Lead Jobs in the East Midlands

Leader
England > East Midlands

The median Leader salary in the East Midlands is £51,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

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

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 23 50 55
Rank change year-on-year +27 +5 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead 319 154 172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.61% 5.54% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.98% 6.25% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 223 96 126
10th Percentile £31,350 £42,500 £35,375
25th Percentile £36,250 £47,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.43% -4.17% +14.29%
75th Percentile £69,375 £67,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £74,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +7.14%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East 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.

Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 4,568 2,464 3,307
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.65% 88.70% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3,251 1,275 2,120
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £50,498 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.84% +6.31% +7.95%
75th Percentile £56,000 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,750 £72,600
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,800 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.65% +1.33% +9.09%

Lead
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Lead in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Lead in the East Midlands

Lead
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lead in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Lead in the East Midlands

Lead
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Lead in the East Midlands

Lead
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Leicestershire +46 110 £60,000 -7.69% 36
Nottinghamshire -6 79 £60,000 +4.35% 19
Northamptonshire -6 56 £46,250 -28.85% 26
Derbyshire +17 37 £60,000 +33.33% 16
Lincolnshire +12 37 £33,500 -44.17% 12
Lead
England

Lead Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2024, Lead job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Lead in the job title.

1 68 (21.32%) Degree
2 65 (20.38%) Social Skills
3 61 (19.12%) Problem-Solving
4 55 (17.24%) AWS
5 49 (15.36%) Microsoft
6 48 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
7 45 (14.11%) Azure
7 45 (14.11%) Agile
8 41 (12.85%) SQL
9 40 (12.54%) Windows
10 38 (11.91%) Retail
10 38 (11.91%) Cybersecurity
11 35 (10.97%) ITIL
12 34 (10.66%) Manufacturing
12 34 (10.66%) Microsoft 365
13 31 (9.72%) Finance
14 29 (9.09%) QA
15 28 (8.78%) Security Cleared
15 28 (8.78%) C#
15 28 (8.78%) Mentoring
16 26 (8.15%) Active Directory
17 25 (7.84%) Coaching
17 25 (7.84%) DevOps
17 25 (7.84%) SDLC
18 24 (7.52%) Project Management
18 24 (7.52%) Pharmaceutical
18 24 (7.52%) .NET
19 22 (6.90%) Validation
19 22 (6.90%) Customer Service
20 20 (6.27%) Chemistry

Lead Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.45%) Microsoft Exchange
2 6 (1.88%) IIS
3 5 (1.57%) CMS
4 4 (1.25%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.94%) Headless CMS
5 3 (0.94%) WordPress
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (5.64%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.19%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.31%) InDesign
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.63%) Shopify
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.31%) Primavera
3 1 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 55 (17.24%) AWS
2 45 (14.11%) Azure
3 34 (10.66%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (3.45%) Power Platform
5 10 (3.13%) SaaS
6 9 (2.82%) Amazon ECS
6 9 (2.82%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (2.82%) Serverless
7 8 (2.51%) Cloudflare
8 6 (1.88%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.88%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.25%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (1.25%) Azure DevOps
9 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.94%) BrowserStack
10 3 (0.94%) Entra ID
10 3 (0.94%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.94%) PowerApps
10 3 (0.94%) Sauce Labs
11 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.96%) Firewall
2 15 (4.70%) DNS
3 10 (3.13%) SAN
3 10 (3.13%) SSL
3 10 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.57%) DHCP
4 5 (1.57%) Wireless
5 4 (1.25%) BGP
6 2 (0.63%) Internet
7 1 (0.31%) FTP
7 1 (0.31%) LAN
7 1 (0.31%) MPLS
7 1 (0.31%) Network Security
7 1 (0.31%) SD-WAN
7 1 (0.31%) VoIP
7 1 (0.31%) VPN
7 1 (0.31%) WAN
7 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.13%) Power BI
3 7 (2.19%) MySQL
4 6 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (1.88%) Power Query
4 6 (1.88%) Tableau
5 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.25%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.94%) DynamoDB
7 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.31%) Big Data
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.31%) ThoughtSpot
Development Applications
1 18 (5.64%) Git
2 7 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.88%) GitLab
4 3 (0.94%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.94%) Cypress.io
4 3 (0.94%) gulp
4 3 (0.94%) JMeter
4 3 (0.94%) Postman
4 3 (0.94%) Selenium
4 3 (0.94%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.63%) JIRA
6 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.31%) TestRail
General
1 65 (20.38%) Social Skills
2 48 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (11.91%) Retail
4 34 (10.66%) Manufacturing
5 31 (9.72%) Finance
6 24 (7.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 19 (5.96%) Legal
8 18 (5.64%) Marketing
9 9 (2.82%) Presentation Skills
10 8 (2.51%) Aerospace
10 8 (2.51%) Games
11 6 (1.88%) Automotive
11 6 (1.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 5 (1.57%) Organisational Skills
13 4 (1.25%) Influencing Skills
13 4 (1.25%) Tech for Good
14 3 (0.94%) iGaming
14 3 (0.94%) Public Sector
15 2 (0.63%) Health Technology
16 1 (0.31%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.52%) .NET
2 15 (4.70%) REST
3 14 (4.39%) React
4 13 (4.08%) Laravel
5 11 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 9 (2.82%) CSS
6 9 (2.82%) HTML
6 9 (2.82%) jQuery
7 8 (2.51%) Vue
8 7 (2.19%) ASP.NET
8 7 (2.19%) Tailwind CSS
9 6 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (1.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (1.88%) WPF
10 4 (1.25%) Django
10 4 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (1.25%) Spring Boot
11 3 (0.94%) SOAP
11 3 (0.94%) Swagger
11 3 (0.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.02%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (2.82%) Cyber Threat
3 7 (2.19%) Virtual Team
4 6 (1.88%) Data Centre
4 6 (1.88%) Driving Licence
4 6 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.88%) Private Cloud
4 6 (1.88%) Social Media
5 4 (1.25%) FMCG
5 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.25%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (0.94%) CSOC
6 3 (0.94%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (0.94%) Cyberattack
6 3 (0.94%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.94%) Graphic Design
6 3 (0.94%) Legacy Systems
6 3 (0.94%) Onboarding
6 3 (0.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.54%) Windows
2 12 (3.76%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.82%) Linux
4 6 (1.88%) Windows 10
4 6 (1.88%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.25%) Android
5 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.25%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (19.12%) Problem-Solving
2 45 (14.11%) Agile
3 38 (11.91%) Cybersecurity
4 35 (10.97%) ITIL
5 28 (8.78%) Mentoring
6 25 (7.84%) Coaching
6 25 (7.84%) DevOps
6 25 (7.84%) SDLC
7 24 (7.52%) Project Management
8 22 (6.90%) Customer Service
8 22 (6.90%) Validation
9 20 (6.27%) Chemistry
10 17 (5.33%) Fintech
10 17 (5.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 17 (5.33%) Web Development
11 16 (5.02%) Open Source
11 16 (5.02%) Process Improvement
11 16 (5.02%) Service Delivery
11 16 (5.02%) Technical Leadership
12 15 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.85%) SQL
2 28 (8.78%) C#
3 20 (6.27%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.70%) PHP
5 10 (3.13%) Java
5 10 (3.13%) Python
6 8 (2.51%) Rust
6 8 (2.51%) TypeScript
7 6 (1.88%) VBA
7 6 (1.88%) XAML
8 5 (1.57%) C++
9 2 (0.63%) C
10 1 (0.31%) ABAP
10 1 (0.31%) Ada
10 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (21.32%) Degree
2 28 (8.78%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.96%) DBS Check
4 18 (5.64%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.19%) ISEB
6 7 (2.19%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.25%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.25%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
8 4 (1.25%) Azure Certification
9 3 (0.94%) CCNA
9 3 (0.94%) CCNP
9 3 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.94%) JNCIA
9 3 (0.94%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.09%) QA
2 20 (6.27%) GMP
3 4 (1.25%) PMO
4 3 (0.94%) SLA
5 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.31%) GDPR
6 1 (0.31%) NIST
System Software
1 26 (8.15%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.51%) Docker
3 5 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.94%) Embedded Firmware
4 3 (0.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (2.82%) SCCM
2 8 (2.51%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.51%) Terraform
3 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (1.88%) Grafana
4 6 (1.88%) Prometheus
5 4 (1.25%) Ansible
5 4 (1.25%) Progress Chef
5 4 (1.25%) Puppet
6 3 (0.94%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.31%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (15.36%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.08%) VMware
3 11 (3.45%) HP
4 10 (3.13%) Cisco
4 10 (3.13%) Nimble Storage
4 10 (3.13%) Veeam
5 6 (1.88%) Databricks
5 6 (1.88%) Google
5 6 (1.88%) Splunk
6 5 (1.57%) Oracle
7 4 (1.25%) Meraki
7 4 (1.25%) Salesforce
7 4 (1.25%) Sparx
8 3 (0.94%) Fortinet
8 3 (0.94%) Hotjar
8 3 (0.94%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 3 (0.94%) SAP
9 2 (0.63%) Adobe
9 2 (0.63%) Freshdesk
9 2 (0.63%) Zoho