Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in Aberdeen during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Manager
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 18 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 1.16% 1.22% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.25% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Aberdeen median annual salary £37,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.33% +20.00% -25.93%
10th Percentile £34,500 £60,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £39,500 £60,000 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £48,500 £53,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year -8.49% +1.92% -0.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies in Aberdeen with a recognized job title 81 80 99
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.19% 97.56% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 68 45 65
Aberdeen median annual salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.05% +8.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £22,050 £22,200
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Aberdeen

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager in Aberdeen.

Salary trend for Project Manager in Aberdeen

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Aberdeen region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) PMI
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) APMP
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) APMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner