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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 211 159 151
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 45 92 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 1.32% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.39% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 44 86 106
Average salary £46,250 £44,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.93% +3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,230 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.82%
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
6895 6601 7419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.52% 95.02% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5913 5633 6511
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -24 31 £47,500 +6.74% 8
Cheshire -6 7 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Lancashire -13 4 £38,230 -10.04% 1
Merseyside -1 1 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 89 (71.20%) HTML
2 77 (61.60%) .NET
3 75 (60.00%) C#
3 75 (60.00%) CSS
4 74 (59.20%) JavaScript
5 68 (54.40%) ASP.NET
6 57 (45.60%) MVC
7 52 (41.60%) jQuery
8 50 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (37.60%) .NET Framework
10 46 (36.80%) OO
11 41 (32.80%) WCF
11 41 (32.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (29.60%) SQL Server
13 36 (28.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 33 (26.40%) WPF
14 33 (26.40%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (22.40%) SQL
16 27 (21.60%) Scrum
17 24 (19.20%) PHP
18 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
19 21 (16.80%) Java
19 21 (16.80%) XML
20 20 (16.00%) Web Services
21 19 (15.20%) TDD
22 16 (12.80%) OOP
23 15 (12.00%) MySQL
23 15 (12.00%) Mentoring
24 14 (11.20%) Coaching
24 14 (11.20%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 8 (6.40%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.60%) CMS
3 6 (4.80%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.00%) Drupal
5 4 (3.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.20%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (2.40%) Apache
6 3 (2.40%) WordPress
7 2 (1.60%) SAS
8 1 (0.80%) Confluence
8 1 (0.80%) Node.js
8 1 (0.80%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.40%) HTTP
2 4 (3.20%) Internet
3 3 (2.40%) FTP
4 2 (1.60%) SSH
5 1 (0.80%) AMQP
5 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (29.60%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.00%) MySQL
3 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (1.60%) Base SAS
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.80%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 33 (26.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.60%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.60%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.20%) Toad
4 4 (3.20%) ERwin
4 4 (3.20%) Log4j
4 4 (3.20%) NUnit
4 4 (3.20%) Subversion
4 4 (3.20%) Maven
4 4 (3.20%) MSTest
4 4 (3.20%) Ant
4 4 (3.20%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.40%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.40%) Selenium
5 3 (2.40%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.60%) JUnit
7 1 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.80%) Hudson
7 1 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 11 (8.80%) Finance
2 6 (4.80%) Marketing
2 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.20%) Billing
4 3 (2.40%) German Language
4 3 (2.40%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.40%) Turkish Language
5 2 (1.60%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (71.20%) HTML
2 77 (61.60%) .NET
3 75 (60.00%) CSS
4 68 (54.40%) ASP.NET
5 52 (41.60%) jQuery
6 47 (37.60%) .NET Framework
7 41 (32.80%) WCF
7 41 (32.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (28.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 33 (26.40%) WPF
10 21 (16.80%) XML
11 20 (16.00%) Web Services
12 14 (11.20%) JSON
12 14 (11.20%) HTML5
13 13 (10.40%) SOAP
14 12 (9.60%) CSS3
15 11 (8.80%) Ajax
16 9 (7.20%) J2EE
16 9 (7.20%) LINQ
17 7 (5.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) N-Tier
2 6 (4.80%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.40%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.60%) Handset
6 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.80%) Telematics
6 1 (0.80%) Open Source
6 1 (0.80%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.20%) Windows
2 6 (4.80%) UNIX
3 5 (4.00%) Linux
4 4 (3.20%) AIX
4 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.40%) Android
6 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.60%) MVC
2 50 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (36.80%) OO
4 27 (21.60%) Scrum
5 19 (15.20%) TDD
6 16 (12.80%) OOP
7 15 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 14 (11.20%) Coaching
9 12 (9.60%) Unit Testing
10 10 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 9 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.40%) Migration
13 7 (5.60%) CRM
14 6 (4.80%) E-Commerce
14 6 (4.80%) Line Management
15 5 (4.00%) BDD
15 5 (4.00%) ERP
15 5 (4.00%) PRINCE2
15 5 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
16 4 (3.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 75 (60.00%) C#
2 74 (59.20%) JavaScript
3 28 (22.40%) SQL
4 24 (19.20%) PHP
5 21 (16.80%) Java
6 10 (8.00%) Python
7 6 (4.80%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.00%) Ruby
9 4 (3.20%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.40%) Scala
10 3 (2.40%) Clojure
11 2 (1.60%) PHP5
11 2 (1.60%) VB
12 1 (0.80%) C++
12 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.20%) Degree
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.80%) Oracle
3 8 (6.40%) IBM
4 4 (3.20%) Actimize
5 1 (0.80%) Endeca
5 1 (0.80%) Google
5 1 (0.80%) Zend
5 1 (0.80%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.80%) Twitter
5 1 (0.80%) HP
5 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
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