The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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

Lead Developer
England / North West
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 140 157
Rank change year-on-year -10 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 110 93 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.71% 1.64% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.69% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 94 90 82
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,250 £40,150
10% offered a salary of more than £58,350 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6214 5517 6305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.75% 97.18% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5161 4671 5027
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in the North West

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in the North West

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the North West over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in the North West

Lead Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester +5 91 £50,000 - 8
Cheshire -21 12 £41,500 -20.95%
Lancashire - 7 £75,649 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Lead 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 North West region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 147 (62.82%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (59.83%) JavaScript
3 113 (48.29%) HTML
4 111 (47.44%) CSS
5 109 (46.58%) C#
6 104 (44.44%) .NET
7 79 (33.76%) TDD
8 78 (33.33%) MVC
9 76 (32.48%) AngularJS
10 75 (32.05%) Web Services
11 70 (29.91%) SQL
12 64 (27.35%) PHP
13 62 (26.50%) MySQL
14 60 (25.64%) jQuery
15 58 (24.79%) Node.js
16 53 (22.65%) WCF
17 50 (21.37%) HTML5
18 48 (20.51%) ASP.NET
19 43 (18.38%) LAMP
19 43 (18.38%) iPad
20 42 (17.95%) Java
21 41 (17.52%) Scrum
21 41 (17.52%) Web Development
22 40 (17.09%) Mentoring
23 39 (16.67%) Git (software)
24 36 (15.38%) Mobile App
25 35 (14.96%) SQL Server
26 34 (14.53%) OO
26 34 (14.53%) ASP.NET Web API
27 33 (14.10%) OOP

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 17 (7.26%) WordPress
2 10 (4.27%) Apache
3 9 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.42%) Drupal
5 7 (2.99%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.56%) Apache Pig
6 6 (2.56%) CMS
6 6 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.28%) Mongoose
9 2 (0.85%) Confluence
10 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.43%) Mule
10 1 (0.43%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.42%) Magento
2 4 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.70%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.14%) Google Play
5 3 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.85%) Firebase
6 2 (0.85%) GitHub
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.43%) Route 53
7 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.14%) Intranet
2 3 (1.28%) HTTP
3 1 (0.43%) Firewall
3 1 (0.43%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (26.50%) MySQL
2 35 (14.96%) SQL Server
3 22 (9.40%) Big Data
3 22 (9.40%) MongoDB
4 14 (5.98%) NoSQL
5 13 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.13%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.42%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.56%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.28%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.85%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (7.26%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.70%) NUnit
5 9 (3.85%) git-flow
5 9 (3.85%) gulp
6 6 (2.56%) Grunt
7 5 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.14%) JIRA
7 5 (2.14%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.71%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.71%) Xcode
9 3 (1.28%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.28%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.28%) Maven
9 3 (1.28%) QUnit
9 3 (1.28%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.85%) Mercurial
General
1 30 (12.82%) Finance
2 11 (4.70%) Retail
3 6 (2.56%) Military
4 2 (0.85%) Advertising
4 2 (0.85%) Electronics
4 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.85%) Marketing
4 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.43%) Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Games
5 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (48.29%) HTML
2 111 (47.44%) CSS
3 104 (44.44%) .NET
4 76 (32.48%) AngularJS
5 75 (32.05%) Web Services
6 60 (25.64%) jQuery
7 58 (24.79%) Node.js
8 53 (22.65%) WCF
9 50 (21.37%) HTML5
10 48 (20.51%) ASP.NET
11 43 (18.38%) LAMP
12 34 (14.53%) ASP.NET Web API
13 26 (11.11%) WPF
14 25 (10.68%) Sass
15 24 (10.26%) Laravel
16 22 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (8.55%) .NET Framework
17 20 (8.55%) Spring
18 19 (8.12%) REST
18 19 (8.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.38%) iPad
2 36 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.98%) User Experience
4 11 (4.70%) Xbox
5 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.85%) Social Media
6 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.43%) iSeries
7 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.55%) Android
2 16 (6.84%) Linux
3 14 (5.98%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.70%) Windows
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (62.82%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (33.76%) TDD
3 78 (33.33%) MVC
4 41 (17.52%) Scrum
4 41 (17.52%) Web Development
5 40 (17.09%) Mentoring
6 34 (14.53%) OO
7 33 (14.10%) OOP
8 28 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (10.68%) DevOps
10 24 (10.26%) Software Engineering
11 23 (9.83%) BDD
12 22 (9.40%) Machine Learning
13 21 (8.97%) E-Commerce
14 20 (8.55%) SDLC
15 18 (7.69%) Analytics
16 17 (7.26%) Kanban
17 16 (6.84%) Android Development
18 15 (6.41%) Continuous Delivery
18 15 (6.41%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 140 (59.83%) JavaScript
2 109 (46.58%) C#
3 70 (29.91%) SQL
4 64 (27.35%) PHP
5 42 (17.95%) Java
6 16 (6.84%) Python
7 14 (5.98%) TypeScript
8 13 (5.56%) Ruby
9 9 (3.85%) Apple Swift
9 9 (3.85%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.99%) C
10 7 (2.99%) Perl
10 7 (2.99%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.56%) Scala
12 4 (1.71%) Clojure
12 4 (1.71%) ES6
12 4 (1.71%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.28%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.85%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.85%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 10 (4.27%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.56%) Hyper-V
1 6 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.99%) Puppet
2 5 (2.14%) Kibana
3 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.26%) Google
3 12 (5.13%) Oracle
4 6 (2.56%) VMware
5 4 (1.71%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.85%) hybris
6 2 (0.85%) Progress
6 2 (0.85%) SAP
7 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.43%) IBM
7 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.43%) Splunk
7 1 (0.43%) Zend
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