Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Leader was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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

Project Lead
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1006 1027 1047
Rank change year-on-year +21 +20 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Leader 187 254 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 99 224 220
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +12.22% -

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 171314 195618 214070
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.01% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 139663 164331 175586
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Project Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Project Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Project Leader in the UK

Project Leader
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Project Leader in the UK

Project Leader
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Leader over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Leader in the UK

Project Leader
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Leader within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 175 £60,000 +4.35% 15
London +64 118 £65,000 +13.04% 5
UK excluding London +12 59 £55,000 +8.91% 10
South East +67 27 £57,500 -4.17% 2
North of England -19 22 £55,000 +9.18% 4
Yorkshire +30 16 £50,500 +0.75%
North West -16 6 £75,000 +25.00% 4
Midlands -1 5 £60,000 +50.00% 2
West Midlands -16 4 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Scotland +20 3 £55,000 +37.50%
East Midlands +22 1 - -
East of England +2 1 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Wales 0 1 - -

Project Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Project Leader 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 Leader in the job title.

1 104 (55.61%) Finance
2 94 (50.27%) Project Management
3 68 (36.36%) Banking
4 65 (34.76%) Asset Management
4 65 (34.76%) Technical Architecture
4 65 (34.76%) Wealth Management
4 65 (34.76%) Murex
5 64 (34.22%) Retail
5 64 (34.22%) Investment Banking
6 63 (33.69%) Fixed Income
6 63 (33.69%) Retail Banking
6 63 (33.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 63 (33.69%) Re-Platforming
7 48 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (22.46%) PRINCE2
9 39 (20.86%) Programme Management
10 31 (16.58%) Oracle
11 26 (13.90%) Coaching
11 26 (13.90%) QA
12 25 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (12.83%) Test Strategy
13 24 (12.83%) Functional Testing
14 23 (12.30%) Test Automation
14 23 (12.30%) Data Strategy
14 23 (12.30%) Scrum
14 23 (12.30%) Murex Flex
14 23 (12.30%) Configuration Management
14 23 (12.30%) Regression Testing
14 23 (12.30%) Management Information System
15 21 (11.23%) Java

Project Leader 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 4 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (2.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.60%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.07%) JBoss
3 2 (1.07%) Mule
3 2 (1.07%) Mule ESB
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.53%) CMS
4 1 (0.53%) Confluence
4 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (5.35%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Maximo
2 3 (1.60%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.07%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.74%) SaaS
2 4 (2.14%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (2.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.81%) Intranet
2 8 (4.28%) Internet
3 3 (1.60%) VoIP
4 2 (1.07%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.07%) SMS
4 2 (1.07%) Wireless
5 1 (0.53%) DHCP
5 1 (0.53%) DNS
5 1 (0.53%) LAN
5 1 (0.53%) SAN
5 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.53%) VPN
5 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.21%) RDBMS
1 6 (3.21%) Relational Database
1 6 (3.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.14%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.60%) DataStage
3 3 (1.60%) PowerCenter
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.07%) DB2
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.53%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (3.74%) JIRA
1 7 (3.74%) Maven
1 7 (3.74%) Subversion
2 4 (2.14%) Ant
2 4 (2.14%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.07%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 104 (55.61%) Finance
2 68 (36.36%) Banking
3 64 (34.22%) Investment Banking
3 64 (34.22%) Retail
4 63 (33.69%) Retail Banking
5 10 (5.35%) Marketing
6 5 (2.67%) Legal
6 5 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.14%) Advertising
7 4 (2.14%) Billing
7 4 (2.14%) Publishing
8 2 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.07%) Law
8 2 (1.07%) Military
9 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.53%) Automotive
9 1 (0.53%) Back Office
9 1 (0.53%) Local Government
9 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.30%) Murex Flex
2 10 (5.35%) .NET
3 8 (4.28%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (4.28%) XML
4 7 (3.74%) CSS
4 7 (3.74%) HTML
4 7 (3.74%) HTML5
4 7 (3.74%) jQuery
5 6 (3.21%) JSP
6 4 (2.14%) CSS3
6 4 (2.14%) Middleware
7 3 (1.60%) Ajax
7 3 (1.60%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.60%) Backbone.js
7 3 (1.60%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.60%) Java EE
7 3 (1.60%) JSON
7 3 (1.60%) Node.js
7 3 (1.60%) React
7 3 (1.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (33.69%) Fixed Income
1 63 (33.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 23 (12.30%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.14%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.14%) PMI
6 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.60%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.60%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.60%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.60%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.07%) DataPower
7 2 (1.07%) iPad
8 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.53%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.74%) Unix
2 5 (2.67%) Linux
3 2 (1.07%) Windows
3 2 (1.07%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.53%) AIX
4 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (50.27%) Project Management
2 65 (34.76%) Asset Management
2 65 (34.76%) Technical Architecture
2 65 (34.76%) Wealth Management
3 63 (33.69%) Re-Platforming
4 48 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (22.46%) PRINCE2
6 39 (20.86%) Programme Management
7 26 (13.90%) Coaching
8 25 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (12.83%) Functional Testing
9 24 (12.83%) Test Strategy
10 23 (12.30%) Configuration Management
10 23 (12.30%) Data Strategy
10 23 (12.30%) Regression Testing
10 23 (12.30%) Scrum
10 23 (12.30%) Test Automation
11 16 (8.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (6.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.23%) Java
2 18 (9.63%) SQL
3 13 (6.95%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.21%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.21%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.60%) C#
5 3 (1.60%) C++
5 3 (1.60%) Go
5 3 (1.60%) Python
5 3 (1.60%) Scala
5 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.60%) VB
6 2 (1.07%) C
6 2 (1.07%) XPath
7 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 17 (9.09%) Degree
2 11 (5.88%) APMP
2 11 (5.88%) PMP
3 8 (4.28%) PMI Certification
3 8 (4.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.14%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.60%) CISSP
7 1 (0.53%) ACCA
7 1 (0.53%) CIMA
7 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.53%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.90%) QA
2 16 (8.56%) PMO
3 2 (1.07%) MiFID
3 2 (1.07%) P3O
3 2 (1.07%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) Basel III
4 1 (0.53%) COREP
4 1 (0.53%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.53%) EMIR
4 1 (0.53%) FINREP
4 1 (0.53%) GDPR
4 1 (0.53%) IFRS
4 1 (0.53%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (1.07%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.07%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (0.53%) Ansible
2 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (34.76%) Murex
2 31 (16.58%) Oracle
3 11 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.28%) Adobe
5 6 (3.21%) SAP
6 4 (2.14%) Google
6 4 (2.14%) IBM
6 4 (2.14%) IFS
6 4 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.14%) Teradata
7 3 (1.60%) Informatica
7 3 (1.60%) VMware
8 2 (1.07%) Avaya
8 2 (1.07%) Mitel
8 2 (1.07%) Sybase
8 2 (1.07%) Talend
8 2 (1.07%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.07%) webMethods
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco
9 1 (0.53%) Temenos
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