Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 375 377
Rank change year-on-year +86 +2 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 868 608 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.15% 0.81% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.85% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 546 526 610
London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £54,375 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £110,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70913 71825 85553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55797 62046 72615
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in London

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Technical Leader in London

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in London

Technical Leader
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Central London -14 108 £72,500 -0.68% 7
West London +10 32 £90,000 +44.00% 3
South London +24 27 £72,500 +26.09%
North London +3 4 £70,000 +21.74% 1
East London -1 2 £68,750 -17.91% 3
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 431 (49.65%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (48.96%) Java
3 385 (44.35%) Finance
4 296 (34.10%) Banking
5 245 (28.23%) Asset Management
6 243 (28.00%) Investment Banking
7 242 (27.88%) Oracle
8 237 (27.30%) Wealth Management
9 230 (26.50%) Retail Banking
10 191 (22.00%) Mentoring
11 176 (20.28%) C#
12 174 (20.05%) JavaScript
12 174 (20.05%) TDD
13 161 (18.55%) SQL
14 145 (16.71%) Scrum
15 142 (16.36%) .NET
16 133 (15.32%) Spring
17 131 (15.09%) REST
18 127 (14.63%) AngularJS
18 127 (14.63%) BDD
19 125 (14.40%) SDLC
20 123 (14.17%) Project Management
21 112 (12.90%) HTML
22 110 (12.67%) Test Automation
23 105 (12.10%) Pair Programming
24 98 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
25 97 (11.18%) Enterprise Software
26 96 (11.06%) MVC
26 96 (11.06%) XML
27 94 (10.83%) Degree

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 64 (7.37%) Tomcat
2 48 (5.53%) Oracle Workflow
3 34 (3.92%) Apache Spark
4 25 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 24 (2.76%) Confluence
6 20 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (2.19%) Apache
8 18 (2.07%) CMS
9 16 (1.84%) Drupal
10 12 (1.38%) IIS
10 12 (1.38%) SharePoint
11 10 (1.15%) JBoss
12 5 (0.58%) Ethereum
13 4 (0.46%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
13 4 (0.46%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.46%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.35%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.35%) Mule
14 3 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.35%) Autodesk Inventor
4 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.35%) Siemens NX
4 3 (0.35%) Solid Edge
5 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.46%) Eikon
3 4 (0.46%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.12%) Exstream
6 1 (0.12%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 1 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.12%) Siebel CRM
6 1 (0.12%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 98 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (3.00%) SaaS
4 19 (2.19%) GitHub
5 17 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
6 14 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (1.38%) Office 365
8 11 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (1.04%) Amazon S3
10 9 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.81%) PaaS
12 5 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.46%) Heroku
14 2 (0.23%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.23%) Taleo
14 2 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.23%) Yammer
15 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.00%) HTTP
2 18 (2.07%) Internet
3 17 (1.96%) Firewall
4 9 (1.04%) BGP
4 9 (1.04%) OSPF
4 9 (1.04%) SSL
5 8 (0.92%) DNS
5 8 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.81%) DHCP
6 7 (0.81%) MPLS
7 6 (0.69%) FTP
7 6 (0.69%) Network Security
8 5 (0.58%) Skype
9 4 (0.46%) SAN
9 4 (0.46%) VPN
10 3 (0.35%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.35%) VoIP
10 3 (0.35%) WAN
10 3 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (10.02%) SQL Server
2 63 (7.26%) NoSQL
3 57 (6.57%) Big Data
4 52 (5.99%) MySQL
4 52 (5.99%) Oracle Database
5 49 (5.65%) Relational Database
6 47 (5.41%) Neo4j
7 44 (5.07%) Oracle Database 10g
8 36 (4.15%) Hadoop
8 36 (4.15%) MongoDB
9 26 (3.00%) RDBMS
10 25 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (2.07%) Power BI
13 18 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (1.84%) OLAP
15 15 (1.73%) Redis
16 11 (1.27%) HBase
Development Applications
1 87 (10.02%) JIRA
2 83 (9.56%) Maven
3 65 (7.49%) Jenkins
4 53 (6.11%) Git (software)
5 28 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 28 (3.23%) Selenium
6 20 (2.30%) WebDriver
7 19 (2.19%) RSpec
8 15 (1.73%) JUnit
9 14 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (1.50%) Bitbucket
10 13 (1.50%) Gradle
10 13 (1.50%) PHPUnit
10 13 (1.50%) Subversion
11 12 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (1.38%) WATIR
12 11 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (1.27%) Spock
13 10 (1.15%) Appium
14 9 (1.04%) TestNG
General
1 385 (44.35%) Finance
2 296 (34.10%) Banking
3 243 (28.00%) Investment Banking
4 230 (26.50%) Retail Banking
5 56 (6.45%) Legal
6 41 (4.72%) Front Office
7 34 (3.92%) Retail
8 26 (3.00%) Games
9 20 (2.30%) Back Office
10 18 (2.07%) Telecoms
11 16 (1.84%) Advertising
11 16 (1.84%) Law
12 13 (1.50%) Marketing
12 13 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (1.27%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.81%) Electronics
15 6 (0.69%) Publishing
16 3 (0.35%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (16.36%) .NET
2 133 (15.32%) Spring
3 131 (15.09%) REST
4 127 (14.63%) AngularJS
5 112 (12.90%) HTML
6 96 (11.06%) XML
7 82 (9.45%) J2EE
8 75 (8.64%) React
9 74 (8.53%) CSS
10 56 (6.45%) HTML5
10 56 (6.45%) Spring Boot
10 56 (6.45%) Web Services
11 52 (5.99%) Spring MVC
12 41 (4.72%) Node.js
12 41 (4.72%) RESTful
13 37 (4.26%) Hibernate
14 35 (4.03%) Kafka
15 32 (3.69%) ASP.NET
16 31 (3.57%) CSS3
17 29 (3.34%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 97 (11.18%) Enterprise Software
2 77 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
4 45 (5.18%) Reference Data
5 42 (4.84%) Fixed Income
6 27 (3.11%) Fintech
7 26 (3.00%) Computer Science
7 26 (3.00%) User Experience
8 16 (1.84%) Derivative
8 16 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (1.73%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.27%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.04%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.04%) Equities
12 8 (0.92%) Digital Media
12 8 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (0.92%) IVR
12 8 (0.92%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.81%) Credit Risk
13 7 (0.81%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 89 (10.25%) Linux
2 45 (5.18%) Windows
3 36 (4.15%) Unix
4 21 (2.42%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.04%) Android
7 7 (0.81%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.35%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.12%) CentOS
9 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (49.65%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (28.23%) Asset Management
3 237 (27.30%) Wealth Management
4 191 (22.00%) Mentoring
5 174 (20.05%) TDD
6 145 (16.71%) Scrum
7 127 (14.63%) BDD
8 125 (14.40%) SDLC
9 123 (14.17%) Project Management
10 110 (12.67%) Test Automation
11 105 (12.10%) Pair Programming
12 96 (11.06%) MVC
13 85 (9.79%) Multithreading
14 81 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
15 75 (8.64%) OO
16 70 (8.06%) Software Engineering
16 70 (8.06%) Technical Architecture
17 63 (7.26%) Workflow
18 60 (6.91%) Microservices
19 58 (6.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 425 (48.96%) Java
2 176 (20.28%) C#
3 174 (20.05%) JavaScript
4 161 (18.55%) SQL
5 53 (6.11%) Ruby
6 50 (5.76%) PHP
7 49 (5.65%) Python
8 35 (4.03%) Scala
9 29 (3.34%) PL/SQL
10 23 (2.65%) T-SQL
11 18 (2.07%) PowerShell
12 17 (1.96%) C++
13 13 (1.50%) C
13 13 (1.50%) Elixir
14 12 (1.38%) ES6
15 10 (1.15%) Groovy
16 7 (0.81%) Apex Code
16 7 (0.81%) Go
17 6 (0.69%) R
18 4 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 94 (10.83%) Degree
2 11 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.04%) CISM
3 9 (1.04%) CISSP
4 8 (0.92%) CISA
4 8 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (0.92%) GIAC
4 8 (0.92%) GISF
4 8 (0.92%) GSEC
4 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.81%) CCNP
5 7 (0.81%) MCSA
6 6 (0.69%) JNCIP
7 5 (0.58%) MCSE
7 5 (0.58%) MOS
8 4 (0.46%) MBA
8 4 (0.46%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.46%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) CCIE
9 2 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (10.14%) QA
2 10 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.58%) SLA
5 4 (0.46%) MiFID
5 4 (0.46%) SEPA
6 3 (0.35%) GDPR
7 2 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.23%) EMIR
7 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 46 (5.30%) Docker
2 23 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.81%) HDFS
4 5 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.23%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.23%) Cronacle
6 2 (0.23%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.12%) Postfix
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (2.19%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.96%) SCCM
3 13 (1.50%) Puppet
4 8 (0.92%) Core Impact
4 8 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (0.92%) Nessus
4 8 (0.92%) Nexpose
4 8 (0.92%) OpenVAS
4 8 (0.92%) PowerBroker
4 8 (0.92%) QRadar
4 8 (0.92%) RSA Security Analytics
4 8 (0.92%) WSUS
5 4 (0.46%) Ansible
5 4 (0.46%) Mesos
5 4 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.35%) SCOM
6 3 (0.35%) Terraform
7 2 (0.23%) Control-M
7 2 (0.23%) vRealize
7 2 (0.23%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 242 (27.88%) Oracle
2 74 (8.53%) Microsoft
3 50 (5.76%) CA
4 23 (2.65%) Informatica
5 20 (2.30%) Google
6 18 (2.07%) TIBCO
7 17 (1.96%) Cisco
7 17 (1.96%) Sybase
7 17 (1.96%) VMware
8 16 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (1.73%) Pega
10 12 (1.38%) Murex
11 11 (1.27%) Citrix
11 11 (1.27%) Splunk
12 9 (1.04%) Palo Alto
13 8 (0.92%) AlienVault
13 8 (0.92%) ArcSight
13 8 (0.92%) Bomgar
13 8 (0.92%) CyberArk
13 8 (0.92%) LogRhythm