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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 93 69 67
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 9 45 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.65% 2.71% 2.14%
As % of the Applications category 6.21% 18.99% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 13
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £48,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
145 237 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.53% 14.29% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 111 139 91
Average salary £35,500 £36,895 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.77% +22.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,300 £47,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.73%

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 17 April 2015.

MS Project Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
2 16 (59.26%) Project Management
2 16 (59.26%) Banking
3 15 (55.56%) Finance
4 13 (48.15%) Waterfall
5 12 (44.44%) PMI Certification
6 10 (37.04%) MS Office
6 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2
7 9 (33.33%) RUP
7 9 (33.33%) PMI
7 9 (33.33%) Niku
7 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 7 (25.93%) Degree
9 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (18.52%) PRINCE
11 4 (14.81%) Six Sigma
11 4 (14.81%) Planview
11 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
11 4 (14.81%) Time Management
12 3 (11.11%) PMBOK
12 3 (11.11%) Temenos T24
12 3 (11.11%) Finacle
12 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
12 3 (11.11%) Retail
12 3 (11.11%) FLEXCUBE
12 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
12 3 (11.11%) PMP

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
2 10 (37.04%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) FLEXCUBE
1 3 (11.11%) Temenos T24
1 3 (11.11%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
General
1 16 (59.26%) Banking
2 15 (55.56%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 11 (40.74%) Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Junior Project Manager
3 9 (33.33%) Junior
4 6 (22.22%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) PMO Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) PMI
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Project Management
2 13 (48.15%) Waterfall
3 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2
4 9 (33.33%) RUP
4 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (18.52%) PRINCE
7 4 (14.81%) Six Sigma
7 4 (14.81%) Time Management
8 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.41%) Wealth Management
10 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) PMI Certification
2 7 (25.93%) Degree
3 3 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PMBOK
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Niku
2 4 (14.81%) Planview
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft