Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 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 Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 273 267
Rank change year-on-year +43 -6 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 50 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.67% 0.22% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.22% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 5
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £57,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.51% +26.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £52,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,250 £54,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £57,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.51% +26.67% +5.88%

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 7,238 7,222 6,739
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.14% 97.14% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5,987 6,231 5,589
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 £24,200
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Lead Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Software Engineer in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 47 (94.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (80.00%) Java
3 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (70.00%) E-Commerce
5 31 (62.00%) Spring
6 30 (60.00%) DevOps
7 28 (56.00%) Scrum
8 23 (46.00%) MVC
8 23 (46.00%) Mentoring
9 20 (40.00%) Web Services
9 20 (40.00%) AngularJS
10 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
10 19 (38.00%) MySQL
10 19 (38.00%) TDD
11 18 (36.00%) Linux
11 18 (36.00%) Node.js
12 17 (34.00%) Amazon AWS
12 17 (34.00%) HTML5
12 17 (34.00%) BDD
12 17 (34.00%) Hadoop
12 17 (34.00%) CSS
12 17 (34.00%) HTML
13 14 (28.00%) JSON
14 13 (26.00%) Web Development
14 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (26.00%) C#
15 12 (24.00%) .NET
15 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
15 12 (24.00%) React
16 11 (22.00%) Microservices

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 9 (18.00%) Apache Solr
2 8 (16.00%) Apache Pig
2 8 (16.00%) Apache Spark
2 8 (16.00%) CMS
2 8 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.00%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (34.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.00%) SaaS
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.00%) G Suite
4 1 (2.00%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) MySQL
2 17 (34.00%) Hadoop
3 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (18.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (18.00%) MongoDB
4 9 (18.00%) NoSQL
5 8 (16.00%) Apache Hive
5 8 (16.00%) Big Data
5 8 (16.00%) RDBMS
5 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.00%) Subversion
2 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.00%) Selenium
4 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (62.00%) Spring
2 20 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 20 (40.00%) Web Services
3 18 (36.00%) Node.js
4 17 (34.00%) CSS
4 17 (34.00%) HTML
4 17 (34.00%) HTML5
5 14 (28.00%) JSON
6 12 (24.00%) .NET
6 12 (24.00%) React
7 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 10 (20.00%) RESTful
8 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (18.00%) CSS3
8 9 (18.00%) Hibernate
8 9 (18.00%) JAX-RS
8 9 (18.00%) jQuery
8 9 (18.00%) Spring MVC
8 9 (18.00%) Struts
9 8 (16.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) PKI
2 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.00%) iPad
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (94.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (70.00%) E-Commerce
4 30 (60.00%) DevOps
5 28 (56.00%) Scrum
6 23 (46.00%) Mentoring
6 23 (46.00%) MVC
7 19 (38.00%) TDD
8 17 (34.00%) BDD
9 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (26.00%) Web Development
10 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
11 11 (22.00%) Microservices
12 10 (20.00%) OO
12 10 (20.00%) SOA
13 9 (18.00%) Coaching
13 9 (18.00%) Dependency Injection
13 9 (18.00%) OOP
13 9 (18.00%) SDLC
13 9 (18.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) Java
2 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.00%) C#
4 9 (18.00%) C
4 9 (18.00%) Python
4 9 (18.00%) Ruby
5 8 (16.00%) C++
5 8 (16.00%) Perl
6 2 (4.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.00%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.00%) Go
7 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
1 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle
1 8 (16.00%) VMware
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (2.00%) Apple
4 1 (2.00%) Facebook
4 1 (2.00%) Xamarin