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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 142 127 151
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 43 65 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.19% 1.63% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.72% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 37 61 45
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £48,400
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
3456 3785 3928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.63% 95.10% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2819 3143 3390
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
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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 +11 11 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Sale - 2 £58,750 -
Bolton +8 1 £50,000 -2.91%
Rochdale -6 1 £52,000 +15.55%
Oldham - 1 - -
Salford - 1 £47,500 -
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 54 (60.67%) .NET
2 49 (55.06%) C#
3 44 (49.44%) JavaScript
4 43 (48.31%) ASP.NET
5 42 (47.19%) HTML
6 41 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (44.94%) CSS
8 38 (42.70%) MVC
9 31 (34.83%) SQL
10 29 (32.58%) jQuery
11 27 (30.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (30.34%) OO
11 27 (30.34%) WCF
12 24 (26.97%) .NET Framework
13 22 (24.72%) Entity Framework
13 22 (24.72%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
14 20 (22.47%) Scrum
15 19 (21.35%) Mentoring
16 18 (20.22%) WPF
16 18 (20.22%) Java
17 16 (17.98%) PHP
17 16 (17.98%) TDD
18 15 (16.85%) Web Services
18 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
19 12 (13.48%) OOP
19 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
20 11 (12.36%) Oracle
21 9 (10.11%) Finance
22 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.25%) CMS
2 2 (2.25%) Drupal
2 2 (2.25%) WordPress
3 1 (1.12%) Node.js
3 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) PowerPivot
2 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Magento
1 2 (2.25%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.87%) MySQL
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (24.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.25%) Maven
4 2 (2.25%) Selenium
4 2 (2.25%) MSTest
4 2 (2.25%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.12%) Moq
5 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.12%) NUnit
5 1 (1.12%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Retail
3 3 (3.37%) Music Industry
4 2 (2.25%) Marketing
4 2 (2.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.12%) Automotive
5 1 (1.12%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (60.67%) .NET
2 43 (48.31%) ASP.NET
3 42 (47.19%) HTML
4 40 (44.94%) CSS
5 29 (32.58%) jQuery
6 27 (30.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (30.34%) WCF
7 24 (26.97%) .NET Framework
8 22 (24.72%) Entity Framework
9 18 (20.22%) WPF
10 15 (16.85%) Web Services
11 7 (7.87%) XML
12 6 (6.74%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (6.74%) JSON
12 6 (6.74%) HTML5
12 6 (6.74%) LINQ
13 5 (5.62%) SOAP
13 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (4.49%) Hibernate
14 4 (4.49%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) N-Tier
1 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.25%) User Experience
3 2 (2.25%) Open Source
4 1 (1.12%) iPad
4 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.12%) Telematics
4 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.12%) NHS
4 1 (1.12%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Linux
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (5.62%) Windows
4 2 (2.25%) Android
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (42.70%) MVC
3 27 (30.34%) OO
4 20 (22.47%) Scrum
5 19 (21.35%) Mentoring
6 16 (17.98%) TDD
7 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
7 12 (13.48%) OOP
8 7 (7.87%) Unit Testing
8 7 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.62%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.62%) CRM
9 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.62%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.62%) Campaign Management
9 5 (5.62%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (4.49%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (4.49%) Pair Programming
11 3 (3.37%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 49 (55.06%) C#
2 44 (49.44%) JavaScript
3 31 (34.83%) SQL
4 18 (20.22%) Java
5 16 (17.98%) PHP
6 7 (7.87%) PL/SQL
7 6 (6.74%) Ruby
8 5 (5.62%) Python
8 5 (5.62%) C++
9 4 (4.49%) Perl
10 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.25%) VB
12 1 (1.12%) F#
12 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Oracle
2 3 (3.37%) Facebook
2 3 (3.37%) Twitter
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.12%) Google
3 1 (1.12%) Zend
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