The median annual salary for a Project Leader was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 742 806 842
Rank change year-on-year +64 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 123 108 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 63 96 89
Median salary £60,000 £58,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.12% +17.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £91,000 £77,500 £70,000
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 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 80180 89188 99201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.96% 96.52% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 65838 76079 82656
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 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 June 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 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
London +66 87 £65,000 +4.00% 5
Yorkshire +14 14 £50,500 +0.49%
South East +45 13 £58,750 - 3
North West -36 5 £75,000 +20.96%
West Midlands -6 1 £60,000 +50.00% 1
East of England -15 1 £50,000 -33.33%
Project Leader
UK

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

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

1 89 (55.63%) Project Management
2 86 (53.75%) Finance
3 54 (33.75%) Banking
4 48 (30.00%) Murex
4 48 (30.00%) Retail
4 48 (30.00%) Asset Management
4 48 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 48 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
5 47 (29.38%) Wealth Management
6 46 (28.75%) Retail Banking
6 46 (28.75%) Fixed Income
6 46 (28.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 46 (28.75%) Re-Platforming
7 44 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (26.25%) PRINCE2
9 37 (23.13%) Programme Management
10 25 (15.63%) QA
10 25 (15.63%) Management Information System
11 24 (15.00%) Oracle
12 23 (14.38%) Test Strategy
12 23 (14.38%) Functional Testing
12 23 (14.38%) Data Strategy
12 23 (14.38%) Murex Flex
12 23 (14.38%) Test Automation
12 23 (14.38%) Regression Testing
12 23 (14.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (14.38%) Scrum
12 23 (14.38%) Configuration Management
13 19 (11.88%) Coaching
14 17 (10.63%) SQL

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 6 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.88%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) Confluence
4 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (6.88%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.88%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.50%) Maximo
1 4 (2.50%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.13%) SaaS
2 4 (2.50%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) VoIP
2 2 (1.25%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.25%) Intranet
2 2 (1.25%) Wireless
3 1 (0.63%) DHCP
3 1 (0.63%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) LAN
3 1 (0.63%) SAN
3 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.63%) VPN
3 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.63%) RDBMS
2 9 (5.63%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.75%) DataStage
4 6 (3.75%) PowerCenter
4 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.50%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.25%) DB2
6 2 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.63%) Power BI
7 1 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (3.13%) JIRA
1 5 (3.13%) Maven
1 5 (3.13%) Subversion
2 2 (1.25%) Ant
2 2 (1.25%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
General
1 86 (53.75%) Finance
2 54 (33.75%) Banking
3 48 (30.00%) Investment Banking
3 48 (30.00%) Retail
4 46 (28.75%) Retail Banking
5 11 (6.88%) Marketing
6 8 (5.00%) Advertising
7 6 (3.75%) Legal
8 5 (3.13%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.50%) Billing
10 3 (1.88%) Publishing
11 2 (1.25%) Back Office
11 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
11 2 (1.25%) French Language
11 2 (1.25%) Law
12 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.63%) Automotive
12 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.63%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.38%) Murex Flex
2 10 (6.25%) XML
3 8 (5.00%) .NET
4 6 (3.75%) CSS
4 6 (3.75%) HTML
4 6 (3.75%) HTML5
4 6 (3.75%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (3.13%) jQuery
6 4 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.88%) Ajax
7 3 (1.88%) Backbone.js
7 3 (1.88%) CSS3
7 3 (1.88%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.88%) Java EE
7 3 (1.88%) JSON
7 3 (1.88%) Node.js
7 3 (1.88%) React
8 2 (1.25%) Flash
8 2 (1.25%) JSP
8 2 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (28.75%) Fixed Income
1 46 (28.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.13%) PMI
4 4 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.88%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.88%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.88%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.88%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.88%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.63%) iPad
7 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.63%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.63%) Unix
2 5 (3.13%) Linux
3 3 (1.88%) Windows
3 3 (1.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.63%) AIX
4 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (55.63%) Project Management
2 48 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 48 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
3 47 (29.38%) Wealth Management
4 46 (28.75%) Re-Platforming
5 44 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (26.25%) PRINCE2
7 37 (23.13%) Programme Management
8 23 (14.38%) Configuration Management
8 23 (14.38%) Data Strategy
8 23 (14.38%) Functional Testing
8 23 (14.38%) Regression Testing
8 23 (14.38%) Scrum
8 23 (14.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (14.38%) Test Automation
8 23 (14.38%) Test Strategy
9 19 (11.88%) Coaching
10 15 (9.38%) Waterfall
11 13 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.63%) SQL
2 10 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.63%) Java
4 8 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.75%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.25%) C
6 2 (1.25%) C#
6 2 (1.25%) C++
6 2 (1.25%) Go
6 2 (1.25%) Python
6 2 (1.25%) Scala
6 2 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (8.75%) Degree
2 10 (6.25%) APMP
3 9 (5.63%) PMI Certification
3 9 (5.63%) PMP
4 7 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.88%) CISSP
6 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) ACCA
7 1 (0.63%) CIMA
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.63%) MBA
7 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.63%) QA
2 13 (8.13%) PMO
3 2 (1.25%) MiFID
3 2 (1.25%) P3O
4 1 (0.63%) Basel III
4 1 (0.63%) COREP
4 1 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.63%) EMIR
4 1 (0.63%) FINREP
4 1 (0.63%) GDPR
4 1 (0.63%) IFRS
4 1 (0.63%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 3 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Ansible
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (30.00%) Murex
2 24 (15.00%) Oracle
3 17 (10.63%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.38%) Informatica
4 7 (4.38%) Teradata
5 6 (3.75%) Adobe
5 6 (3.75%) SAP
6 4 (2.50%) Google
6 4 (2.50%) IFS
6 4 (2.50%) VMware
7 3 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.25%) Avaya
8 2 (1.25%) Citrix
8 2 (1.25%) IBM
8 2 (1.25%) Mitel
8 2 (1.25%) Sybase
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco
9 1 (0.63%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.63%) Temenos
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