Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 99 84
Rank change year-on-year +30 -15 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 24 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.40% 0.91% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 0.94% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 24
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -6.34% +28.13%
10th Percentile £38,775 £32,750 £34,650
90th Percentile £61,625 £59,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +6.15%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 970 1281 1225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 97.10% 97.41% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 790 1150 1080
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,300 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Staffordshire

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Staffordshire

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram 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 21 July 2017. 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 +18 6 £55,000 +33.33%
Lichfield +11 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Stafford - 4 £47,500 -
Cannock - 1 £47,500 -
Lead Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 16 (66.67%) HTML
1 16 (66.67%) CSS
2 15 (62.50%) .NET
3 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (54.17%) SQL
4 13 (54.17%) T-SQL
5 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (45.83%) VB.NET
7 10 (41.67%) Web Development
8 9 (37.50%) HTML5
8 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (37.50%) C#
9 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
9 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
10 6 (25.00%) jQuery
10 6 (25.00%) Time Management
10 6 (25.00%) WinForms
10 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 6 (25.00%) Windows
10 6 (25.00%) Project Management
10 6 (25.00%) MVC
11 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
11 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
11 5 (20.83%) MySQL
11 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (20.83%) Front End Development
12 4 (16.67%) webpack
12 4 (16.67%) User Experience
12 4 (16.67%) Laravel
12 4 (16.67%) Subversion

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) ColdFusion
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Power BI
4 1 (4.17%) QlikView
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Subversion
2 4 (16.67%) webpack
3 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) CSS
1 16 (66.67%) HTML
2 15 (62.50%) .NET
3 9 (37.50%) HTML5
4 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (25.00%) jQuery
4 6 (25.00%) WinForms
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (16.67%) Laravel
6 4 (16.67%) Servlets
7 3 (12.50%) Backbone.js
7 3 (12.50%) React
7 3 (12.50%) Web Services
7 3 (12.50%) WPF
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (8.33%) REST
8 2 (8.33%) SOAP
8 2 (8.33%) Symfony
8 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) User Experience
2 3 (12.50%) Blog
2 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Web Development
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
4 6 (25.00%) MVC
4 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) Time Management
5 5 (20.83%) Front End Development
6 4 (16.67%) OO
7 3 (12.50%) OOP
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) SOLID
8 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.33%) CQRS
8 2 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (8.33%) OOD
8 2 (8.33%) People Management
9 1 (4.17%) CRM
9 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) T-SQL
3 11 (45.83%) VB.NET
4 9 (37.50%) C#
5 4 (16.67%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Zend