Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Microsoft Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Project over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 176 184
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8 -54
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 63 23 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.13% 0.49% 0.72%
As % of the Applications category 18.48% 8.36% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 48 16 31
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £36,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.05% -4.55% -8.88%
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £49,375 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

Microsoft Project is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 341 275 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.10% 5.90% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 221 186 220
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -1.45% -4.17%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £22,725
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% - +5.71%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Scotland

Microsoft Project
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Project in Scotland

Microsoft Project
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in Scotland

Microsoft Project
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. 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
Glasgow -4 30 £43,500 +24.29%
Edinburgh 0 26 £55,000 +15.79% 6
West Lothian - 4 £40,000 - 1
Stirling - 1 £52,500 -
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 50 (79.37%) Project Management
2 41 (65.08%) PRINCE2
3 40 (63.49%) Finance
4 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (50.79%) Change Management
6 31 (49.21%) PMP
7 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 27 (42.86%) SDLC
8 25 (39.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (38.10%) Banking
10 23 (36.51%) Retail
10 23 (36.51%) Project Planning
11 17 (26.98%) Retail Banking
11 17 (26.98%) Software Delivery
11 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (26.98%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Office
13 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
14 13 (20.63%) MS Visio
14 13 (20.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 12 (19.05%) PMI Certification
15 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 12 (19.05%) Project Governance
16 11 (17.46%) Contract Management
16 11 (17.46%) Supplier Management
17 10 (15.87%) Degree
17 10 (15.87%) .NET
18 9 (14.29%) PMO
19 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
20 6 (9.52%) Resource Management

Microsoft Project
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 2 (3.17%) Confluence
1 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (20.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (20.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.98%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) LAN
1 2 (3.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) GIS
1 2 (3.17%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
1 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (63.49%) Finance
2 24 (38.10%) Banking
3 23 (36.51%) Retail
4 17 (26.98%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (65.08%) Project Manager
2 18 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 18 (28.57%) IT Project Manager
3 13 (20.63%) Software Project Manager
4 9 (14.29%) Retail Banking Project Manager
5 8 (12.70%) Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Delivery Project Manager
6 7 (11.11%) Banking Project Manager
6 7 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) Mortgage Project Manager
7 6 (9.52%) Software Delivery Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Change Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Coordinator
9 2 (3.17%) Project Coordinator
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Project Coordinator
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.17%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.59%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (79.37%) Project Management
2 41 (65.08%) PRINCE2
3 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (50.79%) Change Management
5 27 (42.86%) SDLC
6 25 (39.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (36.51%) Project Planning
8 17 (26.98%) Software Delivery
9 12 (19.05%) Project Governance
9 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (17.46%) Contract Management
10 11 (17.46%) Supplier Management
11 6 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
11 6 (9.52%) Resource Management
11 6 (9.52%) Risk Management
11 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
12 5 (7.94%) Programme Management
13 4 (6.35%) Line Management
13 4 (6.35%) People Management
13 4 (6.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (49.21%) PMP
2 12 (19.05%) PMI Certification
3 10 (15.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) PMO
2 4 (6.35%) QA
3 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.59%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Google
3 2 (3.17%) HP
4 1 (1.59%) Capita