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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 105 122 128
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 18 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.92% 0.56% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.60% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 3
Average salary £48,750 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +15.62%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
1836 2009 1995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.82% 94.32% 93.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1704 1785
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) C#
3 15 (44.12%) .NET
4 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
4 13 (38.24%) Java
5 9 (26.47%) Scrum
6 8 (23.53%) Finance
6 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 8 (23.53%) HTML
6 8 (23.53%) WPF
7 7 (20.59%) WCF
7 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
7 7 (20.59%) SQL
7 7 (20.59%) CSS
8 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
9 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
9 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (14.71%) Spring
9 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
9 5 (14.71%) MVC
9 5 (14.71%) Banking
9 5 (14.71%) Web Services
9 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
9 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
10 4 (11.76%) C++
10 4 (11.76%) Subversion
10 4 (11.76%) GIS

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (8.82%) JBoss
1 3 (8.82%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Tridion
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) Subversion
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Games
4 3 (8.82%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) HTML
2 8 (23.53%) WPF
3 7 (20.59%) WCF
3 7 (20.59%) CSS
4 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (14.71%) Web Services
4 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
4 5 (14.71%) Spring
4 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (8.82%) Apache Camel
5 3 (8.82%) Middleware
5 3 (8.82%) Apache CXF
5 3 (8.82%) Java EE
5 3 (8.82%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (5.88%) SOAP
6 2 (5.88%) OpenGL
6 2 (5.88%) DirectX
6 2 (5.88%) XML
6 2 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) GIS
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Scrum
3 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
4 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (14.71%) MVC
6 4 (11.76%) Open Source
7 3 (8.82%) SOA
8 1 (2.94%) Project Management
8 1 (2.94%) SEO
8 1 (2.94%) TDD
8 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.94%) Web Development
8 1 (2.94%) Web Design
8 1 (2.94%) BDD
8 1 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.94%) Analytics
8 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery
8 1 (2.94%) SDLC
8 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) C#
2 13 (38.24%) Java
3 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
6 4 (11.76%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) GUPTA
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe