The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 172 176 140
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 29 28 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.55% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.58% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 50
Average salary £44,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.09% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4732 4846 4489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.44% 95.15% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3950 4067 3860
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Lead Developer
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +6 11 £40,000 -18.78% 1
Coventry +18 6 £42,500 +11.84% 1
Birmingham +7 5 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Warwickshire +4 3 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Solihull - 1 £55,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 36 (61.02%) .NET
2 32 (54.24%) C#
3 27 (45.76%) SQL Server
4 26 (44.07%) ASP.NET
5 24 (40.68%) SQL
6 22 (37.29%) HTML
7 19 (32.20%) MVC
8 18 (30.51%) VB.NET
9 17 (28.81%) XML
10 16 (27.12%) CSS
10 16 (27.12%) Java
11 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
12 12 (20.34%) HTML5
13 11 (18.64%) Spring
13 11 (18.64%) WinForms
13 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
13 11 (18.64%) Tomcat
13 11 (18.64%) Eclipse
13 11 (18.64%) JBoss
14 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
15 9 (15.25%) WPF
15 9 (15.25%) Unit Testing
16 8 (13.56%) jQuery
16 8 (13.56%) OO
16 8 (13.56%) J2EE
16 8 (13.56%) Subversion
17 7 (11.86%) Maven
17 7 (11.86%) Ajax
17 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (11.86%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (18.64%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.78%) IIS
2 4 (6.78%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.08%) Drupal
4 2 (3.39%) SAP Portal
4 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.69%) CMS
5 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.69%) Node.js
5 1 (1.69%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.69%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Wireless
1 1 (1.69%) DHCP
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.17%) JasperReports
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.69%) MySQL
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Eclipse
2 8 (13.56%) Subversion
3 7 (11.86%) Maven
3 7 (11.86%) Selenium
4 6 (10.17%) FitNesse
5 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.08%) Apache Continuum
6 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
6 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.39%) NUnit
8 1 (1.69%) Toad
8 1 (1.69%) PVCS
8 1 (1.69%) Ant
8 1 (1.69%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.69%) Hudson
8 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (10.17%) Games
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Investment Banking
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (61.02%) .NET
2 26 (44.07%) ASP.NET
3 22 (37.29%) HTML
4 17 (28.81%) XML
5 16 (27.12%) CSS
6 12 (20.34%) HTML5
7 11 (18.64%) Spring
7 11 (18.64%) WinForms
8 9 (15.25%) WPF
9 8 (13.56%) jQuery
9 8 (13.56%) J2EE
10 7 (11.86%) Ajax
10 7 (11.86%) JMS
10 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (10.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (10.17%) JMX
11 6 (10.17%) SOAP
11 6 (10.17%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (10.17%) Hibernate
11 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.39%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) UNIX
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) MVC
2 9 (15.25%) Unit Testing
3 8 (13.56%) OO
4 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.86%) TDD
5 6 (10.17%) Multithreading
5 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.17%) Scrum
6 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.78%) CRM
7 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.08%) Migration
7 3 (5.08%) User Stories
7 3 (5.08%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.39%) BDD
8 2 (3.39%) Web Development
8 2 (3.39%) Content Management
8 2 (3.39%) OOD
8 2 (3.39%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) C#
2 24 (40.68%) SQL
3 18 (30.51%) VB.NET
4 16 (27.12%) Java
5 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.78%) PHP
8 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.08%) XAML
8 3 (5.08%) Ruby
9 2 (3.39%) ABAP
9 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
1 11 (18.64%) JBoss
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe
4 1 (1.69%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) ATG
4 1 (1.69%) Intershop
4 1 (1.69%) Endeca
4 1 (1.69%) Demandware
4 1 (1.69%) Sencha
4 1 (1.69%) hybris
4 1 (1.69%) Zend
4 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Flexible
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £375 - £475 per day + likely extension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £41000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago