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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Lead
Rank 854 880 823
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 48 44 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.038% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.040% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 54
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,800 £38,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +26 44 £48,500 +7.77% 7
London +11 13 £58,750 +38.23% 3
Manchester +10 8 £50,000 -10.31%
North West -1 8 £50,000 +11.11%
South East -9 8 £40,000 +6.66% 1
West Midlands +1 7 £51,000 -
Surrey - 7 £40,000 - 1
Coventry - 5 £51,000 -
East Midlands -4 4 £47,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire -11 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 - -
Scotland +4 2 £55,000 +24.29%
Kent -1 2 £40,000 +6.66%
North East -9 2 £43,500 -8.42%
Tyne and Wear -14 2 £43,500 -8.42%
Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Stafford - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £55,000 -
Gateshead - 2 £43,500 -
City of London +24 1 £67,500 +40.95%
East of England 0 1 £55,000 +7.84%
South West -15 1 £70,000 +89.18% 2
Bristol - 1 £70,000 - 2
West Sussex - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £47,500 - 1
Crawley - 1 - -
Redhill - 1 £37,500 -
Watford - 1 £55,000 -
Woking - 1 £45,000 -

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 43 (44.33%) Project Management
2 33 (34.02%) Finance
3 21 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (19.59%) SQL
5 17 (17.53%) Degree
6 16 (16.49%) .NET
6 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
6 16 (16.49%) Business Analysis
7 12 (12.37%) SAP
7 12 (12.37%) JIRA
8 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET
8 10 (10.31%) Windows
8 10 (10.31%) C#
8 10 (10.31%) SAP CO
8 10 (10.31%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (10.31%) Manufacturing
8 10 (10.31%) SAP FI
9 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
9 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (8.25%) Oracle
10 8 (8.25%) CRM
10 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
10 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
11 7 (7.22%) Risk Management
11 7 (7.22%) MVC
11 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.22%) SAP MM
11 7 (7.22%) Banking
11 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2
11 7 (7.22%) UNIX

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.06%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.06%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.06%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Project
2 6 (6.19%) MS Office
3 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.06%) Simulink
4 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.03%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.03%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (10.31%) SAP FI
1 10 (10.31%) SAP FI/CO
1 10 (10.31%) SAP CO
2 7 (7.22%) SAP MM
2 7 (7.22%) SAP SD
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (3.09%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (2.06%) Magento
6 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) SAN
1 3 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.06%) Network Security
2 2 (2.06%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.06%) H.323
2 2 (2.06%) Firewall
2 2 (2.06%) VoIP
2 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.03%) VPN
3 1 (1.03%) DNS
3 1 (1.03%) SSL
3 1 (1.03%) WAN
3 1 (1.03%) DHCP
3 1 (1.03%) WebEx
3 1 (1.03%) IPsec
3 1 (1.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (3.09%) SAP BI
3 3 (3.09%) DataStage
3 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.03%) DB2
5 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) JIRA
2 4 (4.12%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.03%) JUnit
3 1 (1.03%) Axure RP
General
1 33 (34.02%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.22%) Banking
5 5 (5.15%) Marketing
6 4 (4.12%) Billing
6 4 (4.12%) Aerospace
7 3 (3.09%) Law
7 3 (3.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (3.09%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.09%) Retail
8 2 (2.06%) Local Government
8 2 (2.06%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.49%) .NET
2 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.12%) EDI
4 3 (3.09%) CSS
4 3 (3.09%) SAP CO-PA
4 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.06%) HTML
5 2 (2.06%) LAMP
6 1 (1.03%) Spring
6 1 (1.03%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.03%) JMS
6 1 (1.03%) Web Services
6 1 (1.03%) J2SE
6 1 (1.03%) Sass
6 1 (1.03%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) Taxonomies
3 3 (3.09%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.06%) User Experience
4 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.06%) PMI
5 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.03%) Statistics
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.31%) Windows
2 7 (7.22%) UNIX
3 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.12%) Linux
5 3 (3.09%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (44.33%) Project Management
2 21 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.49%) Business Analysis
4 8 (8.25%) CRM
5 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2
5 7 (7.22%) MVC
5 7 (7.22%) Risk Management
5 7 (7.22%) Logistics
5 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.19%) ITIL
6 6 (6.19%) Project Planning
6 6 (6.19%) Resource Management
7 5 (5.15%) Matrix Management
7 5 (5.15%) Manual Testing
7 5 (5.15%) SDLC
7 5 (5.15%) Migration
7 5 (5.15%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.12%) Scrum
8 4 (4.12%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.12%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.59%) SQL
2 10 (10.31%) C#
3 7 (7.22%) Java
4 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.06%) MATLAB
5 2 (2.06%) PHP
5 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.06%) C
6 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) Degree
2 5 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) MCSE
3 3 (3.09%) MCSA
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) ISEB
5 1 (1.03%) CIPD
5 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.06%) vSphere
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.03%) XenApp
4 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.06%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.37%) SAP
3 8 (8.25%) Oracle
4 6 (6.19%) VMware
5 4 (4.12%) Citrix
5 4 (4.12%) Hyperion
6 3 (3.09%) Juniper
7 2 (2.06%) Avaya
7 2 (2.06%) Endeca
7 2 (2.06%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.06%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.06%) Veeam
7 2 (2.06%) hybris
7 2 (2.06%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (2.06%) Progress
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco
8 1 (1.03%) Sybase
8 1 (1.03%) Adobe
8 1 (1.03%) HP
8 1 (1.03%) EMC
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