Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Leader was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 954 969 1038
Rank change year-on-year +15 +69 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 205 217 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 100 184 198
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +10.05% -5.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £91,875 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -5.45%

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 160513 172941 198856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129735 146008 166765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Project Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +46 134 £65,000 - 2
South East +18 35 £62,500 +13.64% 1
North of England -6 17 £55,000 +7.32% 1
Yorkshire +26 11 £50,500 +26.25% 1
Midlands +13 11 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands +4 6 £53,750 +19.44% 1
North West -24 6 £75,000 +20.97%
East Midlands +40 5 £50,000 -
East of England +9 5 £65,000 +18.72% 2
South West -22 1 £42,500 -52.78%
Project Leader
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 117 (57.07%) Finance
2 83 (40.49%) Project Management
3 81 (39.51%) Banking
4 74 (36.10%) Wealth Management
5 73 (35.61%) Investment Banking
5 73 (35.61%) Asset Management
6 72 (35.12%) Retail Banking
7 68 (33.17%) Technical Architecture
7 68 (33.17%) Murex
7 68 (33.17%) Strategic Thinking
8 66 (32.20%) Re-Platforming
8 66 (32.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 66 (32.20%) Fixed Income
9 53 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (17.56%) SQL
10 36 (17.56%) PRINCE2
11 31 (15.12%) Programme Management
12 29 (14.15%) Test Automation
12 29 (14.15%) .NET
13 24 (11.71%) Test Strategy
13 24 (11.71%) JavaScript
14 22 (10.73%) Scrum
14 22 (10.73%) QA
14 22 (10.73%) Functional Testing
15 21 (10.24%) Java
15 21 (10.24%) Oracle
15 21 (10.24%) Management Information System
16 20 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (9.76%) Coaching
16 20 (9.76%) Data Strategy

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 14 (6.83%) CMS
2 7 (3.41%) Umbraco
3 6 (2.93%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (2.93%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.98%) JBoss
4 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.98%) Mule
4 2 (0.98%) Mule ESB
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.98%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.95%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.49%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.95%) Maximo
1 4 (1.95%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.49%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.49%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.49%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.49%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.49%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.49%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.49%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.41%) SaaS
2 2 (0.98%) Office 365
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) VoIP
2 2 (0.98%) DHCP
2 2 (0.98%) DNS
2 2 (0.98%) SMS
2 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.98%) Wireless
3 1 (0.49%) LAN
3 1 (0.49%) MPLS
3 1 (0.49%) SAN
3 1 (0.49%) Skype
3 1 (0.49%) VPN
3 1 (0.49%) WAN
3 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (2.93%) Neo4j
4 5 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.98%) DB2
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.98%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (3.90%) Maven
2 7 (3.41%) TeamCity
3 6 (2.93%) JIRA
4 2 (0.98%) Subversion
4 2 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.49%) CANoe
5 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
General
1 117 (57.07%) Finance
2 81 (39.51%) Banking
3 73 (35.61%) Investment Banking
4 72 (35.12%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.93%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.93%) Marketing
5 6 (2.93%) Retail
6 5 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.98%) Billing
7 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.98%) Law
7 2 (0.98%) Legal
7 2 (0.98%) Military
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.15%) .NET
2 19 (9.27%) Murex Flex
3 14 (6.83%) ASP.NET
3 14 (6.83%) REST
4 11 (5.37%) AngularJS
5 10 (4.88%) Web Services
6 9 (4.39%) SOAP
6 9 (4.39%) Spring
6 9 (4.39%) XML
7 8 (3.90%) Spring MVC
8 7 (3.41%) .NET Framework
8 7 (3.41%) Entity Framework
8 7 (3.41%) ServiceStack
9 6 (2.93%) Spring Boot
10 4 (1.95%) Middleware
11 2 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (0.98%) Hibernate
11 2 (0.98%) JMS
11 2 (0.98%) Struts
11 2 (0.98%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 66 (32.20%) Fixed Income
1 66 (32.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (10.24%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.41%) User Experience
5 6 (2.93%) Fintech
5 6 (2.93%) iSeries
6 5 (2.44%) Reinsurance
7 4 (1.95%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.46%) PMI
9 2 (0.98%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.98%) DataPower
9 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.98%) iPad
9 2 (0.98%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.49%) Derivative
10 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.95%) Linux
1 4 (1.95%) Unix
1 4 (1.95%) Windows
1 4 (1.95%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.49%) AIX
2 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (40.49%) Project Management
2 74 (36.10%) Wealth Management
3 73 (35.61%) Asset Management
4 68 (33.17%) Strategic Thinking
4 68 (33.17%) Technical Architecture
5 66 (32.20%) Re-Platforming
6 53 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (17.56%) PRINCE2
8 31 (15.12%) Programme Management
9 29 (14.15%) Test Automation
10 24 (11.71%) Test Strategy
11 22 (10.73%) Functional Testing
11 22 (10.73%) Scrum
12 20 (9.76%) Coaching
12 20 (9.76%) Data Strategy
12 20 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (9.27%) Acceptance Criteria
13 19 (9.27%) Configuration Management
13 19 (9.27%) Regression Testing
14 18 (8.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.56%) SQL
2 24 (11.71%) JavaScript
3 21 (10.24%) Java
4 17 (8.29%) C#
5 8 (3.90%) Python
5 8 (3.90%) Scala
6 6 (2.93%) RPG
6 6 (2.93%) RPG IV
7 5 (2.44%) RPG/400
7 5 (2.44%) Ruby
8 3 (1.46%) C++
8 3 (1.46%) Go
8 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.46%) VB
9 2 (0.98%) XPath
10 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.49%) PHP
10 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (8.29%) Degree
2 10 (4.88%) PMP
3 4 (1.95%) APMP
3 4 (1.95%) ISEB
3 4 (1.95%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.98%) MCP
5 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.49%) ACCA
6 1 (0.49%) CIMA
6 1 (0.49%) CISM
6 1 (0.49%) CISSP
6 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.73%) QA
2 14 (6.83%) PMO
3 2 (0.98%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.49%) GDPR
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (0.49%) Ansible
2 1 (0.49%) Puppet
2 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (33.17%) Murex
2 21 (10.24%) Oracle
3 15 (7.32%) SAP
4 11 (5.37%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.88%) IBM
6 6 (2.93%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.95%) IFS
8 3 (1.46%) Cisco
8 3 (1.46%) VMware
9 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.98%) Sybase
9 2 (0.98%) Talend
9 2 (0.98%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.98%) webMethods
9 2 (0.98%) ZTE
10 1 (0.49%) Citrix
10 1 (0.49%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.49%) Temenos