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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 65 92 79
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 39 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.60% 0.41% 0.93%
As % of the Applications category 18.75% 2.40% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 29 4 7
Average salary £48,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £39,050 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £53,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
208 208 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.88% 17.04% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 154 149 75
Average salary £40,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,150 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,938
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 22 August 2014.

MS Project Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 63 (72.41%) Finance
2 49 (56.32%) MS Office
3 46 (52.87%) PRINCE
3 46 (52.87%) Business Analysis
4 37 (42.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (34.48%) Banking
6 28 (32.18%) Retail
6 28 (32.18%) Retail Banking
7 17 (19.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (17.24%) Degree
8 15 (17.24%) MS Excel
9 9 (10.34%) Project Management
10 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
11 6 (6.90%) QA
12 5 (5.75%) MS Visio
12 5 (5.75%) Resource Management
12 5 (5.75%) Business Transformation
13 3 (3.45%) Billing
13 3 (3.45%) Project Governance
13 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2
13 3 (3.45%) SQL
13 3 (3.45%) Oracle
14 2 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (2.30%) Advertising
14 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
14 2 (2.30%) E-Commerce
14 2 (2.30%) PMI
14 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
14 2 (2.30%) C
14 2 (2.30%) Mobile Commerce

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.15%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 49 (56.32%) MS Office
2 15 (17.24%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
General
1 63 (72.41%) Finance
2 30 (34.48%) Banking
3 28 (32.18%) Retail
3 28 (32.18%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.45%) Billing
5 2 (2.30%) Advertising
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (73.56%) Analyst
2 17 (19.54%) PMO Analyst
3 15 (17.24%) Systems Analyst
4 12 (13.79%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) PMO Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (2.30%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.30%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (2.30%) Change Analyst
8 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 1 (1.15%) Senior PMO Manager
9 1 (1.15%) Senior Manager
9 1 (1.15%) Senior Business Analyst
9 1 (1.15%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.15%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.30%) PMI
1 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (2.30%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.87%) PRINCE
1 46 (52.87%) Business Analysis
2 37 (42.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (19.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (10.34%) Project Management
5 5 (5.75%) Resource Management
5 5 (5.75%) Business Transformation
6 3 (3.45%) Project Governance
6 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.30%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.30%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (2.30%) Product Management
7 2 (2.30%) Software Architecture
8 1 (1.15%) Supplier Management
8 1 (1.15%) Data Management
8 1 (1.15%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.15%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.15%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.15%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.45%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.15%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.15%) BI-SAM
3 1 (1.15%) Twitter
3 1 (1.15%) Linedata