Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 420 398 422
Rank change year-on-year -22 +24 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 1,159 1,337 1,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.80% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.84% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 854 955 1,154
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £44,000 £44,300 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £88,450
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -

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 151,894 159,942 179,537
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.06% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 123,182 130,116 152,588
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in England

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Technical Leader in England

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in England over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in England

Technical 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 Technical Leader within the England region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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 -31 624 £80,000 +6.67% 43
South East +27 187 £60,000 +4.35% 14
North of England +19 160 £55,000 +4.76% 17
North West +13 99 £57,500 +9.52% 13
East of England +43 83 £62,500 - 15
Midlands +7 68 £50,000 -9.09% 8
West Midlands +29 59 £51,250 +0.99% 6
South West -17 39 £60,000 +4.35% 6
Yorkshire +21 37 £55,000 +4.76% 4
North East +4 26 £55,000 -
East Midlands -17 8 £40,775 -29.09% 2
Technical Leader
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 England region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 539 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (24.94%) Finance
2 289 (24.94%) Java
3 285 (24.59%) C#
4 266 (22.95%) .NET
5 259 (22.35%) JavaScript
6 242 (20.88%) Microsoft
7 232 (20.02%) TDD
8 225 (19.41%) SQL
9 202 (17.43%) Scrum
10 190 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
11 185 (15.96%) Problem-Solving
12 182 (15.70%) Mentoring
13 180 (15.53%) HTML
13 180 (15.53%) SQL Server
14 160 (13.81%) Windows
15 150 (12.94%) Software Engineering
16 143 (12.34%) DevOps
17 140 (12.08%) Microservices
18 139 (11.99%) Amazon AWS
19 138 (11.91%) CSS
20 136 (11.73%) AngularJS
21 129 (11.13%) OO
22 127 (10.96%) Linux
23 125 (10.79%) Project Management
24 116 (10.01%) React
25 114 (9.84%) Coaching
26 107 (9.23%) Active Directory
26 107 (9.23%) Spring
27 106 (9.15%) MVC

