The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Project Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Lead
Rank 180 163 168
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 5 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.37% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.40% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 22
Average salary £33,250 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.50% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Project Leader
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3850 3530 3737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.23% 94.11% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3215 3073 3290
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Project Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Project Leader in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Project Leader
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Leader across the Manchester region.

Project Leader Salary Trend in Manchester

Project Leader
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Leader across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Project Leader Salary Histogram in Manchester

Project Leader
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Leader within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £36,500 -
Project Leader
North West

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Project Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Project Leader in their job title.

1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (25.00%) Drupal
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Social Media
3 1 (12.50%) Social Media Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Project Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Project Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco