The median annual salary for a Project Assistant was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Project Assistant
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 883 929 979
Rank change year-on-year +46 +50  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Assistant 7 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.003% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Median salary £25,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £31,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £39,000 £34,500
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -30.76% -7.14%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Project Assistant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Assistant in the UK

Project Assistant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Project Assistant in the UK

Project Assistant
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +49 7 £25,000 -28.57%
South East +44 2 £23,750 -26.92%
London +37 2 £30,000 -25.00%
City of London - 2 £30,000 -
Surrey +35 1 £25,000 -16.66%
East of England - 1 £30,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £20,500 -
South West - 1 £22,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £22,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Solihull - 1 £20,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £30,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £22,500 -
Bristol - 1 £22,500 -

Project Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Project Assistant 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 Project Assistant in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Legal
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Capita
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) PMO
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Presales
5 1 (8.33%) Records Management
5 1 (8.33%) MS Project Server
5 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) ATM
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Project Assistant 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 1 (8.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) ATM
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (8.33%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Records Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Capita
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft