Lead Developer

Discover the profession of Lead Developer!

The Lead Developer supervises and directs a team of developers to ensure the technical success of a project.


  • Supervising and training a team of developers
  • Coordinating and supporting the team’s work
  • Sharing technical expertise and assisting junior developers in their skill development
  • Motivating and guiding the team to achieve project development goals
  • Defining the optimal development pace for the project
  • Resolving technical issues encountered by the team
  • Ensuring the quality of the code for software programs
  • Staying updated on technological advancements through continuous research

Required Skills

  • Excellent technical development skills
  • Ability to supervise and train a team
  • Good project management skills
  • Ability to solve technical problems
  • Ability to make informed decisions
  • Good knowledge of software development best practices

Required Qualities

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Leadership ability
  • Curiosity about new technological trends
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to adapt quickly

Average Salary

Several factors influence the salary, such as years of experience, seniority, and company structure, which determine the level of remuneration.

Between €35,000 and €40,000

gross per annum for a junior

Up to around €80,000

gross per year for an expert