The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Software Developer
Rank 218 214 199
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.053% 0.037% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.038% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £47,250 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
Lead Software 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
5367 5205 5172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.99% 95.43% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4474 4311 4391
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lead Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Lead Software Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer across the West Midlands region.

Lead Software Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Lead Software 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 Software Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 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 +9 3 £47,250 -0.52%
Lead Software Developer
England

Lead Software Developer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Lead Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) ODBC
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (25.00%) DirectX
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Lead Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC
2 1 (25.00%) ODBC
2 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (25.00%) DirectX
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle