Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £52,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 143 168
Rank change year-on-year -21 +25 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 57 70 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.01% 1.35% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.41% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43 31 36
Scotland median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.95% +2.94% -7.27%
10th Percentile £39,800 £40,000 £43,563
90th Percentile £79,000 £70,000 £58,625
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5453 4965 6164
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 95.92% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3499 3084 3969
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,238 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Technical Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -22 27 £52,500 -10.64% 1
Glasgow -14 21 £49,000 +1.03% 2
Fife - 3 £45,000 -
Dundee -4 2 £45,000 -12.20%
West Lothian - 2 £57,500 -
Inverclyde - 1 £41,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Technical Leader
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (40.35%) Java
2 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.56%) Finance
4 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 10 (17.54%) Oracle
5 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
5 10 (17.54%) SDLC
6 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (15.79%) HTML
6 9 (15.79%) Unix
6 9 (15.79%) Linux
6 9 (15.79%) TDD
7 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
7 8 (14.04%) PHP
8 7 (12.28%) Banking
8 7 (12.28%) Scrum
8 7 (12.28%) HTML5
8 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
9 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.53%) CSS3
9 6 (10.53%) MVC
9 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.53%) SQL
9 6 (10.53%) CSS
9 6 (10.53%) Windows
9 6 (10.53%) Web Services
10 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (8.77%) CCNP
10 5 (8.77%) Symfony
10 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture

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 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.51%) Apache
2 2 (3.51%) JBoss
2 2 (3.51%) WildFly
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.75%) Drupal
3 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) EngageOne
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (1.75%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.77%) Office 365
3 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.51%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.51%) IaaS
4 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) LAN
1 3 (5.26%) SAN
1 3 (5.26%) WAN
2 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.75%) BGP
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.75%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) IPsec
3 1 (1.75%) MPLS
3 1 (1.75%) Multicast
3 1 (1.75%) OSPF
3 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (7.02%) MySQL
3 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.26%) EDRMS
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.75%) Big Data
6 1 (1.75%) HBase
6 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.26%) JUnit
2 2 (3.51%) PVCS
2 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) Mockito
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Advertising
4 2 (3.51%) Back Office
4 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) HTML
2 7 (12.28%) HTML5
3 6 (10.53%) CSS
3 6 (10.53%) CSS3
3 6 (10.53%) Web Services
4 5 (8.77%) Node.js
4 5 (8.77%) Symfony
5 4 (7.02%) .NET
5 4 (7.02%) Kafka
5 4 (7.02%) Spring
6 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.26%) J2EE
6 3 (5.26%) Java EE
7 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.51%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.51%) REST
7 2 (3.51%) RESTful
7 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.02%) User Experience
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) iPhone
4 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.75%) FMCG
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
1 9 (15.79%) Unix
2 6 (10.53%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.54%) SDLC
3 9 (15.79%) TDD
4 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.28%) Scrum
6 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.53%) MVC
7 5 (8.77%) BDD
7 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.02%) Coaching
8 4 (7.02%) CRM
8 4 (7.02%) ITSM
8 4 (7.02%) Kanban
8 4 (7.02%) Service Management
9 3 (5.26%) Analytics
9 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) Java
2 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.04%) PHP
4 6 (10.53%) SQL
5 4 (7.02%) C#
5 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.02%) Ruby
6 3 (5.26%) Clojure
7 2 (3.51%) C++
7 2 (3.51%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.51%) Python
8 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.75%) Perl
8 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.75%) Scala
8 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) CCNP
1 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.02%) CCNA
2 4 (7.02%) MCP
2 4 (7.02%) MCSE
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.75%) CCIE
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Firmware
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Nagios
1 3 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.75%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) AppDynamics
2 3 (5.26%) BMC
2 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco
3 2 (3.51%) Google
3 2 (3.51%) HubSpot
3 2 (3.51%) Marketo
3 2 (3.51%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe