Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 204 171
Rank change year-on-year +22 -33 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 17 28 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.41% 0.57% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.58% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 47
Leeds median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £37,630 £35,000 £35,809
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,500 £75,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

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 4,038 4,801 5,462
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.97% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3,380 4,025 4,566
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Kanban
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) Network Security
4 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (17.65%) PaaS
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) PHP
5 3 (17.65%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) McAfee
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (11.76%) DSDM
6 2 (11.76%) Python
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) LAN
6 2 (11.76%) WAN
6 2 (11.76%) HTML

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 1 (5.88%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) PaaS
2 2 (11.76%) IaaS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
1 4 (23.53%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) DMZ
3 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) LAMP
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Vue.js
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Kanban
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) DSDM
6 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
6 2 (11.76%) Line Management
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Microservices
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Change Control
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) Java 8
5 2 (11.76%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.88%) VB
6 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CISA
1 1 (5.88%) CISM
1 1 (5.88%) CISMP
1 1 (5.88%) CISSP
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (5.88%) Xymon
1 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) McAfee
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Blue Prism
4 1 (5.88%) Perforce
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow