Period
to 25 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Developer was £54,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

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

Lead Software Developer
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 44 66
Rank change year-on-year -50 +22 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 3 5 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.41% 1.51% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 1.56% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £52,250 £50,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.91% +15.79% -
75th Percentile £56,750 £60,000 £53,750
90th Percentile " " "
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +9.09%

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 639 320 545
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 87.77% 96.68% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 405 132 379
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £60,000 £73,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Lead Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Developer in Northern Ireland

Lead Software Developer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Developer in Northern Ireland

Lead Software 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 Software Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 25 September 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 -45 3 £54,500 -0.91%
Lead Software Developer
UK

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, Lead Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring

Lead Software 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript