The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 114 105 109
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.23% 0.37% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.38% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £37,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Lead Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1668 1563 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.92% 95.77% 94.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1359 1323
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,300 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title.

1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
4 15 (78.95%) HTML
5 14 (73.68%) CSS
6 13 (68.42%) MVC
7 11 (57.89%) jQuery
7 11 (57.89%) HTML5
8 10 (52.63%) C#
9 8 (42.11%) Photoshop
9 8 (42.11%) Web Services
9 8 (42.11%) PHP
9 8 (42.11%) CMS
9 8 (42.11%) OO
9 8 (42.11%) XHTML
9 8 (42.11%) RESTful
9 8 (42.11%) Smarty
9 8 (42.11%) Marketing
9 8 (42.11%) JSON
9 8 (42.11%) Razor View Engine
9 8 (42.11%) Backbone.js
9 8 (42.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (42.11%) Underscore.js
9 8 (42.11%) Semantic HTML
9 8 (42.11%) Grunt
9 8 (42.11%) Yeoman
9 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (42.11%) User Experience
10 7 (36.84%) SQL
11 6 (31.58%) Microsoft

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (42.11%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) RavenDB
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Grunt
1 8 (42.11%) Yeoman
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (42.11%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 15 (78.95%) HTML
4 14 (73.68%) CSS
5 11 (57.89%) jQuery
5 11 (57.89%) HTML5
6 8 (42.11%) JSON
6 8 (42.11%) Razor View Engine
6 8 (42.11%) Backbone.js
6 8 (42.11%) Underscore.js
6 8 (42.11%) Semantic HTML
6 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (42.11%) RESTful
6 8 (42.11%) Smarty
6 8 (42.11%) Web Services
6 8 (42.11%) XHTML
7 3 (15.79%) WCF
7 3 (15.79%) WPF
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) iPad
2 3 (15.79%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) MVC
2 8 (42.11%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (42.11%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) B2B
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Build Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) E-business
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) PHP
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCP
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Apple