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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 121 124 116
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 35 41 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.14% 1.24% 1.19%
As % of the Applications category 9.59% 9.79% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 25
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £53,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
365 419 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.84% 12.69% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 222 254 255
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +1 21 £49,000 +48.48% 4
Glasgow +18 12 £33,500 -26.37% 1
Aberdeen +4 2 £27,000 -36.47% 1
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 61 (54.95%) Finance
2 51 (45.95%) Project Management
3 49 (44.14%) MS Excel
4 43 (38.74%) PRINCE2
5 40 (36.04%) MS Office
6 26 (23.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (20.72%) MS Visio
8 22 (19.82%) Banking
8 22 (19.82%) Business Analysis
9 20 (18.02%) MS PowerPoint
10 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
10 16 (14.41%) PMI Certification
10 16 (14.41%) PRINCE
11 15 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 15 (13.51%) Degree
12 14 (12.61%) SQL
12 14 (12.61%) Mentoring
13 13 (11.71%) Project Planning
14 11 (9.91%) Retail
14 11 (9.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (9.01%) QA
15 10 (9.01%) Retail Banking
15 10 (9.01%) PMI
15 10 (9.01%) SharePoint
16 9 (8.11%) VBA
16 9 (8.11%) C#
16 9 (8.11%) Waterfall
17 8 (7.21%) Coaching
17 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
17 8 (7.21%) Resource Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 10 (9.01%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (2.70%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.90%) CMS
Applications
1 49 (44.14%) MS Excel
2 40 (36.04%) MS Office
3 23 (20.72%) MS Visio
4 20 (18.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.90%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Temenos T24
1 3 (2.70%) FLEXCUBE
1 3 (2.70%) Finacle
2 2 (1.80%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) LAN
2 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.90%) Selenium
General
1 61 (54.95%) Finance
2 22 (19.82%) Banking
3 11 (9.91%) Retail
4 10 (9.01%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Billing
5 1 (0.90%) Law
5 1 (0.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (36.04%) Project Manager
2 36 (32.43%) Analyst
3 18 (16.22%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (6.31%) IT Trainer
4 7 (6.31%) Project Engineer
4 7 (6.31%) Developer
4 7 (6.31%) Trainer
5 5 (4.50%) Junior Project Manager
5 5 (4.50%) Junior
6 4 (3.60%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (3.60%) Business Analyst
6 4 (3.60%) Senior Manager
6 4 (3.60%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (3.60%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (3.60%) Support Manager
6 4 (3.60%) Business Manager
6 4 (3.60%) Project Support Manager
7 3 (2.70%) PMO Manager
7 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (2.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) .NET
2 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.90%) jQuery
3 1 (0.90%) JSON
3 1 (0.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) PMI
2 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) Social Media
5 1 (0.90%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.31%) UNIX
2 3 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.95%) Project Management
2 43 (38.74%) PRINCE2
3 26 (23.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (19.82%) Business Analysis
5 16 (14.41%) PRINCE
6 14 (12.61%) Mentoring
7 13 (11.71%) Project Planning
8 11 (9.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (8.11%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.21%) Coaching
10 8 (7.21%) Resource Management
11 7 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (6.31%) Time Management
11 7 (6.31%) Programme Management
12 6 (5.41%) Service Delivery
12 6 (5.41%) Change Management
13 5 (4.50%) RUP
14 3 (2.70%) Data Analysis
14 3 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
14 3 (2.70%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.61%) SQL
2 9 (8.11%) VBA
2 9 (8.11%) C#
3 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.60%) C
4 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) PMI Certification
2 15 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 15 (13.51%) Degree
3 7 (6.31%) PMP
3 7 (6.31%) ISEB
4 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.90%) CISM
5 1 (0.90%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.50%) Niku
3 3 (2.70%) Planview
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle
4 2 (1.80%) SAP
5 1 (0.90%) Genesys
5 1 (0.90%) HP
5 1 (0.90%) Twitter
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