Period
to 21 May 2018

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

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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 252 241
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 2,294 2,330 2,909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.38% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.43% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,038 2,035 2,496
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,405 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.81% +11.11% -

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 165,560 162,837 194,208
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.45% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,821 134,730 163,067
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Team Leader in the UK

Team Leader
Top 16 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 21 May 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 +3 2,173 £55,000 - 194
UK excluding London +20 1,473 £50,405 +0.81% 141
London -53 777 £62,500 -5.30% 63
South East +48 510 £53,500 -2.73% 35
North of England 0 286 £50,000 +17.65% 42
East of England +77 282 £60,000 +9.09% 14
Midlands +21 232 £42,500 -5.56% 25
West Midlands +13 149 £42,500 -5.56% 15
North West -20 142 £60,000 +41.18% 26
Yorkshire +17 128 £45,000 -4.26% 16
South West -87 91 £48,750 -2.50% 15
East Midlands +15 83 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Scotland -20 55 £49,500 +4.21% 7
Wales -17 20 £43,750 -7.89% 3
North East -16 16 £30,000 -26.83%
Northern Ireland +6 3 £47,500 +39.71%

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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 Team Leader in the job title.

1 690 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
2 566 (24.67%) Windows
3 558 (24.32%) Microsoft
4 535 (23.32%) ITIL
5 439 (19.14%) SQL
6 422 (18.40%) C#
7 415 (18.09%) Finance
8 410 (17.87%) .NET
9 363 (15.82%) Mentoring
10 334 (14.56%) Active Directory
11 330 (14.39%) Java
12 308 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
13 294 (12.82%) SQL Server
14 280 (12.21%) Scrum
15 264 (11.51%) JavaScript
16 258 (11.25%) VMware
17 255 (11.12%) Linux
18 251 (10.94%) Windows Server
19 236 (10.29%) TDD
20 228 (9.94%) Line Management
21 227 (9.90%) SLA
21 227 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
22 222 (9.68%) Coaching
23 214 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
24 209 (9.11%) Degree
25 202 (8.81%) Cisco
26 200 (8.72%) HTML
27 194 (8.46%) DevOps
28 192 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
29 186 (8.11%) QA

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 99 (4.32%) MS Exchange
2 52 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 46 (2.01%) CMS
3 46 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 32 (1.39%) Skype for Business
6 31 (1.35%) Confluence
7 30 (1.31%) JBoss
8 29 (1.26%) Apache
9 28 (1.22%) IIS
9 28 (1.22%) Tomcat
10 19 (0.83%) OpenStack
11 18 (0.78%) WordPress
12 17 (0.74%) WebLogic
13 16 (0.70%) WebSphere
14 15 (0.65%) Umbraco
15 13 (0.57%) Apache Spark
15 13 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 12 (0.52%) Drupal
16 12 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 185 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.044%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.044%) Simulink
7 1 (0.044%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.39%) IntelliMatch
3 9 (0.39%) Temenos T24
4 7 (0.31%) BusinessWare
4 7 (0.31%) Elite 3E
5 6 (0.26%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.26%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.22%) assyst
6 5 (0.22%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.13%) Relativity
8 3 (0.13%) Ringtail
8 3 (0.13%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 227 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
2 192 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (5.06%) Office 365
4 62 (2.70%) SaaS
5 44 (1.92%) NuGet
6 42 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
7 32 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 31 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
9 24 (1.05%) GitHub
10 18 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.57%) OpenShift
11 13 (0.57%) PaaS
12 12 (0.52%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.48%) IaaS
14 10 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (0.39%) BlazeMeter
15 9 (0.39%) Sauce Labs
15 9 (0.39%) Serverless
16 8 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
16 8 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 180 (7.85%) Firewall
2 135 (5.88%) LAN
2 135 (5.88%) WAN
3 119 (5.19%) TCP/IP
4 100 (4.36%) DNS
5 85 (3.71%) SAN
6 81 (3.53%) DHCP
7 56 (2.44%) VPN
8 55 (2.40%) Wireless
9 48 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
10 46 (2.01%) VLAN
11 44 (1.92%) Network Security
12 39 (1.70%) VoIP
13 37 (1.61%) Internet
14 35 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 35 (1.53%) Unified Communications
15 25 (1.09%) Ethernet
16 24 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (0.92%) MPLS
17 21 (0.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 64 (2.79%) MySQL
3 62 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 60 (2.62%) NoSQL
5 44 (1.92%) Big Data
6 42 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 39 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 31 (1.35%) Oracle Database
10 30 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 27 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (0.92%) RDBMS
12 21 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (0.87%) MongoDB
14 19 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (0.70%) Hadoop
15 16 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
16 11 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
17 10 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
18 9 (0.39%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 103 (4.49%) Git (software)
2 72 (3.14%) JIRA
3 62 (2.70%) TeamCity
4 57 (2.48%) Jenkins
5 43 (1.87%) Selenium
6 41 (1.79%) Visual Studio
7 35 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (1.18%) Subversion
9 26 (1.13%) Eclipse
9 26 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 22 (0.96%) NUnit
11 18 (0.78%) JMeter
12 16 (0.70%) Cucumber
12 16 (0.70%) Maven
13 15 (0.65%) SpecFlow
14 13 (0.57%) SoapUI
15 11 (0.48%) Mercurial
15 11 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
16 10 (0.44%) TestDirector
16 10 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 415 (18.09%) Finance
2 98 (4.27%) Banking
3 84 (3.66%) Retail
4 81 (3.53%) Legal
5 59 (2.57%) Advertising
6 58 (2.53%) Law
7 56 (2.44%) Marketing
8 43 (1.87%) Games
9 29 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 27 (1.18%) Telecoms
11 25 (1.09%) Investment Banking
12 21 (0.92%) Billing
13 20 (0.87%) Back Office
14 19 (0.83%) Publishing
15 16 (0.70%) Electronics
16 15 (0.65%) Front Office
17 9 (0.39%) International Banking
18 6 (0.26%) German Language
19 5 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
20 4 (0.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 410 (17.87%) .NET
2 200 (8.72%) HTML
3 175 (7.63%) ASP.NET
4 171 (7.45%) CSS
4 171 (7.45%) Web Services
5 123 (5.36%) AngularJS
6 98 (4.27%) .NET Framework
7 88 (3.84%) jQuery
8 84 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
9 79 (3.44%) Spring
10 76 (3.31%) RESTful
11 75 (3.27%) XML
12 71 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 69 (3.01%) REST
14 62 (2.70%) HTML5
15 58 (2.53%) Entity Framework
16 53 (2.31%) WCF
17 52 (2.27%) CSS3
18 46 (2.01%) React
19 44 (1.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 138 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 103 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
4 97 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 74 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 65 (2.83%) User Experience
7 53 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
8 42 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 41 (1.79%) Mobile App
10 40 (1.74%) Algorithms
11 38 (1.66%) Fintech
12 27 (1.18%) Fixed Income
12 27 (1.18%) Public Cloud
13 26 (1.13%) Data Structures
14 23 (1.00%) Fat Client
14 23 (1.00%) Thin Client
15 19 (0.83%) Virtual Team
16 17 (0.74%) Clustering
17 16 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
18 15 (0.65%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 566 (24.67%) Windows
2 255 (11.12%) Linux
3 251 (10.94%) Windows Server
4 117 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 108 (4.71%) Windows 7
5 108 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 106 (4.62%) Windows 10
7 94 (4.10%) Unix
8 41 (1.79%) AIX
8 41 (1.79%) Android
9 26 (1.13%) Apple iOS
10 25 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (0.65%) Mac OS
13 13 (0.57%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.48%) Debian
15 10 (0.44%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.31%) CentOS
17 6 (0.26%) CoreOS
17 6 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
2 535 (23.32%) ITIL
3 363 (15.82%) Mentoring
4 308 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
5 280 (12.21%) Scrum
6 236 (10.29%) TDD
7 228 (9.94%) Line Management
8 222 (9.68%) Coaching
9 214 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
10 194 (8.46%) DevOps
11 184 (8.02%) MVC
12 181 (7.89%) Project Management
13 175 (7.63%) SDLC
14 148 (6.45%) Service Delivery
15 144 (6.28%) Software Engineering
16 123 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
17 118 (5.14%) OO
18 109 (4.75%) Test Automation
19 106 (4.62%) Incident Management
19 106 (4.62%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 439 (19.14%) SQL
2 422 (18.40%) C#
3 330 (14.39%) Java
4 264 (11.51%) JavaScript
5 117 (5.10%) Python
6 96 (4.18%) PowerShell
7 90 (3.92%) C++
8 83 (3.62%) T-SQL
9 72 (3.14%) PHP
10 71 (3.10%) C
11 40 (1.74%) Ruby
12 39 (1.70%) VB.NET
13 35 (1.53%) Scala
14 30 (1.31%) TypeScript
15 29 (1.26%) Bash Shell
16 21 (0.92%) PL/SQL
17 20 (0.87%) Shell Script
18 18 (0.78%) Perl
18 18 (0.78%) VB
19 13 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 209 (9.11%) Degree
2 80 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
3 75 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
4 68 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 63 (2.75%) Security Cleared
6 54 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 50 (2.18%) MCSE
8 41 (1.79%) CCNA
9 40 (1.74%) SC Cleared
10 27 (1.18%) CCNP
11 25 (1.09%) MCSA
12 24 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 20 (0.87%) CISSP
14 19 (0.83%) MCP
15 16 (0.70%) CHECK Team Leader
16 13 (0.57%) CREST Certified
17 12 (0.52%) CISM
18 11 (0.48%) PMI Certification
19 10 (0.44%) ISEB
19 10 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (9.90%) SLA
2 186 (8.11%) QA
3 28 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.96%) GDPR
5 13 (0.57%) PMO
6 5 (0.22%) COBIT
6 5 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.22%) GCP
7 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.087%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.087%) MiFID
10 1 (0.044%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.044%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.044%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 334 (14.56%) Active Directory
2 185 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (3.62%) Hyper-V
4 67 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
5 43 (1.87%) Xen
6 42 (1.83%) VirtualBox
6 42 (1.83%) XenApp
7 37 (1.61%) Docker
8 32 (1.39%) vSphere
9 23 (1.00%) XenDesktop
10 15 (0.65%) Firmware
11 14 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
12 12 (0.52%) DFS Replication
12 12 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
13 11 (0.48%) Ceph
14 7 (0.31%) Varnish
15 5 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
16 4 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
17 2 (0.087%) NFS
17 2 (0.087%) Snort
Systems Management
1 87 (3.79%) SCCM
2 66 (2.88%) Puppet
3 65 (2.83%) Ansible
4 63 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (1.39%) SCOM
6 26 (1.13%) vCenter Server
7 23 (1.00%) Terraform
8 18 (0.78%) FortiGate
9 16 (0.70%) CloudForms
9 16 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (0.70%) NetBackup
10 14 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 12 (0.52%) Kubernetes
12 10 (0.44%) HP ALM
12 10 (0.44%) SCDPM
12 10 (0.44%) vRealize
13 8 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.31%) Backup Exec
14 7 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
14 7 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 558 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 258 (11.25%) VMware
3 202 (8.81%) Cisco
4 113 (4.93%) Oracle
5 112 (4.88%) Citrix
6 85 (3.71%) HP
7 59 (2.57%) CheckPoint
8 53 (2.31%) SAP
9 46 (2.01%) Google
10 45 (1.96%) ServiceNow
11 44 (1.92%) NetApp
12 43 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
13 35 (1.53%) webMethods
14 33 (1.44%) IBM
15 32 (1.39%) Red Hat
15 32 (1.39%) Sitecore
16 30 (1.31%) Juniper
17 27 (1.18%) Apple
18 26 (1.13%) Avaya
19 25 (1.09%) Dell