Period
to 21 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Team Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 October 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
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 234 213
Rank change year-on-year -21 -21 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 2405 2778 3554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.38% 1.45% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.51% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2080 2363 3054
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -

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 166694 184283 211352
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.44% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133468 154425 175167
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,771 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 October 2017.

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 October 2017. 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 2235 £55,000 +4.76% 106
UK excluding London -7 1372 £50,000 +7.53% 79
London -13 979 £65,000 - 33
South East +22 383 £55,000 +10.00% 24
North of England -30 368 £45,000 - 22
Midlands -24 218 £45,000 - 14
Yorkshire +6 183 £45,000 -5.26% 4
East of England +40 172 £60,000 +26.32% 11
North West -75 159 £45,750 +3.98% 11
West Midlands -4 130 £45,000 +1.24% 7
South West -43 115 £50,000 +17.65% 2
East Midlands -22 87 £45,000 - 7
Scotland +3 81 £45,000 +11.72% 4
Wales +36 41 £52,500 +31.25% 1
North East +33 26 £41,500 +5.06% 7
Northern Ireland -30 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 - 1

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 834 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
2 643 (26.74%) Windows
3 582 (24.20%) Microsoft
4 566 (23.53%) SQL
5 516 (21.46%) .NET
6 504 (20.96%) Finance
7 479 (19.92%) C#
8 476 (19.79%) Mentoring
9 471 (19.58%) SQL Server
10 409 (17.01%) ITIL
11 373 (15.51%) Scrum
12 363 (15.09%) JavaScript
13 357 (14.84%) Java
14 347 (14.43%) Active Directory
15 321 (13.35%) Linux
16 291 (12.10%) VMware
17 275 (11.43%) Line Management
18 270 (11.23%) ASP.NET
19 264 (10.98%) MVC
20 257 (10.69%) TDD
21 235 (9.77%) HTML
22 229 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
23 222 (9.23%) Windows Server
24 214 (8.90%) Firewall
25 201 (8.36%) AngularJS
26 196 (8.15%) Cisco
27 194 (8.07%) CSS
28 190 (7.90%) Project Management
29 189 (7.86%) Software Engineering
29 189 (7.86%) Coaching

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
1 164 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 85 (3.53%) IIS
2 85 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 80 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 65 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 49 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
6 45 (1.87%) Tomcat
7 44 (1.83%) Confluence
8 40 (1.66%) CMS
9 35 (1.46%) Skype for Business
10 24 (1.00%) Apache
11 17 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (0.54%) Apache Spark
13 13 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (0.54%) Umbraco
14 12 (0.50%) NetWeaver
14 12 (0.50%) SAS
14 12 (0.50%) WordPress
15 11 (0.46%) JBoss
Applications
1 124 (5.16%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.12%) Camtasia
7 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.083%) InDesign
9 1 (0.042%) Blender
9 1 (0.042%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.042%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (0.71%) Oracle CRM
2 14 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 7 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.29%) SAP CO
4 7 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.21%) Eikon
5 5 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.17%) Magento
6 4 (0.17%) SAP PS
6 4 (0.17%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.12%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.083%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.083%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.083%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.083%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.083%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 229 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 187 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (5.32%) Office 365
4 75 (3.12%) SaaS
5 26 (1.08%) Mimecast
6 22 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.67%) Oracle CX
7 16 (0.67%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 15 (0.62%) GitHub
9 12 (0.50%) IaaS
10 10 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.37%) Serverless
12 8 (0.33%) PaaS
13 7 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.25%) Asana
15 5 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.21%) Amazon Glacier
15 5 (0.21%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 214 (8.90%) Firewall
2 149 (6.20%) SAN
3 111 (4.62%) TCP/IP
4 110 (4.57%) WAN
5 107 (4.45%) DNS
6 99 (4.12%) LAN
7 85 (3.53%) Wireless
8 77 (3.20%) DHCP
9 66 (2.74%) VoIP
10 65 (2.70%) VPN
11 51 (2.12%) Internet
12 46 (1.91%) MPLS
12 46 (1.91%) OSPF
13 42 (1.75%) EIGRP
14 41 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
15 40 (1.66%) BGP
15 40 (1.66%) Network Security
16 39 (1.62%) Unified Communications
17 38 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
18 36 (1.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 471 (19.58%) SQL Server
2 109 (4.53%) MySQL
3 88 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 79 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 78 (3.24%) NoSQL
6 62 (2.58%) Relational Database
7 47 (1.95%) MongoDB
7 47 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 43 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (1.46%) QlikView
10 33 (1.37%) Big Data
10 33 (1.37%) RDBMS
11 29 (1.21%) Redis
12 28 (1.16%) Power BI
13 26 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
15 20 (0.83%) MariaDB
16 17 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
17 16 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 138 (5.74%) Git (software)
2 113 (4.70%) JIRA
3 104 (4.32%) Jenkins
4 76 (3.16%) Visual Studio
5 63 (2.62%) Subversion
6 54 (2.25%) Selenium
7 48 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 42 (1.75%) Maven
9 38 (1.58%) TeamCity
10 37 (1.54%) JUnit
11 30 (1.25%) Cucumber
12 26 (1.08%) NUnit
13 22 (0.91%) WebDriver
14 21 (0.87%) Mockito
15 20 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
16 14 (0.58%) Eclipse
16 14 (0.58%) TestRail
17 13 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 10 (0.42%) GitLab
18 10 (0.42%) LoadRunner
General
1 504 (20.96%) Finance
2 140 (5.82%) Banking
3 107 (4.45%) Retail
4 91 (3.78%) Law
5 90 (3.74%) Legal
5 90 (3.74%) Marketing
6 72 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 49 (2.04%) Games
8 46 (1.91%) Manufacturing
9 39 (1.62%) Back Office
10 37 (1.54%) Electronics
11 36 (1.50%) Investment Banking
12 21 (0.87%) Publishing
13 20 (0.83%) Advertising
14 19 (0.79%) Front Office
14 19 (0.79%) Retail Banking
15 17 (0.71%) Billing
15 17 (0.71%) Military
16 13 (0.54%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.46%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 516 (21.46%) .NET
2 270 (11.23%) ASP.NET
3 235 (9.77%) HTML
4 201 (8.36%) AngularJS
5 194 (8.07%) CSS
6 187 (7.78%) Web Services
7 143 (5.95%) Spring
8 141 (5.86%) .NET Framework
9 130 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 117 (4.86%) jQuery
11 112 (4.66%) RESTful
12 101 (4.20%) ASP.NET Web API
13 98 (4.07%) HTML5
14 83 (3.45%) XML
15 70 (2.91%) REST
16 68 (2.83%) SOAP
17 64 (2.66%) Entity Framework
17 64 (2.66%) React
18 61 (2.54%) CSS3
19 58 (2.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 165 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (4.78%) Data Centre
3 79 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 71 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
5 40 (1.66%) User Experience
6 39 (1.62%) Fixed Income
7 33 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 32 (1.33%) Fintech
9 28 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (1.04%) Clustering
10 25 (1.04%) Equities
11 23 (0.96%) Replication
12 22 (0.91%) Algorithms
12 22 (0.91%) Mobile App
13 20 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
14 19 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
15 17 (0.71%) SCADA
16 16 (0.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 14 (0.58%) Data Structures
18 12 (0.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 643 (26.74%) Windows
2 321 (13.35%) Linux
3 222 (9.23%) Windows Server
4 142 (5.90%) Unix
5 136 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 109 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (3.45%) Windows 7
8 59 (2.45%) Windows 10
9 28 (1.16%) Mac OS
10 24 (1.00%) Android
10 24 (1.00%) CentOS
11 21 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (0.75%) Apple iOS
12 18 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (0.75%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 10 (0.42%) AIX
14 10 (0.42%) Solaris
15 9 (0.37%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 834 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
2 476 (19.79%) Mentoring
3 409 (17.01%) ITIL
4 373 (15.51%) Scrum
5 275 (11.43%) Line Management
6 264 (10.98%) MVC
7 257 (10.69%) TDD
8 190 (7.90%) Project Management
9 189 (7.86%) Coaching
9 189 (7.86%) Software Engineering
10 160 (6.65%) SDLC
11 155 (6.44%) DevOps
12 151 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
12 151 (6.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 151 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
13 130 (5.41%) Test Automation
14 119 (4.95%) Service Delivery
15 110 (4.57%) BDD
16 107 (4.45%) Kanban
17 106 (4.41%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 566 (23.53%) SQL
2 479 (19.92%) C#
3 363 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 357 (14.84%) Java
5 119 (4.95%) C++
6 109 (4.53%) PowerShell
7 97 (4.03%) PHP
7 97 (4.03%) Python
8 96 (3.99%) C
9 74 (3.08%) T-SQL
10 43 (1.79%) Scala
11 42 (1.75%) Ruby
12 38 (1.58%) Bash Shell
13 34 (1.41%) Go
13 34 (1.41%) VB.NET
14 30 (1.25%) Perl
15 26 (1.08%) VB
16 25 (1.04%) VBA
17 23 (0.96%) PL/SQL
18 22 (0.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 179 (7.44%) Degree
2 83 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 64 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
6 48 (2.00%) CCNP
7 45 (1.87%) SC Cleared
8 44 (1.83%) CISSP
9 41 (1.70%) CHECK Team Leader
10 37 (1.54%) ISTQB
11 36 (1.50%) CCNA
12 35 (1.46%) CISM
13 33 (1.37%) MCSE
14 31 (1.29%) CCIE
15 26 (1.08%) ISEB
16 25 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
17 20 (0.83%) CISA
18 19 (0.79%) MCSA
19 18 (0.75%) CREST Certified
20 16 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (7.61%) SLA
2 107 (4.45%) QA
3 49 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (1.66%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
6 20 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 20 (0.83%) NIST 800
7 19 (0.79%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.62%) GDPR
9 11 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 10 (0.42%) PMO
11 9 (0.37%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.25%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.083%) Basel III
14 2 (0.083%) GAMP
15 1 (0.042%) MISRA
System Software
1 347 (14.43%) Active Directory
2 136 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
4 62 (2.58%) Docker
5 57 (2.37%) vSphere
6 49 (2.04%) XenApp
7 39 (1.62%) Hyper-V
8 21 (0.87%) VMware NSX
9 20 (0.83%) DFS Replication
10 18 (0.75%) Postfix
11 15 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
11 15 (0.62%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.25%) Firmware
14 5 (0.21%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.21%) Xen
15 4 (0.17%) LXC
15 4 (0.17%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
17 2 (0.083%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 75 (3.12%) SCCM
2 42 (1.75%) Puppet
3 34 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (1.16%) Ansible
5 27 (1.12%) Kubernetes
6 23 (0.96%) SCOM
7 22 (0.91%) Nagios
7 22 (0.91%) vRealize
8 18 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
9 16 (0.67%) Cisco UCCE
9 16 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
10 14 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 13 (0.54%) AirWatch
12 12 (0.50%) NetBackup
13 11 (0.46%) Tivoli
14 10 (0.42%) EdgeSight
14 10 (0.42%) Terraform
15 9 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 8 (0.33%) Opsview
16 8 (0.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 582 (24.20%) Microsoft
2 291 (12.10%) VMware
3 196 (8.15%) Cisco
4 170 (7.07%) Oracle
5 137 (5.70%) Citrix
6 84 (3.49%) SAP
7 53 (2.20%) HP
8 48 (2.00%) Avaya
9 46 (1.91%) Dell
10 38 (1.58%) Palo Alto
11 37 (1.54%) Apple
12 33 (1.37%) NetApp
13 32 (1.33%) iManage
14 31 (1.29%) CheckPoint
15 29 (1.21%) Tableau
16 24 (1.00%) FireEye
17 22 (0.91%) Red Hat
18 20 (0.83%) Riverbed
19 19 (0.79%) Sitecore
20 18 (0.75%) Veeam