The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 122 108 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 5 6 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 0.38% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.40% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 34
Average salary £55,000 £48,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Lead Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1821 1497 2039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.67% 93.62% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1474 1228 1693
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 3 £55,000 - 1
Chester -3 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
4 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
4 4 (30.77%) IBM
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.69%) MySQL
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
7 1 (7.69%) FTP
7 1 (7.69%) HTTP
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) XML

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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