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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 89 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 10 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.71% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.75% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 0
Average salary £44,750 £47,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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
1249 1475 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.34% 94.67% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 784 949 628
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 29 May 2015.

Technical Leader Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (50.00%) Finance
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) DB2
3 5 (31.25%) UML
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 5 (31.25%) CICS
3 5 (31.25%) zOS
3 5 (31.25%) RACF
3 5 (31.25%) Mainframe
3 5 (31.25%) ACF2
3 5 (31.25%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (31.25%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) XSD
5 1 (6.25%) XSLT
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (31.25%) CICS
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) J2EE
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) XSD
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
3 1 (6.25%) JMS
3 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mainframe
1 5 (31.25%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) zOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 5 (31.25%) UML
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) RACF
1 5 (31.25%) ACF2
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) MetaFrame
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix