Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Lead
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 79 94
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 23 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.90% 0.27% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 0.28% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 28 2 11
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £55,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.21% -12.79%
10th Percentile £47,500 £43,050 £40,913
90th Percentile £70,000 £56,350 £57,500
North East median annual salary £55,000 £49,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -6.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 1,177 722 1,082
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.27% 97.30% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 971 612 945
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,906
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.07% +8.30%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £23,440
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £57,590
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +4.00%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured Technical Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Tyne and Wear

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Technical Leader in Tyne and Wear

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in Tyne and Wear

Technical Leader
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 23 £55,000 -
Technical Leader
North East

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) MVC
2 14 (60.87%) AngularJS
3 13 (56.52%) Java
4 12 (52.17%) C#
4 12 (52.17%) .NET
4 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
6 10 (43.48%) HTML
6 10 (43.48%) SQL
6 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (43.48%) React
6 10 (43.48%) .NET Core
7 8 (34.78%) DevOps
7 8 (34.78%) HTML5
7 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
7 8 (34.78%) Spring
8 7 (30.43%) TDD
8 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
8 7 (30.43%) Angular 2
8 7 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (26.09%) Scrum
10 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
10 5 (21.74%) Advertising
10 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (21.74%) CSS
10 5 (21.74%) OO
10 5 (21.74%) OOD
10 5 (21.74%) JavaScript

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
2 2 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (8.70%) Protractor
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (21.74%) Advertising
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) AngularJS
2 12 (52.17%) .NET
3 10 (43.48%) .NET Core
3 10 (43.48%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) React
4 8 (34.78%) HTML5
4 8 (34.78%) Spring
5 7 (30.43%) Angular 2
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
6 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) Vue.js
7 3 (13.04%) CSS3
8 2 (8.70%) Ajax
8 2 (8.70%) Express
8 2 (8.70%) Java EE
8 2 (8.70%) jQuery
8 2 (8.70%) JSON
8 2 (8.70%) Node.js
8 2 (8.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) MVC
3 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
4 8 (34.78%) DevOps
4 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
5 7 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (30.43%) TDD
6 6 (26.09%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
7 5 (21.74%) Mobile Development
7 5 (21.74%) OO
7 5 (21.74%) OOD
7 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (8.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (8.70%) Microservices
8 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.35%) BDD
9 1 (4.35%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) C#
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (4.35%) CITP
1 1 (4.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase