Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 137 188
Rank change year-on-year -39 +51 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 228 236 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.74% 2.04% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 2.09% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 203 227 182
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +1.12%
10th Percentile £38,600 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 12656 11268 12702
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.58% 97.55% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10348 9486 10230
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,481
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 26 July 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 6 months to 26 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
Manchester -32 190 £50,000 -4.76% 21
Cheshire -51 20 £47,500 -9.52%
Merseyside +4 11 £60,000 +41.18% 3
Lancashire +1 8 £75,649 +89.12% 1
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 150 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (62.72%) JavaScript
3 115 (50.44%) HTML
4 113 (49.56%) CSS
5 87 (38.16%) TDD
6 76 (33.33%) MVC
7 72 (31.58%) C#
8 71 (31.14%) .NET
9 69 (30.26%) PHP
10 64 (28.07%) Web Services
10 64 (28.07%) Mentoring
11 60 (26.32%) AngularJS
11 60 (26.32%) MySQL
11 60 (26.32%) SQL
11 60 (26.32%) Git (software)
12 53 (23.25%) jQuery
13 49 (21.49%) Web Development
14 47 (20.61%) HTML5
14 47 (20.61%) Node.js
15 43 (18.86%) React
16 41 (17.98%) SQL Server
17 40 (17.54%) CSS3
18 38 (16.67%) Finance
18 38 (16.67%) Scrum
18 38 (16.67%) User Experience
19 36 (15.79%) Sass
19 36 (15.79%) Java
20 35 (15.35%) ASP.NET
20 35 (15.35%) OOP
20 35 (15.35%) Software Engineering

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 21 (9.21%) WordPress
2 17 (7.46%) Apache
3 13 (5.70%) Drupal
4 9 (3.95%) CMS
5 6 (2.63%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.19%) Confluence
7 4 (1.75%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.32%) Mongoose
8 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.88%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.44%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.44%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.39%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.75%) GitHub
2 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (1.32%) Firebase
4 2 (0.88%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.95%) Intranet
2 3 (1.32%) Bluetooth
2 3 (1.32%) GPRS
2 3 (1.32%) NFC
2 3 (1.32%) RFID
2 3 (1.32%) RS-232
2 3 (1.32%) UMTS
2 3 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.88%) HTTP
4 1 (0.44%) Firewall
4 1 (0.44%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (26.32%) MySQL
2 41 (17.98%) SQL Server
3 34 (14.91%) MongoDB
4 16 (7.02%) NoSQL
5 14 (6.14%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.70%) CouchDB
7 10 (4.39%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.07%) Apache Accumulo
9 5 (2.19%) Big Data
10 4 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.75%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.75%) Redis
10 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.88%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 60 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 28 (12.28%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.14%) git-flow
3 14 (6.14%) Subversion
4 13 (5.70%) Eclipse
5 11 (4.82%) gulp
5 11 (4.82%) Xcode
6 10 (4.39%) Maven
6 10 (4.39%) Selenium
7 9 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (3.95%) Selenium IDE
7 9 (3.95%) WebDriver
8 8 (3.51%) Grunt
9 7 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (2.63%) JIRA
10 6 (2.63%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.75%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.75%) Vagrant
13 3 (1.32%) QUnit
General
1 38 (16.67%) Finance
2 18 (7.89%) Retail
3 10 (4.39%) Banking
3 10 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.95%) Electronics
4 9 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.95%) Marketing
5 4 (1.75%) Games
6 2 (0.88%) Advertising
6 2 (0.88%) Military
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (50.44%) HTML
2 113 (49.56%) CSS
3 71 (31.14%) .NET
4 64 (28.07%) Web Services
5 60 (26.32%) AngularJS
6 53 (23.25%) jQuery
7 47 (20.61%) HTML5
7 47 (20.61%) Node.js
8 43 (18.86%) React
9 40 (17.54%) CSS3
10 36 (15.79%) Sass
11 35 (15.35%) ASP.NET
12 34 (14.91%) RESTful
13 33 (14.47%) REST
14 31 (13.60%) LAMP
15 30 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (11.40%) Spring
17 23 (10.09%) WCF
18 17 (7.46%) Laravel
19 16 (7.02%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.67%) User Experience
2 35 (15.35%) Mobile App
3 30 (13.16%) iPad
4 15 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.07%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.32%) CAN bus
7 3 (1.32%) W3C
8 2 (0.88%) Social Media
9 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.44%) Animation
9 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.44%) EPoS
9 1 (0.44%) Fintech
9 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.47%) Linux
2 22 (9.65%) Android
3 17 (7.46%) Apple iOS
4 12 (5.26%) Windows
5 1 (0.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (38.16%) TDD
3 76 (33.33%) MVC
4 64 (28.07%) Mentoring
5 49 (21.49%) Web Development
6 38 (16.67%) Scrum
7 35 (15.35%) OOP
7 35 (15.35%) Software Engineering
8 34 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (14.04%) Analytics
10 31 (13.60%) OO
11 30 (13.16%) DevOps
12 25 (10.96%) Test Automation
13 23 (10.09%) E-Commerce
14 20 (8.77%) BDD
15 16 (7.02%) Android Development
15 16 (7.02%) API Development
15 16 (7.02%) Data Analytics
15 16 (7.02%) Front End Development
16 15 (6.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 143 (62.72%) JavaScript
2 72 (31.58%) C#
3 69 (30.26%) PHP
4 60 (26.32%) SQL
5 36 (15.79%) Java
6 19 (8.33%) TypeScript
7 9 (3.95%) ES6
8 8 (3.51%) Apple Swift
9 7 (3.07%) Objective-C
9 7 (3.07%) Python
9 7 (3.07%) Ruby
10 6 (2.63%) C
11 5 (2.19%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.32%) ANSI C
12 3 (1.32%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.32%) GraphQL
12 3 (1.32%) Perl
13 2 (0.88%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.88%) ANSI SQL
13 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (6.14%) Degree
2 2 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.19%) Docker
2 3 (1.32%) Firmware
3 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (6.58%) Puppet
2 8 (3.51%) Kibana
3 4 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (5.70%) Microsoft
1 13 (5.70%) Zend
2 10 (4.39%) SAP
3 4 (1.75%) Oracle
4 3 (1.32%) Apple
4 3 (1.32%) Facebook
4 3 (1.32%) hybris
4 3 (1.32%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.88%) Progress
5 2 (0.88%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.88%) VMware
6 1 (0.44%) Cognos
6 1 (0.44%) Netezza
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