Period
to 23 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 23 January 2021.

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
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 65 95 77
Rank change year-on-year +30 -18 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 20 4 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 2.14% 0.32% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 0.32% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 10
Median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% -7.32% +6.22%
10th Percentile £36,800 £39,250 £44,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £53,500 £61,375
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

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 911 1,236 1,250
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.33% 97.71% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 770 903 998
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +8.59%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,800 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,300
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 23 January 2021.

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 23 January 2021. 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 +34 15 £41,500 -14.87% 5
Durham +6 4 £44,250 +4.12% 1
Northumberland - 1 - -
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2021, 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 12 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) .NET
3 8 (40.00%) Spring
4 7 (35.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) MVC
5 6 (30.00%) Docker
6 5 (25.00%) Scrum
6 5 (25.00%) Public Sector
7 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (20.00%) DevOps
7 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.00%) HTML
8 3 (15.00%) NHS
8 3 (15.00%) CSS
8 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.00%) Node.js
8 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.00%) WPF
9 2 (10.00%) TDD
9 2 (10.00%) Web Development
9 2 (10.00%) Apache Flex
9 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
9 2 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 2 (10.00%) HTML5
9 2 (10.00%) Line Management
9 2 (10.00%) User Experience
9 2 (10.00%) React
9 2 (10.00%) Games

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 1 (5.00%) Azure
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Public Sector
3 2 (10.00%) Games
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Publishing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
1 8 (40.00%) Spring
2 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) Node.js
2 3 (15.00%) WPF
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Flex
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) React
3 2 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) Polymer
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.00%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) Oculus Rift
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
3 1 (5.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Fintech
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) API Design
7 1 (5.00%) API Development
7 1 (5.00%) Critical Thinking
7 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.00%) Prototyping
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.00%) ES6
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft