Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Team Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 255 239
Rank change year-on-year -34 -16 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 1,872 2,472 2,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 1.39% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.45% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,550 2,138 2,362
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 155,089 170,836 183,479
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.96% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 124,962 136,969 153,579
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +5.59%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 -25 1,764 £55,000 - 218
UK excluding London -21 1,184 £50,000 - 158
London -54 674 £67,500 +3.85% 76
South East -30 282 £56,000 +6.67% 25
Midlands +41 272 £45,000 - 34
West Midlands +87 232 £45,000 - 20
North of England -65 230 £47,500 +5.56% 42
East of England +34 190 £54,000 -10.00% 23
North West -32 120 £45,000 -5.26% 22
South West +17 114 £48,750 -2.50% 18
Yorkshire -38 96 £52,500 +16.67% 17
Scotland -8 74 £51,500 +14.44% 10
East Midlands -43 40 £47,500 +5.56% 13
Wales -14 17 £37,900 -20.21% 6
North East -21 14 £30,500 -34.12% 3
Northern Ireland +6 5 £43,750 +16.67%

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 573 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (25.16%) Finance
3 406 (21.69%) Windows
4 366 (19.55%) Mentoring
5 364 (19.44%) Microsoft
6 338 (18.06%) SQL
7 335 (17.90%) ITIL
8 295 (15.76%) C#
9 278 (14.85%) Java
9 278 (14.85%) .NET
10 261 (13.94%) Line Management
11 219 (11.70%) Scrum
12 211 (11.27%) SQL Server
13 199 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
14 195 (10.42%) Linux
15 193 (10.31%) JavaScript
16 192 (10.26%) Coaching
17 187 (9.99%) Degree
18 172 (9.19%) Active Directory
19 168 (8.97%) SLA
20 157 (8.39%) Oracle
20 157 (8.39%) SDLC
21 155 (8.28%) HTML
22 146 (7.80%) DevOps
23 141 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
23 141 (7.53%) Software Engineering
24 139 (7.43%) Windows Server
25 138 (7.37%) VMware
26 137 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
27 135 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management

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 62 (3.31%) MS Exchange
2 53 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 33 (1.76%) IIS
4 31 (1.66%) Apache
5 27 (1.44%) Apache Spark
6 24 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (0.91%) CMS
8 14 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (0.75%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (0.69%) JBoss
10 12 (0.64%) Confluence
10 12 (0.64%) SAS
11 11 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (0.59%) Skype for Business
12 9 (0.48%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (0.43%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 122 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.64%) Acrobat
7 9 (0.48%) RoboHelp
8 6 (0.32%) InDesign
9 5 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.27%) PaintShop Pro
9 5 (0.27%) Snagit
10 4 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.16%) Maya
11 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.11%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.053%) Mingle
13 1 (0.053%) Mozilla Thunderbird
13 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.80%) SAP APO
3 14 (0.75%) SAP SCM
4 11 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.43%) Unica
7 6 (0.32%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.32%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.27%) INSURE/90
8 5 (0.27%) Magento
8 5 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.21%) DocuMatrix
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.21%) Relativity
9 4 (0.21%) Ringtail
9 4 (0.21%) Veritas eDiscovery
10 3 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 137 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 119 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
3 114 (6.09%) Office 365
4 47 (2.51%) SaaS
5 23 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (0.91%) GitHub
7 15 (0.80%) Serverless
8 13 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
9 12 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.64%) PaaS
10 8 (0.43%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
10 8 (0.43%) OpenShift
11 7 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (0.37%) IaaS
11 7 (0.37%) Slack
12 6 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (0.32%) G Suite
12 6 (0.32%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 103 (5.50%) Firewall
2 80 (4.27%) Internet
3 79 (4.22%) WAN
4 76 (4.06%) LAN
5 73 (3.90%) DNS
6 68 (3.63%) TCP/IP
7 62 (3.31%) DHCP
8 41 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
9 40 (2.14%) Ethernet
10 35 (1.87%) Network Security
10 35 (1.87%) SAN
11 30 (1.60%) VPN
12 29 (1.55%) Wireless
13 28 (1.50%) VoIP
14 19 (1.01%) HTTP
15 18 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (0.75%) MPLS
17 13 (0.69%) SSL
18 12 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 54 (2.88%) MySQL
3 51 (2.72%) Big Data
3 51 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 46 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (2.40%) NoSQL
6 45 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 43 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
8 38 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (1.82%) Oracle Database
10 30 (1.60%) MongoDB
11 24 (1.28%) Hadoop
12 22 (1.18%) Power BI
13 21 (1.12%) SAP HANA
13 21 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (1.01%) DB2
14 19 (1.01%) RDBMS
15 16 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 83 (4.43%) Git (software)
2 64 (3.42%) JIRA
3 50 (2.67%) Visual Studio
4 49 (2.62%) Jenkins
5 25 (1.34%) Selenium
6 21 (1.12%) Subversion
7 17 (0.91%) GitLab
8 13 (0.69%) TeamCity
9 12 (0.64%) Cucumber
9 12 (0.64%) SpecFlow
10 11 (0.59%) Bitbucket
11 10 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.43%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.43%) Maven
12 8 (0.43%) Mercurial
12 8 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (0.37%) Hudson
13 7 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
14 6 (0.32%) Appium
14 6 (0.32%) SoapUI
General
1 471 (25.16%) Finance
2 120 (6.41%) Banking
3 87 (4.65%) Retail
4 65 (3.47%) Marketing
5 55 (2.94%) Law
6 45 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 43 (2.30%) Legal
7 43 (2.30%) Telecoms
8 39 (2.08%) Advertising
9 38 (2.03%) Games
10 37 (1.98%) Electronics
11 17 (0.91%) Publishing
12 16 (0.85%) Front Office
13 14 (0.75%) Military
14 13 (0.69%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.48%) Back Office
16 9 (0.48%) Billing
17 6 (0.32%) Avionics
18 5 (0.27%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (14.85%) .NET
2 155 (8.28%) HTML
3 115 (6.14%) CSS
4 103 (5.50%) ASP.NET
5 89 (4.75%) AngularJS
6 78 (4.17%) Web Services
7 74 (3.95%) Spring
8 69 (3.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 61 (3.26%) React
10 53 (2.83%) .NET Framework
10 53 (2.83%) HTML5
10 53 (2.83%) XML
11 50 (2.67%) REST
12 45 (2.40%) JSON
13 43 (2.30%) RESTful
14 41 (2.19%) Node.js
15 35 (1.87%) jQuery
16 32 (1.71%) Spring Boot
17 29 (1.55%) CSS3
17 29 (1.55%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 141 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (4.70%) Data Centre
3 86 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 69 (3.69%) Management Information System
5 63 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
6 52 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
7 42 (2.24%) Fintech
8 36 (1.92%) User Experience
9 32 (1.71%) Mobile App
10 31 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (1.55%) Private Cloud
12 27 (1.44%) Driving Licence
13 22 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 20 (1.07%) Public Cloud
15 19 (1.01%) AS400
15 19 (1.01%) Client/Server
15 19 (1.01%) Equities
16 18 (0.96%) Algorithms
17 17 (0.91%) Fixed Income
18 16 (0.85%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 406 (21.69%) Windows
2 195 (10.42%) Linux
3 139 (7.43%) Windows Server
4 107 (5.72%) Windows 7
5 85 (4.54%) Windows 10
6 76 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 75 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 72 (3.85%) Unix
9 41 (2.19%) Android
10 40 (2.14%) Apple iOS
11 36 (1.92%) Windows 8
12 33 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 32 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (1.28%) AIX
