Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 89 95
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 39 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.63% 1.22% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 1.27% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 28
North East median annual salary £47,500 £51,250 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.32% +7.33% -4.50%
10th Percentile £39,750 £41,250 £39,925
90th Percentile £61,500 £61,000 £56,625
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 1,447 1,104 1,444
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.57% 96.42% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,167 941 1,287
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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
Durham - 30 £40,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear -32 9 £50,000 -2.44% 4
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 35 (89.74%) C#
1 35 (89.74%) .NET
2 33 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 26 (66.67%) Mentoring
4 25 (64.10%) Driving Licence
4 25 (64.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (61.54%) SharePoint
5 24 (61.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 24 (61.54%) Deployment Automation
6 10 (25.64%) HTML
6 10 (25.64%) CSS
7 5 (12.82%) Java
7 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.82%) HTML5
8 4 (10.26%) CSS3
8 4 (10.26%) Microservices
8 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
8 4 (10.26%) Scrum
8 4 (10.26%) Finance
9 3 (7.69%) MVC
9 3 (7.69%) SMS
9 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.69%) SQL
9 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
9 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (7.69%) Spring
9 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 3 (7.69%) Java 8

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 24 (61.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (89.74%) .NET
2 10 (25.64%) CSS
2 10 (25.64%) HTML
3 5 (12.82%) HTML5
4 4 (10.26%) CSS3
5 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.69%) Node.js
5 3 (7.69%) Spring
6 2 (5.13%) Ajax
6 2 (5.13%) EJS
6 2 (5.13%) Express
6 2 (5.13%) jQuery
6 2 (5.13%) JSON
6 2 (5.13%) Spring Boot
6 2 (5.13%) WCF
6 2 (5.13%) Web Services
6 2 (5.13%) WPF
7 1 (2.56%) Aurelia
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 25 (64.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (61.54%) Continuous Delivery
3 24 (61.54%) Deployment Automation
4 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) Microservices
5 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.26%) Scrum
5 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.69%) MVC
7 2 (5.13%) Coaching
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.13%) Web Development
8 1 (2.56%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (2.56%) Open Source
8 1 (2.56%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) C#
2 33 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) Java
4 3 (7.69%) Java 8
4 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.56%) Java 9
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft