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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 172 170 135
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 39 40 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.72% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.76% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 59
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,900 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
5126 5229 4617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 94.73% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4249 4442 3951
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 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
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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 +6 15 £42,500 -1.73% 1
Birmingham +7 12 £46,250 +15.62% 2
Worcestershire 0 3 £42,500 -
Solihull -2 3 £45,000 +3.44% 2
Warwickshire 0 2 £41,250 -6.77%
Coventry -4 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 57 (64.77%) .NET
2 56 (63.64%) C#
3 47 (53.41%) SQL
4 42 (47.73%) HTML
4 42 (47.73%) ASP.NET
5 39 (44.32%) Microsoft
6 38 (43.18%) SQL Server
7 37 (42.05%) CSS
8 29 (32.95%) MVC
9 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
10 26 (29.55%) XML
11 19 (21.59%) VB.NET
11 19 (21.59%) HTML5
12 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
13 16 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (18.18%) jQuery
14 14 (15.91%) SharePoint
15 13 (14.77%) Java
16 12 (13.64%) Scrum
16 12 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (12.50%) WCF
17 11 (12.50%) WPF
18 10 (11.36%) OO
18 10 (11.36%) OLAP
18 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
19 9 (10.23%) CRM
19 9 (10.23%) Ajax
19 9 (10.23%) .NET Framework
20 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 7 (7.95%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.95%) Umbraco
2 7 (7.95%) CMS
3 6 (6.82%) IIS
4 5 (5.68%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (4.55%) GlassFish
6 3 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.41%) Apache
7 2 (2.27%) WordPress
8 1 (1.14%) nginx
8 1 (1.14%) Node.js
8 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS Office
3 5 (5.68%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.14%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.14%) Magento
2 1 (1.14%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) DHCP
1 1 (1.14%) HTTP
1 1 (1.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.36%) OLAP
3 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.55%) MySQL
6 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.41%) Big Data
7 3 (3.41%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
1 6 (6.82%) Eclipse
1 6 (6.82%) Subversion
1 6 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.41%) Toad
2 3 (3.41%) PVCS
3 2 (2.27%) NUnit
3 2 (2.27%) Maven
3 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.14%) Ant
4 1 (1.14%) Hudson
General
1 5 (5.68%) Advertising
2 4 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (1.14%) Military
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (64.77%) .NET
2 42 (47.73%) HTML
2 42 (47.73%) ASP.NET
3 37 (42.05%) CSS
4 26 (29.55%) XML
5 19 (21.59%) HTML5
6 16 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (18.18%) jQuery
7 11 (12.50%) WCF
7 11 (12.50%) WPF
8 9 (10.23%) Ajax
8 9 (10.23%) .NET Framework
9 7 (7.95%) Silverlight
10 6 (6.82%) Spring
10 6 (6.82%) Web Services
10 6 (6.82%) LINQ
11 5 (5.68%) JPA
11 5 (5.68%) REST
11 5 (5.68%) XSLT
11 5 (5.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.27%) iPhone
2 2 (2.27%) iPad
2 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) Linux
3 3 (3.41%) UNIX
4 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.14%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) MVC
2 12 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (13.64%) Scrum
3 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.36%) OO
4 9 (10.23%) CRM
5 7 (7.95%) E-Commerce
5 7 (7.95%) ETL
6 6 (6.82%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.68%) TDD
7 5 (5.68%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.55%) Project Management
8 4 (4.55%) Workflow
9 3 (3.41%) Automated Testing
9 3 (3.41%) Kanban
9 3 (3.41%) Multithreading
9 3 (3.41%) Web Development
9 3 (3.41%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (2.27%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 56 (63.64%) C#
2 47 (53.41%) SQL
3 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.59%) VB.NET
5 13 (14.77%) Java
6 5 (5.68%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.68%) VB
7 4 (4.55%) C++
7 4 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.41%) C
9 2 (2.27%) PHP
9 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.27%) XAML
10 1 (1.14%) Ruby
10 1 (1.14%) X++
10 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.14%) VC++
10 1 (1.14%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.14%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) MCP
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 39 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.68%) Sitecore
2 5 (5.68%) Oracle
2 5 (5.68%) JBoss
3 4 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (4.55%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.27%) Apple
4 2 (2.27%) Cognos
4 2 (2.27%) Ektron
4 2 (2.27%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) Zend
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe
5 1 (1.14%) hybris
5 1 (1.14%) Demandware
5 1 (1.14%) Siebel
5 1 (1.14%) IBM
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.14%) ATG
5 1 (1.14%) Intershop
5 1 (1.14%) Endeca
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