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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 399 400 425
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 710 620 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.57% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.60% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 601 494 524
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.63% -5.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
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 23 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 23 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 0 680 £60,000 +2.56% 60
London +8 384 £65,000 -7.14% 32
South East -5 101 £51,250 +2.50% 10
City of London +3 83 £65,000 -7.14% 17
South West +31 61 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Yorkshire -23 38 £47,000 -6.00% 3
North West +14 33 £54,000 +20.00% 4
East of England -22 33 £55,000 +1.85% 5
Berkshire +11 31 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Wiltshire +14 26 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Swindon +12 25 £55,000 +10.00%
Oxfordshire +9 23 £45,000 -5.26%
West Yorkshire -17 22 £31,500 -21.25% 2
Leeds -14 21 £30,500 -21.29% 2
Manchester +2 20 £48,750 +8.33% 2
Scotland -1 20 £46,000 -20.00% 4
Hertfordshire -14 18 £65,000 +20.37% 2
Surrey -14 16 £56,250 -8.16%
Bristol -6 15 £52,500 -4.54% 2
West Midlands -31 15 £41,750 -7.22% 1
Hampshire +9 13 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Reading +2 13 £55,000 +15.78% 2
North Yorkshire -18 12 £55,000 -8.33%
Bicester - 12 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 11 - - 1
West Sussex +1 10 £60,000 +9.09%
Edinburgh -2 10 £46,000 - 2
Glasgow -8 10 - - 2
Gloucestershire +8 9 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Cheltenham +1 9 £46,250 -2.63% 1

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 455 (32.36%) .NET
2 434 (30.87%) Java
3 412 (29.30%) C#
4 370 (26.32%) SQL
5 363 (25.82%) JavaScript
6 354 (25.18%) HTML
7 342 (24.32%) SQL Server
8 310 (22.05%) Microsoft
8 310 (22.05%) CSS
9 261 (18.56%) TDD
10 257 (18.28%) Scrum
11 253 (17.99%) Finance
12 247 (17.57%) Web Services
13 245 (17.43%) ASP.NET
14 238 (16.93%) Oracle
15 211 (15.01%) MVC
15 211 (15.01%) Agile Software Development
16 209 (14.86%) XML
17 197 (14.01%) WCF
18 186 (13.23%) Linux
19 182 (12.94%) Spring
20 179 (12.73%) HTML5
21 159 (11.31%) OO
22 155 (11.02%) Project Management
23 150 (10.67%) Windows
23 150 (10.67%) Degree
24 145 (10.31%) SOA
25 142 (10.10%) jQuery
26 136 (9.67%) Unit Testing
26 136 (9.67%) J2EE

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 85 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 57 (4.05%) Tomcat
3 52 (3.70%) Apache
4 50 (3.56%) CMS
5 48 (3.41%) WebSphere
6 46 (3.27%) IIS
7 33 (2.35%) Node.js
8 27 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 27 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
9 26 (1.85%) Apache Solr
9 26 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 24 (1.71%) Drupal
11 21 (1.49%) WebLogic
12 17 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (1.14%) GemFire
14 14 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (1.00%) SAS
14 14 (1.00%) TIBCO EMS
14 14 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 128 (9.10%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.28%) MS Office
3 13 (0.92%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.57%) SPSS
5 5 (0.36%) MS Project
5 5 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.21%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.071%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.071%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 12 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.36%) assyst
6 5 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.36%) Oracle TCA
7 4 (0.28%) CSG Singleview
7 4 (0.28%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.21%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.14%) Summit
9 2 (0.14%) Pivotal CRM
9 2 (0.14%) RMDS
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.071%) Magento
10 1 (0.071%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.49%) SaaS
3 15 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
6 5 (0.36%) PaaS
7 4 (0.28%) CloudFront
7 4 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.28%) IaaS
8 3 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.21%) Route 53
8 3 (0.21%) GitHub
9 2 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.20%) HTTP
1 45 (3.20%) TCP/IP
2 43 (3.06%) SAN
2 43 (3.06%) Internet
3 31 (2.20%) WAN
4 30 (2.13%) LAN
5 29 (2.06%) Firewall
6 24 (1.71%) DNS
7 15 (1.07%) Intranet
7 15 (1.07%) Broadband
8 11 (0.78%) VPN
8 11 (0.78%) Extranet
8 11 (0.78%) NAS
9 8 (0.57%) SNMP
10 7 (0.50%) 3G
10 7 (0.50%) LTE
10 7 (0.50%) 4G
10 7 (0.50%) VoLTE
11 6 (0.43%) Network Security
11 6 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 123 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
3 114 (8.11%) MySQL
4 79 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 62 (4.41%) Oracle Database
6 60 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 59 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 57 (4.05%) Relational Database
9 48 (3.41%) Hadoop
10 38 (2.70%) DB2
11 35 (2.49%) Big Data
12 34 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 31 (2.20%) RDBMS
13 31 (2.20%) NoSQL
14 30 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
15 28 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
16 27 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
17 24 (1.71%) Data Mining
18 17 (1.21%) NonStop SQL
19 16 (1.14%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 87 (6.19%) Subversion
2 72 (5.12%) Visual Studio
3 66 (4.69%) Git (software)
4 50 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 50 (3.56%) Maven
5 48 (3.41%) NUnit
6 46 (3.27%) JIRA
7 38 (2.70%) Jenkins
8 36 (2.56%) Moq
9 35 (2.49%) Eclipse
10 32 (2.28%) JUnit
11 26 (1.85%) Mockito
12 25 (1.78%) Rhino Mocks
12 25 (1.78%) Selenium
13 18 (1.28%) SpecFlow
14 17 (1.21%) Ant
15 13 (0.92%) PhoneGap
15 13 (0.92%) Hudson
16 11 (0.78%) Bitbucket
16 11 (0.78%) jMock
General
1 253 (17.99%) Finance
2 132 (9.39%) Banking
3 115 (8.18%) Marketing
4 66 (4.69%) Front Office
5 61 (4.34%) Games
6 56 (3.98%) Publishing
7 54 (3.84%) Telecoms
8 52 (3.70%) Retail
9 37 (2.63%) Investment Banking
10 31 (2.20%) Legal
11 25 (1.78%) Advertising
12 13 (0.92%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.85%) Back Office
13 12 (0.85%) Electronics
14 7 (0.50%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.50%) French Language
14 7 (0.50%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.36%) Avionics
15 5 (0.36%) International Banking
15 5 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 455 (32.36%) .NET
2 354 (25.18%) HTML
3 310 (22.05%) CSS
4 247 (17.57%) Web Services
5 245 (17.43%) ASP.NET
6 209 (14.86%) XML
7 197 (14.01%) WCF
8 182 (12.94%) Spring
9 179 (12.73%) HTML5
10 142 (10.10%) jQuery
11 136 (9.67%) J2EE
12 127 (9.03%) .NET Framework
13 102 (7.25%) WPF
14 91 (6.47%) SOAP
15 82 (5.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 80 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC
17 72 (5.12%) Middleware
18 71 (5.05%) Hibernate
19 69 (4.91%) Ajax
20 67 (4.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 64 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 57 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
3 56 (3.98%) Open Source
4 41 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 36 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 34 (2.42%) Derivative
6 34 (2.42%) Mobile App
7 33 (2.35%) Digital Media
8 24 (1.71%) N-Tier
9 20 (1.42%) Equities
10 19 (1.35%) Client/Server
11 18 (1.28%) Replication
12 17 (1.21%) Mainframe
12 17 (1.21%) Hedge funds
13 16 (1.14%) DTV
13 16 (1.14%) Credit Risk
14 15 (1.07%) Smartphone
15 14 (1.00%) Social Media
16 13 (0.92%) Xbox
16 13 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 186 (13.23%) Linux
2 150 (10.67%) Windows
3 112 (7.97%) UNIX
4 81 (5.76%) Android
5 69 (4.91%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (1.56%) Solaris
8 19 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (1.07%) AIX
11 9 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.64%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.50%) MVS
13 4 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.21%) CentOS
14 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.071%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.071%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.071%) OpenBSD
15 1 (0.071%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (18.56%) TDD
2 257 (18.28%) Scrum
3 211 (15.01%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (15.01%) MVC
4 159 (11.31%) OO
5 155 (11.02%) Project Management
6 145 (10.31%) SOA
7 136 (9.67%) Unit Testing
8 130 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
9 112 (7.97%) E-Commerce
10 92 (6.54%) CRM
11 91 (6.47%) BDD
12 78 (5.55%) Multithreading
13 77 (5.48%) ETL
14 70 (4.98%) Software Engineering
15 66 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
16 62 (4.41%) UML
17 60 (4.27%) Web Development
18 59 (4.20%) ITIL
18 59 (4.20%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 434 (30.87%) Java
2 412 (29.30%) C#
3 370 (26.32%) SQL
4 363 (25.82%) JavaScript
5 109 (7.75%) PHP
6 106 (7.54%) Python
7 97 (6.90%) T-SQL
8 75 (5.33%) C++
9 53 (3.77%) Ruby
10 47 (3.34%) C
11 45 (3.20%) VB
12 32 (2.28%) Perl
13 30 (2.13%) PL/SQL
14 28 (1.99%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.85%) Bash Shell
16 25 (1.78%) Scala
17 23 (1.64%) VB6
18 22 (1.56%) Objective-C
19 20 (1.42%) Groovy
20 17 (1.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 150 (10.67%) Degree
2 39 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.00%) MCTS
6 12 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.71%) CCNA
9 7 (0.50%) HNC
9 7 (0.50%) HND
10 5 (0.36%) CCNP
11 4 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.28%) VCAP
11 4 (0.28%) VCP4
11 4 (0.28%) MCITP
11 4 (0.28%) VCP5
12 3 (0.21%) OCP
12 3 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.21%) NCDA
12 3 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (6.54%) QA
2 33 (2.35%) SLA
3 16 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 14 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.36%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.28%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.28%) WAI
7 2 (0.14%) Basel III
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.071%) GxP
System Software
1 34 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 30 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (0.50%) NDS
4 6 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.28%) KVM
6 4 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.14%) NFS
8 1 (0.071%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.071%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.071%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.071%) RACF
8 1 (0.071%) Samba
8 1 (0.071%) UAG
8 1 (0.071%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 35 (2.49%) Puppet
2 22 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.00%) Ansible
4 13 (0.92%) MOM
5 12 (0.85%) ZABBIX
5 12 (0.85%) Munin
6 10 (0.71%) SCOM
6 10 (0.71%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.50%) SCCM
8 6 (0.43%) TIBCO Hawk
9 5 (0.36%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
9 5 (0.36%) Oracle EDQ
10 3 (0.21%) SCDPM
10 3 (0.21%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.21%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.21%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 2 (0.14%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 310 (22.05%) Microsoft
2 238 (16.93%) Oracle
3 51 (3.63%) VMware
4 50 (3.56%) TIBCO
5 49 (3.49%) Informatica
6 35 (2.49%) SAP
7 34 (2.42%) Cisco
8 27 (1.92%) IBM
9 25 (1.78%) Citrix
10 24 (1.71%) HP
10 24 (1.71%) webMethods
11 22 (1.56%) Adobe
11 22 (1.56%) NetApp
12 20 (1.42%) Red Hat
12 20 (1.42%) Cognos
12 20 (1.42%) Zend
13 19 (1.35%) 29West
14 18 (1.28%) EMC
15 17 (1.21%) Business Objects
16 16 (1.14%) Sitecore
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Generous Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension, gym etc
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Harnham
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Witham, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Steria
Salary: From £50,000 to £58,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare!
Posted: 5 days ago