Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 267 267 306
Rank change year-on-year 0 +39 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 76 106 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.73% 0.83% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.86% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 56 88 49
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £46,250 £44,700 £40,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £63,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.00% -

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 10,028 12,397 11,826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 96.90% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8,151 9,975 9,929
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 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
Manchester +2 41 £60,000 +14.29% 10
Merseyside - 20 £49,500 -
Cheshire +40 12 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Lancashire -12 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 19 February 2019, 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 26 (34.21%) Finance
2 24 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (27.63%) .NET
4 18 (23.68%) C#
4 18 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 15 (19.74%) Problem Management
7 14 (18.42%) Citrix
8 13 (17.11%) SQL
9 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
10 11 (14.47%) Java
10 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET
10 11 (14.47%) MVC
10 11 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (13.16%) DevOps
11 10 (13.16%) Windows
11 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
12 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
12 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
12 9 (11.84%) React
12 9 (11.84%) Skype for Business
12 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (11.84%) .NET Framework
13 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
13 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
13 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (9.21%) Scrum
14 7 (9.21%) ITIL
14 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (9.21%) Magento

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 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
1 9 (11.84%) Skype for Business
2 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.26%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Magento
2 2 (2.63%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.95%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.63%) CloudFront
4 2 (2.63%) Firebase
4 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.63%) Office 365
4 2 (2.63%) Route 53
4 2 (2.63%) SaaS
4 2 (2.63%) Serverless
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) LAN
1 5 (6.58%) WAN
2 4 (5.26%) VoIP
2 4 (5.26%) WLAN
3 3 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (3.95%) Firewall
3 3 (3.95%) PSTN
4 1 (1.32%) BGP
4 1 (1.32%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.32%) Intranet
4 1 (1.32%) IPsec
4 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.32%) NX-OS
4 1 (1.32%) OSPF
4 1 (1.32%) SAN
4 1 (1.32%) VPN
4 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.95%) MySQL
3 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.63%) RethinkDB
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.32%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.32%) OLAP
5 1 (1.32%) OLTP
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) JUnit
3 2 (2.63%) Ant
3 2 (2.63%) Gradle
3 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.63%) Maven
3 2 (2.63%) Mockito
3 2 (2.63%) webpack
4 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.32%) JMeter
4 1 (1.32%) Selenium
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 26 (34.21%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Front Office
5 1 (1.32%) Law
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.63%) .NET
2 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET
3 9 (11.84%) .NET Framework
3 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (11.84%) React
4 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 6 (7.89%) HTML
5 6 (7.89%) Node.js
6 4 (5.26%) CSS
6 4 (5.26%) HTML5
6 4 (5.26%) REST
7 3 (3.95%) Ember.js
7 3 (3.95%) Spring
8 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.63%) CSS3
8 2 (2.63%) jQuery
8 2 (2.63%) React Native
9 1 (1.32%) Redux
9 1 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.32%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.63%) Fintech
5 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.32%) Life Science
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) NHS
5 1 (1.32%) PMI
5 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.32%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (21.05%) Mentoring
4 15 (19.74%) Problem Management
5 11 (14.47%) MVC
6 10 (13.16%) DevOps
7 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.21%) ITIL
8 7 (9.21%) Scrum
9 6 (7.89%) Incident Management
9 6 (7.89%) Load Balancing
9 6 (7.89%) SDLC
9 6 (7.89%) Service Management
9 6 (7.89%) TDD
9 6 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (6.58%) Coaching
10 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.58%) Information Security
10 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) C#
2 13 (17.11%) SQL
3 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.47%) Java
5 3 (3.95%) Java 8
5 3 (3.95%) Python
6 2 (2.63%) C
6 2 (2.63%) PHP
6 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.32%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.32%) C++
7 1 (1.32%) R
7 1 (1.32%) Scala
7 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.32%) VB
7 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (3.95%) Degree
1 3 (3.95%) MCSE
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.63%) CCNA
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.32%) CCNP
3 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) GDPR
2 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.95%) Docker
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (1.32%) Ceph
3 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.32%) XenApp
3 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.63%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.63%) Puppet
2 2 (2.63%) Terraform
3 1 (1.32%) Ansible
3 1 (1.32%) Nagios
3 1 (1.32%) OpenView
3 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Citrix
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.89%) Apple
4 5 (6.58%) Cisco
4 5 (6.58%) VMware
5 4 (5.26%) NetApp
6 3 (3.95%) IBM
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle
6 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.63%) Cognos
7 2 (2.63%) Google
7 2 (2.63%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.63%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.63%) Veeam
8 1 (1.32%) Meraki
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.32%) Talend
8 1 (1.32%) Xamarin