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The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 188 161 134
Rank change year-on-year -27 -27 +77
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 68 51 63
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.13% 1.15% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.23% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 47 47 59
10th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £48,500
25th Percentile £52,434 £57,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £76,520 £73,750 £69,375
90th Percentile £85,250 £82,500 £76,250
North West median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - - +9.09%

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 5,684 4,146 3,495
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 93.23% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,653 3,315 2,889
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £30,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -1.04% +6.67%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Manchester

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lead Developer in Manchester.

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Manchester

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Cheadle - 4 £55,000 -
Salford - 2 £57,500 -
Bolton - 1 £60,000 -
Rochdale - 1 £44,833 -
Lead Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, Lead Developer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 39 (57.35%) Agile
2 28 (41.18%) Mentoring
3 25 (36.76%) AWS
4 24 (35.29%) TDD
5 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
6 22 (32.35%) C#
7 21 (30.88%) React
8 20 (29.41%) Technical Leadership
9 18 (26.47%) DevOps
9 18 (26.47%) .NET
10 17 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 17 (25.00%) Docker
10 17 (25.00%) Node.js
11 16 (23.53%) Software Engineering
11 16 (23.53%) Python
12 14 (20.59%) Public Sector
13 13 (19.12%) Prototyping
13 13 (19.12%) Full Stack Development
13 13 (19.12%) Microservices
13 13 (19.12%) Vue.js
13 13 (19.12%) Azure
13 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (19.12%) SQL
14 12 (17.65%) HTML
14 12 (17.65%) CSS
14 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
15 11 (16.18%) API Design
15 11 (16.18%) CI/CD
15 11 (16.18%) Data Modelling

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 8 (11.76%) nginx
2 3 (4.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.94%) CMS
3 2 (2.94%) SAS
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Magento
1 2 (2.94%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 25 (36.76%) AWS
2 13 (19.12%) Azure
3 8 (11.76%) SaaS
4 4 (5.88%) npm
5 3 (4.41%) PaaS
6 2 (2.94%) GCP
6 2 (2.94%) NuGet
6 2 (2.94%) Trello
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.47%) GitHub
7 1 (1.47%) Heroku
7 1 (1.47%) iTunes
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (1.47%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (13.24%) NoSQL
3 8 (11.76%) Big Data
3 8 (11.76%) LogicBlox
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.94%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.94%) MySQL
5 2 (2.94%) OLTP
5 2 (2.94%) Redis
6 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.47%) Power BI
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.24%) JIRA
3 8 (11.76%) GitLab
3 8 (11.76%) TestRail
3 8 (11.76%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.94%) Moq
4 2 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 14 (20.59%) Public Sector
2 8 (11.76%) Finance
3 6 (8.82%) Social Skills
4 5 (7.35%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 3 (4.41%) Tech for Good
6 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.94%) Law
6 2 (2.94%) Legal
6 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) React
2 18 (26.47%) .NET
3 17 (25.00%) Node.js
4 13 (19.12%) Vue.js
5 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 12 (17.65%) CSS
5 12 (17.65%) HTML
6 10 (14.71%) .NET Core
7 8 (11.76%) Ext JS
7 8 (11.76%) FastAPI
7 8 (11.76%) Flask
7 8 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (10.29%) RESTful
9 6 (8.82%) Web Services
10 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (7.35%) jQuery
11 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
11 4 (5.88%) REST
11 4 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.41%) User Experience
4 2 (2.94%) EPoS
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing Technology
4 2 (2.94%) Wiki
5 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.47%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.47%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) Agile
2 28 (41.18%) Mentoring
3 24 (35.29%) TDD
4 20 (29.41%) Technical Leadership
5 18 (26.47%) DevOps
6 16 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (19.12%) Full Stack Development
7 13 (19.12%) Microservices
7 13 (19.12%) Prototyping
8 11 (16.18%) API Design
8 11 (16.18%) CI/CD
8 11 (16.18%) Data Modelling
8 11 (16.18%) Test Automation
9 10 (14.71%) Coaching
9 10 (14.71%) Scrum
10 9 (13.24%) Analytics
10 9 (13.24%) Artificial Intelligence
10 9 (13.24%) BDD
10 9 (13.24%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
2 22 (32.35%) C#
3 16 (23.53%) Python
4 13 (19.12%) SQL
5 9 (13.24%) Java
6 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.88%) Go
8 3 (4.41%) Ruby
9 2 (2.94%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.94%) C++
9 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.94%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.47%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.47%) PHP
10 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 17 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle
2 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) Google