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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 42 53 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 176 155 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.55% 4.08% 4.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.94% 4.29% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 105 84 95
Average salary £50,000 £52,250 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.30% +14.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £60,000
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
2962 3615 3109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.41% 95.13% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1900 2392 2009
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 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,850
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +14 96 £52,500 -5.40% 18
Glasgow +21 49 £47,500 -8.65% 6
West Lothian - 15 £50,000 - 1
Stirling +2 9 £37,500 -16.66%
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
Aberdeen +4 1 £50,000 -31.03%
Highlands -4 1 - -
Renfrewshire -6 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 1 July 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.

1 191 (53.80%) Project Management
2 171 (48.17%) Finance
3 109 (30.70%) PRINCE2
4 102 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (26.76%) Banking
6 78 (21.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 51 (14.37%) Retail
8 50 (14.08%) PMI Certification
9 48 (13.52%) Scrum
9 48 (13.52%) Project Planning
10 47 (13.24%) Degree
11 39 (10.99%) Microsoft
12 36 (10.14%) MS Excel
12 36 (10.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 32 (9.01%) SDLC
14 31 (8.73%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (8.45%) PMI
16 29 (8.17%) Investment Banking
17 28 (7.89%) Change Management
18 27 (7.61%) Java
18 27 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
19 26 (7.32%) Waterfall
20 25 (7.04%) Programme Management
21 24 (6.76%) Change Control
22 23 (6.48%) MS Project
23 22 (6.20%) MS Office
23 22 (6.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 21 (5.92%) PMP
24 21 (5.92%) Telecoms
24 21 (5.92%) Data Centre

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 14 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.41%) Lync
3 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (0.85%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.85%) IIS
3 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.56%) FileNet
4 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.28%) JBoss
5 1 (0.28%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.48%) MS Project
3 22 (6.20%) MS Office
4 15 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (3.66%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.13%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.13%) SaaS
2 4 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.97%) Internet
2 6 (1.69%) WAN
3 4 (1.13%) Intranet
4 3 (0.85%) Firewall
4 3 (0.85%) LAN
5 2 (0.56%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.41%) Data Mining
2 4 (1.13%) SAP BW
2 4 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.85%) Text Mining
4 2 (0.56%) DataStage
5 1 (0.28%) Big Data
5 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 171 (48.17%) Finance
2 95 (26.76%) Banking
3 51 (14.37%) Retail
4 29 (8.17%) Investment Banking
5 21 (5.92%) Telecoms
6 19 (5.35%) Retail Banking
7 11 (3.10%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.25%) Marketing
9 7 (1.97%) Games
9 7 (1.97%) General Ledger
10 5 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.13%) Military
11 4 (1.13%) Billing
12 3 (0.85%) Legal
13 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.28%) Law
14 1 (0.28%) Front Office
14 1 (0.28%) Back Office
14 1 (0.28%) Electronics
14 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.94%) Web Services
2 7 (1.97%) Apache Flex
3 4 (1.13%) .NET
4 2 (0.56%) J2EE
4 2 (0.56%) Spring
5 1 (0.28%) CSS
5 1 (0.28%) J2SE
5 1 (0.28%) JMS
5 1 (0.28%) WPF
5 1 (0.28%) GWT
5 1 (0.28%) jQuery
5 1 (0.28%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.45%) PMI
2 27 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.92%) Data Centre
4 18 (5.07%) User Experience
5 6 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.69%) Life Science
6 5 (1.41%) Xbox
6 5 (1.41%) FMCG
7 4 (1.13%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.85%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.85%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.85%) STB
8 3 (0.85%) IPTV
8 3 (0.85%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.85%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.56%) Social Media
9 2 (0.56%) Equities
9 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.54%) Windows
2 4 (1.13%) Android
2 4 (1.13%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (0.85%) UNIX
3 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone
4 2 (0.56%) Linux
5 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (53.80%) Project Management
2 109 (30.70%) PRINCE2
3 102 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (21.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (13.52%) Scrum
5 48 (13.52%) Project Planning
6 32 (9.01%) SDLC
7 31 (8.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (7.89%) Change Management
9 26 (7.32%) Waterfall
10 25 (7.04%) Programme Management
11 24 (6.76%) Change Control
12 20 (5.63%) Risk Management
13 19 (5.35%) PRINCE
13 19 (5.35%) Software Engineering
14 18 (5.07%) ITIL
15 17 (4.79%) Quality Management
16 13 (3.66%) Resource Management
16 13 (3.66%) Business Transformation
16 13 (3.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.61%) Java
2 17 (4.79%) Python
3 16 (4.51%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.69%) C
5 5 (1.41%) C#
5 5 (1.41%) SQL
6 4 (1.13%) C++
7 2 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (14.08%) PMI Certification
2 47 (13.24%) Degree
3 36 (10.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 22 (6.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 21 (5.92%) PMP
6 12 (3.38%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.54%) APMP
8 6 (1.69%) ISEB
9 5 (1.41%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.94%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) FATCA
2 2 (0.56%) MiFID
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.85%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.85%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.25%) Oracle
2 8 (2.25%) Niku
3 7 (1.97%) Fujitsu
4 6 (1.69%) SAP
5 4 (1.13%) Cognos
5 4 (1.13%) CA
5 4 (1.13%) VMware
5 4 (1.13%) ServiceNow
6 3 (0.85%) Sybase
7 2 (0.56%) IBM
7 2 (0.56%) Citrix
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco
8 1 (0.28%) Google
8 1 (0.28%) Planview
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Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
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