The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 52 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 12 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.31% 0.24% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 0.25% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 7
Average salary £35,232 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.26%
Lead Developer
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
508 401 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 97.88% 97.09% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 427 364 333
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £21,675
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the job title across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title.

1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Java
3 10 (41.67%) C#
3 10 (41.67%) Scrum
3 10 (41.67%) JSON
4 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (37.50%) RESTful
4 9 (37.50%) Scala
4 9 (37.50%) TDD
4 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Ruby
4 9 (37.50%) Open Source
4 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 9 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 9 (37.50%) Play Framework
5 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (25.00%) .NET
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (25.00%) SOAP
6 6 (25.00%) Web Services
6 6 (25.00%) XML
7 5 (20.83%) UNIX
7 5 (20.83%) C
7 5 (20.83%) C++
7 5 (20.83%) HTML
7 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
7 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) Client/Server

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 9 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.67%) DataStage
4 4 (16.67%) QualityStage
4 4 (16.67%) MySQL
4 4 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) JSON
2 9 (37.50%) RESTful
2 9 (37.50%) Play Framework
3 6 (25.00%) .NET
3 6 (25.00%) SOAP
3 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 6 (25.00%) XML
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.83%) HTML
5 4 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.17%) REST
7 1 (4.17%) NancyFx
7 1 (4.17%) WinForms
7 1 (4.17%) Ajax
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.17%) WCF
7 1 (4.17%) WPF
7 1 (4.17%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Open Source
2 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (37.50%) TDD
3 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.67%) ETL
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 1 (4.17%) OOP
8 1 (4.17%) MVC
8 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) Ruby
3 9 (37.50%) Scala
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) C++
5 5 (20.83%) C
6 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 2 (8.33%) VB
8 1 (4.17%) VB6
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft