The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £53,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 90 82
Rank change year-on-year +34 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 14 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.92% 0.089% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 0.091% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 17
Median salary £53,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.77% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £45,000 £32,221
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 710 1099 1215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.53% 98.21% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 611 964 1035
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +21 12 £53,000 +17.77%
Lead Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Java
3 10 (58.82%) Hibernate
3 10 (58.82%) Spring
4 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
4 9 (52.94%) Java EE
4 9 (52.94%) Advertising
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) JUnit
6 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Test Management
6 4 (23.53%) Mockito
7 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) .NET
8 2 (11.76%) MVC
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (11.76%) Sitecore
8 2 (11.76%) Kafka
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 2 (11.76%) CMS
1 2 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JUnit
1 4 (23.53%) Mockito
2 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.88%) Ant
General
1 9 (52.94%) Advertising
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Hibernate
1 10 (58.82%) Spring
2 9 (52.94%) Java EE
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (11.76%) Kafka
4 2 (11.76%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Test Management
3 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Sitecore
Newport, Gwent
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £39K + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago