Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £52,750 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 255 259
Rank change year-on-year -33 +4 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 19 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.23% 0.057% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.058% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 4
Manchester median annual salary £52,750 £53,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.86% +2.38% +16.67%
10th Percentile £45,025 £42,000 £50,375
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £50,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.32% -9.52% +16.67%

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 7991 6926 7013
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.52% 97.85% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6737 5865 5753
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £63,550 £58,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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
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 20 July 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 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
3 13 (68.42%) TDD
4 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
5 11 (57.89%) Java
5 11 (57.89%) jQuery
6 10 (52.63%) MVC
7 9 (47.37%) .NET
7 9 (47.37%) Linux
8 8 (42.11%) OO
8 8 (42.11%) HTML
9 7 (36.84%) C
9 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
9 7 (36.84%) SQL
9 7 (36.84%) Spring
9 7 (36.84%) Degree
9 7 (36.84%) JIRA
9 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (36.84%) HTML5
9 7 (36.84%) DevOps
9 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
10 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (31.58%) Web Development
10 6 (31.58%) Scrum
10 6 (31.58%) C++
11 5 (26.32%) PHP
11 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
11 5 (26.32%) Scala
11 5 (26.32%) MongoDB

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 (15.79%) Apache Spark
1 3 (15.79%) Confluence
1 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) GitHub
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) CouchDB
1 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
2 4 (21.05%) MySQL
3 3 (15.79%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (15.79%) Big Data
3 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Bitbucket
2 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Maven
2 3 (15.79%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
3 2 (10.53%) Xcode
General
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) jQuery
2 9 (47.37%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (36.84%) HTML5
4 7 (36.84%) Spring
5 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
6 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 4 (21.05%) React
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) Apache Jena
7 3 (15.79%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (15.79%) JSON
7 3 (15.79%) Node.js
7 3 (15.79%) Play Framework
7 3 (15.79%) RESTful
7 3 (15.79%) Spring Boot
7 3 (15.79%) Spring Cloud
7 3 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
4 2 (10.53%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (5.26%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
3 13 (68.42%) TDD
4 10 (52.63%) MVC
5 8 (42.11%) OO
6 7 (36.84%) DevOps
6 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
7 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (31.58%) Scrum
7 6 (31.58%) Web Development
8 5 (26.32%) Analytics
8 5 (26.32%) Microservices
8 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
9 4 (21.05%) Data Analytics
9 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
9 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Validation
10 3 (15.79%) Open Source
10 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) C
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) C++
5 5 (26.32%) PHP
5 5 (26.32%) Scala
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) Embedded C
7 3 (15.79%) Python
7 3 (15.79%) Ruby
8 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
8 2 (10.53%) Clojure
9 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
9 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
9 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (21.05%) HNC
2 4 (21.05%) HND
3 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
1 4 (21.05%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Apple
2 2 (10.53%) McAfee
3 1 (5.26%) Sun
3 1 (5.26%) Xamarin
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Flexible working & benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
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