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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Lead
Rank 797 847 901
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 121 116 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 106 93 59
Median salary £55,000 £54,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.38%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 2016 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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +45 115 £55,000 +0.68% 6
London +43 45 £65,000 +12.06% 1
South East +42 35 £57,500 +21.05% 2
West Sussex +40 22 £60,000 -
Crawley +25 19 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +29 12 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands -8 8 £45,000 -9.09% 1
City of London +57 7 £65,000 -
North Yorkshire - 7 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire +23 5 £36,000 - 1
North West +10 5 £62,000 +19.46%
South West -11 5 £90,000 +125.00% 1
Surrey +12 4 £52,000 +30.00% 1
Staffordshire +4 4 £55,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £55,000 -
Leeds +23 3 £36,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +14 3 £45,000 -25.00%
Berkshire +7 3 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Manchester -16 3 £62,500 +20.42%
Gatwick - 3 £55,000 -
Aylesbury - 3 £45,000 -
Scotland +25 2 £50,000 +42.85%
East of England +20 2 £52,500 -10.63%
East Midlands +17 2 £50,000 +48.14%
Hertfordshire +11 2 £52,500 -8.69%
Nottingham +2 2 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire +1 2 £50,000 +48.14%
Hampshire - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £52,000 -
Winchester - 2 - -

Project Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 93 (40.09%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (36.21%) Finance
3 80 (34.48%) Project Management
4 67 (28.88%) PRINCE2
5 58 (25.00%) Scrum
6 42 (18.10%) SQL Server
7 38 (16.38%) .NET
8 37 (15.95%) C#
9 36 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (15.52%) Waterfall
10 33 (14.22%) Banking
10 33 (14.22%) Microsoft
10 33 (14.22%) SDLC
11 32 (13.79%) Telecoms
12 31 (13.36%) Retail
13 28 (12.07%) PMI Certification
14 27 (11.64%) PMI
15 25 (10.78%) Informatica
15 25 (10.78%) Web Services
16 24 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (10.34%) Advertising
16 24 (10.34%) FMCG
17 22 (9.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 21 (9.05%) SQL
19 20 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
19 20 (8.62%) Relational Database
19 20 (8.62%) Mentoring
20 19 (8.19%) System Testing
21 18 (7.76%) ETL
21 18 (7.76%) PRINCE

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 6 (2.59%) CMS
1 6 (2.59%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.29%) IIS
4 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.86%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (2.59%) MS Office
2 5 (2.16%) MS Project
3 4 (1.72%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.86%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) SAP CO
1 4 (1.72%) SAP ERP
1 4 (1.72%) SAP FI
1 4 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.86%) Endur
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.86%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.86%) SAP PM
3 2 (0.86%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.86%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.43%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.16%) Office 365
3 5 (2.16%) SaaS
4 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.43%) Slack
5 1 (0.43%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.45%) LAN
1 8 (3.45%) WAN
2 4 (1.72%) Firewall
3 3 (1.29%) DNS
3 3 (1.29%) Internet
3 3 (1.29%) SMTP
4 1 (0.43%) NAS
4 1 (0.43%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (9.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (8.62%) Relational Database
4 20 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (7.33%) RDBMS
5 17 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (6.90%) PowerCenter
6 16 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.59%) DataStage
8 4 (1.72%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.72%) SAP BW
8 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.29%) QlikView
10 2 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.86%) Big Data
11 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.43%) DB2
11 1 (0.43%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (0.86%) CocoaPods
1 2 (0.86%) GitLab
1 2 (0.86%) JIRA
1 2 (0.86%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.43%) JUnit
General
1 84 (36.21%) Finance
2 33 (14.22%) Banking
3 32 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 31 (13.36%) Retail
5 24 (10.34%) Advertising
6 12 (5.17%) Legal
6 12 (5.17%) Manufacturing
7 10 (4.31%) Marketing
8 9 (3.88%) Law
9 5 (2.16%) Electronics
10 4 (1.72%) Billing
10 4 (1.72%) Front Office
11 3 (1.29%) Aerospace
11 3 (1.29%) Automotive
11 3 (1.29%) Publishing
12 2 (0.86%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.86%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.43%) Games
13 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.38%) .NET
2 25 (10.78%) Web Services
3 17 (7.33%) XML
4 13 (5.60%) .NET Framework
5 11 (4.74%) Entity Framework
6 10 (4.31%) ASP.NET
7 7 (3.02%) HTML
8 6 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.59%) CSS
8 6 (2.59%) REST
8 6 (2.59%) SOAP
8 6 (2.59%) WPF
9 5 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (2.16%) WCF
10 3 (1.29%) RESTful
11 2 (0.86%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.86%) CSS3
11 2 (0.86%) HTML5
11 2 (0.86%) Node.js
11 2 (0.86%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.64%) PMI
2 24 (10.34%) FMCG
3 12 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.02%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.59%) User Experience
6 5 (2.16%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.72%) Statistics
8 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.86%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.86%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.43%) EPoS
10 1 (0.43%) Equities
10 1 (0.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.88%) Windows
2 8 (3.45%) Unix
3 6 (2.59%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.16%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.86%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (40.09%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (34.48%) Project Management
3 67 (28.88%) PRINCE2
4 58 (25.00%) Scrum
5 36 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (15.52%) Waterfall
6 33 (14.22%) SDLC
7 20 (8.62%) Mentoring
8 19 (8.19%) System Testing
9 18 (7.76%) ETL
9 18 (7.76%) PRINCE
10 17 (7.33%) Line Management
11 15 (6.47%) Project Planning
12 14 (6.03%) Programme Management
13 12 (5.17%) E-Commerce
13 12 (5.17%) ITIL
13 12 (5.17%) Migration
13 12 (5.17%) MVC
13 12 (5.17%) TDD
14 11 (4.74%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.95%) C#
2 21 (9.05%) SQL
3 14 (6.03%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.59%) Java
4 6 (2.59%) Shell Script
4 6 (2.59%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.16%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.72%) C
6 4 (1.72%) R
7 3 (1.29%) PHP
7 3 (1.29%) VB
7 3 (1.29%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.29%) VBA
8 2 (0.86%) ABAP
8 2 (0.86%) Apple Swift
8 2 (0.86%) C++
9 1 (0.43%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.43%) Perl
9 1 (0.43%) Python
9 1 (0.43%) Rust
Qualifications
1 28 (12.07%) PMI Certification
2 14 (6.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (3.88%) Degree
4 4 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.86%) APMP
6 2 (0.86%) ISEB
6 2 (0.86%) PMP
6 2 (0.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) HND
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.02%) QA
2 6 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.86%) SEPA
4 1 (0.43%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 33 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.78%) Informatica
3 13 (5.60%) SAP
4 9 (3.88%) Oracle
5 8 (3.45%) Cisco
6 5 (2.16%) Teradata
7 4 (1.72%) VMware
8 2 (0.86%) Apple
8 2 (0.86%) Cognos
8 2 (0.86%) Google
9 1 (0.43%) Capita
9 1 (0.43%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.43%) hybris
9 1 (0.43%) IBM
9 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.43%) NetApp
9 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.43%) Sybase
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