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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 114 128 89
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 13 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.60% 0.14% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.15% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 15
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £52,500
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
2048 2009 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 93.75% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 1798 1351
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (72.73%) C#
1 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) HTML
3 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (45.45%) CSS
5 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
6 8 (36.36%) SQL
6 8 (36.36%) Java
6 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 8 (36.36%) Scrum
7 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (27.27%) Windows
8 6 (27.27%) MVC
9 5 (22.73%) CRM
9 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
10 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
10 4 (18.18%) HTML5
10 4 (18.18%) Spring
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 4 (18.18%) Linux
10 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
10 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
11 3 (13.64%) OO
11 3 (13.64%) JBoss
11 3 (13.64%) MySQL
11 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
11 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
11 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (13.64%) Java EE
11 3 (13.64%) jQuery

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 2 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) HTML
3 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (45.45%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 4 (18.18%) HTML5
5 4 (18.18%) Spring
6 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (13.64%) Java EE
6 3 (13.64%) jQuery
7 2 (9.09%) WCF
7 2 (9.09%) WPF
7 2 (9.09%) J2EE
8 1 (4.55%) EJB
8 1 (4.55%) JSP
8 1 (4.55%) Servlets
8 1 (4.55%) Web Services
8 1 (4.55%) XML
8 1 (4.55%) XHTML
8 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) iPad
1 2 (9.09%) iPhone
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) Windows CE
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Scrum
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) MVC
4 5 (22.73%) CRM
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) B2B
6 2 (9.09%) OOD
7 1 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.55%) Change Control
7 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.09%) C
5 1 (4.55%) VC++
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) EPiServer
3 2 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 2 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) Siebel
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