Period
to 14 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £49,039 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

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

Lead Software Engineer
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 153 149
Rank change year-on-year +30 -4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 20 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.97% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 1
Wales median annual salary £49,039 £52,700 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.95% -24.72% -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%

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 2007 2518 2619
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.33% 96.51% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1721 2182 2239
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £21,260
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Lead Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Engineer in Wales

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Engineer in Wales

Lead Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
West Wales - 17 £49,039 - 1
South Wales +24 2 £42,500 -19.35% 1
North Wales - 1 - -
Lead Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Lead Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (90.00%) Java
3 17 (85.00%) Unix
3 17 (85.00%) OOP
3 17 (85.00%) OO
3 17 (85.00%) Service Delivery
3 17 (85.00%) SEO
3 17 (85.00%) Business Transformation
3 17 (85.00%) Mentoring
3 17 (85.00%) Software Delivery
3 17 (85.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.00%) SOLID
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) React
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) SaaS
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) C

Lead Software Engineer 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 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) MTS
1 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 18 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) Node.js
1 1 (5.00%) React
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
1 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (85.00%) Business Transformation
3 17 (85.00%) Customer Requirements
3 17 (85.00%) Mentoring
3 17 (85.00%) OO
3 17 (85.00%) OOP
3 17 (85.00%) SEO
3 17 (85.00%) Service Delivery
3 17 (85.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (5.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Python