The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Software Project Manager
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 92 93
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 7 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.62% 0.45% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.48% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 10
Median salary £80,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% +46.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00%  

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 1071 1257 1293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.45% 93.32% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 694 846 777
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Software Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in Edinburgh

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Project Manager in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Software Project Manager in Edinburgh

Software Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Project Manager in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Project Manager in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Software 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 Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Project Management
2 9 (81.82%) Wealth Management
3 8 (72.73%) Change Management
3 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 8 (72.73%) PRINCE2
4 7 (63.64%) Java
4 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle
4 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) JIRA
4 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (63.64%) FNZ
4 7 (63.64%) Sonata
5 6 (54.55%) Fintech
6 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
6 3 (27.27%) Investment Management
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
7 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) PMP
8 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 1 (9.09%) MS Project
8 1 (9.09%) MS Office
8 1 (9.09%) Legal
8 1 (9.09%) MBA
8 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (9.09%) Performance Management

Software 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Sonata
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JIRA
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (54.55%) Fintech
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Project Management
2 9 (81.82%) Wealth Management
3 8 (72.73%) Change Management
3 8 (72.73%) PRINCE2
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
5 3 (27.27%) Investment Management
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
7 1 (9.09%) Coaching
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
7 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MBA
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) FNZ
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
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