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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 116 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 10 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 0.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 0
Average salary £48,500 £49,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.02% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +3.88%
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
1711 1735 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.67% 95.23% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1527 1345
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) C#
3 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
5 8 (50.00%) HTML
6 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
6 7 (43.75%) CSS
7 6 (37.50%) MVC
7 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) Scrum
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
9 4 (25.00%) HTML5
9 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (25.00%) SQL
9 4 (25.00%) WCF
9 4 (25.00%) WPF
10 3 (18.75%) TDD
10 3 (18.75%) Banking
10 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
10 3 (18.75%) Web Services
10 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
10 3 (18.75%) Open Source
10 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
10 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (12.50%) BDD
11 2 (12.50%) MongoDB

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (12.50%) RavenDB
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Grunt
3 1 (6.25%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 2 (12.50%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (25.00%) WCF
4 4 (25.00%) WPF
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (12.50%) CSS3
6 2 (12.50%) XHTML
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (6.25%) JSON
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (6.25%) Underscore.js
7 1 (6.25%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
7 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) MVC
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) Build Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) E-business
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) GUPTA
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Apple
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