The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 22 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 84 91
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 13 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.07% 0.74% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.77% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 7
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.73%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1156 1162 1314
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.75% 95.87% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 717 665 822
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Edinburgh

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Technical Leader in Edinburgh

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in Edinburgh

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 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 Edinburgh region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 9 (47.37%) Mentoring
2 8 (42.11%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) MySQL
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 7 (36.84%) Spring
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
4 6 (31.58%) Retail
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
5 5 (26.32%) Docker
5 5 (26.32%) HTML5
5 5 (26.32%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
5 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
5 5 (26.32%) Ajax
5 5 (26.32%) Web Development
6 4 (21.05%) Symfony
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) PHP
6 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
7 3 (15.79%) Office 365
7 3 (15.79%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) Unix
7 3 (15.79%) SOA

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MySQL
2 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Spring
2 5 (26.32%) Ajax
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) HTML5
3 4 (21.05%) Symfony
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) Java EE
5 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
6 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.26%) Apache OpenJPA
6 1 (5.26%) CGI
6 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.26%) JPA
6 1 (5.26%) JSF
6 1 (5.26%) RichFaces
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Mentoring
2 5 (26.32%) Web Development
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Android Development
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) BPMN
5 1 (5.26%) Domain Models
5 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Use Case
5 1 (5.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) Firmware
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Rancher
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
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