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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Lead
Rank 810 839 828
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 70 50 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.048% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.051% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 63 44 40
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,432 £34,975
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £72,450 £59,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +15.85%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £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 January 2015 within the UK.

Project Leader Salary Histogram in the UK

Project Leader
Top 26 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 January 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 +17 66 £35,000 -26.31% 12
Yorkshire +15 24 £35,000 +45.83%
West Yorkshire - 24 £35,000 -
Leeds - 20 £35,000 -
London +1 17 £87,500 +75.00% 2
North West +1 10 £27,500 -32.09% 4
South West - 9 £75,000 - 2
Bristol - 9 £75,000 - 2
Manchester -11 4 £55,000 +64.17%
Swansea - 4 £34,836 -
Wales - 4 £34,836 -
West Wales - 4 £34,836 -
City of London -5 3 - -
Lancashire - 3 £27,500 - 3
Durham - 3 £35,000 - 1
North East - 3 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire -16 2 £40,000 -
South East -40 2 £40,000 -3.61%
Merseyside - 2 £27,500 - 1
Ormskirk - 2 £27,500 - 2
Liverpool - 2 £27,500 - 1
Andover - 2 £40,000 -
Cheshire -3 1 £60,000 +26.31%
West Midlands -10 1 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £35,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £60,000 -

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 55 (49.11%) Project Management
2 40 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 37 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (22.32%) Java
5 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
6 19 (16.96%) SQL Server
7 18 (16.07%) SQL
7 18 (16.07%) .NET
8 16 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 16 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 15 (13.39%) MS Excel
10 14 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (12.50%) Finance
11 13 (11.61%) MS Project
12 11 (9.82%) Windows
12 11 (9.82%) PMP
12 11 (9.82%) PMI Certification
12 11 (9.82%) Degree
13 9 (8.04%) Risk Management
13 9 (8.04%) Oracle
14 8 (7.14%) Mentoring
14 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (7.14%) JavaScript
14 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET
14 8 (7.14%) QA
15 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
15 7 (6.25%) Workflow
15 7 (6.25%) CSS
15 7 (6.25%) ITIL
15 7 (6.25%) RDBMS

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (5.36%) IIS
4 5 (4.46%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.61%) MS Project
3 4 (3.57%) MS Office
3 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.89%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) BASE24
1 2 (1.79%) VisionPLUS
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.89%) DELMIA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) WAN
1 1 (0.89%) SAN
1 1 (0.89%) DMZ
1 1 (0.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.89%) DB2
4 1 (0.89%) Informix
4 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.89%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.46%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Electronics
3 3 (2.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.07%) .NET
2 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (1.79%) HTML
5 1 (0.89%) SOAP
5 1 (0.89%) jQuery
5 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.46%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.46%) PMI
4 3 (2.68%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.68%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.82%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (5.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (49.11%) Project Management
2 40 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 37 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 14 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (8.04%) Risk Management
7 8 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.25%) Workflow
8 7 (6.25%) ITIL
9 6 (5.36%) Document Management
9 6 (5.36%) Change Control
10 5 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.57%) Six Sigma
11 4 (3.57%) Project Planning
12 3 (2.68%) Scrum
12 3 (2.68%) CRM
12 3 (2.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (2.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (2.68%) Business Transformation
12 3 (2.68%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.32%) Java
2 18 (16.07%) SQL
3 8 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.68%) C#
5 2 (1.79%) Perl
5 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.79%) C
5 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.89%) C++
6 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (9.82%) PMP
1 11 (9.82%) PMI Certification
1 11 (9.82%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.79%) ISEB
4 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.89%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.89%) SCCM
2 1 (0.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.04%) Oracle
3 6 (5.36%) SAP
4 5 (4.46%) Hitachi
5 3 (2.68%) hybris
5 3 (2.68%) HP
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco
6 2 (1.79%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.79%) VMware
7 1 (0.89%) Teradata
7 1 (0.89%) Netezza
7 1 (0.89%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.89%) Sage
7 1 (0.89%) Nortel
7 1 (0.89%) Citrix
7 1 (0.89%) Cognizant
St. Albans
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago