Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 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
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 277 274 286
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 71 64 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.69% 0.59% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.60% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 63 59 49
South West median annual salary £57,500 £41,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.24% -13.68% -9.52%
10th Percentile £32,425 £31,854 £37,900
90th Percentile £72,500 £93,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,600 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.33% - -

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 10013 10607 11545
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 96.99% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8306 8964 9778
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
Bristol -3 34 £70,000 +47.37% 2
Wiltshire +12 14 £45,000 +5.88%
Somerset -24 8 £62,500 +54.32%
Dorset 0 6 £45,000 -48.57%
Devon +23 5 £33,581 +9.61%
Gloucestershire +28 3 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Cornwall - 1 £60,000 -
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 South West region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 41 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.62%) Scrum
3 25 (35.21%) Java
4 24 (33.80%) .NET
5 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
6 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
7 21 (29.58%) C#
8 20 (28.17%) MVC
9 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET
10 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
10 18 (25.35%) SQL
11 16 (22.54%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (21.13%) Entity Framework
12 15 (21.13%) TDD
12 15 (21.13%) .NET Framework
13 13 (18.31%) Web Development
13 13 (18.31%) Visual Studio
13 13 (18.31%) Mentoring
14 12 (16.90%) Line Management
14 12 (16.90%) Test Automation
14 12 (16.90%) jQuery
14 12 (16.90%) Kanban
14 12 (16.90%) HTML
14 12 (16.90%) CSS
14 12 (16.90%) Windows
14 12 (16.90%) Linux
15 11 (15.49%) Software Engineering
16 10 (14.08%) RESTful
16 10 (14.08%) BDD
16 10 (14.08%) NoSQL

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 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.04%) Apache Spark
2 5 (7.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) Confluence
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.54%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.04%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (7.04%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (5.63%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (5.63%) Office 365
4 4 (5.63%) Serverless
5 3 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.23%) GitHub
6 2 (2.82%) SaaS
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) SMS
2 2 (2.82%) LAN
2 2 (2.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) DHCP
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) LDAP
3 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.08%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.86%) Amazon Redshift
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.04%) BigQuery
4 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (5.63%) MySQL
6 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.23%) MarkLogic
6 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.41%) MySQL Workbench
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.86%) MSI
3 6 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.41%) JIRA
5 1 (1.41%) JUnit
5 1 (1.41%) PostCSS
5 1 (1.41%) Selenium
5 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (8.45%) Marketing
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.80%) .NET
2 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET
3 15 (21.13%) .NET Framework
3 15 (21.13%) Entity Framework
4 12 (16.90%) CSS
4 12 (16.90%) HTML
4 12 (16.90%) jQuery
5 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 10 (14.08%) RESTful
5 10 (14.08%) SOAP
5 10 (14.08%) Web Services
6 9 (12.68%) WCF
7 8 (11.27%) WPF
8 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (9.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (9.86%) WinForms
9 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (7.04%) Kendo UI
9 5 (7.04%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) User Experience
2 5 (7.04%) Clustering
2 5 (7.04%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Linux
1 12 (16.90%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Unix
3 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.62%) Scrum
3 20 (28.17%) MVC
4 15 (21.13%) TDD
5 13 (18.31%) Mentoring
5 13 (18.31%) Web Development
6 12 (16.90%) Kanban
6 12 (16.90%) Line Management
6 12 (16.90%) Test Automation
7 11 (15.49%) Software Engineering
8 10 (14.08%) Analytics
8 10 (14.08%) BDD
9 8 (11.27%) ITIL
10 7 (9.86%) Change Management
10 7 (9.86%) Coaching
10 7 (9.86%) Mathematics
10 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.86%) Release Management
10 7 (9.86%) SOA
10 7 (9.86%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.21%) Java
2 21 (29.58%) C#
3 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
3 18 (25.35%) SQL
4 7 (9.86%) Python
5 5 (7.04%) PHP
5 5 (7.04%) Scala
6 4 (5.63%) Groovy
7 3 (4.23%) C++
7 3 (4.23%) XPath
7 3 (4.23%) XQuery
8 1 (1.41%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.41%) BeanShell
8 1 (1.41%) C
8 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) MCSA
1 7 (9.86%) MCSE
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) CEH
2 6 (8.45%) ISEB
2 6 (8.45%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.04%) Degree
4 4 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) CCNA
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Docker
2 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Ansible
2 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.41%) Puppet
2 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle
2 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.41%) VMware