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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 144 127 128
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 17 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 1.16% 1.29%
As % of the Applications category 4.70% 9.76% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 32
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -4.45%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
362 369 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.20% 11.88% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 204 235 267
Average salary £33,500 £34,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.47% -4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £62,000
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Glasgow -26 7 £41,000 +22.38% 1
Argyll and Bute - 7 £31,500 -
Edinburgh -17 2 - - 4
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 26 (63.41%) Project Management
2 23 (56.10%) MS Excel
2 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
3 19 (46.34%) MS Office
4 16 (39.02%) Finance
5 15 (36.59%) PRINCE2
6 12 (29.27%) Degree
7 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (24.39%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
10 7 (17.07%) SQL
10 7 (17.07%) MS Visio
10 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
10 7 (17.07%) MS Project Server
11 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (14.63%) Data Management
11 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (14.63%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (14.63%) MS Access
11 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
11 6 (14.63%) Change Management
11 6 (14.63%) SDLC
12 5 (12.20%) ITIL
12 5 (12.20%) PMP
12 5 (12.20%) PMI Certification
13 4 (9.76%) Windows
13 4 (9.76%) CMS
13 4 (9.76%) Programme Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (17.07%) MS Project Server
2 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.76%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (56.10%) MS Excel
2 19 (46.34%) MS Office
3 10 (24.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (17.07%) MS Visio
5 6 (14.63%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Wireless
2 2 (4.88%) LAN
2 2 (4.88%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) GSM
3 1 (2.44%) LTE
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) MS Access
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Billing
2 3 (7.32%) Games
3 2 (4.88%) Back Office
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Project Manager
2 10 (24.39%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Support Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Project Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Project Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Delivery Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Designer
6 3 (7.32%) Digital Agile Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Games Designer
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Designer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Games Designer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Data Technician
7 2 (4.88%) PMO Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Ajax
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) COM
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) jQuery
2 1 (2.44%) JSON
2 1 (2.44%) NHibernate
2 1 (2.44%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Graphic Design
3 3 (7.32%) Social Gaming
4 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Project Management
2 15 (36.59%) PRINCE2
3 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
6 6 (14.63%) Change Management
6 6 (14.63%) Data Management
6 6 (14.63%) SDLC
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL
8 4 (9.76%) Content Management
8 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.32%) Game Development
9 3 (7.32%) Line Management
9 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.32%) Migration
9 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
9 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.32%) Web Development
10 2 (4.88%) Coaching
10 2 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) PMI Certification
2 5 (12.20%) PMP
3 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PMBOK
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Avaya
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) VMware
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