Period
to 21 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Lead
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 190 147 167
Rank change year-on-year -43 +20 +77
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 56 37 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.02% 1.19% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.23% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 54 33 70
10th Percentile £54,225 £46,250 £47,500
25th Percentile £66,760 £51,250 £50,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +4.35% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile - £71,500 £78,780
North West median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +20.83% +4.35% +7.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 5,181 3,005 5,460
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.22% 96.72% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,886 2,675 4,440
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,350 £27,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £35,939
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +4.73%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £70,025
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Manchester

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Technical Leader in Manchester

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Leader in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in Manchester

Technical Leader
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Altrincham +7 1 £61,500 +31.55%
Stockport +2 1 £33,000 -49.23%
Wigan -3 1 £52,500 +10.53%
Technical Leader
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, 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 Manchester region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (76.79%) AWS
3 42 (75.00%) DevOps
4 39 (69.64%) Azure
5 36 (64.29%) React
5 36 (64.29%) Software Engineering
5 36 (64.29%) JavaScript
6 32 (57.14%) C#
6 32 (57.14%) AngularJS
7 30 (53.57%) Vue.js
8 28 (50.00%) Java
9 26 (46.43%) OO
10 25 (44.64%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 25 (44.64%) SOLID
10 25 (44.64%) Terraform
11 24 (42.86%) Kotlin
11 24 (42.86%) GCP
11 24 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
11 24 (42.86%) Kubernetes
11 24 (42.86%) Go
11 24 (42.86%) Docker
11 24 (42.86%) Scala
11 24 (42.86%) Python
11 24 (42.86%) C++
11 24 (42.86%) OOP
12 12 (21.43%) Mentoring
13 10 (17.86%) Public Cloud
13 10 (17.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
13 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (1.79%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 43 (76.79%) AWS
2 39 (69.64%) Azure
3 24 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 24 (42.86%) GCP
4 3 (5.36%) SaaS
5 2 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.57%) Azure Service Bus
5 2 (3.57%) IaaS
5 2 (3.57%) PaaS
5 2 (3.57%) Serverless
6 1 (1.79%) AWS IoT
6 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
1 1 (1.79%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Cypress.io
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 9 (16.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
1 9 (16.07%) Legal
2 4 (7.14%) Law
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (64.29%) React
2 32 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 30 (53.57%) Vue.js
4 9 (16.07%) .NET
5 8 (14.29%) .NET Core
6 3 (5.36%) CSS
6 3 (5.36%) HTML
6 3 (5.36%) Node.js
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.57%) Redux
7 2 (3.57%) RESTful
8 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.79%) Express
8 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.79%) HTML5
8 1 (1.79%) jQuery
8 1 (1.79%) Lambda Expressions
8 1 (1.79%) Spring
8 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.79%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Public Cloud
2 9 (16.07%) Blog
3 2 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Housing Association
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (75.00%) DevOps
3 36 (64.29%) Software Engineering
4 26 (46.43%) OO
5 25 (44.64%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 25 (44.64%) SOLID
6 24 (42.86%) OOP
7 12 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 10 (17.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 10 (17.86%) Technical Leadership
9 9 (16.07%) Acceptance Criteria
9 9 (16.07%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (16.07%) Customer-Centricity
9 9 (16.07%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (16.07%) Prototyping
9 9 (16.07%) Rapid Prototyping
9 9 (16.07%) Re-Platforming
9 9 (16.07%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 9 (16.07%) Technology Roadmap
9 9 (16.07%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 32 (57.14%) C#
3 28 (50.00%) Java
4 24 (42.86%) C++
4 24 (42.86%) Go
4 24 (42.86%) Kotlin
4 24 (42.86%) Python
4 24 (42.86%) Scala
5 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
System Software
1 24 (42.86%) Docker
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (44.64%) Terraform
2 24 (42.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (1.79%) Atlassian