Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 113 108
Rank change year-on-year -12 -5 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 23 24 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.99% 1.11% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.15% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 25
Glasgow median annual salary £49,000 £48,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.03% -7.62% +29.63%
10th Percentile £36,700 £28,450 £44,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,625 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £51,750 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year -1.43% +0.96% -5.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2216 2082 2463
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.52% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1410 1158 1589
Glasgow median annual salary £47,000 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.90% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,375 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Glasgow

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Technical Leader in Glasgow

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in Glasgow

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

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 Glasgow region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Finance
4 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
5 6 (26.09%) Unix
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (21.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (17.39%) Kafka
7 4 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (17.39%) Kanban
7 4 (17.39%) Service Management
7 4 (17.39%) ITSM
7 4 (17.39%) Scrum
7 4 (17.39%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 3 (13.04%) SAN
8 3 (13.04%) BMC
8 3 (13.04%) Nagios
8 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
8 3 (13.04%) SCOM
8 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (13.04%) Spring
8 3 (13.04%) Ruby
8 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) EngageOne
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.70%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (21.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) HBase
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) PVCS
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Mockito
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Kafka
2 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
2 3 (13.04%) Spring
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) J2EE
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Unix
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) ITSM
3 4 (17.39%) Kanban
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Service Management
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Application Performance Management
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) Data Flow Diagram
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) OOD
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Clojure
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Nagios
1 3 (13.04%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) AppDynamics
3 3 (13.04%) BMC
3 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco