The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 110 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 5 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% - 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £50,000 - £68,750
90% offered a salary of more than £44,650 - £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £91,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1739 1636 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.87% 94.08% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1364 1244
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Lead Developer
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) Tomcat
3 9 (47.37%) JBoss
3 9 (47.37%) Eclipse
3 9 (47.37%) Spring
4 8 (42.11%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) .NET
5 7 (36.84%) J2EE
5 7 (36.84%) Ajax
5 7 (36.84%) Subversion
6 6 (31.58%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Maven
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (31.58%) JasperReports
6 6 (31.58%) JMX
6 6 (31.58%) MVC
6 6 (31.58%) Games
6 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
6 6 (31.58%) SOAP
6 6 (31.58%) JMS
6 6 (31.58%) OO
6 6 (31.58%) Selenium
6 6 (31.58%) FitNesse
6 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (52.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (31.58%) JasperReports
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Eclipse
2 7 (36.84%) Subversion
3 6 (31.58%) Maven
3 6 (31.58%) Selenium
3 6 (31.58%) FitNesse
4 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
5 3 (15.79%) Apache Continuum
5 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.26%) Hudson
6 1 (5.26%) PhoneGap
General
1 6 (31.58%) Games
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Spring
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 7 (36.84%) J2EE
3 7 (36.84%) Ajax
4 6 (31.58%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (31.58%) JMX
4 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
4 6 (31.58%) SOAP
4 6 (31.58%) JMS
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
5 4 (21.05%) WinForms
5 4 (21.05%) HTML5
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (15.79%) CSS3
6 3 (15.79%) Spring MVC
6 3 (15.79%) jQuery
6 3 (15.79%) Java EE
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
1 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
1 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.26%) Social Media
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) MVC
1 6 (31.58%) OO
1 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
1 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
2 4 (21.05%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) User Stories
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) OOD
5 1 (5.26%) B2B
5 1 (5.26%) B2C
5 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.26%) Android Development
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) JBoss
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Sencha
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £41000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago