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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 467 444 411
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 497 549 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.53% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.56% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 415 459 532
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £86,500 £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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
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 £27,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -26 487 £55,000 -8.33% 54
London -8 236 £65,000 -13.33% 29
South East -49 97 £57,500 -4.16% 10
Yorkshire +25 53 £55,000 +15.78% 7
City of London -19 42 £70,000 - 8
West Yorkshire +14 36 £50,000 +5.26% 5
East of England -12 33 £55,000 +1.85% 1
Berkshire +2 31 £60,000 -11.76% 3
Leeds +20 30 £51,250 +7.89% 3
Surrey -19 30 £45,000 -43.75% 1
North West -1 27 £50,000 - 3
Hampshire -8 26 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Southampton - 23 £57,500 - 3
Manchester -3 22 £47,500 -2.56% 3
South West -14 22 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Cambridgeshire +9 21 £55,000 -4.34% 1
North Yorkshire +26 17 £55,000 +7.84%
York +25 16 £55,000 +7.84%
Guildford 0 16 £45,000 -26.53%
Bracknell - 15 £57,500 - 2
West Midlands -34 10 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Staffordshire +1 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Devon -1 8 £31,000 -17.40%
Cambridge -1 8 £54,000 -1.81% 1
Peterborough - 8 £70,000 -
Bristol +2 7 £70,000 +27.27%
Surbiton -3 7 £55,000 -4.34%
North East - 7 £43,000 - 1
Exeter +10 6 - -
Wiltshire +3 6 £52,824 +5.64%

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 402 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (31.91%) Java
3 306 (29.77%) .NET
4 289 (28.11%) SQL
5 248 (24.12%) SQL Server
6 238 (23.15%) C#
7 222 (21.60%) Oracle
8 219 (21.30%) JavaScript
9 207 (20.14%) HTML
10 198 (19.26%) Microsoft
11 188 (18.29%) Mentoring
12 183 (17.80%) Scrum
13 169 (16.44%) TDD
14 168 (16.34%) Finance
15 166 (16.15%) CSS
16 165 (16.05%) MVC
17 145 (14.11%) ASP.NET
18 143 (13.91%) Linux
18 143 (13.91%) Spring
19 133 (12.94%) Web Services
20 128 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
21 120 (11.67%) E-Commerce
22 118 (11.48%) Windows
23 113 (10.99%) OO
24 112 (10.89%) XML
25 110 (10.70%) HTML5
26 107 (10.41%) jQuery
26 107 (10.41%) Degree
27 98 (9.53%) Project Management
28 87 (8.46%) Telecoms

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 62 (6.03%) Apache
2 40 (3.89%) Tomcat
3 30 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
3 30 (2.92%) WebSphere
4 28 (2.72%) CMS
5 26 (2.53%) SharePoint
6 22 (2.14%) MS Exchange
6 22 (2.14%) Oracle Workflow
7 21 (2.04%) WebLogic
8 17 (1.65%) Node.js
9 13 (1.26%) Lync
9 13 (1.26%) Apache Spark
9 13 (1.26%) IIS
10 11 (1.07%) NetWeaver
10 11 (1.07%) Umbraco
11 10 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.78%) Apache Pig
12 8 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.78%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 86 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.26%) MS Office
3 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.39%) Simulink
3 4 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.39%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.097%) Maya
5 1 (0.097%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.097%) Windchill
5 1 (0.097%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 41 (3.99%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (2.14%) Oracle Applications
4 20 (1.95%) Oracle iProcurement
4 20 (1.95%) Oracle Payables
4 20 (1.95%) Oracle Receivables
4 20 (1.95%) Oracle General Ledger
5 18 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
6 17 (1.65%) Oracle Financials
7 16 (1.56%) Magento
8 13 (1.26%) Oracle ERP
9 10 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 5 (0.49%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
12 4 (0.39%) CSG Singleview
13 3 (0.29%) Oracle iRecruitment
13 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
14 2 (0.19%) Tridion
14 2 (0.19%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.36%) SaaS
4 8 (0.78%) Office 365
5 7 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.49%) GitHub
7 4 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.19%) PaaS
9 2 (0.19%) IaaS
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.19%) ElastiCache
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.19%) Route 53
9 2 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.097%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 59 (5.74%) Internet
2 36 (3.50%) HTTP
3 31 (3.02%) SAN
4 19 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.85%) LAN
4 19 (1.85%) WAN
5 18 (1.75%) 3G
6 17 (1.65%) 4G
7 15 (1.46%) Firewall
8 14 (1.36%) Broadband
9 13 (1.26%) DNS
10 12 (1.17%) LTE
11 10 (0.97%) VoLTE
12 9 (0.88%) Wireless
13 7 (0.68%) 2G
14 6 (0.58%) DHCP
14 6 (0.58%) VoIP
15 5 (0.49%) VPN
16 4 (0.39%) SNMP
16 4 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (24.12%) SQL Server
2 80 (7.78%) MySQL
3 78 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
4 77 (7.49%) Big Data
5 75 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 68 (6.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 65 (6.32%) NoSQL
8 58 (5.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 55 (5.35%) MongoDB
10 45 (4.38%) Relational Database
11 40 (3.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 33 (3.21%) Hadoop
13 28 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
14 26 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
14 26 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
15 24 (2.33%) Oracle Database
16 23 (2.24%) Data Mining
17 21 (2.04%) SQLPlus
18 20 (1.95%) Oracle Discoverer
18 20 (1.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 66 (6.42%) Git (software)
2 57 (5.54%) Visual Studio
3 52 (5.06%) Subversion
4 40 (3.89%) NUnit
5 32 (3.11%) Jenkins
6 30 (2.92%) Maven
7 24 (2.33%) JUnit
7 24 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (2.24%) JIRA
9 22 (2.14%) Oracle Forms
10 20 (1.95%) Selenium
11 16 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
11 16 (1.56%) Mockito
12 13 (1.26%) MSTest
12 13 (1.26%) jMock
13 11 (1.07%) ReSharper
14 10 (0.97%) Ant
14 10 (0.97%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.88%) SpecFlow
16 8 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 168 (16.34%) Finance
2 87 (8.46%) Telecoms
3 73 (7.10%) Banking
4 39 (3.79%) Marketing
5 36 (3.50%) Manufacturing
6 35 (3.40%) Front Office
7 28 (2.72%) Retail
8 25 (2.43%) Games
9 19 (1.85%) Legal
9 19 (1.85%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.26%) Advertising
10 13 (1.26%) Back Office
11 10 (0.97%) Electronics
11 10 (0.97%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.68%) Law
15 6 (0.58%) Automotive
16 4 (0.39%) Military
16 4 (0.39%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (29.77%) .NET
2 207 (20.14%) HTML
3 166 (16.15%) CSS
4 145 (14.11%) ASP.NET
5 143 (13.91%) Spring
6 133 (12.94%) Web Services
7 112 (10.89%) XML
8 110 (10.70%) HTML5
9 107 (10.41%) jQuery
10 83 (8.07%) Hibernate
11 75 (7.30%) .NET Framework
12 72 (7.00%) WCF
13 64 (6.23%) J2EE
14 60 (5.84%) SOAP
15 57 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 53 (5.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 50 (4.86%) Ajax
18 49 (4.77%) AngularJS
19 46 (4.47%) RESTful
20 39 (3.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 53 (5.16%) User Experience
2 52 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (4.77%) Computer Science
4 37 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 37 (3.60%) Open Source
5 26 (2.53%) Algorithms
6 25 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 23 (2.24%) Smartphone
8 22 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.56%) Visualisation
12 13 (1.26%) N-Tier
13 12 (1.17%) Derivative
13 12 (1.17%) Statistics
13 12 (1.17%) Xbox
14 10 (0.97%) iPhone
14 10 (0.97%) Equities
14 10 (0.97%) Mainframe
15 9 (0.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 143 (13.91%) Linux
2 118 (11.48%) Windows
3 59 (5.74%) UNIX
4 48 (4.67%) Android
5 42 (4.09%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (1.65%) Solaris
9 15 (1.46%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
11 12 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.58%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.39%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.39%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.29%) Debian
15 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.29%) zOS
16 2 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (18.29%) Mentoring
3 183 (17.80%) Scrum
4 169 (16.44%) TDD
5 165 (16.05%) MVC
6 128 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
7 120 (11.67%) E-Commerce
8 113 (10.99%) OO
9 98 (9.53%) Project Management
10 81 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
11 80 (7.78%) SOA
12 79 (7.68%) BDD
13 74 (7.20%) Line Management
14 71 (6.91%) ITIL
15 70 (6.81%) ETL
16 65 (6.32%) Unit Testing
17 60 (5.84%) OOP
18 59 (5.74%) OOD
19 58 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
20 54 (5.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 328 (31.91%) Java
2 289 (28.11%) SQL
3 238 (23.15%) C#
4 219 (21.30%) JavaScript
5 82 (7.98%) PHP
6 73 (7.10%) Python
7 55 (5.35%) T-SQL
8 47 (4.57%) PL/SQL
9 41 (3.99%) C++
10 38 (3.70%) Ruby
11 26 (2.53%) Bash Shell
12 23 (2.24%) Perl
13 21 (2.04%) PowerShell
14 19 (1.85%) VB
15 17 (1.65%) VBA
16 16 (1.56%) C
16 16 (1.56%) ABAP
17 15 (1.46%) Jython
18 12 (1.17%) Scala
19 11 (1.07%) VB6
Qualifications
1 107 (10.41%) Degree
2 27 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.17%) MCITP
6 11 (1.07%) MCSE
7 10 (0.97%) HNC
7 10 (0.97%) HND
8 8 (0.78%) MCP
9 5 (0.49%) CCNP
9 5 (0.49%) MCSA
9 5 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.49%) MCTS
10 3 (0.29%) CCNA
10 3 (0.29%) CCIE
10 3 (0.29%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.19%) ISEB
11 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.91%) QA
2 22 (2.14%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.65%) SLA
4 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.39%) IEC 61508
5 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.097%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 36 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.97%) NDS
4 6 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.49%) Firmware
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.39%) vSphere
7 3 (0.29%) RACF
7 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.29%) ACF2
8 2 (0.19%) Docker
8 2 (0.19%) Varnish
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.19%) XenApp
9 1 (0.097%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.097%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.097%) Samba
9 1 (0.097%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.097%) NFS
9 1 (0.097%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (2.04%) SCCM
2 13 (1.26%) SCOM
2 13 (1.26%) Oracle EDQ
3 11 (1.07%) Puppet
4 10 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.88%) Data Guard
6 7 (0.68%) Salt
7 6 (0.58%) MOM
8 4 (0.39%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.39%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.29%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.19%) Foglight
10 2 (0.19%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.097%) Ansible
11 1 (0.097%) OpenView
11 1 (0.097%) WSUS
11 1 (0.097%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.097%) Control-M
11 1 (0.097%) Nagios
Vendors
1 222 (21.60%) Oracle
2 198 (19.26%) Microsoft
3 39 (3.79%) SAP
4 34 (3.31%) IBM
5 29 (2.82%) Informatica
6 27 (2.63%) TIBCO
7 24 (2.33%) Citrix
8 23 (2.24%) VMware
9 20 (1.95%) Business Objects
9 20 (1.95%) Red Hat
10 19 (1.85%) Cisco
10 19 (1.85%) Teradata
10 19 (1.85%) Zend
11 18 (1.75%) hybris
12 16 (1.56%) Talend
13 13 (1.26%) Endeca
13 13 (1.26%) NetApp
14 12 (1.17%) Google
15 11 (1.07%) Sencha
15 11 (1.07%) HP
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 28 minutes ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000 plus bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Zetman
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Strong package and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago