Period
to 27 November 2021

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Developer
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 214 146 200
Rank change year-on-year -68 +54 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 112 72 141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.04% 1.55% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.63% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83 57 127
10th Percentile £48,550 £49,250 £43,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% +15.79%
75th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £108,500 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised 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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 10,003 4,425 10,862
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.07% 95.26% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7,442 3,645 9,116
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,607 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 27 November 2021.

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 27 November 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -72 92 £60,000 - 21
East Midlands -58 20 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills 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 55 (49.11%) JavaScript
2 44 (39.29%) HTML
2 44 (39.29%) CSS
3 35 (31.25%) Web Services
4 33 (29.46%) Java
4 33 (29.46%) Salesforce.com
4 33 (29.46%) SDLC
4 33 (29.46%) Social Skills
5 32 (28.57%) SaaS
6 31 (27.68%) MySQL
7 30 (26.79%) Product Roadmap
8 26 (23.21%) .NET
8 26 (23.21%) Coaching
9 25 (22.32%) AWS
9 25 (22.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (22.32%) Full Stack Development
10 24 (21.43%) QA
10 24 (21.43%) Apex Code
10 24 (21.43%) Software Architecture
10 24 (21.43%) R
10 24 (21.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 24 (21.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 23 (20.54%) ERP
12 22 (19.64%) PHP
12 22 (19.64%) Telecoms
12 22 (19.64%) CRM
13 21 (18.75%) Billing
13 21 (18.75%) Data Privacy
13 21 (18.75%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
13 21 (18.75%) Inventory Management

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 8 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.36%) nginx
3 5 (4.46%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.79%) CMS
4 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.89%) Jupyter
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.79%) InDesign
2 2 (1.79%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Shopify
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (28.57%) SaaS
2 25 (22.32%) AWS
3 24 (21.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 24 (21.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 15 (13.39%) Azure
5 8 (7.14%) Force.com
6 4 (3.57%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.79%) Cloudflare
7 2 (1.79%) GCP
7 2 (1.79%) GitHub
7 2 (1.79%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.89%) Azure Logic Apps
8 1 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.89%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) DAB
1 1 (0.89%) HTTP
1 1 (0.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.68%) MySQL
2 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.36%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.57%) Couchbase
6 4 (3.57%) Redis
7 3 (2.68%) Power BI
8 2 (1.79%) Tableau
9 1 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.89%) QlikView
9 1 (0.89%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.68%) gulp
5 2 (1.79%) Cactus
5 2 (1.79%) JIRA
5 2 (1.79%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio Code
5 2 (1.79%) webpack
6 1 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.89%) Babel
6 1 (0.89%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.89%) GitLab
6 1 (0.89%) Grunt
6 1 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.89%) TestRail
General
1 33 (29.46%) Social Skills
2 22 (19.64%) Telecoms
3 21 (18.75%) Billing
4 14 (12.50%) Finance
5 13 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (9.82%) Organisational Skills
7 8 (7.14%) Manufacturing
8 5 (4.46%) Documentation Skills
8 5 (4.46%) Marketing
9 3 (2.68%) Retail
10 1 (0.89%) Electronics
10 1 (0.89%) Games
10 1 (0.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.89%) Law
10 1 (0.89%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.89%) Publishing
10 1 (0.89%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (39.29%) CSS
1 44 (39.29%) HTML
2 35 (31.25%) Web Services
3 26 (23.21%) .NET
4 20 (17.86%) Apache Flex
5 16 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 14 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 12 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (9.82%) REST
9 10 (8.93%) XML
10 9 (8.04%) .NET Framework
10 9 (8.04%) jQuery
10 9 (8.04%) Spring
11 8 (7.14%) Classic ASP
11 8 (7.14%) Kafka
11 8 (7.14%) Spring Boot
12 7 (6.25%) Node.js
13 6 (5.36%) React
14 5 (4.46%) RESTful
15 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (7.14%) User Experience
3 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.79%) Blog
4 1 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.89%) Legacy Applications
4 1 (0.89%) Life Science
4 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.57%) Windows
2 3 (2.68%) Linux
3 2 (1.79%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.46%) SDLC
2 30 (26.79%) Product Roadmap
3 26 (23.21%) Coaching
4 25 (22.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 25 (22.32%) Full Stack Development
5 24 (21.43%) Software Architecture
6 23 (20.54%) ERP
7 22 (19.64%) CRM
8 21 (18.75%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
8 21 (18.75%) Data Privacy
8 21 (18.75%) Inventory Management
9 18 (16.07%) Fintech
10 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (14.29%) Project Delivery
12 15 (13.39%) Software Engineering
13 13 (11.61%) DevOps
13 13 (11.61%) Microservices
14 11 (9.82%) MVC
15 10 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (8.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 55 (49.11%) JavaScript
2 33 (29.46%) Java
3 24 (21.43%) Apex Code
3 24 (21.43%) R
4 22 (19.64%) PHP
5 19 (16.96%) C#
6 10 (8.93%) Go
6 10 (8.93%) SQL
7 5 (4.46%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.57%) Python
9 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.89%) ES6
9 1 (0.89%) Ruby
9 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) Terraform
2 9 (8.04%) Ansible
3 3 (2.68%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.68%) Plesk
Vendors
1 33 (29.46%) Salesforce.com
2 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.68%) Google
3 3 (2.68%) SAP
4 2 (1.79%) Adobe
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle
5 1 (0.89%) Birst
5 1 (0.89%) IFS
5 1 (0.89%) Infor
5 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.89%) YouTube