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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 130 158 112
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 58 21 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.41% 0.54% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.58% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 55 19 66
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 £33,800 £37,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £46,100
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
3909 3648 3638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.95% 94.56% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3231 3188 3199
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +14 13 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Rochdale - 4 £45,000 -
Wigan - 2 £47,500 -
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 78 (71.56%) JavaScript
2 77 (70.64%) HTML
3 75 (68.81%) C#
4 74 (67.89%) CSS
5 68 (62.39%) .NET
6 65 (59.63%) MVC
7 64 (58.72%) ASP.NET
8 60 (55.05%) jQuery
9 58 (53.21%) OO
10 50 (45.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 48 (44.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 48 (44.04%) .NET Framework
12 47 (43.12%) WCF
13 42 (38.53%) Team Foundation Server
14 41 (37.61%) WPF
15 25 (22.94%) SQL Server
16 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (19.27%) Java
18 20 (18.35%) TDD
18 20 (18.35%) Scrum
19 19 (17.43%) SQL
20 18 (16.51%) PHP
20 18 (16.51%) MySQL
21 17 (15.60%) Microsoft
22 14 (12.84%) Web Services
23 11 (10.09%) Ajax
23 11 (10.09%) XML
23 11 (10.09%) SOAP
23 11 (10.09%) MS Excel
24 10 (9.17%) Tomcat

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (9.17%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.34%) CMS
3 5 (4.59%) WordPress
4 4 (3.67%) Apache
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
5 1 (0.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.92%) Drupal
5 1 (0.92%) Confluence
5 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Internet
2 4 (3.67%) 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 25 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.51%) MySQL
3 9 (8.26%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.92%) OLAP
8 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.92%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.92%) QlikView
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 42 (38.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.42%) Subversion
3 6 (5.50%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.59%) Hudson
4 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.67%) MSTest
5 4 (3.67%) SoapUI
5 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.67%) Toad
5 4 (3.67%) ERwin
5 4 (3.67%) Log4j
5 4 (3.67%) NUnit
5 4 (3.67%) Maven
5 4 (3.67%) Ant
6 3 (2.75%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.83%) JUnit
7 2 (1.83%) Selenium
7 2 (1.83%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.92%) Gradle
General
1 8 (7.34%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Marketing
3 4 (3.67%) Billing
4 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
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%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.92%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (70.64%) HTML
2 74 (67.89%) CSS
3 68 (62.39%) .NET
4 64 (58.72%) ASP.NET
5 60 (55.05%) jQuery
6 50 (45.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 48 (44.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 48 (44.04%) .NET Framework
8 47 (43.12%) WCF
9 41 (37.61%) WPF
10 14 (12.84%) Web Services
11 11 (10.09%) XML
11 11 (10.09%) SOAP
11 11 (10.09%) Ajax
12 9 (8.26%) JSP
12 9 (8.26%) Servlets
12 9 (8.26%) J2EE
12 9 (8.26%) Spring
13 8 (7.34%) LINQ
14 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Computer Science
1 9 (8.26%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.67%) Open Source
2 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.92%) RIA
3 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.92%) Handset
3 1 (0.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.42%) Windows
2 6 (5.50%) Linux
3 4 (3.67%) AIX
3 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.67%) UNIX
4 1 (0.92%) Android
4 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (59.63%) MVC
2 58 (53.21%) OO
3 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.35%) TDD
4 20 (18.35%) Scrum
5 9 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (8.26%) OOP
6 7 (6.42%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.50%) UML
7 6 (5.50%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.59%) DevOps
8 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.59%) Migration
8 5 (4.59%) Load Testing
8 5 (4.59%) Security Testing
9 4 (3.67%) Time Management
9 4 (3.67%) Web Development
9 4 (3.67%) Refactoring
9 4 (3.67%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (71.56%) JavaScript
2 75 (68.81%) C#
3 21 (19.27%) Java
4 19 (17.43%) SQL
5 18 (16.51%) PHP
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%) C++
11 1 (0.92%) C
11 1 (0.92%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (2.75%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 17 (15.60%) 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%) Tableau
4 1 (0.92%) HP
4 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
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