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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 219 161 144
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 46 87 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 1.26% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.33% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 45 82 103
Average salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,338 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.26%
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
7002 6556 6889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.40% 94.81% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6000 5616 6025
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -28 30 £47,500 +6.74% 6
Cheshire -9 7 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Lancashire -13 4 £38,230 -10.04% 1
Merseyside 0 2 £43,750 -5.40% 1
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 90 (71.43%) HTML
2 77 (61.11%) CSS
3 76 (60.32%) .NET
4 75 (59.52%) C#
4 75 (59.52%) JavaScript
5 66 (52.38%) ASP.NET
6 56 (44.44%) MVC
7 55 (43.65%) jQuery
8 49 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (36.51%) OO
9 46 (36.51%) .NET Framework
10 41 (32.54%) WCF
11 40 (31.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (30.16%) SQL Server
13 36 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 33 (26.19%) WPF
14 33 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 27 (21.43%) Scrum
16 26 (20.63%) PHP
16 26 (20.63%) SQL
17 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
18 21 (16.67%) Java
18 21 (16.67%) XML
19 19 (15.08%) Web Services
20 18 (14.29%) MySQL
20 18 (14.29%) TDD
21 16 (12.70%) OOP
22 14 (11.11%) HTML5
22 14 (11.11%) JSON
22 14 (11.11%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (6.35%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.56%) Drupal
2 7 (5.56%) CMS
3 6 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.17%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (3.17%) WordPress
5 3 (2.38%) Apache
6 2 (1.59%) SAS
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.79%) Confluence
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.79%) Node.js
7 1 (0.79%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) HTTP
2 4 (3.17%) Internet
3 3 (2.38%) FTP
4 2 (1.59%) SSH
5 1 (0.79%) AMQP
5 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.29%) MySQL
3 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (1.59%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.79%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 33 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.97%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.17%) Toad
5 4 (3.17%) ERwin
5 4 (3.17%) Log4j
5 4 (3.17%) NUnit
5 4 (3.17%) Subversion
5 4 (3.17%) Maven
5 4 (3.17%) MSTest
5 4 (3.17%) Ant
5 4 (3.17%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.38%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.38%) Selenium
6 3 (2.38%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.59%) JUnit
8 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.79%) Hudson
8 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 11 (8.73%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.76%) Marketing
3 4 (3.17%) Billing
4 3 (2.38%) German Language
4 3 (2.38%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.38%) Turkish Language
5 2 (1.59%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (71.43%) HTML
2 77 (61.11%) CSS
3 76 (60.32%) .NET
4 66 (52.38%) ASP.NET
5 55 (43.65%) jQuery
6 46 (36.51%) .NET Framework
7 41 (32.54%) WCF
8 40 (31.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 33 (26.19%) WPF
11 21 (16.67%) XML
12 19 (15.08%) Web Services
13 14 (11.11%) JSON
13 14 (11.11%) HTML5
14 13 (10.32%) CSS3
14 13 (10.32%) SOAP
15 11 (8.73%) Ajax
16 9 (7.14%) J2EE
16 9 (7.14%) LINQ
17 7 (5.56%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.94%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.97%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.59%) Handset
5 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.79%) Telematics
5 1 (0.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.35%) Windows
2 6 (4.76%) UNIX
3 5 (3.97%) Linux
4 4 (3.17%) AIX
4 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.59%) Android
5 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.44%) MVC
2 49 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (36.51%) OO
4 27 (21.43%) Scrum
5 18 (14.29%) TDD
6 16 (12.70%) OOP
7 14 (11.11%) Coaching
8 13 (10.32%) Mentoring
9 12 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 10 (7.94%) Domain-Driven Design
11 9 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.35%) Migration
13 7 (5.56%) CRM
14 6 (4.76%) E-Commerce
14 6 (4.76%) Line Management
15 5 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
15 5 (3.97%) BDD
15 5 (3.97%) ERP
15 5 (3.97%) PRINCE2
16 4 (3.17%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 75 (59.52%) JavaScript
1 75 (59.52%) C#
2 26 (20.63%) PHP
2 26 (20.63%) SQL
3 21 (16.67%) Java
4 10 (7.94%) Python
5 6 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.97%) Ruby
7 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.38%) Scala
8 3 (2.38%) Clojure
9 2 (1.59%) PHP5
9 2 (1.59%) VB
10 1 (0.79%) C++
10 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.17%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.73%) Oracle
3 8 (6.35%) IBM
4 4 (3.17%) Actimize
5 1 (0.79%) Endeca
5 1 (0.79%) Google
5 1 (0.79%) Zend
5 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.79%) Twitter
5 1 (0.79%) HP
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
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