The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 138 141
Rank change year-on-year +23 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 34 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.28% 0.88% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.91% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 17
Median salary £52,500 £50,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% -1.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £47,500 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £66,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94%  

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 2490 2737 2998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.03% 96.58% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1572 1896
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +21 20 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Edinburgh 0 13 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Inverclyde - 1 £41,500 -
Technical Leader
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 24 (51.06%) Java
2 20 (42.55%) Spring
3 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.79%) Hibernate
4 14 (29.79%) Mentoring
5 13 (27.66%) SQL
5 13 (27.66%) Oracle
6 12 (25.53%) HTML
6 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
6 12 (25.53%) SDLC
7 11 (23.40%) Finance
7 11 (23.40%) Tomcat
8 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (19.15%) CRM
9 9 (19.15%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (17.02%) MySQL
10 8 (17.02%) OO
10 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
10 8 (17.02%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (14.89%) Degree
11 7 (14.89%) J2EE
11 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
11 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
11 7 (14.89%) OOD
11 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
12 6 (12.77%) Office 365
12 6 (12.77%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (12.77%) N-Tier
12 6 (12.77%) CSS
12 6 (12.77%) Banking

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 11 (23.40%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) GemFire
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.77%) Office 365
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) LAN
1 3 (6.38%) WAN
2 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) Skype
3 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) MySQL
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.64%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.26%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (2.13%) Big Data
7 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
2 6 (12.77%) Investment Banking
2 6 (12.77%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (42.55%) Spring
2 14 (29.79%) Hibernate
3 12 (25.53%) HTML
4 7 (14.89%) J2EE
5 6 (12.77%) CSS
6 5 (10.64%) Ajax
6 5 (10.64%) HTML5
7 4 (8.51%) Symfony
8 3 (6.38%) Java EE
8 3 (6.38%) Web Services
9 2 (4.26%) JMS
9 2 (4.26%) Kafka
9 2 (4.26%) Spring MVC
10 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.13%) Apache OpenJPA
10 1 (2.13%) JPA
10 1 (2.13%) REST
10 1 (2.13%) RichFaces
10 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.77%) N-Tier
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Unix
2 2 (4.26%) Android
2 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Mentoring
3 12 (25.53%) SDLC
4 9 (19.15%) CRM
5 8 (17.02%) OO
6 7 (14.89%) OOD
7 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (10.64%) Coaching
8 5 (10.64%) MVC
8 5 (10.64%) SOA
8 5 (10.64%) Web Development
9 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.26%) Android Development
10 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
10 2 (4.26%) iOS Development
10 2 (4.26%) IT Strategy
10 2 (4.26%) Microservices
10 2 (4.26%) Multithreaded Programming
10 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
10 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) Java
2 13 (27.66%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) PHP
5 2 (4.26%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) Scala
6 1 (2.13%) C#
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.26%) CCNA
3 2 (4.26%) CCNP
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.26%) MCP
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Docker
2 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) Firmware
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Rancher
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
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