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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 158 138 142
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 57 81 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.17% 1.54% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.60% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 55 52 72
Median salary £45,750 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.68% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%

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
4758 5058 4918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.38% 96.47% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3783 4203 4312
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham -5 18 £46,500 -8.82% 1
Warwickshire -10 13 £62,500 +13.63%
Worcestershire - 10 £37,500 - 1
Shropshire -10 6 £44,738 -5.81%
Staffordshire -10 5 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Herefordshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Coventry +6 1 £37,500 -33.33%
Solihull -8 1 £38,500 -14.44% 1
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 100 (68.03%) JavaScript
2 96 (65.31%) HTML
3 88 (59.86%) CSS
4 70 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (43.54%) MVC
6 59 (40.14%) C#
6 59 (40.14%) jQuery
6 59 (40.14%) HTML5
7 55 (37.41%) MySQL
8 53 (36.05%) .NET
9 52 (35.37%) PHP
10 44 (29.93%) ASP.NET
11 43 (29.25%) SQL Server
12 41 (27.89%) Scrum
13 38 (25.85%) SQL
14 30 (20.41%) AngularJS
14 30 (20.41%) Mentoring
15 28 (19.05%) LAMP
16 25 (17.01%) OO
17 24 (16.33%) XML
18 23 (15.65%) OOP
19 22 (14.97%) Web Services
19 22 (14.97%) Web Development
19 22 (14.97%) Marketing
19 22 (14.97%) CSS3
20 21 (14.29%) Microsoft
21 19 (12.93%) Java
21 19 (12.93%) User Experience
22 16 (10.88%) High Availability
22 16 (10.88%) ATM

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 6 (4.08%) WordPress
2 4 (2.72%) CMS
2 4 (2.72%) JBoss
2 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.04%) Confluence
3 3 (2.04%) Documentum
3 3 (2.04%) Drupal
4 2 (1.36%) Apache
4 2 (1.36%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.68%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Magento
1 3 (2.04%) Sage 200
1 3 (2.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.36%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Exstream
3 1 (0.68%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.04%) GitHub
3 3 (2.04%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Force.com
4 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.88%) ATM
2 4 (2.72%) Skype
3 3 (2.04%) HTTP
4 2 (1.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (37.41%) MySQL
2 43 (29.25%) SQL Server
3 16 (10.88%) MongoDB
4 11 (7.48%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.72%) Big Data
9 3 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.36%) Power BI
11 1 (0.68%) DB2
11 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.68%) Redis
11 1 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.12%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.76%) JUnit
3 7 (4.76%) Subversion
4 6 (4.08%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.08%) Maven
5 5 (3.40%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.40%) JIRA
6 4 (2.72%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.72%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (2.04%) Selenium
8 2 (1.36%) Ant
8 2 (1.36%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.36%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.36%) TestNG
8 2 (1.36%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.68%) gulp
9 1 (0.68%) Travis CI
General
1 22 (14.97%) Marketing
2 15 (10.20%) Finance
2 15 (10.20%) Games
3 7 (4.76%) Law
4 6 (4.08%) Automotive
4 6 (4.08%) Legal
5 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.36%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (65.31%) HTML
2 88 (59.86%) CSS
3 59 (40.14%) HTML5
3 59 (40.14%) jQuery
4 53 (36.05%) .NET
5 44 (29.93%) ASP.NET
6 30 (20.41%) AngularJS
7 28 (19.05%) LAMP
8 24 (16.33%) XML
9 22 (14.97%) CSS3
9 22 (14.97%) Web Services
10 15 (10.20%) Ajax
10 15 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (10.20%) React
11 14 (9.52%) Semantic HTML
12 13 (8.84%) .NET Framework
13 12 (8.16%) Node.js
14 10 (6.80%) JSON
14 10 (6.80%) MEAN Stack
15 9 (6.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) User Experience
2 6 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.40%) Fintech
3 5 (3.40%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.72%) EPoS
5 3 (2.04%) IVR
5 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.36%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.68%) Animation
7 1 (0.68%) AS400
7 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.68%) Derivative
7 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.12%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.44%) Android
3 6 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (43.54%) MVC
3 41 (27.89%) Scrum
4 30 (20.41%) Mentoring
5 25 (17.01%) OO
6 23 (15.65%) OOP
7 22 (14.97%) Web Development
8 16 (10.88%) High Availability
9 13 (8.84%) E-Commerce
10 12 (8.16%) SOA
11 11 (7.48%) Data Protection
11 11 (7.48%) Software Engineering
11 11 (7.48%) Web Accessibility
11 11 (7.48%) Web Design
12 10 (6.80%) Line Management
12 10 (6.80%) UML
13 8 (5.44%) BDD
13 8 (5.44%) SDLC
13 8 (5.44%) TDD
14 7 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 100 (68.03%) JavaScript
2 59 (40.14%) C#
3 52 (35.37%) PHP
4 38 (25.85%) SQL
5 19 (12.93%) Java
6 11 (7.48%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.44%) Python
8 6 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.08%) VB
9 4 (2.72%) C++
9 4 (2.72%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.04%) Scala
11 2 (1.36%) Ruby
12 1 (0.68%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.68%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.68%) SOQL
12 1 (0.68%) XAML
12 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (6.12%) Degree
2 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.04%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) QA
2 8 (5.44%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (4.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.08%) Google
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle
3 4 (2.72%) Pega
3 4 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (2.72%) Tableau
3 4 (2.72%) Talend
3 4 (2.72%) Zend
4 3 (2.04%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.04%) EMC
4 3 (2.04%) IBM
4 3 (2.04%) OpenText
4 3 (2.04%) Sage
4 3 (2.04%) Telerik
4 3 (2.04%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.36%) Apple
5 2 (1.36%) Cognos
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe
6 1 (0.68%) HP
6 1 (0.68%) Rackspace
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
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Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Redditch
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 15 days ago
Solihull
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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