The median annual salary for a Lead Software Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Software Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 205 236 213
Rank change year-on-year +31 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.021% 0.11% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.12% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £48,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -11.45% -8.57%  

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 4522 5924 4891
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.37% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3730 4820 4179
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Lead Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Developer in the West Midlands

Lead Software Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Developer in the West Midlands

Lead Software 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 Software Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 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 - 1 £52,500 -
Lead Software Developer
England

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Lead Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Docker
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Case Management
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Confluence
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (60.00%) OpenText
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) BC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Pega

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (60.00%) Confluence
1 3 (60.00%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) TestNG
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) React
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Express
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Material Design
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) Redux
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Sequelize
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Case Management
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) BC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (60.00%) EMC
1 3 (60.00%) OpenText
1 3 (60.00%) Pega
2 1 (20.00%) Google
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