Period
to 21 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

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

Technical Lead
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 201 223
Rank change year-on-year +25 +22 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 50 33 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.97% 0.64% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.65% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 46 27 31
Leeds median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £46,250 £36,348
90th Percentile £56,250 £67,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,750
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.21% +5.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 5,010 5,052 6,338
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 97.60% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,190 4,411 5,229
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £63,500 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Leeds

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Technical Leader in Leeds

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 Leeds region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 35 (70.00%) Java
2 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (50.00%) TDD
4 23 (46.00%) .NET
4 23 (46.00%) BDD
5 21 (42.00%) Scrum
6 20 (40.00%) Line Management
7 18 (36.00%) Systems Analysis
7 18 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (36.00%) Kanban
8 11 (22.00%) Python
9 9 (18.00%) Software Testing
9 9 (18.00%) Selenium
9 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
9 9 (18.00%) Ranorex
10 7 (14.00%) VMware
11 6 (12.00%) Spring
11 6 (12.00%) Citrix
12 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
12 5 (10.00%) Thin Client
12 5 (10.00%) OO
12 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
12 5 (10.00%) SQL
12 5 (10.00%) ITIL
12 5 (10.00%) Windows
12 5 (10.00%) Billing
12 5 (10.00%) Military
12 5 (10.00%) Replication
12 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (4.00%) Apache
1 2 (4.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) Network Security
3 2 (4.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Ranorex
1 9 (18.00%) Selenium
2 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (10.00%) Billing
1 5 (10.00%) Military
2 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) Spring
3 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (8.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (8.00%) JPA
4 4 (8.00%) RESTful
4 4 (8.00%) Spring Boot
4 4 (8.00%) Spring Security
5 1 (2.00%) CSS
5 1 (2.00%) CSS3
5 1 (2.00%) HTML
5 1 (2.00%) HTML5
5 1 (2.00%) Kafka
5 1 (2.00%) React
5 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 5 (10.00%) Replication
1 5 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
1 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.00%) CentOS
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) TDD
3 23 (46.00%) BDD
4 21 (42.00%) Scrum
5 20 (40.00%) Line Management
6 18 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (36.00%) Kanban
6 18 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (36.00%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (18.00%) Software Testing
7 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.00%) ITIL
8 5 (10.00%) OO
8 5 (10.00%) People Management
8 5 (10.00%) Presales
8 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.00%) Time Management
9 4 (8.00%) Actionable Insight
9 4 (8.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) Java
2 11 (22.00%) Python
3 5 (10.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) C#
4 4 (8.00%) Java 8
5 1 (2.00%) ABAP
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) VMware
2 6 (12.00%) Citrix
3 5 (10.00%) Xerox
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco
5 3 (6.00%) Google
6 2 (4.00%) Capita
6 2 (4.00%) Splunk
7 1 (2.00%) McAfee
7 1 (2.00%) SAP