Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Technical Leadership skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Leadership over the 6 months to 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Leadership
England > London
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 207 295 267
Rank change year-on-year +88 -28 +25
Permanent jobs citing Technical Leadership 932 725 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.74% 1.09% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.18% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 562 551 685
London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £51,750 £50,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £111,250 £105,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.00%

Technical Leadership is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 49,848 61,690 69,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.20% 92.56% 93.80%
Number of salaries quoted 40,160 49,983 54,202
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Technical Leadership
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Technical Leadership as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leadership in London

Technical Leadership
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Technical Leadership in London

Technical Leadership
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leadership in London over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Technical Leadership in London

Technical Leadership
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 Leadership within the London region over the 6 months to 7 December 2019. 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 +49 134 £80,000 -3.03% 43
West London +19 20 £80,000 -3.03% 34
South London -16 16 £67,500 +3.85% 7
East London +24 13 £90,000 +100.00% 11
North London +1 1 - - 3
Technical Leadership
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, IT jobs citing Technical Leadership also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Technical Leadership.

1 437 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (33.26%) AWS
3 278 (29.83%) Java
4 243 (26.07%) DevOps
5 239 (25.64%) Azure
6 214 (22.96%) Docker
7 208 (22.32%) Finance
8 196 (21.03%) Microservices
9 192 (20.60%) Software Engineering
10 175 (18.78%) TDD
10 175 (18.78%) Mentoring
11 160 (17.17%) Microsoft
12 157 (16.85%) JavaScript
13 143 (15.34%) Continuous Improvement
14 141 (15.13%) Kubernetes
15 135 (14.48%) Degree
16 119 (12.77%) .NET
16 119 (12.77%) Thought Leadership
17 115 (12.34%) Spring
18 114 (12.23%) Ansible
19 113 (12.12%) Windows
20 108 (11.59%) SQL
21 106 (11.37%) Test Automation
22 102 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
23 101 (10.84%) Git (software)
24 100 (10.73%) Node.js
24 100 (10.73%) SDLC
24 100 (10.73%) C#
24 100 (10.73%) QA
25 97 (10.41%) Salesforce.com

Technical Leadership
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 45 (4.83%) Apache Spark
2 25 (2.68%) EPiServer
3 21 (2.25%) Skype for Business
4 20 (2.15%) SharePoint
5 19 (2.04%) Confluence
6 16 (1.72%) CMS
7 15 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.29%) IIS
9 9 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (0.97%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.75%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.54%) Apache
11 5 (0.54%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.54%) SAS
12 3 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.32%) Mule
12 3 (0.32%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.21%) SPSS
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 35 (3.76%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.86%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.11%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.11%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 310 (33.26%) AWS
2 239 (25.64%) Azure
3 78 (8.37%) OpenShift
4 76 (8.15%) SaaS
5 57 (6.12%) Office 365
6 43 (4.61%) PaaS
7 39 (4.18%) IaaS
8 38 (4.08%) GCP
9 26 (2.79%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 16 (1.72%) Amazon EKS
10 16 (1.72%) Serverless
11 14 (1.50%) Basecamp
12 13 (1.39%) Power Platform
13 12 (1.29%) Amazon S3
14 11 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
15 10 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
15 10 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
16 9 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
17 8 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
18 7 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.90%) Firewall
2 50 (5.36%) WAN
3 34 (3.65%) LAN
3 34 (3.65%) Network Security
4 27 (2.90%) VPN
5 26 (2.79%) Skype
6 25 (2.68%) MPLS
7 20 (2.15%) WLAN
8 19 (2.04%) Internet
9 14 (1.50%) TCP/IP
10 10 (1.07%) Wireless
11 7 (0.75%) BGP
12 6 (0.64%) DNS
12 6 (0.64%) HTTP
13 5 (0.54%) DWDM
13 5 (0.54%) Ethernet
13 5 (0.54%) SDH
14 4 (0.43%) DSL
14 4 (0.43%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (7.30%) Big Data
2 63 (6.76%) SQL Server
3 60 (6.44%) NoSQL
4 55 (5.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 50 (5.36%) Amazon RDS
6 37 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (3.97%) Relational Database
7 30 (3.22%) Redis
8 27 (2.90%) MySQL
9 20 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (2.04%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (1.50%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.50%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (1.29%) Power BI
15 10 (1.07%) DB2
15 10 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (0.97%) Oracle Database
16 9 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 101 (10.84%) Git (software)
2 59 (6.33%) Jenkins
3 46 (4.94%) JIRA
4 20 (2.15%) Selenium
5 19 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (1.82%) Maven
7 15 (1.61%) Cucumber
7 15 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 14 (1.50%) Subversion
9 13 (1.39%) Calabash
9 13 (1.39%) Charles Proxy
9 13 (1.39%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (1.18%) Appium
12 9 (0.97%) Xcode
13 8 (0.86%) Ranorex
13 8 (0.86%) Visual Studio Coded UI
13 8 (0.86%) WebDriver
13 8 (0.86%) webpack
14 7 (0.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 208 (22.32%) Finance
2 90 (9.66%) Banking
3 84 (9.01%) Retail
4 64 (6.87%) Marketing
5 26 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.58%) Investment Banking
7 23 (2.47%) Public Sector
8 21 (2.25%) Games
9 18 (1.93%) Law
10 11 (1.18%) Front Office
11 10 (1.07%) Billing
12 7 (0.75%) Legal
13 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.32%) Advertising
15 2 (0.21%) Automotive
15 2 (0.21%) Local Government
16 1 (0.11%) Fire and Rescue
16 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.11%) Military
16 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 241 (25.86%) Architect
2 142 (15.24%) Solutions Architect
3 123 (13.20%) Developer
4 85 (9.12%) Consultant
5 59 (6.33%) Software Engineer
6 47 (5.04%) Senior Developer
7 45 (4.83%) Security Consultant
8 44 (4.72%) Java Engineer
9 43 (4.61%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 40 (4.29%) Lead Developer
11 39 (4.18%) AWS Engineer
11 39 (4.18%) Java Software Engineer
12 38 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
13 35 (3.76%) AWS Software Engineer
13 35 (3.76%) Java Developer
14 32 (3.43%) Senior Java Engineer
15 31 (3.33%) Technical Leader
16 30 (3.22%) DevOps Engineer
17 29 (3.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
18 23 (2.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (12.77%) .NET
2 115 (12.34%) Spring
3 100 (10.73%) Node.js
4 94 (10.09%) Web Services
5 93 (9.98%) RESTful
6 88 (9.44%) React
7 80 (8.58%) REST
7 80 (8.58%) Spring Boot
8 78 (8.37%) HTML
9 66 (7.08%) Kafka
10 60 (6.44%) CSS
11 57 (6.12%) HTML5
12 55 (5.90%) Middleware
13 51 (5.47%) AngularJS
14 39 (4.18%) ASP.NET
15 36 (3.86%) Akka
16 35 (3.76%) Play Framework
17 31 (3.33%) CSS3
18 24 (2.58%) XML
19 23 (2.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 53 (5.69%) Public Cloud
4 50 (5.36%) Hybrid Cloud
5 42 (4.51%) Mobile App
6 39 (4.18%) User Experience
7 35 (3.76%) Cloud Native
8 25 (2.68%) Algorithms
9 23 (2.47%) Marketing Technology
10 20 (2.15%) Data Structures
11 18 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
12 17 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 15 (1.61%) Social Media
13 15 (1.61%) Social Network
14 14 (1.50%) Virtual Team
15 12 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
16 11 (1.18%) Fixed Income
16 11 (1.18%) Management Information System
16 11 (1.18%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 113 (12.12%) Windows
2 86 (9.23%) Linux
3 32 (3.43%) Unix
4 23 (2.47%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.36%) Android
5 22 (2.36%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.82%) Windows 10
7 14 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (26.07%) DevOps
3 196 (21.03%) Microservices
4 192 (20.60%) Software Engineering
5 175 (18.78%) Mentoring
5 175 (18.78%) TDD
6 143 (15.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 119 (12.77%) Thought Leadership
8 106 (11.37%) Test Automation
9 102 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
10 100 (10.73%) SDLC
11 96 (10.30%) Scrum
12 94 (10.09%) Asset Management
12 94 (10.09%) BDD
13 92 (9.87%) Enterprise Architecture
14 81 (8.69%) Continuous Delivery
14 81 (8.69%) Continuous Integration
15 76 (8.15%) E-Commerce
16 72 (7.73%) Cybersecurity
16 72 (7.73%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 278 (29.83%) Java
2 157 (16.85%) JavaScript
3 108 (11.59%) SQL
4 100 (10.73%) C#
5 92 (9.87%) Python
6 69 (7.40%) Scala
7 55 (5.90%) Java 8
8 47 (5.04%) Go
9 40 (4.29%) PowerShell
10 33 (3.54%) PHP
11 27 (2.90%) Ruby
12 24 (2.58%) ES6
13 23 (2.47%) TypeScript
14 21 (2.25%) Bash Shell
14 21 (2.25%) C
14 21 (2.25%) C++
15 14 (1.50%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.07%) Apple Swift
16 10 (1.07%) Kotlin
17 9 (0.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 135 (14.48%) Degree
2 45 (4.83%) CISSP
3 39 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 35 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (2.36%) Master's Degree
6 21 (2.25%) CCNP
7 16 (1.72%) CCNA
7 16 (1.72%) Security Cleared
8 13 (1.39%) CCIE
9 12 (1.29%) SC Cleared
10 11 (1.18%) CISM
10 11 (1.18%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.86%) TOGAF Certification
13 7 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 6 (0.64%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.54%) CCDE
15 5 (0.54%) CCDP
15 5 (0.54%) CCIE Service Provider
15 5 (0.54%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (10.73%) QA
2 22 (2.36%) SLA
3 10 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.54%) NIST
4 5 (0.54%) SAS 70
5 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 3 (0.32%) EMIR
6 3 (0.32%) MiFID
7 2 (0.21%) PSD2
8 1 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.11%) NCSC
8 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 214 (22.96%) Docker
2 48 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 24 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (2.04%) XenApp
5 17 (1.82%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (1.07%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.75%) vSphere
9 5 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.32%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.32%) HDFS
12 2 (0.21%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.11%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 141 (15.13%) Kubernetes
2 114 (12.23%) Ansible
3 83 (8.91%) Terraform
4 30 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (2.68%) Puppet
6 21 (2.25%) Microsoft Intune
7 11 (1.18%) SCCM
8 10 (1.07%) Prometheus
8 10 (1.07%) Rancher
8 10 (1.07%) SCVMM
9 8 (0.86%) FortiGate
9 8 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (0.75%) Kibana
10 7 (0.75%) WSUS
11 6 (0.64%) Grafana
12 4 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.43%) vRealize
13 3 (0.32%) OpenSSO
14 2 (0.21%) Graylog
Vendors
1 160 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 97 (10.41%) Salesforce.com
3 88 (9.44%) WorldPay
4 69 (7.40%) Oracle
5 48 (5.15%) Google
5 48 (5.15%) Tealium
6 38 (4.08%) Citrix
7 31 (3.33%) Cisco
8 30 (3.22%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 27 (2.90%) FIS
9 27 (2.90%) VMware
10 26 (2.79%) IBM
11 23 (2.47%) Pardot
12 18 (1.93%) Splunk
13 15 (1.61%) SAP
14 14 (1.50%) Adobe
14 14 (1.50%) Facebook
14 14 (1.50%) Juniper
15 12 (1.29%) Tableau
16 11 (1.18%) CheckPoint