The median annual salary for a Project Leader was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Project Lead
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 256 315
Rank change year-on-year +26 +59  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 3 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.058% 0.13% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.13% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 3
Median salary £45,000 £90,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.78%  

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

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4929 6144 9676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.34% 96.14% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4401 5597 8291
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Project Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Project Leader in the job title.

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) MBA
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Economics
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) PMO
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (33.33%) ACCA
3 1 (33.33%) Flash

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 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Economics
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ACCA
1 1 (33.33%) CIMA
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
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