Period
to 21 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 288 255 309
Rank change year-on-year -33 +54 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 73 116 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.87% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.90% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 61 99 49
North West median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,400 £41,450
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £66,550 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.18% +10.92% -

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 11,364 12,893 12,059
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 96.66% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9,229 10,328 10,153
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,175 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -9 48 £57,500 +9.52% 6
Merseyside +23 15 £49,500 -20.80%
Cheshire +9 8 £54,000 +8.00% 2
Lancashire -4 2 £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 21 November 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 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.14%) Scrum
2 22 (30.14%) .NET
3 21 (28.77%) Java
4 20 (27.40%) SQL
5 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
6 15 (20.55%) Retail
6 15 (20.55%) C#
7 14 (19.18%) Mentoring
7 14 (19.18%) .NET Framework
8 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
8 13 (17.81%) Finance
8 13 (17.81%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (16.44%) TDD
9 12 (16.44%) OO
10 11 (15.07%) Kanban
10 11 (15.07%) Coaching
11 10 (13.70%) AngularJS
11 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (13.70%) Windows
12 9 (12.33%) Python
12 9 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (10.96%) Migration
13 8 (10.96%) JUnit
13 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
13 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
13 8 (10.96%) SDLC
14 7 (9.59%) Deployment Automation
14 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange

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 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.85%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.48%) Apache Solr
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.37%) Magento
2 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.85%) Office 365
3 4 (5.48%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (5.48%) SaaS
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.37%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.37%) Route 53
4 1 (1.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Firewall
1 3 (4.11%) VLAN
1 3 (4.11%) VPN
2 2 (2.74%) DHCP
2 2 (2.74%) DNS
2 2 (2.74%) LAN
2 2 (2.74%) SAN
2 2 (2.74%) Skype
2 2 (2.74%) VoIP
2 2 (2.74%) WAN
3 1 (1.37%) BGP
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.37%) DMZ
3 1 (1.37%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.37%) Intranet
3 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.37%) NX-OS
3 1 (1.37%) OSPF
3 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.48%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (5.48%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.74%) MySQL
7 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) JUnit
2 7 (9.59%) Ant
2 7 (9.59%) Gradle
2 7 (9.59%) Maven
2 7 (9.59%) Mockito
3 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.48%) gulp
4 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.11%) Subversion
6 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (20.55%) Retail
2 13 (17.81%) Finance
3 4 (5.48%) Front Office
4 3 (4.11%) Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Advertising
6 1 (1.37%) Legal
6 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.14%) .NET
2 14 (19.18%) .NET Framework
3 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
4 10 (13.70%) AngularJS
5 7 (9.59%) HTML
6 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (8.22%) Spring
7 5 (6.85%) CSS
7 5 (6.85%) Web Services
8 4 (5.48%) J2EE
8 4 (5.48%) JAX-RS
8 4 (5.48%) Node.js
8 4 (5.48%) REST
8 4 (5.48%) Spring Boot
9 3 (4.11%) HTML5
9 3 (4.11%) React
9 3 (4.11%) Redux
10 1 (1.37%) CSS3
10 1 (1.37%) React Native
10 1 (1.37%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.48%) Cloud Native
2 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.11%) Replication
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) AS400
4 2 (2.74%) Fintech
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.74%) PMI
5 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.37%) IBM Storwize
5 1 (1.37%) iSeries
5 1 (1.37%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Linux
2 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) Android
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.14%) Scrum
3 14 (19.18%) Mentoring
4 13 (17.81%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (16.44%) OO
5 12 (16.44%) TDD
6 11 (15.07%) Coaching
6 11 (15.07%) Kanban
7 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.96%) Migration
8 8 (10.96%) SDLC
9 7 (9.59%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (9.59%) DevOps
9 7 (9.59%) Open Source
9 7 (9.59%) Pair Programming
10 6 (8.22%) Microservices
10 6 (8.22%) MVC
10 6 (8.22%) Risk Management
11 5 (6.85%) OOP
11 5 (6.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) Java
2 20 (27.40%) SQL
3 15 (20.55%) C#
4 9 (12.33%) Python
5 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.22%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.85%) Java 8
7 5 (6.85%) PHP
7 5 (6.85%) VBA
8 4 (5.48%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.48%) VB
9 3 (4.11%) C++
9 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.74%) C
11 1 (1.37%) Delphi
11 1 (1.37%) R
11 1 (1.37%) Scala
11 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.11%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) PMP
4 1 (1.37%) CCNP
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.37%) CISSP
4 1 (1.37%) MCITP
4 1 (1.37%) MCSA
4 1 (1.37%) MCSE
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) PMO
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) GDPR
3 1 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) Ceph
2 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Docker
3 1 (1.37%) Firmware
3 1 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Ansible
1 4 (5.48%) Puppet
2 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.74%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.37%) Nagios
3 1 (1.37%) OpenView
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle
2 5 (6.85%) Citrix
2 5 (6.85%) VMware
3 4 (5.48%) IBM
3 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco
5 2 (2.74%) Cognos
5 2 (2.74%) Mitel
5 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.74%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.74%) Veeam
6 1 (1.37%) Apple
6 1 (1.37%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) Meraki
6 1 (1.37%) NetApp
6 1 (1.37%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.37%) Xamarin