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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Project Manager
Rank 853 896 887
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 37 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.031% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.033% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 16
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £98,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £45,000 £45,125
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -0.27%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £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%

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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Lead Project Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Project Manager
Top 20 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 24 April 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 +8 32 £65,000 - 1
London +27 17 £65,000 -33.33%
City of London +38 7 £68,750 -29.48%
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Scotland - 5 - -
West Yorkshire +14 4 - -
Yorkshire +2 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £62,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £62,500 - 1
Halifax - 4 - -
Nottingham - 4 £62,500 -
East of England - 4 £67,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £65,000 -
Bournemouth -14 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Dorset -19 2 £47,500 -5.00%
South West -19 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Canary Wharf -1 1 £82,500 -15.38%
West Midlands - 1 £75,000 -
Watford - 1 £70,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £75,000 -

Lead Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 39 (62.90%) Project Management
2 31 (50.00%) Finance
3 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (37.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (35.48%) PRINCE2
6 19 (30.65%) Retail
7 17 (27.42%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (24.19%) Banking
9 12 (19.35%) Risk Management
9 12 (19.35%) Supplier Management
10 11 (17.74%) Resource Management
10 11 (17.74%) Change Control
10 11 (17.74%) UML
11 10 (16.13%) Matrix Management
12 8 (12.90%) Web Development
12 8 (12.90%) Apache Flex
12 8 (12.90%) Cyber Security
12 8 (12.90%) HTML
12 8 (12.90%) General Ledger
13 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
13 7 (11.29%) PMI Certification
14 6 (9.68%) CSS
14 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
14 6 (9.68%) CMS
14 6 (9.68%) Scrum
14 6 (9.68%) Line Management
15 5 (8.06%) Big Data
15 5 (8.06%) Degree
15 5 (8.06%) Advertising
15 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce

Lead Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (9.68%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Project
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
1 2 (3.23%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
1 1 (1.61%) MPLS
1 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) Big Data
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 31 (50.00%) Finance
2 19 (30.65%) Retail
3 15 (24.19%) Banking
4 8 (12.90%) General Ledger
5 5 (8.06%) Advertising
6 4 (6.45%) Publishing
7 3 (4.84%) Marketing
8 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) HTML
1 8 (12.90%) Apache Flex
2 6 (9.68%) CSS
3 4 (6.45%) XML
4 2 (3.23%) J2ME
4 2 (3.23%) WCF
4 2 (3.23%) Web Services
4 2 (3.23%) .NET
4 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (1.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) PMI
2 4 (6.45%) E-Learning
2 4 (6.45%) New Media
2 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.45%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (6.45%) User Experience
3 2 (3.23%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.23%) Social Media
4 1 (1.61%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Android
1 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (62.90%) Project Management
2 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (35.48%) PRINCE2
5 12 (19.35%) Risk Management
5 12 (19.35%) Supplier Management
6 11 (17.74%) Resource Management
6 11 (17.74%) Change Control
6 11 (17.74%) UML
7 10 (16.13%) Matrix Management
8 8 (12.90%) Web Development
8 8 (12.90%) Cyber Security
9 6 (9.68%) Line Management
9 6 (9.68%) Scrum
9 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
10 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.45%) Change Management
11 4 (6.45%) Business Transformation
11 4 (6.45%) Content Management
11 4 (6.45%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.84%) C#
3 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) PMI Certification
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
3 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.84%) PMP
5 2 (3.23%) APMP
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle
1 2 (3.23%) Google
2 1 (1.61%) Meraki
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.61%) Citrix
2 1 (1.61%) VMware