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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Lead
Rank 829 832 805
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 54 75 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.064% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.068% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 43 48 61
Average salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +12.94%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
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 May 2015 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 May 2015. 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 +12 50 £44,250 -3.80% 7
London +44 15 £37,500 -3.22% 1
South East +10 11 £45,000 +11.53%
South West -5 10 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Bristol +4 9 £63,750 +82.14% 1
North West +5 8 £41,000 +13.88% 2
Scotland +23 4 £47,000 -2.08%
Berkshire +6 4 £53,000 -18.46%
Surrey +22 3 - -
Glasgow +6 3 £47,250 -1.56%
Leeds +1 3 £35,000 -28.57%
West Yorkshire -1 3 £35,000 -36.36%
Lancashire -9 3 £41,000 - 1
Yorkshire -19 3 £35,000 -28.57%
Manchester +17 2 £50,000 +38.88% 1
North East 0 2 £43,500 -
Blackpool -5 2 £41,000 -
Tyne and Wear -6 2 £43,500 -
City of London - 2 - -
Gateshead - 2 £43,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £45,000 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £45,000 -
Somerset +12 1 £31,500 -30.00%
East of England +9 1 - -
Yeovil +4 1 £31,500 -37.00%
Merseyside - 1 £27,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 62 (45.59%) Project Management
2 41 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.59%) PRINCE2
4 27 (19.85%) Java
5 26 (19.12%) Finance
6 22 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (13.97%) E-Commerce
8 16 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 16 (11.76%) Degree
9 15 (11.03%) Microsoft
10 14 (10.29%) .NET
10 14 (10.29%) Windows
10 14 (10.29%) ASP.NET
11 13 (9.56%) SQL
12 12 (8.82%) JavaScript
12 12 (8.82%) CSS
12 12 (8.82%) SharePoint
13 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (7.35%) SAP
13 10 (7.35%) SAP FI
13 10 (7.35%) SAP CO
13 10 (7.35%) SAP FI/CO
13 10 (7.35%) Business Analysis
13 10 (7.35%) Project Planning
14 9 (6.62%) Document Management
14 9 (6.62%) Workflow
14 9 (6.62%) IIS
14 9 (6.62%) MS Project
14 9 (6.62%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (6.62%) Windows 7

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.62%) IIS
2 9 (6.62%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.47%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (6.62%) MS Project
2 7 (5.15%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.68%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.21%) MS Office
5 1 (0.74%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.74%) CATIA
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (7.35%) SAP FI
1 10 (7.35%) SAP CO
1 10 (7.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (5.15%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (1.47%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.47%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.74%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.74%) BASE24
4 1 (0.74%) DELMIA
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.68%) Big Data
4 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.47%) DataStage
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.47%) DB2
6 1 (0.74%) Informix
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) JIRA
2 1 (0.74%) JUnit
2 1 (0.74%) Axure RP
General
1 26 (19.12%) Finance
2 8 (5.88%) Banking
3 7 (5.15%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.41%) Electronics
5 5 (3.68%) Back Office
5 5 (3.68%) Local Government
6 4 (2.94%) Marketing
7 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.47%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.74%) Retail
9 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.74%) Automotive
9 1 (0.74%) Law
9 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.29%) .NET
1 14 (10.29%) ASP.NET
2 12 (8.82%) CSS
3 7 (5.15%) SAP CO-PA
4 3 (2.21%) HTML
4 3 (2.21%) jQuery
4 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.47%) EDI
6 1 (0.74%) Spring
6 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.74%) J2SE
6 1 (0.74%) Web Services
6 1 (0.74%) JMS
6 1 (0.74%) Sass
6 1 (0.74%) LESS
6 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.74%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.68%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.74%) Statistics
5 1 (0.74%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.29%) Windows
2 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (6.62%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.21%) UNIX
4 3 (2.21%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.47%) Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (45.59%) Project Management
2 41 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.59%) PRINCE2
4 22 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (13.97%) E-Commerce
6 10 (7.35%) Business Analysis
6 10 (7.35%) Project Planning
7 9 (6.62%) Document Management
7 9 (6.62%) Workflow
8 7 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (5.15%) Integration Testing
9 6 (4.41%) Matrix Management
9 6 (4.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (4.41%) Service Management
10 5 (3.68%) MVC
10 5 (3.68%) Risk Management
10 5 (3.68%) Six Sigma
10 5 (3.68%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.94%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.94%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.85%) Java
2 13 (9.56%) SQL
3 12 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.41%) C#
5 1 (0.74%) Perl
5 1 (0.74%) C
5 1 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) CIPD
3 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) SLA
2 5 (3.68%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (11.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.35%) SAP
3 4 (2.94%) VMware
4 3 (2.21%) Oracle
4 3 (2.21%) Citrix
4 3 (2.21%) Juniper
5 1 (0.74%) Computacenter
5 1 (0.74%) Netezza
5 1 (0.74%) Telerik
5 1 (0.74%) Teradata
5 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.74%) Sybase
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe
5 1 (0.74%) Informatica
5 1 (0.74%) Veritas
5 1 (0.74%) Apple
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley
Modis International - London
Salary: £4800 - £38000 per annum + pension and flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Modis International - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago