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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Lead
Rank 838 847 789
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 66 73 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.061% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.064% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 51 53 69
Average salary £43,500 £48,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £48,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +20.00%

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
104512 113471 104451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85520 92371 86950
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +34 62 £43,000 -6.52% 12
South East +31 16 £41,750 -16.50%
London +22 16 £72,500 +107.14% 5
Bristol +9 12 £72,500 +107.14% 1
South West -2 12 £72,500 +45.00% 1
Berkshire +3 7 £41,000 -28.69%
West Yorkshire +4 6 £32,500 -40.90%
North West -6 6 £35,500 -1.38% 3
Yorkshire -11 6 £32,500 -33.67%
Surrey +20 5 - -
Scotland +22 4 £47,000 -2.08%
Slough +12 4 £41,000 -18.00%
Glasgow +8 3 £47,250 -1.56%
Lancashire +5 3 £41,000 - 1
Leeds -7 3 £35,000 -28.57%
Manchester +4 2 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Blackpool -7 2 £41,000 -
North East -8 2 £39,250 -
Milton Keynes -9 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Newbury - 2 - -
City of London - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Derbyshire +11 1 £40,000 -
Derby +9 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands +2 1 £40,000 -13.04%
Tyne and Wear -10 1 £43,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £27,500 -

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 67 (48.91%) Project Management
2 43 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (21.90%) Java
4 29 (21.17%) PRINCE2
5 27 (19.71%) Finance
6 24 (17.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (13.87%) E-Commerce
8 16 (11.68%) Degree
9 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
9 14 (10.22%) SQL Server
10 13 (9.49%) SQL
10 13 (9.49%) Windows
11 12 (8.76%) ASP.NET
11 12 (8.76%) .NET
12 11 (8.03%) JavaScript
12 11 (8.03%) SharePoint
13 10 (7.30%) CSS
13 10 (7.30%) MS Project
14 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
14 9 (6.57%) SAP
14 9 (6.57%) SAP FI
14 9 (6.57%) Business Analysis
14 9 (6.57%) Project Planning
14 9 (6.57%) SAP CO
14 9 (6.57%) SAP FI/CO
14 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (5.84%) Windows 7
15 8 (5.84%) SharePoint 2010

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 11 (8.03%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.84%) IIS
2 8 (5.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.46%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Project
2 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.65%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.92%) MS Office
5 1 (0.73%) CATIA
5 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.57%) SAP FI
1 9 (6.57%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (6.57%) SAP CO
2 7 (5.11%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (1.46%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (1.46%) BASE24
4 1 (0.73%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.73%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.73%) DELMIA
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.73%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.65%) Big Data
4 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.19%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.46%) DB2
5 2 (1.46%) DataStage
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.73%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (3.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.73%) JUnit
General
1 27 (19.71%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Banking
3 6 (4.38%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.38%) Electronics
4 5 (3.65%) Back Office
4 5 (3.65%) Local Government
5 4 (2.92%) Marketing
6 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.73%) Automotive
7 1 (0.73%) Retail
7 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.76%) .NET
1 12 (8.76%) ASP.NET
2 10 (7.30%) CSS
3 7 (5.11%) SAP CO-PA
4 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (2.19%) jQuery
5 2 (1.46%) HTML
6 1 (0.73%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.73%) Web Services
6 1 (0.73%) J2SE
6 1 (0.73%) EDI
6 1 (0.73%) JMS
6 1 (0.73%) Spring
6 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.65%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.92%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.49%) Windows
2 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (5.84%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.19%) UNIX
5 2 (1.46%) Linux
5 2 (1.46%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (48.91%) Project Management
2 43 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (21.17%) PRINCE2
4 24 (17.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (13.87%) E-Commerce
6 9 (6.57%) Business Analysis
6 9 (6.57%) Project Planning
7 8 (5.84%) Document Management
7 8 (5.84%) Workflow
8 7 (5.11%) Integration Testing
9 6 (4.38%) Matrix Management
9 6 (4.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.38%) Service Management
9 6 (4.38%) Risk Management
10 5 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (3.65%) Six Sigma
11 4 (2.92%) MVC
11 4 (2.92%) CRM
11 4 (2.92%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.90%) Java
2 13 (9.49%) SQL
3 11 (8.03%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.65%) C#
5 2 (1.46%) C
6 1 (0.73%) C++
6 1 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (11.68%) Degree
2 2 (1.46%) CIPD
2 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) PMP
3 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) SLA
2 5 (3.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.57%) SAP
3 4 (2.92%) Oracle
4 3 (2.19%) VMware
5 2 (1.46%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.46%) Citrix
5 2 (1.46%) Juniper
6 1 (0.73%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.73%) Informatica
6 1 (0.73%) Veritas
6 1 (0.73%) Apple
6 1 (0.73%) Sybase
6 1 (0.73%) Teradata
6 1 (0.73%) Telerik
6 1 (0.73%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.73%) Netezza
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