Lead Jobs in the East of England

Leader
England > East of England

The median Leader salary in the East of England is £57,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 17 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 28 51 42
Rank change year-on-year +23 -9 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead 343 179 481
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 5.57% 4.55% 6.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.92% 5.44% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 269 113 173
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,375 £47,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £57,500 £58,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.87% -0.86% -14.71%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £93,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -3.45% -3.33% +7.14%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East of England

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the East of England. 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 of England with a recognized job title 5,797 3,293 6,882
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.11% 83.79% 92.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4,283 1,888 3,047
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +9.09%

Lead
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead in the East of England

Lead
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Lead in the East of England

Lead
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Lead in the East of England

Lead
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
Hertfordshire +23 132 £60,000 +4.35% 18
Cambridgeshire +9 77 £60,000 +4.35% 21
Essex +27 47 £55,000 -13.04% 23
Suffolk +23 42 £40,000 -38.46% 10
Bedfordshire +25 27 £68,750 -1.79% 5
Norfolk -16 18 £63,263 +15.02% 10
Lead
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 of England region featuring Lead in the job title.

1 66 (19.24%) Social Skills
2 63 (18.37%) Degree
3 43 (12.54%) Mentoring
4 40 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
4 40 (11.66%) Microsoft
5 39 (11.37%) Finance
6 37 (10.79%) SQL
6 37 (10.79%) Customer Service
7 36 (10.50%) Aerospace
8 35 (10.20%) Security Cleared
9 34 (9.91%) Computer Science
10 33 (9.62%) Project Management
11 32 (9.33%) Line Management
12 31 (9.04%) Software Engineering
12 31 (9.04%) Azure
13 30 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (8.45%) C
14 29 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (7.87%) Agile
15 27 (7.87%) DevOps
15 27 (7.87%) Power Platform
16 26 (7.58%) Coaching
17 25 (7.29%) C#
18 24 (7.00%) Oracle
18 24 (7.00%) .NET
18 24 (7.00%) Automotive
18 24 (7.00%) QA
18 24 (7.00%) BPSS Clearance
18 24 (7.00%) Power BI
19 23 (6.71%) Roadmaps

Lead Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the East of England 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 4 (1.17%) Confluence
1 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Exchange
2 2 (0.58%) CMS
2 2 (0.58%) Drupal
2 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.29%) IIS
3 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.75%) Simulink
4 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.87%) Salesforce CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.04%) Azure
2 27 (7.87%) Power Platform
3 16 (4.66%) AWS
4 14 (4.08%) Microsoft 365
5 10 (2.92%) Azure DevOps
5 10 (2.92%) SaaS
6 9 (2.62%) Power Automate
7 6 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.87%) Serverless
9 2 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.58%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.29%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.46%) DNS
1 5 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (1.46%) Wireless
2 4 (1.17%) Internet
2 4 (1.17%) LAN
2 4 (1.17%) WAN
3 3 (0.87%) DHCP
3 3 (0.87%) Firewall
4 2 (0.58%) NAS
4 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.58%) VPN
5 1 (0.29%) 5G
5 1 (0.29%) 5G NR
5 1 (0.29%) 802.11
5 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.29%) LTE
5 1 (0.29%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (0.29%) SSL
5 1 (0.29%) VLAN
5 1 (0.29%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.00%) Power BI
2 13 (3.79%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.21%) GIS
3 11 (3.21%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.92%) Geospatial Data
4 10 (2.92%) MySQL
5 9 (2.62%) MS Access
6 6 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.75%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.87%) Big Data
8 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.58%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.29%) Metadata
9 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.29%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (3.21%) JIRA
2 9 (2.62%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (1.46%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (0.87%) Git
4 3 (0.87%) LabVIEW
4 3 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.29%) Tricentis qTest
General
1 66 (19.24%) Social Skills
2 39 (11.37%) Finance
3 36 (10.50%) Aerospace
4 30 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (7.00%) Automotive
6 14 (4.08%) Electronics
7 13 (3.79%) Manufacturing
8 11 (3.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 11 (3.21%) Marketing
9 10 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.75%) Banking
10 6 (1.75%) Legal
11 5 (1.46%) Law
11 5 (1.46%) Organisational Skills
11 5 (1.46%) Public Sector
12 4 (1.17%) French Language
12 4 (1.17%) Games
12 4 (1.17%) Presentation Skills
12 4 (1.17%) Publishing
12 4 (1.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.00%) .NET
2 10 (2.92%) HTML
3 7 (2.04%) CSS
3 7 (2.04%) React
4 6 (1.75%) Vue
5 5 (1.46%) Laravel
5 5 (1.46%) OpenID
6 4 (1.17%) REST
7 3 (0.87%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.87%) HTML5
7 3 (0.87%) OAuth
7 3 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (0.87%) Web Services
7 3 (0.87%) Zend Framework
8 2 (0.58%) CryEngine
8 2 (0.58%) DirectX
8 2 (0.58%) Node.js
8 2 (0.58%) SAML
8 2 (0.58%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.41%) FPGA
2 18 (5.25%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.66%) Verilog
3 16 (4.66%) VHDL
4 10 (2.92%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.04%) Robotics
6 4 (1.17%) Analogue Electronics
6 4 (1.17%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.17%) FMCG
6 4 (1.17%) IoT
7 3 (0.87%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (0.87%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.87%) Legacy Systems
7 3 (0.87%) Onboarding
7 3 (0.87%) Operational Technology
7 3 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (0.87%) Virtual Reality
8 2 (0.58%) Genomics
8 2 (0.58%) Product Ownership
8 2 (0.58%) Ray Tracing
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.25%) Windows
2 8 (2.33%) Linux
2 8 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.75%) Debian
3 6 (1.75%) Ubuntu
4 5 (1.46%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (12.54%) Mentoring
2 40 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (10.79%) Customer Service
4 34 (9.91%) Computer Science
5 33 (9.62%) Project Management
6 32 (9.33%) Line Management
7 31 (9.04%) Software Engineering
8 29 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (7.87%) Agile
9 27 (7.87%) DevOps
10 26 (7.58%) Coaching
11 23 (6.71%) Roadmaps
11 23 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 22 (6.41%) Validation
13 19 (5.54%) SDLC
14 18 (5.25%) Service Delivery
14 18 (5.25%) Technical Leadership
15 17 (4.96%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.79%) SQL
2 29 (8.45%) C
3 25 (7.29%) C#
4 21 (6.12%) Python
5 14 (4.08%) C++
6 11 (3.21%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.92%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.62%) MATLAB
9 7 (2.04%) TypeScript
10 6 (1.75%) VB
10 6 (1.75%) VB6
11 5 (1.46%) Data Analysis Expressions
11 5 (1.46%) PHP
12 4 (1.17%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.17%) Java
13 2 (0.58%) Ada
13 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.58%) SystemVerilog
14 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 63 (18.37%) Degree
2 35 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 24 (7.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (4.08%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.62%) DBS Check
6 8 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.17%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.87%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.58%) MCSE
9 2 (0.58%) PhD
9 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.58%) PMP
9 2 (0.58%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.29%) CCNA
10 1 (0.29%) CCNP
10 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.29%) MCSA
10 1 (0.29%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.00%) QA
2 4 (1.17%) PMO
3 3 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.58%) Def Stans
4 2 (0.58%) DO-254
4 2 (0.58%) NCSC
4 2 (0.58%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (4.08%) Firmware
2 13 (3.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.87%) Docker
4 2 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.58%) vSphere
5 1 (0.29%) Embedded Firmware
5 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.62%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.87%) Terraform
3 2 (0.58%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.58%) vCenter Server
3 2 (0.58%) WSUS
4 1 (0.29%) SELinux
Vendors
1 40 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.00%) Oracle
3 12 (3.50%) Civica
4 6 (1.75%) Cisco
4 6 (1.75%) SAP
5 4 (1.17%) Cognos
5 4 (1.17%) Ekahau
5 4 (1.17%) Ruckus Wireless
5 4 (1.17%) Sage
5 4 (1.17%) ServiceNow
6 3 (0.87%) IFS
6 3 (0.87%) Salesforce
6 3 (0.87%) Zend
7 2 (0.58%) Actel
7 2 (0.58%) Altera
7 2 (0.58%) BMC
7 2 (0.58%) Intel
7 2 (0.58%) Mentor Graphics
7 2 (0.58%) VMware
7 2 (0.58%) Xilinx