The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 136 148 139
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 53 37 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 0.90% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.95% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 50 30 35
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,800 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3781 3904 3632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.50% 94.96% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3112 3380 3203
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Lead Developer
North West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -1 10 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Bolton +2 2 £51,500 +33.76%
Wigan - 2 £47,500 - 1
Altrincham +3 1 £45,000 -
Rochdale - 1 £45,000 -
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 82 (70.09%) C#
1 82 (70.09%) JavaScript
2 78 (66.67%) .NET
3 76 (64.96%) HTML
3 76 (64.96%) MVC
4 73 (62.39%) ASP.NET
5 72 (61.54%) CSS
6 67 (57.26%) jQuery
7 63 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 60 (51.28%) OO
9 53 (45.30%) .NET Framework
10 50 (42.74%) WCF
10 50 (42.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 49 (41.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 41 (35.04%) WPF
13 31 (26.50%) SQL Server
14 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (23.93%) SQL
16 22 (18.80%) TDD
17 21 (17.95%) Java
18 20 (17.09%) MySQL
19 19 (16.24%) XML
19 19 (16.24%) Scrum
20 17 (14.53%) PHP
21 14 (11.97%) Web Services
21 14 (11.97%) Microsoft
22 13 (11.11%) Ajax
22 13 (11.11%) Spring
22 13 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
22 13 (11.11%) Relational Database

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (8.55%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.13%) IIS
2 6 (5.13%) CMS
3 5 (4.27%) WordPress
4 4 (3.42%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (3.42%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (3.42%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.56%) Node.js
5 3 (2.56%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) Confluence
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Magento
2 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) Internet
1 4 (3.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) FTP
2 1 (0.85%) Extranet
2 1 (0.85%) SSH
2 1 (0.85%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.09%) MySQL
3 13 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) QlikView
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.85%) OLAP
8 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 49 (41.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.69%) Subversion
3 8 (6.84%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.13%) Hudson
4 6 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.27%) Ant
5 5 (4.27%) Maven
6 4 (3.42%) Toad
6 4 (3.42%) ERwin
6 4 (3.42%) Log4j
6 4 (3.42%) SoapUI
6 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.56%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.85%) MSTest
8 1 (0.85%) JUnit
8 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.85%) Gradle
8 1 (0.85%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.85%) NUnit
General
1 8 (6.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Marketing
3 2 (1.71%) Games
3 2 (1.71%) Back Office
4 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (66.67%) .NET
2 76 (64.96%) HTML
3 73 (62.39%) ASP.NET
4 72 (61.54%) CSS
5 67 (57.26%) jQuery
6 63 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 53 (45.30%) .NET Framework
8 50 (42.74%) WCF
8 50 (42.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 41 (35.04%) WPF
10 19 (16.24%) XML
11 14 (11.97%) Web Services
12 13 (11.11%) Spring
12 13 (11.11%) Ajax
13 12 (10.26%) SOAP
13 12 (10.26%) JSP
14 11 (9.40%) Servlets
15 10 (8.55%) J2EE
16 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 7 (5.98%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.42%) Open Source
4 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.71%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.85%) Handset
6 1 (0.85%) Statistics
6 1 (0.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.26%) Windows
2 6 (5.13%) Linux
3 4 (3.42%) AIX
3 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.42%) UNIX
3 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.71%) Android
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (64.96%) MVC
2 60 (51.28%) OO
3 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.80%) TDD
5 19 (16.24%) Scrum
6 12 (10.26%) E-Commerce
7 11 (9.40%) Web Development
8 8 (6.84%) UML
8 8 (6.84%) OOP
9 7 (5.98%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.13%) Load Testing
10 6 (5.13%) Security Testing
10 6 (5.13%) Web Application Development
10 6 (5.13%) DevOps
11 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (4.27%) Project Management
12 4 (3.42%) PRINCE2
12 4 (3.42%) RAD
12 4 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 82 (70.09%) C#
1 82 (70.09%) JavaScript
2 28 (23.93%) SQL
3 21 (17.95%) Java
4 17 (14.53%) PHP
5 8 (6.84%) Python
6 7 (5.98%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.71%) C++
8 2 (1.71%) Ruby
9 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 14 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.13%) Oracle
3 4 (3.42%) IBM
3 4 (3.42%) Actimize
4 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.85%) Tableau
4 1 (0.85%) HP
4 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
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