15 22 (1.18%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.69%) Debian
17 12 (0.64%) CentOS
18 11 (0.59%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.59%) Windows XP
19 8 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 573 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 366 (19.55%) Mentoring
3 335 (17.90%) ITIL
4 261 (13.94%) Line Management
5 219 (11.70%) Scrum
6 199 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
7 192 (10.26%) Coaching
8 157 (8.39%) SDLC
9 146 (7.80%) DevOps
10 141 (7.53%) Software Engineering
11 135 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 134 (7.16%) TDD
13 124 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 119 (6.36%) People Management
15 105 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
16 104 (5.56%) Project Management
16 104 (5.56%) Service Management
17 103 (5.50%) Analytics
18 96 (5.13%) Service Delivery
19 84 (4.49%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 338 (18.06%) SQL
2 295 (15.76%) C#
3 278 (14.85%) Java
4 193 (10.31%) JavaScript
5 112 (5.98%) Python
6 82 (4.38%) C++
7 73 (3.90%) C
8 62 (3.31%) T-SQL
9 59 (3.15%) PHP
10 50 (2.67%) PowerShell
11 35 (1.87%) Scala
12 31 (1.66%) PL/SQL
13 30 (1.60%) Java 8
14 24 (1.28%) Ruby
15 23 (1.23%) VB.NET
16 21 (1.12%) TypeScript
17 19 (1.01%) Bash Shell
18 17 (0.91%) Embedded C++
18 17 (0.91%) Shell Script
19 14 (0.75%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 187 (9.99%) Degree
2 61 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 54 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 48 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 46 (2.46%) MCSE
7 38 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (1.66%) MCSA
9 30 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 21 (1.12%) SC Cleared
11 20 (1.07%) CCNP
11 20 (1.07%) ISEB
12 16 (0.85%) CCNA
13 14 (0.75%) MCDST
13 14 (0.75%) MCITP
13 14 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (0.69%) A+ Certification
15 12 (0.64%) MCP
16 11 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
16 11 (0.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (8.97%) SLA
2 89 (4.75%) QA
3 66 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.39%) GDPR
5 25 (1.34%) PCI DSS
6 19 (1.01%) PMO
7 8 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.43%) MiFID
8 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.16%) PSD2
11 2 (0.11%) COBIT
11 2 (0.11%) ECSS
11 2 (0.11%) IFRS
11 2 (0.11%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.11%) MISRA
12 1 (0.053%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.053%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 172 (9.19%) Active Directory
2 81 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (2.46%) Docker
4 36 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 35 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (0.91%) Firmware
6 17 (0.91%) vSphere
7 16 (0.85%) XenApp
8 11 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 11 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (0.48%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
12 2 (0.11%) Ceph
12 2 (0.11%) GPFS
12 2 (0.11%) Lustre
12 2 (0.11%) NFS
13 1 (0.053%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.053%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 71 (3.79%) SCCM
2 33 (1.76%) Ansible
3 27 (1.44%) Puppet
4 23 (1.23%) Kubernetes
5 19 (1.01%) Terraform
6 18 (0.96%) NetBackup
7 16 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (0.69%) SCOM
9 12 (0.64%) Grafana
9 12 (0.64%) Nagios
9 12 (0.64%) WSUS
10 9 (0.48%) vCenter Server
11 8 (0.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 7 (0.37%) CloudForms
12 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.27%) AirWatch
14 5 (0.27%) SCSM
15 4 (0.21%) CSIRT
15 4 (0.21%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 364 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 157 (8.39%) Oracle
3 138 (7.37%) VMware
4 101 (5.40%) Cisco
5 76 (4.06%) Citrix
6 73 (3.90%) SAP
7 57 (3.04%) IBM
8 41 (2.19%) CheckPoint
9 39 (2.08%) ServiceNow
10 30 (1.60%) Google
11 29 (1.55%) Ivanti
12 28 (1.50%) Red Hat
13 27 (1.44%) Avaya
14 26 (1.39%) HP
15 24 (1.28%) Remedy
16 23 (1.23%) Adobe
16 23 (1.23%) NetApp
17 22 (1.18%) Splunk
17 22 (1.18%) Xamarin
18 21 (1.12%) Apple