Period
to 17 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Team Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 233 214
Rank change year-on-year -11 -19 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 2,403 2,601 3,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 1.48% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.54% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,149 2,218 2,962
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.28% +3.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 168,530 169,445 203,756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.47% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 138,013 140,794 170,377
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 2018. 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 -13 2,239 £55,000 - 225
UK excluding London +7 1,464 £50,000 +5.26% 152
London -48 886 £65,000 - 88
South East +15 462 £52,500 -4.55% 36
North of England -26 356 £47,500 +11.76% 32
East of England +61 220 £60,000 +13.21% 30
Midlands -20 219 £45,000 +2.27% 25
North West -46 179 £57,000 +34.12% 19
Yorkshire -6 143 £45,000 -3.82% 12
West Midlands -1 127 £45,000 +2.27% 8
South West -51 103 £50,000 +5.26% 14
East Midlands -11 92 £47,500 +8.57% 16
Scotland +8 76 £47,500 -5.00% 8
North East -7 34 £43,750 +16.67% 1
Wales +4 29 £30,000 -25.00% 6
Isle of Man - 5 £50,000 -
Northern Ireland -21 4 £47,500 +39.71% 1

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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.

1 787 (32.75%) Agile Software Development
2 548 (22.80%) Microsoft
3 536 (22.31%) Windows
4 525 (21.85%) SQL
5 514 (21.39%) .NET
6 493 (20.52%) ITIL
7 490 (20.39%) C#
7 490 (20.39%) Finance
8 448 (18.64%) Mentoring
9 394 (16.40%) SQL Server
10 384 (15.98%) JavaScript
11 376 (15.65%) Java
12 341 (14.19%) Scrum
13 309 (12.86%) Active Directory
14 292 (12.15%) Line Management
15 286 (11.90%) Linux
16 281 (11.69%) HTML
17 276 (11.49%) TDD
18 275 (11.44%) ASP.NET
19 274 (11.40%) MVC
20 255 (10.61%) VMware
21 229 (9.53%) Amazon AWS
22 227 (9.45%) CSS
23 216 (8.99%) Coaching
24 213 (8.86%) Degree
25 211 (8.78%) Windows Server
26 196 (8.16%) Cisco
27 192 (7.99%) Project Management
28 184 (7.66%) AngularJS
29 180 (7.49%) Continuous Integration

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 88 (3.66%) MS Exchange
2 56 (2.33%) CMS
3 52 (2.16%) Confluence
4 51 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 39 (1.62%) Skype for Business
6 37 (1.54%) IIS
6 37 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 36 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 24 (1.00%) OpenStack
9 21 (0.87%) JBoss
10 18 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 17 (0.71%) Apache
12 16 (0.67%) Apache Spark
12 16 (0.67%) Tomcat
12 16 (0.67%) Umbraco
13 14 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (0.50%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (0.46%) Drupal
15 11 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 141 (5.87%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.12%) Camtasia
6 3 (0.12%) SPSS
7 2 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.083%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.042%) Blender
8 1 (0.042%) HipChat
8 1 (0.042%) InDesign
8 1 (0.042%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.042%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.042%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 24 (1.00%) Elite 3E
2 14 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
5 8 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.33%) thinkFolio
6 7 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.29%) Temenos T24
7 6 (0.25%) BusinessWare
7 6 (0.25%) IntelliMatch
7 6 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
8 5 (0.21%) Magento
8 5 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.21%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.21%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.17%) ION MarketView
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 229 (9.53%) Amazon AWS
2 171 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (3.91%) Office 365
4 53 (2.21%) SaaS
5 32 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (0.58%) Mimecast
9 11 (0.46%) IaaS
10 9 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (0.37%) BlazeMeter
10 9 (0.37%) PaaS
10 9 (0.37%) Sauce Labs
11 8 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.29%) Amazon Glacier
12 7 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.29%) AWS CloudTrail
12 7 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 152 (6.33%) Firewall
2 134 (5.58%) WAN
3 114 (4.74%) LAN
4 93 (3.87%) SAN
5 86 (3.58%) TCP/IP
6 77 (3.20%) Wireless
7 71 (2.95%) DNS
8 69 (2.87%) VoIP
9 65 (2.70%) Unified Communications
10 60 (2.50%) DHCP
11 48 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 48 (2.00%) OSPF
11 48 (2.00%) VLAN
11 48 (2.00%) VPN
12 47 (1.96%) Network Security
13 45 (1.87%) EIGRP
14 43 (1.79%) MPLS
15 39 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
16 38 (1.58%) BGP
16 38 (1.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (16.40%) SQL Server
2 82 (3.41%) MySQL
3 59 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (2.41%) NoSQL
4 58 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (1.96%) Big Data
6 41 (1.71%) Relational Database
7 36 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (1.17%) Power BI
10 24 (1.00%) RDBMS
11 23 (0.96%) Oracle Database
11 23 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
12 21 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
14 19 (0.79%) MongoDB
15 15 (0.62%) QlikView
16 14 (0.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 128 (5.33%) Git (software)
2 123 (5.12%) JIRA
3 84 (3.50%) Jenkins
4 74 (3.08%) Visual Studio
5 68 (2.83%) TeamCity
6 62 (2.58%) Selenium
7 47 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 44 (1.83%) NUnit
9 43 (1.79%) Subversion
10 35 (1.46%) NuGet
11 33 (1.37%) Maven
12 29 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
13 27 (1.12%) Eclipse
14 26 (1.08%) Cucumber
15 20 (0.83%) TestDirector
16 18 (0.75%) WebDriver
17 17 (0.71%) JMeter
17 17 (0.71%) SpecFlow
18 11 (0.46%) JUnit
18 11 (0.46%) LoadRunner
General
1 490 (20.39%) Finance
2 137 (5.70%) Banking
3 95 (3.95%) Retail
4 80 (3.33%) Law
5 73 (3.04%) Legal
6 72 (3.00%) Games
7 68 (2.83%) Marketing
8 64 (2.66%) Telecoms
9 46 (1.91%) Advertising
10 39 (1.62%) Manufacturing
11 30 (1.25%) Investment Banking
12 26 (1.08%) Front Office
13 19 (0.79%) Back Office
14 18 (0.75%) Electronics
15 16 (0.67%) Publishing
16 12 (0.50%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.37%) International Banking
17 9 (0.37%) Local Government
18 8 (0.33%) Automotive
19 6 (0.25%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 514 (21.39%) .NET
2 281 (11.69%) HTML
3 275 (11.44%) ASP.NET
4 227 (9.45%) CSS
5 184 (7.66%) AngularJS
6 157 (6.53%) Web Services
7 149 (6.20%) .NET Framework
8 142 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 122 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 114 (4.74%) XML
11 113 (4.70%) Spring
12 110 (4.58%) jQuery
13 93 (3.87%) HTML5
14 92 (3.83%) RESTful
15 77 (3.20%) Entity Framework
15 77 (3.20%) REST
16 68 (2.83%) WCF
17 60 (2.50%) SOAP
18 59 (2.46%) React
19 57 (2.37%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 147 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (5.12%) Data Centre
3 65 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 54 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 52 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
6 49 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 48 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 36 (1.50%) Fintech
9 35 (1.46%) Clustering
10 34 (1.41%) Algorithms
11 32 (1.33%) User Experience
12 27 (1.12%) Data Structures
12 27 (1.12%) Fixed Income
13 24 (1.00%) Fat Client
13 24 (1.00%) Thin Client
14 19 (0.79%) Virtual Team
15 18 (0.75%) Public Cloud
16 17 (0.71%) Equities
16 17 (0.71%) Smart Meter
17 16 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 536 (22.31%) Windows
2 286 (11.90%) Linux
3 211 (8.78%) Windows Server
4 115 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 113 (4.70%) Unix
6 111 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 73 (3.04%) Windows 7
8 58 (2.41%) Windows 10
9 43 (1.79%) AIX
10 38 (1.58%) Android
11 32 (1.33%) Mac OS
12 26 (1.08%) Apple iOS
12 26 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (0.67%) CentOS
14 14 (0.58%) Solaris
14 14 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (0.50%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.33%) CoreOS
16 8 (0.33%) Debian
17 6 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 787 (32.75%) Agile Software Development
2 493 (20.52%) ITIL
3 448 (18.64%) Mentoring
4 341 (14.19%) Scrum
5 292 (12.15%) Line Management
6 276 (11.49%) TDD
7 274 (11.40%) MVC
8 216 (8.99%) Coaching
9 192 (7.99%) Project Management
10 180 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
11 175 (7.28%) SDLC
12 172 (7.16%) DevOps
13 167 (6.95%) Software Engineering
14 144 (5.99%) Service Delivery
15 120 (4.99%) Continuous Improvement
16 119 (4.95%) Kanban
17 116 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
18 113 (4.70%) OO
19 109 (4.54%) BDD
20 103 (4.29%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 525 (21.85%) SQL
2 490 (20.39%) C#
3 384 (15.98%) JavaScript
4 376 (15.65%) Java
5 110 (4.58%) PowerShell
6 104 (4.33%) Python
7 97 (4.04%) T-SQL
8 93 (3.87%) C++
9 84 (3.50%) C
10 80 (3.33%) PHP
11 42 (1.75%) Ruby
11 42 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 33 (1.37%) Perl
13 32 (1.33%) Bash Shell
14 30 (1.25%) VB
15 26 (1.08%) Scala
16 25 (1.04%) TypeScript
17 13 (0.54%) VBA
17 13 (0.54%) VBScript
18 11 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 213 (8.86%) Degree
2 77 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
4 65 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 63 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (2.08%) CCNP
7 48 (2.00%) SC Cleared
8 44 (1.83%) MCSE
9 40 (1.66%) CISSP
10 37 (1.54%) CCIE
11 29 (1.21%) CCNA
11 29 (1.21%) CHECK Team Leader
12 26 (1.08%) CCVP
12 26 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
13 22 (0.92%) MCSA
14 21 (0.87%) CISA
14 21 (0.87%) CISM
15 17 (0.71%) CREST Certified
15 17 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 15 (0.62%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (7.07%) SLA
2 169 (7.03%) QA
3 42 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 27 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.62%) GDPR
6 14 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 10 (0.42%) NIST 800
8 5 (0.21%) COBIT
8 5 (0.21%) GCP
8 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.21%) PMO
9 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.083%) Basel III
11 2 (0.083%) GAMP
12 1 (0.042%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 309 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 168 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (2.79%) Docker
4 62 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
5 56 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 44 (1.83%) vSphere
7 38 (1.58%) Xen
8 33 (1.37%) VirtualBox
9 30 (1.25%) XenApp
10 19 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (0.67%) Ceph
12 13 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (0.50%) DFS Replication
14 10 (0.42%) VMware NSX
15 8 (0.33%) XenDesktop
16 6 (0.25%) Firmware
17 4 (0.17%) VMware Server
18 3 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
19 2 (0.083%) KVM
19 2 (0.083%) LXC
Systems Management
1 67 (2.79%) Puppet
1 67 (2.79%) SCCM
2 60 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (2.29%) Ansible
4 38 (1.58%) SCOM
5 31 (1.29%) vCenter Server
6 29 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
7 28 (1.17%) Kubernetes
8 26 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
8 26 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
9 24 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
10 17 (0.71%) Nagios
11 15 (0.62%) vRealize
12 14 (0.58%) AirWatch
13 9 (0.37%) EdgeSight
13 9 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
13 9 (0.37%) SCDPM
13 9 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (0.29%) Terraform
15 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 548 (22.80%) Microsoft
2 255 (10.61%) VMware
3 196 (8.16%) Cisco
4 134 (5.58%) Oracle
5 104 (4.33%) Citrix
6 89 (3.70%) HP
7 44 (1.83%) Palo Alto
8 43 (1.79%) SAP
9 42 (1.75%) CheckPoint
10 41 (1.71%) Google
11 40 (1.66%) iManage
12 39 (1.62%) Apple
12 39 (1.62%) NetApp
13 35 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
13 35 (1.46%) webMethods
14 32 (1.33%) Avaya
14 32 (1.33%) IBM
15 27 (1.12%) Riverbed
16 26 (1.08%) Dell
16 26 (1.08%) Juniper