The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 86 88 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 19 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.35% 1.19% 1.29%
As % of the Applications category 10.33% 9.29% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 13
Average salary £48,000 £33,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.28% -21.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £27,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
MS Project
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
184 183 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.11% 12.80% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 110 100 94
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £24,000 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £50,000 £55,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Project across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MS Project
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

MS Project Salary Trend in Edinburgh

MS Project
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MS Project Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Project also 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 that cited MS Project.

1 39 (68.42%) Finance
2 34 (59.65%) MS Office
3 28 (49.12%) Banking
4 24 (42.11%) PRINCE
5 23 (40.35%) MS Excel
5 23 (40.35%) Business Analysis
6 20 (35.09%) Retail
6 20 (35.09%) Retail Banking
7 19 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (24.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (22.81%) Project Management
10 9 (15.79%) PMI Certification
11 8 (14.04%) Degree
12 7 (12.28%) QA
13 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
13 6 (10.53%) PMI
14 5 (8.77%) MS Visio
15 4 (7.02%) C
15 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
15 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
15 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (7.02%) Waterfall
16 3 (5.26%) PMP
16 3 (5.26%) Six Sigma
16 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
16 3 (5.26%) Billing
16 3 (5.26%) FLEXCUBE
16 3 (5.26%) Planview
16 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
16 3 (5.26%) Temenos T24

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Project also 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 that cited MS Project. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 34 (59.65%) MS Office
2 23 (40.35%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) FLEXCUBE
1 3 (5.26%) Temenos T24
1 3 (5.26%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
General
1 39 (68.42%) Finance
2 28 (49.12%) Banking
3 20 (35.09%) Retail
3 20 (35.09%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Billing
5 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (66.67%) Analyst
2 14 (24.56%) PMO Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.28%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (1.75%) PMO Manager
7 1 (1.75%) Junior
7 1 (1.75%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (1.75%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (1.75%) Systems Manager
7 1 (1.75%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (1.75%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (1.75%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) PMI
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) PRINCE
2 23 (40.35%) Business Analysis
3 19 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (24.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (22.81%) Project Management
6 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.02%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.26%) Time Management
8 3 (5.26%) Six Sigma
9 2 (3.51%) Mobile Commerce
9 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.51%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.51%) Product Management
9 2 (3.51%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.75%) Change Control
10 1 (1.75%) Email Management
10 1 (1.75%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) C
2 1 (1.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) PMI Certification
2 8 (14.04%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) PMP
4 1 (1.75%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Planview
3 1 (1.75%) BI-SAM
3 1 (1.75%) Twitter
3 1 (1.75%) Linedata
3 1 (1.75%) Niku