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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 42 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 169 228 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.32% 5.65% 4.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.67% 5.94% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 92 143 92
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
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
2983 3837 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.95% 95.07% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1843 2505 1747
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -5 116 £50,000 -4.76% 16
Glasgow +18 38 £54,000 +13.68% 11
Fife +4 2 - - 1
West Lothian -1 2 - - 1
Stirling -16 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Aberdeen +9 1 £50,000 -31.03%
Highlands +3 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £37,500 -
Orkney Islands - 1 - -
Ayrshire - 1 - -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 222 (62.36%) Project Management
2 197 (55.34%) Finance
3 125 (35.11%) PRINCE2
4 110 (30.90%) Banking
5 104 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (21.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 58 (16.29%) Degree
8 54 (15.17%) Project Planning
9 53 (14.89%) Scrum
10 50 (14.04%) PMI Certification
11 43 (12.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 36 (10.11%) Retail
13 31 (8.71%) Telecoms
13 31 (8.71%) Java
14 28 (7.87%) MS Excel
14 28 (7.87%) PMI
15 26 (7.30%) Investment Banking
15 26 (7.30%) Waterfall
15 26 (7.30%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (6.74%) Change Management
16 24 (6.74%) Software Engineering
17 23 (6.46%) Change Control
17 23 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (6.18%) PMP
18 22 (6.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 21 (5.90%) MS Project
19 21 (5.90%) Mentoring
20 20 (5.62%) Microsoft
21 19 (5.34%) Risk Management
21 19 (5.34%) Programme Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.56%) FileNet
2 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.28%) Drupal
3 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.28%) JBoss
3 1 (0.28%) Apache
Applications
1 28 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.90%) MS Project
3 15 (4.21%) MS Office
4 9 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.97%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.12%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.84%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.84%) Finacle
3 3 (0.84%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.09%) SaaS
3 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.40%) Internet
2 3 (0.84%) Wireless
2 3 (0.84%) Intranet
3 2 (0.56%) LAN
3 2 (0.56%) WAN
4 1 (0.28%) VPN
4 1 (0.28%) PBX
4 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.12%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.56%) DataStage
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Subversion
1 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 197 (55.34%) Finance
2 110 (30.90%) Banking
3 36 (10.11%) Retail
4 31 (8.71%) Telecoms
5 26 (7.30%) Investment Banking
6 17 (4.78%) Retail Banking
7 9 (2.53%) Games
8 7 (1.97%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.69%) Private Banking
10 4 (1.12%) Legal
11 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.84%) Marketing
12 2 (0.56%) Billing
12 2 (0.56%) Back Office
12 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.28%) Military
13 1 (0.28%) Electronics
13 1 (0.28%) Law
13 1 (0.28%) German Language
13 1 (0.28%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.78%) Web Services
2 7 (1.97%) Apache Flex
3 5 (1.40%) .NET
4 4 (1.12%) Middleware
5 2 (0.56%) Spring
5 2 (0.56%) CSS
6 1 (0.28%) J2SE
6 1 (0.28%) JMS
6 1 (0.28%) WPF
6 1 (0.28%) GWT
6 1 (0.28%) jQuery
6 1 (0.28%) Leaflet
6 1 (0.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.87%) PMI
2 23 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.49%) User Experience
4 9 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.69%) FMCG
6 5 (1.40%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.40%) Xbox
7 4 (1.12%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.56%) GIS
9 2 (0.56%) Social Media
9 2 (0.56%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.56%) Equities
9 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.28%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.28%) Tandem
10 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.28%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.81%) Windows
2 5 (1.40%) Android
2 5 (1.40%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.84%) UNIX
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
1 222 (62.36%) Project Management
2 125 (35.11%) PRINCE2
3 104 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (21.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (15.17%) Project Planning
6 53 (14.89%) Scrum
7 26 (7.30%) Waterfall
7 26 (7.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (6.74%) Software Engineering
8 24 (6.74%) Change Management
9 23 (6.46%) Change Control
10 21 (5.90%) Mentoring
11 19 (5.34%) Programme Management
11 19 (5.34%) Risk Management
12 16 (4.49%) Resource Management
12 16 (4.49%) Matrix Management
13 14 (3.93%) Business Transformation
13 14 (3.93%) Service Delivery
13 14 (3.93%) PRINCE
14 13 (3.65%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (8.71%) Java
2 18 (5.06%) JavaScript
3 17 (4.78%) Python
4 9 (2.53%) C
5 7 (1.97%) C#
6 6 (1.69%) C++
7 2 (0.56%) SQL
8 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (16.29%) Degree
2 50 (14.04%) PMI Certification
3 43 (12.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 22 (6.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 22 (6.18%) PMP
5 7 (1.97%) APMP
6 3 (0.84%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.56%) ISEB
7 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.21%) QA
2 4 (1.12%) FATCA
2 4 (1.12%) MiFID
3 3 (0.84%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.12%) VMware Server
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.28%) UAG
Vendors
1 20 (5.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.53%) Niku
3 8 (2.25%) Fujitsu
4 6 (1.69%) IBM
4 6 (1.69%) SAP
5 5 (1.40%) VMware
6 4 (1.12%) Cognos
6 4 (1.12%) Planview
6 4 (1.12%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.12%) Citrix
6 4 (1.12%) CA
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle
8 1 (0.28%) Sybase
8 1 (0.28%) Hyland
8 1 (0.28%) Google
8 1 (0.28%) Huawei
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