Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 270 264
Rank change year-on-year -12 -6 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 47 62 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.61% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.63% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 37 56 68
South West median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +40.24% -13.68%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,425 £33,225
90th Percentile £66,000 £72,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £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 9,956 9,888 10,456
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.69% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8,207 8,242 8,859
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 £51,250 -21.15%
Wiltshire -8 10 £55,000 +18.92% 2
Dorset -30 10 £55,000 -4.35%
Gloucestershire +27 9 £60,000 +41.18%
Devon +12 2 £48,750 +45.17% 1
Cornwall -2 1 - -
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (40.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (34.04%) Java
5 15 (31.91%) Mentoring
6 14 (29.79%) DevOps
6 14 (29.79%) Windows
7 13 (27.66%) Firewall
8 12 (25.53%) VMware
8 12 (25.53%) Scrum
9 11 (23.40%) Linux
9 11 (23.40%) Cisco
9 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
10 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
10 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
10 10 (21.28%) C#
11 9 (19.15%) MySQL
11 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
11 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
12 8 (17.02%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (17.02%) PHP
13 7 (14.89%) C
13 7 (14.89%) .NET
13 7 (14.89%) Citrix
13 7 (14.89%) ISTQB
13 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (10.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (40.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (12.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (12.77%) Office 365
4 1 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) Firewall
2 6 (12.77%) SAN
3 5 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (10.64%) Software-Defined Networking
3 5 (10.64%) Unified Communications
4 2 (4.26%) HTTP
4 2 (4.26%) HTTPS
4 2 (4.26%) SSL
4 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) MySQL
2 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
3 6 (12.77%) MariaDB
3 6 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.26%) Hazelcast
7 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.13%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Selenium
1 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.38%) Ant
2 3 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) JMeter
2 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
2 3 (6.38%) Maven
2 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
2 3 (6.38%) SpecFlow
2 3 (6.38%) TestComplete
2 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.13%) ER Studio
3 1 (2.13%) ERwin
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Games
2 1 (2.13%) Law
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) Node.js
2 6 (12.77%) RESTful
3 4 (8.51%) SOAP
4 3 (6.38%) Apache Flex
4 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.38%) CSS
4 3 (6.38%) Gherkin
4 3 (6.38%) HTML
4 3 (6.38%) J2EE
4 3 (6.38%) Web Services
5 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.26%) Lucene
5 2 (4.26%) React
5 2 (4.26%) Spring
5 2 (4.26%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.13%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (12.77%) Clustering
2 6 (12.77%) Driving Licence
3 5 (10.64%) Blackberry
3 5 (10.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.38%) User Experience
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) Windows 10
3 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) Mentoring
3 14 (29.79%) DevOps
4 12 (25.53%) Scrum
5 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
6 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
6 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.89%) Test Management
7 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
7 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (12.77%) Data Protection
8 6 (12.77%) Line Management
8 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (10.64%) Quality Management
9 5 (10.64%) TDD
9 5 (10.64%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) C#
3 8 (17.02%) PHP
4 7 (14.89%) C
5 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
5 6 (12.77%) Python
5 6 (12.77%) SQL
6 4 (8.51%) Go
7 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) ISTQB
3 6 (12.77%) CCNA
3 6 (12.77%) CCNP
3 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (12.77%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (10.64%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (8.51%) CEH
5 4 (8.51%) ISEB
5 4 (8.51%) MCSA
5 4 (8.51%) MCSE
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.89%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
4 5 (10.64%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (4.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) SCCM
1 5 (10.64%) SCOM
1 5 (10.64%) vRealize
2 3 (6.38%) Ansible
2 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) VMware
3 11 (23.40%) Cisco
4 7 (14.89%) Citrix
5 6 (12.77%) Veeam
6 3 (6.38%) Adobe
7 1 (2.13%) Guidewire
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle
7 1 (2.13%) Twitter
7 1 (2.13%) WatchGuard