The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Developer
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 58 93
Rank change year-on-year -47 +35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 11 27 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.76% 2.77% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 2.88% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 29
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1385 938 1639
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.32% 96.40% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 816 1308
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Cheshire

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Cheshire

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Cheshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Cheshire

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Crewe - 3 £45,000 -
Warrington -23 1 £65,000 +23.80%
Knutsford -37 1 - -
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Cheshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 9 (37.50%) PHP
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (25.00%) MySQL
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
4 5 (20.83%) Drupal
4 5 (20.83%) jQuery
4 5 (20.83%) WordPress
4 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (20.83%) User Experience
4 5 (20.83%) Twig
4 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 5 (20.83%) Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Apache
4 5 (20.83%) CMS
4 5 (20.83%) LAMP
4 5 (20.83%) Web Development
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) TDD
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) Node.js
6 3 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (12.50%) PhoneGap
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (12.50%) Java

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (20.83%) Apache
1 5 (20.83%) CMS
1 5 (20.83%) Drupal
1 5 (20.83%) WordPress
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) ColdFusion
3 1 (4.17%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Gradle
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (20.83%) jQuery
3 5 (20.83%) LAMP
3 5 (20.83%) Twig
3 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (16.67%) Node.js
5 3 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (12.50%) PhoneGap
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (4.17%) CSS
7 1 (4.17%) Ember.js
7 1 (4.17%) J2EE
7 1 (4.17%) Laravel
7 1 (4.17%) SOAP
7 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
1 5 (20.83%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) MVC
2 5 (20.83%) Web Development
3 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum
3 4 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) OOD
5 2 (8.33%) BDD
5 2 (8.33%) Coaching
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Android Development
6 1 (4.17%) API Design
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Microservices
6 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) PHP
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) Apple Swift
6 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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