Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 73 100
Rank change year-on-year -5 +27 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 12 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.15% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.40% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 4
Cardiff median annual salary £67,500 £47,500 £52,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.11% -9.95% -12.08%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,750 £51,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £51,050 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £56,250 £48,500 £52,750
% change year-on-year +15.98% -8.06% +27.88%

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 1,013 756 1,209
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.03% 98.31% 98.86%
Number of salaries quoted 855 668 1,120
Cardiff median annual salary £38,650 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.07% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £24,350 £22,938 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £54,750 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +4.17%

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 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in Cardiff

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (66.67%) Docker
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
3 7 (58.33%) Spring Boot
4 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) RxJava
5 4 (33.33%) Functional Programming
5 4 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (33.33%) GitHub
5 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) Release Management
5 4 (33.33%) Google
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (33.33%) Swagger
5 4 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (33.33%) Cloud Native
5 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (33.33%) Ansible
5 4 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (33.33%) GitLab
5 4 (33.33%) Java 8
5 4 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (25.00%) Kubernetes
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) GitHub
2 4 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (25.00%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) GitLab
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
1 7 (58.33%) Spring Boot
2 4 (33.33%) RxJava
2 4 (33.33%) Swagger
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 4 (33.33%) Release Management
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Data Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) Microservices
4 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Java 8
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Ansible
2 3 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Google
2 3 (25.00%) Cognos
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
3 1 (8.33%) VMware