Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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

Project Manager
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 57 25
Rank change year-on-year +4 -32 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 107 97 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.19% 3.85% 7.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 4.01% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 77 87 149
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +8.49% +6.00%
10th Percentile £36,500 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £73,750 £72,800
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £52,200 £51,750
% change year-on-year -4.21% +0.87% +3.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,416 2,416 2,376
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 95.87% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,548 1,462 1,497
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £69,550
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Edinburgh

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 72 (67.29%) Project Management
2 61 (57.01%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (53.27%) PRINCE2
4 48 (44.86%) Finance
5 39 (36.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (28.04%) Banking
7 27 (25.23%) Change Management
8 24 (22.43%) PMP
9 23 (21.50%) SDLC
10 22 (20.56%) Project Planning
11 21 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (16.82%) Retail Banking
13 17 (15.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 15 (14.02%) Risk Management
14 15 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Project
16 13 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (11.21%) Scrum
17 12 (11.21%) Microsoft
17 12 (11.21%) PMI Certification
17 12 (11.21%) Software Delivery
17 12 (11.21%) Mentoring
18 11 (10.28%) Line Management
19 10 (9.35%) Degree
20 8 (7.48%) Retail
21 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 7 (6.54%) Project Governance
21 7 (6.54%) Waterfall
22 6 (5.61%) GDPR
22 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Office

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (2.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.87%) Wireless
2 1 (0.93%) ATM
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (44.86%) Finance
2 30 (28.04%) Banking
3 18 (16.82%) Retail Banking
4 8 (7.48%) Retail
5 4 (3.74%) Legal
6 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.87%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) .NET
2 3 (2.80%) OAuth
2 3 (2.80%) OAuth2
2 3 (2.80%) SAML
3 2 (1.87%) CGI
4 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.74%) Fintech
3 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.87%) Cyberattack
4 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.87%) PMI
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (67.29%) Project Management
2 61 (57.01%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (53.27%) PRINCE2
4 39 (36.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (25.23%) Change Management
6 23 (21.50%) SDLC
7 22 (20.56%) Project Planning
8 15 (14.02%) Risk Management
9 13 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (11.21%) Mentoring
10 12 (11.21%) Scrum
10 12 (11.21%) Software Delivery
11 11 (10.28%) Line Management
12 7 (6.54%) Project Governance
12 7 (6.54%) Waterfall
13 6 (5.61%) ITIL
13 6 (5.61%) Quality Management
14 5 (4.67%) Collaborative Working
14 5 (4.67%) Service Delivery
14 5 (4.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.61%) C
2 3 (2.80%) C#
3 1 (0.93%) Java
3 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.93%) Python
3 1 (0.93%) Ruby
3 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (22.43%) PMP
2 17 (15.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 12 (11.21%) PMI Certification
4 10 (9.35%) Degree
5 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.80%) MBA
7 2 (1.87%) APMP
7 2 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) GDPR
2 5 (4.67%) PMO
3 4 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.80%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.80%) PMBOK
5 2 (1.87%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (1.87%) PSD2
6 1 (0.93%) QA
6 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.87%) Cisco
3 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com