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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Director
Rank 869 859 874
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Director 18 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.013% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.014% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 16
Average salary £90,000 £80,000 £71,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,700 £59,250 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £93,000 £92,500 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £87,500 - £65,000

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -18 16 £85,000 +6.25%
South East - 13 £85,000 -
Reading - 7 - -
Berkshire - 7 - -
Hampshire - 4 £87,500 -
London -25 3 £92,500 +15.62%
Havant - 2 £85,000 -
Oxford - 1 £85,000 -
Kent - 1 £53,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £85,000 -
Scotland - 1 £95,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £95,000 -

Project Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 36 (72.00%) Project Management
2 18 (36.00%) Telecoms
3 17 (34.00%) PRINCE2
4 14 (28.00%) PMP
4 14 (28.00%) PMI Certification
5 12 (24.00%) Finance
5 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.00%) Wireless
6 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (18.00%) PMI
7 9 (18.00%) DSDM
8 8 (16.00%) Banking
9 7 (14.00%) Risk Management
9 7 (14.00%) QA
10 6 (12.00%) Business Transformation
10 6 (12.00%) Degree
10 6 (12.00%) SQL
11 5 (10.00%) .NET
11 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (10.00%) Matrix Management
12 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
12 4 (8.00%) Spanish Language
12 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
12 4 (8.00%) Change Management
12 4 (8.00%) C#
12 4 (8.00%) C++
12 4 (8.00%) Delphi
12 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
13 3 (6.00%) MySQL
13 3 (6.00%) C

Project Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (2.00%) CMS
1 1 (2.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Maximo
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (4.00%) Network Security
2 2 (4.00%) 4G
3 1 (2.00%) Broadband
3 1 (2.00%) Intranet
3 1 (2.00%) 3G
3 1 (2.00%) 2G
3 1 (2.00%) LTE
3 1 (2.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) MySQL
General
1 18 (36.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (24.00%) Finance
3 8 (16.00%) Banking
4 4 (8.00%) Spanish Language
5 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Electronics
6 1 (2.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) SOAP
3 1 (2.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) J2EE
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) Ajax
3 1 (2.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) Symfony
3 1 (2.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) Sass
3 1 (2.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) PMI
2 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) DTV
3 1 (2.00%) FMCG
3 1 (2.00%) Social Media
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) Project Management
2 17 (34.00%) PRINCE2
3 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (18.00%) DSDM
6 7 (14.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.00%) Business Transformation
8 5 (10.00%) Matrix Management
9 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Change Management
10 3 (6.00%) Migration
10 3 (6.00%) DevOps
10 3 (6.00%) Line Management
11 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
11 2 (4.00%) Web Development
11 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
11 2 (4.00%) Programme Management
11 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
11 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) C#
2 4 (8.00%) C++
2 4 (8.00%) Delphi
3 3 (6.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) PMP
1 14 (28.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (12.00%) Degree
3 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle
1 2 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.00%) Huawei
2 1 (2.00%) Syclo