The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 415 399 429
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 683 622 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.57% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.61% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 584 502 526
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £56,222
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £82,750
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -22 657 £60,000 +4.34% 63
London -14 371 £67,500 -3.57% 38
South East -11 97 £50,000 +5.26% 6
City of London -4 80 £65,000 -7.14% 19
South West +23 57 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Yorkshire -12 37 £47,000 -6.00% 4
North West +4 35 £54,000 +20.00% 5
East of England -15 32 £56,000 +3.70% 3
Berkshire +8 31 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Oxfordshire +7 24 £45,000 -5.26%
Wiltshire +9 23 £55,000 +57.14% 1
West Yorkshire -22 23 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Swindon +13 22 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Leeds -16 22 £35,500 -11.25% 3
Manchester +2 20 £48,750 +5.40% 2
Scotland +6 18 £46,000 -20.00% 3
Hertfordshire -13 17 £65,000 +20.37% 1
Bristol +6 16 £52,500 +7.69% 2
Reading +6 15 £54,000 +13.68% 1
West Midlands -40 14 £44,500 -1.11% 1
Hampshire +1 13 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Maidenhead - 12 - -
Bicester - 12 £45,000 -
West Sussex +2 11 £57,500 +27.77%
Surrey -26 11 £58,750 -6.00%
North Yorkshire -18 10 £55,000 -8.33%
Bedfordshire -8 9 £52,500 - 2
Edinburgh -9 9 £46,000 +2.22% 2
Glasgow -12 9 - - 1
Liverpool +11 8 £55,000 +57.14%

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 458 (32.51%) .NET
2 432 (30.66%) Java
3 410 (29.10%) C#
4 369 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 369 (26.19%) SQL
5 348 (24.70%) HTML
6 338 (23.99%) SQL Server
7 318 (22.57%) Microsoft
8 315 (22.36%) CSS
9 257 (18.24%) TDD
10 253 (17.96%) Finance
11 251 (17.81%) ASP.NET
12 249 (17.67%) Web Services
12 249 (17.67%) Scrum
13 240 (17.03%) Oracle
14 215 (15.26%) MVC
15 209 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
16 205 (14.55%) XML
17 195 (13.84%) WCF
18 184 (13.06%) Linux
19 181 (12.85%) HTML5
20 173 (12.28%) Spring
21 158 (11.21%) OO
22 156 (11.07%) Windows
23 152 (10.79%) Project Management
24 148 (10.50%) SOA
24 148 (10.50%) Degree
25 145 (10.29%) jQuery
26 139 (9.87%) J2EE
27 135 (9.58%) Unit Testing

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 84 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 58 (4.12%) Tomcat
3 53 (3.76%) Apache
3 53 (3.76%) CMS
4 48 (3.41%) WebSphere
5 46 (3.26%) IIS
6 33 (2.34%) Node.js
7 28 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
8 26 (1.85%) Apache Solr
8 26 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 24 (1.70%) Drupal
10 23 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 21 (1.49%) WebLogic
12 15 (1.06%) SAS
13 14 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (0.99%) GemFire
13 14 (0.99%) Confluence
13 14 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
13 14 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
13 14 (0.99%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 129 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 31 (2.20%) MS Office
3 13 (0.92%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.57%) SPSS
5 5 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.21%) MS Project
7 2 (0.14%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.071%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 22 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 12 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.35%) Oracle TCA
6 5 (0.35%) assyst
6 5 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.28%) CSG Singleview
8 3 (0.21%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.21%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.14%) Pivotal CRM
9 2 (0.14%) Summit
9 2 (0.14%) RMDS
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.071%) HFM
10 1 (0.071%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.77%) SaaS
3 16 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
7 5 (0.35%) IaaS
7 5 (0.35%) PaaS
7 5 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.28%) CloudFront
8 4 (0.28%) Route 53
9 3 (0.21%) GitHub
9 3 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.14%) Office 365
11 1 (0.071%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.26%) TCP/IP
2 45 (3.19%) HTTP
2 45 (3.19%) Internet
3 44 (3.12%) SAN
4 30 (2.13%) WAN
5 29 (2.06%) LAN
6 28 (1.99%) Firewall
7 24 (1.70%) DNS
8 16 (1.14%) Broadband
9 15 (1.06%) Intranet
10 11 (0.78%) VPN
10 11 (0.78%) Extranet
10 11 (0.78%) NAS
11 8 (0.57%) VoLTE
11 8 (0.57%) 4G
11 8 (0.57%) LTE
11 8 (0.57%) 3G
11 8 (0.57%) SNMP
12 7 (0.50%) LDAP
13 6 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (23.99%) SQL Server
2 125 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
3 114 (8.09%) MySQL
4 82 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 64 (4.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 64 (4.54%) Oracle Database
6 60 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 56 (3.97%) Relational Database
8 47 (3.34%) Hadoop
9 36 (2.56%) DB2
10 35 (2.48%) Big Data
11 34 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 30 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
12 30 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
13 29 (2.06%) RDBMS
13 29 (2.06%) NoSQL
14 28 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (1.70%) Data Mining
16 17 (1.21%) NonStop SQL
17 16 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 84 (5.96%) Subversion
2 73 (5.18%) Visual Studio
3 63 (4.47%) Git (software)
4 49 (3.48%) Maven
5 47 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 45 (3.19%) NUnit
6 45 (3.19%) JIRA
7 37 (2.63%) Jenkins
8 34 (2.41%) Moq
8 34 (2.41%) Eclipse
9 28 (1.99%) JUnit
10 25 (1.77%) Mockito
11 24 (1.70%) Rhino Mocks
11 24 (1.70%) Selenium
12 18 (1.28%) Ant
13 15 (1.06%) SpecFlow
14 13 (0.92%) PhoneGap
15 12 (0.85%) Hudson
16 11 (0.78%) Bitbucket
17 10 (0.71%) Cucumber
General
1 253 (17.96%) Finance
2 134 (9.51%) Banking
3 116 (8.23%) Marketing
4 65 (4.61%) Front Office
5 62 (4.40%) Games
6 59 (4.19%) Telecoms
7 58 (4.12%) Publishing
8 51 (3.62%) Retail
9 35 (2.48%) Investment Banking
10 32 (2.27%) Legal
11 26 (1.85%) Advertising
12 13 (0.92%) Electronics
12 13 (0.92%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.85%) Back Office
14 8 (0.57%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.50%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.50%) French Language
16 6 (0.43%) International Banking
16 6 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.35%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (32.51%) .NET
2 348 (24.70%) HTML
3 315 (22.36%) CSS
4 251 (17.81%) ASP.NET
5 249 (17.67%) Web Services
6 205 (14.55%) XML
7 195 (13.84%) WCF
8 181 (12.85%) HTML5
9 173 (12.28%) Spring
10 145 (10.29%) jQuery
11 139 (9.87%) J2EE
12 124 (8.80%) .NET Framework
13 98 (6.96%) WPF
14 94 (6.67%) SOAP
15 84 (5.96%) ASP.NET MVC
16 80 (5.68%) Middleware
17 79 (5.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 71 (5.04%) REST
18 71 (5.04%) Ajax
19 69 (4.90%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 63 (4.47%) Computer Science
2 56 (3.97%) Open Source
3 55 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
4 43 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 40 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 36 (2.56%) Digital Media
7 35 (2.48%) Derivative
7 35 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 25 (1.77%) N-Tier
9 19 (1.35%) Equities
10 18 (1.28%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.21%) Mainframe
11 17 (1.21%) Credit Risk
12 16 (1.14%) Hedge funds
12 16 (1.14%) Smartphone
12 16 (1.14%) DTV
12 16 (1.14%) Replication
13 15 (1.06%) Blackberry
14 13 (0.92%) GIS
14 13 (0.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 184 (13.06%) Linux
2 156 (11.07%) Windows
3 104 (7.38%) UNIX
4 79 (5.61%) Android
5 69 (4.90%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.77%) Solaris
7 23 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (0.99%) AIX
11 9 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.64%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.50%) MVS
13 5 (0.35%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.28%) CentOS
14 4 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.14%) zOS
16 1 (0.071%) OpenBSD
16 1 (0.071%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (18.24%) TDD
2 249 (17.67%) Scrum
3 215 (15.26%) MVC
4 209 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
5 158 (11.21%) OO
6 152 (10.79%) Project Management
7 148 (10.50%) SOA
8 135 (9.58%) Unit Testing
9 132 (9.37%) Business Intelligence
10 120 (8.52%) E-Commerce
11 92 (6.53%) BDD
12 89 (6.32%) CRM
13 81 (5.75%) Multithreading
14 77 (5.46%) ETL
15 67 (4.76%) Software Engineering
15 67 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
16 62 (4.40%) UML
17 61 (4.33%) ITIL
18 60 (4.26%) Business Analysis
18 60 (4.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 432 (30.66%) Java
2 410 (29.10%) C#
3 369 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 369 (26.19%) SQL
4 110 (7.81%) Python
5 107 (7.59%) PHP
6 98 (6.96%) T-SQL
7 76 (5.39%) C++
8 55 (3.90%) Ruby
9 50 (3.55%) C
10 46 (3.26%) VB
11 31 (2.20%) Perl
12 29 (2.06%) PL/SQL
13 27 (1.92%) Scala
14 26 (1.85%) Bash Shell
15 25 (1.77%) VB6
15 25 (1.77%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.63%) Objective-C
16 23 (1.63%) Groovy
17 17 (1.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 148 (10.50%) Degree
2 39 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 21 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.92%) MCTS
6 12 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.71%) CCNA
9 8 (0.57%) HNC
9 8 (0.57%) HND
10 5 (0.35%) CCNP
11 4 (0.28%) VCP4
11 4 (0.28%) VCAP
11 4 (0.28%) VCP5
11 4 (0.28%) MCITP
11 4 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.21%) OCP
12 3 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.21%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (6.46%) QA
2 34 (2.41%) SLA
3 19 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.35%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.28%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.28%) WAI
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.071%) GxP
System Software
1 34 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (0.57%) NDS
4 7 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.28%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.28%) KVM
7 2 (0.14%) ACF2
7 2 (0.14%) NFS
7 2 (0.14%) RACF
8 1 (0.071%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.071%) Samba
8 1 (0.071%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.071%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.071%) UAG
Systems Management
1 35 (2.48%) Puppet
2 22 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.99%) Ansible
4 12 (0.85%) ZABBIX
4 12 (0.85%) Munin
4 12 (0.85%) MOM
5 10 (0.71%) Vagrant
5 10 (0.71%) Oracle EDQ
6 9 (0.64%) SCOM
7 7 (0.50%) SCCM
8 6 (0.43%) TIBCO Hawk
9 5 (0.35%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.28%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.28%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 3 (0.21%) SCDPM
11 3 (0.21%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.14%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 318 (22.57%) Microsoft
2 240 (17.03%) Oracle
3 50 (3.55%) TIBCO
4 48 (3.41%) VMware
5 47 (3.34%) Informatica
6 35 (2.48%) SAP
7 33 (2.34%) Cisco
8 26 (1.85%) IBM
8 26 (1.85%) Citrix
9 24 (1.70%) webMethods
9 24 (1.70%) Adobe
10 23 (1.63%) HP
10 23 (1.63%) NetApp
11 22 (1.56%) Red Hat
12 21 (1.49%) 29West
13 20 (1.42%) Zend
14 19 (1.35%) Cognos
15 17 (1.21%) Business Objects
15 17 (1.21%) EMC
16 16 (1.14%) Sitecore
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Solutions Driven Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Talent Source Global
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Company Bonus, Annual leave, Childcare Voucher
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago