Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 21 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 > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 29 24
Rank change year-on-year -32 -5 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 110 156 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.05% 6.74% 7.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.21% 7.07% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 90 112 136
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.21% +1.90% -1.87%
10th Percentile £36,500 £44,000 £41,750
90th Percentile £72,850 £74,525 £65,750
Scotland median annual salary £49,000 £53,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year -7.55% +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 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 2611 2205 2904
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 95.25% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1449 1858
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,850 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 November 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 21 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 Edinburgh region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 55 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (49.09%) Project Management
3 51 (46.36%) PRINCE2
4 36 (32.73%) Finance
5 27 (24.55%) Scrum
6 22 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 21 (19.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (17.27%) VMware
8 19 (17.27%) Windows
8 19 (17.27%) Waterfall
8 19 (17.27%) Windows 10
9 18 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (15.45%) Banking
11 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
12 15 (13.64%) PMP
12 15 (13.64%) Document Management
12 15 (13.64%) Project Planning
13 14 (12.73%) Change Management
14 13 (11.82%) Legal
14 13 (11.82%) SDLC
14 13 (11.82%) iManage
14 13 (11.82%) GDPR
15 12 (10.91%) Practice Management
15 12 (10.91%) Migration
15 12 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 12 (10.91%) SCCM
16 11 (10.00%) SCOM
16 11 (10.00%) IP Telephony
16 11 (10.00%) Programme Management
16 11 (10.00%) ISO 9001

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 (2.73%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.73%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.91%) Confluence
2 1 (0.91%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Finacle
1 4 (3.64%) Summit
2 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.73%) Sonata
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) Mimecast
2 9 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) IP Telephony
2 7 (6.36%) SAN
3 4 (3.64%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.91%) Big Data
2 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.91%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) JIRA
General
1 36 (32.73%) Finance
2 17 (15.45%) Banking
3 13 (11.82%) Legal
4 10 (9.09%) Retail
4 10 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 8 (7.27%) Investment Banking
6 7 (6.36%) Games
7 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
8 4 (3.64%) Marketing
9 3 (2.73%) Billing
10 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.36%) Management Information System
1 7 (6.36%) Virtual Team
2 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.73%) Fintech
3 3 (2.73%) PMI
4 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.27%) Windows
1 19 (17.27%) Windows 10
2 18 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (6.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (49.09%) Project Management
3 51 (46.36%) PRINCE2
4 27 (24.55%) Scrum
5 21 (19.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (17.27%) Waterfall
7 15 (13.64%) Document Management
7 15 (13.64%) Project Planning
8 14 (12.73%) Change Management
9 13 (11.82%) SDLC
10 12 (10.91%) Migration
10 12 (10.91%) Practice Management
11 11 (10.00%) Programme Management
12 10 (9.09%) PRINCE
12 10 (9.09%) Software Delivery
13 9 (8.18%) Business Analysis
13 9 (8.18%) Coaching
14 8 (7.27%) Kanban
15 6 (5.45%) Service Delivery
15 6 (5.45%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.18%) Java
2 4 (3.64%) C#
2 4 (3.64%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.64%) Python
2 4 (3.64%) SQL
3 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 15 (13.64%) PMP
3 10 (9.09%) Degree
3 10 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.82%) GDPR
2 12 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (10.00%) ISO 9001
4 5 (4.55%) PMO
5 3 (2.73%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.91%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (10.91%) SCCM
2 11 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (17.27%) VMware
2 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.82%) iManage
4 10 (9.09%) MobileIron
5 4 (3.64%) Avaloq
5 4 (3.64%) FIS
5 4 (3.64%) Fiserv
5 4 (3.64%) Misys
5 4 (3.64%) Oracle
6 3 (2.73%) FNZ
6 3 (2.73%) Google
7 1 (0.91%) Capita
7 1 (0.91%) hybris
7 1 (0.91%) SAP