Period
to 27 November 2021

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

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
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 346 287 392
Rank change year-on-year -59 +105 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 500 199 415
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.97% 0.92% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.98% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 331 166 359
10th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £47,500
25th Percentile £70,625 £67,500 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £80,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
75th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £118,750 £125,000 £115,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -1.52% -5.71%

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 46,477 20,303 51,549
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.01% 93.65% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32,514 17,336 42,423
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £103,750 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in London

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Technical Leader in London.

Salary trend for Technical Leader in London

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Leader in London over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

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 27 November 2021. 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 -10 87 £97,500 +30.00% 16
West London -84 4 £77,500 +19.23% 4
East London - 4 £60,941 - 3
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 London region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 244 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (44.20%) Azure
3 207 (41.40%) Java
4 200 (40.00%) AWS
5 181 (36.20%) Microservices
6 177 (35.40%) DevOps
7 172 (34.40%) Finance
8 166 (33.20%) Docker
9 153 (30.60%) Kubernetes
9 153 (30.60%) Social Skills
10 145 (29.00%) Node.js
11 141 (28.20%) Software Engineering
12 136 (27.20%) Technical Leadership
13 130 (26.00%) Mentoring
13 130 (26.00%) JavaScript
14 129 (25.80%) GCP
15 125 (25.00%) C#
16 112 (22.40%) SQL Server
17 107 (21.40%) React
18 98 (19.60%) Relational Database
19 97 (19.40%) NoSQL
20 95 (19.00%) Spring
21 93 (18.60%) Python
22 90 (18.00%) Degree
23 89 (17.80%) .NET
23 89 (17.80%) PostgreSQL
24 82 (16.40%) SQL
24 82 (16.40%) Jenkins
25 81 (16.20%) Coaching
26 78 (15.60%) Spring Boot

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 49 (9.80%) Confluence
2 15 (3.00%) nginx
3 14 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.00%) CMS
5 6 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.20%) IBM Domino
6 5 (1.00%) Camunda
7 4 (0.80%) CICS
7 4 (0.80%) FileNet
7 4 (0.80%) Papyrus
8 3 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.40%) IIS
10 1 (0.20%) Jetty
Applications
1 14 (2.80%) MS Visio
2 11 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.40%) Sketch
4 6 (1.20%) InVision
5 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) Mingle
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.40%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 221 (44.20%) Azure
2 200 (40.00%) AWS
3 129 (25.80%) GCP
4 78 (15.60%) Serverless
5 30 (6.00%) Microsoft 365
6 17 (3.40%) AWS Lambda
7 14 (2.80%) Azure Data Factory
7 14 (2.80%) Lucidchart
7 14 (2.80%) Power Platform
7 14 (2.80%) SaaS
8 13 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (2.40%) GitHub
10 11 (2.20%) DigitalOcean
10 11 (2.20%) Heroku
11 10 (2.00%) Amazon ECS
12 8 (1.60%) Azure Key Vault
12 8 (1.60%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 8 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (1.40%) Azure Service Bus
13 7 (1.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.60%) HTTP
2 13 (2.60%) DNS
2 13 (2.60%) Wireless
3 11 (2.20%) Firewall
4 9 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.80%) VPN
5 8 (1.60%) SAN
6 5 (1.00%) DHCP
6 5 (1.00%) NAS
7 2 (0.40%) LAN
8 1 (0.20%) BGP
8 1 (0.20%) Internet
8 1 (0.20%) Intranet
8 1 (0.20%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.20%) MPLS
8 1 (0.20%) OSPF
8 1 (0.20%) RIP
8 1 (0.20%) SNMP
8 1 (0.20%) VRRP
8 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 98 (19.60%) Relational Database
3 97 (19.40%) NoSQL
4 89 (17.80%) PostgreSQL
5 70 (14.00%) MongoDB
6 62 (12.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 33 (6.60%) RDBMS
8 18 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (3.00%) BigQuery
9 15 (3.00%) Hazelcast
10 14 (2.80%) Data Lake
10 14 (2.80%) Redis
11 9 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (1.80%) MySQL
11 9 (1.80%) Power BI
12 6 (1.20%) Big Data
12 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.20%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 82 (16.40%) Jenkins
2 76 (15.20%) Git (software)
3 59 (11.80%) JIRA
4 50 (10.00%) SonarQube
5 40 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 31 (6.20%) Postman
6 31 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (5.40%) Octopus Deploy
8 26 (5.20%) Maven
9 24 (4.80%) NUnit
10 21 (4.20%) Cypress.io
10 21 (4.20%) GitLab
11 18 (3.60%) Moq
12 17 (3.40%) JMeter
13 15 (3.00%) CircleCI
14 14 (2.80%) GoCD
15 12 (2.40%) Gradle
16 10 (2.00%) JUnit
16 10 (2.00%) Selenium
17 8 (1.60%) Gatling
General
1 172 (34.40%) Finance
2 153 (30.60%) Social Skills
3 44 (8.80%) Retail
4 41 (8.20%) Banking
4 41 (8.20%) Presentation Skills
5 40 (8.00%) Influencing Skills
6 29 (5.80%) Games
7 21 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (3.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 15 (3.00%) Marketing
10 14 (2.80%) Public Sector
11 8 (1.60%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.60%) Law
12 7 (1.40%) Back Office
13 6 (1.20%) Publishing
14 5 (1.00%) Front Office
14 5 (1.00%) Retail Finance
15 4 (0.80%) Digital Economy
15 4 (0.80%) Organisational Skills
15 4 (0.80%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (29.00%) Node.js
2 107 (21.40%) React
3 95 (19.00%) Spring
4 89 (17.80%) .NET
5 78 (15.60%) Spring Boot
6 65 (13.00%) Kafka
7 52 (10.40%) AngularJS
8 41 (8.20%) HTML
9 38 (7.60%) CSS
10 36 (7.20%) OAuth
10 36 (7.20%) OAuth2
10 36 (7.20%) OpenID
11 34 (6.80%) RESTful
12 26 (5.20%) RabbitMQ
13 25 (5.00%) Jest
13 25 (5.00%) Web Services
14 24 (4.80%) REST
15 20 (4.00%) Visualforce
16 18 (3.60%) React Native
16 18 (3.60%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.20%) Cloud Native
2 25 (5.00%) User Experience
3 23 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (3.40%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.80%) Online Games
6 12 (2.40%) Virtual Team
7 11 (2.20%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.00%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.60%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.60%) Equities
10 6 (1.20%) Legacy Code
11 5 (1.00%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.80%) Blog
12 4 (0.80%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.80%) Derivative
12 4 (0.80%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.80%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.80%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 58 (11.60%) Linux
2 32 (6.40%) Windows
3 14 (2.80%) Windows 10
4 10 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.20%) Android
5 6 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.00%) VMS
7 4 (0.80%) Unix
8 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (36.20%) Microservices
3 177 (35.40%) DevOps
4 141 (28.20%) Software Engineering
5 136 (27.20%) Technical Leadership
6 130 (26.00%) Mentoring
7 81 (16.20%) Coaching
8 78 (15.60%) Test Automation
9 71 (14.20%) Event-Driven
9 71 (14.20%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 63 (12.60%) TDD
11 61 (12.20%) Full Stack Development
12 56 (11.20%) Data Privacy
13 50 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
14 49 (9.80%) Process Management
14 49 (9.80%) UML
15 48 (9.60%) Scrum
16 45 (9.00%) Code Coverage
16 45 (9.00%) Matrix Organization
16 45 (9.00%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 207 (41.40%) Java
2 130 (26.00%) JavaScript
3 125 (25.00%) C#
4 93 (18.60%) Python
5 82 (16.40%) SQL
6 72 (14.40%) TypeScript
7 59 (11.80%) C++
8 26 (5.20%) Scala
9 22 (4.40%) Apex Code
9 22 (4.40%) C
9 22 (4.40%) PowerShell
10 21 (4.20%) Java 8
10 21 (4.20%) Ruby
11 19 (3.80%) Kotlin
12 14 (2.80%) PHP
13 13 (2.60%) Go
13 13 (2.60%) Java 11
14 11 (2.20%) Clojure
14 11 (2.20%) Elm
14 11 (2.20%) Rust
Qualifications
1 90 (18.00%) Degree
2 56 (11.20%) Master's Degree
3 31 (6.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.60%) MCSE
6 5 (1.00%) MCP
6 5 (1.00%) MCSA
6 5 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.60%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.40%) CCNP
8 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.40%) SANS
9 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (15.20%) QA
2 38 (7.60%) GDPR
3 13 (2.60%) SLA
4 7 (1.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 166 (33.20%) Docker
2 21 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.20%) StorNext
7 1 (0.20%) vSphere
7 1 (0.20%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 153 (30.60%) Kubernetes
2 57 (11.40%) Terraform
3 30 (6.00%) Ansible
4 28 (5.60%) Grafana
5 16 (3.20%) linkerd
6 14 (2.80%) Istio
7 12 (2.40%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (1.80%) SCCM
9 4 (0.80%) Control-M
10 2 (0.40%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 2 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.20%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.20%) Kibana
11 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.20%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.20%) Puppet
11 1 (0.20%) Salt
11 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (13.20%) Oracle
2 62 (12.40%) Microsoft
3 60 (12.00%) Google
4 29 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (3.40%) MuleSoft
6 14 (2.80%) ServiceNow
7 13 (2.60%) Databricks
7 13 (2.60%) VMware
8 12 (2.40%) Cognizant
8 12 (2.40%) HP
9 8 (1.60%) AppDynamics
9 8 (1.60%) CA Agile Central
9 8 (1.60%) Splunk
9 8 (1.60%) Xamarin
10 7 (1.40%) Citrix
11 5 (1.00%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.00%) Murex
11 5 (1.00%) SAP
12 4 (0.80%) Adobe
12 4 (0.80%) Sybase