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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 104 120 110
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 27 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.55% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.27% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 6
Average salary £48,750 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
1672 1822 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.15% 93.97% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1387 1464 1199
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram 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 4 September 2015. 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
Warrington - 13 £42,500 -
Chester -3 2 £48,000 -20.00% 1
Crewe -6 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £55,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £35,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £45,000 - 2
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 30 (61.22%) .NET
2 29 (59.18%) JavaScript
3 25 (51.02%) jQuery
4 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (44.90%) C#
6 19 (38.78%) Finance
6 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
6 19 (38.78%) HTML
6 19 (38.78%) CSS
7 18 (36.73%) WCF
8 16 (32.65%) AngularJS
9 15 (30.61%) SOA
10 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
10 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
11 13 (26.53%) HTML5
12 12 (24.49%) Web Design
13 11 (22.45%) CMS
13 11 (22.45%) Scrum
13 11 (22.45%) MVC
13 11 (22.45%) TDD
14 10 (20.41%) SOAP
14 10 (20.41%) SQL
15 9 (18.37%) OO
15 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
15 9 (18.37%) Dependency Injection
15 9 (18.37%) SaaS
15 9 (18.37%) REST
15 9 (18.37%) Domain-Driven Design
16 8 (16.33%) Web Services

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 11 (22.45%) CMS
2 7 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (12.24%) Drupal
3 6 (12.24%) WordPress
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) SSH
1 6 (12.24%) PuTTY
2 5 (10.20%) HTTP
3 3 (6.12%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
3 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
4 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (12.24%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Subversion
1 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
1 6 (12.24%) Grunt
2 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (38.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Billing
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (61.22%) .NET
2 25 (51.02%) jQuery
3 19 (38.78%) HTML
3 19 (38.78%) CSS
4 18 (36.73%) WCF
5 16 (32.65%) AngularJS
6 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 13 (26.53%) HTML5
8 10 (20.41%) SOAP
9 9 (18.37%) REST
10 8 (16.33%) Web Services
11 7 (14.29%) XML
11 7 (14.29%) CSS3
12 6 (12.24%) Backbone.js
12 6 (12.24%) JSON
12 6 (12.24%) Sass
13 5 (10.20%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (6.12%) WPF
15 2 (4.08%) Ajax
15 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) SOA
3 12 (24.49%) Web Design
4 11 (22.45%) TDD
4 11 (22.45%) MVC
4 11 (22.45%) Scrum
5 9 (18.37%) OO
5 9 (18.37%) Domain-Driven Design
5 9 (18.37%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.29%) Web Development
8 6 (12.24%) Resource Management
8 6 (12.24%) Project Planning
8 6 (12.24%) OOP
9 5 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.08%) Information Security
11 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
11 2 (4.08%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) JavaScript
2 22 (44.90%) C#
3 10 (20.41%) SQL
4 6 (12.24%) PHP
4 6 (12.24%) PHP5
5 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.08%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.08%) C++
6 2 (4.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
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