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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Lead
Rank 851 813 774
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 44 73 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.067% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.071% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 32 62 95
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £84,750 £58,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%

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
107784 102248 109748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.51% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87953 84954 93424
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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 20 October 2014 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 20 October 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 -41 43 £42,500 -19.04% 6
London -14 20 £85,000 +61.90%
North West -23 7 £30,000 -40.00%
South East -2 5 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Manchester -24 5 £30,000 -40.00%
West Yorkshire -17 4 £34,000 -5.55%
Leeds -20 4 £34,000 -24.44%
East of England -20 4 £51,000 - 2
Yorkshire -32 4 £34,000 -5.55%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £51,000 -
Merseyside +14 2 £36,000 -20.00%
Hampshire -3 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1
North East -17 2 £45,250 +29.28% 1
Middlesex - 2 £37,500 -
Andover - 2 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Hertfordshire -11 1 £60,000 - 2
Tyne and Wear -14 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 1 £47,500 +35.71%
City of London -20 1 £36,025 -51.96%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Durham - 1 £43,000 - 1
Watford - 1 £60,000 - 2
Darlington - 1 £43,000 - 1
High Wycombe - 1 £57,500 - 1
Liverpool - 1 £42,000 -
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 35 (33.65%) Project Management
2 31 (29.81%) Finance
3 26 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (22.12%) PRINCE2
5 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
6 18 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 15 (14.42%) SQL
8 15 (14.42%) Oracle
9 14 (13.46%) ITIL
9 14 (13.46%) SharePoint
9 14 (13.46%) .NET
10 13 (12.50%) Java
10 13 (12.50%) Degree
11 11 (10.58%) Time Management
11 11 (10.58%) Mentoring
11 11 (10.58%) Scrum
12 10 (9.62%) Risk Management
12 10 (9.62%) Retail
12 10 (9.62%) Windows
12 10 (9.62%) SAP
13 9 (8.65%) QA
13 9 (8.65%) MS Project
13 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
14 8 (7.69%) HP
14 8 (7.69%) PMP
14 8 (7.69%) PMI Certification
14 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database
15 7 (6.73%) Waterfall

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 14 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.81%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.92%) WordPress
5 1 (0.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.96%) Drupal
5 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.96%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Project
1 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) MS Office
3 3 (2.88%) Windchill
3 3 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.96%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Teamcenter
1 3 (2.88%) ENOVIA
2 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.92%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.92%) Magento
3 1 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) SAN
1 3 (2.88%) Network Security
2 2 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (0.96%) Wireless
3 1 (0.96%) VLAN
3 1 (0.96%) VoIP
3 1 (0.96%) WAN
3 1 (0.96%) VPN
3 1 (0.96%) DMZ
3 1 (0.96%) Intranet
3 1 (0.96%) DSL
3 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.85%) Data Mart
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.92%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (4.81%) Subversion
3 4 (3.85%) Toad
4 1 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.96%) JIRA
4 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
General
1 31 (29.81%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Retail
3 3 (2.88%) Marketing
4 2 (1.92%) Legal
4 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Advertising
4 2 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Front Office
5 1 (0.96%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.46%) .NET
2 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.85%) XML
3 3 (2.88%) Itk
4 2 (1.92%) RSS
4 2 (1.92%) HTML
4 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.92%) CSS
5 1 (0.96%) SOAP
5 1 (0.96%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) Reference Data
3 5 (4.81%) PMI
4 4 (3.85%) Equities
4 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.88%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.92%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.92%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.96%) EPoS
7 1 (0.96%) Social Network
7 1 (0.96%) Derivative
7 1 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.96%) Open Source
7 1 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.62%) Windows
2 7 (6.73%) UNIX
3 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.65%) Project Management
2 26 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (22.12%) PRINCE2
4 14 (13.46%) ITIL
5 11 (10.58%) Scrum
5 11 (10.58%) Time Management
5 11 (10.58%) Mentoring
6 10 (9.62%) Risk Management
7 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.73%) Data Modelling
8 7 (6.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (6.73%) Integration Testing
8 7 (6.73%) Waterfall
9 6 (5.77%) Test Management
9 6 (5.77%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.77%) Test Strategy
9 6 (5.77%) Regression Testing
9 6 (5.77%) Migration
10 5 (4.81%) Change Management
10 5 (4.81%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.42%) SQL
2 13 (12.50%) Java
3 6 (5.77%) Perl
3 6 (5.77%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.85%) C#
6 3 (2.88%) PHP
7 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.96%) Ruby
8 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) Degree
2 8 (7.69%) PMP
2 8 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 6 (5.77%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.77%) ISEB
4 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.88%) CCNA
7 1 (0.96%) HNC
7 1 (0.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.65%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.92%) XenApp
3 1 (0.96%) vSphere
3 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.85%) Control-M
3 2 (1.92%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.96%) SCCM
4 1 (0.96%) SCOM
4 1 (0.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.42%) Oracle
3 10 (9.62%) SAP
4 8 (7.69%) HP
5 5 (4.81%) Hitachi
6 4 (3.85%) Informatica
6 4 (3.85%) VMware
6 4 (3.85%) Reuters
6 4 (3.85%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.88%) hybris
7 3 (2.88%) Citrix
7 3 (2.88%) Siemens
7 3 (2.88%) Cisco
8 2 (1.92%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.92%) Google
8 2 (1.92%) Coremetrics
9 1 (0.96%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.96%) Veeam
9 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.96%) Sage
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