Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Lead
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 232 265
Rank change year-on-year -16 +33 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 77 108 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.93% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.97% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 44 77 61
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £37,801 £38,504 £36,250
90th Percentile £64,625 £57,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9806 11125 10631
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.20% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8079 8819 8837
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Technical Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in the West Midlands

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Leader in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Technical Leader in the West Midlands

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in the West Midlands

Technical Leader
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
Birmingham +39 41 £52,500 -
Shropshire -9 12 £47,500 +5.56%
Staffordshire +14 11 £59,250 -1.25%
Worcestershire +1 5 £45,500 -
Coventry -4 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Technical 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 31 (40.26%) Microsoft
2 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (29.87%) ITIL
4 22 (28.57%) Change Management
5 21 (27.27%) Service Management
6 20 (25.97%) Data Centre
7 19 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (24.68%) VMware
7 19 (24.68%) Windows
7 19 (24.68%) Linux
8 18 (23.38%) SQL
9 17 (22.08%) Service Delivery
10 16 (20.78%) C++
10 16 (20.78%) Line Management
11 15 (19.48%) Matrix Management
11 15 (19.48%) Problem Management
12 13 (16.88%) C#
12 13 (16.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 12 (15.58%) Hyper-V
14 11 (14.29%) HTML
14 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
15 10 (12.99%) CSS
15 10 (12.99%) Python
15 10 (12.99%) DNS
15 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
15 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
16 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
16 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
16 9 (11.69%) Incident Management

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.30%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.30%) JBoss
4 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.30%) iTrent
2 1 (1.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) IaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) DNS
2 8 (10.39%) DHCP
2 8 (10.39%) SAN
3 6 (7.79%) NAS
4 4 (5.19%) HTTP
4 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.90%) Internet
5 3 (3.90%) LAN
5 3 (3.90%) WAN
6 2 (2.60%) ADSL
6 2 (2.60%) Firewall
6 2 (2.60%) SMS
6 2 (2.60%) SMTP
6 2 (2.60%) VPN
7 1 (1.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.30%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) QlikView
4 1 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.30%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.19%) Subversion
2 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.30%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.30%) Selenium
3 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.30%) TestRail
General
1 5 (6.49%) Games
2 4 (5.19%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Local Government
3 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) HTML
2 10 (12.99%) CSS
3 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
4 8 (10.39%) .NET
5 7 (9.09%) Django
5 7 (9.09%) Node.js
6 6 (7.79%) WAP
7 5 (6.49%) WinForms
8 4 (5.19%) SOAP
8 4 (5.19%) WebSockets
9 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.90%) jQuery
9 3 (3.90%) Web Services
9 3 (3.90%) WPF
10 2 (2.60%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.60%) HTML5
10 2 (2.60%) REST
10 2 (2.60%) RESTful
10 2 (2.60%) Spring
11 1 (1.30%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.68%) Linux
1 19 (24.68%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.79%) Unix
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.87%) ITIL
3 22 (28.57%) Change Management
4 21 (27.27%) Service Management
5 17 (22.08%) Service Delivery
6 16 (20.78%) Line Management
7 15 (19.48%) Matrix Management
7 15 (19.48%) Problem Management
8 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
9 9 (11.69%) Incident Management
10 8 (10.39%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (6.49%) Workflow
13 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
13 4 (5.19%) Microservices
13 4 (5.19%) MVC
13 4 (5.19%) OOP
13 4 (5.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) SQL
2 16 (20.78%) C++
3 13 (16.88%) C#
4 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.99%) Python
6 8 (10.39%) Java
7 6 (7.79%) C
7 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.60%) ABAP
9 2 (2.60%) Perl
9 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.60%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.30%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.30%) PHP
10 1 (1.30%) VB
10 1 (1.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (7.79%) MCITP
2 6 (7.79%) MCSA
2 6 (7.79%) MCSE
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.60%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) ISEB
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.30%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (15.58%) Hyper-V
3 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
4 7 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (7.79%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (16.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (10.39%) SCCM
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (7.79%) SCOM
3 6 (7.79%) WSUS
4 3 (3.90%) Puppet
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.68%) VMware
3 7 (9.09%) 3PAR
3 7 (9.09%) EMC
3 7 (9.09%) NetApp
4 4 (5.19%) Cisco
5 3 (3.90%) Google
5 3 (3.90%) IBM
6 2 (2.60%) Citrix
6 2 (2.60%) Dell
6 2 (2.60%) Forcepoint
6 2 (2.60%) HP
6 2 (2.60%) Intel
6 2 (2.60%) Juniper
6 2 (2.60%) McAfee
6 2 (2.60%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.60%) SAP
6 2 (2.60%) Symantec
6 2 (2.60%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.30%) Sitecore