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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 183 181 135
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 34 33 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.61% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.64% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 60
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,200 £33,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,900 £48,050
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
5296 5183 4666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.53% 95.10% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4416 4415 3983
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
Staffordshire -2 12 £42,500 -1.73% 1
Birmingham +3 10 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Solihull - 4 £45,000 - 1
Warwickshire +1 3 £45,000 - 2
Worcestershire -6 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Coventry -14 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 53 (64.63%) C#
1 53 (64.63%) .NET
2 42 (51.22%) SQL
3 40 (48.78%) ASP.NET
4 39 (47.56%) HTML
4 39 (47.56%) Microsoft
5 37 (45.12%) SQL Server
6 34 (41.46%) CSS
7 28 (34.15%) Mentoring
8 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
9 26 (31.71%) MVC
10 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (29.27%) XML
12 17 (20.73%) VB.NET
12 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
13 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (18.29%) HTML5
14 14 (17.07%) SharePoint
15 13 (15.85%) jQuery
16 12 (14.63%) Scrum
16 12 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (14.63%) Java
17 11 (13.41%) WCF
17 11 (13.41%) WPF
18 10 (12.20%) OLAP
18 10 (12.20%) .NET Framework
19 9 (10.98%) Ajax
19 9 (10.98%) CRM
20 8 (9.76%) OO
20 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 14 (17.07%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.54%) Umbraco
2 7 (8.54%) CMS
3 5 (6.10%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (4.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.88%) GlassFish
5 3 (3.66%) IIS
5 3 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.44%) WordPress
7 1 (1.22%) Drupal
7 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.22%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) MS Office
3 5 (6.10%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.22%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Magento
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (45.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.20%) OLAP
3 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.66%) Big Data
5 3 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.66%) MySQL
6 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.10%) Subversion
2 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.10%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.66%) PVCS
3 3 (3.66%) Toad
4 2 (2.44%) NUnit
5 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.22%) Hudson
5 1 (1.22%) Maven
General
1 5 (6.10%) Advertising
2 4 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Military
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (64.63%) .NET
2 40 (48.78%) ASP.NET
3 39 (47.56%) HTML
4 34 (41.46%) CSS
5 24 (29.27%) XML
6 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (18.29%) HTML5
7 13 (15.85%) jQuery
8 11 (13.41%) WCF
8 11 (13.41%) WPF
9 10 (12.20%) .NET Framework
10 9 (10.98%) Ajax
11 7 (8.54%) Silverlight
12 6 (7.32%) Web Services
12 6 (7.32%) LINQ
13 5 (6.10%) JSON
13 5 (6.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (6.10%) REST
13 5 (6.10%) Spring
13 5 (6.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.44%) iPad
3 2 (2.44%) iPhone
3 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
4 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (2.44%) UNIX
3 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.22%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) Mentoring
2 26 (31.71%) MVC
3 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.63%) Scrum
4 12 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.98%) CRM
6 8 (9.76%) OO
7 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.32%) ETL
9 5 (6.10%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.10%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.88%) Project Management
10 4 (4.88%) Workflow
10 4 (4.88%) TDD
10 4 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.66%) Coaching
11 3 (3.66%) Kanban
11 3 (3.66%) Multithreading
11 3 (3.66%) Automated Testing
11 3 (3.66%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 53 (64.63%) C#
2 42 (51.22%) SQL
3 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.73%) VB.NET
5 12 (14.63%) Java
6 5 (6.10%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.10%) VB
7 4 (4.88%) C++
8 3 (3.66%) C
8 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.44%) PHP
9 2 (2.44%) XAML
10 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.22%) X++
10 1 (1.22%) Ruby
10 1 (1.22%) Perl
10 1 (1.22%) VC++
10 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.22%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 39 (47.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) Sitecore
2 5 (6.10%) JBoss
3 4 (4.88%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle
3 4 (4.88%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.44%) Apple
4 2 (2.44%) Cognos
4 2 (2.44%) Google
4 2 (2.44%) Ektron
5 1 (1.22%) Zend
5 1 (1.22%) Siebel
5 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
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