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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 170 174 169
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 55 41 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 0.76% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.80% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 49 38 30
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £36,645 £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,050 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
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
5449 5121 5278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.05% 94.83% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 4288 4433
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham +12 30 £47,500 -4.04%
Warwickshire -10 7 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Staffordshire -4 5 £52,500 +31.25%
Solihull +17 3 £42,500 - 1
Worcestershire -2 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Coventry -16 3 £50,000 +18.84% 2
Dudley - 1 £47,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £42,500 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 70 (63.06%) .NET
2 66 (59.46%) C#
3 61 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (53.15%) JavaScript
5 55 (49.55%) HTML
6 53 (47.75%) SQL Server
7 52 (46.85%) CSS
8 50 (45.05%) ASP.NET
9 49 (44.14%) SQL
10 45 (40.54%) OO
11 44 (39.64%) HTML5
12 43 (38.74%) jQuery
12 43 (38.74%) MVC
13 42 (37.84%) CSS3
14 41 (36.94%) Microsoft
15 40 (36.04%) T-SQL
15 40 (36.04%) VB.NET
16 39 (35.14%) Mentoring
17 38 (34.23%) WCF
18 34 (30.63%) Visual Studio
19 32 (28.83%) Web Services
20 31 (27.93%) ASP.NET MVC
21 30 (27.03%) Waterfall
21 30 (27.03%) SQL Server 2008
21 30 (27.03%) Windows
22 29 (26.13%) Oracle
23 25 (22.52%) PL/SQL
24 23 (20.72%) Java
25 19 (17.12%) SQL Server 2012
26 18 (16.22%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (5.41%) Apache
2 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.60%) CMS
4 3 (2.70%) JBoss
5 2 (1.80%) DNN
5 2 (1.80%) Node.js
6 1 (0.90%) uiautomator
6 1 (0.90%) IIS
6 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.80%) SPSS
2 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) VoIP
2 1 (0.90%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (47.75%) SQL Server
2 30 (27.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (17.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 9 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.41%) MySQL
7 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.80%) OLAP
9 2 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.90%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.90%) Big Data
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 34 (30.63%) Visual Studio
2 12 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.70%) Subversion
6 1 (0.90%) Xcode
6 1 (0.90%) Mocha
6 1 (0.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.90%) Appium
General
1 15 (13.51%) Advertising
2 12 (10.81%) Finance
3 8 (7.21%) Marketing
4 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.50%) Games
5 5 (4.50%) Banking
5 5 (4.50%) Retail
6 3 (2.70%) Automotive
7 1 (0.90%) Back Office
7 1 (0.90%) Billing
7 1 (0.90%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (63.06%) .NET
2 55 (49.55%) HTML
3 52 (46.85%) CSS
4 50 (45.05%) ASP.NET
5 44 (39.64%) HTML5
6 43 (38.74%) jQuery
7 42 (37.84%) CSS3
8 38 (34.23%) WCF
9 32 (28.83%) Web Services
10 31 (27.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (9.01%) LINQ
11 10 (9.01%) WPF
11 10 (9.01%) WF
12 8 (7.21%) .NET Remoting
12 8 (7.21%) MSMQ
13 7 (6.31%) LAMP
13 7 (6.31%) Hibernate
13 7 (6.31%) Spring
13 7 (6.31%) Ext JS
14 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Clustering
2 5 (4.50%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.50%) GIS
3 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.80%) iPhone
4 2 (1.80%) iPad
5 1 (0.90%) Mobile Games
5 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.03%) Windows
2 6 (5.41%) Linux
3 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.80%) Android
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (40.54%) OO
3 43 (38.74%) MVC
4 39 (35.14%) Mentoring
5 30 (27.03%) Waterfall
6 18 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (11.71%) Scrum
8 10 (9.01%) OOP
8 10 (9.01%) Mobile Development
9 9 (8.11%) TDD
10 8 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.21%) Project Management
11 7 (6.31%) Workflow
11 7 (6.31%) SOA
11 7 (6.31%) OO PHP
12 6 (5.41%) CRM
12 6 (5.41%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.50%) Open Source
14 4 (3.60%) Web Development
14 4 (3.60%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (59.46%) C#
2 59 (53.15%) JavaScript
3 49 (44.14%) SQL
4 40 (36.04%) T-SQL
4 40 (36.04%) VB.NET
5 25 (22.52%) PL/SQL
6 23 (20.72%) Java
7 15 (13.51%) PHP
8 4 (3.60%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.80%) VBA
9 2 (1.80%) C++
10 1 (0.90%) VB
10 1 (0.90%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) MCP
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.80%) Degree
3 1 (0.90%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) QA
Vendors
1 41 (36.94%) Microsoft
2 29 (26.13%) Oracle
3 4 (3.60%) Telerik
4 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.80%) Apple
5 2 (1.80%) Zend
5 2 (1.80%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.90%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.90%) GUPTA
6 1 (0.90%) Google
6 1 (0.90%) Adobe
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Just Checking Ltd
Salary: Unspecified competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago