Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 269 276
Rank change year-on-year +33 +7 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 111 76 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.01% 0.74% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.78% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 94 68 91
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £73,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.47% +13.46% -3.70%
10th Percentile £58,000 £53,875 £52,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,125 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -3.70%

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 10,549 9,728 12,403
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 95.25% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9,383 8,801 11,323
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 £33,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,200
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 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 46 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.23%) Java
3 37 (33.33%) C#
4 36 (32.43%) JavaScript
4 36 (32.43%) .NET
5 29 (26.13%) Finance
6 26 (23.42%) SQL
7 21 (18.92%) Windows
7 21 (18.92%) Microservices
8 20 (18.02%) SQL Server
8 20 (18.02%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (17.12%) HTML
9 19 (17.12%) Fintech
10 18 (16.22%) TDD
11 17 (15.32%) Banking
11 17 (15.32%) Big Data
12 16 (14.41%) React
12 16 (14.41%) Scrum
13 15 (13.51%) ASP.NET
13 15 (13.51%) CSS
13 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
13 15 (13.51%) BDD
14 14 (12.61%) Web Services
14 14 (12.61%) Oracle
15 13 (11.71%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (11.71%) AngularJS
15 13 (11.71%) Mentoring
16 12 (10.81%) VMware
16 12 (10.81%) MVC
16 12 (10.81%) XML

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 9 (8.11%) WebLogic
2 7 (6.31%) SAS
3 5 (4.50%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.60%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.70%) JBoss
6 2 (1.80%) CMS
6 2 (1.80%) IIS
6 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.90%) Apache
7 1 (0.90%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.70%) Force.com
3 3 (2.70%) PaaS
3 3 (2.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (1.80%) Office 365
4 2 (1.80%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.80%) SaaS
4 2 (1.80%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.90%) IaaS
5 1 (0.90%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) Firewall
2 6 (5.41%) SAN
3 3 (2.70%) NetScaler
3 3 (2.70%) VPN
4 2 (1.80%) BGP
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.80%) DNS
4 2 (1.80%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.80%) Multicast
4 2 (1.80%) OSPF
4 2 (1.80%) VLAN
4 2 (1.80%) VoIP
4 2 (1.80%) VSAN
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.90%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.90%) MPLS
5 1 (0.90%) NAS
5 1 (0.90%) Network Security
5 1 (0.90%) WAN
5 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.02%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.32%) Big Data
3 10 (9.01%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.70%) MySQL
6 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.80%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.90%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.90%) DTS
8 1 (0.90%) Power BI
8 1 (0.90%) Redis
8 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.50%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.70%) webpack
7 2 (1.80%) Ant
7 2 (1.80%) Maven
7 2 (1.80%) NUnit
7 2 (1.80%) Selenium
7 2 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.90%) gulp
8 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.90%) jspm
8 1 (0.90%) Moq
8 1 (0.90%) MSTest
8 1 (0.90%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (26.13%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Banking
3 9 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.50%) Front Office
5 4 (3.60%) Marketing
5 4 (3.60%) Publishing
6 3 (2.70%) Advertising
6 3 (2.70%) Automotive
6 3 (2.70%) Legal
7 2 (1.80%) Back Office
7 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.90%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (32.43%) .NET
2 19 (17.12%) HTML
3 16 (14.41%) React
4 15 (13.51%) ASP.NET
4 15 (13.51%) CSS
5 14 (12.61%) Web Services
6 13 (11.71%) AngularJS
7 12 (10.81%) Visualforce
7 12 (10.81%) XML
8 11 (9.91%) Node.js
9 10 (9.01%) Mason
9 10 (9.01%) REST
10 9 (8.11%) Spring
11 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (7.21%) Kafka
11 8 (7.21%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (5.41%) Dropwizard
12 6 (5.41%) JSON
12 6 (5.41%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.12%) Fintech
2 9 (8.11%) Market Risk
3 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.31%) Credit Risk
5 6 (5.41%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.41%) Data Structures
5 6 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (4.50%) Derivative
7 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.70%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.70%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.80%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.80%) User Experience
10 1 (0.90%) Equities
10 1 (0.90%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.92%) Windows
2 10 (9.01%) Linux
3 8 (7.21%) Unix
4 7 (6.31%) AIX
4 7 (6.31%) HPUX
4 7 (6.31%) Solaris
5 5 (4.50%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.80%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.90%) Android
8 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.92%) Microservices
3 18 (16.22%) TDD
4 16 (14.41%) Scrum
5 15 (13.51%) BDD
6 13 (11.71%) Mentoring
7 12 (10.81%) MVC
7 12 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (9.91%) Software Engineering
8 11 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (9.01%) Analytics
9 10 (9.01%) DevOps
9 10 (9.01%) Project Management
10 9 (8.11%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.21%) Data Analytics
11 8 (7.21%) Data Management
11 8 (7.21%) Kimball Methodology
11 8 (7.21%) Product Management
11 8 (7.21%) Test Automation
12 7 (6.31%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (34.23%) Java
2 37 (33.33%) C#
3 36 (32.43%) JavaScript
4 26 (23.42%) SQL
5 12 (10.81%) Apex Code
6 9 (8.11%) Python
7 7 (6.31%) VB
8 5 (4.50%) Groovy
8 5 (4.50%) Scala
9 4 (3.60%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.70%) Java 8
10 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.80%) C++
11 2 (1.80%) Haskell
11 2 (1.80%) Perl
11 2 (1.80%) Ruby
12 1 (0.90%) C
12 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.60%) MCITP
1 4 (3.60%) MCSE
1 4 (3.60%) MCTS
1 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.70%) CCNP
2 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.80%) CCSE
3 2 (1.80%) CCSP
4 1 (0.90%) CCIE
4 1 (0.90%) Degree
4 1 (0.90%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.41%) SLA
3 5 (4.50%) MiFID
4 3 (2.70%) QA
5 2 (1.80%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (1.80%) EMIR
6 1 (0.90%) IFRS
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.41%) Docker
2 6 (5.41%) XenApp
3 4 (3.60%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.90%) KVM
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.90%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.90%) vSphere
5 1 (0.90%) Xen
5 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (6.31%) Puppet
2 5 (4.50%) Ansible
2 5 (4.50%) SCOM
3 2 (1.80%) Cacti
4 1 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.90%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.90%) Mesos
4 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.61%) Oracle
3 13 (11.71%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (10.81%) VMware
5 9 (8.11%) Citrix
6 4 (3.60%) Apigee
6 4 (3.60%) Cisco
6 4 (3.60%) ConnectWise
7 2 (1.80%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.80%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.80%) Sybase
7 2 (1.80%) Tufin
8 1 (0.90%) Charles River
8 1 (0.90%) Google
8 1 (0.90%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.90%) SAP
8 1 (0.90%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.90%) Wyse