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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 190 131 142
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 58 114 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.83% 1.76% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.85% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 54 107 120
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% +4.44%
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
6608 6170 7549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.00% 95.11% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5641 5176 6547
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -48 47 £45,000 - 16
Cheshire -3 11 £45,000 -10.89% 3
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 69 (58.97%) HTML
2 65 (55.56%) .NET
3 61 (52.14%) C#
4 57 (48.72%) JavaScript
5 56 (47.86%) CSS
6 55 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (43.59%) ASP.NET
8 41 (35.04%) MVC
8 41 (35.04%) jQuery
9 40 (34.19%) SQL
10 37 (31.62%) SQL Server
11 28 (23.93%) .NET Framework
12 27 (23.08%) PHP
12 27 (23.08%) WCF
13 26 (22.22%) Scrum
14 25 (21.37%) OO
14 25 (21.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (20.51%) Microsoft
16 20 (17.09%) Mentoring
16 20 (17.09%) Java
16 20 (17.09%) TDD
17 19 (16.24%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 17 (14.53%) OOP
20 16 (13.68%) XML
21 15 (12.82%) MS Excel
22 14 (11.97%) WPF
22 14 (11.97%) JSON
23 13 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
23 13 (11.11%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.27%) Drupal
3 4 (3.42%) CMS
4 3 (2.56%) SAS
5 2 (1.71%) Node.js
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) HTTP
2 3 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) SSH
3 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.62%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (9.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (6.84%) MySQL
6 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.71%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.85%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.85%) HBase
10 1 (0.85%) Big Data
10 1 (0.85%) Impala
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (16.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.56%) MSTest
4 3 (2.56%) Subversion
4 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.71%) NUnit
5 2 (1.71%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.71%) Selenium
6 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.85%) JUnit
General
1 12 (10.26%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.27%) Marketing
4 2 (1.71%) Music Industry
4 2 (1.71%) Billing
4 2 (1.71%) German Language
4 2 (1.71%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.71%) Turkish Language
5 1 (0.85%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (58.97%) HTML
2 65 (55.56%) .NET
3 56 (47.86%) CSS
4 51 (43.59%) ASP.NET
5 41 (35.04%) jQuery
6 28 (23.93%) .NET Framework
7 27 (23.08%) WCF
8 25 (21.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 16 (13.68%) XML
11 14 (11.97%) WPF
11 14 (11.97%) JSON
12 13 (11.11%) HTML5
12 13 (11.11%) Web Services
13 11 (9.40%) CSS3
14 10 (8.55%) SOAP
15 8 (6.84%) Ajax
15 8 (6.84%) LINQ
16 7 (5.98%) Backbone.js
17 6 (5.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.40%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.42%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.42%) Data Integration
2 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.71%) Open Source
5 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.85%) iPad
5 1 (0.85%) Telematics
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.13%) Windows
1 6 (5.13%) Linux
1 6 (5.13%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (2.56%) Android
3 2 (1.71%) UNIX
3 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.04%) MVC
3 26 (22.22%) Scrum
4 25 (21.37%) OO
5 20 (17.09%) Mentoring
5 20 (17.09%) TDD
6 17 (14.53%) OOP
7 13 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 12 (10.26%) CRM
9 11 (9.40%) Coaching
9 11 (9.40%) Unit Testing
9 11 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.84%) SOA
12 7 (5.98%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (5.98%) Migration
13 6 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (4.27%) Data Cleansing
14 5 (4.27%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (52.14%) C#
2 57 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 40 (34.19%) SQL
4 27 (23.08%) PHP
5 20 (17.09%) Java
6 7 (5.98%) Python
7 6 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.13%) Ruby
8 5 (4.27%) C++
9 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.56%) Scala
10 3 (2.56%) Perl
11 2 (1.71%) Clojure
11 2 (1.71%) PHP5
12 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.85%) VB6
12 1 (0.85%) C
12 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Webmin
Vendors
1 24 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.40%) Oracle
3 2 (1.71%) Facebook
3 2 (1.71%) Twitter
4 1 (0.85%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.85%) Teradata
4 1 (0.85%) Endeca
4 1 (0.85%) Informatica
4 1 (0.85%) Cognos
4 1 (0.85%) IBM
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