The median annual salary for a Team Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Team Lead
UK
Rank 241 238 208
Rank change year-on-year -3 -30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 1158 1463 1644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.42% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.47% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1243 1364
Median salary £55,000 £53,139 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.50% +6.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,375 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,875 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
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 24 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 24 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 -6 1098 £55,000 - 161
London -3 482 £66,000 +1.53% 48
South East +21 203 £55,000 +10.00% 30
City of London +63 99 £60,000 -14.28% 9
North West -6 85 £40,000 -11.11% 17
South West +37 81 £47,500 +10.46% 17
East of England -32 77 £56,000 +12.00% 12
Surrey +55 74 £55,000 -8.33% 5
West Midlands +4 71 £45,000 -5.26% 20
Manchester +9 67 £38,000 -26.92% 14
Yorkshire +9 53 £47,000 -1.05% 12
Berkshire +23 43 £70,000 +40.00% 6
East Midlands -15 40 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Hertfordshire +17 37 £55,000 +41.93% 2
Birmingham +16 34 £48,750 +2.63% 7
West Yorkshire +6 33 £48,750 +8.33% 11
Oxfordshire +8 29 £50,000 -2.43% 3
Wales +10 25 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Leeds -9 25 £48,750 +8.33% 7
Wiltshire +30 23 £39,000 -8.23% 2
South Wales +18 22 £40,000 +9.58% 1
Cardiff +18 20 £40,000 +31.14% 1
Gloucestershire +8 20 £72,500 +34.88% 1
Bristol +1 19 £50,750 -3.33% 7
Hammersmith - 19 £70,000 -
Hampshire -15 18 £55,000 +15.78% 8
West Sussex +9 17 £60,000 +6.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 16 £50,750 +6.84% 3
Reading +25 15 £67,500 +29.80% 4
Scotland +7 15 £55,000 +23.59% 4

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 884 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
2 507 (20.39%) Windows
3 502 (20.18%) Finance
4 471 (18.94%) Microsoft
5 453 (18.21%) ITIL
6 437 (17.57%) Java
7 436 (17.53%) SQL
8 425 (17.09%) C#
9 424 (17.05%) .NET
10 421 (16.93%) JavaScript
11 409 (16.45%) SQL Server
12 392 (15.76%) Mentoring
13 381 (15.32%) Scrum
14 293 (11.78%) HTML
15 273 (10.98%) TDD
16 268 (10.78%) Linux
17 261 (10.49%) Line Management
18 259 (10.41%) MVC
19 249 (10.01%) CSS
20 238 (9.57%) ASP.NET
21 237 (9.53%) Active Directory
22 228 (9.17%) MS Excel
23 213 (8.56%) Degree
24 186 (7.48%) SLA
25 183 (7.36%) Oracle
26 182 (7.32%) Project Management
27 181 (7.28%) AngularJS
28 178 (7.16%) VMware
29 176 (7.08%) Coaching
30 174 (7.00%) QA

Team Leader Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 102 (4.10%) MS Exchange
2 58 (2.33%) IIS
2 58 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 57 (2.29%) CMS
4 55 (2.21%) Tomcat
5 54 (2.17%) Apache
6 44 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 38 (1.53%) Confluence
8 31 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 27 (1.09%) Skype for Business
10 20 (0.80%) JBoss
11 17 (0.68%) Apache Spark
11 17 (0.68%) Mule
12 16 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
13 15 (0.60%) Mule ESB
13 15 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
14 14 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 12 (0.48%) EPiServer
16 12 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 228 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 115 (4.62%) MS Office
3 18 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.40%) MS Project
5 8 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (0.32%) 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 (0.92%) SAP SD
2 22 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
3 19 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.76%) SAP CO
3 19 (0.76%) SAP FI
3 19 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.40%) SAP Payroll
6 9 (0.36%) SAP HR
6 9 (0.36%) Visualfiles
7 8 (0.32%) SAP CRM
7 8 (0.32%) SAP HCM
8 5 (0.20%) Northgate Housing
9 4 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.16%) Magento
9 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.16%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.16%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 130 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
3 90 (3.62%) Office 365
4 74 (2.98%) SaaS
5 21 (0.84%) GitHub
6 18 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.72%) IaaS
7 16 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.48%) Amazon S3
8 12 (0.48%) PaaS
