Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Development Team Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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

Software Development Team Lead
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1137 1083 1177
Rank change year-on-year -54 +94 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Team Leader 59 112 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.065% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.067% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 57 116 92
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £44,500 £46,250 £42,625
90th Percentile £71,550 £73,750 £68,750
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 166,189 166,064 194,291
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.24% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 135,115 136,769 163,202
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

Software Development Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Team Leader in the UK

Software Development Team Leader
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Software Development Team Leader in the UK

Software Development Team Leader
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Team Leader over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Development Team Leader in the UK

Software Development Team Leader
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Team Leader within the UK over the 6 months to 21 June 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 -49 56 £55,000 - 15
UK excluding London -46 55 £55,000 +4.76% 15
South East -14 23 £58,500 +6.36% 5
Midlands +15 14 £50,000 +8.11% 2
West Midlands +15 14 £50,000 +11.11% 2
South West -31 6 £50,000 - 4
North of England +11 5 £65,000 +36.84% 1
North West -5 5 £65,000 +36.84% 1
East of England +4 4 £70,000 +27.27% 1
London -17 4 £85,000 -8.11% 2
Scotland - 3 £55,750 - 2

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, Software 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 Software Development Team Leader in the job title.

1 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (62.71%) C#
2 37 (62.71%) .NET
3 29 (49.15%) Scrum
4 23 (38.98%) MVC
4 23 (38.98%) Unit Testing
5 22 (37.29%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (37.29%) TDD
6 19 (32.20%) HTML
6 19 (32.20%) SDLC
7 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
8 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET
9 16 (27.12%) CSS
9 16 (27.12%) E-Commerce
9 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (25.42%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
10 15 (25.42%) Kanban
10 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (23.73%) RESTful
11 14 (23.73%) Java
11 14 (23.73%) SQL
11 14 (23.73%) T-SQL
12 13 (22.03%) Finance
12 13 (22.03%) SOLID
12 13 (22.03%) Dependency Injection
13 12 (20.34%) User Stories
13 12 (20.34%) Mentoring
13 12 (20.34%) Requirements Analysis
14 9 (15.25%) JIRA

Software 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 3 (5.08%) Confluence
2 2 (3.39%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.17%) SaaS
3 4 (6.78%) GitHub
4 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Firewall
1 2 (3.39%) SNMP
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Datomic
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.69%) Big Data
5 1 (1.69%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.69%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) JIRA
2 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.39%) GitLab
4 2 (3.39%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.69%) NUnit
5 1 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
3 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.78%) Electronics
4 4 (6.78%) Marketing
4 4 (6.78%) Retail
4 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.08%) Advertising
5 3 (5.08%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (62.71%) .NET
2 19 (32.20%) HTML
3 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET
4 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (27.12%) CSS
5 14 (23.73%) RESTful
6 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
6 6 (10.17%) Web Services
7 5 (8.47%) Angular 2
7 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (6.78%) CSS3
8 4 (6.78%) Google Maps API
8 4 (6.78%) HTML5
8 4 (6.78%) JSON
8 4 (6.78%) WCF
9 3 (5.08%) OAuth
9 3 (5.08%) XML
9 3 (5.08%) XSL
10 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.39%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) User Experience
3 4 (6.78%) Fintech
3 4 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.39%) PKI
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Android
2 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Windows
4 2 (3.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (49.15%) Scrum
3 23 (38.98%) MVC
3 23 (38.98%) Unit Testing
4 22 (37.29%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (37.29%) TDD
5 19 (32.20%) SDLC
6 16 (27.12%) E-Commerce
7 15 (25.42%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (25.42%) Kanban
8 13 (22.03%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (22.03%) SOLID
9 12 (20.34%) Mentoring
9 12 (20.34%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (20.34%) User Stories
10 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
11 6 (10.17%) Line Management
12 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (8.47%) Continuous Deployment
13 4 (6.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (62.71%) C#
2 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
3 14 (23.73%) Java
3 14 (23.73%) SQL
3 14 (23.73%) T-SQL
4 9 (15.25%) C++
5 6 (10.17%) Python
6 5 (8.47%) C
6 5 (8.47%) Go
6 5 (8.47%) Scala
7 4 (6.78%) Apple Swift
7 4 (6.78%) Clojure
7 4 (6.78%) Java 9
7 4 (6.78%) Objective-C
7 4 (6.78%) Ruby
7 4 (6.78%) TypeScript
8 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.39%) VB
9 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.39%) ECSS
3 1 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.39%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Google
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) SAP
3 4 (6.78%) Xamarin
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle
5 2 (3.39%) VMware
6 1 (1.69%) Twitter