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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Project Management
Rank 873 860 884
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Project Management 31 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.018% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.019% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 22
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,666
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £62,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £65,000 £65,166
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -0.25%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014 within the UK.

Head of Project Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Project Management
Top 6 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 21 October 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
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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 -2 31 £70,000 +3.70%
London +8 30 £70,000 -6.66%
City of London - 2 £90,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Leicester - 1 £55,000 -

Head of Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 64 (100.00%) Project Management
2 44 (68.75%) PRINCE2
3 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (35.94%) JIRA
5 22 (34.38%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (28.13%) Billing
7 17 (26.56%) Retail
7 17 (26.56%) Workflow
8 16 (25.00%) Business Analysis
8 16 (25.00%) Matrix Management
8 16 (25.00%) ITIL
9 15 (23.44%) PMI Certification
10 13 (20.31%) E-Commerce
10 13 (20.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 12 (18.75%) Change Management
11 12 (18.75%) PMI
11 12 (18.75%) Demand Management
12 11 (17.19%) Service Management
12 11 (17.19%) Logistics
13 10 (15.63%) Degree
14 9 (14.06%) Six Sigma
15 8 (12.50%) Scrum
16 7 (10.94%) Resource Management
16 7 (10.94%) Lean Six Sigma
17 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
17 6 (9.38%) PMP
18 5 (7.81%) PRINCE
18 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
18 5 (7.81%) MS PowerPoint
18 5 (7.81%) People Management

Head of Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
1 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (35.94%) JIRA
General
1 18 (28.13%) Billing
2 17 (26.56%) Retail
3 4 (6.25%) Finance
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) PMI
2 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) iDTV
4 1 (1.56%) Social Media
4 1 (1.56%) New Media
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) Project Management
2 44 (68.75%) PRINCE2
3 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (26.56%) Workflow
5 16 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 16 (25.00%) Matrix Management
5 16 (25.00%) ITIL
6 13 (20.31%) E-Commerce
7 12 (18.75%) Change Management
7 12 (18.75%) Demand Management
8 11 (17.19%) Service Management
8 11 (17.19%) Logistics
9 9 (14.06%) Six Sigma
10 8 (12.50%) Scrum
11 7 (10.94%) Resource Management
11 7 (10.94%) Lean Six Sigma
12 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
13 5 (7.81%) PRINCE
13 5 (7.81%) People Management
14 4 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) PMI Certification
2 13 (20.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 10 (15.63%) Degree
4 6 (9.38%) PMP
5 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Remedy