The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 439 416 434
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 590 722 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.60% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.64% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 467 550 445
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104512 113471 104451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85520 92371 86950
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Leader
Salary Trend

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

Technical Leader Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Leader over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 within the UK.

Technical Leader Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Leader
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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
England -19 551 £62,500 +4.16% 79
London -47 276 £67,500 - 31
South East +5 107 £57,500 +4.54% 13
Yorkshire +25 64 £55,000 +12.24% 6
City of London +18 62 £65,000 -5.45% 15
West Yorkshire +58 59 £55,000 +12.24% 6
Leeds +37 55 £55,000 +12.24% 5
Berkshire +23 42 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Hampshire +15 34 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Scotland +22 26 £44,750 -2.71% 3
East of England -1 23 £70,000 +27.27% 6
West Midlands -7 23 £52,500 -4.97% 6
South West -20 21 £51,000 -7.27% 3
Reading +13 20 £67,500 +38.46%
North West -17 19 £45,000 -18.18% 10
Bracknell +21 15 £62,500 +13.63% 1
East Midlands +16 13 £70,000 +12.00% 3
Edinburgh +12 13 £44,750 -4.78%
Glasgow +8 13 £55,000 +32.53% 3
Oxfordshire +1 13 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Andover - 12 £32,000 -
Nottinghamshire +14 10 £70,000 -6.66% 1
Nottingham +3 10 £70,000 - 1
Southampton -1 10 £57,500 +2.22%
Birmingham -2 10 £62,500 +8.69% 4
Cambridgeshire +18 9 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Cheshire +2 8 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Devon -6 8 £57,500 +53.20%
Warwickshire -8 8 £52,500 -5.40%
Hertfordshire -13 8 £62,500 -5.30% 3

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 427 (38.92%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (32.91%) Java
3 301 (27.44%) .NET
4 287 (26.16%) SQL
5 253 (23.06%) C#
6 238 (21.70%) JavaScript
7 228 (20.78%) HTML
8 221 (20.15%) Finance
9 218 (19.87%) SQL Server
10 216 (19.69%) Microsoft
11 208 (18.96%) TDD
12 181 (16.50%) Oracle
12 181 (16.50%) Scrum
13 180 (16.41%) Linux
14 179 (16.32%) Spring
15 175 (15.95%) Mentoring
16 163 (14.86%) MVC
17 159 (14.49%) CSS
18 151 (13.76%) ASP.NET
19 136 (12.40%) E-Commerce
20 133 (12.12%) HTML5
21 131 (11.94%) Windows
22 128 (11.67%) XML
23 127 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
24 121 (11.03%) AngularJS
25 120 (10.94%) OO
26 118 (10.76%) Web Services
27 112 (10.21%) PHP
28 109 (9.94%) Line Management
29 107 (9.75%) Degree

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 97 (8.84%) Apache
2 45 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 37 (3.37%) Oracle Workflow
4 33 (3.01%) Node.js
5 32 (2.92%) Tomcat
6 29 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
6 29 (2.64%) Lync
7 26 (2.37%) CMS
8 23 (2.10%) CICS
9 22 (2.01%) IIS
10 21 (1.91%) MS Exchange
11 20 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 17 (1.55%) Apache Spark
12 17 (1.55%) WebSphere
13 14 (1.28%) WebLogic
13 14 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (1.19%) Drupal
15 12 (1.09%) Apache Pig
16 11 (1.00%) NetWeaver
17 9 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 102 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.91%) MS Office
3 4 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.36%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.27%) Simulink
5 2 (0.18%) MS Project
5 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.091%) SPSS
6 1 (0.091%) Maya
6 1 (0.091%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.091%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 40 (3.65%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (3.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 33 (3.01%) Oracle iProcurement
3 33 (3.01%) Oracle General Ledger
3 33 (3.01%) Oracle Payables
4 30 (2.73%) Oracle Applications
5 27 (2.46%) Oracle Receivables
6 22 (2.01%) Oracle Financials
7 16 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (0.82%) Magento
9 7 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
10 6 (0.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 5 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.46%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (0.27%) Summit
13 3 (0.27%) Fredhopper
14 1 (0.091%) Oracle BPM
14 1 (0.091%) SAP CO
14 1 (0.091%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 71 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.28%) SaaS
4 11 (1.00%) Office 365
5 5 (0.46%) GitHub
6 3 (0.27%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.27%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.18%) Force.com
8 1 (0.091%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.091%) Boomi
8 1 (0.091%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (6.38%) Internet
2 41 (3.74%) HTTP
3 36 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 34 (3.10%) SAN
5 13 (1.19%) DNS
6 12 (1.09%) LAN
6 12 (1.09%) WAN
7 11 (1.00%) 3G
7 11 (1.00%) 2G
7 11 (1.00%) 4G
8 9 (0.82%) Firewall
8 9 (0.82%) SMTP
9 7 (0.64%) DHCP
9 7 (0.64%) Ethernet
9 7 (0.64%) MPLS
9 7 (0.64%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (0.46%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.46%) NAS
10 5 (0.46%) DSL
11 4 (0.36%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (19.87%) SQL Server
2 106 (9.66%) NoSQL
3 105 (9.57%) MongoDB
4 85 (7.75%) Big Data
5 79 (7.20%) MySQL
6 55 (5.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 50 (4.56%) Riak
8 49 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 49 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
9 45 (4.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 41 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 37 (3.37%) Hadoop
12 36 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 34 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
14 33 (3.01%) Relational Database
15 30 (2.73%) DB2
16 28 (2.55%) SQLPlus
17 27 (2.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 25 (2.28%) Oracle Discoverer
19 24 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 78 (7.11%) Git (software)
2 48 (4.38%) Jenkins
3 38 (3.46%) NUnit
3 38 (3.46%) Maven
4 37 (3.37%) Subversion
5 36 (3.28%) Visual Studio
6 32 (2.92%) Oracle Forms
7 23 (2.10%) JIRA
8 20 (1.82%) ReSharper
9 16 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (1.37%) JUnit
11 13 (1.19%) Eclipse
11 13 (1.19%) Selenium
12 12 (1.09%) PHPUnit
13 11 (1.00%) MSTest
14 10 (0.91%) Ant
15 9 (0.82%) SpecFlow
16 8 (0.73%) Grunt
16 8 (0.73%) IntelliJ
16 8 (0.73%) TeamCity
General
1 221 (20.15%) Finance
2 92 (8.39%) Banking
3 59 (5.38%) Retail
4 46 (4.19%) Telecoms
5 33 (3.01%) Marketing
6 23 (2.10%) Games
7 19 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.73%) Front Office
8 16 (1.46%) Advertising
9 14 (1.28%) Legal
10 11 (1.00%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.73%) Law
11 8 (0.73%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.55%) Electronics
13 6 (0.55%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.36%) Billing
14 4 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.36%) Publishing
15 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (27.44%) .NET
2 228 (20.78%) HTML
3 179 (16.32%) Spring
4 159 (14.49%) CSS
5 151 (13.76%) ASP.NET
6 133 (12.12%) HTML5
7 128 (11.67%) XML
8 121 (11.03%) AngularJS
9 118 (10.76%) Web Services
10 99 (9.02%) Hibernate
11 93 (8.48%) jQuery
12 75 (6.84%) WCF
13 72 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 68 (6.20%) J2EE
15 67 (6.11%) .NET Framework
16 52 (4.74%) Ajax
17 50 (4.56%) ActiveMQ
17 50 (4.56%) Entity Framework
18 48 (4.38%) RESTful
18 48 (4.38%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.10%) Computer Science
