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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 137 140 131
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 35 49 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.07% 1.28% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.35% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 50
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £36,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +3.88%
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
3129 3620 3931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.28% 94.86% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2554 2983 3414
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 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +9 10 £42,500 - 1
Sale - 2 £58,750 -
Salford - 1 £47,500 -
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (62.92%) .NET
2 51 (57.30%) C#
3 45 (50.56%) JavaScript
3 45 (50.56%) ASP.NET
4 43 (48.31%) HTML
5 41 (46.07%) CSS
6 39 (43.82%) MVC
6 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (35.96%) SQL
8 28 (31.46%) jQuery
9 27 (30.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (30.34%) OO
9 27 (30.34%) WCF
10 24 (26.97%) .NET Framework
11 23 (25.84%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (24.72%) Entity Framework
13 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
14 19 (21.35%) Mentoring
14 19 (21.35%) Scrum
15 18 (20.22%) WPF
15 18 (20.22%) Git (software)
16 16 (17.98%) TDD
16 16 (17.98%) Java
16 16 (17.98%) PHP
17 14 (15.73%) Web Services
18 10 (11.24%) XML
18 10 (11.24%) OOP
18 10 (11.24%) Software Engineering
19 9 (10.11%) Unit Testing
19 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) Drupal
2 2 (2.25%) WordPress
2 2 (2.25%) Node.js
2 2 (2.25%) CMS
3 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.12%) IIS
3 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) PowerPivot
2 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Shopify
1 2 (2.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Heroku
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.87%) MySQL
5 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (25.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (20.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.25%) MSTest
3 2 (2.25%) Selenium
3 2 (2.25%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.25%) Maven
4 1 (1.12%) JIRA
4 1 (1.12%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.12%) NUnit
4 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.12%) Moq
4 1 (1.12%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Retail
3 4 (4.49%) Back Office
4 3 (3.37%) Music Industry
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Automotive
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (62.92%) .NET
2 45 (50.56%) ASP.NET
3 43 (48.31%) HTML
4 41 (46.07%) CSS
5 28 (31.46%) 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 14 (15.73%) Web Services
11 10 (11.24%) XML
12 8 (8.99%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (7.87%) HTML5
14 6 (6.74%) LINQ
15 5 (5.62%) Silverlight
15 5 (5.62%) JSON
15 5 (5.62%) Ajax
15 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.49%) Open Source
3 3 (3.37%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) iPad
5 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Linux
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (5.62%) Windows
4 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.82%) MVC
1 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.34%) OO
3 19 (21.35%) Mentoring
3 19 (21.35%) Scrum
4 16 (17.98%) TDD
5 10 (11.24%) OOP
5 10 (11.24%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.11%) Unit Testing
7 7 (7.87%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.74%) Pair Programming
9 5 (5.62%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.62%) CRM
9 5 (5.62%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.62%) Campaign Management
9 5 (5.62%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.49%) Coaching
10 4 (4.49%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.30%) C#
2 45 (50.56%) JavaScript
3 32 (35.96%) SQL
4 16 (17.98%) Java
4 16 (17.98%) PHP
5 8 (8.99%) Ruby
6 7 (7.87%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.62%) C++
7 5 (5.62%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.62%) Python
8 4 (4.49%) VB
8 4 (4.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.12%) F#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (10.11%) Oracle
2 3 (3.37%) Facebook
2 3 (3.37%) Twitter
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.12%) Google
4 1 (1.12%) Zend
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