The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 90 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 11 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.85% 0.58% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 0
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +10.52%
Technical Leader
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
1249 1337 1109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.90% 96.74% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 1195 1021
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Technical Leader Salary Trend in Wales

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Technical Leader Salary Histogram in Wales

Technical Leader
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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 +13 11 £45,000 +12.50%
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Technical Leader 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 Technical Leader in their job title.

1 7 (46.67%) C#
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
1 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
1 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
2 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Statistics
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 5 (33.33%) OOP
3 5 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) WCF
3 5 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 5 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (26.67%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (26.67%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Technical Leader 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 Technical Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) OLAP
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Star Schema
4 1 (6.67%) DataStage
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
1 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
2 5 (33.33%) WCF
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) SOAP
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) MDX
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Statistics
1 5 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 4 (26.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
2 5 (33.33%) OOP
2 5 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (6.67%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) Perl
2 5 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) MCITP
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco