The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Developer
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 56 56
Rank change year-on-year +13 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 6 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.14% 1.93% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 2.05% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 6
Median salary £46,250 £48,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% +2.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,200 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 273 488 397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 97.15% 94.21% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 237 437 337
Median salary £39,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.40% +5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £59,950
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer 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 in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) SOLID
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) CMS
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
5 2 (25.00%) Django
5 2 (25.00%) Android

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 3 (37.50%) CMS
1 3 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) GitHub
2 2 (25.00%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (12.50%) MSTest
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Django
4 2 (25.00%) React
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blog
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) SOLID
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) API Development
5 1 (12.50%) API Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Sitecore