Period
to 19 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 163 138
Rank change year-on-year +43 -25 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 19 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.93% 0.45% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.47% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 22
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -9.52%
10th Percentile £52,500 £49,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £66,500
North West median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -4.76%

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 1,982 2,991 2,503
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 96.30% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,501 2,263 1,961
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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
Knutsford +18 5 - -
Alderley Edge - 4 £55,000 -
Warrington +17 2 £57,000 +1.33% 1
Wilmslow +7 1 - -
Nantwich - 1 £62,500 -
Lead Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) PHP
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
2 5 (26.32%) React
3 4 (21.05%) Laravel
3 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (21.05%) Docker
3 4 (21.05%) Power Platform
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Flow
4 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (15.79%) Vue.js
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (15.79%) Nintex
4 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.79%) Workflow
4 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
5 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity

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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Power Platform
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Flow
3 1 (5.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Power BI
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) Gradle
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
2 5 (26.32%) React
3 4 (21.05%) Laravel
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) Vue.js
5 2 (10.53%) REST
5 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Core
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.26%) JDBC
6 1 (5.26%) jQuery
6 1 (5.26%) Node.js
6 1 (5.26%) SOAP
6 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
6 1 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Animation
1 1 (5.26%) Blog
1 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) AIX
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Workflow
3 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (10.53%) Decision-Making
3 2 (10.53%) ETL
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 2 (10.53%) OWASP
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Android Development
4 1 (5.26%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) Demand Management
4 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning
4 1 (5.26%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (5.26%) SOLID
4 1 (5.26%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
1 5 (26.32%) PHP
2 4 (21.05%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
4 2 (10.53%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
5 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Nintex
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Tableau