Lead Jobs in the North East

Leader
England > North East

The median Leader salary in the North East is £70,250 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 21 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
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 11 50 37
Rank change year-on-year +39 -13 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead 268 60 89
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 12.35% 5.04% 5.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.95% 6.36% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 244 41 55
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £37,176
25th Percentile £49,688 £41,250 £45,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +40.50% - -11.11%
75th Percentile £84,964 £67,500 £61,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,000 £74,500
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
North East

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the North East. 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 North East with a recognized job title 2,069 944 1,507
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 95.35% 79.33% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,630 585 1,046
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,419 £50,000 £42,250
Median % change year-on-year -7.16% +18.34% -6.11%
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,075 £72,500 £78,750
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 the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead in the North East

Lead
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Lead in the North East

Lead
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead in the North East over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Lead in the North East

Lead
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead within the North East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Tyne and Wear +39 209 £73,805 +47.61% 21
Durham +25 57 £54,875 +21.94% 9
Northumberland -8 1 £30,000 -47.83% 4
Lead
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 North East region featuring Lead in the job title.

1 111 (41.42%) Mentoring
2 90 (33.58%) Agile
3 80 (29.85%) Coaching
4 71 (26.49%) Social Skills
5 55 (20.52%) Finance
6 48 (17.91%) AWS
7 46 (17.16%) SQL
8 45 (16.79%) Azure
9 36 (13.43%) Roadmaps
9 36 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
10 32 (11.94%) Public Sector
11 31 (11.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (10.45%) .NET
13 27 (10.07%) Microsoft
14 26 (9.70%) Data Architecture
15 25 (9.33%) Project Delivery
16 24 (8.96%) Project Management
16 24 (8.96%) Python
17 23 (8.58%) C#
18 22 (8.21%) Software Engineering
18 22 (8.21%) Data Engineering
19 21 (7.84%) CI/CD
19 21 (7.84%) ETL
20 20 (7.46%) DevOps
21 19 (7.09%) Product Roadmap
21 19 (7.09%) Design Patterns
21 19 (7.09%) Supplier Management
22 18 (6.72%) Kanban
22 18 (6.72%) Cybersecurity
22 18 (6.72%) Client/Server

Lead Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North East 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 (4.10%) Confluence
2 9 (3.36%) Apache Airflow
3 7 (2.61%) Tuxedo
4 4 (1.49%) Anypoint
4 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Exchange
4 4 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.37%) SAP HCM
1 1 (0.37%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 48 (17.91%) AWS
2 45 (16.79%) Azure
3 15 (5.60%) Amazon S3
4 14 (5.22%) SaaS
5 13 (4.85%) GCP
6 12 (4.48%) dbt
7 11 (4.10%) Power Platform
8 9 (3.36%) Amazon Kinesis
8 9 (3.36%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (3.36%) Serverless
9 8 (2.99%) Amazon ECS
9 8 (2.99%) Azure DevOps
9 8 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (2.61%) Microsoft 365
11 6 (2.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (2.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (1.49%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 3 (1.12%) OCI
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.73%) Firewall
2 7 (2.61%) Network Security
2 7 (2.61%) WAN
3 5 (1.87%) Wireless
4 4 (1.49%) SD-WAN
5 3 (1.12%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.12%) LAN
6 1 (0.37%) DHCP
6 1 (0.37%) DMZ
6 1 (0.37%) DNS
6 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.48%) MySQL
2 11 (4.10%) Power BI
3 10 (3.73%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.36%) Amazon Redshift
4 9 (3.36%) Data Lake
4 9 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (3.36%) Redis
5 8 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.24%) Couchbase
6 6 (2.24%) DynamoDB
6 6 (2.24%) Tableau
7 5 (1.87%) BigQuery
7 5 (1.87%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.87%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.49%) DB2
9 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.37%) Big Data
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.60%) JIRA
2 3 (1.12%) Gradle
2 3 (1.12%) Maven
2 3 (1.12%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.75%) GitLab
4 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 71 (26.49%) Social Skills
2 55 (20.52%) Finance
3 32 (11.94%) Public Sector
4 18 (6.72%) Games
5 14 (5.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 13 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (4.48%) Retail
8 8 (2.99%) Influencing Skills
9 5 (1.87%) Law
10 4 (1.49%) Banking
10 4 (1.49%) Legal
10 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.49%) Marketing
11 3 (1.12%) Presentation Skills
11 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.37%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.45%) .NET
2 13 (4.85%) .NET Core
3 10 (3.73%) RESTful
4 6 (2.24%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.87%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.87%) CSS
5 5 (1.87%) Entity Framework
5 5 (1.87%) Node.js
5 5 (1.87%) Vue
6 4 (1.49%) HTML
7 3 (1.12%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.12%) OAuth
7 3 (1.12%) OpenID
7 3 (1.12%) React
7 3 (1.12%) REST
7 3 (1.12%) Web Services
7 3 (1.12%) XML
8 2 (0.75%) AWS CDK
8 2 (0.75%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.72%) Client/Server
2 14 (5.22%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.48%) Online Games
4 11 (4.10%) NHS
5 10 (3.73%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.24%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.24%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.49%) Cyberattack
9 4 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.49%) Operational Technology
9 4 (1.49%) Product Ownership
9 4 (1.49%) Renewable Energy
10 3 (1.12%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.12%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.75%) iPhone
11 2 (0.75%) Virtual Reality
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.73%) Linux
2 6 (2.24%) Windows
3 3 (1.12%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (41.42%) Mentoring
2 90 (33.58%) Agile
3 80 (29.85%) Coaching
4 36 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (13.43%) Roadmaps
5 31 (11.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 26 (9.70%) Data Architecture
7 25 (9.33%) Project Delivery
8 24 (8.96%) Project Management
9 22 (8.21%) Data Engineering
9 22 (8.21%) Software Engineering
10 21 (7.84%) CI/CD
10 21 (7.84%) ETL
11 20 (7.46%) DevOps
12 19 (7.09%) Design Patterns
12 19 (7.09%) Product Roadmap
12 19 (7.09%) Supplier Management
13 18 (6.72%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (6.72%) Decision-Making
13 18 (6.72%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.16%) SQL
2 24 (8.96%) Python
3 23 (8.58%) C#
4 14 (5.22%) Java
5 13 (4.85%) COBOL
5 13 (4.85%) Micro Focus COBOL
6 8 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.99%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.61%) TypeScript
8 6 (2.24%) C
8 6 (2.24%) C++
9 3 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (5.22%) Degree
2 8 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.87%) DBS Check
5 4 (1.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (1.49%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.49%) Azure Certification
5 4 (1.49%) CCSK
5 4 (1.49%) CCSP
5 4 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.49%) CISM
5 4 (1.49%) CISSP
6 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.37%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.97%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.99%) QA
2 8 (2.99%) SLA
3 7 (2.61%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (2.61%) NCSC
4 6 (2.24%) GDPR
5 5 (1.87%) NIST
6 4 (1.49%) PMO
7 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.37%) Accessibility
System Software
1 9 (3.36%) Docker
2 7 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.73%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.87%) Terraform
3 4 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.75%) Ansible
5 1 (0.37%) Packer
Vendors
1 27 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.97%) Oracle
3 14 (5.22%) Cisco
4 13 (4.85%) Micro Focus
5 11 (4.10%) Google
6 8 (2.99%) IBM
7 7 (2.61%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.61%) Juniper
8 5 (1.87%) SAP
9 4 (1.49%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.12%) Northgate
10 3 (1.12%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.75%) Facebook
11 2 (0.75%) Meraki
11 2 (0.75%) Nexthink
11 2 (0.75%) Pinterest
11 2 (0.75%) Snapchat
11 2 (0.75%) TikTok
11 2 (0.75%) VMware
12 1 (0.37%) Salesforce