Period
to 16 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Leadership
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 170 180 224
Rank change year-on-year +10 +44 +53
Permanent jobs citing Technical Leadership 157 396 382
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.59% 1.70% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.89% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 150 342 325
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
90th Percentile £83,000 £86,125 £80,000
England median annual salary £68,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.48% +3.85% -

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,966 20,996 24,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.92% 90.31% 91.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7,199 17,095 20,252
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Technical Leadership
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Technical Leadership as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leadership in the South East

Technical Leadership
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Technical Leadership in the South East.

Salary trend for Technical Leadership in the South East

Technical Leadership
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Leadership in the South East over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Technical Leadership in the South East

Technical Leadership
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 Leadership within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 January 2021. 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
Thames Valley +40 66 £65,000 +4.00% 16
Berkshire +28 46 £68,750 -5.17% 12
Hampshire -10 31 £60,000 +11.11% 5
Surrey +28 20 £65,000 -18.75% 3
East Sussex +51 18 £62,500 +4.17%
Oxfordshire +20 12 £72,500 +23.08% 2
Buckinghamshire +53 8 £60,000 +4.35% 2
Kent +48 7 £41,500 +5.06% 3
West Sussex +14 6 £75,000 -3.23% 4
Home Counties +2 2 £80,000 +23.08%
Technical Leadership
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, IT jobs citing Technical Leadership also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Technical Leadership.

1 66 (42.04%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (33.76%) DevOps
3 45 (28.66%) Azure
4 44 (28.03%) Mentoring
5 36 (22.93%) Degree
6 34 (21.66%) AWS
7 31 (19.75%) JavaScript
8 30 (19.11%) .NET
8 30 (19.11%) Python
8 30 (19.11%) TDD
9 27 (17.20%) Software Engineering
10 26 (16.56%) Microservices
11 25 (15.92%) Coaching
12 24 (15.29%) Microsoft
13 22 (14.01%) Test Automation
14 21 (13.38%) Linux
15 20 (12.74%) C#
15 20 (12.74%) Project Management
15 20 (12.74%) Scrum
15 20 (12.74%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (12.74%) SaaS
15 20 (12.74%) REST
15 20 (12.74%) IaaS
15 20 (12.74%) Kubernetes
16 19 (12.10%) Terraform
16 19 (12.10%) Analytics
16 19 (12.10%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (12.10%) ITIL
17 18 (11.46%) HTML
17 18 (11.46%) Java

Technical Leadership
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 9 (5.73%) Confluence
1 9 (5.73%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.10%) IIS
2 8 (5.10%) OpenStack
2 8 (5.10%) SAS
2 8 (5.10%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.18%) Camunda
3 5 (3.18%) CMS
3 5 (3.18%) EPiServer
3 5 (3.18%) Headless CMS
3 5 (3.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (3.18%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.55%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.91%) Kentico
6 2 (1.27%) Drupal
6 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.27%) nginx
6 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.64%) Figma
Business Applications
1 8 (5.10%) Remedy ITSM
1 8 (5.10%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.64%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.64%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 45 (28.66%) Azure
2 34 (21.66%) AWS
3 20 (12.74%) IaaS
3 20 (12.74%) SaaS
4 14 (8.92%) GCP
5 11 (7.01%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (7.01%) PaaS
6 8 (5.10%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (5.10%) Serverless
7 7 (4.46%) Office 365
8 6 (3.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (3.18%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (1.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.91%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (1.91%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (1.91%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.91%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.91%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.37%) Firewall
1 10 (6.37%) Network Security
2 6 (3.82%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.55%) DNS
3 4 (2.55%) Internet
3 4 (2.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (2.55%) VPN
3 4 (2.55%) Wireless
3 4 (2.55%) Wireless Security
4 3 (1.91%) HTTP
5 2 (1.27%) Anycast
5 2 (1.27%) BGP
5 2 (1.27%) DMZ
5 2 (1.27%) LAN
5 2 (1.27%) WAN
6 1 (0.64%) 3G
6 1 (0.64%) 4G
6 1 (0.64%) 5G
6 1 (0.64%) NAS
6 1 (0.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.64%) MongoDB
2 10 (6.37%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.73%) MySQL
4 8 (5.10%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (5.10%) DB2
5 7 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.55%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.91%) Big Data
7 3 (1.91%) Data Lake
7 3 (1.91%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.27%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.27%) Power BI
8 2 (1.27%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (1.27%) Tableau
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.64%) Impala
9 1 (0.64%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 15 (9.55%) Git (software)
1 15 (9.55%) JIRA
2 8 (5.10%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.18%) Bitbucket
3 5 (3.18%) Robot Framework
4 3 (1.91%) Gradle
4 3 (1.91%) webpack
5 2 (1.27%) CircleCI
5 2 (1.27%) Maven
5 2 (1.27%) TestRail
5 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.64%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.64%) ERwin
6 1 (0.64%) GitLab
6 1 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (10.83%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.37%) Finance
3 7 (4.46%) Marketing
4 5 (3.18%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.55%) Banking
6 3 (1.91%) Law
6 3 (1.91%) Retail
7 2 (1.27%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.27%) Billing
7 2 (1.27%) Electronics
7 2 (1.27%) Local Government
8 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (22.29%) Architect
2 27 (17.20%) Developer
3 18 (11.46%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (8.28%) Senior Developer
5 12 (7.64%) Principal Engineer
5 12 (7.64%) Senior Software Engineer
5 12 (7.64%) Software Engineer
6 9 (5.73%) Embedded Engineer
6 9 (5.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (5.73%) Python Engineer
6 9 (5.73%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (5.10%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 8 (5.10%) ITSM Architect
7 8 (5.10%) Technical Developer
8 7 (4.46%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.46%) Scrum Master
9 6 (3.82%) Lead Developer
9 6 (3.82%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.82%) Technical Design Authority
10 5 (3.18%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.11%) .NET
2 20 (12.74%) REST
3 18 (11.46%) HTML
4 16 (10.19%) Node.js
5 15 (9.55%) CSS
6 14 (8.92%) Django
6 14 (8.92%) Flask
7 12 (7.64%) .NET Core
8 8 (5.10%) AngularJS
9 7 (4.46%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.46%) CSS3
9 7 (4.46%) HTML5
10 5 (3.18%) OpenDaylight
10 5 (3.18%) Sass
11 3 (1.91%) Angular 2
11 3 (1.91%) NgRx
11 3 (1.91%) React
11 3 (1.91%) ReactiveX
11 3 (1.91%) RxJS
11 3 (1.91%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.28%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (6.37%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.37%) User Experience
3 9 (5.73%) Algorithms
3 9 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.46%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.18%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.55%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.55%) Lidar
7 3 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.91%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.27%) PMI
8 2 (1.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.64%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.64%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.64%) Life Science
9 1 (0.64%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.64%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.38%) Linux
2 17 (10.83%) Windows
3 10 (6.37%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.82%) Unix
5 1 (0.64%) Android
5 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (42.04%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (33.76%) DevOps
3 44 (28.03%) Mentoring
4 30 (19.11%) TDD
5 27 (17.20%) Software Engineering
6 26 (16.56%) Microservices
7 25 (15.92%) Coaching
8 22 (14.01%) Test Automation
9 20 (12.74%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (12.74%) Project Management
9 20 (12.74%) Scrum
10 19 (12.10%) Analytics
10 19 (12.10%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (12.10%) ITIL
11 15 (9.55%) Presales
12 14 (8.92%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (8.92%) Decision-Making
12 14 (8.92%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (8.28%) Project Delivery
14 12 (7.64%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.75%) JavaScript
2 30 (19.11%) Python
3 20 (12.74%) C#
4 18 (11.46%) Java
5 17 (10.83%) SQL
6 15 (9.55%) C++
7 9 (5.73%) C
8 5 (3.18%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.55%) ES6
9 4 (2.55%) PHP
9 4 (2.55%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.91%) Ruby
10 3 (1.91%) VB
11 1 (0.64%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.64%) Groovy
11 1 (0.64%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.64%) R
11 1 (0.64%) Scala
11 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (22.93%) Degree
2 9 (5.73%) Master's Degree
3 5 (3.18%) PhD
3 5 (3.18%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.55%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (2.55%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.91%) CCNP
5 3 (1.91%) CEH
5 3 (1.91%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.91%) CISM
5 3 (1.91%) CISSP
5 3 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.91%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.91%) PMP
6 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.01%) QA
2 9 (5.73%) COBIT
3 5 (3.18%) ISO 9001
3 5 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.55%) GDPR
4 4 (2.55%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.91%) RMADS
6 2 (1.27%) SLA
7 1 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (7.64%) Docker
2 7 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.82%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.27%) Varnish
6 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (12.74%) Kubernetes
2 19 (12.10%) Terraform
3 16 (10.19%) Ansible
4 5 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.18%) Puppet
4 5 (3.18%) Salt
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.55%) Oracle
3 9 (5.73%) IBM
3 9 (5.73%) SAP
3 9 (5.73%) VMware
4 8 (5.10%) CA
4 8 (5.10%) HP
4 8 (5.10%) Hyperion
4 8 (5.10%) PeopleSoft
4 8 (5.10%) Remedy
4 8 (5.10%) ServiceNow
4 8 (5.10%) Siebel
5 7 (4.46%) Cisco
6 6 (3.82%) Google
7 5 (3.18%) Arista
7 5 (3.18%) Sitecore
8 4 (2.55%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.91%) EMC
10 2 (1.27%) Veeam
11 1 (0.64%) ESRI