The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 73 68 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 13 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.53% 0.15% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.16% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 8
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -3.40%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Lead Developer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
835 635 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.24% 97.09% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 709 568 457
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Cardiff region.

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title.

1 17 (94.44%) MVC
1 17 (94.44%) jQuery
2 16 (88.89%) C#
2 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (88.89%) Scrum
3 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 15 (83.33%) CSS
3 15 (83.33%) HTML
3 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
5 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (66.67%) Visual Studio
6 12 (66.67%) SQL
6 12 (66.67%) MS Excel
6 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 12 (66.67%) Mentoring
6 12 (66.67%) People Management
7 11 (61.11%) CSS3
8 4 (22.22%) PHP
8 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
9 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (16.67%) HTML5
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (11.11%) Web Services
10 2 (11.11%) Twitter

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) jQuery
2 16 (88.89%) .NET
3 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 15 (83.33%) CSS
3 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (83.33%) HTML
4 11 (61.11%) CSS3
5 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
7 2 (11.11%) LESS
7 2 (11.11%) Web Services
8 1 (5.56%) JSON
8 1 (5.56%) Symfony
8 1 (5.56%) RESTful
8 1 (5.56%) SOAP
8 1 (5.56%) Ember.js
8 1 (5.56%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) MVC
2 16 (88.89%) Scrum
3 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (66.67%) Mentoring
4 12 (66.67%) People Management
5 1 (5.56%) API Development
5 1 (5.56%) SEO
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 12 (66.67%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) PHP
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Twitter
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Facebook