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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 104 132 128
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 56 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.76% 0.75% 0.98%
As % of the Applications category 12.44% 5.36% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 46 19 27
Average salary £46,250 £39,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.08% -16.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £26,700 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £68,125 £50,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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
450 466 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.13% 14.00% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 293 280 287
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,050
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 +4 22 £48,000 +31.50% 2
Stirling -3 14 £58,750 +95.83%
Glasgow +5 12 £33,500 -18.29% 2
Aberdeen +12 4 £70,000 +197.87% 1
Dundee - 1 £29,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £45,000 -
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 75 (54.35%) Finance
2 66 (47.83%) MS Office
3 57 (41.30%) MS Excel
3 57 (41.30%) Project Management
4 40 (28.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (27.54%) PRINCE2
6 35 (25.36%) Business Analysis
7 33 (23.91%) Banking
8 32 (23.19%) MS Visio
9 28 (20.29%) PRINCE
10 24 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 24 (17.39%) Retail
11 23 (16.67%) Retail Banking
12 22 (15.94%) MS PowerPoint
13 21 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (13.77%) Degree
15 17 (12.32%) PMI Certification
16 15 (10.87%) Project Planning
17 14 (10.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 13 (9.42%) QA
19 12 (8.70%) PMP
19 12 (8.70%) Resource Management
19 12 (8.70%) Management Information System
20 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
21 10 (7.25%) SQL
22 9 (6.52%) Service Delivery
22 9 (6.52%) C#
23 7 (5.07%) VBA
23 7 (5.07%) Programme Management
23 7 (5.07%) Agile Software Development

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.90%) MS Project Server
3 3 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 66 (47.83%) MS Office
2 57 (41.30%) MS Excel
3 32 (23.19%) MS Visio
4 22 (15.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.72%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Maximo
2 3 (2.17%) FLEXCUBE
2 3 (2.17%) Temenos T24
2 3 (2.17%) Finacle
3 1 (0.72%) Agresso
3 1 (0.72%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.35%) Data Mining
2 5 (3.62%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.72%) QlikView
3 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.72%) Selenium
General
1 75 (54.35%) Finance
2 33 (23.91%) Banking
3 24 (17.39%) Retail
4 23 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 6 (4.35%) Advertising
6 4 (2.90%) Billing
7 2 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.72%) Games
8 1 (0.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (39.13%) Analyst
2 41 (29.71%) Project Manager
3 18 (13.04%) PMO Analyst
4 11 (7.97%) Business Manager
5 10 (7.25%) Systems Analyst
6 9 (6.52%) Project Engineer
7 8 (5.80%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.07%) Systems Manager
9 6 (4.35%) Business Systems Manager
9 6 (4.35%) Business Process Manager
9 6 (4.35%) Process Manager
10 5 (3.62%) IT Trainer
10 5 (3.62%) Trainer
11 4 (2.90%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.90%) Senior Project Manager
11 4 (2.90%) Developer
11 4 (2.90%) Support Manager
11 4 (2.90%) Business Project Manager
11 4 (2.90%) Project Support Manager
12 3 (2.17%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.35%) PMI
2 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.45%) User Experience
5 1 (0.72%) Social Media
5 1 (0.72%) Kindle
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.35%) UNIX
2 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.30%) Project Management
2 40 (28.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (27.54%) PRINCE2
4 35 (25.36%) Business Analysis
5 28 (20.29%) PRINCE
6 21 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (10.87%) Project Planning
8 12 (8.70%) Resource Management
9 9 (6.52%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.07%) Programme Management
10 7 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.07%) Time Management
10 7 (5.07%) Line Management
10 7 (5.07%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.35%) Coaching
11 6 (4.35%) Business Process Mapping
11 6 (4.35%) Change Management
12 5 (3.62%) Risk Management
13 4 (2.90%) Data Analysis
13 4 (2.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.25%) SQL
2 9 (6.52%) C#
3 7 (5.07%) VBA
4 4 (2.90%) C
5 1 (0.72%) Java
5 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (13.77%) Degree
2 17 (12.32%) PMI Certification
3 14 (10.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (8.70%) PMP
5 7 (5.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (3.62%) ISEB
7 4 (2.90%) CRISC
7 4 (2.90%) CISM
8 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.72%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.42%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 24 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.35%) SAP
3 3 (2.17%) Planview
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle
5 1 (0.72%) BI-SAM
5 1 (0.72%) Twitter
5 1 (0.72%) Cognos
5 1 (0.72%) HP
5 1 (0.72%) Genesys
5 1 (0.72%) Linedata
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