The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 June 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 / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 22 25
Rank change year-on-year -29 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 51 98 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.18% 8.12% 6.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 8.46% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 43 66 59
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £43,300
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £71,250 £65,000
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 1158 1158 1332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.94% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 714 667 838
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 74 (77.08%) Project Management
2 60 (62.50%) Finance
3 49 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (30.21%) Scrum
5 28 (29.17%) Change Management
5 28 (29.17%) PRINCE2
6 25 (26.04%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (22.92%) Banking
8 21 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (19.79%) SQL
10 17 (17.71%) JIRA
11 15 (15.63%) Java
12 14 (14.58%) Microsoft Project
12 14 (14.58%) Wealth Management
12 14 (14.58%) Asset Management
12 14 (14.58%) Contingency Planning
13 13 (13.54%) Regulatory Compliance
13 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
14 12 (12.50%) Oracle
14 12 (12.50%) Migration
15 11 (11.46%) PL/SQL
15 11 (11.46%) FNZ
15 11 (11.46%) Sonata
15 11 (11.46%) Fintech
16 10 (10.42%) Retail
16 10 (10.42%) Retail Banking
16 10 (10.42%) Investment Management
17 8 (8.33%) Release Management
17 8 (8.33%) Kanban
17 8 (8.33%) PMI

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 1 (1.04%) JBoss
1 1 (1.04%) SAS
1 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (14.58%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) LAN
1 1 (1.04%) VLAN
1 1 (1.04%) VoIP
1 1 (1.04%) WAN
1 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) QlikView
2 1 (1.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (17.71%) JIRA
General
1 60 (62.50%) Finance
2 22 (22.92%) Banking
3 10 (10.42%) Retail
3 10 (10.42%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.17%) Games
5 2 (2.08%) Front Office
5 2 (2.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) .NET
2 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.04%) HTML
2 1 (1.04%) React
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.04%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.46%) Fintech
3 8 (8.33%) PMI
4 7 (7.29%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (77.08%) Project Management
2 49 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (30.21%) Scrum
4 28 (29.17%) Change Management
4 28 (29.17%) PRINCE2
5 21 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (14.58%) Asset Management
6 14 (14.58%) Contingency Planning
6 14 (14.58%) Wealth Management
7 13 (13.54%) Regulatory Compliance
8 12 (12.50%) Migration
9 10 (10.42%) Investment Management
10 8 (8.33%) Kanban
10 8 (8.33%) Release Management
10 8 (8.33%) SDLC
11 7 (7.29%) People Management
11 7 (7.29%) Waterfall
12 6 (6.25%) Conflict Management
12 6 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.79%) SQL
2 15 (15.63%) Java
3 11 (11.46%) PL/SQL
4 6 (6.25%) Python
5 2 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.13%) PMP
2 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.04%) MBA
4 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) PMO
2 1 (1.04%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.50%) Oracle
3 11 (11.46%) FNZ
4 6 (6.25%) Teradata
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco
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