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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 437 407 428
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 596 603 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.57% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.60% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 501 503 536
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -38 566 £60,000 +4.34% 60
London -21 317 £65,000 -3.70% 26
South East -16 95 £50,000 +5.26% 15
City of London -38 66 £67,500 -3.57% 14
South West +5 45 £50,000 - 3
Berkshire +12 37 £54,000 +13.68% 5
North West -7 37 £54,000 +11.34% 6
East of England -19 31 £62,500 +15.74%
Yorkshire -38 22 £52,750 -2.31% 7
Bristol +10 21 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Scotland -8 20 £57,500 +12.19% 2
Manchester -10 19 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Hertfordshire -19 19 £65,000 +20.37%
Reading +6 18 £54,000 +13.68% 1
Oxfordshire -6 16 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Wiltshire -6 13 £50,000 +42.85%
Maidenhead - 13 £57,500 -
Swindon -1 12 £50,000 -
West Sussex +2 11 £45,500 +7.05% 1
Cheshire -2 11 £54,000 +35.00% 3
Edinburgh -5 11 £57,500 +27.77%
Leeds -23 11 £50,500 -6.48% 2
West Yorkshire -35 11 £50,500 -6.48% 3
Hampshire -26 10 £40,000 -15.78%
Glasgow -2 9 - - 1
Warrington -8 9 £54,000 +9.09% 2
West Midlands -29 9 £61,250 +36.11% 1
Bicester - 8 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire -5 7 £52,500 -
North Yorkshire -10 7 £55,000 -10.20% 2

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 444 (33.11%) .NET
2 420 (31.32%) Java
3 385 (28.71%) C#
4 372 (27.74%) SQL
5 355 (26.47%) JavaScript
6 334 (24.91%) SQL Server
7 331 (24.68%) HTML
8 307 (22.89%) Microsoft
9 297 (22.15%) CSS
10 249 (18.57%) Scrum
11 247 (18.42%) ASP.NET
12 246 (18.34%) Oracle
13 244 (18.20%) TDD
14 243 (18.12%) Finance
15 233 (17.38%) Web Services
16 225 (16.78%) MVC
17 208 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
18 179 (13.35%) XML
19 171 (12.75%) WCF
20 162 (12.08%) HTML5
21 157 (11.71%) Spring
22 155 (11.56%) SOA
23 153 (11.41%) Linux
24 152 (11.33%) Windows
25 149 (11.11%) OO
26 146 (10.89%) Project Management
27 142 (10.59%) J2EE
28 141 (10.51%) jQuery
29 137 (10.22%) Degree
30 131 (9.77%) Banking

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 78 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 62 (4.62%) Tomcat
3 54 (4.03%) Apache
4 49 (3.65%) WebSphere
5 48 (3.58%) CMS
6 47 (3.50%) IIS
7 28 (2.09%) Node.js
8 25 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 25 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
9 24 (1.79%) Drupal
10 22 (1.64%) Apache Solr
11 21 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 21 (1.57%) WebLogic
12 17 (1.27%) SAS
13 15 (1.12%) Confluence
14 13 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
15 12 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
15 12 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
15 12 (0.89%) nginx
Applications
1 123 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.16%) MS Office
3 11 (0.82%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.60%) SPSS
5 7 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.075%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 23 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
4 13 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.37%) assyst
7 5 (0.37%) CSG Singleview
7 5 (0.37%) Oracle TCA
8 4 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.22%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.22%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.15%) RMDS
10 2 (0.15%) Pivotal CRM
10 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.15%) Magento
11 1 (0.075%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.075%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.075%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.16%) SaaS
3 15 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.45%) Rackspace Cloud
7 5 (0.37%) IaaS
7 5 (0.37%) PaaS
8 4 (0.30%) CloudFront
8 4 (0.30%) Route 53
9 3 (0.22%) GitHub
10 2 (0.15%) Office 365
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.15%) ElastiCache
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.36%) Internet
2 44 (3.28%) HTTP
2 44 (3.28%) SAN
3 40 (2.98%) TCP/IP
4 28 (2.09%) Firewall
5 25 (1.86%) WAN
6 24 (1.79%) LAN
7 20 (1.49%) DNS
8 17 (1.27%) Broadband
9 14 (1.04%) Intranet
10 11 (0.82%) 3G
11 10 (0.75%) Extranet
11 10 (0.75%) VPN
11 10 (0.75%) NAS
11 10 (0.75%) 4G
12 9 (0.67%) SNMP
12 9 (0.67%) Wireless
13 8 (0.60%) VoLTE
13 8 (0.60%) LTE
14 7 (0.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (24.91%) SQL Server
2 117 (8.72%) MySQL
3 109 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
4 85 (6.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 75 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 67 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 64 (4.77%) Oracle Database
8 54 (4.03%) Relational Database
9 44 (3.28%) Hadoop
10 37 (2.76%) Big Data
11 35 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 31 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 30 (2.24%) DB2
14 29 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
15 26 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
16 24 (1.79%) Data Mining
17 21 (1.57%) NoSQL
18 20 (1.49%) RDBMS
19 16 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
20 15 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 92 (6.86%) Subversion
2 75 (5.59%) Visual Studio
3 67 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 47 (3.50%) Maven
5 43 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 41 (3.06%) JIRA
7 36 (2.68%) NUnit
8 33 (2.46%) JUnit
8 33 (2.46%) Jenkins
9 30 (2.24%) Eclipse
10 29 (2.16%) Mockito
11 28 (2.09%) Moq
11 28 (2.09%) Selenium
12 21 (1.57%) Rhino Mocks
13 18 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
14 17 (1.27%) jMock
15 15 (1.12%) Ant
16 13 (0.97%) SpecFlow
17 11 (0.82%) Cucumber
17 11 (0.82%) Bitbucket
General
1 243 (18.12%) Finance
2 131 (9.77%) Banking
3 106 (7.90%) Marketing
4 69 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 60 (4.47%) Games
6 56 (4.18%) Front Office
7 52 (3.88%) Publishing
8 46 (3.43%) Retail
9 37 (2.76%) Legal
10 31 (2.31%) Investment Banking
11 30 (2.24%) Advertising
12 19 (1.42%) Back Office
13 15 (1.12%) Electronics
13 15 (1.12%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.75%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.60%) Spanish Language
17 7 (0.52%) International Banking
17 7 (0.52%) French Language
18 5 (0.37%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 444 (33.11%) .NET
2 331 (24.68%) HTML
3 297 (22.15%) CSS
4 247 (18.42%) ASP.NET
5 233 (17.38%) Web Services
6 179 (13.35%) XML
7 171 (12.75%) WCF
8 162 (12.08%) HTML5
9 157 (11.71%) Spring
10 142 (10.59%) J2EE
11 141 (10.51%) jQuery
12 113 (8.43%) .NET Framework
13 101 (7.53%) SOAP
14 89 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 83 (6.19%) Middleware
16 80 (5.97%) WPF
17 73 (5.44%) Ajax
18 71 (5.29%) REST
19 68 (5.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 66 (4.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 62 (4.62%) Computer Science
2 54 (4.03%) Open Source
3 46 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 37 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 33 (2.46%) Derivative
6 33 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 25 (1.86%) Digital Media
8 22 (1.64%) N-Tier
9 20 (1.49%) Credit Risk
10 18 (1.34%) Smartphone
11 16 (1.19%) DTV
11 16 (1.19%) Mainframe
11 16 (1.19%) Social Media
12 15 (1.12%) Blackberry
13 14 (1.04%) Hedge funds
14 13 (0.97%) GIS
14 13 (0.97%) Replication
14 13 (0.97%) Fixed Income
15 11 (0.82%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 153 (11.41%) Linux
2 152 (11.33%) Windows
3 84 (6.26%) UNIX
4 64 (4.77%) Android
4 64 (4.77%) Apple iOS
5 27 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (1.94%) Solaris
