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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 182 176 173
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 38 39 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.71% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.75% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 26
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £53,400 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
5349 5222 5236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.06% 95.40% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4458 4332 4448
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
Birmingham +11 17 £52,500 +13.51% 3
Solihull +4 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Staffordshire -6 4 £53,750 +26.47%
Warwickshire -3 3 £50,000 +21.21% 1
Coventry -8 2 £54,750 +9.50%
Worcestershire -5 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Halesowen - 1 £42,500 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £36,018 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 59 (56.73%) .NET
2 57 (54.81%) C#
2 57 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (45.19%) JavaScript
4 44 (42.31%) SQL Server
5 43 (41.35%) HTML
6 41 (39.42%) SQL
6 41 (39.42%) CSS
7 40 (38.46%) ASP.NET
8 36 (34.62%) Mentoring
9 34 (32.69%) VB.NET
9 34 (32.69%) MVC
10 33 (31.73%) OO
10 33 (31.73%) Microsoft
11 32 (30.77%) jQuery
12 31 (29.81%) HTML5
12 31 (29.81%) T-SQL
13 30 (28.85%) WCF
14 29 (27.88%) CSS3
15 28 (26.92%) Waterfall
16 27 (25.96%) Visual Studio
17 26 (25.00%) Web Services
17 26 (25.00%) Java
18 23 (22.12%) ASP.NET MVC
19 22 (21.15%) Oracle
19 22 (21.15%) Windows
20 20 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
21 18 (17.31%) PL/SQL
22 14 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
22 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 6 (5.77%) Apache
1 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.85%) CMS
3 3 (2.88%) JBoss
4 2 (1.92%) DNN
4 2 (1.92%) Mule
4 2 (1.92%) Node.js
5 1 (0.96%) uiautomator
5 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) SPSS
3 1 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.96%) GIMP
3 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.96%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 20 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (8.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.88%) Big Data
7 3 (2.88%) MySQL
8 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.92%) OLAP
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (25.96%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.73%) Subversion
5 6 (5.77%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.96%) Grunt
6 1 (0.96%) Appium
6 1 (0.96%) gulp
6 1 (0.96%) Mocha
6 1 (0.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.96%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (12.50%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Advertising
3 6 (5.77%) Games
3 6 (5.77%) Marketing
4 5 (4.81%) Banking
4 5 (4.81%) Retail
5 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.92%) Automotive
7 1 (0.96%) Back Office
7 1 (0.96%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (56.73%) .NET
2 43 (41.35%) HTML
3 41 (39.42%) CSS
4 40 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 32 (30.77%) jQuery
6 31 (29.81%) HTML5
7 30 (28.85%) WCF
8 29 (27.88%) CSS3
9 26 (25.00%) Web Services
10 23 (22.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (9.62%) Spring
12 9 (8.65%) WPF
13 8 (7.69%) Hibernate
14 7 (6.73%) WF
14 7 (6.73%) LINQ
15 6 (5.77%) SOAP
15 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (4.81%) AngularJS
16 5 (4.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) N-Tier
1 5 (4.81%) GIS
2 3 (2.88%) Clustering
2 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.96%) iPhone
4 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.96%) iPad
4 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.96%) User Experience
4 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.96%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.15%) Windows
2 3 (2.88%) Linux
3 2 (1.92%) Android
3 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.62%) Mentoring
3 34 (32.69%) MVC
4 33 (31.73%) OO
5 28 (26.92%) Waterfall
6 14 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (12.50%) Scrum
8 9 (8.65%) TDD
8 9 (8.65%) Mobile Development
9 8 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.73%) OOP
10 7 (6.73%) SOA
11 6 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.81%) Workflow
12 5 (4.81%) CRM
12 5 (4.81%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.81%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.81%) Open Source
12 5 (4.81%) OO PHP
12 5 (4.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (54.81%) C#
2 47 (45.19%) JavaScript
3 41 (39.42%) SQL
4 34 (32.69%) VB.NET
5 31 (29.81%) T-SQL
6 26 (25.00%) Java
7 18 (17.31%) PL/SQL
8 10 (9.62%) PHP
9 5 (4.81%) C++
10 3 (2.88%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.92%) VBA
12 1 (0.96%) C
12 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (0.96%) MCP
3 1 (0.96%) CCA
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (31.73%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.15%) Oracle
3 4 (3.85%) Telerik
4 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.88%) Cognos
5 2 (1.92%) IBM
5 2 (1.92%) Zend
5 2 (1.92%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.96%) Tableau
6 1 (0.96%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.96%) Adobe
6 1 (0.96%) Apple
6 1 (0.96%) GUPTA
6 1 (0.96%) Google
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