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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 50 74 65
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 21 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.64% 0.30% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 0.32% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 3
Average salary £50,000 £38,750 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -17.55%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,750 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
562 633 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.40% 94.06% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 481 534 436
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Tyne and Wear +24 19 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Durham -4 2 £36,018 -3.95% 1
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 38 (73.08%) MVC
2 37 (71.15%) JavaScript
3 36 (69.23%) .NET
3 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (67.31%) C#
5 28 (53.85%) HTML
6 27 (51.92%) SQL Server
7 25 (48.08%) CSS
8 22 (42.31%) Web Services
8 22 (42.31%) Project Management
8 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
9 21 (40.38%) HTML5
10 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET
10 18 (34.62%) jQuery
10 18 (34.62%) Node.js
10 18 (34.62%) AngularJS
10 18 (34.62%) Mobile App
11 17 (32.69%) MS Excel
12 16 (30.77%) OO
12 16 (30.77%) Scrum
13 15 (28.85%) IIS
13 15 (28.85%) Mobile Application Development
14 14 (26.92%) Visual Studio
14 14 (26.92%) SQL
14 14 (26.92%) Unit Testing
15 13 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
15 13 (25.00%) OOP
15 13 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (25.00%) Twitter

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (34.62%) Node.js
2 15 (28.85%) IIS
3 9 (17.31%) MS Exchange
4 8 (15.38%) Apache
4 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 7 (13.46%) WordPress
6 2 (3.85%) CMS
7 1 (1.92%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 17 (32.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (17.31%) Heroku
2 9 (17.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) HTTP
1 9 (17.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (51.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.15%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 13 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
4 9 (17.31%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) Bower
5 1 (1.92%) gulp
5 1 (1.92%) JUnit
5 1 (1.92%) MSTest
5 1 (1.92%) NUnit
5 1 (1.92%) Xcode
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Games
3 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (69.23%) .NET
2 28 (53.85%) HTML
3 25 (48.08%) CSS
4 22 (42.31%) Web Services
5 21 (40.38%) HTML5
6 18 (34.62%) AngularJS
6 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET
6 18 (34.62%) jQuery
7 13 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (19.23%) REST
9 9 (17.31%) LAMP
10 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (13.46%) CodeIgniter
12 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (9.62%) Ajax
13 5 (9.62%) React
14 3 (5.77%) CSS3
15 2 (3.85%) Backbone.js
15 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
15 2 (3.85%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Mobile App
2 12 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (23.08%) NHS
3 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile Games
4 2 (3.85%) Social Media
5 1 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) MVC
2 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (42.31%) Project Management
4 16 (30.77%) OO
4 16 (30.77%) Scrum
5 15 (28.85%) Mobile Application Development
6 14 (26.92%) Unit Testing
7 13 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 13 (25.00%) OOP
7 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 10 (19.23%) Line Management
9 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (17.31%) CRM
9 9 (17.31%) ERP
9 9 (17.31%) Multithreading
9 9 (17.31%) Product Management
9 9 (17.31%) Release Management
9 9 (17.31%) Service Delivery
9 9 (17.31%) Use Case
9 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) JavaScript
2 35 (67.31%) C#
3 14 (26.92%) SQL
4 10 (19.23%) PHP
5 6 (11.54%) Java
6 5 (9.62%) Scala
7 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) MCP
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) COREP
2 2 (3.85%) FINREP
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.00%) Twitter
3 7 (13.46%) Zend
4 1 (1.92%) Google
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