Period
to 21 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Team Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 August 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 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 261 250 221
Rank change year-on-year -11 -29 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 2370 2708 3408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.37% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.42% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2041 2307 2919
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 £86,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.30% +3.33% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 168775 190147 210577
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.89% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 136047 159941 173454
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £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 August 2017.

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 21 August 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 2199 £55,000 +4.76% 125
UK excluding London -2 1384 £48,500 +4.30% 100
London -5 925 £65,000 - 37
South East +17 417 £55,000 +10.00% 26
North of England -54 308 £45,000 - 31
Midlands -7 228 £45,000 +5.88% 8
East of England +6 175 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Yorkshire -11 154 £46,000 -4.17% 11
West Midlands +4 153 £45,000 +5.88% 6
South West -10 142 £47,500 +11.76% 11
North West -81 136 £42,500 -3.41% 18
East Midlands -23 74 £42,500 - 2
Scotland -8 64 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Wales +51 56 £52,500 +31.25% 1
North East +25 18 £41,000 +26.15% 2
Northern Ireland -12 2 £42,000 +5.00%

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 871 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
2 678 (28.61%) Windows
3 609 (25.70%) Microsoft
4 516 (21.77%) SQL
5 492 (20.76%) .NET
6 486 (20.51%) SQL Server
7 482 (20.34%) Finance
8 474 (20.00%) C#
9 447 (18.86%) Mentoring
10 432 (18.23%) ITIL
11 392 (16.54%) Scrum
12 361 (15.23%) JavaScript
13 354 (14.94%) Java
14 337 (14.22%) Active Directory
15 328 (13.84%) Linux
16 281 (11.86%) VMware
17 265 (11.18%) TDD
18 262 (11.05%) ASP.NET
19 259 (10.93%) MVC
20 249 (10.51%) Line Management
21 245 (10.34%) HTML
22 240 (10.13%) Windows Server
23 221 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
24 209 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
25 206 (8.69%) AngularJS
26 203 (8.57%) Firewall
27 200 (8.44%) SLA
28 196 (8.27%) CSS
29 191 (8.06%) Web Services
30 189 (7.97%) 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
1 170 (7.17%) MS Exchange
2 105 (4.43%) SharePoint
3 88 (3.71%) IIS
4 81 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 63 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 53 (2.24%) Tomcat
7 47 (1.98%) Confluence
8 46 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
9 37 (1.56%) Apache
10 36 (1.52%) CMS
11 24 (1.01%) Skype for Business
12 18 (0.76%) NetWeaver
13 17 (0.72%) Mule
13 17 (0.72%) Mule ESB
13 17 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
13 17 (0.72%) WordPress
14 16 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
15 15 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (0.59%) Umbraco
17 12 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 149 (6.29%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
4 14 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.38%) HipChat
6 4 (0.17%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.084%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.042%) Blender
8 1 (0.042%) InDesign
8 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.042%) Stata
Business Applications
1 16 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
4 10 (0.42%) SAP FI
5 9 (0.38%) SAP CO
5 9 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (0.30%) SAP PS
7 6 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (0.25%) Visualfiles
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.13%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.084%) Eikon
10 2 (0.084%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.084%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 221 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
2 209 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 144 (6.08%) Office 365
4 81 (3.42%) SaaS
5 22 (0.93%) GitHub
6 20 (0.84%) Mimecast
7 19 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.63%) Oracle CX
8 15 (0.63%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 15 (0.63%) PaaS
9 13 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (0.46%) IaaS
11 8 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.30%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.25%) Amazon Glacier
13 6 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.25%) AWS CloudTrail
13 6 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 203 (8.57%) Firewall
2 147 (6.20%) SAN
3 113 (4.77%) DNS
4 105 (4.43%) TCP/IP
5 85 (3.59%) LAN
6 82 (3.46%) DHCP
7 81 (3.42%) WAN
8 53 (2.24%) VPN
9 48 (2.03%) Wireless
10 44 (1.86%) Internet
11 38 (1.60%) VoIP
12 37 (1.56%) HTTP
13 34 (1.43%) SMTP
14 32 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
15 28 (1.18%) MPLS
15 28 (1.18%) VLAN
16 23 (0.97%) Network Security
17 22 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
18 21 (0.89%) BGP
18 21 (0.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 486 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 98 (4.14%) MySQL
3 88 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 86 (3.63%) Relational Database
5 76 (3.21%) NoSQL
6 72 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 56 (2.36%) MongoDB
8 46 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 37 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (1.22%) RDBMS
10 29 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
11 28 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (1.10%) Big Data
12 26 (1.10%) Redis
13 25 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
15 23 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 21 (0.89%) Hadoop
16 21 (0.89%) QlikView
17 19 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 128 (5.40%) Git (software)
2 101 (4.26%) JIRA
3 81 (3.42%) Visual Studio
4 78 (3.29%) Jenkins
5 58 (2.45%) Selenium
6 57 (2.41%) Subversion
7 46 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 43 (1.81%) Maven
9 41 (1.73%) JUnit
10 38 (1.60%) TeamCity
11 30 (1.27%) Cucumber
12 28 (1.18%) NUnit
13 21 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
14 20 (0.84%) webpack
15 19 (0.80%) Bitbucket
15 19 (0.80%) Mockito
15 19 (0.80%) WebDriver
16 18 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 13 (0.55%) Babel
18 12 (0.51%) Jasmine
General
1 482 (20.34%) Finance
2 118 (4.98%) Banking
3 107 (4.51%) Legal
4 105 (4.43%) Retail
5 82 (3.46%) Law
6 79 (3.33%) Marketing
7 66 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 42 (1.77%) Manufacturing
9 40 (1.69%) Back Office
10 39 (1.65%) Investment Banking
11 35 (1.48%) Electronics
11 35 (1.48%) Games
12 28 (1.18%) Billing
13 24 (1.01%) Publishing
14 21 (0.89%) Advertising
15 18 (0.76%) Retail Banking
16 17 (0.72%) German Language
17 15 (0.63%) Military
18 12 (0.51%) French Language
19 10 (0.42%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 492 (20.76%) .NET
2 262 (11.05%) ASP.NET
3 245 (10.34%) HTML
4 206 (8.69%) AngularJS
5 196 (8.27%) CSS
6 191 (8.06%) Web Services
7 132 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 118 (4.98%) .NET Framework
8 118 (4.98%) Spring
9 115 (4.85%) jQuery
10 113 (4.77%) HTML5
11 93 (3.92%) RESTful
12 92 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
13 82 (3.46%) XML
14 75 (3.16%) React
15 71 (3.00%) Node.js
16 68 (2.87%) CSS3
16 68 (2.87%) Entity Framework
17 65 (2.74%) REST
18 58 (2.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 149 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (3.63%) Data Centre
3 72 (3.04%) Computer Science
4 61 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
5 38 (1.60%) Fixed Income
5 38 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 36 (1.52%) Fintech
7 34 (1.43%) User Experience
8 24 (1.01%) SCADA
9 19 (0.80%) Replication
10 18 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (0.72%) Equities
11 17 (0.72%) Mobile App
12 16 (0.68%) Algorithms
12 16 (0.68%) Fat Client
12 16 (0.68%) Thin Client
12 16 (0.68%) Wiki
13 13 (0.55%) iPad
14 12 (0.51%) Online Banking
14 12 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 678 (28.61%) Windows
2 328 (13.84%) Linux
3 240 (10.13%) Windows Server
4 152 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 137 (5.78%) Unix
6 114 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 102 (4.30%) Windows 7
8 69 (2.91%) Windows 10
9 36 (1.52%) Android
10 31 (1.31%) Apple iOS
11 23 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (0.84%) CentOS
12 20 (0.84%) Mac OS
12 20 (0.84%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.55%) Mac OS X
14 11 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.30%) Solaris
15 7 (0.30%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.21%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 871 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
2 447 (18.86%) Mentoring
3 432 (18.23%) ITIL
4 392 (16.54%) Scrum
5 265 (11.18%) TDD
6 259 (10.93%) MVC
7 249 (10.51%) Line Management
8 189 (7.97%) Software Engineering
9 180 (7.59%) Coaching
10 179 (7.55%) Project Management
11 169 (7.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 158 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
13 157 (6.62%) SDLC
14 147 (6.20%) Test Automation
15 135 (5.70%) DevOps
16 129 (5.44%) BDD
17 128 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
18 123 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
19 114 (4.81%) Performance Management
20 110 (4.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 516 (21.77%) SQL
2 474 (20.00%) C#
3 361 (15.23%) JavaScript
4 354 (14.94%) Java
5 141 (5.95%) C++
6 116 (4.89%) PHP
7 95 (4.01%) PowerShell
8 90 (3.80%) Python
9 85 (3.59%) C
10 62 (2.62%) Scala
11 61 (2.57%) T-SQL
12 48 (2.03%) Go
13 39 (1.65%) Ruby
14 35 (1.48%) Bash Shell
15 30 (1.27%) ES6
16 28 (1.18%) Groovy
17 27 (1.14%) PL/SQL
18 25 (1.05%) Perl
18 25 (1.05%) VB.NET
19 21 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 171 (7.22%) Degree
2 91 (3.84%) Security Cleared
3 59 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
5 46 (1.94%) ISTQB
5 46 (1.94%) SC Cleared
6 43 (1.81%) CHECK Team Leader
7 40 (1.69%) CISSP
8 39 (1.65%) CISM
9 37 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (1.22%) MCSE
11 27 (1.14%) CCNA
11 27 (1.14%) ISEB
12 22 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
13 20 (0.84%) CCNP
14 19 (0.80%) MCSA
15 16 (0.68%) CISA
16 14 (0.59%) CREST Certified
16 14 (0.59%) DV Cleared
16 14 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (8.44%) SLA
2 114 (4.81%) QA
3 35 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.68%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.55%) ISO 14001
8 12 (0.51%) PMO
9 11 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
9 11 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 10 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 10 (0.42%) NIST 800
11 8 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.084%) GDPR
14 1 (0.042%) BS25999
14 1 (0.042%) MISRA
14 1 (0.042%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 337 (14.22%) Active Directory
2 127 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (2.41%) Hyper-V
4 56 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
5 48 (2.03%) vSphere
6 47 (1.98%) Docker
6 47 (1.98%) XenApp
7 25 (1.05%) DFS Replication
8 23 (0.97%) XenDesktop
9 17 (0.72%) Postfix
10 14 (0.59%) VMware NSX
11 10 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.34%) Firmware
13 6 (0.25%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.17%) LXC
14 4 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.13%) vCloud
15 3 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 73 (3.08%) SCCM
2 36 (1.52%) Puppet
3 28 (1.18%) Kubernetes
4 27 (1.14%) Ansible
4 27 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (0.68%) SCOM
6 15 (0.63%) Nagios
7 14 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 14 (0.59%) vRealize
8 13 (0.55%) CSIRT
8 13 (0.55%) NetBackup
9 12 (0.51%) Tivoli
10 10 (0.42%) WSUS
11 8 (0.34%) Backup Exec
11 8 (0.34%) Opsview
12 7 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (0.25%) AirWatch
13 6 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
13 6 (0.25%) Nessus
14 5 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 609 (25.70%) Microsoft
2 281 (11.86%) VMware
3 175 (7.38%) Cisco
4 171 (7.22%) Oracle
5 139 (5.86%) Citrix
6 119 (5.02%) SAP
7 54 (2.28%) HP
8 40 (1.69%) Dell
9 39 (1.65%) Avaya
10 35 (1.48%) NetApp
11 34 (1.43%) Apple
11 34 (1.43%) CheckPoint
12 32 (1.35%) Palo Alto
13 26 (1.10%) Sitecore
14 23 (0.97%) Juniper
15 21 (0.89%) Atlassian
15 21 (0.89%) iManage
16 20 (0.84%) Veeam
17 19 (0.80%) EMC
18 17 (0.72%) IBM