9 4 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.16%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle CX
10 3 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.080%) Akamai
11 2 (0.080%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.080%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.080%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.080%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 118 (4.74%) Firewall
2 82 (3.30%) Internet
2 82 (3.30%) LAN
3 80 (3.22%) WAN
4 70 (2.81%) TCP/IP
5 68 (2.73%) SAN
6 60 (2.41%) DNS
7 45 (1.81%) VPN
8 32 (1.29%) DHCP
8 32 (1.29%) Wireless
9 29 (1.17%) VoIP
10 24 (0.97%) HTTP
11 20 (0.80%) SSL
12 19 (0.76%) Skype
13 18 (0.72%) NetScaler
13 18 (0.72%) WLAN
14 17 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (0.64%) Intranet
15 16 (0.64%) Network Security
15 16 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (16.45%) SQL Server
2 114 (4.58%) MySQL
3 95 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 93 (3.74%) NoSQL
5 86 (3.46%) Relational Database
6 81 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 68 (2.73%) MongoDB
8 64 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 63 (2.53%) Big Data
10 59 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
11 57 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
12 56 (2.25%) Oracle Database
13 48 (1.93%) SQL Server 2014
14 40 (1.61%) Hadoop
14 40 (1.61%) RDBMS
15 35 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 32 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
17 30 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
18 25 (1.01%) DB2
19 20 (0.80%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 122 (4.91%) Git (software)
2 85 (3.42%) JIRA
3 83 (3.34%) Jenkins
4 69 (2.77%) Maven
5 63 (2.53%) Selenium
5 63 (2.53%) TeamCity
6 58 (2.33%) JUnit
7 53 (2.13%) Visual Studio
8 52 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 42 (1.69%) Subversion
10 37 (1.49%) Cucumber
11 33 (1.33%) WebDriver
12 32 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 30 (1.21%) gulp
14 29 (1.17%) Gradle
15 27 (1.09%) HP UFT
15 27 (1.09%) Jasmine
16 26 (1.05%) TestNG
17 24 (0.97%) Grunt
18 23 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 502 (20.18%) Finance
2 131 (5.27%) Banking
3 91 (3.66%) Marketing
4 77 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 61 (2.45%) Front Office
6 57 (2.29%) Games
7 55 (2.21%) Legal
8 54 (2.17%) Retail
9 49 (1.97%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.17%) Law
11 28 (1.13%) Electronics
11 28 (1.13%) Publishing
12 27 (1.09%) Back Office
13 22 (0.88%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.56%) Billing
15 12 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.40%) Automotive
17 9 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.32%) Advertising
18 8 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (17.05%) .NET
2 293 (11.78%) HTML
3 249 (10.01%) CSS
4 238 (9.57%) ASP.NET
5 181 (7.28%) AngularJS
6 146 (5.87%) XML
7 141 (5.67%) Web Services
8 139 (5.59%) Spring
9 123 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 116 (4.66%) HTML5
11 107 (4.30%) jQuery
11 107 (4.30%) REST
12 101 (4.06%) Node.js
13 94 (3.78%) RESTful
14 92 (3.70%) .NET Framework
15 76 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web API
16 65 (2.61%) React
17 57 (2.29%) J2EE
18 56 (2.25%) JSON
19 52 (2.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 83 (3.34%) Computer Science
1 83 (3.34%) Data Centre
2 81 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (3.14%) Management Information System
4 51 (2.05%) Fintech
5 49 (1.97%) iPad
5 49 (1.97%) Mobile App
6 48 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 45 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 28 (1.13%) Client/Server
9 27 (1.09%) Replication
10 25 (1.01%) Derivative
11 24 (0.97%) N-Tier
12 21 (0.84%) Driving Licence
13 19 (0.76%) User Experience
14 17 (0.68%) Algorithms
15 15 (0.60%) Online Banking
16 14 (0.56%) Blackberry
16 14 (0.56%) Clustering
16 14 (0.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 507 (20.39%) Windows
2 268 (10.78%) Linux
3 173 (6.96%) Windows Server
4 109 (4.38%) Unix
5 105 (4.22%) Windows 7
6 100 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 77 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 63 (2.53%) Android
9 58 (2.33%) Apple iOS
10 45 (1.81%) Windows 10
11 26 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (0.80%) Solaris
13 16 (0.64%) Windows 8
14 14 (0.56%) Mac OS
14 14 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.36%) CentOS
15 9 (0.36%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.16%) HPUX
17 3 (0.12%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.080%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 884 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (18.21%) ITIL
3 392 (15.76%) Mentoring
4 381 (15.32%) Scrum
5 273 (10.98%) TDD
6 261 (10.49%) Line Management
7 259 (10.41%) MVC
8 182 (7.32%) Project Management
9 176 (7.08%) Coaching
10 167 (6.71%) Software Engineering
11 159 (6.39%) SDLC
12 141 (5.67%) Service Delivery
12 141 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 140 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
14 125 (5.03%) E-Commerce
15 122 (4.91%) Performance Management
16 120 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
17 119 (4.78%) OO
18 115 (4.62%) People Management
19 109 (4.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 437 (17.57%) Java
2 436 (17.53%) SQL
3 425 (17.09%) C#
4 421 (16.93%) JavaScript
5 129 (5.19%) PHP
6 111 (4.46%) C++
7 95 (3.82%) Python
8 91 (3.66%) T-SQL
9 72 (2.90%) PowerShell
10 57 (2.29%) C
11 54 (2.17%) Scala
12 49 (1.97%) Ruby
13 47 (1.89%) Perl
14 44 (1.77%) PL/SQL
15 33 (1.33%) VB.NET
16 29 (1.17%) VB
17 28 (1.13%) Groovy
18 27 (1.09%) Shell Script
19 19 (0.76%) Bash Shell
20 18 (0.72%) Go
Qualifications
1 213 (8.56%) Degree
2 90 (3.62%) ISTQB
3 61 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 56 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (2.13%) ISEB
6 51 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 50 (2.01%) SC Cleared
8 43 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
9 34 (1.37%) CCNP
10 33 (1.33%) CCNA
11 30 (1.21%) MCSE
12 26 (1.05%) CHECK Team Leader
13 25 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 18 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 14 (0.56%) CHECK Team Member
16 12 (0.48%) CISSP
16 12 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 12 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 11 (0.44%) CISM
17 11 (0.44%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (7.48%) SLA
2 174 (7.00%) QA
3 9 (0.36%) EMIR
3 9 (0.36%) PMO
4 8 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.32%) MiFID
4 8 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.32%) WAI
5 7 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.24%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.12%) SSAE 16
10 2 (0.080%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.040%) FATCA
System Software
1 237 (9.53%) Active Directory
2 86 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (1.93%) Hyper-V
4 39 (1.57%) Docker
5 37 (1.49%) XenApp
6 22 (0.88%) VMware ESX
7 19 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 18 (0.72%) vSphere
9 13 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.32%) Terminal Server
12 7 (0.28%) Xen
13 6 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.20%) Firmware
14 5 (0.20%) NFS
14 5 (0.20%) Samba
15 4 (0.16%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.16%) XenServer
16 3 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 52 (2.09%) SCCM
2 31 (1.25%) Puppet
3 24 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (0.92%) Ansible
5 19 (0.76%) SCOM
6 14 (0.56%) NetBackup
7 13 (0.52%) CSIRT
8 11 (0.44%) WSUS
9 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
10 9 (0.36%) Nagios
10 9 (0.36%) Tivoli
11 7 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (0.28%) SCOrch
12 6 (0.24%) SCVMM
13 5 (0.20%) Cisco CME
13 5 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
13 5 (0.20%) Kubernetes
13 5 (0.20%) Netcool
13 5 (0.20%) Netcool/OMNIbus
14 4 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 471 (18.94%) Microsoft
2 183 (7.36%) Oracle
3 178 (7.16%) VMware
4 151 (6.07%) Cisco
5 128 (5.15%) SAP
6 102 (4.10%) Citrix
7 67 (2.69%) HP
8 49 (1.97%) IBM
9 40 (1.61%) CheckPoint
10 39 (1.57%) NetApp
10 39 (1.57%) Sitecore
11 36 (1.45%) Apple
11 36 (1.45%) Juniper
12 28 (1.13%) EMC
12 28 (1.13%) Google
13 25 (1.01%) Avaya
14 24 (0.97%) Bloomberg
15 23 (0.92%) F5
16 22 (0.88%) Dell
16 22 (0.88%) Red Hat
London
EdenChase Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 minutes ago
East London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 13 minutes ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Stratospherec
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £80k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Rullion
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £65,000 to £72,000 per annum + 10% bonus, Pension, Shares etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: up to £35k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bordon, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago