Period
to 18 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Team Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 280 299 250
Rank change year-on-year +19 -49 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 1,423 1,729 2,386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 1.15% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.20% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,104 1,406 2,135
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +5.26%

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 118,710 144,433 167,860
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.52% 95.92% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 95,152 115,588 137,439
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
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 18 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 +19 1,321 £55,000 - 211
UK excluding London -2 843 £51,000 +2.00% 146
London +32 558 £67,500 -3.57% 80
South East +44 296 £53,000 -3.64% 32
North of England +45 212 £47,500 -5.00% 39
North West +34 118 £53,750 +19.44% 25
Midlands -36 114 £46,799 -1.48% 29
East of England -6 70 £57,500 +21.05% 14
Yorkshire +11 69 £45,000 -16.97% 10
South West +2 68 £50,000 - 17
West Midlands -48 66 £50,000 +5.26% 21
East Midlands +28 48 £43,750 -10.26% 8
Scotland -4 41 £50,000 -2.91% 11
North East +19 25 £40,000 +10.34% 4
Wales +4 25 £70,000 +71.78% 2
Northern Ireland +16 17 £37,755 +0.68% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £31,000 -

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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.

1 405 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (24.39%) Windows
3 332 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 299 (21.01%) Mentoring
5 296 (20.80%) Azure
6 294 (20.66%) Finance
7 282 (19.82%) .NET
8 276 (19.40%) C#
9 244 (17.15%) SQL
10 230 (16.16%) ITIL
11 224 (15.74%) AWS
12 197 (13.84%) SQL Server
13 195 (13.70%) Active Directory
14 194 (13.63%) Problem-Solving
15 189 (13.28%) Java
16 188 (13.21%) Linux
17 187 (13.14%) JavaScript
18 182 (12.79%) Office 365
19 166 (11.67%) Scrum
20 158 (11.10%) Line Management
21 147 (10.33%) Coaching
22 140 (9.84%) DevOps
23 138 (9.70%) Software Engineering
24 137 (9.63%) VMware
25 134 (9.42%) Windows 10
26 127 (8.92%) Windows Server
27 124 (8.71%) AngularJS
28 122 (8.57%) Test Automation
29 116 (8.15%) SLA
30 112 (7.87%) MVC

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 53 (3.72%) Apache
2 49 (3.44%) SharePoint
3 48 (3.37%) MS Exchange
4 36 (2.53%) IIS
5 31 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (1.55%) nginx
7 21 (1.48%) Confluence
8 19 (1.34%) Apache Spark
9 12 (0.84%) Skype for Business
10 10 (0.70%) CMS
10 10 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.35%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.28%) Smallworld
12 4 (0.28%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.14%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 109 (7.66%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.28%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.21%) CATIA
7 3 (0.21%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 2 (0.14%) Simulink
9 1 (0.070%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.070%) InDesign
9 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.070%) Sketch
9 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.28%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.28%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.21%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.21%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.14%) Endur
5 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.14%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.070%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.070%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.070%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.070%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.070%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 296 (20.80%) Azure
2 224 (15.74%) AWS
3 182 (12.79%) Office 365
4 53 (3.72%) GCP
5 50 (3.51%) Serverless
6 44 (3.09%) SaaS
7 26 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (1.83%) GitHub
8 21 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
8 21 (1.48%) Power Platform
9 19 (1.34%) Slack
10 15 (1.05%) IaaS
11 14 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
11 14 (0.98%) NuGet
12 12 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
12 12 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (0.70%) Amazon ECS
13 10 (0.70%) AWS Fargate
13 10 (0.70%) SonarCloud
14 8 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 95 (6.68%) Firewall
2 70 (4.92%) LAN
3 67 (4.71%) WAN
4 65 (4.57%) TCP/IP
5 55 (3.87%) VoIP
6 49 (3.44%) DNS
7 45 (3.16%) DHCP
8 44 (3.09%) VPN
9 41 (2.88%) Network Security
10 39 (2.74%) Wireless
11 37 (2.60%) Internet
12 33 (2.32%) VLAN
13 23 (1.62%) HTTP
14 19 (1.34%) SAN
15 18 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (1.19%) Skype
16 17 (1.19%) SSL
17 16 (1.12%) Broadband
18 14 (0.98%) MPLS
18 14 (0.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (13.84%) SQL Server
2 76 (5.34%) Relational Database
3 44 (3.09%) MySQL
4 38 (2.67%) QlikView
5 37 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (2.46%) Redis
7 32 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
9 26 (1.83%) MongoDB
10 21 (1.48%) Big Data
10 21 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (1.34%) Power BI
11 19 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (1.19%) NoSQL
13 16 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (1.05%) GIS
14 15 (1.05%) InfluxDB
14 15 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
15 14 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 100 (7.03%) Git (software)
2 94 (6.61%) Jenkins
3 77 (5.41%) JIRA
4 66 (4.64%) Visual Studio
5 47 (3.30%) TeamCity
6 28 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
7 27 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (1.62%) Bitbucket
9 22 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 22 (1.55%) Selenium
10 18 (1.26%) WiX
11 16 (1.12%) Artifactory
12 15 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
13 14 (0.98%) Maven
13 14 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
14 12 (0.84%) JUnit
15 9 (0.63%) webpack
16 8 (0.56%) GitLab
16 8 (0.56%) SoapUI
17 7 (0.49%) Mockito
General
1 294 (20.66%) Finance
2 60 (4.22%) Legal
3 56 (3.94%) Banking
4 36 (2.53%) Retail
4 36 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.39%) Front Office
6 27 (1.90%) Law
7 26 (1.83%) Marketing
8 22 (1.55%) Public Sector
9 19 (1.34%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.98%) Games
12 13 (0.91%) Advertising
13 12 (0.84%) Billing
14 9 (0.63%) Automotive
15 8 (0.56%) Back Office
16 7 (0.49%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.42%) Local Government
17 6 (0.42%) Publishing
18 5 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (19.82%) .NET
2 124 (8.71%) AngularJS
3 101 (7.10%) HTML
4 97 (6.82%) ASP.NET
4 97 (6.82%) React
5 96 (6.75%) CSS
6 76 (5.34%) Node.js
7 68 (4.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 57 (4.01%) RabbitMQ
8 57 (4.01%) RESTful
9 50 (3.51%) Vue.js
10 47 (3.30%) jQuery
11 44 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 41 (2.88%) WCF
13 38 (2.67%) Web Services
14 37 (2.60%) .NET Core
15 36 (2.53%) .NET Framework
15 36 (2.53%) HTML5
16 35 (2.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 33 (2.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 85 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (3.94%) User Experience
3 51 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
4 48 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 39 (2.74%) Data Centre
6 35 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
7 34 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
8 32 (2.25%) Virtual Team
9 23 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 22 (1.55%) Public Cloud
11 20 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (0.91%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.70%) EMC VNX
13 10 (0.70%) iPhone
14 8 (0.56%) Driving Licence
14 8 (0.56%) Fibre Optics
14 8 (0.56%) Smart Meter
15 7 (0.49%) iPad
15 7 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (0.49%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 347 (24.39%) Windows
2 188 (13.21%) Linux
3 134 (9.42%) Windows 10
4 127 (8.92%) Windows Server
5 51 (3.58%) Windows 7
6 46 (3.23%) Unix
7 26 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (1.48%) Android
9 18 (1.26%) Apple iOS
10 17 (1.19%) CentOS
11 13 (0.91%) Mac OS X
12 10 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.49%) AIX
14 6 (0.42%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.28%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.28%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.21%) VMS
16 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (21.01%) Mentoring
3 230 (16.16%) ITIL
4 194 (13.63%) Problem-Solving
5 166 (11.67%) Scrum
6 158 (11.10%) Line Management
7 147 (10.33%) Coaching
8 140 (9.84%) DevOps
9 138 (9.70%) Software Engineering
10 122 (8.57%) Test Automation
11 112 (7.87%) MVC
12 102 (7.17%) Technical Leadership
13 100 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
14 99 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
15 96 (6.75%) Unit Testing
16 90 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
17 86 (6.04%) Web Development
18 81 (5.69%) Service Delivery
18 81 (5.69%) TDD
19 80 (5.62%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 276 (19.40%) C#
2 244 (17.15%) SQL
3 189 (13.28%) Java
4 187 (13.14%) JavaScript
5 107 (7.52%) Python
6 85 (5.97%) PowerShell
7 81 (5.69%) PHP
8 64 (4.50%) TypeScript
9 47 (3.30%) C
10 41 (2.88%) Bash Shell
11 36 (2.53%) PL/SQL
11 36 (2.53%) Ruby
12 34 (2.39%) C++
13 30 (2.11%) Scala
14 28 (1.97%) T-SQL
15 23 (1.62%) F#
16 20 (1.41%) Java 8
16 20 (1.41%) Kotlin
17 10 (0.70%) AspectJ
18 9 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 104 (7.31%) Degree
2 62 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (3.02%) MCSA
5 38 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 36 (2.53%) CCNA
7 28 (1.97%) Security Cleared
8 27 (1.90%) MCSE
9 24 (1.69%) CCNP
10 23 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
10 23 (1.62%) SC Cleared
11 19 (1.34%) MCP
12 17 (1.19%) CISM
13 15 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (0.84%) MCITP
15 11 (0.77%) A+ Certification
15 11 (0.77%) CISSP
15 11 (0.77%) GIAC
16 10 (0.70%) CCDP
16 10 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (8.15%) SLA
2 57 (4.01%) QA
3 14 (0.98%) DICOM
4 9 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.42%) NIST
7 5 (0.35%) COBIT
7 5 (0.35%) PMO
8 4 (0.28%) GDPR
9 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.070%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 195 (13.70%) Active Directory
2 101 (7.10%) Docker
3 39 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.48%) XenApp
6 16 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 14 (0.98%) vSphere
8 12 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.56%) Firmware
10 6 (0.42%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.28%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.21%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.070%) vCloud
14 1 (0.070%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.070%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (4.85%) Kubernetes
2 56 (3.94%) Ansible
3 54 (3.79%) SCCM
4 27 (1.90%) Puppet
5 26 (1.83%) Grafana
6 23 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.12%) WSUS
8 15 (1.05%) SCOM
8 15 (1.05%) Terraform
9 10 (0.70%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.56%) Packer
11 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.28%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.21%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (0.21%) Jamf Pro
13 3 (0.21%) Perfmon
13 3 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
14 2 (0.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 332 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 137 (9.63%) VMware
3 102 (7.17%) Cisco
4 67 (4.71%) Oracle
5 65 (4.57%) Citrix
6 43 (3.02%) Tableau
7 35 (2.46%) Sage
8 28 (1.97%) ServiceNow
9 24 (1.69%) IBM
9 24 (1.69%) SAP
10 22 (1.55%) HP
11 21 (1.48%) Google
12 20 (1.41%) Juniper
12 20 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
13 18 (1.26%) Zend
14 17 (1.19%) Apple
14 17 (1.19%) Red Hat
15 14 (0.98%) Adobe
16 13 (0.91%) Dynatrace
16 13 (0.91%) Meraki