The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 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 84 100 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 18 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.40% 0.52% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 0.53% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 29
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,350 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,650 £48,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,750 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Lead Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1262 1320 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.21% 98.51% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 1134 868
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £52,200 £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 Wales

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Wales

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Wales

Lead Developer
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 5 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
South Wales +9 10 £40,000 -13.04%
West Wales -7 7 £42,500 +13.33%
North Wales +5 1 £43,000 +32.30%
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 27 (65.85%) C#
2 27 (65.85%) MVC
3 24 (58.54%) SQL Server
3 24 (58.54%) ASP.NET
4 22 (53.66%) HTML
5 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
5 21 (51.22%) SQL
6 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (43.90%) CSS
7 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
8 17 (41.46%) jQuery
9 16 (39.02%) CSS3
10 15 (36.59%) Scrum
11 13 (31.71%) Visual Studio
12 12 (29.27%) TDD
12 12 (29.27%) Mentoring
13 11 (26.83%) People Management
13 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
14 10 (24.39%) Web Development
15 9 (21.95%) Java
16 8 (19.51%) Sass
17 7 (17.07%) JSON
17 7 (17.07%) Web Services
17 7 (17.07%) SDLC
18 6 (14.63%) Front End Development
18 6 (14.63%) Linux
19 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
19 5 (12.20%) BDD

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (12.20%) Node.js
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Drupal
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
1 2 (4.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (58.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) OLAP
5 1 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.44%) Ant
3 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.44%) Gradle
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.76%) Advertising
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 24 (58.54%) ASP.NET
3 22 (53.66%) HTML
4 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (43.90%) CSS
6 17 (41.46%) jQuery
7 16 (39.02%) CSS3
8 8 (19.51%) Sass
9 7 (17.07%) JSON
9 7 (17.07%) Web Services
10 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
10 5 (12.20%) HTML5
11 4 (9.76%) Haml
11 4 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (9.76%) Resque
11 4 (9.76%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (9.76%) XML
12 3 (7.32%) RESTful
13 2 (4.88%) Java SE
13 2 (4.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) AS400
1 3 (7.32%) Digital Media
1 3 (7.32%) FMCG
2 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) MVC
2 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) Scrum
4 12 (29.27%) Mentoring
4 12 (29.27%) TDD
5 11 (26.83%) People Management
6 10 (24.39%) Web Development
7 7 (17.07%) SDLC
8 6 (14.63%) Front End Development
9 5 (12.20%) BDD
10 4 (9.76%) Analytics
10 4 (9.76%) API Development
10 4 (9.76%) API Integration
10 4 (9.76%) SEO
10 4 (9.76%) User Stories
11 3 (7.32%) Open Source
11 3 (7.32%) Pair Programming
11 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
12 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
12 2 (4.88%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) C#
2 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 21 (51.22%) SQL
3 9 (21.95%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) Ruby
4 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.32%) C++
5 3 (7.32%) COBOL
5 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) IBM
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Nintex
3 1 (2.44%) Xamarin