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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 144 148 167
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 94 82 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.54% 1.42% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.47% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 81 73 51
Median salary £42,655 £47,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.20% +6.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
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
5888 5586 5240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.29% 96.71% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4617 4640 4434
Median salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +18 31 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Coventry +18 25 £29,000 -38.29% 1
Birmingham -24 21 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Staffordshire -15 6 £52,500 +36.36% 3
Shropshire - 4 £38,500 - 1
Worcestershire +8 3 £33,000 -4.34% 1
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 100 (50.51%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (42.93%) JavaScript
3 77 (38.89%) SQL
4 66 (33.33%) C#
5 65 (32.83%) Java
6 64 (32.32%) HTML
7 63 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 63 (31.82%) .NET
8 62 (31.31%) CSS
9 59 (29.80%) MySQL
9 59 (29.80%) Scrum
10 58 (29.29%) Mentoring
11 57 (28.79%) SOA
12 56 (28.28%) PostgreSQL
13 54 (27.27%) Billing
14 53 (26.77%) Software Engineering
15 51 (25.76%) jQuery
16 50 (25.25%) Degree
17 48 (24.24%) Oracle
18 47 (23.74%) MVC
19 44 (22.22%) Unit Testing
20 43 (21.72%) Continuous Integration
20 43 (21.72%) Coaching
21 42 (21.21%) Hibernate
21 42 (21.21%) ASP.NET
22 41 (20.71%) HTML5
23 40 (20.20%) JMS
23 40 (20.20%) OO
23 40 (20.20%) Spring
24 39 (19.70%) JUnit

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 38 (19.19%) GlassFish
1 38 (19.19%) JBoss
1 38 (19.19%) WildFly
2 8 (4.04%) Confluence
3 5 (2.53%) CMS
3 5 (2.53%) Drupal
3 5 (2.53%) WordPress
4 3 (1.52%) Apache
4 3 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.51%) IIS
6 1 (0.51%) nginx
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.54%) HipChat
3 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.52%) Exstream
2 3 (1.52%) Magento
3 2 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.51%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) Force.com
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.06%) Skype
2 5 (2.53%) HTTP
3 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) ATM
4 1 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) LAN
4 1 (0.51%) SSL
4 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 59 (29.80%) MySQL
3 56 (28.28%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (8.59%) QlikView
5 17 (8.59%) Relational Database
6 16 (8.08%) Data Mart
6 16 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (8.08%) Roambi
6 16 (8.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (5.56%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.01%) VLDB
12 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 39 (19.70%) JUnit
2 38 (19.19%) Cucumber
2 38 (19.19%) Hudson
2 38 (19.19%) JBehave
2 38 (19.19%) Jenkins
3 35 (17.68%) RSpec
4 22 (11.11%) Selenium
5 19 (9.60%) WATIR
6 8 (4.04%) JIRA
7 7 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (3.54%) Bitbucket
7 7 (3.54%) Git (software)
8 6 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.53%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.02%) Subversion
11 3 (1.52%) Maven
11 3 (1.52%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.52%) MSTest
11 3 (1.52%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.01%) NuGet
General
1 54 (27.27%) Billing
2 36 (18.18%) Finance
3 31 (15.66%) Marketing
4 12 (6.06%) Advertising
5 8 (4.04%) Retail
6 7 (3.54%) Games
7 5 (2.53%) Back Office
7 5 (2.53%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.01%) Law
9 1 (0.51%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (32.32%) HTML
2 63 (31.82%) .NET
3 62 (31.31%) CSS
4 51 (25.76%) jQuery
5 42 (21.21%) ASP.NET
5 42 (21.21%) Hibernate
6 41 (20.71%) HTML5
7 40 (20.20%) JMS
7 40 (20.20%) Spring
8 38 (19.19%) Java EE
8 38 (19.19%) JAX-RS
8 38 (19.19%) RESTful
9 35 (17.68%) JPA
9 35 (17.68%) RESTEasy
10 34 (17.17%) XML
11 32 (16.16%) AngularJS
12 25 (12.63%) Web Services
13 22 (11.11%) HornetQ
14 17 (8.59%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (8.08%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.19%) Mathematics
1 38 (19.19%) Smart Meter
2 12 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.02%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.01%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.01%) User Experience
6 1 (0.51%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.51%) iPad
6 1 (0.51%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.51%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.51%) Social Media
6 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.10%) Windows
2 12 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (1.01%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.51%) Android
4 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.51%) Solaris
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (50.51%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (29.80%) Scrum
3 58 (29.29%) Mentoring
4 57 (28.79%) SOA
5 53 (26.77%) Software Engineering
6 47 (23.74%) MVC
7 44 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 43 (21.72%) Coaching
8 43 (21.72%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (20.20%) OO
10 38 (19.19%) Dependency Injection
11 33 (16.67%) TDD
12 24 (12.12%) Web Development
13 22 (11.11%) Functional Testing
14 18 (9.09%) Front End Development
14 18 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (8.08%) Data Analysis
16 12 (6.06%) OOD
16 12 (6.06%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 85 (42.93%) JavaScript
2 77 (38.89%) SQL
3 66 (33.33%) C#
4 65 (32.83%) Java
5 35 (17.68%) PHP
6 28 (14.14%) Ruby
7 23 (11.62%) T-SQL
8 18 (9.09%) VB.NET
9 16 (8.08%) Groovy
9 16 (8.08%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.03%) C++
11 5 (2.53%) Python
12 3 (1.52%) VB
12 3 (1.52%) XPath
13 2 (1.01%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.51%) C
14 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (25.25%) Degree
2 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.52%) MCPD
3 3 (1.52%) MCTS
4 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.51%) MCP
4 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.08%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 35 (17.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (19.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (24.24%) Oracle
2 19 (9.60%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.08%) Tableau
4 7 (3.54%) Atlassian
4 7 (3.54%) Zend
5 3 (1.52%) HP
6 2 (1.01%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.51%) Altova
7 1 (0.51%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits benefits, remote working
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
The SmartList
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
The SmartList
Posted: 19 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
The SmartList
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wolverhampton
The SmartList
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Burton upon Trent
EMBS
Salary: to £55k + awesome bens.
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago