The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 59 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 16 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.21% 1.28% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 1.32% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 8
Average salary £50,000 £35,232 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.91% -10.80%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +3.88%
Lead Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
689 758 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.30% 96.68% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 583 627 566
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in the North East

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in the North East

Lead Developer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham +8 11 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Tyne and Wear -8 5 £43,500 +23.46% 4
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 19 (90.48%) C#
2 17 (80.95%) .NET
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 11 (52.38%) OO
4 11 (52.38%) Java
5 10 (47.62%) C++
5 10 (47.62%) UML
5 10 (47.62%) Java EE
6 9 (42.86%) Spring
6 9 (42.86%) MVC
7 8 (38.10%) Degree
7 8 (38.10%) JavaFX
7 8 (38.10%) SOA
7 8 (38.10%) Swing
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
7 8 (38.10%) Software Delivery
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
9 4 (19.05%) Scrum
9 4 (19.05%) WCF
9 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
9 4 (19.05%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
10 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (14.29%) CSS

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 (9.52%) CMS
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) Orchard CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) NUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Moq
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 10 (47.62%) Java EE
4 9 (42.86%) Spring
5 8 (38.10%) JavaFX
5 8 (38.10%) Swing
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
7 4 (19.05%) WCF
7 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (14.29%) CSS
8 3 (14.29%) HTML
8 3 (14.29%) jQuery
9 2 (9.52%) WPF
9 2 (9.52%) WinForms
9 2 (9.52%) XML
9 2 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) OO
2 10 (47.62%) UML
3 9 (42.86%) MVC
4 8 (38.10%) SOA
4 8 (38.10%) Software Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.76%) MVVM
7 1 (4.76%) Android Development
7 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.76%) People Management
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile Development
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL
7 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) C++
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Apple Swift
6 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.76%) Google
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