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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 149 153 152
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 20 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.51% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.54% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 6
Average salary £49,500 £47,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.31% -18.26%
UK excluding London average salary £52,750 £54,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.31% +13.68%
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
2981 3536 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.51% 95.10% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2328 2011
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 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 3 July 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 3 July 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
(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 +7 12 £55,000 - 2
Edinburgh +6 7 £44,750 -4.78% 2
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 25 (60.98%) Java
2 18 (43.90%) Oracle
3 17 (41.46%) Mentoring
4 12 (29.27%) Web Services
5 11 (26.83%) UNIX
5 11 (26.83%) UML
5 11 (26.83%) Linux
5 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
5 11 (26.83%) SQL
5 11 (26.83%) SOA
5 11 (26.83%) Finance
5 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
5 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
6 10 (24.39%) Spring
6 10 (24.39%) Banking
7 9 (21.95%) Java EE
7 9 (21.95%) Scrum
7 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (21.95%) CSS
8 8 (19.51%) SDLC
8 8 (19.51%) J2EE
8 8 (19.51%) OO
8 8 (19.51%) RDBMS
8 8 (19.51%) OOD
8 8 (19.51%) jQuery
8 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
9 7 (17.07%) Degree
9 7 (17.07%) J2SE
9 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database 10g

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (12.20%) WebLogic
1 5 (12.20%) CICS
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (7.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (7.32%) GlassFish
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) Mule
3 1 (2.44%) GemFire
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.44%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
1 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (19.51%) RDBMS
4 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (12.20%) DB2
6 3 (7.32%) MySQL
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (7.32%) Subversion
1 3 (7.32%) Maven
2 2 (4.88%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) JUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Banking
3 6 (14.63%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Web Services
2 10 (24.39%) Spring
3 9 (21.95%) Java EE
3 9 (21.95%) CSS
4 8 (19.51%) J2EE
4 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
4 8 (19.51%) jQuery
5 7 (17.07%) HTML
5 7 (17.07%) XML
5 7 (17.07%) J2SE
6 6 (14.63%) JSP
6 6 (14.63%) JSON
7 5 (12.20%) HTML5
8 4 (9.76%) Oracle ADF
9 3 (7.32%) Spring MVC
9 3 (7.32%) JRuby
9 3 (7.32%) Java EE 5
9 3 (7.32%) .NET
10 2 (4.88%) SOAP
10 2 (4.88%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.20%) Mainframe
2 5 (12.20%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.76%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.44%) Physics
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) UNIX
1 11 (26.83%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Android
3 5 (12.20%) zOS
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Mentoring
2 11 (26.83%) UML
2 11 (26.83%) SOA
2 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.95%) Scrum
4 8 (19.51%) SDLC
4 8 (19.51%) OOD
4 8 (19.51%) OO
5 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
6 6 (14.63%) Use Case
6 6 (14.63%) Android Development
7 4 (9.76%) People Management
7 4 (9.76%) Line Management
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.32%) TDD
8 3 (7.32%) MVC
8 3 (7.32%) Business Development
8 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Jython
4 3 (7.32%) Groovy
5 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) VBScript
5 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) RACF
1 5 (12.20%) ACF2
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) IBM
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) Sybase
4 2 (4.88%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) Greenplum
5 1 (2.44%) Splunk
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