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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 134 152 112
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 51 25 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.26% 0.67% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.71% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 48 25 69
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,600 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 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
3850 3530 3737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.23% 94.11% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3215 3073 3290
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
Stockport +7 13 £42,500 -22.72%
Rochdale - 4 £45,000 -
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 81 (74.31%) HTML
2 78 (71.56%) CSS
3 77 (70.64%) JavaScript
4 74 (67.89%) C#
5 68 (62.39%) .NET
6 65 (59.63%) ASP.NET
6 65 (59.63%) MVC
7 60 (55.05%) jQuery
8 56 (51.38%) OO
9 48 (44.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 47 (43.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 47 (43.12%) .NET Framework
11 44 (40.37%) WCF
12 42 (38.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 41 (37.61%) WPF
14 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (20.18%) Scrum
16 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
16 21 (19.27%) PHP
17 19 (17.43%) Java
17 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
18 17 (15.60%) SQL
18 17 (15.60%) TDD
18 17 (15.60%) Coaching
19 16 (14.68%) MySQL
20 12 (11.01%) Web Services
20 12 (11.01%) OOP
21 11 (10.09%) SOAP
22 10 (9.17%) Python
22 10 (9.17%) MS Excel

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 9 (8.26%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.34%) CMS
3 5 (4.59%) WordPress
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (3.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (3.67%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.67%) Apache
5 3 (2.75%) Drupal
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.92%) Confluence
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (9.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Internet
2 5 (4.59%) HTTP
3 2 (1.83%) SSH
3 2 (1.83%) FTP
4 1 (0.92%) AMQP
4 1 (0.92%) Intranet
4 1 (0.92%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.68%) MySQL
3 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.92%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (38.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.42%) Subversion
2 7 (6.42%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.59%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.67%) Toad
4 4 (3.67%) ERwin
4 4 (3.67%) Log4j
4 4 (3.67%) NUnit
4 4 (3.67%) Maven
4 4 (3.67%) Ant
4 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.67%) MSTest
4 4 (3.67%) Hudson
4 4 (3.67%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.75%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.83%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.83%) Selenium
6 2 (1.83%) JUnit
7 1 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 8 (7.34%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.50%) Marketing
3 4 (3.67%) Billing
4 3 (2.75%) German Language
4 3 (2.75%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.75%) Turkish Language
5 2 (1.83%) Games
6 1 (0.92%) Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (74.31%) HTML
2 78 (71.56%) CSS
3 68 (62.39%) .NET
4 65 (59.63%) ASP.NET
5 60 (55.05%) jQuery
6 48 (44.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (43.12%) .NET Framework
7 47 (43.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 44 (40.37%) WCF
9 41 (37.61%) WPF
10 12 (11.01%) Web Services
11 11 (10.09%) SOAP
12 9 (8.26%) XML
12 9 (8.26%) Ajax
12 9 (8.26%) LINQ
13 8 (7.34%) HTML5
13 8 (7.34%) J2EE
13 8 (7.34%) Servlets
14 7 (6.42%) JSP
14 7 (6.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Computer Science
1 7 (6.42%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.75%) Open Source
4 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.92%) Handset
5 1 (0.92%) RIA
5 1 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.50%) Windows
1 6 (5.50%) Linux
2 4 (3.67%) AIX
2 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (3.67%) UNIX
3 1 (0.92%) Android
3 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (59.63%) MVC
2 56 (51.38%) OO
3 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (20.18%) Scrum
5 17 (15.60%) TDD
5 17 (15.60%) Coaching
6 12 (11.01%) OOP
7 10 (9.17%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.26%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.34%) Domain-Driven Design
9 8 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.50%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.50%) Line Management
11 5 (4.59%) Migration
11 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2
12 4 (3.67%) UML
12 4 (3.67%) RAD
12 4 (3.67%) OOD
12 4 (3.67%) Time Management
12 4 (3.67%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 77 (70.64%) JavaScript
2 74 (67.89%) C#
3 21 (19.27%) PHP
4 19 (17.43%) Java
5 17 (15.60%) SQL
6 10 (9.17%) Python
7 5 (4.59%) Ruby
7 5 (4.59%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.75%) Scala
9 3 (2.75%) Clojure
10 2 (1.83%) PHP5
10 2 (1.83%) C++
11 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (1.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.59%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) IBM
3 4 (3.67%) Actimize
4 1 (0.92%) Endeca
4 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.92%) HP
4 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Wigan
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago