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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 42 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 170 168 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.28% 4.52% 4.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 4.77% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 98 97 85
Average salary £48,500 £52,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.73% +9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,350 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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
3033 3524 2941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.16% 94.78% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1949 2259 1930
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 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 27 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 +3 109 £50,000 -3.84% 22
Glasgow +22 49 £47,500 +4.39% 7
Stirling -1 12 £55,000 -10.02%
West Lothian +2 6 - -
North Lanarkshire - 5 £32,500 -
Renfrewshire -2 4 - -
Fife - 4 - -
Dundee - 1 £45,000 -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 177 (52.21%) Project Management
2 154 (45.43%) Finance
3 104 (30.68%) PRINCE2
4 94 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (23.89%) Banking
6 75 (22.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 57 (16.81%) Retail
8 51 (15.04%) Microsoft
9 43 (12.68%) PMI Certification
10 40 (11.80%) Scrum
11 36 (10.62%) Project Planning
12 33 (9.73%) Degree
12 33 (9.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 33 (9.73%) Waterfall
13 31 (9.14%) ITIL
14 30 (8.85%) MS Excel
14 30 (8.85%) Change Management
15 28 (8.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 28 (8.26%) Business Analysis
16 27 (7.96%) Investment Banking
16 27 (7.96%) Retail Banking
16 27 (7.96%) Programme Management
17 24 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
17 24 (7.08%) Data Centre
18 23 (6.78%) SDLC
18 23 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (6.78%) PMP
18 23 (6.78%) MS Office
19 21 (6.19%) MS Project
19 21 (6.19%) PMI

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 16 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.47%) Lync
3 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.88%) IIS
3 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.59%) FileNet
4 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.78%) MS Office
3 21 (6.19%) MS Project
4 16 (4.72%) MS Visio
5 13 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.18%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.29%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.29%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) Servitor
4 1 (0.29%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.29%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.29%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.29%) OPENContractor
4 1 (0.29%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.29%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.47%) SaaS
3 3 (0.88%) Office 365
3 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.06%) WAN
1 7 (2.06%) Internet
2 4 (1.18%) SAN
2 4 (1.18%) Intranet
2 4 (1.18%) LAN
3 3 (0.88%) Firewall
4 2 (0.59%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.47%) Data Mining
2 4 (1.18%) SAP BW
3 3 (0.88%) Text Mining
4 2 (0.59%) DataStage
5 1 (0.29%) Big Data
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (0.88%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 154 (45.43%) Finance
2 81 (23.89%) Banking
3 57 (16.81%) Retail
4 27 (7.96%) Investment Banking
4 27 (7.96%) Retail Banking
5 12 (3.54%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.95%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (2.06%) Marketing
9 4 (1.18%) Billing
9 4 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.18%) Front Office
9 4 (1.18%) Military
10 3 (0.88%) Legal
11 2 (0.59%) Advertising
11 2 (0.59%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.29%) German Language
12 1 (0.29%) Local Government
12 1 (0.29%) Law
12 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.36%) .NET
2 7 (2.06%) Web Services
3 5 (1.47%) HTML5
3 5 (1.47%) HTML
4 4 (1.18%) J2EE
5 1 (0.29%) CSS
5 1 (0.29%) WPF
5 1 (0.29%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.08%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.19%) PMI
4 11 (3.24%) User Experience
5 6 (1.77%) Life Science
6 5 (1.47%) FMCG
6 5 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.88%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (0.88%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.88%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.88%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.88%) STB
8 3 (0.88%) IPTV
8 3 (0.88%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.59%) Wiki
9 2 (0.59%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.59%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.95%) Windows
2 4 (1.18%) Android
2 4 (1.18%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.59%) Windows Phone
4 2 (0.59%) UNIX
5 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (52.21%) Project Management
2 104 (30.68%) PRINCE2
3 94 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (22.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (11.80%) Scrum
6 36 (10.62%) Project Planning
7 33 (9.73%) Waterfall
8 31 (9.14%) ITIL
9 30 (8.85%) Change Management
10 28 (8.26%) Business Analysis
11 27 (7.96%) Programme Management
12 24 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (6.78%) SDLC
14 21 (6.19%) Risk Management
15 19 (5.60%) Change Control
16 16 (4.72%) PRINCE
17 15 (4.42%) CRM
17 15 (4.42%) Asset Management
17 15 (4.42%) Matrix Management
18 14 (4.13%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.90%) Java
2 9 (2.65%) JavaScript
2 9 (2.65%) Python
3 6 (1.77%) C#
4 4 (1.18%) SQL
4 4 (1.18%) VBA
5 3 (0.88%) C
6 2 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (12.68%) PMI Certification
2 33 (9.73%) Degree
2 33 (9.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 28 (8.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 23 (6.78%) PMP
5 19 (5.60%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.06%) APMP
7 6 (1.77%) ISEB
8 5 (1.47%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.36%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) FATCA
2 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.88%) ISA Server
2 3 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.88%) SCOM
2 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.13%) Oracle
3 6 (1.77%) SAP
4 4 (1.18%) Cognos
4 4 (1.18%) Sybase
4 4 (1.18%) CA
5 3 (0.88%) VMware
5 3 (0.88%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.59%) Citrix
6 2 (0.59%) IBM
7 1 (0.29%) Progress
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco
7 1 (0.29%) Oneserve
7 1 (0.29%) Aareon
7 1 (0.29%) Kypera
7 1 (0.29%) Northgate
7 1 (0.29%) Civica
7 1 (0.29%) Capita
7 1 (0.29%) Orchard
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £84,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Western Isles
Experis Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
GreySpark Partners LTD
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 per year (Pro rata)
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 24 days ago