The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Project Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Lead
UK
Rank 747 823 824
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 98 124 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 73 102 99
Median salary £55,000 £52,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +26.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,300 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £86,500 £63,200 £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £52,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +48.57%

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
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Project Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Project Leader in the job title.

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 19 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 79 £55,000 +5.76% 6
London +52 27 £66,250 +10.41% 1
South East +47 19 £56,250 -2.17% 1
West Sussex +18 12 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Yorkshire +38 11 £36,250 -27.50% 2
West Yorkshire +39 8 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Crawley +9 8 £55,000 -8.33%
West Midlands -2 7 £47,500 -5.00% 1
South West +14 5 £97,500 +87.50%
North West -23 5 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Halifax - 5 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire +21 4 £65,000 +39.78%
East of England +10 4 £54,500 +60.29%
Gatwick -4 4 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Gloucester - 4 £97,500 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £97,500 -
Scotland - 4 £47,500 -
Coventry +17 3 £51,500 +21.17%
Staffordshire -6 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Manchester -28 3 £47,500 +45.03%
Edinburgh - 3 £47,500 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Skipton - 3 £40,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £40,000 -
Leeds +26 2 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +16 2 £54,500 -9.16%
Hertfordshire +5 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 £82,500 -
Beckenham - 2 - -
City of London +34 1 £100,000 -

Project Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Project Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Project Leader in the job title.

1 83 (37.22%) Project Management
2 82 (36.77%) PRINCE2
3 79 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (29.60%) Finance
5 49 (21.97%) SQL Server
6 45 (20.18%) C#
7 44 (19.73%) Microsoft
8 43 (19.28%) .NET
9 42 (18.83%) Scrum
10 38 (17.04%) Informatica
11 36 (16.14%) System Testing
12 35 (15.70%) SQL
13 32 (14.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (13.45%) Banking
15 29 (13.00%) ETL
16 28 (12.56%) Waterfall
17 27 (12.11%) Retail
18 26 (11.66%) Oracle
18 26 (11.66%) Unix
19 24 (10.76%) XML
19 24 (10.76%) Data Analysis
19 24 (10.76%) SDLC
20 23 (10.31%) Relational Database
21 22 (9.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 22 (9.87%) Shell Script
22 21 (9.42%) DataStage
22 21 (9.42%) Telecoms
22 21 (9.42%) PL/SQL
22 21 (9.42%) T-SQL
22 21 (9.42%) Teradata

Project Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (2.69%) IIS
2 6 (2.69%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.90%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.45%) SAS
7 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.04%) MS Project
3 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Magento
2 2 (0.90%) SAP PM
2 2 (0.90%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.45%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.45%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.45%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.38%) SaaS
2 11 (4.93%) Office 365
3 9 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.69%) Google Analytics
5 5 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (1.79%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.24%) Firewall
2 3 (1.35%) LAN
2 3 (1.35%) WAN
3 2 (0.90%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.31%) Relational Database
3 22 (9.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (9.42%) DataStage
5 19 (8.52%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (8.52%) RDBMS
5 19 (8.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (8.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (8.07%) PowerCenter
6 18 (8.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (4.04%) Big Data
8 8 (3.59%) Hadoop
8 8 (3.59%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.79%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.90%) DB2
11 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.45%) OLAP
11 1 (0.45%) OLTP
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (2.69%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (0.45%) CocoaPods
2 1 (0.45%) GitLab
2 1 (0.45%) JIRA
2 1 (0.45%) JUnit
2 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (29.60%) Finance
2 30 (13.45%) Banking
3 27 (12.11%) Retail
4 21 (9.42%) Telecoms
5 20 (8.97%) Advertising
6 18 (8.07%) Marketing
7 17 (7.62%) Manufacturing
8 7 (3.14%) Investment Banking
8 7 (3.14%) Legal
9 5 (2.24%) Billing
10 4 (1.79%) Front Office
10 4 (1.79%) Law
11 3 (1.35%) Aerospace
11 3 (1.35%) Electronics
12 2 (0.90%) Automotive
12 2 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.90%) French Language
12 2 (0.90%) Local Government
12 2 (0.90%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.28%) .NET
2 24 (10.76%) XML
3 19 (8.52%) .NET Framework
4 17 (7.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 17 (7.62%) Entity Framework
4 17 (7.62%) WCF
4 17 (7.62%) Web Services
5 10 (4.48%) HTML
5 10 (4.48%) WPF
6 9 (4.04%) CSS
7 8 (3.59%) HTML5
7 8 (3.59%) REST
8 7 (3.14%) JSON
9 6 (2.69%) jQuery
9 6 (2.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.90%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.90%) CSS3
11 2 (0.90%) EDI
11 2 (0.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.62%) PMI
2 11 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.48%) FMCG
4 6 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.69%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.24%) Health Informatics
5 5 (2.24%) Informatics
6 3 (1.35%) User Experience
7 2 (0.90%) Derivative
7 2 (0.90%) Equities
7 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.45%) EPoS
8 1 (0.45%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.45%) Life Science
8 1 (0.45%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.66%) Unix
2 17 (7.62%) Windows
3 9 (4.04%) Linux
4 5 (2.24%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.79%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.35%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (37.22%) Project Management
2 82 (36.77%) PRINCE2
3 79 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (18.83%) Scrum
5 36 (16.14%) System Testing
6 32 (14.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (13.00%) ETL
8 28 (12.56%) Waterfall
9 24 (10.76%) Data Analysis
9 24 (10.76%) SDLC
10 19 (8.52%) E-Commerce
10 19 (8.52%) Line Management
11 17 (7.62%) MVC
12 14 (6.28%) Mentoring
12 14 (6.28%) Programme Management
12 14 (6.28%) Requirements Analysis
12 14 (6.28%) V-Model
13 12 (5.38%) Analytics
13 12 (5.38%) Migration
14 11 (4.93%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 45 (20.18%) C#
2 35 (15.70%) SQL
3 22 (9.87%) Shell Script
4 21 (9.42%) PL/SQL
4 21 (9.42%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.83%) Java
6 9 (4.04%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.69%) Python
7 6 (2.69%) XAML
8 4 (1.79%) C
8 4 (1.79%) VBA
9 3 (1.35%) C++
9 3 (1.35%) VB
9 3 (1.35%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.90%) ABAP
10 2 (0.90%) Perl
11 1 (0.45%) PHP
11 1 (0.45%) Ruby
11 1 (0.45%) Scala
11 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (8.07%) PMI Certification
2 13 (5.83%) Degree
3 9 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.24%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.35%) APMP
6 3 (1.35%) ISEB
7 2 (0.90%) PMP
7 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) HND
8 1 (0.45%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.59%) QA
2 7 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.90%) SEPA
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (19.73%) Microsoft
2 38 (17.04%) Informatica
3 26 (11.66%) Oracle
4 21 (9.42%) Teradata
5 10 (4.48%) SAP
6 6 (2.69%) Google
6 6 (2.69%) HP
6 6 (2.69%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.24%) Cisco
8 4 (1.79%) ArcSight
8 4 (1.79%) Blue Coat
8 4 (1.79%) FireEye
8 4 (1.79%) Forcepoint
8 4 (1.79%) Hortonworks
8 4 (1.79%) Juniper
8 4 (1.79%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.90%) Citrix
9 2 (0.90%) Sybase
9 2 (0.90%) VMware
10 1 (0.45%) IBM
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