The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 99 99 93
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 7 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.61% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.63% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £54,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.62% +13.68%
Technical Leader
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1397 1425 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.14% 96.02% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 910 946 736
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Leader in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the Edinburgh region.

Technical Leader Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Technical Leader Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Technical Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Leader in their job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Banking
4 6 (30.00%) Retail
4 6 (30.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) UNIX
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (25.00%) ACF2
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (25.00%) zSecure
5 5 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (25.00%) UML
5 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (25.00%) J2EE
5 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) DB2
5 5 (25.00%) IBM
5 5 (25.00%) CICS
5 5 (25.00%) zOS
5 5 (25.00%) RACF
5 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (10.00%) SOAP
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) XML
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) ETL

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Technical Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) CICS
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) DB2
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) XSLT
3 1 (5.00%) JMS
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.00%) XSD
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) UNIX
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) zOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (25.00%) UML
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) RACF
1 5 (25.00%) ACF2
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) zSecure
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft