Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Development Team Leader was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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

Development Team Lead
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 858 794 834
Rank change year-on-year -64 +40 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Team Leader 291 410 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 273 346 383
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £43,150 £42,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £84,750 £92,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 156,793 167,298 184,358
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.94% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 126,303 133,948 154,470
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Development Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Development Team Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Development Team Leader in the UK

Development Team Leader
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Development Team Leader.

Salary trend for Development Team Leader in the UK

Development Team Leader
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Development Team Leader over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Development Team Leader in the UK

Development Team Leader
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Team Leader within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
England -66 275 £57,500 -4.17% 26
UK excluding London -55 206 £55,000 +4.76% 22
London 0 87 £75,000 - 11
South East -17 56 £60,000 +9.09% 4
East of England +30 45 £70,000 -
Midlands +45 41 £52,225 +16.06% 6
West Midlands +53 37 £50,886 +13.08% 3
South West 0 30 £45,000 -14.29% 3
North of England -19 18 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Scotland -4 15 £54,000 +8.00% 2
North West -16 13 £57,500 +0.88% 1
Yorkshire -12 5 £50,000 -1.96% 1
East Midlands -2 4 £60,000 +23.08% 3
Wales -2 1 £52,000 -0.95% 2

Development Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, Development Team 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 featuring Development Team Leader in the job title.

1 189 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (52.92%) C#
3 140 (48.11%) .NET
4 94 (32.30%) Java
5 92 (31.62%) Scrum
6 73 (25.09%) SQL
7 67 (23.02%) JavaScript
8 66 (22.68%) TDD
9 61 (20.96%) HTML
9 61 (20.96%) Finance
10 59 (20.27%) Mentoring
11 57 (19.59%) SQL Server
12 56 (19.24%) SDLC
13 53 (18.21%) Microsoft
14 51 (17.53%) CSS
14 51 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (15.81%) Degree
16 44 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
17 39 (13.40%) AngularJS
17 39 (13.40%) ASP.NET
18 38 (13.06%) Coaching
19 37 (12.71%) Web Services
20 35 (12.03%) Software Engineering
21 34 (11.68%) JSON
21 34 (11.68%) ASP.NET Web API
22 33 (11.34%) Spring
23 31 (10.65%) OO
23 31 (10.65%) Python
23 31 (10.65%) PostgreSQL
23 31 (10.65%) MVC

Development Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (3.78%) JBoss
2 10 (3.44%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.75%) WebLogic
3 8 (2.75%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.41%) Apache
5 4 (1.37%) Confluence
5 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.03%) CMS
6 3 (1.03%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.03%) WordPress
7 2 (0.69%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.34%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (4.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 44 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (5.15%) GitHub
4 14 (4.81%) Serverless
5 11 (3.78%) SaaS
6 7 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.69%) Apigee
8 2 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.69%) npm
9 1 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.34%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.19%) Internet
2 10 (3.44%) HTTP
3 5 (1.72%) 802.15
3 5 (1.72%) Bluetooth
3 5 (1.72%) IPv6
3 5 (1.72%) LAN
3 5 (1.72%) SSL
3 5 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.72%) WAN
3 5 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.72%) X.509
3 5 (1.72%) ZigBee
4 2 (0.69%) Broadband
4 2 (0.69%) Firewall
4 2 (0.69%) Intranet
4 2 (0.69%) SNMP
4 2 (0.69%) Wireless
5 1 (0.34%) ATM
5 1 (0.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (19.59%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.65%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (8.93%) Relational Database
4 19 (6.53%) NoSQL
5 14 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (4.47%) Big Data
6 13 (4.47%) MySQL
7 11 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (3.44%) Oracle Database
8 10 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.75%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (2.06%) Blockchain
13 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.37%) Redis
13 4 (1.37%) SAP HANA
13 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (9.97%) Jenkins
2 28 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 20 (6.87%) JIRA
3 20 (6.87%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.78%) GitLab
5 8 (2.75%) Subversion
5 8 (2.75%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.41%) CircleCI
6 7 (2.41%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.41%) ReSharper
7 5 (1.72%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.72%) Mocha
8 4 (1.37%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.37%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.37%) Protractor
8 4 (1.37%) Travis CI
8 4 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.03%) Grunt
9 3 (1.03%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 61 (20.96%) Finance
2 22 (7.56%) Banking
3 17 (5.84%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.47%) Marketing
5 13 (4.47%) Retail
6 12 (4.12%) Advertising
7 11 (3.78%) Electronics
8 7 (2.41%) Games
9 6 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.37%) Publishing
11 2 (0.69%) Retail Finance
12 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (48.11%) .NET
2 61 (20.96%) HTML
3 51 (17.53%) CSS
4 39 (13.40%) AngularJS
4 39 (13.40%) ASP.NET
5 37 (12.71%) Web Services
6 34 (11.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 34 (11.68%) JSON
7 33 (11.34%) Spring
8 26 (8.93%) .NET Framework
9 22 (7.56%) HTML5
9 22 (7.56%) XML
10 20 (6.87%) Ajax
11 19 (6.53%) React
12 17 (5.84%) REST
12 17 (5.84%) RESTful
13 16 (5.50%) CSS3
14 15 (5.15%) Node.js
15 14 (4.81%) Akka
16 13 (4.47%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.87%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (5.84%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (5.15%) User Experience
4 12 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (3.09%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.75%) Fintech
7 7 (2.41%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.06%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.06%) Life Science
9 5 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.37%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.37%) NHS
11 3 (1.03%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.03%) PMI
11 3 (1.03%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.69%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.69%) Smart City
12 2 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.59%) Windows
2 24 (8.25%) Linux
3 8 (2.75%) Android
3 8 (2.75%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.34%) Solaris
5 1 (0.34%) Unix
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (31.62%) Scrum
3 66 (22.68%) TDD
4 59 (20.27%) Mentoring
5 56 (19.24%) SDLC
6 51 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (13.06%) Coaching
8 35 (12.03%) Software Engineering
9 31 (10.65%) MVC
9 31 (10.65%) OO
10 28 (9.62%) Line Management
11 27 (9.28%) Microservices
11 27 (9.28%) OOP
12 24 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (8.25%) Unit Testing
13 22 (7.56%) Performance Management
14 21 (7.22%) E-Commerce
14 21 (7.22%) Kanban
14 21 (7.22%) Web Development
15 19 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (52.92%) C#
2 94 (32.30%) Java
3 73 (25.09%) SQL
4 67 (23.02%) JavaScript
5 31 (10.65%) Python
6 25 (8.59%) C++
7 24 (8.25%) T-SQL
8 22 (7.56%) Scala
8 22 (7.56%) VB.NET
9 18 (6.19%) PHP
10 16 (5.50%) TypeScript
11 9 (3.09%) C
11 9 (3.09%) ES6
12 7 (2.41%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.41%) Ruby
13 6 (2.06%) Clojure
13 6 (2.06%) VB
14 5 (1.72%) VB6
15 4 (1.37%) ABAP
15 4 (1.37%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 46 (15.81%) Degree
2 10 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.03%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.81%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) SLA
3 2 (0.69%) ECSS
3 2 (0.69%) PMO
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (3.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 53 (18.21%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.22%) Oracle
3 20 (6.87%) Xamarin
4 18 (6.19%) SAP
5 6 (2.06%) Splunk
6 3 (1.03%) hybris
6 3 (1.03%) Twitter
6 3 (1.03%) VMware
7 2 (0.69%) IBM
7 2 (0.69%) New Relic
7 2 (0.69%) NVIDIA
7 2 (0.69%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.34%) Google
8 1 (0.34%) Intapp
8 1 (0.34%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.34%) Solace
8 1 (0.34%) TIBCO