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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 168 144 177
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 76 118 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.15% 1.71% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.79% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 64 113 81
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £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
6293 6581 7036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.10% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5070 5356 5916
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 March 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 March 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 -22 50 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Cheshire +14 24 £45,000 - 7
Merseyside +8 2 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 76 (63.33%) .NET
2 72 (60.00%) C#
3 66 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (47.50%) JavaScript
5 55 (45.83%) HTML
6 53 (44.17%) ASP.NET
7 52 (43.33%) SQL
8 50 (41.67%) CSS
9 49 (40.83%) MVC
10 44 (36.67%) jQuery
11 36 (30.00%) WCF
11 36 (30.00%) SQL Server
12 29 (24.17%) Scrum
12 29 (24.17%) .NET Framework
13 27 (22.50%) TDD
14 26 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (19.17%) OO
15 23 (19.17%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (19.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 21 (17.50%) Mentoring
16 21 (17.50%) PHP
17 20 (16.67%) Java
17 20 (16.67%) Finance
18 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
19 16 (13.33%) MS Excel
20 15 (12.50%) WPF
20 15 (12.50%) OOP
20 15 (12.50%) SOAP
20 15 (12.50%) Web Services
21 14 (11.67%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.50%) Drupal
3 2 (1.67%) WordPress
3 2 (1.67%) CMS
3 2 (1.67%) IIS
3 2 (1.67%) Node.js
4 1 (0.83%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.83%) SAS
4 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Magento
1 2 (1.67%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.83%) MySQL
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.83%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.83%) HBase
9 1 (0.83%) Big Data
9 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (19.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (11.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.50%) Selenium
5 3 (2.50%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.67%) MSTest
6 2 (1.67%) Maven
7 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.83%) NUnit
7 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.83%) Moq
7 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (2.50%) Music Industry
3 2 (1.67%) Marketing
3 2 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Automotive
4 1 (0.83%) Games
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (63.33%) .NET
2 55 (45.83%) HTML
3 53 (44.17%) ASP.NET
4 50 (41.67%) CSS
5 44 (36.67%) jQuery
6 36 (30.00%) WCF
7 29 (24.17%) .NET Framework
8 26 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (19.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 15 (12.50%) WPF
10 15 (12.50%) SOAP
10 15 (12.50%) Web Services
11 13 (10.83%) JSON
12 12 (10.00%) HTML5
13 11 (9.17%) REST
14 9 (7.50%) AngularJS
14 9 (7.50%) XML
15 8 (6.67%) Ajax
16 6 (5.00%) LINQ
16 6 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.33%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.67%) User Experience
5 2 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.83%) iPad
6 1 (0.83%) Telematics
6 1 (0.83%) Open Source
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) Handset
6 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.67%) Windows
1 8 (6.67%) Linux
2 6 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (2.50%) Android
4 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.83%) MVC
3 29 (24.17%) Scrum
4 27 (22.50%) TDD
5 23 (19.17%) OO
6 21 (17.50%) Mentoring
7 15 (12.50%) OOP
8 14 (11.67%) SOA
8 14 (11.67%) Software Engineering
9 13 (10.83%) Domain-Driven Design
10 11 (9.17%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (9.17%) Web Development
11 8 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.67%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.00%) CRM
14 5 (4.17%) Data Modelling
14 5 (4.17%) Data Analysis
14 5 (4.17%) Unit Testing
14 5 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 72 (60.00%) C#
2 57 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 52 (43.33%) SQL
4 21 (17.50%) PHP
5 20 (16.67%) Java
6 7 (5.83%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.17%) C++
7 5 (4.17%) Python
7 5 (4.17%) Ruby
8 4 (3.33%) Perl
9 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.83%) VB
11 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.83%) VB6
11 1 (0.83%) F#
11 1 (0.83%) Scala
11 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) HDFS
Vendors
1 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.83%) Oracle
3 3 (2.50%) Facebook
3 3 (2.50%) Twitter
4 1 (0.83%) Cognos
4 1 (0.83%) Informatica
4 1 (0.83%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.83%) Teradata
4 1 (0.83%) Google
4 1 (0.83%) Zend
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum £50,000.00 - £60,000.00 + benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Progression, Bonus
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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