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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 117 173 116
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 122 87 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.19% 1.24% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 1.28% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 118 81 140
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +4.30%
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
5353 6787 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.12% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5731 5335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,001 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +37 90 £55,000 +15.78% 15
Cheshire +33 22 £52,500 +16.66%
Merseyside - 7 £41,250 - 2
Lancashire - 3 £35,000 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 108 (47.37%) .NET
2 105 (46.05%) JavaScript
2 105 (46.05%) C#
3 98 (42.98%) HTML
4 90 (39.47%) CSS
5 83 (36.40%) ASP.NET
6 78 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (31.58%) MVC
8 71 (31.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 69 (30.26%) WCF
9 69 (30.26%) jQuery
10 67 (29.39%) .NET Framework
11 66 (28.95%) WPF
12 65 (28.51%) OO
13 64 (28.07%) Java
14 57 (25.00%) Entity Framework
15 53 (23.25%) SQL Server
15 53 (23.25%) Web Services
16 50 (21.93%) ASP.NET MVC
17 48 (21.05%) Finance
18 44 (19.30%) PHP
18 44 (19.30%) SQL
18 44 (19.30%) Subversion
19 41 (17.98%) Spring
20 37 (16.23%) Linux
21 35 (15.35%) MySQL
22 30 (13.16%) TDD
23 29 (12.72%) Scrum
23 29 (12.72%) Microsoft
23 29 (12.72%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 23 (10.09%) CMS
1 23 (10.09%) WebSphere
2 22 (9.65%) Drupal
2 22 (9.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 16 (7.02%) WordPress
4 13 (5.70%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.63%) JBoss
6 4 (1.75%) Node.js
6 4 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.32%) Confluence
7 3 (1.32%) IIS
7 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.44%) Apache
8 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.44%) Kentico
8 1 (0.44%) nginx
8 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (10.53%) Magento
2 5 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.32%) SaaS
4 2 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.58%) PuTTY
1 15 (6.58%) SSH
2 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.25%) SQL Server
2 35 (15.35%) MySQL
3 22 (9.65%) Oracle Database
3 22 (9.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (9.21%) Relational Database
5 19 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.19%) PowerPivot
8 5 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Power View
9 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.88%) Redis
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.44%) Big Data
11 1 (0.44%) DB2
11 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 71 (31.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (19.30%) Subversion
3 28 (12.28%) Git (software)
4 24 (10.53%) Eclipse
5 22 (9.65%) NetBeans
6 16 (7.02%) Grunt
7 12 (5.26%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.63%) JIRA
8 6 (2.63%) Maven
9 5 (2.19%) Ant
9 5 (2.19%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.32%) NUnit
11 2 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.88%) JUnit
11 2 (0.88%) MSTest
11 2 (0.88%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.44%) AnthillPro
12 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.44%) Hudson
12 1 (0.44%) Mockito
General
1 48 (21.05%) Finance
2 5 (2.19%) Automotive
3 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.44%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (47.37%) .NET
2 98 (42.98%) HTML
3 90 (39.47%) CSS
4 83 (36.40%) ASP.NET
5 69 (30.26%) jQuery
5 69 (30.26%) WCF
6 67 (29.39%) .NET Framework
7 66 (28.95%) WPF
8 57 (25.00%) Entity Framework
9 53 (23.25%) Web Services
10 50 (21.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 41 (17.98%) Spring
12 28 (12.28%) HTML5
13 27 (11.84%) Java EE
14 24 (10.53%) XML
15 23 (10.09%) CSS3
15 23 (10.09%) JMS
15 23 (10.09%) JPA
15 23 (10.09%) JSON
16 22 (9.65%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.75%) NHS
5 3 (1.32%) AS400
5 3 (1.32%) FMCG
5 3 (1.32%) iPad
5 3 (1.32%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.88%) Statistics
6 2 (0.88%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.44%) iPhone
7 1 (0.44%) RIA
7 1 (0.44%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.23%) Linux
2 20 (8.77%) Windows
3 8 (3.51%) Unix
4 5 (2.19%) Android
4 5 (2.19%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.19%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.32%) AIX
5 3 (1.32%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (31.58%) MVC
3 65 (28.51%) OO
4 30 (13.16%) TDD
5 29 (12.72%) OOP
5 29 (12.72%) Scrum
6 24 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (7.89%) SDLC
8 17 (7.46%) Software Engineering
8 17 (7.46%) Web Design
9 16 (7.02%) Machine Learning
10 15 (6.58%) Project Planning
11 14 (6.14%) E-Commerce
11 14 (6.14%) Mentoring
11 14 (6.14%) Resource Management
12 12 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (3.95%) Unit Testing
14 8 (3.51%) OOD
15 7 (3.07%) Multithreading
15 7 (3.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 105 (46.05%) C#
1 105 (46.05%) JavaScript
2 64 (28.07%) Java
3 44 (19.30%) PHP
3 44 (19.30%) SQL
4 26 (11.40%) C++
5 15 (6.58%) PHP 5
6 13 (5.70%) Ruby
7 12 (5.26%) C
8 9 (3.95%) Perl
8 9 (3.95%) Python
9 7 (3.07%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.32%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.32%) COBOL
11 3 (1.32%) VB
11 3 (1.32%) VC++
12 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.44%) Groovy
13 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.19%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (12.72%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.28%) Oracle
3 25 (10.96%) IBM
4 7 (3.07%) Zend
5 5 (2.19%) Adobe
5 5 (2.19%) Tableau
6 3 (1.32%) Google
6 3 (1.32%) Perforce
6 3 (1.32%) SAP
6 3 (1.32%) Twitter
7 2 (0.88%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.44%) Facebook
8 1 (0.44%) PayPal
8 1 (0.44%) Sage
8 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
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