Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Leader was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Lead
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 340 410
Rank change year-on-year +25 +70 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 9 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.088% 0.086% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.089% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 8
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +1.82% +12.47%
10th Percentile £45,500 £42,500 £46,750
90th Percentile £66,500 £99,000 £85,125
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £68,750
% change year-on-year -3.85% -5.45% +14.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9701 11267 16153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.40% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8787 10272 14032
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +1.85%

Project Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Project Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Project Leader in the City of London

Project Leader
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Leader in the City of London.

Salary trend for Project Leader in the City of London

Project Leader
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Leader in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Leader in the City of London

Project Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 across the City of London region featuring Project Leader in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Ruby
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Scala
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
3 5 (55.56%) Coaching
3 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) Fintech
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) PMO
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Billing
5 1 (11.11%) Economics
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
5 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing

Project Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) AutoCAD
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Flash
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Coaching
3 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Economics
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Python
1 5 (55.56%) Ruby
1 5 (55.56%) Scala
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ACCA
2 1 (11.11%) CIMA
2 1 (11.11%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PMO
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP