Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 107 117
Rank change year-on-year -34 +10 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 29 42 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.96% 1.86% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.91% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 28 40 71
Cheshire median annual salary £51,250 £52,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% +22.09% -9.47%
10th Percentile £42,125 £43,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £65,750 £62,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -1.90% +22.09% -4.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2897 2202 3186
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 97.30% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2221 1895 2702
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Lead Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -7 7 £52,500 - 3
Chester -7 5 £47,500 -13.64%
Macclesfield -16 2 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Knutsford -44 2 £70,000 -9.68%
Runcorn - 2 £60,000 -
Wilmslow +14 1 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Nantwich - 1 £50,000 - 1
Crewe - 1 £45,000 -
Lead Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 13 (44.83%) .NET
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) C#
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) Web Services
4 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
5 9 (31.03%) CSS
5 9 (31.03%) PHP
5 9 (31.03%) MVC
6 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
6 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
6 8 (27.59%) HTML
6 8 (27.59%) Web Development
6 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
6 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
7 7 (24.14%) jQuery
7 7 (24.14%) SOAP
8 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
8 6 (20.69%) SDLC
8 6 (20.69%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (17.24%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (17.24%) REST
9 5 (17.24%) Analytics
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) Entity Framework
9 5 (17.24%) WCF
10 4 (13.79%) TDD
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 4 (13.79%) WordPress
2 3 (10.34%) Confluence
3 2 (6.90%) CMS
3 2 (6.90%) Drupal
3 2 (6.90%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Google Analytics
3 2 (6.90%) AdWords
4 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.90%) Power BI
4 2 (6.90%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.45%) OLAP
5 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (3.45%) QlikView
5 1 (3.45%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Gradle
3 1 (3.45%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.45%) Xcode
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Back Office
2 2 (6.90%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) Web Services
3 9 (31.03%) CSS
4 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
4 8 (27.59%) HTML
5 7 (24.14%) jQuery
5 7 (24.14%) SOAP
6 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
7 5 (17.24%) Entity Framework
7 5 (17.24%) REST
7 5 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (17.24%) WCF
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (13.79%) HTML5
9 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (10.34%) Node.js
10 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
10 2 (6.90%) CSS3
10 2 (6.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.90%) Animation
2 2 (6.90%) Video Editing
3 1 (3.45%) Fintech
3 1 (3.45%) iPhone
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) MVC
3 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
3 8 (27.59%) Web Development
4 6 (20.69%) SDLC
5 5 (17.24%) Analytics
5 5 (17.24%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) TDD
7 3 (10.34%) BDD
7 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.34%) Coaching
7 3 (10.34%) Content Management
7 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) iOS Development
7 3 (10.34%) SEO
8 2 (6.90%) OO
8 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) C#
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) PHP
4 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) Apple Swift
5 2 (6.90%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Google
3 3 (10.34%) DevExpress
4 2 (6.90%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) Tableau
5 1 (3.45%) Twitter
5 1 (3.45%) Zend