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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 146 160 165
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 64 49 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.21% 0.93% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.98% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 59 46 17
Average salary £48,500 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.49% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £37,073 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
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
5009 5016 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.96% 95.04% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4198 4246 4050
Average salary £39,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,962 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Warwickshire +17 31 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Birmingham -11 16 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Staffordshire +4 12 £48,750 +21.87%
Coventry -16 2 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £34,500 -
Dudley - 1 £47,500 - 1
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 71 (66.98%) .NET
2 67 (63.21%) C#
3 63 (59.43%) JavaScript
4 58 (54.72%) HTML
5 56 (52.83%) CSS
6 55 (51.89%) SQL
6 55 (51.89%) SQL Server
7 54 (50.94%) OO
8 52 (49.06%) ASP.NET
8 52 (49.06%) jQuery
9 47 (44.34%) HTML5
9 47 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (42.45%) MVC
10 45 (42.45%) CSS3
11 42 (39.62%) VB.NET
11 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
12 40 (37.74%) T-SQL
13 37 (34.91%) WCF
13 37 (34.91%) Mentoring
14 36 (33.96%) Visual Studio
15 35 (33.02%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (30.19%) SQL Server 2008
16 32 (30.19%) Oracle
16 32 (30.19%) Web Services
17 30 (28.30%) Windows
17 30 (28.30%) PL/SQL
18 21 (19.81%) PHP
19 20 (18.87%) Waterfall
20 18 (16.98%) SQL Server 2012
21 17 (16.04%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (5.66%) Apache
2 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.83%) CMS
4 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.89%) DNN
5 1 (0.94%) Node.js
5 1 (0.94%) IIS
5 1 (0.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) SPSS
2 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Magento
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) VoIP
2 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.94%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (51.89%) SQL Server
2 32 (30.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (16.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (10.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (10.38%) Oracle Database
5 9 (8.49%) MySQL
6 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (5.66%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (4.72%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (3.77%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.89%) OLAP
11 2 (1.89%) RavenDB
11 2 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (33.96%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.89%) Subversion
5 1 (0.94%) Xcode
General
1 14 (13.21%) Advertising
2 11 (10.38%) Marketing
3 8 (7.55%) Finance
4 7 (6.60%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.77%) Banking
5 4 (3.77%) Retail
6 3 (2.83%) Games
7 2 (1.89%) Automotive
8 1 (0.94%) Military
8 1 (0.94%) Billing
8 1 (0.94%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (66.98%) .NET
2 58 (54.72%) HTML
3 56 (52.83%) CSS
4 52 (49.06%) ASP.NET
4 52 (49.06%) jQuery
5 47 (44.34%) HTML5
6 45 (42.45%) CSS3
7 37 (34.91%) WCF
8 35 (33.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (30.19%) Web Services
10 13 (12.26%) WF
10 13 (12.26%) LINQ
11 11 (10.38%) MSMQ
11 11 (10.38%) Ajax
11 11 (10.38%) .NET Remoting
12 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (6.60%) Ext JS
13 7 (6.60%) LAMP
14 6 (5.66%) WPF
15 5 (4.72%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Clustering
2 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.89%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.94%) iPad
4 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.94%) iPhone
4 1 (0.94%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.30%) Windows
2 6 (5.66%) Linux
3 2 (1.89%) Android
3 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (50.94%) OO
2 47 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (42.45%) MVC
4 37 (34.91%) Mentoring
5 20 (18.87%) Waterfall
6 17 (16.04%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (16.04%) OOP
7 11 (10.38%) Workflow
7 11 (10.38%) Scrum
8 9 (8.49%) Mobile Development
8 9 (8.49%) Web Development
8 9 (8.49%) TDD
9 8 (7.55%) Project Management
9 8 (7.55%) OO PHP
10 7 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.72%) SOA
11 5 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.77%) CRM
12 4 (3.77%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 67 (63.21%) C#
2 63 (59.43%) JavaScript
3 55 (51.89%) SQL
4 42 (39.62%) VB.NET
5 40 (37.74%) T-SQL
6 30 (28.30%) PL/SQL
7 21 (19.81%) PHP
8 12 (11.32%) Java
9 5 (4.72%) VB
10 4 (3.77%) VBA
10 4 (3.77%) VB6
11 3 (2.83%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.94%) PHP5
12 1 (0.94%) XAML
12 1 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.94%) MCP
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
Vendors
1 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 32 (30.19%) Oracle
3 4 (3.77%) Telerik
4 3 (2.83%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.89%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.89%) Zend
6 1 (0.94%) GUPTA
6 1 (0.94%) Google
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe
6 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.94%) Apple
West Midlands
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension, flexitime etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, private medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Dudley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 23 days ago