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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Technical Leadership skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Leadership over the 6 months to 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Leadership
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 207 211 220
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 0
Permanent jobs citing Technical Leadership 3,189 1,913 988
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.93% 1.66% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.75% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 1,188 754
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £43,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £92,875 £87,813 £85,000
90th Percentile £106,250 £105,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

Technical Leadership is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 158,838 109,444 56,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 96.18% 94.69% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83,369 73,869 46,256
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 August 2022.

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 18 August 2022. 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 +3 2,670 £75,000 +3.45% 268
London +10 1,391 £90,000 +5.88% 116
Work from Home +34 1,384 £75,000 +7.14% 120
UK excluding London +10 1,380 £65,000 +8.33% 162
South East -12 357 £67,500 +3.85% 33
Midlands +103 277 £60,000 -4.00% 33
North of England -39 260 £70,000 +27.27% 28
South West +32 236 £60,000 -7.69% 28
West Midlands +91 222 £62,500 +4.17% 26
North West -19 143 £67,350 +17.13% 10
East of England -38 134 £75,000 +25.00% 29
Yorkshire -15 106 £80,000 +45.45% 11
Scotland -19 106 £60,000 +7.14% 10
East Midlands +21 55 £57,500 -11.54% 7
Wales -13 17 £55,197 -8.01%
Northern Ireland -12 14 £67,500 -41.30% 1
North East -12 11 £60,000 +11.11% 7

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, IT jobs citing Technical Leadership also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Technical Leadership.

1 1,855 (58.17%) Agile
2 1,281 (40.17%) AWS
3 1,118 (35.06%) Software Engineering
4 1,060 (33.24%) Mentoring
5 1,052 (32.99%) Azure
6 947 (29.70%) DevOps
7 916 (28.72%) Java
8 839 (26.31%) Social Skills
9 810 (25.40%) JavaScript
10 797 (24.99%) Microservices
11 679 (21.29%) React
12 677 (21.23%) CI/CD
13 664 (20.82%) Docker
14 656 (20.57%) Kubernetes
15 652 (20.45%) Python
16 643 (20.16%) Finance
17 550 (17.25%) SQL
18 524 (16.43%) C#
19 523 (16.40%) Degree
20 492 (15.43%) TDD
21 470 (14.74%) .NET
22 464 (14.55%) Node.js
23 457 (14.33%) Problem-Solving
24 442 (13.86%) Git (software)
25 427 (13.39%) Microsoft
26 426 (13.36%) Test Automation
27 425 (13.33%) Coaching
28 417 (13.08%) Scrum
29 387 (12.14%) HTML
30 371 (11.63%) REST

Technical Leadership
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
1 153 (4.80%) Confluence
2 126 (3.95%) CMS
3 102 (3.20%) Apache Spark
4 82 (2.57%) SharePoint
5 49 (1.54%) Apache
6 42 (1.32%) Apache Solr
7 39 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 33 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
9 32 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
9 32 (1.00%) Headless CMS
9 32 (1.00%) IIS
10 20 (0.63%) Tomcat
11 18 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 18 (0.56%) Camunda
11 18 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 18 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
12 15 (0.47%) Drupal
12 15 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (0.82%) MS Visio
2 22 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (0.66%) Simulink
4 13 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.094%) Campfire
7 2 (0.063%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.063%) EViews
7 2 (0.063%) SPSS
8 1 (0.031%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.031%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.031%) Fusion 360
8 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.031%) Sketch
8 1 (0.031%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 34 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
2 23 (0.72%) Maximo
3 18 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
6 8 (0.25%) Magento
7 3 (0.094%) Elite 3E
7 3 (0.094%) R3 Corda
7 3 (0.094%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.094%) Shopify
8 2 (0.063%) MIS ActiveH
8 2 (0.063%) SAP MDG
9 1 (0.031%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.031%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (0.031%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,281 (40.17%) AWS
2 1,052 (32.99%) Azure
3 362 (11.35%) GCP
4 351 (11.01%) Serverless
5 271 (8.50%) Azure DevOps
6 220 (6.90%) SaaS
7 185 (5.80%) AWS Lambda
8 173 (5.42%) PaaS
9 163 (5.11%) GitHub
10 132 (4.14%) IaaS
11 119 (3.73%) Power Platform
12 109 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
13 106 (3.32%) AWS CloudFormation
14 96 (3.01%) Amazon S3
15 72 (2.26%) Amazon Kinesis
16 71 (2.23%) Amazon ECS
17 70 (2.20%) Amazon EKS
17 70 (2.20%) OpenShift
18 69 (2.16%) Microsoft 365
19 66 (2.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 125 (3.92%) Internet
2 80 (2.51%) Firewall
3 71 (2.23%) HTTP
4 39 (1.22%) DNS
5 36 (1.13%) WAN
6 33 (1.03%) LAN
7 31 (0.97%) Network Security
7 31 (0.97%) VPN
8 29 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
9 27 (0.85%) Wireless
10 26 (0.82%) SSH
10 26 (0.82%) WebEx
11 23 (0.72%) DMZ
11 23 (0.72%) Extranet
11 23 (0.72%) FTP
12 22 (0.69%) Broadband
13 20 (0.63%) DHCP
14 19 (0.60%) Cisco ISE
14 19 (0.60%) Software-Defined Networking
15 16 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 228 (7.15%) NoSQL
3 193 (6.05%) PostgreSQL
4 189 (5.93%) Relational Database
5 170 (5.33%) MongoDB
6 160 (5.02%) Big Data
7 154 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
8 127 (3.98%) DynamoDB
9 106 (3.32%) Power BI
10 103 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
11 93 (2.92%) Redis
12 88 (2.76%) MySQL
13 72 (2.26%) Data Lake
14 63 (1.98%) Amazon Athena
15 53 (1.66%) Hadoop
16 52 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
17 45 (1.41%) RDBMS
18 41 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
19 40 (1.25%) BigQuery
20 39 (1.22%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 442 (13.86%) Git (software)
2 298 (9.34%) Jenkins
3 240 (7.53%) JIRA
4 120 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 115 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 106 (3.32%) GitLab
7 92 (2.88%) TeamCity
8 76 (2.38%) IBM UrbanCode
9 69 (2.16%) JUnit
10 66 (2.07%) Travis CI
11 61 (1.91%) Bitbucket
11 61 (1.91%) webpack
12 51 (1.60%) Selenium
13 50 (1.57%) Maven
14 48 (1.51%) Cypress.io
15 47 (1.47%) SonarQube
16 46 (1.44%) Visual Studio
17 40 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 39 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
19 33 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 839 (26.31%) Social Skills
2 643 (20.16%) Finance
3 303 (9.50%) Banking
4 288 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
5 224 (7.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 209 (6.55%) Marketing
7 184 (5.77%) Retail
8 169 (5.30%) Manufacturing
9 120 (3.76%) Public Sector
10 114 (3.57%) Automotive
11 111 (3.48%) Games
12 108 (3.39%) Legal
13 102 (3.20%) Influencing Skills
14 82 (2.57%) Presentation Skills
15 78 (2.45%) Telecoms
16 70 (2.20%) Law
17 68 (2.13%) Electronics
18 62 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
19 57 (1.79%) Financial Institution
20 42 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 655 (20.54%) Developer
2 576 (18.06%) Architect
3 473 (14.83%) Software Engineer
4 320 (10.03%) Solutions Architect
5 282 (8.84%) Lead Developer
6 195 (6.11%) Senior Developer
7 167 (5.24%) Technical Leader
8 164 (5.14%) Java Developer
9 154 (4.83%) Principal Engineer
9 154 (4.83%) Senior Software Engineer
10 93 (2.92%) Consultant
11 91 (2.85%) Technical Architect
12 86 (2.70%) Lead Software Engineer
13 81 (2.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 81 (2.54%) Team Leader
14 79 (2.48%) Full Stack Developer
14 79 (2.48%) Software Developer
15 76 (2.38%) Data Engineer
16 75 (2.35%) Data Architect
17 69 (2.16%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 679 (21.29%) React
2 470 (14.74%) .NET
3 464 (14.55%) Node.js
4 387 (12.14%) HTML
5 371 (11.63%) REST
6 310 (9.72%) AngularJS
7 307 (9.63%) CSS
8 272 (8.53%) Spring
9 259 (8.12%) RESTful
10 218 (6.84%) Kafka
11 205 (6.43%) .NET Core
11 205 (6.43%) Web Services
12 189 (5.93%) Spring Boot
13 175 (5.49%) .NET Framework
14 174 (5.46%) HTML5
15 157 (4.92%) JSON
16 134 (4.20%) jQuery
17 115 (3.61%) ASP.NET
18 95 (2.98%) React Native
19 91 (2.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 338 (10.60%) User Experience
2 206 (6.46%) Cloud Native
3 197 (6.18%) Algorithms
4 174 (5.46%) Mobile App
5 163 (5.11%) Blog
6 158 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
7 138 (4.33%) Management Information System
8 134 (4.20%) Data Centre
9 123 (3.86%) Public Cloud
10 115 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
11 97 (3.04%) Data Structures
12 78 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
13 68 (2.13%) Virtual Team
14 57 (1.79%) Renewable Energy
15 56 (1.76%) Online Banking
16 52 (1.63%) Hackathon
17 42 (1.32%) Legacy Code
17 42 (1.32%) Legacy Systems
18 41 (1.29%) Social Media
19 40 (1.25%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 351 (11.01%) Linux
2 211 (6.62%) Windows
3 130 (4.08%) Android
4 113 (3.54%) Apple iOS
5 91 (2.85%) Unix
6 66 (2.07%) Mesosphere
7 39 (1.22%) Windows Server
8 37 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.56%) CentOS
10 11 (0.34%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
13 5 (0.16%) RTLinux
13 5 (0.16%) VxWorks
14 3 (0.094%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.094%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.094%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.094%) Windows Server 2016
14 3 (0.094%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,855 (58.17%) Agile
2 1,118 (35.06%) Software Engineering
3 1,060 (33.24%) Mentoring
4 947 (29.70%) DevOps
5 797 (24.99%) Microservices
6 677 (21.23%) CI/CD
7 492 (15.43%) TDD
8 457 (14.33%) Problem-Solving
9 426 (13.36%) Test Automation
10 425 (13.33%) Coaching
11 417 (13.08%) Scrum
12 367 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
13 317 (9.94%) Analytics
14 310 (9.72%) Line Management
15 302 (9.47%) SDLC
16 296 (9.28%) Computer Science
17 289 (9.06%) Full Stack Development
18 277 (8.69%) Continuous Improvement
19 265 (8.31%) Open Source
20 260 (8.15%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 916 (28.72%) Java
2 810 (25.40%) JavaScript
3 652 (20.45%) Python
4 550 (17.25%) SQL
5 524 (16.43%) C#
6 232 (7.28%) TypeScript
7 180 (5.64%) C++
8 171 (5.36%) Go
9 159 (4.99%) Ruby
10 155 (4.86%) PowerShell
11 127 (3.98%) C
12 103 (3.23%) Scala
13 91 (2.85%) Kotlin
14 85 (2.67%) PHP
15 73 (2.29%) Bash
16 72 (2.26%) Shell Script
17 60 (1.88%) Perl
17 60 (1.88%) T-SQL
18 37 (1.16%) ES6
18 37 (1.16%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 523 (16.40%) Degree
2 236 (7.40%) Security Cleared
3 177 (5.55%) SC Cleared
4 99 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 65 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 51 (1.60%) Azure Certification
6 51 (1.60%) Numerate Degree
7 40 (1.25%) AWS Certification
7 40 (1.25%) Master's Degree
8 38 (1.19%) PhD
9 35 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (1.10%) CISSP
10 28 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (0.72%) DBS Check
11 23 (0.72%) DV Cleared
12 19 (0.60%) MCSE
13 18 (0.56%) ISTQB
14 17 (0.53%) RHCE
15 16 (0.50%) CCNA
16 15 (0.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 313 (9.81%) QA
2 99 (3.10%) GDPR
3 92 (2.88%) Accessibility
4 53 (1.66%) Data Quality
5 26 (0.82%) SLA
6 25 (0.78%) ISO 13485
7 20 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 19 (0.60%) PMO
9 18 (0.56%) PCI DSS
10 10 (0.31%) NIST
11 8 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
11 8 (0.25%) IEC 61508
11 8 (0.25%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.22%) PSD2
13 6 (0.19%) SEPA
14 5 (0.16%) Def Stans
14 5 (0.16%) GxP
14 5 (0.16%) WCAG
15 4 (0.13%) CDISC
15 4 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 664 (20.82%) Docker
2 62 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 42 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 9 (0.28%) ProxySG
5 9 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.25%) Firmware
7 6 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.16%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.13%) vSphere
9 4 (0.13%) XenApp
10 3 (0.094%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.094%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 3 (0.094%) vCloud
10 3 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.063%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.063%) Embedded Firmware
11 2 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.031%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 656 (20.57%) Kubernetes
2 354 (11.10%) Terraform
3 201 (6.30%) Ansible
4 136 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
5 122 (3.83%) Puppet
6 71 (2.23%) Kibana
7 66 (2.07%) Automic
8 65 (2.04%) Prometheus
9 60 (1.88%) logstash
10 52 (1.63%) Consul
11 44 (1.38%) Istio
12 26 (0.82%) Grafana
13 25 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
14 19 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
15 18 (0.56%) Pingdom
16 17 (0.53%) HAProxy
17 13 (0.41%) Opsgenie
18 12 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
18 12 (0.38%) MIIS
18 12 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 427 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 182 (5.71%) Oracle
3 159 (4.99%) Google
4 91 (2.85%) Splunk
5 84 (2.63%) IBM
6 73 (2.29%) Cisco
7 68 (2.13%) Databricks
7 68 (2.13%) VMware
8 67 (2.10%) SAP
9 55 (1.72%) Sun
10 50 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
11 46 (1.44%) Apple
12 41 (1.29%) Red Hat
13 34 (1.07%) Atlassian
13 34 (1.07%) ServiceNow
14 33 (1.03%) F5
15 28 (0.88%) ATG
16 27 (0.85%) Palo Alto
17 24 (0.75%) Informatica
17 24 (0.75%) SolarWinds