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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 54 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 10 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.87% 0.88% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 0.90% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 1
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% +4.44%
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
513 556 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.71% 97.89% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 451 482 416
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 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
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 30 January 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £40,750 -
Lichfield - 1 £47,500 -
Lead Developer
West Midlands

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (61.90%) HTML
1 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 12 (57.14%) OOP
2 12 (57.14%) OO
2 12 (57.14%) Ajax
2 12 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
3 11 (52.38%) VB.NET
4 10 (47.62%) VB
4 10 (47.62%) CSS
4 10 (47.62%) Web Development
4 10 (47.62%) VB6
4 10 (47.62%) jQuery
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (28.57%) MySQL
6 6 (28.57%) PHP
6 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
6 6 (28.57%) SaaS
6 6 (28.57%) HTML5
6 6 (28.57%) CSS3
7 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 5 (23.81%) People Management
7 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (23.81%) PHP5
7 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (23.81%) CMS
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Line 500
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) MySQL
3 3 (14.29%) Big Data
3 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
4 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (14.29%) LLBLGen Pro
4 3 (14.29%) NetAdvantage
5 1 (4.76%) NetBeans
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) HTML
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) Ajax
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
4 10 (47.62%) CSS
4 10 (47.62%) jQuery
5 6 (28.57%) HTML5
5 6 (28.57%) CSS3
6 5 (23.81%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) WPF
8 3 (14.29%) WF
8 3 (14.29%) Silverlight
8 3 (14.29%) LINQ
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (14.29%) WinForms
8 3 (14.29%) Software Packaging
9 1 (4.76%) Symfony
9 1 (4.76%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (4.76%) CakePHP
9 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Android
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) OOP
1 12 (57.14%) OO
2 10 (47.62%) Web Development
3 5 (23.81%) People Management
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Refactoring
3 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (19.05%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) C#
3 11 (52.38%) VB.NET
4 10 (47.62%) VB
4 10 (47.62%) VB6
5 6 (28.57%) PHP
6 5 (23.81%) PHP5
6 5 (23.81%) VBA
7 4 (19.05%) Java
8 1 (4.76%) C
8 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Infragistics
2 3 (14.29%) Sage
3 1 (4.76%) Zend