Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £46,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Lead Developer
England > North East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 92 72
Rank change year-on-year 0 -20 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 20 25 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.43% 1.65% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.75% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 51
North East median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £42,000 £40,000 £33,545
90th Percentile £60,500 £57,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1355 1432 1502
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 94.58% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1169 1224 1299
North East median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Lead Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer 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 in the North East.

Salary trend for Lead Developer in the North East

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the North East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +11 20 £46,500 +0.54%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 North East region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) C#
3 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (60.00%) MVC
6 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (40.00%) SQL
8 7 (35.00%) HTML
8 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
8 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (35.00%) Entity Framework
9 6 (30.00%) HTML5
9 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
9 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (30.00%) Ajax
9 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (30.00%) Oracle
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 4 (20.00%) CSS
11 4 (20.00%) Java
12 3 (15.00%) SMS
12 3 (15.00%) Linux
12 3 (15.00%) Scrum
12 3 (15.00%) Web Development
12 3 (15.00%) Degree
12 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Documentum
1 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) MSTest
2 1 (5.00%) NUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (35.00%) Entity Framework
4 7 (35.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) Ajax
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 6 (30.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) CSS
7 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (10.00%) HTML5 Canvas
7 2 (10.00%) jQuery
7 2 (10.00%) LESS
7 2 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (10.00%) React
7 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) MVC
3 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.00%) API Development
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
6 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) Kanban
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Pega
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore