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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 155 154 135
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 4 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.34% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.35% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 17
Average salary £40,000 £62,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% +45.34%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
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
2873 3107 2951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.57% 94.99% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1923 1967 2101
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,148 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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
Glasgow +8 3 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Edinburgh -7 1 £100,000 +53.84%
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) Finance
3 12 (40.00%) MVC
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (33.33%) Oracle
4 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 9 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 9 (30.00%) Credit Risk
5 9 (30.00%) .NET
5 9 (30.00%) Python
5 9 (30.00%) Derivative
6 8 (26.67%) Java
6 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
7 7 (23.33%) Linux
7 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
7 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
7 7 (23.33%) Banking
7 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
8 6 (20.00%) User Experience
8 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) CSS
8 6 (20.00%) HTML
9 5 (16.67%) Struts
9 5 (16.67%) Sybase
9 5 (16.67%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) Retail
9 5 (16.67%) Subversion
9 5 (16.67%) Spring

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LDAP
1 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (13.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (13.33%) SQLPlus
5 1 (3.33%) DB2
5 1 (3.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Subversion
1 5 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Xcode
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 5 (16.67%) Retail
4 4 (13.33%) Retail Banking
4 4 (13.33%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (20.00%) CSS
3 6 (20.00%) HTML
4 5 (16.67%) Spring MVC
4 5 (16.67%) Spring
4 5 (16.67%) Struts
4 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (16.67%) HTML5
4 5 (16.67%) JPA
4 5 (16.67%) CSS3
5 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (10.00%) NHibernate
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.67%) Java EE
6 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 2 (6.67%) Web Services
7 1 (3.33%) JMS
7 1 (3.33%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Derivative
1 9 (30.00%) Credit Risk
2 6 (20.00%) User Experience
3 5 (16.67%) Social Media
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) iPhone
4 1 (3.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
4 3 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) MVC
2 9 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
3 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (16.67%) Business Development
6 4 (13.33%) TDD
7 3 (10.00%) OOD
7 3 (10.00%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) Coaching
8 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.33%) Project Management
9 1 (3.33%) People Management
9 1 (3.33%) AOP
9 1 (3.33%) Time Management
9 1 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) Python
3 8 (26.67%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) C#
5 3 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Sybase
4 1 (3.33%) Apple