Lead Jobs in London

Leader
England > London

The median Leader salary in London is £90,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 25 June 2024.

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

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 16 28 37
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead 2,325 2,625 7,138
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 9.38% 8.41% 9.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.93% 8.85% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,768 1,979 3,140
10th Percentile £50,875 £58,700 £56,250
25th Percentile £69,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £107,500 £107,500 £105,000
90th Percentile £125,000 £122,500 £122,500
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
London

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in London. 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 London with a recognized job title 23,403 29,645 71,541
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 94.97% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17,198 22,316 34,853
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £54,988 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -
75th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £91,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,713 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.53% +1.19% +9.09%

Lead
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead in London

Lead
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lead in London.

Salary trend for Lead in London

Lead
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead in London over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Lead in London

Lead
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead within the London region over the 6 months to 25 June 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
Central London +13 429 £85,000 -10.53% 48
West London +6 93 £84,125 +61.96% 28
South London +16 40 £72,500 +7.41% 8
East London +8 10 £77,250 -6.36% 28
North London -3 5 £54,950 +40.90% 3
Lead
England

Lead Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region featuring Lead in the job title.

1 640 (27.53%) Finance
2 594 (25.55%) Agile
3 566 (24.34%) AWS
4 481 (20.69%) Azure
5 468 (20.13%) Social Skills
6 420 (18.06%) Java
7 415 (17.85%) Python
8 401 (17.25%) Software Engineering
9 365 (15.70%) Mentoring
10 340 (14.62%) SQL
11 304 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
12 296 (12.73%) JavaScript
13 291 (12.52%) Banking
14 287 (12.34%) DevOps
15 272 (11.70%) Analytics
16 263 (11.31%) Degree
17 262 (11.27%) Microsoft
18 225 (9.68%) TypeScript
19 215 (9.25%) CI/CD
20 202 (8.69%) Line Management
21 197 (8.47%) C#
22 196 (8.43%) Roadmaps
23 190 (8.17%) .NET
24 187 (8.04%) Asset Management
25 183 (7.87%) GCP
26 178 (7.66%) Front Office
27 173 (7.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 173 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
28 172 (7.40%) Scrum
29 171 (7.35%) Kubernetes

Lead Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in London 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
1 161 (6.92%) Apache
2 158 (6.80%) Apache Airflow
3 45 (1.94%) SharePoint
4 37 (1.59%) Microsoft Exchange
5 34 (1.46%) Apache Spark
6 31 (1.33%) Confluence
7 27 (1.16%) CMS
8 24 (1.03%) Drupal
9 8 (0.34%) SAS
10 5 (0.22%) Apache Pulsar
10 5 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (0.22%) Mendix
10 5 (0.22%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.17%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.17%) Ethereum
12 3 (0.13%) Appian
12 3 (0.13%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.086%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.086%) Hyperledger
13 2 (0.086%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.26%) EViews
6 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.086%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.086%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.043%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.043%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.043%) Notion
9 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.043%) Sketch
9 1 (0.043%) Trello
Business Applications
1 26 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.77%) Aladdin
3 15 (0.65%) thinkFolio
4 12 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
5 10 (0.43%) Workday HCM
6 7 (0.30%) Primavera
7 5 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (0.17%) Shopify
8 4 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 4 (0.17%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.13%) SAP CX
9 3 (0.13%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.086%) Distributed Ledger
10 2 (0.086%) Magento
10 2 (0.086%) R3 Corda
10 2 (0.086%) SAP GRC
10 2 (0.086%) SAP MDG
11 1 (0.043%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 566 (24.34%) AWS
2 481 (20.69%) Azure
3 183 (7.87%) GCP
4 164 (7.05%) Snowflake
5 163 (7.01%) dbt
6 118 (5.08%) Microsoft 365
7 113 (4.86%) Power Platform
8 110 (4.73%) SaaS
9 90 (3.87%) Azure DevOps
10 59 (2.54%) Serverless
11 48 (2.06%) GitHub
12 40 (1.72%) Amazon ECS
12 40 (1.72%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 38 (1.63%) Amazon EKS
14 35 (1.51%) Azure Data Factory
14 35 (1.51%) Azure Service Bus
15 33 (1.42%) PaaS
16 32 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
17 31 (1.33%) PowerApps
18 30 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 112 (4.82%) Broadband
2 63 (2.71%) Firewall
3 24 (1.03%) DNS
4 19 (0.82%) Internet
4 19 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (0.69%) WAN
7 13 (0.56%) VPN
8 12 (0.52%) HTTP
9 11 (0.47%) Network Security
10 10 (0.43%) Structured Cabling
11 9 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (0.34%) BGP
12 8 (0.34%) DHCP
12 8 (0.34%) LAN
12 8 (0.34%) SD-WAN
13 7 (0.30%) 5G
14 6 (0.26%) SSL
15 5 (0.22%) Intranet
15 5 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (7.31%) Data Lake
2 150 (6.45%) Apache Arrow
3 149 (6.41%) Amazon Athena
4 147 (6.32%) Dremio
5 144 (6.19%) Apache Ignite
6 125 (5.38%) SQL Server
7 86 (3.70%) Power BI
8 45 (1.94%) NoSQL
9 44 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
10 41 (1.76%) Tableau
11 31 (1.33%) Relational Database
12 28 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
13 27 (1.16%) Big Data
13 27 (1.16%) MySQL
14 26 (1.12%) MongoDB
15 24 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
16 19 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
16 19 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 16 (0.69%) BigQuery
18 15 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 112 (4.82%) Git
2 72 (3.10%) JIRA
3 61 (2.62%) Jenkins
4 32 (1.38%) Selenium
5 31 (1.33%) Cucumber
6 28 (1.20%) GitLab
7 27 (1.16%) JUnit
7 27 (1.16%) Postman
8 26 (1.12%) Cypress.io
9 12 (0.52%) JMeter
10 11 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (0.47%) WebDriver
11 10 (0.43%) Maven
12 9 (0.39%) SonarQube
12 9 (0.39%) SpecFlow
13 7 (0.30%) NUnit
14 5 (0.22%) Appium
14 5 (0.22%) LoadRunner
14 5 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 640 (27.53%) Finance
2 468 (20.13%) Social Skills
3 291 (12.52%) Banking
4 178 (7.66%) Front Office
5 173 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
6 164 (7.05%) Investment Banking
6 164 (7.05%) Marketing
7 142 (6.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 135 (5.81%) Advertising
9 116 (4.99%) Law
10 80 (3.44%) Legal
10 80 (3.44%) Retail
11 62 (2.67%) Public Sector
12 45 (1.94%) Influencing Skills
12 45 (1.94%) Presentation Skills
13 40 (1.72%) Retail Banking
14 37 (1.59%) Telecoms
15 30 (1.29%) Back Office
15 30 (1.29%) Local Government
16 29 (1.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (8.17%) .NET
2 152 (6.54%) Pandas
3 151 (6.49%) NumPy
4 147 (6.32%) gRPC
4 147 (6.32%) Protocol Buffers
5 146 (6.28%) SciPy
6 131 (5.63%) React
7 81 (3.48%) Kafka
8 79 (3.40%) REST
9 59 (2.54%) .NET Core
9 59 (2.54%) CSS
10 57 (2.45%) Spring Boot
11 56 (2.41%) HTML
12 53 (2.28%) AngularJS
13 51 (2.19%) Spring
14 37 (1.59%) RESTful
15 36 (1.55%) JSON
16 34 (1.46%) PySpark
17 33 (1.42%) ASP.NET
18 28 (1.20%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 173 (7.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 169 (7.27%) Hedge funds
3 167 (7.18%) Fixed Income
4 162 (6.97%) Derivative
5 154 (6.62%) Equities
6 104 (4.47%) Marketing Technology
7 72 (3.10%) Management Information System
8 61 (2.62%) Product Ownership
9 55 (2.37%) Cloud Native
10 44 (1.89%) Virtual Team
11 38 (1.63%) Algorithms
11 38 (1.63%) Data Structures
12 37 (1.59%) Public Cloud
13 36 (1.55%) Distributed Systems
14 35 (1.51%) Client/Server
15 32 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
16 29 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
17 26 (1.12%) Data Centre
18 23 (0.99%) Reinsurance
19 21 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 101 (4.34%) Windows
2 96 (4.13%) Linux
3 40 (1.72%) Windows Server
4 22 (0.95%) Android
5 21 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 20 (0.86%) Windows 10
7 17 (0.73%) Unix
8 8 (0.34%) zOS
9 7 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.26%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.22%) CentOS
11 5 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.17%) Solaris
13 1 (0.043%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.043%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (25.55%) Agile
2 401 (17.25%) Software Engineering
3 365 (15.70%) Mentoring
4 304 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
5 287 (12.34%) DevOps
6 272 (11.70%) Analytics
7 215 (9.25%) CI/CD
8 202 (8.69%) Line Management
9 196 (8.43%) Roadmaps
10 187 (8.04%) Asset Management
11 172 (7.40%) Scrum
12 163 (7.01%) Continuous Improvement
13 162 (6.97%) Computer Science
14 154 (6.62%) Microservices
14 154 (6.62%) Project Management
15 151 (6.49%) Process Improvement
16 142 (6.11%) Coaching
17 136 (5.85%) Business Case
17 136 (5.85%) Data Strategy
18 134 (5.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 420 (18.06%) Java
2 415 (17.85%) Python
3 340 (14.62%) SQL
4 296 (12.73%) JavaScript
5 225 (9.68%) TypeScript
6 197 (8.47%) C#
7 61 (2.62%) Kotlin
8 55 (2.37%) PowerShell
9 39 (1.68%) Go
10 38 (1.63%) PHP
10 38 (1.63%) Scala
11 37 (1.59%) C++
12 29 (1.25%) Rust
13 25 (1.08%) Bicep
14 23 (0.99%) C
15 21 (0.90%) T-SQL
16 18 (0.77%) Ruby
17 13 (0.56%) R
18 8 (0.34%) Bash
19 6 (0.26%) Swift
Qualifications
1 263 (11.31%) Degree
2 85 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 68 (2.92%) Security Cleared
4 53 (2.28%) Master's Degree
5 48 (2.06%) CISSP
6 40 (1.72%) DBS Check
6 40 (1.72%) SC Cleared
7 35 (1.51%) Azure Certification
8 33 (1.42%) AWS Certification
9 21 (0.90%) DV Cleared
10 18 (0.77%) CISM
11 16 (0.69%) CREST Certified
12 15 (0.65%) GIAC
13 14 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (0.52%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
15 12 (0.52%) SSCP
16 11 (0.47%) CHECK Team Leader
16 11 (0.47%) GSEC
16 11 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (5.29%) Data Quality
2 118 (5.08%) QA
3 48 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (1.63%) GDPR
5 22 (0.95%) PMO
6 21 (0.90%) SLA
7 19 (0.82%) Accessibility
8 18 (0.77%) NIST
9 14 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
10 9 (0.39%) GRC
10 9 (0.39%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.26%) Good Clinical Practice
12 5 (0.22%) COBIT
12 5 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 5 (0.22%) GAAP
12 5 (0.22%) IFRS
12 5 (0.22%) NCSC
13 4 (0.17%) SOC 1
14 2 (0.086%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 129 (5.55%) Docker
2 62 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 31 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
4 24 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.17%) HDFS
10 3 (0.13%) Ceph
11 2 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.043%) Firmware
12 1 (0.043%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 171 (7.35%) Kubernetes
2 102 (4.39%) Terraform
3 34 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
4 20 (0.86%) Ansible
5 18 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
6 17 (0.73%) Functional Safety
7 16 (0.69%) SCCM
7 16 (0.69%) vCenter Server
8 13 (0.56%) Istio
9 12 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (0.34%) Puppet
11 7 (0.30%) FortiGate
11 7 (0.30%) Prometheus
12 5 (0.22%) Progress Chef
13 4 (0.17%) Consul
13 4 (0.17%) Grafana
14 3 (0.13%) Argo
14 3 (0.13%) Knative
14 3 (0.13%) QRadar
15 2 (0.086%) Karpenter
Vendors
1 262 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 77 (3.31%) Databricks
3 54 (2.32%) SAP
4 52 (2.24%) Oracle
5 51 (2.19%) ServiceNow
6 47 (2.02%) VMware
7 44 (1.89%) Google
8 34 (1.46%) Salesforce
9 32 (1.38%) Cisco
10 30 (1.29%) Bloomberg
11 17 (0.73%) IBM
12 16 (0.69%) Adobe
12 16 (0.69%) Workday
13 15 (0.65%) Charles River
13 15 (0.65%) iManage
13 15 (0.65%) Sun
14 14 (0.60%) Commvault
14 14 (0.60%) Reuters
15 13 (0.56%) Aderant
16 10 (0.43%) ForgeRock