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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 134 160 138
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -22
Permanent jobs citing PMP 19 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.19% 0.90% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 9
Average salary £45,250 £49,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.65% -2.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,100 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
866 775 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.87% 23.48% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 605 475 580
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 £26,550 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 +11 12 £47,500 +33.80%
Glasgow +11 6 £52,500 -11.39%
Dundee - 1 £37,500 -
PMP
UK

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 31 (81.58%) Project Management
3 30 (78.95%) PRINCE2
4 24 (63.16%) Finance
5 23 (60.53%) Degree
6 12 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (26.32%) Scrum
7 10 (26.32%) Banking
7 10 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (23.68%) Six Sigma
9 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
9 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
9 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
10 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
10 7 (18.42%) MS Project
10 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
11 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (13.16%) Time Management
12 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (13.16%) MS Office
12 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
13 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
13 4 (10.53%) Resource Management
13 4 (10.53%) PMI
13 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
14 3 (7.89%) Planview
14 3 (7.89%) ISEB
14 3 (7.89%) Wireless
14 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
14 3 (7.89%) FLEXCUBE

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.42%) MS Project
3 5 (13.16%) MS Office
4 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) FLEXCUBE
1 3 (7.89%) Temenos T24
1 3 (7.89%) Finacle
2 2 (5.26%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Wireless
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) French Language
4 1 (2.63%) German Language
4 1 (2.63%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Project Manager
2 7 (18.42%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (5.26%) PMO Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
4 2 (5.26%) Portfolio Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (2.63%) Change Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) IT Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Software Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Project Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.53%) PMI
5 1 (2.63%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Project Management
2 30 (78.95%) PRINCE2
3 12 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (26.32%) Scrum
5 9 (23.68%) Six Sigma
6 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
7 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
8 5 (13.16%) Time Management
8 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.53%) Resource Management
10 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
11 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
11 2 (5.26%) Web Application Development
11 2 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (2.63%) Project Governance
12 1 (2.63%) Performance Improvement
12 1 (2.63%) Matrix Management
12 1 (2.63%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 23 (60.53%) Degree
3 10 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (7.89%) ISEB
5 1 (2.63%) CRISC
5 1 (2.63%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) UAG
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Planview
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle