The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 137 105 140
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +35
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 26 69 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 1.90% 0.74%
As % of the Applications category 6.67% 13.48% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 47 13
Average salary £37,500 £48,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £39,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
MS Project
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Applications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
390 512 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.35% 14.06% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 246 325 318
Average salary £36,750 £38,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.28% +4.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,045 £25,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Project across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MS Project
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

MS Project Salary Trend in Scotland

MS Project
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

MS Project Salary Histogram in Scotland

MS Project
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -26 10 £65,000 +35.41% 5
Glasgow -3 7 £35,000 -28.20% 2
Stirling - 5 £37,500 -
West Lothian - 2 £41,250 -
Aberdeen +12 1 £28,000 -53.33%
Dundee - 1 £40,000 -
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 27 (65.85%) Project Management
2 26 (63.41%) MS Excel
3 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
4 14 (34.15%) Finance
4 14 (34.15%) Waterfall
5 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (31.71%) MS Office
5 13 (31.71%) PMI Certification
6 12 (29.27%) PRINCE2
6 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (26.83%) SDLC
7 11 (26.83%) Degree
7 11 (26.83%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (24.39%) MS Visio
8 10 (24.39%) Project Planning
9 9 (21.95%) Banking
10 8 (19.51%) PMP
11 7 (17.07%) Programme Management
12 5 (12.20%) QA
12 5 (12.20%) Web Development
12 5 (12.20%) Marketing
12 5 (12.20%) Time Management
12 5 (12.20%) User Experience
12 5 (12.20%) Investment Banking
12 5 (12.20%) Validation
12 5 (12.20%) PMI
12 5 (12.20%) Internet
13 4 (9.76%) Niku
13 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
13 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (7.32%) IIS
1 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (7.32%) Lync
1 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (63.41%) MS Excel
2 13 (31.71%) MS Office
3 11 (26.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (24.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.88%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Internet
2 4 (9.76%) WAN
3 3 (7.32%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Investment Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.88%) Games
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Project Manager
2 12 (29.27%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Junior
4 5 (12.20%) Junior Project Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Project Leader
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Games Designer
8 1 (2.44%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) User Experience
2 5 (12.20%) PMI
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.44%) Social Gaming
3 1 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
1 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Project Management
2 14 (34.15%) Waterfall
3 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (29.27%) PRINCE2
5 11 (26.83%) SDLC
6 10 (24.39%) Project Planning
7 7 (17.07%) Programme Management
8 5 (12.20%) Web Development
8 5 (12.20%) Time Management
8 5 (12.20%) Validation
9 4 (9.76%) Migration
9 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.76%) RUP
9 4 (9.76%) ITIL
9 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.32%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.32%) Project Governance
10 3 (7.32%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) PMI Certification
2 11 (26.83%) Degree
3 8 (19.51%) PMP
4 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.32%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (7.32%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Niku
2 4 (9.76%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) Planview
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