The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Lead Developer
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 146 155
Rank change year-on-year -20 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 63 96 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.23% 1.56% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.62% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 73 83 70
Median salary £50,000 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% -7.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £23,250 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £57,500 £57,625
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4976 5936 5505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.24% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18330 19769 21754
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £66,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in the West Midlands

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in the West Midlands

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in the West Midlands

Lead Developer
Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +13 25 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Warwickshire -6 16 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 9 £45,000 -
Staffordshire +18 8 £47,500 -9.52%
Coventry -23 5 £50,000 +72.41% 1
Shropshire +1 2 £45,000 +16.88%
Solihull - 1 £55,000 - 1
Walsall - 1 £47,500 -
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Midlands region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 70 (64.81%) C#
2 66 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 64 (59.26%) .NET
4 56 (51.85%) CSS
5 55 (50.93%) HTML
6 53 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (44.44%) SQL Server
8 47 (43.52%) MVC
9 43 (39.81%) ASP.NET
10 39 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (30.56%) SQL
12 26 (24.07%) Microsoft
12 26 (24.07%) T-SQL
12 26 (24.07%) AngularJS
13 24 (22.22%) Web Development
14 21 (19.44%) Scrum
14 21 (19.44%) TDD
15 20 (18.52%) BDD
16 18 (16.67%) jQuery
17 16 (14.81%) HTML5
17 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
17 16 (14.81%) React
18 14 (12.96%) Mentoring
18 14 (12.96%) .NET Framework
19 13 (12.04%) VB.NET
20 12 (11.11%) Web Services
20 12 (11.11%) Java
20 12 (11.11%) QA
20 12 (11.11%) Retail
20 12 (11.11%) Fintech

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 3 (2.78%) Apache
2 2 (1.85%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.85%) WordPress
3 1 (0.93%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.93%) Drupal
3 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.93%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) SAS
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Exstream
2 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) GitHub
1 5 (4.63%) SaaS
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.26%) MySQL
2 10 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.85%) Big Data
4 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.85%) QlikView
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.93%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Power BI
5 1 (0.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.93%) SAS EBI
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.63%) Subversion
2 5 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.70%) webpack
4 2 (1.85%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.93%) JUnit
5 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.93%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 12 (11.11%) Retail
2 10 (9.26%) Finance
3 9 (8.33%) Legal
4 6 (5.56%) Banking
5 5 (4.63%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (59.26%) .NET
2 56 (51.85%) CSS
3 55 (50.93%) HTML
4 43 (39.81%) ASP.NET
5 39 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (24.07%) AngularJS
7 18 (16.67%) jQuery
8 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (14.81%) HTML5
8 16 (14.81%) React
9 14 (12.96%) .NET Framework
10 12 (11.11%) Web Services
11 11 (10.19%) REST
12 8 (7.41%) WCF
13 7 (6.48%) CSS3
14 6 (5.56%) Laravel
14 6 (5.56%) WinForms
15 5 (4.63%) Middleware
15 5 (4.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 5 (4.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Fintech
2 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.56%) User Experience
4 5 (4.63%) Online Games
5 3 (2.78%) Blog
5 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.33%) Android
2 7 (6.48%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.48%) Windows
3 3 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (43.52%) MVC
3 24 (22.22%) Web Development
4 21 (19.44%) Scrum
4 21 (19.44%) TDD
5 20 (18.52%) BDD
6 14 (12.96%) Mentoring
7 12 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 11 (10.19%) E-Commerce
9 10 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (9.26%) Test Automation
10 9 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (8.33%) SDLC
11 8 (7.41%) Business Analysis
12 7 (6.48%) Mobile Development
12 7 (6.48%) Project Management
12 7 (6.48%) SOLID
13 6 (5.56%) Front End Development
13 6 (5.56%) OO
13 6 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (64.81%) C#
2 66 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 33 (30.56%) SQL
4 26 (24.07%) T-SQL
5 13 (12.04%) VB.NET
6 12 (11.11%) Java
7 10 (9.26%) PHP
8 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.93%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.93%) Python
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) Scala
9 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
Vendors
1 26 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.63%) IBM
3 4 (3.70%) Cognos
4 2 (1.85%) HP
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle
4 2 (1.85%) Zend
5 1 (0.93%) Apple
5 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
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