Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 194 203
Rank change year-on-year +35 +9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 84 17 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.46% 0.37% 0.64%
As % of the Applications category 22.70% 5.69% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 65 11 24
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +45.70% +0.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £34,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%

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 370 299 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.41% 6.44% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 248 194 232
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £33,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% +0.75% -0.75%
10th Percentile £24,245 £23,075 £23,525
90th Percentile £60,375 £51,063 £56,925
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% +7.14%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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
Edinburgh +35 46 £55,000 - 3
Glasgow -15 30 £32,500 -43.48% 3
West Lothian - 5 £40,000 -
Stirling - 1 £52,500 -
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 71 (84.52%) Project Management
2 57 (67.86%) PRINCE2
3 51 (60.71%) Finance
3 51 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (51.19%) Change Management
5 41 (48.81%) PMP
6 39 (46.43%) SDLC
7 38 (45.24%) Banking
8 37 (44.05%) Project Planning
9 33 (39.29%) Retail
10 28 (33.33%) Retail Banking
10 28 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 28 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
10 28 (33.33%) Software Delivery
11 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
12 26 (30.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (27.38%) Microsoft Office
14 22 (26.19%) Microsoft Excel
15 20 (23.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 15 (17.86%) Degree
16 15 (17.86%) PMO
17 13 (15.48%) MS Visio
18 12 (14.29%) .NET
18 12 (14.29%) Decision-Making
19 11 (13.10%) Project Governance
19 11 (13.10%) PMI Certification
20 10 (11.90%) Supplier Management
20 10 (11.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 10 (11.90%) Contract Management
20 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (3.57%) SAS
2 2 (2.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (27.38%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (26.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (23.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (15.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 28 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) GIS
1 3 (3.57%) Spatial Data
2 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) JIRA
1 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (60.71%) Finance
2 38 (45.24%) Banking
3 33 (39.29%) Retail
4 28 (33.33%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Law
6 1 (1.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (64.29%) Project Manager
2 23 (27.38%) Software Project Manager
3 20 (23.81%) Analyst
4 19 (22.62%) IT Manager
4 19 (22.62%) IT Project Manager
5 14 (16.67%) Retail Banking Project Manager
6 13 (15.48%) Mortgage Project Manager
7 11 (13.10%) PMO Analyst
8 10 (11.90%) Banking Project Manager
9 7 (8.33%) Delivery Project Manager
10 5 (5.95%) Software Delivery Project Manager
11 3 (3.57%) Business Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) Data Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (3.57%) Project Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) Senior Data Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) Senior Manager
11 3 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
11 3 (3.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.19%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (84.52%) Project Management
2 57 (67.86%) PRINCE2
3 51 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (51.19%) Change Management
5 39 (46.43%) SDLC
6 37 (44.05%) Project Planning
7 28 (33.33%) Software Delivery
8 26 (30.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (14.29%) Decision-Making
10 11 (13.10%) Project Governance
11 10 (11.90%) Contract Management
11 10 (11.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (11.90%) Supplier Management
12 9 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
13 8 (9.52%) Programme Management
13 8 (9.52%) Waterfall
14 6 (7.14%) Data Governance
14 6 (7.14%) Risk Management
14 6 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.76%) C
1 4 (4.76%) SQL
2 3 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (48.81%) PMP
2 15 (17.86%) Degree
3 11 (13.10%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.19%) ISEB
4 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.86%) PMO
2 6 (7.14%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.38%) QA
4 1 (1.19%) P3O
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.38%) Google
2 2 (2.38%) HP
2 2 (2.38%) Teradata
3 1 (1.19%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.19%) Capita
3 1 (1.19%) Cognos
3 1 (1.19%) Pega