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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 458 410 410
Rank change year-on-year
-48 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 566 578 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.55% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.58% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 459 478 559
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £87,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.52%

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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -59 530 £60,000 - 51
London -78 278 £65,000 -7.14% 19
South East +16 106 £50,000 +5.26% 10
City of London -48 55 £68,000 -4.56% 7
South West +14 45 £50,000 - 5
Berkshire +22 44 £54,000 +10.76% 3
North West -11 36 £48,500 -3.00% 4
East of England -14 35 £65,000 +20.37% 5
Scotland +1 26 £50,000 -2.43% 4
Hertfordshire -12 22 £65,000 +20.37% 2
Bristol +3 20 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Manchester -10 19 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Reading +5 18 £54,000 -4.00% 1
Yorkshire -24 18 £55,000 +1.85% 6
Hampshire -22 16 £39,000 -8.23% 4
Wiltshire +3 13 £50,000 +43.88% 1
Glasgow -2 13 £39,750 -22.43% 2
Cheshire -7 13 £54,000 +35.00% 1
Maidenhead - 13 £57,500 - 1
Swindon +9 12 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire -1 12 £50,000 +5.26%
Edinburgh -7 12 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Bracknell -4 11 £55,000 +10.00%
Leeds -24 11 £60,000 +11.11% 1
West Yorkshire -33 11 £60,000 +11.11% 2
West Sussex -7 10 £45,250 +6.47% 1
Brighton - 10 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 10 £37,500 -
Warrington -4 9 £54,000 +9.09%
Hemel Hempstead -11 8 £54,000 -

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 508 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 429 (32.33%) .NET
3 428 (32.25%) Java
4 379 (28.56%) SQL
5 368 (27.73%) C#
6 356 (26.83%) JavaScript
7 338 (25.47%) SQL Server
8 332 (25.02%) HTML
9 293 (22.08%) CSS
10 288 (21.70%) Microsoft
11 264 (19.89%) Mentoring
12 249 (18.76%) Oracle
13 247 (18.61%) Scrum
14 243 (18.31%) Finance
15 242 (18.24%) ASP.NET
16 235 (17.71%) TDD
17 230 (17.33%) MVC
18 221 (16.65%) Web Services
19 166 (12.51%) XML
20 163 (12.28%) Spring
21 162 (12.21%) HTML5
22 149 (11.23%) Windows
22 149 (11.23%) Project Management
23 146 (11.00%) WCF
24 145 (10.93%) Linux
25 144 (10.85%) OO
25 144 (10.85%) jQuery
26 143 (10.78%) SOA
27 140 (10.55%) J2EE
28 135 (10.17%) Business Intelligence

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 74 (5.58%) SharePoint
2 62 (4.67%) Tomcat
3 53 (3.99%) WebSphere
3 53 (3.99%) Apache
4 47 (3.54%) CMS
5 45 (3.39%) IIS
6 25 (1.88%) Node.js
7 24 (1.81%) WebLogic
7 24 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
8 21 (1.58%) Apache Solr
9 20 (1.51%) Drupal
10 19 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (1.13%) SAS
12 13 (0.98%) Confluence
12 13 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
13 12 (0.90%) Escenic
14 11 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
14 11 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 118 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.03%) MS Office
3 10 (0.75%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.60%) SPSS
5 7 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.15%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.075%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 27 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (1.51%) Oracle ERP
3 13 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.60%) CSG Singleview
5 7 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.38%) Oracle TCA
6 5 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.30%) Magento
8 3 (0.23%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.15%) assyst
9 2 (0.15%) Pivotal CRM
9 2 (0.15%) RMDS
10 1 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.075%) Front Arena
10 1 (0.075%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.075%) Maximo
10 1 (0.075%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.49%) SaaS
2 31 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.45%) Rackspace Cloud
6 6 (0.45%) PaaS
7 5 (0.38%) IaaS
8 4 (0.30%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.23%) GitHub
10 2 (0.15%) ElastiCache
10 2 (0.15%) Route 53
10 2 (0.15%) Office 365
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.075%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.69%) Internet
2 44 (3.32%) HTTP
3 43 (3.24%) SAN
4 36 (2.71%) TCP/IP
5 29 (2.19%) Firewall
6 26 (1.96%) WAN
7 25 (1.88%) LAN
8 21 (1.58%) Broadband
9 20 (1.51%) DNS
10 15 (1.13%) Intranet
10 15 (1.13%) 3G
11 14 (1.06%) 4G
12 11 (0.83%) VoLTE
12 11 (0.83%) LTE
12 11 (0.83%) Wireless
12 11 (0.83%) Extranet
13 10 (0.75%) NAS
14 9 (0.68%) VPN
14 9 (0.68%) SNMP
15 7 (0.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (25.47%) SQL Server
2 111 (8.36%) Data Warehouse
2 111 (8.36%) MySQL
3 89 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 88 (6.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 78 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 65 (4.90%) Relational Database
7 60 (4.52%) Oracle Database
8 44 (3.32%) Hadoop
9 41 (3.09%) Big Data
9 41 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 40 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 33 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
12 31 (2.34%) DB2
13 22 (1.66%) Data Mining
13 22 (1.66%) NoSQL
14 20 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
15 19 (1.43%) RDBMS
15 19 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (1.21%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 87 (6.56%) Subversion
2 74 (5.58%) Visual Studio
3 66 (4.97%) Git (software)
4 45 (3.39%) Maven
5 41 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 37 (2.79%) JIRA
7 34 (2.56%) JUnit
8 33 (2.49%) Mockito
9 31 (2.34%) Selenium
10 29 (2.19%) NUnit
11 28 (2.11%) Eclipse
12 26 (1.96%) Moq
13 24 (1.81%) Jenkins
14 22 (1.66%) Talend Open Studio
15 21 (1.58%) Rhino Mocks
16 19 (1.43%) jMock
17 17 (1.28%) Ant
18 10 (0.75%) Bitbucket
18 10 (0.75%) SpecFlow
19 9 (0.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 243 (18.31%) Finance
2 127 (9.57%) Banking
3 101 (7.61%) Marketing
4 83 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 58 (4.37%) Front Office
6 53 (3.99%) Games
7 51 (3.84%) Publishing
8 44 (3.32%) Retail
9 38 (2.86%) Legal
10 30 (2.26%) Investment Banking
11 29 (2.19%) Advertising
12 21 (1.58%) Manufacturing
12 21 (1.58%) Back Office
13 15 (1.13%) Electronics
14 10 (0.75%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.60%) Billing
16 7 (0.53%) International Banking
16 7 (0.53%) Spanish Language
16 7 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.45%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (32.33%) .NET
2 332 (25.02%) HTML
3 293 (22.08%) CSS
4 242 (18.24%) ASP.NET
5 221 (16.65%) Web Services
6 166 (12.51%) XML
7 163 (12.28%) Spring
8 162 (12.21%) HTML5
9 146 (11.00%) WCF
10 144 (10.85%) jQuery
11 140 (10.55%) J2EE
12 107 (8.06%) .NET Framework
13 106 (7.99%) SOAP
14 92 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 84 (6.33%) Middleware
16 74 (5.58%) Hibernate
17 72 (5.43%) REST
18 69 (5.20%) Ajax
19 64 (4.82%) WPF
20 63 (4.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 116 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (4.22%) User Experience
3 55 (4.14%) Open Source
4 54 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 44 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 39 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 37 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (2.56%) Mobile App
9 32 (2.41%) Derivative
10 23 (1.73%) Digital Media
11 22 (1.66%) Smartphone
12 20 (1.51%) Credit Risk
13 19 (1.43%) N-Tier
14 18 (1.36%) Social Media
15 16 (1.21%) DTV
16 15 (1.13%) Blackberry
16 15 (1.13%) Mainframe
17 13 (0.98%) Fixed Income
18 12 (0.90%) iPhone
18 12 (0.90%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 149 (11.23%) Windows
2 145 (10.93%) Linux
3 80 (6.03%) UNIX
4 69 (5.20%) Apple iOS
5 66 (4.97%) Android
6 32 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (2.03%) Solaris
8 23 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.98%) AIX
11 10 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.53%) MVS
13 6 (0.45%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.23%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.23%) zOS
16 2 (0.15%) OpenBSD
16 2 (0.15%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (19.89%) Mentoring
3 247 (18.61%) Scrum
4 235 (17.71%) TDD
5 230 (17.33%) MVC
6 149 (11.23%) Project Management
7 144 (10.85%) OO
8 143 (10.78%) SOA
9 135 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
10 129 (9.72%) E-Commerce
11 101 (7.61%) Unit Testing
12 90 (6.78%) BDD
13 81 (6.10%) CRM
14 77 (5.80%) Multithreading
15 75 (5.65%) ETL
16 69 (5.20%) OOP
17 68 (5.12%) Software Engineering
18 67 (5.05%) Waterfall
19 66 (4.97%) ITIL
20 61 (4.60%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 428 (32.25%) Java
2 379 (28.56%) SQL
3 368 (27.73%) C#
4 356 (26.83%) JavaScript
5 110 (8.29%) Python
6 99 (7.46%) T-SQL
7 92 (6.93%) PHP
8 76 (5.73%) C++
9 55 (4.14%) Ruby
10 45 (3.39%) VB
11 43 (3.24%) C
12 35 (2.64%) Perl
13 34 (2.56%) PL/SQL
14 26 (1.96%) VB6
15 25 (1.88%) Groovy
16 23 (1.73%) Objective-C
17 22 (1.66%) Shell Script
17 22 (1.66%) Scala
18 21 (1.58%) PowerShell
19 19 (1.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 130 (9.80%) Degree
2 43 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 41 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (0.83%) CCNA
6 11 (0.83%) HNC
6 11 (0.83%) HND
7 10 (0.75%) MCITP
8 9 (0.68%) MCTS
9 8 (0.60%) CCNP
10 5 (0.38%) VCAP
11 4 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.30%) VCP5
11 4 (0.30%) VCP4
11 4 (0.30%) CCEE
12 3 (0.23%) NCDA
12 3 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.18%) QA
2 32 (2.41%) SLA
3 31 (2.34%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.06%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.38%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.30%) WAI
6 4 (0.30%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.075%) GxP
System Software
1 41 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.83%) NDS
4 7 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.30%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.30%) KVM
8 3 (0.23%) ACF2
8 3 (0.23%) RACF
8 3 (0.23%) NFS
9 2 (0.15%) Samba
9 2 (0.15%) XenApp
10 1 (0.075%) vSphere
10 1 (0.075%) UAG
10 1 (0.075%) vCloud
10 1 (0.075%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.075%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.075%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (1.96%) Puppet
2 20 (1.51%) Oracle EDQ
3 13 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.90%) MOM
4 12 (0.90%) Ansible
5 11 (0.83%) SCOM
6 10 (0.75%) SCCM
7 9 (0.68%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.68%) ZABBIX
7 9 (0.68%) Munin
8 6 (0.45%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 6 (0.45%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.30%) TIBCO Hawk
11 3 (0.23%) SCDPM
11 3 (0.23%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.15%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.15%) CA Endevor
13 1 (0.075%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 288 (21.70%) Microsoft
2 249 (18.76%) Oracle
3 52 (3.92%) TIBCO
4 42 (3.17%) VMware
5 39 (2.94%) Informatica
6 38 (2.86%) SAP
7 37 (2.79%) IBM
8 30 (2.26%) Cisco
9 26 (1.96%) Citrix
10 25 (1.88%) NetApp
10 25 (1.88%) webMethods
11 24 (1.81%) Adobe
12 22 (1.66%) Talend
13 21 (1.58%) 29West
14 17 (1.28%) Sitecore
14 17 (1.28%) HP
15 16 (1.21%) EMC
15 16 (1.21%) Red Hat
15 16 (1.21%) hybris
16 15 (1.13%) JBoss
York, North Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + pension, medical
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: Competitive + benefits + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £89999 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £51000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £65,000 per annum basic + 18% bonus, pension, shares
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ITF Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago