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £55,125 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1391 1300 1341
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.16% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1162 1200
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.64% +1.84% +8.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,275 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Southampton

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Southampton

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Southampton over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Southampton

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Southampton region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 15 (60.00%) TDD
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) PHP
3 11 (44.00%) Web Development
3 11 (44.00%) AngularJS
4 9 (36.00%) SaaS
4 9 (36.00%) MVC
4 9 (36.00%) LAMP
5 8 (32.00%) Refactoring
5 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) .NET
6 7 (28.00%) C#
6 7 (28.00%) OO
7 6 (24.00%) Digital Media
7 6 (24.00%) GitHub
7 6 (24.00%) Docker
7 6 (24.00%) Line Management
7 6 (24.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes
7 6 (24.00%) Public Cloud
7 6 (24.00%) GCP
7 6 (24.00%) Advertising
7 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
7 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (24.00%) Symfony
7 6 (24.00%) Blog
8 5 (20.00%) Zend
8 5 (20.00%) CMS

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) SaaS
2 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (24.00%) GitHub
2 6 (24.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (24.00%) Advertising
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (36.00%) LAMP
3 7 (28.00%) .NET
4 6 (24.00%) Symfony
5 5 (20.00%) CSS
5 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (16.00%) HTML5
6 4 (16.00%) Node.js
6 4 (16.00%) React
7 3 (12.00%) WPF
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (8.00%) WinForms
9 1 (4.00%) CSS3
9 1 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Blog
1 6 (24.00%) Digital Media
1 6 (24.00%) Public Cloud
2 4 (16.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.00%) Social Media
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) TDD
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Web Development
4 9 (36.00%) MVC
5 8 (32.00%) Refactoring
5 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (28.00%) OO
7 6 (24.00%) Line Management
7 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
8 5 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (20.00%) Prototyping
8 5 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (16.00%) Project Management
9 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
10 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
11 2 (8.00%) BDD
11 2 (8.00%) Change Management
11 2 (8.00%) High Availability
11 2 (8.00%) MVVM
11 2 (8.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (48.00%) PHP
2 7 (28.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Groovy
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) GCP
2 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Zend
2 2 (8.00%) Xamarin