Lead Jobs in Wales

Leader
UK > Wales

The median Leader salary in Wales is £65,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 12 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 24 46 28
Rank change year-on-year +22 -18 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead 155 98 160
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 6.52% 5.74% 7.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.99% 6.69% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 132 65 94
10th Percentile £48,829 £42,050 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £42,500 £41,684
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +18.18% -
75th Percentile £70,063 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £78,625 £76,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -3.45% - +3.57%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wales

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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 2,219 1,464 1,932
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 85.76% 94.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,533 808 1,144
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,391 £31,000
25th Percentile £33,000 £33,746 £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 £69,350 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Lead
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead in Wales

Lead
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Lead in Wales

Lead
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead in Wales over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Lead in Wales

Lead
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 within the Wales region over the 6 months to 12 June 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 +38 145 £64,500 -7.86% 30
West Wales -2 8 £70,000 +55.56% 4
North Wales -15 2 - - 7
Lead
UK

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

For the 6 months to 12 June 2024, Lead 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 in the job title.

1 51 (32.90%) Azure
2 49 (31.61%) Mentoring
2 49 (31.61%) Agile
3 30 (19.35%) Social Skills
4 29 (18.71%) Public Sector
4 29 (18.71%) Security Cleared
5 27 (17.42%) Microsoft
6 25 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 25 (16.13%) DevOps
7 23 (14.84%) SC Cleared
7 23 (14.84%) Finance
8 22 (14.19%) Azure DevOps
9 21 (13.55%) Migration
10 20 (12.90%) C#
10 20 (12.90%) .NET
10 20 (12.90%) AWS
10 20 (12.90%) Coaching
11 19 (12.26%) QA
12 15 (9.68%) CI/CD
13 14 (9.03%) Software Testing
14 13 (8.39%) Test Automation
15 12 (7.74%) Scrum
15 12 (7.74%) Project Management
15 12 (7.74%) SQL
15 12 (7.74%) .NET Core
15 12 (7.74%) Power Platform
16 11 (7.10%) Roadmaps
17 10 (6.45%) Degree
17 10 (6.45%) Java
17 10 (6.45%) Oracle

Lead 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 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.58%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (1.29%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 51 (32.90%) Azure
2 22 (14.19%) Azure DevOps
3 20 (12.90%) AWS
4 12 (7.74%) Power Platform
5 6 (3.87%) SaaS
6 5 (3.23%) GCP
6 5 (3.23%) PowerApps
7 4 (2.58%) Amazon EKS
7 4 (2.58%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (2.58%) Azure API Management
7 4 (2.58%) Azure Service Bus
7 4 (2.58%) dbt
8 3 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.94%) Microsoft 365
9 2 (1.29%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.65%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 1 (0.65%) Heroku
10 1 (0.65%) Serverless
10 1 (0.65%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.58%) BGP
1 4 (2.58%) DNS
1 4 (2.58%) SSL
1 4 (2.58%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.94%) Software-Defined Radio
3 2 (1.29%) Intranet
4 1 (0.65%) Broadband
4 1 (0.65%) Firewall
4 1 (0.65%) VPN
4 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.58%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.58%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.29%) GIS
6 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (4.52%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.87%) Git
2 6 (3.87%) JMeter
2 6 (3.87%) Postman
2 6 (3.87%) Selenium
2 6 (3.87%) SoapUI
3 5 (3.23%) GitLab
4 2 (1.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.29%) JUnit
4 2 (1.29%) TestNG
5 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.65%) GitKraken
5 1 (0.65%) JetBrains Rider
5 1 (0.65%) ReSharper
General
1 30 (19.35%) Social Skills
2 29 (18.71%) Public Sector
3 23 (14.84%) Finance
4 10 (6.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 7 (4.52%) Banking
6 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.29%) Police
7 2 (1.29%) Retail
7 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.65%) Automotive
8 1 (0.65%) Electronics
8 1 (0.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.90%) .NET
2 12 (7.74%) .NET Core
3 9 (5.81%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.16%) CSS
4 8 (5.16%) HTML
4 8 (5.16%) React
5 5 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (3.23%) REST
5 5 (3.23%) Spring Boot
6 3 (1.94%) Node.js
6 3 (1.94%) Vue
7 2 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.65%) Django
8 1 (0.65%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.65%) Kafka
8 1 (0.65%) RESTful
8 1 (0.65%) Spring
8 1 (0.65%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.87%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (3.87%) Low-Code
2 6 (3.87%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.23%) IoT
3 5 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 5 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 3 (1.94%) Product Ownership
5 2 (1.29%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.29%) Life Science
5 2 (1.29%) PMI
6 1 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.65%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.58%) Linux
1 4 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.61%) Agile
1 49 (31.61%) Mentoring
2 25 (16.13%) DevOps
3 21 (13.55%) Migration
4 20 (12.90%) Coaching
5 15 (9.68%) CI/CD
6 14 (9.03%) Software Testing
7 13 (8.39%) Test Automation
8 12 (7.74%) Project Management
8 12 (7.74%) Scrum
9 11 (7.10%) Roadmaps
10 10 (6.45%) Full Stack Development
10 10 (6.45%) Open Source
11 9 (5.81%) Actionable Insight
12 8 (5.16%) CRM
12 8 (5.16%) Project Delivery
12 8 (5.16%) SDLC
12 8 (5.16%) Software Architecture
13 7 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.52%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.13%) JavaScript
2 20 (12.90%) C#
3 12 (7.74%) SQL
4 10 (6.45%) Java
5 8 (5.16%) Python
5 8 (5.16%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.29%) C++
6 2 (1.29%) PHP
6 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.65%) C
7 1 (0.65%) Go
Qualifications
1 29 (18.71%) Security Cleared
2 23 (14.84%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.45%) Degree
4 4 (2.58%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.58%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
4 4 (2.58%) Azure Certification
5 3 (1.94%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.29%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.26%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) Accessibility
2 2 (1.29%) PMO
3 1 (0.65%) GDPR
3 1 (0.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.52%) Terraform
2 6 (3.87%) Ansible
2 6 (3.87%) Puppet
3 3 (1.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.45%) Oracle
3 7 (4.52%) Sitecore
4 6 (3.87%) MuleSoft
4 6 (3.87%) OutSystems
5 4 (2.58%) Salesforce
5 4 (2.58%) Sparx
6 3 (1.94%) Cisco
7 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.65%) Veeam
7 1 (0.65%) VMware