Technical Leader Jobs in England

Technical Lead
UK > England

The median Technical Lead salary in England is £75,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 19 April 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 318 392 384
Rank change year-on-year +74 -8 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 715 762 1,231
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.80% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.88% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 570 575 660
10th Percentile £46,000 £45,000 £51,250
25th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year - -3.23% +14.81%
75th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £115,000 £110,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% -6.45% +17.42%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England

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.

Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 79,522 86,974 124,954
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 91.61% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 59,823 54,838 76,240
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,386
25th Percentile £38,087 £45,000 £42,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £60,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.74% +0.83% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,433 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £100,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £53,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.67% - +9.09%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in England

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Technical Leader in England.

Salary trend for Technical Leader in England

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Leader in England over the 6 months to 19 April 2024.

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 April 2024. 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
Jobs
London +77 208 £90,000 -7.69% 44
North of England +39 175 £73,805 -7.32% 17
Midlands +32 106 £73,805 +18.09% 16
South East -4 106 £65,000 +13.04% 21
North West +16 99 £79,932 -3.11% 13
West Midlands +35 64 £75,000 +20.00% 12
South West +3 62 £59,374 +34.94% 8
Yorkshire +61 54 £73,805 -3.52% 3
East of England +62 44 £70,000 -3.45% 9
East Midlands 0 42 £65,000 -7.14% 4
North East +15 22 £73,805 -17.07% 1
Technical Leader
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 2024, Technical Leader job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 291 (40.70%) Agile
2 236 (33.01%) AWS
3 215 (30.07%) Mentoring
4 205 (28.67%) Java
5 161 (22.52%) Azure
6 156 (21.82%) Social Skills
7 147 (20.56%) Degree
8 146 (20.42%) Finance
9 139 (19.44%) Roadmaps
10 132 (18.46%) Technical Leadership
11 128 (17.90%) DevOps
12 123 (17.20%) Software Engineering
13 117 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
14 106 (14.83%) Coaching
15 104 (14.55%) Microsoft
16 94 (13.15%) Python
17 85 (11.89%) Windows
18 83 (11.61%) CI/CD
19 81 (11.33%) TypeScript
20 80 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
21 79 (11.05%) Product Roadmap
21 79 (11.05%) Design Patterns
22 74 (10.35%) .NET
22 74 (10.35%) Project Management
22 74 (10.35%) SDLC
23 73 (10.21%) JavaScript
23 73 (10.21%) C#
24 71 (9.93%) Open Source
25 70 (9.79%) Computer Science
25 70 (9.79%) Strategic Thinking

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (5.17%) Tuxedo
2 25 (3.50%) Apache Airflow
3 22 (3.08%) Apache
4 18 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.54%) Confluence
6 8 (1.12%) Apache Pig
6 8 (1.12%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.84%) WordPress
8 4 (0.56%) CMS
9 2 (0.28%) Magnolia
9 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Exchange
10 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.14%) Drupal
10 1 (0.14%) SAS
10 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.28%) MadCap Flare
2 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.56%) Primavera
3 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.14%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 236 (33.01%) AWS
2 161 (22.52%) Azure
3 40 (5.59%) SaaS
4 39 (5.45%) Microsoft 365
5 36 (5.03%) Amazon Kinesis
6 35 (4.90%) Azure DevOps
7 31 (4.34%) Amazon EC2
7 31 (4.34%) Serverless
8 29 (4.06%) Snowflake
9 27 (3.78%) Amazon S3
10 22 (3.08%) dbt
10 22 (3.08%) Power Platform
11 21 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
12 20 (2.80%) GCP
13 13 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
13 13 (1.82%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 13 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
13 13 (1.82%) PaaS
14 12 (1.68%) GitHub
15 10 (1.40%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.62%) Firewall
2 18 (2.52%) WAN
3 10 (1.40%) 5G
3 10 (1.40%) LAN
3 10 (1.40%) Wireless
4 9 (1.26%) SD-WAN
4 9 (1.26%) VLAN
5 7 (0.98%) NAS
6 6 (0.84%) VoIP
7 5 (0.70%) SAN
7 5 (0.70%) VPN
8 4 (0.56%) DHCP
8 4 (0.56%) DNS
8 4 (0.56%) Network Security
9 3 (0.42%) Broadband
9 3 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.42%) CTI
9 3 (0.42%) SSL
9 3 (0.42%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.28%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (6.01%) MySQL
4 35 (4.90%) Amazon RDS
5 31 (4.34%) Relational Database
6 29 (4.06%) Data Lake
7 25 (3.50%) Amazon Redshift
7 25 (3.50%) RDBMS
8 22 (3.08%) Amazon Athena
8 22 (3.08%) Apache Arrow
8 22 (3.08%) Apache Ignite
8 22 (3.08%) Dremio
8 22 (3.08%) Power BI
9 20 (2.80%) DynamoDB
10 16 (2.24%) Big Data
11 13 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.12%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.12%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.12%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 59 (8.25%) Git
2 48 (6.71%) GitLab
3 26 (3.64%) Postman
4 13 (1.82%) JIRA
5 9 (1.26%) JUnit
6 8 (1.12%) Checkstyle
6 8 (1.12%) SonarQube
7 4 (0.56%) Maven
7 4 (0.56%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.14%) Cypress.io
10 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.14%) Gatling
10 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.14%) Phabricator
10 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 156 (21.82%) Social Skills
2 146 (20.42%) Finance
3 67 (9.37%) Banking
4 64 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (5.31%) Manufacturing
6 25 (3.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 22 (3.08%) Front Office
7 22 (3.08%) Investment Banking
8 20 (2.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 17 (2.38%) Legal
10 16 (2.24%) Retail
11 14 (1.96%) Electronics
11 14 (1.96%) Law
11 14 (1.96%) Public Sector
12 12 (1.68%) Aerospace
12 12 (1.68%) Documentation Skills
12 12 (1.68%) Organisational Skills
12 12 (1.68%) Presentation Skills
13 11 (1.54%) Games
14 10 (1.40%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (10.35%) .NET
2 58 (8.11%) React
3 55 (7.69%) Spring Boot
4 45 (6.29%) Spring
5 42 (5.87%) Kafka
6 38 (5.31%) RESTful
7 37 (5.17%) JSON
8 28 (3.92%) Node.js
9 25 (3.50%) NumPy
9 25 (3.50%) Pandas
10 22 (3.08%) gRPC
10 22 (3.08%) HTML
10 22 (3.08%) Protocol Buffers
10 22 (3.08%) SciPy
11 21 (2.94%) CSS
12 18 (2.52%) AngularJS
13 16 (2.24%) Laravel
14 15 (2.10%) XML
15 13 (1.82%) ASP.NET
16 12 (1.68%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.01%) Management Information System
2 28 (3.92%) Private Cloud
3 27 (3.78%) Fixed Income
3 27 (3.78%) Hedge funds
4 26 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (3.50%) Cloud Native
6 23 (3.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 22 (3.08%) Derivative
7 22 (3.08%) Equities
7 22 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (2.38%) Algorithms
8 17 (2.38%) Robotics
9 14 (1.96%) Cyber Threat
10 13 (1.82%) Product Ownership
11 12 (1.68%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.68%) Distributed Systems
11 12 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.54%) Data Centre
13 10 (1.40%) NHS
14 9 (1.26%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 85 (11.89%) Windows
2 45 (6.29%) Linux
3 39 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.24%) Windows Server 2019
5 12 (1.68%) Android
6 10 (1.40%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.40%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (1.26%) zOS
8 7 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.84%) CentOS
9 6 (0.84%) Solaris
9 6 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.84%) Unix
10 5 (0.70%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.56%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (40.70%) Agile
2 215 (30.07%) Mentoring
3 139 (19.44%) Roadmaps
4 132 (18.46%) Technical Leadership
5 128 (17.90%) DevOps
6 123 (17.20%) Software Engineering
7 117 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
8 106 (14.83%) Coaching
9 83 (11.61%) CI/CD
10 80 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
11 79 (11.05%) Design Patterns
11 79 (11.05%) Product Roadmap
12 74 (10.35%) Project Management
12 74 (10.35%) SDLC
13 71 (9.93%) Open Source
14 70 (9.79%) Computer Science
14 70 (9.79%) Strategic Thinking
15 61 (8.53%) Customer Service
16 56 (7.83%) Microservices
17 54 (7.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 205 (28.67%) Java
2 94 (13.15%) Python
3 81 (11.33%) TypeScript
4 73 (10.21%) C#
4 73 (10.21%) JavaScript
5 66 (9.23%) COBOL
5 66 (9.23%) Micro Focus COBOL
6 62 (8.67%) SQL
7 53 (7.41%) PHP
8 42 (5.87%) C++
9 39 (5.45%) C
10 13 (1.82%) VB.NET
11 12 (1.68%) Kotlin
12 11 (1.54%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.40%) Rust
13 10 (1.40%) Scala
14 9 (1.26%) Go
15 4 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions
16 3 (0.42%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 147 (20.56%) Degree
2 64 (8.95%) Security Cleared
3 49 (6.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (3.22%) SC Cleared
5 21 (2.94%) Master's Degree
6 16 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (2.10%) Azure Certification
8 11 (1.54%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.26%) DBS Check
10 8 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.98%) Chartered Engineer
12 4 (0.56%) CCNA
12 4 (0.56%) CCNP
12 4 (0.56%) CIMA
12 4 (0.56%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.56%) PMP
13 3 (0.42%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.42%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.78%) Data Quality
2 23 (3.22%) QA
3 20 (2.80%) GMP
4 15 (2.10%) SLA
5 11 (1.54%) PMO
6 6 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.84%) NCSC
7 5 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.56%) Accessibility
8 4 (0.56%) GDPR
9 3 (0.42%) JTAG
10 2 (0.28%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.28%) HL7
10 2 (0.28%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 1 (0.14%) NIST
11 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (4.20%) Docker
2 25 (3.50%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.10%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.26%) vSphere
5 8 (1.12%) HDFS
6 3 (0.42%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.28%) Embedded Firmware
7 2 (0.28%) Firmware
7 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (4.76%) Terraform
2 29 (4.06%) Kubernetes
3 14 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (1.82%) SCCM
5 9 (1.26%) FortiGate
6 6 (0.84%) Nagios
7 2 (0.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (0.28%) Ansible
7 2 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.28%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.14%) Grafana
8 1 (0.14%) Istio
8 1 (0.14%) Podman
Vendors
1 104 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 66 (9.23%) Micro Focus
3 46 (6.43%) Oracle
4 30 (4.20%) VMware
5 20 (2.80%) Salesforce
6 19 (2.66%) Databricks
7 14 (1.96%) Cisco
8 13 (1.82%) IBM
9 11 (1.54%) Google
10 10 (1.40%) Citrix
10 10 (1.40%) SAP
11 7 (0.98%) CheckPoint
11 7 (0.98%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.84%) Veeam
13 5 (0.70%) Informatica
13 5 (0.70%) Meraki
14 4 (0.56%) Aruba
14 4 (0.56%) Barracuda Networks
14 4 (0.56%) ESET
14 4 (0.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud