Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 241 266
Rank change year-on-year -8 +25 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 99 84 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.90% 0.84% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.89% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 83 73 78
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +9.43% -3.99%
10th Percentile £56,500 £51,250 £49,625
90th Percentile £100,000 £98,250 £89,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +7.41%

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 10,574 9,454 11,509
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 95.09% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9,474 8,566 10,513
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 47 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 35 (35.35%) .NET
4 32 (32.32%) Java
4 32 (32.32%) C#
5 30 (30.30%) SQL
6 27 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (22.22%) HTML
8 21 (21.21%) Finance
8 21 (21.21%) Test Automation
8 21 (21.21%) Fintech
9 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
10 19 (19.19%) CSS
11 18 (18.18%) Microservices
12 17 (17.17%) Node.js
12 17 (17.17%) AngularJS
12 17 (17.17%) ASP.NET
12 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
13 16 (16.16%) Scrum
13 16 (16.16%) DevOps
13 16 (16.16%) React
14 15 (15.15%) Jenkins
14 15 (15.15%) Banking
14 15 (15.15%) TDD
15 14 (14.14%) Mentoring
15 14 (14.14%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (14.14%) Puppet
15 14 (14.14%) Git (software)
16 13 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server

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 (6.06%) Ethereum
1 6 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.04%) SAS
3 3 (3.03%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.01%) Apache
4 1 (1.01%) CMS
4 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.03%) PaaS
5 2 (2.02%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (2.02%) GitHub
5 2 (2.02%) Office 365
5 2 (2.02%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.02%) SaaS
6 1 (1.01%) Apigee
6 1 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.01%) IaaS
6 1 (1.01%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) Firewall
1 4 (4.04%) SAN
2 1 (1.01%) BGP
2 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.01%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (1.01%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.01%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.01%) LAN
2 1 (1.01%) Multicast
2 1 (1.01%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.01%) Network Security
2 1 (1.01%) OSPF
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.01%) VLAN
2 1 (1.01%) VoIP
2 1 (1.01%) VPN
2 1 (1.01%) WAN
2 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) Big Data
2 12 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.07%) Blockchain
5 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.02%) Power BI
7 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.01%) DTS
8 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 14 (14.14%) Git (software)
3 13 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (12.12%) TeamCity
5 9 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.03%) Ant
6 3 (3.03%) Maven
7 2 (2.02%) Selenium
7 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.01%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.01%) NUnit
8 1 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (21.21%) Finance
2 15 (15.15%) Banking
3 11 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.05%) Advertising
5 3 (3.03%) Back Office
5 3 (3.03%) Front Office
5 3 (3.03%) Games
6 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (1.01%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.35%) .NET
2 22 (22.22%) HTML
3 19 (19.19%) CSS
4 17 (17.17%) AngularJS
4 17 (17.17%) ASP.NET
4 17 (17.17%) Node.js
5 16 (16.16%) React
6 12 (12.12%) Spring
6 12 (12.12%) Web Services
7 9 (9.09%) Vue.js
8 8 (8.08%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (7.07%) XML
10 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (6.06%) Dropwizard
10 6 (6.06%) Kafka
10 6 (6.06%) REST
10 6 (6.06%) Vert.x
11 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (4.04%) .NET Framework
12 4 (4.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.21%) Fintech
2 6 (6.06%) Algorithms
2 6 (6.06%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.05%) Market Risk
4 4 (4.04%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.02%) Derivative
6 2 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.02%) User Experience
6 2 (2.02%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.01%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.12%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Linux
2 6 (6.06%) Unix
3 4 (4.04%) AIX
3 4 (4.04%) HPUX
3 4 (4.04%) Solaris
3 4 (4.04%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.01%) Android
5 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.21%) Test Automation
3 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
4 18 (18.18%) Microservices
5 16 (16.16%) DevOps
5 16 (16.16%) Scrum
6 15 (15.15%) TDD
7 14 (14.14%) Mentoring
8 13 (13.13%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (12.12%) MVC
10 11 (11.11%) Kanban
11 9 (9.09%) BDD
11 9 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
12 8 (8.08%) Investment Management
12 8 (8.08%) Product Management
13 7 (7.07%) Analytics
13 7 (7.07%) Project Management
14 6 (6.06%) Software Architecture
14 6 (6.06%) Unit Testing
14 6 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 32 (32.32%) C#
2 32 (32.32%) Java
3 30 (30.30%) SQL
4 9 (9.09%) Python
5 6 (6.06%) ES6
6 5 (5.05%) Java 8
7 4 (4.04%) ES7
7 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.04%) Scala
7 4 (4.04%) VB
8 3 (3.03%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.01%) C
9 1 (1.01%) C++
9 1 (1.01%) Haskell
9 1 (1.01%) Java 9
9 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.02%) CCNP
3 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.02%) MCITP
3 2 (2.02%) MCSE
3 2 (2.02%) MCTS
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.01%) CCIE
4 1 (1.01%) CCSE
4 1 (1.01%) CCSP
4 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) Data Quality
1 4 (4.04%) QA
1 4 (4.04%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) MiFID
3 1 (1.01%) IFRS
System Software
1 8 (8.08%) Docker
2 7 (7.07%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.03%) XenApp
4 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.01%) KVM
5 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (14.14%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (14.14%) Puppet
2 10 (10.10%) Ansible
3 4 (4.04%) SCOM
4 2 (2.02%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.01%) Cacti
5 1 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.01%) Mesos
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.01%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) VMware
3 6 (6.06%) Oracle
4 4 (4.04%) Citrix
4 4 (4.04%) Google
5 3 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.02%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.02%) Cisco
6 2 (2.02%) ConnectWise
6 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.01%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.01%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.01%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.01%) MapR
7 1 (1.01%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.01%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.01%) SAP
7 1 (1.01%) Tufin