The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 203 198 157
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 19 14 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.26% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.27% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 42
Average salary £62,500 £38,823 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.98% -13.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,665 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £56,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,750 £54,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.31% +13.68%
Technical Leader
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5484 5105 5135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.28% 94.48% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4570 4308 4311
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Leader in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the West Midlands region.

Technical Leader Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Technical Leader Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Technical Leader
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Birmingham +2 15 £62,500 +47.05% 2
Warwickshire - 2 £45,000 -
Staffordshire +6 1 £62,000 -11.42% 1
Solihull - 1 £49,500 -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 14 (40.00%) C#
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
4 12 (34.29%) .NET
5 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
6 10 (28.57%) EMC
6 10 (28.57%) NetApp
6 10 (28.57%) VMware
6 10 (28.57%) VMware Workstation
6 10 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 10 (28.57%) WCF
6 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (28.57%) 3PAR
6 10 (28.57%) Lync
6 10 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 8 (22.86%) Finance
7 8 (22.86%) MVC
8 7 (20.00%) CSS
8 7 (20.00%) HTML
8 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (20.00%) WPF
9 6 (17.14%) Statistical Analysis
9 6 (17.14%) OO
9 6 (17.14%) MATLAB
10 5 (14.29%) Project Management
10 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
10 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
10 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 10 (28.57%) Lync
2 5 (14.29%) SAS
3 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) SPSS
2 1 (2.86%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (14.29%) QlikView
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.86%) OLAP
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) .NET
2 10 (28.57%) WCF
3 7 (20.00%) WPF
3 7 (20.00%) HTML
3 7 (20.00%) CSS
4 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.86%) Java EE
7 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.86%) Struts
7 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.86%) WinForms
7 1 (2.86%) Spring
7 1 (2.86%) Ajax
7 1 (2.86%) CSS3
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.86%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.86%) LINQ
7 1 (2.86%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 3 (8.57%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.71%) PMI
4 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Life Science
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Incident Management
1 10 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 8 (22.86%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) Statistical Analysis
3 6 (17.14%) OO
4 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 5 (14.29%) Project Management
4 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.29%) Bayesian Methods
4 5 (14.29%) Time Series Analysis
4 5 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) SDLC
6 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.57%) QMS
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL
8 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 14 (40.00%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.14%) MATLAB
5 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 5 (14.29%) R
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) PHP5
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) MCTS
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MCSD
2 1 (2.86%) CCIE
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) VMware Workstation
1 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) EMC
2 10 (28.57%) NetApp
2 10 (28.57%) VMware
2 10 (28.57%) 3PAR
3 5 (14.29%) GUPTA
3 5 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) Xilinx
4 1 (2.86%) Altera
4 1 (2.86%) Telerik
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Sybase
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco