Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £63,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 387 433 388
Rank change year-on-year +46 -45 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 1,290 1,160 1,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.70% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.72% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,011 958 1,322
England median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £61,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -1.64% +1.67%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £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 158,805 160,136 189,459
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.49% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 131,332 134,053 159,948
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +73 640 £75,000 +3.45% 71
North of England +27 202 £50,000 - 26
South East -27 196 £60,000 - 17
North West +45 107 £50,000 -4.76% 16
Midlands -15 93 £50,000 -4.76% 6
South West +29 81 £50,000 -13.04% 4
West Midlands -4 78 £50,000 -3.85% 5
East of England -17 72 £65,000 +8.33% 11
Yorkshire -24 69 £52,500 +5.00% 9
North East -9 26 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands -31 15 £60,000 - 1
Technical Leader
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 593 (45.97%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (32.40%) Java
3 330 (25.58%) .NET
4 317 (24.57%) C#
5 295 (22.87%) JavaScript
6 283 (21.94%) Finance
7 275 (21.32%) SQL
8 249 (19.30%) Microsoft
9 234 (18.14%) TDD
10 212 (16.43%) Linux
11 203 (15.74%) SQL Server
12 201 (15.58%) HTML
12 201 (15.58%) Scrum
13 181 (14.03%) Mentoring
14 165 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
15 158 (12.25%) Web Services
16 149 (11.55%) Windows
17 148 (11.47%) MVC
18 147 (11.40%) Test Automation
19 145 (11.24%) Oracle
20 141 (10.93%) AngularJS
21 138 (10.70%) BDD
21 138 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
21 138 (10.70%) ITIL
22 135 (10.47%) CSS
23 134 (10.39%) ASP.NET
24 131 (10.16%) Banking
25 130 (10.08%) Spring
26 124 (9.61%) Coaching
27 119 (9.22%) Python

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 49 (3.80%) Apache Spark
2 40 (3.10%) Tomcat
3 39 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
3 39 (3.02%) SharePoint
4 37 (2.87%) Drupal
4 37 (2.87%) MS Exchange
5 33 (2.56%) IIS
6 27 (2.09%) Apache
7 24 (1.86%) CMS
8 21 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
9 19 (1.47%) Confluence
10 16 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (1.01%) Skype for Business
13 12 (0.93%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.78%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.54%) nginx
16 6 (0.47%) Jetty
17 5 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 39 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.31%) EngageOne
6 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.078%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.078%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.39%) Exstream
4 5 (0.39%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.23%) Eikon
6 3 (0.23%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.23%) Shopify
7 2 (0.16%) Magento
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.078%) iTrent
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.078%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.078%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 165 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (3.33%) SaaS
4 23 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (1.24%) GitHub
6 16 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
7 15 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (1.16%) Office 365
8 14 (1.09%) Amazon S3
9 13 (1.01%) PaaS
10 12 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
11 10 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
12 9 (0.70%) Serverless
13 8 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.54%) Amazon Glacier
14 7 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.65%) Firewall
2 55 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 50 (3.88%) LAN
4 48 (3.72%) WAN
5 33 (2.56%) HTTP
6 30 (2.33%) DNS
7 29 (2.25%) SAN
8 20 (1.55%) OSPF
9 19 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (1.40%) BGP
11 17 (1.32%) DHCP
11 17 (1.32%) IP Telephony
11 17 (1.32%) SSL
11 17 (1.32%) VPN
11 17 (1.32%) Wireless
12 16 (1.24%) Internet
13 15 (1.16%) MPLS
13 15 (1.16%) Network Security
14 14 (1.09%) VLAN
15 11 (0.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 85 (6.59%) MySQL
3 79 (6.12%) NoSQL
4 73 (5.66%) Big Data
5 58 (4.50%) Relational Database
6 44 (3.41%) Hadoop
7 39 (3.02%) MongoDB
7 39 (3.02%) Oracle Database
8 36 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (1.94%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
15 17 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
17 15 (1.16%) Neo4j
18 14 (1.09%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 99 (7.67%) Git (software)
2 76 (5.89%) JIRA
3 74 (5.74%) Jenkins
4 65 (5.04%) Selenium
5 55 (4.26%) Maven
6 42 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (2.56%) Subversion
8 31 (2.40%) PHPUnit
9 30 (2.33%) Cucumber
9 30 (2.33%) JUnit
10 29 (2.25%) Gradle
11 27 (2.09%) WebDriver
12 26 (2.02%) Visual Studio
13 18 (1.40%) TeamCity
14 17 (1.32%) Appium
14 17 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (1.16%) Eclipse
15 15 (1.16%) RSpec
16 14 (1.09%) SpecFlow
17 11 (0.85%) Ranorex
General
1 283 (21.94%) Finance
2 131 (10.16%) Banking
3 75 (5.81%) Retail
4 63 (4.88%) Investment Banking
5 53 (4.11%) Advertising
6 50 (3.88%) Retail Banking
7 38 (2.95%) Games
8 36 (2.79%) Telecoms
9 35 (2.71%) Legal
10 32 (2.48%) Marketing
11 28 (2.17%) Front Office
12 20 (1.55%) Military
13 17 (1.32%) Law
13 17 (1.32%) Publishing
14 14 (1.09%) Manufacturing
15 13 (1.01%) Billing
16 11 (0.85%) General Ledger
17 9 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.62%) Aerospace
18 8 (0.62%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (25.58%) .NET
2 201 (15.58%) HTML
3 158 (12.25%) Web Services
4 141 (10.93%) AngularJS
5 135 (10.47%) CSS
6 134 (10.39%) ASP.NET
7 130 (10.08%) Spring
8 111 (8.60%) REST
9 107 (8.29%) RESTful
10 99 (7.67%) React
11 84 (6.51%) HTML5
11 84 (6.51%) SOAP
12 76 (5.89%) Node.js
13 73 (5.66%) WCF
14 71 (5.50%) jQuery
15 70 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC
16 69 (5.35%) XML
17 65 (5.04%) J2EE
18 62 (4.81%) .NET Framework
19 49 (3.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 77 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
2 61 (4.73%) Data Centre
3 60 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (4.19%) User Experience
5 42 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 24 (1.86%) Mobile App
8 21 (1.63%) Fintech
8 21 (1.63%) Replication
9 20 (1.55%) Algorithms
9 20 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.55%) iPad
10 19 (1.47%) Fat Client
10 19 (1.47%) Thin Client
11 15 (1.16%) Clustering
12 14 (1.09%) Reference Data
12 14 (1.09%) Xbox
13 12 (0.93%) Fixed Income
14 11 (0.85%) Public Cloud
14 11 (0.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 212 (16.43%) Linux
2 149 (11.55%) Windows
3 87 (6.74%) Unix
4 63 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 37 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.40%) Android
7 18 (1.40%) Apple iOS
8 14 (1.09%) CentOS
9 13 (1.01%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.62%) Debian
10 8 (0.62%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.54%) AIX
12 6 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.39%) Solaris
13 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.23%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.078%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.078%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (45.97%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (18.14%) TDD
3 201 (15.58%) Scrum
4 181 (14.03%) Mentoring
5 148 (11.47%) MVC
6 147 (11.40%) Test Automation
7 138 (10.70%) BDD
7 138 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
7 138 (10.70%) ITIL
8 124 (9.61%) Coaching
9 108 (8.37%) E-Commerce
10 106 (8.22%) Microservices
11 102 (7.91%) Software Engineering
12 101 (7.83%) DevOps
13 97 (7.52%) Project Management
14 88 (6.82%) OO
14 88 (6.82%) SDLC
15 76 (5.89%) Asset Management
16 74 (5.74%) SOA
17 70 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 418 (32.40%) Java
2 317 (24.57%) C#
3 295 (22.87%) JavaScript
4 275 (21.32%) SQL
5 119 (9.22%) Python
6 109 (8.45%) PHP
7 69 (5.35%) Ruby
8 66 (5.12%) C++
9 50 (3.88%) Scala
10 37 (2.87%) PL/SQL
11 34 (2.64%) Apex Code
12 30 (2.33%) C
13 29 (2.25%) PowerShell
14 28 (2.17%) Bash Shell
15 27 (2.09%) T-SQL
16 18 (1.40%) Perl
17 13 (1.01%) Elixir
17 13 (1.01%) VB.NET
18 12 (0.93%) VB
19 9 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 96 (7.44%) Degree
2 46 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 41 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (2.64%) MCSE
5 27 (2.09%) CCNP
6 24 (1.86%) MCSA
7 22 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 21 (1.63%) SC Cleared
9 20 (1.55%) CCNA
10 15 (1.16%) ISEB
10 15 (1.16%) ISTQB
11 14 (1.09%) CEH
11 14 (1.09%) JNCIP
12 10 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.62%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.54%) MCITP
14 7 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.39%) CCA
15 5 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.43%) QA
2 18 (1.40%) SLA
3 11 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.62%) GDPR
5 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.47%) MiFID
5 6 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.31%) EMIR
7 4 (0.31%) SEPA
8 2 (0.16%) COBIT
9 1 (0.078%) PMO
System Software
1 71 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 60 (4.65%) Docker
3 56 (4.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.62%) KVM
7 7 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (0.54%) XenApp
8 6 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.47%) HDFS
8 6 (0.47%) vSphere
9 4 (0.31%) vCloud
10 3 (0.23%) Ceph
10 3 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.23%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.16%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.16%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (2.33%) Puppet
2 29 (2.25%) Kubernetes
3 25 (1.94%) Ansible
4 23 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 12 (0.93%) SCCM
7 11 (0.85%) SCOM
8 9 (0.70%) Nagios
8 9 (0.70%) Terraform
9 7 (0.54%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.39%) Mesos
11 4 (0.31%) Dollar Universe
12 3 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 2 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
13 2 (0.16%) Oozie
13 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 2 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 249 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 145 (11.24%) Oracle
3 100 (7.75%) VMware
4 85 (6.59%) Cisco
5 57 (4.42%) Citrix
6 53 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
7 30 (2.33%) Google
8 21 (1.63%) Juniper
9 18 (1.40%) CA
10 17 (1.32%) SAP
11 16 (1.24%) Capita
12 15 (1.16%) CheckPoint
12 15 (1.16%) MuleSoft
13 14 (1.09%) HP
14 13 (1.01%) Apigee
15 12 (0.93%) Splunk
16 11 (0.85%) NetApp
16 11 (0.85%) Xerox
17 10 (0.78%) Red Hat
17 10 (0.78%) Sitecore