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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Lead
Rank 184 175 192
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.054% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.057% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £49,125 £33,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.64% -14.10%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
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
3809 3493 4140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.11% 94.84% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 3044 3675
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

Project Leader Salary Histogram in Manchester

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) DMZ
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Social Media Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Nortel
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix