The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 141 150 164
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 94 77 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% 1.45% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.49% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 87 71 53
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Lead Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5921 5170 5143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.37% 97.07% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4320 4343
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Lead Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -4 35 £47,500 -5.47% 1
Coventry +13 24 £35,828 -15.70%
Birmingham -21 19 £44,000 -7.36% 2
Worcestershire -7 4 £35,250 +2.17% 1
Staffordshire -12 4 £52,500 +7.69%
Shropshire - 4 £38,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £42,500 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 104 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (43.07%) SQL
3 75 (37.13%) JavaScript
4 69 (34.16%) PostgreSQL
5 67 (33.17%) Billing
5 67 (33.17%) Java
5 67 (33.17%) SQL Server
5 67 (33.17%) Mentoring
6 65 (32.18%) C#
7 61 (30.20%) SOA
7 61 (30.20%) Scrum
8 60 (29.70%) .NET
9 58 (28.71%) MySQL
10 56 (27.72%) HTML
11 55 (27.23%) Software Engineering
12 53 (26.24%) CSS
13 52 (25.74%) Oracle
13 52 (25.74%) Degree
14 50 (24.75%) Unit Testing
14 50 (24.75%) Coaching
15 48 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
16 46 (22.77%) jQuery
16 46 (22.77%) Hibernate
17 45 (22.28%) Finance
18 44 (21.78%) Spring
18 44 (21.78%) JMS
18 44 (21.78%) RESTful
19 43 (21.29%) JUnit
20 42 (20.79%) JBoss
20 42 (20.79%) TDD

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (20.79%) GlassFish
1 42 (20.79%) JBoss
1 42 (20.79%) WildFly
2 8 (3.96%) Confluence
3 5 (2.48%) CMS
3 5 (2.48%) Drupal
3 5 (2.48%) WordPress
4 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.99%) Apache
5 2 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.99%) Node.js
5 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.50%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) nginx
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.47%) HipChat
3 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.49%) Exstream
4 2 (0.99%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.99%) Magento
5 1 (0.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Force.com
2 1 (0.50%) Heroku
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.94%) Skype
2 5 (2.48%) HTTP
3 3 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.50%) ATM
4 1 (0.50%) LAN
4 1 (0.50%) SSL
4 1 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (34.16%) PostgreSQL
2 67 (33.17%) SQL Server
3 58 (28.71%) MySQL
4 27 (13.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (13.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (12.87%) QlikView
6 25 (12.38%) Data Mart
6 25 (12.38%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (12.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (8.42%) Relational Database
8 12 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (5.45%) RDBMS
10 7 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.99%) VLDB
13 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 43 (21.29%) JUnit
2 42 (20.79%) Cucumber
2 42 (20.79%) Hudson
2 42 (20.79%) JBehave
2 42 (20.79%) Jenkins
3 39 (19.31%) RSpec
4 17 (8.42%) Selenium
5 14 (6.93%) WATIR
6 9 (4.46%) Git (software)
7 8 (3.96%) JIRA
8 7 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (3.47%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.98%) Subversion
10 4 (1.98%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.49%) Maven
11 3 (1.49%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.49%) MSTest
11 3 (1.49%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.99%) NuGet
General
1 67 (33.17%) Billing
2 45 (22.28%) Finance
3 38 (18.81%) Marketing
4 8 (3.96%) Advertising
5 6 (2.97%) Games
5 6 (2.97%) Retail
6 5 (2.48%) Back Office
6 5 (2.48%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.99%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (29.70%) .NET
2 56 (27.72%) HTML
3 53 (26.24%) CSS
4 46 (22.77%) Hibernate
4 46 (22.77%) jQuery
5 44 (21.78%) JMS
5 44 (21.78%) RESTful
5 44 (21.78%) Spring
6 42 (20.79%) Java EE
6 42 (20.79%) JAX-RS
7 40 (19.80%) ASP.NET
8 39 (19.31%) JPA
8 39 (19.31%) RESTEasy
9 35 (17.33%) HTML5
10 31 (15.35%) XML
11 27 (13.37%) AngularJS
12 25 (12.38%) Grails
13 24 (11.88%) Web Services
14 17 (8.42%) HornetQ
15 15 (7.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.79%) Mathematics
1 42 (20.79%) Smart Meter
2 10 (4.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.49%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.99%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.99%) Taxonomies
5 2 (0.99%) User Experience
6 1 (0.50%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.50%) iPad
6 1 (0.50%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.50%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.50%) Social Media
6 1 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.36%) Windows
2 11 (5.45%) Linux
3 2 (0.99%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.50%) Android
4 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.50%) Solaris
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (33.17%) Mentoring
3 61 (30.20%) Scrum
3 61 (30.20%) SOA
4 55 (27.23%) Software Engineering
5 50 (24.75%) Coaching
5 50 (24.75%) Unit Testing
6 48 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (20.79%) Dependency Injection
7 42 (20.79%) TDD
8 40 (19.80%) MVC
9 37 (18.32%) OO
10 29 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (12.87%) Web Development
12 25 (12.38%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (12.38%) Data Analysis
13 17 (8.42%) Functional Testing
14 14 (6.93%) Front End Development
15 12 (5.94%) OOD
16 11 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 87 (43.07%) SQL
2 75 (37.13%) JavaScript
3 67 (33.17%) Java
4 65 (32.18%) C#
5 31 (15.35%) T-SQL
6 28 (13.86%) PHP
7 25 (12.38%) Groovy
7 25 (12.38%) PL/SQL
8 21 (10.40%) Ruby
9 16 (7.92%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.97%) C++
11 5 (2.48%) Python
12 3 (1.49%) VB
12 3 (1.49%) XPath
13 1 (0.50%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.50%) C
13 1 (0.50%) Perl
13 1 (0.50%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 52 (25.74%) Degree
2 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.49%) MCPD
3 3 (1.49%) MCTS
4 1 (0.50%) MCP
4 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.38%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.48%) QA
System Software
1 39 (19.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 42 (20.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (25.74%) Oracle
2 25 (12.38%) Tableau
3 18 (8.91%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.47%) Atlassian
4 7 (3.47%) Zend
5 4 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.49%) HP
7 1 (0.50%) Altova
7 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.50%) Progress
7 1 (0.50%) Xamarin
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 to 38,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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