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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Lead
Rank 754 829 885
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 122 126 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 98 105 79
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £34,668
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £64,800 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +15.00%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +56 109 £55,000 +10.00% 8
South East +73 38 £55,000 +4.76% 2
London +67 30 £65,000 +6.12% 2
West Sussex +46 25 £55,000 - 1
Crawley +25 18 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 12 £37,500 - 1
South West +24 11 £90,000 +100.00%
West Yorkshire - 8 £37,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 7 £90,000 -
Gatwick - 7 £55,000 -
East Midlands -5 6 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Gloucester - 6 £92,500 -
Buckinghamshire +14 5 £65,000 +39.78%
Nottingham +4 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Nottinghamshire -1 5 £50,000 +42.85% 1
West Midlands -7 5 £50,000 -
Berkshire +33 4 £70,000 +16.66% 1
City of London +26 4 £80,000 +14.28% 1
East of England +7 4 £54,500 +60.29%
Scotland - 4 £47,500 -
Maidenhead - 4 £70,000 -
Skipton - 4 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £40,000 -
Hampshire +11 3 - -
Manchester -19 3 £47,500 +39.70%
North West -34 3 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Winchester - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £47,500 -
Warwickshire +10 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +9 2 £54,500 -9.16%

Project Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 90 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (34.62%) Project Management
3 76 (32.48%) PRINCE2
4 72 (30.77%) Finance
5 51 (21.79%) Scrum
6 48 (20.51%) C#
7 46 (19.66%) SQL Server
8 44 (18.80%) .NET
9 36 (15.38%) Informatica
10 35 (14.96%) Microsoft
11 32 (13.68%) System Testing
12 30 (12.82%) Banking
12 30 (12.82%) Retail
13 28 (11.97%) SQL
14 27 (11.54%) ETL
14 27 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (11.54%) Telecoms
15 25 (10.68%) Waterfall
16 24 (10.26%) SDLC
17 23 (9.83%) Oracle
17 23 (9.83%) Unix
18 21 (8.97%) Relational Database
18 21 (8.97%) E-Commerce
18 21 (8.97%) Data Analysis
19 20 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (8.55%) XML
19 20 (8.55%) PMI Certification
20 19 (8.12%) Shell Script
20 19 (8.12%) Manufacturing
20 19 (8.12%) T-SQL

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 9 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (2.56%) IIS
2 6 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.85%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.43%) SAS
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.56%) MS Project
2 5 (2.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) SAP CO
1 3 (1.28%) SAP ERP
1 3 (1.28%) SAP FI
1 3 (1.28%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.85%) Magento
2 2 (0.85%) SAP PM
2 2 (0.85%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.43%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.43%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.13%) SaaS
2 10 (4.27%) Office 365
3 9 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.56%) Google Analytics
5 5 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.71%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (1.71%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (1.71%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.43%) Slack
7 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.43%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.14%) Firewall
2 4 (1.71%) LAN
2 4 (1.71%) WAN
3 2 (0.85%) HTTP
4 1 (0.43%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.66%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.97%) Relational Database
3 20 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (8.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (7.69%) DataStage
6 17 (7.26%) RDBMS
6 17 (7.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (6.84%) PowerCenter
7 16 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (6.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.14%) Big Data
9 4 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.71%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.71%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.71%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.28%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.85%) DB2
11 2 (0.85%) QlikView
12 1 (0.43%) KDB
12 1 (0.43%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (2.56%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (0.85%) CocoaPods
2 2 (0.85%) GitLab
3 1 (0.43%) JIRA
3 1 (0.43%) JUnit
3 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 72 (30.77%) Finance
2 30 (12.82%) Banking
2 30 (12.82%) Retail
3 27 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 19 (8.12%) Manufacturing
5 17 (7.26%) Marketing
6 16 (6.84%) Advertising
7 6 (2.56%) Front Office
7 6 (2.56%) Legal
8 5 (2.14%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.14%) Law
9 4 (1.71%) Billing
9 4 (1.71%) Electronics
10 3 (1.28%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.28%) Automotive
11 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.43%) Games
12 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.80%) .NET
2 20 (8.55%) XML
3 19 (8.12%) .NET Framework
4 18 (7.69%) Web Services
5 17 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 17 (7.26%) Entity Framework
5 17 (7.26%) WCF
6 10 (4.27%) HTML
6 10 (4.27%) WPF
7 9 (3.85%) CSS
8 8 (3.42%) JSON
8 8 (3.42%) REST
9 6 (2.56%) HTML5
9 6 (2.56%) jQuery
9 6 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (2.14%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.28%) RESTful
12 2 (0.85%) EDI
13 1 (0.43%) J2SE
13 1 (0.43%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.69%) PMI
2 16 (6.84%) FMCG
3 12 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.71%) User Experience
6 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.28%) Equities
6 3 (1.28%) Health Informatics
6 3 (1.28%) Informatics
7 2 (0.85%) Derivative
7 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.43%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.43%) EPoS
8 1 (0.43%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.83%) Unix
2 11 (4.70%) Windows
3 4 (1.71%) Linux
3 4 (1.71%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.28%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.28%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (34.62%) Project Management
3 76 (32.48%) PRINCE2
4 51 (21.79%) Scrum
5 32 (13.68%) System Testing
6 27 (11.54%) ETL
6 27 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (10.68%) Waterfall
8 24 (10.26%) SDLC
9 21 (8.97%) Data Analysis
9 21 (8.97%) E-Commerce
10 19 (8.12%) Line Management
11 17 (7.26%) MVC
11 17 (7.26%) Programme Management
12 15 (6.41%) Web Development
13 14 (5.98%) Mentoring
14 13 (5.56%) Migration
14 13 (5.56%) Project Planning
15 11 (4.70%) Requirements Analysis
15 11 (4.70%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.51%) C#
2 28 (11.97%) SQL
3 19 (8.12%) Shell Script
3 19 (8.12%) T-SQL
4 18 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 13 (5.56%) Java
6 11 (4.70%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.56%) Python
7 6 (2.56%) XAML
8 5 (2.14%) C
9 4 (1.71%) VBA
10 3 (1.28%) C++
10 3 (1.28%) VB
10 3 (1.28%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.85%) ABAP
11 2 (0.85%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.85%) Perl
12 1 (0.43%) PHP
12 1 (0.43%) Rust
12 1 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (8.55%) PMI Certification
2 12 (5.13%) Degree
3 8 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.28%) ISEB
5 3 (1.28%) PMP
6 2 (0.85%) APMP
7 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) HND
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PgMP
7 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) SEPA
3 1 (0.43%) GxP
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (15.38%) Informatica
2 35 (14.96%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.83%) Oracle
4 18 (7.69%) Teradata
5 13 (5.56%) SAP
6 6 (2.56%) Google
6 6 (2.56%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.85%) Apple
7 2 (0.85%) Cognos
7 2 (0.85%) HP
7 2 (0.85%) Sybase
8 1 (0.43%) Capita
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco
8 1 (0.43%) Citrix
8 1 (0.43%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.43%) IBM
8 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.43%) VMware
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