The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 171 192 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.091% 0.051% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.053% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
Lead Software Engineer
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
3179 3807 3579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.19% 96.36% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2635 3267 3119
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Lead Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer across the Manchester region.

Lead Software Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Lead Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Lead Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Lead Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) git-flow
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Thrift
3 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson

Lead Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Lead Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Kentico
1 1 (20.00%) Mule
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (20.00%) Hazelcast
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) git-flow
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Avro
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Thrift
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (20.00%) EDI
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Protocol Buffers
1 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (20.00%) React
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) webMethods
2 1 (20.00%) WSO2