Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £52,700 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales 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.

Lead Developer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 129 90
Rank change year-on-year +30 -39 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 14 13 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.98% 0.60% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.61% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 48
South Wales median annual salary £52,700 £51,350 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +33.38% -6.10%
10th Percentile £47,500 £37,725 £32,850
90th Percentile £60,355 £55,349 £47,325
Wales median annual salary £52,700 £42,500 £39,347
% change year-on-year +24.00% +8.01% +4.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1402 2125 2384
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.25% 97.97% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1904 2047
South Wales median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,250 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,184
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.58% +0.53%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Lead Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in South Wales

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in South Wales

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in South Wales

Lead Developer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +36 8 £53,000 +17.78% 1
Newport -2 5 £52,700 -
Neath Port Talbot +9 1 £50,000 +20.48%
Lead Developer
Wales

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South Wales region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Java
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) DevOps
3 7 (50.00%) Coaching
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Spring
4 6 (42.86%) SaaS
5 5 (35.71%) PaaS
5 5 (35.71%) Scala
5 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
5 5 (35.71%) R
5 5 (35.71%) Ruby
5 5 (35.71%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (35.71%) Django
5 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 5 (35.71%) Python
5 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (35.71%) Apache Spark
5 5 (35.71%) Node.js
5 5 (35.71%) CSS3
5 5 (35.71%) Go
6 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Advertising

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (35.71%) Apache Spark
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) SaaS
2 5 (35.71%) PaaS
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
3 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.14%) Moq
2 1 (7.14%) NUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Advertising
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) Spring
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
3 5 (35.71%) Django
3 5 (35.71%) Node.js
3 5 (35.71%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Java EE
5 3 (21.43%) NHibernate
6 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 2 (14.29%) J2EE
6 2 (14.29%) RESTful
6 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (14.29%) Spring Security
6 2 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Coaching
3 7 (50.00%) DevOps
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) API Integration
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) OWASP
6 2 (14.29%) Secure Coding
6 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) SOLID
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
7 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
7 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Go
4 5 (35.71%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) R
4 5 (35.71%) Ruby
4 5 (35.71%) Scala
5 3 (21.43%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CEH
1 2 (14.29%) CISMP
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
1 2 (14.29%) GIAC
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Google