Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 425 368 409
Rank change year-on-year -57 +41 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 1,066 1,472 1,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.88% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.91% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 788 1,027 1,129
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,600 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.71% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £45,713 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 143,616 160,972 173,127
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 95.89% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 116,655 130,105 146,174
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -64 582 £80,000 +6.67% 58
South East +2 165 £57,500 -4.17% 15
North of England -34 116 £55,000 +5.26% 9
East of England +67 84 £65,000 - 3
Midlands -5 75 £50,000 - 8
North West -21 74 £52,500 - 6
West Midlands +25 64 £50,000 - 3
South West +2 44 £60,000 +4.35% 13
Yorkshire +18 33 £61,250 +24.37% 2
North East -17 11 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East Midlands -18 11 £56,500 -1.74% 5
Technical Leader
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 512 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (29.74%) C#
3 291 (27.30%) .NET
4 282 (26.45%) Finance
5 268 (25.14%) Java
6 265 (24.86%) JavaScript
7 252 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 236 (22.14%) Microsoft
9 226 (21.20%) Scrum
10 220 (20.64%) SQL
11 188 (17.64%) HTML
12 179 (16.79%) Problem-Solving
13 178 (16.70%) SQL Server
14 173 (16.23%) Amazon AWS
15 172 (16.14%) DevOps
16 162 (15.20%) Mentoring
17 158 (14.82%) TDD
18 157 (14.73%) Windows
19 154 (14.45%) Microservices
20 126 (11.82%) Software Engineering
21 125 (11.73%) CSS
22 122 (11.44%) AngularJS
23 119 (11.16%) Linux
24 113 (10.60%) ASP.NET
24 113 (10.60%) VMware
25 112 (10.51%) Test Automation
26 106 (9.94%) Active Directory
27 105 (9.85%) OO
28 102 (9.57%) Oracle
28 102 (9.57%) Continuous Integration

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 73 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 38 (3.56%) MS Exchange
3 28 (2.63%) Apache
4 23 (2.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 21 (1.97%) CMS
5 21 (1.97%) Confluence
6 19 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (1.78%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.50%) IIS
8 15 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (1.41%) Skype for Business
9 14 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
9 14 (1.31%) WebLogic
9 14 (1.31%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (1.13%) JBoss
12 10 (0.94%) Ethereum
13 7 (0.66%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.66%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.56%) FrameMaker
6 4 (0.38%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.38%) RoboHelp
7 3 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.094%) Maya
9 1 (0.094%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.28%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 3 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (0.19%) Carpe Diem
5 2 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.19%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.094%) Magento
6 1 (0.094%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.094%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.094%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.094%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.094%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.094%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.094%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 252 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 173 (16.23%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (6.19%) Office 365
4 55 (5.16%) SaaS
5 36 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (3.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 27 (2.53%) PaaS
7 15 (1.41%) IaaS
8 12 (1.13%) IBM Cloud
9 11 (1.03%) GitHub
10 10 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
11 9 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.84%) Serverless
11 9 (0.84%) Yammer
12 8 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (0.66%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.66%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.56%) OneDrive
14 6 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.44%) Firewall
2 55 (5.16%) DNS
3 39 (3.66%) DHCP
4 33 (3.10%) LAN
5 31 (2.91%) WAN
6 24 (2.25%) SAN
6 24 (2.25%) TCP/IP
7 23 (2.16%) VPN
8 22 (2.06%) Network Security
9 20 (1.88%) Skype
10 18 (1.69%) Ethernet
10 18 (1.69%) VoIP
11 14 (1.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (1.22%) Unified Communications
13 11 (1.03%) MPLS
14 10 (0.94%) HTTP
15 9 (0.84%) Internet
15 9 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (0.75%) CTI
16 8 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (16.70%) SQL Server
2 63 (5.91%) NoSQL
3 53 (4.97%) MySQL
4 51 (4.78%) MongoDB
5 44 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (3.75%) Relational Database
7 37 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 35 (3.28%) Oracle Database
9 31 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
11 25 (2.35%) Big Data
12 24 (2.25%) Couchbase
12 24 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
16 16 (1.50%) Hadoop
17 15 (1.41%) Blockchain
18 12 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 12 (1.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 72 (6.75%) Jenkins
2 68 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 50 (4.69%) JIRA
4 47 (4.41%) Visual Studio
5 42 (3.94%) Maven
6 37 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (3.38%) TeamCity
8 28 (2.63%) Ant
9 24 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
10 20 (1.88%) Selenium
11 17 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (1.59%) Subversion
12 16 (1.50%) Visual Studio Team System
13 14 (1.31%) JUnit
14 13 (1.22%) Eclipse
15 12 (1.13%) Gradle
16 11 (1.03%) WebDriver
17 10 (0.94%) Bitbucket
18 9 (0.84%) git-flow
19 8 (0.75%) Mockito
General
1 282 (26.45%) Finance
2 52 (4.88%) Front Office
3 49 (4.60%) Retail
4 47 (4.41%) Banking
5 24 (2.25%) Marketing
6 17 (1.59%) Back Office
6 17 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.50%) Games
8 12 (1.13%) Advertising
8 12 (1.13%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.75%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.66%) Legal
10 7 (0.66%) Publishing
11 6 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.38%) Billing
12 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.38%) French Language
12 4 (0.38%) Law
12 4 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.094%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (27.30%) .NET
2 188 (17.64%) HTML
3 125 (11.73%) CSS
4 122 (11.44%) AngularJS
5 113 (10.60%) ASP.NET
6 98 (9.19%) Web Services
7 95 (8.91%) React
8 87 (8.16%) .NET Framework
9 86 (8.07%) REST
10 77 (7.22%) Node.js
11 72 (6.75%) Spring
12 71 (6.66%) HTML5
13 67 (6.29%) WCF
14 64 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 56 (5.25%) WPF
16 55 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
17 54 (5.07%) Entity Framework
18 51 (4.78%) SOAP
19 46 (4.32%) J2EE
20 45 (4.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 73 (6.85%) User Experience
2 67 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
3 61 (5.72%) Computer Science
3 61 (5.72%) Fintech
4 57 (5.35%) Data Centre
5 49 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
6 43 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 23 (2.16%) Equities
9 21 (1.97%) Mobile App
10 20 (1.88%) Hedge funds
11 19 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.50%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.41%) PMI
14 14 (1.31%) Algorithms
15 13 (1.22%) Clustering
15 13 (1.22%) Derivative
15 13 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (1.13%) BYOD
16 12 (1.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 157 (14.73%) Windows
2 119 (11.16%) Linux
3 60 (5.63%) Windows Server
4 45 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (3.85%) Unix
6 38 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (2.63%) Windows 7
8 19 (1.78%) Windows 10
9 18 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (1.22%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.84%) AIX
12 8 (0.75%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.66%) Android
13 7 (0.66%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.66%) CentOS
13 7 (0.66%) Solaris
14 5 (0.47%) HPUX
15 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.38%) SUSE
16 3 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 512 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (21.20%) Scrum
3 179 (16.79%) Problem-Solving
4 172 (16.14%) DevOps
5 162 (15.20%) Mentoring
6 158 (14.82%) TDD
7 154 (14.45%) Microservices
8 126 (11.82%) Software Engineering
9 112 (10.51%) Test Automation
10 105 (9.85%) OO
11 102 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
12 99 (9.29%) Coaching
13 91 (8.54%) MVC
14 84 (7.88%) ITIL
15 81 (7.60%) Project Management
16 66 (6.19%) SDLC
17 64 (6.00%) Line Management
18 61 (5.72%) Technical Architecture
19 59 (5.53%) Continuous Improvement
20 55 (5.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 317 (29.74%) C#
2 268 (25.14%) Java
3 265 (24.86%) JavaScript
4 220 (20.64%) SQL
5 67 (6.29%) Python
6 61 (5.72%) PowerShell
7 57 (5.35%) PHP
8 50 (4.69%) Java 8
9 27 (2.53%) C++
10 22 (2.06%) C
10 22 (2.06%) Scala
11 21 (1.97%) VB
12 20 (1.88%) T-SQL
13 19 (1.78%) Apex Code
14 17 (1.59%) PL/SQL
14 17 (1.59%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.50%) ES6
16 15 (1.41%) Ruby
17 13 (1.22%) TypeScript
17 13 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 95 (8.91%) Degree
2 45 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (3.38%) MCSE
4 33 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (2.44%) CCNP
6 26 (2.44%) Security Cleared
7 20 (1.88%) CCNA
8 19 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (1.69%) PMI Certification
9 18 (1.69%) SC Cleared
10 17 (1.59%) MCSA
11 13 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (1.13%) MCITP
13 11 (1.03%) VCP5
14 10 (0.94%) CISSP
15 8 (0.75%) CISA
15 8 (0.75%) CISM
15 8 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.10%) QA
2 25 (2.35%) GDPR
3 16 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.41%) SLA
5 8 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.56%) MiFID
7 6 (0.56%) PMO
8 1 (0.094%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.094%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.094%) IFRS
8 1 (0.094%) PSD2
8 1 (0.094%) SEPA
System Software
1 106 (9.94%) Active Directory
2 87 (8.16%) Docker
3 75 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (3.66%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.13%) vSphere
6 7 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.66%) VMware NSX
6 7 (0.66%) XenApp
7 5 (0.47%) Ceph
8 4 (0.38%) NFS
8 4 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.28%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.19%) Firmware
10 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.094%) KVM
11 1 (0.094%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.094%) Samba
11 1 (0.094%) vCloud
11 1 (0.094%) Xen
Systems Management
1 60 (5.63%) SCCM
2 46 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (3.94%) Puppet
4 40 (3.75%) Ansible
5 38 (3.56%) Kubernetes
6 27 (2.53%) vRealize
7 26 (2.44%) Terraform
8 24 (2.25%) SCOM
9 20 (1.88%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 12 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (1.03%) WSUS
12 7 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.47%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
14 4 (0.38%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.38%) WMI
15 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
15 3 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
15 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 236 (22.14%) Microsoft
2 113 (10.60%) VMware
3 102 (9.57%) Oracle
4 82 (7.69%) Cisco
5 43 (4.03%) Google
6 33 (3.10%) Citrix
7 31 (2.91%) HP
8 29 (2.72%) Adobe
9 24 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (2.16%) NetApp
11 21 (1.97%) IBM
11 21 (1.97%) McAfee
12 20 (1.88%) CheckPoint
13 15 (1.41%) Dell
14 14 (1.31%) Cadence
15 13 (1.22%) Intel
16 12 (1.13%) Forcepoint
16 12 (1.13%) Red Hat
16 12 (1.13%) Symantec
17 11 (1.03%) Splunk