The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Project Management role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Project Management in their job title over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Project Management
Rank 878 897 873
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Project Management 19 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.029% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.031% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 8
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,841 £60,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £85,700 £90,250
UK excluding London average salary £54,841 £76,750 £61,250
% change year-on-year
-28.54% +25.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103565 111264 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90957 85091
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Project Management in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Project Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Project Management within the UK.

Head of Project Management Salary Trend in the UK

Head of Project Management
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Project Management over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 within the UK.

Head of Project Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Project Management
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Project Management within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2015. 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
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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
England +27 19 £65,000 -3.70%
London +4 13 £68,750 -1.78%
Leicestershire - 4 £54,841 -
East Midlands - 4 £54,841 -
Leicester - 4 £54,841 -
South East +30 2 - -
City of London +17 2 £65,000 -5.45%
East of England +12 2 £60,000 -7.69%
Bedfordshire +1 2 £60,000 -7.69%
Dunstable - 2 £60,000 -
Chiswick - 2 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £67,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Head of Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Project Management 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 Head of Project Management in their job title.

1 46 (100.00%) Project Management
2 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (30.43%) Finance
4 12 (26.09%) Publishing
4 12 (26.09%) Waterfall
5 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (21.74%) PRINCE2
6 8 (17.39%) Degree
7 7 (15.22%) Banking
7 7 (15.22%) Change Management
8 6 (13.04%) Project Planning
9 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
9 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
9 5 (10.87%) VoIP
10 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
10 4 (8.70%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (8.70%) Project Governance
10 4 (8.70%) Coaching
11 3 (6.52%) Line Management
11 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.52%) Unified Communications
11 3 (6.52%) QA
11 3 (6.52%) Market Risk
11 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
11 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (6.52%) PMP
12 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
12 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
12 2 (4.35%) PRINCE
12 2 (4.35%) Management Information System

Head of Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Project Management 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 Head of Project Management in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Project
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) VoIP
2 3 (6.52%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) MPLS
3 1 (2.17%) NAS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Publishing
3 7 (15.22%) Banking
4 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.35%) Front Office
6 2 (4.35%) Legal
6 2 (4.35%) Retail
6 2 (4.35%) Games
7 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.17%) Marketing
7 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Market Risk
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Online Games
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Project Management
2 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.09%) Waterfall
4 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (21.74%) PRINCE2
5 7 (15.22%) Change Management
6 6 (13.04%) Project Planning
7 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
8 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.70%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (8.70%) Project Governance
8 4 (8.70%) Coaching
9 3 (6.52%) Line Management
9 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.35%) Change Control
10 2 (4.35%) Business Process Mapping
10 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
10 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.35%) PRINCE
10 2 (4.35%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C#
2 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.52%) PMP
3 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Citrix
2 1 (2.17%) BT
2 1 (2.17%) ATG
2 1 (2.17%) VMware
2 1 (2.17%) Intershop
2 1 (2.17%) Actinic
2 1 (2.17%) hybris
2 1 (2.17%) Venda
2 1 (2.17%) Demandware
2 1 (2.17%) IBM