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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 166 126 134
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 35 52 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 1.39% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.47% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 34 46 56
Average salary £46,250 £44,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.93% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.37% +3.33%
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
4026 3541 4215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.60% 94.78% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3479 3081 3798
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,709 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 17 December 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 17 December 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
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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
Bolton +2 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Stockport - 1 £42,500 -
Wigan - 1 £45,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £45,000 -
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 67 (77.91%) HTML
2 62 (72.09%) CSS
3 58 (67.44%) JavaScript
4 55 (63.95%) C#
5 53 (61.63%) .NET
5 53 (61.63%) ASP.NET
6 46 (53.49%) MVC
7 39 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (45.35%) jQuery
8 35 (40.70%) OO
9 33 (38.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (33.72%) .NET Framework
10 29 (33.72%) WCF
11 28 (32.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 25 (29.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (25.58%) WPF
14 21 (24.42%) Scrum
15 20 (23.26%) SQL
15 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
16 19 (22.09%) PHP
17 18 (20.93%) Mentoring
18 17 (19.77%) TDD
19 14 (16.28%) Web Services
19 14 (16.28%) Coaching
20 13 (15.12%) OOP
20 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
21 12 (13.95%) Java
22 11 (12.79%) XML
22 11 (12.79%) Unit Testing
23 10 (11.63%) SOAP

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 7 (8.14%) CMS
2 5 (5.81%) Drupal
3 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.33%) Node.js
4 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.16%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) HTTP
2 4 (4.65%) Internet
3 2 (2.33%) FTP
3 2 (2.33%) SSH
4 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) MySQL
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.16%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 25 (29.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.65%) MSTest
3 4 (4.65%) NUnit
4 3 (3.49%) Subversion
4 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.33%) Ant
5 2 (2.33%) Toad
5 2 (2.33%) ERwin
5 2 (2.33%) Selenium
5 2 (2.33%) Maven
5 2 (2.33%) Log4j
6 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.16%) JUnit
6 1 (1.16%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.81%) Marketing
4 4 (4.65%) Billing
5 3 (3.49%) German Language
5 3 (3.49%) Italian Language
5 3 (3.49%) Turkish Language
6 1 (1.16%) Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Games
6 1 (1.16%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (77.91%) HTML
2 62 (72.09%) CSS
3 53 (61.63%) .NET
3 53 (61.63%) ASP.NET
4 39 (45.35%) jQuery
5 33 (38.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (33.72%) .NET Framework
6 29 (33.72%) WCF
7 28 (32.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 22 (25.58%) WPF
9 14 (16.28%) Web Services
10 11 (12.79%) XML
11 10 (11.63%) LINQ
11 10 (11.63%) HTML5
11 10 (11.63%) SOAP
12 9 (10.47%) Ajax
12 9 (10.47%) CSS3
13 8 (9.30%) Backbone.js
14 6 (6.98%) REST
14 6 (6.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
1 4 (4.65%) N-Tier
1 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.49%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.16%) Handset
3 1 (1.16%) User Experience
3 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.16%) iPad
3 1 (1.16%) Open Source
3 1 (1.16%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Windows
2 2 (2.33%) Android
2 2 (2.33%) UNIX
2 2 (2.33%) AIX
2 2 (2.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) MVC
2 39 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (40.70%) OO
4 21 (24.42%) Scrum
5 18 (20.93%) Mentoring
6 17 (19.77%) TDD
7 14 (16.28%) Coaching
8 13 (15.12%) OOP
9 11 (12.79%) Unit Testing
10 10 (11.63%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (8.14%) CRM
11 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (6.98%) Line Management
12 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
13 5 (5.81%) Migration
13 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2
13 5 (5.81%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.81%) ERP
13 5 (5.81%) BDD
14 4 (4.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (67.44%) JavaScript
2 55 (63.95%) C#
3 20 (23.26%) SQL
4 19 (22.09%) PHP
5 12 (13.95%) Java
6 7 (8.14%) Python
7 5 (5.81%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.65%) Ruby
9 3 (3.49%) Clojure
9 3 (3.49%) Scala
10 2 (2.33%) PHP5
10 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Degree
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Webmin
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle
3 2 (2.33%) IBM
3 2 (2.33%) Actimize
4 1 (1.16%) Endeca
4 1 (1.16%) Facebook
4 1 (1.16%) Twitter
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