The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Leader role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Project Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Lead
Rank 863 876 822
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 52 56 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.048% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.051% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 40 28 50
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £34,750 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £54,575 £74,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
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 Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Project Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Leader
Salary Trend

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

Project Leader Salary Trend in the UK

Project Leader
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Leader over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 within the UK.

Project Leader Salary Histogram in the UK

Project Leader
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 +29 49 £47,500 +5.55% 8
London +28 13 £57,500 +39.39% 2
North West +4 11 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Manchester +18 8 £50,000 +37.93% 2
West Midlands +7 7 £49,500 - 2
South East +6 5 £40,000 +12.06% 2
Surrey - 5 £37,500 - 1
Coventry - 5 £51,000 - 1
East Midlands +3 4 £47,500 -
South West -9 4 £31,500 -14.86%
Nottinghamshire -2 3 - -
Tyne and Wear -14 3 £43,500 -
North East -22 3 £43,500 -
Gateshead - 3 £43,500 -
Nottingham - 3 - -
Scotland +12 2 £55,000 +24.29%
East of England +3 2 £55,000 +7.84%
Kent +2 2 £40,000 +12.06%
Somerset - 2 £31,500 -
Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Yeovil - 2 £31,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £55,000 -
City of London +37 1 £67,500 +12.97% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 1 - -
Dorset +10 1 £30,000 -18.91%
Hertfordshire 0 1 £55,000 -10.56%
Cheshire 0 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Weymouth 0 1 £30,000 -18.91%
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 £38,000 -

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Project Leader 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 Leader in their job title.

1 51 (42.15%) Project Management
2 38 (31.40%) Finance
3 24 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (17.36%) SQL
5 20 (16.53%) .NET
6 19 (15.70%) Degree
7 17 (14.05%) Business Analysis
7 17 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (14.05%) SAP
8 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
9 15 (12.40%) SAP FI
9 15 (12.40%) SAP FI/CO
9 15 (12.40%) SAP CO
10 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET
11 13 (10.74%) Java
12 12 (9.92%) C#
12 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
13 11 (9.09%) Windows
13 11 (9.09%) Manufacturing
13 11 (9.09%) Risk Management
14 10 (8.26%) JIRA
15 9 (7.44%) MVC
15 9 (7.44%) SharePoint
15 9 (7.44%) PRINCE2
15 9 (7.44%) MS Project
15 9 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (6.61%) Oracle
17 7 (5.79%) JavaScript
17 7 (5.79%) CRM
17 7 (5.79%) SAP MM

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Project Leader 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 Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.31%) IIS
2 4 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.65%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.65%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) MS Project
2 6 (4.96%) MS Office
2 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.83%) Simulink
4 1 (0.83%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (12.40%) SAP FI
1 15 (12.40%) SAP FI/CO
1 15 (12.40%) SAP CO
2 7 (5.79%) SAP MM
2 7 (5.79%) SAP SD
2 7 (5.79%) SAP FSCM
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.65%) Magento
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) VoIP
1 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.65%) SAN
1 2 (1.65%) H.323
1 2 (1.65%) Firewall
1 2 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.65%) Network Security
1 2 (1.65%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.83%) WebEx
2 1 (0.83%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.48%) SAP BI
3 3 (2.48%) DataStage
3 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.83%) DB2
5 1 (0.83%) Big Data
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) JIRA
2 3 (2.48%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.83%) JUnit
3 1 (0.83%) Axure RP
General
1 38 (31.40%) Finance
2 11 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.79%) Banking
3 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.13%) Back Office
4 5 (4.13%) Local Government
4 5 (4.13%) Marketing
5 4 (3.31%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.48%) Electronics
6 3 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.48%) Billing
6 3 (2.48%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.48%) Law
7 2 (1.65%) Retail
8 1 (0.83%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.53%) .NET
2 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.79%) SAP CO-PA
4 6 (4.96%) CSS
5 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (3.31%) EDI
7 3 (2.48%) HTML
8 2 (1.65%) jQuery
8 2 (1.65%) LAMP
9 1 (0.83%) Spring
9 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.83%) JMS
9 1 (0.83%) Web Services
9 1 (0.83%) J2SE
9 1 (0.83%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.83%) Sass
9 1 (0.83%) LESS
9 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.48%) Taxonomies
3 3 (2.48%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.48%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.65%) PMI
4 2 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.09%) Windows
2 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.96%) UNIX
4 4 (3.31%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.31%) Linux
5 3 (2.48%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.15%) Project Management
2 24 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (14.05%) Business Analysis
4 11 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 9 (7.44%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.44%) MVC
6 7 (5.79%) Logistics
6 7 (5.79%) CRM
6 7 (5.79%) Integration Testing
7 6 (4.96%) Project Planning
7 6 (4.96%) Resource Management
7 6 (4.96%) Matrix Management
7 6 (4.96%) ITIL
8 5 (4.13%) Service Management
8 5 (4.13%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.13%) Migration
8 5 (4.13%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.13%) SDLC
9 4 (3.31%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.36%) SQL
2 13 (10.74%) Java
3 12 (9.92%) C#
4 7 (5.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.65%) PHP
5 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.83%) Perl
6 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (15.70%) Degree
2 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.65%) MCSE
3 2 (1.65%) MCSA
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.65%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.83%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) SLA
2 5 (4.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.65%) vSphere
2 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (14.05%) SAP
2 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.61%) Oracle
4 5 (4.13%) VMware
5 4 (3.31%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.48%) Citrix
6 3 (2.48%) Juniper
7 2 (1.65%) Avaya
7 2 (1.65%) Progress
7 2 (1.65%) Endeca
7 2 (1.65%) SonicWALL
7 2 (1.65%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.65%) Veeam
7 2 (1.65%) hybris
7 2 (1.65%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (0.83%) Informatica
8 1 (0.83%) Apple
8 1 (0.83%) Telerik
8 1 (0.83%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.83%) Sybase
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