The median annual salary for a Project Leader was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Project Lead
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 805 791 783
Rank change year-on-year -14 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 37 156 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 28 140 128
Median salary £58,750 £55,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.81% +26.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £38,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,750 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £54,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +31.70%  

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 77061 94037 97778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64544 79531 80662
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Project Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Leader in England

Project Leader
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Project Leader in England

Project Leader
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Leader in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Leader in England

Project Leader
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 Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
South East +33 16 £55,000 -8.33%
London +20 12 £76,250 +32.60% 1
Yorkshire +28 4 - - 2
West Midlands +23 3 £56,500 +41.25%
East Midlands +5 1 - - 1
North West -13 1 - -
Project Leader
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 England region featuring Project Leader in the job title.

1 61 (48.41%) Project Management
2 57 (45.24%) PRINCE2
3 48 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (28.57%) Finance
5 27 (21.43%) Scrum
5 27 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 25 (19.84%) SQL
7 22 (17.46%) Oracle
7 22 (17.46%) SQL Server
7 22 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (15.87%) C#
8 20 (15.87%) ETL
8 20 (15.87%) Data Analysis
9 19 (15.08%) Informatica
9 19 (15.08%) Unix
9 19 (15.08%) Teradata
10 18 (14.29%) Shell Script
10 18 (14.29%) PL/SQL
10 18 (14.29%) T-SQL
11 17 (13.49%) .NET
11 17 (13.49%) DataStage
11 17 (13.49%) Marketing
12 16 (12.70%) Banking
13 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
14 14 (11.11%) Programme Management
14 14 (11.11%) Degree
15 13 (10.32%) .NET Framework
16 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (8.73%) Line Management
16 11 (8.73%) Retail

Project Leader 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 9 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.38%) IIS
3 3 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.14%) MS Project
3 3 (2.38%) MS Office
4 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.59%) Magento
2 2 (1.59%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.79%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.79%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.35%) SaaS
2 6 (4.76%) Google Analytics
3 5 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.97%) Office 365
4 4 (3.17%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (3.17%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (3.17%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Firewall
1 2 (1.59%) HTTP
1 2 (1.59%) Intranet
2 1 (0.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.49%) DataStage
3 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.76%) PowerCenter
5 6 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.17%) Big Data
6 4 (3.17%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.17%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.79%) Power BI
7 1 (0.79%) QlikView
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Blend
2 4 (3.17%) JIRA
3 2 (1.59%) Ant
3 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.59%) Maven
3 2 (1.59%) Subversion
4 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (28.57%) Finance
2 17 (13.49%) Marketing
3 16 (12.70%) Banking
4 11 (8.73%) Retail
5 8 (6.35%) Telecoms
6 7 (5.56%) Advertising
6 7 (5.56%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.97%) Billing
7 5 (3.97%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.38%) Legal
8 3 (2.38%) Publishing
9 2 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.59%) French Language
9 2 (1.59%) Front Office
10 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.79%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.49%) .NET
2 13 (10.32%) .NET Framework
3 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 11 (8.73%) Entity Framework
3 11 (8.73%) WCF
4 10 (7.94%) CSS
4 10 (7.94%) HTML
4 10 (7.94%) HTML5
4 10 (7.94%) XML
5 8 (6.35%) jQuery
5 8 (6.35%) REST
6 6 (4.76%) JSON
6 6 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (4.76%) WPF
7 4 (3.17%) CSS3
8 2 (1.59%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.59%) EDI
8 2 (1.59%) JSP
9 1 (0.79%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.17%) PMI
4 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.59%) Derivative
4 2 (1.59%) Equities
4 2 (1.59%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.59%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.79%) FMCG
5 1 (0.79%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (0.79%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.08%) Unix
2 7 (5.56%) Windows
3 4 (3.17%) Linux
3 4 (3.17%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (48.41%) Project Management
2 57 (45.24%) PRINCE2
3 48 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (21.43%) Scrum
5 22 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (15.87%) Data Analysis
6 20 (15.87%) ETL
7 14 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 11 (8.73%) E-Commerce
8 11 (8.73%) Line Management
8 11 (8.73%) MVC
8 11 (8.73%) Resource Management
8 11 (8.73%) System Testing
9 9 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 9 (7.14%) Resource Allocation
10 8 (6.35%) Analytics
10 8 (6.35%) Time Management
10 8 (6.35%) Waterfall
11 7 (5.56%) Coaching
11 7 (5.56%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.84%) SQL
2 20 (15.87%) C#
3 18 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 18 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 18 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 10 (7.94%) Java
5 8 (6.35%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.76%) XAML
7 5 (3.97%) Python
8 3 (2.38%) C
9 1 (0.79%) C++
9 1 (0.79%) Perl
9 1 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (11.11%) Degree
2 11 (8.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (6.35%) PMI Certification
4 7 (5.56%) APMP
5 6 (4.76%) PMP
6 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.79%) ISEB
8 1 (0.79%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) PMO
2 7 (5.56%) QA
3 4 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.59%) P3O
5 1 (0.79%) GDPR
5 1 (0.79%) MiFID
5 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 27 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.46%) Oracle
3 19 (15.08%) Informatica
3 19 (15.08%) Teradata
4 6 (4.76%) Google
4 6 (4.76%) Xamarin
5 5 (3.97%) SAP
6 2 (1.59%) Adobe
6 2 (1.59%) Citrix
6 2 (1.59%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.59%) VMware
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco
7 1 (0.79%) HP
7 1 (0.79%) Sybase
7 1 (0.79%) Tableau
7 1 (0.79%) Temenos
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