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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 157 160 183
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 56 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.05% 0.68% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.71% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 53 30 14
Average salary £50,000 £44,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.73% -22.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £39,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
5069 4646 4769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.52% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4307 3881 3986
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 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 27 April 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
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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
Warwickshire +27 36 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Staffordshire 0 17 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Birmingham -13 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Coventry -22 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 74 (74.00%) .NET
2 67 (67.00%) JavaScript
3 66 (66.00%) C#
4 64 (64.00%) HTML
5 63 (63.00%) ASP.NET
6 61 (61.00%) CSS
7 58 (58.00%) OO
7 58 (58.00%) SQL
8 57 (57.00%) jQuery
9 51 (51.00%) HTML5
10 48 (48.00%) MVC
11 47 (47.00%) VB.NET
12 46 (46.00%) SQL Server
13 44 (44.00%) CSS3
14 41 (41.00%) Microsoft
15 39 (39.00%) Visual Studio
16 38 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (36.00%) T-SQL
18 33 (33.00%) Web Services
18 33 (33.00%) WCF
18 33 (33.00%) ASP.NET MVC
19 32 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
19 32 (32.00%) Mentoring
19 32 (32.00%) Windows
20 31 (31.00%) Oracle
21 29 (29.00%) PL/SQL
22 24 (24.00%) PHP
23 19 (19.00%) OOP
24 18 (18.00%) Waterfall
25 17 (17.00%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (8.00%) CMS
2 6 (6.00%) Apache
3 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.00%) DNN
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.00%) IIS
6 1 (1.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) SPSS
3 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Magento
2 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.00%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) VoIP
2 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (46.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (12.00%) Oracle Database
5 11 (11.00%) MySQL
6 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (4.00%) MongoDB
9 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.00%) OLAP
10 2 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (2.00%) RavenDB
10 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (1.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (39.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.00%) Grunt
3 5 (5.00%) Yeoman
4 3 (3.00%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.00%) NetAdvantage
6 1 (1.00%) Xcode
6 1 (1.00%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.00%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 17 (17.00%) Marketing
2 12 (12.00%) Advertising
3 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.00%) Automotive
4 2 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (74.00%) .NET
2 64 (64.00%) HTML
3 63 (63.00%) ASP.NET
4 61 (61.00%) CSS
5 57 (57.00%) jQuery
6 51 (51.00%) HTML5
7 44 (44.00%) CSS3
8 33 (33.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (33.00%) Web Services
8 33 (33.00%) WCF
9 15 (15.00%) LINQ
9 15 (15.00%) WF
10 14 (14.00%) Ajax
10 14 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 12 (12.00%) .NET Remoting
11 12 (12.00%) MSMQ
12 9 (9.00%) JSON
13 7 (7.00%) LAMP
13 7 (7.00%) Ext JS
14 6 (6.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.00%) Clustering
3 6 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.00%) User Experience
5 3 (3.00%) iPad
5 3 (3.00%) iPhone
6 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.00%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.00%) Windows
2 7 (7.00%) Linux
3 3 (3.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.00%) Android
5 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (58.00%) OO
2 48 (48.00%) MVC
3 38 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (32.00%) Mentoring
5 19 (19.00%) OOP
6 18 (18.00%) Waterfall
7 16 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (12.00%) Workflow
9 9 (9.00%) Web Development
10 7 (7.00%) Project Management
10 7 (7.00%) Mobile Development
11 6 (6.00%) Scrum
11 6 (6.00%) OO PHP
11 6 (6.00%) TDD
11 6 (6.00%) CRM
12 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (4.00%) Test Automation
13 4 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 67 (67.00%) JavaScript
2 66 (66.00%) C#
3 58 (58.00%) SQL
4 47 (47.00%) VB.NET
5 36 (36.00%) T-SQL
6 29 (29.00%) PL/SQL
7 24 (24.00%) PHP
8 7 (7.00%) VB
8 7 (7.00%) VB6
9 6 (6.00%) Java
10 5 (5.00%) VBA
11 2 (2.00%) PHP5
12 1 (1.00%) XAML
12 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.00%) MCP
3 1 (1.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 41 (41.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (31.00%) Oracle
3 4 (4.00%) Telerik
4 3 (3.00%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.00%) Apple
5 2 (2.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.00%) Sage
6 1 (1.00%) Infragistics
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