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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 105 105 95
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 16 10 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.86% 0.64% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.68% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 43
Average salary £45,000 £50,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.89% +12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
1762 1465 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.22% 93.73% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1392 1129 1539
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Crewe +16 5 £45,000 -11.76%
Chester +8 3 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Warrington -1 2 £37,500 -26.47% 1
Sandbach - 2 £45,000 -
Knutsford -5 1 - - 1
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) C#
3 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (52.17%) SQL
5 11 (47.83%) jQuery
5 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
6 10 (43.48%) WCF
7 9 (39.13%) MVC
7 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
7 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
7 9 (39.13%) HTML
8 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
9 7 (30.43%) SaaS
10 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
10 6 (26.09%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (26.09%) CSS
10 6 (26.09%) SOA
10 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
11 5 (21.74%) Finance
11 5 (21.74%) Scrum
11 5 (21.74%) TDD
11 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
12 4 (17.39%) Data Integration
12 4 (17.39%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (17.39%) REST
12 4 (17.39%) Migration
12 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (17.39%) Web Development
12 4 (17.39%) JSON

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) SAS
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.35%) Node.js
1 1 (4.35%) NServiceBus
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
3 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
5 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) RavenDB
5 1 (4.35%) HBase
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) Impala
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) jQuery
3 10 (43.48%) WCF
4 9 (39.13%) HTML
5 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
6 6 (26.09%) CSS
6 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
6 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
7 4 (17.39%) REST
7 4 (17.39%) JSON
7 4 (17.39%) SOAP
7 4 (17.39%) XML
8 3 (13.04%) HTML5
9 2 (8.70%) CSS3
9 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (8.70%) NHibernate
9 2 (8.70%) WPF
10 1 (4.35%) Symfony
10 1 (4.35%) Spring.NET
10 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Integration
2 3 (13.04%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) SOA
3 6 (26.09%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (17.39%) Web Development
5 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) ETL
6 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.04%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Inmon Methodology
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) MapReduce
7 1 (4.35%) OOP
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.35%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) VB6
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) HDFS
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Informatica
2 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio
2 1 (4.35%) Teradata
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Cognos
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