The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 186 196 140
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 71 49 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 0.73% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.78% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 68 48 112
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 £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Lead Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6992 6278 7043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.70% 93.93% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5826 5362 6009
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the North West region.

Lead Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

Lead Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Manchester +31 52 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Lancashire -5 7 £38,230 -4.42%
Cheshire -10 5 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Merseyside +1 3 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 104 (69.33%) HTML
2 93 (62.00%) CSS
3 92 (61.33%) JavaScript
4 91 (60.67%) C#
4 91 (60.67%) .NET
5 77 (51.33%) ASP.NET
6 71 (47.33%) MVC
7 70 (46.67%) jQuery
8 60 (40.00%) OO
9 58 (38.67%) .NET Framework
10 52 (34.67%) WCF
10 52 (34.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 49 (32.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 47 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (30.00%) WPF
14 42 (28.00%) SQL Server
14 42 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (18.67%) PHP
15 28 (18.67%) Microsoft
16 27 (18.00%) SQL
17 26 (17.33%) Java
18 25 (16.67%) Scrum
19 20 (13.33%) MySQL
20 19 (12.67%) Web Services
20 19 (12.67%) TDD
21 17 (11.33%) XML
21 17 (11.33%) MS Excel
21 17 (11.33%) Coaching
22 15 (10.00%) HTML5
23 14 (9.33%) CSS3

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (6.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.33%) CMS
2 8 (5.33%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.67%) Drupal
4 5 (3.33%) WordPress
5 4 (2.67%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (2.67%) Apache
5 4 (2.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.33%) SAS
7 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.67%) Node.js
8 1 (0.67%) Confluence
8 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (11.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Magento
2 6 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.67%) Internet
2 6 (4.00%) HTTP
3 3 (2.00%) FTP
4 2 (1.33%) SSH
5 1 (0.67%) AMQP
5 1 (0.67%) Intranet
5 1 (0.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.33%) MySQL
3 8 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.67%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.00%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.33%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.67%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 42 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.33%) Subversion
3 7 (4.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.33%) NUnit
6 4 (2.67%) MSTest
6 4 (2.67%) Hudson
6 4 (2.67%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.67%) Toad
6 4 (2.67%) ERwin
6 4 (2.67%) Log4j
6 4 (2.67%) Maven
6 4 (2.67%) Ant
6 4 (2.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.00%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.33%) JUnit
8 2 (1.33%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.33%) Selenium
9 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (8.00%) Finance
2 8 (5.33%) Marketing
3 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.67%) Billing
5 3 (2.00%) German Language
5 3 (2.00%) Italian Language
5 3 (2.00%) Turkish Language
6 2 (1.33%) Games
7 1 (0.67%) Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Retail
7 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (69.33%) HTML
2 93 (62.00%) CSS
3 91 (60.67%) .NET
4 77 (51.33%) ASP.NET
5 70 (46.67%) jQuery
6 58 (38.67%) .NET Framework
7 52 (34.67%) WCF
7 52 (34.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (32.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 45 (30.00%) WPF
10 19 (12.67%) Web Services
11 17 (11.33%) XML
12 15 (10.00%) HTML5
13 14 (9.33%) CSS3
14 13 (8.67%) Ajax
15 11 (7.33%) SOAP
16 9 (6.00%) LINQ
17 8 (5.33%) J2EE
17 8 (5.33%) Servlets
17 8 (5.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.00%) Open Source
6 1 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.67%) Handset
6 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.00%) UNIX
1 6 (4.00%) Windows
1 6 (4.00%) Linux
2 4 (2.67%) AIX
2 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.67%) Android
3 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (47.33%) MVC
2 60 (40.00%) OO
3 47 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (16.67%) Scrum
5 19 (12.67%) TDD
6 17 (11.33%) Coaching
7 13 (8.67%) OOP
8 12 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 11 (7.33%) Unit Testing
10 8 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.33%) Domain-Driven Design
10 8 (5.33%) E-Commerce
10 8 (5.33%) Migration
11 7 (4.67%) CRM
12 6 (4.00%) Line Management
13 5 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (3.33%) ERP
13 5 (3.33%) PRINCE2
13 5 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (3.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 92 (61.33%) JavaScript
2 91 (60.67%) C#
3 28 (18.67%) PHP
4 27 (18.00%) SQL
5 26 (17.33%) Java
6 11 (7.33%) Python
7 6 (4.00%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.33%) Ruby
9 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.00%) Scala
10 3 (2.00%) Clojure
10 3 (2.00%) C++
11 2 (1.33%) VB
11 2 (1.33%) PHP5
12 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.67%) Degree
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 28 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.00%) Oracle
3 8 (5.33%) IBM
4 4 (2.67%) Actimize
5 3 (2.00%) Google
5 3 (2.00%) Twitter
6 1 (0.67%) Zend
6 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.67%) Endeca
6 1 (0.67%) HP
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
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