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The median annual salary for a Software Team Leader was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

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

Software Team Lead
UK
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1020 782 795
Rank change year-on-year -238 +13 +155
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Team Leader 183 125 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 95 107 45
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £45,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% -8.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £71,875 £62,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £77,500 £80,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +14.29% -10.64%

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 153,619 85,920 86,684
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.50% 92.40% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 83,064 65,325 70,357
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.77% +6.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Software Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Team Leader in the UK

Software Team Leader
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Team Leader.

Salary trend for Software Team Leader in the UK

Software Team Leader
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Team Leader over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Software Team Leader in the UK

Software 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 Software Team Leader within the UK over the 6 months to 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -255 143 £70,000 +16.67% 21
UK excluding London -152 112 £70,000 +16.67% 15
Work from Home -235 90 £70,000 +16.67% 7
North of England -63 42 £77,500 +29.17% 6
North West -51 41 £77,500 +29.17% 5
London -268 41 £80,000 +6.67% 6
South East -86 29 £70,000 +33.33% 6
South West -45 14 £60,000 -
East of England -76 12 £60,000 - 2
Scotland -61 10 £80,000 +39.13%
Midlands -63 5 £85,000 +61.90% 1
East Midlands - 4 £85,000 - 1
Wales - 3 - -
West Midlands -67 1 £51,500 -1.90%
North East - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, Software Team Leader job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Software Team Leader in the job title.

1 108 (59.02%) Software Engineering
2 101 (55.19%) Agile
3 94 (51.37%) C#
4 80 (43.72%) .NET
5 75 (40.98%) Mentoring
6 68 (37.16%) JavaScript
7 67 (36.61%) Azure
8 64 (34.97%) Scrum
9 62 (33.88%) Java
10 54 (29.51%) Microservices
11 53 (28.96%) Finance
11 53 (28.96%) TDD
12 44 (24.04%) Coaching
13 41 (22.40%) MVC
14 40 (21.86%) Microsoft
15 39 (21.31%) .NET Framework
16 38 (20.77%) Line Management
17 37 (20.22%) React
18 34 (18.58%) Node.js
18 34 (18.58%) Social Skills
19 33 (18.03%) SQL Server
20 32 (17.49%) Degree
20 32 (17.49%) SDLC
21 31 (16.94%) Public Sector
22 28 (15.30%) C++
22 28 (15.30%) ASP.NET
23 27 (14.75%) Publishing
23 27 (14.75%) DevOps
23 27 (14.75%) AWS
23 27 (14.75%) Problem-Solving

Software 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 5 (2.73%) CMS
2 4 (2.19%) EPiServer
3 2 (1.09%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.09%) JBoss
4 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.64%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 67 (36.61%) Azure
2 27 (14.75%) AWS
3 22 (12.02%) SaaS
4 13 (7.10%) GCP
5 6 (3.28%) Serverless
6 4 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.19%) GitHub
7 3 (1.64%) Google Docs
8 2 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.55%) Asana
9 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.55%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.55%) Heroku
9 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.55%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.10%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.83%) MySQL
3 7 (3.83%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.19%) Redis
6 3 (1.64%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.55%) Flink
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (7.65%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.01%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.83%) Selenium
4 6 (3.28%) Subversion
5 5 (2.73%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.19%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.09%) CircleCI
7 2 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.55%) GoCD
8 1 (0.55%) JIRA
8 1 (0.55%) JUnit
8 1 (0.55%) Maven
8 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.55%) Travis CI
General
1 53 (28.96%) Finance
2 34 (18.58%) Social Skills
3 31 (16.94%) Public Sector
4 27 (14.75%) Publishing
5 11 (6.01%) Games
6 10 (5.46%) Banking
6 10 (5.46%) Marketing
7 9 (4.92%) Retail
8 7 (3.83%) Environmental Health
9 6 (3.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 6 (3.28%) Manufacturing
10 5 (2.73%) Automotive
10 5 (2.73%) Influencing Skills
11 4 (2.19%) Aerospace
11 4 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (2.19%) Law
12 3 (1.64%) Electronics
13 2 (1.09%) Music Industry
13 2 (1.09%) Retail Finance
14 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (43.72%) .NET
2 39 (21.31%) .NET Framework
3 37 (20.22%) React
4 34 (18.58%) Node.js
5 28 (15.30%) ASP.NET
6 25 (13.66%) AngularJS
7 24 (13.11%) Entity Framework
8 23 (12.57%) .NET Core
9 21 (11.48%) CSS
9 21 (11.48%) HTML
10 18 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (7.65%) HTML5
12 12 (6.56%) jQuery
12 12 (6.56%) XML
13 11 (6.01%) JSON
13 11 (6.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (5.46%) Velocity
15 7 (3.83%) Ajax
15 7 (3.83%) Kafka
15 7 (3.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.11%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (9.29%) Virtual Team
3 13 (7.10%) User Experience
4 10 (5.46%) Legacy Systems
5 7 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.19%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (2.19%) Cyberattack
7 4 (2.19%) Cybercrime
7 4 (2.19%) FMCG
7 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.19%) Media Streaming
8 3 (1.64%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.64%) Educational Technology
9 1 (0.55%) Derivative
9 1 (0.55%) Equities
9 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.74%) Windows
2 14 (7.65%) Linux
3 11 (6.01%) Android
3 11 (6.01%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (59.02%) Software Engineering
2 101 (55.19%) Agile
3 75 (40.98%) Mentoring
4 64 (34.97%) Scrum
5 54 (29.51%) Microservices
6 53 (28.96%) TDD
7 44 (24.04%) Coaching
8 41 (22.40%) MVC
9 38 (20.77%) Line Management
10 32 (17.49%) SDLC
11 27 (14.75%) DevOps
11 27 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (14.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (13.66%) Performance Management
14 24 (13.11%) ETL
14 24 (13.11%) Pair Programming
15 23 (12.57%) Data Science
15 23 (12.57%) SOA
16 21 (11.48%) Computer Science
16 21 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 94 (51.37%) C#
2 68 (37.16%) JavaScript
3 62 (33.88%) Java
4 28 (15.30%) C++
5 25 (13.66%) Python
5 25 (13.66%) SQL
6 24 (13.11%) Scala
7 22 (12.02%) TypeScript
8 16 (8.74%) C
9 10 (5.46%) PHP
10 7 (3.83%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.83%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.73%) Ruby
12 3 (1.64%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.64%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.64%) Go
13 2 (1.09%) Bash
14 1 (0.55%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (17.49%) Degree
2 4 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.19%) Master's Degree
2 4 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.09%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.93%) QA
2 5 (2.73%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.55%) GDPR
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.37%) Docker
2 2 (1.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (4.37%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.64%) Terraform
3 2 (1.09%) Marathon
3 2 (1.09%) Mesos
4 1 (0.55%) Grafana
4 1 (0.55%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 40 (21.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.29%) Civica
3 14 (7.65%) Google
4 9 (4.92%) Oracle
5 3 (1.64%) Sparx
6 1 (0.55%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.55%) SAP
6 1 (0.55%) Splunk