Period
to 22 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Team Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 316 295 265
Rank change year-on-year -21 -30 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 1,358 1,929 2,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.99% 1.17% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.22% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,085 1,604 2,089
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £88,250 £82,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

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 130,848 158,073 167,410
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 95.92% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 104,432 127,374 134,035
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
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 22 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Team Leader in the UK

Team Leader
Top 16 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 22 October 2019. 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 -27 1,267 £55,000 - 173
UK excluding London -38 845 £52,500 +5.00% 139
London +1 494 £66,500 +1.92% 49
South East +11 272 £53,000 -7.83% 28
North of England +18 215 £50,000 +5.26% 31
Midlands -41 143 £50,000 +11.11% 20
North West +35 124 £52,500 +16.67% 12
South West -2 91 £50,000 +5.26% 31
West Midlands -68 86 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Yorkshire +1 76 £47,677 -4.65% 16
East Midlands +35 57 £55,000 +22.22% 9
East of England -68 50 £55,000 +4.76% 14
Scotland -1 43 £55,000 +6.80% 12
Wales +28 23 £70,000 +82.77%
North East +25 15 £40,000 +19.40% 3
Northern Ireland -5 8 £47,500 +11.76% 3

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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.

1 450 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (23.05%) Microsoft
3 309 (22.75%) Mentoring
4 284 (20.91%) .NET
5 283 (20.84%) Windows
6 249 (18.34%) C#
7 245 (18.04%) SQL
8 232 (17.08%) Azure
9 223 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
10 204 (15.02%) SQL Server
11 185 (13.62%) ITIL
12 180 (13.25%) Finance
13 175 (12.89%) Java
14 174 (12.81%) JavaScript
15 151 (11.12%) Coaching
16 150 (11.05%) Scrum
17 146 (10.75%) AWS
18 144 (10.60%) Linux
19 142 (10.46%) DevOps
20 140 (10.31%) Active Directory
21 139 (10.24%) Software Engineering
22 133 (9.79%) Office 365
23 128 (9.43%) Git (software)
24 121 (8.91%) Line Management
24 121 (8.91%) Windows 10
25 115 (8.47%) AngularJS
26 114 (8.39%) ASP.NET
27 113 (8.32%) Degree
28 112 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
29 109 (8.03%) 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 47 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.87%) MS Exchange
3 32 (2.36%) Apache
3 32 (2.36%) Confluence
4 21 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (1.40%) Apache Spark
6 15 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (0.88%) IIS
8 10 (0.74%) CMS
8 10 (0.74%) Skype for Business
9 8 (0.59%) nginx
10 6 (0.44%) JBoss
10 6 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.37%) Drupal
11 5 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.37%) Sitefinity
12 4 (0.29%) Smallworld
12 4 (0.29%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 48 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 12 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.74%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.29%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.22%) CATIA
8 2 (0.15%) HipChat
8 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.15%) Simulink
9 1 (0.074%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.074%) InDesign
9 1 (0.074%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
1 10 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.37%) PolarLake
5 4 (0.29%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.29%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.22%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.22%) osCommerce
6 3 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.22%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.22%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.15%) Retail-J
7 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.074%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.074%) Endur
8 1 (0.074%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.074%) Temenos Globus
8 1 (0.074%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 232 (17.08%) Azure
2 146 (10.75%) AWS
3 133 (9.79%) Office 365
4 47 (3.46%) SaaS
5 27 (1.99%) Power Platform
6 21 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (1.55%) GCP
7 15 (1.10%) GitHub
8 14 (1.03%) Serverless
9 12 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.88%) IaaS
10 10 (0.74%) CloudFront
11 9 (0.66%) Amazon ECS
11 9 (0.66%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.66%) AWS Fargate
11 9 (0.66%) NuGet
11 9 (0.66%) SonarCloud
12 8 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (0.59%) Azure Data Factory
13 7 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 74 (5.45%) Firewall
2 54 (3.98%) DHCP
3 48 (3.53%) DNS
4 44 (3.24%) Network Security
5 40 (2.95%) TCP/IP
6 39 (2.87%) VoIP
7 37 (2.72%) LAN
8 36 (2.65%) WAN
9 35 (2.58%) Wireless
10 30 (2.21%) Internet
11 28 (2.06%) VPN
12 22 (1.62%) VLAN
13 20 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (1.25%) HTTP
15 15 (1.10%) Broadband
16 12 (0.88%) SAN
16 12 (0.88%) Skype
17 11 (0.81%) Unified Communications
18 9 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (15.02%) SQL Server
2 69 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (3.09%) MySQL
4 37 (2.72%) Relational Database
4 37 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (2.06%) Big Data
7 27 (1.99%) Power BI
8 20 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (1.47%) NoSQL
9 17 (1.25%) MongoDB
10 13 (0.96%) GIS
10 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 12 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (0.88%) Redis
12 10 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (0.59%) Data Lake
13 8 (0.59%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.59%) QlikView
14 7 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 128 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 74 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 62 (4.57%) JIRA
4 45 (3.31%) Jenkins
5 39 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (2.06%) WiX
7 21 (1.55%) Selenium
8 18 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
9 16 (1.18%) TeamCity
10 12 (0.88%) webpack
11 11 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.74%) Bitbucket
13 7 (0.52%) ProC
13 7 (0.52%) PVCS
13 7 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (0.52%) Subversion
14 6 (0.44%) RStudio
15 5 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (0.37%) Bugzilla
16 4 (0.29%) Eclipse
General
1 180 (13.25%) Finance
2 53 (3.90%) Retail
3 46 (3.39%) Marketing
4 37 (2.72%) Banking
4 37 (2.72%) Legal
5 33 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.06%) Public Sector
7 25 (1.84%) Law
8 23 (1.69%) Front Office
9 18 (1.33%) Automotive
9 18 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.18%) Games
11 14 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.52%) Advertising
13 6 (0.44%) Electronics
13 6 (0.44%) Local Government
14 4 (0.29%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.29%) Back Office
14 4 (0.29%) Czech Language
15 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (20.91%) .NET
2 115 (8.47%) AngularJS
3 114 (8.39%) ASP.NET
4 107 (7.88%) HTML
5 99 (7.29%) CSS
5 99 (7.29%) React
6 60 (4.42%) jQuery
7 51 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 46 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
10 44 (3.24%) .NET Core
10 44 (3.24%) Node.js
11 40 (2.95%) RESTful
12 38 (2.80%) HTML5
13 36 (2.65%) XML
14 35 (2.58%) .NET Framework
15 34 (2.50%) Ajax
15 34 (2.50%) REST
16 33 (2.43%) WCF
16 33 (2.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 112 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (3.76%) Management Information System
3 47 (3.46%) User Experience
4 46 (3.39%) Data Centre
5 40 (2.95%) Video Conferencing
6 36 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
6 36 (2.65%) Virtual Team
7 31 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
8 28 (2.06%) Mobile App
9 26 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.69%) Smartphone
11 21 (1.55%) Algorithms
12 17 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
13 15 (1.10%) Smart Meter
14 9 (0.66%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.66%) Derivative
15 8 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
16 7 (0.52%) EMC VNX
16 7 (0.52%) Equities
16 7 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 283 (20.84%) Windows
2 144 (10.60%) Linux
3 121 (8.91%) Windows 10
4 99 (7.29%) Windows Server
5 72 (5.30%) Windows 7
6 50 (3.68%) Android
7 36 (2.65%) Unix
8 33 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (1.91%) Apple iOS
10 25 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (1.25%) Tizen
12 14 (1.03%) Windows 8
13 12 (0.88%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.52%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.44%) VMS
16 5 (0.37%) CentOS
16 5 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.29%) Kali Linux
18 3 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (22.75%) Mentoring
3 223 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
4 185 (13.62%) ITIL
5 151 (11.12%) Coaching
6 150 (11.05%) Scrum
7 142 (10.46%) DevOps
8 139 (10.24%) Software Engineering
9 121 (8.91%) Line Management
10 109 (8.03%) MVC
11 104 (7.66%) Technical Leadership
12 94 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 94 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
13 90 (6.63%) Web Development
14 85 (6.26%) Service Delivery
15 73 (5.38%) Computer Science
16 70 (5.15%) Microservices
17 67 (4.93%) Information Security
17 67 (4.93%) SOLID
18 64 (4.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 249 (18.34%) C#
2 245 (18.04%) SQL
3 175 (12.89%) Java
4 174 (12.81%) JavaScript
5 83 (6.11%) Python
6 53 (3.90%) C
7 52 (3.83%) PHP
8 42 (3.09%) PowerShell
9 40 (2.95%) T-SQL
9 40 (2.95%) TypeScript
10 36 (2.65%) C++
11 33 (2.43%) Bash Shell
12 29 (2.14%) Scala
13 22 (1.62%) PL/SQL
14 17 (1.25%) Kotlin
15 15 (1.10%) Apple Swift
15 15 (1.10%) Java 8
15 15 (1.10%) Objective-C
16 11 (0.81%) R
17 10 (0.74%) ES6
Qualifications
1 113 (8.32%) Degree
2 45 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (2.50%) CCNA
4 34 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 33 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 32 (2.36%) CCNP
7 28 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
7 28 (2.06%) SC Cleared
8 22 (1.62%) MCSA
9 21 (1.55%) MCSE
10 19 (1.40%) HND
11 18 (1.33%) CISM
12 16 (1.18%) CISSP
13 14 (1.03%) GIAC
14 13 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (0.88%) MCP
16 8 (0.59%) CCDA
16 8 (0.59%) CCDP
16 8 (0.59%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (7.29%) SLA
2 83 (6.11%) QA
3 15 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.74%) GDPR
5 10 (0.74%) NIST
6 9 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.66%) PMO
7 4 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.074%) ISO 15022
8 1 (0.074%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 140 (10.31%) Active Directory
2 54 (3.98%) Docker
3 29 (2.14%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.59%) XenApp
7 7 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.44%) vSphere
9 4 (0.29%) Firmware
9 4 (0.29%) vCloud
9 4 (0.29%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.074%) KVM
12 1 (0.074%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.074%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (3.98%) Kubernetes
2 42 (3.09%) SCCM
3 28 (2.06%) Ansible
4 17 (1.25%) Puppet
4 17 (1.25%) Terraform
5 12 (0.88%) Grafana
6 10 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
7 9 (0.66%) Cisco IPCC
7 9 (0.66%) Packer
7 9 (0.66%) Prometheus
8 6 (0.44%) SCOM
9 5 (0.37%) HP ALM
9 5 (0.37%) Rundeck
10 4 (0.29%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.29%) Kibana
10 4 (0.29%) Nessus
10 4 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 313 (23.05%) Microsoft
2 94 (6.92%) Cisco
3 89 (6.55%) VMware
4 52 (3.83%) Citrix
5 40 (2.95%) Sage
6 38 (2.80%) Oracle
7 35 (2.58%) Google
8 34 (2.50%) HP
9 29 (2.14%) ServiceNow
10 24 (1.77%) SolarWinds
11 22 (1.62%) SAP
12 18 (1.33%) Juniper
13 17 (1.25%) QNX
14 16 (1.18%) Dynatrace
14 16 (1.18%) Meraki
15 14 (1.03%) Adobe
15 14 (1.03%) CheckPoint
15 14 (1.03%) Mitel
15 14 (1.03%) Tableau
16 13 (0.96%) Remedy