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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 434 450 425
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 593 590 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.51% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.54% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 480 497 502
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 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 31 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 +6 536 £60,000 - 54
London -27 251 £75,000 +15.38% 22
South East +22 103 £52,500 +5.00% 9
City of London +14 62 £70,000 +3.70% 2
North West +22 49 £47,500 -12.03% 8
Yorkshire +25 45 £50,000 +2.56% 6
West Yorkshire +35 44 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Leeds +36 38 £58,750 +30.55% 5
Manchester +22 37 £47,500 +5.55% 6
East of England +12 34 £62,000 -0.80% 5
Hampshire +47 32 £50,000 +25.00%
South West -19 31 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Scotland +1 28 £51,000 -11.30% 4
Wales +8 25 £52,500 +20.00%
Surrey +19 23 £52,500 -16.00% 2
Glasgow +13 22 £52,500 - 1
Hertfordshire 0 21 £62,500 -3.84% 1
South Wales +7 20 £52,500 +20.00%
Berkshire -8 19 £60,000 +11.11% 3
Devon - 19 £47,500 -
Exeter - 19 £47,500 -
Farnborough - 15 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire +19 14 £59,000 +12.38% 1
Cardiff -5 11 £60,000 +37.14%
West Midlands -14 11 £60,000 -2.04% 2
Woking +12 10 £52,500 -25.00%
Bedford +7 9 £51,000 -2.85% 1
East Midlands -2 9 £63,750 +27.50% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 9 £52,250 +1.95% 2
Milton Keynes - 9 £52,250 - 1

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 527 (45.43%) Agile Software Development
2 461 (39.74%) Java
3 310 (26.72%) .NET
4 280 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 279 (24.05%) HTML
6 262 (22.59%) C#
7 253 (21.81%) SQL
8 231 (19.91%) Finance
9 229 (19.74%) TDD
10 224 (19.31%) SQL Server
11 206 (17.76%) Spring
12 205 (17.67%) CSS
13 201 (17.33%) Scrum
14 198 (17.07%) Microsoft
15 190 (16.38%) Oracle
16 187 (16.12%) Mentoring
17 185 (15.95%) MVC
18 180 (15.52%) ASP.NET
19 163 (14.05%) Linux
20 155 (13.36%) AngularJS
21 147 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
22 138 (11.90%) Web Services
23 131 (11.29%) HTML5
24 128 (11.03%) E-Commerce
25 126 (10.86%) OO
26 122 (10.52%) Windows
27 117 (10.09%) SDLC
28 116 (10.00%) jQuery
29 104 (8.97%) Software Engineering
30 102 (8.79%) Hibernate

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 77 (6.64%) Apache
2 43 (3.71%) Node.js
3 42 (3.62%) SharePoint
4 35 (3.02%) WebSphere
5 34 (2.93%) CMS
5 34 (2.93%) Tomcat
6 29 (2.50%) WebLogic
7 27 (2.33%) Lync
8 24 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
9 21 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (1.72%) Apache Spark
11 19 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (1.64%) JBoss
12 18 (1.55%) IIS
13 14 (1.21%) MS Exchange
13 14 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (1.12%) Drupal
15 12 (1.03%) Apache Solr
16 11 (0.95%) GlassFish
17 10 (0.86%) Mule
Applications
1 99 (8.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.78%) PowerPivot
3 7 (0.60%) MS Project
4 6 (0.52%) MS Office
5 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.26%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.086%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.69%) Cognos TM1
3 8 (0.69%) Magento
4 6 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
4 6 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.52%) Fredhopper
4 6 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (0.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 5 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.34%) HFM
6 4 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.26%) Cognos Controller
7 3 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.26%) Summit
8 2 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.086%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 74 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.07%) SaaS
4 15 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.52%) Office 365
5 6 (0.52%) IaaS
6 5 (0.43%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 5 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.34%) Force.com
8 3 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.26%) GitHub
8 3 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.17%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.17%) Route 53
9 2 (0.17%) PaaS
10 1 (0.086%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.22%) Internet
2 37 (3.19%) HTTP
2 37 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 27 (2.33%) SAN
4 15 (1.29%) LAN
4 15 (1.29%) WAN
4 15 (1.29%) Firewall
5 12 (1.03%) DNS
5 12 (1.03%) SSL
6 10 (0.86%) VPN
7 9 (0.78%) CTI
7 9 (0.78%) IPsec
8 8 (0.69%) NAS
9 6 (0.52%) 4G
9 6 (0.52%) 2G
9 6 (0.52%) DSL
9 6 (0.52%) 3G
10 5 (0.43%) SMTP
10 5 (0.43%) VLAN
11 4 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (19.31%) SQL Server
2 91 (7.84%) MongoDB
3 87 (7.50%) Big Data
4 86 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 74 (6.38%) MySQL
6 58 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 58 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 52 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 51 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
9 50 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 50 (4.31%) Riak
10 48 (4.14%) Hadoop
11 45 (3.88%) Relational Database
12 32 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 31 (2.67%) RDBMS
13 31 (2.67%) Oracle Database
13 31 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 29 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
15 17 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (1.47%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 84 (7.24%) Git (software)
2 58 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 53 (4.57%) Maven
4 35 (3.02%) Subversion
4 35 (3.02%) JIRA
5 34 (2.93%) JUnit
6 32 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (2.41%) Visual Studio
8 18 (1.55%) NUnit
8 18 (1.55%) Grunt
9 16 (1.38%) Eclipse
10 15 (1.29%) Mercurial
10 15 (1.29%) Selenium
11 14 (1.21%) Jasmine
12 10 (0.86%) Ant
13 9 (0.78%) PHPUnit
14 8 (0.69%) Moq
14 8 (0.69%) SpecFlow
14 8 (0.69%) JBehave
15 7 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 231 (19.91%) Finance
2 83 (7.16%) Banking
3 72 (6.21%) Retail
4 39 (3.36%) Marketing
5 29 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.50%) Front Office
6 17 (1.47%) Games
7 13 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 11 (0.95%) Advertising
8 11 (0.95%) Publishing
9 9 (0.78%) Law
9 9 (0.78%) Billing
9 9 (0.78%) Back Office
10 8 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.52%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.34%) French Language
12 4 (0.34%) German Language
12 4 (0.34%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (26.72%) .NET
2 279 (24.05%) HTML
3 206 (17.76%) Spring
4 205 (17.67%) CSS
5 180 (15.52%) ASP.NET
6 155 (13.36%) AngularJS
7 138 (11.90%) Web Services
8 131 (11.29%) HTML5
9 116 (10.00%) jQuery
10 102 (8.79%) Hibernate
11 98 (8.45%) J2EE
12 97 (8.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 84 (7.24%) .NET Framework
14 73 (6.29%) XML
14 73 (6.29%) REST
15 65 (5.60%) WCF
16 57 (4.91%) JSP
17 50 (4.31%) Ajax
18 49 (4.22%) CSS3
19 48 (4.14%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 82 (7.07%) Computer Science
2 40 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 35 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (2.84%) User Experience
5 30 (2.59%) Data Centre
6 27 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 26 (2.24%) Mobile App
8 23 (1.98%) Smartphone
9 20 (1.72%) Derivative
10 18 (1.55%) Mathematics
10 18 (1.55%) Equities
11 14 (1.21%) IVR
11 14 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
11 14 (1.21%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.12%) Mainframe
13 12 (1.03%) Clustering
14 10 (0.86%) Reference Data
14 10 (0.86%) Physics
14 10 (0.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 163 (14.05%) Linux
2 122 (10.52%) Windows
3 74 (6.38%) UNIX
4 33 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 32 (2.76%) Android
6 16 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.03%) CentOS
10 10 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (0.78%) zOS
12 5 (0.43%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.17%) Solaris
15 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.086%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (45.43%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (19.74%) TDD
3 201 (17.33%) Scrum
4 187 (16.12%) Mentoring
5 185 (15.95%) MVC
6 147 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
7 128 (11.03%) E-Commerce
8 126 (10.86%) OO
9 117 (10.09%) SDLC
10 104 (8.97%) Software Engineering
11 91 (7.84%) BDD
12 88 (7.59%) SOA
13 81 (6.98%) ITIL
14 79 (6.81%) Line Management
15 69 (5.95%) DevOps
16 66 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
17 63 (5.43%) Open Source
18 61 (5.26%) Project Management
19 60 (5.17%) Analytics
20 50 (4.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 461 (39.74%) Java
2 280 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 262 (22.59%) C#
4 253 (21.81%) SQL
5 81 (6.98%) PHP
6 45 (3.88%) Scala
7 43 (3.71%) PowerShell
8 42 (3.62%) Python
9 39 (3.36%) C++
10 37 (3.19%) T-SQL
11 33 (2.84%) PL/SQL
12 30 (2.59%) C
13 22 (1.90%) Ruby
14 17 (1.47%) VB.NET
15 15 (1.29%) Haskell
16 14 (1.21%) Perl
16 14 (1.21%) Go
17 12 (1.03%) Bash Shell
17 12 (1.03%) Objective-C
18 10 (0.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 93 (8.02%) Degree
2 36 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (1.38%) MCSE
7 15 (1.29%) CCNP
8 13 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (0.86%) MCP
10 9 (0.78%) MCSA
10 9 (0.78%) CCNA
10 9 (0.78%) VCAP
11 5 (0.43%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.34%) CCSE
12 4 (0.34%) RHCA
12 4 (0.34%) CCDP
12 4 (0.34%) VCDX
13 3 (0.26%) PhD
13 3 (0.26%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.48%) QA
2 7 (0.60%) SLA
3 5 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.26%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.086%) HL7
7 1 (0.086%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.086%) JTAG
System Software
1 76 (6.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 24 (2.07%) vCloud
4 23 (1.98%) vSphere
5 21 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (1.21%) XenApp
7 12 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
8 9 (0.78%) RACF
8 9 (0.78%) ACF2
9 8 (0.69%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.52%) HDFS
10 6 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.34%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.34%) Snort
12 4 (0.34%) UAG
12 4 (0.34%) Varnish
13 3 (0.26%) Docker
13 3 (0.26%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (3.79%) SCCM
2 12 (1.03%) SCOM
2 12 (1.03%) Puppet
3 11 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.78%) zSecure
5 5 (0.43%) StatsD
5 5 (0.43%) Ansible
5 5 (0.43%) logstash
5 5 (0.43%) OPNET
6 4 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.34%) CA Spectrum
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%) Nagios
7 2 (0.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.086%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.086%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.086%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 198 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 190 (16.38%) Oracle
3 100 (8.62%) VMware
4 50 (4.31%) Cisco
5 44 (3.79%) Citrix
6 43 (3.71%) IBM
7 26 (2.24%) TIBCO
8 25 (2.16%) Google
8 25 (2.16%) hybris
9 21 (1.81%) Demandware
9 21 (1.81%) Zend
10 19 (1.64%) ATG
10 19 (1.64%) Informatica
10 19 (1.64%) EMC
11 17 (1.47%) HP
12 16 (1.38%) NetApp
12 16 (1.38%) Teradata
13 14 (1.21%) Sybase
14 13 (1.12%) 3PAR
15 12 (1.03%) Sitecore
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