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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 105 99 91
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.071% 0.28% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.29% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £100,000 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
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
1330 1383 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.26% 95.25% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 896 903 764
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 £30,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (76.92%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) MVC
4 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (38.46%) Social Media
4 5 (38.46%) User Experience
4 5 (38.46%) Banking
4 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) Retail
5 4 (30.77%) Retail Banking
5 4 (30.77%) International Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (30.77%) Data Guard
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Solaris
5 4 (30.77%) LDAP
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
5 4 (30.77%) SQLPlus
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LDAP
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
3 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
3 4 (30.77%) SQLPlus
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) DB2
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 4 (30.77%) Retail Banking
2 4 (30.77%) International Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) Spring.NET
6 1 (7.69%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) JMS
6 1 (7.69%) Ajax
6 1 (7.69%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Social Media
1 5 (38.46%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) AOP
4 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft