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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 95 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 5 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.41% 0.50% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.51% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 15
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -14.44%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1154 974 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.45% 97.11% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 810 924
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 28 April 2015. 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
Newport -10 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Cardiff -1 1 - -
Glamorgan - 1 £37,500 -
Lead Developer
Wales

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 4 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (50.00%) Ember.js
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (50.00%) User Experience
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) ECMAScript
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) HTTP
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) GitHub
4 3 (37.50%) Node.js
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) SaaS
4 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) BDD

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
1 3 (37.50%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 4 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (50.00%) Ember.js
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
6 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
6 1 (12.50%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) ECMAScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter