Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Lead Software Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 331 314
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 9 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.089% 0.10% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.11% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 9
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +10.11% -6.32%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £57,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9716 11097 10597
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.18% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7999 8802 8814
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Lead Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 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
Warwickshire +2 6 £52,500 +17.98%
Staffordshire +13 2 £45,000 -14.29%
Coventry +9 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Shropshire -1 1 £45,000 +0.59%
Lead Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) QlikView
3 6 (66.67%) Retail
3 6 (66.67%) Node.js
4 5 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
4 5 (55.56%) Kafka
4 5 (55.56%) Zoomdata
4 5 (55.56%) Marathon
4 5 (55.56%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (55.56%) Spring
4 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
4 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) JUnit
4 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 5 (55.56%) JMS
4 5 (55.56%) Ruby
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (55.56%) Groovy
4 5 (55.56%) Git (software)

Lead Software 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 1 (11.11%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) iTrent
1 1 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) QlikView
2 5 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
2 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 5 (55.56%) JBehave
1 5 (55.56%) JUnit
General
1 6 (66.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Node.js
2 5 (55.56%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
2 5 (55.56%) HornetQ
2 5 (55.56%) JMS
2 5 (55.56%) Kafka
2 5 (55.56%) RESTful
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Coaching
3 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
3 5 (55.56%) Microservices
3 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Groovy
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby
2 5 (55.56%) Scala
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Marathon
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Zoomdata