The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 181 179 152
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 41 32 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.61% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.64% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 46
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.82%
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
5327 4989 4717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.36% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4719 4269 4097
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 the West Midlands

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

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 26 November 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
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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
Birmingham -7 16 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Warwickshire +9 13 £48,500 +7.77% 1
Staffordshire +6 11 £45,500 +1.11% 2
Solihull -3 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Coventry -9 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 54 (66.67%) .NET
2 49 (60.49%) HTML
3 45 (55.56%) C#
3 45 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 45 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 43 (53.09%) CSS
5 41 (50.62%) SQL
6 34 (41.98%) SQL Server
7 32 (39.51%) MVC
8 29 (35.80%) HTML5
9 28 (34.57%) Microsoft
10 26 (32.10%) jQuery
11 25 (30.86%) OO
12 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (27.16%) VB.NET
14 19 (23.46%) Mentoring
15 18 (22.22%) CSS3
15 18 (22.22%) CMS
16 17 (20.99%) Visual Studio
17 15 (18.52%) Web Services
17 15 (18.52%) PHP
18 14 (17.28%) WCF
19 13 (16.05%) Windows
20 12 (14.81%) OLAP
20 12 (14.81%) Ajax
20 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
21 11 (13.58%) Enterprise Software
21 11 (13.58%) Marketing
21 11 (13.58%) Java
21 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 18 (22.22%) CMS
2 10 (12.35%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.17%) Umbraco
4 4 (4.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.94%) GlassFish
4 4 (4.94%) JBoss
5 3 (3.70%) IIS
5 3 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.47%) Apache
6 2 (2.47%) WordPress
7 1 (1.23%) nginx
7 1 (1.23%) Node.js
7 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Office
2 8 (9.88%) Photoshop
3 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.47%) SPSS
5 1 (1.23%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.70%) Line 500
3 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) SaaS
2 5 (6.17%) Office 365
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) DHCP
1 1 (1.23%) HTTP
1 1 (1.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (41.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.81%) OLAP
3 10 (12.35%) MySQL
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (7.41%) Big Data
6 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.23%) SQLite
9 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.35%) Eclipse
3 8 (9.88%) Grunt
3 8 (9.88%) Yeoman
4 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.41%) Subversion
5 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.70%) LLBLGen Pro
6 3 (3.70%) PVCS
6 3 (3.70%) Toad
6 3 (3.70%) NetAdvantage
7 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.23%) Hudson
8 1 (1.23%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.23%) Maven
General
1 11 (13.58%) Marketing
2 4 (4.94%) Advertising
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (66.67%) .NET
2 49 (60.49%) HTML
3 45 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 43 (53.09%) CSS
5 29 (35.80%) HTML5
6 26 (32.10%) jQuery
7 18 (22.22%) CSS3
8 15 (18.52%) Web Services
9 14 (17.28%) WCF
10 12 (14.81%) Ajax
11 10 (12.35%) WPF
11 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (11.11%) JSON
12 9 (11.11%) RESTful
12 9 (11.11%) XHTML
13 8 (9.88%) Smarty
13 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (9.88%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (9.88%) Backbone.js
13 8 (9.88%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.58%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (11.11%) User Experience
4 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.94%) iPhone
5 4 (4.94%) iPad
6 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Windows
2 4 (4.94%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.70%) Android
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) MVC
2 25 (30.86%) OO
3 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (23.46%) Mentoring
5 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (12.35%) CRM
7 9 (11.11%) Scrum
8 8 (9.88%) Automated Testing
8 8 (9.88%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.64%) OOP
10 6 (7.41%) Project Management
10 6 (7.41%) Web Development
10 6 (7.41%) People Management
11 5 (6.17%) Refactoring
11 5 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.17%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 45 (55.56%) C#
1 45 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 41 (50.62%) SQL
3 22 (27.16%) VB.NET
4 15 (18.52%) PHP
5 11 (13.58%) Java
6 9 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.41%) PL/SQL
8 5 (6.17%) VB
8 5 (6.17%) VB6
8 5 (6.17%) PHP5
9 3 (3.70%) VBA
10 1 (1.23%) Perl
10 1 (1.23%) C
10 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (6.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (4.94%) MCP
3 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 28 (34.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle
3 5 (6.17%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.94%) EPiServer
4 4 (4.94%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (4.94%) Apple
5 3 (3.70%) Sage
5 3 (3.70%) Infragistics
6 2 (2.47%) Telerik
6 2 (2.47%) Google
6 2 (2.47%) Cognos
7 1 (1.23%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.23%) Zend
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