The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £44,471 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Technical Lead
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 133 126
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 15 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.64% 1.05% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.10% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 18
Median salary £44,471 £47,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.37% -15.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,358 £43,500 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £58,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2241 2806 2955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.93% 94.80% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1825 1825
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Scotland

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Technical Leader in Scotland

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in Scotland

Technical Leader
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +10 7 £45,000 -6.25% 2
Edinburgh -5 7 £37,429 -16.82% 1
Moray - 1 - -
Technical Leader
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 23 (46.00%) Java
2 22 (44.00%) SQL
3 19 (38.00%) Oracle
4 18 (36.00%) SDLC
5 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (28.00%) HTML
7 12 (24.00%) Mentoring
8 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database
8 11 (22.00%) CSS
8 11 (22.00%) OO
8 11 (22.00%) Finance
8 11 (22.00%) Spring
9 10 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (20.00%) PL/SQL
10 9 (18.00%) C#
10 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
11 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
11 8 (16.00%) Degree
11 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
12 7 (14.00%) HTML5
12 7 (14.00%) Web Development
12 7 (14.00%) J2EE
12 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
12 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (12.00%) OOD
13 6 (12.00%) CRM
13 6 (12.00%) Web Services

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 2 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.00%) GemFire
4 1 (2.00%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.00%) SAS
4 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) LAN
1 3 (6.00%) WAN
1 3 (6.00%) WLAN
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
6 5 (10.00%) MySQL
7 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.00%) DataStage
7 1 (2.00%) Informix
7 1 (2.00%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Games
3 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) HTML
2 11 (22.00%) CSS
2 11 (22.00%) Spring
3 10 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 7 (14.00%) HTML5
4 7 (14.00%) J2EE
5 6 (12.00%) Ajax
5 6 (12.00%) Web Services
6 5 (10.00%) .NET
7 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.00%) Apache OpenJPA
7 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (8.00%) JPA
7 4 (8.00%) JSF
7 4 (8.00%) RichFaces
8 2 (4.00%) Apache CXF
8 2 (4.00%) CSS3
8 2 (4.00%) Entity Framework
8 2 (4.00%) REST
9 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.00%) e-Learning
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
1 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.00%) Android
2 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) SDLC
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.00%) Mentoring
4 11 (22.00%) OO
5 7 (14.00%) Web Development
6 6 (12.00%) CRM
6 6 (12.00%) MVC
6 6 (12.00%) OOD
7 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.00%) SOA
7 5 (10.00%) UML
8 4 (8.00%) BPMN
8 4 (8.00%) Domain Models
8 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (8.00%) Migration
8 4 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (8.00%) Scrum
8 4 (8.00%) Use Case
9 3 (6.00%) IT Strategy
9 3 (6.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) Java
2 22 (44.00%) SQL
3 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 9 (18.00%) C#
6 4 (8.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) C
8 1 (2.00%) Clojure
8 1 (2.00%) Python
8 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
1 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.00%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) Cognos
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.00%) Symantec
6 1 (2.00%) Veeam
6 1 (2.00%) VMware
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