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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 37 43 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.41% 0.85% 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.89% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 21
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
221 225 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 90.20% 96.15% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 169 181 169
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £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 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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java