The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Lead
Rank 214 210 191
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 15 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.099% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 3
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -44.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,750 £35,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+50.71% -23.07%
Project Leader
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Project Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Project Leader in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Project Leader
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Leader across the West Midlands region.

Project Leader Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Project Leader
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Leader across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Project Leader Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Project Leader
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Leader within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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
Birmingham -3 4 £67,500 +92.85%
Warwickshire - 4 £36,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £28,500 -
Project Leader
England

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) VoIP
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
3 4 (23.53%) IBM
4 3 (17.65%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) Juniper
4 3 (17.65%) EPoS
4 3 (17.65%) 3G
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Retail
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) WinForms
4 3 (17.65%) WPF
4 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) QMS
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) Budget Control
4 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
4 3 (17.65%) 4G
4 3 (17.65%) Line Management

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (5.88%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) VoIP
2 3 (17.65%) 3G
2 3 (17.65%) 4G
3 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) WinForms
1 3 (17.65%) WPF
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 3 (17.65%) EPoS
1 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Budget Control
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Line Management
3 3 (17.65%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) QMS
3 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Logistics
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Project Governance
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) CAFM
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
1 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
1 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PMP
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Juniper
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) NetApp