The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 22 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 119 116 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.34% 8.45% 6.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.83% 8.86% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 66 66 71
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1210 1309 1331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.98% 95.41% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 813 847 860
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Project Manager Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

1 155 (62.25%) Project Management
2 153 (61.45%) Finance
3 85 (34.14%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (32.53%) Banking
5 70 (28.11%) Retail
6 67 (26.91%) Data Centre
7 55 (22.09%) Matrix Management
8 54 (21.69%) PRINCE2
9 52 (20.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 45 (18.07%) Line Management
11 43 (17.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 31 (12.45%) Change Management
13 24 (9.64%) Analytics
13 24 (9.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 22 (8.84%) SDLC
14 22 (8.84%) Scrum
14 22 (8.84%) Web Analytics
15 20 (8.03%) Risk Management
15 20 (8.03%) Waterfall
16 17 (6.83%) Project Planning
17 16 (6.43%) Degree
17 16 (6.43%) Java
18 15 (6.02%) Oracle
19 14 (5.62%) ITIL
20 13 (5.22%) MS Project
21 12 (4.82%) Retail Banking
21 12 (4.82%) Security Cleared
22 11 (4.42%) ITIL V3
22 11 (4.42%) Telecoms
22 11 (4.42%) Unix

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (1.61%) CMS
2 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.80%) Confluence
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (5.22%) MS Project
2 5 (2.01%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.80%) MS Office
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.40%) Maximo
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.01%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.80%) SAN
2 1 (0.40%) LAN
2 1 (0.40%) WAN
2 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 153 (61.45%) Finance
2 81 (32.53%) Banking
3 70 (28.11%) Retail
4 43 (17.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (4.82%) Retail Banking
6 11 (4.42%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.41%) Marketing
8 2 (0.80%) Advertising
8 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.61%) Web Services
2 4 (1.61%) HTML
2 4 (1.61%) HTML5
3 1 (0.40%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 67 (26.91%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.61%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.80%) User Experience
6 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.40%) PMI
6 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.42%) Unix
2 1 (0.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (62.25%) Project Management
2 85 (34.14%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (22.09%) Matrix Management
4 54 (21.69%) PRINCE2
5 52 (20.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (18.07%) Line Management
7 31 (12.45%) Change Management
8 24 (9.64%) Analytics
9 22 (8.84%) Scrum
9 22 (8.84%) SDLC
9 22 (8.84%) Web Analytics
10 20 (8.03%) Risk Management
10 20 (8.03%) Waterfall
11 17 (6.83%) Project Planning
12 14 (5.62%) ITIL
13 11 (4.42%) ITIL V3
14 10 (4.02%) People Management
14 10 (4.02%) Project Governance
14 10 (4.02%) Risk Analysis
15 9 (3.61%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.43%) Java
2 10 (4.02%) JavaScript
2 10 (4.02%) Python
3 2 (0.80%) SQL
4 1 (0.40%) C
4 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (9.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 16 (6.43%) Degree
3 12 (4.82%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.21%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.81%) PMP
6 4 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.40%) APMP
7 1 (0.40%) ISEB
7 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.81%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.40%) Basel III
3 1 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.40%) EMIR
3 1 (0.40%) MiFID
3 1 (0.40%) SEPA
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (6.02%) Oracle
2 9 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.01%) Pega
4 2 (0.80%) SAP
5 1 (0.40%) IBM
5 1 (0.40%) Progress
5 1 (0.40%) Syclo
5 1 (0.40%) webMethods
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