Period
to 5 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Technical Leadership skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Leadership over the 6 months to 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Leadership
UK > England
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 203 238 263
Rank change year-on-year +35 +25 +35
Permanent jobs citing Technical Leadership 1,854 2,014 2,094
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.73% 1.46% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.58% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,438 1,423 1,676
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.99% +3.08%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £67,812 £64,733 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -0.41% +4.00%

Technical Leadership is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 98,845 127,482 152,971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.97% 92.16% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 79,010 101,340 125,473
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.92%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Technical Leadership
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Technical Leadership as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leadership in England

Technical Leadership
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Technical Leadership in England

Technical Leadership
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Leadership in England over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Technical Leadership in England

Technical Leadership
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 Leadership within the England region over the 6 months to 5 April 2020. 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 +71 822 £75,000 -3.23% 119
South East +58 396 £63,700 +10.78% 26
North of England -25 215 £62,203 -0.48% 33
Midlands -9 147 £57,500 +4.55% 22
South West +25 141 £62,500 +13.64% 20
East of England +71 127 £75,000 +15.38% 15
North West +22 120 £63,288 +1.26% 23
West Midlands +26 91 £55,000 - 12
Yorkshire +3 81 £58,750 +6.82% 9
East Midlands -19 56 £71,250 +23.91% 10
North East -46 14 £57,500 -17.86% 1
Technical Leadership
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, IT jobs citing Technical Leadership also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Technical Leadership.

1 841 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
2 564 (30.42%) AWS
3 526 (28.37%) Java
4 505 (27.24%) Azure
5 441 (23.79%) DevOps
6 415 (22.38%) Mentoring
7 370 (19.96%) Finance
8 355 (19.15%) Software Engineering
9 333 (17.96%) Microsoft
10 327 (17.64%) JavaScript
11 314 (16.94%) Linux
12 299 (16.13%) Python
13 285 (15.37%) Degree
14 278 (14.99%) Scrum
15 269 (14.51%) TDD
16 266 (14.35%) .NET
17 265 (14.29%) SQL
18 263 (14.19%) Docker
19 248 (13.38%) Coaching
19 248 (13.38%) Microservices
20 242 (13.05%) Windows
21 214 (11.54%) Git (software)
22 213 (11.49%) Analytics
23 212 (11.43%) C#
24 209 (11.27%) Test Automation
25 206 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
26 197 (10.63%) Ansible
27 188 (10.14%) HTML
28 185 (9.98%) Continuous Integration
29 178 (9.60%) Kubernetes

Technical Leadership
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
1 110 (5.93%) Apache Spark
2 51 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
3 48 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 42 (2.27%) Skype for Business
5 36 (1.94%) Confluence
6 34 (1.83%) Apache Solr
6 34 (1.83%) CMS
7 32 (1.73%) Apache
8 22 (1.19%) JBoss
9 20 (1.08%) IIS
10 13 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 13 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (0.65%) MS Exchange
11 12 (0.65%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.49%) Red Hat Fuse
12 9 (0.49%) SAS
12 9 (0.49%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.38%) EPiServer
15 5 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.49%) Chatbot
4 7 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.054%) Gephi
5 1 (0.054%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 18 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle CRM On Demand
6 2 (0.11%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.054%) BASE24
7 1 (0.054%) Finacle
7 1 (0.054%) Magento
7 1 (0.054%) Maximo
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.054%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.054%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.054%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.054%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 564 (30.42%) AWS
2 505 (27.24%) Azure
3 143 (7.71%) SaaS
4 117 (6.31%) PaaS
5 115 (6.20%) Office 365
6 111 (5.99%) GCP
7 98 (5.29%) IaaS
8 71 (3.83%) OpenShift
9 63 (3.40%) Serverless
10 56 (3.02%) Power Platform
11 37 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
12 25 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
13 23 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
14 18 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
15 17 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
16 16 (0.86%) Amazon S3
17 15 (0.81%) Amazon EKS
18 14 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
19 13 (0.70%) Basecamp
20 11 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 126 (6.80%) Firewall
2 94 (5.07%) WAN
3 74 (3.99%) LAN
4 62 (3.34%) Internet
5 57 (3.07%) Network Security
6 43 (2.32%) SAN
7 40 (2.16%) TCP/IP
8 35 (1.89%) DNS
9 30 (1.62%) VPN
10 29 (1.56%) MPLS
11 27 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (1.40%) HTTP
13 22 (1.19%) BGP
14 20 (1.08%) Skype
15 19 (1.02%) DHCP
15 19 (1.02%) Wireless
16 14 (0.76%) WLAN
17 13 (0.70%) Unified Communications
18 12 (0.65%) OSPF
19 11 (0.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 141 (7.61%) Big Data
3 96 (5.18%) Relational Database
4 90 (4.85%) NoSQL
5 87 (4.69%) Hadoop
6 79 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
7 72 (3.88%) MongoDB
8 60 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
9 56 (3.02%) Power BI
10 53 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
11 50 (2.70%) MySQL
11 50 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 46 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 44 (2.37%) RDBMS
14 36 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 33 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 30 (1.62%) Neo4j
17 28 (1.51%) Apache Hive
17 28 (1.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 27 (1.46%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 214 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 127 (6.85%) Jenkins
3 90 (4.85%) JIRA
4 55 (2.97%) Maven
5 32 (1.73%) Calabash
5 32 (1.73%) Charles Proxy
6 30 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 29 (1.56%) TeamCity
7 29 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 22 (1.19%) GitLab
9 20 (1.08%) Subversion
10 19 (1.02%) Bitbucket
10 19 (1.02%) Visual Studio
10 19 (1.02%) Xcode
11 18 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (0.81%) Android Studio
13 14 (0.76%) Appium
13 14 (0.76%) fastlane
13 14 (0.76%) Selenium
14 13 (0.70%) Mockito
General
1 370 (19.96%) Finance
2 151 (8.14%) Banking
3 93 (5.02%) Retail
4 78 (4.21%) Public Sector
5 52 (2.80%) Games
6 49 (2.64%) Legal
7 48 (2.59%) Marketing
8 36 (1.94%) Manufacturing
9 33 (1.78%) Electronics
10 20 (1.08%) Military
11 19 (1.02%) Law
12 13 (0.70%) Telecoms
13 12 (0.65%) Local Government
14 11 (0.59%) Advertising
14 11 (0.59%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.59%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.49%) Automotive
16 9 (0.49%) Billing
17 6 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 410 (22.11%) Architect
2 285 (15.37%) Developer
3 183 (9.87%) Solutions Architect
4 147 (7.93%) Technical Leader
5 141 (7.61%) Software Engineer
6 115 (6.20%) Consultant
7 112 (6.04%) Senior Developer
8 99 (5.34%) Team Leader
9 98 (5.29%) Lead Developer
10 82 (4.42%) Technical Architect
11 75 (4.05%) Java Developer
12 73 (3.94%) Senior Software Engineer
13 66 (3.56%) Java Engineer
14 60 (3.24%) DevOps Engineer
15 58 (3.13%) Analyst
16 56 (3.02%) Java Software Engineer
17 47 (2.54%) Senior Java Engineer
18 45 (2.43%) Network Engineer
18 45 (2.43%) Senior Java Developer
19 44 (2.37%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (14.35%) .NET
2 188 (10.14%) HTML
3 172 (9.28%) Spring
3 172 (9.28%) Web Services
4 164 (8.85%) CSS
5 148 (7.98%) AngularJS
6 142 (7.66%) Node.js
7 138 (7.44%) RESTful
8 119 (6.42%) React
9 118 (6.36%) HTML5
10 93 (5.02%) Kafka
11 77 (4.15%) REST
12 74 (3.99%) Middleware
13 73 (3.94%) Spring Boot
14 57 (3.07%) CSS3
15 54 (2.91%) ASP.NET
16 51 (2.75%) Natural Language Processing
17 50 (2.70%) .NET Core
18 46 (2.48%) jQuery
18 46 (2.48%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 142 (7.66%) Public Cloud
2 138 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (5.88%) User Experience
4 93 (5.02%) Data Centre
5 77 (4.15%) Cloud Native
6 75 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 75 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
7 71 (3.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 66 (3.56%) Mobile App
9 50 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
10 38 (2.05%) Reinsurance
11 37 (2.00%) Algorithms
12 33 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
13 31 (1.67%) Virtual Team
14 26 (1.40%) Tandem
15 23 (1.24%) Data Structures
15 23 (1.24%) Online Games
16 18 (0.97%) Blog
17 17 (0.92%) Client/Server
17 17 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 314 (16.94%) Linux
2 242 (13.05%) Windows
3 73 (3.94%) Unix
4 72 (3.88%) Windows Server
5 59 (3.18%) Apple iOS
6 49 (2.64%) Android
7 42 (2.27%) Windows 10
8 34 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (1.35%) Windows Server 2016
11 23 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (0.81%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.70%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.49%) Solaris
15 8 (0.43%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.22%) CentOS
16 4 (0.22%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.11%) VMS
17 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 841 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (23.79%) DevOps
3 415 (22.38%) Mentoring
4 355 (19.15%) Software Engineering
5 278 (14.99%) Scrum
6 269 (14.51%) TDD
7 248 (13.38%) Coaching
7 248 (13.38%) Microservices
8 213 (11.49%) Analytics
9 209 (11.27%) Test Automation
10 206 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
11 185 (9.98%) Continuous Integration
12 157 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 147 (7.93%) Continuous Delivery
13 147 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
14 145 (7.82%) Machine Learning
15 138 (7.44%) SDLC
16 136 (7.34%) Computer Science
16 136 (7.34%) Project Management
17 134 (7.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 526 (28.37%) Java
2 327 (17.64%) JavaScript
3 299 (16.13%) Python
4 265 (14.29%) SQL
5 212 (11.43%) C#
6 118 (6.36%) PHP
7 99 (5.34%) TypeScript
8 98 (5.29%) C++
9 97 (5.23%) C
9 97 (5.23%) Ruby
10 85 (4.58%) Java 8
11 81 (4.37%) Scala
12 76 (4.10%) Bash Shell
13 75 (4.05%) PowerShell
14 36 (1.94%) Go
15 34 (1.83%) Apple Swift
15 34 (1.83%) T-SQL
16 28 (1.51%) Kotlin
17 27 (1.46%) AspectJ
18 25 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 285 (15.37%) Degree
2 148 (7.98%) Security Cleared
3 106 (5.72%) SC Cleared
4 83 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (3.34%) CCNP
5 62 (3.34%) DV Cleared
6 56 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
7 53 (2.86%) CISSP
8 49 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (1.51%) CCNA
10 26 (1.40%) CISM
11 21 (1.13%) DBS Check
12 16 (0.86%) MCSE
13 15 (0.81%) Master's Degree
14 14 (0.76%) CCDP
15 13 (0.70%) SANS
16 11 (0.59%) CCIE
16 11 (0.59%) MCSA
17 9 (0.49%) AWS Certification
17 9 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (7.61%) QA
2 42 (2.27%) SLA
3 41 (2.21%) GDPR
4 37 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (1.78%) PCI DSS
6 24 (1.29%) Data Quality
7 15 (0.81%) NIST
8 14 (0.76%) ISO 22301
9 11 (0.59%) COBIT
9 11 (0.59%) NCSC
10 10 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
11 9 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 8 (0.43%) Government Security Classifications
13 6 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 15288
13 6 (0.32%) WAI
14 5 (0.27%) WCAG
15 4 (0.22%) HL7
15 4 (0.22%) PA-DSS
16 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 3 (0.16%) NIST 800
System Software
1 263 (14.19%) Docker
2 100 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 100 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 33 (1.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 22 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 19 (1.02%) HDFS
7 18 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
8 17 (0.92%) vSphere
9 14 (0.76%) BitLocker
10 13 (0.70%) XenApp
11 10 (0.54%) Apache Flume
11 10 (0.54%) VMware NSX
12 9 (0.49%) Firmware
13 6 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.27%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.11%) DFS Replication
16 2 (0.11%) NLBS
16 2 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 197 (10.63%) Ansible
2 178 (9.60%) Kubernetes
3 104 (5.61%) Terraform
4 95 (5.12%) Puppet
5 64 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
6 60 (3.24%) SCCM
7 40 (2.16%) Microsoft Intune
8 29 (1.56%) Salt
9 26 (1.40%) WSUS
10 16 (0.86%) Prometheus
10 16 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
11 15 (0.81%) SCVMM
12 11 (0.59%) Kibana
13 10 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (0.54%) Oozie
13 10 (0.54%) Rancher
14 9 (0.49%) Grafana
15 8 (0.43%) ZABBIX
16 6 (0.32%) CFEngine
16 6 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 333 (17.96%) Microsoft
2 149 (8.04%) Oracle
3 128 (6.90%) VMware
4 85 (4.58%) Cisco
5 83 (4.48%) WorldPay
6 73 (3.94%) FIS
7 66 (3.56%) Google
8 55 (2.97%) Citrix
9 44 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
10 42 (2.27%) IBM
11 41 (2.21%) Red Hat
12 36 (1.94%) Juniper
13 35 (1.89%) HP
14 30 (1.62%) Tableau
15 27 (1.46%) Zend
16 23 (1.24%) SAP
17 22 (1.19%) Dell
18 21 (1.13%) SolarWinds
19 20 (1.08%) Adobe
19 20 (1.08%) CheckPoint