Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 104 102
Rank change year-on-year +30 -2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 2 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.25% 0.51% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.52% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 6
Cardiff median annual salary £48,000 £53,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.43% -5.78% +28.57%
10th Percentile £44,050 £51,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £51,150 £62,500 £67,500
South Wales median annual salary £50,600 £53,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.53% +24.71% -

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 801 1348 1540
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.89% 98.32% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 715 1220 1314
Cardiff median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,000 £22,575
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,025
South Wales median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.67% +4.17% +2.86%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014

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 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft