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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 158 150 151
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 75 82 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.24% 1.39% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.45% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 62 74 64
Median salary £40,000 £47,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% +1.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £37,800 £36,752
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £55,000 £61,750
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
5800 5639 5117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.92% 95.82% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4581 4624 4273
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 27 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 27 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 21 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Birmingham -31 19 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Coventry +15 18 £24,500 -47.87%
Staffordshire -2 7 £48,000 -4.00% 4
Worcestershire +6 3 £33,000 -26.66%
Shropshire - 3 £35,500 - 3
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 88 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (46.51%) JavaScript
3 68 (39.53%) SQL
4 67 (38.95%) C#
5 62 (36.05%) HTML
6 60 (34.88%) CSS
7 59 (34.30%) .NET
8 58 (33.72%) SQL Server
9 53 (30.81%) Java
10 52 (30.23%) Scrum
11 51 (29.65%) MySQL
12 48 (27.91%) SOA
12 48 (27.91%) jQuery
13 45 (26.16%) Mentoring
14 44 (25.58%) Software Engineering
15 43 (25.00%) MVC
15 43 (25.00%) Degree
16 41 (23.84%) PostgreSQL
17 40 (23.26%) Billing
17 40 (23.26%) Oracle
17 40 (23.26%) ASP.NET
18 39 (22.67%) HTML5
19 35 (20.35%) Coaching
20 34 (19.77%) XML
20 34 (19.77%) Unit Testing
20 34 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
21 33 (19.19%) Hibernate
22 32 (18.60%) Finance
22 32 (18.60%) OO
22 32 (18.60%) 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 31 (18.02%) GlassFish
1 31 (18.02%) JBoss
1 31 (18.02%) WildFly
2 3 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.74%) CMS
2 3 (1.74%) Confluence
2 3 (1.74%) Drupal
2 3 (1.74%) WordPress
3 2 (1.16%) Apache
3 2 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) nginx
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) HipChat
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.74%) Exstream
2 3 (1.74%) Magento
3 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.58%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.74%) GitHub
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.91%) HTTP
1 5 (2.91%) Skype
2 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.58%) ATM
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) LAN
3 1 (0.58%) SSL
3 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (33.72%) SQL Server
2 51 (29.65%) MySQL
3 41 (23.84%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (8.72%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (5.81%) QlikView
7 10 (5.81%) RDBMS
8 9 (5.23%) Data Mart
8 9 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (5.23%) Roambi
8 9 (5.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.16%) VLDB
12 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (18.60%) JUnit
2 31 (18.02%) Cucumber
2 31 (18.02%) Hudson
2 31 (18.02%) JBehave
2 31 (18.02%) Jenkins
3 28 (16.28%) RSpec
4 22 (12.79%) Selenium
5 19 (11.05%) WATIR
6 9 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.91%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.91%) Subversion
7 5 (2.91%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.74%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.74%) JIRA
8 3 (1.74%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.74%) MSTest
8 3 (1.74%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.16%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.16%) Maven
General
1 40 (23.26%) Billing
2 32 (18.60%) Finance
3 23 (13.37%) Marketing
4 13 (7.56%) Advertising
5 8 (4.65%) Retail
6 7 (4.07%) Games
7 5 (2.91%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.74%) Back Office
9 2 (1.16%) Law
10 1 (0.58%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (36.05%) HTML
2 60 (34.88%) CSS
3 59 (34.30%) .NET
4 48 (27.91%) jQuery
5 40 (23.26%) ASP.NET
6 39 (22.67%) HTML5
7 34 (19.77%) XML
8 33 (19.19%) Hibernate
9 32 (18.60%) JMS
10 31 (18.02%) Java EE
10 31 (18.02%) JAX-RS
10 31 (18.02%) RESTful
10 31 (18.02%) Spring
11 28 (16.28%) AngularJS
11 28 (16.28%) JPA
11 28 (16.28%) RESTEasy
12 23 (13.37%) Web Services
13 22 (12.79%) HornetQ
14 16 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (8.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.02%) Mathematics
1 31 (18.02%) Smart Meter
2 12 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.16%) IVR
5 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.16%) User Experience
5 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.58%) iPad
6 1 (0.58%) Social Media
6 1 (0.58%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.98%) Windows
2 7 (4.07%) Linux
3 3 (1.74%) Android
3 3 (1.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (30.23%) Scrum
3 48 (27.91%) SOA
4 45 (26.16%) Mentoring
5 44 (25.58%) Software Engineering
6 43 (25.00%) MVC
7 35 (20.35%) Coaching
8 34 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (19.77%) Unit Testing
9 32 (18.60%) OO
10 31 (18.02%) Dependency Injection
11 24 (13.95%) TDD
12 22 (12.79%) Functional Testing
13 19 (11.05%) Web Development
14 17 (9.88%) Front End Development
15 13 (7.56%) Pay per click
16 12 (6.98%) OOD
17 11 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
18 9 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
18 9 (5.23%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 80 (46.51%) JavaScript
2 68 (39.53%) SQL
3 67 (38.95%) C#
4 53 (30.81%) Java
5 32 (18.60%) PHP
6 27 (15.70%) Ruby
7 17 (9.88%) VB.NET
8 16 (9.30%) T-SQL
9 9 (5.23%) Groovy
9 9 (5.23%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.65%) Python
11 5 (2.91%) C++
12 3 (1.74%) VB
13 2 (1.16%) PHP 5
13 2 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.16%) MCPD
3 2 (1.16%) MCTS
4 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.58%) MCP
4 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 28 (16.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (18.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (23.26%) Oracle
2 19 (11.05%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.23%) Tableau
4 4 (2.33%) Zend
5 3 (1.74%) HP
6 2 (1.16%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.16%) Telerik
6 2 (1.16%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.58%) Altova
7 1 (0.58%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
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