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The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 104 90 68
Rank change year-on-year -14 -22 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 7 14 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.48% 1.19% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.29% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 11
10th Percentile £48,900 £41,625 £35,000
25th Percentile £53,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £85,000 £58,313 £43,750
90th Percentile - £62,125 £56,250
England median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +11.11% -3.57%

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 1,386 1,089 738
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 92.37% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 987 843 630
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,225
25th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
75th Percentile £61,500 £56,500 £51,063
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Lead Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead Developer in the North East over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -5 7 £65,000 +44.44% 7
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, Lead Developer job roles required the following 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 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Agile
2 4 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Leadership
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) React
3 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Azure
5 1 (14.29%) Legacy Applications
5 1 (14.29%) CI/CD
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Games
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Core
5 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) TDD

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) React
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Core
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Legacy Applications
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile
2 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (28.57%) Microservices
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) CI/CD
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) SQL