The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 166 193 173
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 74 52 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 0.72% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.76% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 69 46 68
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £35,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6783 6860 7214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.77% 94.75% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5504 5868 6344
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Lead Developer
England

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 July 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 30 July 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 +20 54 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Merseyside +3 7 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Cheshire -10 5 £53,750 +16.21%
Lancashire 0 4 £40,365 -15.02% 1
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 113 (68.07%) JavaScript
2 107 (64.46%) C#
2 107 (64.46%) HTML
3 103 (62.05%) .NET
4 101 (60.84%) CSS
5 97 (58.43%) MVC
6 90 (54.22%) ASP.NET
6 90 (54.22%) jQuery
7 75 (45.18%) OO
8 69 (41.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 62 (37.35%) .NET Framework
10 57 (34.34%) WCF
11 54 (32.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 49 (29.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 48 (28.92%) SQL Server
14 45 (27.11%) WPF
15 37 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (22.29%) SQL
16 33 (19.88%) MySQL
16 33 (19.88%) Scrum
17 31 (18.67%) PHP
18 27 (16.27%) Java
18 27 (16.27%) TDD
19 23 (13.86%) XML
20 21 (12.65%) Web Services
21 20 (12.05%) Microsoft
22 17 (10.24%) Ajax
23 16 (9.64%) Linux
24 14 (8.43%) HTML5
24 14 (8.43%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (6.63%) Apache
1 11 (6.63%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.02%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.42%) IIS
4 7 (4.22%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.22%) Apache Solr
5 6 (3.61%) CMS
6 5 (3.01%) WordPress
7 4 (2.41%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (2.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.20%) Drupal
8 2 (1.20%) Node.js
9 1 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.60%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Magento
2 3 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.61%) Internet
2 5 (3.01%) HTTP
3 2 (1.20%) FTP
4 1 (0.60%) AMQP
4 1 (0.60%) Intranet
4 1 (0.60%) Extranet
4 1 (0.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (28.92%) SQL Server
2 33 (19.88%) MySQL
3 14 (8.43%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.61%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.60%) QlikView
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.60%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.60%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.60%) OLAP
9 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 49 (29.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (7.23%) Subversion
2 12 (7.23%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.63%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.82%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.82%) JIRA
5 6 (3.61%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.61%) Hudson
6 5 (3.01%) Maven
6 5 (3.01%) Ant
7 4 (2.41%) Log4j
7 4 (2.41%) Toad
7 4 (2.41%) ERwin
7 4 (2.41%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.81%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.81%) NUnit
9 2 (1.20%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.20%) MSTest
9 2 (1.20%) Selenium
10 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (7.83%) Finance
2 12 (7.23%) Marketing
3 2 (1.20%) Billing
3 2 (1.20%) Games
3 2 (1.20%) Back Office
4 1 (0.60%) German Language
4 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.60%) Turkish Language
4 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.60%) Advertising
4 1 (0.60%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (64.46%) HTML
2 103 (62.05%) .NET
3 101 (60.84%) CSS
4 90 (54.22%) ASP.NET
4 90 (54.22%) jQuery
5 69 (41.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 62 (37.35%) .NET Framework
7 57 (34.34%) WCF
8 54 (32.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 45 (27.11%) WPF
10 23 (13.86%) XML
11 21 (12.65%) Web Services
12 17 (10.24%) Ajax
13 14 (8.43%) HTML5
14 13 (7.83%) Spring
14 13 (7.83%) SOAP
15 12 (7.23%) JSP
15 12 (7.23%) CSS3
16 11 (6.63%) Servlets
17 10 (6.02%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.43%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (7.83%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.22%) Xbox
4 5 (3.01%) Open Source
5 3 (1.81%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.81%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.20%) Social Media
7 1 (0.60%) Statistics
7 1 (0.60%) RIA
7 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.60%) W3C
7 1 (0.60%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.64%) Linux
2 13 (7.83%) Windows
3 6 (3.61%) UNIX
4 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.41%) AIX
6 2 (1.20%) Android
7 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (58.43%) MVC
2 75 (45.18%) OO
3 37 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (19.88%) Scrum
5 27 (16.27%) TDD
6 12 (7.23%) E-Commerce
6 12 (7.23%) Web Development
7 11 (6.63%) OOP
7 11 (6.63%) Project Management
8 9 (5.42%) Unit Testing
8 9 (5.42%) UML
8 9 (5.42%) OO PHP
9 8 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (4.82%) Automated Testing
10 6 (3.61%) Web Application Development
10 6 (3.61%) DevOps
10 6 (3.61%) Refactoring
10 6 (3.61%) Load Testing
10 6 (3.61%) Security Testing
11 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 113 (68.07%) JavaScript
2 107 (64.46%) C#
3 37 (22.29%) SQL
4 31 (18.67%) PHP
5 27 (16.27%) Java
6 10 (6.02%) VB.NET
6 10 (6.02%) Python
7 5 (3.01%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.41%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.81%) Ruby
9 3 (1.81%) VB
10 2 (1.20%) C++
11 1 (0.60%) PHP5
11 1 (0.60%) Clojure
11 1 (0.60%) Scala
11 1 (0.60%) C
11 1 (0.60%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (7.83%) Degree
2 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 20 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.02%) Oracle
3 7 (4.22%) IBM
4 4 (2.41%) Actimize
5 3 (1.81%) Google
5 3 (1.81%) Twitter
6 2 (1.20%) Adobe
6 2 (1.20%) Zend
7 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.60%) HP
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.60%) Tableau
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