7 19 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.97%) AIX
10 10 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.52%) MVS
12 6 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.30%) CentOS
13 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.22%) zOS
14 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.15%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (18.57%) Scrum
2 244 (18.20%) TDD
3 225 (16.78%) MVC
4 208 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
5 155 (11.56%) SOA
6 149 (11.11%) OO
7 146 (10.89%) Project Management
8 130 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
9 121 (9.02%) E-Commerce
10 114 (8.50%) Unit Testing
11 93 (6.94%) BDD
12 82 (6.11%) CRM
13 78 (5.82%) Multithreading
14 72 (5.37%) ETL
15 64 (4.77%) Software Engineering
16 63 (4.70%) ITIL
17 61 (4.55%) OOP
17 61 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
18 59 (4.40%) Web Development
18 59 (4.40%) UML
Programming Languages
1 420 (31.32%) Java
2 385 (28.71%) C#
3 372 (27.74%) SQL
4 355 (26.47%) JavaScript
5 110 (8.20%) Python
6 100 (7.46%) PHP
7 95 (7.08%) T-SQL
8 77 (5.74%) C++
9 54 (4.03%) Ruby
10 48 (3.58%) VB
11 44 (3.28%) C
12 31 (2.31%) Perl
12 31 (2.31%) PL/SQL
13 26 (1.94%) VB6
14 25 (1.86%) Objective-C
15 24 (1.79%) Groovy
16 23 (1.72%) Bash Shell
17 21 (1.57%) Scala
18 20 (1.49%) PowerShell
19 19 (1.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 137 (10.22%) Degree
2 41 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (0.82%) CCNA
6 11 (0.82%) MCTS
7 8 (0.60%) HNC
7 8 (0.60%) HND
7 8 (0.60%) CCNP
8 5 (0.37%) MCITP
8 5 (0.37%) VCAP
9 4 (0.30%) CCEE
9 4 (0.30%) VCP5
9 4 (0.30%) VCP4
9 4 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.22%) MCP
10 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.22%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.89%) QA
2 34 (2.54%) SLA
3 26 (1.94%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.04%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.37%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.30%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.30%) WAI
7 1 (0.075%) GxP
System Software
1 36 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.60%) NDS
4 7 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.30%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.30%) KVM
8 3 (0.22%) ACF2
8 3 (0.22%) RACF
8 3 (0.22%) 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 30 (2.24%) Puppet
2 17 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (1.27%) Oracle EDQ
3 14 (1.04%) Ansible
4 11 (0.82%) ZABBIX
4 11 (0.82%) Munin
5 9 (0.67%) SCCM
5 9 (0.67%) SCOM
5 9 (0.67%) MOM
5 9 (0.67%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.45%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 5 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (0.30%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.30%) TIBCO Hawk
9 3 (0.22%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.22%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.15%) CA Endevor
10 2 (0.15%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.075%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 307 (22.89%) Microsoft
2 246 (18.34%) Oracle
3 47 (3.50%) VMware
4 46 (3.43%) TIBCO
5 39 (2.91%) SAP
6 37 (2.76%) Informatica
7 31 (2.31%) IBM
8 30 (2.24%) Cisco
8 30 (2.24%) Citrix
9 25 (1.86%) NetApp
10 24 (1.79%) webMethods
11 23 (1.72%) Adobe
12 21 (1.57%) 29West
13 19 (1.42%) HP
13 19 (1.42%) Red Hat
14 18 (1.34%) Talend
15 17 (1.27%) JBoss
15 17 (1.27%) Sitecore
16 16 (1.19%) EMC
17 15 (1.12%) Zend
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 18 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Webrecruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £80,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, shares
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Yoh
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £300 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago