The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 88 99 61
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 9 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.77% 0.25% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.26% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 24
Average salary £40,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £39,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
Lead Developer
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1147 1173 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.03% 98.32% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 989 1025 718
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in South Wales

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in South Wales

Lead Developer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 6 £40,000 -17.52% 1
Newport - 2 £47,000 -
Lead Developer
Wales

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 23 (79.31%) MVC
2 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
3 21 (72.41%) C#
3 21 (72.41%) .NET
4 20 (68.97%) ASP.NET
5 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (58.62%) HTML
7 16 (55.17%) SQL
7 16 (55.17%) CSS
7 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (51.72%) jQuery
8 15 (51.72%) CSS3
9 13 (44.83%) Scrum
9 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
10 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
10 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
11 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
12 10 (34.48%) People Management
12 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
13 8 (27.59%) Web Development
14 7 (24.14%) Web Services
14 7 (24.14%) SDLC
15 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
15 5 (17.24%) Node.js
15 5 (17.24%) HTML5
15 5 (17.24%) BDD
15 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (17.24%) Java
15 5 (17.24%) TDD
16 4 (13.79%) VB.NET

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (17.24%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
1 2 (6.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) OLAP
4 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.45%) Ant
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) Gradle
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 20 (68.97%) ASP.NET
3 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (58.62%) HTML
5 16 (55.17%) CSS
6 15 (51.72%) CSS3
6 15 (51.72%) jQuery
7 7 (24.14%) Web Services
8 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
8 5 (17.24%) HTML5
9 4 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (13.79%) Sass
9 4 (13.79%) XML
10 3 (10.34%) JSON
10 3 (10.34%) RESTful
11 2 (6.90%) Java SE
11 2 (6.90%) REST
11 2 (6.90%) SOAP
11 2 (6.90%) Spring
11 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) MVC
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (44.83%) Scrum
4 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
5 10 (34.48%) People Management
6 8 (27.59%) Web Development
7 7 (24.14%) SDLC
8 5 (17.24%) BDD
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
9 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
10 2 (6.90%) Kanban
10 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (6.90%) Secure Coding
10 2 (6.90%) Web Design
11 1 (3.45%) Business Development
11 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) C#
2 16 (55.17%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Xamarin