Period
to 24 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

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

Lead Developer
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 57 71
Rank change year-on-year +15 +14 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 2 12 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.70% 1.89% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.94% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 13
Median annual salary £67,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.11% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £63,750 £42,500 £44,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,875 £59,250
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +21.05% -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 275 620 785
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 97.79% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 240 546 645
Median annual salary £44,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,720 £21,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £56,611 £53,750 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Staffordshire

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Staffordshire

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 24 October 2020. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +6 1 - -
Lead Developer
West Midlands

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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 Staffordshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) COM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Power Platform

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft