The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £53,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 26 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 94 85
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 17 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.71% 0.54% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 0.56% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 17
Median salary £53,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.14% +9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £37,500 £32,221
10% offered a salary of more than £56,600 £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 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
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 969 1260 1392
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 97.48% 97.75% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 836 1071 1143
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £52,500 £50,000
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 Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Wales

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Wales

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Wales over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 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
South Wales +32 14 £53,000 +17.77% 1
West Wales -18 3 £52,500 +23.52%
Lead Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 10 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 10 (50.00%) Spring
4 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (45.00%) Java EE
4 9 (45.00%) Advertising
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) C#
6 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (20.00%) JUnit
7 4 (20.00%) MVC
7 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Test Management
7 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (20.00%) Mockito
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
8 3 (15.00%) jQuery
8 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 2 (10.00%) Web Services
9 2 (10.00%) XML
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (10.00%) CMS
1 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JUnit
1 4 (20.00%) Mockito
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Moq
3 2 (10.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
General
1 9 (45.00%) Advertising
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 10 (50.00%) Spring
2 9 (45.00%) Java EE
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (15.00%) jQuery
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.00%) Ajax
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (10.00%) Autofac
6 2 (10.00%) HTML5
6 2 (10.00%) Kafka
6 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (10.00%) NHibernate
6 2 (10.00%) WCF
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) XHTML
6 2 (10.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Test Management
3 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Product Management
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
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