Period
to 26 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

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 West
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 280 273 269
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 64 69 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.60% 0.68% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.70% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 49 57 59
South West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £44,500 £40,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £93,750 £65,000
England 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 the South West. 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10,341 9,822 11,073
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 96.69% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8,585 8,180 9,312
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in the South West

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Technical Leader in the South West

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in the South West over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in the South West

Technical Leader
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. 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
Bristol -1 36 £70,000 +36.59%
Wiltshire -10 13 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Dorset -44 9 £50,000 -42.86%
Gloucestershire +27 5 £58,750 -6.00% 2
Somerset +12 1 £62,500 +13.64%
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, Technical Leader job roles required the following IT 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 West region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 27 (42.19%) SQL Server
4 26 (40.63%) C#
5 23 (35.94%) Scrum
6 22 (34.38%) .NET
7 21 (32.81%) Test Automation
8 19 (29.69%) ITIL
8 19 (29.69%) SQL
9 17 (26.56%) MVC
9 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (26.56%) MCSE
9 17 (26.56%) MCSA
9 17 (26.56%) Java
10 15 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (23.44%) Coaching
11 14 (21.88%) BDD
11 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
12 13 (20.31%) Risk Management
13 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
13 12 (18.75%) PRINCE2
13 12 (18.75%) Windows
13 12 (18.75%) Linux
13 12 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (18.75%) OpenUP
13 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
13 12 (18.75%) Release Management
13 12 (18.75%) Analytics
14 11 (17.19%) DevOps
14 11 (17.19%) Test Planning

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (17.19%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 8 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.56%) Confluence
4 1 (1.56%) Mule
4 1 (1.56%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
3 8 (12.50%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (9.38%) GitHub
4 6 (9.38%) Office 365
5 5 (7.81%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (7.81%) Serverless
6 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) DNS
1 8 (12.50%) LAN
1 8 (12.50%) WAN
2 6 (9.38%) DHCP
3 5 (7.81%) SAN
3 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.56%) Firewall
5 1 (1.56%) HTTP
5 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.56%) PBX
5 1 (1.56%) SSL
5 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (42.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) Amazon Redshift
3 8 (12.50%) Amazon Athena
3 8 (12.50%) BigQuery
4 6 (9.38%) Hadoop
5 5 (7.81%) MySQL
6 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.56%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (1.56%) MySQL Workbench
9 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.25%) JIRA
2 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.56%) PostCSS
General
1 11 (17.19%) Marketing
2 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) .NET
2 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
3 10 (15.63%) .NET Framework
3 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (15.63%) CSS
3 10 (15.63%) HTML
4 9 (14.06%) jQuery
5 8 (12.50%) MLlib
5 8 (12.50%) Pandas
5 8 (12.50%) WCF
5 8 (12.50%) Web Services
6 6 (9.38%) Velocity
7 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
7 5 (7.81%) Entity Framework
7 5 (7.81%) Node.js
7 5 (7.81%) React
7 5 (7.81%) XML
8 4 (6.25%) Kendo UI
8 4 (6.25%) LINQ
8 4 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Clustering
1 8 (12.50%) Internet of Things
2 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Fintech
3 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Linux
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 9 (14.06%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.13%) AIX
3 2 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.94%) Scrum
3 21 (32.81%) Test Automation
4 19 (29.69%) ITIL
5 17 (26.56%) MVC
6 15 (23.44%) Coaching
7 14 (21.88%) BDD
8 13 (20.31%) Risk Management
9 12 (18.75%) Analytics
9 12 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (18.75%) OpenUP
9 12 (18.75%) PRINCE2
9 12 (18.75%) Release Management
10 11 (17.19%) DevOps
10 11 (17.19%) Functional Testing
10 11 (17.19%) Non-Functional Testing
10 11 (17.19%) Process Improvement
10 11 (17.19%) Test Planning
10 11 (17.19%) Test Strategy
10 11 (17.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) C#
2 19 (29.69%) SQL
3 17 (26.56%) Java
4 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.06%) Python
6 8 (12.50%) Scala
7 5 (7.81%) PHP
8 1 (1.56%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.56%) C
8 1 (1.56%) C++
8 1 (1.56%) ES7
8 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) MCSA
1 17 (26.56%) MCSE
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 11 (17.19%) CEH
3 11 (17.19%) ISEB
3 11 (17.19%) ISTQB
4 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (9.38%) CCNA
6 1 (1.56%) CCNP
6 1 (1.56%) Degree
6 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) COBIT
1 2 (3.13%) QA
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Ansible
1 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
1 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) VMware
3 6 (9.38%) Citrix
4 5 (7.81%) DevExpress
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle
5 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.13%) SAP
7 1 (1.56%) arcserve
7 1 (1.56%) ATG
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco
7 1 (1.56%) Cognos
7 1 (1.56%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) hybris
7 1 (1.56%) McAfee
7 1 (1.56%) Mitel
7 1 (1.56%) Synology