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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 142 94 125
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 47 87 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.17% 2.36% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 2.49% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 46 81 62
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% +4.44%
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
3809 3493 4140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.11% 94.84% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 3044 3675
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 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 30 January 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
(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 -9 2 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Bolton -5 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Rochdale - 1 £52,000 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £45,000 -
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 53 (60.92%) HTML
2 49 (56.32%) CSS
3 47 (54.02%) C#
4 46 (52.87%) .NET
5 45 (51.72%) JavaScript
6 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (48.28%) ASP.NET
8 35 (40.23%) MVC
9 29 (33.33%) jQuery
10 26 (29.89%) SQL
11 25 (28.74%) PHP
12 24 (27.59%) Scrum
13 23 (26.44%) OO
13 23 (26.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
15 18 (20.69%) WCF
15 18 (20.69%) .NET Framework
15 18 (20.69%) Mentoring
16 17 (19.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 17 (19.54%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (19.54%) TDD
17 16 (18.39%) Java
17 16 (18.39%) OOP
18 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
19 12 (13.79%) WPF
20 11 (12.64%) Unit Testing
20 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
20 11 (12.64%) Web Services
20 11 (12.64%) Domain-Driven Design
20 11 (12.64%) Coaching

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.75%) Drupal
1 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.60%) CMS
3 1 (1.15%) Apache
3 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) PowerPivot
2 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) HTTP
2 3 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.15%) SSH
3 1 (1.15%) FTP
3 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.05%) MySQL
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (19.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.45%) Subversion
3 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.45%) MSTest
4 2 (2.30%) NUnit
5 1 (1.15%) Selenium
5 1 (1.15%) JUnit
5 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.15%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (8.05%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Music Industry
4 2 (2.30%) German Language
4 2 (2.30%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.30%) Turkish Language
4 2 (2.30%) Billing
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (60.92%) HTML
2 49 (56.32%) CSS
3 46 (52.87%) .NET
4 42 (48.28%) ASP.NET
5 29 (33.33%) jQuery
6 23 (26.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (20.69%) WCF
7 18 (20.69%) .NET Framework
8 17 (19.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 12 (13.79%) WPF
10 11 (12.64%) Web Services
11 10 (11.49%) HTML5
12 9 (10.34%) CSS3
13 8 (9.20%) LINQ
13 8 (9.20%) JSON
13 8 (9.20%) SOAP
14 7 (8.05%) Backbone.js
15 6 (6.90%) XML
15 6 (6.90%) Ajax
16 5 (5.75%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.15%) Handset
4 1 (1.15%) Telematics
4 1 (1.15%) iPad
4 1 (1.15%) Open Source
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
1 6 (6.90%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) Android
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (40.23%) MVC
3 24 (27.59%) Scrum
4 23 (26.44%) OO
5 18 (20.69%) Mentoring
6 17 (19.54%) TDD
7 16 (18.39%) OOP
8 11 (12.64%) Unit Testing
8 11 (12.64%) Domain-Driven Design
8 11 (12.64%) Coaching
9 10 (11.49%) CRM
10 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.90%) SOA
12 5 (5.75%) Data Analysis
12 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.75%) Data Cleansing
12 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.75%) ERP
12 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.75%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.02%) C#
2 45 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 26 (29.89%) SQL
4 25 (28.74%) PHP
5 16 (18.39%) Java
6 7 (8.05%) Python
7 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL
7 6 (6.90%) Ruby
8 3 (3.45%) Perl
8 3 (3.45%) C++
9 2 (2.30%) Clojure
9 2 (2.30%) PHP5
9 2 (2.30%) Scala
9 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Degree
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Webmin
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) Facebook
3 2 (2.30%) Twitter
4 1 (1.15%) Endeca
Manchester
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Health Care, + Other Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £37,000 to £46,000 per annum Strong package for the right individ
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £4000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago