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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Lead
Rank 852 807 776
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 42 70 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.066% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.070% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 29 63 102
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 £34,000 £39,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 22 September 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 September 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 -20 41 £45,000 -10.00% 4
London -29 12 £42,500 -37.03% 1
Yorkshire -44 8 £45,000 - 1
North West -23 7 £40,750 -18.50% 2
West Yorkshire -35 7 £39,500 -12.22% 1
Leeds - 7 £39,500 -
East of England +3 6 £51,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £51,000 -
Manchester -16 5 £33,250 -33.50%
North East -4 4 £47,500 +35.71%
Tyne and Wear -6 4 £47,500 +35.71%
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 4 £47,500 +35.71%
South East -13 3 £37,500 -25.00%
Harrogate - 2 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 -
Warrington - 2 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +7 1 £57,500 -
Kent -1 1 £37,500 -
Bromley -9 1 £45,000 -
City of London -17 1 £36,025 -51.96% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Dartford - 1 £37,500 -
High Wycombe - 1 £57,500 -
Hull - 1 £32,500 -
Salford - 1 £36,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £35,000 -

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 45 (39.82%) Finance
2 34 (30.09%) Project Management
3 29 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (20.35%) Oracle
5 22 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (16.81%) Java
7 18 (15.93%) Mentoring
7 18 (15.93%) Oracle Database
8 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
9 16 (14.16%) SQL
10 15 (13.27%) PRINCE2
11 14 (12.39%) ITIL
11 14 (12.39%) Degree
12 13 (11.50%) SharePoint
12 13 (11.50%) SQL Server
13 12 (10.62%) PL/SQL
13 12 (10.62%) Scrum
13 12 (10.62%) Time Management
14 11 (9.73%) Retail
14 11 (9.73%) Data Modelling
15 10 (8.85%) UNIX
15 10 (8.85%) Perl
15 10 (8.85%) Change Management
15 10 (8.85%) Reference Data
15 10 (8.85%) Computer Science
15 10 (8.85%) Coaching
16 9 (7.96%) QA
16 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (7.96%) Subversion
16 9 (7.96%) Windows

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 13 (11.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.77%) WordPress
4 2 (1.77%) Drupal
4 2 (1.77%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.88%) SAS
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.88%) Lync
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.42%) MS Project
2 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.65%) Windchill
4 2 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.77%) MS Office
5 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) ENOVIA
1 3 (2.65%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.77%) Magento
2 2 (1.77%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) SAN
1 3 (2.65%) Firewall
1 3 (2.65%) Network Security
2 1 (0.88%) Intranet
2 1 (0.88%) VoIP
2 1 (0.88%) VPN
2 1 (0.88%) Wireless
2 1 (0.88%) DSL
2 1 (0.88%) VLAN
2 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.93%) Oracle Database
2 13 (11.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (7.08%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.77%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Subversion
2 8 (7.08%) Toad
3 6 (5.31%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA
4 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
General
1 45 (39.82%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Retail
3 3 (2.65%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.65%) Marketing
4 2 (1.77%) Legal
4 2 (1.77%) Advertising
4 2 (1.77%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.88%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.08%) .NET
2 4 (3.54%) XML
3 3 (2.65%) Itk
4 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.77%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.77%) RSS
5 1 (0.88%) CSS
5 1 (0.88%) SOAP
5 1 (0.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.85%) Reference Data
2 10 (8.85%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.08%) Equities
4 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.77%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.77%) Open Source
5 2 (1.77%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.88%) EPoS
6 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.88%) Social Network
6 1 (0.88%) Derivative
6 1 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.88%) Social Media
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.85%) UNIX
2 9 (7.96%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.09%) Project Management
2 29 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (15.93%) Mentoring
4 15 (13.27%) PRINCE2
5 14 (12.39%) ITIL
6 12 (10.62%) Scrum
6 12 (10.62%) Time Management
7 11 (9.73%) Data Modelling
8 10 (8.85%) Change Management
8 10 (8.85%) Coaching
9 8 (7.08%) SOA
9 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.08%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.08%) Release Management
9 8 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (7.08%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.19%) Test Strategy
10 7 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (6.19%) Integration Testing
11 6 (5.31%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.81%) Java
2 16 (14.16%) SQL
3 12 (10.62%) PL/SQL
4 10 (8.85%) Perl
5 4 (3.54%) PHP
6 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.65%) C#
7 2 (1.77%) Ruby
7 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (12.39%) Degree
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (5.31%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.31%) ISEB
4 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.54%) CCNA
5 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.88%) HNC
7 1 (0.88%) HND
7 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.77%) XenApp
2 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) Control-M
2 6 (5.31%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.77%) SCCM
3 2 (1.77%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.88%) SCOM
4 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Oracle
2 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.08%) HP
3 8 (7.08%) Informatica
3 8 (7.08%) Reuters
3 8 (7.08%) Bloomberg
4 6 (5.31%) SAP
5 4 (3.54%) Hitachi
5 4 (3.54%) VMware
6 3 (2.65%) Siemens
6 3 (2.65%) Citrix
7 2 (1.77%) hybris
7 2 (1.77%) Google
7 2 (1.77%) Coremetrics
7 2 (1.77%) Cisco
7 2 (1.77%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.88%) Symantec
8 1 (0.88%) NetApp
8 1 (0.88%) Dell
8 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago