The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 49 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.69% 0.38% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.43% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £48,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Lead Developer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
273 234 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 94.14% 90.00% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 182 165 186
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,200 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Chester

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Chester

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

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) JAX-WS
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Market Research
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) WSDL
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JAX-WS
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) SEO
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Market Research
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft