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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 448 398 443
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 579 760 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.63% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.66% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 464 597 444
Average salary £60,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £88,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- +12.82%

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
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
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 28 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 28 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 -39 541 £62,500 +4.16% 78
London -56 269 £70,000 +3.70% 39
South East -9 89 £56,250 +2.27% 11
Yorkshire +22 66 £50,000 +8.10% 5
West Yorkshire +52 63 £53,750 +19.44% 5
Leeds +42 59 £55,000 +22.22% 4
City of London +30 56 £65,000 - 13
Hampshire +22 34 £47,500 -17.39% 7
North West +13 31 £51,500 -6.36% 10
Berkshire +12 26 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Scotland +14 25 £44,750 -4.78%
East of England +7 24 £55,000 - 4
West Midlands +6 22 £62,000 +34.78% 2
South West -38 17 £50,000 -9.09% 2
East Midlands +25 15 £67,500 +45.94% 1
Birmingham +1 15 £62,500 +40.44% 2
Cheshire +13 14 £45,000 - 2
Manchester +9 14 £51,500 +14.44% 7
Oxfordshire +4 14 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Reading +10 13 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Glasgow +9 13 £55,000 +32.53%
Hertfordshire -9 13 £55,000 -16.66% 1
Andover - 12 £32,000 -
Edinburgh +19 11 £44,750 -4.78%
Nottinghamshire +10 9 £70,000 +64.70% 1
Nottingham +8 9 £70,000 +64.70% 1
Wales +4 8 £45,000 -5.26%
Devon 0 8 £53,750 +43.21%
St Albans - 8 £55,000 - 1
Southampton +7 7 £55,000 -

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 444 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
2 372 (33.24%) Java
3 309 (27.61%) .NET
4 284 (25.38%) SQL
5 261 (23.32%) C#
6 255 (22.79%) JavaScript
7 239 (21.36%) HTML
8 228 (20.38%) SQL Server
9 224 (20.02%) Finance
10 219 (19.57%) TDD
11 208 (18.59%) Microsoft
12 185 (16.53%) Scrum
13 184 (16.44%) Mentoring
14 182 (16.26%) Spring
14 182 (16.26%) Linux
15 176 (15.73%) Oracle
16 173 (15.46%) CSS
17 172 (15.37%) MVC
18 158 (14.12%) ASP.NET
19 151 (13.49%) AngularJS
20 147 (13.14%) E-Commerce
21 144 (12.87%) Windows
22 138 (12.33%) HTML5
23 136 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
24 123 (10.99%) OO
25 122 (10.90%) XML
26 113 (10.10%) PHP
27 112 (10.01%) Web Services
27 112 (10.01%) Degree
28 108 (9.65%) MongoDB

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 99 (8.85%) Apache
2 48 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 38 (3.40%) Oracle Workflow
4 37 (3.31%) Node.js
5 30 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
5 30 (2.68%) Tomcat
5 30 (2.68%) Lync
6 24 (2.14%) IIS
7 23 (2.06%) CICS
8 22 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 22 (1.97%) CMS
9 21 (1.88%) MS Exchange
10 16 (1.43%) Drupal
11 14 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (1.25%) WebSphere
11 14 (1.25%) Apache Spark
12 11 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.89%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 100 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.80%) MS Office
3 6 (0.54%) MS Project
4 3 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.18%) Simulink
5 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.089%) Maya
6 1 (0.089%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.089%) Windchill
6 1 (0.089%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 39 (3.49%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (3.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 33 (2.95%) Oracle iProcurement
3 33 (2.95%) Oracle General Ledger
3 33 (2.95%) Oracle Payables
4 30 (2.68%) Oracle Applications
5 27 (2.41%) Oracle Receivables
6 22 (1.97%) Oracle Financials
7 20 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (0.80%) Magento
9 7 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
9 7 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 5 (0.45%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.27%) Fredhopper
12 3 (0.27%) Summit
12 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 2 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 2 (0.18%) Cognos Controller
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 74 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.43%) SaaS
4 11 (0.98%) Office 365
5 5 (0.45%) GitHub
6 4 (0.36%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.27%) Force.com
7 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.27%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.089%) PaaS
8 1 (0.089%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.089%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.99%) Internet
2 39 (3.49%) HTTP
3 36 (3.22%) TCP/IP
4 33 (2.95%) SAN
5 12 (1.07%) Firewall
5 12 (1.07%) DNS
5 12 (1.07%) LAN
5 12 (1.07%) WAN
6 10 (0.89%) 3G
6 10 (0.89%) 2G
6 10 (0.89%) 4G
7 9 (0.80%) SMTP
8 7 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
8 7 (0.63%) MPLS
8 7 (0.63%) DHCP
8 7 (0.63%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.45%) NAS
9 5 (0.45%) NetScaler
9 5 (0.45%) VLAN
9 5 (0.45%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (20.38%) SQL Server
2 108 (9.65%) MongoDB
3 106 (9.47%) NoSQL
4 82 (7.33%) Big Data
5 77 (6.88%) MySQL
6 61 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 57 (5.09%) Riak
8 52 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 48 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 48 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 43 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
11 41 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 35 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
13 33 (2.95%) Relational Database
14 30 (2.68%) Hadoop
15 28 (2.50%) DB2
15 28 (2.50%) SQLPlus
16 27 (2.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 25 (2.23%) Oracle Discoverer
18 22 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 80 (7.15%) Git (software)
2 48 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 39 (3.49%) Maven
4 38 (3.40%) Visual Studio
4 38 (3.40%) Subversion
5 33 (2.95%) NUnit
5 33 (2.95%) Oracle Forms
6 21 (1.88%) ReSharper
7 20 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (1.79%) JIRA
8 16 (1.43%) Selenium
9 14 (1.25%) JUnit
10 12 (1.07%) Grunt
10 12 (1.07%) PHPUnit
11 11 (0.98%) Eclipse
12 9 (0.80%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.80%) Jasmine
13 8 (0.71%) Ant
13 8 (0.71%) SpecFlow
13 8 (0.71%) Moq
General
1 224 (20.02%) Finance
2 83 (7.42%) Banking
3 63 (5.63%) Retail
4 41 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.68%) Marketing
6 22 (1.97%) Games
7 16 (1.43%) Front Office
7 16 (1.43%) Advertising
8 15 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.25%) Legal
10 8 (0.71%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.71%) Law
11 6 (0.54%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.54%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.36%) Billing
13 4 (0.36%) Electronics
13 4 (0.36%) Publishing
14 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (27.61%) .NET
2 239 (21.36%) HTML
3 182 (16.26%) Spring
4 173 (15.46%) CSS
5 158 (14.12%) ASP.NET
6 151 (13.49%) AngularJS
7 138 (12.33%) HTML5
8 122 (10.90%) XML
9 112 (10.01%) Web Services
10 107 (9.56%) jQuery
11 100 (8.94%) Hibernate
12 82 (7.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 78 (6.97%) WCF
14 74 (6.61%) .NET Framework
15 70 (6.26%) J2EE
16 56 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
17 55 (4.92%) Ajax
18 54 (4.83%) Apache Camel
19 48 (4.29%) Entity Framework
20 47 (4.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 67 (5.99%) Computer Science
2 43 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (3.40%) Management Information System
4 37 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (3.13%) User Experience
5 35 (3.13%) Smartphone
6 29 (2.59%) Data Centre
7 25 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 24 (2.14%) Mainframe
9 23 (2.06%) IBM Mainframe
10 21 (1.88%) Mobile App
11 18 (1.61%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.43%) Mathematics
13 14 (1.25%) Equities
13 14 (1.25%) Algorithms
14 12 (1.07%) N-Tier
14 12 (1.07%) Clustering
15 10 (0.89%) Xbox
15 10 (0.89%) Visualisation
16 9 (0.80%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 182 (16.26%) Linux
2 144 (12.87%) Windows
3 81 (7.24%) UNIX
4 35 (3.13%) Android
5 26 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (2.06%) zOS
7 17 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
8 15 (1.34%) Apple iOS
8 15 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.16%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.36%) Solaris
10 4 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.18%) CentOS
13 1 (0.089%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.089%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (19.57%) TDD
3 185 (16.53%) Scrum
4 184 (16.44%) Mentoring
5 172 (15.37%) MVC
6 147 (13.14%) E-Commerce
7 136 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
8 123 (10.99%) OO
9 106 (9.47%) BDD
10 104 (9.29%) SDLC
11 102 (9.12%) Line Management
12 100 (8.94%) ITIL
13 85 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
14 79 (7.06%) DevOps
15 76 (6.79%) Service Delivery
16 70 (6.26%) Software Engineering
17 60 (5.36%) Domain-Driven Design
18 58 (5.18%) Workflow
19 57 (5.09%) Unit Testing
20 51 (4.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 372 (33.24%) Java
2 284 (25.38%) SQL
3 261 (23.32%) C#
4 255 (22.79%) JavaScript
5 113 (10.10%) PHP
6 53 (4.74%) PL/SQL
7 45 (4.02%) Python
8 42 (3.75%) PowerShell
9 38 (3.40%) Ruby
10 37 (3.31%) T-SQL
11 34 (3.04%) Bash Shell
12 31 (2.77%) Scala
13 27 (2.41%) C++
14 22 (1.97%) Go
15 17 (1.52%) C
15 17 (1.52%) Perl
16 13 (1.16%) VB.NET
17 12 (1.07%) VBScript
18 9 (0.80%) Groovy
19 8 (0.71%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 112 (10.01%) Degree
2 31 (2.77%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.07%) MCP
7 7 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.63%) MCSA
8 6 (0.54%) MCSE
9 5 (0.45%) MCTS
9 5 (0.45%) CCNP
9 5 (0.45%) CCNA
10 4 (0.36%) MCITP
11 3 (0.27%) CCIE
11 3 (0.27%) PhD
12 2 (0.18%) CCA
12 2 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.18%) CISSP
12 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.18%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (7.51%) QA
2 14 (1.25%) SLA
3 3 (0.27%) ISO 14001
3 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.18%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 23 (2.06%) RACF
4 23 (2.06%) ACF2
5 13 (1.16%) XenDesktop
6 10 (0.89%) vSphere
7 8 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (0.71%) XenApp
8 7 (0.63%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.54%) vCloud
10 5 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.45%) HDFS
11 3 (0.27%) UAG
11 3 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.27%) Firmware
11 3 (0.27%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.27%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 56 (5.00%) SCCM
2 12 (1.07%) SCOM
3 8 (0.71%) Salt
3 8 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.71%) Puppet
4 5 (0.45%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.36%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.27%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.18%) Ansible
7 2 (0.18%) logstash
7 2 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.18%) DatAdvantage
7 2 (0.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.089%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (0.089%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.089%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.089%) Foglight
8 1 (0.089%) Nessus
8 1 (0.089%) WSUS
Vendors
1 208 (18.59%) Microsoft
2 176 (15.73%) Oracle
3 60 (5.36%) Citrix
4 48 (4.29%) VMware
5 39 (3.49%) IBM
6 33 (2.95%) Zend
7 27 (2.41%) Cisco
8 23 (2.06%) hybris
9 22 (1.97%) HP
10 19 (1.70%) SAP
11 18 (1.61%) NetApp
12 17 (1.52%) Informatica
13 16 (1.43%) EMC
13 16 (1.43%) TIBCO
13 16 (1.43%) Demandware
14 14 (1.25%) Google
15 13 (1.16%) Business Objects
16 11 (0.98%) Sitecore
17 10 (0.89%) Dell
17 10 (0.89%) Red Hat
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne And Wear
Harvey Nash Plc
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: Pension, Bike Scheme, life cover
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £53,000 per annum + Bonus + Award Winning Benefits Pac
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash
Salary: benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £43000 - £49000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + 80000 with Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Futurestep UK Ltd - Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago