The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 40 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 163 168 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.52% 4.39% 4.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.91% 4.62% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 96 92 93
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £65,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Project Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2758 3633 3028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.40% 94.83% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 2378 1810
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,150 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Project Manager Salary Trend in Scotland

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Scotland

Project Manager
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
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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 +7 99 £50,000 - 9
Glasgow +16 35 £50,000 +5.26% 7
West Lothian +12 13 £45,000 - 2
Stirling -10 4 £37,500 -40.00%
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
Fife - 2 - -
Highlands +1 1 - -
Renfrewshire -8 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Orkney Islands - 1 - -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 205 (55.71%) Project Management
2 190 (51.63%) Finance
3 122 (33.15%) PRINCE2
4 107 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (28.80%) Banking
6 74 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 52 (14.13%) Project Planning
8 49 (13.32%) Scrum
9 48 (13.04%) PMI Certification
9 48 (13.04%) Degree
10 41 (11.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 41 (11.14%) Retail
11 32 (8.70%) Microsoft
11 32 (8.70%) MS Excel
11 32 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (8.15%) PMI
13 28 (7.61%) Telecoms
13 28 (7.61%) Investment Banking
14 27 (7.34%) Change Control
14 27 (7.34%) Change Management
14 27 (7.34%) Programme Management
15 26 (7.07%) Java
16 25 (6.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 25 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (6.25%) MS Project
17 23 (6.25%) Waterfall
18 22 (5.98%) PRINCE
19 21 (5.71%) Mentoring
19 21 (5.71%) Software Engineering
20 20 (5.43%) Retail Banking

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.36%) Lync
3 3 (0.82%) IIS
3 3 (0.82%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.54%) FileNet
5 1 (0.27%) JBoss
5 1 (0.27%) Apache
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 32 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.25%) MS Project
3 19 (5.16%) MS Office
4 14 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (3.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.09%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.72%) SaaS
3 5 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.63%) WAN
2 5 (1.36%) Internet
3 4 (1.09%) Intranet
4 3 (0.82%) LAN
4 3 (0.82%) Firewall
4 3 (0.82%) Wireless
5 2 (0.54%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.27%) PBX
6 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.09%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.54%) DataStage
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Subversion
1 1 (0.27%) JIRA
General
1 190 (51.63%) Finance
2 106 (28.80%) Banking
3 41 (11.14%) Retail
4 28 (7.61%) Telecoms
4 28 (7.61%) Investment Banking
5 20 (5.43%) Retail Banking
6 8 (2.17%) Games
7 7 (1.90%) General Ledger
8 6 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.36%) Marketing
10 4 (1.09%) Billing
10 4 (1.09%) Military
10 4 (1.09%) Legal
10 4 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.54%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Law
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) German Language
12 1 (0.27%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.62%) Web Services
2 7 (1.90%) Apache Flex
3 4 (1.09%) .NET
4 2 (0.54%) Spring
4 2 (0.54%) CSS
5 1 (0.27%) J2SE
5 1 (0.27%) HTML
5 1 (0.27%) Middleware
5 1 (0.27%) JMS
5 1 (0.27%) Leaflet
5 1 (0.27%) WPF
5 1 (0.27%) GWT
5 1 (0.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.15%) PMI
2 25 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.43%) User Experience
4 6 (1.63%) FMCG
5 5 (1.36%) Xbox
6 4 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.82%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.82%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.82%) Life Science
7 3 (0.82%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.54%) Social Media
8 2 (0.54%) Equities
8 2 (0.54%) GIS
8 2 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.27%) Tandem
9 1 (0.27%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.72%) Windows
2 4 (1.09%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.09%) Android
3 3 (0.82%) UNIX
3 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone
4 2 (0.54%) Linux
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (55.71%) Project Management
2 122 (33.15%) PRINCE2
3 107 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (14.13%) Project Planning
6 49 (13.32%) Scrum
7 32 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (7.34%) Change Control
8 27 (7.34%) Change Management
8 27 (7.34%) Programme Management
9 23 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 22 (5.98%) PRINCE
11 21 (5.71%) Mentoring
11 21 (5.71%) Software Engineering
12 20 (5.43%) Risk Management
13 17 (4.62%) Quality Management
14 15 (4.08%) ITIL
14 15 (4.08%) Resource Management
14 15 (4.08%) Business Transformation
15 14 (3.80%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.07%) Java
2 16 (4.35%) Python
2 16 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 7 (1.90%) C
4 5 (1.36%) C#
4 5 (1.36%) SQL
5 4 (1.09%) C++
6 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (13.04%) PMI Certification
1 48 (13.04%) Degree
2 41 (11.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 25 (6.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 19 (5.16%) PMP
5 9 (2.45%) APMP
6 8 (2.17%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.90%) ISEB
8 4 (1.09%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.62%) QA
2 3 (0.82%) FATCA
2 3 (0.82%) MiFID
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.82%) ISA Server
3 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.45%) Niku
3 8 (2.17%) Fujitsu
4 6 (1.63%) SAP
5 5 (1.36%) Oracle
5 5 (1.36%) IBM
5 5 (1.36%) VMware
6 4 (1.09%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.09%) CA
6 4 (1.09%) Cognos
7 3 (0.82%) Citrix
8 1 (0.27%) Sybase
8 1 (0.27%) Planview
8 1 (0.27%) Google
8 1 (0.27%) Huawei
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