Period
to 20 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Team Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

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

Team Lead
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 279 297 254
Rank change year-on-year +18 -43 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 1,317 1,622 2,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.15% 1.15% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.20% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,017 1,318 2,029
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,675 £33,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 109,148 134,891 159,373
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.45% 95.92% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 88,112 109,053 131,607
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Team Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Team Leader in England

Team Leader
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Team Leader in England

Team Leader
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Team Leader in England over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Team Leader in England

Team Leader
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Team Leader within the England region over the 6 months to 20 February 2020. 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 +43 557 £67,500 -3.57% 81
South East +31 295 £52,500 -4.55% 36
North of England +39 207 £47,500 -5.00% 44
North West +52 115 £55,000 +22.22% 28
Midlands -35 115 £46,799 -1.48% 27
South West +11 70 £50,000 - 16
East of England -4 70 £57,500 +21.05% 16
Yorkshire +24 68 £45,000 -16.97% 10
West Midlands -52 67 £50,000 +5.26% 21
East Midlands +35 48 £42,500 -15.00% 6
North East +17 24 - - 6
Team Leader
UK

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, Team 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 England region featuring Team Leader in the job title.

1 363 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (25.97%) Windows
3 304 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 288 (21.87%) Mentoring
5 283 (21.49%) Azure
6 277 (21.03%) Finance
7 261 (19.82%) C#
8 253 (19.21%) .NET
9 225 (17.08%) ITIL
10 222 (16.86%) SQL
11 212 (16.10%) AWS
12 196 (14.88%) SQL Server
13 195 (14.81%) Active Directory
14 187 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
15 182 (13.82%) Office 365
16 181 (13.74%) Linux
17 178 (13.52%) Java
18 172 (13.06%) JavaScript
19 156 (11.85%) Scrum
20 148 (11.24%) Line Management
21 142 (10.78%) Coaching
22 133 (10.10%) VMware
23 132 (10.02%) DevOps
23 132 (10.02%) Windows 10
24 130 (9.87%) Software Engineering
25 125 (9.49%) Windows Server
26 121 (9.19%) AngularJS
27 119 (9.04%) Test Automation
28 109 (8.28%) SLA
29 107 (8.12%) Microsoft Office

Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 52 (3.95%) Apache
2 45 (3.42%) MS Exchange
3 33 (2.51%) IIS
3 33 (2.51%) SharePoint
4 32 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (1.67%) nginx
6 19 (1.44%) Apache Spark
7 17 (1.29%) Confluence
8 12 (0.91%) Skype for Business
9 10 (0.76%) CMS
9 10 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.30%) Smallworld
11 4 (0.30%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.30%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.15%) SAP EP
13 2 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 107 (8.12%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.30%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.23%) CATIA
9 2 (0.15%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 2 (0.15%) Simulink
9 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.076%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.076%) InDesign
10 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.30%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.30%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.23%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.23%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.15%) Endur
6 2 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.15%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.076%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.076%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.076%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 283 (21.49%) Azure
2 212 (16.10%) AWS
3 182 (13.82%) Office 365
4 52 (3.95%) GCP
5 50 (3.80%) Serverless
6 39 (2.96%) SaaS
7 26 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (1.90%) GitHub
9 21 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
10 17 (1.29%) Slack
11 15 (1.14%) IaaS
12 14 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
12 14 (1.06%) NuGet
13 12 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
13 12 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
14 11 (0.84%) Power Platform
15 10 (0.76%) Amazon ECS
15 10 (0.76%) AWS Fargate
15 10 (0.76%) SonarCloud
16 7 (0.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 93 (7.06%) Firewall
2 72 (5.47%) LAN
3 68 (5.16%) WAN
4 66 (5.01%) TCP/IP
5 56 (4.25%) VoIP
6 50 (3.80%) DNS
7 45 (3.42%) DHCP
8 44 (3.34%) VPN
9 40 (3.04%) Network Security
10 37 (2.81%) Wireless
11 36 (2.73%) Internet
12 34 (2.58%) VLAN
13 22 (1.67%) HTTP
14 19 (1.44%) SAN
15 17 (1.29%) Broadband
15 17 (1.29%) Skype
15 17 (1.29%) SSL
16 16 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (1.14%) MPLS
18 14 (1.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 76 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 40 (3.04%) MySQL
4 37 (2.81%) QlikView
4 37 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (2.73%) Redis
6 32 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (2.05%) MongoDB
8 22 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
9 21 (1.59%) Big Data
10 20 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (1.21%) NoSQL
11 16 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (1.14%) InfluxDB
12 15 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
13 14 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
16 10 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 100 (7.59%) Git (software)
2 87 (6.61%) Jenkins
3 73 (5.54%) JIRA
4 51 (3.87%) Visual Studio
5 47 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 28 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 27 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (1.75%) Bitbucket
9 21 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 21 (1.59%) Selenium
10 18 (1.37%) WiX
11 16 (1.21%) Artifactory
12 15 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
13 14 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
14 12 (0.91%) Maven
15 11 (0.84%) JUnit
16 8 (0.61%) SoapUI
16 8 (0.61%) webpack
17 7 (0.53%) jMock
17 7 (0.53%) Mockito
General
1 277 (21.03%) Finance
2 58 (4.40%) Legal
3 49 (3.72%) Banking
4 36 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.58%) Front Office
6 32 (2.43%) Retail
7 26 (1.97%) Law
8 24 (1.82%) Marketing
9 22 (1.67%) Public Sector
10 19 (1.44%) Financial Institution
11 16 (1.21%) Manufacturing
12 15 (1.14%) Games
13 13 (0.99%) Advertising
14 11 (0.84%) Billing
15 9 (0.68%) Automotive
16 8 (0.61%) Back Office
17 7 (0.53%) Investment Banking
18 6 (0.46%) Local Government
18 6 (0.46%) Publishing
19 4 (0.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (19.21%) .NET
2 121 (9.19%) AngularJS
3 88 (6.68%) HTML
3 88 (6.68%) React
4 83 (6.30%) CSS
5 74 (5.62%) ASP.NET
6 72 (5.47%) Node.js
7 68 (5.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 58 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
9 57 (4.33%) RESTful
10 48 (3.64%) Vue.js
11 44 (3.34%) jQuery
12 41 (3.11%) WCF
13 37 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (2.73%) Web Services
15 35 (2.66%) HTML5
16 33 (2.51%) .NET Core
16 33 (2.51%) .NET Framework
16 33 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 32 (2.43%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 73 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
3 49 (3.72%) User Experience
4 45 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 39 (2.96%) Data Centre
6 34 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
7 32 (2.43%) Virtual Team
8 29 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (1.67%) Public Cloud
10 18 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.21%) Mobile App
12 13 (0.99%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.76%) EMC VNX
13 10 (0.76%) iPhone
14 8 (0.61%) Driving Licence
14 8 (0.61%) Fibre Optics
14 8 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (0.53%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.53%) iPad
15 7 (0.53%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 342 (25.97%) Windows
2 181 (13.74%) Linux
3 132 (10.02%) Windows 10
4 125 (9.49%) Windows Server
5 49 (3.72%) Windows 7
6 44 (3.34%) Unix
7 25 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (1.52%) Android
9 18 (1.37%) Apple iOS
9 18 (1.37%) CentOS
10 13 (0.99%) Mac OS X
11 9 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.53%) AIX
12 7 (0.53%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.30%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.23%) VMS
16 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (21.87%) Mentoring
3 225 (17.08%) ITIL
4 187 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
5 156 (11.85%) Scrum
6 148 (11.24%) Line Management
7 142 (10.78%) Coaching
8 132 (10.02%) DevOps
9 130 (9.87%) Software Engineering
10 119 (9.04%) Test Automation
11 101 (7.67%) MVC
12 99 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
13 98 (7.44%) Technical Leadership
14 94 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 91 (6.91%) Unit Testing
16 82 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
17 77 (5.85%) Service Delivery
17 77 (5.85%) Web Development
18 74 (5.62%) Continuous Delivery
18 74 (5.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 261 (19.82%) C#
2 222 (16.86%) SQL
3 178 (13.52%) Java
4 172 (13.06%) JavaScript
5 94 (7.14%) Python
6 86 (6.53%) PowerShell
7 78 (5.92%) PHP
8 61 (4.63%) TypeScript
9 45 (3.42%) C
10 42 (3.19%) Bash Shell
11 35 (2.66%) PL/SQL
11 35 (2.66%) Ruby
12 33 (2.51%) C++
13 30 (2.28%) Scala
14 24 (1.82%) T-SQL
15 23 (1.75%) F#
16 21 (1.59%) Java 8
17 19 (1.44%) Kotlin
18 10 (0.76%) AspectJ
19 9 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 100 (7.59%) Degree
2 61 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (3.19%) MCSA
5 38 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 35 (2.66%) CCNA
7 27 (2.05%) MCSE
7 27 (2.05%) Security Cleared
8 23 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
8 23 (1.75%) SC Cleared
9 22 (1.67%) CCNP
10 19 (1.44%) MCP
11 17 (1.29%) CISM
12 15 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (0.91%) MCITP
14 11 (0.84%) A+ Certification
14 11 (0.84%) CISSP
14 11 (0.84%) GIAC
15 10 (0.76%) CCDP
15 10 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (8.28%) SLA
2 57 (4.33%) QA
3 14 (1.06%) DICOM
4 9 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.46%) NIST
7 5 (0.38%) COBIT
7 5 (0.38%) PMO
8 4 (0.30%) GDPR
9 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 195 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 93 (7.06%) Docker
3 34 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (2.43%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.59%) XenApp
6 16 (1.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 13 (0.99%) vSphere
8 12 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.46%) Firmware
9 6 (0.46%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.30%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.23%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.076%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.076%) Xen
Systems Management
1 65 (4.94%) Kubernetes
2 54 (4.10%) Ansible
3 52 (3.95%) SCCM
4 26 (1.97%) Grafana
5 25 (1.90%) Puppet
6 23 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.21%) WSUS
8 15 (1.14%) Terraform
9 13 (0.99%) SCOM
10 10 (0.76%) Prometheus
11 8 (0.61%) Packer
12 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (0.30%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.23%) AirWatch
14 3 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
14 3 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
14 3 (0.23%) Jamf Pro
14 3 (0.23%) Perfmon
14 3 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
15 2 (0.15%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 304 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 133 (10.10%) VMware
3 100 (7.59%) Cisco
4 61 (4.63%) Oracle
5 60 (4.56%) Citrix
6 35 (2.66%) Sage
7 34 (2.58%) Tableau
8 26 (1.97%) ServiceNow
9 23 (1.75%) IBM
10 21 (1.59%) Google
10 21 (1.59%) HP
11 20 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (1.52%) SAP
12 19 (1.44%) Juniper
13 17 (1.29%) Zend
14 16 (1.21%) Apple
14 16 (1.21%) Red Hat
15 13 (0.99%) Adobe
15 13 (0.99%) Avaya
15 13 (0.99%) Dynatrace