Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £66,550 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 366 414 398
Rank change year-on-year +48 -16 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 1478 1327 1628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.87% 0.74% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.77% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 1122 1378
England median annual salary £66,550 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.92% - -
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £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 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 21 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +95 868 £75,000 +3.45% 57
South East +20 196 £60,000 - 12
North of England +9 181 £52,250 -0.48% 18
North West +59 115 £52,500 - 9
Midlands -17 107 £50,000 - 6
West Midlands -10 78 £50,000 +4.17% 3
South West +23 72 £55,000 +34.15% 4
East of England -27 53 £65,000 +8.33% 10
Yorkshire -47 44 £49,250 -1.50% 8
East Midlands +18 29 £57,500 +4.55% 3
North East +15 22 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Technical Leader
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Technical Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 686 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
2 546 (36.94%) Java
3 458 (30.99%) Finance
4 363 (24.56%) C#
5 333 (22.53%) .NET
6 318 (21.52%) JavaScript
7 308 (20.84%) SQL
8 307 (20.77%) Banking
9 276 (18.67%) Oracle
10 275 (18.61%) Mentoring
11 251 (16.98%) Asset Management
12 242 (16.37%) Investment Banking
13 239 (16.17%) TDD
14 236 (15.97%) Wealth Management
15 230 (15.56%) Retail Banking
16 229 (15.49%) SQL Server
17 226 (15.29%) Scrum
18 223 (15.09%) Microsoft
19 208 (14.07%) HTML
20 202 (13.67%) MVC
21 196 (13.26%) Linux
22 194 (13.13%) AngularJS
23 173 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
24 166 (11.23%) Spring
25 165 (11.16%) Test Automation
26 164 (11.10%) REST
27 160 (10.83%) Project Management
28 158 (10.69%) CSS
29 155 (10.49%) BDD
29 155 (10.49%) SDLC

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 68 (4.60%) Tomcat
2 48 (3.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 46 (3.11%) Apache Spark
4 39 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
5 29 (1.96%) SharePoint
6 26 (1.76%) Confluence
6 26 (1.76%) IIS
6 26 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 23 (1.56%) CMS
8 22 (1.49%) Apache
9 21 (1.42%) Drupal
10 19 (1.29%) MS Exchange
11 13 (0.88%) JBoss
12 12 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.81%) Skype for Business
13 11 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (0.54%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.47%) Zimbra
17 6 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.27%) EngageOne
4 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.20%) Autodesk Inventor
5 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.20%) Siemens NX
5 3 (0.20%) Solid Edge
6 1 (0.068%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.068%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.068%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.068%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.47%) Magento
3 6 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.34%) Exstream
4 5 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.27%) Eikon
5 4 (0.27%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.20%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.068%) iTrent
8 1 (0.068%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 173 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.98%) SaaS
4 31 (2.10%) GitHub
5 26 (1.76%) Office 365
6 25 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 24 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
9 15 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.81%) PaaS
11 11 (0.74%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
13 5 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.34%) Serverless
13 5 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.98%) TCP/IP
2 36 (2.44%) Firewall
3 33 (2.23%) HTTP
4 31 (2.10%) Internet
5 26 (1.76%) SAN
6 22 (1.49%) DNS
6 22 (1.49%) LAN
6 22 (1.49%) WAN
7 19 (1.29%) DHCP
7 19 (1.29%) OSPF
7 19 (1.29%) VPN
8 17 (1.15%) BGP
8 17 (1.15%) SSL
9 16 (1.08%) IPsec
10 14 (0.95%) Network Security
11 9 (0.61%) MPLS
12 8 (0.54%) VLAN
12 8 (0.54%) VoIP
12 8 (0.54%) Wireless
13 6 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 94 (6.36%) NoSQL
3 87 (5.89%) MySQL
4 69 (4.67%) Big Data
5 63 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 63 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 63 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 50 (3.38%) Hadoop
7 47 (3.18%) Neo4j
8 44 (2.98%) Oracle Database 10g
9 42 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 38 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 35 (2.37%) RDBMS
11 35 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 28 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
13 27 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
14 25 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 24 (1.62%) Power BI
16 22 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 99 (6.70%) JIRA
2 98 (6.63%) Maven
3 84 (5.68%) Git (software)
4 79 (5.35%) Jenkins
5 50 (3.38%) Selenium
6 42 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (2.23%) Cucumber
8 28 (1.89%) Visual Studio
9 26 (1.76%) Subversion
9 26 (1.76%) WebDriver
10 20 (1.35%) Bitbucket
11 19 (1.29%) JUnit
11 19 (1.29%) RSpec
12 18 (1.22%) Gradle
13 15 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 13 (0.88%) Appium
14 13 (0.88%) PHPUnit
14 13 (0.88%) SpecFlow
15 12 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
15 12 (0.81%) WATIR
General
1 458 (30.99%) Finance
2 307 (20.77%) Banking
3 242 (16.37%) Investment Banking
4 230 (15.56%) Retail Banking
5 74 (5.01%) Retail
6 57 (3.86%) Legal
7 41 (2.77%) Front Office
8 37 (2.50%) Advertising
9 36 (2.44%) Games
10 30 (2.03%) Marketing
11 26 (1.76%) Telecoms
12 24 (1.62%) Back Office
13 16 (1.08%) Law
14 13 (0.88%) Military
14 13 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.81%) Electronics
16 11 (0.74%) Billing
16 11 (0.74%) General Ledger
17 10 (0.68%) Manufacturing
18 8 (0.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (22.53%) .NET
2 208 (14.07%) HTML
3 194 (13.13%) AngularJS
4 166 (11.23%) Spring
5 164 (11.10%) REST
6 158 (10.69%) CSS
7 141 (9.54%) Web Services
8 139 (9.40%) ASP.NET
9 115 (7.78%) XML
10 103 (6.97%) J2EE
11 101 (6.83%) React
12 92 (6.22%) RESTful
13 82 (5.55%) HTML5
14 75 (5.07%) .NET Framework
15 72 (4.87%) jQuery
16 71 (4.80%) SOAP
17 70 (4.74%) Node.js
17 70 (4.74%) Spring Boot
18 60 (4.06%) Spring MVC
19 54 (3.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 102 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (6.83%) Enterprise Software
3 68 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
4 62 (4.19%) Data Centre
5 45 (3.04%) Reference Data
6 43 (2.91%) User Experience
7 42 (2.84%) Fixed Income
8 39 (2.64%) Computer Science
9 32 (2.17%) Fintech
10 26 (1.76%) Clustering
11 23 (1.56%) Mobile App
12 21 (1.42%) iPad
13 16 (1.08%) Client/Server
13 16 (1.08%) Derivative
13 16 (1.08%) Digital Media
13 16 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (1.08%) Management Information System
13 16 (1.08%) Public Cloud
14 13 (0.88%) Replication
15 12 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 196 (13.26%) Linux
2 147 (9.95%) Windows
3 76 (5.14%) Unix
4 69 (4.67%) Windows Server
5 33 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (1.29%) Windows 7
8 18 (1.22%) Android
9 17 (1.15%) Apple iOS
10 13 (0.88%) CentOS
10 13 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.54%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.27%) AIX
13 4 (0.27%) Solaris
13 4 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.068%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.068%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.068%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (18.61%) Mentoring
3 251 (16.98%) Asset Management
4 239 (16.17%) TDD
5 236 (15.97%) Wealth Management
6 226 (15.29%) Scrum
7 202 (13.67%) MVC
8 165 (11.16%) Test Automation
9 160 (10.83%) Project Management
10 155 (10.49%) BDD
10 155 (10.49%) SDLC
11 134 (9.07%) ITIL
12 122 (8.25%) Pair Programming
13 112 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
14 111 (7.51%) Software Engineering
15 103 (6.97%) E-Commerce
15 103 (6.97%) OO
16 95 (6.43%) Multithreading
17 91 (6.16%) Coaching
18 87 (5.89%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 546 (36.94%) Java
2 363 (24.56%) C#
3 318 (21.52%) JavaScript
4 308 (20.84%) SQL
5 108 (7.31%) PHP
6 102 (6.90%) Python
7 71 (4.80%) Ruby
8 54 (3.65%) C++
9 44 (2.98%) Scala
10 38 (2.57%) T-SQL
11 34 (2.30%) PL/SQL
11 34 (2.30%) PowerShell
12 28 (1.89%) Apex Code
13 26 (1.76%) C
14 15 (1.01%) Bash Shell
15 14 (0.95%) Elixir
15 14 (0.95%) Groovy
16 12 (0.81%) ES6
16 12 (0.81%) Perl
17 9 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 148 (10.01%) Degree
2 46 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 24 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (1.49%) MCSA
7 21 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 21 (1.42%) MCSE
8 17 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (0.95%) CCNA
9 14 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 13 (0.88%) CCNP
11 12 (0.81%) ISEB
12 11 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (0.68%) ISTQB
14 9 (0.61%) CISM
14 9 (0.61%) CISSP
15 8 (0.54%) CISA
15 8 (0.54%) GIAC
15 8 (0.54%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (7.24%) QA
2 24 (1.62%) SLA
3 17 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.41%) GCP
6 4 (0.27%) MiFID
6 4 (0.27%) SEPA
7 3 (0.20%) GDPR
7 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.14%) EMIR
8 2 (0.14%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 69 (4.67%) Docker
2 55 (3.72%) Active Directory
3 50 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.81%) vSphere
6 7 (0.47%) HDFS
6 7 (0.47%) vCloud
6 7 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (0.41%) Firmware
7 6 (0.41%) UAG
8 5 (0.34%) KVM
8 5 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.14%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.14%) XenApp
10 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (2.17%) SCCM
2 27 (1.83%) Kubernetes
3 22 (1.49%) Puppet
4 14 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 14 (0.95%) WSUS
5 13 (0.88%) SCOM
6 10 (0.68%) Ansible
6 10 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (0.54%) Core Impact
7 8 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 8 (0.54%) Nessus
7 8 (0.54%) Nexpose
7 8 (0.54%) OpenVAS
7 8 (0.54%) PowerBroker
7 8 (0.54%) QRadar
7 8 (0.54%) RSA Security Analytics
8 7 (0.47%) Terraform
9 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.27%) Mesos
Vendors
1 276 (18.67%) Oracle
2 223 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 82 (5.55%) VMware
4 55 (3.72%) CA
5 46 (3.11%) Cisco
6 38 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
7 34 (2.30%) Google
8 28 (1.89%) Citrix
9 27 (1.83%) SAP
10 23 (1.56%) Informatica
11 18 (1.22%) TIBCO
12 17 (1.15%) Sybase
13 15 (1.01%) Pega
14 12 (0.81%) IBM
14 12 (0.81%) Juniper
14 12 (0.81%) McAfee
14 12 (0.81%) Murex
14 12 (0.81%) Splunk
15 11 (0.74%) Palo Alto
16 10 (0.68%) NetApp