Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 195 193
Rank change year-on-year +22 -2 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 34 32 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.72% 0.63% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.64% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 39
Leeds median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - -4.55%
10th Percentile £38,375 £46,250 £40,609
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,250 £75,350
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 4,590 4,964 5,884
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 97.07% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,851 4,242 4,864
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
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 19 July 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 19 July 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 21 (61.76%) Java
2 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) TDD
3 15 (44.12%) Scrum
3 15 (44.12%) BDD
4 14 (41.18%) Kanban
5 12 (35.29%) .NET
6 11 (32.35%) Line Management
7 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (29.41%) Systems Analysis
7 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (20.59%) Spring
9 6 (17.65%) Firewall
9 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 6 (17.65%) Network Security
9 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 5 (14.71%) Spring Boot
10 5 (14.71%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (14.71%) MySQL
10 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
10 5 (14.71%) Java 8
11 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
11 4 (11.76%) Cisco
11 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
11 4 (11.76%) McAfee
11 4 (11.76%) Citrix
11 4 (11.76%) SQL
11 4 (11.76%) Actionable Insight
11 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
11 4 (11.76%) Spring Security

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 (2.94%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) PaaS
2 2 (5.88%) IaaS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Firewall
1 6 (17.65%) Network Security
2 2 (5.88%) LAN
2 2 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (5.88%) WAN
2 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.94%) DMZ
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Ranorex
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) .NET
2 7 (20.59%) Spring
3 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
4 5 (14.71%) Spring Boot
5 4 (11.76%) JPA
5 4 (11.76%) Spring Security
6 3 (8.82%) CSS
6 3 (8.82%) HTML
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.94%) CSS3
8 1 (2.94%) HTML5
8 1 (2.94%) Kafka
8 1 (2.94%) Node.js
8 1 (2.94%) React
8 1 (2.94%) REST
8 1 (2.94%) RESTful
8 1 (2.94%) SOAP
8 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) CentOS
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (50.00%) TDD
2 15 (44.12%) BDD
2 15 (44.12%) Scrum
3 14 (41.18%) Kanban
4 11 (32.35%) Line Management
5 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (29.41%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (11.76%) Actionable Insight
7 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.82%) Information Assurance
8 3 (8.82%) OO
8 3 (8.82%) Pair Programming
9 2 (5.88%) CQRS
9 2 (5.88%) DSDM
9 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (5.88%) MVC
10 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) Java
2 5 (14.71%) Java 8
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) PHP
5 2 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.94%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Xymon
2 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco
2 4 (11.76%) Citrix
2 4 (11.76%) McAfee
3 2 (5.88%) Capita
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Perforce
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat