Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester 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 > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 94 157
Rank change year-on-year -48 +63 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 168 238 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.12% 3.19% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 3.27% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 149 225 118
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +20.69% -3.33%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7698 7269 7195
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.45% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6394 6249 5985
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,852
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 Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Manchester

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Manchester

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Manchester

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Manchester 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
Altrincham -12 3 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Salford -4 2 £52,500 +16.67%
Wigan -5 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Stockport -32 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Lead Developer
North West

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

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 Manchester region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 110 (65.48%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 59 (35.12%) HTML
4 55 (32.74%) CSS
5 52 (30.95%) TDD
6 51 (30.36%) PHP
7 48 (28.57%) C#
7 48 (28.57%) .NET
8 45 (26.79%) Mentoring
9 40 (23.81%) MVC
10 36 (21.43%) Web Services
11 31 (18.45%) SQL Server
11 31 (18.45%) SQL
11 31 (18.45%) Git (software)
12 29 (17.26%) Scrum
12 29 (17.26%) jQuery
13 28 (16.67%) MySQL
13 28 (16.67%) User Experience
13 28 (16.67%) React
14 27 (16.07%) RESTful
14 27 (16.07%) AngularJS
15 25 (14.88%) Analytics
16 24 (14.29%) OOP
17 23 (13.69%) ASP.NET
17 23 (13.69%) Java
17 23 (13.69%) Node.js
17 23 (13.69%) CSS3
18 22 (13.10%) Project Management
19 21 (12.50%) HTML5
20 20 (11.90%) Web Development

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (4.17%) WordPress
2 5 (2.98%) Apache
3 4 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.79%) Drupal
5 2 (1.19%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.19%) CMS
5 2 (1.19%) Confluence
5 2 (1.19%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.60%) concrete5
6 1 (0.60%) JBoss
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Magento
2 1 (0.60%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (1.79%) Firebase
3 3 (1.79%) SaaS
3 3 (1.79%) Serverless
4 2 (1.19%) GitHub
4 2 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.57%) Bluetooth
1 6 (3.57%) GPRS
1 6 (3.57%) NFC
1 6 (3.57%) RFID
1 6 (3.57%) RS-232
1 6 (3.57%) UMTS
1 6 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.19%) Intranet
3 1 (0.60%) Broadband
3 1 (0.60%) HTTP
3 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.67%) MySQL
3 17 (10.12%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.95%) CouchDB
4 10 (5.95%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.17%) Apache Accumulo
6 6 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.38%) Big Data
7 4 (2.38%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.79%) phpMyAdmin
8 3 (1.79%) Redis
8 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.19%) Power BI
9 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (18.45%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.52%) Subversion
3 10 (5.95%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.95%) Xcode
4 9 (5.36%) git-flow
5 8 (4.76%) Maven
6 7 (4.17%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.98%) JIRA
8 4 (2.38%) gulp
8 4 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.79%) Grunt
9 3 (1.79%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.19%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.19%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.19%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.60%) Babel
11 1 (0.60%) webpack
General
1 20 (11.90%) Finance
2 19 (11.31%) Retail
3 10 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.76%) Marketing
5 7 (4.17%) Electronics
5 7 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.57%) Advertising
6 6 (3.57%) Games
7 3 (1.79%) Back Office
8 2 (1.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.60%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (35.12%) HTML
2 55 (32.74%) CSS
3 48 (28.57%) .NET
4 36 (21.43%) Web Services
5 29 (17.26%) jQuery
6 28 (16.67%) React
7 27 (16.07%) AngularJS
7 27 (16.07%) RESTful
8 23 (13.69%) ASP.NET
8 23 (13.69%) CSS3
8 23 (13.69%) Node.js
9 21 (12.50%) HTML5
10 16 (9.52%) Sass
11 15 (8.93%) LAMP
12 13 (7.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (7.74%) Spring
13 12 (7.14%) JSON
13 12 (7.14%) REST
14 10 (5.95%) .NET Framework
14 10 (5.95%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.67%) User Experience
2 20 (11.90%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (7.74%) Mobile App
4 12 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (6.55%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.17%) iPad
7 6 (3.57%) CAN bus
8 3 (1.79%) W3C
9 2 (1.19%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.19%) Oculus Rift
9 2 (1.19%) Xbox
10 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.60%) Animation
10 1 (0.60%) EPoS
10 1 (0.60%) Fintech
10 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.71%) Linux
2 13 (7.74%) Apple iOS
3 10 (5.95%) Android
4 5 (2.98%) Windows
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (65.48%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (30.95%) TDD
3 45 (26.79%) Mentoring
4 40 (23.81%) MVC
5 29 (17.26%) Scrum
6 25 (14.88%) Analytics
7 24 (14.29%) OOP
8 22 (13.10%) Project Management
9 20 (11.90%) Software Engineering
9 20 (11.90%) Web Development
10 19 (11.31%) DevOps
11 18 (10.71%) OO
12 17 (10.12%) Test Automation
13 13 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (7.74%) Kanban
14 12 (7.14%) Unit Testing
14 12 (7.14%) Web Application Development
15 11 (6.55%) BDD
15 11 (6.55%) iOS Development
15 11 (6.55%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 76 (45.24%) JavaScript
2 51 (30.36%) PHP
3 48 (28.57%) C#
4 31 (18.45%) SQL
5 23 (13.69%) Java
6 8 (4.76%) Apple Swift
6 8 (4.76%) TypeScript
7 7 (4.17%) C
8 6 (3.57%) ANSI C
8 6 (3.57%) Embedded C
9 5 (2.98%) Python
10 3 (1.79%) ES6
10 3 (1.79%) GraphQL
10 3 (1.79%) Ruby
10 3 (1.79%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.19%) ANSI SQL
11 2 (1.19%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.19%) C++
11 2 (1.19%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 17 (10.12%) Degree
2 2 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.57%) Firmware
2 4 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.17%) Puppet
2 3 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.60%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (5.36%) Apple
1 9 (5.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.17%) SAP
3 3 (1.79%) Facebook
3 3 (1.79%) Google
4 2 (1.19%) Cognos
4 2 (1.19%) Oracle
4 2 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.19%) Twitter
4 2 (1.19%) Zend
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe
5 1 (0.60%) hybris
5 1 (0.60%) Netezza
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.60%) Sitecore