The median annual salary for a Lead Project Manager was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Project Manager
UK
Rank 828 879 890
Rank change year-on-year +51 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 37 62 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.061% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.063% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 22 47 51
Median salary £53,750 £58,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.72% +5.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,350 £43,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,050 £70,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.36%  

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 80774 98602 101550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.35% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66963 82534 82926
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 22 March 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 22 March 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 +85 34 £57,500 -4.16% 6
South East +55 10 £57,500 -4.16% 1
London +46 8 £77,500 +19.23% 2
East Sussex - 7 £52,500 - 1
West Midlands +35 6 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Brighton - 5 £47,500 - 1
East of England +27 3 - -
Nottingham +13 3 - -
East Midlands +3 3 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +2 3 - -
North West -23 3 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Hertfordshire +19 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £37,500 -
Manchester - 2 £55,000 - 1
Hatfield - 2 - -
Beckenham - 2 £57,500 -
City of London +43 1 - -
Berkshire +33 1 £57,500 -4.16%
Yorkshire +31 1 - -
Leeds +22 1 - -
West Yorkshire +20 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +19 1 £57,500 +27.77%
Hampshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £57,500 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £40,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £31,500 -
Warwick - 1 £43,500 -

Lead Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 49 (62.03%) Project Management
2 42 (53.16%) PRINCE2
3 33 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (35.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (30.38%) Finance
6 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
7 15 (18.99%) Risk Management
8 14 (17.72%) Mentoring
9 13 (16.46%) Change Management
9 13 (16.46%) MS Project
10 11 (13.92%) HTML
10 11 (13.92%) JIRA
11 10 (12.66%) WordPress
11 10 (12.66%) Coaching
11 10 (12.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (11.39%) CSS
12 9 (11.39%) CRM
13 8 (10.13%) WAN
13 8 (10.13%) Computacenter
13 8 (10.13%) Banking
13 8 (10.13%) Data Centre
13 8 (10.13%) HTML5
14 7 (8.86%) APMP
14 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
14 7 (8.86%) Process Improvement
14 7 (8.86%) Google
14 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
15 6 (7.59%) C#
15 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
15 6 (7.59%) Dynamics CRM

Lead Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (12.66%) WordPress
2 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.27%) Confluence
3 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.27%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 13 (16.46%) MS Project
2 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.27%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.27%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.27%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.27%) GitHub
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.27%) Office 365
3 1 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) WAN
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) GIS
1 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) JIRA
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (1.27%) Phabricator
3 1 (1.27%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (30.38%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Legal
5 3 (3.80%) French Language
5 3 (3.80%) Local Government
6 2 (2.53%) Advertising
6 2 (2.53%) Back Office
6 2 (2.53%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.53%) Marketing
6 2 (2.53%) Retail
7 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) HTML
2 9 (11.39%) CSS
3 8 (10.13%) HTML5
4 6 (7.59%) jQuery
4 6 (7.59%) JSON
4 6 (7.59%) REST
4 6 (7.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (7.59%) WPF
5 3 (3.80%) .NET
5 3 (3.80%) XML
6 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.53%) CSS3
7 1 (1.27%) Phalcon
7 1 (1.27%) SAML
7 1 (1.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.06%) PMI
5 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.27%) AS400
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.27%) Equities
7 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Windows
2 1 (1.27%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) OS/400
2 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.03%) Project Management
2 42 (53.16%) PRINCE2
3 33 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (35.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (18.99%) Risk Management
6 14 (17.72%) Mentoring
7 13 (16.46%) Change Management
8 10 (12.66%) Coaching
8 10 (12.66%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (11.39%) CRM
10 7 (8.86%) Process Improvement
11 6 (7.59%) Analytics
11 6 (7.59%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (7.59%) MVVM
11 6 (7.59%) Web Development
12 5 (6.33%) Line Management
13 4 (5.06%) People Management
13 4 (5.06%) Project Governance
13 4 (5.06%) SDLC
13 4 (5.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.59%) C#
2 6 (7.59%) XAML
3 5 (6.33%) SQL
4 2 (2.53%) PHP
5 1 (1.27%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) APMP
2 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (5.06%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.80%) Degree
5 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) PMO
2 4 (5.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.27%) KVM
1 1 (1.27%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Capistrano
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) Computacenter
3 7 (8.86%) Google
4 6 (7.59%) Xamarin
5 5 (6.33%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco
6 1 (1.27%) Cognos
6 1 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.27%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle
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