The median annual salary for a Team Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 241 207
Rank change year-on-year +1 -34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 1168 1479 1697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 1.42% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.48% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1248 1408
Median salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,350 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +3 1111 £55,000 - 144
London -9 479 £66,750 +2.69% 41
South East +19 211 £55,000 +10.00% 29
City of London +52 98 £60,000 -14.28% 9
North West -3 85 £40,000 -11.11% 17
East of England -35 83 £55,000 +10.00% 11
South West +51 80 £47,500 +10.46% 13
Surrey +67 74 £55,000 -8.33% 5
West Midlands +23 73 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Manchester +4 66 £36,000 -30.76% 15
Yorkshire +18 54 £47,000 -1.05% 14
Berkshire +24 44 £65,000 +30.00% 5
East Midlands -10 40 £40,000 -5.88% 5
West Yorkshire +15 36 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Hertfordshire +21 35 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Birmingham +19 35 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Oxfordshire +14 31 £50,000 -2.43% 3
Leeds +1 26 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Wiltshire +39 24 £38,001 -13.14% 1
Wales +10 21 £40,000 +11.88% 4
Hampshire -26 21 £55,000 +18.91% 9
Gloucestershire +14 19 £71,250 +29.54% 2
Hammersmith - 19 £70,000 -
South Wales +15 18 £38,750 +6.16% 3
West Sussex +7 18 £60,000 +6.66% 1
Bristol +1 18 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Reading +28 17 £65,000 +25.00% 2
Scotland +13 16 £50,000 +13.63% 5
Buckinghamshire +12 16 £50,750 +6.84% 4
Cardiff +9 16 £42,500 +39.34% 3

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 889 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
2 507 (20.45%) Windows
3 498 (20.09%) Finance
4 467 (18.84%) Microsoft
5 452 (18.23%) ITIL
6 444 (17.91%) Java
7 433 (17.47%) SQL
8 421 (16.98%) C#
9 419 (16.90%) JavaScript
10 417 (16.82%) .NET
11 402 (16.22%) SQL Server
12 392 (15.81%) Mentoring
13 377 (15.21%) Scrum
14 286 (11.54%) HTML
15 281 (11.34%) TDD
16 271 (10.93%) Linux
17 259 (10.45%) Line Management
18 252 (10.17%) MVC
19 242 (9.76%) CSS
20 237 (9.56%) Active Directory
21 230 (9.28%) ASP.NET
22 226 (9.12%) MS Excel
23 214 (8.63%) Degree
24 184 (7.42%) SLA
25 181 (7.30%) Oracle
26 179 (7.22%) Project Management
27 178 (7.18%) VMware
28 177 (7.14%) Coaching
28 177 (7.14%) AngularJS
29 176 (7.10%) 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
1 100 (4.03%) MS Exchange
2 59 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 57 (2.30%) CMS
4 56 (2.26%) IIS
5 54 (2.18%) Apache
5 54 (2.18%) Tomcat
6 42 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 38 (1.53%) Confluence
8 31 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 27 (1.09%) Skype for Business
10 21 (0.85%) JBoss
11 17 (0.69%) Apache Spark
11 17 (0.69%) Mule
12 16 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
13 15 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (0.61%) Mule ESB
14 14 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
15 12 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 12 (0.48%) NetWeaver
16 11 (0.44%) EPiServer
Applications
1 226 (9.12%) MS Excel
2 115 (4.64%) MS Office
3 18 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.40%) MS Project
5 7 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.28%) InDesign
6 6 (0.24%) HipChat
7 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.040%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.040%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.040%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (0.93%) SAP SD
2 22 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
3 21 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 19 (0.77%) SAP CO
4 19 (0.77%) SAP FI
4 19 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
5 18 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (0.40%) SAP HR
8 10 (0.40%) SAP Payroll
9 9 (0.36%) Visualfiles
10 8 (0.32%) SAP CRM
10 8 (0.32%) SAP HCM
11 5 (0.20%) HFM
11 5 (0.20%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 5 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
11 5 (0.20%) Northgate Housing
12 4 (0.16%) Magento
12 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 131 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (3.79%) Office 365
4 75 (3.03%) SaaS
5 20 (0.81%) GitHub
6 18 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.73%) IaaS
7 15 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (0.52%) PaaS
9 11 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle CX
11 4 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.16%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.081%) Akamai
13 2 (0.081%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.081%) G Suite
13 2 (0.081%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.081%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 120 (4.84%) Firewall
2 80 (3.23%) LAN
3 78 (3.15%) Internet
4 77 (3.11%) WAN
5 68 (2.74%) SAN
6 64 (2.58%) TCP/IP
7 58 (2.34%) DNS
8 42 (1.69%) VPN
9 34 (1.37%) DHCP
10 30 (1.21%) Wireless
11 29 (1.17%) VoIP
12 23 (0.93%) HTTP
13 20 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (0.81%) SSL
14 19 (0.77%) Skype
15 18 (0.73%) NetScaler
16 17 (0.69%) WLAN
17 15 (0.61%) Intranet
17 15 (0.61%) Unified Communications
18 13 (0.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 112 (4.52%) MySQL
3 91 (3.67%) NoSQL
3 91 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 84 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 77 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 67 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 61 (2.46%) Big Data
8 59 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 57 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 56 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
11 54 (2.18%) Oracle Database
12 44 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
13 39 (1.57%) Hadoop
14 38 (1.53%) RDBMS
15 32 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 30 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
16 30 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
17 24 (0.97%) DB2
18 19 (0.77%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 120 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 84 (3.39%) JIRA
3 79 (3.19%) Jenkins
4 68 (2.74%) Maven
5 63 (2.54%) Selenium
6 62 (2.50%) TeamCity
7 57 (2.30%) JUnit
8 54 (2.18%) Visual Studio
9 51 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 42 (1.69%) Subversion
11 36 (1.45%) Cucumber
12 33 (1.33%) WebDriver
13 32 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 29 (1.17%) gulp
15 28 (1.13%) Gradle
16 26 (1.05%) Jasmine
17 25 (1.01%) HP UFT
17 25 (1.01%) TestNG
18 23 (0.93%) Grunt
18 23 (0.93%) Hudson
General
1 498 (20.09%) Finance
2 129 (5.20%) Banking
3 90 (3.63%) Marketing
4 73 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 61 (2.46%) Front Office
6 57 (2.30%) Legal
7 55 (2.22%) Games
8 54 (2.18%) Retail
9 48 (1.94%) Manufacturing
10 31 (1.25%) Law
11 28 (1.13%) Publishing
12 27 (1.09%) Back Office
12 27 (1.09%) Electronics
13 21 (0.85%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.56%) Billing
15 12 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.44%) Automotive
17 10 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.36%) Advertising
19 8 (0.32%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 417 (16.82%) .NET
2 286 (11.54%) HTML
3 242 (9.76%) CSS
4 230 (9.28%) ASP.NET
5 177 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 142 (5.73%) XML
7 141 (5.69%) Web Services
8 139 (5.61%) Spring
9 120 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 112 (4.52%) HTML5
11 106 (4.28%) REST
12 101 (4.07%) jQuery
12 101 (4.07%) Node.js
13 94 (3.79%) RESTful
14 92 (3.71%) .NET Framework
15 75 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
16 66 (2.66%) React
17 58 (2.34%) J2EE
18 54 (2.18%) JSON
19 50 (2.02%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 85 (3.43%) Data Centre
2 84 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (3.35%) Computer Science
4 77 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 52 (2.10%) Fintech
6 50 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 47 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 47 (1.90%) iPad
8 44 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 28 (1.13%) Client/Server
10 27 (1.09%) Replication
11 26 (1.05%) N-Tier
12 25 (1.01%) Derivative
13 21 (0.85%) Driving Licence
14 19 (0.77%) User Experience
15 16 (0.65%) Algorithms
16 15 (0.61%) Online Banking
17 13 (0.52%) Blackberry
17 13 (0.52%) EPoS
18 12 (0.48%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 507 (20.45%) Windows
2 271 (10.93%) Linux
3 173 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 110 (4.44%) Unix
5 102 (4.11%) Windows 7
6 100 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 79 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 66 (2.66%) Android
9 60 (2.42%) Apple iOS
10 45 (1.82%) Windows 10
11 25 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (0.81%) Solaris
13 16 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 14 (0.56%) Mac OS
14 14 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.36%) CentOS
16 8 (0.32%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.12%) HPUX
17 3 (0.12%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.081%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 889 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
2 452 (18.23%) ITIL
3 392 (15.81%) Mentoring
4 377 (15.21%) Scrum
5 281 (11.34%) TDD
6 259 (10.45%) Line Management
7 252 (10.17%) MVC
8 179 (7.22%) Project Management
9 177 (7.14%) Coaching
10 170 (6.86%) Software Engineering
11 157 (6.33%) SDLC
12 141 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
12 141 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 136 (5.49%) Service Delivery
14 123 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
15 121 (4.88%) E-Commerce
15 121 (4.88%) Performance Management
16 118 (4.76%) OO
17 115 (4.64%) People Management
18 114 (4.60%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 444 (17.91%) Java
2 433 (17.47%) SQL
3 421 (16.98%) C#
4 419 (16.90%) JavaScript
5 130 (5.24%) PHP
6 112 (4.52%) C++
7 92 (3.71%) Python
8 88 (3.55%) T-SQL
9 70 (2.82%) PowerShell
10 58 (2.34%) C
11 56 (2.26%) Scala
12 48 (1.94%) Ruby
13 47 (1.90%) Perl
14 45 (1.82%) PL/SQL
15 33 (1.33%) VB.NET
16 30 (1.21%) VB
17 29 (1.17%) Groovy
18 27 (1.09%) Shell Script
19 20 (0.81%) Go
20 19 (0.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 214 (8.63%) Degree
2 90 (3.63%) ISTQB
3 61 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 54 (2.18%) ISEB
5 52 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (2.02%) SC Cleared
7 46 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
8 32 (1.29%) CCNP
9 29 (1.17%) CCNA
9 29 (1.17%) MCSE
10 25 (1.01%) CHECK Team Leader
10 25 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (0.56%) CHECK Team Member
13 13 (0.52%) CISSP
14 12 (0.48%) CISM
14 12 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 12 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (0.44%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (7.42%) SLA
2 176 (7.10%) QA
3 9 (0.36%) EMIR
3 9 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.36%) PMO
4 8 (0.32%) MiFID
4 8 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.32%) WAI
5 7 (0.28%) ISO 14001
5 7 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.12%) SSAE 16
10 2 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.040%) FATCA
System Software
1 237 (9.56%) Active Directory
2 87 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 39 (1.57%) Docker
5 37 (1.49%) XenApp
6 22 (0.89%) VMware ESX
7 19 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 18 (0.73%) vSphere
9 14 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.32%) Terminal Server
12 6 (0.24%) Firmware
12 6 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.24%) Xen
12 6 (0.24%) XenServer
13 5 (0.20%) DFS Replication
13 5 (0.20%) NFS
13 5 (0.20%) Samba
14 4 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 56 (2.26%) SCCM
2 29 (1.17%) Puppet
3 23 (0.93%) Ansible
3 23 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (0.77%) SCOM
5 14 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 13 (0.52%) CSIRT
7 12 (0.48%) WSUS
8 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (0.36%) Nagios
9 9 (0.36%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (0.28%) Kubernetes
10 7 (0.28%) SCOrch
11 6 (0.24%) SCVMM
12 5 (0.20%) Cisco CME
12 5 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
12 5 (0.20%) Netcool
12 5 (0.20%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 4 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 467 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 181 (7.30%) Oracle
3 178 (7.18%) VMware
4 152 (6.13%) Cisco
5 129 (5.20%) SAP
6 102 (4.11%) Citrix
7 67 (2.70%) HP
8 48 (1.94%) IBM
9 40 (1.61%) NetApp
10 39 (1.57%) CheckPoint
11 38 (1.53%) Sitecore
12 37 (1.49%) Juniper
13 36 (1.45%) Apple
14 28 (1.13%) EMC
14 28 (1.13%) Google
15 25 (1.01%) Avaya
16 23 (0.93%) Bloomberg
16 23 (0.93%) F5
17 22 (0.89%) Dell
17 22 (0.89%) Palo Alto
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
Posted: 20 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-65,000 (Depending on skill set of candidate)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Annual Bonus, Extra Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bens - shares, health +
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70,000 DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £100000 - £145000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Goole, North Humberside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + company car + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60K Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday