Period
to 26 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Director was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

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

Projects Director
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1124 1146 1165
Rank change year-on-year +22 +19 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Director 17 16 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.010% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.010% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 24
England median annual salary £85,000 £65,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -21.21% -
10th Percentile £65,825 £61,250 £64,125
90th Percentile £115,000 £97,500 £122,500
UK median annual salary £85,000 £70,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -15.15% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 150,063 160,097 175,689
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 95.95% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 121,840 129,099 149,076
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Project Director
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Project Director in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Project Director in England

Project Director
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Director in England.

Salary trend for Project Director in England

Project Director
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Director in England over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Director in England

Project Director
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Director within the England region over the 6 months to 26 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 8 £100,000 +48.15% 1
North of England +23 4 £82,500 - 1
North West +15 4 £82,500 - 1
South East - 4 £85,250 -
East of England +20 1 - -
Project Director
UK

Project Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, Project Director job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Project Director in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Project Management
2 11 (64.71%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
4 5 (29.41%) PMO
5 4 (23.53%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) PMP
6 3 (17.65%) Back Office
6 3 (17.65%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Coaching
7 2 (11.76%) Strategic Thinking
7 2 (11.76%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
7 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.76%) ERP
7 2 (11.76%) Legal
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income
7 2 (11.76%) C
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Derivative
7 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Change Control
7 2 (11.76%) QA

Project Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Broadband
1 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
1 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) GIS
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Back Office
4 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Derivative
1 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.88%) Anti-Piracy
2 1 (5.88%) FMCG
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
4 4 (23.53%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Coaching
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (11.76%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Strategic Thinking
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) PMP
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) APMP
3 1 (5.88%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) PMO
2 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle