Period
to 18 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Team Leader was £57,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 370 316 296
Rank change year-on-year -54 -20 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 1,121 597 1,405
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 0.96% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.01% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 863 501 1,092
10th Percentile £30,800 £35,000 £34,075
25th Percentile £40,750 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.87% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £86,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,368
% change year-on-year -4.76% +0.25% +1.69%

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 117,177 59,036 119,937
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.00% 95.11% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 79,660 48,422 97,099
10th Percentile £31,949 £32,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Team Leader in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Team Leader in the UK

Team Leader
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Team Leader.

Salary trend for Team Leader in the UK

Team Leader
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Team Leader over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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 1,002 £55,000 -4.35% 152
UK excluding London -6 750 £50,000 -4.76% 115
Work from Home -35 304 £70,000 +3.70% 21
London -118 288 £70,000 -9.68% 47
South East -9 228 £55,000 -4.35% 30
North of England -34 221 £49,250 -10.45% 27
North West -11 151 £50,000 -16.67% 19
Midlands -66 110 £52,500 +13.51% 19
West Midlands -46 77 £54,250 +8.65% 12
East of England -35 76 £32,500 -36.59% 16
South West -40 69 £55,000 +4.76% 12
Yorkshire -60 50 £52,500 - 6
East Midlands -47 33 £43,000 +1.18% 7
Scotland -60 31 £70,000 +21.74% 8
North East -16 20 £32,500 -2.99% 2
Wales -38 12 £49,000 +3.16% 4
Northern Ireland -27 3 £54,500 -9.17%

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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.

1 344 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (24.53%) Social Skills
3 251 (22.39%) Microsoft
4 240 (21.41%) Mentoring
5 223 (19.89%) Azure
6 211 (18.82%) ITIL
7 186 (16.59%) C#
8 182 (16.24%) SQL
8 182 (16.24%) .NET
9 175 (15.61%) Finance
9 175 (15.61%) Coaching
10 168 (14.99%) Scrum
11 154 (13.74%) Windows
12 145 (12.93%) Microsoft 365
13 139 (12.40%) Line Management
14 135 (12.04%) Software Engineering
15 134 (11.95%) SLA
16 129 (11.51%) DevOps
16 129 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
17 124 (11.06%) JavaScript
18 108 (9.63%) AWS
19 104 (9.28%) Continuous Improvement
20 101 (9.01%) SQL Server
21 97 (8.65%) Java
22 96 (8.56%) Active Directory
22 96 (8.56%) Service Delivery
23 95 (8.47%) Service Management
23 95 (8.47%) React
23 95 (8.47%) Organisational Skills
24 92 (8.21%) TDD

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 30 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.34%) Tomcat
3 12 (1.07%) IIS
4 9 (0.80%) CMS
4 9 (0.80%) Confluence
5 8 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.62%) WordPress
7 6 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.45%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.18%) Apache
11 2 (0.18%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.18%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.18%) JBoss
12 1 (0.089%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.089%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 67 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.18%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.18%) Autodesk Inventor
5 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.18%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.089%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.089%) InDesign
6 1 (0.089%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.34%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.62%) SAP MM
3 4 (0.36%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 4 (0.36%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.18%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.18%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.089%) FastStats
6 1 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.089%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.089%) SAP CAR
6 1 (0.089%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 223 (19.89%) Azure
2 145 (12.93%) Microsoft 365
3 108 (9.63%) AWS
4 67 (5.98%) SaaS
5 33 (2.94%) Power Platform
6 32 (2.85%) Serverless
7 22 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
8 19 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (1.69%) GCP
9 15 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
10 13 (1.16%) GitHub
10 13 (1.16%) Mimecast
11 12 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
12 11 (0.98%) IaaS
13 10 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (0.80%) OneDrive
15 8 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.71%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
16 6 (0.54%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.57%) LAN
2 34 (3.03%) Firewall
3 31 (2.77%) WAN
4 19 (1.69%) VLAN
5 18 (1.61%) MPLS
6 17 (1.52%) Internet
6 17 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
7 16 (1.43%) DNS
8 15 (1.34%) Network Security
9 13 (1.16%) VPN
10 12 (1.07%) SNMP
11 11 (0.98%) DHCP
12 10 (0.89%) BGP
12 10 (0.89%) VoIP
13 9 (0.80%) SSL
13 9 (0.80%) TCP/IP
14 8 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (0.71%) SD-WAN
15 7 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.85%) Power BI
3 29 (2.59%) Relational Database
4 27 (2.41%) MySQL
5 21 (1.87%) MongoDB
6 17 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
6 17 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 16 (1.43%) Big Data
8 15 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (0.98%) Redis
10 11 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (0.98%) Tableau
11 9 (0.80%) Metadata
12 8 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (0.71%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (0.62%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 48 (4.28%) Git (software)
2 39 (3.48%) JIRA
3 26 (2.32%) Visual Studio
4 16 (1.43%) Selenium
5 15 (1.34%) Subversion
6 13 (1.16%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.98%) Cucumber
7 11 (0.98%) Maven
8 10 (0.89%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.71%) WebDriver
10 7 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.54%) NUnit
12 5 (0.45%) CMake
12 5 (0.45%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (0.45%) Visual Studio Code
12 5 (0.45%) webpack
13 4 (0.36%) Gradle
13 4 (0.36%) PhpStorm
General
1 275 (24.53%) Social Skills
2 175 (15.61%) Finance
3 95 (8.47%) Organisational Skills
4 88 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (6.24%) Retail
6 48 (4.28%) Legal
6 48 (4.28%) Manufacturing
7 30 (2.68%) Public Sector
8 28 (2.50%) Telecoms
9 26 (2.32%) Law
9 26 (2.32%) Marketing
10 22 (1.96%) Banking
10 22 (1.96%) Games
10 22 (1.96%) Local Government
11 21 (1.87%) Automotive
12 20 (1.78%) Influencing Skills
13 19 (1.69%) Back Office
14 15 (1.34%) Publishing
15 14 (1.25%) Electronics
15 14 (1.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (16.24%) .NET
2 95 (8.47%) React
3 82 (7.31%) CSS
4 76 (6.78%) HTML
5 68 (6.07%) AngularJS
6 61 (5.44%) ASP.NET
7 54 (4.82%) .NET Framework
8 53 (4.73%) .NET Core
9 45 (4.01%) Spring
10 41 (3.66%) Web Services
11 34 (3.03%) Node.js
12 31 (2.77%) RESTful
13 27 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (2.41%) XML
14 25 (2.23%) Hibernate
15 23 (2.05%) JSON
16 22 (1.96%) GraphQL
17 21 (1.87%) JPA
17 21 (1.87%) REST
18 19 (1.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 70 (6.24%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (4.10%) User Experience
3 37 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 29 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (2.32%) Data Centre
6 25 (2.23%) NHS
7 16 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.25%) Driving Licence
8 14 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.16%) Equities
9 13 (1.16%) Legacy Systems
10 12 (1.07%) Security Operations Centre
10 12 (1.07%) Virtual Team
11 11 (0.98%) Public Cloud
12 10 (0.89%) Legacy Applications
13 9 (0.80%) Hedge funds
14 8 (0.71%) Renewable Energy
15 6 (0.54%) iPad
15 6 (0.54%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.54%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 154 (13.74%) Windows
2 53 (4.73%) Windows 10
3 52 (4.64%) Linux
4 43 (3.84%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.52%) Unix
6 12 (1.07%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.89%) Mac OS
9 9 (0.80%) Android
10 7 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (0.54%) Solaris
12 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
13 4 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2019
15 2 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (21.41%) Mentoring
3 211 (18.82%) ITIL
4 175 (15.61%) Coaching
5 168 (14.99%) Scrum
6 139 (12.40%) Line Management
7 135 (12.04%) Software Engineering
8 129 (11.51%) DevOps
8 129 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
9 104 (9.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 96 (8.56%) Service Delivery
11 95 (8.47%) Service Management
12 92 (8.21%) TDD
13 90 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
14 85 (7.58%) People Management
15 82 (7.31%) Fintech
16 80 (7.14%) Project Delivery
17 73 (6.51%) Technical Leadership
18 69 (6.16%) Project Management
19 67 (5.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 186 (16.59%) C#
2 182 (16.24%) SQL
3 124 (11.06%) JavaScript
4 97 (8.65%) Java
5 70 (6.24%) PHP
6 59 (5.26%) Go
7 50 (4.46%) T-SQL
7 50 (4.46%) TypeScript
8 47 (4.19%) Python
9 44 (3.93%) C
10 24 (2.14%) PowerShell
11 21 (1.87%) C++
12 15 (1.34%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.16%) Java 8
14 12 (1.07%) Java 11
15 11 (0.98%) Ruby
16 9 (0.80%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.62%) Bash
17 7 (0.62%) Rust
18 6 (0.54%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 65 (5.80%) Degree
2 38 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (1.52%) CCNA
6 16 (1.43%) DBS Check
7 15 (1.34%) MCSE
7 15 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (1.25%) SC Cleared
9 13 (1.16%) MCP
10 11 (0.98%) CCNP
10 11 (0.98%) ISEB
10 11 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.80%) MOS
12 8 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (0.71%) MCSA
13 6 (0.54%) CCIE
13 6 (0.54%) JNCIP
14 5 (0.45%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (11.95%) SLA
2 71 (6.33%) QA
3 28 (2.50%) GDPR
4 19 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.71%) Accessibility
5 8 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.45%) PMO
8 3 (0.27%) COBIT
8 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.089%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.089%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.089%) ITGC
9 1 (0.089%) NIST
System Software
1 96 (8.56%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.85%) Docker
3 26 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
5 9 (0.80%) Firmware
6 8 (0.71%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.45%) XenApp
8 4 (0.36%) vSphere
9 3 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.089%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.089%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.089%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.089%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 43 (3.84%) Kubernetes
2 41 (3.66%) SCCM
3 33 (2.94%) Terraform
4 25 (2.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 13 (1.16%) Ansible
6 9 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 4 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.36%) Puppet
9 3 (0.27%) Grafana
9 3 (0.27%) Packer
9 3 (0.27%) Rancher
9 3 (0.27%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.18%) Nagios
10 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.18%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.089%) CASB
11 1 (0.089%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.089%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 251 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 53 (4.73%) VMware
3 36 (3.21%) Oracle
4 34 (3.03%) Cisco
4 34 (3.03%) ServiceNow
5 32 (2.85%) SAP
6 19 (1.69%) Citrix
7 18 (1.61%) HP
7 18 (1.61%) Veeam
8 14 (1.25%) Sophos
9 12 (1.07%) Google
10 11 (0.98%) Symantec
11 10 (0.89%) Facebook
12 9 (0.80%) Apple
12 9 (0.80%) Instagram
13 8 (0.71%) Dell
13 8 (0.71%) Juniper
13 8 (0.71%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.62%) EMC
14 7 (0.62%) WatchGuard