Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 254 237
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 62 76 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.77% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.80% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 43 40 83
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £40,250 £31,250 £38,504
90th Percentile £81,250 £71,375 £57,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £66,300 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +10.50% -

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 8,343 9,541 11,253
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 96.41% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6,492 7,920 8,904
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -12 34 £75,000 +47.78% 1
Solihull - 9 £45,000 -
Coventry +10 7 £55,000 - 1
Staffordshire +13 6 £57,500 -2.95% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire +2 2 £70,000 +53.85%
Warwickshire +36 1 - -
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, Technical Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 33 (53.23%) Microsoft
2 30 (48.39%) Data Centre
3 23 (37.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (37.10%) Windows
4 22 (35.48%) Service Delivery
5 21 (33.87%) VMware
5 21 (33.87%) ITIL
5 21 (33.87%) DHCP
5 21 (33.87%) DNS
5 21 (33.87%) Active Directory
5 21 (33.87%) SCCM
6 20 (32.26%) Cisco
7 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (25.81%) HP
9 16 (25.81%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (25.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (25.81%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (24.19%) Office 365
10 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (20.97%) MCSE
11 13 (20.97%) SQL
11 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (20.97%) Windows 7
11 13 (20.97%) Windows Server
11 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (17.74%) Firewall
13 11 (17.74%) WSUS
13 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Office

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 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.90%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (4.84%) Apache
3 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.61%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.61%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (24.19%) Office 365
3 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.84%) Heroku
4 3 (4.84%) SaaS
5 1 (1.61%) Force.com
5 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.87%) DHCP
1 21 (33.87%) DNS
2 11 (17.74%) Firewall
3 6 (9.68%) HTTP
4 5 (8.06%) Internet
5 4 (6.45%) Network Security
6 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.61%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.84%) AccuRev
2 3 (4.84%) Ant
2 3 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (4.84%) JIRA
2 3 (4.84%) Maven
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (4.84%) Subversion
3 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Games
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) .NET
1 6 (9.68%) HTML
2 3 (4.84%) Ajax
2 3 (4.84%) Apache Flex
2 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (4.84%) CSS
2 3 (4.84%) J2EE
2 3 (4.84%) Web Services
2 3 (4.84%) WebSockets
3 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.61%) OAuth
4 1 (1.61%) React
4 1 (1.61%) RESTful
4 1 (1.61%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.61%) WCF
4 1 (1.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (48.39%) Data Centre
2 16 (25.81%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.84%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Windows 7
2 13 (20.97%) Windows Server
2 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (17.74%) Windows 8
4 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.90%) Linux
6 6 (9.68%) Unix
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.23%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.23%) SUSE
8 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Service Delivery
2 21 (33.87%) ITIL
3 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (25.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (17.74%) DevOps
5 11 (17.74%) Mentoring
6 10 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (12.90%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (12.90%) Load Balancing
7 8 (12.90%) Patch Management
7 8 (12.90%) Web Filtering
8 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.29%) Data Protection
8 7 (11.29%) Microservices
8 7 (11.29%) Presales
9 6 (9.68%) Line Management
9 6 (9.68%) Multithreading
9 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.06%) DNA
10 5 (8.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) SQL
2 10 (16.13%) Java
3 7 (11.29%) C#
3 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.45%) Apex Code
4 4 (6.45%) C
4 4 (6.45%) PHP
5 3 (4.84%) C++
5 3 (4.84%) Perl
5 3 (4.84%) Python
6 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Delphi
7 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (20.97%) MCSE
4 9 (14.52%) MCITP
4 9 (14.52%) MCSA
4 9 (14.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (8.06%) Degree
6 4 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (6.45%) MCP
6 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) GDPR
2 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 21 (33.87%) Active Directory
2 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.61%) Docker
4 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (33.87%) SCCM
2 11 (17.74%) WSUS
3 8 (12.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.84%) Ansible
4 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.84%) Terraform
5 2 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (53.23%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.87%) VMware
3 20 (32.26%) Cisco
4 16 (25.81%) HP
5 9 (14.52%) NetApp
5 9 (14.52%) Nimble Storage
6 8 (12.90%) CheckPoint
6 8 (12.90%) Dell
6 8 (12.90%) Forcepoint
6 8 (12.90%) Fortinet
6 8 (12.90%) IBM
6 8 (12.90%) McAfee
6 8 (12.90%) Symantec
7 5 (8.06%) Adobe
8 4 (6.45%) Oracle
8 4 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (4.84%) Rackspace
10 2 (3.23%) Citrix
10 2 (3.23%) Google