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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 62 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.50% 1.04% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 0
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +10.52%
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
586 560 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.50% 96.72% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 509 483 369
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (57.14%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) OLAP
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (14.29%) ETL
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) SLA
6 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) OLAP
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
2 1 (14.29%) DataStage
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
1 5 (71.43%) WCF
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) VMware