Period
to 26 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 420 423 415
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 1,178 1,134 1,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.72% 0.71% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.73% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 909 921 1,170
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.88% +1.25%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,000 £40,850
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -

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 156,787 155,110 182,478
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.47% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 128,298 129,340 154,887
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 £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +38 618 £75,000 +3.45% 54
North of England +19 186 £55,000 +4.76% 20
South East -45 172 £60,000 +9.09% 7
North West +17 103 £55,000 +4.76% 12
East of England +20 91 £62,500 +2.46% 5
Yorkshire +15 61 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Midlands -22 59 £50,000 - 3
West Midlands +1 50 £50,000 - 3
South West -55 47 £50,000 -13.04% 4
North East -4 22 £55,000 +15.79% 2
East Midlands -24 8 £60,000 +11.63%
Technical Leader
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 524 (44.48%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (27.50%) Java
3 279 (23.68%) TDD
4 277 (23.51%) .NET
5 269 (22.84%) Finance
6 262 (22.24%) JavaScript
7 257 (21.82%) Microsoft
8 256 (21.73%) C#
9 209 (17.74%) Scrum
10 203 (17.23%) SQL
11 188 (15.96%) HTML
12 172 (14.60%) SQL Server
13 166 (14.09%) Linux
14 160 (13.58%) Mentoring
15 155 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
16 151 (12.82%) Software Engineering
17 140 (11.88%) Windows
17 140 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
18 136 (11.54%) CSS
19 135 (11.46%) AngularJS
20 127 (10.78%) React
21 126 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
22 125 (10.61%) Coaching
23 124 (10.53%) Web Services
23 124 (10.53%) Microservices
24 123 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
25 121 (10.27%) Spring
26 120 (10.19%) BDD
27 119 (10.10%) DevOps
28 118 (10.02%) ITIL

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 62 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 47 (3.99%) Tomcat
3 43 (3.65%) Confluence
4 36 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
4 36 (3.06%) SharePoint
5 33 (2.80%) Apache Spark
5 33 (2.80%) CMS
6 30 (2.55%) IIS
7 28 (2.38%) Apache
8 26 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 23 (1.95%) Drupal
10 20 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
10 20 (1.70%) Mule
10 20 (1.70%) Skype for Business
11 16 (1.36%) Apache Solr
12 14 (1.19%) WebSphere
13 11 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 9 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 32 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.085%) Mingle
6 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.085%) Weka
Business Applications
1 17 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.34%) Magento
6 3 (0.25%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.25%) Shopify
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.17%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.085%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.085%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.085%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.085%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.085%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 155 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (4.24%) Office 365
4 39 (3.31%) SaaS
5 31 (2.63%) PaaS
6 29 (2.46%) IaaS
7 26 (2.21%) GitHub
8 20 (1.70%) Slack
9 16 (1.36%) Amazon S3
9 16 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
11 12 (1.02%) Force.com
11 12 (1.02%) Serverless
12 10 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (0.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 8 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
15 7 (0.59%) Amazon Glacier
15 7 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 76 (6.45%) Firewall
2 64 (5.43%) LAN
3 62 (5.26%) WAN
4 46 (3.90%) SAN
5 34 (2.89%) TCP/IP
6 32 (2.72%) DNS
7 27 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
8 24 (2.04%) Wireless
9 21 (1.78%) IP Telephony
9 21 (1.78%) Network Security
10 20 (1.70%) VPN
11 19 (1.61%) Skype
12 18 (1.53%) DHCP
13 17 (1.44%) HTTP
13 17 (1.44%) VLAN
14 16 (1.36%) VoIP
15 11 (0.93%) MPLS
16 10 (0.85%) NetScaler
17 9 (0.76%) BGP
17 9 (0.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 67 (5.69%) MySQL
3 61 (5.18%) Big Data
4 49 (4.16%) NoSQL
5 47 (3.99%) Relational Database
6 45 (3.82%) MongoDB
7 32 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (2.46%) Hadoop
10 27 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 20 (1.70%) Blockchain
13 19 (1.61%) Oracle Database
14 17 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (1.27%) RDBMS
16 13 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
17 11 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 9 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 98 (8.32%) Git (software)
2 86 (7.30%) Jenkins
3 85 (7.22%) JIRA
4 59 (5.01%) Selenium
5 47 (3.99%) Maven
6 46 (3.90%) JUnit
7 36 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (2.63%) Subversion
9 29 (2.46%) TeamCity
10 22 (1.87%) Gradle
10 22 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
11 20 (1.70%) Babel
11 20 (1.70%) Mocha
12 19 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (1.61%) SonarQube
12 19 (1.61%) Visual Studio
13 18 (1.53%) PHPUnit
14 15 (1.27%) NUnit
15 14 (1.19%) Ant
16 13 (1.10%) Eclipse
General
1 269 (22.84%) Finance
2 88 (7.47%) Banking
3 58 (4.92%) Retail
4 53 (4.50%) Advertising
5 32 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.29%) Marketing
7 20 (1.70%) Legal
8 19 (1.61%) Publishing
9 18 (1.53%) Front Office
10 17 (1.44%) Games
11 16 (1.36%) Investment Banking
12 14 (1.19%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.76%) Military
14 8 (0.68%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.59%) Automotive
16 5 (0.42%) Law
16 5 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.17%) Back Office
17 2 (0.17%) Billing
17 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (23.51%) .NET
2 188 (15.96%) HTML
3 136 (11.54%) CSS
4 135 (11.46%) AngularJS
5 127 (10.78%) React
6 124 (10.53%) Web Services
7 121 (10.27%) Spring
8 110 (9.34%) HTML5
9 104 (8.83%) REST
10 101 (8.57%) ASP.NET
11 97 (8.23%) Node.js
12 74 (6.28%) RESTful
13 73 (6.20%) CSS3
14 60 (5.09%) jQuery
15 56 (4.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 55 (4.67%) Spring Boot
17 54 (4.58%) .NET Framework
17 54 (4.58%) SOAP
18 51 (4.33%) WCF
19 48 (4.07%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
2 78 (6.62%) Data Centre
3 70 (5.94%) User Experience
4 58 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
6 37 (3.14%) Computer Science
7 34 (2.89%) Mobile App
8 30 (2.55%) Algorithms
9 28 (2.38%) Management Information System
10 22 (1.87%) Fintech
11 21 (1.78%) Xbox
12 18 (1.53%) Fixed Income
13 15 (1.27%) Derivative
14 14 (1.19%) iSeries
14 14 (1.19%) Public Cloud
15 13 (1.10%) Virtual Team
16 12 (1.02%) Data Structures
16 12 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 11 (0.93%) Equities
17 11 (0.93%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 166 (14.09%) Linux
2 140 (11.88%) Windows
3 67 (5.69%) Unix
4 53 (4.50%) Windows Server
5 32 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (1.78%) Windows 10
7 17 (1.44%) Android
8 15 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (1.10%) Apple iOS
10 12 (1.02%) Debian
11 11 (0.93%) CentOS
11 11 (0.93%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.51%) AIX
13 6 (0.51%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.51%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.34%) HPUX
14 4 (0.34%) Solaris
14 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (44.48%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (23.68%) TDD
3 209 (17.74%) Scrum
4 160 (13.58%) Mentoring
5 151 (12.82%) Software Engineering
6 126 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
7 125 (10.61%) Coaching
8 124 (10.53%) Microservices
9 123 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
10 120 (10.19%) BDD
11 119 (10.10%) DevOps
12 118 (10.02%) ITIL
12 118 (10.02%) MVC
13 110 (9.34%) Project Management
14 109 (9.25%) OO
15 107 (9.08%) Test Automation
16 89 (7.56%) E-Commerce
17 85 (7.22%) SDLC
18 80 (6.79%) Kanban
19 71 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 324 (27.50%) Java
2 262 (22.24%) JavaScript
3 256 (21.73%) C#
4 203 (17.23%) SQL
5 106 (9.00%) Python
6 90 (7.64%) Java 8
7 76 (6.45%) PHP
8 58 (4.92%) C++
9 44 (3.74%) Scala
10 41 (3.48%) Apex Code
11 34 (2.89%) Bash Shell
12 33 (2.80%) Ruby
13 28 (2.38%) PowerShell
13 28 (2.38%) T-SQL
14 25 (2.12%) ES6
15 21 (1.78%) Perl
16 20 (1.70%) PL/SQL
17 19 (1.61%) C
18 14 (1.19%) VB
19 13 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (5.43%) Degree
2 59 (5.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (4.33%) MCSE
4 47 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (2.80%) CCNP
6 32 (2.72%) Security Cleared
7 26 (2.21%) CCNA
8 20 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 18 (1.53%) MCSA
9 18 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 14 (1.19%) MCP
11 13 (1.10%) ISEB
12 11 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (0.93%) DV Cleared
13 10 (0.85%) MCITP
14 9 (0.76%) CEH
14 9 (0.76%) ISTQB
15 8 (0.68%) CCIE
16 7 (0.59%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.82%) QA
2 30 (2.55%) SLA
3 15 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (1.02%) PMO
5 10 (0.85%) MiFID
6 8 (0.68%) GDPR
7 7 (0.59%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.51%) COBIT
8 6 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (0.51%) EMIR
9 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.085%) IFRS
11 1 (0.085%) P3O
System Software
1 90 (7.64%) Active Directory
2 58 (4.92%) Docker
3 51 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (1.44%) vSphere
7 16 (1.36%) XenApp
8 11 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.68%) KVM
10 6 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.25%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.17%) Ceph
12 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.17%) Snort
12 2 (0.17%) vCloud
12 2 (0.17%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.085%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.085%) Firmware
13 1 (0.085%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (3.48%) Ansible
2 35 (2.97%) Puppet
3 33 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.61%) SCCM
5 18 (1.53%) Kubernetes
6 14 (1.19%) SCOM
6 14 (1.19%) Terraform
7 12 (1.02%) WMI
8 9 (0.76%) Nagios
9 7 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (0.59%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.42%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.42%) Kibana
11 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.25%) Mesos
12 3 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 2 (0.17%) logstash
13 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 257 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 98 (8.32%) VMware
3 94 (7.98%) Cisco
4 91 (7.72%) Oracle
5 77 (6.54%) Citrix
6 54 (4.58%) Salesforce.com
7 47 (3.99%) HP
8 30 (2.55%) Splunk
9 28 (2.38%) CheckPoint
10 24 (2.04%) AppDynamics
11 19 (1.61%) Fortinet
12 17 (1.44%) EMC
12 17 (1.44%) Red Hat
13 15 (1.27%) MuleSoft
14 13 (1.10%) Google
14 13 (1.10%) Juniper
15 12 (1.02%) Capita
15 12 (1.02%) NetApp
15 12 (1.02%) SAP
15 12 (1.02%) Veeam