Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 78 58
Rank change year-on-year +2 -20 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 26 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.29% 1.46% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 1.52% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 34
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -11.79% +38.37%
10th Percentile £42,000 £40,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,400 £52,500
North East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +13.53%

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 1,109 987 872
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.62% 96.20% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 972 827 760
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £39,065 £37,000 £35,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.58% +5.34% -0.30%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £64,063 £55,500 £58,750
North East median annual salary £38,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.70% -1.33% +1.35%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Gateshead - 15 £45,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 11 £52,500 +22.09% 2
Lead Developer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 23 (88.46%) C#
3 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET
4 17 (65.38%) MVC
4 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
6 10 (38.46%) HTML
6 10 (38.46%) SQL
7 9 (34.62%) Degree
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
9 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
10 6 (23.08%) HTML5
10 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
10 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 6 (23.08%) Ajax
10 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (23.08%) Web Development
10 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle
11 5 (19.23%) Java
11 5 (19.23%) CSS
11 5 (19.23%) jQuery
11 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
12 4 (15.38%) React

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 1 (3.85%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (38.46%) HTML
5 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 6 (23.08%) Ajax
6 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
6 6 (23.08%) HTML5
7 5 (19.23%) CSS
7 5 (19.23%) jQuery
7 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 4 (15.38%) React
9 3 (11.54%) Node.js
10 2 (7.69%) LESS
10 2 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (65.38%) MVC
2 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
3 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Web Development
4 4 (15.38%) OO
4 4 (15.38%) Scrum
4 4 (15.38%) SDLC
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.69%) API Development
6 2 (7.69%) BDD
6 2 (7.69%) Coaching
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile Development
6 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) Scala
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Pega