Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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

Technical Lead
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 225 252
Rank change year-on-year -5 +27 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 113 95 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.05% 0.92% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.97% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 87 77 71
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +7.41% -3.57%
10th Percentile £62,500 £48,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £99,750 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +8.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 10,298 9,770 10,938
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 94.85% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9,249 8,820 9,959
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +2.68%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,519
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in the City of London

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Technical Leader in the City of London

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in the City of London over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in the City of London

Technical Leader
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the City of London region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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
London Bridge - 2 £78,750 -
Technical Leader
Central London

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Technical Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 50 (44.25%) JavaScript
2 48 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (37.17%) Java
4 38 (33.63%) C#
5 36 (31.86%) SQL
6 33 (29.20%) .NET
7 29 (25.66%) Microsoft Azure
8 28 (24.78%) Amazon AWS
8 28 (24.78%) HTML
9 23 (20.35%) Software Engineering
9 23 (20.35%) Test Automation
9 23 (20.35%) DevOps
10 22 (19.47%) Finance
11 20 (17.70%) CSS
11 20 (17.70%) Mentoring
11 20 (17.70%) Fintech
12 19 (16.81%) Node.js
13 18 (15.93%) NoSQL
13 18 (15.93%) Big Data
13 18 (15.93%) Banking
14 17 (15.04%) Jenkins
15 16 (14.16%) AngularJS
15 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
16 15 (13.27%) Scrum
16 15 (13.27%) Microservices
16 15 (13.27%) React
16 15 (13.27%) Technical Leadership
17 14 (12.39%) API Design
17 14 (12.39%) REST
17 14 (12.39%) Git (software)

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (5.31%) Ethereum
1 6 (5.31%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.42%) SAS
3 3 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.77%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) GemFire
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.88%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (24.78%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.42%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.77%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.77%) GitHub
5 2 (1.77%) PaaS
5 2 (1.77%) SaaS
6 1 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.88%) IaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Office 365
6 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.65%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.65%) MPLS
2 3 (2.65%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (2.65%) SAN
2 3 (2.65%) VPN
3 2 (1.77%) Firewall
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.88%) LAN
4 1 (0.88%) Network Security
4 1 (0.88%) WAN
4 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.93%) Big Data
1 18 (15.93%) NoSQL
2 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.31%) Blockchain
5 5 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.77%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.77%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.77%) Power BI
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (15.04%) Jenkins
2 14 (12.39%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.73%) TeamCity
4 10 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (7.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (7.08%) Maven
7 4 (3.54%) Gradle
8 3 (2.65%) Ant
9 2 (1.77%) Selenium
9 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.88%) JIRA
10 1 (0.88%) Mockito
10 1 (0.88%) NUnit
10 1 (0.88%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 22 (19.47%) Finance
2 18 (15.93%) Banking
3 11 (9.73%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.31%) Advertising
5 5 (4.42%) Front Office
6 3 (2.65%) Back Office
6 3 (2.65%) Games
6 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (29.20%) .NET
2 28 (24.78%) HTML
3 20 (17.70%) CSS
4 19 (16.81%) Node.js
5 16 (14.16%) AngularJS
6 15 (13.27%) React
7 14 (12.39%) REST
8 13 (11.50%) ASP.NET
8 13 (11.50%) Spring
9 11 (9.73%) Web Services
10 10 (8.85%) J2EE
10 10 (8.85%) WPF
10 10 (8.85%) XML
11 9 (7.96%) Java EE
11 9 (7.96%) Vue.js
12 7 (6.19%) Kafka
13 6 (5.31%) Dropwizard
13 6 (5.31%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (5.31%) Vert.x
14 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.70%) Fintech
2 6 (5.31%) Algorithms
2 6 (5.31%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.42%) Credit Risk
3 5 (4.42%) Market Risk
4 4 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.77%) Derivative
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) Windows
2 6 (5.31%) Unix
3 5 (4.42%) AIX
3 5 (4.42%) HPUX
3 5 (4.42%) Linux
3 5 (4.42%) Solaris
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.35%) DevOps
2 23 (20.35%) Software Engineering
2 23 (20.35%) Test Automation
3 20 (17.70%) Mentoring
4 15 (13.27%) Microservices
4 15 (13.27%) Scrum
4 15 (13.27%) Technical Leadership
5 14 (12.39%) API Design
5 14 (12.39%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (11.50%) TDD
7 11 (9.73%) Investment Management
8 10 (8.85%) Information Security
8 10 (8.85%) Kanban
9 9 (7.96%) Deployment Automation
9 9 (7.96%) MVVM
10 8 (7.08%) BDD
10 8 (7.08%) Computer Science
10 8 (7.08%) Data Science
10 8 (7.08%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (44.25%) JavaScript
2 42 (37.17%) Java
3 38 (33.63%) C#
4 36 (31.86%) SQL
5 10 (8.85%) Python
6 9 (7.96%) ES6
6 9 (7.96%) Java 8
7 7 (6.19%) ES7
8 5 (4.42%) VB
9 3 (2.65%) C++
9 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.77%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.77%) Scala
10 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.88%) Java 9
11 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.96%) Degree
2 7 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.88%) CCIE
3 1 (0.88%) CCNP
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.88%) MCITP
3 1 (0.88%) MCSE
3 1 (0.88%) MCTS
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.65%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.85%) Docker
2 5 (4.42%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.77%) XenApp
4 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (10.62%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (10.62%) Puppet
2 9 (7.96%) Ansible
3 3 (2.65%) SCOM
4 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle
3 4 (3.54%) VMware
4 3 (2.65%) Google
5 2 (1.77%) Citrix
5 2 (1.77%) Murex
5 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.88%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco
6 1 (0.88%) ConnectWise
6 1 (0.88%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.88%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) Solace
6 1 (0.88%) TIBCO