The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £54,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 104 131 128
Rank change year-on-year +27 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 7 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.56% 0.51% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.55% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 13
Median salary £54,000 £63,750 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.29% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1211 1823 2241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.27% 93.73% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1472 1534
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Technical Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Reading

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Technical Leader in Reading

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Reading over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in Reading

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Technical Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
1 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
1 10 (52.63%) Open Source
1 10 (52.63%) Performance Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
3 4 (21.05%) Jaspersoft
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 4 (21.05%) Coaching
3 4 (21.05%) Big Data
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) JIRA
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) JUnit
3 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) SOA
3 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) JMeter
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) Data Security
3 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Drupal
1 1 (5.26%) EPiServer
1 1 (5.26%) Kentico
1 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
1 4 (21.05%) JMeter
1 4 (21.05%) JUnit
1 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Open Source
1 10 (52.63%) Performance Testing
1 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) Coaching
3 4 (21.05%) Data Security
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) SOA
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Presales
5 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Jaspersoft
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Apttus
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.26%) VMware