Period
to 21 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Team Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 293 253 253
Rank change year-on-year -40 0 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 1,610 2,294 2,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.34% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.39% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,271 2,038 2,035
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £89,750 £76,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,405 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.80% +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 138,416 165,583 162,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 96.41% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 109,868 134,836 134,784
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 2019.

Salary histogram for Team Leader in the UK

Team Leader
Top 17 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 2019. 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 -42 1,484 £55,000 - 221
UK excluding London -43 1,005 £50,000 -0.80% 175
London -19 570 £70,000 +12.00% 52
South East -42 367 £55,000 +2.80% 34
North of England -34 198 £50,000 - 52
Midlands -33 137 £45,000 +5.88% 31
East of England -28 115 £45,000 -25.00% 28
North West +7 105 £50,000 -16.67% 31
South West +37 96 £50,000 +2.56% 24
West Midlands -30 83 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Yorkshire -38 75 £52,500 +16.67% 15
Scotland +14 60 £50,000 +1.01% 5
East Midlands +2 54 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Wales +20 24 £62,500 +42.86%
North East +18 18 £49,500 +65.00% 6
Northern Ireland -25 9 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £95,000 -

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 505 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 345 (21.43%) .NET
4 335 (20.81%) C#
5 332 (20.62%) Finance
6 324 (20.12%) SQL
7 317 (19.69%) Windows
8 299 (18.57%) Mentoring
9 265 (16.46%) Java
10 262 (16.27%) SQL Server
11 225 (13.98%) ITIL
12 213 (13.23%) Scrum
13 207 (12.86%) Line Management
14 191 (11.86%) JavaScript
15 188 (11.68%) Degree
16 180 (11.18%) Coaching
17 174 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
18 171 (10.62%) Microsoft Azure
19 161 (10.00%) ASP.NET
20 158 (9.81%) Active Directory
21 155 (9.63%) HTML
22 151 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
23 148 (9.19%) CSS
24 147 (9.13%) SLA
25 143 (8.88%) DevOps
25 143 (8.88%) QA
26 140 (8.70%) Windows Server
27 135 (8.39%) Linux
28 130 (8.07%) Cisco
28 130 (8.07%) AngularJS

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 48 (2.98%) MS Exchange
2 44 (2.73%) Apache Spark
3 34 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 25 (1.55%) Confluence
5 24 (1.49%) IIS
6 23 (1.43%) Apache
7 20 (1.24%) Tomcat
8 11 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (0.62%) Apache Pig
9 10 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (0.62%) IBM Notes
9 10 (0.62%) JBoss
10 9 (0.56%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.50%) CMS
11 8 (0.50%) nginx
11 8 (0.50%) NServiceBus
11 8 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 6 (0.37%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 99 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.19%) Windchill
7 2 (0.12%) HipChat
7 2 (0.12%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.12%) Revit
8 1 (0.062%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.062%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.68%) SAP APO
1 11 (0.68%) SAP SCM
2 10 (0.62%) SAP CO
2 10 (0.62%) SAP FI
2 10 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (0.62%) SAP SD
3 9 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (0.43%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.43%) SAP MM
5 7 (0.43%) SAP PP
5 7 (0.43%) SAP WM
6 4 (0.25%) Magento
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.19%) ENOVIA
7 3 (0.19%) SAP PLM
7 3 (0.19%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 171 (10.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 128 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
3 118 (7.33%) Office 365
4 48 (2.98%) SaaS
5 32 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 27 (1.68%) PaaS
7 23 (1.43%) Power Platform
8 22 (1.37%) npm
9 18 (1.12%) Mimecast
10 16 (0.99%) GitHub
10 16 (0.99%) IaaS
11 13 (0.81%) G Suite
12 11 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
15 7 (0.43%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
16 5 (0.31%) Boomi
16 5 (0.31%) Slack
17 4 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 113 (7.02%) Firewall
2 71 (4.41%) DNS
3 67 (4.16%) DHCP
4 65 (4.04%) WAN
5 64 (3.98%) LAN
6 49 (3.04%) SAN
7 46 (2.86%) TCP/IP
8 45 (2.80%) Wireless
9 42 (2.61%) Internet
10 31 (1.93%) VPN
11 28 (1.74%) Network Security
11 28 (1.74%) SSL
11 28 (1.74%) VoIP
12 27 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (1.49%) VLAN
14 21 (1.30%) MPLS
15 20 (1.24%) Cisco IOS
16 19 (1.18%) OSPF
17 18 (1.12%) BGP
17 18 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (16.27%) SQL Server
2 71 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 60 (3.73%) Big Data
4 53 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (3.17%) NoSQL
6 48 (2.98%) Relational Database
7 45 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 39 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (2.42%) Hadoop
9 23 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (1.30%) Power BI
11 17 (1.06%) Oracle Database
11 17 (1.06%) RDBMS
12 15 (0.93%) MongoDB
13 13 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (0.75%) MySQL
14 12 (0.75%) SAP HANA
15 11 (0.68%) Blockchain
15 11 (0.68%) Data Lake
16 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 127 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 72 (4.47%) JIRA
3 58 (3.60%) Visual Studio
4 46 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (2.67%) Jenkins
6 36 (2.24%) Selenium
7 31 (1.93%) TeamCity
8 26 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
9 23 (1.43%) git-flow
9 23 (1.43%) Maven
10 17 (1.06%) Gradle
11 14 (0.87%) Cucumber
11 14 (0.87%) webpack
12 12 (0.75%) WiX
13 11 (0.68%) Ant
13 11 (0.68%) PostCSS
14 10 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
14 10 (0.62%) Subversion
15 9 (0.56%) Grunt
15 9 (0.56%) Zephyr
General
1 332 (20.62%) Finance
2 109 (6.77%) Retail
3 85 (5.28%) Marketing
4 72 (4.47%) Banking
5 40 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 39 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 30 (1.86%) Games
8 24 (1.49%) Law
9 23 (1.43%) Legal
10 22 (1.37%) Electronics
11 16 (0.99%) Advertising
11 16 (0.99%) Automotive
12 13 (0.81%) Front Office
12 13 (0.81%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.50%) Brand Awareness
14 7 (0.43%) Back Office
14 7 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.43%) Publishing
15 6 (0.37%) Local Government
15 6 (0.37%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (21.43%) .NET
2 161 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 155 (9.63%) HTML
4 148 (9.19%) CSS
5 130 (8.07%) AngularJS
6 99 (6.15%) React
7 92 (5.71%) .NET Framework
8 81 (5.03%) jQuery
9 75 (4.66%) JSON
10 71 (4.41%) Node.js
11 65 (4.04%) WCF
12 62 (3.85%) REST
13 61 (3.79%) Web Services
14 58 (3.60%) RESTful
15 55 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 55 (3.42%) Entity Framework
16 51 (3.17%) Spring
17 46 (2.86%) HTML5
18 45 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
19 39 (2.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 151 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 56 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
4 48 (2.98%) Data Centre
5 45 (2.80%) Fintech
6 43 (2.67%) Algorithms
6 43 (2.67%) User Experience
7 37 (2.30%) Virtual Team
8 35 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.55%) Driving Licence
10 22 (1.37%) Cyber Defence
11 18 (1.12%) Smart Meter
12 17 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
13 16 (0.99%) Mobile App
14 14 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
14 14 (0.87%) e-Learning
14 14 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
15 12 (0.75%) NHS
15 12 (0.75%) N-Tier
16 11 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 317 (19.69%) Windows
2 140 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 135 (8.39%) Linux
4 77 (4.78%) Windows 7
5 64 (3.98%) Unix
6 52 (3.23%) Windows 10
7 45 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (2.24%) Android
10 29 (1.80%) Apple iOS
11 28 (1.74%) Windows 8
12 20 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.81%) AIX
14 8 (0.50%) Tizen
15 7 (0.43%) VMS
16 6 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.25%) CentOS
17 4 (0.25%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (18.57%) Mentoring
3 225 (13.98%) ITIL
4 213 (13.23%) Scrum
5 207 (12.86%) Line Management
6 180 (11.18%) Coaching
7 174 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
8 143 (8.88%) DevOps
9 129 (8.01%) Continuous Improvement
10 128 (7.95%) TDD
11 121 (7.52%) MVC
12 113 (7.02%) Software Engineering
13 108 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
14 104 (6.46%) Test Automation
15 102 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
16 99 (6.15%) Analytics
16 99 (6.15%) SDLC
17 97 (6.02%) Project Management
18 93 (5.78%) Computer Science
19 88 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 335 (20.81%) C#
2 324 (20.12%) SQL
3 265 (16.46%) Java
4 191 (11.86%) JavaScript
5 74 (4.60%) Python
6 67 (4.16%) C++
7 51 (3.17%) C
8 49 (3.04%) TypeScript
9 47 (2.92%) Scala
10 45 (2.80%) PowerShell
11 39 (2.42%) ES6
12 37 (2.30%) Java 8
13 35 (2.17%) T-SQL
14 30 (1.86%) Perl
14 30 (1.86%) PL/SQL
15 19 (1.18%) PHP
16 18 (1.12%) Ruby
17 13 (0.81%) Shell Script
18 12 (0.75%) R
19 11 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 188 (11.68%) Degree
2 62 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 54 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 48 (2.98%) CCNP
6 40 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
7 36 (2.24%) Security Cleared
8 35 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 33 (2.05%) MCSE
10 31 (1.93%) CCNA
11 19 (1.18%) MCSA
12 17 (1.06%) SC Cleared
13 16 (0.99%) PhD
14 15 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 13 (0.81%) CISSP
15 13 (0.81%) GIAC
16 12 (0.75%) CCSE
16 12 (0.75%) ISEB
16 12 (0.75%) MCP
17 11 (0.68%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (9.13%) SLA
2 143 (8.88%) QA
3 35 (2.17%) GDPR
4 26 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.87%) PMO
7 12 (0.75%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.43%) COBIT
9 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.12%) MiFID
11 1 (0.062%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.062%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.062%) JTAG
System Software
1 158 (9.81%) Active Directory
2 70 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (3.91%) Hyper-V
4 40 (2.48%) Docker
5 13 (0.81%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 13 (0.81%) Firmware
5 13 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.62%) vSphere
7 5 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 3 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.19%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.19%) XenApp
10 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.062%) UAG
11 1 (0.062%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 32 (1.99%) SCCM
2 27 (1.68%) Kubernetes
3 20 (1.24%) Ansible
4 19 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
6 14 (0.87%) Puppet
7 11 (0.68%) Nagios
8 10 (0.62%) WSUS
9 9 (0.56%) SCOM
10 7 (0.43%) HP ALM
11 6 (0.37%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
13 4 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
14 3 (0.19%) Control-M
14 3 (0.19%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.19%) Kibana
14 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
14 3 (0.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 350 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 130 (8.07%) Cisco
3 123 (7.64%) VMware
4 104 (6.46%) Oracle
5 60 (3.73%) Citrix
6 59 (3.66%) SAP
7 50 (3.11%) HP
8 47 (2.92%) Dell
9 32 (1.99%) CheckPoint
9 32 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
9 32 (1.99%) SolarWinds
10 31 (1.93%) Tableau
11 30 (1.86%) Google
11 30 (1.86%) ServiceNow
12 25 (1.55%) F5
12 25 (1.55%) Red Hat
13 24 (1.49%) Meraki
14 23 (1.43%) NetApp
15 22 (1.37%) Palo Alto
16 17 (1.06%) Mitel