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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 36 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 173 194 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.80% 6.36% 5.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.07% 6.65% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 110 105 126
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £37,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,600 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2850 2917 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.57% 95.64% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1880 2067
Average salary £42,500 £41,928 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +1 117 £52,500 -8.69% 25
Glasgow -16 48 £47,500 +5.55% 12
Stirling +7 7 £65,000 +23.80%
Dundee -13 3 £45,000 +20.00%
West Lothian +4 1 £60,000 -
Strathclyde - 1 £60,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £30,000 -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 228 (64.77%) Project Management
2 215 (61.08%) Finance
3 114 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (31.25%) PRINCE2
5 85 (24.15%) Banking
6 84 (23.86%) Retail
7 78 (22.16%) Data Centre
8 61 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 54 (15.34%) Matrix Management
10 49 (13.92%) Line Management
11 43 (12.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 39 (11.08%) Change Management
13 37 (10.51%) SDLC
14 29 (8.24%) Scrum
15 27 (7.67%) Waterfall
16 26 (7.39%) Analytics
16 26 (7.39%) PMI Certification
17 25 (7.10%) PMP
17 25 (7.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 25 (7.10%) Degree
18 24 (6.82%) Project Planning
19 23 (6.53%) Business Analysis
20 22 (6.25%) Web Analytics
20 22 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 21 (5.97%) Risk Management
22 20 (5.68%) ITIL
22 20 (5.68%) Java
23 19 (5.40%) User Experience
23 19 (5.40%) Oracle
23 19 (5.40%) MS Project

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (1.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.14%) CMS
3 2 (0.57%) Confluence
4 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (5.40%) MS Project
2 9 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.42%) MS Office
4 4 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.85%) Maximo
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.42%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.14%) LAN
2 3 (0.85%) SAN
2 3 (0.85%) WAN
2 3 (0.85%) WLAN
3 2 (0.57%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
1 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 215 (61.08%) Finance
2 85 (24.15%) Banking
3 84 (23.86%) Retail
4 43 (12.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 17 (4.83%) Billing
6 15 (4.26%) Spanish Language
7 14 (3.98%) Telecoms
8 12 (3.41%) Retail Banking
9 8 (2.27%) Marketing
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
10 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
11 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.41%) Web Services
2 4 (1.14%) HTML
2 4 (1.14%) HTML5
3 1 (0.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 78 (22.16%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.40%) User Experience
3 15 (4.26%) Smart Meter
4 8 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.42%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.14%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.85%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.57%) Life Science
8 2 (0.57%) NHS
9 1 (0.28%) e-Health
9 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.28%) PMI
9 1 (0.28%) Social Media
9 1 (0.28%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.13%) Unix
2 4 (1.14%) Linux
3 2 (0.57%) Windows
4 1 (0.28%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (64.77%) Project Management
2 114 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 61 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (15.34%) Matrix Management
6 49 (13.92%) Line Management
7 39 (11.08%) Change Management
8 37 (10.51%) SDLC
9 29 (8.24%) Scrum
10 27 (7.67%) Waterfall
11 26 (7.39%) Analytics
12 24 (6.82%) Project Planning
13 23 (6.53%) Business Analysis
14 22 (6.25%) Web Analytics
15 21 (5.97%) Risk Management
16 20 (5.68%) ITIL
17 15 (4.26%) Test Scripting
18 11 (3.13%) People Management
18 11 (3.13%) Project Governance
19 10 (2.84%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.68%) Java
2 13 (3.69%) JavaScript
2 13 (3.69%) Python
3 2 (0.57%) C#
3 2 (0.57%) SQL
4 1 (0.28%) C
4 1 (0.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (7.39%) PMI Certification
2 25 (7.10%) Degree
2 25 (7.10%) PMP
2 25 (7.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 22 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 14 (3.98%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.85%) APMP
7 2 (0.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.28%) CITP
8 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.28%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.56%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) SLA
3 2 (0.57%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.28%) Basel III
4 1 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.28%) EMIR
4 1 (0.28%) MiFID
4 1 (0.28%) SEPA
4 1 (0.28%) UCITS
System Software
1 2 (0.57%) Firmware
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (5.40%) Oracle
2 14 (3.98%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.42%) Pega
4 3 (0.85%) IBM
4 3 (0.85%) Progress
4 3 (0.85%) Syclo
4 3 (0.85%) webMethods
5 2 (0.57%) Avaya
5 2 (0.57%) Cisco
5 2 (0.57%) Polycom
5 2 (0.57%) SAP
5 2 (0.57%) Verint
6 1 (0.28%) Sony
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