The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £53,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 348 296
Rank change year-on-year +78 -52  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 126 100 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.84% 0.51% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.53% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 92 76 151
Median salary £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.63% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,213 £39,750 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.43% -6.81%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14466 18825 20301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.68% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12097 16070 16349
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in the South East

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Technical Leader in the South East

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in the South East

Technical Leader
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Buckinghamshire +37 27 £47,500 +14.45%
Hampshire +21 27 £55,000 - 7
Surrey +58 25 £53,000 -3.63% 2
Berkshire +31 20 £65,500 +4.80% 2
Oxfordshire +9 13 £52,500 -4.54% 1
West Sussex +16 8 £87,500 -
Kent +19 4 £40,000 -15.78%
East Sussex +4 1 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 75 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (27.12%) Java
3 48 (20.34%) C#
4 47 (19.92%) Windows
4 47 (19.92%) TDD
5 46 (19.49%) .NET
6 42 (17.80%) Microsoft
7 41 (17.37%) Linux
8 39 (16.53%) Mentoring
9 38 (16.10%) SQL
10 37 (15.68%) Finance
11 36 (15.25%) Scrum
12 35 (14.83%) ITIL
13 31 (13.14%) SQL Server
13 31 (13.14%) HTML
13 31 (13.14%) JavaScript
13 31 (13.14%) Web Services
14 28 (11.86%) BDD
15 27 (11.44%) MVC
15 27 (11.44%) Software Engineering
16 26 (11.02%) Spring
16 26 (11.02%) ASP.NET
16 26 (11.02%) VPN
17 23 (9.75%) Cisco
18 22 (9.32%) VMware
18 22 (9.32%) Big Data
18 22 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
19 21 (8.90%) WPF
19 21 (8.90%) Active Directory
20 20 (8.47%) Git (software)

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (5.51%) WebLogic
2 12 (5.08%) CMS
3 9 (3.81%) Apache
3 9 (3.81%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.39%) SAS
5 5 (2.12%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.12%) JBoss
6 4 (1.69%) Drupal
6 4 (1.69%) MQSeries
6 4 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.69%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.27%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.27%) Jetty
7 3 (1.27%) nginx
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.51%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) Camtasia
3 2 (0.85%) FrameMaker
3 2 (0.85%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.27%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.08%) SaaS
4 4 (1.69%) GitHub
5 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.85%) Force.com
5 2 (0.85%) IaaS
5 2 (0.85%) PaaS
5 2 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.85%) Taleo
6 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.02%) VPN
2 19 (8.05%) LAN
3 18 (7.63%) WAN
4 14 (5.93%) TCP/IP
5 12 (5.08%) SAN
6 11 (4.66%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (3.39%) DHCP
7 8 (3.39%) DNS
7 8 (3.39%) Firewall
7 8 (3.39%) VoIP
8 7 (2.97%) BIG-IP
9 6 (2.54%) FTP
9 6 (2.54%) IPsec
9 6 (2.54%) IPv4
9 6 (2.54%) SSL
9 6 (2.54%) VLAN
9 6 (2.54%) Wireless
10 3 (1.27%) WLAN
11 2 (0.85%) Internet
11 2 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.32%) Big Data
3 14 (5.93%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.66%) MySQL
5 7 (2.97%) Apache Hive
6 6 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.54%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.54%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.12%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.12%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Power View
9 3 (1.27%) Spark SQL
10 2 (0.85%) OLTP
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 20 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.93%) NUnit
2 14 (5.93%) Selenium
3 11 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (4.24%) Visual Studio
5 9 (3.81%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.81%) JUnit
6 7 (2.97%) Gradle
7 6 (2.54%) IntelliJ
8 5 (2.12%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.12%) JIRA
9 4 (1.69%) JMeter
9 4 (1.69%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.69%) NSubstitute
9 4 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (1.69%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.27%) Mockito
10 3 (1.27%) Subversion
11 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.85%) Maven
General
1 37 (15.68%) Finance
2 19 (8.05%) Retail
3 15 (6.36%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.93%) Marketing
5 5 (2.12%) Electronics
6 4 (1.69%) Banking
7 3 (1.27%) Advertising
8 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.85%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.85%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (19.49%) .NET
2 31 (13.14%) HTML
2 31 (13.14%) Web Services
3 26 (11.02%) ASP.NET
3 26 (11.02%) Spring
4 21 (8.90%) WPF
5 19 (8.05%) CSS
6 18 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (6.78%) Middleware
7 16 (6.78%) SOAP
8 15 (6.36%) J2EE
8 15 (6.36%) jQuery
8 15 (6.36%) JSON
9 14 (5.93%) Hibernate
9 14 (5.93%) HTML5
9 14 (5.93%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (5.93%) RESTful
10 13 (5.51%) Ajax
10 13 (5.51%) XML
11 12 (5.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.24%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.39%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.54%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.69%) iPad
6 3 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.27%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.85%) EFT
7 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.85%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (0.85%) User Experience
8 1 (0.42%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.42%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.42%) Robotics
8 1 (0.42%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.92%) Windows
2 41 (17.37%) Linux
3 14 (5.93%) Unix
4 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.08%) Android
5 12 (5.08%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.39%) Mac OS
7 7 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.54%) CentOS
9 4 (1.69%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.42%) Debian
12 1 (0.42%) SUSE
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (19.92%) TDD
3 39 (16.53%) Mentoring
4 36 (15.25%) Scrum
5 35 (14.83%) ITIL
6 28 (11.86%) BDD
7 27 (11.44%) MVC
7 27 (11.44%) Software Engineering
8 20 (8.47%) Translating Business Requirements
9 19 (8.05%) Migration
9 19 (8.05%) Open Source
9 19 (8.05%) Unit Testing
10 18 (7.63%) Data Migration
10 18 (7.63%) Machine Learning
11 17 (7.20%) Business Transformation
11 17 (7.20%) Coaching
11 17 (7.20%) Microservices
12 16 (6.78%) Requirements Management
12 16 (6.78%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
13 14 (5.93%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 64 (27.12%) Java
2 48 (20.34%) C#
3 38 (16.10%) SQL
4 31 (13.14%) JavaScript
5 18 (7.63%) C++
6 14 (5.93%) C
7 10 (4.24%) PHP
8 9 (3.81%) Scala
9 8 (3.39%) Objective-C
9 8 (3.39%) Python
10 5 (2.12%) Ruby
10 5 (2.12%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.69%) Korn
11 4 (1.69%) PHP 5
11 4 (1.69%) PHP 7
11 4 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (1.27%) F#
13 2 (0.85%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 17 (7.20%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.93%) Degree
3 13 (5.51%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.24%) ISTQB
5 8 (3.39%) CCIE
5 8 (3.39%) CCNP
5 8 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.27%) PhD
7 2 (0.85%) CISA
7 2 (0.85%) MCSA
7 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.85%) PMP
8 1 (0.42%) CCA
8 1 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) VCP4
8 1 (0.42%) VCP5
8 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.08%) SLA
2 10 (4.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (2.97%) QA
4 3 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (1.27%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (8.90%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.81%) vSphere
4 8 (3.39%) vCloud
5 7 (2.97%) Docker
6 5 (2.12%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.69%) Firmware
8 2 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.85%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.85%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.85%) XenApp
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (3.39%) Puppet
2 3 (1.27%) SCCM
3 2 (0.85%) ThinApp
3 2 (0.85%) WSUS
4 1 (0.42%) Ansible
4 1 (0.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.42%) Oozie
4 1 (0.42%) SCOM
4 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (17.80%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.75%) Cisco
3 22 (9.32%) VMware
4 19 (8.05%) Oracle
4 19 (8.05%) SAP
5 15 (6.36%) Juniper
6 11 (4.66%) Remedy
7 8 (3.39%) Dell
8 7 (2.97%) F5
8 7 (2.97%) Gemalto
9 6 (2.54%) IBM
9 6 (2.54%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.54%) webMethods
10 5 (2.12%) EMC
10 5 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.69%) Jaspersoft
12 3 (1.27%) EqualLogic
12 3 (1.27%) Fujitsu
12 3 (1.27%) HP
12 3 (1.27%) hybris
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