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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 206 173 195
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 9 34 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.69% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.72% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 5
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
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
5200 4712 4592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 94.98% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4614 3983 4031
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Staffordshire -1 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Birmingham -11 1 £61,000 +16.19%
Warwickshire -18 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Walsall - 1 £29,000 -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 4 (23.53%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Simulink
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (17.65%) Xilinx
5 3 (17.65%) Altera
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (17.65%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
5 3 (17.65%) IEC 61508
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (17.65%) Firmware
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Marketing
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (11.76%) JSP
6 2 (11.76%) Servlets

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
2 1 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Simulink
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) DB2
3 2 (11.76%) OLAP
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Big Data
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) EJB
2 2 (11.76%) JSP
2 2 (11.76%) Servlets
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.76%) JPA
2 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (5.88%) Java SE
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
3 1 (5.88%) GWT
3 1 (5.88%) JMS
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) AIX
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) TDD
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) OO
2 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.76%) QMS
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
4 1 (5.88%) Web Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) E-Procurement
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCTS
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) IEC 61508
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Firmware
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (17.65%) Xilinx
2 3 (17.65%) Altera
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) Brocade
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) hybris
4 1 (5.88%) Sitecore