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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 59 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 10 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.62% 2.19% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 2.24% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 6
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +4.30%
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
611 536 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 99.19% 97.99% 98.71%
Number of salaries quoted 552 473 462
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,450 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016. 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 -4 5 £47,500 +26.66%
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £50,000 -
Cannock - 4 £47,500 -
Stafford - 4 £47,500 -
Lead Developer
West Midlands

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (75.00%) C#
3 15 (75.00%) .NET
4 14 (70.00%) Mentoring
5 13 (65.00%) OO
6 12 (60.00%) Unit Testing
7 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
8 10 (50.00%) Web Services
8 10 (50.00%) MVC
8 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (45.00%) Marketing
9 9 (45.00%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
9 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
9 9 (45.00%) RESTful
9 9 (45.00%) Change Control
9 9 (45.00%) VB
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (25.00%) Office 365
10 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
10 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
10 5 (25.00%) MS Office
10 5 (25.00%) ETL
10 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (20.00%) Games
11 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (45.00%) Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (50.00%) Web Services
4 9 (45.00%) RESTful
5 3 (15.00%) WinForms
5 3 (15.00%) WPF
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Mentoring
2 13 (65.00%) OO
3 12 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) MVC
5 9 (45.00%) Change Control
5 9 (45.00%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (25.00%) ETL
7 4 (20.00%) SDLC
8 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.00%) QMS
9 1 (5.00%) OOP
9 1 (5.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) VB
4 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft