Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Team Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 239 213
Rank change year-on-year -8 -26 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 2497 2741 3539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.45% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.50% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2160 2331 3067
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 171576 182627 210672
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137617 152768 175132
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -13 2312 £55,000 +4.76% 160
UK excluding London 0 1459 £50,000 +11.11% 90
London -23 987 £65,000 - 78
South East +9 387 £52,500 +5.00% 28
North of England -21 386 £46,000 +2.22% 19
Midlands -13 228 £45,500 +1.11% 12
East of England +52 200 £60,000 +33.33% 15
Yorkshire +3 179 £45,000 -4.26% 6
North West -47 172 £48,500 +14.12% 12
West Midlands +4 129 £45,250 +3.43% 6
South West -29 128 £50,000 +17.65% 8
East Midlands -17 98 £46,250 +2.78% 5
Scotland +4 86 £47,500 +17.11% 8
Wales +32 47 £45,000 +12.50%
North East +24 35 £46,298 +17.21% 1
Isle of Man - 5 £50,000 -
Northern Ireland -27 2 £42,500 +6.25%

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 859 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 610 (24.43%) Windows
3 562 (22.51%) SQL
4 561 (22.47%) Microsoft
5 538 (21.55%) Finance
6 529 (21.19%) .NET
7 515 (20.62%) Mentoring
8 503 (20.14%) C#
9 461 (18.46%) SQL Server
10 420 (16.82%) ITIL
11 390 (15.62%) JavaScript
12 385 (15.42%) Scrum
13 380 (15.22%) Java
14 324 (12.98%) Active Directory
15 323 (12.94%) Linux
16 310 (12.41%) Line Management
17 297 (11.89%) ASP.NET
18 280 (11.21%) MVC
19 269 (10.77%) VMware
20 268 (10.73%) TDD
21 256 (10.25%) HTML
22 246 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
23 226 (9.05%) Windows Server
24 215 (8.61%) Cisco
25 212 (8.49%) AngularJS
26 210 (8.41%) Degree
27 209 (8.37%) CSS
27 209 (8.37%) Coaching
28 203 (8.13%) Firewall
29 202 (8.09%) Software Engineering

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
1 140 (5.61%) MS Exchange
2 67 (2.68%) IIS
3 65 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 51 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 49 (1.96%) Confluence
6 44 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
7 41 (1.64%) CMS
7 41 (1.64%) Skype for Business
8 37 (1.48%) Tomcat
9 21 (0.84%) Apache
10 17 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
11 14 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (0.56%) OpenStack
12 13 (0.52%) JBoss
12 13 (0.52%) Umbraco
13 12 (0.48%) Apache Spark
13 12 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
13 12 (0.48%) SAS
14 11 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 122 (4.89%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 28 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.28%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.12%) Camtasia
7 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.12%) SPSS
8 2 (0.080%) InDesign
9 1 (0.040%) Blender
9 1 (0.040%) HipChat
9 1 (0.040%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.040%) Stata
Business Applications
1 19 (0.76%) Oracle CRM
2 15 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.32%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.28%) SAP CO
5 7 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.24%) Magento
6 6 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (0.20%) Eikon
7 5 (0.20%) Visualfiles
8 4 (0.16%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.16%) thinkFolio
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payroll
9 3 (0.12%) SAP Retail
10 2 (0.080%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 246 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (6.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 127 (5.09%) Office 365
4 73 (2.92%) SaaS
5 23 (0.92%) Mimecast
6 21 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.64%) Oracle CX
7 16 (0.64%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 12 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (0.48%) GitHub
8 12 (0.48%) Serverless
9 11 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.40%) IaaS
11 9 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.28%) PaaS
13 6 (0.24%) Asana
14 5 (0.20%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 203 (8.13%) Firewall
2 116 (4.65%) SAN
3 114 (4.57%) WAN
4 104 (4.16%) TCP/IP
5 98 (3.92%) LAN
6 94 (3.76%) Wireless
7 87 (3.48%) DNS
8 75 (3.00%) VoIP
9 66 (2.64%) DHCP
10 62 (2.48%) VPN
11 57 (2.28%) OSPF
12 53 (2.12%) EIGRP
13 51 (2.04%) MPLS
14 49 (1.96%) BGP
14 49 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
14 49 (1.96%) Network Security
14 49 (1.96%) Unified Communications
15 43 (1.72%) Internet
16 41 (1.64%) VLAN
17 40 (1.60%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 461 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 113 (4.53%) MySQL
3 86 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 81 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 75 (3.00%) NoSQL
6 60 (2.40%) Relational Database
7 47 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 43 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
9 40 (1.60%) Big Data
10 38 (1.52%) MongoDB
11 35 (1.40%) QlikView
12 32 (1.28%) RDBMS
13 30 (1.20%) Power BI
14 29 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
15 25 (1.00%) Redis
16 24 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
16 24 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
17 21 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
18 17 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 129 (5.17%) JIRA
2 120 (4.81%) Git (software)
3 106 (4.25%) Jenkins
4 86 (3.44%) Visual Studio
5 71 (2.84%) Selenium
6 56 (2.24%) Subversion
7 51 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 47 (1.88%) Maven
9 43 (1.72%) TeamCity
10 39 (1.56%) Cucumber
11 36 (1.44%) JUnit
12 34 (1.36%) NUnit
13 29 (1.16%) WebDriver
14 21 (0.84%) Mockito
15 18 (0.72%) Eclipse
16 16 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
16 16 (0.64%) TestRail
17 14 (0.56%) LoadRunner
18 12 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 12 (0.48%) JMeter
General
1 538 (21.55%) Finance
2 157 (6.29%) Banking
3 104 (4.16%) Retail
4 91 (3.64%) Marketing
5 87 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 86 (3.44%) Law
7 75 (3.00%) Legal
8 69 (2.76%) Games
9 49 (1.96%) Manufacturing
10 41 (1.64%) Back Office
10 41 (1.64%) Investment Banking
11 36 (1.44%) Electronics
12 28 (1.12%) Advertising
13 24 (0.96%) Front Office
14 21 (0.84%) Publishing
15 19 (0.76%) Retail Banking
16 17 (0.68%) Military
17 15 (0.60%) Financial Institution
18 11 (0.44%) Billing
19 8 (0.32%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 529 (21.19%) .NET
2 297 (11.89%) ASP.NET
3 256 (10.25%) HTML
4 212 (8.49%) AngularJS
5 209 (8.37%) CSS
6 174 (6.97%) Web Services
7 152 (6.09%) Spring
8 146 (5.85%) .NET Framework
9 143 (5.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 115 (4.61%) jQuery
11 114 (4.57%) RESTful
12 112 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web API
12 112 (4.49%) XML
13 104 (4.16%) HTML5
14 86 (3.44%) REST
15 70 (2.80%) React
16 69 (2.76%) SOAP
17 63 (2.52%) Entity Framework
18 60 (2.40%) CSS3
19 58 (2.32%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 171 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (4.69%) Data Centre
3 78 (3.12%) Computer Science
4 65 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
5 41 (1.64%) User Experience
6 36 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 36 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 35 (1.40%) Fintech
8 33 (1.32%) Fixed Income
9 31 (1.24%) Clustering
10 27 (1.08%) Mobile App
11 25 (1.00%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.00%) Equities
12 18 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
12 18 (0.72%) Data Structures
12 18 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
13 17 (0.68%) Replication
14 15 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 13 (0.52%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 610 (24.43%) Windows
2 323 (12.94%) Linux
3 226 (9.05%) Windows Server
4 132 (5.29%) Unix
5 124 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 104 (4.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 80 (3.20%) Windows 7
8 71 (2.84%) Windows 10
9 30 (1.20%) Mac OS
10 25 (1.00%) Android
11 22 (0.88%) CentOS
11 22 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (0.76%) Apple iOS
13 17 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (0.56%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.48%) AIX
15 12 (0.48%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.44%) Solaris
17 8 (0.32%) Windows XP
18 6 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 859 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 515 (20.62%) Mentoring
3 420 (16.82%) ITIL
4 385 (15.42%) Scrum
5 310 (12.41%) Line Management
6 280 (11.21%) MVC
7 268 (10.73%) TDD
8 209 (8.37%) Coaching
9 202 (8.09%) Software Engineering
10 189 (7.57%) Project Management
11 168 (6.73%) SDLC
12 160 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
13 157 (6.29%) DevOps
14 154 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
15 134 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
16 126 (5.05%) Test Automation
17 125 (5.01%) Service Delivery
18 122 (4.89%) BDD
19 120 (4.81%) People Management
20 118 (4.73%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 562 (22.51%) SQL
2 503 (20.14%) C#
3 390 (15.62%) JavaScript
4 380 (15.22%) Java
5 116 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 110 (4.41%) C++
7 105 (4.21%) Python
8 101 (4.04%) C
9 87 (3.48%) PHP
9 87 (3.48%) T-SQL
10 42 (1.68%) Ruby
11 37 (1.48%) Bash Shell
12 36 (1.44%) VB.NET
13 34 (1.36%) Scala
14 31 (1.24%) Perl
15 27 (1.08%) VB
16 24 (0.96%) Go
17 22 (0.88%) VBA
18 21 (0.84%) Groovy
18 21 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 210 (8.41%) Degree
2 84 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 81 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (2.32%) CCNP
5 55 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (1.92%) CISSP
7 46 (1.84%) SC Cleared
8 45 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
9 41 (1.64%) MCSE
10 40 (1.60%) CCIE
10 40 (1.60%) CHECK Team Leader
11 37 (1.48%) CCNA
11 37 (1.48%) ISTQB
12 35 (1.40%) CISM
13 31 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
14 29 (1.16%) ISEB
15 23 (0.92%) CCVP
15 23 (0.92%) CISA
16 18 (0.72%) CREST Certified
17 16 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (7.29%) SLA
2 134 (5.37%) QA
3 47 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (1.56%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
6 17 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 17 (0.68%) NIST 800
7 15 (0.60%) GDPR
8 11 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 9 (0.36%) PMO
10 7 (0.28%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.16%) GCP
12 4 (0.16%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.080%) Basel III
13 2 (0.080%) GAMP
14 1 (0.040%) MISRA
System Software
1 324 (12.98%) Active Directory
2 129 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (2.92%) Docker
4 62 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
5 52 (2.08%) vSphere
6 42 (1.68%) XenApp
7 28 (1.12%) Hyper-V
8 24 (0.96%) VMware NSX
9 18 (0.72%) Postfix
10 15 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
11 13 (0.52%) DFS Replication
12 12 (0.48%) XenDesktop
13 8 (0.32%) Ceph
13 8 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.20%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.20%) Xen
15 3 (0.12%) Firmware
15 3 (0.12%) LXC
15 3 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 72 (2.88%) SCCM
2 43 (1.72%) Puppet
3 30 (1.20%) Kubernetes
4 29 (1.16%) Ansible
4 29 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
5 28 (1.12%) SCOM
6 25 (1.00%) Nagios
7 23 (0.92%) Cisco UCCE
7 23 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
7 23 (0.92%) vRealize
8 17 (0.68%) AirWatch
9 15 (0.60%) vCenter Server
10 12 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 11 (0.44%) EdgeSight
11 11 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (0.44%) Terraform
11 11 (0.44%) Tivoli
12 9 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 561 (22.47%) Microsoft
2 269 (10.77%) VMware
3 215 (8.61%) Cisco
4 165 (6.61%) Oracle
5 123 (4.93%) Citrix
6 80 (3.20%) SAP
7 58 (2.32%) HP
8 52 (2.08%) Avaya
9 45 (1.80%) Palo Alto
10 41 (1.64%) Dell
11 40 (1.60%) iManage
12 39 (1.56%) Apple
13 34 (1.36%) Tableau
14 31 (1.24%) CheckPoint
15 28 (1.12%) Riverbed
16 26 (1.04%) NetApp
17 23 (0.92%) Google
18 22 (0.88%) Red Hat
19 21 (0.84%) FireEye
20 20 (0.80%) Juniper