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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 457 435 411
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 529 569 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.53% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.56% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 423 475 554
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 2014. 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 -35 516 £57,500 -4.16% 51
London -11 263 £65,500 -6.42% 24
South East -39 94 £57,500 - 13
City of London -6 53 £59,000 -18.62% 7
North West +3 36 £50,000 - 2
Yorkshire 0 35 £53,750 +13.15% 7
East of England -23 35 £54,000 -
South West -4 34 £55,648 +23.66% 1
Surrey -11 34 £45,000 -32.07% 4
Berkshire +1 29 £60,000 -11.76% 1
Manchester -6 25 £50,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +5 22 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Hampshire -20 18 £56,250 +40.62% 7
Leeds -5 17 £51,250 +7.89% 2
Guildford -9 17 £65,000 +23.80%
Cambridgeshire 0 16 £54,000 -1.81%
North Yorkshire - 13 £55,000 - 4
Swindon +13 12 £55,648 +48.51%
Wiltshire +3 12 £55,648 +48.51%
York - 12 £55,000 - 3
Southampton - 12 £57,500 - 7
Bristol +8 11 £70,000 +27.27% 1
West Midlands -39 9 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Cheshire +5 8 £56,250 +2.27%
Surbiton +4 8 £55,000 -4.34%
Cambridge -2 8 £54,000 -1.81%
Devon -6 7 £31,000 -17.40%
Essex -19 7 £59,000 +9.25%
Hertfordshire -21 7 £70,000 +29.62%
Reading - 7 £60,000 - 1

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 419 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (33.27%) Java
3 311 (29.15%) .NET
4 302 (28.30%) SQL
5 269 (25.21%) SQL Server
6 252 (23.62%) C#
7 233 (21.84%) JavaScript
8 232 (21.74%) Oracle
9 220 (20.62%) HTML
10 210 (19.68%) Microsoft
11 193 (18.09%) Scrum
12 188 (17.62%) CSS
13 181 (16.96%) Mentoring
14 170 (15.93%) MVC
15 169 (15.84%) Finance
15 169 (15.84%) TDD
16 152 (14.25%) ASP.NET
17 149 (13.96%) Spring
18 131 (12.28%) Web Services
19 130 (12.18%) Business Intelligence
20 127 (11.90%) Windows
21 123 (11.53%) Linux
22 119 (11.15%) E-Commerce
23 112 (10.50%) XML
23 112 (10.50%) OO
23 112 (10.50%) Project Management
24 108 (10.12%) HTML5
25 101 (9.47%) jQuery
26 99 (9.28%) Degree
27 96 (9.00%) SOA

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 46 (4.31%) Tomcat
2 45 (4.22%) Apache
3 34 (3.19%) CMS
4 33 (3.09%) WebSphere
5 29 (2.72%) SharePoint
6 28 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
7 24 (2.25%) MS Exchange
8 23 (2.16%) WebLogic
9 20 (1.87%) IIS
10 16 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
11 14 (1.31%) TIBCO EMS
11 14 (1.31%) Apache Spark
12 12 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (1.12%) Node.js
12 12 (1.12%) Umbraco
13 11 (1.03%) JBoss
13 11 (1.03%) NetWeaver
13 11 (1.03%) Lync
14 9 (0.84%) Escenic
14 9 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 82 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.41%) MS Office
3 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.28%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.28%) Simulink
5 1 (0.094%) Maya
5 1 (0.094%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.094%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (3.47%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
4 14 (1.31%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (1.31%) Magento
5 12 (1.12%) Oracle iProcurement
5 12 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 12 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.37%) CSG Singleview
9 4 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.28%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle TCA
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.69%) SaaS
4 7 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.56%) Office 365
6 4 (0.37%) IaaS
6 4 (0.37%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.37%) PaaS
7 3 (0.28%) GitHub
8 2 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.19%) Route 53
8 2 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.19%) ElastiCache
8 2 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.094%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.78%) Internet
2 36 (3.37%) SAN
3 30 (2.81%) HTTP
4 24 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 22 (2.06%) WAN
5 22 (2.06%) 3G
6 21 (1.97%) LAN
6 21 (1.97%) 4G
7 20 (1.87%) Firewall
8 18 (1.69%) Broadband
8 18 (1.69%) DNS
9 16 (1.50%) LTE
10 14 (1.31%) VoLTE
11 11 (1.03%) Wireless
12 8 (0.75%) VPN
12 8 (0.75%) LDAP
13 7 (0.66%) VoIP
13 7 (0.66%) 2G
14 6 (0.56%) DHCP
15 4 (0.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (25.21%) SQL Server
2 91 (8.53%) Data Warehouse
3 78 (7.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 77 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 72 (6.75%) MySQL
6 70 (6.56%) Big Data
7 58 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 53 (4.97%) Relational Database
9 47 (4.40%) NoSQL
10 43 (4.03%) MongoDB
11 41 (3.84%) Hadoop
12 38 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 35 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
14 28 (2.62%) Oracle Database
15 22 (2.06%) DB2
16 20 (1.87%) Data Mining
16 20 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
17 17 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
17 17 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 16 (1.50%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 64 (6.00%) Subversion
2 61 (5.72%) Git (software)
3 55 (5.15%) Visual Studio
4 35 (3.28%) NUnit
5 29 (2.72%) Maven
6 28 (2.62%) JUnit
6 28 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (2.44%) Selenium
8 25 (2.34%) Jenkins
9 24 (2.25%) JIRA
10 20 (1.87%) Talend Open Studio
10 20 (1.87%) Mockito
11 16 (1.50%) jMock
12 13 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (1.03%) Eclipse
13 11 (1.03%) Ant
14 10 (0.94%) MSTest
14 10 (0.94%) SpecFlow
15 8 (0.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 8 (0.75%) Cucumber
General
1 169 (15.84%) Finance
2 89 (8.34%) Telecoms
3 87 (8.15%) Banking
4 47 (4.40%) Marketing
5 45 (4.22%) Front Office
6 34 (3.19%) Manufacturing
7 31 (2.91%) Retail
8 23 (2.16%) Games
9 21 (1.97%) Investment Banking
10 19 (1.78%) Legal
11 17 (1.59%) Back Office
12 15 (1.41%) Advertising
12 15 (1.41%) Publishing
13 13 (1.22%) Aerospace
14 10 (0.94%) Electronics
15 7 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.56%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.56%) Automotive
16 6 (0.56%) Law
16 6 (0.56%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (29.15%) .NET
2 220 (20.62%) HTML
3 188 (17.62%) CSS
4 152 (14.25%) ASP.NET
5 149 (13.96%) Spring
6 131 (12.28%) Web Services
7 112 (10.50%) XML
8 108 (10.12%) HTML5
9 101 (9.47%) jQuery
10 86 (8.06%) J2EE
11 84 (7.87%) Hibernate
12 74 (6.94%) SOAP
13 72 (6.75%) .NET Framework
14 67 (6.28%) WCF
15 56 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC
16 50 (4.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 50 (4.69%) Middleware
17 46 (4.31%) Ajax
18 43 (4.03%) JSP
19 42 (3.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 58 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (4.78%) User Experience
3 48 (4.50%) Open Source
4 41 (3.84%) Computer Science
5 36 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 31 (2.91%) Mobile App
7 27 (2.53%) Algorithms
7 27 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 24 (2.25%) Smartphone
9 18 (1.69%) Derivative
10 16 (1.50%) Digital Media
11 15 (1.41%) N-Tier
12 14 (1.31%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.31%) Clustering
12 14 (1.31%) Visualisation
12 14 (1.31%) iPhone
13 12 (1.12%) Statistics
14 11 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.94%) Credit Risk
15 10 (0.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 127 (11.90%) Windows
2 123 (11.53%) Linux
3 55 (5.15%) UNIX
4 50 (4.69%) Android
5 49 (4.59%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (2.34%) Solaris
8 23 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (1.41%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.94%) AIX
11 10 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (0.66%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.56%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.37%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.37%) zOS
16 3 (0.28%) Debian
16 3 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (18.09%) Scrum
3 181 (16.96%) Mentoring
4 170 (15.93%) MVC
5 169 (15.84%) TDD
6 130 (12.18%) Business Intelligence
7 119 (11.15%) E-Commerce
8 112 (10.50%) OO
8 112 (10.50%) Project Management
9 96 (9.00%) SOA
10 78 (7.31%) BDD
11 77 (7.22%) ETL
12 71 (6.65%) ITIL
13 65 (6.09%) OOP
13 65 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
14 63 (5.90%) Line Management
15 57 (5.34%) Migration
16 56 (5.25%) Stakeholder Management
16 56 (5.25%) CRM
16 56 (5.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 355 (33.27%) Java
2 302 (28.30%) SQL
3 252 (23.62%) C#
4 233 (21.84%) JavaScript
5 81 (7.59%) Python
6 67 (6.28%) T-SQL
7 61 (5.72%) PHP
8 48 (4.50%) C++
9 40 (3.75%) PL/SQL
10 38 (3.56%) Ruby
11 28 (2.62%) VB
12 21 (1.97%) Perl
12 21 (1.97%) PowerShell
13 20 (1.87%) C
14 19 (1.78%) VBA
15 17 (1.59%) Objective-C
15 17 (1.59%) VB6
15 17 (1.59%) Groovy
15 17 (1.59%) Bash Shell
15 17 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 99 (9.28%) Degree
2 32 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.31%) HNC
5 14 (1.31%) HND
6 13 (1.22%) MCITP
7 12 (1.12%) MCSE
8 9 (0.84%) MCTS
9 8 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.66%) MCP
11 6 (0.56%) CCNP
11 6 (0.56%) CCNA
11 6 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.47%) MCSA
13 3 (0.28%) CCIE
13 3 (0.28%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.19%) VCP5
14 2 (0.19%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.72%) QA
2 26 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.87%) SLA
4 5 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.37%) WAI
6 3 (0.28%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.28%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.094%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 40 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.31%) NDS
4 7 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.56%) Firmware
6 5 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.37%) RACF
7 4 (0.37%) vSphere
7 4 (0.37%) ACF2
8 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.28%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.19%) KVM
9 2 (0.19%) Docker
9 2 (0.19%) Varnish
9 2 (0.19%) XenApp
9 2 (0.19%) Samba
9 2 (0.19%) NFS
10 1 (0.094%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.094%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (1.78%) SCCM
2 17 (1.59%) Oracle EDQ
3 16 (1.50%) SCOM
4 12 (1.12%) Data Guard
5 10 (0.94%) Puppet
6 9 (0.84%) MOM
7 8 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.56%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.37%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 4 (0.37%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.37%) Salt
10 3 (0.28%) SCDPM
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.19%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.19%) TIBCO Hawk
11 2 (0.19%) Foglight
11 2 (0.19%) Ansible
12 1 (0.094%) WSUS
12 1 (0.094%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 232 (21.74%) Oracle
2 210 (19.68%) Microsoft
3 44 (4.12%) IBM
4 43 (4.03%) TIBCO
5 35 (3.28%) VMware
6 34 (3.19%) SAP
7 33 (3.09%) Informatica
8 24 (2.25%) Citrix
9 22 (2.06%) Cisco
10 20 (1.87%) Talend
11 19 (1.78%) Teradata
11 19 (1.78%) hybris
12 18 (1.69%) Adobe
12 18 (1.69%) Red Hat
13 17 (1.59%) NetApp
13 17 (1.59%) Business Objects
14 14 (1.31%) Nokia
14 14 (1.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 14 (1.31%) Endeca
15 13 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Large Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Zetman
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £52000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Resource Management
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent plus package
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
City of York Council
Salary: From £32,943 to £38,358 per annum (Grade 10 Level 1-4)
Posted: 8 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: £50k to £75k DoE
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago