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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 84 104 71
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 25 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.81% 0.37% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 0.38% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 17
Average salary £39,674 £35,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.35% -17.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
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
1345 1300 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.11% 96.65% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 1139 1081
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 - 25 £39,674 - 4
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (80.56%) C#
2 28 (77.78%) .NET
3 26 (72.22%) SQL Server
3 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 26 (72.22%) MVC
4 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (58.33%) Scrum
6 20 (55.56%) CSS
7 19 (52.78%) HTML
8 18 (50.00%) jQuery
9 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (44.44%) Visual Studio
11 14 (38.89%) SQL
12 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
13 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
14 11 (30.56%) Mentoring
15 10 (27.78%) Web Services
16 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
16 9 (25.00%) CSS3
17 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
17 8 (22.22%) People Management
17 8 (22.22%) SOAP
18 7 (19.44%) Java
18 7 (19.44%) HTML5
18 7 (19.44%) REST
19 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
20 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
20 5 (13.89%) Java SE
20 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
20 5 (13.89%) Web Application Development

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (8.33%) JBoss
1 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.78%) Gradle
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
5 1 (2.78%) Maven
5 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.78%) Ant
General
1 5 (13.89%) Advertising
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) .NET
2 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 20 (55.56%) CSS
4 19 (52.78%) HTML
5 18 (50.00%) jQuery
6 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (27.78%) Web Services
8 9 (25.00%) CSS3
9 8 (22.22%) SOAP
10 7 (19.44%) HTML5
10 7 (19.44%) REST
11 5 (13.89%) Spring
11 5 (13.89%) Java SE
12 4 (11.11%) XML
12 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
12 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
12 4 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
1 2 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.78%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) MVC
2 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (58.33%) Scrum
4 11 (30.56%) Mentoring
5 8 (22.22%) People Management
5 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.89%) TDD
6 5 (13.89%) BDD
6 5 (13.89%) Web Application Development
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.56%) SEO
8 2 (5.56%) Web Development
8 2 (5.56%) Mobile Development
9 1 (2.78%) API Development
9 1 (2.78%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.78%) Workflow
9 1 (2.78%) Content Management
9 1 (2.78%) OOP
9 1 (2.78%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (19.44%) Java
5 4 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Twitter
3 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe
3 1 (2.78%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) Facebook
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