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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Director
Rank 873 907 865
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Director 19 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.020% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 9
Average salary £82,500 £92,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.81% +54.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,900 £70,000 £45,300
10% offered a salary of more than £94,000 £106,000 £84,500
UK excluding London average salary £83,750 £85,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +161.53%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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%

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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Project Director Salary Histogram in the UK

Project Director
Top 7 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 31 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 +16 19 £82,500 -10.81% 2
South East +1 12 £83,750 -1.47%
Berkshire +10 10 - -
Reading +11 8 - -
London +27 7 £80,000 -16.88% 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £83,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £83,750 -

Project Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 32 (54.24%) Project Management
2 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.51%) PRINCE2
4 15 (25.42%) Telecoms
4 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (25.42%) Wireless
5 11 (18.64%) Scrum
6 9 (15.25%) Degree
7 8 (13.56%) Spanish Language
8 7 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (11.86%) Marketing
8 7 (11.86%) UML
8 7 (11.86%) PMI Certification
8 7 (11.86%) PRINCE
9 6 (10.17%) Italian Language
10 5 (8.47%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (8.47%) QA
10 5 (8.47%) Matrix Management
10 5 (8.47%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (8.47%) Line Management
10 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.47%) Energy Management
10 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
10 5 (8.47%) ITIL
10 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
10 5 (8.47%) Migration
10 5 (8.47%) Legal
10 5 (8.47%) Document Management

Project Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) WordPress
3 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.69%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) Wireless
2 5 (8.47%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (6.78%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) MS Access
3 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.69%) Big Data
General
1 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 15 (25.42%) Telecoms
3 8 (13.56%) Spanish Language
4 7 (11.86%) Marketing
5 6 (10.17%) Italian Language
6 5 (8.47%) Billing
6 5 (8.47%) Legal
7 4 (6.78%) Back Office
7 4 (6.78%) Publishing
8 2 (3.39%) Banking
9 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.69%) Advertising
9 1 (1.69%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.78%) Digital Media
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) PMI
4 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) GIS
5 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Project Management
2 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.51%) PRINCE2
4 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (18.64%) Scrum
6 7 (11.86%) UML
6 7 (11.86%) PRINCE
7 5 (8.47%) ITIL
7 5 (8.47%) Migration
7 5 (8.47%) Document Management
7 5 (8.47%) Matrix Management
7 5 (8.47%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (8.47%) Line Management
7 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.47%) Energy Management
8 4 (6.78%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (6.78%) Information Management
8 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.78%) Business Transformation
8 4 (6.78%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) C#
2 2 (3.39%) C
3 1 (1.69%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) SQL
3 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 7 (11.86%) PMI Certification
3 4 (6.78%) PMP
4 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.69%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) Ericsson
1 3 (5.08%) Nokia
1 3 (5.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (3.39%) Huawei
2 2 (3.39%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.69%) Tableau
3 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) SAP
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 30% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago