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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 196 181 136
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 64 63 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.93% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.99% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 61 60 117
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,230 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
7088 6357 7020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.36% 94.35% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5984 5447 6026
Average salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +3 45 £45,000 +1.12% 8
Lancashire -9 7 £38,230 -10.04%
Cheshire -20 6 £51,250 +10.81% 2
Merseyside +2 2 £43,750 -5.40%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 94 (69.63%) HTML
2 83 (61.48%) CSS
3 80 (59.26%) C#
3 80 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 80 (59.26%) .NET
4 68 (50.37%) ASP.NET
5 63 (46.67%) MVC
6 58 (42.96%) jQuery
7 53 (39.26%) OO
8 51 (37.78%) .NET Framework
9 47 (34.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (32.59%) WCF
11 43 (31.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 38 (28.15%) SQL Server
12 38 (28.15%) WPF
13 37 (27.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 29 (21.48%) PHP
15 25 (18.52%) SQL
15 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
15 25 (18.52%) Scrum
16 24 (17.78%) Java
17 19 (14.07%) MySQL
17 19 (14.07%) Web Services
18 18 (13.33%) XML
18 18 (13.33%) TDD
19 15 (11.11%) HTML5
19 15 (11.11%) Coaching
20 14 (10.37%) CSS3
20 14 (10.37%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 8 (5.93%) Tomcat
1 8 (5.93%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.19%) Drupal
2 7 (5.19%) CMS
3 5 (3.70%) WordPress
4 4 (2.96%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (2.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.96%) Apache
5 2 (1.48%) SAS
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.74%) Confluence
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.74%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (10.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Magento
2 6 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.93%) HTTP
2 4 (2.96%) Internet
3 3 (2.22%) FTP
4 2 (1.48%) SSH
5 1 (0.74%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (28.15%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.07%) MySQL
3 7 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.48%) Base SAS
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.74%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (27.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.19%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.44%) Subversion
4 4 (2.96%) Maven
4 4 (2.96%) Ant
4 4 (2.96%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.96%) Toad
4 4 (2.96%) ERwin
4 4 (2.96%) Log4j
4 4 (2.96%) NUnit
4 4 (2.96%) Mercurial
4 4 (2.96%) MSTest
4 4 (2.96%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.22%) Hudson
5 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.48%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.48%) Selenium
6 2 (1.48%) JUnit
7 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 10 (7.41%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.44%) Marketing
3 4 (2.96%) Billing
4 3 (2.22%) Games
4 3 (2.22%) German Language
4 3 (2.22%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.22%) Turkish Language
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.74%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.74%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (69.63%) HTML
2 83 (61.48%) CSS
3 80 (59.26%) .NET
4 68 (50.37%) ASP.NET
5 58 (42.96%) jQuery
6 51 (37.78%) .NET Framework
7 47 (34.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (32.59%) WCF
9 43 (31.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 38 (28.15%) WPF
11 19 (14.07%) Web Services
12 18 (13.33%) XML
13 15 (11.11%) HTML5
14 14 (10.37%) CSS3
15 12 (8.89%) SOAP
15 12 (8.89%) Ajax
16 9 (6.67%) JSON
16 9 (6.67%) LINQ
17 7 (5.19%) J2EE
17 7 (5.19%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.19%) N-Tier
2 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.74%) Open Source
5 1 (0.74%) Handset
5 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.19%) Windows
2 6 (4.44%) Linux
2 6 (4.44%) UNIX
3 4 (2.96%) AIX
3 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.48%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (46.67%) MVC
2 53 (39.26%) OO
3 47 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (18.52%) Scrum
5 18 (13.33%) TDD
6 15 (11.11%) Coaching
7 14 (10.37%) OOP
8 12 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.15%) Mentoring
10 10 (7.41%) Domain-Driven Design
11 8 (5.93%) Migration
12 7 (5.19%) CRM
12 7 (5.19%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.44%) Line Management
14 5 (3.70%) ERP
14 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2
14 5 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
15 4 (2.96%) RAD
15 4 (2.96%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 80 (59.26%) C#
1 80 (59.26%) JavaScript
2 29 (21.48%) PHP
3 25 (18.52%) SQL
4 24 (17.78%) Java
5 12 (8.89%) Python
6 6 (4.44%) Ruby
6 6 (4.44%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.22%) Scala
8 3 (2.22%) Clojure
8 3 (2.22%) C++
9 2 (1.48%) VB
9 2 (1.48%) PHP5
10 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.48%) Degree
3 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.93%) Oracle
2 8 (5.93%) IBM
3 4 (2.96%) Actimize
4 2 (1.48%) Google
4 2 (1.48%) Twitter
5 1 (0.74%) Zend
5 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.74%) Endeca
5 1 (0.74%) HP
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
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