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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 183 129 153
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 69 124 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 1.90% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 2.01% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 60 119 104
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,050 £52,500 £57,500
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
6617 6182 7174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.85% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5490 5121 6055
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
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 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -41 53 £45,000 - 16
Cheshire 0 16 £45,000 -10.89% 5
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 68 (59.65%) .NET
2 64 (56.14%) C#
3 60 (52.63%) HTML
4 56 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (45.61%) JavaScript
6 51 (44.74%) CSS
7 50 (43.86%) ASP.NET
8 44 (38.60%) SQL
9 43 (37.72%) MVC
10 37 (32.46%) jQuery
11 35 (30.70%) SQL Server
12 33 (28.95%) WCF
13 28 (24.56%) .NET Framework
14 26 (22.81%) PHP
15 25 (21.93%) Scrum
15 25 (21.93%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
17 21 (18.42%) TDD
18 19 (16.67%) OO
18 19 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (16.67%) Mentoring
19 18 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 17 (14.91%) OOP
21 16 (14.04%) Java
22 15 (13.16%) Web Services
22 15 (13.16%) JSON
23 14 (12.28%) Git (software)
23 14 (12.28%) MS Excel
24 13 (11.40%) SOAP
24 13 (11.40%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.26%) Drupal
2 3 (2.63%) CMS
3 2 (1.75%) WordPress
3 2 (1.75%) Node.js
4 1 (0.88%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.39%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Magento
2 3 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.75%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) HTTP
2 2 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.70%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.14%) MySQL
5 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.88%) Impala
8 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.88%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.88%) HBase
8 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.63%) Selenium
4 3 (2.63%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.75%) MSTest
5 2 (1.75%) Subversion
6 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (9.65%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.75%) Music Industry
3 2 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (59.65%) .NET
2 60 (52.63%) HTML
3 51 (44.74%) CSS
4 50 (43.86%) ASP.NET
5 37 (32.46%) jQuery
6 33 (28.95%) WCF
7 28 (24.56%) .NET Framework
8 25 (21.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 15 (13.16%) JSON
10 15 (13.16%) Web Services
11 13 (11.40%) SOAP
11 13 (11.40%) WPF
11 13 (11.40%) HTML5
12 12 (10.53%) XML
13 10 (8.77%) CSS3
14 9 (7.89%) LINQ
15 8 (7.02%) REST
16 7 (6.14%) AngularJS
17 6 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.51%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) iPad
6 1 (0.88%) Telematics
6 1 (0.88%) Open Source
6 1 (0.88%) Handset
6 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.14%) Windows
2 6 (5.26%) Linux
2 6 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (2.63%) Android
4 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (37.72%) MVC
3 25 (21.93%) Scrum
4 21 (18.42%) TDD
5 19 (16.67%) OO
5 19 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 17 (14.91%) OOP
7 13 (11.40%) Domain-Driven Design
8 12 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 12 (10.53%) SOA
9 11 (9.65%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.77%) CRM
11 9 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (7.02%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.26%) Web Development
14 5 (4.39%) Data Analysis
14 5 (4.39%) ERP
14 5 (4.39%) Data Modelling
14 5 (4.39%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (56.14%) C#
2 52 (45.61%) JavaScript
3 44 (38.60%) SQL
4 26 (22.81%) PHP
5 16 (14.04%) Java
6 6 (5.26%) C++
6 6 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.26%) Python
7 5 (4.39%) Ruby
8 4 (3.51%) Perl
9 3 (2.63%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.88%) C
10 1 (0.88%) PHP5
10 1 (0.88%) Scala
10 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.88%) VB6
10 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) HDFS
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.77%) Oracle
3 2 (1.75%) Facebook
3 2 (1.75%) Twitter
4 1 (0.88%) Cognos
4 1 (0.88%) Informatica
4 1 (0.88%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.88%) Teradata
4 1 (0.88%) Zend
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