Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £49,039 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 107 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - +156
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 18 27 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.89% 1.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 0
Wales median annual salary £49,039 £49,039 -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,250
% change year-on-year +4.35% +0.44% +4.09%

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 1,967 1,900 2,567
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 97.59% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,626 1,648 2,211
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £24,585 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,088 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in Wales over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram 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 18 October 2018. 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 +4 16 £49,039 - 2
North Wales -3 1 £55,000 -
South Wales -6 1 - -
Lead Software Engineer
UK

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, Lead Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (94.44%) Java
3 16 (88.89%) Unix
3 16 (88.89%) OOP
3 16 (88.89%) OO
3 16 (88.89%) Service Delivery
3 16 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (88.89%) Mentoring
3 16 (88.89%) Software Delivery
4 11 (61.11%) Customer Requirements
4 11 (61.11%) Business Transformation
4 11 (61.11%) SEO
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) WPF
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) XAML
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC

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:

Cloud Services
1 16 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (88.89%) Mentoring
2 16 (88.89%) OO
2 16 (88.89%) OOP
2 16 (88.89%) Service Delivery
2 16 (88.89%) Software Delivery
3 11 (61.11%) Business Transformation
3 11 (61.11%) Customer Requirements
3 11 (61.11%) SEO
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) XAML