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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 114 104 105
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 16 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.79% 0.77% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.81% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 5
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
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
1928 1721 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.45% 94.30% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 1522 1375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 21 (80.77%) HTML
2 21 (80.77%) ASP.NET
3 19 (73.08%) CSS
4 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
5 16 (61.54%) C#
6 14 (53.85%) MVC
7 13 (50.00%) HTML5
8 12 (46.15%) SQL
9 11 (42.31%) jQuery
10 10 (38.46%) CMS
11 9 (34.62%) Web Services
11 9 (34.62%) OO
11 9 (34.62%) RESTful
12 8 (30.77%) PHP
12 8 (30.77%) Photoshop
12 8 (30.77%) XHTML
12 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
12 8 (30.77%) Marketing
12 8 (30.77%) JSON
12 8 (30.77%) Smarty
12 8 (30.77%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (30.77%) Backbone.js
12 8 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (30.77%) Underscore.js
12 8 (30.77%) Semantic HTML
12 8 (30.77%) Grunt
12 8 (30.77%) Yeoman
12 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (30.77%) User Experience

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (38.46%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Umbraco
2 2 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Grunt
1 8 (30.77%) Yeoman
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (30.77%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 21 (80.77%) ASP.NET
2 21 (80.77%) HTML
3 19 (73.08%) CSS
4 13 (50.00%) HTML5
5 11 (42.31%) jQuery
6 9 (34.62%) RESTful
6 9 (34.62%) Web Services
7 8 (30.77%) XHTML
7 8 (30.77%) JSON
7 8 (30.77%) Smarty
7 8 (30.77%) Razor View Engine
7 8 (30.77%) Backbone.js
7 8 (30.77%) Underscore.js
7 8 (30.77%) Semantic HTML
7 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (15.38%) WCF
8 4 (15.38%) WPF
8 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
9 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) User Experience
2 4 (15.38%) iPad
2 4 (15.38%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) MVC
2 9 (34.62%) OO
3 8 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (26.92%) CRM
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 4 (15.38%) B2B
7 1 (3.85%) TDD
7 1 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 16 (61.54%) C#
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 8 (30.77%) PHP
5 4 (15.38%) Java
6 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Apple
3 2 (7.69%) Google
3 2 (7.69%) EPiServer
3 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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