Period
to 19 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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

Lead Java Developer
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 128 131
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 7 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.38% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.26% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 7
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.92% +17.78%
10th Percentile £43,500 £39,250 £48,300
90th Percentile £59,500 £67,500 £55,300
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -3.57%

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,757 1,950 1,898
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.59% 96.97% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,473 1,610 1,645
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,225 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,975 £61,183 £57,100
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Lead Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Java Developer in Wales

Lead Java Developer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Lead Java Developer in Wales

Lead Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer in Wales over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Lead Java Developer in Wales

Lead Java 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 Java Developer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. 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
South Wales -7 4 £52,500 -17.65%
West Wales - 3 £50,000 -
Lead Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, Lead Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills 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 Java Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) RESTful
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 3 (42.86%) Microservices
3 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
3 3 (42.86%) Spring Boot
3 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
3 3 (42.86%) Java 8
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Epics
4 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) JAX-RS
4 2 (28.57%) Vaadin
4 2 (28.57%) OpenShift
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Docker
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (28.57%) Confluence
4 2 (28.57%) Java EE
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Maven

Lead Java 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 (28.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (28.57%) OpenShift
2 1 (14.29%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 3 (42.86%) Spring Boot
3 2 (28.57%) Java EE
3 2 (28.57%) JAX-RS
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Vaadin
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Artificial Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
1 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
1 3 (42.86%) Microservices
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Epics
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Java 8
4 1 (14.29%) RPG
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISMP
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes