Technical Leadership Jobs

Technical Leadership
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Technical Leadership skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Technical Leadership over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 180 187 214
Rank change year-on-year +7 +27 -1
Permanent jobs citing Technical Leadership 1,683 1,809 3,264
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.53% 1.96% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 2.05% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,067 1,161 1,386
10th Percentile £48,000 £51,250 £46,250
25th Percentile £58,250 £61,202 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £75,554 £74,750
Median % change year-on-year -4.04% +1.07% +6.79%
75th Percentile £88,775 £95,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £115,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +3.85% +8.33%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Technical Leadership falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 90,810 88,242 165,721
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.65% 95.42% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 62,635 53,650 83,244
10th Percentile £29,750 £33,818 £33,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £43,896
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +8.81%

Technical Leadership
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Technical Leadership as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leadership in the UK

Technical Leadership
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Technical Leadership.

Salary trend for Technical Leadership in the UK

Technical Leadership
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Leadership over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Technical Leadership in the UK

Technical Leadership
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leadership within the UK over the 6 months to 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England +8 1,474 £72,500 -6.45% 357
UK excluding London +25 1,113 £67,500 - 255
Work from Home +8 730 £75,000 -3.23% 204
London -18 472 £85,000 +3.03% 123
South East +31 290 £65,000 -7.14% 42
North of England +33 250 £65,066 +0.10% 58
South West +21 217 £65,000 +3.17% 44
North West +9 137 £70,288 +2.99% 28
Midlands -21 134 £75,000 +15.38% 45
Scotland -42 111 £75,000 -0.73% 24
West Midlands -21 93 £75,000 +15.38% 31
Yorkshire +48 90 £59,500 -8.46% 21
East of England -28 87 £65,000 -7.14% 24
East Midlands -5 41 £65,000 - 14
North East -1 23 £75,000 +33.39% 11
Northern Ireland +11 13 £75,400 +25.67% 13
Wales +13 11 £59,500 -5.17% 8

Technical Leadership
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 72 (4.28%) Apache Spark
2 49 (2.91%) CMS
3 43 (2.55%) SharePoint
4 41 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
5 40 (2.38%) IIS
6 37 (2.20%) Kentico
6 37 (2.20%) Umbraco
7 36 (2.14%) Headless CMS
8 31 (1.84%) Microsoft Exchange
9 11 (0.65%) Drupal
10 7 (0.42%) Apache
10 7 (0.42%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
11 6 (0.36%) Confluence
11 6 (0.36%) Mendix
12 5 (0.30%) K2 blackpearl
13 4 (0.24%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.24%) SAS
14 3 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.36%) Oracle Smart View
3 6 (0.36%) Simulink
4 4 (0.24%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.24%) Windchill
5 1 (0.059%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.42%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.36%) HFM
3 6 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.18%) Salesforce CRM
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.12%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.059%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.059%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.059%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.059%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.059%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 539 (32.03%) Azure
2 370 (21.98%) AWS
3 145 (8.62%) Power Platform
4 104 (6.18%) Microsoft 365
5 100 (5.94%) SaaS
6 97 (5.76%) GCP
7 95 (5.64%) Azure DevOps
8 86 (5.11%) Power Automate
9 73 (4.34%) PowerApps
10 68 (4.04%) Dynamics 365
10 68 (4.04%) IaaS
11 65 (3.86%) Serverless
12 57 (3.39%) Entra ID
13 50 (2.97%) Amazon S3
13 50 (2.97%) OneDrive
14 43 (2.55%) PaaS
15 42 (2.50%) Dropbox
15 42 (2.50%) Google Drive
16 40 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
17 36 (2.14%) Kontent
Communications & Networking
1 89 (5.29%) Firewall
2 50 (2.97%) DNS
3 44 (2.61%) WAN
4 40 (2.38%) VPN
5 39 (2.32%) MPLS
6 36 (2.14%) BGP
6 36 (2.14%) Wireless
7 32 (1.90%) Network Security
8 26 (1.54%) LAN
9 21 (1.25%) VLAN
10 20 (1.19%) OSPF
10 20 (1.19%) SAN
10 20 (1.19%) SD-WAN
11 18 (1.07%) 5G
11 18 (1.07%) SSL
12 16 (0.95%) TCP/IP
13 14 (0.83%) Internet
13 14 (0.83%) IPsec
13 14 (0.83%) NAS
14 11 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (5.41%) Big Data
2 90 (5.35%) SQL Server
3 89 (5.29%) Power BI
4 83 (4.93%) NoSQL
4 83 (4.93%) Relational Database
5 55 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
6 47 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
7 46 (2.73%) Data Lake
8 40 (2.38%) MySQL
8 40 (2.38%) RDBMS
9 34 (2.02%) MongoDB
10 28 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
11 22 (1.31%) Metadata
12 19 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (0.89%) DB2
15 10 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (0.48%) CockroachDB
17 7 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
17 7 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 102 (6.06%) Git
2 46 (2.73%) Jenkins
3 36 (2.14%) JIRA
4 32 (1.90%) GitLab
5 26 (1.54%) Postman
6 24 (1.43%) Subversion
7 15 (0.89%) CMake
8 11 (0.65%) Cypress.io
9 10 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
11 8 (0.48%) Jaeger
11 8 (0.48%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.36%) RStudio
12 6 (0.36%) Selenium
13 5 (0.30%) IBM UrbanCode
13 5 (0.30%) JUnit
13 5 (0.30%) MLflow
13 5 (0.30%) Storybook
14 4 (0.24%) CircleCI
14 4 (0.24%) Terragrunt
General
1 512 (30.42%) Social Skills
2 317 (18.84%) Finance
3 207 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
4 176 (10.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 109 (6.48%) Influencing Skills
6 100 (5.94%) Banking
7 88 (5.23%) Public Sector
8 86 (5.11%) Marketing
9 80 (4.75%) Law
10 74 (4.40%) Legal
11 55 (3.27%) Presentation Skills
12 48 (2.85%) Automotive
13 39 (2.32%) Back Office
14 33 (1.96%) Electronics
15 28 (1.66%) Retail
16 25 (1.49%) Games
16 25 (1.49%) Local Government
17 24 (1.43%) Manufacturing
17 24 (1.43%) Organisational Skills
18 20 (1.19%) Aviation
Job Titles
1 484 (28.76%) Lead
2 440 (26.14%) Senior
3 377 (22.40%) Architect
4 243 (14.44%) Developer
5 150 (8.91%) Software Engineer
6 142 (8.44%) Principal Engineer
7 141 (8.38%) Technical Leader
8 133 (7.90%) Cloud Engineer
9 120 (7.13%) Senior Developer
10 115 (6.83%) Technical Architect
11 112 (6.65%) Principal Cloud Engineer
12 92 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
13 75 (4.46%) Lead Developer
14 70 (4.16%) Analyst
15 69 (4.10%) Lead Software Engineer
16 66 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
16 66 (3.92%) Senior Architect
17 52 (3.09%) C# Developer
18 50 (2.97%) Governance Analyst
18 50 (2.97%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (12.24%) .NET
2 141 (8.38%) React
3 77 (4.58%) RESTful
4 72 (4.28%) Node.js
5 70 (4.16%) .NET Core
6 68 (4.04%) .NET Framework
7 61 (3.62%) CSS
8 60 (3.57%) HTML
9 55 (3.27%) ASP.NET
10 54 (3.21%) Spring
11 48 (2.85%) JSON
12 47 (2.79%) Next.js
12 47 (2.79%) Spring Boot
13 46 (2.73%) XML
14 40 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 40 (2.38%) Django
15 39 (2.32%) AngularJS
16 38 (2.26%) Kafka
17 37 (2.20%) REST
18 27 (1.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 144 (8.56%) Cloud Native
2 137 (8.14%) Management Information System
3 86 (5.11%) Product Ownership
4 79 (4.69%) IoT
5 63 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
6 61 (3.62%) Algorithms
7 58 (3.45%) Data Centre
8 49 (2.91%) Public Cloud
9 42 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
9 42 (2.50%) iPad
10 36 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
10 36 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
11 24 (1.43%) Mobile App
11 24 (1.43%) Robotics
12 22 (1.31%) Distributed Systems
13 19 (1.13%) Blockchain
14 15 (0.89%) Cyber Threat
14 15 (0.89%) Data Structures
14 15 (0.89%) Onboarding
15 14 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 151 (8.97%) Linux
2 143 (8.50%) Windows
3 47 (2.79%) Windows Server
4 37 (2.20%) Unix
5 25 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.43%) Android
7 16 (0.95%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.65%) CentOS
9 7 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.059%) Debian
13 1 (0.059%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.059%) tvOS
13 1 (0.059%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (36.66%) Agile
2 437 (25.97%) Mentoring
3 397 (23.59%) DevOps
3 397 (23.59%) Roadmaps
4 346 (20.56%) Software Engineering
5 341 (20.26%) Problem-Solving
6 280 (16.64%) CI/CD
7 249 (14.80%) Coaching
8 229 (13.61%) Technology Roadmap
9 217 (12.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 199 (11.82%) Computer Science
11 156 (9.27%) Microservices
12 153 (9.09%) SDLC
13 151 (8.97%) Project Management
14 137 (8.14%) Cybersecurity
15 135 (8.02%) Artificial Intelligence
16 128 (7.61%) Scrum
17 125 (7.43%) Project Delivery
18 121 (7.19%) Machine Learning
19 113 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 290 (17.23%) Python
1 290 (17.23%) SQL
2 259 (15.39%) C#
3 250 (14.85%) Java
4 199 (11.82%) JavaScript
5 78 (4.63%) PowerShell
6 73 (4.34%) TypeScript
7 68 (4.04%) PHP
8 65 (3.86%) Scala
9 63 (3.74%) C++
10 59 (3.51%) C
11 40 (2.38%) SystemVerilog
12 39 (2.32%) Bash
13 32 (1.90%) Kotlin
14 28 (1.66%) R
15 24 (1.43%) Go
16 23 (1.37%) T-SQL
17 22 (1.31%) Ruby
18 21 (1.25%) Perl
19 17 (1.01%) Swift
Qualifications
1 333 (19.79%) Degree
2 205 (12.18%) Security Cleared
3 156 (9.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 137 (8.14%) SC Cleared
5 52 (3.09%) Master's Degree
6 49 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (2.08%) AWS Certification
8 33 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
9 32 (1.90%) TOGAF Certification
10 31 (1.84%) Azure Certification
11 30 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
12 24 (1.43%) CISSP
13 23 (1.37%) PhD
14 22 (1.31%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
15 19 (1.13%) CCNA
16 12 (0.71%) AWS Certified Developer
16 12 (0.71%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.71%) PMI Certification
17 11 (0.65%) CISM
18 10 (0.59%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.59%) QA
2 39 (2.32%) Data Quality
3 34 (2.02%) GDPR
4 27 (1.60%) SLA
5 14 (0.83%) PMO
6 12 (0.71%) Accessibility
7 10 (0.59%) Def Stans
8 9 (0.53%) IEC 61508
8 9 (0.53%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.42%) ISO 13485
9 7 (0.42%) JTAG
9 7 (0.42%) NCSC
9 7 (0.42%) NIST
10 6 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (0.30%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.24%) DO-254
12 4 (0.24%) MISRA
12 4 (0.24%) MISRA C
13 3 (0.18%) ECSS
13 3 (0.18%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 151 (8.97%) Active Directory
2 102 (6.06%) Docker
3 64 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (2.97%) RACF
5 33 (1.96%) Firmware
6 30 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (0.89%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.59%) vSphere
9 9 (0.53%) KVM
9 9 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.18%) Embedded Firmware
12 3 (0.18%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.059%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.059%) Lustre
13 1 (0.059%) LXC
13 1 (0.059%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 132 (7.84%) Kubernetes
2 111 (6.60%) Terraform
3 57 (3.39%) Ansible
4 28 (1.66%) Puppet
5 26 (1.54%) Progress Chef
6 20 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (0.77%) Prometheus
8 10 (0.59%) FortiGate
8 10 (0.59%) Nagios
9 8 (0.48%) Kiali
9 8 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.36%) Endace
10 6 (0.36%) Functional Safety
10 6 (0.36%) Kibana
10 6 (0.36%) logstash
10 6 (0.36%) SCCM
10 6 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
11 5 (0.30%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.24%) Packer
13 3 (0.18%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 386 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 99 (5.88%) Google
3 67 (3.98%) Cisco
3 67 (3.98%) VMware
4 54 (3.21%) Databricks
5 50 (2.97%) CyberArk
6 41 (2.44%) Salesforce
6 41 (2.44%) Sitecore
7 36 (2.14%) Optimizely
7 36 (2.14%) Oracle
8 29 (1.72%) Cadence
9 28 (1.66%) Juniper
9 28 (1.66%) Synopsys
10 25 (1.49%) IBM
11 21 (1.25%) Splunk
11 21 (1.25%) Veeam
12 19 (1.13%) SAP
13 16 (0.95%) Dynatrace
14 15 (0.89%) Red Hat
15 14 (0.83%) HP