The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 145 137 158
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 47 57 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.22% 1.40% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.48% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 19
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,600 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £54,250 £52,500
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3685 3859 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.79% 95.03% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3093 3186 3184
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £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 Manchester

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Manchester

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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
Stockport -1 8 £43,500 +2.35% 2
Altrincham - 1 £40,000 - 1
Cheadle - 1 £45,000 -
Salford - 1 £45,000 -
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 57 (69.51%) .NET
2 53 (64.63%) HTML
3 52 (63.41%) C#
4 49 (59.76%) JavaScript
5 47 (57.32%) ASP.NET
6 46 (56.10%) MVC
7 43 (52.44%) CSS
8 38 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (40.24%) WCF
10 27 (32.93%) .NET Framework
11 26 (31.71%) Scrum
11 26 (31.71%) OO
11 26 (31.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (30.49%) jQuery
13 24 (29.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (29.27%) Entity Framework
14 22 (26.83%) WPF
14 22 (26.83%) SQL
15 20 (24.39%) TDD
16 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
16 18 (21.95%) Web Services
17 16 (19.51%) XML
18 15 (18.29%) Java
19 13 (15.85%) Ajax
19 13 (15.85%) HTML5
20 12 (14.63%) Apple iOS
20 12 (14.63%) Android
21 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
21 11 (13.41%) Silverlight
21 11 (13.41%) Mobile App

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (6.10%) Node.js
2 4 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Heroku
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Extranet
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.88%) MySQL
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (29.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.54%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.32%) Subversion
4 5 (6.10%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.88%) NetBeans
6 2 (2.44%) Maven
6 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.44%) Hudson
6 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.22%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.22%) Moq
7 1 (1.22%) JIRA
7 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.22%) NUnit
7 1 (1.22%) CruiseControl
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Retail
3 5 (6.10%) Back Office
4 2 (2.44%) Automotive
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (69.51%) .NET
2 53 (64.63%) HTML
3 47 (57.32%) ASP.NET
4 43 (52.44%) CSS
5 33 (40.24%) WCF
6 27 (32.93%) .NET Framework
7 26 (31.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (30.49%) jQuery
9 24 (29.27%) Entity Framework
10 22 (26.83%) WPF
11 18 (21.95%) Web Services
12 16 (19.51%) XML
13 13 (15.85%) Ajax
13 13 (15.85%) HTML5
14 11 (13.41%) Silverlight
15 10 (12.20%) PhoneGap
15 10 (12.20%) Apache Cordova
16 8 (9.76%) REST
17 6 (7.32%) Spring
17 6 (7.32%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.22%) User Experience
2 1 (1.22%) NHS
2 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Android
1 12 (14.63%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.44%) Linux
3 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (56.10%) MVC
2 38 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (31.71%) Scrum
3 26 (31.71%) OO
4 20 (24.39%) TDD
5 11 (13.41%) Android Development
6 10 (12.20%) Mentoring
7 9 (10.98%) iOS Development
8 7 (8.54%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.54%) Open Source
9 6 (7.32%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.32%) SDLC
10 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.88%) Pair Programming
11 4 (4.88%) Coaching
12 3 (3.66%) Analytics
12 3 (3.66%) OOP
12 3 (3.66%) Web Development
12 3 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 52 (63.41%) C#
2 49 (59.76%) JavaScript
3 22 (26.83%) SQL
4 15 (18.29%) Java
5 10 (12.20%) Apple Swift
6 9 (10.98%) Objective-C
7 7 (8.54%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.10%) C
9 4 (4.88%) Ruby
9 4 (4.88%) VB
10 3 (3.66%) C++
11 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.22%) F#
12 1 (1.22%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (8.54%) Oracle
2 4 (4.88%) IBM
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.22%) Google
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