Lead Jobs in the Midlands

Leader
England > Midlands

The median Leader salary in the Midlands is £60,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 24 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
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 21 23 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead 907 636 1,116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.67% 8.29% 8.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.13% 9.21% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 616 380 664
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,750 £36,351
25th Percentile £49,029 £50,000 £44,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +20.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £75,772 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,875 £84,774
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
Midlands

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the 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 Midlands with a recognized job title 11,152 6,907 11,718
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 90.03% 94.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7,403 4,365 7,497
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,850 £28,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,125 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £66,004 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

Lead
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead in the Midlands

Lead
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Lead in the Midlands

Lead
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Lead in the Midlands

Lead
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
West Midlands +1 601 £65,000 +8.33% 65
East Midlands +25 302 £55,000 -8.33% 35
Lead
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Midlands region featuring Lead in the job title.

1 152 (16.76%) Social Skills
2 145 (15.99%) Agile
3 131 (14.44%) Degree
4 115 (12.68%) Coaching
5 114 (12.57%) AWS
6 111 (12.24%) Finance
7 105 (11.58%) Mentoring
8 103 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
9 89 (9.81%) Microsoft
10 87 (9.59%) ITIL
11 83 (9.15%) QA
12 80 (8.82%) Azure
13 79 (8.71%) Project Management
14 78 (8.60%) Retail
15 76 (8.38%) Software Engineering
16 72 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
17 71 (7.83%) JavaScript
18 65 (7.17%) C#
19 61 (6.73%) Legal
20 60 (6.62%) Manufacturing
21 57 (6.28%) SQL
22 56 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
23 55 (6.06%) Automotive
23 55 (6.06%) SDLC
24 54 (5.95%) DevOps
25 50 (5.51%) Technical Leadership
25 50 (5.51%) .NET
26 48 (5.29%) Roadmaps
27 47 (5.18%) Power Platform
27 47 (5.18%) React

Lead Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the 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 19 (2.09%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.65%) IIS
3 14 (1.54%) Microsoft Exchange
4 9 (0.99%) Appian
4 9 (0.99%) WordPress
5 8 (0.88%) CMS
6 6 (0.66%) Tuxedo
7 4 (0.44%) Confluence
7 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.33%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.33%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.22%) Blender
5 2 (0.22%) CANalyzer
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.22%) Trello
6 1 (0.11%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.11%) InDesign
6 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.44%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.22%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.22%) Sage 300 ERP
3 2 (0.22%) Shopify
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.11%) SAP EHS
4 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 114 (12.57%) AWS
2 80 (8.82%) Azure
3 47 (5.18%) Power Platform
4 37 (4.08%) Microsoft 365
4 37 (4.08%) SaaS
5 22 (2.43%) Serverless
6 17 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
6 17 (1.87%) GCP
7 13 (1.43%) Azure DevOps
7 13 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
7 13 (1.43%) PowerApps
8 12 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
8 12 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
9 11 (1.21%) Power Automate
10 10 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (1.10%) Amazon ECS
10 10 (1.10%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.77%) Entra ID
12 6 (0.66%) Cloudflare
13 5 (0.55%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.87%) Firewall
2 20 (2.21%) DNS
3 14 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.43%) SSL
5 10 (1.10%) SAN
6 8 (0.88%) WAN
7 5 (0.55%) DHCP
8 4 (0.44%) BGP
8 4 (0.44%) LAN
8 4 (0.44%) SD-WAN
8 4 (0.44%) Wireless
9 3 (0.33%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.33%) FTP
9 3 (0.33%) HTTP
9 3 (0.33%) MQTT
9 3 (0.33%) Network Security
9 3 (0.33%) Software-Defined Radio
10 2 (0.22%) Internet
10 2 (0.22%) VPN
11 1 (0.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (4.30%) Power BI
2 35 (3.86%) SQL Server
3 21 (2.32%) MySQL
4 16 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.32%) Tableau
7 11 (1.21%) DynamoDB
7 11 (1.21%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.77%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.77%) Power Query
9 7 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.66%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.55%) Amazon Aurora
11 5 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.33%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (2.65%) Git
2 12 (1.32%) JIRA
3 10 (1.10%) GitLab
4 6 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (0.66%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.55%) Postman
6 3 (0.33%) gulp
6 3 (0.33%) Subversion
6 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio Code
7 2 (0.22%) CANoe
7 2 (0.22%) NUnit
7 2 (0.22%) Selenium
8 1 (0.11%) Appium
8 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.11%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.11%) Cypress.io
8 1 (0.11%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.11%) TestNG
8 1 (0.11%) Vite
General
1 152 (16.76%) Social Skills
2 111 (12.24%) Finance
3 78 (8.60%) Retail
4 72 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (6.73%) Legal
6 60 (6.62%) Manufacturing
7 55 (6.06%) Automotive
8 32 (3.53%) Marketing
9 30 (3.31%) Public Sector
10 21 (2.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 17 (1.87%) Organisational Skills
12 16 (1.76%) Presentation Skills
13 15 (1.65%) Games
14 14 (1.54%) Electronics
15 12 (1.32%) Influencing Skills
15 12 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 11 (1.21%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.66%) Environmental Health
18 5 (0.55%) Banking
18 5 (0.55%) Tech for Good
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (5.51%) .NET
2 47 (5.18%) React
3 27 (2.98%) Laravel
4 26 (2.87%) Node.js
5 25 (2.76%) HTML
6 24 (2.65%) CSS
7 20 (2.21%) Vue
8 19 (2.09%) AngularJS
9 12 (1.32%) jQuery
10 11 (1.21%) REST
11 10 (1.10%) .NET Core
11 10 (1.10%) XML
12 9 (0.99%) ASP.NET
12 9 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (0.99%) JSON
12 9 (0.99%) RESTful
12 9 (0.99%) Tailwind CSS
12 9 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (0.99%) WPF
13 8 (0.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 27 (2.98%) Management Information System
2 22 (2.43%) Product Ownership
3 20 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (1.65%) Cloud Native
5 13 (1.43%) Low-Code
6 12 (1.32%) Augmented Reality
7 11 (1.21%) Industry 4.0
7 11 (1.21%) SCADA
7 11 (1.21%) Virtual Reality
8 10 (1.10%) Mobile App
9 9 (0.99%) Cyber Threat
9 9 (0.99%) Distributed Systems
10 8 (0.88%) Driving Licence
10 8 (0.88%) IoT
10 8 (0.88%) PMI
10 8 (0.88%) Public Cloud
11 7 (0.77%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.66%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (4.19%) Windows
2 23 (2.54%) Linux
3 13 (1.43%) Windows Server
4 8 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (0.66%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.55%) Android
6 5 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.44%) VMS
7 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.33%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (15.99%) Agile
2 115 (12.68%) Coaching
3 105 (11.58%) Mentoring
4 103 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
5 87 (9.59%) ITIL
6 79 (8.71%) Project Management
7 76 (8.38%) Software Engineering
8 56 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 55 (6.06%) SDLC
10 54 (5.95%) DevOps
11 50 (5.51%) Technical Leadership
12 48 (5.29%) Roadmaps
13 47 (5.18%) Requirements Analysis
14 45 (4.96%) Process Improvement
15 42 (4.63%) Business Analysis
15 42 (4.63%) Feasibility Study
15 42 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
16 41 (4.52%) Customer Service
16 41 (4.52%) Cybersecurity
16 41 (4.52%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 71 (7.83%) JavaScript
2 65 (7.17%) C#
3 57 (6.28%) SQL
4 38 (4.19%) Python
5 36 (3.97%) Java
6 34 (3.75%) TypeScript
7 23 (2.54%) C++
7 23 (2.54%) PHP
8 13 (1.43%) C
9 10 (1.10%) COBOL
9 10 (1.10%) Micro Focus COBOL
10 9 (0.99%) XAML
11 8 (0.88%) PowerShell
11 8 (0.88%) R
12 6 (0.66%) Go
12 6 (0.66%) Rust
12 6 (0.66%) VBA
13 4 (0.44%) Ruby
14 2 (0.22%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 131 (14.44%) Degree
2 38 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.98%) DBS Check
6 12 (1.32%) Azure Certification
6 12 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.10%) CISSP
7 10 (1.10%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.99%) CISM
9 7 (0.77%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.55%) CREST Certified
11 5 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.44%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
12 4 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.44%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.44%) HND
12 4 (0.44%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (9.15%) QA
2 14 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.32%) GDPR
4 9 (0.99%) PMO
5 8 (0.88%) GMP
5 8 (0.88%) NIST
6 5 (0.55%) Accessibility
6 5 (0.55%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.44%) NCSC
7 4 (0.44%) SLA
8 3 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.33%) GRC
8 3 (0.33%) ISO 26262
9 2 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.11%) Automotive SPICE
10 1 (0.11%) AUTOSAR
10 1 (0.11%) California Consumer Privacy Act
10 1 (0.11%) COSHH
System Software
1 32 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.65%) Docker
3 17 (1.87%) Embedded Firmware
3 17 (1.87%) Firmware
4 10 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.33%) vSphere
6 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (3.42%) Kubernetes
2 26 (2.87%) Terraform
3 11 (1.21%) Grafana
3 11 (1.21%) Prometheus
4 6 (0.66%) Ansible
4 6 (0.66%) Functional Safety
4 6 (0.66%) SCCM
5 4 (0.44%) Progress Chef
5 4 (0.44%) Puppet
6 3 (0.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 3 (0.33%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.22%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.22%) SCOM
8 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (9.81%) Microsoft
2 27 (2.98%) ServiceNow
3 22 (2.43%) VMware
4 21 (2.32%) Oracle
5 13 (1.43%) Cisco
6 11 (1.21%) Databricks
6 11 (1.21%) HP
6 11 (1.21%) Pega
6 11 (1.21%) Splunk
7 10 (1.10%) Google
7 10 (1.10%) Micro Focus
7 10 (1.10%) Nimble Storage
7 10 (1.10%) Veeam
8 8 (0.88%) Salesforce
9 6 (0.66%) Citrix
9 6 (0.66%) IBM
9 6 (0.66%) Informatica
10 5 (0.55%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.55%) Unisys
11 4 (0.44%) Fortinet