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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 162 165 166
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 42 27 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.63% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.66% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 33
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% +4.44%
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
4776 4080 4588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.73% 94.44% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4200 3386 3986
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Warwickshire 0 15 £48,000 +6.66% 2
Birmingham -9 13 £40,000 -13.51%
Staffordshire +11 10 £44,000 -2.22%
Solihull +4 3 - -
Coventry -10 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 56 (72.73%) .NET
2 49 (63.64%) HTML
3 47 (61.04%) C#
4 46 (59.74%) ASP.NET
5 44 (57.14%) CSS
5 44 (57.14%) JavaScript
6 36 (46.75%) jQuery
7 35 (45.45%) SQL
7 35 (45.45%) OO
7 35 (45.45%) MVC
8 32 (41.56%) HTML5
9 30 (38.96%) VB.NET
10 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
11 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (31.17%) Visual Studio
12 24 (31.17%) Microsoft
13 22 (28.57%) CSS3
14 20 (25.97%) PHP
15 16 (20.78%) WCF
15 16 (20.78%) Web Services
15 16 (20.78%) Ajax
16 15 (19.48%) Windows
16 15 (19.48%) OOP
17 14 (18.18%) Marketing
18 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET MVC
18 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 13 (16.88%) Oracle
18 13 (16.88%) CMS
19 12 (15.58%) MySQL
19 12 (15.58%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (16.88%) CMS
2 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.90%) JBoss
4 3 (3.90%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (3.90%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) nginx
5 1 (1.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
3 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.90%) Line 500
2 3 (3.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) SaaS
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.30%) DNS
2 1 (1.30%) DHCP
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.58%) MySQL
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.19%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.90%) OLAP
5 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.90%) Big Data
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.30%) SQLite
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 24 (31.17%) Visual Studio
2 9 (11.69%) Eclipse
3 8 (10.39%) Grunt
3 8 (10.39%) Yeoman
4 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (3.90%) Subversion
5 3 (3.90%) NetAdvantage
5 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.90%) LLBLGen Pro
6 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.60%) PVCS
6 2 (2.60%) Toad
7 1 (1.30%) Maven
7 1 (1.30%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.30%) Hudson
General
1 14 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (1.30%) Banking
2 1 (1.30%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (72.73%) .NET
2 49 (63.64%) HTML
3 46 (59.74%) ASP.NET
4 44 (57.14%) CSS
5 36 (46.75%) jQuery
6 32 (41.56%) HTML5
7 22 (28.57%) CSS3
8 16 (20.78%) WCF
8 16 (20.78%) Web Services
8 16 (20.78%) Ajax
9 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (14.29%) JSON
11 9 (11.69%) RESTful
12 8 (10.39%) Smarty
12 8 (10.39%) WPF
12 8 (10.39%) Underscore.js
12 8 (10.39%) Semantic HTML
12 8 (10.39%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (10.39%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (10.39%) User Experience
4 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.90%) iPhone
5 3 (3.90%) iPad
6 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Android
3 3 (3.90%) Linux
3 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) OO
1 35 (45.45%) MVC
2 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.48%) OOP
4 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
5 11 (14.29%) Web Development
6 9 (11.69%) Scrum
6 9 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (10.39%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
7 8 (10.39%) Automated Testing
7 8 (10.39%) CRM
8 7 (9.09%) Workflow
9 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.49%) Refactoring
9 5 (6.49%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.49%) People Management
10 4 (5.19%) TDD
10 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.04%) C#
2 44 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 35 (45.45%) SQL
4 30 (38.96%) VB.NET
5 20 (25.97%) PHP
6 11 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 10 (12.99%) VB6
7 10 (12.99%) VB
8 9 (11.69%) T-SQL
9 8 (10.39%) Java
10 6 (7.79%) PHP5
11 5 (6.49%) VBA
12 1 (1.30%) C
12 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.90%) MCP
3 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) Degree
4 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 24 (31.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.88%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) Apple
3 3 (3.90%) Sage
3 3 (3.90%) Infragistics
4 2 (2.60%) Telerik
5 1 (1.30%) Google
5 1 (1.30%) Zend
5 1 (1.30%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.30%) Xamarin
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Greywood Associates Limited
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