The median annual salary for a Team Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Team Lead
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 246 218
Rank change year-on-year +4 -28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 1222 1376 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 1.40% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.45% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1046 1165 1421
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Team Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Team Leader in the UK

Team Leader
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Team Leader in the UK

Team Leader
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Team Leader over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Team Leader in the UK

Team Leader
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 1129 £55,000 +10.00% 149
London +30 500 £65,000 - 58
South East +9 217 £55,000 +10.00% 25
City of London +39 93 £62,500 +5.04% 11
East of England -14 87 £54,000 -1.81% 14
West Midlands -5 74 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Yorkshire -13 74 £48,000 - 10
West Yorkshire +13 64 £48,000 +1.05% 7
North West -98 60 £45,000 +2.27% 11
South West -45 59 £48,500 +14.11% 13
Hampshire +21 50 £42,000 -11.57% 6
Leeds 0 50 £48,000 +1.05% 5
Buckinghamshire +32 43 £62,500 +71.93% 4
Surrey +24 42 £55,000 -2.22% 2
East Midlands -8 41 £43,500 +2.35% 4
Manchester -41 39 £45,000 +2.27% 5
Berkshire -15 36 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Scotland -7 33 £42,500 +4.29% 4
Wales +29 30 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Birmingham +2 27 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Hertfordshire -15 24 £62,500 +13.63% 3
Cambridgeshire -18 23 £53,001 +26.19% 9
Aylesbury - 21 £62,500 - 2
Cardiff +34 20 £50,000 +11.11%
South Wales +34 20 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Milton Keynes +6 20 £47,250 +25.33% 2
Nottingham 0 20 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Nottinghamshire 0 20 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East Sussex +27 18 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Brighton +25 18 £55,000 +10.00% 1

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Team Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Team Leader in the job title.

1 909 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
2 631 (26.51%) Windows
3 568 (23.87%) Microsoft
4 495 (20.80%) SQL
5 475 (19.96%) Finance
6 459 (19.29%) SQL Server
7 457 (19.20%) .NET
8 450 (18.91%) ITIL
9 445 (18.70%) C#
10 433 (18.19%) Mentoring
11 401 (16.85%) JavaScript
12 396 (16.64%) Scrum
13 386 (16.22%) Java
14 310 (13.03%) Linux
15 299 (12.56%) Active Directory
16 276 (11.60%) TDD
17 257 (10.80%) HTML
18 245 (10.29%) VMware
18 245 (10.29%) Line Management
19 242 (10.17%) MVC
20 231 (9.71%) ASP.NET
21 216 (9.08%) Windows Server
22 213 (8.95%) AngularJS
23 212 (8.91%) CSS
24 195 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
25 194 (8.15%) Software Engineering
25 194 (8.15%) Degree
26 191 (8.03%) SLA
27 187 (7.86%) Web Services
28 185 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 145 (6.09%) MS Exchange
2 112 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 83 (3.49%) IIS
4 60 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 56 (2.35%) CMS
6 55 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 51 (2.14%) Tomcat
8 46 (1.93%) Apache
9 45 (1.89%) Confluence
10 36 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
11 23 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
12 22 (0.92%) Skype for Business
13 20 (0.84%) JBoss
14 19 (0.80%) NetWeaver
15 17 (0.71%) Mule
15 17 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
16 16 (0.67%) Apache Spark
17 15 (0.63%) Mule ESB
17 15 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 15 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 157 (6.60%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.38%) HipChat
5 8 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.042%) InDesign
7 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.042%) Stata
Business Applications
1 23 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.50%) SAP CO
3 12 (0.50%) SAP FI
3 12 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (0.46%) SAP SD
5 10 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
7 8 (0.34%) Visualfiles
8 6 (0.25%) Northgate Housing
8 6 (0.25%) SAP PS
9 4 (0.17%) HFM
9 4 (0.17%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 4 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (0.17%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 195 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
2 185 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 118 (4.96%) Office 365
4 70 (2.94%) SaaS
5 24 (1.01%) GitHub
6 22 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.59%) PaaS
9 13 (0.55%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.55%) IaaS
9 13 (0.55%) Mimecast
10 12 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (0.34%) Oracle CX
12 8 (0.34%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 7 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.25%) Amazon Glacier
14 6 (0.25%) AWS CloudTrail
14 6 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 170 (7.14%) Firewall
2 123 (5.17%) DNS
3 118 (4.96%) SAN
4 87 (3.66%) TCP/IP
5 83 (3.49%) DHCP
6 81 (3.40%) WAN
7 80 (3.36%) LAN
8 62 (2.61%) Internet
9 43 (1.81%) VPN
10 39 (1.64%) Wireless
11 37 (1.55%) HTTP
12 35 (1.47%) SMTP
13 33 (1.39%) VoIP
14 25 (1.05%) MPLS
15 24 (1.01%) SSL
16 22 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
17 20 (0.84%) Unified Communications
18 17 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
18 17 (0.71%) Skype
19 16 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 459 (19.29%) SQL Server
2 100 (4.20%) MySQL
3 93 (3.91%) Relational Database
4 91 (3.82%) NoSQL
5 76 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 72 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 60 (2.52%) MongoDB
8 57 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 46 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
10 43 (1.81%) Big Data
11 36 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 32 (1.34%) Oracle Database
12 32 (1.34%) RDBMS
13 31 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
15 25 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
15 25 (1.05%) Hadoop
16 21 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 19 (0.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 126 (5.29%) Git (software)
2 78 (3.28%) JIRA
3 68 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 60 (2.52%) Visual Studio
5 53 (2.23%) TeamCity
6 51 (2.14%) Subversion
7 50 (2.10%) Selenium
8 47 (1.97%) Maven
9 46 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 43 (1.81%) JUnit
11 24 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
12 23 (0.97%) webpack
13 21 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (0.88%) NUnit
14 20 (0.84%) Cucumber
15 19 (0.80%) WebDriver
16 17 (0.71%) Bitbucket
17 13 (0.55%) Babel
17 13 (0.55%) Mockito
18 12 (0.50%) GitLab
General
1 475 (19.96%) Finance
2 126 (5.29%) Banking
3 109 (4.58%) Legal
4 90 (3.78%) Retail
5 77 (3.24%) Law
6 68 (2.86%) Marketing
7 58 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 43 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 33 (1.39%) Games
11 29 (1.22%) Back Office
11 29 (1.22%) Billing
12 28 (1.18%) Electronics
13 24 (1.01%) Front Office
14 23 (0.97%) Publishing
15 18 (0.76%) Retail Banking
16 16 (0.67%) Advertising
17 14 (0.59%) German Language
18 12 (0.50%) French Language
19 7 (0.29%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 457 (19.20%) .NET
2 257 (10.80%) HTML
3 231 (9.71%) ASP.NET
4 213 (8.95%) AngularJS
5 212 (8.91%) CSS
6 187 (7.86%) Web Services
7 127 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 121 (5.08%) HTML5
9 113 (4.75%) Spring
10 106 (4.45%) .NET Framework
11 100 (4.20%) XML
12 99 (4.16%) Node.js
13 98 (4.12%) jQuery
14 95 (3.99%) RESTful
15 82 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
16 71 (2.98%) React
17 70 (2.94%) REST
18 64 (2.69%) CSS3
19 62 (2.61%) Entity Framework
20 50 (2.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 130 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (3.28%) Data Centre
3 77 (3.24%) Computer Science
4 56 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
5 54 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 47 (1.97%) Fintech
7 44 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 34 (1.43%) Fixed Income
9 31 (1.30%) iPad
10 29 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 22 (0.92%) N-Tier
11 22 (0.92%) User Experience
12 19 (0.80%) Replication
13 18 (0.76%) Online Banking
14 17 (0.71%) Fat Client
14 17 (0.71%) Thin Client
15 16 (0.67%) SCADA
16 15 (0.63%) Client/Server
17 14 (0.59%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 631 (26.51%) Windows
2 310 (13.03%) Linux
3 216 (9.08%) Windows Server
4 136 (5.71%) Unix
5 135 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 114 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 106 (4.45%) Windows 7
8 63 (2.65%) Windows 10
9 58 (2.44%) Android
10 51 (2.14%) Apple iOS
11 22 (0.92%) Windows 8
11 22 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (0.71%) Mac OS
13 14 (0.59%) CentOS
14 12 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.34%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.29%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.25%) Solaris
18 5 (0.21%) Ubuntu
19 3 (0.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 909 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (18.91%) ITIL
3 433 (18.19%) Mentoring
4 396 (16.64%) Scrum
5 276 (11.60%) TDD
6 245 (10.29%) Line Management
7 242 (10.17%) MVC
8 194 (8.15%) Software Engineering
9 173 (7.27%) Coaching
10 170 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 166 (6.97%) Project Management
12 164 (6.89%) SDLC
13 144 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
14 142 (5.97%) Test Automation
15 121 (5.08%) DevOps
16 120 (5.04%) Open Source
17 119 (5.00%) BDD
17 119 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
18 111 (4.66%) Service Delivery
19 110 (4.62%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 495 (20.80%) SQL
2 445 (18.70%) C#
3 401 (16.85%) JavaScript
4 386 (16.22%) Java
5 149 (6.26%) C++
6 130 (5.46%) PHP
7 97 (4.08%) Python
8 82 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 78 (3.28%) C
10 66 (2.77%) Scala
11 64 (2.69%) PowerShell
12 49 (2.06%) Ruby
13 46 (1.93%) Go
14 38 (1.60%) PL/SQL
15 34 (1.43%) Perl
16 29 (1.22%) ES6
17 28 (1.18%) Shell Script
18 27 (1.13%) Bash Shell
19 26 (1.09%) VB
20 24 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 194 (8.15%) Degree
2 84 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 68 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 58 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 55 (2.31%) ISTQB
6 52 (2.18%) SC Cleared
7 34 (1.43%) CHECK Team Leader
8 30 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (1.18%) ISEB
10 27 (1.13%) CISM
10 27 (1.13%) CISSP
10 27 (1.13%) MCSE
11 19 (0.80%) CCNA
12 18 (0.76%) MCSA
13 17 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
13 17 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (0.59%) CCNP
15 13 (0.55%) CREST Certified
15 13 (0.55%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.50%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (8.03%) SLA
2 128 (5.38%) QA
3 28 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 25 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.59%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.50%) ISO 14001
7 11 (0.46%) PMO
8 10 (0.42%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 8 (0.34%) EMIR
10 8 (0.34%) MiFID
10 8 (0.34%) NIST 800
11 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.13%) SSAE 16
13 2 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.084%) GDPR
14 1 (0.042%) FATCA
System Software
1 299 (12.56%) Active Directory
2 127 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (2.39%) Hyper-V
4 46 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
5 44 (1.85%) XenApp
6 35 (1.47%) Docker
7 34 (1.43%) vSphere
8 24 (1.01%) XenDesktop
9 23 (0.97%) DFS Replication
10 17 (0.71%) Postfix
11 10 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.38%) Firmware
12 9 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (0.34%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
15 6 (0.25%) Terminal Server
15 6 (0.25%) XenServer
16 5 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
17 4 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 3 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (2.90%) SCCM
2 33 (1.39%) Puppet
3 27 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (1.09%) Kubernetes
5 23 (0.97%) Ansible
6 16 (0.67%) WSUS
7 15 (0.63%) CSIRT
7 15 (0.63%) SCOM
8 13 (0.55%) NetBackup
9 11 (0.46%) Nagios
9 11 (0.46%) Tivoli
10 8 (0.34%) Backup Exec
11 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
13 5 (0.21%) HP SIM
13 5 (0.21%) Netcool
13 5 (0.21%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 5 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 568 (23.87%) Microsoft
2 245 (10.29%) VMware
3 180 (7.56%) Oracle
4 144 (6.05%) Cisco
5 130 (5.46%) Citrix
6 125 (5.25%) SAP
7 60 (2.52%) HP
8 45 (1.89%) Sitecore
9 41 (1.72%) NetApp
10 36 (1.51%) CheckPoint
11 35 (1.47%) Apple
12 33 (1.39%) IBM
13 32 (1.34%) Dell
14 31 (1.30%) Google
15 29 (1.22%) Avaya
15 29 (1.22%) Juniper
15 29 (1.22%) Palo Alto
16 26 (1.09%) EMC
17 20 (0.84%) F5
18 18 (0.76%) ServiceNow
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Candidate Source
Salary: £70,000.00 + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum Final salary pension, Generous holid
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum plus bonus & bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Salary: From £38,754 to £43,834 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum + bonus, health, pension, 26 days’ holiday, fl
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum + Flexi-Time & Training
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computer Share
Salary: Employee Share Plan + Flexible Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computer Share
Salary: Employee Share Plan + Flexible Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + a comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £36000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits - Free Parking
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harlow, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
flatraterecruiting
Salary: Excellent package on offer
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + be- 25 days holiday, flex hours
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
The Workshop
Posted: 7 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £55000 per annum + car/car allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £32,258 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 12% bonus and full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Comtecs
Salary: £80000 - £100000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday