The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 60 64
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 7 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.06% 2.31% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.44% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 10
Median salary £47,500 £50,750 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.40% +8.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £45,600 £38,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 330 574 498
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 97.35% 94.56% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 291 516 425
Median salary £39,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.40% +5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 6 £46,250 -3.64%
Gateshead +10 1 £47,500 -13.63%
Lead Developer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Tyne and Wear region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) CSS
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) Electronics
6 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) SOLID
6 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
7 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (21.43%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (21.43%) Sitecore
7 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) CMS
1 3 (21.43%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) GitHub
2 2 (14.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) MSTest
3 1 (7.14%) NUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (28.57%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax
5 2 (14.29%) Django
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) React
5 2 (14.29%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
6 1 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (7.14%) Dapper ORM
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (14.29%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) SOLID
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.14%) API Development
7 1 (7.14%) API Integration
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Sitecore