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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 153 149 121
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 42 30 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.01% 0.80% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.85% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 40 28 59
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,300 £47,000
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
3961 3524 3629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.12% 94.28% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3346 3059 3232
Average salary £37,608 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +6 8 £42,500 -22.72%
Rochdale - 2 £45,000 -
Wigan - 1 £45,000 -
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 75 (77.32%) HTML
2 72 (74.23%) CSS
3 67 (69.07%) JavaScript
4 60 (61.86%) C#
5 57 (58.76%) MVC
6 55 (56.70%) .NET
7 54 (55.67%) ASP.NET
8 48 (49.48%) jQuery
9 47 (48.45%) OO
10 41 (42.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 39 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (39.18%) .NET Framework
12 38 (39.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 35 (36.08%) WCF
13 35 (36.08%) Team Foundation Server
14 32 (32.99%) WPF
15 24 (24.74%) PHP
16 23 (23.71%) Scrum
17 18 (18.56%) TDD
17 18 (18.56%) Java
18 17 (17.53%) MySQL
19 16 (16.49%) SQL
19 16 (16.49%) OOP
20 15 (15.46%) Coaching
20 15 (15.46%) SQL Server
21 14 (14.43%) SOAP
21 14 (14.43%) Web Services
21 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
22 12 (12.37%) Mentoring
22 12 (12.37%) Unit Testing

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (7.22%) Tomcat
1 7 (7.22%) CMS
2 5 (5.15%) Drupal
2 5 (5.15%) WordPress
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (4.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (4.12%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.09%) Apache
5 1 (1.03%) Confluence
5 1 (1.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) HTTP
2 4 (4.12%) Internet
3 2 (2.06%) SSH
3 2 (2.06%) FTP
4 1 (1.03%) AMQP
4 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.53%) MySQL
2 15 (15.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.03%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 35 (36.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.22%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.19%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.15%) Subversion
5 4 (4.12%) Maven
5 4 (4.12%) Ant
5 4 (4.12%) Toad
5 4 (4.12%) ERwin
5 4 (4.12%) Log4j
5 4 (4.12%) NUnit
5 4 (4.12%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.12%) MSTest
5 4 (4.12%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.06%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.06%) Selenium
6 2 (2.06%) Hudson
6 2 (2.06%) JUnit
6 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.03%) JIRA
General
1 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
1 6 (6.19%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Billing
2 4 (4.12%) Marketing
3 3 (3.09%) German Language
3 3 (3.09%) Italian Language
3 3 (3.09%) Turkish Language
3 3 (3.09%) Games
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (77.32%) HTML
2 72 (74.23%) CSS
3 55 (56.70%) .NET
4 54 (55.67%) ASP.NET
5 48 (49.48%) jQuery
6 41 (42.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (39.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 38 (39.18%) .NET Framework
8 35 (36.08%) WCF
9 32 (32.99%) WPF
10 14 (14.43%) SOAP
10 14 (14.43%) Web Services
11 10 (10.31%) J2EE
11 10 (10.31%) HTML5
11 10 (10.31%) CSS3
12 9 (9.28%) LINQ
12 9 (9.28%) XML
13 8 (8.25%) Ajax
14 7 (7.22%) Spring
14 7 (7.22%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.12%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.09%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.03%) Handset
6 1 (1.03%) Telematics
6 1 (1.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.19%) Windows
2 5 (5.15%) Linux
3 4 (4.12%) AIX
3 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.12%) UNIX
4 2 (2.06%) Android
5 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (58.76%) MVC
2 47 (48.45%) OO
3 39 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (23.71%) Scrum
5 18 (18.56%) TDD
6 16 (16.49%) OOP
7 15 (15.46%) Coaching
8 12 (12.37%) Mentoring
8 12 (12.37%) Unit Testing
9 10 (10.31%) Domain-Driven Design
10 9 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.22%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.19%) Line Management
13 5 (5.15%) BDD
13 5 (5.15%) ERP
13 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2
13 5 (5.15%) CRM
13 5 (5.15%) Migration
14 4 (4.12%) RAD
14 4 (4.12%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 67 (69.07%) JavaScript
2 60 (61.86%) C#
3 24 (24.74%) PHP
4 18 (18.56%) Java
5 16 (16.49%) SQL
6 11 (11.34%) Python
7 5 (5.15%) Ruby
7 5 (5.15%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.12%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.09%) Scala
9 3 (3.09%) Clojure
10 2 (2.06%) PHP5
11 1 (1.03%) C
11 1 (1.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) IBM
3 4 (4.12%) Actimize
4 1 (1.03%) Endeca
4 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.03%) HP
4 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
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