Period
to 9 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £49,900 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

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

Technical Lead
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 82 74
Rank change year-on-year -11 -8 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 6 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.49% 0.90% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.91% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 3
Cardiff median annual salary £49,900 £67,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.07% +42.11% -9.95%
10th Percentile £40,200 £51,500 £42,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £74,250 £51,050
South Wales median annual salary £47,300 £62,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -24.32% +28.87% -8.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 1,173 1,093 788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 97.94% 98.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,010 921 705
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £23,600
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £54,900
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Technical Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Cardiff

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Technical Leader in Cardiff

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Cardiff over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in Cardiff

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, Technical Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Leadership
3 3 (50.00%) Innovative Thinking
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) Line Management
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) React
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
4 2 (33.33%) EPiServer
4 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
4 2 (33.33%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Sass
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) webpack
5 1 (16.67%) gulp
5 1 (16.67%) ES6
5 1 (16.67%) Babel

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (33.33%) EPiServer
1 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Babel
1 1 (16.67%) gulp
1 1 (16.67%) webpack
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) React
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Leadership
2 3 (50.00%) Innovative Thinking
2 3 (50.00%) Line Management
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) ES6
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Sitecore