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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 129 119 109
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 10 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.42% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 3
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £56,000 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
2247 1952 1562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.17% 94.53% 92.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1996 1781 1297
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 23 October 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 18 (85.71%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) C#
3 14 (66.67%) HTML
4 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 12 (57.14%) CSS
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 8 (38.10%) MVC
7 7 (33.33%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) HTML5
9 5 (23.81%) Windows
9 5 (23.81%) Scrum
9 5 (23.81%) CMS
9 5 (23.81%) CRM
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (19.05%) XHTML
10 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
10 4 (19.05%) OO
10 4 (19.05%) Web Services
10 4 (19.05%) Java
10 4 (19.05%) RESTful
10 4 (19.05%) User Experience
10 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (19.05%) jQuery
11 3 (14.29%) Marketing
11 3 (14.29%) JSON
11 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (14.29%) Underscore.js
11 3 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
11 3 (14.29%) Backbone.js

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 5 (23.81%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) Umbraco
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.76%) nginx
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 3 (14.29%) Grunt
2 3 (14.29%) Yeoman
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Military
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) HTML
3 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 12 (57.14%) CSS
4 6 (28.57%) HTML5
5 4 (19.05%) RESTful
5 4 (19.05%) Web Services
5 4 (19.05%) XHTML
5 4 (19.05%) jQuery
6 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 3 (14.29%) JSON
6 3 (14.29%) Smarty
6 3 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (14.29%) Backbone.js
6 3 (14.29%) Underscore.js
6 3 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (9.52%) WCF
7 2 (9.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) iPhone
2 2 (9.52%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) Scrum
2 5 (23.81%) CRM
3 4 (19.05%) OO
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 3 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (9.52%) B2B
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
6 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (9.52%) C
6 2 (9.52%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.76%) VC++
7 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCP
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Apple
2 2 (9.52%) Google
2 2 (9.52%) EPiServer
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Siebel
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