The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Director role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Project Director in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Director
Rank 880 875 858
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Director 19 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.028% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.029% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 15
Average salary £82,500 £80,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £95,000 £80,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%

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
105270 103197 109388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87760 83673 94207
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £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%

Project Director
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Project Director Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Director
Salary Trend

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

Project Director Salary Trend in the UK

Project Director
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Director over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 within the UK.

Project Director Salary Histogram in the UK

Project Director
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Director within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -15 19 £82,500 +3.12%
South East - 13 £95,000 -
Hampshire - 6 £95,000 -
London -26 5 £55,000 -31.25%
Berkshire - 5 £100,000 -
Windsor - 3 £100,000 -
Kent - 2 £52,750 -
Portsmouth - 2 £90,000 -
City of London +11 1 £60,000 -14.28%
Reading - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £75,000 -
Havant - 1 - -

Project Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Project Director 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 Director in their job title.

1 25 (67.57%) Project Management
2 19 (51.35%) PRINCE2
3 14 (37.84%) PMP
3 14 (37.84%) PMI Certification
4 13 (35.14%) Telecoms
5 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (32.43%) Matrix Management
6 10 (27.03%) PMI
6 10 (27.03%) DSDM
7 9 (24.32%) Wireless
8 8 (21.62%) Finance
9 7 (18.92%) Business Transformation
10 6 (16.22%) Line Management
10 6 (16.22%) Spanish Language
10 6 (16.22%) Migration
11 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
12 4 (10.81%) Banking
12 4 (10.81%) Change Management
13 3 (8.11%) Scrum
13 3 (8.11%) Legal
13 3 (8.11%) ITIL
13 3 (8.11%) UML
13 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
13 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
13 3 (8.11%) QA
13 3 (8.11%) Android
13 3 (8.11%) Billing
13 3 (8.11%) Document Management
13 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking

Project Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Project Director 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 Director in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
1 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Wireless
2 1 (2.70%) LTE
2 1 (2.70%) 4G
2 1 (2.70%) GSM
2 1 (2.70%) UMTS
General
1 13 (35.14%) Telecoms
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 6 (16.22%) Spanish Language
4 4 (10.81%) Banking
5 3 (8.11%) Legal
5 3 (8.11%) Billing
5 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (5.41%) Marketing
6 2 (5.41%) Italian Language
7 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.70%) Retail
7 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
1 2 (5.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) PMI
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Android
1 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Project Management
2 19 (51.35%) PRINCE2
3 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (32.43%) Matrix Management
4 10 (27.03%) DSDM
5 7 (18.92%) Business Transformation
6 6 (16.22%) Line Management
6 6 (16.22%) Migration
7 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.81%) Change Management
9 3 (8.11%) ITIL
9 3 (8.11%) UML
9 3 (8.11%) Document Management
9 3 (8.11%) Scrum
9 3 (8.11%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
11 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) PMP
1 14 (37.84%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle
1 2 (5.41%) Google
2 1 (2.70%) SAP