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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 127 141 149
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 110 68 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.91% 1.37% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.41% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 74 62 40
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,624 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
5529 4808 4034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.06% 96.70% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4600 4182 3315
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 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
Warwickshire +23 61 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Birmingham -14 16 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Coventry -3 14 £43,828 +20.90% 2
Staffordshire 0 10 £47,500 +18.75%
Shropshire - 7 £47,500 - 1
Solihull +15 3 £45,000 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 81 (46.82%) SQL
1 81 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (41.62%) Mentoring
3 58 (33.53%) SQL Server
4 54 (31.21%) PostgreSQL
5 52 (30.06%) Billing
6 45 (26.01%) Java
7 42 (24.28%) JavaScript
7 42 (24.28%) Oracle
8 41 (23.70%) Unit Testing
9 40 (23.12%) Marketing
10 39 (22.54%) RESTful
11 38 (21.97%) PL/SQL
11 38 (21.97%) MySQL
11 38 (21.97%) Coaching
12 37 (21.39%) .NET
12 37 (21.39%) C#
12 37 (21.39%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (21.39%) Finance
12 37 (21.39%) TDD
13 36 (20.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 36 (20.81%) Spring
14 35 (20.23%) Software Engineering
14 35 (20.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (20.23%) T-SQL
14 35 (20.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 33 (19.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 33 (19.08%) HTML
16 32 (18.50%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (17.92%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 25 (14.45%) GlassFish
1 25 (14.45%) JBoss
1 25 (14.45%) WildFly
2 11 (6.36%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.62%) Confluence
4 5 (2.89%) Apache
4 5 (2.89%) Node.js
5 2 (1.16%) CMS
5 2 (1.16%) Drupal
5 2 (1.16%) Mule
5 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) HipChat
2 6 (3.47%) MS Office
3 4 (2.31%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.58%) GIMP
4 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.47%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.47%) Office 365
2 3 (1.73%) Force.com
2 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.16%) Heroku
3 2 (1.16%) SaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.36%) Skype
2 1 (0.58%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (33.53%) SQL Server
2 54 (31.21%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (21.97%) MySQL
4 36 (20.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (20.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (19.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (15.61%) Data Mart
7 27 (15.61%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (15.61%) QlikView
8 12 (6.94%) Oracle Database
9 9 (5.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.31%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.73%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.16%) Big Data
12 2 (1.16%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (15.61%) Hudson
2 25 (14.45%) Cucumber
2 25 (14.45%) JBehave
2 25 (14.45%) Jenkins
2 25 (14.45%) JUnit
2 25 (14.45%) RSpec
3 23 (13.29%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.78%) Subversion
5 8 (4.62%) JIRA
6 7 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (4.05%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.16%) Maven
7 2 (1.16%) NuGet
7 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.58%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.58%) NUnit
8 1 (0.58%) Selenium
8 1 (0.58%) WATIR
General
1 52 (30.06%) Billing
2 40 (23.12%) Marketing
3 37 (21.39%) Finance
4 13 (7.51%) Games
5 4 (2.31%) Retail
6 2 (1.16%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (22.54%) RESTful
2 37 (21.39%) .NET
3 36 (20.81%) Spring
4 33 (19.08%) HTML
5 30 (17.34%) Hibernate
6 26 (15.03%) JMS
7 25 (14.45%) CSS
7 25 (14.45%) Java EE
7 25 (14.45%) JAX-RS
7 25 (14.45%) JPA
7 25 (14.45%) RESTEasy
8 24 (13.87%) Grails
9 23 (13.29%) ASP.NET
10 20 (11.56%) HTML5
11 18 (10.40%) Web Services
12 17 (9.83%) jQuery
13 15 (8.67%) AngularJS
14 9 (5.20%) CSS3
15 7 (4.05%) OpenGL
15 7 (4.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.45%) Mathematics
1 25 (14.45%) Smart Meter
2 7 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.31%) Blog
3 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.73%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.58%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.58%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.76%) Windows
2 11 (6.36%) Linux
3 1 (0.58%) CentOS
3 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (41.62%) Mentoring
3 41 (23.70%) Unit Testing
4 38 (21.97%) Coaching
5 37 (21.39%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (21.39%) TDD
6 35 (20.23%) Software Engineering
6 35 (20.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (18.50%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (17.92%) SOA
9 30 (17.34%) Scrum
10 29 (16.76%) MVC
11 28 (16.18%) OO
12 27 (15.61%) Data Analysis
13 26 (15.03%) Dependency Injection
14 9 (5.20%) Change Control
14 9 (5.20%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (5.20%) ETL
14 9 (5.20%) Test Automation
15 8 (4.62%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 81 (46.82%) SQL
2 45 (26.01%) Java
3 42 (24.28%) JavaScript
4 38 (21.97%) PL/SQL
5 37 (21.39%) C#
6 35 (20.23%) T-SQL
7 28 (16.18%) Groovy
8 16 (9.25%) PHP
9 11 (6.36%) C++
10 9 (5.20%) VB
11 7 (4.05%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.31%) Scala
13 3 (1.73%) C
13 3 (1.73%) XPath
14 2 (1.16%) Apex Code
14 2 (1.16%) Ruby
15 1 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (17.34%) Degree
2 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.73%) MCPD
3 3 (1.73%) MCTS
4 2 (1.16%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.58%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 25 (14.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (14.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (24.28%) Oracle
2 28 (16.18%) Tableau
3 12 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.05%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.47%) Cognos
6 5 (2.89%) IBM
6 5 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.73%) Zend
8 1 (0.58%) Progress
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + 5% flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leamington Spa
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leamington Spa
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 23 days ago