The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 69 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 11 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.32% 0.92% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.95% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Average salary £60,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.14% +9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Technical Leader
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
821 630 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.21% 96.92% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 693 564 457
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 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Technical Leader Salary Trend in Cardiff

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Technical Leader Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Technical Leader 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 Technical Leader in their job title.

1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) C
2 6 (46.15%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) Haskell
2 6 (46.15%) Erlang
2 6 (46.15%) Functional Programming
3 5 (38.46%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
3 5 (38.46%) Riak
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (30.77%) HTTP
4 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
4 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
4 4 (30.77%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (30.77%) tcpdump
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 4 (30.77%) BMC
4 4 (30.77%) CA
4 4 (30.77%) Lisp
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) MySQL
4 4 (30.77%) Snort
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Python

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Technical Leader 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 Technical Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 4 (30.77%) HTTP
2 4 (30.77%) tcpdump
3 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
1 5 (38.46%) Riak
2 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (23.08%) Voldemort
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Data Structures
2 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Functional Programming
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (23.08%) MapReduce
5 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C
1 6 (46.15%) C++
1 6 (46.15%) Haskell
1 6 (46.15%) Erlang
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Lisp
3 3 (23.08%) SystemTap
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) Scala
4 2 (15.38%) Clojure
4 2 (15.38%) Go
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) BMC
1 4 (30.77%) CA
1 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow