Period
to 27 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

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

Technical Lead
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 250 206 244
Rank change year-on-year -44 +38 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 100 75 43
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.88% 1.03% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.07% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 182 110 84
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £125,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 10,830 7,004 7,242
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 96.18% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9,469 6,152 6,347
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +3.77%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £89,875 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Technical Leader
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Technical Leader in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Technical Leader trend for jobs with a WFH option

Technical Leader
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Technical Leader.

Technical Leader salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Technical Leader over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Technical Leader salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 jobs with a WFH option featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 50 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (45.00%) Azure
3 35 (35.00%) AWS
4 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
4 29 (29.00%) DevOps
5 25 (25.00%) Java
6 24 (24.00%) Windows
7 23 (23.00%) JavaScript
8 20 (20.00%) .NET
9 18 (18.00%) C#
9 18 (18.00%) Windows Server
10 17 (17.00%) Mentoring
10 17 (17.00%) Microservices
10 17 (17.00%) PaaS
10 17 (17.00%) PowerShell
11 14 (14.00%) SaaS
11 14 (14.00%) MongoDB
11 14 (14.00%) IaaS
11 14 (14.00%) Docker
11 14 (14.00%) Python
11 14 (14.00%) Active Directory
11 14 (14.00%) SAN
11 14 (14.00%) VMware
12 13 (13.00%) TDD
13 12 (12.00%) SCCM
13 12 (12.00%) SQL
13 12 (12.00%) React
14 11 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
14 11 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 5 (5.00%) CMS
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (3.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.00%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.00%) Confluence
4 2 (2.00%) Content Management Server
4 2 (2.00%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.00%) Headless CMS
4 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.00%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.00%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) nginx
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (45.00%) Azure
2 35 (35.00%) AWS
3 17 (17.00%) PaaS
4 14 (14.00%) IaaS
4 14 (14.00%) SaaS
5 11 (11.00%) Office 365
6 9 (9.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (5.00%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (5.00%) Serverless
8 4 (4.00%) Amazon S3
9 3 (3.00%) GCP
9 3 (3.00%) Twilio
10 2 (2.00%) Power Platform
11 1 (1.00%) Boomi
11 1 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (1.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.00%) SAN
2 8 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.00%) DNS
3 3 (3.00%) Firewall
3 3 (3.00%) Skype
4 1 (1.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.00%) NAS
4 1 (1.00%) Network Security
4 1 (1.00%) VLAN
4 1 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (6.00%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.00%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.00%) MySQL
7 2 (2.00%) Power BI
7 2 (2.00%) Redis
7 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.00%) Big Data
8 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.00%) JIRA
3 4 (4.00%) Maven
4 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.00%) Subversion
5 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.00%) GitLab
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.00%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Public Sector
3 5 (5.00%) Banking
4 4 (4.00%) Local Government
5 3 (3.00%) Back Office
6 2 (2.00%) Retail
7 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.00%) .NET
2 12 (12.00%) React
3 9 (9.00%) Web Services
4 8 (8.00%) .NET Core
4 8 (8.00%) Django
4 8 (8.00%) Node.js
4 8 (8.00%) Spring
5 7 (7.00%) REST
6 6 (6.00%) RESTful
7 5 (5.00%) XML
8 4 (4.00%) CSS
8 4 (4.00%) Dropwizard
8 4 (4.00%) Flutter
8 4 (4.00%) HTML
8 4 (4.00%) Spring Boot
8 4 (4.00%) Vue.js
9 3 (3.00%) JPA
9 3 (3.00%) jQuery
9 3 (3.00%) Kafka
9 3 (3.00%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 8 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (7.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.00%) Cloud Native
6 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.00%) User Experience
8 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.00%) Windows
2 18 (18.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (9.00%) Linux
4 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (2.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.00%) Android
6 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.00%) DevOps
3 17 (17.00%) Mentoring
3 17 (17.00%) Microservices
4 13 (13.00%) TDD
5 11 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (9.00%) Scrum
8 8 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (8.00%) SOLID
9 7 (7.00%) Technology Roadmap
9 7 (7.00%) TOGAF
10 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.00%) Java
2 23 (23.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.00%) C#
4 17 (17.00%) PowerShell
5 14 (14.00%) Python
6 12 (12.00%) SQL
7 7 (7.00%) TypeScript
8 6 (6.00%) Scala
9 3 (3.00%) Kotlin
9 3 (3.00%) Ruby
10 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.00%) Go
10 2 (2.00%) Java 8
11 1 (1.00%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.00%) Clojure
11 1 (1.00%) PHP
11 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.00%) Degree
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (4.00%) PhD
5 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (14.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (14.00%) Docker
2 11 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) SCCM
2 10 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (9.00%) SCVMM
4 4 (4.00%) Ansible
4 4 (4.00%) vCenter Server
5 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.00%) Terraform
6 2 (2.00%) FortiGate
6 2 (2.00%) NetVault Backup
6 2 (2.00%) Puppet
7 1 (1.00%) Istio
Vendors
1 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.00%) VMware
3 10 (10.00%) Cisco
4 9 (9.00%) Dell
4 9 (9.00%) Dell Compellent
4 9 (9.00%) Veeam
5 6 (6.00%) Oracle
6 5 (5.00%) Sophos
7 4 (4.00%) Meraki
7 4 (4.00%) ServiceNow
7 4 (4.00%) Sitecore
7 4 (4.00%) Zscaler
8 3 (3.00%) Juniper
8 3 (3.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.00%) EMC
9 2 (2.00%) NetApp
9 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.00%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.00%) Micro Focus
10 1 (1.00%) Riverbed