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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 133 133 153
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 47 54 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.31% 1.35% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.43% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45 50 30
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £50,700
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
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
3402 3786 3910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.16% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3135 3383
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 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 July 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 31 July 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
(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 +7 9 £44,500 +4.70% 3
Cheadle - 1 £45,000 -
Salford - 1 £45,000 -
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 66 (73.33%) .NET
2 61 (67.78%) C#
3 57 (63.33%) HTML
4 54 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 53 (58.89%) ASP.NET
6 52 (57.78%) MVC
7 49 (54.44%) CSS
8 39 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (42.22%) WCF
10 31 (34.44%) OO
11 30 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (32.22%) jQuery
12 29 (32.22%) .NET Framework
13 27 (30.00%) Scrum
13 27 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 27 (30.00%) Entity Framework
14 24 (26.67%) WPF
14 24 (26.67%) SQL
15 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
15 22 (24.44%) TDD
16 19 (21.11%) Web Services
17 16 (17.78%) XML
18 13 (14.44%) Java
18 13 (14.44%) HTML5
19 12 (13.33%) Mentoring
19 12 (13.33%) Ajax
20 11 (12.22%) Silverlight
20 11 (12.22%) SQL Server 2008
21 10 (11.11%) Android
21 10 (11.11%) Git (software)

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.56%) Node.js
2 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.22%) CMS
2 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.22%) Drupal
2 2 (2.22%) WordPress
3 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Magento
1 2 (2.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Heroku
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) Extranet
2 2 (2.22%) HTTP
3 1 (1.11%) SSL
3 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.56%) MySQL
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.44%) Subversion
4 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.22%) NetBeans
5 2 (2.22%) Maven
5 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.22%) Hudson
5 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.11%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.11%) MSTest
6 1 (1.11%) Moq
6 1 (1.11%) JIRA
6 1 (1.11%) Selenium
6 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.11%) NUnit
6 1 (1.11%) CruiseControl
General
1 8 (8.89%) Retail
2 7 (7.78%) Finance
3 5 (5.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.11%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Automotive
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (73.33%) .NET
2 57 (63.33%) HTML
3 53 (58.89%) ASP.NET
4 49 (54.44%) CSS
5 38 (42.22%) WCF
6 30 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (32.22%) jQuery
7 29 (32.22%) .NET Framework
8 27 (30.00%) Entity Framework
9 24 (26.67%) WPF
10 19 (21.11%) Web Services
11 16 (17.78%) XML
12 13 (14.44%) HTML5
13 12 (13.33%) Ajax
14 11 (12.22%) Silverlight
15 8 (8.89%) Apache Cordova
15 8 (8.89%) PhoneGap
16 7 (7.78%) REST
17 5 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
17 5 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.11%) NHS
3 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Android
1 10 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.22%) Windows
2 2 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (57.78%) MVC
2 39 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (34.44%) OO
4 27 (30.00%) Scrum
5 22 (24.44%) TDD
6 12 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 10 (11.11%) Android Development
8 8 (8.89%) iOS Development
8 8 (8.89%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.78%) Open Source
9 7 (7.78%) OOP
9 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.56%) Pair Programming
11 4 (4.44%) Coaching
11 4 (4.44%) SDLC
12 3 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (3.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 61 (67.78%) C#
2 54 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (26.67%) SQL
4 13 (14.44%) Java
5 8 (8.89%) VB.NET
5 8 (8.89%) Objective-C
5 8 (8.89%) Apple Swift
6 5 (5.56%) Ruby
7 4 (4.44%) VB
7 4 (4.44%) C
7 4 (4.44%) C++
8 3 (3.33%) PHP
9 2 (2.22%) Python
9 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.11%) F#
10 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.11%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (5.56%) Oracle
2 2 (2.22%) IBM
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.11%) Google
3 1 (1.11%) Zend
3 1 (1.11%) Facebook
3 1 (1.11%) Twitter
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