Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £53,250 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Lead
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 173 149
Rank change year-on-year +25 -24 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 39 41 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.01% 0.85% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.89% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 39
Birmingham median annual salary £53,250 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.18% -12.00% +43.68%
10th Percentile £32,375 £38,504 £39,600
90th Percentile £90,000 £70,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.04% -8.57% +5.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3731 4611 3738
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.53% 95.64% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3105 3463 3079
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Technical Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Birmingham

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Technical Leader in Birmingham

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Birmingham over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in Birmingham

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, Technical Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 29 (74.36%) ITIL
2 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 27 (69.23%) Data Centre
3 20 (51.28%) Service Delivery
4 19 (48.72%) Change Management
5 18 (46.15%) Service Management
5 18 (46.15%) Problem Management
5 18 (46.15%) Matrix Management
5 18 (46.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 18 (46.15%) Line Management
6 12 (30.77%) Finance
7 11 (28.21%) Windows
8 10 (25.64%) VMware
8 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
8 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (20.51%) HP
10 8 (20.51%) Retail
10 8 (20.51%) Patch Management
11 7 (17.95%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (17.95%) SCCM
11 7 (17.95%) Web Filtering
11 7 (17.95%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (17.95%) Forcepoint
11 7 (17.95%) Dell
11 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
11 7 (17.95%) Symantec
11 7 (17.95%) McAfee
11 7 (17.95%) Norton AntiVirus

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
1 7 (17.95%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) DHCP
1 7 (17.95%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) FTP
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
3 1 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
1 1 (2.56%) TestRail
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Middleware
2 2 (5.13%) Express
2 2 (5.13%) Node.js
3 1 (2.56%) LAMP
3 1 (2.56%) React
3 1 (2.56%) Redux
3 1 (2.56%) Sequelize
Miscellaneous
1 27 (69.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) ITIL
2 20 (51.28%) Service Delivery
3 19 (48.72%) Change Management
4 18 (46.15%) Line Management
4 18 (46.15%) Matrix Management
4 18 (46.15%) Problem Management
4 18 (46.15%) Service Management
5 8 (20.51%) Patch Management
6 7 (17.95%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (17.95%) Web Filtering
7 4 (10.26%) Collateral Management
8 2 (5.13%) API Design
8 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.13%) Project Management
8 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.56%) Data Management
9 1 (2.56%) Network Management
9 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PMO
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
1 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (46.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (17.95%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (17.95%) SCCM
3 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.56%) Nagios
4 1 (2.56%) Netcool
4 1 (2.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) VMware
3 8 (20.51%) HP
4 7 (17.95%) Cisco
4 7 (17.95%) Dell
4 7 (17.95%) Forcepoint
4 7 (17.95%) IBM
4 7 (17.95%) McAfee
4 7 (17.95%) Symantec
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) Aruba
6 1 (2.56%) Northgate
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
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