Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 21 18
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 350 381 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.32% 8.12% 11.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.94% 8.90% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 236 261 439
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £66,375 £70,250 £68,800
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,040 4,283 5,533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.07% 91.28% 90.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,301 2,702 3,515
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,625 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.84% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Scotland

Project Management
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Project Management in Scotland

Project Management
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Management in Scotland

Project Management
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 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
Edinburgh -13 177 £50,000 -5.66% 44
Glasgow 0 145 £50,000 +14.29% 30
West Lothian +5 8 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Stirling -5 5 £52,500 +128.26% 1
Inverclyde +3 2 £41,500 +10.67% 1
Aberdeen -8 2 £37,000 -38.33% 1
Fife -17 2 £46,250 +6.69% 5
Perth and Kinross - 2 £38,500 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £35,500 -
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 153 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (42.57%) Finance
3 111 (31.71%) PRINCE2
4 83 (23.71%) Microsoft
5 73 (20.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 58 (16.57%) PMP
7 57 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
8 55 (15.71%) Change Management
8 55 (15.71%) Degree
9 52 (14.86%) Waterfall
10 51 (14.57%) PMI Certification
11 49 (14.00%) SDLC
12 48 (13.71%) Microsoft Project
13 39 (11.14%) Scrum
14 36 (10.29%) Banking
14 36 (10.29%) SQL Server
15 33 (9.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 33 (9.43%) PMO
16 32 (9.14%) Business Analysis
17 31 (8.86%) Project Planning
17 31 (8.86%) CRM
18 27 (7.71%) Amazon AWS
19 25 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
19 25 (7.14%) Retail
20 24 (6.86%) ITIL
20 24 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
21 23 (6.57%) SQL
22 22 (6.29%) Programme Management
22 22 (6.29%) Windows
22 22 (6.29%) ETL

