The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Project Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Lead
UK
Rank 783 802 808
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 68 140 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 51 120 132
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £54,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +54.28%

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
80972 97334 101928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.31% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67196 81538 83871
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Project Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Project Leader in the job title.

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 28 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 53 £55,000 - 7
South East +32 17 £55,000 -8.33% 1
London +19 16 £70,000 +21.73% 4
Yorkshire +28 9 £32,500 -18.75%
West Yorkshire +27 9 £32,500 -27.77%
West Sussex +1 9 £55,000 -8.33%
Gatwick -4 6 £55,000 -8.33%
Halifax - 6 £32,500 -
North West -14 5 £47,500 +35.71%
West Midlands +17 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Scotland - 4 £55,000 -
Berkshire +28 3 £65,000 +13.04%
Staffordshire +9 3 £41,250 -17.50%
Crawley +1 3 £57,500 -4.16%
Manchester - 3 £47,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £41,250 -
Reading +42 2 £65,000 +57.57%
Leeds +20 2 £32,500 -27.77%
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £53,750 +15.59%
East Sussex - 2 £82,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £47,500 -
Beckenham - 2 - -
Stirlingshire - 2 £55,000 -
Stirling - 2 £55,000 -
Slough +29 1 £55,000 +3.77%
South West +14 1 £30,000 -42.30%
Nottinghamshire +1 1 - - 1
East Midlands -5 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £30,000 -
Surrey - 1 £42,500 - 1

Project Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Project Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Project Leader in the job title.

1 82 (41.41%) PRINCE2
2 77 (38.89%) Project Management
3 69 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (30.81%) Finance
5 43 (21.72%) SQL Server
6 42 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 40 (20.20%) SQL
8 38 (19.19%) C#
9 36 (18.18%) Scrum
10 35 (17.68%) Informatica
10 35 (17.68%) .NET
11 33 (16.67%) System Testing
12 31 (15.66%) Oracle
13 29 (14.65%) Unix
13 29 (14.65%) ETL
13 29 (14.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (13.13%) Data Analysis
15 25 (12.63%) Shell Script
16 24 (12.12%) DataStage
16 24 (12.12%) T-SQL
16 24 (12.12%) PL/SQL
16 24 (12.12%) Teradata
17 23 (11.62%) Banking
17 23 (11.62%) Marketing
18 22 (11.11%) Waterfall
19 21 (10.61%) XML
20 20 (10.10%) Retail
20 20 (10.10%) Relational Database
21 19 (9.60%) .NET Framework
21 19 (9.60%) SQL Server Integration Services

Project Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (3.03%) IIS
2 6 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.51%) Confluence
5 1 (0.51%) SAS
5 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.06%) MS Project
3 3 (1.52%) MS Office
4 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.01%) Magento
2 2 (1.01%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.51%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.51%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.57%) SaaS
2 10 (5.05%) Office 365
3 8 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.03%) Google Analytics
5 5 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (2.02%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (2.02%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (2.02%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.02%) Firewall
2 3 (1.52%) Intranet
3 2 (1.01%) HTTP
3 2 (1.01%) Internet
3 2 (1.01%) LAN
3 2 (1.01%) WAN
4 1 (0.51%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (21.72%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.12%) DataStage
3 20 (10.10%) Relational Database
4 19 (9.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (8.08%) RDBMS
5 16 (8.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (7.58%) PowerCenter
6 15 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (4.55%) Big Data
8 8 (4.04%) Hadoop
8 8 (4.04%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (2.02%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.01%) DB2
11 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.51%) OLAP
11 1 (0.51%) OLTP
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (3.03%) JIRA
1 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Blend
2 4 (2.02%) Ant
2 4 (2.02%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.02%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.02%) Maven
2 4 (2.02%) Subversion
3 1 (0.51%) JUnit
3 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (30.81%) Finance
2 23 (11.62%) Banking
2 23 (11.62%) Marketing
3 20 (10.10%) Retail
4 17 (8.59%) Manufacturing
5 16 (8.08%) Advertising
5 16 (8.08%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.03%) Billing
7 5 (2.53%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.53%) Publishing
8 4 (2.02%) Front Office
9 3 (1.52%) Legal
9 3 (1.52%) Local Government
10 2 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (1.01%) French Language
11 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.51%) Back Office
11 1 (0.51%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.68%) .NET
2 21 (10.61%) XML
3 19 (9.60%) .NET Framework
4 17 (8.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 17 (8.59%) Entity Framework
4 17 (8.59%) WCF
5 13 (6.57%) HTML
6 12 (6.06%) CSS
6 12 (6.06%) HTML5
7 11 (5.56%) Web Services
8 10 (5.05%) jQuery
8 10 (5.05%) WPF
9 8 (4.04%) REST
10 6 (3.03%) CSS3
10 6 (3.03%) JSON
10 6 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (2.02%) JSP
12 2 (1.01%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.01%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (4.55%) PMI
2 6 (3.03%) FMCG
2 6 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.01%) Derivative
4 2 (1.01%) Equities
4 2 (1.01%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.01%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.51%) DataPower
5 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.51%) EPoS
5 1 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.51%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (0.51%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.65%) Unix
2 16 (8.08%) Windows
3 10 (5.05%) Linux
4 4 (2.02%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.02%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.01%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (41.41%) PRINCE2
2 77 (38.89%) Project Management
3 69 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (18.18%) Scrum
5 33 (16.67%) System Testing
6 29 (14.65%) ETL
6 29 (14.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (13.13%) Data Analysis
8 22 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 17 (8.59%) E-Commerce
9 17 (8.59%) Line Management
9 17 (8.59%) MVC
10 16 (8.08%) Programme Management
10 16 (8.08%) SDLC
11 14 (7.07%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (7.07%) V-Model
12 13 (6.57%) Analytics
13 12 (6.06%) Mentoring
14 11 (5.56%) Resource Management
15 10 (5.05%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (20.20%) SQL
2 38 (19.19%) C#
3 25 (12.63%) Shell Script
4 24 (12.12%) PL/SQL
4 24 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 16 (8.08%) Java
6 11 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.03%) XAML
8 5 (2.53%) Python
9 4 (2.02%) VBA
10 3 (1.52%) C
10 3 (1.52%) C++
10 3 (1.52%) VB
10 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.01%) Perl
12 1 (0.51%) Scala
12 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (8.08%) Degree
2 13 (6.57%) PMI Certification
3 11 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (3.03%) APMP
6 4 (2.02%) PMP
6 4 (2.02%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.52%) ISEB
8 2 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.51%) HND
9 1 (0.51%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.55%) PMO
2 7 (3.54%) QA
3 4 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.01%) P3O
5 1 (0.51%) GDPR
5 1 (0.51%) MiFID
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.51%) SEPA
5 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 35 (17.68%) Informatica
3 31 (15.66%) Oracle
4 24 (12.12%) Teradata
5 7 (3.54%) SAP
6 6 (3.03%) Google
6 6 (3.03%) HP
6 6 (3.03%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.53%) Cisco
8 4 (2.02%) Adobe
8 4 (2.02%) ArcSight
8 4 (2.02%) Blue Coat
8 4 (2.02%) FireEye
8 4 (2.02%) Forcepoint
8 4 (2.02%) Hortonworks
8 4 (2.02%) Juniper
8 4 (2.02%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.01%) Citrix
9 2 (1.01%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
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