The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 68 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 5 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.76% 2.20% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 2.30% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 3
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -7.51%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
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 Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
623 697 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.97% 95.74% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 534 567 554
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the job title across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Staffordshire region.

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth - 1 £38,500 -
Lead Developer
West Midlands

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (59.09%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 10 (45.45%) VB.NET
4 10 (45.45%) OOP
4 10 (45.45%) OO
5 9 (40.91%) SQL
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
5 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
6 8 (36.36%) HTML
7 7 (31.82%) PHP
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 7 (31.82%) LAMP
7 7 (31.82%) Clustering
7 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
7 7 (31.82%) jQuery
7 7 (31.82%) Ext JS
7 7 (31.82%) HTML5
8 6 (27.27%) CSS3
8 6 (27.27%) Project Management
8 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (27.27%) VoIP
8 6 (27.27%) Apache
8 6 (27.27%) Linux
8 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
8 6 (27.27%) CSS
8 6 (27.27%) MySQL

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (27.27%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) VoIP
2 1 (4.55%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (27.27%) MySQL
3 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Xcode
General
1 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) LAMP
4 7 (31.82%) jQuery
4 7 (31.82%) Ext JS
4 7 (31.82%) HTML5
5 6 (27.27%) CSS3
5 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 5 (22.73%) WinForms
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (9.09%) Ajax
8 2 (9.09%) Web Services
9 1 (4.55%) XML
9 1 (4.55%) RESTful
9 1 (4.55%) WinRT
9 1 (4.55%) iOS SDK
9 1 (4.55%) JSON
9 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Clustering
2 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 10 (45.45%) OOP
2 10 (45.45%) OO
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Business Development
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) MVVM
6 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.55%) Process Management
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
6 1 (4.55%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) VB.NET
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) PHP
6 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
7 2 (9.09%) Java
7 2 (9.09%) VBA
8 1 (4.55%) XAML
8 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCA
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft