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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 437 430 411
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 594 683 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.58% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.62% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 478 584 502
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +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
103108 110561 102421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.50% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85312 90184 84719
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -31 542 £60,000 - 55
London -68 248 £75,000 +11.11% 28
South East +15 101 £52,500 +5.00% 12
City of London +24 68 £70,000 +7.69% 5
North West +18 54 £47,500 -12.03% 5
Yorkshire +16 49 £50,000 +6.38% 5
West Yorkshire +32 48 £50,000 +47.05% 5
Leeds +24 42 £50,000 +40.84% 4
Hampshire +37 38 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Manchester +20 34 £45,250 -7.17% 2
East of England +13 29 £55,000 -1.78% 3
South West -37 29 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Wales +21 24 £45,000 +5.88%
Scotland +13 24 £51,500 +11.95% 2
Devon - 23 £47,500 -
Exeter - 22 £47,500 -
Surrey +24 20 £56,750 -3.40% 1
South Wales +13 19 £45,000 +5.88%
Hertfordshire -3 18 £55,000 -15.38%
Glasgow +21 16 £55,000 - 2
Berkshire -4 16 £58,750 +6.81% 5
Farnborough - 16 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire +20 15 £46,000 -14.81% 2
West Midlands -5 14 £56,000 +25.84% 1
East Midlands +14 13 £62,500 +35.13%
Birmingham +1 12 £62,500 +47.05%
Bedfordshire +9 10 £62,000 +18.09%
Oxfordshire -6 10 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Cardiff -3 9 £45,000 +5.88%
Newport - 8 £36,000 -

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 510 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (36.67%) Java
3 309 (26.23%) .NET
4 274 (23.26%) HTML
5 273 (23.17%) JavaScript
5 273 (23.17%) SQL
6 267 (22.67%) C#
7 231 (19.61%) SQL Server
8 222 (18.85%) Finance
9 219 (18.59%) TDD
10 209 (17.74%) Scrum
11 207 (17.57%) Microsoft
12 203 (17.23%) CSS
13 199 (16.89%) Spring
14 192 (16.30%) Mentoring
15 190 (16.13%) MVC
16 183 (15.53%) Oracle
17 182 (15.45%) ASP.NET
18 173 (14.69%) Linux
19 161 (13.67%) AngularJS
20 138 (11.71%) HTML5
21 136 (11.54%) E-Commerce
22 135 (11.46%) Windows
23 132 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
24 127 (10.78%) Web Services
25 123 (10.44%) OO
25 123 (10.44%) jQuery
26 114 (9.68%) SDLC
27 111 (9.42%) Degree
28 103 (8.74%) ITIL

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 90 (7.64%) Apache
2 48 (4.07%) SharePoint
3 33 (2.80%) Node.js
4 32 (2.72%) Tomcat
5 31 (2.63%) Lync
6 26 (2.21%) WebSphere
7 25 (2.12%) CMS
8 24 (2.04%) WebLogic
9 23 (1.95%) IIS
10 22 (1.87%) CICS
10 22 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
11 19 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
12 18 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
13 17 (1.44%) Apache Spark
13 17 (1.44%) JBoss
14 15 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
15 13 (1.10%) MS Exchange
15 13 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 13 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
16 12 (1.02%) Drupal
Applications
1 97 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.76%) PowerPivot
3 7 (0.59%) MS Project
4 4 (0.34%) MS Office
5 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.085%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.85%) Oracle iProcurement
4 10 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (0.68%) Magento
5 8 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.51%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 5 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.34%) Fredhopper
9 3 (0.25%) Summit
9 3 (0.25%) HFM
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.25%) Cognos Controller
9 3 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 65 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.87%) SaaS
4 12 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.59%) Office 365
6 5 (0.42%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 4 (0.34%) Force.com
8 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.17%) PaaS
8 2 (0.17%) Route 53
8 2 (0.17%) GitHub
8 2 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.085%) Boomi
9 1 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.085%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.33%) Internet
2 40 (3.40%) TCP/IP
3 35 (2.97%) HTTP
4 25 (2.12%) SAN
5 12 (1.02%) LAN
5 12 (1.02%) WAN
6 11 (0.93%) DNS
7 10 (0.85%) 3G
7 10 (0.85%) Firewall
7 10 (0.85%) 2G
7 10 (0.85%) 4G
8 9 (0.76%) SMTP
9 7 (0.59%) Ethernet
9 7 (0.59%) MPLS
9 7 (0.59%) Radio Access Network
10 6 (0.51%) CTI
10 6 (0.51%) DSL
10 6 (0.51%) SSL
10 6 (0.51%) VPN
10 6 (0.51%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 95 (8.06%) MongoDB
3 84 (7.13%) NoSQL
4 81 (6.88%) Big Data
5 72 (6.11%) MySQL
6 63 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 59 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 58 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 56 (4.75%) Riak
10 53 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
11 48 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
12 43 (3.65%) Hadoop
13 39 (3.31%) Relational Database
14 36 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
15 32 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
16 30 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 30 (2.55%) Oracle Database
17 27 (2.29%) DB2
18 26 (2.21%) RDBMS
19 17 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 84 (7.13%) Git (software)
2 45 (3.82%) Maven
3 43 (3.65%) Jenkins
4 39 (3.31%) Subversion
5 32 (2.72%) Visual Studio
6 31 (2.63%) JIRA
7 30 (2.55%) JUnit
8 25 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (1.61%) NUnit
10 17 (1.44%) Eclipse
11 15 (1.27%) Selenium
12 14 (1.19%) Jasmine
12 14 (1.19%) Grunt
13 12 (1.02%) Mercurial
14 11 (0.93%) PHPUnit
15 10 (0.85%) ReSharper
15 10 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
16 9 (0.76%) Moq
17 8 (0.68%) SpecFlow
17 8 (0.68%) JBehave
General
1 222 (18.85%) Finance
2 96 (8.15%) Banking
3 83 (7.05%) Retail
4 37 (3.14%) Marketing
5 34 (2.89%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.29%) Front Office
7 15 (1.27%) Advertising
8 14 (1.19%) Games
9 12 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.02%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.85%) Law
11 8 (0.68%) Billing
12 7 (0.59%) Publishing
13 6 (0.51%) Back Office
13 6 (0.51%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.42%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.34%) Legal
15 4 (0.34%) French Language
15 4 (0.34%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (26.23%) .NET
2 274 (23.26%) HTML
3 203 (17.23%) CSS
4 199 (16.89%) Spring
5 182 (15.45%) ASP.NET
6 161 (13.67%) AngularJS
7 138 (11.71%) HTML5
8 127 (10.78%) Web Services
9 123 (10.44%) jQuery
10 100 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 95 (8.06%) Hibernate
12 92 (7.81%) J2EE
13 85 (7.22%) XML
14 78 (6.62%) .NET Framework
15 64 (5.43%) WCF
16 62 (5.26%) REST
17 59 (5.01%) Ajax
18 57 (4.84%) JSP
19 54 (4.58%) ActiveMQ
20 50 (4.24%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 81 (6.88%) Computer Science
2 42 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 37 (3.14%) User Experience
5 36 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 31 (2.63%) Data Centre
7 30 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (2.55%) Smartphone
8 24 (2.04%) Mobile App
9 23 (1.95%) Mainframe
10 22 (1.87%) Mathematics
10 22 (1.87%) IBM Mainframe
11 20 (1.70%) Derivative
12 17 (1.44%) Equities
13 15 (1.27%) Clustering
14 14 (1.19%) Algorithms
15 12 (1.02%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
17 10 (0.85%) Digital Media
17 10 (0.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 173 (14.69%) Linux
2 135 (11.46%) Windows
3 75 (6.37%) UNIX
4 34 (2.89%) Android
5 30 (2.55%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.87%) zOS
7 15 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (0.59%) CentOS
12 6 (0.51%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.17%) Solaris
14 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (18.59%) TDD
3 209 (17.74%) Scrum
4 192 (16.30%) Mentoring
5 190 (16.13%) MVC
6 136 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 132 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
8 123 (10.44%) OO
9 114 (9.68%) SDLC
10 103 (8.74%) ITIL
11 102 (8.66%) Line Management
12 100 (8.49%) BDD
13 88 (7.47%) Software Engineering
14 78 (6.62%) DevOps
15 69 (5.86%) Service Delivery
16 68 (5.77%) SOA
17 65 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
18 61 (5.18%) Analytics
19 50 (4.24%) Project Management
19 50 (4.24%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 432 (36.67%) Java
2 273 (23.17%) JavaScript
2 273 (23.17%) SQL
3 267 (22.67%) C#
4 86 (7.30%) PHP
5 46 (3.90%) PowerShell
6 42 (3.57%) Python
6 42 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 41 (3.48%) Scala
8 38 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 35 (2.97%) C++
10 27 (2.29%) C
11 21 (1.78%) Ruby
12 20 (1.70%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.27%) Perl
13 15 (1.27%) Go
14 11 (0.93%) Groovy
14 11 (0.93%) Haskell
14 11 (0.93%) Objective-C
15 10 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 111 (9.42%) Degree
2 36 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.78%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.19%) MCSE
7 12 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (0.93%) MCP
9 10 (0.85%) CCNP
10 9 (0.76%) CCNA
10 9 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (0.68%) VCAP
11 8 (0.68%) MCSA
12 5 (0.42%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.25%) PMP
13 3 (0.25%) RHCA
13 3 (0.25%) VCDX
13 3 (0.25%) PhD
13 3 (0.25%) CCIE
13 3 (0.25%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.92%) QA
2 11 (0.93%) SLA
3 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.25%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.085%) HL7
System Software
1 67 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (3.48%) Active Directory
3 29 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 22 (1.87%) RACF
4 22 (1.87%) ACF2
5 17 (1.44%) vSphere
6 16 (1.36%) vCloud
7 14 (1.19%) XenApp
8 12 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
8 12 (1.02%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.59%) HDFS
10 5 (0.42%) UAG
10 5 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.42%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.25%) Snort
11 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.25%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 57 (4.84%) SCCM
2 22 (1.87%) zSecure
3 14 (1.19%) SCOM
4 5 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.42%) Puppet
4 5 (0.42%) Ansible
4 5 (0.42%) logstash
5 4 (0.34%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.17%) Nagios
7 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.17%) Salt
7 2 (0.17%) Kibana
7 2 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.085%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.085%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.085%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.085%) Nessus
Vendors
1 207 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 183 (15.53%) Oracle
3 95 (8.06%) VMware
4 59 (5.01%) Citrix
5 54 (4.58%) IBM
6 49 (4.16%) Cisco
7 29 (2.46%) Google
8 27 (2.29%) Zend
9 26 (2.21%) hybris
10 22 (1.87%) HP
10 22 (1.87%) TIBCO
11 20 (1.70%) Informatica
11 20 (1.70%) Demandware
12 19 (1.61%) EMC
13 16 (1.36%) NetApp
13 16 (1.36%) ATG
14 13 (1.10%) Teradata
14 13 (1.10%) Sitecore
15 12 (1.02%) 3PAR
15 12 (1.02%) Sybase
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