The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 152 151 152
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing PMI 13 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.58% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 1.60% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -20.75%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
PMI
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1221 1310 1227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.74% 36.25% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 771 861 775
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PMI across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PMI
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PMI across the Scotland region.

PMI Salary Trend in Scotland

PMI
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMI within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 August 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 -5 12 - -
Dundee 0 1 £40,000 +17.64%
PMI
UK

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing PMI 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 PMI.

1 35 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 28 (80.00%) Finance
3 26 (74.29%) PRINCE2
4 22 (62.86%) Project Management
5 19 (54.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (40.00%) Banking
7 13 (37.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (20.00%) Business Transformation
9 7 (20.00%) Test Management
10 6 (17.14%) Test Strategy
10 6 (17.14%) Demand Management
10 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
10 6 (17.14%) Resource Management
10 6 (17.14%) QA
10 6 (17.14%) CSQA
10 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
10 6 (17.14%) Financial Institution
10 6 (17.14%) HP
10 6 (17.14%) LoadRunner
11 4 (11.43%) MS Project
11 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
11 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
11 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (11.43%) SDLC
12 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
12 3 (8.57%) Degree
12 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
12 3 (8.57%) Waterfall

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing PMI 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 PMI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Project
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (80.00%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Banking
3 6 (17.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) German Language
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Test Leader
4 3 (8.57%) Junior
4 3 (8.57%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Test Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Firewall Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) SAP Manager
5 1 (2.86%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Voice Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Network Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.86%) Equities
2 1 (2.86%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.86%) FMCG
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) PRINCE2
2 22 (62.86%) Project Management
3 13 (37.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (20.00%) Test Management
5 7 (20.00%) Business Transformation
6 6 (17.14%) Test Strategy
6 6 (17.14%) Demand Management
6 6 (17.14%) Resource Management
6 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
7 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.43%) SDLC
8 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.57%) RUP
8 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.86%) Release Management
9 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 19 (54.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (17.14%) CSQA
3 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
4 3 (8.57%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) PMP
6 1 (2.86%) CCSA
6 1 (2.86%) CCSE
6 1 (2.86%) CCNA
6 1 (2.86%) CCDP
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) HP
2 3 (8.57%) Niku
3 1 (2.86%) CA
3 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Cognos
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco