Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Technical Lead
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 136 166
Rank change year-on-year -19 +30 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 23 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.75% 0.53% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.55% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 21
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +22.09% -20.37%
10th Percentile £42,125 £50,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £65,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2951 2189 3136
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 97.29% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 1879 2660
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Cheshire

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Technical Leader in Cheshire

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in Cheshire

Technical Leader
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -7 2 £51,250 -2.38%
Knutsford - 2 £52,500 -
Chester -6 1 £49,000 -12.89%
Crewe - 1 £42,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Technical Leader
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Cheshire region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) SOAP
2 8 (34.78%) REST
3 7 (30.43%) Unix
3 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) MVC
4 6 (26.09%) PHP
4 6 (26.09%) jQuery
5 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
5 5 (21.74%) Spring
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) SAN
6 4 (17.39%) Veritas
6 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 4 (17.39%) Advertising
6 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
6 4 (17.39%) AIX
6 4 (17.39%) Solaris
6 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 4 (17.39%) J2EE
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
6 4 (17.39%) Clustering
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (8.70%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
2 4 (17.39%) SSH
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) LAN
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) HTTP
4 2 (8.70%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) Intranet
5 1 (4.35%) PBX
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Grunt
1 1 (4.35%) gulp
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) MSTest
1 1 (4.35%) NUnit
1 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) REST
1 8 (34.78%) SOAP
2 6 (26.09%) jQuery
3 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
3 5 (21.74%) Spring
3 5 (21.74%) Web Services
4 4 (17.39%) CSS
4 4 (17.39%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) J2EE
4 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
5 3 (13.04%) .NET
5 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.70%) Java EE
6 2 (8.70%) JSON
6 2 (8.70%) React
7 1 (4.35%) Ajax
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.35%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (4.35%) Sass
7 1 (4.35%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.35%) Fintech
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
1 7 (30.43%) Unix
2 4 (17.39%) AIX
2 4 (17.39%) Solaris
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) SDLC
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Resource Allocation
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Open Source
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
6 1 (4.35%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) PHP
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Veritas
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee
4 1 (4.35%) Mitel
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter