Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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

Technical Lead
England > North West
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 268 288
Rank change year-on-year +16 +20 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 99 103 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.83% 0.78% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.81% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 87 88 49
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £43,250 £42,000 £41,600
90th Percentile £66,750 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 11,575 12,702 11,383
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 96.64% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9,375 10,242 9,630
North West median annual salary £43,750 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in the North West

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Technical Leader in the North West

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in the North West over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in the North West

Technical Leader
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. 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
Manchester +15 74 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Merseyside +21 11 £50,000 -20.00%
Cheshire +7 11 £54,000 +2.86%
Lancashire +9 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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 North West region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 58 (58.59%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.39%) Scrum
3 37 (37.37%) Java
4 31 (31.31%) TDD
4 31 (31.31%) Mentoring
5 29 (29.29%) .NET
6 23 (23.23%) JavaScript
7 22 (22.22%) SQL
7 22 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 22 (22.22%) Kanban
8 21 (21.21%) C#
9 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
10 18 (18.18%) BDD
10 18 (18.18%) AngularJS
10 18 (18.18%) Coaching
10 18 (18.18%) Microservices
11 17 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (16.16%) Open Source
12 16 (16.16%) .NET Framework
12 16 (16.16%) PHP
12 16 (16.16%) E-Commerce
13 15 (15.15%) Pair Programming
13 15 (15.15%) Spring
13 15 (15.15%) Retail
14 14 (14.14%) Node.js
14 14 (14.14%) JUnit
14 14 (14.14%) ASP.NET
15 13 (13.13%) Python
15 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
15 13 (13.13%) Puppet

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.04%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.04%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (3.03%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.03%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.02%) CMS
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.02%) IIS
4 2 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.01%) Content Management Server
5 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.01%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.01%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.06%) Office 365
3 4 (4.04%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (4.04%) SaaS
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.01%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.01%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) VLAN
2 2 (2.02%) DHCP
2 2 (2.02%) DNS
2 2 (2.02%) Firewall
2 2 (2.02%) LAN
2 2 (2.02%) Skype
2 2 (2.02%) VPN
2 2 (2.02%) WAN
3 1 (1.01%) DMZ
3 1 (1.01%) Intranet
3 1 (1.01%) SAN
3 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.01%) VoIP
3 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.01%) Wireless
3 1 (1.01%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.07%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.04%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.04%) MySQL
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.03%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.03%) Big Data
6 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (14.14%) JUnit
2 7 (7.07%) Ant
2 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.07%) Gradle
2 7 (7.07%) Maven
2 7 (7.07%) Mockito
3 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.04%) gulp
4 4 (4.04%) Subversion
5 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.01%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.01%) JIRA
6 1 (1.01%) JSUnit
6 1 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.01%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.01%) Selenium
6 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (15.15%) Retail
2 11 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (4.04%) Banking
3 4 (4.04%) Front Office
4 2 (2.02%) Advertising
4 2 (2.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.29%) .NET
2 18 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 16 (16.16%) .NET Framework
4 15 (15.15%) Spring
5 14 (14.14%) ASP.NET
5 14 (14.14%) Node.js
6 13 (13.13%) Spring Boot
7 12 (12.12%) HTML
8 11 (11.11%) CSS
8 11 (11.11%) React
8 11 (11.11%) REST
9 8 (8.08%) Hibernate
10 7 (7.07%) HTML5
10 7 (7.07%) Web Services
11 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (6.06%) CSS3
12 5 (5.05%) Java EE
13 4 (4.04%) J2EE
13 4 (4.04%) JAX-RS
14 3 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.07%) Xbox
3 4 (4.04%) Cloud Native
3 4 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.03%) Replication
5 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.02%) AS400
5 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.01%) IBM Storwize
6 1 (1.01%) iSeries
6 1 (1.01%) Life Science
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.01%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.09%) Windows
2 8 (8.08%) Linux
3 4 (4.04%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.01%) Android
6 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.01%) Unix
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (58.59%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.39%) Scrum
3 31 (31.31%) Mentoring
3 31 (31.31%) TDD
4 22 (22.22%) Kanban
4 22 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 18 (18.18%) BDD
5 18 (18.18%) Coaching
5 18 (18.18%) Microservices
6 17 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (16.16%) E-Commerce
7 16 (16.16%) Open Source
8 15 (15.15%) Pair Programming
9 13 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (12.12%) OO
11 9 (9.09%) DevOps
11 9 (9.09%) Web Development
12 8 (8.08%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (8.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 7 (7.07%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.37%) Java
2 23 (23.23%) JavaScript
3 22 (22.22%) SQL
4 21 (21.21%) C#
5 16 (16.16%) PHP
6 13 (13.13%) Python
7 11 (11.11%) Bash Shell
8 10 (10.10%) Java 8
9 8 (8.08%) C++
10 5 (5.05%) VBA
11 4 (4.04%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.04%) VB
12 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
12 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.02%) C
13 2 (2.02%) Go
13 2 (2.02%) Perl
13 2 (2.02%) Ruby
13 2 (2.02%) TypeScript
14 1 (1.01%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.03%) CCNA
1 3 (3.03%) CCNP
1 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (3.03%) Degree
1 3 (3.03%) MCSE
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.03%) PMI Certification
1 3 (3.03%) PMP
1 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.02%) MCP
3 1 (1.01%) APMP
3 1 (1.01%) CISSP
3 1 (1.01%) MCITP
3 1 (1.01%) MCSA
3 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) PMO
2 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.01%) P3O
3 1 (1.01%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) Docker
2 5 (5.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.03%) Ceph
4 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.01%) Firmware
5 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (13.13%) Puppet
2 8 (8.08%) Ansible
2 8 (8.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.02%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.02%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.02%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.01%) Kibana
4 1 (1.01%) logstash
4 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.06%) Oracle
4 3 (3.03%) Cisco
4 3 (3.03%) IBM
4 3 (3.03%) VMware
5 2 (2.02%) Cognos
5 2 (2.02%) Mitel
5 2 (2.02%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.02%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.02%) Veeam
6 1 (1.01%) Citrix
6 1 (1.01%) HP
6 1 (1.01%) iManage
6 1 (1.01%) Nimble Storage