Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Project Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Lead Project Manager
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1141 1127 1134
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 48 110 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.058% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.060% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 34 68 120
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £51,625 £42,500 £44,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £101,500 £86,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £53,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year +11.63% -6.52% +9.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Lead Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Project Manager in the UK

Lead Project Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Lead Project Manager in the UK

Lead Project Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Project Manager over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Project Manager in the UK

Lead Project Manager
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England -23 47 £65,000 - 8
London -11 33 £70,000 +3.70% 3
UK excluding London +5 13 £60,000 +11.63% 5
South East +29 6 £58,750 -9.62%
North of England -7 5 £72,500 +64.77% 2
North West -15 5 £72,500 +11.54% 1
Midlands +19 2 £55,000 - 3
West Midlands +12 2 £55,000 -15.38% 3

Lead Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Lead Project Manager 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 featuring Lead Project Manager in the job title.

1 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (45.83%) Project Management
3 17 (35.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (31.25%) Finance
5 14 (29.17%) PRINCE2
6 12 (25.00%) Oracle
7 10 (20.83%) Coaching
8 9 (18.75%) Java
9 8 (16.67%) XML
9 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (16.67%) PMP
9 8 (16.67%) Programme Management
9 8 (16.67%) MVC
9 8 (16.67%) Spring
9 8 (16.67%) Degree
9 8 (16.67%) Spring MVC
9 8 (16.67%) People Management
9 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (14.58%) BDD
10 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
10 7 (14.58%) SDLC
10 7 (14.58%) JIRA
10 7 (14.58%) Scrum
10 7 (14.58%) C#
10 7 (14.58%) .NET
11 6 (12.50%) SQL
11 6 (12.50%) SAP
11 6 (12.50%) Tomcat
11 6 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow

Lead Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
1 6 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.17%) JBoss
2 2 (4.17%) Mule
2 2 (4.17%) Mule ESB
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (4.17%) Maximo
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Magento
2 1 (2.08%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DHCP
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
1 1 (2.08%) SAN
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.08%) VoIP
1 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Neo4j
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.08%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) JIRA
2 6 (12.50%) Maven
3 2 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) Hudson
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) Selenium
4 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
2 6 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 6 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.17%) Legal
6 1 (2.08%) Back Office
6 1 (2.08%) Billing
6 1 (2.08%) Law
6 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Spring
1 8 (16.67%) Spring MVC
1 8 (16.67%) XML
2 7 (14.58%) .NET
3 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 6 (12.50%) REST
3 6 (12.50%) Spring Boot
4 4 (8.33%) Middleware
5 3 (6.25%) Web Services
6 2 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (4.17%) JAX-WS
6 2 (4.17%) JMS
6 2 (4.17%) JSP
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (4.17%) Servlets
6 2 (4.17%) SOAP
6 2 (4.17%) Struts
6 2 (4.17%) WSDL
6 2 (4.17%) XSD
6 2 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) DataPower
2 2 (4.17%) iPad
3 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) EPoS
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (45.83%) Project Management
3 17 (35.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (29.17%) PRINCE2
5 10 (20.83%) Coaching
6 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (16.67%) MVC
6 8 (16.67%) People Management
6 8 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 7 (14.58%) BDD
7 7 (14.58%) Scrum
7 7 (14.58%) SDLC
7 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
8 6 (12.50%) Asset Management
8 6 (12.50%) Client Onboarding
8 6 (12.50%) Data Architecture
8 6 (12.50%) Wealth Management
8 6 (12.50%) Workflow
9 5 (10.42%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) Java
2 7 (14.58%) C#
3 6 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) XPath
5 1 (2.08%) Groovy
5 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
1 8 (16.67%) PMP
2 4 (8.33%) APMP
3 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) PMO
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (2.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (2.08%) Ansible
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) SAP
3 4 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) IFS
4 2 (4.17%) Talend
4 2 (4.17%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.17%) webMethods
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.08%) VMware