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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 93 88 85
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 11 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 0.50% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.53% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +5.88%
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
1436 1137 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.93% 94.83% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 951 706 818
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

Technical Leader Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) Banking
2 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (35.00%) MVC
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) Solaris
6 4 (20.00%) LDAP
6 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) DNS
6 4 (20.00%) SQLPlus
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (20.00%) Data Guard
6 4 (20.00%) RESTful
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (20.00%) Retail
6 4 (20.00%) Retail Banking
6 4 (20.00%) International Banking
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) TDD

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (10.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) LDAP
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (20.00%) SQLPlus
5 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (5.00%) DB2
General
1 9 (45.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 4 (20.00%) International Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (10.00%) NHibernate
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) WCF
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) Spring.NET
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Social Media
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) TDD
2 3 (15.00%) OO
2 3 (15.00%) Web Development
3 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) AOP
4 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Java
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft