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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Lead
Rank 858 811 778
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 44 66 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.061% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.065% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27 54 104
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 £34,800 £38,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £75,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.69%

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
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 1 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 1 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 -46 43 £45,000 -10.00% 12
London -35 11 £42,500 -37.03% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £47,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 10 £47,500 - 2
North East - 10 £47,500 - 2
Yorkshire -34 7 £45,000 +50.00% 1
East of England -7 6 £51,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 6 £51,000 - 1
North West -20 5 £45,000 -2.70%
Leeds -25 5 £45,000 +50.00%
West Yorkshire -34 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Cheshire -11 3 £45,000 -
Warrington -19 3 £45,000 -
City of London -11 2 £47,888 -36.15% 1
North Yorkshire -12 2 £45,000 -
Manchester -28 2 £55,750 +17.36%
Bromley - 2 £45,000 -
Harrogate - 2 £45,000 -
Hull - 2 £32,500 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
Kent 0 1 £37,500 -
West Midlands -4 1 - - 1
South East -8 1 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Scotland -15 1 £44,250 -
South West -22 1 £37,000 -17.77%
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Weymouth - 1 £37,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 49 (40.83%) Finance
2 41 (34.17%) Project Management
3 28 (23.33%) Oracle
4 25 (20.83%) Java
5 22 (18.33%) Oracle Database
6 16 (13.33%) Degree
6 16 (13.33%) SQL
7 13 (10.83%) SOA
7 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
7 13 (10.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (10.83%) Time Management
7 13 (10.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 12 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 12 (10.00%) UNIX
8 12 (10.00%) PL/SQL
9 11 (9.17%) Scrum
9 11 (9.17%) Change Management
9 11 (9.17%) Data Modelling
9 11 (9.17%) Retail
10 10 (8.33%) ITIL
11 9 (7.50%) Perl
11 9 (7.50%) SQL Server
11 9 (7.50%) SharePoint
11 9 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (7.50%) Subversion
11 9 (7.50%) Reference Data
12 8 (6.67%) QA
12 8 (6.67%) Release Management
12 8 (6.67%) Data Mart

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (10.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.50%) WordPress
4 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.67%) Drupal
5 1 (0.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.83%) SAS
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.83%) Lync
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Project
2 3 (2.50%) Windchill
3 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.67%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.83%) FastStats
4 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Teamcenter
1 3 (2.50%) ENOVIA
1 3 (2.50%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) VoIP
1 3 (2.50%) SAN
1 3 (2.50%) Firewall
1 3 (2.50%) Network Security
2 2 (1.67%) WAN
2 2 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (0.83%) VPN
3 1 (0.83%) Intranet
3 1 (0.83%) DSL
3 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.83%) Wireless
3 1 (0.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.33%) Oracle Database
2 13 (10.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.67%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.67%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Subversion
2 8 (6.67%) Toad
3 6 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.83%) JIRA
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
General
1 49 (40.83%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Retail
3 3 (2.50%) Marketing
3 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.67%) Advertising
4 2 (1.67%) Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Front Office
5 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.67%) .NET
2 4 (3.33%) XML
3 3 (2.50%) RSS
3 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (2.50%) Itk
3 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.50%) HTML
4 2 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.83%) CSS
5 1 (0.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.50%) Reference Data
3 8 (6.67%) Equities
4 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.50%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.67%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.67%) Open Source
7 1 (0.83%) Social Media
7 1 (0.83%) AS400
7 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.83%) EPoS
7 1 (0.83%) Derivative
7 1 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.83%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.00%) UNIX
2 8 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (1.67%) AIX
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.17%) Project Management
2 13 (10.83%) SOA
2 13 (10.83%) Time Management
3 12 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 11 (9.17%) Change Management
4 11 (9.17%) Data Modelling
4 11 (9.17%) Scrum
5 10 (8.33%) ITIL
6 9 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.67%) Release Management
7 8 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 8 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (5.83%) Test Strategy
8 7 (5.83%) Integration Testing
8 7 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.00%) Test Management
9 6 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.83%) Java
2 16 (13.33%) SQL
3 12 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (7.50%) Perl
5 5 (4.17%) PHP
6 4 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.50%) C#
8 2 (1.67%) Ruby
9 1 (0.83%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.83%) RPG
9 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (13.33%) Degree
2 8 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.00%) ISEB
4 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.33%) CCNA
6 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.83%) HNC
8 1 (0.83%) HND
8 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.67%) XenApp
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
3 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.67%) Control-M
2 6 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.83%) SCCM
4 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (23.33%) Oracle
2 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.67%) Informatica
3 8 (6.67%) Reuters
3 8 (6.67%) Bloomberg
4 7 (5.83%) HP
5 6 (5.00%) SAP
6 4 (3.33%) VMware
7 3 (2.50%) Google
7 3 (2.50%) NetApp
7 3 (2.50%) Siemens
7 3 (2.50%) Cisco
8 2 (1.67%) Citrix
8 2 (1.67%) Hitachi
8 2 (1.67%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.67%) Coremetrics
9 1 (0.83%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.83%) Veeam
9 1 (0.83%) hybris
9 1 (0.83%) Neolane
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