The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 136 156 148
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Permanent jobs citing PMP 26 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.17% 1.24% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 8
Average salary £48,750 £38,000 £62,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.28% -39.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £8,000 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,550 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+18.81% +1.00%
PMP
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
821 809 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.39% 24.84% 30.15%
Number of salaries quoted 572 476 649
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PMP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

PMP Salary Trend in Scotland

PMP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PMP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

PMP Salary Histogram in Scotland

PMP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 +5 15 £47,500 +43.93%
Glasgow +10 9 £47,500 -19.83%
Stirling - 1 - -
PMP
UK

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing PMP 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 PMP.

1 45 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 35 (77.78%) Project Management
3 33 (73.33%) PRINCE2
4 25 (55.56%) Degree
4 25 (55.56%) Finance
5 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
5 13 (28.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (26.67%) MS Project
7 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
7 11 (24.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (22.22%) MS Office
8 10 (22.22%) Scrum
8 10 (22.22%) Banking
9 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 9 (20.00%) Six Sigma
9 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
11 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
12 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (11.11%) Time Management
12 5 (11.11%) MS Visio
12 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (8.89%) CRISC
13 4 (8.89%) Resource Management
13 4 (8.89%) PMI
13 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
13 4 (8.89%) CISM
13 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing PMP 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 PMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 12 (26.67%) MS Project
3 10 (22.22%) MS Office
4 5 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Maximo
1 3 (6.67%) FLEXCUBE
1 3 (6.67%) Temenos T24
1 3 (6.67%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) French Language
4 1 (2.22%) German Language
4 1 (2.22%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 7 (15.56%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Coordinator
4 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
4 2 (4.44%) PMO Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Portfolio Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (2.22%) Project Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Product Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Software Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Rollout Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Change Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) PMI
4 1 (2.22%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) Project Management
2 33 (73.33%) PRINCE2
3 13 (28.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (22.22%) Scrum
5 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
7 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 5 (11.11%) Time Management
8 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.89%) Resource Management
10 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.44%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.44%) Web Application Development
11 2 (4.44%) PRINCE
12 1 (2.22%) ITIL
12 1 (2.22%) Benchmarking
12 1 (2.22%) DSDM
12 1 (2.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 25 (55.56%) Degree
3 11 (24.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (8.89%) CRISC
4 4 (8.89%) CISM
5 2 (4.44%) ISEB
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.22%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) SAP
2 3 (6.67%) Planview
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) Juniper