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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 463 424 417
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 525 592 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.55% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.58% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 415 488 562
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +10.52%

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 -56 490 £60,000 - 58
London -67 248 £65,000 -7.14% 23
South East +23 101 £50,000 - 13
City of London -60 55 £67,500 -10.00% 7
Berkshire +42 46 £54,000 +8.00% 5
South West +7 41 £52,400 +4.80% 5
North West -4 34 £47,000 -6.00% 8
East of England -7 34 £63,750 +18.05% 4
Scotland +11 25 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Bristol +17 22 £60,000 +41.17% 3
Yorkshire -26 19 £55,000 +1.85% 3
Reading +19 18 £54,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -20 18 £65,000 +20.37% 2
Cheshire +1 16 £54,000 +35.00% 4
Manchester -18 16 £45,000 -12.19% 2
Hampshire -17 14 £39,000 -8.23% 2
Glasgow +5 13 £39,750 -11.66% 1
Leeds -16 13 £60,000 +11.11%
West Yorkshire -18 13 £60,000 +11.11%
Maidenhead - 13 £57,500 - 1
Bracknell +3 11 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Edinburgh -15 11 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire -16 10 £57,500 +6.48%
East Sussex - 10 £37,500 -
Brighton - 10 £37,500 -
South Wales +13 9 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Wales +8 9 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Wiltshire -2 9 £50,000 +44.92% 2
Warrington -3 9 £54,000 +9.09%
West Sussex -5 9 £50,000 +17.64% 2

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 494 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 426 (33.05%) .NET
3 416 (32.27%) Java
4 367 (28.47%) SQL
5 361 (28.01%) C#
6 349 (27.08%) JavaScript
7 331 (25.68%) SQL Server
8 320 (24.83%) HTML
9 284 (22.03%) CSS
10 274 (21.26%) Microsoft
11 251 (19.47%) Mentoring
12 247 (19.16%) Oracle
13 245 (19.01%) Scrum
14 240 (18.62%) Finance
15 235 (18.23%) ASP.NET
16 230 (17.84%) TDD
17 227 (17.61%) MVC
18 216 (16.76%) Web Services
19 160 (12.41%) Spring
20 156 (12.10%) XML
21 154 (11.95%) HTML5
22 146 (11.33%) jQuery
23 143 (11.09%) Project Management
24 139 (10.78%) Windows
25 138 (10.71%) SOA
26 136 (10.55%) J2EE
27 135 (10.47%) Linux
28 133 (10.32%) OO
28 133 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
29 131 (10.16%) WCF

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 68 (5.28%) SharePoint
2 66 (5.12%) Tomcat
3 53 (4.11%) WebSphere
4 49 (3.80%) Apache
5 45 (3.49%) IIS
6 44 (3.41%) CMS
7 26 (2.02%) WebLogic
8 25 (1.94%) Node.js
9 24 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (1.55%) Apache Solr
11 17 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 16 (1.24%) Drupal
13 15 (1.16%) SAS
14 13 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
15 12 (0.93%) Escenic
15 12 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 11 (0.85%) Confluence
16 11 (0.85%) TIBCO EMS
16 11 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
17 10 (0.78%) nginx
Applications
1 110 (8.53%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.94%) MS Office
3 10 (0.78%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.62%) SPSS
5 7 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.078%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 26 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (1.55%) Oracle ERP
4 12 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.62%) CSG Singleview
6 7 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.39%) Oracle TCA
7 5 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.23%) Magento
9 3 (0.23%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.16%) RMDS
10 2 (0.16%) Pivotal CRM
11 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.078%) Maximo
11 1 (0.078%) Front Arena
11 1 (0.078%) Endur
11 1 (0.078%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.33%) SaaS
2 29 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.47%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.47%) PaaS
5 6 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
6 5 (0.39%) GitHub
6 5 (0.39%) IaaS
7 4 (0.31%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.23%) Office 365
9 2 (0.16%) Route 53
9 2 (0.16%) ElastiCache
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.078%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.03%) Internet
2 45 (3.49%) HTTP
3 43 (3.34%) SAN
4 32 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 29 (2.25%) Firewall
6 26 (2.02%) WAN
7 25 (1.94%) LAN
8 24 (1.86%) Broadband
9 19 (1.47%) 3G
10 18 (1.40%) 4G
11 16 (1.24%) DNS
12 14 (1.09%) LTE
12 14 (1.09%) VoLTE
13 13 (1.01%) Wireless
13 13 (1.01%) Intranet
14 10 (0.78%) NAS
15 9 (0.70%) Extranet
15 9 (0.70%) SNMP
15 9 (0.70%) VPN
16 6 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 113 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
3 101 (7.84%) MySQL
4 90 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 88 (6.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 83 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 63 (4.89%) Relational Database
8 57 (4.42%) Oracle Database
9 46 (3.57%) Hadoop
10 45 (3.49%) Big Data
11 43 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 41 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 35 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
14 30 (2.33%) DB2
15 23 (1.78%) NoSQL
16 22 (1.71%) Data Mining
17 20 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
18 17 (1.32%) MongoDB
18 17 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
18 17 (1.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 82 (6.36%) Subversion
2 71 (5.51%) Visual Studio
3 63 (4.89%) Git (software)
4 47 (3.65%) Maven
5 38 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (2.72%) JUnit
7 34 (2.64%) Mockito
8 33 (2.56%) Selenium
9 31 (2.40%) JIRA
10 27 (2.09%) Eclipse
11 26 (2.02%) NUnit
12 23 (1.78%) Moq
12 23 (1.78%) Talend Open Studio
13 21 (1.63%) Jenkins
14 20 (1.55%) jMock
14 20 (1.55%) Rhino Mocks
15 18 (1.40%) Ant
16 9 (0.70%) Bitbucket
16 9 (0.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 9 (0.70%) Cucumber
General
1 240 (18.62%) Finance
2 116 (9.00%) Banking
3 97 (7.53%) Marketing
4 90 (6.98%) Telecoms
5 53 (4.11%) Front Office
6 49 (3.80%) Publishing
7 47 (3.65%) Games
8 40 (3.10%) Retail
9 37 (2.87%) Legal
10 28 (2.17%) Advertising
11 25 (1.94%) Investment Banking
12 24 (1.86%) Manufacturing
13 23 (1.78%) Back Office
14 14 (1.09%) Electronics
15 10 (0.78%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.62%) Billing
17 7 (0.54%) International Banking
17 7 (0.54%) Spanish Language
17 7 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.47%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 426 (33.05%) .NET
2 320 (24.83%) HTML
3 284 (22.03%) CSS
4 235 (18.23%) ASP.NET
5 216 (16.76%) Web Services
6 160 (12.41%) Spring
7 156 (12.10%) XML
8 154 (11.95%) HTML5
9 146 (11.33%) jQuery
10 136 (10.55%) J2EE
11 131 (10.16%) WCF
12 105 (8.15%) SOAP
13 103 (7.99%) .NET Framework
14 94 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 80 (6.21%) Middleware
16 76 (5.90%) Hibernate
17 70 (5.43%) REST
18 67 (5.20%) Ajax
19 59 (4.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 51 (3.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 107 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (4.58%) User Experience
3 52 (4.03%) Open Source
4 46 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 44 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 35 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 32 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 31 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (2.25%) Derivative
10 26 (2.02%) Smartphone
11 23 (1.78%) Digital Media
12 21 (1.63%) Algorithms
13 19 (1.47%) Credit Risk
14 18 (1.40%) Social Media
15 17 (1.32%) N-Tier
16 16 (1.24%) Mainframe
17 15 (1.16%) DTV
18 14 (1.09%) Blackberry
19 13 (1.01%) iPhone
19 13 (1.01%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 139 (10.78%) Windows
2 135 (10.47%) Linux
3 70 (5.43%) UNIX
3 70 (5.43%) Apple iOS
4 63 (4.89%) Android
5 29 (2.25%) Solaris
6 28 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (1.01%) AIX
10 10 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.54%) MVS
12 6 (0.47%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.39%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.31%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.23%) zOS
16 2 (0.16%) OpenBSD
16 2 (0.16%) CentOS
16 2 (0.16%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (19.47%) Mentoring
3 245 (19.01%) Scrum
4 230 (17.84%) TDD
5 227 (17.61%) MVC
6 143 (11.09%) Project Management
7 138 (10.71%) SOA
8 133 (10.32%) OO
8 133 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
9 126 (9.78%) E-Commerce
10 91 (7.06%) Unit Testing
11 89 (6.90%) BDD
12 82 (6.36%) ETL
13 78 (6.05%) CRM
14 71 (5.51%) OOP
15 70 (5.43%) Multithreading
16 64 (4.97%) Waterfall
17 63 (4.89%) ITIL
18 60 (4.65%) Software Engineering
19 59 (4.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 416 (32.27%) Java
2 367 (28.47%) SQL
3 361 (28.01%) C#
4 349 (27.08%) JavaScript
5 103 (7.99%) Python
6 93 (7.21%) T-SQL
7 79 (6.13%) PHP
8 68 (5.28%) C++
9 57 (4.42%) Ruby
10 41 (3.18%) VB
11 38 (2.95%) C
12 35 (2.72%) Perl
13 33 (2.56%) PL/SQL
14 25 (1.94%) Groovy
15 24 (1.86%) VB6
16 23 (1.78%) Objective-C
17 21 (1.63%) Shell Script
18 20 (1.55%) Scala
19 19 (1.47%) PowerShell
19 19 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 115 (8.92%) Degree
2 43 (3.34%) Security Cleared
3 41 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.09%) HNC
6 14 (1.09%) HND
6 14 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (0.93%) CCNA
8 10 (0.78%) MCITP
9 9 (0.70%) MCTS
9 9 (0.70%) CCNP
10 5 (0.39%) VCAP
11 4 (0.31%) MCSE
11 4 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.31%) VCP4
11 4 (0.31%) CCEE
11 4 (0.31%) VCP5
12 3 (0.23%) NCDA
12 3 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (5.90%) QA
2 32 (2.48%) Data Quality
3 31 (2.40%) SLA
4 14 (1.09%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.39%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.31%) WAI
6 4 (0.31%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.078%) GxP
System Software
1 38 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.09%) NDS
4 6 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.31%) Firmware
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.31%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.31%) KVM
7 3 (0.23%) ACF2
7 3 (0.23%) RACF
8 2 (0.16%) NFS
8 2 (0.16%) Samba
8 2 (0.16%) XenApp
9 1 (0.078%) vCloud
9 1 (0.078%) vSphere
9 1 (0.078%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.078%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (1.94%) Puppet
2 20 (1.55%) Oracle EDQ
3 12 (0.93%) MOM
3 12 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.78%) Ansible
5 9 (0.70%) SCOM
6 8 (0.62%) SCCM
7 7 (0.54%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.54%) ZABBIX
7 7 (0.54%) Munin
7 7 (0.54%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.47%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 5 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.31%) TIBCO Hawk
11 3 (0.23%) SCDPM
11 3 (0.23%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.16%) CA Endevor
13 1 (0.078%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.078%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 274 (21.26%) Microsoft
2 247 (19.16%) Oracle
3 51 (3.96%) TIBCO
4 40 (3.10%) VMware
5 39 (3.03%) IBM
5 39 (3.03%) Informatica
6 37 (2.87%) SAP
7 28 (2.17%) Cisco
8 25 (1.94%) Citrix
9 24 (1.86%) Adobe
9 24 (1.86%) NetApp
9 24 (1.86%) webMethods
10 23 (1.78%) Talend
11 19 (1.47%) 29West
12 17 (1.32%) Sitecore
13 16 (1.24%) EMC
13 16 (1.24%) Teradata
14 15 (1.16%) hybris
14 15 (1.16%) HP
14 15 (1.16%) Red Hat
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: £48861 - £62434 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits Package
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + FS Pension + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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