The median annual salary for a Lead Project Manager was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 877 923
Rank change year-on-year +37 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 34 56 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.058% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.060% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 54
Median salary £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.08% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £68,250 £78,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Lead Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Lead Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Project Manager in the UK

Lead Project Manager
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 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
England +17 33 £61,250 +2.08% 5
London +7 16 £75,000 +25.00% 1
East of England +4 4 £62,500 +8.69% 2
Cambridge -9 4 £62,500 +31.57%
Cambridgeshire -13 4 £62,500 +31.57%
South East +61 3 £62,500 +2.04% 1
West Midlands +15 3 £55,000 -16.98% 1
North West - 3 £77,500 -
Staffordshire +14 2 £55,000 -16.98%
Yorkshire - 2 £56,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £55,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £77,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £77,500 -
Berkshire +21 1 - -
East Midlands +17 1 - -
Scotland +4 1 - -
Nottingham -1 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -4 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -9 1 £62,500 +34.40% 1
Surrey - 1 £62,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £60,000 -
Redhill - 1 £62,500 -
Leeds - 1 £56,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £56,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £60,000 -
Harrogate - 1 - -
New Malden - 1 £45,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £62,500 -
Dundee - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 40 (54.79%) Project Management
2 35 (47.95%) PRINCE2
3 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (27.40%) Finance
4 20 (27.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (17.81%) Risk Management
6 12 (16.44%) Scrum
6 12 (16.44%) Change Management
6 12 (16.44%) Coaching
7 11 (15.07%) Data Centre
8 10 (13.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (13.70%) JIRA
9 9 (12.33%) Degree
9 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
9 9 (12.33%) WAN
9 9 (12.33%) Computacenter
10 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
10 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Project
11 7 (9.59%) SAP
11 7 (9.59%) SQL
11 7 (9.59%) ERP
11 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (9.59%) People Management
12 6 (8.22%) Line Management
12 6 (8.22%) Time Management
12 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
12 6 (8.22%) Banking
12 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
12 6 (8.22%) ITIL
12 6 (8.22%) Python

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 5 (6.85%) WordPress
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) Confluence
3 1 (1.37%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (5.48%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.74%) Maximo
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.37%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.37%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.37%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.37%) DHCP
2 1 (1.37%) DNS
2 1 (1.37%) SAN
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.37%) VoIP
2 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Big Data
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) GIS
3 1 (1.37%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) JIRA
2 4 (5.48%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.48%) Hudson
2 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.48%) Selenium
2 4 (5.48%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
3 5 (6.85%) Legal
4 3 (4.11%) French Language
4 3 (4.11%) Local Government
4 3 (4.11%) Retail
5 2 (2.74%) Advertising
5 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Law
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
5 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.37%) Automotive
6 1 (1.37%) Back Office
6 1 (1.37%) Billing
6 1 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) .NET
2 4 (5.48%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (5.48%) Gherkin
2 4 (5.48%) Web Services
3 2 (2.74%) Middleware
3 2 (2.74%) TensorFlow
4 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.37%) CSS
4 1 (1.37%) CSS3
4 1 (1.37%) HTML
4 1 (1.37%) HTML5
4 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.37%) iPad
4 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.37%) PMI
4 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.79%) Project Management
2 35 (47.95%) PRINCE2
3 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (27.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (17.81%) Risk Management
6 12 (16.44%) Change Management
6 12 (16.44%) Coaching
6 12 (16.44%) Scrum
7 10 (13.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.59%) ERP
9 7 (9.59%) People Management
10 6 (8.22%) ITIL
10 6 (8.22%) Line Management
10 6 (8.22%) Time Management
10 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
11 5 (6.85%) BDD
11 5 (6.85%) CRM
11 5 (6.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) Python
3 4 (5.48%) Groovy
3 4 (5.48%) Java
4 2 (2.74%) Julia
4 2 (2.74%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.74%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) PMP
3 4 (5.48%) APMP
3 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.74%) PhD
5 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) PMO
2 2 (2.74%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Ansible
1 4 (5.48%) Puppet
1 4 (5.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Computacenter
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.59%) SAP
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle
5 2 (2.74%) IBM
5 2 (2.74%) IFS
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco
6 1 (1.37%) Cognos
6 1 (1.37%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.37%) Teradata
6 1 (1.37%) VMware
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Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
New Malden
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 18 days ago