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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 159 162 153
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 70 59 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.23% 1.09% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.13% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 66 55 70
Median salary £42,500 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
5469 5206 5456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.95% 96.28% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4342 4332 4555
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 28 £42,500 -19.04% 5
Warwickshire +17 20 £46,500 -7.00% 2
Staffordshire +7 9 £35,000 -26.31%
Worcestershire +11 4 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Coventry -1 3 £24,500 - 1
Shropshire -5 2 £53,750 +13.15%
Solihull +12 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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.

1 106 (64.24%) JavaScript
2 92 (55.76%) HTML
3 83 (50.30%) CSS
4 74 (44.85%) C#
5 69 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (36.97%) .NET
7 60 (36.36%) jQuery
8 58 (35.15%) SQL
9 57 (34.55%) MVC
10 56 (33.94%) HTML5
11 53 (32.12%) MySQL
11 53 (32.12%) SQL Server
12 46 (27.88%) ASP.NET
13 45 (27.27%) PHP
14 37 (22.42%) Scrum
15 36 (21.82%) XML
16 35 (21.21%) Java
17 32 (19.39%) AngularJS
18 31 (18.79%) Mentoring
19 29 (17.58%) OO
20 27 (16.36%) Software Engineering
21 26 (15.76%) Degree
22 25 (15.15%) SOA
23 24 (14.55%) Oracle
23 24 (14.55%) VB.NET
23 24 (14.55%) Finance
24 21 (12.73%) Web Services
24 21 (12.73%) Microsoft
25 20 (12.12%) Ruby
25 20 (12.12%) Unit Testing

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 19 (11.52%) JBoss
2 16 (9.70%) GlassFish
2 16 (9.70%) WildFly
3 3 (1.82%) Apache
3 3 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.21%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.21%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.61%) IIS
5 1 (0.61%) nginx
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.21%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.21%) Magento
3 1 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.42%) GitHub
2 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.42%) HTTP
2 2 (1.21%) ATM
2 2 (1.21%) Intranet
3 1 (0.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) LAN
3 1 (0.61%) Skype
3 1 (0.61%) SSL
3 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (32.12%) MySQL
1 53 (32.12%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.91%) Relational Database
3 17 (10.30%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (7.27%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.85%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.21%) Power BI
8 2 (1.21%) VLDB
9 1 (0.61%) Big Data
9 1 (0.61%) DB2
9 1 (0.61%) QlikView
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (11.52%) JUnit
2 17 (10.30%) Cucumber
2 17 (10.30%) Jenkins
3 16 (9.70%) Hudson
3 16 (9.70%) JBehave
3 16 (9.70%) Selenium
4 13 (7.88%) RSpec
4 13 (7.88%) WATIR
5 11 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 10 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.03%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.03%) Subversion
8 3 (1.82%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.82%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.82%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.82%) MSTest
9 2 (1.21%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.21%) JIRA
9 2 (1.21%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.61%) Maven
General
1 24 (14.55%) Finance
2 16 (9.70%) Billing
3 14 (8.48%) Marketing
4 13 (7.88%) Games
5 12 (7.27%) Advertising
6 7 (4.24%) Law
7 6 (3.64%) Legal
8 5 (3.03%) Retail
9 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.61%) Automotive
10 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (55.76%) HTML
2 83 (50.30%) CSS
3 61 (36.97%) .NET
4 60 (36.36%) jQuery
5 56 (33.94%) HTML5
6 46 (27.88%) ASP.NET
7 36 (21.82%) XML
8 32 (19.39%) AngularJS
9 21 (12.73%) Web Services
10 18 (10.91%) RESTful
11 17 (10.30%) Hibernate
11 17 (10.30%) Java EE
11 17 (10.30%) JAX-RS
11 17 (10.30%) JMS
11 17 (10.30%) Spring
12 16 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (9.70%) HornetQ
12 16 (9.70%) React
13 15 (9.09%) CSS3
14 14 (8.48%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) Mathematics
1 16 (9.70%) Smart Meter
2 10 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.24%) User Experience
4 4 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.42%) IVR
4 4 (2.42%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.21%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.21%) Fintech
5 2 (1.21%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.61%) AS400
6 1 (0.61%) Derivative
6 1 (0.61%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.61%) iPad
6 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.64%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.03%) Android
3 4 (2.42%) Linux
4 3 (1.82%) Windows
5 2 (1.21%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (34.55%) MVC
3 37 (22.42%) Scrum
4 31 (18.79%) Mentoring
5 29 (17.58%) OO
6 27 (16.36%) Software Engineering
7 25 (15.15%) SOA
8 20 (12.12%) Unit Testing
9 19 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (9.70%) Coaching
10 16 (9.70%) Dependency Injection
10 16 (9.70%) Front End Development
10 16 (9.70%) Functional Testing
10 16 (9.70%) Web Development
11 13 (7.88%) TDD
12 12 (7.27%) OOD
12 12 (7.27%) Pay per click
13 10 (6.06%) SDLC
14 9 (5.45%) Web Design
15 8 (4.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 106 (64.24%) JavaScript
2 74 (44.85%) C#
3 58 (35.15%) SQL
4 45 (27.27%) PHP
5 35 (21.21%) Java
6 24 (14.55%) VB.NET
7 20 (12.12%) Ruby
8 11 (6.67%) Python
9 8 (4.85%) VB
10 7 (4.24%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.82%) C++
12 2 (1.21%) Scala
13 1 (0.61%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 26 (15.76%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.61%) MCP
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) QA
2 3 (1.82%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (10.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (14.55%) Oracle
2 21 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.42%) Telerik
4 3 (1.82%) IBM
4 3 (1.82%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.21%) Cognos
6 1 (0.61%) Altova
6 1 (0.61%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.61%) Google
6 1 (0.61%) Tableau
6 1 (0.61%) Talend
6 1 (0.61%) Zend
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