The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 62 70 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.37% 0.43% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £57,500 £35,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.97% -  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 539 687 629
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.90% 98.00% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 490 551 552
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Cardiff

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Cardiff

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) Spring
2 6 (66.67%) Advertising
3 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) JUnit
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) Mockito
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) HND
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (22.22%) Node.js
5 2 (22.22%) REST

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JUnit
1 4 (44.44%) Mockito
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Spock
General
1 6 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) Express
4 2 (22.22%) Grails
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) Java EE
4 2 (22.22%) JPA
4 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (22.22%) Node.js
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Groovy
3 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) HND
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago