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 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 421 405 421
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 621 760 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.64% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.68% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 503 633 478
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,750 £54,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.31% +13.68%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 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
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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
England -48 575 £61,500 +2.50% 86
London -81 267 £72,500 +11.53% 41
South East +9 103 £57,500 +6.48% 15
City of London +12 61 £67,500 +3.84% 14
North West +17 55 £47,500 -13.63% 7
Yorkshire +5 49 £55,000 +17.02% 7
West Yorkshire +26 47 £55,000 +41.93% 6
Leeds +25 44 £60,000 +33.33% 5
Hampshire +21 40 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Manchester +8 29 £46,250 -7.50% 2
East of England 0 29 £55,000 - 3
South West -39 26 £47,500 -13.63% 5
Berkshire -13 22 £60,000 +2.12% 5
Cheshire +18 21 £46,000 -14.81% 4
Wales +13 21 £45,000 +3.47% 2
Scotland +4 20 £49,500 +5.31% 4
Devon - 20 £47,500 - 3
West Midlands -5 19 £62,500 +60.98% 3
Exeter - 19 £47,500 - 3
East Midlands +17 17 £65,000 +30.00% 4
South Wales +16 16 £45,000 +3.47%
Birmingham +2 15 £62,500 +47.05% 2
Oxfordshire -1 14 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Hertfordshire -1 13 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Glasgow +7 12 £55,000 - 2
Surrey +3 12 £59,250 +7.72%
Andover - 10 £32,000 -
Bedfordshire +13 9 £62,000 +18.09% 1
St Albans - 9 £55,000 -
Southwark - 9 £44,750 -

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 493 (42.10%) Agile Software Development
2 412 (35.18%) Java
3 319 (27.24%) .NET
4 279 (23.83%) SQL
5 278 (23.74%) C#
6 275 (23.48%) JavaScript
7 258 (22.03%) HTML
8 232 (19.81%) SQL Server
9 218 (18.62%) TDD
10 216 (18.45%) Finance
11 207 (17.68%) Scrum
12 201 (17.16%) Microsoft
13 193 (16.48%) Spring
13 193 (16.48%) Mentoring
14 192 (16.40%) CSS
15 187 (15.97%) MVC
16 184 (15.71%) Oracle
17 181 (15.46%) Linux
18 178 (15.20%) ASP.NET
19 163 (13.92%) AngularJS
20 141 (12.04%) E-Commerce
21 140 (11.96%) HTML5
22 134 (11.44%) Windows
23 132 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
24 130 (11.10%) OO
25 124 (10.59%) jQuery
26 121 (10.33%) Degree
27 120 (10.25%) Web Services
28 114 (9.74%) SDLC
29 110 (9.39%) Line Management

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 99 (8.45%) Apache
2 45 (3.84%) SharePoint
3 37 (3.16%) Node.js
4 32 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 27 (2.31%) Lync
6 25 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
6 25 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
7 24 (2.05%) IIS
8 22 (1.88%) CICS
8 22 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 21 (1.79%) CMS
10 18 (1.54%) WebLogic
11 17 (1.45%) WebSphere
12 16 (1.37%) Drupal
13 15 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
13 15 (1.28%) Apache Spark
14 13 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (1.11%) JBoss
15 11 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.94%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 94 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.60%) MS Project
2 7 (0.60%) PowerPivot
3 4 (0.34%) MS Office
4 3 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.085%) SPSS
5 1 (0.085%) Simulink
5 1 (0.085%) Windchill
5 1 (0.085%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (1.62%) Oracle iProcurement
4 19 (1.62%) Oracle Payables
4 19 (1.62%) Oracle General Ledger
5 14 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
6 13 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
8 8 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
8 8 (0.68%) Magento
9 6 (0.51%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 6 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.26%) Cognos Controller
10 3 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.26%) Summit
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.26%) Fredhopper
11 2 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
11 2 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 66 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.62%) SaaS
4 8 (0.68%) Office 365
4 8 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.34%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.26%) Force.com
6 3 (0.26%) GitHub
7 2 (0.17%) IaaS
7 2 (0.17%) PaaS
8 1 (0.085%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 58 (4.95%) Internet
2 36 (3.07%) HTTP
3 35 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 25 (2.13%) SAN
5 12 (1.02%) LAN
5 12 (1.02%) WAN
6 10 (0.85%) 3G
6 10 (0.85%) 2G
6 10 (0.85%) 4G
7 9 (0.77%) Firewall
7 9 (0.77%) SMTP
8 8 (0.68%) DNS
9 7 (0.60%) Ethernet
9 7 (0.60%) MPLS
9 7 (0.60%) Radio Access Network
10 6 (0.51%) DSL
11 5 (0.43%) NetScaler
11 5 (0.43%) VLAN
12 4 (0.34%) Extranet
12 4 (0.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (19.81%) SQL Server
2 104 (8.88%) MongoDB
3 98 (8.37%) NoSQL
4 83 (7.09%) Big Data
5 76 (6.49%) MySQL
6 62 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 60 (5.12%) Riak
8 55 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 52 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 51 (4.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 50 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
12 42 (3.59%) Hadoop
13 36 (3.07%) Relational Database
14 31 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
15 27 (2.31%) Oracle Database
15 27 (2.31%) DB2
16 25 (2.13%) RDBMS
17 24 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 24 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
18 19 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 79 (6.75%) Git (software)
2 44 (3.76%) Maven
3 43 (3.67%) Subversion
3 43 (3.67%) Jenkins
4 31 (2.65%) Visual Studio
5 24 (2.05%) JIRA
6 23 (1.96%) NUnit
7 22 (1.88%) JUnit
8 19 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
9 18 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (1.37%) Selenium
11 15 (1.28%) ReSharper
11 15 (1.28%) Grunt
12 13 (1.11%) PHPUnit
13 12 (1.02%) Jasmine
13 12 (1.02%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.85%) Mercurial
15 9 (0.77%) Moq
16 8 (0.68%) SpecFlow
16 8 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 216 (18.45%) Finance
2 87 (7.43%) Banking
3 77 (6.58%) Retail
4 38 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.90%) Marketing
6 23 (1.96%) Front Office
7 17 (1.45%) Advertising
7 17 (1.45%) Games
8 14 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.85%) Law
11 9 (0.77%) Legal
12 6 (0.51%) Publishing
12 6 (0.51%) Billing
12 6 (0.51%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.43%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.26%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (27.24%) .NET
2 258 (22.03%) HTML
3 193 (16.48%) Spring
4 192 (16.40%) CSS
5 178 (15.20%) ASP.NET
6 163 (13.92%) AngularJS
7 140 (11.96%) HTML5
8 124 (10.59%) jQuery
9 120 (10.25%) Web Services
10 100 (8.54%) XML
11 98 (8.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 96 (8.20%) Hibernate
13 83 (7.09%) .NET Framework
14 81 (6.92%) J2EE
15 68 (5.81%) WCF
16 58 (4.95%) Ajax
17 57 (4.87%) ActiveMQ
18 55 (4.70%) Apache Camel
19 51 (4.36%) REST
20 49 (4.18%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 77 (6.58%) Computer Science
2 40 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
3 39 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 38 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (3.07%) User Experience
6 35 (2.99%) Smartphone
7 32 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 30 (2.56%) Data Centre
9 24 (2.05%) Mainframe
10 22 (1.88%) IBM Mainframe
11 20 (1.71%) Mathematics
11 20 (1.71%) Mobile App
12 18 (1.54%) Equities
13 16 (1.37%) Derivative
14 13 (1.11%) Client/Server
15 12 (1.02%) N-Tier
16 11 (0.94%) Clustering
16 11 (0.94%) Algorithms
17 10 (0.85%) Digital Media
18 9 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 181 (15.46%) Linux
2 134 (11.44%) Windows
3 82 (7.00%) UNIX
4 36 (3.07%) Android
5 24 (2.05%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.88%) zOS
7 14 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
7 14 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.51%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.34%) Solaris
13 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.17%) CentOS
14 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (42.10%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (18.62%) TDD
3 207 (17.68%) Scrum
4 193 (16.48%) Mentoring
5 187 (15.97%) MVC
6 141 (12.04%) E-Commerce
7 132 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
8 130 (11.10%) OO
9 114 (9.74%) SDLC
10 110 (9.39%) Line Management
11 107 (9.14%) ITIL
12 106 (9.05%) BDD
13 82 (7.00%) DevOps
14 81 (6.92%) Software Engineering
15 79 (6.75%) Service Delivery
16 71 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
17 56 (4.78%) SOA
18 54 (4.61%) Analytics
19 51 (4.36%) Project Management
19 51 (4.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 412 (35.18%) Java
2 279 (23.83%) SQL
3 278 (23.74%) C#
4 275 (23.48%) JavaScript
5 102 (8.71%) PHP
6 45 (3.84%) PL/SQL
7 44 (3.76%) Python
8 43 (3.67%) T-SQL
8 43 (3.67%) PowerShell
9 39 (3.33%) Scala
10 34 (2.90%) C++
11 31 (2.65%) Ruby
12 27 (2.31%) Bash Shell
13 22 (1.88%) C
14 20 (1.71%) Go
15 18 (1.54%) Perl
16 16 (1.37%) VB.NET
17 15 (1.28%) Groovy
18 11 (0.94%) Objective-C
19 8 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 121 (10.33%) Degree
2 35 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.88%) DV Cleared
5 19 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.85%) MCP
6 10 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.77%) MCSE
8 8 (0.68%) CCNP
9 7 (0.60%) CCNA
9 7 (0.60%) VCAP
10 5 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.43%) MCSA
11 3 (0.26%) PhD
11 3 (0.26%) CCIE
11 3 (0.26%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.17%) CCVP
12 2 (0.17%) RHCA
12 2 (0.17%) VCDX
12 2 (0.17%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.81%) QA
2 11 (0.94%) SLA
3 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.26%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.085%) HL7
5 1 (0.085%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 50 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 32 (2.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 22 (1.88%) RACF
4 22 (1.88%) ACF2
5 14 (1.20%) XenDesktop
6 11 (0.94%) XenApp
7 10 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
7 10 (0.85%) vSphere
8 9 (0.77%) vCloud
9 8 (0.68%) HDFS
10 5 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.26%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.26%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.26%) MetaFrame
11 3 (0.26%) UAG
12 2 (0.17%) XenServer
12 2 (0.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 54 (4.61%) SCCM
2 7 (0.60%) SCOM
3 4 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.34%) logstash
3 4 (0.34%) Salt
3 4 (0.34%) Puppet
4 3 (0.26%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.17%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (0.17%) Ansible
5 2 (0.17%) Kibana
5 2 (0.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.085%) Nessus
6 1 (0.085%) OpenView
6 1 (0.085%) Nagios
6 1 (0.085%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.085%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.085%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 201 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 184 (15.71%) Oracle
3 76 (6.49%) VMware
4 61 (5.21%) Citrix
5 47 (4.01%) IBM
6 42 (3.59%) Cisco
7 31 (2.65%) Zend
8 26 (2.22%) Google
9 22 (1.88%) HP
9 22 (1.88%) TIBCO
9 22 (1.88%) hybris
10 20 (1.71%) Informatica
11 18 (1.54%) Demandware
12 17 (1.45%) EMC
13 13 (1.11%) Sybase
13 13 (1.11%) NetApp
13 13 (1.11%) Teradata
14 12 (1.02%) ATG
14 12 (1.02%) Sitecore
14 12 (1.02%) Business Objects
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum 10% bonus, pension, healthcare and h
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £45695 - £50505 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sandstone Technology
Salary: Attractive remuneration, dependent on experience and qualification
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
KDR Recruitment Ltd
Salary: car allowance, bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Up to £100k + Excellent Bonus & Ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, shares
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Duke Hudson
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago