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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 143 124 138
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 39 58 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.15% 1.49% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.58% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 53 46
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
3228 3675 4062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 94.18% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2671 3032 3523
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +5 8 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Cheadle - 1 £45,000 -
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 67 (73.63%) .NET
2 63 (69.23%) C#
3 52 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 49 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 48 (52.75%) HTML
5 48 (52.75%) MVC
6 46 (50.55%) CSS
7 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (38.46%) WCF
9 31 (34.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (31.87%) OO
11 28 (30.77%) .NET Framework
11 28 (30.77%) jQuery
11 28 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 27 (29.67%) Entity Framework
12 27 (29.67%) SQL
13 24 (26.37%) Scrum
14 23 (25.27%) TDD
14 23 (25.27%) WPF
15 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
16 18 (19.78%) Java
17 17 (18.68%) Web Services
18 14 (15.38%) Mentoring
19 13 (14.29%) XML
20 12 (13.19%) Git (software)
21 11 (12.09%) Software Engineering
22 10 (10.99%) OOP
22 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2008
23 9 (9.89%) Ajax
24 8 (8.79%) Ruby

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (3.30%) Node.js
2 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.20%) CMS
2 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.20%) Drupal
2 2 (2.20%) WordPress
3 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.10%) IIS
3 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.10%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Magento
1 2 (2.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Heroku
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) HTTP
2 3 (3.30%) Extranet
3 2 (2.20%) Internet
4 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.49%) MySQL
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (13.19%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.40%) Subversion
4 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.20%) NetBeans
5 2 (2.20%) Maven
5 2 (2.20%) Selenium
5 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.20%) MSTest
5 2 (2.20%) Hudson
5 2 (2.20%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.10%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.10%) Moq
6 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.10%) JIRA
6 1 (1.10%) NUnit
6 1 (1.10%) CruiseControl
General
1 8 (8.79%) Finance
1 8 (8.79%) Retail
2 5 (5.49%) Back Office
3 1 (1.10%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.10%) Marketing
3 1 (1.10%) Automotive
3 1 (1.10%) Advertising
3 1 (1.10%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (73.63%) .NET
2 52 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 48 (52.75%) HTML
4 46 (50.55%) CSS
5 35 (38.46%) WCF
6 31 (34.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (30.77%) jQuery
7 28 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 27 (29.67%) Entity Framework
9 23 (25.27%) WPF
10 17 (18.68%) Web Services
11 13 (14.29%) XML
12 9 (9.89%) Ajax
13 8 (8.79%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (8.79%) Silverlight
14 6 (6.59%) HTML5
15 5 (5.49%) LINQ
15 5 (5.49%) JSON
15 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 4 (4.40%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.30%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.10%) NHS
3 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.10%) User Experience
3 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.49%) Linux
2 4 (4.40%) Android
2 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (3.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.75%) MVC
2 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (31.87%) OO
4 24 (26.37%) Scrum
5 23 (25.27%) TDD
6 14 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 11 (12.09%) Software Engineering
8 10 (10.99%) OOP
9 8 (8.79%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.59%) Pair Programming
11 6 (6.59%) Open Source
12 4 (4.40%) Android Development
12 4 (4.40%) iOS Development
12 4 (4.40%) Coaching
12 4 (4.40%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (4.40%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (4.40%) SDLC
13 3 (3.30%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 63 (69.23%) C#
2 49 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 27 (29.67%) SQL
4 18 (19.78%) Java
5 8 (8.79%) PHP
5 8 (8.79%) VB.NET
5 8 (8.79%) Ruby
6 7 (7.69%) C++
7 5 (5.49%) Python
8 4 (4.40%) Objective-C
8 4 (4.40%) VB
8 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.40%) Perl
9 2 (2.20%) C
9 2 (2.20%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.10%) F#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Oracle
2 2 (2.20%) IBM
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.10%) Google
3 1 (1.10%) Zend
3 1 (1.10%) Facebook
3 1 (1.10%) Twitter
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