Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 38 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 -16 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 144 109 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.30% 5.00% 9.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.52% 5.21% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 113 87 146
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £39,150 £45,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £67,250 £74,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% +0.95% -

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 2,608 2,091 2,629
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.87% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,681 1,377 1,705
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,750 £27,850
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £66,400
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 73 (50.69%) Project Management
2 72 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (49.31%) PRINCE2
4 53 (36.81%) Finance
5 37 (25.69%) PMP
6 35 (24.31%) Project Planning
7 34 (23.61%) Banking
8 31 (21.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (20.83%) Scrum
10 29 (20.14%) Amazon AWS
10 29 (20.14%) Software Delivery
11 28 (19.44%) Retail
12 27 (18.75%) Change Management
12 27 (18.75%) SDLC
13 26 (18.06%) Retail Banking
13 26 (18.06%) Microsoft Project
14 25 (17.36%) Microsoft Azure
15 22 (15.28%) Waterfall
16 20 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 20 (13.89%) GDPR
17 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
18 16 (11.11%) VMware
18 16 (11.11%) Windows
18 16 (11.11%) Degree
18 16 (11.11%) Windows 10
19 15 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
19 15 (10.42%) PMI Certification
20 14 (9.72%) Document Management
20 14 (9.72%) Line Management
21 12 (8.33%) Legal

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 5 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.78%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 26 (18.06%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Elite 3E
2 6 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.78%) Finacle
3 4 (2.78%) Summit
4 2 (1.39%) BPCS
4 2 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.39%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.69%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.69%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 29 (20.14%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (17.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.86%) Mimecast
4 3 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.56%) IP Telephony
2 7 (4.86%) SAN
3 3 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.69%) Internet
4 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.69%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 53 (36.81%) Finance
2 34 (23.61%) Banking
3 28 (19.44%) Retail
4 26 (18.06%) Retail Banking
5 12 (8.33%) Legal
6 6 (4.17%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.78%) Billing
7 4 (2.78%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.08%) Games
8 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.69%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.47%) PMI
3 4 (2.78%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.39%) Fintech
5 1 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.11%) Windows
1 16 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 15 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (4.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (50.69%) Project Management
2 72 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (49.31%) PRINCE2
4 35 (24.31%) Project Planning
5 31 (21.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (20.83%) Scrum
7 29 (20.14%) Software Delivery
8 27 (18.75%) Change Management
8 27 (18.75%) SDLC
9 22 (15.28%) Waterfall
10 14 (9.72%) Document Management
10 14 (9.72%) Line Management
11 12 (8.33%) Coaching
11 12 (8.33%) Data Management
11 12 (8.33%) Migration
12 11 (7.64%) Kanban
12 11 (7.64%) PRINCE
13 10 (6.94%) Investment Management
14 9 (6.25%) Asset Management
14 9 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.78%) Java
2 3 (2.08%) C#
2 3 (2.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.08%) Python
3 2 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (25.69%) PMP
2 20 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 16 (11.11%) Degree
4 15 (10.42%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.89%) GDPR
2 9 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (5.56%) Data Quality
3 8 (5.56%) ISO 9001
3 8 (5.56%) PMO
4 4 (2.78%) PMBOK
5 2 (1.39%) SLA
6 1 (0.69%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (6.25%) SCCM
2 8 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.11%) VMware
3 11 (7.64%) iManage
4 7 (4.86%) MobileIron
5 4 (2.78%) Avaloq
5 4 (2.78%) FIS
5 4 (2.78%) Fiserv
5 4 (2.78%) Misys
6 3 (2.08%) Google
6 3 (2.08%) SAP
7 2 (1.39%) Epicor
7 2 (1.39%) IFS
7 2 (1.39%) Infor
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle
7 2 (1.39%) Sage
8 1 (0.69%) Capita
8 1 (0.69%) hybris