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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 371 382 369
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 811 764 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.72% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.74% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 678 634 653
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016 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 11 February 2016. 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 +19 774 £60,000 +9.09% 102
London +21 358 £70,000 +7.69% 46
South East +5 136 £55,000 -4.34% 17
East of England +34 91 £60,000 -7.69% 3
West Midlands +13 49 £50,000 - 9
City of London +18 47 £70,000 +1.81% 9
South West +1 42 £51,250 +5.67% 5
North West +8 40 £46,537 +15.90% 11
Hampshire +17 31 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Surrey -4 31 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Berkshire -23 31 £60,000 - 10
Hertfordshire +28 30 £60,000 -14.28% 3
East Midlands +28 29 £44,000 +15.03% 2
Essex +20 28 £60,000 +15.38%
Scotland +5 28 £50,000 -41.17% 4
Bedfordshire +6 26 £62,000 -4.61%
Yorkshire -39 25 £51,250 -2.38% 6
Edinburgh +12 23 £47,500 -44.11% 2
Manchester +1 23 £50,000 +24.53% 6
Reading +17 20 £60,000 - 4
West Yorkshire -37 20 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Kent +18 19 £46,250 +42.30%
Birmingham +14 18 £50,500 -17.21% 5
Dorset - 18 - - 1
Bournemouth - 18 - - 1
Cheshire +30 16 £43,000 -25.21% 2
Leeds -26 16 £57,000 +14.00% 4
Basingstoke +18 14 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Bromley - 14 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire -2 13 £55,000 +15.78%

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 660 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
2 623 (36.18%) Java
3 427 (24.80%) .NET
4 382 (22.18%) Microsoft
5 377 (21.89%) Finance
6 376 (21.84%) SQL
7 371 (21.54%) C#
8 337 (19.57%) JavaScript
9 335 (19.45%) HTML
10 333 (19.34%) TDD
11 304 (17.65%) SQL Server
12 262 (15.21%) Mentoring
13 251 (14.58%) Windows
14 243 (14.11%) CSS
15 230 (13.36%) Oracle
16 227 (13.18%) Scrum
17 220 (12.78%) Spring
18 218 (12.66%) Linux
19 201 (11.67%) Degree
20 200 (11.61%) Web Services
20 200 (11.61%) MVC
21 185 (10.74%) MS Excel
22 182 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
23 175 (10.16%) SOA
24 159 (9.23%) Banking
25 155 (9.00%) jQuery
25 155 (9.00%) BDD
26 154 (8.94%) VMware
26 154 (8.94%) ASP.NET
27 147 (8.54%) HTML5

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 86 (4.99%) CMS
2 83 (4.82%) Node.js
3 55 (3.19%) MS Exchange
4 54 (3.14%) SharePoint
5 46 (2.67%) WebSphere
6 41 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
7 40 (2.32%) IIS
7 40 (2.32%) Tomcat
8 38 (2.21%) Confluence
9 36 (2.09%) Apache
10 30 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 25 (1.45%) Mule
12 24 (1.39%) Mule ESB
12 24 (1.39%) Skype for Business
13 22 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
13 22 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
14 21 (1.22%) WebLogic
15 20 (1.16%) JBoss
16 19 (1.10%) Apache Spark
17 18 (1.05%) Drupal
Applications
1 185 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.16%) MS Office
3 9 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.23%) MS Project
7 1 (0.058%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.058%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.058%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.058%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.46%) Magento
4 6 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.23%) Primavera
6 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.17%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.12%) FastStats
8 2 (0.12%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 84 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (2.50%) SaaS
4 24 (1.39%) OpenShift
5 22 (1.28%) Office 365
6 19 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (0.81%) GitHub
8 11 (0.64%) PaaS
9 10 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.58%) IaaS
10 9 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.35%) SoftLayer
12 3 (0.17%) Engine Yard
12 3 (0.17%) Heroku
13 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.058%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.058%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.058%) Force.com
14 1 (0.058%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 100 (5.81%) Firewall
2 77 (4.47%) HTTP
3 71 (4.12%) TCP/IP
4 64 (3.72%) SAN
5 53 (3.08%) WAN
6 51 (2.96%) LAN
7 43 (2.50%) DNS
8 39 (2.26%) VPN
9 38 (2.21%) SSL
10 33 (1.92%) Internet
11 29 (1.68%) IPsec
11 29 (1.68%) Network Security
12 19 (1.10%) DHCP
12 19 (1.10%) SMTP
13 16 (0.93%) NAS
14 13 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (0.75%) VoIP
15 11 (0.64%) HTTPS
15 11 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 104 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 90 (5.23%) MySQL
4 86 (4.99%) Data Warehouse
5 85 (4.94%) Relational Database
6 84 (4.88%) NoSQL
7 75 (4.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 62 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 61 (3.54%) Big Data
10 60 (3.48%) MongoDB
11 59 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 48 (2.79%) Oracle Database
13 39 (2.26%) Hadoop
14 32 (1.86%) Couchbase
14 32 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
15 29 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
16 28 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
17 27 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
18 24 (1.39%) Apache Hive
18 24 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 105 (6.10%) Jenkins
2 95 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 83 (4.82%) Git (software)
4 70 (4.07%) JIRA
5 67 (3.89%) Maven
6 63 (3.66%) NUnit
7 53 (3.08%) Visual Studio
8 47 (2.73%) Subversion
9 46 (2.67%) JUnit
10 43 (2.50%) Selenium
11 33 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
12 27 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 27 (1.57%) Cucumber
13 26 (1.51%) HP UFT
14 24 (1.39%) TeamCity
15 20 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 18 (1.05%) LoadRunner
17 17 (0.99%) Ant
18 16 (0.93%) Eclipse
18 16 (0.93%) SoapUI
General
1 377 (21.89%) Finance
2 159 (9.23%) Banking
3 108 (6.27%) Retail
4 71 (4.12%) Games
5 61 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 56 (3.25%) Marketing
7 53 (3.08%) Investment Banking
8 30 (1.74%) Front Office
9 27 (1.57%) Back Office
10 23 (1.34%) Legal
11 22 (1.28%) Advertising
12 16 (0.93%) Law
13 14 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.70%) Electronics
15 11 (0.64%) Publishing
16 8 (0.46%) Billing
17 7 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
17 7 (0.41%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.29%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (24.80%) .NET
2 335 (19.45%) HTML
3 243 (14.11%) CSS
4 220 (12.78%) Spring
5 200 (11.61%) Web Services
6 155 (9.00%) jQuery
7 154 (8.94%) ASP.NET
8 147 (8.54%) HTML5
9 133 (7.72%) XML
10 127 (7.38%) .NET Framework
11 126 (7.32%) Hibernate
12 123 (7.14%) AngularJS
13 112 (6.50%) J2EE
14 102 (5.92%) REST
15 98 (5.69%) Ajax
15 98 (5.69%) SOAP
16 88 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC
17 87 (5.05%) WCF
18 80 (4.65%) CSS3
19 75 (4.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 103 (5.98%) Computer Science
2 83 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (4.24%) User Experience
4 68 (3.95%) Data Centre
5 48 (2.79%) N-Tier
6 44 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 41 (2.38%) Mathematics
8 38 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 37 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
10 36 (2.09%) Mobile App
11 21 (1.22%) Algorithms
12 19 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 17 (0.99%) Clustering
14 15 (0.87%) Derivative
15 14 (0.81%) Mainframe
15 14 (0.81%) Replication
16 13 (0.75%) Blog
17 12 (0.70%) Equities
18 10 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 251 (14.58%) Windows
2 218 (12.66%) Linux
3 128 (7.43%) Unix
4 106 (6.16%) Windows Server
5 69 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (2.56%) Android
8 40 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (2.15%) Apple iOS
10 27 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (1.22%) Windows 7
12 17 (0.99%) CentOS
13 11 (0.64%) Solaris
14 10 (0.58%) Mac OS X
14 10 (0.58%) SUSE
15 8 (0.46%) Windows 10
16 6 (0.35%) AIX
16 6 (0.35%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.23%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.23%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 660 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (19.34%) TDD
3 262 (15.21%) Mentoring
4 227 (13.18%) Scrum
5 200 (11.61%) MVC
6 182 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
7 175 (10.16%) SOA
8 155 (9.00%) BDD
9 138 (8.01%) E-Commerce
10 135 (7.84%) Project Management
11 133 (7.72%) Software Engineering
12 129 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
12 129 (7.49%) Unit Testing
13 127 (7.38%) OO
14 118 (6.85%) ITIL
15 108 (6.27%) SDLC
16 86 (4.99%) Open Source
17 82 (4.76%) SOLID
18 80 (4.65%) Coaching
19 79 (4.59%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 623 (36.18%) Java
2 376 (21.84%) SQL
3 371 (21.54%) C#
4 337 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 87 (5.05%) PHP
6 86 (4.99%) T-SQL
7 82 (4.76%) C++
8 72 (4.18%) Python
9 67 (3.89%) Ruby
10 55 (3.19%) VB.NET
11 46 (2.67%) Scala
12 42 (2.44%) PowerShell
13 41 (2.38%) VB
14 33 (1.92%) C
15 28 (1.63%) PL/SQL
16 27 (1.57%) Objective-C
17 25 (1.45%) Perl
17 25 (1.45%) VBScript
18 23 (1.34%) Shell Script
19 13 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 201 (11.67%) Degree
2 47 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (2.61%) MCSE
5 42 (2.44%) CCNP
6 31 (1.80%) Security Cleared
7 25 (1.45%) SC Cleared
8 23 (1.34%) VCAP
9 22 (1.28%) CCDP
9 22 (1.28%) CCSE
10 19 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (0.58%) CCNA
11 10 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (0.52%) MCSA
13 7 (0.41%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.35%) CITP
14 6 (0.35%) EMCISA
14 6 (0.35%) EMCSA
14 6 (0.35%) RHCA
14 6 (0.35%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (7.96%) QA
2 27 (1.57%) SLA
3 17 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.29%) ISO 8583
4 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.29%) ISO20022
5 4 (0.23%) COBIT
5 4 (0.23%) MiFID
6 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.17%) WCAG
7 1 (0.058%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.058%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 110 (6.39%) Active Directory
2 82 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.85%) vSphere
4 46 (2.67%) Hyper-V
5 38 (2.21%) vCloud
6 28 (1.63%) XenApp
7 17 (0.99%) VMware ESX
8 16 (0.93%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.70%) Docker
9 12 (0.70%) XenServer
10 9 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (0.35%) Varnish
12 5 (0.29%) HDFS
12 5 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.23%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.23%) RHEV
13 4 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.12%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 52 (3.02%) Puppet
2 20 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.10%) SCCM
4 13 (0.75%) SCOM
5 10 (0.58%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 10 (0.58%) HP UCMDB
6 9 (0.52%) Oozie
7 8 (0.46%) Ansible
8 7 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
8 7 (0.41%) Nagios
9 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (0.29%) StatsD
10 5 (0.29%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.29%) XenMobile
11 4 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.23%) Dollar Universe
11 4 (0.23%) WSUS
12 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 382 (22.18%) Microsoft
2 230 (13.36%) Oracle
3 154 (8.94%) VMware
4 90 (5.23%) Cisco
5 71 (4.12%) IBM
6 50 (2.90%) Citrix
7 39 (2.26%) SAP
8 35 (2.03%) HP
9 33 (1.92%) CheckPoint
10 28 (1.63%) Adobe
11 27 (1.57%) Intel
12 20 (1.16%) Atlassian
12 20 (1.16%) Google
13 18 (1.05%) EMC
13 18 (1.05%) NetApp
13 18 (1.05%) Red Hat
14 17 (0.99%) hybris
14 17 (0.99%) Teradata
15 14 (0.81%) MuleSoft
16 13 (0.75%) Informatica
Woking, Surrey
Modis
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
DS Smith
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £70000 - £85000 Per Annum Up to £85,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £67,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £85000 Per Annum Benefits and Bonus Available
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Rockfield
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum + benefits and bonus (flexible depen
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
AAP3
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Attractive benefits and on-call
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
London
comparethemarket.com
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
AAP3
Salary: Attractive benefits and on-call
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago