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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 158 179 170
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 102 76 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.42% 1.04% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.09% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 96 73 49
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £39,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +25 68 £44,500 - 7
Cheshire -14 15 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Lancashire - 12 £40,000 -
Merseyside -8 6 £41,500 +5.06% 2
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 144 (66.36%) MVC
2 141 (64.98%) .NET
3 138 (63.59%) C#
4 128 (58.99%) JavaScript
5 127 (58.53%) ASP.NET
6 116 (53.46%) jQuery
7 115 (53.00%) HTML
8 109 (50.23%) CSS
9 103 (47.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 87 (40.09%) OO
11 69 (31.80%) .NET Framework
11 69 (31.80%) WCF
12 68 (31.34%) SQL Server
13 60 (27.65%) Agile Software Development
14 58 (26.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 55 (25.35%) TDD
16 54 (24.88%) PHP
17 52 (23.96%) Team Foundation Server
18 48 (22.12%) SQL
18 48 (22.12%) Scrum
19 46 (21.20%) MySQL
20 40 (18.43%) WPF
21 36 (16.59%) E-Commerce
22 31 (14.29%) Web Development
23 28 (12.90%) SharePoint
24 27 (12.44%) UML
24 27 (12.44%) Visual Studio
24 27 (12.44%) Finance
25 26 (11.98%) Microsoft
25 26 (11.98%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 16 (7.37%) IIS
3 12 (5.53%) Apache
4 10 (4.61%) Apache Solr
5 9 (4.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (3.69%) CMS
7 3 (1.38%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.92%) WordPress
8 2 (0.92%) Node.js
9 1 (0.46%) Drupal
9 1 (0.46%) Joomla!
Applications
1 11 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.84%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.46%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.84%) Internet
2 3 (1.38%) HTTP
3 1 (0.46%) Intranet
3 1 (0.46%) Extranet
3 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (31.34%) SQL Server
2 46 (21.20%) MySQL
3 17 (7.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (5.99%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.38%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.38%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.38%) QlikView
8 3 (1.38%) DB2
8 3 (1.38%) OLAP
9 2 (0.92%) Essbase
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.46%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 52 (23.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (12.44%) Visual Studio
3 26 (11.98%) Git (software)
4 22 (10.14%) Subversion
5 10 (4.61%) JIRA
6 6 (2.76%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.76%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.84%) Ant
7 4 (1.84%) Maven
8 3 (1.38%) Gradle
8 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.38%) Hudson
9 2 (0.92%) NUnit
9 2 (0.92%) JUnit
9 2 (0.92%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.92%) InstallAnywhere
10 1 (0.46%) PhoneGap
10 1 (0.46%) YouTrack
10 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.46%) NetBeans
General
1 27 (12.44%) Finance
2 19 (8.76%) Marketing
3 5 (2.30%) Automotive
4 4 (1.84%) Retail
5 3 (1.38%) Games
5 3 (1.38%) Electronics
6 2 (0.92%) Back Office
6 2 (0.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (64.98%) .NET
2 127 (58.53%) ASP.NET
3 116 (53.46%) jQuery
4 115 (53.00%) HTML
5 109 (50.23%) CSS
6 103 (47.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 69 (31.80%) .NET Framework
7 69 (31.80%) WCF
8 58 (26.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 40 (18.43%) WPF
10 26 (11.98%) XML
11 24 (11.06%) Symfony
12 21 (9.68%) Ajax
13 20 (9.22%) HTML5
14 19 (8.76%) LINQ
15 18 (8.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (5.99%) CSS3
17 12 (5.53%) Spring
18 11 (5.07%) CodeIgniter
18 11 (5.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.61%) Open Source
1 10 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (4.61%) Xbox
2 8 (3.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.30%) Mathematics
3 5 (2.30%) Social Media
4 2 (0.92%) Replication
4 2 (0.92%) N-Tier
4 2 (0.92%) Blog
4 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.46%) New Media
5 1 (0.46%) RIA
5 1 (0.46%) Statistics
5 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.98%) Linux
2 21 (9.68%) Windows
3 10 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.76%) UNIX
5 2 (0.92%) Android
5 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (66.36%) MVC
2 87 (40.09%) OO
3 60 (27.65%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (25.35%) TDD
5 48 (22.12%) Scrum
6 36 (16.59%) E-Commerce
7 31 (14.29%) Web Development
8 27 (12.44%) UML
9 23 (10.60%) Unit Testing
10 22 (10.14%) OO PHP
11 20 (9.22%) OOP
12 18 (8.29%) Enterprise Architecture
13 17 (7.83%) Project Management
14 11 (5.07%) Software Engineering
14 11 (5.07%) Refactoring
15 10 (4.61%) Pair Programming
15 10 (4.61%) Automated Testing
16 8 (3.69%) CRM
17 7 (3.23%) B2B
17 7 (3.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 138 (63.59%) C#
2 128 (58.99%) JavaScript
3 54 (24.88%) PHP
4 48 (22.12%) SQL
5 18 (8.29%) Java
6 12 (5.53%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.53%) VB.NET
7 11 (5.07%) C
8 8 (3.69%) C++
9 7 (3.23%) PHP5
10 6 (2.76%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.76%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.38%) Python
12 2 (0.92%) Ruby
13 1 (0.46%) VB
13 1 (0.46%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (7.37%) Degree
2 3 (1.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.69%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.22%) Zend
3 7 (3.23%) Oracle
4 6 (2.76%) IBM
5 4 (1.84%) Adobe
5 4 (1.84%) Google
6 3 (1.38%) Sybase
7 2 (0.92%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.92%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.92%) Cognos
7 2 (0.92%) Facebook
8 1 (0.46%) Tableau
8 1 (0.46%) Twitter
8 1 (0.46%) Sencha
8 1 (0.46%) Informatica
8 1 (0.46%) Apple
8 1 (0.46%) HP
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LateRooms
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
North West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Progression, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
beITrecruitment Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Bright Future Software
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 - dependent on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £4000 - £50000 per annum + Health Cover, Life Assurance,
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Progression, Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago