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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 100 71 86
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 8 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.59% 2.02% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 2.14% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 3
Average salary £37,500 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% +4.44%
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
1320 980 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.42% 94.05% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1147 858 937
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
North Wales - 4 £32,500 - 1
South Wales -32 3 £46,000 +5.74% 2
West Wales +9 1 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) CSS
3 12 (63.16%) C#
4 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 11 (57.89%) jQuery
5 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (47.37%) HTML5
6 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
7 7 (36.84%) .NET
7 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
8 6 (31.58%) Scrum
8 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
8 6 (31.58%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 5 (26.32%) OOP
9 5 (26.32%) OO
10 4 (21.05%) OOD
10 4 (21.05%) MVC
10 4 (21.05%) Java
10 4 (21.05%) JSON
10 4 (21.05%) TDD
10 4 (21.05%) Subversion
11 3 (15.79%) Degree
11 3 (15.79%) Spring
11 3 (15.79%) Ajax
11 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (15.79%) SaaS

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
1 3 (15.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (21.05%) Subversion
3 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (10.53%) Selenium
5 1 (5.26%) Maven
5 1 (5.26%) Ant
5 1 (5.26%) JUnit
5 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 14 (73.68%) CSS
3 11 (57.89%) jQuery
4 9 (47.37%) HTML5
5 7 (36.84%) .NET
5 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
6 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
6 6 (31.58%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (21.05%) JSON
8 3 (15.79%) Spring
8 3 (15.79%) Ajax
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (15.79%) Ember.js
8 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (15.79%) CSS3
8 3 (15.79%) Durandal
9 2 (10.53%) Web Services
10 1 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) OOP
3 5 (26.32%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) OOD
4 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) B2B
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) SEO
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) C#
3 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) ECMAScript
5 3 (15.79%) CoffeeScript
5 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
6 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.26%) Scala
7 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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