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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 170 171 165
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 46 29 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.60% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.63% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 41 28 32
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
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
5110 4608 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.97% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4529 3881 3988
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -10 16 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Staffordshire +11 14 £45,000 - 1
Warwickshire +2 12 £49,250 +15.88% 1
Solihull -7 2 - -
Coventry -9 2 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 56 (69.14%) .NET
2 48 (59.26%) C#
2 48 (59.26%) HTML
3 47 (58.02%) ASP.NET
4 43 (53.09%) JavaScript
4 43 (53.09%) CSS
5 42 (51.85%) SQL
6 34 (41.98%) MVC
7 33 (40.74%) SQL Server
8 29 (35.80%) Microsoft
8 29 (35.80%) HTML5
9 27 (33.33%) jQuery
10 26 (32.10%) OO
11 25 (30.86%) VB.NET
12 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (23.46%) Visual Studio
14 18 (22.22%) CMS
14 18 (22.22%) CSS3
15 17 (20.99%) Mentoring
16 16 (19.75%) PHP
16 16 (19.75%) Web Services
17 14 (17.28%) WCF
18 13 (16.05%) Windows
18 13 (16.05%) Ajax
18 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (13.58%) Java
19 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
19 11 (13.58%) Marketing
19 11 (13.58%) Enterprise Software
19 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.70%) JBoss
5 3 (3.70%) GlassFish
5 3 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.47%) WordPress
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.23%) Apache
7 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.23%) IIS
7 1 (1.23%) Drupal
7 1 (1.23%) nginx
7 1 (1.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Office
2 8 (9.88%) Photoshop
3 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.70%) Line 500
3 2 (2.47%) Magento
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Applications
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%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) OLAP
2 10 (12.35%) MySQL
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.17%) Big Data
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.23%) SQLite
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Visual Studio
2 9 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 8 (9.88%) Grunt
3 8 (9.88%) Yeoman
4 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.70%) LLBLGen Pro
6 3 (3.70%) NetAdvantage
6 3 (3.70%) Subversion
7 2 (2.47%) Toad
7 2 (2.47%) PVCS
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.23%) Hudson
8 1 (1.23%) Maven
8 1 (1.23%) NetBeans
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 56 (69.14%) .NET
2 48 (59.26%) HTML
3 47 (58.02%) ASP.NET
4 43 (53.09%) CSS
5 29 (35.80%) HTML5
6 27 (33.33%) jQuery
7 18 (22.22%) CSS3
8 16 (19.75%) Web Services
9 14 (17.28%) WCF
10 13 (16.05%) Ajax
11 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (11.11%) RESTful
12 9 (11.11%) JSON
12 9 (11.11%) WPF
13 8 (9.88%) XHTML
13 8 (9.88%) Smarty
13 8 (9.88%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (9.88%) Backbone.js
13 8 (9.88%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.58%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (9.88%) 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%) Android
2 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.70%) Linux
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) MVC
2 26 (32.10%) OO
3 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.99%) Mentoring
5 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (12.35%) OOP
6 10 (12.35%) CRM
7 8 (9.88%) Automated Testing
7 8 (9.88%) Web Development
7 8 (9.88%) Scrum
7 8 (9.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.17%) ETL
10 5 (6.17%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (6.17%) Refactoring
10 5 (6.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (59.26%) C#
2 43 (53.09%) JavaScript
3 42 (51.85%) SQL
4 25 (30.86%) VB.NET
5 16 (19.75%) PHP
6 11 (13.58%) Java
7 8 (9.88%) T-SQL
8 7 (8.64%) VB
8 7 (8.64%) PL/SQL
8 7 (8.64%) VB6
9 5 (6.17%) PHP5
9 5 (6.17%) VBA
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
2 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 29 (35.80%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) Oracle
3 5 (6.17%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.94%) EPiServer
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
6 2 (2.47%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.23%) Zend
7 1 (1.23%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.23%) Xamarin
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + travel, great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Dependant on experience + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago