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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 31 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 201 186 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.47% 5.64% 5.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.87% 5.91% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 111 131 107
Average salary £50,500 £52,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.80% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
2925 3145 2850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.14% 95.39% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1922 2030 1980
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,311 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +7 113 £57,500 +4.54% 16
Glasgow +20 62 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Stirling -11 11 £52,500 - 2
Aberdeen -3 4 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Dundee +15 3 £33,500 -21.17%
Fife +5 2 - -
West Lothian -12 2 - -
Highlands +2 1 - - 1
Morayshire - 1 - -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 234 (61.74%) Project Management
2 233 (61.48%) Finance
3 161 (42.48%) PRINCE2
4 91 (24.01%) Banking
5 89 (23.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 84 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (16.09%) Project Planning
8 57 (15.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 55 (14.51%) PMI Certification
10 51 (13.46%) Degree
11 41 (10.82%) Scrum
11 41 (10.82%) MS Project
12 34 (8.97%) PMI
13 30 (7.92%) Telecoms
14 22 (5.80%) QA
14 22 (5.80%) PMP
14 22 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 21 (5.54%) MS Excel
15 21 (5.54%) Risk Management
16 20 (5.28%) Retail
17 19 (5.01%) Software Engineering
18 18 (4.75%) Waterfall
18 18 (4.75%) Java
19 17 (4.49%) User Experience
19 17 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (4.22%) APMP
20 16 (4.22%) Service Delivery
20 16 (4.22%) Change Management
21 15 (3.96%) Investment Banking
21 15 (3.96%) Matrix Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (1.58%) SharePoint
1 6 (1.58%) MS Exchange
1 6 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 41 (10.82%) MS Project
2 21 (5.54%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.69%) MS Office
4 7 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) FLEXCUBE
1 3 (0.79%) Temenos T24
1 3 (0.79%) Finacle
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.53%) Agresso
3 1 (0.26%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.85%) SaaS
3 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.64%) WAN
2 9 (2.37%) Internet
2 9 (2.37%) MPLS
3 8 (2.11%) LAN
3 8 (2.11%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (1.58%) SAN
4 6 (1.58%) DMZ
4 6 (1.58%) FCoE
4 6 (1.58%) Ethernet
4 6 (1.58%) Firewall
4 6 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.79%) Wireless
5 3 (0.79%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.53%) VoIP
7 1 (0.26%) VPN
7 1 (0.26%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.32%) Relational Database
General
1 233 (61.48%) Finance
2 91 (24.01%) Banking
3 30 (7.92%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.28%) Retail
5 15 (3.96%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.43%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.11%) Private Banking
8 7 (1.85%) Games
9 6 (1.58%) Back Office
10 5 (1.32%) Legal
11 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.53%) International Banking
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
12 1 (0.26%) German Language
12 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.17%) Web Services
2 6 (1.58%) MSMQ
2 6 (1.58%) .NET
3 4 (1.06%) Middleware
4 1 (0.26%) CSS
4 1 (0.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.97%) PMI
2 17 (4.49%) User Experience
2 17 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (1.85%) Mainframe
3 7 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.58%) Replication
4 6 (1.58%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.79%) Xbox
7 1 (0.26%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.26%) FMCG
7 1 (0.26%) iPad
7 1 (0.26%) Kindle
7 1 (0.26%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.69%) Windows
2 8 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (1.85%) HPUX
3 7 (1.85%) Windows 2000
4 6 (1.58%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.53%) Android
5 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (61.74%) Project Management
2 161 (42.48%) PRINCE2
3 89 (23.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 84 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (16.09%) Project Planning
6 41 (10.82%) Scrum
7 21 (5.54%) Risk Management
8 19 (5.01%) Software Engineering
9 18 (4.75%) Waterfall
10 16 (4.22%) Service Delivery
10 16 (4.22%) Change Management
11 15 (3.96%) Matrix Management
12 14 (3.69%) Wealth Management
12 14 (3.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (3.69%) Mentoring
13 13 (3.43%) Business Transformation
13 13 (3.43%) UX Design
13 13 (3.43%) Investment Management
13 13 (3.43%) Resource Management
13 13 (3.43%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.75%) Java
2 12 (3.17%) JavaScript
3 11 (2.90%) C
3 11 (2.90%) Python
4 8 (2.11%) SQL
5 4 (1.06%) C#
5 4 (1.06%) C++
6 1 (0.26%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (15.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 55 (14.51%) PMI Certification
3 51 (13.46%) Degree
4 22 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 22 (5.80%) PMP
5 16 (4.22%) APMP
6 4 (1.06%) ISEB
7 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.80%) QA
2 5 (1.32%) MiFID
2 5 (1.32%) FATCA
3 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.06%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.26%) Firmware
3 1 (0.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (1.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (3.17%) Fujitsu
2 11 (2.90%) VMware
2 11 (2.90%) Cisco
2 11 (2.90%) IBM
2 11 (2.90%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.64%) Avaya
4 8 (2.11%) Oracle
5 7 (1.85%) Nortel
5 7 (1.85%) Juniper
5 7 (1.85%) Brocade
6 6 (1.58%) Clearswift
6 6 (1.58%) BT
6 6 (1.58%) HP
7 5 (1.32%) Niku
8 4 (1.06%) Citrix
9 3 (0.79%) Planview
10 1 (0.26%) Hyland
10 1 (0.26%) Huawei
10 1 (0.26%) Sybase
10 1 (0.26%) SAP
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