The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Project Manager
Rank 867 853 852
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 30 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.034% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.036% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 26
Average salary £66,250 £65,000 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% +22.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,425 £42,300 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £114,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +10.00%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lead Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Project Manager
Salary Trend

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

Lead Project Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Project Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Project Manager over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Lead Project Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Project Manager
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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 -5 30 £66,250 -28.37% 1
London +13 9 £75,000 -23.07% 1
East of England -11 9 £75,000 +50.00%
City of London +34 6 £77,500 -20.51%
Essex - 5 £77,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £70,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £32,425 -
Leeds - 4 £70,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £32,425 -
East Midlands +29 2 - -
South East +3 2 £43,000 -21.81%
North West -5 2 £49,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £60,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £49,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £60,500 -
Chelmsford - 2 £75,000 -
York - 2 - -
Berkshire +1 1 £41,000 -36.92%
Hampshire -27 1 £45,000 -30.76%
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £45,000 -
Hull - 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -

Lead Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Project Manager 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 Lead Project Manager in their job title.

1 38 (73.08%) Project Management
2 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (38.46%) PRINCE2
4 16 (30.77%) Finance
5 10 (19.23%) Portfolio Management
6 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (13.46%) C
7 7 (13.46%) PMI Certification
7 7 (13.46%) Service Management
7 7 (13.46%) Supplier Management
7 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.54%) Resource Management
8 6 (11.54%) Line Management
8 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
9 5 (9.62%) HTML
9 5 (9.62%) CMS
9 5 (9.62%) PMI
10 4 (7.69%) New Media
10 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (7.69%) Publishing
10 4 (7.69%) Banking
10 4 (7.69%) .NET
10 4 (7.69%) E-Learning
10 4 (7.69%) CSS
10 4 (7.69%) Change Control
10 4 (7.69%) Kanban
10 4 (7.69%) Project Planning
10 4 (7.69%) Web Development
10 4 (7.69%) Information Security

Lead Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Project Manager 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 Lead Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.62%) CMS
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Project
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
1 1 (1.92%) Basecamp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.85%) Big Data
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Publishing
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) International Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) HTML
2 4 (7.69%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.92%) J2EE
4 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.92%) Spring
4 1 (1.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) PMI
2 4 (7.69%) New Media
2 4 (7.69%) E-Learning
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.92%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Android
1 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) Project Management
2 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (38.46%) PRINCE2
4 10 (19.23%) Portfolio Management
5 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (13.46%) Supplier Management
6 7 (13.46%) Service Management
6 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.54%) Resource Management
7 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 6 (11.54%) Line Management
8 4 (7.69%) Change Control
8 4 (7.69%) Kanban
8 4 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.69%) Web Development
8 4 (7.69%) Information Security
8 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.69%) CMMI
9 3 (5.77%) ERP
9 3 (5.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) C
2 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.77%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.77%) APMP
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) PMP
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle
1 1 (1.92%) SAP
1 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
1 1 (1.92%) Google