Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 294 294
Rank change year-on-year +46 0 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 87 50 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.86% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.49% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 73 41 43
South West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +6.06% -11.05%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £38,850
90th Percentile £72,500 £93,750 £71,250
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 9,782 10,161 11,220
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 96.75% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8,082 8,552 9,494
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +10 41 £70,000 +36.59% 2
Wiltshire +13 20 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Dorset -23 11 £45,000 -48.57%
Somerset -4 8 £62,500 +54.32%
Gloucestershire +38 3 £57,500 - 1
Devon +16 3 £33,581 +5.63% 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 20 January 2018, 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 51 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (42.53%) Microsoft
3 36 (41.38%) .NET
4 35 (40.23%) C#
5 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
6 31 (35.63%) Scrum
7 27 (31.03%) MVC
7 27 (31.03%) Java
8 25 (28.74%) SQL
9 23 (26.44%) JavaScript
9 23 (26.44%) Test Automation
10 22 (25.29%) ASP.NET
11 20 (22.99%) Visual Studio
12 19 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (20.69%) .NET Framework
13 18 (20.69%) ITIL
14 17 (19.54%) CSS
14 17 (19.54%) HTML
15 16 (18.39%) Web Services
15 16 (18.39%) MCSE
15 16 (18.39%) MCSA
15 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (18.39%) jQuery
15 16 (18.39%) Coaching
16 15 (17.24%) BDD
16 15 (17.24%) Risk Management
17 14 (16.09%) Change Management
17 14 (16.09%) PRINCE2
17 14 (16.09%) Linux
17 14 (16.09%) Release Management

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 13 (14.94%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.20%) Apache Spark
2 8 (9.20%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) Confluence
4 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.20%) Amazon EMR
3 8 (9.20%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (6.90%) GitHub
4 6 (6.90%) Serverless
5 5 (5.75%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.45%) Office 365
7 1 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) DNS
2 4 (4.60%) LAN
2 4 (4.60%) WAN
3 3 (3.45%) DHCP
3 3 (3.45%) SAN
3 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.30%) SMS
5 1 (1.15%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.49%) Amazon Redshift
3 8 (9.20%) Amazon Athena
3 8 (9.20%) BigQuery
4 6 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.90%) MySQL
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.15%) MySQL Workbench
9 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (22.99%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.75%) MSI
4 4 (4.60%) JIRA
5 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.15%) JUnit
6 1 (1.15%) PostCSS
6 1 (1.15%) Selenium
6 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (14.94%) Marketing
2 7 (8.05%) Retail
3 6 (6.90%) Finance
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (41.38%) .NET
2 22 (25.29%) ASP.NET
3 18 (20.69%) .NET Framework
4 17 (19.54%) CSS
4 17 (19.54%) HTML
5 16 (18.39%) jQuery
5 16 (18.39%) Web Services
6 13 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (14.94%) Entity Framework
6 13 (14.94%) WCF
7 10 (11.49%) RESTful
8 8 (9.20%) MLlib
8 8 (9.20%) Pandas
9 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 7 (8.05%) SOAP
10 6 (6.90%) AngularJS
10 6 (6.90%) Kendo UI
10 6 (6.90%) Node.js
10 6 (6.90%) React
10 6 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Clustering
1 8 (9.20%) Internet of Things
2 7 (8.05%) User Experience
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Linux
2 11 (12.64%) Windows
3 5 (5.75%) Unix
4 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.63%) Scrum
3 27 (31.03%) MVC
4 23 (26.44%) Test Automation
5 18 (20.69%) ITIL
6 16 (18.39%) Coaching
7 15 (17.24%) BDD
7 15 (17.24%) Risk Management
8 14 (16.09%) Analytics
8 14 (16.09%) Change Management
8 14 (16.09%) PRINCE2
8 14 (16.09%) Release Management
9 13 (14.94%) DevOps
9 13 (14.94%) Functional Testing
9 13 (14.94%) Non-Functional Testing
9 13 (14.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 13 (14.94%) Process Improvement
9 13 (14.94%) System Integration Testing
9 13 (14.94%) Test Planning
9 13 (14.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.23%) C#
2 27 (31.03%) Java
3 25 (28.74%) SQL
4 23 (26.44%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.49%) Python
6 8 (9.20%) Scala
7 6 (6.90%) PHP
8 2 (2.30%) C++
9 1 (1.15%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.15%) ES7
9 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) MCSA
1 16 (18.39%) MCSE
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (14.94%) CEH
2 13 (14.94%) ISEB
2 13 (14.94%) ISTQB
2 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) CCNA
3 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.45%) Degree
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) COBIT
1 2 (2.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Ansible
1 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.15%) Puppet
1 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (42.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.75%) DevExpress
2 5 (5.75%) VMware
3 4 (4.60%) Citrix
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle
4 3 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) Sitecore