The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 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 / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 94 142
Rank change year-on-year -21 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 98 100 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.34% 2.85% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 2.90% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 86 98 44
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4102 3444 3245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.95% 98.15% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3510 2959 2708
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 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
Wigan -9 7 £65,000 +30.00%
Altrincham -8 1 - -
Stockport -24 1 £45,000 -
Lead Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 140 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (69.27%) JavaScript
3 114 (59.38%) HTML
4 110 (57.29%) CSS
5 75 (39.06%) TDD
6 66 (34.38%) AngularJS
7 65 (33.85%) Web Services
7 65 (33.85%) C#
8 62 (32.29%) .NET
9 59 (30.73%) PHP
10 58 (30.21%) MVC
11 56 (29.17%) Node.js
12 55 (28.65%) MySQL
13 52 (27.08%) jQuery
14 49 (25.52%) HTML5
15 48 (25.00%) iPad
16 46 (23.96%) SQL
16 46 (23.96%) Mentoring
17 45 (23.44%) Git (software)
18 42 (21.88%) Web Development
19 41 (21.35%) LAMP
20 39 (20.31%) OOP
21 35 (18.23%) React
22 34 (17.71%) Java
23 33 (17.19%) Test Automation
23 33 (17.19%) Mobile App
24 32 (16.67%) Sass
24 32 (16.67%) ASP.NET
24 32 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
25 31 (16.15%) SQL Server

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 14 (7.29%) WordPress
2 13 (6.77%) Apache
3 7 (3.65%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.65%) Drupal
4 4 (2.08%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.08%) CMS
4 4 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.56%) Confluence
5 3 (1.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 10 (5.21%) Magento
2 7 (3.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.08%) Google Play
2 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.56%) GitHub
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.52%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.17%) Intranet
2 3 (1.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (28.65%) MySQL
2 31 (16.15%) SQL Server
3 24 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 14 (7.29%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 10 (5.21%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.69%) CouchDB
8 7 (3.65%) Big Data
9 6 (3.13%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.60%) Apache Accumulo
11 4 (2.08%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.04%) Couchbase
13 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (23.44%) Git (software)
2 24 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.25%) git-flow
4 11 (5.73%) Eclipse
5 10 (5.21%) Xcode
6 9 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (4.69%) Grunt
6 9 (4.69%) gulp
6 9 (4.69%) Subversion
7 7 (3.65%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.60%) Maven
8 5 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.08%) JIRA
10 3 (1.56%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.56%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (1.56%) QUnit
10 3 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.56%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (9.38%) Finance
2 15 (7.81%) Retail
3 7 (3.65%) Electronics
3 7 (3.65%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.65%) Marketing
3 7 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.08%) Military
5 3 (1.56%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (59.38%) HTML
2 110 (57.29%) CSS
3 66 (34.38%) AngularJS
4 65 (33.85%) Web Services
5 62 (32.29%) .NET
6 56 (29.17%) Node.js
7 52 (27.08%) jQuery
8 49 (25.52%) HTML5
9 41 (21.35%) LAMP
10 35 (18.23%) React
11 32 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 32 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 32 (16.67%) Sass
12 31 (16.15%) RESTful
13 25 (13.02%) CSS3
14 24 (12.50%) REST
15 22 (11.46%) Spring
16 21 (10.94%) Laravel
16 21 (10.94%) WCF
17 16 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (25.00%) iPad
2 33 (17.19%) Mobile App
3 29 (15.10%) User Experience
4 8 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.56%) W3C
7 2 (1.04%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.04%) Social Media
8 1 (0.52%) Animation
8 1 (0.52%) EPoS
8 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.50%) Android
2 23 (11.98%) Linux
3 18 (9.38%) Apple iOS
4 12 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (39.06%) TDD
3 58 (30.21%) MVC
4 46 (23.96%) Mentoring
5 42 (21.88%) Web Development
6 39 (20.31%) OOP
7 33 (17.19%) Test Automation
8 31 (16.15%) Scrum
9 29 (15.10%) DevOps
10 26 (13.54%) Analytics
10 26 (13.54%) OO
11 25 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (12.50%) E-Commerce
13 22 (11.46%) Software Engineering
14 19 (9.90%) BDD
15 18 (9.38%) Android Development
16 16 (8.33%) Front End Development
17 15 (7.81%) Data Analytics
17 15 (7.81%) SDLC
18 13 (6.77%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 133 (69.27%) JavaScript
2 65 (33.85%) C#
3 59 (30.73%) PHP
4 46 (23.96%) SQL
5 34 (17.71%) Java
6 16 (8.33%) TypeScript
7 10 (5.21%) Apple Swift
7 10 (5.21%) Objective-C
8 7 (3.65%) Python
8 7 (3.65%) Ruby
9 6 (3.13%) ES6
10 5 (2.60%) C
10 5 (2.60%) Perl
11 2 (1.04%) Clojure
11 2 (1.04%) Scala
11 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.52%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (5.73%) Degree
2 4 (2.08%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.08%) Docker
1 4 (2.08%) Hyper-V
1 4 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (7.81%) Puppet
2 8 (4.17%) Kibana
3 3 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (4.17%) SAP
2 7 (3.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.60%) Oracle
4 4 (2.08%) Google
4 4 (2.08%) VMware
5 3 (1.56%) hybris
5 3 (1.56%) Zend
6 2 (1.04%) Apple
6 2 (1.04%) Progress
6 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.52%) Xamarin
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