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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 449 411 426
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 588 604 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.56% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.60% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 493 506 544
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%

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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014 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 2 September 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
England -37 558 £60,000 - 60
London -35 312 £65,000 -3.70% 29
South East -14 94 £50,000 +5.26% 17
City of London -26 65 £67,500 -3.57% 12
South West -2 43 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Berkshire +11 37 £54,000 +13.68% 6
North West -18 36 £54,000 +9.09% 5
East of England -27 33 £62,500 +15.74%
Yorkshire -34 23 £55,000 +1.85% 5
Bristol +16 21 £52,500 +23.52%
Scotland -2 21 £57,500 +12.19% 2
Hertfordshire -11 20 £65,000 +20.37%
Manchester -8 19 £45,000 -12.19% 2
Reading +5 17 £54,000 +13.68%
Oxfordshire +3 15 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Maidenhead - 13 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire -18 12 £52,750 -2.31% 2
Leeds -25 12 £52,750 -2.31% 2
West Sussex -2 11 £45,500 +7.05% 1
Edinburgh -4 11 £57,500 +27.77%
Wiltshire -6 11 £42,000 +20.86%
Cheshire -7 11 £54,000 +35.00% 3
Swindon +3 10 £37,188 -25.62%
Hampshire -18 10 £40,000 -15.78%
Glasgow -2 9 - - 1
Warrington -14 9 £54,000 +9.09% 2
West Midlands -17 9 £61,250 +36.11% 1
North Yorkshire -10 7 £55,000 -10.20% 1
Hemel Hempstead -16 7 £54,000 -
Bedfordshire -17 7 £52,500 -

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 442 (32.91%) .NET
2 425 (31.65%) Java
3 384 (28.59%) C#
4 372 (27.70%) SQL
5 355 (26.43%) JavaScript
6 331 (24.65%) HTML
6 331 (24.65%) SQL Server
7 306 (22.78%) Microsoft
8 296 (22.04%) CSS
9 269 (20.03%) Mentoring
10 250 (18.62%) Scrum
11 248 (18.47%) Oracle
12 246 (18.32%) ASP.NET
12 246 (18.32%) TDD
13 243 (18.09%) Finance
14 234 (17.42%) Web Services
15 225 (16.75%) MVC
16 210 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
17 178 (13.25%) XML
18 170 (12.66%) WCF
19 161 (11.99%) HTML5
20 160 (11.91%) Spring
21 156 (11.62%) Linux
22 153 (11.39%) SOA
23 150 (11.17%) Windows
24 149 (11.09%) OO
25 146 (10.87%) Project Management
26 144 (10.72%) J2EE
27 142 (10.57%) jQuery
28 137 (10.20%) Degree

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 78 (5.81%) SharePoint
2 63 (4.69%) Tomcat
3 54 (4.02%) Apache
4 50 (3.72%) WebSphere
5 48 (3.57%) CMS
6 46 (3.43%) IIS
7 28 (2.08%) Node.js
8 26 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
9 24 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 23 (1.71%) Apache Solr
10 23 (1.71%) Drupal
11 21 (1.56%) WebLogic
11 21 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 17 (1.27%) SAS
13 15 (1.12%) Confluence
14 13 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
15 12 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
15 12 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
15 12 (0.89%) nginx
Applications
1 124 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.16%) MS Office
3 11 (0.82%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.60%) SPSS
5 7 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.074%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 24 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (1.34%) Oracle ERP
4 13 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.45%) CSG Singleview
7 5 (0.37%) Oracle TCA
8 4 (0.30%) assyst
8 4 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.22%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.22%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.15%) RMDS
10 2 (0.15%) Pivotal CRM
10 2 (0.15%) Magento
11 1 (0.074%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.074%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.074%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.16%) SaaS
3 15 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.45%) Rackspace Cloud
7 5 (0.37%) IaaS
7 5 (0.37%) PaaS
8 4 (0.30%) CloudFront
8 4 (0.30%) Route 53
9 3 (0.22%) GitHub
10 2 (0.15%) Office 365
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.15%) ElastiCache
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.35%) Internet
2 44 (3.28%) HTTP
2 44 (3.28%) SAN
3 39 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 28 (2.08%) Firewall
5 25 (1.86%) WAN
6 24 (1.79%) LAN
7 20 (1.49%) DNS
8 18 (1.34%) Broadband
9 14 (1.04%) Intranet
10 11 (0.82%) 3G
11 10 (0.74%) Extranet
11 10 (0.74%) Wireless
11 10 (0.74%) VPN
11 10 (0.74%) NAS
11 10 (0.74%) 4G
12 9 (0.67%) SNMP
13 8 (0.60%) VoLTE
13 8 (0.60%) LTE
14 7 (0.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (24.65%) SQL Server
2 118 (8.79%) MySQL
3 108 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
4 84 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 74 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 67 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 63 (4.69%) Oracle Database
8 55 (4.10%) Relational Database
9 43 (3.20%) Hadoop
10 36 (2.68%) Big Data
11 35 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 32 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 29 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
13 29 (2.16%) DB2
14 25 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
15 24 (1.79%) Data Mining
16 21 (1.56%) NoSQL
17 20 (1.49%) RDBMS
18 16 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
19 15 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 92 (6.85%) Subversion
2 75 (5.58%) Visual Studio
3 69 (5.14%) Git (software)
4 47 (3.50%) Maven
5 42 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 41 (3.05%) JIRA
7 35 (2.61%) NUnit
8 34 (2.53%) JUnit
9 32 (2.38%) Jenkins
10 31 (2.31%) Mockito
10 31 (2.31%) Eclipse
11 30 (2.23%) Selenium
12 28 (2.08%) Moq
13 21 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
14 19 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
15 18 (1.34%) jMock
16 16 (1.19%) Ant
17 12 (0.89%) SpecFlow
18 11 (0.82%) Bitbucket
19 10 (0.74%) Cucumber
General
1 243 (18.09%) Finance
2 132 (9.83%) Banking
3 106 (7.89%) Marketing
4 70 (5.21%) Telecoms
5 59 (4.39%) Games
6 57 (4.24%) Front Office
7 52 (3.87%) Publishing
8 47 (3.50%) Retail
9 37 (2.76%) Legal
10 31 (2.31%) Advertising
10 31 (2.31%) Investment Banking
11 20 (1.49%) Back Office
12 16 (1.19%) Manufacturing
13 15 (1.12%) Electronics
14 10 (0.74%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.60%) Spanish Language
17 7 (0.52%) International Banking
17 7 (0.52%) French Language
18 6 (0.45%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (32.91%) .NET
2 331 (24.65%) HTML
3 296 (22.04%) CSS
4 246 (18.32%) ASP.NET
5 234 (17.42%) Web Services
6 178 (13.25%) XML
7 170 (12.66%) WCF
8 161 (11.99%) HTML5
9 160 (11.91%) Spring
10 144 (10.72%) J2EE
11 142 (10.57%) jQuery
12 112 (8.34%) .NET Framework
13 102 (7.59%) SOAP
14 89 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
15 85 (6.33%) Middleware
16 79 (5.88%) WPF
17 73 (5.44%) Ajax
18 71 (5.29%) REST
19 68 (5.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 68 (5.06%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 61 (4.54%) Computer Science
2 54 (4.02%) Open Source
3 45 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 37 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 33 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 32 (2.38%) Derivative
8 25 (1.86%) Digital Media
9 22 (1.64%) N-Tier
10 19 (1.41%) Credit Risk
11 18 (1.34%) Smartphone
12 16 (1.19%) DTV
12 16 (1.19%) Mainframe
12 16 (1.19%) Social Media
13 15 (1.12%) Blackberry
14 14 (1.04%) Fixed Income
14 14 (1.04%) Hedge funds
15 13 (0.97%) GIS
15 13 (0.97%) Replication
16 11 (0.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 156 (11.62%) Linux
2 150 (11.17%) Windows
3 85 (6.33%) UNIX
4 64 (4.77%) Android
4 64 (4.77%) Apple iOS
5 27 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (1.94%) Solaris
7 19 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.97%) AIX
10 10 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.52%) MVS
12 6 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.30%) CentOS
13 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.22%) zOS
14 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.15%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (20.03%) Mentoring
2 250 (18.62%) Scrum
3 246 (18.32%) TDD
4 225 (16.75%) MVC
5 210 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
6 153 (11.39%) SOA
7 149 (11.09%) OO
8 146 (10.87%) Project Management
9 129 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
10 121 (9.01%) E-Commerce
11 115 (8.56%) Unit Testing
12 93 (6.92%) BDD
13 83 (6.18%) CRM
14 78 (5.81%) Multithreading
15 70 (5.21%) ETL
16 63 (4.69%) ITIL
16 63 (4.69%) Software Engineering
17 62 (4.62%) OOP
18 60 (4.47%) Waterfall
18 60 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 425 (31.65%) Java
2 384 (28.59%) C#
3 372 (27.70%) SQL
4 355 (26.43%) JavaScript
5 109 (8.12%) Python
6 99 (7.37%) PHP
7 94 (7.00%) T-SQL
8 77 (5.73%) C++
9 54 (4.02%) Ruby
10 47 (3.50%) VB
11 46 (3.43%) C
12 32 (2.38%) Perl
12 32 (2.38%) PL/SQL
13 25 (1.86%) Objective-C
13 25 (1.86%) Groovy
13 25 (1.86%) VB6
14 22 (1.64%) Scala
14 22 (1.64%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.49%) PowerShell
15 20 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 137 (10.20%) Degree
2 42 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 38 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (0.82%) CCNA
7 10 (0.74%) MCTS
8 8 (0.60%) HNC
8 8 (0.60%) HND
8 8 (0.60%) CCNP
9 5 (0.37%) MCITP
9 5 (0.37%) VCAP
10 4 (0.30%) CCEE
10 4 (0.30%) VCP5
10 4 (0.30%) VCP4
10 4 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.22%) MCP
11 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.22%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.96%) QA
2 34 (2.53%) SLA
3 27 (2.01%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.04%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.37%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.30%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.30%) WAI
7 1 (0.074%) GxP
System Software
1 35 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.60%) NDS
4 7 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.30%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.30%) KVM
8 3 (0.22%) ACF2
8 3 (0.22%) RACF
8 3 (0.22%) NFS
9 2 (0.15%) Samba
9 2 (0.15%) XenApp
10 1 (0.074%) vSphere
10 1 (0.074%) UAG
10 1 (0.074%) vCloud
10 1 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.074%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.074%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (2.23%) Puppet
2 18 (1.34%) Oracle EDQ
3 17 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.04%) Ansible
5 11 (0.82%) ZABBIX
5 11 (0.82%) Munin
6 10 (0.74%) MOM
7 9 (0.67%) SCCM
7 9 (0.67%) SCOM
7 9 (0.67%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.45%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 5 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.30%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.30%) TIBCO Hawk
11 3 (0.22%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.22%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.15%) CA Endevor
12 2 (0.15%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.074%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 306 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 248 (18.47%) Oracle
3 47 (3.50%) TIBCO
4 46 (3.43%) VMware
5 39 (2.90%) SAP
6 37 (2.76%) Informatica
7 32 (2.38%) IBM
8 30 (2.23%) Cisco
9 29 (2.16%) Citrix
10 25 (1.86%) NetApp
10 25 (1.86%) webMethods
11 23 (1.71%) Adobe
12 21 (1.56%) 29West
13 19 (1.41%) HP
13 19 (1.41%) Red Hat
13 19 (1.41%) Talend
14 17 (1.27%) JBoss
14 17 (1.27%) Sitecore
15 16 (1.19%) EMC
16 15 (1.12%) Zend
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Medical
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + FS Pension + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
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Posted: 5 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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