Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 163 230 217
Rank change year-on-year +67 -13 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 73 55 111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.49% 0.67% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.70% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 72 44 90
10th Percentile £62,875 £62,500 £46,980
25th Percentile £72,500 £63,438 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £76,250 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.64% -4.69% +6.67%
75th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £101,125 £111,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%

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 4,561 7,808 9,779
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.04% 94.71% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4,028 6,843 8,765
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Technical Leader in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Leader in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 48 (65.75%) Azure
2 47 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (56.16%) Microsoft
4 40 (54.79%) JavaScript
5 38 (52.05%) Banking
5 38 (52.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 35 (47.95%) SQL
6 35 (47.95%) .NET
7 34 (46.58%) HTML
8 33 (45.21%) OO
8 33 (45.21%) Degree
8 33 (45.21%) Power Platform
9 32 (43.84%) ASP.NET
9 32 (43.84%) CSS
9 32 (43.84%) CRM
10 30 (41.10%) OOD
10 30 (41.10%) Visual Studio
10 30 (41.10%) XML
10 30 (41.10%) XSD
10 30 (41.10%) Web Development
10 30 (41.10%) WCF
10 30 (41.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 30 (41.10%) Dynamics CRM
10 30 (41.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (41.10%) Private Banking
10 30 (41.10%) PowerApps
10 30 (41.10%) Dynamics 365
11 24 (32.88%) SharePoint
12 23 (31.51%) Java
13 20 (27.40%) Scrum

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 24 (32.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) Confluence
3 1 (1.37%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (41.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (65.75%) Azure
2 33 (45.21%) Power Platform
3 30 (41.10%) Dynamics 365
3 30 (41.10%) PowerApps
4 11 (15.07%) AWS
5 5 (6.85%) SaaS
6 4 (5.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (5.48%) IaaS
6 4 (5.48%) Microsoft 365
6 4 (5.48%) PaaS
7 2 (2.74%) GCP
7 2 (2.74%) Serverless
8 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.37%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (1.37%) Google Workspace
8 1 (1.37%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) SAN
2 1 (1.37%) BGP
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (41.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 30 (41.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.11%) Power BI
5 2 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.74%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.74%) HDInsight
5 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.74%) MySQL
5 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.74%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.37%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 30 (41.10%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.11%) GitLab
3 2 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.74%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 38 (52.05%) Banking
2 30 (41.10%) Private Banking
3 12 (16.44%) Finance
4 8 (10.96%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Housing Association
6 1 (1.37%) Games
6 1 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.95%) .NET
2 34 (46.58%) HTML
3 32 (43.84%) ASP.NET
3 32 (43.84%) CSS
4 30 (41.10%) WCF
4 30 (41.10%) XML
4 30 (41.10%) XSD
5 13 (17.81%) Kafka
6 12 (16.44%) Spring Boot
7 10 (13.70%) AngularJS
8 6 (8.22%) React
9 4 (5.48%) Spring
10 2 (2.74%) .NET Core
10 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.74%) Node.js
10 2 (2.74%) OAuth
10 2 (2.74%) OAuth2
10 2 (2.74%) OpenID
10 2 (2.74%) REST
10 2 (2.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.48%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.11%) Social Media
3 2 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) Derivative
4 1 (1.37%) Equities
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 33 (45.21%) OO
4 32 (43.84%) CRM
5 30 (41.10%) OOD
5 30 (41.10%) Web Development
6 20 (27.40%) Scrum
7 18 (24.66%) Microservices
8 12 (16.44%) Project Delivery
9 10 (13.70%) DevOps
10 9 (12.33%) Technical Leadership
11 8 (10.96%) Digital Banking
11 8 (10.96%) Software Quality Assurance
12 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (8.22%) Fintech
14 5 (6.85%) Technology Roadmap
15 4 (5.48%) Multithreading
15 4 (5.48%) Test Automation
16 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
16 3 (4.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) JavaScript
2 35 (47.95%) SQL
3 23 (31.51%) Java
4 7 (9.59%) Java 8
5 4 (5.48%) Python
5 4 (5.48%) Scala
6 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.74%) C#
7 2 (2.74%) C++
7 2 (2.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (45.21%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) QA
2 4 (5.48%) GDPR
3 2 (2.74%) PSD2
3 2 (2.74%) SLA
4 1 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.85%) Docker
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) SCCM
2 5 (6.85%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.74%) Terraform
4 1 (1.37%) Ansible
4 1 (1.37%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 41 (56.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) VMware
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.37%) Databricks
4 1 (1.37%) iManage
4 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com