Lead Developer Jobs in Wales

Lead Developer
UK > Wales

The median Lead Developer salary in Wales is £65,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 19 May 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 83 121 123
Rank change year-on-year +38 +2 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 38 5 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 1.83% 0.30% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 0.35% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 38 5 17
10th Percentile £55,000 £42,200 £60,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £42,875 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - -7.14% +12.00%
75th Percentile £70,711 £72,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,250 -
UK median annual salary £70,750 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -11.56% +6.67% +7.14%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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.

Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,920 1,432 1,851
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 92.66% 85.95% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,305 812 1,134
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,391 £31,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,997 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Wales

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lead Developer in Wales.

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Wales

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead Developer in Wales over the 6 months to 19 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Wales

Lead Developer
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 May 2024. 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
Jobs
South Wales +29 35 £65,000 - 1
West Wales - 3 £70,000 -
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 May 2024, Lead Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 24 (63.16%) Mentoring
2 22 (57.89%) Public Sector
3 16 (42.11%) Coaching
4 13 (34.21%) Agile
4 13 (34.21%) C#
5 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 12 (31.58%) .NET
6 11 (28.95%) .NET Core
7 10 (26.32%) Azure
8 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
8 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
10 7 (18.42%) Banking
10 7 (18.42%) Finance
10 7 (18.42%) Scrum
10 7 (18.42%) CSS
10 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
10 7 (18.42%) HTML
10 7 (18.42%) Software Architecture
10 7 (18.42%) DevOps
11 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (15.79%) QA
11 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (15.79%) Oracle
11 6 (15.79%) Code Optimisation
11 6 (15.79%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (15.79%) Azure DevOps
11 6 (15.79%) Sprint Planning
12 5 (13.16%) Power Platform
12 5 (13.16%) PowerApps

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Azure
2 6 (15.79%) Azure DevOps
3 5 (13.16%) Power Platform
3 5 (13.16%) PowerApps
3 5 (13.16%) SaaS
4 2 (5.26%) AWS
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (5.26%) Power Automate
5 1 (2.63%) GitHub
5 1 (2.63%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git
1 1 (2.63%) GitKraken
1 1 (2.63%) JetBrains Rider
1 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (57.89%) Public Sector
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Social Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) .NET Core
3 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
4 7 (18.42%) CSS
4 7 (18.42%) HTML
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.26%) React
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (2.63%) Blazor
6 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.63%) Kafka
6 1 (2.63%) Lightning Web Components
6 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.63%) REST
6 1 (2.63%) RESTful
6 1 (2.63%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.63%) Visualforce
6 1 (2.63%) Vue
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Product Ownership
2 1 (2.63%) Blockchain
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Mentoring
2 16 (42.11%) Coaching
3 13 (34.21%) Agile
4 7 (18.42%) DevOps
4 7 (18.42%) Scrum
4 7 (18.42%) Software Architecture
5 6 (15.79%) Code Optimisation
5 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (15.79%) Sprint Planning
5 6 (15.79%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (13.16%) Microservices
7 4 (10.53%) CI/CD
7 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.89%) CRM
8 3 (7.89%) Front End Development
8 3 (7.89%) MVC
8 3 (7.89%) SOA
9 2 (5.26%) Fintech
9 2 (5.26%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) C#
2 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Accessibility
2 1 (2.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce