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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Lead
Rank 825 804 836
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 126 137 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 104 117 98
Average salary £52,750 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.11% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £75,000 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £53,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+51.42% -22.22%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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 -3 116 £53,000 +21.83% 17
South East +14 38 £60,000 +33.33% 4
London -3 30 £50,500 -22.30% 4
Berkshire - 16 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands -4 14 £50,000 +42.85% 3
East Midlands +8 11 £40,000 -
East of England +11 10 £60,000 +14.28% 4
West Sussex - 9 £60,000 - 1
South West -11 7 £52,000 -30.66% 1
Hampshire +13 6 - -
Nottinghamshire +11 6 £35,000 -
Aldershot - 6 - -
Crawley - 6 £60,000 -
Nottingham +5 5 - -
Watford +12 4 £65,000 +18.18%
Hertfordshire 0 4 £65,000 +23.80% 1
North West -4 4 £35,000 -4.43%
Warwickshire - 4 £36,500 - 1
Cheshire +16 3 £35,000 -41.66%
Oxfordshire -5 3 £47,500 -7.31% 1
Birmingham -8 3 £62,000 +77.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 3 £46,500 -28.46%
Lincolnshire - 3 - -
Bath - 3 £45,000 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £50,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £34,000 -
Rugby - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £42,500 -
High Wycombe - 3 £46,500 -
Crewe - 3 £35,000 -

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 117 (46.99%) Project Management
2 92 (36.95%) Finance
3 55 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (16.87%) PRINCE2
5 33 (13.25%) Telecoms
6 32 (12.85%) Degree
7 27 (10.84%) C#
7 27 (10.84%) .NET
8 26 (10.44%) SQL
9 25 (10.04%) Microsoft
9 25 (10.04%) Line Management
9 25 (10.04%) Mentoring
10 23 (9.24%) SQL Server
10 23 (9.24%) Manufacturing
11 22 (8.84%) QA
12 21 (8.43%) Quality Management
12 21 (8.43%) Oracle
12 21 (8.43%) Windows
13 19 (7.63%) Marketing
14 18 (7.23%) People Management
14 18 (7.23%) Analytics
14 18 (7.23%) CRM
14 18 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (7.23%) Scrum
15 17 (6.83%) Programme Management
15 17 (6.83%) MVC
15 17 (6.83%) JavaScript
16 16 (6.43%) ASP.NET
16 16 (6.43%) PMI Certification
16 16 (6.43%) Analytical Skills

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.61%) CMS
3 8 (3.21%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.41%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.01%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.01%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.61%) Lync
6 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.20%) Confluence
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (6.02%) MS Project
2 9 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.41%) MS Office
5 5 (2.01%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.40%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 14 (5.62%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.61%) SAP HCM
3 4 (1.61%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.61%) SAP HR-PA
3 4 (1.61%) SAP HR-PD
3 4 (1.61%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.40%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.40%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.20%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (1.20%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.20%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.42%) LAN
1 11 (4.42%) WAN
2 5 (2.01%) VoIP
3 4 (1.61%) DNS
3 4 (1.61%) Internet
3 4 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.61%) Wireless
4 3 (1.20%) 3G
4 3 (1.20%) 4G
4 3 (1.20%) Extranet
4 3 (1.20%) Intranet
4 3 (1.20%) IPsec
4 3 (1.20%) SMTP
4 3 (1.20%) SSL
4 3 (1.20%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (1.20%) VPN
4 3 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.80%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.80%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (2.41%) Big Data
4 6 (2.41%) Data Mining
4 6 (2.41%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.01%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.01%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.61%) MySQL
7 3 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.20%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.80%) QlikView
8 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.40%) MS Access
9 1 (0.40%) OLAP
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (3.21%) Selenium
1 8 (3.21%) TeamCity
2 7 (2.81%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.41%) JIRA
4 5 (2.01%) Maven
4 5 (2.01%) Subversion
5 4 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.20%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.80%) Bugzilla
General
1 92 (36.95%) Finance
2 33 (13.25%) Telecoms
3 23 (9.24%) Manufacturing
4 19 (7.63%) Marketing
5 14 (5.62%) Retail
6 10 (4.02%) Advertising
7 9 (3.61%) Banking
8 6 (2.41%) Legal
9 5 (2.01%) Law
10 3 (1.20%) Automotive
10 3 (1.20%) Electronics
11 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.80%) Billing
11 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.40%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.84%) .NET
2 16 (6.43%) ASP.NET
3 13 (5.22%) Web Services
4 9 (3.61%) REST
5 8 (3.21%) .NET Framework
5 8 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (3.21%) Entity Framework
5 8 (3.21%) HTML
5 8 (3.21%) ServiceStack
5 8 (3.21%) SOAP
6 6 (2.41%) CSS
7 5 (2.01%) Hibernate
7 5 (2.01%) Java EE
7 5 (2.01%) Spring
8 4 (1.61%) Flash
9 3 (1.20%) J2EE
9 3 (1.20%) jQuery
9 3 (1.20%) WinForms
9 3 (1.20%) XML
9 3 (1.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.61%) User Experience
4 8 (3.21%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.21%) PMI
5 6 (2.41%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.01%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.61%) EPoS
7 4 (1.61%) NHS
8 3 (1.20%) Biology
8 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.20%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.20%) Fintech
8 3 (1.20%) FMCG
8 3 (1.20%) Life Science
8 3 (1.20%) Statistics
9 2 (0.80%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.43%) Windows
2 10 (4.02%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.21%) Android
3 8 (3.21%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.21%) Windows Phone
4 6 (2.41%) Unix
5 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (46.99%) Project Management
2 55 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (16.87%) PRINCE2
4 25 (10.04%) Line Management
4 25 (10.04%) Mentoring
5 21 (8.43%) Quality Management
6 18 (7.23%) Analytics
6 18 (7.23%) CRM
6 18 (7.23%) People Management
6 18 (7.23%) Scrum
6 18 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (6.83%) MVC
7 17 (6.83%) Programme Management
8 16 (6.43%) Project Planning
9 15 (6.02%) PRINCE
10 12 (4.82%) Unit Testing
11 11 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (4.42%) ITIL
12 10 (4.02%) Service Delivery
13 9 (3.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.84%) C#
2 26 (10.44%) SQL
3 17 (6.83%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.21%) Java
4 8 (3.21%) Ruby
5 7 (2.81%) Python
6 4 (1.61%) Apex Code
6 4 (1.61%) PHP
7 3 (1.20%) C
7 3 (1.20%) Perl
7 3 (1.20%) R
7 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.20%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (12.85%) Degree
2 16 (6.43%) PMI Certification
3 10 (4.02%) PMP
4 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.01%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.20%) MCSA
7 3 (1.20%) MCSE
7 3 (1.20%) PhD
8 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.40%) APMP
9 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.40%) ISEB
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.84%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) JTAG
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.40%) SEPA
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.01%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.20%) XenApp
5 2 (0.80%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.40%) Firmware
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.40%) Puppet
1 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (10.04%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.43%) Oracle
3 14 (5.62%) Hyperion
4 13 (5.22%) Cisco
5 12 (4.82%) SAP
6 8 (3.21%) VMware
7 5 (2.01%) IBM
7 5 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.61%) Citrix
9 3 (1.20%) Adobe
9 3 (1.20%) Google
9 3 (1.20%) HP
9 3 (1.20%) Juniper
10 2 (0.80%) NetApp
10 2 (0.80%) Tableau
11 1 (0.40%) Avaya
11 1 (0.40%) EMC
11 1 (0.40%) Infor
11 1 (0.40%) SunGard
11 1 (0.40%) ThinPrint
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £67000 per annum + Car, Pension, other
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £43000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + benefits,
Posted: 5 days ago
Faringdon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Pulborough
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hinxton, nr Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k + share options
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + benefits!
Posted: 24 days ago