The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 61 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 10 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.63% 0.23% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 0.23% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Average salary £35,232 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +2.77%
Lead Developer
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
587 431 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 95.60% 97.07% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 491 374 432
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,010 £25,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £35,232 -
Sunderland - 1 £42,500 -
Lead Developer
North East

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) Scrum
3 10 (55.56%) JSON
4 9 (50.00%) Play Framework
4 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (50.00%) RESTful
4 9 (50.00%) Open Source
4 9 (50.00%) Ruby
4 9 (50.00%) Scala
4 9 (50.00%) TDD
4 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 9 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 8 (44.44%) C#
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
7 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 6 (33.33%) SOAP
7 6 (33.33%) Web Services
7 6 (33.33%) XML
8 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
8 5 (27.78%) UNIX
8 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
8 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
8 5 (27.78%) C++
8 5 (27.78%) C
8 5 (27.78%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) .NET
10 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 9 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) JSON
2 9 (50.00%) RESTful
2 9 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 6 (33.33%) SOAP
3 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 6 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) NancyFx
6 1 (5.56%) WCF
6 1 (5.56%) WPF
6 1 (5.56%) WinForms
6 1 (5.56%) Ajax
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Open Source
2 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Scrum
3 9 (50.00%) TDD
3 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) OOP
7 1 (5.56%) MVC
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Ruby
2 9 (50.00%) Scala
3 8 (44.44%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) C++
5 5 (27.78%) C
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) VB
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.56%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft