Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 56 29
Rank change year-on-year -16 -27 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 80 108 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.17% 4.00% 6.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 4.16% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 44 88 110
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -11.21% +1.90%
10th Percentile £36,800 £36,500 £43,975
90th Percentile £81,250 £73,050 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £49,375 £48,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year +1.80% -8.49% +1.92%

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 2,382 2,599 2,224
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 96.33% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,460 1,581 1,441
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 44 (55.00%) Project Management
2 39 (48.75%) Finance
3 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (38.75%) PRINCE2
5 25 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (17.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (15.00%) Waterfall
8 11 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (13.75%) SDLC
9 10 (12.50%) Change Management
10 9 (11.25%) Risk Management
10 9 (11.25%) Banking
11 8 (10.00%) Scrum
11 8 (10.00%) Degree
12 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (8.75%) Proactive Management
13 6 (7.50%) Fintech
13 6 (7.50%) Line Management
13 6 (7.50%) GDPR
13 6 (7.50%) Project Planning
13 6 (7.50%) MBA
14 5 (6.25%) PMP
14 5 (6.25%) Cisco
14 5 (6.25%) Wireless
14 5 (6.25%) Retail
14 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
15 4 (5.00%) Coaching
15 4 (5.00%) Collaborative Working

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 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Wireless
2 3 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (3.75%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (3.75%) Firewall
2 3 (3.75%) Network Security
3 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.25%) ATM
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (48.75%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Retail
4 4 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Billing
6 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
2 3 (3.75%) OAuth
2 3 (3.75%) OAuth2
2 3 (3.75%) SAML
3 2 (2.50%) CGI
4 1 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Fintech
2 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.75%) Cyberattack
4 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.00%) Project Management
2 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (38.75%) PRINCE2
4 25 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 11 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (13.75%) SDLC
7 10 (12.50%) Change Management
8 9 (11.25%) Risk Management
9 8 (10.00%) Scrum
10 7 (8.75%) Proactive Management
11 6 (7.50%) Line Management
11 6 (7.50%) Project Planning
12 4 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
12 4 (5.00%) Change Control
12 4 (5.00%) Coaching
12 4 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
12 4 (5.00%) Decision-Making
12 4 (5.00%) Information Governance
12 4 (5.00%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) C#
2 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (10.00%) Degree
3 6 (7.50%) MBA
4 5 (6.25%) PMP
5 3 (3.75%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.50%) APMP
6 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) GDPR
2 4 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.75%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.75%) PMBOK
3 3 (3.75%) PMO
4 1 (1.25%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.25%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.25%) Cisco