Technical 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 54 (4.66%) MS Exchange
2 47 (4.06%) SharePoint
3 36 (3.11%) Tomcat
4 32 (2.76%) Confluence
5 30 (2.59%) Apache
6 28 (2.42%) CMS
7 24 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (1.98%) Apache Spark
9 21 (1.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 21 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 21 (1.81%) IIS
10 20 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
11 19 (1.64%) Skype for Business
12 18 (1.55%) Mule
12 18 (1.55%) WebSphere
13 17 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
14 16 (1.38%) WebLogic
15 12 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (0.95%) Apache Solr
16 11 (0.95%) Ethereum
Applications
1 29 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.17%) Mingle
6 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.086%) Maya
7 1 (0.086%) Weka
Business Applications
1 13 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (0.43%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.26%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.26%) Magento
6 2 (0.17%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.17%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.086%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.086%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.086%) Endur
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.086%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.086%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 190 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 139 (11.99%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (6.99%) Office 365
4 53 (4.57%) SaaS
5 34 (2.93%) PaaS
6 27 (2.33%) GitHub
7 25 (2.16%) IaaS
8 24 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (1.47%) Slack
10 15 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
11 14 (1.21%) Serverless
12 13 (1.12%) Force.com
13 12 (1.04%) Amazon S3
13 12 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (0.86%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 8 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
17 7 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
18 5 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
18 5 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 79 (6.82%) Firewall
2 48 (4.14%) SAN
3 40 (3.45%) LAN
3 40 (3.45%) WAN
4 34 (2.93%) DNS
5 31 (2.67%) DHCP
6 30 (2.59%) VoIP
7 29 (2.50%) VPN
8 24 (2.07%) Skype
9 23 (1.98%) TCP/IP
10 22 (1.90%) Network Security
11 16 (1.38%) Wireless
12 15 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (1.12%) HTTP
13 13 (1.12%) Unified Communications
14 12 (1.04%) Ethernet
15 10 (0.86%) VLAN
16 9 (0.78%) Internet
16 9 (0.78%) MPLS
17 8 (0.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 56 (4.83%) MySQL
2 56 (4.83%) NoSQL
3 55 (4.75%) Relational Database
4 52 (4.49%) MongoDB
5 49 (4.23%) Big Data
6 48 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (2.50%) Blockchain
7 29 (2.50%) Hadoop
7 29 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 28 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
10 23 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (1.90%) RDBMS
12 19 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
14 17 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
14 17 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (1.12%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 94 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 76 (6.56%) Jenkins
3 59 (5.09%) JIRA
4 53 (4.57%) Maven
5 48 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 42 (3.62%) Selenium
7 38 (3.28%) Visual Studio
8 36 (3.11%) TeamCity
9 35 (3.02%) JUnit
10 23 (1.98%) Ant
11 22 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (1.73%) SonarQube
12 20 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
13 18 (1.55%) Babel
13 18 (1.55%) Mocha
14 17 (1.47%) Subversion
15 16 (1.38%) Gradle
16 15 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
17 13 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
18 12 (1.04%) git-flow
General
1 289 (24.94%) Finance
2 79 (6.82%) Banking
3 51 (4.40%) Retail
4 26 (2.24%) Front Office
5 24 (2.07%) Advertising
6 21 (1.81%) Marketing
7 18 (1.55%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.38%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.12%) Games
10 12 (1.04%) Legal
11 9 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.78%) Publishing
12 8 (0.69%) Back Office
13 6 (0.52%) Automotive
13 6 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.17%) Law
14 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.086%) Billing
15 1 (0.086%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (22.95%) .NET
2 180 (15.53%) HTML
3 138 (11.91%) CSS
4 136 (11.73%) AngularJS
5 116 (10.01%) React
6 107 (9.23%) Spring
7 96 (8.28%) Node.js
8 95 (8.20%) Web Services
9 94 (8.11%) HTML5
10 93 (8.02%) ASP.NET
11 85 (7.33%) REST
12 78 (6.73%) .NET Framework
13 57 (4.92%) CSS3
14 53 (4.57%) Spring Boot
15 52 (4.49%) WCF
16 48 (4.14%) jQuery
17 47 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC
18 44 (3.80%) ASP.NET Web API
19 42 (3.62%) SOAP
19 42 (3.62%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 89 (7.68%) Greenfield Project
2 75 (6.47%) User Experience
3 65 (5.61%) Data Centre
4 61 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
5 39 (3.36%) Fintech
6 32 (2.76%) Computer Science
7 30 (2.59%) Mobile App
8 29 (2.50%) Management Information System
9 24 (2.07%) Algorithms
10 23 (1.98%) Hedge funds
11 22 (1.90%) Equities
12 20 (1.73%) iSeries
13 19 (1.64%) Virtual Team
14 18 (1.55%) Derivative
15 16 (1.38%) Fixed Income
16 15 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 14 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
17 14 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
18 13 (1.12%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 160 (13.81%) Windows
2 127 (10.96%) Linux
3 68 (5.87%) Windows Server
4 51 (4.40%) Unix
5 41 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (2.67%) Windows 10
7 31 (2.67%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.21%) Windows 8
9 9 (0.78%) AIX
10 7 (0.60%) Android
10 7 (0.60%) Debian
10 7 (0.60%) HPUX
10 7 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.60%) Solaris
10 7 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.43%) CentOS
12 5 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (20.02%) TDD
3 202 (17.43%) Scrum
4 185 (15.96%) Problem-Solving
5 182 (15.70%) Mentoring
6 150 (12.94%) Software Engineering
7 143 (12.34%) DevOps
8 140 (12.08%) Microservices
9 129 (11.13%) OO
10 125 (10.79%) Project Management
11 114 (9.84%) Coaching
12 106 (9.15%) MVC
13 98 (8.46%) ITIL
14 96 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
15 87 (7.51%) BDD
15 87 (7.51%) Technical Architecture
16 83 (7.16%) Test Automation
17 82 (7.08%) SDLC
18 75 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
18 75 (6.47%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 289 (24.94%) Java
2 285 (24.59%) C#
3 259 (22.35%) JavaScript
4 225 (19.41%) SQL
5 87 (7.51%) Python
6 73 (6.30%) Java 8
7 59 (5.09%) PHP
8 47 (4.06%) PowerShell
9 45 (3.88%) Apex Code
10 43 (3.71%) C++
11 30 (2.59%) Scala
12 24 (2.07%) ES6
13 23 (1.98%) T-SQL
14 22 (1.90%) PL/SQL
15 20 (1.73%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.73%) VB
16 18 (1.55%) C
17 17 (1.47%) Ruby
18 16 (1.38%) Perl
18 16 (1.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (5.44%) Degree
2 59 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (4.31%) MCSE
4 42 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (3.02%) CCNP
6 32 (2.76%) Security Cleared
6 32 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 27 (2.33%) CCNA
8 22 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
10 17 (1.47%) MCP
10 17 (1.47%) MCSA
10 17 (1.47%) SC Cleared
11 15 (1.29%) PMI Certification
12 13 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (1.12%) MCITP
13 10 (0.86%) CCIE
13 10 (0.86%) PhD
14 9 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
15 8 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.45%) QA
2 29 (2.50%) SLA
3 20 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (1.29%) PMO
5 12 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.04%) GDPR
6 11 (0.95%) MiFID
7 8 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.43%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.35%) COBIT
10 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.17%) EMIR
11 1 (0.086%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.086%) IFRS
11 1 (0.086%) P3O
11 1 (0.086%) PSD2
11 1 (0.086%) SEPA
System Software
1 107 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 61 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (4.92%) Docker
4 34 (2.93%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.64%) vSphere
6 14 (1.21%) XenApp
7 12 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.43%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.35%) Ceph
10 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.26%) Firmware
11 3 (0.26%) vCloud
12 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.17%) Snort
12 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.086%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.086%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.086%) KVM
13 1 (0.086%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 47 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
1 47 (4.06%) Puppet
2 44 (3.80%) SCCM
3 43 (3.71%) Ansible
4 21 (1.81%) SCOM
4 21 (1.81%) Terraform
5 15 (1.29%) Kubernetes
5 15 (1.29%) WMI
6 7 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (0.60%) WSUS
7 6 (0.52%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
7 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.43%) Kibana
8 5 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.43%) vRealize
9 3 (0.26%) Mesos
10 2 (0.17%) Nessus
10 2 (0.17%) Nmap
10 2 (0.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 242 (20.88%) Microsoft
2 101 (8.71%) VMware
3 98 (8.46%) Oracle
4 90 (7.77%) Cisco
5 60 (5.18%) Citrix
6 54 (4.66%) HP
6 54 (4.66%) Salesforce.com
7 28 (2.42%) CheckPoint
7 28 (2.42%) Splunk
8 22 (1.90%) Adobe
8 22 (1.90%) AppDynamics
8 22 (1.90%) NetApp
9 20 (1.73%) Fortinet
10 19 (1.64%) EMC
11 17 (1.47%) Google
11 17 (1.47%) Veeam
12 16 (1.38%) McAfee
13 13 (1.12%) IBM
13 13 (1.12%) Red Hat
14 10 (0.86%) Dell