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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 86 124 79
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 92 70 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.78% 1.77% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 1.84% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88 68 104
Average salary £53,750 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,750 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
3179 3807 3579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.19% 96.36% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2635 3267 3119
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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
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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 +16 18 £62,500 +47.05% 5
Altrincham +4 2 £43,750 -2.77%
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 89 (57.79%) C#
2 86 (55.84%) .NET
3 70 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 68 (44.16%) ASP.NET
5 66 (42.86%) WCF
6 65 (42.21%) WPF
7 64 (41.56%) HTML
8 63 (40.91%) .NET Framework
8 63 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 61 (39.61%) OO
10 60 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
11 58 (37.66%) MVC
11 58 (37.66%) CSS
12 55 (35.71%) Entity Framework
13 48 (31.17%) Java
13 48 (31.17%) jQuery
14 46 (29.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 37 (24.03%) Web Services
16 32 (20.78%) Spring
17 27 (17.53%) Java EE
18 26 (16.88%) TDD
18 26 (16.88%) Subversion
19 25 (16.23%) Finance
20 24 (15.58%) Eclipse
20 24 (15.58%) PHP
20 24 (15.58%) SQL Server
21 23 (14.94%) Oracle
21 23 (14.94%) JPA
22 22 (14.29%) JAX-RS
22 22 (14.29%) Oracle Database

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 22 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 22 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (3.90%) Drupal
3 5 (3.25%) CMS
4 4 (2.60%) JBoss
5 3 (1.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.95%) Confluence
5 3 (1.95%) IIS
5 3 (1.95%) Node.js
5 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.65%) Apache
Business Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Magento
2 2 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.30%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.65%) Internet
1 1 (0.65%) PuTTY
1 1 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 13 (8.44%) MySQL
4 4 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 63 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (16.88%) Subversion
3 24 (15.58%) Eclipse
4 22 (14.29%) NetBeans
5 10 (6.49%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.25%) Ant
6 5 (3.25%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.25%) Maven
7 4 (2.60%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.60%) JIRA
8 2 (1.30%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.30%) JUnit
8 2 (1.30%) Mockito
9 1 (0.65%) AnthillPro
9 1 (0.65%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.65%) NUnit
General
1 25 (16.23%) Finance
2 3 (1.95%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (55.84%) .NET
2 68 (44.16%) ASP.NET
3 66 (42.86%) WCF
4 65 (42.21%) WPF
5 64 (41.56%) HTML
6 63 (40.91%) .NET Framework
7 58 (37.66%) CSS
8 55 (35.71%) Entity Framework
9 48 (31.17%) jQuery
10 46 (29.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 37 (24.03%) Web Services
12 32 (20.78%) Spring
13 27 (17.53%) Java EE
14 23 (14.94%) JPA
15 22 (14.29%) Java SE
15 22 (14.29%) JAX-RS
15 22 (14.29%) JMS
16 15 (9.74%) Apache Flex
17 12 (7.79%) Ruby on Rails
18 9 (5.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.69%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.30%) iPad
3 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.30%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.30%) Statistics
4 1 (0.65%) iPhone
4 1 (0.65%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.99%) Linux
2 15 (9.74%) Windows
3 4 (2.60%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.95%) AIX
4 3 (1.95%) Android
4 3 (1.95%) Mac OS
4 3 (1.95%) Unix
5 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.61%) OO
2 60 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (37.66%) MVC
4 26 (16.88%) TDD
5 22 (14.29%) Scrum
6 16 (10.39%) Machine Learning
7 13 (8.44%) Software Engineering
8 12 (7.79%) OOP
8 12 (7.79%) SDLC
9 11 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 9 (5.84%) Mentoring
11 8 (5.19%) OOD
12 7 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.55%) Multithreading
13 5 (3.25%) BDD
13 5 (3.25%) Unit Testing
14 4 (2.60%) OO PHP
14 4 (2.60%) Responsive Web Design
15 3 (1.95%) Coaching
15 3 (1.95%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 89 (57.79%) C#
2 70 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 48 (31.17%) Java
4 24 (15.58%) PHP
5 21 (13.64%) C++
6 12 (7.79%) Ruby
7 10 (6.49%) C
8 9 (5.84%) SQL
9 8 (5.19%) Perl
9 8 (5.19%) Python
10 4 (2.60%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.95%) VC++
12 2 (1.30%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.65%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (3.25%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (14.94%) Oracle
2 22 (14.29%) IBM
3 5 (3.25%) Zend
4 4 (2.60%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.95%) Adobe
5 3 (1.95%) Google
5 3 (1.95%) Perforce
5 3 (1.95%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) Facebook
6 1 (0.65%) PayPal
6 1 (0.65%) Sage
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