The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 196 209 227
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 39 59 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.85% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.88% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 31
Average salary £47,500 £40,150 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.30% -10.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%
Technical Leader
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5322 6686 6406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.19% 96.63% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4453 5632 5342
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Technical Leader Salary Trend in the North West

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Technical Leader Salary Histogram in the North West

Technical Leader
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 23 £50,000 +27.95% 10
Cheshire +33 15 £40,287 -26.75% 2
Merseyside -10 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.48%) Java
3 25 (28.74%) Windows
4 24 (27.59%) SQL
5 23 (26.44%) C#
5 23 (26.44%) .NET
6 22 (25.29%) Oracle
7 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
7 21 (24.14%) Service Management
8 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
9 18 (20.69%) Unix
10 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET
10 17 (19.54%) HTML
10 17 (19.54%) Finance
10 17 (19.54%) TDD
11 14 (16.09%) JavaScript
11 14 (16.09%) SAP
11 14 (16.09%) BusinessObjects
11 14 (16.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 12 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (13.79%) Degree
12 12 (13.79%) ERP
12 12 (13.79%) Teradata
13 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
13 11 (12.64%) Web Services
13 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (11.49%) .NET Framework
14 10 (11.49%) Spring
14 10 (11.49%) ITIL
14 10 (11.49%) CSS

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 (5.75%) CMS
1 5 (5.75%) NetWeaver
1 5 (5.75%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (3.45%) Confluence
2 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.45%) JBoss
2 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.15%) Node.js
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.45%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.15%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.30%) SaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.15%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.15%) GitHub
4 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) Internet
2 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.45%) Wireless
3 1 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.09%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.60%) Data Mining
7 4 (4.60%) MySQL
7 4 (4.60%) OLAP
7 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.60%) SAP BW
7 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.30%) Hyperion Smart View
8 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.60%) Ant
2 4 (4.60%) Maven
2 4 (4.60%) Subversion
3 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) Gradle
4 1 (1.15%) Grunt
4 1 (1.15%) Hudson
4 1 (1.15%) JUnit
4 1 (1.15%) Mockito
4 1 (1.15%) MSTest
4 1 (1.15%) NUnit
4 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Retail
3 7 (8.05%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.60%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.44%) .NET
2 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET
2 17 (19.54%) HTML
3 11 (12.64%) Web Services
4 10 (11.49%) .NET Framework
4 10 (11.49%) CSS
4 10 (11.49%) Spring
5 8 (9.20%) RESTful
6 7 (8.05%) AngularJS
6 7 (8.05%) Hibernate
7 6 (6.90%) REST
7 6 (6.90%) SAP BSP
7 6 (6.90%) SAPUI5
7 6 (6.90%) Web Dynpro
8 5 (5.75%) jQuery
8 5 (5.75%) SAP Basis
9 4 (4.60%) JSON
9 4 (4.60%) SOAP
9 4 (4.60%) WinForms
9 4 (4.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) FMCG
2 3 (3.45%) AS400
2 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.45%) Life Science
2 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (3.45%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.15%) EPoS
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.15%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.74%) Windows
2 18 (20.69%) Unix
3 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.75%) Linux
5 3 (3.45%) AIX
5 3 (3.45%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.30%) Android
6 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (24.14%) Service Management
3 17 (19.54%) TDD
4 14 (16.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 12 (13.79%) ERP
6 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (11.49%) ITIL
8 9 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (10.34%) SDLC
9 8 (9.20%) Scrum
10 7 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (8.05%) MVC
10 7 (8.05%) OO
11 6 (6.90%) BDD
11 6 (6.90%) Incident Management
11 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.90%) Migration
11 6 (6.90%) Open Source
12 5 (5.75%) Coaching
12 5 (5.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.48%) Java
2 24 (27.59%) SQL
3 23 (26.44%) C#
4 14 (16.09%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.05%) ABAP
6 6 (6.90%) C++
6 6 (6.90%) VB
7 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.60%) Objective-C
8 4 (4.60%) PHP
8 4 (4.60%) VB6
9 3 (3.45%) C
9 3 (3.45%) COBOL
10 2 (2.30%) Python
11 1 (1.15%) R
11 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) MCT
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (3.45%) SCCM
1 3 (3.45%) SCOM
1 3 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (2.30%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (2.30%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.15%) StatsD
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) Oracle
2 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
3 14 (16.09%) SAP
4 12 (13.79%) Teradata
5 9 (10.34%) Adobe
6 6 (6.90%) OpenText
7 4 (4.60%) IBM
7 4 (4.60%) VMware
8 3 (3.45%) Cisco
8 3 (3.45%) Dell
8 3 (3.45%) HP
8 3 (3.45%) Intel Security
8 3 (3.45%) Perforce
8 3 (3.45%) Symantec
9 2 (2.30%) Alteryx
9 2 (2.30%) Dynatrace
9 2 (2.30%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.15%) Apigee
10 1 (1.15%) PayPal
10 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
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