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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 23 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 101 104 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.48% 6.58% 7.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.90% 6.94% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 59 49 33
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £38,300 £40,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
1278 1499 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.60% 94.87% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 797 968 606
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,350 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 129 (57.59%) Finance
2 112 (50.00%) Project Management
3 79 (35.27%) Banking
4 72 (32.14%) PRINCE2
5 64 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 42 (18.75%) Retail
8 34 (15.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 32 (14.29%) PMI Certification
10 29 (12.95%) PMI
10 29 (12.95%) Scrum
11 28 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (12.05%) MS Excel
13 25 (11.16%) Microsoft
14 24 (10.71%) Project Planning
15 22 (9.82%) Degree
16 21 (9.38%) Programme Management
17 19 (8.48%) Retail Banking
17 19 (8.48%) Change Management
18 18 (8.04%) Investment Banking
18 18 (8.04%) Change Control
18 18 (8.04%) SDLC
19 17 (7.59%) MS Office
20 16 (7.14%) MS Project
21 15 (6.70%) Java
21 15 (6.70%) Business Transformation
21 15 (6.70%) Mentoring
22 14 (6.25%) Waterfall
22 14 (6.25%) Quality Management
22 14 (6.25%) Telecoms

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 10 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.23%) Lync
3 3 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.34%) IIS
3 3 (1.34%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.45%) JBoss
5 1 (0.45%) Apache
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 27 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.59%) MS Office
3 16 (7.14%) MS Project
4 11 (4.91%) MS Visio
4 11 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.68%) SaaS
3 5 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.68%) WAN
2 4 (1.79%) Intranet
3 3 (1.34%) Firewall
3 3 (1.34%) LAN
4 2 (0.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.45%) SQL Server
General
1 129 (57.59%) Finance
2 79 (35.27%) Banking
3 42 (18.75%) Retail
4 19 (8.48%) Retail Banking
5 18 (8.04%) Investment Banking
6 14 (6.25%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.13%) General Ledger
8 5 (2.23%) Games
9 4 (1.79%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.89%) Billing
11 2 (0.89%) Marketing
12 1 (0.45%) International Banking
12 1 (0.45%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.45%) Back Office
12 1 (0.45%) Law
12 1 (0.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.46%) Web Services
2 7 (3.13%) Apache Flex
3 2 (0.89%) .NET
4 1 (0.45%) CSS
4 1 (0.45%) Spring
4 1 (0.45%) WPF
4 1 (0.45%) GWT
4 1 (0.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.95%) PMI
2 10 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.02%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.68%) User Experience
5 3 (1.34%) Xbox
5 3 (1.34%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.89%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.89%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.89%) FMCG
6 2 (0.89%) Social Media
6 2 (0.89%) GIS
6 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.45%) Tandem
7 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.79%) Windows
2 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.89%) Android
4 1 (0.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (50.00%) Project Management
2 72 (32.14%) PRINCE2
3 64 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (12.95%) Scrum
6 28 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 24 (10.71%) Project Planning
8 21 (9.38%) Programme Management
9 19 (8.48%) Change Management
10 18 (8.04%) Change Control
10 18 (8.04%) SDLC
11 15 (6.70%) Mentoring
11 15 (6.70%) Business Transformation
12 14 (6.25%) Waterfall
12 14 (6.25%) Quality Management
12 14 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 12 (5.36%) Risk Management
14 10 (4.46%) CRM
15 9 (4.02%) ITIL
15 9 (4.02%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.70%) Java
2 10 (4.46%) JavaScript
2 10 (4.46%) Python
3 3 (1.34%) C
3 3 (1.34%) SQL
4 2 (0.89%) C#
5 1 (0.45%) C++
5 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (15.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 32 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 22 (9.82%) Degree
4 8 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.23%) APMP
6 4 (1.79%) PMP
7 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.46%) QA
2 3 (1.34%) FATCA
2 3 (1.34%) MiFID
3 1 (0.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.34%) ISA Server
1 3 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.34%) Hyper-V
1 3 (1.34%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (11.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.02%) Niku
3 8 (3.57%) Fujitsu
4 4 (1.79%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.34%) VMware
6 2 (0.89%) Citrix
7 1 (0.45%) Google
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle
7 1 (0.45%) Planview
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