The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 65 76 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.36% 0.29% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Median salary £51,250 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% -  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.54%  

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 542 686 630
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.55% 98.00% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 492 550 551
Median salary £37,500 £35,375 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% -0.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,300 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Technical Leader in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Technical Leader 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 Technical Leader in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) HND
2 2 (40.00%) JPA
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit

Technical Leader 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (40.00%) JPA
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Presales
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) HND
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft