The median annual salary for a Project Director was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Director
UK
Rank 847 933 909
Rank change year-on-year +86 -24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Director 17 16 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.015% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.016% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 24
Median salary £82,500 £82,500 £83,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £80,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £85,000 £80,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  

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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
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%  

Project Director
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Director in the UK

Project Director
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Project Director in the UK

Project Director
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Director over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Director in the UK

Project Director
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Director within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +92 16 £85,000 +3.03% 3
South East +76 11 £87,500 +9.37%
Berkshire +48 10 £87,500 +9.37%
Reading - 10 £87,500 -
London +72 3 £80,000 -5.88% 2
North West - 2 £60,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Abingdon - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £60,000 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

Project Director Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Project Director 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 Director in the job title.

1 23 (69.70%) Project Management
2 22 (66.67%) Degree
3 18 (54.55%) PRINCE2
4 16 (48.48%) Telecoms
5 14 (42.42%) Finance
5 14 (42.42%) PMO
6 12 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
6 12 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (24.24%) Programme Management
7 8 (24.24%) Six Sigma
8 7 (21.21%) Advertising
9 6 (18.18%) PMP
9 6 (18.18%) CRM
9 6 (18.18%) ISO 14001
9 6 (18.18%) QA
10 5 (15.15%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
11 4 (12.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (12.12%) Law
11 4 (12.12%) MBA
11 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
11 4 (12.12%) Banking
11 4 (12.12%) Matrix Organization
11 4 (12.12%) Regulatory Compliance
12 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
12 3 (9.09%) Line Management
12 3 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
12 3 (9.09%) Legal
12 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
12 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification

Project Director 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 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.03%) Broadband
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 16 (48.48%) Telecoms
2 14 (42.42%) Finance
3 7 (21.21%) Advertising
4 4 (12.12%) Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Law
4 4 (12.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (9.09%) Legal
5 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.03%) Billing
6 1 (3.03%) Games
6 1 (3.03%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Project Management
2 18 (54.55%) PRINCE2
3 12 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (24.24%) Programme Management
4 8 (24.24%) Six Sigma
5 6 (18.18%) CRM
6 5 (15.15%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 4 (12.12%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
7 4 (12.12%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (9.09%) Line Management
8 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
9 2 (6.06%) Coaching
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) Escalation Management
10 1 (3.03%) Business Development
10 1 (3.03%) Demand Forecasting
10 1 (3.03%) People Management
10 1 (3.03%) Presales
10 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Degree
2 12 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (18.18%) PMP
4 4 (12.12%) MBA
5 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) PMO
2 6 (18.18%) ISO 14001
2 6 (18.18%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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