The median annual salary for a Team Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 251 218
Rank change year-on-year -5 -33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 1170 1330 1640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.35% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.40% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 1100 1381
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,050 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -4.25%  

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 84312 94795 103505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.20% 96.45% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 69623 79736 84815
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 1076 £55,000 +8.91% 126
London +31 461 £65,000 - 61
South East +9 213 £55,000 +10.00% 21
City of London +36 95 £62,500 - 19
West Midlands +15 88 £45,000 +4.65% 6
East of England -16 77 £53,001 +1.92% 15
South West -19 71 £47,500 +11.11% 6
North West -59 69 £42,500 - 6
Yorkshire -8 56 £43,500 -9.37% 7
Surrey +29 52 £55,000 -12.00% 6
Manchester -14 46 £46,250 -7.50% 3
West Yorkshire +6 43 £47,500 - 6
Berkshire -13 39 £75,000 +50.00% 3
Birmingham +9 37 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Buckinghamshire +25 36 £60,000 +33.33% 5
Leeds -3 32 £48,000 - 4
Hampshire -16 32 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Wales +24 31 £52,500 +20.00% 2
Scotland +3 28 £41,250 -5.17% 5
East Midlands -21 26 £42,500 - 1
South Wales +29 25 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Cardiff +27 24 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Milton Keynes +9 23 £47,250 -5.50%
Hertfordshire -10 22 £55,000 - 3
East Sussex +27 21 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Brighton +25 21 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Suffolk +27 20 £41,250 -2.94% 2
Reading -1 19 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Wiltshire +17 17 £38,001 +26.66% 1
Staffordshire +23 15 £41,500 -30.83% 1

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 881 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
2 572 (24.28%) Windows
3 518 (21.99%) Microsoft
4 469 (19.91%) ITIL
5 468 (19.86%) Finance
6 454 (19.27%) SQL
7 431 (18.29%) SQL Server
8 421 (17.87%) C#
9 419 (17.78%) Java
9 419 (17.78%) .NET
10 408 (17.32%) Mentoring
11 404 (17.15%) JavaScript
12 367 (15.58%) Scrum
13 300 (12.73%) Linux
14 274 (11.63%) TDD
15 267 (11.33%) HTML
16 252 (10.70%) Active Directory
17 246 (10.44%) MVC
18 236 (10.02%) Line Management
19 220 (9.34%) VMware
20 218 (9.25%) CSS
21 213 (9.04%) ASP.NET
22 194 (8.23%) AngularJS
23 189 (8.02%) Degree
23 189 (8.02%) SLA
24 188 (7.98%) Oracle
25 187 (7.94%) Windows Server
26 175 (7.43%) Software Engineering
27 170 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
28 166 (7.05%) Web Services

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
1 109 (4.63%) MS Exchange
2 79 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 72 (3.06%) IIS
4 56 (2.38%) Apache
4 56 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 53 (2.25%) CMS
6 47 (1.99%) Confluence
7 41 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 40 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 36 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
10 22 (0.93%) Skype for Business
11 21 (0.89%) Mule
12 20 (0.85%) JBoss
13 19 (0.81%) Mule ESB
13 19 (0.81%) NetWeaver
14 17 (0.72%) Apache Spark
15 16 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
15 16 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 15 (0.64%) WordPress
17 12 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 128 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.38%) HipChat
5 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.25%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.042%) Stata
Business Applications
1 24 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (0.98%) SAP SD
3 19 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
4 18 (0.76%) SAP CO
4 18 (0.76%) SAP FI
4 18 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
5 15 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.30%) SAP CRM
9 7 (0.30%) Visualfiles
10 6 (0.25%) Northgate Housing
11 5 (0.21%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.21%) SAP PS
12 4 (0.17%) HFM
12 4 (0.17%) Hyperion Enterprise
12 4 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
12 4 (0.17%) SAP MM
12 4 (0.17%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 170 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 150 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
3 105 (4.46%) Office 365
4 67 (2.84%) SaaS
5 21 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (0.85%) GitHub
7 14 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.59%) IaaS
8 13 (0.55%) PaaS
9 12 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.51%) Mimecast
10 11 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.21%) Amazon Glacier
13 5 (0.21%) AWS CloudTrail
13 5 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.21%) Trello
13 5 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.17%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 151 (6.41%) Firewall
2 102 (4.33%) SAN
3 98 (4.16%) DNS
4 74 (3.14%) LAN
5 73 (3.10%) WAN
6 70 (2.97%) TCP/IP
7 68 (2.89%) Internet
8 66 (2.80%) DHCP
9 35 (1.49%) VPN
10 33 (1.40%) Wireless
11 32 (1.36%) VoIP
12 27 (1.15%) HTTP
13 19 (0.81%) Unified Communications
13 19 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (0.76%) Skype
15 17 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (0.72%) MPLS
16 15 (0.64%) SSL
17 14 (0.59%) VLAN
18 13 (0.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 110 (4.67%) MySQL
3 91 (3.86%) Relational Database
4 88 (3.74%) NoSQL
5 72 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 72 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 62 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 53 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 48 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 47 (1.99%) Big Data
10 40 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 34 (1.44%) RDBMS
13 32 (1.36%) Hadoop
14 29 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
15 27 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 24 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
16 24 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
17 23 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
18 18 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 126 (5.35%) Git (software)
2 84 (3.57%) JIRA
3 66 (2.80%) Jenkins
4 61 (2.59%) Visual Studio
5 56 (2.38%) Maven
5 56 (2.38%) TeamCity
6 55 (2.33%) JUnit
7 49 (2.08%) Subversion
8 48 (2.04%) Selenium
9 38 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 28 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 23 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
11 23 (0.98%) webpack
12 21 (0.89%) WebDriver
13 20 (0.85%) Cucumber
14 17 (0.72%) Bitbucket
14 17 (0.72%) NUnit
15 16 (0.68%) Eclipse
15 16 (0.68%) Hudson
15 16 (0.68%) TestNG
General
1 468 (19.86%) Finance
2 108 (4.58%) Banking
3 100 (4.24%) Legal
4 70 (2.97%) Marketing
5 68 (2.89%) Law
6 64 (2.72%) Retail
7 61 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 52 (2.21%) Manufacturing
9 44 (1.87%) Games
10 42 (1.78%) Front Office
11 29 (1.23%) Electronics
12 28 (1.19%) Billing
13 23 (0.98%) Back Office
14 22 (0.93%) Publishing
15 19 (0.81%) Investment Banking
16 14 (0.59%) Advertising
17 13 (0.55%) German Language
18 12 (0.51%) French Language
19 9 (0.38%) Financial Institution
19 9 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (17.78%) .NET
2 267 (11.33%) HTML
3 218 (9.25%) CSS
4 213 (9.04%) ASP.NET
5 194 (8.23%) AngularJS
6 166 (7.05%) Web Services
7 122 (5.18%) Spring
8 121 (5.14%) XML
9 119 (5.05%) HTML5
10 116 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 97 (4.12%) Node.js
12 91 (3.86%) RESTful
13 90 (3.82%) .NET Framework
13 90 (3.82%) jQuery
14 85 (3.61%) REST
15 83 (3.52%) ASP.NET Web API
16 71 (3.01%) React
17 59 (2.50%) CSS3
18 52 (2.21%) Entity Framework
19 50 (2.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 102 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (3.40%) Data Centre
3 77 (3.27%) Computer Science
4 64 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 53 (2.25%) Fintech
6 48 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
7 46 (1.95%) Mobile App
8 39 (1.66%) iPad
9 38 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 30 (1.27%) Fixed Income
12 23 (0.98%) N-Tier
13 21 (0.89%) Derivative
14 19 (0.81%) User Experience
15 17 (0.72%) Client/Server
16 16 (0.68%) Fat Client
16 16 (0.68%) Replication
16 16 (0.68%) Thin Client
17 15 (0.64%) Online Banking
18 12 (0.51%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 572 (24.28%) Windows
2 300 (12.73%) Linux
3 187 (7.94%) Windows Server
4 133 (5.65%) Unix
5 121 (5.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 111 (4.71%) Windows 7
7 109 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 60 (2.55%) Android
9 53 (2.25%) Apple iOS
10 51 (2.16%) Windows 10
11 20 (0.85%) Windows 8
11 20 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (0.68%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.38%) CentOS
14 8 (0.34%) Solaris
15 7 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.30%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.17%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.085%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 881 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
2 469 (19.91%) ITIL
3 408 (17.32%) Mentoring
4 367 (15.58%) Scrum
5 274 (11.63%) TDD
6 246 (10.44%) MVC
7 236 (10.02%) Line Management
8 175 (7.43%) Software Engineering
9 165 (7.00%) Coaching
10 158 (6.71%) Project Management
11 156 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 146 (6.20%) SDLC
13 140 (5.94%) Test Automation
14 138 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 136 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
16 113 (4.80%) DevOps
16 113 (4.80%) Service Delivery
17 112 (4.75%) BDD
17 112 (4.75%) Performance Management
18 111 (4.71%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 454 (19.27%) SQL
2 421 (17.87%) C#
3 419 (17.78%) Java
4 404 (17.15%) JavaScript
5 142 (6.03%) C++
6 139 (5.90%) PHP
7 91 (3.86%) Python
8 77 (3.27%) C
8 77 (3.27%) T-SQL
9 61 (2.59%) Scala
10 48 (2.04%) PowerShell
11 44 (1.87%) Ruby
12 40 (1.70%) Perl
13 38 (1.61%) Go
14 37 (1.57%) PL/SQL
15 30 (1.27%) Shell Script
15 30 (1.27%) VB
16 29 (1.23%) Groovy
17 27 (1.15%) Bash Shell
17 27 (1.15%) ES6
Qualifications
1 189 (8.02%) Degree
2 71 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 69 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
4 54 (2.29%) ISTQB
5 52 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (2.08%) SC Cleared
7 39 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (1.27%) CHECK Team Leader
9 27 (1.15%) ISEB
10 22 (0.93%) CISSP
10 22 (0.93%) MCSE
11 21 (0.89%) CCNA
11 21 (0.89%) CCNP
11 21 (0.89%) CISM
12 18 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (0.72%) MCSA
14 12 (0.51%) CHECK Team Member
14 12 (0.51%) CREST Certified
15 10 (0.42%) DV Cleared
15 10 (0.42%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (8.02%) SLA
2 154 (6.54%) QA
3 22 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.47%) ISO 14001
6 10 (0.42%) PMO
7 8 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.34%) EMIR
7 8 (0.34%) MiFID
8 6 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.13%) SSAE 16
12 2 (0.085%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.042%) BS25999
13 1 (0.042%) FATCA
13 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.042%) WAI
System Software
1 252 (10.70%) Active Directory
2 116 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (2.46%) Hyper-V
4 39 (1.66%) Docker
5 38 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (1.57%) XenApp
7 27 (1.15%) vSphere
8 24 (1.02%) XenDesktop
9 15 (0.64%) DFS Replication
10 11 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (0.42%) Firmware
12 9 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.30%) Terminal Server
13 7 (0.30%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.25%) XenServer
15 5 (0.21%) Xen
16 4 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 3 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 69 (2.93%) SCCM
2 31 (1.32%) Puppet
3 28 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (0.89%) Kubernetes
5 20 (0.85%) SCOM
6 19 (0.81%) Ansible
7 17 (0.72%) CSIRT
8 13 (0.55%) WSUS
9 10 (0.42%) Nagios
10 9 (0.38%) NetBackup
11 8 (0.34%) Backup Exec
11 8 (0.34%) Tivoli
12 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (0.30%) SCOrch
13 6 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
13 6 (0.25%) SCVMM
14 5 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
14 5 (0.21%) Netcool
14 5 (0.21%) Netcool/OMNIbus
14 5 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 518 (21.99%) Microsoft
2 220 (9.34%) VMware
3 188 (7.98%) Oracle
4 141 (5.98%) Cisco
5 140 (5.94%) SAP
6 119 (5.05%) Citrix
7 54 (2.29%) HP
8 45 (1.91%) Sitecore
9 43 (1.83%) IBM
10 40 (1.70%) NetApp
11 37 (1.57%) Apple
12 33 (1.40%) CheckPoint
13 32 (1.36%) Juniper
14 31 (1.32%) Avaya
15 29 (1.23%) Google
16 28 (1.19%) Dell
17 27 (1.15%) EMC
18 25 (1.06%) Palo Alto
19 22 (0.93%) Atlassian
20 21 (0.89%) F5
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k - 55k + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Coded People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
North London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + + 10% Pension + 30% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £550000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
MaxAd
Salary: £30000 per annum + DOE+Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Gravitas Recruitment Group
Salary: £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 65k + 5% Pension scheme, 25 Holidays plus Bank Holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum c£50k
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Great Bens + Stock Opts
Posted: 2 days ago