Technical Leadership Jobs in Scotland

Technical Leadership
UK > Scotland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Technical Leadership skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Leadership over the 6 months to 18 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
18 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 169 131 184
Rank change year-on-year -38 +53 -39
Permanent jobs citing Technical Leadership 120 93 68
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.79% 2.04% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.16% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 39 39 36
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,319 £49,750
25th Percentile £61,875 £54,375 £58,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £69,447 £61,250
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +13.38% -5.77%
75th Percentile £81,250 £97,414 £80,000
90th Percentile £90,250 £97,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £72,500 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +7.14%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland

Technical Leadership is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,192 4,310 5,369
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 92.23% 94.31% 91.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,403 2,153 2,812
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,297 £31,000
25th Percentile £40,250 £42,000 £40,606
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +12.24%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £68,275
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,180 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.10% +1.97% +9.09%

Technical Leadership
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Technical Leadership as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leadership in Scotland

Technical Leadership
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Technical Leadership in Scotland.

Salary trend for Technical Leadership in Scotland

Technical Leadership
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Leadership in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Technical Leadership in Scotland

Technical Leadership
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 Leadership within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -62 75 £75,000 +18.58% 7
Edinburgh +11 37 £75,400 -12.62% 5
Dundee -11 2 £52,500 +9.11% 1
Aberdeen - 1 £62,500 - 1
Stirling - 1 £32,500 - 2
Technical Leadership
UK

Technical Leadership
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 57 (47.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.83%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.67%) AWS
2 21 (17.50%) Azure
3 20 (16.67%) SaaS
4 9 (7.50%) PaaS
5 8 (6.67%) IaaS
6 7 (5.83%) OpenShift
7 6 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (5.00%) GCP
8 4 (3.33%) Microsoft 365
9 3 (2.50%) Power Platform
9 3 (2.50%) Snowflake
10 2 (1.67%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (1.67%) Azure API Management
10 2 (1.67%) Azure DevOps
10 2 (1.67%) dbt
10 2 (1.67%) GitHub
10 2 (1.67%) Vertex AI
11 1 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.83%) Entra ID
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) Firewall
2 4 (3.33%) SD-WAN
3 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (54.17%) Big Data
2 58 (48.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.50%) Power BI
3 3 (2.50%) Tableau
4 2 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Git
2 3 (2.50%) IBM UrbanCode
2 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.83%) Cypress.io
3 1 (0.83%) GitLab
3 1 (0.83%) Gradle
3 1 (0.83%) JUnit
3 1 (0.83%) Maven
3 1 (0.83%) Mockito
3 1 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 72 (60.00%) Finance
2 67 (55.83%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 60 (50.00%) Marketing
4 59 (49.17%) Influencing Skills
5 58 (48.33%) Law
6 18 (15.00%) Social Skills
7 11 (9.17%) Banking
8 6 (5.00%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (4.17%) Legal
10 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (2.50%) Retail
12 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.83%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.83%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 71 (59.17%) Software Engineer
2 67 (55.83%) Lead
3 57 (47.50%) Big Data Engineer
3 57 (47.50%) Big Data Software Engineer
3 57 (47.50%) Lead Big Data Engineer
3 57 (47.50%) Lead Software Engineer
3 57 (47.50%) Scala Engineer
3 57 (47.50%) Scala Software Engineer
4 52 (43.33%) Java Engineer
5 51 (42.50%) Java Scala Software Engineer
5 51 (42.50%) Java Software Engineer
5 51 (42.50%) Lead Java Engineer
6 23 (19.17%) Senior
7 14 (11.67%) Architect
7 14 (11.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) Principal Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) Senior Windows Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.00%) React
2 5 (4.17%) RESTful
2 5 (4.17%) Spring
2 5 (4.17%) Spring Boot
3 4 (3.33%) J2EE
3 4 (3.33%) Kafka
3 4 (3.33%) LDAP
3 4 (3.33%) OAuth
3 4 (3.33%) OAuth2
3 4 (3.33%) OpenID
3 4 (3.33%) REST
3 4 (3.33%) SAML
4 3 (2.50%) Swagger
5 2 (1.67%) Django
5 2 (1.67%) Node.js
6 1 (0.83%) OpenAPI
Miscellaneous
1 72 (60.00%) Cloud Native
2 9 (7.50%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.83%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.33%) Blockchain
4 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.33%) Onboarding
4 4 (3.33%) Product Ownership
4 4 (3.33%) Robotics
4 4 (3.33%) SWIFT Messaging Network
5 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.67%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (1.67%) IoT
6 2 (1.67%) Life Science
6 2 (1.67%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.83%) Distributed Systems
7 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.67%) Linux
2 16 (13.33%) Windows
3 7 (5.83%) Mac OS
4 4 (3.33%) Android
4 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (75.00%) Agile
2 78 (65.00%) Software Engineering
3 67 (55.83%) SDLC
4 64 (53.33%) CI/CD
5 59 (49.17%) Performance Tuning
6 57 (47.50%) Community of Practice
6 57 (47.50%) Operational Stability
7 22 (18.33%) DevOps
8 21 (17.50%) Mentoring
9 15 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (10.83%) Analytics
10 13 (10.83%) Roadmaps
11 11 (9.17%) Architectural Patterns
11 11 (9.17%) Data Science
12 10 (8.33%) Coaching
12 10 (8.33%) Test Automation
13 9 (7.50%) Artificial Intelligence
13 9 (7.50%) Open Source
13 9 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (7.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 71 (59.17%) Java
2 67 (55.83%) SQL
3 57 (47.50%) Scala
4 18 (15.00%) Python
5 6 (5.00%) C
5 6 (5.00%) Embedded C
6 5 (4.17%) Kotlin
7 4 (3.33%) Groovy
7 4 (3.33%) Swift
7 4 (3.33%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.50%) Ruby
9 2 (1.67%) C#
9 2 (1.67%) PHP
10 1 (0.83%) Bash
10 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (3.33%) Azure Certification
2 4 (3.33%) CCNA
2 4 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.67%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.67%) CISSP
4 2 (1.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.67%) PMP
5 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) QA
2 4 (3.33%) SEPA
3 1 (0.83%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.83%) Basel III
3 1 (0.83%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 7 (5.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) RACF
Systems Management
1 15 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 14 (11.67%) Terraform
3 6 (5.00%) Ansible
4 5 (4.17%) Progress Chef
5 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.67%) Puppet
6 2 (1.67%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.83%) Grafana
7 1 (0.83%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 7 (5.83%) Dell
2 6 (5.00%) Google
2 6 (5.00%) ServiceNow
3 5 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.33%) Cisco
4 4 (3.33%) Okta
4 4 (3.33%) Salesforce
4 4 (3.33%) Splunk
5 3 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) Coverity
6 1 (0.83%) CyberArk
6 1 (0.83%) Klocwork
6 1 (0.83%) Thales