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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 107 98 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 13 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.72% 0.79% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.84% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 4
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% -7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% +4.44%
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
1734 1425 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.85% 94.06% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1242 1360
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 30 January 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) HTML
3 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET
4 16 (69.57%) CSS
5 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
6 14 (60.87%) MVC
7 13 (56.52%) C#
8 12 (52.17%) HTML5
9 11 (47.83%) jQuery
10 9 (39.13%) RESTful
10 9 (39.13%) SQL
10 9 (39.13%) OO
11 8 (34.78%) XHTML
11 8 (34.78%) Web Services
11 8 (34.78%) PHP
11 8 (34.78%) Photoshop
11 8 (34.78%) CMS
11 8 (34.78%) Smarty
11 8 (34.78%) Razor View Engine
11 8 (34.78%) Backbone.js
11 8 (34.78%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (34.78%) Underscore.js
11 8 (34.78%) Semantic HTML
11 8 (34.78%) Grunt
11 8 (34.78%) Yeoman
11 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (34.78%) User Experience
11 8 (34.78%) Marketing
11 8 (34.78%) JSON
12 6 (26.09%) Microsoft

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (34.78%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Grunt
1 8 (34.78%) Yeoman
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (34.78%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) HTML
3 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET
4 16 (69.57%) CSS
5 12 (52.17%) HTML5
6 11 (47.83%) jQuery
7 9 (39.13%) RESTful
8 8 (34.78%) XHTML
8 8 (34.78%) Web Services
8 8 (34.78%) Smarty
8 8 (34.78%) Razor View Engine
8 8 (34.78%) Backbone.js
8 8 (34.78%) Underscore.js
8 8 (34.78%) Semantic HTML
8 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (34.78%) JSON
9 3 (13.04%) WCF
9 3 (13.04%) WPF
10 2 (8.70%) CSS3
11 1 (4.35%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) User Experience
2 3 (13.04%) iPhone
2 3 (13.04%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) MVC
2 9 (39.13%) OO
3 8 (34.78%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (21.74%) CRM
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.04%) B2B
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
8 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) E-business
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
8 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (4.35%) Business Development
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 13 (56.52%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Apple
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Google