The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £50,250 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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

Lead Software Engineer
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 176 182
Rank change year-on-year -18 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 11 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.28% 0.029% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.030% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Median salary £50,250 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.23% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.84%  

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 3853 3385 3496
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.13% 97.78% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3256 2870 2848
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Engineer in Manchester

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Engineer in Manchester

Lead Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Oldham - 4 - -
Bury - 1 £55,000 -
Lead Software Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, Lead Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (62.50%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (56.25%) .NET
4 9 (56.25%) jQuery
5 8 (50.00%) Ruby
5 8 (50.00%) Python
6 7 (43.75%) MySQL
6 7 (43.75%) C
6 7 (43.75%) Degree
6 7 (43.75%) TDD
7 6 (37.50%) C++
7 6 (37.50%) HTML
7 6 (37.50%) MVC
7 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
8 5 (31.25%) DevOps
8 5 (31.25%) SDLC
8 5 (31.25%) Big Data
8 5 (31.25%) Node.js
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (31.25%) HTML5
8 5 (31.25%) Linux
8 5 (31.25%) C#
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
9 4 (25.00%) JIRA
9 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 4 (25.00%) QA
9 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (25.00%) Firmware

Lead Software Engineer 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 3 (18.75%) Apache Pig
1 3 (18.75%) Apache Spark
1 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 5 (31.25%) Big Data
3 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (18.75%) Apache Hive
4 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
4 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (6.25%) CouchDB
5 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
1 9 (56.25%) jQuery
2 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (31.25%) HTML5
3 5 (31.25%) Node.js
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) Spring
5 3 (18.75%) Apache Camel
5 3 (18.75%) CSS3
5 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
5 3 (18.75%) Java EE
5 3 (18.75%) Middleware
6 2 (12.50%) Qt
6 2 (12.50%) React
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 1 (6.25%) JSON
7 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) MVC
5 5 (31.25%) DevOps
5 5 (31.25%) SDLC
6 4 (25.00%) Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Validation
7 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (18.75%) Information Security
7 3 (18.75%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) Time Management
7 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
8 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) Ruby
3 7 (43.75%) C
4 6 (37.50%) C++
5 5 (31.25%) C#
6 4 (25.00%) Clojure
6 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
6 4 (25.00%) Perl
6 4 (25.00%) PHP
6 4 (25.00%) Scala
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
8 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) HNC
2 4 (25.00%) HND
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Firmware
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Apple
2 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Xamarin
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