Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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

Lead Developer
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 70 75
Rank change year-on-year -27 +5 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 13 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.97% 1.95% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 2.01% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 32
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -13.27% +12.64%
10th Percentile £43,250 £36,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £57,375
North East median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +14.71% -11.46% -4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 1,303 745 1,111
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.68% 96.75% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,067 659 978
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,394
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% +0.28% -0.28%
10th Percentile £21,950 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured Lead Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Tyne and Wear

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Tyne and Wear

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Tyne and Wear

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 11 £60,000 +26.32% 4
Gateshead -6 2 £44,500 -6.32%
Lead Developer
North East

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) Node.js
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) Spring
5 5 (38.46%) React
6 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) HTML5
6 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
6 4 (30.77%) J2EE
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
7 3 (23.08%) SMS
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) OO
7 3 (23.08%) C++
7 3 (23.08%) BDD
7 3 (23.08%) Scala
7 3 (23.08%) WCF
7 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Java 8
7 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (23.08%) DevOps

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) Node.js
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) Spring
3 5 (38.46%) React
4 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
4 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) J2EE
5 3 (23.08%) WCF
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) EJS
6 2 (15.38%) Express
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Microservices
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
6 1 (7.69%) People Management
6 1 (7.69%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Java 8
3 3 (23.08%) Scala
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) Java 9
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft