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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 102 114 131
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 30 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.48% 0.55% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.59% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 3
Average salary £47,500 £49,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.04% +23.75%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
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
1893 1876 1917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.34% 94.22% 93.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1623 1699
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 31 July 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) .NET
3 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 12 (37.50%) Java
5 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 9 (28.13%) HTML
6 9 (28.13%) Scrum
6 9 (28.13%) WPF
7 8 (25.00%) WCF
7 8 (25.00%) Finance
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
7 8 (25.00%) CSS
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
8 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
9 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
9 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (18.75%) MVC
9 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
10 5 (15.63%) Web Services
10 5 (15.63%) Banking
10 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
11 4 (12.50%) Open Source
11 4 (12.50%) Spring
11 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
11 4 (12.50%) GIS
12 3 (9.38%) Middleware

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (9.38%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) RavenDB
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Games
4 2 (6.25%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) HTML
2 9 (28.13%) WPF
3 8 (25.00%) WCF
3 8 (25.00%) CSS
4 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (15.63%) Web Services
7 4 (12.50%) Spring
7 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 3 (9.38%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (9.38%) Java EE
8 3 (9.38%) Middleware
8 3 (9.38%) Apache Camel
8 3 (9.38%) HTML5
8 3 (9.38%) Apache CXF
9 2 (6.25%) CSS3
9 2 (6.25%) SOAP
9 2 (6.25%) XML
10 1 (3.13%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) GIS
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Scrum
3 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
4 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 6 (18.75%) MVC
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.50%) Open Source
7 3 (9.38%) SOA
8 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.25%) TDD
8 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
9 1 (3.13%) SDLC
9 1 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (3.13%) BDD
9 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.13%) Build Automation
9 1 (3.13%) Analytics
9 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.13%) Web Development
9 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C#
2 12 (37.50%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) Apple
4 1 (3.13%) GUPTA
4 1 (3.13%) Google