The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 176 161 133
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 45 49 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.88% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.93% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 57
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,645 £38,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,150 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5109 5255 4660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.82% 94.82% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4273 4411 4051
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Lead Developer
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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
Staffordshire +4 16 £40,000 -7.51%
Birmingham +8 11 £49,500 +23.75% 3
Coventry +10 8 £42,073 -6.50%
Warwickshire +3 5 £45,000 - 1
Solihull -6 2 £42,500 -1.73%
Worcestershire -1 1 £42,500 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 53 (65.43%) .NET
2 51 (62.96%) C#
3 43 (53.09%) SQL
4 41 (50.62%) ASP.NET
5 38 (46.91%) HTML
6 34 (41.98%) SQL Server
6 34 (41.98%) CSS
6 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
7 28 (34.57%) MVC
8 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
9 24 (29.63%) XML
10 17 (20.99%) HTML5
11 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (19.75%) MS Excel
12 15 (18.52%) jQuery
13 14 (17.28%) VB.NET
14 13 (16.05%) SharePoint
15 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (12.35%) Java
16 10 (12.35%) WPF
17 9 (11.11%) Scrum
17 9 (11.11%) OLAP
18 8 (9.88%) Ajax
18 8 (9.88%) .NET Framework
19 7 (8.64%) LINQ
19 7 (8.64%) Umbraco
19 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
19 7 (8.64%) CMS
19 7 (8.64%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (16.05%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.64%) Umbraco
2 7 (8.64%) CMS
3 6 (7.41%) IIS
4 5 (6.17%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.94%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.94%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (3.70%) Apache
7 2 (2.47%) WordPress
8 1 (1.23%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.23%) Drupal
8 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.23%) Node.js
8 1 (1.23%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (19.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) InfoPath
3 4 (4.94%) MS Office
4 1 (1.23%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) 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 9 (11.11%) OLAP
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.70%) Big Data
6 2 (2.47%) MySQL
6 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
1 5 (6.17%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.94%) Subversion
3 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.47%) NUnit
5 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.23%) Maven
5 1 (1.23%) Toad
5 1 (1.23%) PVCS
5 1 (1.23%) Ant
General
1 5 (6.17%) Advertising
2 3 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (65.43%) .NET
2 41 (50.62%) ASP.NET
3 38 (46.91%) HTML
4 34 (41.98%) CSS
5 24 (29.63%) XML
6 17 (20.99%) HTML5
7 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (18.52%) jQuery
9 10 (12.35%) WPF
10 8 (9.88%) Ajax
10 8 (9.88%) .NET Framework
11 7 (8.64%) LINQ
12 6 (7.41%) Web Services
12 6 (7.41%) Spring
12 6 (7.41%) WCF
13 5 (6.17%) JSON
13 5 (6.17%) REST
13 5 (6.17%) XSLT
13 5 (6.17%) SOAP
14 4 (4.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
1 1 (1.23%) iPad
1 1 (1.23%) iPhone
1 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Windows
1 5 (6.17%) Linux
2 2 (2.47%) UNIX
3 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.23%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) MVC
2 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (11.11%) Scrum
4 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.64%) Data Modelling
4 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
4 7 (8.64%) CRM
5 6 (7.41%) OO
5 6 (7.41%) ETL
5 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.17%) TDD
7 4 (4.94%) Workflow
7 4 (4.94%) Project Management
8 3 (3.70%) Web Development
9 2 (2.47%) OOD
9 2 (2.47%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (2.47%) BDD
9 2 (2.47%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.23%) System Testing
10 1 (1.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.96%) C#
2 43 (53.09%) SQL
3 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.28%) VB.NET
5 10 (12.35%) Java
6 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.17%) VB
7 3 (3.70%) XAML
7 3 (3.70%) C++
7 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.47%) C
8 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.23%) X++
9 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.23%) VC++
9 1 (1.23%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.23%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.23%) Perl
9 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) Degree
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.23%) MCP
Vendors
1 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) Sitecore
3 4 (4.94%) JBoss
3 4 (4.94%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (4.94%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) Cognos
4 2 (2.47%) Ektron
5 1 (1.23%) hybris
5 1 (1.23%) Demandware
5 1 (1.23%) Intershop
5 1 (1.23%) Endeca
5 1 (1.23%) Google
5 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.23%) ATG
5 1 (1.23%) Siebel
5 1 (1.23%) Apple
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe
5 1 (1.23%) IBM
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