Project Management
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 11 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.29%) SAS
3 6 (1.71%) Confluence
3 6 (1.71%) IIS
4 5 (1.43%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.14%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.57%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.57%) CMS
6 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.29%) Totara
Applications
1 48 (13.71%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (4.29%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (4.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.14%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.14%) Infor M3
4 4 (1.14%) Sage 200
4 4 (1.14%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.57%) BPCS
5 2 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.57%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.57%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.71%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.57%) Mimecast
3 9 (2.57%) Office 365
4 6 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.57%) IaaS
5 2 (0.57%) PaaS
6 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.71%) LAN
1 13 (3.71%) WAN
2 9 (2.57%) IP Telephony
3 8 (2.29%) DNS
3 8 (2.29%) VoIP
4 7 (2.00%) Unified Communications
5 6 (1.71%) DHCP
6 4 (1.14%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.86%) Firewall
7 3 (0.86%) Internet
8 2 (0.57%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.57%) MPLS
8 2 (0.57%) Network Security
8 2 (0.57%) SAN
9 1 (0.29%) BGP
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.29%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.29%) Multicast
9 1 (0.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (3.71%) Big Data
5 8 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.00%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.71%) QlikView
8 5 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.43%) Power BI
9 4 (1.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 4 (1.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (1.14%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.14%) Text Mining
10 3 (0.86%) Base SAS
10 3 (0.86%) GIS
10 3 (0.86%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.86%) SAS EBI
10 3 (0.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 13 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.29%) JIRA
3 2 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.57%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.29%) Selenium
4 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 149 (42.57%) Finance
2 36 (10.29%) Banking
3 25 (7.14%) Retail
4 15 (4.29%) Marketing
5 13 (3.71%) Retail Banking
6 12 (3.43%) Legal
7 11 (3.14%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.57%) Games
9 6 (1.71%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.14%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (42.00%) Project Manager
2 57 (16.29%) IT Manager
3 54 (15.43%) IT Project Manager
4 36 (10.29%) Analyst
5 31 (8.86%) Consultant
6 25 (7.14%) Senior Manager
7 24 (6.86%) Developer
8 23 (6.57%) Senior Project Manager
9 18 (5.14%) Agile Project Manager
10 17 (4.86%) Software Project Manager
11 15 (4.29%) SQL Developer
12 13 (3.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 13 (3.71%) SQL BI Developer
12 13 (3.71%) SQL Server BI Developer
12 13 (3.71%) SQL Server Developer
12 13 (3.71%) SSIS Developer
13 12 (3.43%) Business Analyst
13 12 (3.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 11 (3.14%) Software Manager
15 10 (2.86%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.00%) .NET
2 13 (3.71%) CSS
3 12 (3.43%) AngularJS
3 12 (3.43%) HTML
4 6 (1.71%) .NET Framework
4 6 (1.71%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.71%) Entity Framework
4 6 (1.71%) jQuery
4 6 (1.71%) Web Services
5 5 (1.43%) React
5 5 (1.43%) RESTful
5 5 (1.43%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (1.43%) Visualforce
6 4 (1.14%) Mason
7 2 (0.57%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.57%) JSON
7 2 (0.57%) Sensu
7 2 (0.57%) Spring
8 1 (0.29%) Ajax
8 1 (0.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.71%) Virtual Team
3 12 (3.43%) PMI
4 10 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.57%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.00%) Fintech
6 7 (2.00%) User Experience
7 5 (1.43%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.43%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.14%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.14%) FMCG
8 4 (1.14%) IPTV
8 4 (1.14%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (1.14%) STB
8 4 (1.14%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.86%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.29%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.29%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.29%) Windows
2 14 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (3.14%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.86%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (31.71%) PRINCE2
3 73 (20.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (15.71%) Change Management
5 52 (14.86%) Waterfall
6 49 (14.00%) SDLC
7 39 (11.14%) Scrum
8 33 (9.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 32 (9.14%) Business Analysis
10 31 (8.86%) CRM
10 31 (8.86%) Project Planning
11 24 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (6.86%) ITIL
12 22 (6.29%) ETL
12 22 (6.29%) Programme Management
13 21 (6.00%) Resource Management
14 20 (5.71%) Coaching
14 20 (5.71%) ERP
15 18 (5.14%) Software Delivery
16 17 (4.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.57%) SQL
2 14 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 10 (2.86%) C#
4 9 (2.57%) Java
5 7 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.71%) Ruby
7 5 (1.43%) Apex Code
7 5 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.43%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.43%) Python
8 3 (0.86%) PHP
9 1 (0.29%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.29%) C
9 1 (0.29%) C++
9 1 (0.29%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (16.57%) PMP
2 55 (15.71%) Degree
3 51 (14.57%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.43%) ISEB
5 5 (1.43%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.43%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.14%) APMP
6 4 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.86%) CISM
7 3 (0.86%) CISSP
7 3 (0.86%) MBA
7 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.57%) CISA
8 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.57%) PhD
9 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.43%) PMO
2 20 (5.71%) QA
3 14 (4.00%) GDPR
4 11 (3.14%) ISO 9001
5 10 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (2.29%) PMBOK
7 5 (1.43%) SLA
8 4 (1.14%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.29%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 12 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.14%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (2.57%) vSphere
4 6 (1.71%) XenApp
5 5 (1.43%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.14%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.86%) Docker
7 3 (0.86%) XenServer
8 2 (0.57%) LXC
8 2 (0.57%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (4.29%) SCCM
2 10 (2.86%) SCOM
3 6 (1.71%) WSUS
4 2 (0.57%) Graphite
4 2 (0.57%) Icinga
4 2 (0.57%) Kibana
4 2 (0.57%) logstash
4 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.29%) Ansible
5 1 (0.29%) AppManager
5 1 (0.29%) Puppet
5 1 (0.29%) WMI
Vendors
1 83 (23.71%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.00%) VMware
3 16 (4.57%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (4.00%) SAP
5 13 (3.71%) iManage
5 13 (3.71%) Tableau
6 10 (2.86%) Citrix
6 10 (2.86%) Oracle
7 9 (2.57%) MobileIron
8 7 (2.00%) Cisco
9 6 (1.71%) Epicor
9 6 (1.71%) Infor
9 6 (1.71%) Sage
10 4 (1.14%) Google
10 4 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.14%) Tagetik
10 4 (1.14%) Teradata
11 3 (0.86%) Capita
11 3 (0.86%) HP
11 3 (0.86%) Informatica