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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Lead
Rank 859 805 786
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 45 66 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.061% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.064% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 28 52 103
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £38,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,925 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,750 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.76%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -35 44 £45,000 -10.00% 8
London -20 10 £40,000 -40.74% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £47,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 10 £47,500 - 1
North East - 10 £47,500 - 1
East of England +9 7 £51,000 - 3
North West -30 6 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -34 6 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Cambridgeshire - 6 £51,000 - 1
Leeds -24 4 £45,000 +50.00%
West Yorkshire -34 4 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Manchester -14 3 £55,750 +23.88%
Warrington -16 3 £45,000 -
Cheshire -16 3 £45,000 -
Bromley - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands -9 2 - - 1
North Yorkshire -11 2 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
East Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
Harrogate - 2 £45,000 -
Hull - 2 £32,500 -
Rugby - 2 - -
Kent -3 1 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire -5 1 £61,500 -
City of London -18 1 £59,750 -17.58%
South West -18 1 £37,000 -17.77%
Scotland -19 1 £44,250 - 1
South East -30 1 £37,500 -25.00%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 49 (40.16%) Finance
2 44 (36.07%) Project Management
3 29 (23.77%) Oracle
4 25 (20.49%) Java
5 23 (18.85%) Oracle Database
6 16 (13.11%) Degree
6 16 (13.11%) SQL
7 14 (11.48%) SOA
7 14 (11.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (11.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 13 (10.66%) Computer Science
8 13 (10.66%) Time Management
8 13 (10.66%) PRINCE2
9 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
9 12 (9.84%) Retail
10 11 (9.02%) Scrum
10 11 (9.02%) Change Management
10 11 (9.02%) Data Modelling
10 11 (9.02%) UNIX
10 11 (9.02%) PL/SQL
11 10 (8.20%) ITIL
12 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (7.38%) Subversion
13 8 (6.56%) Waterfall
13 8 (6.56%) Reference Data
13 8 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (6.56%) Data Mart
13 8 (6.56%) Release Management
13 8 (6.56%) Equities
13 8 (6.56%) Configuration Management

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (11.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (5.74%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.46%) WordPress
4 2 (1.64%) Drupal
4 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.82%) SAS
5 1 (0.82%) CMS
5 1 (0.82%) Lync
5 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MS Project
2 3 (2.46%) Windchill
3 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.64%) MS Office
3 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.82%) FastStats
4 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Teamcenter
1 3 (2.46%) Magento
1 3 (2.46%) ENOVIA
1 3 (2.46%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.82%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.82%) arcHouse
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) SAN
1 3 (2.46%) VoIP
1 3 (2.46%) Firewall
1 3 (2.46%) Network Security
2 2 (1.64%) WAN
2 2 (1.64%) LAN
3 1 (0.82%) VPN
3 1 (0.82%) DSL
3 1 (0.82%) Intranet
3 1 (0.82%) Wireless
3 1 (0.82%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.85%) Oracle Database
2 14 (11.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (6.56%) Data Mart
3 8 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.64%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Subversion
2 8 (6.56%) Toad
3 6 (4.92%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.82%) NUnit
5 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.82%) JIRA
General
1 49 (40.16%) Finance
2 12 (9.84%) Retail
3 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.46%) Marketing
4 2 (1.64%) Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Advertising
4 2 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (0.82%) Publishing
5 1 (0.82%) Front Office
5 1 (0.82%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) .NET
2 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (3.28%) HTML
2 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.28%) XML
3 3 (2.46%) RSS
3 3 (2.46%) Itk
4 2 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.82%) CSS
5 1 (0.82%) SOAP
5 1 (0.82%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.56%) Reference Data
2 8 (6.56%) Equities
3 7 (5.74%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.46%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.64%) Open Source
5 2 (1.64%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.64%) AS400
6 1 (0.82%) EPoS
6 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.82%) Social Media
6 1 (0.82%) Social Network
6 1 (0.82%) Derivative
6 1 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.02%) UNIX
2 8 (6.56%) Windows
3 2 (1.64%) AIX
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.07%) Project Management
2 14 (11.48%) SOA
3 13 (10.66%) Time Management
3 13 (10.66%) PRINCE2
4 11 (9.02%) Scrum
4 11 (9.02%) Change Management
4 11 (9.02%) Data Modelling
5 10 (8.20%) ITIL
6 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.56%) Waterfall
7 8 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (6.56%) Release Management
7 8 (6.56%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (5.74%) Integration Testing
8 7 (5.74%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (5.74%) Test Strategy
9 6 (4.92%) Test Management
9 6 (4.92%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.92%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.49%) Java
2 16 (13.11%) SQL
3 11 (9.02%) PL/SQL
4 8 (6.56%) Perl
5 5 (4.10%) PHP
5 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.46%) C#
7 2 (1.64%) Ruby
7 2 (1.64%) RPG IV
7 2 (1.64%) RPG
8 1 (0.82%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 16 (13.11%) Degree
2 8 (6.56%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (4.92%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.92%) ISEB
4 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.28%) CCNA
6 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.82%) HNC
7 1 (0.82%) HND
7 1 (0.82%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) XenApp
3 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.82%) vSphere
3 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) Control-M
2 6 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.64%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.82%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (23.77%) Oracle
2 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.56%) Reuters
3 8 (6.56%) Bloomberg
3 8 (6.56%) Informatica
4 7 (5.74%) HP
5 6 (4.92%) SAP
6 4 (3.28%) VMware
7 3 (2.46%) Cisco
7 3 (2.46%) NetApp
7 3 (2.46%) Siemens
7 3 (2.46%) Google
8 2 (1.64%) Coremetrics
8 2 (1.64%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.64%) Citrix
9 1 (0.82%) Dell
9 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.82%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.82%) Anite
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