Period
to 7 August 2020

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 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Leadership
England > London
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 196 221 295
Rank change year-on-year +25 +74 -8
Permanent jobs citing Technical Leadership 473 889 807
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.75% 1.57% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.69% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 377 566 618
Median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £51,250 £53,053 £50,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £115,000
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 25,229 52,727 64,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.53% 93.07% 92.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20,386 42,835 51,846
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Technical Leadership
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leadership in London

Technical Leadership
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Technical Leadership in London

Technical Leadership
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Leadership in London over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

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 August 2020. 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 +72 83 £74,000 -7.50% 11
South London +46 37 £57,500 -14.81% 1
West London +51 25 £50,000 -37.50% 15
East London +18 5 £68,000 +51.11%
North London +12 5 £45,000 -40.00%
Technical Leadership
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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.

1 191 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (39.75%) AWS
3 147 (31.08%) DevOps
4 140 (29.60%) Azure
5 131 (27.70%) Finance
6 117 (24.74%) Java
7 105 (22.20%) Python
8 92 (19.45%) Degree
9 91 (19.24%) Mentoring
10 90 (19.03%) Windows
11 87 (18.39%) Software Engineering
12 77 (16.28%) Linux
13 72 (15.22%) Microsoft
14 70 (14.80%) Microservices
15 69 (14.59%) Ansible
16 63 (13.32%) Office 365
16 63 (13.32%) Active Directory
17 61 (12.90%) JavaScript
18 58 (12.26%) SQL
19 56 (11.84%) Computer Science
20 54 (11.42%) PowerShell
20 54 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
21 53 (11.21%) Analytics
21 53 (11.21%) Docker
21 53 (11.21%) Scrum
22 52 (10.99%) PaaS
23 51 (10.78%) Git (software)
23 51 (10.78%) Continuous Delivery
23 51 (10.78%) Fintech
24 49 (10.36%) Configuration Management

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 23 (4.86%) Apache Spark
2 20 (4.23%) IIS
3 17 (3.59%) Confluence
4 13 (2.75%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.54%) Skype for Business
6 10 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.90%) CMS
8 7 (1.48%) Apache
8 7 (1.48%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.06%) Red Hat Fuse
10 4 (0.85%) Anypoint
10 4 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.85%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.63%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.63%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.42%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle CRM On Demand
3 2 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 188 (39.75%) AWS
2 140 (29.60%) Azure
3 63 (13.32%) Office 365
4 52 (10.99%) PaaS
5 43 (9.09%) SaaS
6 39 (8.25%) IaaS
7 31 (6.55%) GCP
8 25 (5.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 25 (5.29%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (4.86%) Serverless
10 9 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (1.90%) Azure Functions
11 8 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (1.69%) Amazon EKS
11 8 (1.69%) Boomi
11 8 (1.69%) OpenShift
12 7 (1.48%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (1.48%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (1.48%) GitHub
13 6 (1.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.34%) TCP/IP
2 19 (4.02%) Firewall
3 17 (3.59%) Internet
4 15 (3.17%) DNS
4 15 (3.17%) WAN
5 14 (2.96%) Skype
6 13 (2.75%) DHCP
7 12 (2.54%) Network Security
8 9 (1.90%) Intranet
8 9 (1.90%) LAN
9 7 (1.48%) DSL
9 7 (1.48%) HTTP
9 7 (1.48%) Kerberos
9 7 (1.48%) VPN
10 5 (1.06%) MPLS
10 5 (1.06%) SAN
10 5 (1.06%) WLAN
11 4 (0.85%) Broadband
12 3 (0.63%) FTP
12 3 (0.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.03%) Big Data
2 29 (6.13%) Hadoop
3 27 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 24 (5.07%) Relational Database
5 19 (4.02%) NoSQL
6 17 (3.59%) Apache Hive
7 16 (3.38%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.90%) Flink
12 9 (1.90%) HBase
12 9 (1.90%) Redis
13 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (1.06%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.85%) Amazon Aurora
15 4 (0.85%) HDInsight
15 4 (0.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 51 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 40 (8.46%) JIRA
3 37 (7.82%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.81%) Maven
5 15 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 14 (2.96%) Calabash
6 14 (2.96%) Charles Proxy
7 11 (2.33%) Artifactory
8 10 (2.11%) GitLab
9 9 (1.90%) Bitbucket
10 8 (1.69%) Android Studio
10 8 (1.69%) RStudio
10 8 (1.69%) Xcode
11 7 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.48%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.27%) Appium
13 5 (1.06%) Ant
13 5 (1.06%) fastlane
13 5 (1.06%) JUnit
13 5 (1.06%) webpack
General
1 131 (27.70%) Finance
2 35 (7.40%) Banking
3 23 (4.86%) Retail
4 15 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.33%) Law
5 11 (2.33%) Marketing
6 10 (2.11%) Public Sector
7 9 (1.90%) Automotive
7 9 (1.90%) Front Office
8 7 (1.48%) Games
8 7 (1.48%) Legal
9 6 (1.27%) Advertising
10 5 (1.06%) Police
11 3 (0.63%) Electronics
11 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 98 (20.72%) Architect
2 49 (10.36%) Developer
3 28 (5.92%) Technical Leader
4 27 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
5 26 (5.50%) Team Leader
6 24 (5.07%) Consultant
6 24 (5.07%) DevOps Engineer
7 23 (4.86%) IT Engineer
8 22 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
9 19 (4.02%) Senior Architect
9 19 (4.02%) Senior Developer
10 18 (3.81%) Analyst
10 18 (3.81%) Software Engineer
11 16 (3.38%) Android Engineer
12 15 (3.17%) Data Engineer
12 15 (3.17%) Mobile Engineer
12 15 (3.17%) Technical Architect
13 14 (2.96%) QA Engineer
14 13 (2.75%) Data Architect
14 13 (2.75%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (8.46%) Web Services
2 35 (7.40%) React
3 34 (7.19%) AngularJS
4 32 (6.77%) CSS
5 31 (6.55%) .NET
5 31 (6.55%) Spring
6 29 (6.13%) HTML
7 23 (4.86%) HTML5
8 22 (4.65%) REST
9 21 (4.44%) Kafka
10 19 (4.02%) RESTful
11 18 (3.81%) Node.js
12 15 (3.17%) ActiveMQ
13 14 (2.96%) Django
13 14 (2.96%) React Native
13 14 (2.96%) Velocity
14 13 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (2.75%) Sass
15 12 (2.54%) CSS3
15 12 (2.54%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (9.09%) User Experience
3 31 (6.55%) Data Centre
4 22 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 19 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (3.38%) Public Cloud
7 15 (3.17%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.96%) Virtual Team
9 13 (2.75%) Algorithms
10 12 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (2.33%) Cloud Native
12 10 (2.11%) Client/Server
12 10 (2.11%) Market Risk
13 8 (1.69%) AS400
14 6 (1.27%) Blackberry
14 6 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
15 5 (1.06%) Fat Client
15 5 (1.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 90 (19.03%) Windows
2 77 (16.28%) Linux
3 34 (7.19%) Windows Server
4 33 (6.98%) Apple iOS
5 32 (6.77%) Unix
6 28 (5.92%) Android
7 24 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (4.44%) Windows 10
9 17 (3.59%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.48%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (0.63%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.42%) VMS
14 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (31.08%) DevOps
3 91 (19.24%) Mentoring
4 87 (18.39%) Software Engineering
5 70 (14.80%) Microservices
6 56 (11.84%) Computer Science
7 54 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
8 53 (11.21%) Analytics
8 53 (11.21%) Scrum
9 51 (10.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 51 (10.78%) Fintech
10 49 (10.36%) Configuration Management
11 48 (10.15%) Line Management
12 46 (9.73%) Test Automation
13 44 (9.30%) Coaching
14 42 (8.88%) OO
15 34 (7.19%) Machine Learning
16 33 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (6.55%) Infrastructure as Code
17 31 (6.55%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 117 (24.74%) Java
2 105 (22.20%) Python
3 61 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 58 (12.26%) SQL
5 54 (11.42%) PowerShell
6 34 (7.19%) Bash Shell
7 30 (6.34%) C#
8 29 (6.13%) PHP
9 23 (4.86%) R
10 20 (4.23%) Kotlin
10 20 (4.23%) Scala
11 19 (4.02%) TypeScript
12 15 (3.17%) Ruby
13 13 (2.75%) Apple Swift
14 12 (2.54%) C++
15 11 (2.33%) Groovy
15 11 (2.33%) Java 8
16 9 (1.90%) C
16 9 (1.90%) Go
16 9 (1.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 92 (19.45%) Degree
2 40 (8.46%) Computer Science Degree
2 40 (8.46%) Security Cleared
3 36 (7.61%) SC Cleared
4 21 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (3.81%) DV Cleared
6 14 (2.96%) CISSP
7 12 (2.54%) CCNA
8 11 (2.33%) CCNP
9 8 (1.69%) AWS Certification
9 8 (1.69%) Master's Degree
10 5 (1.06%) MCSE
10 5 (1.06%) OCP
10 5 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.63%) CCDP
11 3 (0.63%) CISM
11 3 (0.63%) GIAC
11 3 (0.63%) MCITP
11 3 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.30%) QA
2 18 (3.81%) SLA
3 10 (2.11%) GDPR
4 6 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.85%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.63%) Government Security Classifications
6 3 (0.63%) NCSC
7 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.42%) NIST
8 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.21%) GAAP
8 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.21%) IFRS
System Software
1 63 (13.32%) Active Directory
2 53 (11.21%) Docker
3 30 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (5.92%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (1.27%) Samba
6 4 (0.85%) HDFS
6 4 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.85%) XenApp
7 3 (0.63%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.42%) vSphere
9 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.21%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 69 (14.59%) Ansible
2 46 (9.73%) Opscode Chef
2 46 (9.73%) Puppet
3 44 (9.30%) SCCM
4 39 (8.25%) Kubernetes
5 34 (7.19%) Terraform
6 22 (4.65%) SCVMM
7 11 (2.33%) Hadoop YARN
8 10 (2.11%) Ambari
9 8 (1.69%) Prometheus
10 7 (1.48%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 5 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (1.06%) Grafana
12 4 (0.85%) CloudHub
12 4 (0.85%) Control-M
13 3 (0.63%) Kibana
13 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.63%) Oozie
13 3 (0.63%) Salt
13 3 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 72 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.82%) VMware
3 34 (7.19%) Cisco
4 24 (5.07%) Oracle
5 23 (4.86%) Google
6 18 (3.81%) HP
7 16 (3.38%) Tableau
8 11 (2.33%) Cloudera
8 11 (2.33%) MuleSoft
9 9 (1.90%) Adobe
9 9 (1.90%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.90%) Citrix
9 9 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.69%) Dell
10 8 (1.69%) Sybase
10 8 (1.69%) Talend
10 8 (1.69%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.48%) IBM
11 7 (1.48%) Splunk
11 7 (1.48%) Zend