Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Team Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 266 258
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 2,188 2,398 2,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 1.35% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.41% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,865 2,062 2,306
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +4.30% +2.20%

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 163,706 170,309 190,908
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 96.08% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 131,888 137,543 160,592
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 £81,250 £78,000 £77,500
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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +11 2,081 £55,000 - 170
UK excluding London +5 1,385 £50,000 +3.09% 127
London -10 778 £65,000 - 56
South East -19 389 £55,000 - 21
North of England +1 274 £47,500 +5.56% 21
East of England +64 273 £60,000 +9.09% 31
Midlands +35 260 £42,500 -5.56% 31
West Midlands +57 207 £43,429 -3.49% 19
North West +15 140 £51,250 +20.59% 13
Yorkshire +3 118 £45,000 -4.26% 6
South West -19 110 £47,500 -2.06% 10
Scotland -9 60 £51,500 +11.35% 11
East Midlands -18 53 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Wales -36 17 £45,000 -14.29% 2
North East -20 16 £30,750 -25.00% 2
Northern Ireland +4 4 £42,500 +1.19%

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 602 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
2 525 (23.99%) Windows
3 493 (22.53%) Finance
4 469 (21.44%) Microsoft
5 461 (21.07%) ITIL
6 388 (17.73%) Mentoring
7 371 (16.96%) SQL
8 345 (15.77%) C#
9 314 (14.35%) .NET
10 285 (13.03%) Java
11 267 (12.20%) Active Directory
12 259 (11.84%) SQL Server
13 250 (11.43%) Linux
14 248 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
15 241 (11.01%) Scrum
16 236 (10.79%) Line Management
17 232 (10.60%) SLA
18 227 (10.37%) Windows Server
19 219 (10.01%) Degree
20 212 (9.69%) Coaching
21 203 (9.28%) VMware
22 195 (8.91%) DevOps
23 193 (8.82%) Firewall
24 186 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
25 184 (8.41%) JavaScript
25 184 (8.41%) Cisco
26 172 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
27 164 (7.50%) Software Engineering
28 158 (7.22%) SDLC
29 155 (7.08%) Continuous Integration

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 87 (3.98%) MS Exchange
2 61 (2.79%) SharePoint
3 45 (2.06%) Apache
4 35 (1.60%) IIS
5 27 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (1.23%) Tomcat
6 26 (1.19%) Apache Spark
6 26 (1.19%) Skype for Business
7 24 (1.10%) CMS
7 24 (1.10%) JBoss
8 20 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (0.82%) Confluence
10 18 (0.82%) WebLogic
11 15 (0.69%) WordPress
12 14 (0.64%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.59%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.41%) SAS
15 6 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 151 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 79 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.091%) Maya
7 2 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.046%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.046%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.046%) Mingle
8 1 (0.046%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
1 15 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.32%) SAP APO
4 7 (0.32%) SAP BPC
4 7 (0.32%) SAP SCM
5 6 (0.27%) assyst
5 6 (0.27%) Elite 3E
5 6 (0.27%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.23%) DocuMatrix
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.23%) Relativity
6 5 (0.23%) Ringtail
6 5 (0.23%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 3 (0.14%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.14%) SAP PP
7 3 (0.14%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.14%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 186 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
2 172 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 134 (6.12%) Office 365
4 50 (2.29%) SaaS
5 34 (1.55%) GitHub
6 31 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 24 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
10 19 (0.87%) Serverless
11 16 (0.73%) PaaS
12 13 (0.59%) OpenShift
13 9 (0.41%) NuGet
14 8 (0.37%) IaaS
15 7 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
15 7 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
16 6 (0.27%) Amazon S3
17 5 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
17 5 (0.23%) Google App Engine
17 5 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 193 (8.82%) Firewall
2 119 (5.44%) TCP/IP
3 114 (5.21%) DNS
4 108 (4.94%) WAN
5 107 (4.89%) LAN
6 94 (4.30%) DHCP
7 61 (2.79%) Internet
8 55 (2.51%) Network Security
9 52 (2.38%) VPN
9 52 (2.38%) Wireless
10 51 (2.33%) SAN
10 51 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
11 47 (2.15%) Ethernet
12 46 (2.10%) VoIP
13 32 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
15 29 (1.33%) VLAN
16 24 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
17 21 (0.96%) Skype
18 20 (0.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 71 (3.24%) Relational Database
3 66 (3.02%) NoSQL
4 65 (2.97%) MySQL
5 58 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 57 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
7 53 (2.42%) Big Data
8 49 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 48 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 40 (1.83%) Oracle Database
11 36 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
12 32 (1.46%) MongoDB
13 29 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
14 27 (1.23%) Hadoop
15 24 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
16 23 (1.05%) RDBMS
17 22 (1.01%) Blockchain
18 20 (0.91%) Power BI
19 19 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
19 19 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 83 (3.79%) Git (software)
2 49 (2.24%) JIRA
3 45 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 37 (1.69%) Visual Studio
5 28 (1.28%) TeamCity
6 22 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (0.96%) Subversion
8 20 (0.91%) Selenium
9 14 (0.64%) Mercurial
10 13 (0.59%) GitLab
11 11 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (0.46%) Bitbucket
12 10 (0.46%) Cucumber
12 10 (0.46%) Eclipse
12 10 (0.46%) SoapUI
12 10 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (0.37%) JMeter
14 7 (0.32%) CircleCI
14 7 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (0.27%) Gatling
General
1 493 (22.53%) Finance
2 123 (5.62%) Banking
3 92 (4.20%) Retail
4 63 (2.88%) Legal
4 63 (2.88%) Marketing
5 58 (2.65%) Law
6 55 (2.51%) Advertising
7 47 (2.15%) Games
8 42 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 36 (1.65%) Electronics
10 34 (1.55%) Telecoms
11 23 (1.05%) Billing
12 20 (0.91%) Investment Banking
13 18 (0.82%) Front Office
14 16 (0.73%) Publishing
15 14 (0.64%) Back Office
15 14 (0.64%) Military
16 7 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.27%) Avionics
17 6 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (14.35%) .NET
2 133 (6.08%) HTML
3 115 (5.26%) Web Services
4 105 (4.80%) CSS
5 99 (4.52%) ASP.NET
6 98 (4.48%) AngularJS
7 75 (3.43%) Spring
8 67 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web API
9 61 (2.79%) REST
10 60 (2.74%) .NET Framework
11 58 (2.65%) RESTful
12 54 (2.47%) JSON
13 52 (2.38%) React
14 50 (2.29%) jQuery
15 49 (2.24%) HTML5
16 40 (1.83%) XML
17 37 (1.69%) CSS3
18 33 (1.51%) Ajax
18 33 (1.51%) FIX Protocol
19 32 (1.46%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 136 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (6.17%) Data Centre
3 132 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 89 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
5 86 (3.93%) Management Information System
6 70 (3.20%) User Experience
7 59 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
8 40 (1.83%) Fintech
9 34 (1.55%) Driving Licence
10 33 (1.51%) Fixed Income
10 33 (1.51%) Private Cloud
11 32 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (1.28%) Algorithms
12 28 (1.28%) Public Cloud
13 24 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 22 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
15 20 (0.91%) Mobile App
16 19 (0.87%) Virtual Team
17 16 (0.73%) Internet of Things
18 15 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 525 (23.99%) Windows
2 250 (11.43%) Linux
3 227 (10.37%) Windows Server
4 127 (5.80%) Windows 7
5 124 (5.67%) Windows 10
6 100 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 97 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 92 (4.20%) Unix
9 41 (1.87%) Android
10 33 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 31 (1.42%) Apple iOS
12 30 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (1.05%) Windows 8
14 21 (0.96%) AIX
15 14 (0.64%) Debian
16 13 (0.59%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.41%) CentOS
17 9 (0.41%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.37%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 602 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
2 461 (21.07%) ITIL
3 388 (17.73%) Mentoring
4 248 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
5 241 (11.01%) Scrum
6 236 (10.79%) Line Management
7 212 (9.69%) Coaching
8 195 (8.91%) DevOps
9 164 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 158 (7.22%) SDLC
11 155 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
12 149 (6.81%) TDD
13 141 (6.44%) Project Management
14 120 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
15 119 (5.44%) Incident Management
16 116 (5.30%) People Management
17 113 (5.16%) Analytics
17 113 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
18 110 (5.03%) Service Delivery
19 109 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 371 (16.96%) SQL
2 345 (15.77%) C#
3 285 (13.03%) Java
4 184 (8.41%) JavaScript
5 123 (5.62%) Python
6 108 (4.94%) C++
7 84 (3.84%) T-SQL
8 79 (3.61%) C
9 63 (2.88%) PHP
10 61 (2.79%) PowerShell
11 43 (1.97%) Scala
12 37 (1.69%) VB.NET
13 30 (1.37%) Shell Script
14 28 (1.28%) PL/SQL
15 25 (1.14%) TypeScript
16 23 (1.05%) Ruby
17 22 (1.01%) Bash Shell
18 18 (0.82%) Embedded C
19 17 (0.78%) Embedded C++
20 14 (0.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 219 (10.01%) Degree
2 79 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
3 78 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 74 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
5 59 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 57 (2.61%) Security Cleared
7 51 (2.33%) MCSE
8 42 (1.92%) CCNA
9 30 (1.37%) CCNP
10 29 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 25 (1.14%) SC Cleared
12 24 (1.10%) MCSA
13 17 (0.78%) PhD
14 14 (0.64%) CISSP
14 14 (0.64%) CREST Certified
14 14 (0.64%) MCITP
15 13 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (0.55%) CISM
16 12 (0.55%) ISEB
17 10 (0.46%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (10.60%) SLA
2 110 (5.03%) QA
3 62 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (1.78%) GDPR
5 33 (1.51%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.78%) PMO
7 9 (0.41%) GCP
7 9 (0.41%) MiFID
8 8 (0.37%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.091%) ECSS
11 2 (0.091%) IFRS
11 2 (0.091%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.046%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.046%) Def Stans
12 1 (0.046%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.046%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.046%) NIST 800
System Software
1 267 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 133 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (2.79%) Hyper-V
4 53 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
5 42 (1.92%) XenApp
6 35 (1.60%) Docker
7 28 (1.28%) XenDesktop
8 21 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
8 21 (0.96%) vSphere
9 19 (0.87%) Firmware
10 9 (0.41%) VirtualBox
10 9 (0.41%) Xen
11 7 (0.32%) Varnish
12 6 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.18%) Ceph
13 4 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.14%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.14%) GPFS
14 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 88 (4.02%) SCCM
2 43 (1.97%) Ansible
2 43 (1.97%) Puppet
3 37 (1.69%) Terraform
4 35 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (1.14%) NetBackup
6 21 (0.96%) CloudForms
6 21 (0.96%) Kubernetes
6 21 (0.96%) SCOM
7 15 (0.69%) vCenter Server
7 15 (0.69%) WSUS
8 13 (0.59%) Nagios
9 12 (0.55%) FortiGate
10 11 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (0.41%) Grafana
11 9 (0.41%) SCSM
11 9 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (0.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 8 (0.37%) SCDPM
13 7 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 469 (21.44%) Microsoft
2 203 (9.28%) VMware
3 184 (8.41%) Cisco
4 140 (6.40%) Oracle
5 105 (4.80%) Citrix
6 73 (3.34%) SAP
7 66 (3.02%) CheckPoint
8 61 (2.79%) ServiceNow
9 54 (2.47%) HP
10 44 (2.01%) Avaya
11 38 (1.74%) Google
12 37 (1.69%) Red Hat
13 34 (1.55%) Xamarin
14 33 (1.51%) NetApp
15 32 (1.46%) IBM
16 30 (1.37%) Dell
16 30 (1.37%) Juniper
17 28 (1.28%) Fortinet
18 24 (1.10%) Apple
18 24 (1.10%) Nortel