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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 119 123 107
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 65 62 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.88% 1.72% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.78% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 62 55 79
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £40,600 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
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
3384 3492 3826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.63% 96.76% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2870 2848 3172
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 +8 4 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Bolton +20 3 £51,500 +3.00% 1
Altrincham - 1 £40,000 -
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 87 (56.86%) C#
2 83 (54.25%) .NET
3 66 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (39.87%) WCF
5 59 (38.56%) WPF
6 55 (35.95%) ASP.NET
6 55 (35.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 52 (33.99%) OO
8 50 (32.68%) JavaScript
9 48 (31.37%) .NET Framework
10 47 (30.72%) Java
11 46 (30.07%) Web Services
12 45 (29.41%) Entity Framework
13 36 (23.53%) HTML
14 35 (22.88%) CSS
15 33 (21.57%) MVC
15 33 (21.57%) jQuery
16 31 (20.26%) ASP.NET MVC
17 27 (17.65%) SQL Server
18 25 (16.34%) PHP
19 24 (15.69%) Oracle
19 24 (15.69%) TDD
20 22 (14.38%) Finance
20 22 (14.38%) C++
21 21 (13.73%) Machine Learning
22 20 (13.07%) Enterprise Software
22 20 (13.07%) Scrum
23 19 (12.42%) Spring
24 17 (11.11%) NetBeans
24 17 (11.11%) Windows

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (10.46%) WebSphere
1 16 (10.46%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (3.92%) CMS
3 4 (2.61%) Node.js
4 3 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.96%) Drupal
5 2 (1.31%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.65%) Apache
6 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.65%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) JBoss
6 1 (0.65%) Kentico
6 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.46%) Oracle Database
3 15 (9.80%) MySQL
4 9 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.31%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.65%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 55 (35.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (11.11%) NetBeans
3 16 (10.46%) Eclipse
3 16 (10.46%) Subversion
4 14 (9.15%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.58%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.61%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.96%) Ant
7 3 (1.96%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.96%) Maven
8 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 22 (14.38%) Finance
2 3 (1.96%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.31%) Marketing
3 2 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (54.25%) .NET
2 61 (39.87%) WCF
3 59 (38.56%) WPF
4 55 (35.95%) ASP.NET
5 48 (31.37%) .NET Framework
6 46 (30.07%) Web Services
7 45 (29.41%) Entity Framework
8 36 (23.53%) HTML
9 35 (22.88%) CSS
10 33 (21.57%) jQuery
11 31 (20.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (12.42%) Spring
13 16 (10.46%) Java EE
13 16 (10.46%) Java SE
13 16 (10.46%) JAX-RS
13 16 (10.46%) JMS
13 16 (10.46%) JPA
14 15 (9.80%) Apache Flex
15 12 (7.84%) Ruby on Rails
16 10 (6.54%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.07%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.92%) N-Tier
3 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.96%) iPad
4 2 (1.31%) Animation
4 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.31%) NHS
4 2 (1.31%) Social Media
4 2 (1.31%) Statistics
5 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.65%) RIA
5 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.11%) Windows
2 12 (7.84%) Linux
3 5 (3.27%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.61%) Unix
5 2 (1.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (33.99%) OO
3 33 (21.57%) MVC
4 24 (15.69%) TDD
5 21 (13.73%) Machine Learning
6 20 (13.07%) Scrum
7 16 (10.46%) OOD
8 14 (9.15%) Mentoring
9 12 (7.84%) Software Engineering
10 10 (6.54%) OOP
11 9 (5.88%) Web Development
12 8 (5.23%) Multithreading
12 8 (5.23%) SDLC
13 7 (4.58%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.58%) People Management
14 5 (3.27%) Coaching
14 5 (3.27%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (2.61%) OO PHP
15 4 (2.61%) Responsive Web Design
16 3 (1.96%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 87 (56.86%) C#
2 50 (32.68%) JavaScript
3 47 (30.72%) Java
4 25 (16.34%) PHP
5 22 (14.38%) C++
6 12 (7.84%) Ruby
7 10 (6.54%) Python
7 10 (6.54%) SQL
8 8 (5.23%) Perl
9 7 (4.58%) C
10 4 (2.61%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.61%) VC++
11 3 (1.96%) Scala
12 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.96%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (15.69%) Oracle
2 16 (10.46%) IBM
3 3 (1.96%) Adobe
4 2 (1.31%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.31%) Remedy
5 1 (0.65%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.65%) Facebook
5 1 (0.65%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.65%) Telerik
5 1 (0.65%) Twitter
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