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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 171 132 151
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 38 111 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.81% 1.87% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.94% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 38 71 65
Median salary £46,500 £50,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.92% +18.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £42,640 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +8.24%

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
4575 5725 4910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.26% 96.56% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3732 4742 4231
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +10 15 £46,500 -7.00% 6
Staffordshire +8 7 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Warwickshire -26 7 £62,500 +8.69% 1
Worcestershire - 6 £37,500 -
Shropshire -7 2 £56,119 +40.29%
Solihull -5 1 £38,500 -14.44%
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 91 (65.94%) JavaScript
2 88 (63.77%) HTML
3 82 (59.42%) CSS
4 71 (51.45%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (46.38%) MVC
6 58 (42.03%) C#
7 56 (40.58%) .NET
8 53 (38.41%) HTML5
9 52 (37.68%) jQuery
10 49 (35.51%) MySQL
11 45 (32.61%) PHP
11 45 (32.61%) ASP.NET
12 41 (29.71%) Scrum
13 40 (28.99%) SQL Server
14 36 (26.09%) SQL
15 32 (23.19%) Mentoring
16 26 (18.84%) OO
16 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
17 25 (18.12%) LAMP
18 23 (16.67%) Web Development
18 23 (16.67%) OOP
18 23 (16.67%) Web Services
19 22 (15.94%) Marketing
19 22 (15.94%) AngularJS
20 21 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
21 19 (13.77%) XML
21 19 (13.77%) CSS3
22 17 (12.32%) User Experience
22 17 (12.32%) Java
23 16 (11.59%) ATM

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 6 (4.35%) WordPress
2 4 (2.90%) CMS
2 4 (2.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.17%) Confluence
3 3 (2.17%) Documentum
3 3 (2.17%) Drupal
3 3 (2.17%) JBoss
4 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.45%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.72%) Apache
5 1 (0.72%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.72%) IIS
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Magento
1 3 (2.17%) Sage 200
1 3 (2.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.45%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) Exstream
3 1 (0.72%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.17%) SaaS
4 2 (1.45%) GitHub
5 1 (0.72%) Force.com
5 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.59%) ATM
2 4 (2.90%) Skype
3 3 (2.17%) HTTP
4 2 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (35.51%) MySQL
2 40 (28.99%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.14%) MongoDB
4 12 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 11 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.90%) Big Data
9 3 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (2.17%) Power BI
10 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.72%) DB2
10 1 (0.72%) QlikView
10 1 (0.72%) Redis
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.72%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.80%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.07%) JUnit
4 6 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.35%) Maven
5 5 (3.62%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.90%) JIRA
6 4 (2.90%) Subversion
6 4 (2.90%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (2.17%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.17%) Selenium
8 2 (1.45%) Ant
8 2 (1.45%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.45%) TestNG
8 2 (1.45%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.72%) Log4j
9 1 (0.72%) NUnit
9 1 (0.72%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.72%) Xcode
General
1 22 (15.94%) Marketing
2 14 (10.14%) Finance
3 13 (9.42%) Games
4 6 (4.35%) Automotive
4 6 (4.35%) Law
4 6 (4.35%) Retail
5 5 (3.62%) Legal
6 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
7 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (63.77%) HTML
2 82 (59.42%) CSS
3 56 (40.58%) .NET
4 53 (38.41%) HTML5
5 52 (37.68%) jQuery
6 45 (32.61%) ASP.NET
7 25 (18.12%) LAMP
8 23 (16.67%) Web Services
9 22 (15.94%) AngularJS
10 21 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (13.77%) CSS3
11 19 (13.77%) XML
12 13 (9.42%) React
13 12 (8.70%) Ajax
13 12 (8.70%) Semantic HTML
14 11 (7.97%) .NET Framework
15 9 (6.52%) Node.js
16 8 (5.80%) JSON
16 8 (5.80%) REST
16 8 (5.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) User Experience
2 8 (5.80%) Fintech
3 6 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.90%) EPoS
4 4 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.45%) Blog
6 2 (1.45%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.72%) Animation
7 1 (0.72%) AS400
7 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.72%) Derivative
7 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.72%) Online Games
7 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.35%) Android
1 6 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 6 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (51.45%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (46.38%) MVC
3 41 (29.71%) Scrum
4 32 (23.19%) Mentoring
5 26 (18.84%) OO
6 23 (16.67%) OOP
6 23 (16.67%) Web Development
7 16 (11.59%) E-Commerce
7 16 (11.59%) High Availability
8 12 (8.70%) BDD
8 12 (8.70%) SOA
8 12 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 12 (8.70%) TDD
9 11 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (7.25%) Line Management
10 10 (7.25%) UML
11 9 (6.52%) Web Accessibility
12 8 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.80%) Data Protection
12 8 (5.80%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 91 (65.94%) JavaScript
2 58 (42.03%) C#
3 45 (32.61%) PHP
4 36 (26.09%) SQL
5 17 (12.32%) Java
6 10 (7.25%) VB.NET
7 9 (6.52%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.35%) VB
9 4 (2.90%) C++
9 4 (2.90%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.90%) Python
10 2 (1.45%) Ruby
10 2 (1.45%) Scala
11 1 (0.72%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.72%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.72%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.72%) SOQL
11 1 (0.72%) XAML
11 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (6.52%) Degree
2 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.17%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) QA
2 7 (5.07%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (3.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.35%) Google
3 4 (2.90%) Pega
3 4 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (2.90%) Tableau
3 4 (2.90%) Talend
3 4 (2.90%) Zend
4 3 (2.17%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.17%) EMC
4 3 (2.17%) IBM
4 3 (2.17%) OpenText
4 3 (2.17%) Sage
4 3 (2.17%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.45%) Apple
5 2 (1.45%) Cognos
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle
6 1 (0.72%) Adobe
6 1 (0.72%) HP
6 1 (0.72%) Rackspace
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Douglas-Scott
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Churchill Frank
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry or Manchester
Department For Education
Salary: Up to £47,000 DOE + Pension contribution worth around £9,870. For exceptional candidates an additional up to £5K market supplement allowance may be available.
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 11 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
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Warwickshire
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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