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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 36 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 175 202 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.69% 6.18% 5.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.01% 6.50% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 107 125 130
Average salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,400 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
2910 3107 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.60% 94.99% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1969 2102
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,148 £60,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -4 89 £57,500 +9.52% 12
Glasgow +25 58 £40,500 -10.98% 5
Stirling -8 14 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Dundee +13 3 £29,500 -34.44%
Fife +2 3 £41,000 -21.90% 1
Aberdeen -4 2 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Highlands +5 1 - - 1
West Lothian -6 1 - - 2
Morayshire - 1 - -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 221 (62.43%) Project Management
2 220 (62.15%) Finance
3 150 (42.37%) PRINCE2
4 77 (21.75%) Banking
5 76 (21.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (16.10%) PMI Certification
8 53 (14.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 51 (14.41%) Project Planning
10 49 (13.84%) Degree
11 42 (11.86%) MS Project
12 34 (9.60%) Scrum
13 33 (9.32%) PMI
14 26 (7.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 25 (7.06%) PMP
16 24 (6.78%) MS Excel
17 23 (6.50%) Change Management
17 23 (6.50%) Risk Management
18 21 (5.93%) MS Office
18 21 (5.93%) Telecoms
19 18 (5.08%) QA
20 16 (4.52%) Microsoft
20 16 (4.52%) Service Delivery
20 16 (4.52%) Waterfall
20 16 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
21 15 (4.24%) Retail
21 15 (4.24%) APMP
22 14 (3.95%) Windows
22 14 (3.95%) Wealth Management
23 13 (3.67%) Java

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (1.69%) SharePoint
1 6 (1.69%) MS Exchange
1 6 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 42 (11.86%) MS Project
2 24 (6.78%) MS Excel
3 21 (5.93%) MS Office
4 9 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Maximo
2 3 (0.85%) FLEXCUBE
2 3 (0.85%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.85%) Finacle
3 2 (0.56%) Agresso
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.98%) SaaS
2 6 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.82%) WAN
2 9 (2.54%) Internet
2 9 (2.54%) MPLS
3 8 (2.26%) LAN
3 8 (2.26%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (1.69%) SAN
4 6 (1.69%) DMZ
4 6 (1.69%) FCoE
4 6 (1.69%) Ethernet
4 6 (1.69%) Firewall
4 6 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.85%) Wireless
5 3 (0.85%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.56%) VoIP
7 1 (0.28%) VPN
7 1 (0.28%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 220 (62.15%) Finance
2 77 (21.75%) Banking
3 21 (5.93%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.24%) Retail
5 13 (3.67%) Retail Banking
6 11 (3.11%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.26%) Private Banking
8 7 (1.98%) Legal
8 7 (1.98%) Back Office
9 4 (1.13%) Games
10 2 (0.56%) Front Office
10 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.56%) International Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) French Language
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.82%) .NET
2 7 (1.98%) Web Services
3 6 (1.69%) MSMQ
4 4 (1.13%) Middleware
5 1 (0.28%) HTML
5 1 (0.28%) XML
5 1 (0.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.32%) PMI
2 16 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.11%) User Experience
4 8 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.98%) Mainframe
5 7 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.69%) Replication
6 6 (1.69%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.56%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.28%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.28%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.28%) Derivative
9 1 (0.28%) Statistics
9 1 (0.28%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.28%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.28%) FMCG
9 1 (0.28%) Social Media
9 1 (0.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.95%) Windows
2 8 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (1.98%) HPUX
3 7 (1.98%) Windows 2000
4 6 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.28%) Android
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (62.43%) Project Management
2 150 (42.37%) PRINCE2
3 76 (21.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (14.41%) Project Planning
6 34 (9.60%) Scrum
7 23 (6.50%) Risk Management
7 23 (6.50%) Change Management
8 16 (4.52%) Service Delivery
8 16 (4.52%) Waterfall
9 14 (3.95%) Wealth Management
10 13 (3.67%) Matrix Management
10 13 (3.67%) Investment Management
11 12 (3.39%) ITIL
11 12 (3.39%) Line Management
11 12 (3.39%) Mentoring
12 11 (3.11%) Programme Management
12 11 (3.11%) Resource Management
13 10 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (2.82%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.67%) Java
2 11 (3.11%) C#
2 11 (3.11%) SQL
3 8 (2.26%) C
4 7 (1.98%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.69%) Python
6 3 (0.85%) C++
7 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.28%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (16.10%) PMI Certification
2 53 (14.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 49 (13.84%) Degree
4 26 (7.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 25 (7.06%) PMP
6 15 (4.24%) APMP
7 3 (0.85%) ISEB
8 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.08%) QA
2 4 (1.13%) MiFID
2 4 (1.13%) FATCA
3 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.13%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.28%) Firmware
4 1 (0.28%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (4.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.39%) Oracle
3 11 (3.11%) Cisco
3 11 (3.11%) IBM
3 11 (3.11%) VMware
4 10 (2.82%) Avaya
5 7 (1.98%) Juniper
5 7 (1.98%) Nortel
5 7 (1.98%) Brocade
5 7 (1.98%) Fujitsu
6 6 (1.69%) HP
6 6 (1.69%) Clearswift
6 6 (1.69%) BT
7 5 (1.41%) SAP
8 4 (1.13%) Citrix
9 3 (0.85%) Planview
10 1 (0.28%) Sybase
10 1 (0.28%) Hyland
10 1 (0.28%) Huawei
10 1 (0.28%) Bloomberg
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