The median annual salary for a Project Director was £65,000 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.

Project Director
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 926 959
Rank change year-on-year +60 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Director 8 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.007% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.007% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 19
Median salary £65,000 £77,500 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.12% -6.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £72,000 £64,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £79,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 - £85,000

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%  

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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Director in the UK

Project Director
Top 8 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 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 +37 6 £65,000 -16.12%
East of England - 4 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £65,000 -
London +22 2 £70,000 -9.67%
Huntingdon - 2 £65,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Project Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 14 (56.00%) Project Management
2 12 (48.00%) PRINCE2
3 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (40.00%) Degree
4 10 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (32.00%) PMO
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 8 (32.00%) Advertising
6 7 (28.00%) Six Sigma
6 7 (28.00%) Master's Degree
7 5 (20.00%) PMI Certification
7 5 (20.00%) ISO 14001
7 5 (20.00%) QA
8 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
8 4 (16.00%) PMP
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle
9 3 (12.00%) CRM
9 3 (12.00%) ERP
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) Line Management
9 3 (12.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (8.00%) Escalation Management
10 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (8.00%) Coaching
10 2 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
10 2 (8.00%) Time Management
10 2 (8.00%) JIRA

Project Director 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 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
1 2 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (4.00%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (32.00%) Advertising
2 8 (32.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Law
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Economy
4 1 (4.00%) French Language
4 1 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (4.00%) German Language
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) PMI
2 1 (4.00%) Digital Signage
2 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Reinsurance
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Project Management
2 12 (48.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (28.00%) Six Sigma
5 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 3 (12.00%) CRM
6 3 (12.00%) ERP
6 3 (12.00%) Line Management
7 2 (8.00%) Coaching
7 2 (8.00%) Escalation Management
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.00%) Business Development
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.00%) Document Management
8 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
1 10 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (28.00%) Master's Degree
3 5 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 4 (16.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) PMO
2 5 (20.00%) ISO 14001
2 5 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) Xerox