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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 429 385 359
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 691 864 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.77% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.80% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 556 688 768
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £54,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +2.83%

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
99394 108225 115334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 83478 88313 93538
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016 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 1 May 2016. 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
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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 -42 650 £61,000 +1.66% 75
London -30 313 £65,000 -1.51% 30
South East -62 100 £57,500 +4.54% 7
City of London +21 53 £62,500 -3.84% 4
West Midlands +6 52 £50,000 -4.76% 4
South West +7 47 £43,777 -14.16% 6
East of England +12 41 £70,000 +3.70% 8
North West +26 37 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Yorkshire -28 32 £45,000 -12.19% 8
Surrey +15 30 £62,500 -16.66% 3
Berkshire -9 30 £62,500 - 1
Scotland -14 26 £47,750 -4.50% 5
Manchester +22 25 £43,625 -24.13% 3
East Midlands +18 24 £42,500 -30.61% 2
Birmingham -1 24 £55,000 -12.00% 2
West Yorkshire -30 24 £52,500 -4.54% 6
Hampshire -23 21 £50,000 - 1
Leeds -33 20 £52,500 -4.54% 6
Somerset +13 17 £40,500 +8.00% 3
Essex +13 16 £97,500 +105.26%
Glasgow -6 16 £49,250 -29.64% 2
Reading +6 13 £47,500 -29.62% 1
Cheshire +22 12 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Hertfordshire +14 12 £70,000 +133.33% 2
Guildford +7 11 - -
Warwickshire -3 11 £41,000 -21.90% 2
Edinburgh 0 10 £46,250 -12.73% 2
Dorset - 10 £87,500 -
Bristol +1 9 £47,500 -6.86% 2
Farnborough -7 9 £50,000 -

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 541 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
2 522 (34.52%) Java
3 363 (24.01%) .NET
4 342 (22.62%) SQL
5 338 (22.35%) Microsoft
6 312 (20.63%) JavaScript
7 299 (19.78%) Finance
8 291 (19.25%) C#
9 274 (18.12%) TDD
10 267 (17.66%) SQL Server
11 266 (17.59%) Mentoring
12 263 (17.39%) HTML
13 231 (15.28%) CSS
14 206 (13.62%) Windows
15 197 (13.03%) Scrum
16 184 (12.17%) Linux
16 184 (12.17%) MS Excel
17 175 (11.57%) Oracle
18 166 (10.98%) Degree
19 157 (10.38%) Spring
20 154 (10.19%) MVC
21 147 (9.72%) ASP.NET
21 147 (9.72%) Web Services
22 146 (9.66%) VMware
23 139 (9.19%) jQuery
23 139 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
24 136 (8.99%) BDD
25 135 (8.93%) Unit Testing
26 134 (8.86%) Banking
27 126 (8.33%) HTML5

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 96 (6.35%) CMS
2 63 (4.17%) Node.js
3 59 (3.90%) IIS
4 58 (3.84%) MS Exchange
5 39 (2.58%) Apache
5 39 (2.58%) Tomcat
6 36 (2.38%) SharePoint
7 33 (2.18%) WebSphere
8 32 (2.12%) Confluence
9 30 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 26 (1.72%) Skype for Business
11 24 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
12 22 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
12 22 (1.46%) Umbraco
13 19 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
14 18 (1.19%) Mule
15 17 (1.12%) Apache Solr
15 17 (1.12%) Mule ESB
15 17 (1.12%) WebLogic
16 16 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 184 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.59%) MS Office
3 7 (0.46%) MS Project
3 7 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
4 7 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.40%) FastStats PeopleStage
5 6 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.40%) Unica
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.26%) Primavera
6 4 (0.26%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.13%) Magento
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 70 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (1.85%) SaaS
5 19 (1.26%) GitHub
5 19 (1.26%) Office 365
6 14 (0.93%) OpenShift
6 14 (0.93%) PaaS
7 8 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.40%) IaaS
9 4 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.066%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.066%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.066%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.066%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.066%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.066%) Route 53
11 1 (0.066%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 87 (5.75%) Firewall
2 57 (3.77%) SAN
3 54 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 44 (2.91%) HTTP
5 38 (2.51%) Internet
6 35 (2.31%) DNS
7 34 (2.25%) WAN
8 32 (2.12%) LAN
9 30 (1.98%) Network Security
10 29 (1.92%) VPN
11 26 (1.72%) DHCP
12 22 (1.46%) VoIP
13 21 (1.39%) Wireless
14 19 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (1.12%) VLAN
16 14 (0.93%) SSL
16 14 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (0.93%) Wireshark
17 12 (0.79%) IPsec
17 12 (0.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (17.66%) SQL Server
2 83 (5.49%) Relational Database
3 79 (5.22%) MySQL
4 76 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
5 72 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 71 (4.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 63 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 58 (3.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 57 (3.77%) Big Data
9 57 (3.77%) MongoDB
10 45 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
11 43 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 35 (2.31%) DB2
13 32 (2.12%) Hadoop
13 32 (2.12%) Oracle Database
14 28 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (1.72%) RDBMS
16 22 (1.46%) Couchbase
17 19 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
18 18 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 123 (8.13%) Git (software)
2 101 (6.68%) Jenkins
3 58 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (3.64%) JIRA
4 55 (3.64%) Maven
5 53 (3.51%) Selenium
5 53 (3.51%) Visual Studio
6 51 (3.37%) Subversion
7 44 (2.91%) JUnit
8 42 (2.78%) NUnit
9 33 (2.18%) HP UFT
10 32 (2.12%) Cucumber
11 24 (1.59%) Ant
12 23 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (1.39%) Appium
14 20 (1.32%) Eclipse
15 19 (1.26%) LoadRunner
16 18 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
17 17 (1.12%) Calabash
18 16 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 299 (19.78%) Finance
2 134 (8.86%) Banking
3 104 (6.88%) Retail
4 58 (3.84%) Marketing
5 56 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 49 (3.24%) Investment Banking
7 45 (2.98%) Games
8 28 (1.85%) Advertising
9 27 (1.79%) Back Office
9 27 (1.79%) Front Office
10 23 (1.52%) Law
11 21 (1.39%) Legal
12 15 (0.99%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.93%) Electronics
13 14 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.93%) Publishing
14 11 (0.73%) Billing
15 9 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.40%) German Language
17 5 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (24.01%) .NET
2 263 (17.39%) HTML
3 231 (15.28%) CSS
4 157 (10.38%) Spring
5 147 (9.72%) ASP.NET
5 147 (9.72%) Web Services
6 139 (9.19%) jQuery
7 126 (8.33%) HTML5
8 115 (7.61%) XML
9 111 (7.34%) AngularJS
10 96 (6.35%) J2EE
11 91 (6.02%) .NET Framework
12 90 (5.95%) Hibernate
12 90 (5.95%) REST
13 86 (5.69%) JSON
14 82 (5.42%) SOAP
15 81 (5.36%) Ajax
16 80 (5.29%) CSS3
17 66 (4.37%) RESTful
18 57 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 85 (5.62%) Computer Science
2 82 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (4.50%) User Experience
4 55 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 41 (2.71%) Management Information System
6 38 (2.51%) Mobile App
7 35 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 34 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.92%) Mathematics
10 25 (1.65%) N-Tier
11 21 (1.39%) Blog
12 16 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
13 15 (0.99%) Clustering
14 14 (0.93%) Mainframe
14 14 (0.93%) Replication
15 12 (0.79%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.79%) Fintech
15 12 (0.79%) Visualisation
16 11 (0.73%) IVR
17 10 (0.66%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 206 (13.62%) Windows
2 184 (12.17%) Linux
3 107 (7.08%) Unix
4 85 (5.62%) Windows Server
5 58 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (3.77%) Android
7 51 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (3.17%) Apple iOS
9 42 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (1.39%) Windows 7
11 19 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.86%) Solaris
13 9 (0.60%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.53%) CentOS
14 8 (0.53%) Windows 2000
15 7 (0.46%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.40%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.33%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.33%) SUSE
17 5 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (18.12%) TDD
3 266 (17.59%) Mentoring
4 197 (13.03%) Scrum
5 154 (10.19%) MVC
6 139 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
7 136 (8.99%) BDD
8 135 (8.93%) Unit Testing
9 125 (8.27%) ITIL
10 124 (8.20%) Project Management
10 124 (8.20%) SOA
11 119 (7.87%) E-Commerce
12 109 (7.21%) Software Engineering
13 106 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
14 101 (6.68%) SDLC
15 90 (5.95%) OO
16 77 (5.09%) Analytics
17 75 (4.96%) Open Source
18 68 (4.50%) Web Development
18 68 (4.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 522 (34.52%) Java
2 342 (22.62%) SQL
3 312 (20.63%) JavaScript
4 291 (19.25%) C#
5 82 (5.42%) PHP
6 66 (4.37%) Python
6 66 (4.37%) T-SQL
7 58 (3.84%) Ruby
8 54 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 53 (3.51%) C++
10 48 (3.17%) Scala
11 40 (2.65%) VB.NET
12 37 (2.45%) Objective-C
12 37 (2.45%) VB
13 31 (2.05%) Shell Script
14 27 (1.79%) Perl
15 25 (1.65%) PL/SQL
16 21 (1.39%) C
17 16 (1.06%) VBScript
18 11 (0.73%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 166 (10.98%) Degree
2 45 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (2.84%) MCSE
4 40 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (2.38%) CCNP
6 25 (1.65%) Security Cleared
6 25 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (1.06%) CCNA
8 14 (0.93%) SC Cleared
9 11 (0.73%) CCSE
10 10 (0.66%) CCDP
11 9 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (0.60%) VCAP
12 7 (0.46%) CCVP
12 7 (0.46%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.26%) CCA
14 4 (0.26%) CCIE
14 4 (0.26%) MCSA
15 3 (0.20%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (7.21%) QA
2 32 (2.12%) SLA
3 21 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.46%) WCAG
5 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.33%) ISO 8583
6 5 (0.33%) ISO20022
7 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.066%) FATCA
System Software
1 115 (7.61%) Active Directory
2 83 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 31 (2.05%) vSphere
5 25 (1.65%) XenApp
6 23 (1.52%) vCloud
7 17 (1.12%) VMware ESX
7 17 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
7 17 (1.12%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.53%) NFS
8 8 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.40%) Docker
9 6 (0.40%) XenServer
10 5 (0.33%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.33%) Firmware
10 5 (0.33%) HDFS
10 5 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
12 3 (0.20%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 34 (2.25%) Puppet
2 18 (1.19%) SCCM
3 16 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.73%) Oozie
4 11 (0.73%) SCOM
5 9 (0.60%) Ansible
6 7 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (0.46%) Cisco UCCE
6 7 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (0.46%) Nagios
6 7 (0.46%) WSUS
7 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (0.33%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 5 (0.33%) HP UCMDB
8 5 (0.33%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.26%) CA Endevor
9 4 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.26%) vMotion
10 3 (0.20%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 338 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 175 (11.57%) Oracle
3 146 (9.66%) VMware
4 89 (5.89%) Cisco
5 66 (4.37%) IBM
6 51 (3.37%) Citrix
7 47 (3.11%) Adobe
8 37 (2.45%) NetApp
9 33 (2.18%) SAP
10 32 (2.12%) Google
10 32 (2.12%) HP
11 28 (1.85%) Apple
11 28 (1.85%) Informatica
12 26 (1.72%) EMC
13 21 (1.39%) Atlassian
14 20 (1.32%) CheckPoint
14 20 (1.32%) Perforce
15 19 (1.26%) 3PAR
15 19 (1.26%) Red Hat
16 17 (1.12%) Teradata
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan Glasgow
Salary: Highly competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum + Brilliant benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39000 - £44000 per annum + Flexible working and great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum 15% Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Rockfield
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits and bonus (flexible depen
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Energon People
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + benefits + 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mccabe & Barton
Salary: From £80,000 to £80,000 per annum circa £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Mccabe & Barton
Salary: From £80,000 to £80,000 per annum circa £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Excellent Base Salary (DOE) plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Excellent Base Salary (DOE) plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Hiring People
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus (£10
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus fantastic working environment and benefit
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - 80,000 flexible
Posted: 4 days ago