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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 138 103 123
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +20
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 22 75 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 1.95% 1.20%
As % of the Applications category 6.34% 14.62% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 19
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £52,250 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.11% -
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
347 513 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.87% 13.32% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 236 333 231
Average salary £33,250 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.27% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £48,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -19 13 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Glasgow -1 7 £38,750 -14.83% 2
Aberdeen +4 1 £28,500 -
Dundee - 1 £30,000 -
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 36 (57.14%) Project Management
2 34 (53.97%) MS Excel
2 34 (53.97%) Finance
3 26 (41.27%) PRINCE2
4 19 (30.16%) MS Office
5 18 (28.57%) Banking
6 17 (26.98%) PMI Certification
6 17 (26.98%) Waterfall
7 16 (25.40%) Mentoring
8 15 (23.81%) MS Visio
9 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (20.63%) Business Analysis
10 11 (17.46%) PMI
11 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
11 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (14.29%) SQL
12 9 (14.29%) RUP
12 9 (14.29%) Niku
12 9 (14.29%) Degree
12 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (12.70%) PRINCE
14 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (11.11%) PMP
14 7 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (11.11%) Project Planning
14 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (9.52%) VBA
15 6 (9.52%) UNIX
15 6 (9.52%) ISEB
15 6 (9.52%) Coaching

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (53.97%) MS Excel
2 19 (30.16%) MS Office
3 15 (23.81%) MS Visio
4 7 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) FLEXCUBE
1 3 (4.76%) Temenos T24
1 3 (4.76%) Finacle
2 1 (1.59%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) LAN
1 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (53.97%) Finance
2 18 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Games
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Project Manager
2 21 (33.33%) Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) PMO Analyst
4 9 (14.29%) Junior
4 9 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Trainer
5 6 (9.52%) IT Trainer
6 4 (6.35%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Project Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Applications Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) .NET
2 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.59%) JSON
3 1 (1.59%) jQuery
3 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) PMI
2 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) UNIX
2 3 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Project Management
2 26 (41.27%) PRINCE2
3 17 (26.98%) Waterfall
4 16 (25.40%) Mentoring
5 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.63%) Business Analysis
6 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (14.29%) RUP
8 8 (12.70%) PRINCE
9 7 (11.11%) Project Planning
9 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (9.52%) Coaching
11 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
11 5 (7.94%) Programme Management
12 4 (6.35%) Six Sigma
12 4 (6.35%) Time Management
13 3 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
13 3 (4.76%) Scrum
14 2 (3.17%) Data Analysis
14 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) VBA
3 4 (6.35%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) PMI Certification
2 9 (14.29%) Degree
3 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (11.11%) PMP
4 6 (9.52%) ISEB
5 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) PMBOK
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) Niku
3 4 (6.35%) Planview
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) VMware
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