Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Software Developer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 280 247 266
Rank change year-on-year -33 +19 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 7 40 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.094% 0.54% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.55% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 6 36 5
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £61,875 £53,125 £54,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -19.19%

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 7,203 7,234 6,784
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.14% 97.15% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,964 6,239 5,626
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Lead Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Developer in Manchester

Lead Software Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Developer in Manchester

Lead Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Software Developer in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Lead Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) Bluetooth
2 4 (57.14%) GPRS
2 4 (57.14%) UMTS
2 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
2 4 (57.14%) Firmware
2 4 (57.14%) RFID
2 4 (57.14%) Telematics
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (57.14%) NFC
2 4 (57.14%) CAN bus
2 4 (57.14%) ANSI C
2 4 (57.14%) RS-232
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) SOLID
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)

Lead Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Bluetooth
1 4 (57.14%) GPRS
1 4 (57.14%) NFC
1 4 (57.14%) RFID
1 4 (57.14%) RS-232
1 4 (57.14%) UMTS
1 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Core
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
3 1 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) CAN bus
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Telematics
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) SOLID
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) ANSI C
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft