Lead Developer Jobs in the Midlands

Lead Developer
England > Midlands

The median Lead Developer salary in the Midlands is £60,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 16 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
16 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 211 250 268
Rank change year-on-year +39 +18 -79
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 133 56 101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.95% 0.66% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.74% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 121 53 72
10th Percentile £47,000 £47,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £43,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £61,250
Median % change year-on-year - -2.04% +11.36%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £71,500 £77,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year -7.74% - +10.71%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Midlands

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 13,212 7,602 10,970
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.08% 89.51% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9,398 4,488 7,088
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £27,750
25th Percentile £34,834 £37,500 £37,371
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +9.89%
75th Percentile £60,741 £67,200 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,713 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.53% +1.19% +9.09%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured Lead Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in the Midlands

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lead Developer in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Lead Developer in the Midlands

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 16 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in the Midlands

Lead Developer
Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 June 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
West Midlands +66 103 £65,000 +8.33% 12
East Midlands -28 30 £52,500 -16.00% 6
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 June 2024, Lead Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 37 (27.82%) C#
2 36 (27.07%) JavaScript
3 34 (25.56%) .NET
3 34 (25.56%) React
4 26 (19.55%) Web Development
5 22 (16.54%) Agile
6 21 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 19 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 19 (14.29%) QA
8 18 (13.53%) TypeScript
8 18 (13.53%) Vue
9 17 (12.78%) Laravel
9 17 (12.78%) CSS
9 17 (12.78%) HTML
9 17 (12.78%) Full Stack Development
10 16 (12.03%) Azure
11 15 (11.28%) Node.js
11 15 (11.28%) jQuery
12 14 (10.53%) SQL
12 14 (10.53%) SQL Server
12 14 (10.53%) Finance
12 14 (10.53%) SaaS
12 14 (10.53%) Social Skills
13 13 (9.77%) AWS
13 13 (9.77%) REST
13 13 (9.77%) Microservices
13 13 (9.77%) MVC
13 13 (9.77%) Microsoft
14 12 (9.02%) MySQL
15 11 (8.27%) PHP

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.77%) IIS
1 9 (6.77%) WordPress
2 8 (6.02%) Appian
3 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.01%) CMS
5 3 (2.26%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Shopify
2 1 (0.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.03%) Azure
2 14 (10.53%) SaaS
3 13 (9.77%) AWS
4 8 (6.02%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (6.02%) Serverless
5 7 (5.26%) Power Platform
6 5 (3.76%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (3.76%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.26%) Amazon ECR
7 3 (2.26%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (2.26%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (2.26%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.75%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (0.75%) dbt
8 1 (0.75%) Firebase
8 1 (0.75%) GCP
8 1 (0.75%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.75%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.75%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.77%) DNS
1 9 (6.77%) Firewall
1 9 (6.77%) SSL
1 9 (6.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.26%) HTTP
2 3 (2.26%) MQTT
3 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.02%) MySQL
3 8 (6.02%) DynamoDB
4 5 (3.76%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.76%) Power BI
5 4 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.26%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.26%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.75%) Tableau
7 1 (0.75%) ThoughtSpot
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Git
2 5 (3.76%) gulp
3 3 (2.26%) Subversion
4 1 (0.75%) GitLab
4 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.75%) Maven
4 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (10.53%) Finance
1 14 (10.53%) Social Skills
2 11 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.52%) Marketing
4 6 (4.51%) Public Sector
5 5 (3.76%) Games
5 5 (3.76%) iGaming
6 4 (3.01%) Health Technology
7 2 (1.50%) Automotive
7 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.75%) Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (0.75%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.56%) .NET
1 34 (25.56%) React
2 19 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 18 (13.53%) Vue
4 17 (12.78%) CSS
4 17 (12.78%) HTML
4 17 (12.78%) Laravel
5 15 (11.28%) jQuery
5 15 (11.28%) Node.js
6 13 (9.77%) REST
7 11 (8.27%) ASP.NET
8 10 (7.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (6.77%) Tailwind CSS
9 9 (6.77%) WPF
10 8 (6.02%) .NET Core
11 6 (4.51%) CSS3
11 6 (4.51%) HTML5
11 6 (4.51%) JSON
11 6 (4.51%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.52%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (6.02%) Low-Code
2 8 (6.02%) Product Ownership
3 5 (3.76%) Digital Media
3 5 (3.76%) Distributed Systems
4 4 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.01%) Legacy Applications
4 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.26%) IoT
5 3 (2.26%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.26%) Social Media
6 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.50%) Mobile Games
6 2 (1.50%) Onboarding
6 2 (1.50%) Online Games
6 2 (1.50%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.75%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.75%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Reality
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.77%) Windows
2 8 (6.02%) Linux
3 2 (1.50%) Android
3 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.55%) Web Development
2 22 (16.54%) Agile
3 21 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 17 (12.78%) Full Stack Development
5 13 (9.77%) Microservices
5 13 (9.77%) MVC
6 11 (8.27%) Migration
6 11 (8.27%) Roadmaps
6 11 (8.27%) Technical Leadership
6 11 (8.27%) Workflow
7 10 (7.52%) API Development
7 10 (7.52%) Event-Driven
7 10 (7.52%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 10 (7.52%) Tech Ops
7 10 (7.52%) User Experience
8 9 (6.77%) Coaching
8 9 (6.77%) Design Patterns
8 9 (6.77%) Line Management
8 9 (6.77%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (6.02%) Customer Service
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.82%) C#
2 36 (27.07%) JavaScript
3 18 (13.53%) TypeScript
4 14 (10.53%) SQL
5 11 (8.27%) Java
5 11 (8.27%) PHP
6 9 (6.77%) XAML
7 7 (5.26%) Python
8 4 (3.01%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.26%) R
9 3 (2.26%) Ruby
10 2 (1.50%) Ada
10 2 (1.50%) C
10 2 (1.50%) C++
10 2 (1.50%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.50%) Swift
10 2 (1.50%) VB
10 2 (1.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (4.51%) Degree
2 5 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.01%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.75%) SnowPro
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (9.77%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.27%) ServiceNow
3 4 (3.01%) Google
4 3 (2.26%) Hotjar
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle
5 2 (1.50%) SAP
6 1 (0.75%) IBM