The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 18 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 11 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.15% 7.14% 5.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.47% 7.36% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 11
Average salary £67,500 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.82% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £38,850 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Project Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
246 258 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.83% 96.99% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 142 197 207
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Aberdeen region.

Project Manager Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Project Manager in their job title.

1 17 (53.13%) Project Management
2 9 (28.13%) PRINCE2
3 8 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
4 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (15.63%) PMP
4 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
5 4 (12.50%) EDRMS
5 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (12.50%) LiveLink
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
6 3 (9.38%) Finance
6 3 (9.38%) Maximo
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) .NET
7 2 (6.25%) MS Project
7 2 (6.25%) MS Office
7 2 (6.25%) C#
7 2 (6.25%) SAP
7 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.13%) CMS
8 1 (3.13%) Twitter
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.50%) LiveLink
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) EDRMS
General
1 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Project Management
2 9 (28.13%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.13%) CMMI
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (15.63%) PMP
2 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) SAP
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Twitter
2 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft