Period
to 1 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Team Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 308 322 282
Rank change year-on-year +14 -40 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 462 1,401 2,017
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 1.00% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.04% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 378 1,153 1,730
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £88,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +4.59%

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 45,536 134,268 158,912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 95.73% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 37,341 106,950 128,076
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 1 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Team Leader in the UK

Team Leader
Top 18 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 1 October 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 +6 421 £55,000 - 73
UK excluding London +54 299 £52,500 - 64
London +22 154 £72,500 +3.57% 17
North of England +79 83 £52,500 +5.00% 17
South East +60 75 £55,000 +3.77% 10
Midlands +62 61 £45,000 -12.62% 6
North West +64 52 £58,750 +11.90% 5
West Midlands +62 42 £45,000 -12.62% 4
Work from Home +38 38 £55,000 - 8
South West +84 34 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Yorkshire +98 23 £52,500 +7.14% 11
East Midlands +55 19 £40,000 -20.79% 2
Scotland +71 17 £37,500 -31.82% 4
Wales +33 11 £60,000 -14.29% 4
East of England +95 10 £57,500 +27.78% 12
Northern Ireland +22 7 £48,750 +30.00%
North East +21 7 £40,500 +1.25% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £65,000 -

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 113 (24.46%) Windows
2 107 (23.16%) Azure
3 103 (22.29%) ITIL
3 103 (22.29%) Microsoft
4 94 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (17.10%) SQL
6 75 (16.23%) Finance
7 74 (16.02%) Active Directory
7 74 (16.02%) Mentoring
8 67 (14.50%) C#
9 64 (13.85%) JavaScript
9 64 (13.85%) .NET
10 60 (12.99%) VMware
10 60 (12.99%) Office 365
11 59 (12.77%) Line Management
12 54 (11.69%) SQL Server
13 50 (10.82%) Linux
14 46 (9.96%) SLA
15 45 (9.74%) SCCM
16 42 (9.09%) AWS
17 41 (8.87%) Python
18 40 (8.66%) Service Delivery
18 40 (8.66%) Windows Server
19 39 (8.44%) DevOps
19 39 (8.44%) Coaching
20 35 (7.58%) Project Management
21 33 (7.14%) Windows 10
22 31 (6.71%) People Management
22 31 (6.71%) PowerShell
22 31 (6.71%) Java

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 20 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.16%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.73%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.52%) IIS
5 2 (0.43%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.43%) Confluence
5 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.43%) WordPress
6 1 (0.22%) Apache
6 1 (0.22%) CMS
6 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (6.28%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.87%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) PTC Creo
4 2 (0.43%) Simulink
4 2 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.22%) Figma
5 1 (0.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.22%) Sketch
5 1 (0.22%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.30%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.65%) Magento
3 3 (0.65%) Shopify
4 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.43%) Maximo
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.22%) Endur
5 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 107 (23.16%) Azure
2 60 (12.99%) Office 365
3 42 (9.09%) AWS
4 19 (4.11%) GCP
5 16 (3.46%) SaaS
6 12 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.73%) PaaS
8 7 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (1.30%) GitHub
10 5 (1.08%) IaaS
11 4 (0.87%) AdWords
11 4 (0.87%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.65%) Power Platform
13 2 (0.43%) G Suite
13 2 (0.43%) Slack
14 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.22%) NuGet
14 1 (0.22%) Serverless
14 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.49%) DNS
1 30 (6.49%) WAN
2 28 (6.06%) Firewall
3 27 (5.84%) LAN
4 24 (5.19%) DHCP
5 17 (3.68%) Skype
6 16 (3.46%) SAN
7 15 (3.25%) TCP/IP
8 14 (3.03%) Network Security
8 14 (3.03%) VPN
8 14 (3.03%) Wireless
9 10 (2.16%) Internet
9 10 (2.16%) PBX
10 9 (1.95%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (1.95%) iSCSI
11 8 (1.73%) Softphone
12 7 (1.52%) Unified Communications
12 7 (1.52%) VoIP
13 6 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.46%) MySQL
3 9 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.73%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (1.08%) GIS
7 5 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.87%) BigQuery
8 4 (0.87%) Redis
9 3 (0.65%) Big Data
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.43%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (0.43%) Power BI
10 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.22%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.90%) JIRA
3 11 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.52%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.30%) Maven
6 5 (1.08%) PHPUnit
7 3 (0.65%) Mockito
8 2 (0.43%) Ant
8 2 (0.43%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.43%) GitLab
8 2 (0.43%) Gradle
8 2 (0.43%) JUnit
8 2 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.43%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.22%) gulp
9 1 (0.22%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.22%) Subversion
9 1 (0.22%) webpack
General
1 75 (16.23%) Finance
2 18 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 17 (3.68%) Banking
4 16 (3.46%) Legal
4 16 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.25%) Law
6 12 (2.60%) Retail
7 9 (1.95%) Electronics
8 7 (1.52%) Public Sector
9 6 (1.30%) Advertising
9 6 (1.30%) Automotive
9 6 (1.30%) Marketing
9 6 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.87%) Games
11 3 (0.65%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.22%) Avionics
13 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.22%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.22%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (13.85%) .NET
2 24 (5.19%) CSS
3 23 (4.98%) .NET Core
3 23 (4.98%) HTML
4 21 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 19 (4.11%) .NET Framework
5 19 (4.11%) React
6 14 (3.03%) ASP.NET
7 13 (2.81%) Node.js
8 12 (2.60%) Laravel
9 10 (2.16%) jQuery
9 10 (2.16%) Spring
9 10 (2.16%) Web Services
10 9 (1.95%) HTML5
11 7 (1.52%) Sass
11 7 (1.52%) Symfony
11 7 (1.52%) Vue.js
12 6 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (1.30%) Hibernate
12 6 (1.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
2 19 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.25%) User Experience
4 14 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.60%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (2.16%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (2.16%) Smartphone
8 9 (1.95%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.08%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.87%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.87%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.87%) Wiki
13 3 (0.65%) 3D Printing
13 3 (0.65%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 113 (24.46%) Windows
2 50 (10.82%) Linux
3 40 (8.66%) Windows Server
4 33 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 23 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (3.46%) Unix
7 13 (2.81%) Windows 7
7 13 (2.81%) Windows Server 2016
8 11 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.73%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.87%) CentOS
11 3 (0.65%) Android
11 3 (0.65%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.43%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.22%) Debian
13 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (22.29%) ITIL
2 94 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (16.02%) Mentoring
4 59 (12.77%) Line Management
5 40 (8.66%) Service Delivery
6 39 (8.44%) Coaching
6 39 (8.44%) DevOps
7 35 (7.58%) Project Management
8 31 (6.71%) People Management
9 30 (6.49%) Cybersecurity
10 29 (6.28%) Technical Leadership
11 28 (6.06%) MVC
12 25 (5.41%) Analytics
12 25 (5.41%) Information Security
12 25 (5.41%) Scrum
13 24 (5.19%) ITSM
14 23 (4.98%) Change Management
14 23 (4.98%) SDLC
15 20 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (4.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (17.10%) SQL
2 67 (14.50%) C#
3 64 (13.85%) JavaScript
4 41 (8.87%) Python
5 31 (6.71%) Java
5 31 (6.71%) PowerShell
6 19 (4.11%) PHP
7 17 (3.68%) T-SQL
8 14 (3.03%) C++
9 8 (1.73%) Ruby
10 6 (1.30%) C
11 5 (1.08%) Scala
11 5 (1.08%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.87%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.87%) Erlang
12 4 (0.87%) F#
12 4 (0.87%) Go
12 4 (0.87%) Haskell
12 4 (0.87%) MATLAB
12 4 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.19%) Degree
2 24 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (4.11%) CCNP
5 17 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (3.03%) CCNA
6 14 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 13 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (2.81%) MCSA
8 9 (1.95%) CISSP
8 9 (1.95%) MCSE
9 8 (1.73%) Server+ Certification
10 6 (1.30%) CISM
10 6 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.30%) CREST Certified
11 5 (1.08%) SANS
12 4 (0.87%) CHECK Team Leader
12 4 (0.87%) Cyber Scheme
12 4 (0.87%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.96%) SLA
2 14 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (2.16%) GDPR
3 10 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.73%) QA
5 7 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.65%) NIST
7 3 (0.65%) PMO
8 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.22%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 74 (16.02%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.25%) Docker
4 7 (1.52%) vSphere
5 6 (1.30%) Firmware
5 6 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 45 (9.74%) SCCM
2 20 (4.33%) WSUS
3 15 (3.25%) SCOM
4 14 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
5 11 (2.38%) Kubernetes
6 10 (2.16%) Terraform
7 7 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.30%) Ansible
9 5 (1.08%) CASB
9 5 (1.08%) Puppet
10 3 (0.65%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.43%) Control-M
11 2 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.22%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 1 (0.22%) Grafana
12 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.22%) Packer
12 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 103 (22.29%) Microsoft
2 60 (12.99%) VMware
3 28 (6.06%) Cisco
4 26 (5.63%) Citrix
5 11 (2.38%) HP
5 11 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (2.38%) SAP
6 8 (1.73%) Zend
7 7 (1.52%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.52%) Google
7 7 (1.52%) IBM
7 7 (1.52%) Mitel
7 7 (1.52%) ServiceNow
7 7 (1.52%) Sophos
8 5 (1.08%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.08%) SolarWinds
9 4 (0.87%) Canon
9 4 (0.87%) DoubleClick
9 4 (0.87%) F5
9 4 (0.87%) RightFax