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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 79 69 73
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 21 36 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.56% 2.50% 1.92%
As % of the Applications category 12.43% 18.00% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 11
Average salary £37,500 £38,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,700 £50,000 £47,500
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
169 200 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.57% 13.89% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 105 114 85
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 2 March 2015.

MS Project Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 29 (67.44%) Finance
2 24 (55.81%) MS Excel
3 20 (46.51%) Banking
4 19 (44.19%) MS Office
5 17 (39.53%) Project Management
6 16 (37.21%) PMI Certification
7 13 (30.23%) Waterfall
7 13 (30.23%) PMI
7 13 (30.23%) PRINCE2
8 11 (25.58%) PRINCE
9 9 (20.93%) Niku
9 9 (20.93%) RUP
9 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (20.93%) Business Analysis
9 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
10 8 (18.60%) Degree
11 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (16.28%) Retail
12 6 (13.95%) Retail Banking
13 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (9.30%) Planview
14 4 (9.30%) Time Management
14 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
14 4 (9.30%) Six Sigma
15 3 (6.98%) PMP
15 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
15 3 (6.98%) FLEXCUBE
15 3 (6.98%) Temenos T24
15 3 (6.98%) Computer Science

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 24 (55.81%) MS Excel
2 19 (44.19%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) FLEXCUBE
1 3 (6.98%) Temenos T24
1 3 (6.98%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (67.44%) Finance
2 20 (46.51%) Banking
3 7 (16.28%) Retail
4 6 (13.95%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Analyst
2 16 (37.21%) Project Manager
3 14 (32.56%) PMO Analyst
4 9 (20.93%) Junior
4 9 (20.93%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) PMO Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Portfolio Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) PMI
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Project Management
2 13 (30.23%) PRINCE2
2 13 (30.23%) Waterfall
3 11 (25.58%) PRINCE
4 9 (20.93%) RUP
4 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.93%) Business Analysis
4 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
5 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.30%) Six Sigma
6 4 (9.30%) Time Management
7 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.65%) Wealth Management
9 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.33%) Document Management
9 1 (2.33%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) Line Management
9 1 (2.33%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
1 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) PMI Certification
2 8 (18.60%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Niku
2 4 (9.30%) Planview
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft