The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 141 151 145
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 28 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.85% 0.56% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.59% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 4
Average salary £51,000 £57,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.30% +12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Technical Leader
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3106 3542 2927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.92% 94.83% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1996 2278 1926
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Technical Leader Salary Trend in Scotland

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Technical Leader Salary Histogram in Scotland

Technical Leader
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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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
Glasgow +22 22 £52,500 - 1
Edinburgh -6 6 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (64.71%) Java
2 21 (41.18%) Oracle
3 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (35.29%) SOA
5 17 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 16 (31.37%) SQL
7 15 (29.41%) HTML
7 15 (29.41%) Finance
8 14 (27.45%) Oracle Database
9 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
10 12 (23.53%) Spring
10 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (23.53%) HTML5
10 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 12 (23.53%) UNIX
11 11 (21.57%) Linux
11 11 (21.57%) UML
11 11 (21.57%) .NET
11 11 (21.57%) Scrum
11 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
11 11 (21.57%) Line Management
11 11 (21.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (19.61%) SDLC
12 10 (19.61%) PL/SQL
12 10 (19.61%) CSS
12 10 (19.61%) Web Services
12 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (17.65%) Java EE
13 9 (17.65%) JIRA

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (9.80%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (5.88%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.92%) CICS
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.96%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.96%) Mule
4 1 (1.96%) GemFire
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) Oracle Database
2 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
4 8 (15.69%) RDBMS
5 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.88%) MySQL
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.92%) DB2
8 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) JIRA
2 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.84%) JUnit
4 3 (5.88%) Subversion
4 3 (5.88%) Maven
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.96%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.96%) Selenium
6 1 (1.96%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) HTML
2 12 (23.53%) Spring
2 12 (23.53%) HTML5
3 11 (21.57%) .NET
4 10 (19.61%) CSS
4 10 (19.61%) Web Services
5 9 (17.65%) jQuery
5 9 (17.65%) Java EE
6 8 (15.69%) J2EE
6 8 (15.69%) Hibernate
7 6 (11.76%) JSP
7 6 (11.76%) XML
8 5 (9.80%) J2SE
8 5 (9.80%) JSON
9 4 (7.84%) JMS
9 4 (7.84%) Oracle ADF
10 3 (5.88%) Spring MVC
10 3 (5.88%) JRuby
10 3 (5.88%) Java EE 5
11 2 (3.92%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
1 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
1 4 (7.84%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.92%) iPad
2 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.92%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.96%) Derivative
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Physics
3 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.96%) DataPower
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) UNIX
2 11 (21.57%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Android
4 2 (3.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) SOA
3 17 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
5 11 (21.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (21.57%) UML
5 11 (21.57%) Scrum
5 11 (21.57%) Line Management
6 10 (19.61%) SDLC
6 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (15.69%) OO
7 8 (15.69%) OOD
8 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
8 7 (13.73%) Coaching
9 6 (11.76%) Use Case
10 5 (9.80%) TDD
10 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.84%) People Management
11 4 (7.84%) Performance Testing
11 4 (7.84%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (64.71%) Java
2 16 (31.37%) SQL
3 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.61%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.88%) Jython
5 3 (5.88%) Groovy
6 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) RACF
1 2 (3.92%) ACF2
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) zSecure
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.96%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Oracle
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (3.92%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (3.92%) Qualys
4 2 (3.92%) Sybase
5 1 (1.96%) CA
5 1 (1.96%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.96%) Splunk
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