The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Technical Lead
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 210 229
Rank change year-on-year +3 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 24 51 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.81% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.84% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23 51 65
Median salary £82,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.92% -3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £94,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4908 6053 9822
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.19% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5522 8417
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Technical Leader in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 25 June 2017, Technical Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 27 (39.71%) Java
2 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.41%) Mentoring
4 18 (26.47%) Finance
4 18 (26.47%) C#
5 17 (25.00%) .NET
6 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (19.12%) SQL
8 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 11 (16.18%) Banking
9 11 (16.18%) RESTful
9 11 (16.18%) DevOps
10 9 (13.24%) Coaching
10 9 (13.24%) Multithreading
10 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
10 9 (13.24%) TDD
10 9 (13.24%) HTML
10 9 (13.24%) Windows
10 9 (13.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
11 8 (11.76%) Scrum
11 8 (11.76%) Open Source
11 8 (11.76%) SaaS
11 8 (11.76%) Big Data
12 7 (10.29%) Analytics
12 7 (10.29%) Line Management
12 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (10.29%) MVC
12 7 (10.29%) LoadRunner
12 7 (10.29%) SQL 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 4 (5.88%) Apache
2 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.94%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.94%) CMS
3 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.47%) GemFire
4 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.47%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) SaaS
2 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.88%) GitHub
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.47%) DHCP
2 1 (1.47%) DNS
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) MPLS
2 1 (1.47%) SAN
2 1 (1.47%) WAN
2 1 (1.47%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) Big Data
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.88%) OLTP
5 3 (4.41%) MySQL
6 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.47%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.47%) OLAP
7 1 (1.47%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.47%) Redis
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) LoadRunner
2 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.82%) HP UFT
3 4 (5.88%) Maven
4 2 (2.94%) eggPlant
4 2 (2.94%) Grunt
4 2 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.47%) gulp
5 1 (1.47%) JMeter
5 1 (1.47%) JSUnit
5 1 (1.47%) Moq
5 1 (1.47%) NUnit
5 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Front Office
4 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 2 (2.94%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Automotive
6 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) .NET
2 11 (16.18%) RESTful
3 9 (13.24%) HTML
4 6 (8.82%) CSS
5 5 (7.35%) LINQ
6 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.88%) J2EE
6 4 (5.88%) Spring
7 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.41%) HTML5
7 3 (4.41%) JDBC
8 2 (2.94%) .NET Core
8 2 (2.94%) jQuery
8 2 (2.94%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (2.94%) Spring MVC
8 2 (2.94%) XML
9 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.47%) MSMQ
9 1 (1.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.35%) Xbox
3 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.94%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.47%) Derivative
5 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.47%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.47%) Fintech
5 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (1.47%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.47%) Replication
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.94%) Unix
5 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.41%) Mentoring
3 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (16.18%) DevOps
5 9 (13.24%) Coaching
5 9 (13.24%) Multithreading
5 9 (13.24%) TDD
5 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
6 8 (11.76%) Open Source
6 8 (11.76%) Scrum
7 7 (10.29%) Analytics
7 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.29%) Line Management
7 7 (10.29%) MVC
8 6 (8.82%) BDD
8 6 (8.82%) Test Strategy
9 5 (7.35%) Microservices
9 5 (7.35%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (7.35%) Test Management
9 5 (7.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) Java
2 18 (26.47%) C#
3 13 (19.12%) SQL
4 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.41%) Ruby
6 3 (4.41%) Scala
7 2 (2.94%) C++
7 2 (2.94%) Clojure
7 2 (2.94%) Elixir
7 2 (2.94%) PHP
7 2 (2.94%) Python
8 1 (1.47%) C
8 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.94%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) MiFID
2 1 (1.47%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Gluster
3 1 (1.47%) NFS
3 1 (1.47%) vSphere
3 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.47%) Ansible
2 1 (1.47%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.47%) Control-M
2 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.47%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) SCOM
2 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) Citrix
3 3 (4.41%) PayPal
3 3 (4.41%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe
4 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.47%) Calypso
4 1 (1.47%) EMC
4 1 (1.47%) F5
4 1 (1.47%) HP
4 1 (1.47%) IBM
4 1 (1.47%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.47%) Murex
4 1 (1.47%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.47%) ProCurve
4 1 (1.47%) Remedy
4 1 (1.47%) SunGard
4 1 (1.47%) Sybase
4 1 (1.47%) Veeam
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible working hours
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £115k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000- £92,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago