The median annual salary for a Project Director was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Project Director
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 902 931
Rank change year-on-year +51 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Director 6 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.008% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.008% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 14
Median salary £65,000 £77,500 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.12% -6.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £72,000 £59,900
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £79,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 - £85,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Project Director
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Project Director in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
East of England - 4 £65,000 -
London +25 2 £70,000 -9.67%
Project Director
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Project Director 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 England region featuring Project Director in the job title.

1 13 (56.52%) Project Management
2 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
2 11 (47.83%) Degree
3 10 (43.48%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (39.13%) Finance
4 9 (39.13%) PRINCE2
5 8 (34.78%) Advertising
5 8 (34.78%) PMO
6 7 (30.43%) Master's Degree
6 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (30.43%) Six Sigma
7 5 (21.74%) ISO 14001
7 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
8 4 (17.39%) QA
9 3 (13.04%) Law
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) Line Management
9 3 (13.04%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 2 (8.70%) Coaching
10 2 (8.70%) Escalation Management
10 2 (8.70%) Regulatory Compliance
10 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
10 2 (8.70%) Marketing
10 2 (8.70%) JIRA
10 2 (8.70%) Time Management
10 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
10 2 (8.70%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (8.70%) Legal
10 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
1 2 (8.70%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (4.35%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Advertising
4 3 (13.04%) Law
5 2 (8.70%) Legal
5 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (8.70%) Marketing
5 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (4.35%) Back Office
6 1 (4.35%) Banking
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Economy
6 1 (4.35%) French Language
6 1 (4.35%) Games
6 1 (4.35%) German Language
6 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
6 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) PMI
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Signage
2 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Reinsurance
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Project Management
2 10 (43.48%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (39.13%) PRINCE2
4 7 (30.43%) Six Sigma
5 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 3 (13.04%) Line Management
7 2 (8.70%) Coaching
7 2 (8.70%) Escalation Management
7 2 (8.70%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
7 2 (8.70%) Time Management
7 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.35%) Business Development
8 1 (4.35%) Document Management
8 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.35%) Scrum
8 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) Master's Degree
2 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) PMO
2 5 (21.74%) ISO 14001
3 4 (17.39%) QA
4 1 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) Xerox