The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
England / North West
Rank 124 120 182
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 128 120 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.18% 2.15% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.24% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 122 115 71
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,250 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+9.45% +3.60%

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
5668 5354 6645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.59% 96.07% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4786 4496 5675
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,468 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 105 £52,500 - 11
Cheshire +1 14 £50,750 -0.97% 2
Merseyside -3 7 £50,000 +21.21%
Lancashire -11 2 £50,440 +17.30%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 152 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (53.01%) JavaScript
3 137 (51.50%) C#
4 132 (49.62%) .NET
5 112 (42.11%) CSS
6 111 (41.73%) MVC
7 99 (37.22%) HTML
8 86 (32.33%) PHP
9 81 (30.45%) jQuery
10 80 (30.08%) WCF
11 78 (29.32%) SQL
12 69 (25.94%) Finance
13 68 (25.56%) TDD
14 63 (23.68%) WPF
15 61 (22.93%) Web Services
15 61 (22.93%) OO
15 61 (22.93%) AngularJS
16 58 (21.80%) ASP.NET
16 58 (21.80%) Team Foundation Server
17 55 (20.68%) MySQL
18 51 (19.17%) Amazon AWS
19 46 (17.29%) SQL Server
20 44 (16.54%) Scrum
21 42 (15.79%) Mentoring
22 39 (14.66%) .NET Framework
23 38 (14.29%) Entity Framework
23 38 (14.29%) Node.js
24 37 (13.91%) Software Engineering
25 36 (13.53%) ASP.NET MVC
26 35 (13.16%) Java

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (7.14%) WordPress
2 14 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.88%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.50%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.75%) JBoss
8 2 (0.75%) nginx
9 1 (0.38%) Apache
9 1 (0.38%) Confluence
9 1 (0.38%) Drupal
9 1 (0.38%) Mule
9 1 (0.38%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.38%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Magento
2 3 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 51 (19.17%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (8.65%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.50%) Google Play
5 2 (0.75%) Firebase
5 2 (0.75%) GitHub
5 2 (0.75%) SaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.75%) DNS
1 2 (0.75%) HTTP
1 2 (0.75%) Internet
1 2 (0.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.68%) MySQL
2 46 (17.29%) SQL Server
3 30 (11.28%) Big Data
4 13 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.51%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.38%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.63%) Redis
8 7 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.26%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.88%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.88%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.50%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.75%) QlikView
12 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 58 (21.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (12.78%) Git (software)
3 23 (8.65%) NUnit
4 18 (6.77%) JIRA
5 11 (4.14%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.38%) Visual Studio
7 8 (3.01%) Maven
8 7 (2.63%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.26%) Subversion
10 4 (1.50%) Checkstyle
10 4 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.13%) Grunt
11 3 (1.13%) gulp
12 2 (0.75%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.75%) Gradle
12 2 (0.75%) JUnit
13 1 (0.38%) Ant
13 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.38%) Mockito
13 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 69 (25.94%) Finance
2 5 (1.88%) Advertising
2 5 (1.88%) Marketing
3 4 (1.50%) Banking
3 4 (1.50%) Military
4 2 (0.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.38%) Law
5 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (49.62%) .NET
2 112 (42.11%) CSS
3 99 (37.22%) HTML
4 81 (30.45%) jQuery
5 80 (30.08%) WCF
6 63 (23.68%) WPF
7 61 (22.93%) AngularJS
7 61 (22.93%) Web Services
8 58 (21.80%) ASP.NET
9 39 (14.66%) .NET Framework
10 38 (14.29%) Entity Framework
10 38 (14.29%) Node.js
11 36 (13.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (12.78%) LAMP
13 32 (12.03%) HTML5
14 21 (7.89%) Sass
15 20 (7.52%) Laravel
16 19 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (5.26%) CSS3
18 12 (4.51%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.15%) Xbox
2 25 (9.40%) iPad
3 20 (7.52%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.26%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.88%) User Experience
6 5 (1.88%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.13%) Fintech
9 2 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.75%) iSeries
10 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.38%) SCADA
10 1 (0.38%) Telematics
10 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.64%) Windows
2 6 (2.26%) Android
2 6 (2.26%) Linux
3 5 (1.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (41.73%) MVC
3 68 (25.56%) TDD
4 61 (22.93%) OO
5 44 (16.54%) Scrum
6 42 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 37 (13.91%) Software Engineering
8 34 (12.78%) Machine Learning
8 34 (12.78%) SDLC
9 31 (11.65%) DevOps
10 25 (9.40%) BDD
10 25 (9.40%) E-Commerce
11 24 (9.02%) Kanban
12 23 (8.65%) OOP
13 20 (7.52%) Unit Testing
14 19 (7.14%) Web Development
15 18 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (4.89%) Waterfall
17 10 (3.76%) OO PHP
17 10 (3.76%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (53.01%) JavaScript
2 137 (51.50%) C#
3 86 (32.33%) PHP
4 78 (29.32%) SQL
5 35 (13.16%) Java
6 26 (9.77%) T-SQL
7 17 (6.39%) Python
8 12 (4.51%) Ruby
9 8 (3.01%) C++
10 7 (2.63%) C
10 7 (2.63%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.26%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.50%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.50%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.50%) Perl
12 4 (1.50%) Scala
12 4 (1.50%) VB
13 3 (1.13%) IronPython
13 3 (1.13%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.75%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (2.63%) Degree
2 2 (0.75%) DBS Check
2 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.26%) Varnish
2 4 (1.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (10.90%) Google
2 26 (9.77%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.38%) Oracle
4 7 (2.63%) Zend
5 4 (1.50%) VMware
6 2 (0.75%) IBM
6 2 (0.75%) RedGate
7 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.38%) hybris
7 1 (0.38%) Remedy
7 1 (0.38%) Splunk
7 1 (0.38%) Tableau
7 1 (0.38%) Xamarin
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