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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 113 105 98
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 15 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.74% 1.33% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.37% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 12
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £49,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.37%
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
1946 1746 1432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.86% 96.68% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1622 1576 1239
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
3 14 (34.15%) HTML
4 13 (31.71%) HTML5
4 13 (31.71%) Mentoring
5 10 (24.39%) C++
5 10 (24.39%) CSS
6 9 (21.95%) Java
6 9 (21.95%) MVC
6 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
6 9 (21.95%) TDD
6 9 (21.95%) AngularJS
7 8 (19.51%) Spring
7 8 (19.51%) jQuery
7 8 (19.51%) Games
8 7 (17.07%) OpenGL
8 7 (17.07%) DirectX
8 7 (17.07%) PHP
8 7 (17.07%) MySQL
8 7 (17.07%) OO
8 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
9 6 (14.63%) Subversion
9 6 (14.63%) Open Source
9 6 (14.63%) Linux
9 6 (14.63%) Finance
10 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
10 5 (12.20%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
10 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (12.20%) Degree

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (12.20%) Node.js
2 4 (9.76%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Force.com
2 2 (4.88%) Heroku
3 1 (2.44%) GitHub
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Skype
2 1 (2.44%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.63%) Subversion
3 2 (4.88%) NuGet
4 1 (2.44%) NUnit
General
1 8 (19.51%) Games
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) HTML
2 13 (31.71%) HTML5
3 10 (24.39%) CSS
4 9 (21.95%) AngularJS
5 8 (19.51%) jQuery
5 8 (19.51%) Spring
6 7 (17.07%) DirectX
6 7 (17.07%) OpenGL
7 5 (12.20%) CSS3
8 4 (9.76%) .NET
8 4 (9.76%) Apache Camel
8 4 (9.76%) Dojo
8 4 (9.76%) DOM
8 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
8 4 (9.76%) JRuby
8 4 (9.76%) JSON
8 4 (9.76%) LAMP
8 4 (9.76%) REST
8 4 (9.76%) Spring Integration
9 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Blog
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Linked Data
2 1 (2.44%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) CentOS
3 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Mentoring
3 9 (21.95%) MVC
3 9 (21.95%) TDD
4 7 (17.07%) OO
4 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
5 6 (14.63%) Open Source
6 5 (12.20%) Coaching
6 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
7 4 (9.76%) BDD
7 4 (9.76%) DevOps
7 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
7 4 (9.76%) Microservices
7 4 (9.76%) Pair Programming
7 4 (9.76%) Release Management
7 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.32%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
2 10 (24.39%) C++
3 9 (21.95%) Java
4 7 (17.07%) PHP
5 4 (9.76%) C#
5 4 (9.76%) Groovy
5 4 (9.76%) Scala
6 3 (7.32%) C
7 2 (4.88%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.44%) Perl
8 1 (2.44%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.88%) Cognos
2 2 (4.88%) IBM
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Progress
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