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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 139 85 127
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +42
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 15 94 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 2.34% 1.04%
As % of the Applications category 4.00% 16.79% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 44 17
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,000
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
375 560 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.95% 13.95% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 249 342 240
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -21 9 £42,500 -10.52%
Glasgow +4 5 £47,500 +4.39% 1
Aberdeen +4 1 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Dundee - 1 £30,000 -
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 30 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 29 (56.86%) Project Management
3 23 (45.10%) Finance
4 21 (41.18%) PRINCE2
5 17 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 16 (31.37%) Banking
7 15 (29.41%) PMI Certification
8 14 (27.45%) MS Office
8 14 (27.45%) Mentoring
9 12 (23.53%) MS Visio
9 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
11 10 (19.61%) SQL
12 9 (17.65%) RUP
12 9 (17.65%) PMI
12 9 (17.65%) Niku
13 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
14 7 (13.73%) Degree
14 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
15 6 (11.76%) PMP
15 6 (11.76%) Windows
16 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (9.80%) PRINCE
16 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
16 5 (9.80%) Time Management
16 5 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
17 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
17 4 (7.84%) Planview
17 4 (7.84%) WAN

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (5.88%) Lync
1 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.88%) IIS
1 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 14 (27.45%) MS Office
3 12 (23.53%) MS Visio
4 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) FLEXCUBE
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.88%) Temenos T24
1 3 (5.88%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) WAN
2 3 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (45.10%) Finance
2 16 (31.37%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Games
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Project Manager
2 15 (29.41%) Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Junior
3 9 (17.65%) Junior Project Manager
4 8 (15.69%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) IT Trainer
5 4 (7.84%) Trainer
6 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Developer
6 3 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Field Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Project Leader
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
1 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) JSON
2 1 (1.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) PMI
2 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) UNIX
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Project Management
2 21 (41.18%) PRINCE2
3 17 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 14 (27.45%) Mentoring
5 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (17.65%) RUP
7 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.80%) PRINCE
8 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.80%) Time Management
9 4 (7.84%) ITIL
9 4 (7.84%) Six Sigma
9 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.84%) Coaching
10 3 (5.88%) MOF
10 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.88%) Scrum
10 3 (5.88%) Programme Management
10 3 (5.88%) CRM
10 3 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) VBA
3 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.88%) C#
3 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) PMI Certification
2 7 (13.73%) Degree
3 6 (11.76%) PMP
4 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (7.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (5.88%) ISA Server
2 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) Niku
3 4 (7.84%) Planview
3 4 (7.84%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
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