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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 455 431 405
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 530 570 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.53% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.57% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 446 457 504
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%

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
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -17 512 £57,500 -8.00% 51
London -17 238 £62,500 -13.79% 21
South East -15 119 £55,000 - 10
Yorkshire +30 65 £55,000 +15.78% 9
City of London -15 56 £68,000 -9.33% 2
West Yorkshire +25 52 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Leeds +28 46 £57,500 +21.05% 5
Berkshire +22 43 £62,500 +5.93% 1
Hampshire +4 41 £55,000 +37.50% 3
East of England -12 28 £70,000 +29.62% 2
Southampton +12 27 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Bracknell - 25 £62,500 -
North West -10 21 £37,000 -26.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +11 19 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Manchester +12 18 £37,000 -17.77% 3
Surrey -37 16 £45,000 -43.75%
South West -17 15 £48,500 -3.00% 2
West Midlands -40 14 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Peterborough - 14 £70,000 - 1
York +22 11 £55,000 +7.84% 1
North Yorkshire +21 11 £55,000 +7.84% 3
Reading +7 11 £67,500 +35.00%
Guildford +8 9 £45,000 -28.00%
Scotland +4 9 £53,000 +17.77% 3
Oxfordshire -4 9 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Oxford +7 7 £47,500 +20.25% 1
Staffordshire 0 7 £50,000 -
North East -6 7 £47,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 7 £47,500 -
Tyne and Wear -15 7 £47,500 -

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 422 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (30.81%) Java
3 315 (29.41%) .NET
4 293 (27.36%) SQL
5 257 (24.00%) SQL Server
6 253 (23.62%) C#
7 213 (19.89%) JavaScript
7 213 (19.89%) Microsoft
8 212 (19.79%) HTML
9 201 (18.77%) Oracle
10 193 (18.02%) TDD
11 188 (17.55%) Finance
11 188 (17.55%) Mentoring
12 184 (17.18%) Scrum
13 164 (15.31%) Linux
14 162 (15.13%) MVC
15 160 (14.94%) CSS
16 155 (14.47%) Spring
17 144 (13.45%) ASP.NET
18 133 (12.42%) Windows
19 130 (12.14%) E-Commerce
20 126 (11.76%) XML
21 124 (11.58%) Web Services
22 121 (11.30%) Degree
22 121 (11.30%) HTML5
23 118 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
24 104 (9.71%) OO
25 102 (9.52%) jQuery
26 101 (9.43%) Line Management
27 100 (9.34%) Continuous Integration

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 78 (7.28%) Apache
2 33 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.89%) Tomcat
4 30 (2.80%) Oracle Workflow
5 28 (2.61%) CMS
5 28 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
6 24 (2.24%) MS Exchange
6 24 (2.24%) WebSphere
7 22 (2.05%) Node.js
8 19 (1.77%) WebLogic
9 17 (1.59%) Lync
10 16 (1.49%) CICS
10 16 (1.49%) IIS
11 13 (1.21%) Apache Spark
12 11 (1.03%) NetWeaver
12 11 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (0.93%) Drupal
13 10 (0.93%) Apache Pig
13 10 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 95 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.84%) MS Office
3 4 (0.37%) Simulink
3 4 (0.37%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.093%) Maya
5 1 (0.093%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.093%) Windchill
5 1 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.093%) MS Project
5 1 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 39 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (3.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 30 (2.80%) Oracle Applications
4 27 (2.52%) Oracle iProcurement
4 27 (2.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 27 (2.52%) Oracle Payables
4 27 (2.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 22 (2.05%) Oracle Financials
6 18 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
7 15 (1.40%) Magento
8 9 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.47%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
11 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.28%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 3 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.28%) CSG Singleview
12 2 (0.19%) Tridion
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.03%) Office 365
4 8 (0.75%) SaaS
5 5 (0.47%) GitHub
5 5 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.19%) PaaS
7 2 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.093%) IaaS
8 1 (0.093%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 67 (6.26%) Internet
2 46 (4.30%) HTTP
3 35 (3.27%) SAN
4 30 (2.80%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.68%) 4G
5 18 (1.68%) 3G
6 17 (1.59%) WAN
6 17 (1.59%) LAN
7 14 (1.31%) DNS
8 12 (1.12%) Broadband
9 11 (1.03%) LTE
10 10 (0.93%) Firewall
11 9 (0.84%) 2G
11 9 (0.84%) VoLTE
12 8 (0.75%) DHCP
13 7 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
14 6 (0.56%) SMTP
14 6 (0.56%) Wireless
15 5 (0.47%) NAS
16 4 (0.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 83 (7.75%) NoSQL
3 76 (7.10%) Big Data
4 74 (6.91%) MySQL
5 71 (6.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 70 (6.54%) MongoDB
7 68 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 63 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
9 53 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 43 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 36 (3.36%) Relational Database
12 34 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
13 31 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
14 30 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
15 29 (2.71%) Riak
15 29 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
16 28 (2.61%) SQLPlus
17 27 (2.52%) Hadoop
17 27 (2.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 25 (2.33%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 70 (6.54%) Git (software)
2 53 (4.95%) Visual Studio
3 46 (4.30%) Subversion
4 45 (4.20%) NUnit
5 33 (3.08%) Jenkins
6 30 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
7 26 (2.43%) Maven
8 25 (2.33%) JIRA
9 24 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (1.59%) JUnit
11 16 (1.49%) ReSharper
12 15 (1.40%) MSTest
13 14 (1.31%) Selenium
14 12 (1.12%) Eclipse
15 10 (0.93%) Ant
16 9 (0.84%) IntelliJ
16 9 (0.84%) Mockito
17 8 (0.75%) SpecFlow
18 7 (0.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
18 7 (0.65%) Grunt
General
1 188 (17.55%) Finance
2 77 (7.19%) Telecoms
3 69 (6.44%) Banking
4 42 (3.92%) Retail
5 35 (3.27%) Marketing
6 34 (3.17%) Manufacturing
7 30 (2.80%) Front Office
8 26 (2.43%) Games
9 18 (1.68%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.59%) Legal
11 14 (1.31%) Advertising
12 12 (1.12%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.75%) Electronics
15 7 (0.65%) Automotive
15 7 (0.65%) Law
16 6 (0.56%) Back Office
17 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.37%) Publishing
18 3 (0.28%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (29.41%) .NET
2 212 (19.79%) HTML
3 160 (14.94%) CSS
4 155 (14.47%) Spring
5 144 (13.45%) ASP.NET
6 126 (11.76%) XML
7 124 (11.58%) Web Services
8 121 (11.30%) HTML5
9 102 (9.52%) jQuery
10 86 (8.03%) Hibernate
11 75 (7.00%) .NET Framework
12 74 (6.91%) WCF
13 73 (6.82%) AngularJS
14 65 (6.07%) ASP.NET MVC
15 60 (5.60%) J2EE
16 54 (5.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 53 (4.95%) Ajax
18 52 (4.86%) RESTful
19 50 (4.67%) SOAP
20 44 (4.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 58 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (4.86%) User Experience
3 49 (4.58%) Computer Science
4 43 (4.01%) Management Information System
5 33 (3.08%) Open Source
6 30 (2.80%) Smartphone
7 26 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (2.24%) Mobile App
9 21 (1.96%) Mainframe
9 21 (1.96%) Visualisation
10 19 (1.77%) Algorithms
11 18 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (1.68%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.31%) IBM Mainframe
12 14 (1.31%) N-Tier
13 13 (1.21%) Clustering
13 13 (1.21%) Xbox
14 11 (1.03%) Statistics
14 11 (1.03%) Equities
15 10 (0.93%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 164 (15.31%) Linux
2 133 (12.42%) Windows
3 72 (6.72%) UNIX
4 47 (4.39%) Android
5 29 (2.71%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.31%) zOS
9 13 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
9 13 (1.21%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.12%) Solaris
11 9 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.47%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.37%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.28%) Debian
15 3 (0.28%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
16 2 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (18.02%) TDD
3 188 (17.55%) Mentoring
4 184 (17.18%) Scrum
5 162 (15.13%) MVC
6 130 (12.14%) E-Commerce
7 118 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
8 104 (9.71%) OO
9 101 (9.43%) Line Management
10 100 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
10 100 (9.34%) BDD
11 96 (8.96%) ITIL
12 86 (8.03%) Project Management
13 71 (6.63%) Unit Testing
14 67 (6.26%) ETL
15 64 (5.98%) SOA
16 63 (5.88%) Service Delivery
17 59 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
18 54 (5.04%) OOD
19 53 (4.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 330 (30.81%) Java
2 293 (27.36%) SQL
3 253 (23.62%) C#
4 213 (19.89%) JavaScript
5 92 (8.59%) PHP
6 61 (5.70%) Python
7 53 (4.95%) T-SQL
8 51 (4.76%) PL/SQL
9 41 (3.83%) Ruby
10 33 (3.08%) Bash Shell
11 31 (2.89%) C++
12 27 (2.52%) PowerShell
13 23 (2.15%) Perl
14 16 (1.49%) VB
14 16 (1.49%) ABAP
15 14 (1.31%) Golang
15 14 (1.31%) Scala
16 12 (1.12%) VBScript
17 11 (1.03%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 121 (11.30%) Degree
2 24 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.40%) VCP4
5 13 (1.21%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.03%) MCITP
6 11 (1.03%) MCSE
7 10 (0.93%) MCP
8 9 (0.84%) HNC
8 9 (0.84%) HND
9 6 (0.56%) MCTS
10 5 (0.47%) MCSA
10 5 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.47%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.28%) CCNA
11 3 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.28%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.19%) CISSP
12 2 (0.19%) CCIE
12 2 (0.19%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (7.94%) QA
2 18 (1.68%) SLA
3 11 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.37%) IEC 61508
4 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.093%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.31%) ACF2
3 14 (1.31%) RACF
4 11 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (0.84%) NDS
6 6 (0.56%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.56%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.47%) Firmware
8 4 (0.37%) vSphere
9 3 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.19%) Varnish
10 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.19%) Docker
10 2 (0.19%) HDFS
10 2 (0.19%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.093%) Snort
11 1 (0.093%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.093%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 35 (3.27%) SCCM
2 15 (1.40%) SCOM
3 10 (0.93%) Puppet
3 10 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.75%) Data Guard
5 7 (0.65%) Salt
6 6 (0.56%) MOM
7 4 (0.37%) SCOrch
7 4 (0.37%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle EDQ
9 2 (0.19%) DatAdvantage
9 2 (0.19%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.19%) Foglight
10 1 (0.093%) WSUS
10 1 (0.093%) Nessus
10 1 (0.093%) Control-M
10 1 (0.093%) Nagios
10 1 (0.093%) OpenView
10 1 (0.093%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 213 (19.89%) Microsoft
2 201 (18.77%) Oracle
3 43 (4.01%) IBM
4 37 (3.45%) Citrix
5 32 (2.99%) SAP
6 28 (2.61%) Informatica
7 26 (2.43%) VMware
8 24 (2.24%) Zend
9 21 (1.96%) Cisco
9 21 (1.96%) hybris
10 20 (1.87%) TIBCO
11 17 (1.59%) HP
12 16 (1.49%) Teradata
13 15 (1.40%) Google
13 15 (1.40%) Business Objects
13 15 (1.40%) Red Hat
14 14 (1.31%) Endeca
15 10 (0.93%) Sencha
16 9 (0.84%) NetApp
16 9 (0.84%) Nokia
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Wa Consultants
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £82000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Yorkshire Building Society
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Bathgate, West Lothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 to 90,000 + car allowance + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harnham
Salary: £55000 - £82000 per annum + car, pension, excellent bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago