Period
to 20 January 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Leadership
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 196 123 172
Rank change year-on-year -73 +49 +59
Permanent jobs citing Technical Leadership 147 180 125
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.36% 2.47% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 2.66% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 248 303 216
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £51,250 £46,891 £50,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +3.85% -

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 WFH option and a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,078 6,777 6,820
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 92.93% 92.86% 92.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8,828 5,878 5,950
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £89,125 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Technical Leadership
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Technical Leadership as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Technical Leadership trend for jobs with a WFH option

Technical Leadership
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 Leadership.

Technical Leadership salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Technical Leadership
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Technical Leadership over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Technical Leadership salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, Technical Leadership 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 and a requirement for Technical Leadership.

1 75 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 46 (31.29%) Java
4 41 (27.89%) Scrum
5 39 (26.53%) AWS
6 37 (25.17%) Azure
6 37 (25.17%) SQL
7 35 (23.81%) C#
7 35 (23.81%) Mentoring
8 34 (23.13%) React
9 32 (21.77%) TDD
10 31 (21.09%) Degree
10 31 (21.09%) Coaching
11 29 (19.73%) DevOps
11 29 (19.73%) Unit Testing
11 29 (19.73%) .NET
12 27 (18.37%) Microsoft
12 27 (18.37%) Computer Science
13 25 (17.01%) Presales
14 22 (14.97%) Kubernetes
15 21 (14.29%) Software Engineering
16 20 (13.61%) Finance
16 20 (13.61%) Migration
16 20 (13.61%) VMware
16 20 (13.61%) Computer Science Degree
17 19 (12.93%) Continuous Improvement
17 19 (12.93%) CSS
17 19 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (12.93%) Test Automation
18 18 (12.24%) HTML

Technical Leadership
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 14 (9.52%) CMS
2 11 (7.48%) EPiServer
3 10 (6.80%) Kentico
3 10 (6.80%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (6.80%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.72%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.04%) Confluence
5 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.36%) Headless CMS
6 2 (1.36%) SAS
6 2 (1.36%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.68%) Apache
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Shopify
2 3 (2.04%) Maximo
3 1 (0.68%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 39 (26.53%) AWS
2 37 (25.17%) Azure
3 11 (7.48%) PaaS
4 10 (6.80%) SaaS
5 8 (5.44%) GCP
6 7 (4.76%) IaaS
6 7 (4.76%) Serverless
7 6 (4.08%) Azure Functions
7 6 (4.08%) Sauce Labs
8 5 (3.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (3.40%) Office 365
9 4 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (2.72%) Amazon S3
9 4 (2.72%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (2.72%) Logic Apps
9 4 (2.72%) Mailgun
10 2 (1.36%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.68%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.84%) VSAN
2 8 (5.44%) VPN
3 5 (3.40%) LAN
3 5 (3.40%) WAN
4 2 (1.36%) RTP
4 2 (1.36%) Skype
4 2 (1.36%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.36%) VoIP
4 2 (1.36%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.68%) DHCP
5 1 (0.68%) DNS
5 1 (0.68%) Firewall
5 1 (0.68%) Internet
5 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.40%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.72%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (2.72%) Cosmos DB
4 4 (2.72%) Redis
4 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.04%) Big Data
5 3 (2.04%) BigQuery
5 3 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.04%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.36%) Cloud Spanner
6 2 (1.36%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.68%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 14 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.84%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.16%) Cucumber
4 9 (6.12%) JIRA
4 9 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.76%) Selenium
6 6 (4.08%) eggPlant
6 6 (4.08%) fastlane
6 6 (4.08%) Gradle
6 6 (4.08%) IntelliJ
6 6 (4.08%) SoapUI
6 6 (4.08%) Vagrant
7 5 (3.40%) GitLab
7 5 (3.40%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.72%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.72%) PHPUnit
8 4 (2.72%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.36%) xUnit.net
10 1 (0.68%) ERwin
10 1 (0.68%) Maven
General
1 20 (13.61%) Finance
2 12 (8.16%) Games
3 10 (6.80%) Retail
4 8 (5.44%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.08%) Law
5 6 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.08%) Marketing
6 5 (3.40%) Electronics
6 5 (3.40%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.72%) Publishing
8 2 (1.36%) Banking
8 2 (1.36%) Billing
8 2 (1.36%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.68%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.68%) French Language
9 1 (0.68%) Legal
9 1 (0.68%) Military
9 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (40.82%) Developer
2 24 (16.33%) React Developer
2 24 (16.33%) Senior Developer
3 21 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 19 (12.93%) Consultant
5 16 (10.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 15 (10.20%) Architect
7 14 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 14 (9.52%) Lead Java Developer
8 12 (8.16%) Java Software Developer
8 12 (8.16%) Lead Software Developer
9 10 (6.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (6.80%) VMware Consultant
10 9 (6.12%) Senior React Developer
10 9 (6.12%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (5.44%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (5.44%) Team Leader
12 7 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
12 7 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (4.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (23.13%) React
2 29 (19.73%) .NET
3 19 (12.93%) CSS
4 18 (12.24%) HTML
5 15 (10.20%) Vue.js
6 13 (8.84%) RESTful
7 10 (6.80%) Node.js
8 9 (6.12%) .NET Core
8 9 (6.12%) Web Services
9 8 (5.44%) AngularJS
9 8 (5.44%) ASP.NET
9 8 (5.44%) JSON
10 7 (4.76%) SOAP
11 6 (4.08%) .NET Framework
11 6 (4.08%) Core Data
11 6 (4.08%) OpenJDK
11 6 (4.08%) REST
11 6 (4.08%) UIKit
12 5 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (3.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.44%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.44%) User Experience
3 7 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 7 (4.76%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.08%) e-Learning
4 6 (4.08%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.72%) PMI
5 4 (2.72%) Social Media
6 3 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.04%) NHS
6 3 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.36%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.36%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.68%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.48%) Windows
2 10 (6.80%) Linux
3 9 (6.12%) Android
3 9 (6.12%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.40%) VMS
5 3 (2.04%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (27.89%) Scrum
3 35 (23.81%) Mentoring
4 32 (21.77%) TDD
5 31 (21.09%) Coaching
6 29 (19.73%) DevOps
6 29 (19.73%) Unit Testing
7 27 (18.37%) Computer Science
8 25 (17.01%) Presales
9 21 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 20 (13.61%) Migration
11 19 (12.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (12.93%) Test Automation
12 17 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (11.56%) Microservices
13 16 (10.88%) Business Development
13 16 (10.88%) SOLID
14 13 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (8.16%) Actionable Insight
16 10 (6.80%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 66 (44.90%) JavaScript
2 46 (31.29%) Java
3 37 (25.17%) SQL
4 35 (23.81%) C#
5 14 (9.52%) Python
5 14 (9.52%) TypeScript
6 12 (8.16%) ES6
7 7 (4.76%) Apple Swift
7 7 (4.76%) Objective-C
8 6 (4.08%) Groovy
8 6 (4.08%) PHP
9 5 (3.40%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.04%) C++
10 3 (2.04%) Go
11 2 (1.36%) Perl
11 2 (1.36%) R
11 2 (1.36%) Ruby
11 2 (1.36%) Scala
12 1 (0.68%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.68%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 31 (21.09%) Degree
2 20 (13.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.08%) ISEB
3 6 (4.08%) ISEB Practitioner
3 6 (4.08%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.72%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.72%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.04%) CCNP
5 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.04%) MCPD
6 2 (1.36%) CCNA
7 1 (0.68%) CISSP
7 1 (0.68%) MCSA
7 1 (0.68%) PhD
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.48%) QA
2 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.04%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.36%) CDISC
4 2 (1.36%) SLA
5 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.68%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.68%) NIST
5 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.52%) Docker
2 14 (9.52%) vSphere
3 9 (6.12%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.08%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.36%) vCloud
5 2 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (14.97%) Kubernetes
2 13 (8.84%) Terraform
3 6 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.08%) Packer
4 5 (3.40%) Ansible
5 2 (1.36%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.68%) CASB
6 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.61%) VMware
3 10 (6.80%) Adobe
3 10 (6.80%) EMC
3 10 (6.80%) Sitecore
3 10 (6.80%) Veeam
4 8 (5.44%) HP
4 8 (5.44%) IBM
4 8 (5.44%) NetApp
4 8 (5.44%) SAP
5 7 (4.76%) Apple
6 6 (4.08%) Aquila
7 3 (2.04%) Cisco
7 3 (2.04%) Google
7 3 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.04%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.36%) Dialogic
8 2 (1.36%) Sage
8 2 (1.36%) Sonus
8 2 (1.36%) Yardi