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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Lead
Rank 840 830 811
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 46 72 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.065% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.069% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 35 60 72
Average salary £41,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.90% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £39,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,500 £101,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +10.46%

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
106230 104914 110587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.72% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88114 86181 94870
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £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 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 26 November 2014 within the UK.

Project Leader Salary Histogram in the UK

Project Leader
Top 29 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 26 November 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 -23 44 £41,500 -20.95% 9
London -15 21 £85,000 +58.13% 4
North West -10 10 £42,000 -16.00% 1
South East -12 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Manchester -13 7 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Hampshire -9 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Andover - 4 £40,000 -
Leeds -7 3 £34,000 -24.44%
West Yorkshire -19 3 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Yorkshire -31 3 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Merseyside +17 2 £36,000 -20.00%
Middlesex - 2 £37,500 -
Wales - 2 £34,836 -
Buckinghamshire -9 1 £57,500 -4.16%
North East -10 1 £43,000 +22.85%
South West -12 1 £75,000 +36.36% 1
East of England -39 1 £60,000 +26.31% 1
West Wales - 1 £34,836 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 - 1
South Wales - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £60,000 -
Durham - 1 £43,000 -
Swansea - 1 £34,836 -
Watford - 1 £60,000 - 1
Liverpool - 1 £42,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £60,000 -
Bristol - 1 £75,000 - 1
Darlington - 1 £43,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £57,500 -

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 34 (39.08%) Project Management
2 24 (27.59%) Finance
2 24 (27.59%) PRINCE2
3 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
3 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.39%) .NET
5 15 (17.24%) ITIL
6 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
8 12 (13.79%) MS Excel
8 12 (13.79%) SharePoint
8 12 (13.79%) Risk Management
8 12 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (12.64%) MS Project
9 11 (12.64%) SQL
9 11 (12.64%) PMP
9 11 (12.64%) PMI Certification
10 10 (11.49%) Java
10 10 (11.49%) SAP
10 10 (11.49%) Degree
11 9 (10.34%) QA
11 9 (10.34%) Time Management
11 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
12 8 (9.20%) Oracle
12 8 (9.20%) HP
13 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
13 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
14 6 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (6.90%) Unit Testing
14 6 (6.90%) Integration Testing

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 12 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.75%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.30%) WordPress
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.15%) SAS
4 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.64%) MS Project
3 6 (6.90%) MS Office
4 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.15%) FastStats
5 1 (1.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.30%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.30%) Magento
2 1 (1.15%) BASE24
2 1 (1.15%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.15%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.15%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) SAN
1 3 (3.45%) Network Security
2 2 (2.30%) Firewall
3 1 (1.15%) Wireless
3 1 (1.15%) VLAN
3 1 (1.15%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.15%) NAS
3 1 (1.15%) DMZ
3 1 (1.15%) DSL
3 1 (1.15%) VoIP
3 1 (1.15%) WAN
3 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) RDBMS
2 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.15%) Subversion
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (27.59%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Retail
2 3 (3.45%) Marketing
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) .NET
2 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.30%) XML
3 2 (2.30%) RSS
3 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.15%) Itk
4 1 (1.15%) CSS
4 1 (1.15%) SOAP
4 1 (1.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.75%) PMI
2 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.30%) E-Learning
3 2 (2.30%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.15%) EPoS
4 1 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) UNIX
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.08%) Project Management
2 24 (27.59%) PRINCE2
3 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.24%) ITIL
5 12 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.79%) Risk Management
6 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 9 (10.34%) Time Management
7 6 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.90%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 6 (6.90%) Test Management
7 6 (6.90%) Change Control
7 6 (6.90%) Test Strategy
7 6 (6.90%) Regression Testing
7 6 (6.90%) Scrum
8 4 (4.60%) Workflow
9 3 (3.45%) Migration
9 3 (3.45%) PRINCE
9 3 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) SQL
2 10 (11.49%) Java
3 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.60%) C#
4 2 (2.30%) Perl
4 2 (2.30%) PHP
4 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.15%) C
5 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) PMP
1 11 (12.64%) PMI Certification
2 10 (11.49%) Degree
3 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.90%) ISEB
5 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.45%) CCNA
6 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.15%) CIPD
8 1 (1.15%) HNC
8 1 (1.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.30%) XenApp
3 1 (1.15%) vSphere
3 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.15%) SCCM
3 1 (1.15%) SCOM
3 1 (1.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) SAP
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle
3 8 (9.20%) HP
4 5 (5.75%) Hitachi
5 4 (4.60%) VMware
6 3 (3.45%) Citrix
6 3 (3.45%) Cisco
6 3 (3.45%) hybris
7 2 (2.30%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.30%) Google
7 2 (2.30%) Coremetrics
8 1 (1.15%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.15%) Veeam
8 1 (1.15%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.15%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.15%) NetApp
8 1 (1.15%) Siemens
8 1 (1.15%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.15%) Dell
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