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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 66 70 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 7 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.02% 0.30% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.31% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 12
Average salary £40,000 £48,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.52% +10.22%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,750 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
670 650 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.53% 98.04% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 557 570 336
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 16 (84.21%) C#
2 16 (84.21%) HTML
2 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) MVC
2 16 (84.21%) jQuery
3 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (78.95%) CSS3
3 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
3 15 (78.95%) CSS
4 13 (68.42%) SQL
4 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (63.16%) Scrum
6 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
6 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
6 11 (57.89%) Visual Studio
6 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
6 11 (57.89%) Mentoring
6 11 (57.89%) People Management
7 5 (26.32%) SDLC
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
8 4 (21.05%) Web Development
8 4 (21.05%) Sass
8 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
8 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (21.05%) Node.js
8 4 (21.05%) HTML5
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (21.05%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
1 16 (84.21%) HTML
1 16 (84.21%) jQuery
2 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
2 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET MVC
2 15 (78.95%) CSS
2 15 (78.95%) CSS3
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 4 (21.05%) HTML5
4 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (21.05%) Sass
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) Mojolicious
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) MVC
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) Scrum
4 11 (57.89%) Mentoring
4 11 (57.89%) People Management
5 5 (26.32%) SDLC
6 4 (21.05%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft