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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 168 157 175
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 68 86 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 1.23% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.28% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 59 81 73
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
6093 6697 6981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.52% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4867 5401 5867
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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
Manchester 0 42 £42,500 -2.29% 11
Cheshire +9 24 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Merseyside +10 2 £45,000 +10.42% 1
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 87 (69.05%) .NET
2 80 (63.49%) C#
3 68 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (49.21%) JavaScript
5 57 (45.24%) ASP.NET
6 52 (41.27%) HTML
6 52 (41.27%) MVC
7 51 (40.48%) jQuery
8 50 (39.68%) SQL
9 49 (38.89%) CSS
10 44 (34.92%) WCF
11 33 (26.19%) SQL Server
12 30 (23.81%) .NET Framework
13 29 (23.02%) Scrum
14 28 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (21.43%) OO
16 25 (19.84%) TDD
16 25 (19.84%) Team Foundation Server
16 25 (19.84%) Entity Framework
17 24 (19.05%) Mentoring
18 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
19 22 (17.46%) MS Excel
19 22 (17.46%) Finance
20 18 (14.29%) Java
20 18 (14.29%) WPF
21 17 (13.49%) PHP
21 17 (13.49%) SOA
22 16 (12.70%) Git (software)
22 16 (12.70%) Domain-Driven Design
23 15 (11.90%) SaaS

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 7 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.59%) WordPress
2 2 (1.59%) Drupal
2 2 (1.59%) Node.js
2 2 (1.59%) IIS
2 2 (1.59%) CMS
3 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.79%) SAS
3 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.79%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 22 (17.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.97%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.59%) MS Office
4 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Magento
1 2 (1.59%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) HTTP
2 2 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.32%) NoSQL
2 13 (10.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.76%) MySQL
7 4 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.79%) Impala
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.79%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.79%) HBase
9 1 (0.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (19.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (12.70%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.97%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.38%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.38%) Selenium
5 2 (1.59%) MSTest
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.59%) Maven
6 1 (0.79%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.79%) NUnit
6 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.79%) Moq
6 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (17.46%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Retail
3 3 (2.38%) Back Office
3 3 (2.38%) Music Industry
4 2 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Automotive
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Billing
5 1 (0.79%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (69.05%) .NET
2 57 (45.24%) ASP.NET
3 52 (41.27%) HTML
4 51 (40.48%) jQuery
5 49 (38.89%) CSS
6 44 (34.92%) WCF
7 30 (23.81%) .NET Framework
8 28 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (19.84%) Entity Framework
10 18 (14.29%) WPF
11 15 (11.90%) SOAP
12 14 (11.11%) Web Services
12 14 (11.11%) AngularJS
13 13 (10.32%) REST
14 10 (7.94%) XML
15 9 (7.14%) HTML5
16 7 (5.56%) Ajax
16 7 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
17 6 (4.76%) LINQ
17 6 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.56%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.17%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.17%) Open Source
3 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.59%) User Experience
5 1 (0.79%) Handset
5 1 (0.79%) NHS
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.79%) iPad
5 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.35%) Windows
1 8 (6.35%) Linux
2 6 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (41.27%) MVC
3 29 (23.02%) Scrum
4 27 (21.43%) OO
5 25 (19.84%) TDD
6 24 (19.05%) Mentoring
7 17 (13.49%) SOA
8 16 (12.70%) Domain-Driven Design
9 14 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
10 12 (9.52%) Web Development
11 11 (8.73%) OOP
11 11 (8.73%) Software Engineering
12 10 (7.94%) E-Commerce
13 9 (7.14%) Unit Testing
14 8 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (3.97%) Data Analysis
16 5 (3.97%) Pair Programming
16 5 (3.97%) Migration
16 5 (3.97%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 80 (63.49%) C#
2 62 (49.21%) JavaScript
3 50 (39.68%) SQL
4 18 (14.29%) Java
5 17 (13.49%) PHP
6 7 (5.56%) Ruby
6 7 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.76%) C++
7 6 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.97%) Python
9 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.17%) VB
9 4 (3.17%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) VB6
10 1 (0.79%) C
10 1 (0.79%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.79%) F#
10 1 (0.79%) Scala
10 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (0.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) HDFS
Vendors
1 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.94%) Oracle
3 3 (2.38%) Facebook
3 3 (2.38%) Twitter
4 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.79%) Teradata
4 1 (0.79%) Google
4 1 (0.79%) Informatica
4 1 (0.79%) Cognos
4 1 (0.79%) Zend
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