Period
to 20 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 20 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 62 67
Rank change year-on-year +16 +5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 9 7 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.78% 1.25% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 1.30% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 19
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -13.64% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £57,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £68,000 £66,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.54% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 316 540 602
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.60% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 173 427 348
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +8.67%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings that featured Lead Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Northern Ireland

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lead Developer in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Northern Ireland

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead Developer in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Northern Ireland

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 20 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
County Antrim +20 8 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
1 7 (77.78%) Vue.js
1 7 (77.78%) REST
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (55.56%) People Management
3 5 (55.56%) Mobile Development
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) PHP
3 5 (55.56%) MySQL
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) SOAP
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Laravel
3 5 (55.56%) Symfony
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) React
5 2 (22.22%) Public Sector
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Core
5 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (22.22%) API Development
5 2 (22.22%) Fintech
5 2 (22.22%) Material Design
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
5 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
5 2 (22.22%) Google

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (22.22%) Azure
2 1 (11.11%) AWS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
1 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Lake
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Public Sector
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
1 7 (77.78%) REST
1 7 (77.78%) Vue.js
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) Laravel
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 5 (55.56%) Symfony
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) React
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Core
4 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (22.22%) Material Design
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) D3.js
5 1 (11.11%) Django
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (11.11%) Sass
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Mobile Development
2 5 (55.56%) People Management
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) API Development
3 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) Fintech
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Google