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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 66 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 4 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.62% 2.12% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 2.19% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 3
Average salary £53,750 £42,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -1.73%
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 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
628 685 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.52% 96.89% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 537 544 547
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (75.00%) C#
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) VB.NET
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
4 8 (50.00%) OOP
4 8 (50.00%) OO
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
7 5 (31.25%) HTML
7 5 (31.25%) N-Tier
7 5 (31.25%) WinForms
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (25.00%) jQuery
8 4 (25.00%) HTML5
8 4 (25.00%) CSS3
8 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (25.00%) Ext JS
8 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (25.00%) LAMP
8 4 (25.00%) Clustering
8 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) Project Management

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) WinForms
4 4 (25.00%) LAMP
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) Ext JS
4 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) CSS3
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) N-Tier
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
2 8 (50.00%) OOP
2 8 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) VB.NET
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (25.00%) PHP
6 2 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft