Period
to

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £97,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 189 153 218
Rank change year-on-year -36 +65 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 92 79 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.26% 1.58% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.70% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 71 76 38
10th Percentile £72,500 £66,875 £55,875
25th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £97,500 £77,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +26.62% +2.67% -3.23%
75th Percentile £105,000 £97,813 £92,188
90th Percentile £152,500 £105,000 £102,875
Central London median annual salary £97,500 £77,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +26.62% -3.75% -

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 6,801 4,637 6,635
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.99% 92.80% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5,424 4,130 5,827
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,438 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £71,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +1.43% +3.70% +3.85%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Moorgate - 2 - -
Technical Leader
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, Technical Leader job roles required the following 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 72 (78.26%) Agile
2 62 (67.39%) AWS
3 61 (66.30%) Azure
3 61 (66.30%) Microservices
3 61 (66.30%) Kubernetes
4 51 (55.43%) Technical Leadership
4 51 (55.43%) Java
5 50 (54.35%) SQL
5 50 (54.35%) Docker
6 48 (52.17%) Serverless
6 48 (52.17%) Finance
7 47 (51.09%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 47 (51.09%) Event-Driven
8 46 (50.00%) GCP
9 41 (44.57%) DevOps
10 38 (41.30%) SQL Server
11 36 (39.13%) Technical Architecture
11 36 (39.13%) NoSQL
12 35 (38.04%) Confluence
12 35 (38.04%) Relational Database
12 35 (38.04%) JIRA
12 35 (38.04%) Enterprise Architecture
12 35 (38.04%) Oracle
13 34 (36.96%) UML
13 34 (36.96%) PostgreSQL
13 34 (36.96%) Process Management
13 34 (36.96%) Data Privacy
13 34 (36.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 33 (35.87%) Matrix Organization
15 32 (34.78%) Validation

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 35 (38.04%) Confluence
2 13 (14.13%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.17%) CMS
4 2 (2.17%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.09%) Drupal
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (20.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 62 (67.39%) AWS
2 61 (66.30%) Azure
3 48 (52.17%) Serverless
4 46 (50.00%) GCP
5 19 (20.65%) Lucidchart
6 13 (14.13%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (13.04%) AWS Fargate
8 3 (3.26%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (3.26%) Power Platform
8 3 (3.26%) SaaS
9 2 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (2.17%) Azure Service Bus
9 2 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (2.17%) IaaS
9 2 (2.17%) PaaS
9 2 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.09%) AWS Step Functions
10 1 (1.09%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 1 (1.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Broadband
1 2 (2.17%) HTTP
1 2 (2.17%) Mobile Broadband
2 1 (1.09%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 36 (39.13%) NoSQL
3 35 (38.04%) Relational Database
4 34 (36.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 34 (36.96%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (18.48%) MongoDB
6 12 (13.04%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (8.70%) MySQL
8 1 (1.09%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.09%) Power BI
8 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (38.04%) JIRA
2 28 (30.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 17 (18.48%) Jenkins
4 16 (17.39%) SonarQube
5 13 (14.13%) Git (software)
6 12 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (1.09%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.09%) Cypress.io
8 1 (1.09%) git-flow
8 1 (1.09%) JUnit
8 1 (1.09%) Mockito
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.09%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.09%) Protractor
8 1 (1.09%) Selenium
8 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 48 (52.17%) Finance
2 17 (18.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 17 (18.48%) Social Skills
3 15 (16.30%) Banking
3 15 (16.30%) Influencing Skills
3 15 (16.30%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Fire and Rescue
4 2 (2.17%) Law
4 2 (2.17%) Police
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.09%) AngularJS
2 17 (18.48%) Node.js
3 15 (16.30%) OAuth
3 15 (16.30%) OAuth2
3 15 (16.30%) OpenID
3 15 (16.30%) React
3 15 (16.30%) REST
4 13 (14.13%) JSON
5 11 (11.96%) Spring
6 8 (8.70%) .NET
7 7 (7.61%) Hibernate
7 7 (7.61%) HTML
7 7 (7.61%) HTML5
8 6 (6.52%) Apache Camel
9 3 (3.26%) .NET Core
9 3 (3.26%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.26%) Spring Boot
10 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.17%) Lambda Expressions
10 2 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Cloud Native
2 6 (6.52%) Cyber Defence
2 6 (6.52%) Cyberattack
3 2 (2.17%) Equities
3 2 (2.17%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.17%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.17%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (1.09%) EPoS
4 1 (1.09%) iPad
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.09%) State Machine
4 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.04%) Linux
2 5 (5.43%) Windows
3 3 (3.26%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (78.26%) Agile
2 61 (66.30%) Microservices
3 51 (55.43%) Technical Leadership
4 47 (51.09%) Event-Driven
4 47 (51.09%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 41 (44.57%) DevOps
6 36 (39.13%) Technical Architecture
7 35 (38.04%) Enterprise Architecture
8 34 (36.96%) Data Privacy
8 34 (36.96%) Process Management
8 34 (36.96%) UML
9 33 (35.87%) Matrix Organization
10 32 (34.78%) Validation
11 28 (30.43%) CI/CD
12 25 (27.17%) Software Engineering
13 19 (20.65%) Architectural Design
13 19 (20.65%) Technology Roadmap
14 18 (19.57%) Test Automation
15 16 (17.39%) Code Coverage
15 16 (17.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (55.43%) Java
2 50 (54.35%) SQL
3 28 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 28 (30.43%) Python
4 26 (28.26%) C++
5 17 (18.48%) C#
6 12 (13.04%) C
7 11 (11.96%) Go
7 11 (11.96%) Rust
7 11 (11.96%) Scala
8 1 (1.09%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (31.52%) Degree
2 27 (29.35%) Master's Degree
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.09%) CISA
5 1 (1.09%) CISM
5 1 (1.09%) MCSD
5 1 (1.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.39%) GDPR
1 16 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.09%) COBIT
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.09%) NIST
System Software
1 50 (54.35%) Docker
2 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 61 (66.30%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (3.26%) SCCM
3 2 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (38.04%) Oracle
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.26%) Citrix
3 3 (3.26%) VMware
4 1 (1.09%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.09%) Black Duck
4 1 (1.09%) Coverity
4 1 (1.09%) iManage
4 1 (1.09%) Pardot
4 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com