The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 51 22 21
Rank change year-on-year -29 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 45 113 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.99% 8.46% 8.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 9.06% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 39 84 57
Median salary £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.80% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £61,400 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1076 1247 1287
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.47% 93.34% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 694 835 782
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Edinburgh

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in Edinburgh

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Edinburgh

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Edinburgh region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 78 (80.41%) Project Management
2 70 (72.16%) Finance
3 42 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (41.24%) Banking
5 27 (27.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (25.77%) Change Management
7 22 (22.68%) Retail
7 22 (22.68%) Retail Banking
8 18 (18.56%) PRINCE2
8 18 (18.56%) Scrum
8 18 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (14.43%) Contingency Planning
9 14 (14.43%) Java
10 12 (12.37%) Oracle
11 10 (10.31%) Regulatory Compliance
11 10 (10.31%) Wealth Management
12 9 (9.28%) Asset Management
12 9 (9.28%) SQL
13 8 (8.25%) Migration
13 8 (8.25%) PMO
13 8 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (7.22%) JIRA
14 7 (7.22%) FNZ
14 7 (7.22%) Sonata
14 7 (7.22%) Fintech
14 7 (7.22%) PL/SQL
14 7 (7.22%) MS Project
14 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
15 6 (6.19%) Virtual Team
15 6 (6.19%) Matrix Management

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.09%) ArcGIS
1 3 (3.09%) JBoss
2 1 (1.03%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Project
2 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.06%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) GIS
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.22%) JIRA
General
1 70 (72.16%) Finance
2 40 (41.24%) Banking
3 22 (22.68%) Retail
3 22 (22.68%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Back Office
5 2 (2.06%) Games
5 2 (2.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) .NET
2 3 (3.09%) HTML
3 2 (2.06%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.06%) React
4 1 (1.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Fintech
3 6 (6.19%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.03%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (80.41%) Project Management
2 42 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (27.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (25.77%) Change Management
5 18 (18.56%) PRINCE2
5 18 (18.56%) Scrum
6 14 (14.43%) Contingency Planning
7 10 (10.31%) Regulatory Compliance
7 10 (10.31%) Wealth Management
8 9 (9.28%) Asset Management
9 8 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (8.25%) Migration
10 6 (6.19%) Investment Management
10 6 (6.19%) Matrix Management
10 6 (6.19%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.15%) People Management
11 5 (5.15%) Project Governance
11 5 (5.15%) Virtual Team Management
12 4 (4.12%) Coaching
12 4 (4.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.43%) Java
2 9 (9.28%) SQL
3 7 (7.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.03%) C#
4 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.06%) Degree
1 2 (2.06%) PMP
1 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) PMO
Vendors
1 12 (12.37%) Oracle
2 7 (7.22%) FNZ
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.03%) Charles River
3 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.03%) Vermilion
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