Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Project Manager was £40,750 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

IT Project Manager
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 169 212
Rank change year-on-year -3 +43 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 53 50 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.95% 0.97% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.01% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30 44 20
Scotland median annual salary £40,750 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.31% +8.33% -2.44%
10th Percentile £36,950 £41,625 £47,000
90th Percentile £52,750 £70,250 £69,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5375 4960 6138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.01% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3436 3081 3956
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured IT Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in Scotland

IT Project Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for IT Project Manager in Scotland

IT Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Project Manager in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Project Manager in Scotland

IT Project Manager
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -22 23 £40,000 -38.93%
Glasgow +4 21 £48,500 -
Inverclyde -1 3 £41,500 -2.35%
Fife +4 1 £45,000 -
IT Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT 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 Scotland region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 47 (88.68%) Project Management
2 34 (64.15%) PRINCE2
3 28 (52.83%) PMI Certification
4 23 (43.40%) PMP
4 23 (43.40%) Scrum
4 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
5 22 (41.51%) Finance
6 20 (37.74%) Waterfall
7 16 (30.19%) Change Management
8 15 (28.30%) Resource Management
8 15 (28.30%) Contingency Planning
9 14 (26.42%) Degree
9 14 (26.42%) Document Management
10 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (24.53%) iManage
11 12 (22.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (22.64%) GDPR
12 11 (20.75%) Windows 10
12 11 (20.75%) SCCM
12 11 (20.75%) SCOM
12 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (20.75%) IP Telephony
12 11 (20.75%) VMware
12 11 (20.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (20.75%) Practice Management
12 11 (20.75%) ISO 9001
12 11 (20.75%) Windows
12 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
13 10 (18.87%) Legal

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (7.55%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (7.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (7.55%) Sage 200
2 4 (7.55%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Mimecast
2 5 (9.43%) Office 365
3 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Legal
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Billing
4 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.09%) PMI
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
1 11 (20.75%) Windows 10
1 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (88.68%) Project Management
2 34 (64.15%) PRINCE2
3 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (43.40%) Scrum
4 20 (37.74%) Waterfall
5 16 (30.19%) Change Management
6 15 (28.30%) Contingency Planning
6 15 (28.30%) Resource Management
7 14 (26.42%) Document Management
8 12 (22.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (20.75%) Practice Management
10 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (15.09%) CRM
12 6 (11.32%) Kanban
12 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (11.32%) Supplier Management
13 5 (9.43%) Project Governance
14 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
14 4 (7.55%) Business Continuity Planning
14 4 (7.55%) Contract Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (52.83%) PMI Certification
2 23 (43.40%) PMP
3 14 (26.42%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) GDPR
2 11 (20.75%) ISO 9001
2 11 (20.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (9.43%) PMO
4 3 (5.66%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) SCCM
1 11 (20.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) iManage
3 11 (20.75%) VMware
4 10 (18.87%) MobileIron
5 4 (7.55%) Epicor
5 4 (7.55%) Google
5 4 (7.55%) Sage
5 4 (7.55%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (7.55%) SAP