Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 186 167
Rank change year-on-year +47 -19 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 43 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.17% 0.53% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.54% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 18
Birmingham median annual salary £51,250 £52,500 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% +6.60% -23.35%
10th Percentile £47,500 £39,029 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,875 £57,500 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,543 4,222 3,617
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.95% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,697 3,167 3,054
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,150 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £66,250
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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 21 (48.84%) ITIL
3 20 (46.51%) Data Centre
4 19 (44.19%) Service Delivery
5 17 (39.53%) Change Management
5 17 (39.53%) Service Management
5 17 (39.53%) Line Management
5 17 (39.53%) Matrix Management
5 17 (39.53%) Problem Management
6 15 (34.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (23.26%) Incident Management
8 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (20.93%) VMware
9 8 (18.60%) HTML
9 8 (18.60%) SQL
9 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
9 8 (18.60%) CSS
10 7 (16.28%) Linux
10 7 (16.28%) Python
10 7 (16.28%) C++
10 7 (16.28%) EMC
10 7 (16.28%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (16.28%) NetApp
10 7 (16.28%) 3PAR
10 7 (16.28%) Skype for Business
10 7 (16.28%) Node.js
10 7 (16.28%) Django
10 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
11 3 (6.98%) Windows

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 (16.28%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) VoIP
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
2 1 (2.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (2.33%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) DataStage
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.33%) JUnit
2 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.33%) TestNG
2 1 (2.33%) TestRail
2 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) CSS
1 8 (18.60%) HTML
2 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
2 7 (16.28%) Django
2 7 (16.28%) Node.js
3 2 (4.65%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.33%) HTML5
4 1 (2.33%) Mason
4 1 (2.33%) RESTful
4 1 (2.33%) SOAP
4 1 (2.33%) Spring
4 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 20 (46.51%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) ITIL
2 19 (44.19%) Service Delivery
3 17 (39.53%) Change Management
3 17 (39.53%) Line Management
3 17 (39.53%) Matrix Management
3 17 (39.53%) Problem Management
3 17 (39.53%) Service Management
4 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.26%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.65%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (4.65%) ITSM
5 2 (4.65%) Manual Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Proactive Management
5 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.33%) Business Process Modelling
6 1 (2.33%) Case Management
6 1 (2.33%) Market Research
6 1 (2.33%) SDLC
6 1 (2.33%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) C++
2 7 (16.28%) Python
3 3 (6.98%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) 3PAR
3 7 (16.28%) EMC
3 7 (16.28%) NetApp
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) Cognos
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.33%) Sitecore