Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Development Team Leader was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 869 767 815
Rank change year-on-year -102 +48 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Team Leader 271 463 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 239 399 372
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £56,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -3.08% +13.50%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £86,000 £82,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -0.91% +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 152,660 172,531 179,238
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.04% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 122,387 138,781 149,637
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
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% - +3.03%

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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Development Team Leader in the UK

Development Team Leader
Top 15 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 14 December 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 -94 237 £60,000 +4.35% 23
UK excluding London -120 164 £54,500 -0.91% 24
London +60 106 £75,000 -3.23% 4
South East -41 36 £55,000 - 8
Midlands +35 33 £52,225 +16.06% 1
West Midlands +53 27 £51,556 +14.57% 1
East of England +12 25 £70,000 - 2
South West -2 22 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Scotland -11 21 £50,000 - 5
North of England -53 15 £53,750 +4.37% 7
North West -20 9 £57,500 +0.88% 6
East Midlands +15 6 £60,000 +33.33%
Wales +13 6 £38,250 -24.26%
Yorkshire -22 6 £52,500 +10.53% 1
Northern Ireland - 6 £37,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 172 (63.47%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (55.72%) C#
3 135 (49.82%) .NET
4 97 (35.79%) Java
5 87 (32.10%) SQL
6 77 (28.41%) Scrum
7 71 (26.20%) Finance
8 70 (25.83%) TDD
9 67 (24.72%) JavaScript
10 61 (22.51%) SDLC
11 57 (21.03%) HTML
12 55 (20.30%) SQL Server
13 52 (19.19%) Mentoring
14 44 (16.24%) ASP.NET
14 44 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (15.87%) CSS
16 40 (14.76%) Degree
17 37 (13.65%) Microsoft
18 34 (12.55%) Coaching
19 33 (12.18%) Oracle
20 31 (11.44%) MVC
20 31 (11.44%) Software Engineering
20 31 (11.44%) Amazon AWS
21 30 (11.07%) AngularJS
22 29 (10.70%) .NET Framework
22 29 (10.70%) PostgreSQL
23 28 (10.33%) OO
23 28 (10.33%) Python
24 27 (9.96%) ASP.NET Web API
24 27 (9.96%) Line Management

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 14 (5.17%) Apache Spark
2 9 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.58%) JBoss
4 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.48%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.48%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.48%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.74%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.74%) CMS
6 2 (0.74%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.58%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.11%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.44%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (4.06%) IBM Cloud
4 8 (2.95%) Serverless
5 7 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.21%) GitHub
6 6 (2.21%) SaaS
7 2 (0.74%) Apigee
7 2 (0.74%) npm
8 1 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.37%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.37%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.37%) Office 365
8 1 (0.37%) PaaS
8 1 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.80%) Internet
2 6 (2.21%) HTTP
3 5 (1.85%) 802.15
3 5 (1.85%) Bluetooth
3 5 (1.85%) IPv6
3 5 (1.85%) LAN
3 5 (1.85%) SSL
3 5 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.85%) WAN
3 5 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.85%) X.509
3 5 (1.85%) ZigBee
4 2 (0.74%) Broadband
4 2 (0.74%) Wireless
5 1 (0.37%) Intranet
5 1 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.70%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (9.23%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.90%) Big Data
5 15 (5.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (4.43%) NoSQL
7 11 (4.06%) Blockchain
7 11 (4.06%) MySQL
7 11 (4.06%) Oracle Database
7 11 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.95%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.58%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.85%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.48%) SAP HANA
13 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.74%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 26 (9.59%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.75%) Visual Studio
3 20 (7.38%) Jenkins
4 17 (6.27%) JIRA
5 11 (4.06%) GitLab
5 11 (4.06%) TeamCity
6 9 (3.32%) Eclipse
6 9 (3.32%) Subversion
7 6 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.85%) IntelliJ
8 5 (1.85%) ReSharper
9 4 (1.48%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.48%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.11%) Grunt
10 3 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.74%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.74%) Hudson
11 2 (0.74%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 71 (26.20%) Finance
2 22 (8.12%) Banking
3 14 (5.17%) Advertising
4 9 (3.32%) Retail
5 8 (2.95%) Games
5 8 (2.95%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.85%) Publishing
8 3 (1.11%) Electronics
8 3 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.11%) Marketing
9 2 (0.74%) Back Office
9 2 (0.74%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (49.82%) .NET
2 57 (21.03%) HTML
3 44 (16.24%) ASP.NET
4 43 (15.87%) CSS
5 30 (11.07%) AngularJS
6 29 (10.70%) .NET Framework
7 27 (9.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (9.96%) HTML5
7 27 (9.96%) Spring
8 25 (9.23%) React
9 23 (8.49%) JSON
10 22 (8.12%) XML
11 20 (7.38%) Web Services
12 18 (6.64%) Node.js
13 17 (6.27%) Entity Framework
14 15 (5.54%) CSS3
14 15 (5.54%) REST
15 14 (5.17%) Ajax
15 14 (5.17%) jQuery
16 11 (4.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.27%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.06%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.32%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (3.32%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.95%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.58%) Life Science
6 7 (2.58%) Spread Betting
7 6 (2.21%) Fintech
8 5 (1.85%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.85%) User Experience
9 4 (1.48%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.48%) NHS
10 3 (1.11%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.74%) FMCG
11 2 (0.74%) Online Games
11 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.74%) Smart City
12 1 (0.37%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.23%) Windows
2 14 (5.17%) Linux
3 4 (1.48%) Unix
4 2 (0.74%) Android
4 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (0.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.37%) Solaris
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (63.47%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (28.41%) Scrum
3 70 (25.83%) TDD
4 61 (22.51%) SDLC
5 52 (19.19%) Mentoring
6 44 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (12.55%) Coaching
8 31 (11.44%) MVC
8 31 (11.44%) Software Engineering
9 28 (10.33%) OO
10 27 (9.96%) Line Management
11 25 (9.23%) DevOps
11 25 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (8.49%) Microservices
14 21 (7.75%) Performance Management
14 21 (7.75%) Software Delivery
14 21 (7.75%) Technical Leadership
14 21 (7.75%) Unit Testing
15 19 (7.01%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 151 (55.72%) C#
2 97 (35.79%) Java
3 87 (32.10%) SQL
4 67 (24.72%) JavaScript
5 28 (10.33%) Python
6 21 (7.75%) C++
7 18 (6.64%) Scala
7 18 (6.64%) T-SQL
8 13 (4.80%) PHP
9 12 (4.43%) PL/SQL
10 11 (4.06%) C
10 11 (4.06%) TypeScript
11 10 (3.69%) Java 8
11 10 (3.69%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.85%) VB
13 4 (1.48%) ABAP
13 4 (1.48%) ES6
13 4 (1.48%) VB6
14 3 (1.11%) Delphi
14 3 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (14.76%) Degree
2 7 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.90%) QA
2 3 (1.11%) SLA
3 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (1.48%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (13.65%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.18%) Oracle
3 16 (5.90%) Xamarin
4 11 (4.06%) IBM
5 10 (3.69%) SAP
6 4 (1.48%) Splunk
7 3 (1.11%) hybris
8 2 (0.74%) NVIDIA
8 2 (0.74%) Twitter
9 1 (0.37%) Cadence
9 1 (0.37%) Google
9 1 (0.37%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.37%) Solace
9 1 (0.37%) Tableau
9 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.37%) VMware