Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 285 241 289
Rank change year-on-year -44 +48 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 33 87 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 0.87% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.89% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 29 73 40
South West median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.44% +5.13%
10th Percentile £49,250 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £64,500 £72,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +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 9,395 9,748 10,232
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 97.14% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7,509 8,056 8,615
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,500 £24,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -23 8 £60,000 -14.29% 4
Dorset +8 7 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Wiltshire -18 7 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Devon +4 5 £58,500 +74.21%
Somerset +7 4 £60,000 -4.00%
Cornwall +17 1 - -
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (30.30%) C#
6 9 (27.27%) Java
6 9 (27.27%) Scrum
6 9 (27.27%) DevOps
7 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
8 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
8 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Test Management
8 7 (21.21%) .NET
8 7 (21.21%) Linux
9 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
9 6 (18.18%) Python
9 6 (18.18%) MySQL
9 6 (18.18%) PHP
9 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (18.18%) Node.js
9 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
9 6 (18.18%) MariaDB
9 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
9 6 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server

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 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (6.06%) RS-232
1 2 (6.06%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) SSL
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) MariaDB
1 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 6 (18.18%) MySQL
1 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.06%) Hazelcast
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Selenium
1 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.09%) JMeter
3 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 3 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 3 (9.09%) TestComplete
3 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio Coded UI
3 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.06%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) Maven
5 1 (3.03%) Moq
5 1 (3.03%) NUnit
5 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) Node.js
3 5 (15.15%) SOAP
4 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
4 4 (12.12%) CSS
4 4 (12.12%) HTML
4 4 (12.12%) MEAN Stack
4 4 (12.12%) Web Services
5 3 (9.09%) Gherkin
5 3 (9.09%) Spring
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.06%) Lucene
6 2 (6.06%) React
6 2 (6.06%) REST
6 2 (6.06%) RESTful
6 2 (6.06%) Spring Boot
6 2 (6.06%) WCF
6 2 (6.06%) XML
7 1 (3.03%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Optoelectronics
2 2 (6.06%) PMI
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) Fintech
3 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 9 (27.27%) DevOps
3 9 (27.27%) Scrum
4 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (21.21%) Test Management
4 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
4 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.15%) Change Management
7 4 (12.12%) DSDM
7 4 (12.12%) ITIL
7 4 (12.12%) Quality Management
7 4 (12.12%) RAD
7 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.12%) TDD
7 4 (12.12%) Test Planning
7 4 (12.12%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) C#
2 9 (27.27%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) PHP
3 6 (18.18%) Python
4 5 (15.15%) SQL
5 4 (12.12%) C
5 4 (12.12%) Go
5 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) C++
6 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.06%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) CEH
3 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) ISEB
3 4 (12.12%) MCSA
3 4 (12.12%) MCSE
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
5 2 (6.06%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
1 2 (6.06%) SCOM
1 2 (6.06%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle