Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 245 248
Rank change year-on-year +18 +3 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 78 78 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.74% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.77% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 46 52 63
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,504 £36,250
90th Percentile £63,250 £58,625 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 9,431 10,172 10,137
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 96.88% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7,511 8,078 8,489
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 +43 41 £51,250 -2.38% 1
Staffordshire +9 11 £58,500 -2.50% 2
Shropshire +3 10 £47,500 +5.56%
Worcestershire +9 5 £45,500 -
Solihull -10 2 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Coventry -11 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 20 January 2018, 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 30 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 28 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (29.49%) Change Management
4 22 (28.21%) Service Management
4 22 (28.21%) ITIL
5 21 (26.92%) SQL
6 20 (25.64%) Linux
7 19 (24.36%) C++
8 18 (23.08%) Data Centre
9 17 (21.79%) Line Management
9 17 (21.79%) C#
9 17 (21.79%) Service Delivery
10 16 (20.51%) VMware
10 16 (20.51%) Problem Management
10 16 (20.51%) Matrix Management
10 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (19.23%) Windows
12 14 (17.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 12 (15.38%) Python
13 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
14 11 (14.10%) HTML
14 11 (14.10%) Java
14 11 (14.10%) CSS
15 10 (12.82%) Incident Management
15 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
16 9 (11.54%) AngularJS
16 9 (11.54%) Hyper-V
16 9 (11.54%) Git (software)
16 9 (11.54%) Subversion
16 9 (11.54%) C

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 (8.97%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.28%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.28%) JBoss
2 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.28%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.28%) iTrent
2 1 (1.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) SAN
2 7 (8.97%) HTTP
2 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.69%) DHCP
3 6 (7.69%) DNS
3 6 (7.69%) NAS
4 3 (3.85%) LAN
4 3 (3.85%) WAN
5 2 (2.56%) Firewall
5 2 (2.56%) VPN
6 1 (1.28%) SMS
6 1 (1.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
1 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.28%) Big Data
4 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.28%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (1.28%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.28%) DataStage
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) QlikView
4 1 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.28%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 9 (11.54%) Subversion
2 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (1.28%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.28%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) JUnit
4 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.28%) TestNG
4 1 (1.28%) TestRail
4 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.26%) Games
2 3 (3.85%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Local Government
2 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Automotive
3 1 (1.28%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) CSS
1 11 (14.10%) HTML
2 9 (11.54%) AngularJS
3 8 (10.26%) .NET
4 7 (8.97%) Django
4 7 (8.97%) Node.js
4 7 (8.97%) WebSockets
5 6 (7.69%) WAP
6 5 (6.41%) WinForms
7 4 (5.13%) SOAP
8 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.85%) jQuery
8 3 (3.85%) Web Services
8 3 (3.85%) WPF
9 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.56%) HTML5
9 2 (2.56%) REST
9 2 (2.56%) RESTful
9 2 (2.56%) Spring
10 1 (1.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.64%) Linux
2 15 (19.23%) Windows
3 8 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.97%) Unix
4 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.49%) Change Management
3 22 (28.21%) ITIL
3 22 (28.21%) Service Management
4 17 (21.79%) Line Management
4 17 (21.79%) Service Delivery
5 16 (20.51%) Matrix Management
5 16 (20.51%) Problem Management
6 10 (12.82%) Incident Management
6 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.26%) Workflow
8 7 (8.97%) Game Development
8 7 (8.97%) Mathematics
8 7 (8.97%) Microservices
8 7 (8.97%) Multithreading
8 7 (8.97%) OOP
8 7 (8.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (8.97%) SOA
8 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.92%) SQL
2 19 (24.36%) C++
3 17 (21.79%) C#
4 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.38%) Python
5 11 (14.10%) Java
6 9 (11.54%) C
7 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
8 6 (7.69%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.56%) ABAP
9 2 (2.56%) Perl
9 2 (2.56%) PHP
9 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.28%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.28%) Ruby
10 1 (1.28%) VB
10 1 (1.28%) VB6
10 1 (1.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) MCITP
1 6 (7.69%) MCSA
1 6 (7.69%) MCSE
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.28%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) ISEB
3 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.28%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.97%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (7.69%) UAG
5 2 (2.56%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (7.69%) SCCM
2 6 (7.69%) SCOM
2 6 (7.69%) WSUS
3 2 (2.56%) Ansible
3 2 (2.56%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.51%) VMware
3 7 (8.97%) 3PAR
3 7 (8.97%) EMC
3 7 (8.97%) NetApp
4 4 (5.13%) Google
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco
5 2 (2.56%) Intel
5 2 (2.56%) Juniper
5 2 (2.56%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.56%) SAP
5 2 (2.56%) WatchGuard
6 1 (1.28%) Citrix
6 1 (1.28%) Cognos
6 1 (1.28%) IBM
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle
6 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.28%) Sitecore