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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 29 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 195 180 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.44% 5.28% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.84% 5.50% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 109 117 84
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
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
2851 3273 2712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.09% 95.93% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1799 2135 1712
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +1 126 £55,000 +7.84% 16
Glasgow +33 48 £52,750 +11.05% 8
Stirling -10 8 £52,500 +17.31% 1
Aberdeen +11 5 £42,500 -24.44% 1
West Lothian -7 2 - - 2
Dundee - 2 £37,500 -
Fife 0 1 - - 1
Ayrshire - 1 - -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 229 (61.73%) Project Management
2 221 (59.57%) Finance
3 135 (36.39%) PRINCE2
4 111 (29.92%) Banking
5 106 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (21.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 61 (16.44%) Project Planning
8 56 (15.09%) Degree
9 52 (14.02%) Scrum
9 52 (14.02%) PMI Certification
10 49 (13.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 35 (9.43%) Telecoms
12 34 (9.16%) MS Project
13 31 (8.36%) Retail
14 29 (7.82%) PMI
15 28 (7.55%) Java
16 26 (7.01%) MS Excel
17 25 (6.74%) Waterfall
18 24 (6.47%) PMP
19 23 (6.20%) Software Engineering
20 22 (5.93%) Risk Management
20 22 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (5.66%) Investment Banking
22 19 (5.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 18 (4.85%) JavaScript
23 18 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
23 18 (4.85%) Mentoring
24 17 (4.58%) User Experience
24 17 (4.58%) Matrix Management
24 17 (4.58%) QA

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.27%) JBoss
2 1 (0.27%) Apache
2 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.27%) Drupal
2 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 34 (9.16%) MS Project
2 26 (7.01%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.43%) MS Office
4 8 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.89%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.81%) FLEXCUBE
1 3 (0.81%) Temenos T24
1 3 (0.81%) Finacle
2 1 (0.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.96%) SaaS
3 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.43%) Internet
2 6 (1.62%) WAN
3 4 (1.08%) LAN
3 4 (1.08%) MPLS
4 3 (0.81%) Wireless
5 2 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.54%) VoIP
6 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.27%) Firewall
6 1 (0.27%) SAN
6 1 (0.27%) DMZ
6 1 (0.27%) PBX
6 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.27%) VPN
6 1 (0.27%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.62%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) JIRA
1 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 221 (59.57%) Finance
2 111 (29.92%) Banking
3 35 (9.43%) Telecoms
4 31 (8.36%) Retail
5 21 (5.66%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.50%) Retail Banking
7 11 (2.96%) Games
8 8 (2.16%) Private Banking
9 7 (1.89%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.62%) Back Office
11 5 (1.35%) Legal
12 3 (0.81%) International Banking
13 2 (0.54%) Billing
13 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.27%) Law
14 1 (0.27%) Electronics
14 1 (0.27%) French Language
14 1 (0.27%) German Language
14 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.58%) Web Services
2 7 (1.89%) Apache Flex
3 5 (1.35%) .NET
4 4 (1.08%) Middleware
5 2 (0.54%) Spring
5 2 (0.54%) CSS
6 1 (0.27%) JMS
6 1 (0.27%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.27%) J2SE
6 1 (0.27%) HTML
6 1 (0.27%) GWT
6 1 (0.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.82%) PMI
2 22 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.58%) User Experience
4 9 (2.43%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.62%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.35%) Xbox
7 2 (0.54%) Social Media
7 2 (0.54%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.54%) GIS
8 1 (0.27%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.27%) Replication
8 1 (0.27%) Equities
8 1 (0.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.27%) FMCG
8 1 (0.27%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.27%) iPad
8 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.43%) Windows
2 3 (0.81%) Android
2 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.54%) Linux
3 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.27%) HPUX
4 1 (0.27%) UNIX
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (61.73%) Project Management
2 135 (36.39%) PRINCE2
3 106 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (21.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (16.44%) Project Planning
6 52 (14.02%) Scrum
7 25 (6.74%) Waterfall
8 23 (6.20%) Software Engineering
9 22 (5.93%) Risk Management
10 18 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (4.85%) Mentoring
11 17 (4.58%) Matrix Management
12 16 (4.31%) Change Management
12 16 (4.31%) Change Control
13 15 (4.04%) Business Transformation
13 15 (4.04%) Resource Management
13 15 (4.04%) Wealth Management
14 14 (3.77%) Service Delivery
14 14 (3.77%) Programme Management
15 13 (3.50%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.55%) Java
2 18 (4.85%) JavaScript
3 17 (4.58%) Python
4 8 (2.16%) C
5 6 (1.62%) C#
6 5 (1.35%) C++
7 3 (0.81%) SQL
8 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (15.09%) Degree
2 52 (14.02%) PMI Certification
3 49 (13.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 24 (6.47%) PMP
5 19 (5.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (2.43%) APMP
7 5 (1.35%) VCP4
8 4 (1.08%) ISEB
9 3 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.81%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.58%) QA
2 6 (1.62%) FATCA
2 6 (1.62%) MiFID
3 3 (0.81%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.27%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) COBIT
4 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.08%) VMware Server
2 4 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (3.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.43%) Niku
2 9 (2.43%) Fujitsu
3 7 (1.89%) VMware
4 5 (1.35%) IBM
5 4 (1.08%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.08%) Planview
5 4 (1.08%) Citrix
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle
7 2 (0.54%) SAP
7 2 (0.54%) Cisco
7 2 (0.54%) Avaya
7 2 (0.54%) Nortel
7 2 (0.54%) Juniper
8 1 (0.27%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.27%) BT
8 1 (0.27%) HP
8 1 (0.27%) Sybase
8 1 (0.27%) Huawei
8 1 (0.27%) Brocade
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