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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 186 172 150
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 34 31 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.58% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.61% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 51
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
5317 5118 4636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.51% 95.31% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4474 4345 3948
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -3 11 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Staffordshire 0 10 £42,500 -1.73% 2
Warwickshire +2 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Solihull - 4 £45,000 - 1
Worcestershire -5 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Coventry -11 1 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 51 (66.23%) C#
1 51 (66.23%) .NET
2 38 (49.35%) SQL
2 38 (49.35%) SQL Server
2 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
3 37 (48.05%) ASP.NET
3 37 (48.05%) HTML
4 31 (40.26%) CSS
5 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
6 25 (32.47%) Mentoring
7 24 (31.17%) MVC
8 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (25.97%) XML
9 16 (20.78%) VB.NET
10 15 (19.48%) SharePoint
11 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
12 13 (16.88%) HTML5
12 13 (16.88%) jQuery
13 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (14.29%) WCF
14 11 (14.29%) WPF
14 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (14.29%) Java
15 10 (12.99%) OLAP
15 10 (12.99%) CRM
15 10 (12.99%) Scrum
15 10 (12.99%) Ajax
15 10 (12.99%) .NET Framework
16 9 (11.69%) OO
16 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 15 (19.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.09%) CMS
3 6 (7.79%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (6.49%) Umbraco
5 4 (5.19%) IIS
5 4 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (5.19%) GlassFish
5 4 (5.19%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.60%) Apache
6 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.60%) WordPress
7 1 (1.30%) Node.js
7 1 (1.30%) Drupal
7 1 (1.30%) nginx
7 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.09%) MS Office
3 5 (6.49%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.30%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.30%) Line 500
2 1 (1.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Office 365
2 2 (2.60%) SaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) DNS
1 1 (1.30%) DHCP
1 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (49.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) OLAP
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.19%) MySQL
5 4 (5.19%) Big Data
6 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.30%) SQLite
8 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.79%) Subversion
3 5 (6.49%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.90%) PVCS
5 3 (3.90%) Toad
6 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.30%) Hudson
7 1 (1.30%) LLBLGen Pro
7 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.30%) Maven
7 1 (1.30%) NetAdvantage
General
1 5 (6.49%) Advertising
2 2 (2.60%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.30%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (66.23%) .NET
2 37 (48.05%) ASP.NET
2 37 (48.05%) HTML
3 31 (40.26%) CSS
4 20 (25.97%) XML
5 13 (16.88%) HTML5
5 13 (16.88%) jQuery
6 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (14.29%) WCF
7 11 (14.29%) WPF
8 10 (12.99%) Ajax
8 10 (12.99%) .NET Framework
9 8 (10.39%) Silverlight
10 6 (7.79%) Web Services
10 6 (7.79%) LINQ
11 5 (6.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (6.49%) REST
11 5 (6.49%) JSON
11 5 (6.49%) SOAP
11 5 (6.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.60%) iPhone
3 2 (2.60%) iPad
3 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Mentoring
2 24 (31.17%) MVC
3 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (12.99%) CRM
5 10 (12.99%) Scrum
6 9 (11.69%) OO
7 5 (6.49%) Workflow
7 5 (6.49%) ETL
7 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.19%) Project Management
8 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.90%) Coaching
9 3 (3.90%) Kanban
9 3 (3.90%) Multithreading
9 3 (3.90%) Automated Testing
9 3 (3.90%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (2.60%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 51 (66.23%) C#
2 38 (49.35%) SQL
3 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
4 16 (20.78%) VB.NET
5 11 (14.29%) Java
6 6 (7.79%) VB
7 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.19%) C++
8 3 (3.90%) C
9 2 (2.60%) PHP
9 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.30%) X++
10 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.30%) Ruby
10 1 (1.30%) VB6
10 1 (1.30%) XAML
10 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.30%) Perl
10 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) MCP
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.60%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Sitecore
3 4 (5.19%) JBoss
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (5.19%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.60%) Cognos
4 2 (2.60%) Apple
4 2 (2.60%) Ektron
4 2 (2.60%) Google
5 1 (1.30%) Zend
5 1 (1.30%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.30%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.30%) Sage
5 1 (1.30%) Siebel
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