2 48 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (4.28%) Open Source
4 38 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
5 33 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 32 (2.92%) Smartphone
6 32 (2.92%) User Experience
7 28 (2.55%) Mainframe
8 23 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (2.01%) IBM Mainframe
10 19 (1.73%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.46%) Mathematics
12 15 (1.37%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.28%) Mobile App
13 14 (1.28%) Equities
14 13 (1.19%) Clustering
14 13 (1.19%) Xbox
15 11 (1.00%) Fixed Income
15 11 (1.00%) N-Tier
16 10 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 180 (16.41%) Linux
2 131 (11.94%) Windows
3 78 (7.11%) UNIX
4 34 (3.10%) Android
5 24 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (2.01%) zOS
7 14 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
7 14 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.91%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.55%) Solaris
13 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.18%) CentOS
14 2 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.091%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.091%) Debian
15 1 (0.091%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (38.92%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (18.96%) TDD
3 181 (16.50%) Scrum
4 175 (15.95%) Mentoring
5 163 (14.86%) MVC
6 136 (12.40%) E-Commerce
7 127 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
8 120 (10.94%) OO
9 109 (9.94%) Line Management
10 102 (9.30%) BDD
11 101 (9.21%) ITIL
12 92 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
13 73 (6.65%) Service Delivery
14 72 (6.56%) DevOps
15 69 (6.29%) Software Engineering
16 64 (5.83%) Unit Testing
17 59 (5.38%) Project Management
18 56 (5.10%) Workflow
18 56 (5.10%) Domain-Driven Design
18 56 (5.10%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 361 (32.91%) Java
2 287 (26.16%) SQL
3 253 (23.06%) C#
4 238 (21.70%) JavaScript
5 112 (10.21%) PHP
6 52 (4.74%) PL/SQL
7 46 (4.19%) Python
8 42 (3.83%) T-SQL
9 37 (3.37%) Ruby
9 37 (3.37%) PowerShell
9 37 (3.37%) Bash Shell
10 28 (2.55%) C++
11 24 (2.19%) Scala
12 21 (1.91%) Go
13 16 (1.46%) ABAP
14 14 (1.28%) C
14 14 (1.28%) Perl
15 12 (1.09%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.00%) VBScript
17 9 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 107 (9.75%) Degree
2 28 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.73%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.00%) MCP
7 6 (0.55%) MCSE
7 6 (0.55%) MCSA
7 6 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.46%) MCTS
9 4 (0.36%) MCITP
9 4 (0.36%) CCNP
9 4 (0.36%) CCNA
10 3 (0.27%) PhD
11 2 (0.18%) CCIE
11 2 (0.18%) CCA
11 2 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.18%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (8.11%) QA
2 14 (1.28%) SLA
3 5 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.27%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.27%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.091%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (3.46%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 22 (2.01%) RACF
4 22 (2.01%) ACF2
5 11 (1.00%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.64%) vSphere
6 7 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.55%) XenApp
7 6 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.46%) HDFS
9 4 (0.36%) Firmware
10 3 (0.27%) MetaFrame
10 3 (0.27%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.27%) vCloud
10 3 (0.27%) UAG
11 1 (0.091%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 53 (4.83%) SCCM
2 12 (1.09%) SCOM
3 10 (0.91%) Puppet
3 10 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.82%) Salt
5 5 (0.46%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.36%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.27%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 2 (0.18%) DatAdvantage
8 2 (0.18%) Ansible
8 2 (0.18%) logstash
8 2 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.091%) OpenView
9 1 (0.091%) Nagios
9 1 (0.091%) Foglight
9 1 (0.091%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.091%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.091%) Nessus
Vendors
1 216 (19.69%) Microsoft
2 181 (16.50%) Oracle
3 57 (5.20%) Citrix
4 44 (4.01%) VMware
5 40 (3.65%) IBM
6 35 (3.19%) Zend
7 28 (2.55%) SAP
8 23 (2.10%) HP
9 22 (2.01%) Cisco
9 22 (2.01%) Informatica
9 22 (2.01%) hybris
10 18 (1.64%) NetApp
11 17 (1.55%) Google
12 16 (1.46%) EMC
13 15 (1.37%) TIBCO
14 14 (1.28%) Red Hat
14 14 (1.28%) Demandware
15 12 (1.09%) Sitecore
16 11 (1.00%) Business Objects
17 10 (0.91%) Endeca
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Health Care and Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits overtime, bonus and other benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Henley-on-thames, Oxfordshire
Required IT Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £43000 - £49000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Training & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago