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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 38 34 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 173 204 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.57% 5.52% 4.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.92% 5.78% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 93 130 81
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2923 3532 2833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.05% 95.51% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1794 2315 1709
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 27 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 27 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 -3 120 £50,000 -4.76% 26
Glasgow +22 36 £53,000 +11.57% 12
Stirling -18 5 £52,500 -2.32% 1
Aberdeen +8 3 £42,500 -29.16%
West Lothian -5 3 - - 2
Fife -1 2 - - 2
Dundee - 1 £37,500 -
Ayrshire - 1 - -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 213 (61.92%) Project Management
2 197 (57.27%) Finance
3 119 (34.59%) PRINCE2
4 108 (31.40%) Banking
5 104 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (21.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 55 (15.99%) Degree
8 52 (15.12%) Project Planning
9 50 (14.53%) Scrum
10 48 (13.95%) PMI Certification
11 45 (13.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 33 (9.59%) Retail
12 33 (9.59%) Telecoms
13 29 (8.43%) Java
14 26 (7.56%) MS Project
14 26 (7.56%) PMI
14 26 (7.56%) Waterfall
15 25 (7.27%) MS Excel
16 24 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (6.98%) Investment Banking
17 23 (6.69%) Software Engineering
17 23 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
18 22 (6.40%) PMP
19 19 (5.52%) Change Control
19 19 (5.52%) Mentoring
20 18 (5.23%) JavaScript
20 18 (5.23%) Change Management
21 17 (4.94%) Risk Management
21 17 (4.94%) Python
21 17 (4.94%) Web Services

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.29%) FileNet
2 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.29%) Drupal
2 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.29%) JBoss
2 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (7.56%) MS Project
2 25 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.20%) MS Office
4 8 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.74%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.87%) FLEXCUBE
2 3 (0.87%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.87%) Finacle
3 1 (0.29%) Maximo
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.20%) SaaS
3 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.74%) Internet
2 3 (0.87%) Wireless
3 2 (0.58%) Intranet
3 2 (0.58%) LAN
3 2 (0.58%) WAN
4 1 (0.29%) VPN
4 1 (0.29%) PBX
4 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.29%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Subversion
1 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 197 (57.27%) Finance
2 108 (31.40%) Banking
3 33 (9.59%) Retail
3 33 (9.59%) Telecoms
4 24 (6.98%) Investment Banking
5 15 (4.36%) Retail Banking
6 11 (3.20%) Games
7 7 (2.03%) General Ledger
8 6 (1.74%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.87%) Back Office
9 3 (0.87%) Legal
10 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.58%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Marketing
11 1 (0.29%) International Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.94%) Web Services
2 7 (2.03%) Apache Flex
3 6 (1.74%) .NET
4 4 (1.16%) Middleware
5 2 (0.58%) Spring
5 2 (0.58%) CSS
6 1 (0.29%) J2SE
6 1 (0.29%) JMS
6 1 (0.29%) GWT
6 1 (0.29%) jQuery
6 1 (0.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.56%) PMI
2 24 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.94%) User Experience
4 9 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.45%) Xbox
6 2 (0.58%) GIS
6 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.58%) Social Media
7 1 (0.29%) iPad
7 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.29%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.29%) FMCG
7 1 (0.29%) Equities
7 1 (0.29%) Tandem
7 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.03%) Windows
2 3 (0.87%) Android
2 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.58%) Linux
3 2 (0.58%) UNIX
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (61.92%) Project Management
2 119 (34.59%) PRINCE2
3 104 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (21.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (15.12%) Project Planning
6 50 (14.53%) Scrum
7 26 (7.56%) Waterfall
8 23 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 23 (6.69%) Software Engineering
9 19 (5.52%) Change Control
9 19 (5.52%) Mentoring
10 18 (5.23%) Change Management
11 17 (4.94%) Risk Management
12 16 (4.65%) Resource Management
12 16 (4.65%) Programme Management
13 15 (4.36%) Service Delivery
14 14 (4.07%) Business Transformation
14 14 (4.07%) Matrix Management
15 13 (3.78%) UX Design
16 12 (3.49%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (8.43%) Java
2 18 (5.23%) JavaScript
3 17 (4.94%) Python
4 9 (2.62%) C
5 7 (2.03%) C#
6 6 (1.74%) C++
7 2 (0.58%) SQL
8 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (15.99%) Degree
2 48 (13.95%) PMI Certification
3 45 (13.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 22 (6.40%) PMP
5 17 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (2.03%) APMP
7 2 (0.58%) ISEB
7 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.94%) QA
2 4 (1.16%) FATCA
2 4 (1.16%) MiFID
3 3 (0.87%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.29%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.16%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.29%) UAG
Vendors
1 16 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.62%) Niku
3 8 (2.33%) Fujitsu
4 5 (1.45%) VMware
4 5 (1.45%) IBM
5 4 (1.16%) Planview
5 4 (1.16%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.16%) Citrix
6 2 (0.58%) SAP
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle
7 1 (0.29%) Sybase
7 1 (0.29%) Hyland
7 1 (0.29%) Google
7 1 (0.29%) Huawei
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