Period
to

The median annual salary for a Team Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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

Team Lead
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 472 347 331
Rank change year-on-year -125 -16 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 1,206 1,096 616
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.96% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.05% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 826 840 475
10th Percentile £35,875 £31,250 £36,350
25th Percentile £43,500 £41,250 £41,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median % change year-on-year - +2.80% -2.73%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% -3.92%

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 155,319 104,329 60,084
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.96% 91.18% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 84,237 73,913 49,059
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,560 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,106 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.70% - +5.56%

Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Team Leader in the UK

Team Leader
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Team Leader in the UK

Team Leader
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Team Leader over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Team Leader in the UK

Team Leader
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Team Leader within the UK over the 6 months to 12 August 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 -162 958 £55,000 - 135
UK excluding London -106 638 £50,000 - 104
Work from Home -162 459 £65,000 +8.33% 36
London -151 367 £72,500 - 40
South East -63 199 £53,000 -3.64% 19
North of England -70 157 £50,000 +5.26% 29
Midlands -97 113 £50,000 +5.26% 22
North West -78 96 £55,000 +10.00% 18
East of England -36 69 £45,000 +23.29% 17
West Midlands -87 64 £50,000 +5.26% 11
East Midlands -45 49 £44,000 -7.37% 11
South West -63 40 £52,500 -4.55% 7
Scotland -28 39 £62,500 +19.05% 5
Yorkshire -40 34 £52,500 +10.53% 10
North East +5 27 £50,000 +53.85% 1
Wales -13 18 £51,250 +2.50% 5
Channel Islands - 5 - -
Northern Ireland -16 1 £45,000 -17.43%

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 Team Leader in the job title.

1 394 (32.67%) Agile
2 306 (25.37%) Azure
3 288 (23.88%) Social Skills
4 285 (23.63%) Mentoring
5 272 (22.55%) Microsoft
6 241 (19.98%) Line Management
7 235 (19.49%) Finance
8 232 (19.24%) Coaching
9 222 (18.41%) Windows
10 199 (16.50%) AWS
11 195 (16.17%) SQL
12 192 (15.92%) ITIL
13 173 (14.34%) JavaScript
14 160 (13.27%) DevOps
15 156 (12.94%) Software Engineering
16 151 (12.52%) C#
17 149 (12.35%) Active Directory
18 144 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
19 143 (11.86%) Degree
20 142 (11.77%) SQL Server
21 138 (11.44%) Scrum
21 138 (11.44%) Continuous Improvement
22 135 (11.19%) Microsoft 365
23 132 (10.95%) .NET
24 130 (10.78%) React
25 126 (10.45%) QA
26 112 (9.29%) Project Management
26 112 (9.29%) CI/CD
27 110 (9.12%) Java
28 108 (8.96%) Linux

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 20 (1.66%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (0.91%) Apache
4 9 (0.75%) CMS
5 6 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
6 5 (0.41%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.41%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.33%) ColdFusion
7 4 (0.33%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.33%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.25%) Apache Pulsar
8 3 (0.25%) Confluence
8 3 (0.25%) Drupal
8 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.25%) IIS
8 3 (0.25%) WordPress
9 2 (0.17%) Ethereum
9 2 (0.17%) Hyperledger
9 2 (0.17%) SilverStripe
9 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 48 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.25%) Adobe XD
5 3 (0.25%) LaTeX
5 3 (0.25%) Sketch
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.083%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.083%) MadCap Flare
7 1 (0.083%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.083%) Simulink
7 1 (0.083%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.58%) MetaTrader
2 6 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.33%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (0.25%) Fidessa
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.25%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.17%) Shopify
7 1 (0.083%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.083%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.083%) Magento
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.083%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 306 (25.37%) Azure
2 199 (16.50%) AWS
3 135 (11.19%) Microsoft 365
4 98 (8.13%) SaaS
5 58 (4.81%) Serverless
6 46 (3.81%) Power Platform
7 41 (3.40%) Azure DevOps
8 39 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
9 32 (2.65%) GCP
9 32 (2.65%) PaaS
10 30 (2.49%) AWS Lambda
10 30 (2.49%) IaaS
11 27 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (1.16%) AWS Step Functions
14 13 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
15 10 (0.83%) Figma
15 10 (0.83%) Paddle
15 10 (0.83%) Stripe
16 7 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (4.81%) DNS
2 41 (3.40%) DHCP
3 36 (2.99%) Firewall
4 21 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 20 (1.66%) WAN
6 19 (1.58%) Internet
7 18 (1.49%) LAN
8 16 (1.33%) NetScaler
8 16 (1.33%) VPN
9 13 (1.08%) SAN
10 12 (1.00%) VoIP
11 11 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (0.83%) BGP
12 10 (0.83%) OSPF
13 8 (0.66%) Kerberos
13 8 (0.66%) RS-422
13 8 (0.66%) RS-485
13 8 (0.66%) SpaceWire
13 8 (0.66%) Unified Communications
13 8 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (11.77%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.06%) MySQL
3 44 (3.65%) Power BI
4 36 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 35 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 31 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (1.41%) Oracle Database
10 14 (1.16%) NoSQL
11 13 (1.08%) Redis
12 12 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.83%) MS Access
13 10 (0.83%) Tableau
14 8 (0.66%) Big Data
15 7 (0.58%) BigQuery
15 7 (0.58%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.58%) MongoDB
16 5 (0.41%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 61 (5.06%) JIRA
2 60 (4.98%) Git (software)
3 38 (3.15%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.24%) Visual Studio Code
5 14 (1.16%) Browser DevTools
5 14 (1.16%) Terragrunt
6 13 (1.08%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.83%) Bitbucket
7 10 (0.83%) Cypress.io
8 7 (0.58%) GitLab
9 6 (0.50%) JUnit
9 6 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.50%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.41%) Xcode
11 4 (0.33%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.25%) Postman
12 3 (0.25%) Selenium
12 3 (0.25%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.17%) CircleCI
General
1 288 (23.88%) Social Skills
2 235 (19.49%) Finance
3 84 (6.97%) Banking
4 77 (6.38%) Manufacturing
5 75 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (4.48%) Public Sector
7 46 (3.81%) Retail
8 44 (3.65%) Games
9 34 (2.82%) Legal
10 32 (2.65%) Organisational Skills
11 27 (2.24%) Local Government
12 26 (2.16%) Marketing
13 25 (2.07%) Law
14 24 (1.99%) Influencing Skills
14 24 (1.99%) Publishing
15 23 (1.91%) Front Office
16 22 (1.82%) Telecoms
17 20 (1.66%) Advertising
17 20 (1.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 17 (1.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (10.95%) .NET
2 130 (10.78%) React
3 94 (7.79%) HTML
4 82 (6.80%) CSS
5 65 (5.39%) Node.js
6 50 (4.15%) AngularJS
7 42 (3.48%) REST
8 39 (3.23%) .NET Framework
9 31 (2.57%) .NET Core
10 22 (1.82%) ASP.NET
11 21 (1.74%) Jest
11 21 (1.74%) Velocity
11 21 (1.74%) XML
12 20 (1.66%) Entity Framework
13 18 (1.49%) Kafka
13 18 (1.49%) Spring
14 17 (1.41%) Sass
15 16 (1.33%) Laravel
15 16 (1.33%) LDAP
15 16 (1.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 68 (5.64%) User Experience
2 48 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
3 45 (3.73%) Virtual Team
4 35 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 34 (2.82%) Hedge funds
6 30 (2.49%) Public Cloud
7 25 (2.07%) Derivative
7 25 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (1.99%) NHS
9 22 (1.82%) Data Centre
10 20 (1.66%) IoT
11 18 (1.49%) Legacy Systems
12 17 (1.41%) Equities
13 16 (1.33%) Replication
14 15 (1.24%) Client/Server
15 14 (1.16%) Mobile App
15 14 (1.16%) Renewable Energy
15 14 (1.16%) Smart Energy
16 13 (1.08%) Cloud Native
16 13 (1.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 222 (18.41%) Windows
2 108 (8.96%) Linux
3 76 (6.30%) Windows Server
4 72 (5.97%) Windows 10
5 47 (3.90%) Unix
6 26 (2.16%) Apple iOS
7 23 (1.91%) Android
7 23 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (1.74%) Windows Server 2016
9 19 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (1.58%) Windows Server 2019
10 13 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
10 13 (1.08%) Mac OS
11 11 (0.91%) Solaris
12 9 (0.75%) CentOS
12 9 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.083%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (32.67%) Agile
2 285 (23.63%) Mentoring
3 241 (19.98%) Line Management
4 232 (19.24%) Coaching
5 192 (15.92%) ITIL
6 160 (13.27%) DevOps
7 156 (12.94%) Software Engineering
8 144 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
9 138 (11.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 138 (11.44%) Scrum
10 112 (9.29%) CI/CD
10 112 (9.29%) Project Management
11 105 (8.71%) Service Delivery
12 97 (8.04%) Analytics
13 92 (7.63%) People Management
14 88 (7.30%) Technical Leadership
15 85 (7.05%) Computer Science
16 83 (6.88%) Test Automation
17 81 (6.72%) Incident Management
18 80 (6.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 195 (16.17%) SQL
2 173 (14.34%) JavaScript
3 151 (12.52%) C#
4 110 (9.12%) Java
5 81 (6.72%) Python
6 71 (5.89%) TypeScript
7 56 (4.64%) PowerShell
8 41 (3.40%) C++
9 35 (2.90%) PHP
10 32 (2.65%) C
11 18 (1.49%) Go
11 18 (1.49%) T-SQL
12 17 (1.41%) Bash
13 16 (1.33%) PL/SQL
13 16 (1.33%) Scala
14 15 (1.24%) VB
15 14 (1.16%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.08%) Rust
17 11 (0.91%) Ruby
18 8 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 143 (11.86%) Degree
2 45 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 29 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (1.58%) CCNP
8 16 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (1.16%) Master's Degree
10 13 (1.08%) CCNA
10 13 (1.08%) PMI Certification
11 12 (1.00%) DBS Check
12 9 (0.75%) MCSE
13 8 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (0.66%) MCP
14 6 (0.50%) AWS Certification
14 6 (0.50%) CCA
14 6 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (0.41%) Chartered Engineer
15 5 (0.41%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (10.45%) QA
2 95 (7.88%) SLA
3 21 (1.74%) GDPR
4 18 (1.49%) Data Quality
5 17 (1.41%) Accessibility
6 16 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (1.16%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.83%) Good Clinical Practice
8 10 (0.83%) PMO
9 8 (0.66%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.58%) NIST
11 5 (0.41%) NCSC
11 5 (0.41%) SOC 1
11 5 (0.41%) SOC 2
12 3 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.17%) CDISC
13 2 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 149 (12.35%) Active Directory
2 61 (5.06%) Docker
3 45 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (3.32%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.74%) vSphere
6 14 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 14 (1.16%) XenDesktop
7 11 (0.91%) Terminal Services
7 11 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.75%) XenApp
9 8 (0.66%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 8 (0.66%) KVM
10 7 (0.58%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.33%) Firmware
13 3 (0.25%) LXC
14 2 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 66 (5.47%) Kubernetes
2 45 (3.73%) Terraform
3 43 (3.57%) SCCM
4 26 (2.16%) Microsoft Intune
5 18 (1.49%) Ansible
6 14 (1.16%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 12 (1.00%) Puppet
8 11 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (0.75%) WSUS
10 7 (0.58%) CASB
11 6 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (0.50%) Marathon
11 6 (0.50%) Mesos
12 5 (0.41%) Grafana
12 5 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
12 5 (0.41%) Prometheus
13 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
14 3 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
15 2 (0.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 272 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 69 (5.72%) Oracle
3 64 (5.31%) VMware
4 47 (3.90%) Cisco
5 38 (3.15%) Citrix
6 30 (2.49%) Google
7 27 (2.24%) SAP
8 26 (2.16%) ServiceNow
9 24 (1.99%) Red Hat
10 22 (1.82%) Civica
11 19 (1.58%) HP
12 16 (1.33%) Veeam
13 12 (1.00%) Aruba
13 12 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (1.00%) Sun
14 10 (0.83%) Adobe
14 10 (0.83%) Palo Alto
14 10 (0.83%) PayPal
14 10 (0.83%) TrueLayer
14 10 (0.83%) Veritas