The median annual salary for a Software Project Leader was £49,000 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.

Software Project Lead
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 889 927 974
Rank change year-on-year +38 +47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Leader 1 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.005% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.005% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 4
Median salary £49,000 £65,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.61% +19.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £62,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -21.60% +25.00%  

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%  

Software Project Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Leader in the UK

Software Project Leader
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Software Project Leader in the UK

Software Project Leader
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Project Leader 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 +41 1 £49,000 -24.61% 1
Leeds - 1 £49,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £49,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £49,000 -

Software Project Leader Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills

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

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) APMP
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

Software 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) APMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
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