Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Leader was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 710 763 840
Rank change year-on-year +53 +77 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 134 88 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.12% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.12% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 39 73 69
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,750 £88,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +10.58% -5.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70426 72444 85501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55326 62571 72563
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Project Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Leader in London

Project Leader
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Project Leader in London

Project Leader
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Leader in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Leader in London

Project Leader
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Leader within the London region over the 6 months to 19 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
Central London +5 11 £62,500 -7.41%
West London +15 6 £57,500 -23.33%
South London - 1 £45,000 -
Project Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region featuring Project Leader in the job title.

1 104 (77.61%) Finance
2 77 (57.46%) Banking
3 73 (54.48%) Asset Management
3 73 (54.48%) Investment Banking
4 72 (53.73%) Retail Banking
4 72 (53.73%) Wealth Management
5 67 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
5 67 (50.00%) Murex
5 67 (50.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 66 (49.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 66 (49.25%) Fixed Income
6 66 (49.25%) Re-Platforming
7 57 (42.54%) Project Management
8 26 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (18.66%) Programme Management
10 22 (16.42%) QA
10 22 (16.42%) Test Strategy
11 21 (15.67%) Test Automation
11 21 (15.67%) Management Information System
12 20 (14.93%) Functional Testing
12 20 (14.93%) Data Strategy
13 19 (14.18%) Acceptance Criteria
13 19 (14.18%) Murex Flex
13 19 (14.18%) Regression Testing
13 19 (14.18%) Configuration Management
14 18 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (13.43%) PRINCE2
15 15 (11.19%) Java
15 15 (11.19%) SQL
16 14 (10.45%) Degree

Project Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (4.48%) Oracle Workflow
1 6 (4.48%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.49%) JBoss
2 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.49%) Mule
2 2 (1.49%) Mule ESB
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.49%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP PS
2 1 (0.75%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) SaaS
2 2 (1.49%) Office 365
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) SMS
1 2 (1.49%) Wireless
2 1 (0.75%) DHCP
2 1 (0.75%) DNS
2 1 (0.75%) LAN
2 1 (0.75%) MPLS
2 1 (0.75%) SAN
2 1 (0.75%) Skype
2 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.75%) VoIP
2 1 (0.75%) VPN
2 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.48%) Neo4j
2 2 (1.49%) DB2
3 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) JIRA
1 6 (4.48%) Maven
2 2 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
General
1 104 (77.61%) Finance
2 77 (57.46%) Banking
3 73 (54.48%) Investment Banking
4 72 (53.73%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.99%) Retail
7 2 (1.49%) Billing
7 2 (1.49%) Law
7 2 (1.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.18%) Murex Flex
2 9 (6.72%) XML
3 8 (5.97%) Spring
3 8 (5.97%) Spring MVC
4 7 (5.22%) .NET
4 7 (5.22%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.48%) REST
5 6 (4.48%) Spring Boot
6 3 (2.24%) Web Services
7 2 (1.49%) JAX-WS
7 2 (1.49%) JMS
7 2 (1.49%) JSP
7 2 (1.49%) Middleware
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.49%) Servlets
7 2 (1.49%) SOAP
7 2 (1.49%) Struts
7 2 (1.49%) WSDL
7 2 (1.49%) XSD
7 2 (1.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 66 (49.25%) Fixed Income
1 66 (49.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (15.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.48%) Fintech
4 6 (4.48%) iSeries
5 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.49%) DataPower
6 2 (1.49%) PMI
7 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.75%) BYOD
7 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.75%) Derivative
7 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.24%) Windows
1 3 (2.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (54.48%) Asset Management
2 72 (53.73%) Wealth Management
3 67 (50.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 67 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
4 66 (49.25%) Re-Platforming
5 57 (42.54%) Project Management
6 26 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (18.66%) Programme Management
8 22 (16.42%) Test Strategy
9 21 (15.67%) Test Automation
10 20 (14.93%) Data Strategy
10 20 (14.93%) Functional Testing
11 19 (14.18%) Acceptance Criteria
11 19 (14.18%) Configuration Management
11 19 (14.18%) Regression Testing
12 18 (13.43%) PRINCE2
12 18 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (8.96%) Coaching
14 10 (7.46%) Waterfall
15 8 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.19%) Java
1 15 (11.19%) SQL
2 6 (4.48%) C#
2 6 (4.48%) RPG
2 6 (4.48%) RPG IV
3 5 (3.73%) Python
3 5 (3.73%) RPG/400
3 5 (3.73%) Ruby
3 5 (3.73%) Scala
4 2 (1.49%) XPath
5 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (10.45%) Degree
2 6 (4.48%) PMP
3 3 (2.24%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.75%) ACCA
5 1 (0.75%) CIMA
5 1 (0.75%) CISM
5 1 (0.75%) CISSP
5 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.75%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.42%) QA
2 7 (5.22%) PMO
3 2 (1.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.75%) GDPR
4 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 67 (50.00%) Murex
2 9 (6.72%) Oracle
2 9 (6.72%) SAP
3 8 (5.97%) IBM
4 7 (5.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.48%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.49%) Sybase
7 2 (1.49%) Talend
7 2 (1.49%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.49%) VMware
7 2 (1.49%) webMethods
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix
8 1 (0.75%) Temenos