Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 40 21
Rank change year-on-year +3 -19 0
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 350 344 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.42% 6.16% 9.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.89% 6.68% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 219 249 334
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,500 £35,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £69,625
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%

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 5,081 5,150 5,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.20% 92.26% 92.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,368 3,241 2,987
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +1 166 £47,500 -11.71% 25
Glasgow -9 121 £50,000 - 12
Aberdeen +14 15 £50,000 +14.94% 2
Stirling - 9 £43,500 - 1
Inverclyde +2 7 £47,500 +11.76%
Scottish Borders - 6 £52,500 -
Dundee +9 4 £40,773 +16.50%
West Lothian -14 4 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Fife +2 3 £31,500 -7.35% 4
Renfrewshire - 2 £36,500 - 1
Dumfries and Galloway -1 1 £20,000 -36.51%
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £38,000 -
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 129 (36.86%) Finance
2 124 (35.43%) PRINCE2
3 99 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (19.14%) Change Management
5 63 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (17.43%) Microsoft
7 51 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (14.29%) Degree
8 50 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
9 45 (12.86%) Banking
10 44 (12.57%) PMI Certification
11 40 (11.43%) Business Analysis
11 40 (11.43%) SDLC
12 38 (10.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 36 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 36 (10.29%) Scrum
14 35 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 34 (9.71%) Coaching
16 32 (9.14%) PMP
16 32 (9.14%) SQL
17 30 (8.57%) CRM
17 30 (8.57%) Management Information System
18 29 (8.29%) ITIL
18 29 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
19 28 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
19 28 (8.00%) Risk Management
20 27 (7.71%) Telecoms
20 27 (7.71%) PMI
20 27 (7.71%) DevOps
21 26 (7.43%) Project Planning

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 14 (4.00%) SAS
2 5 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.29%) Apache
5 1 (0.29%) CICS
5 1 (0.29%) JBoss
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.29%) nginx
5 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 50 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 28 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
4 23 (6.57%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (5.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.57%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.57%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.57%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.29%) Eikon
3 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.29%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.14%) IaaS
4 17 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (4.86%) Office 365
5 16 (4.57%) SaaS
6 12 (3.43%) PaaS
7 4 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.86%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.57%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.29%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.00%) Firewall
2 7 (2.00%) DNS
2 7 (2.00%) Wireless
3 6 (1.71%) DHCP
4 5 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (1.43%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.14%) Internet
5 4 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.14%) LAN
5 4 (1.14%) WAN
5 4 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.86%) Skype
6 3 (0.86%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.86%) VoIP
7 2 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.57%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (0.57%) Network Security
7 2 (0.57%) VLAN
8 1 (0.29%) ATM
8 1 (0.29%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.29%) GIS
1 15 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.43%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.57%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.57%) DataStage
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.57%) QlikView
3 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.57%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.29%) DB2
4 1 (0.29%) Power BI
4 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.29%) SAS EBI
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (1.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.86%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.86%) Gradle
4 2 (0.57%) JIRA
4 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.29%) Grunt
5 1 (0.29%) gulp
General
1 129 (36.86%) Finance
2 45 (12.86%) Banking
3 27 (7.71%) Telecoms
4 24 (6.86%) Marketing
5 13 (3.71%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.43%) Billing
6 5 (1.43%) Law
6 5 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.14%) Legal
8 2 (0.57%) Advertising
8 2 (0.57%) Back Office
8 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 132 (37.71%) Project Manager
2 45 (12.86%) Analyst
3 36 (10.29%) IT Manager
4 33 (9.43%) Infrastructure Manager
5 28 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
6 24 (6.86%) Delivery Manager
6 24 (6.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 17 (4.86%) Architect
8 16 (4.57%) Business Analyst
8 16 (4.57%) Cloud Architect
8 16 (4.57%) Senior Manager
9 15 (4.29%) Senior Project Manager
9 15 (4.29%) Software Project Manager
10 12 (3.43%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (3.14%) Data Analyst
11 11 (3.14%) Developer
12 10 (2.86%) Programme Manager
13 9 (2.57%) Consultant
13 9 (2.57%) Development Manager
13 9 (2.57%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.86%) JSON
2 11 (3.14%) .NET
3 8 (2.29%) XML
4 6 (1.71%) AngularJS
4 6 (1.71%) HTML
5 5 (1.43%) CGI
5 5 (1.43%) CSS
5 5 (1.43%) React
5 5 (1.43%) RESTful
6 4 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.14%) Middleware
7 3 (0.86%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.86%) HTML5
7 3 (0.86%) Java EE
7 3 (0.86%) JSP
7 3 (0.86%) SAML
7 3 (0.86%) Spring
7 3 (0.86%) Spring Boot
7 3 (0.86%) Web Services
7 3 (0.86%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 27 (7.71%) PMI
4 24 (6.86%) Driving Licence
5 20 (5.71%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.43%) Enterprise Cloud
7 9 (2.57%) User Experience
8 6 (1.71%) Fintech
9 4 (1.14%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.14%) Replication
9 4 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 2 (0.57%) Clustering
11 2 (0.57%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.57%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.29%) FMCG
12 1 (0.29%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.29%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.00%) Windows
2 11 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (2.57%) Windows 10
4 8 (2.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.71%) Linux
5 6 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.43%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.86%) Unix
7 3 (0.86%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.86%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.29%) Android
8 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (35.43%) PRINCE2
2 99 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (19.14%) Change Management
4 63 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (11.43%) Business Analysis
5 40 (11.43%) SDLC
6 38 (10.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 36 (10.29%) Scrum
8 34 (9.71%) Coaching
9 30 (8.57%) CRM
10 29 (8.29%) ITIL
11 28 (8.00%) Risk Management
12 27 (7.71%) DevOps
13 26 (7.43%) Contract Management
13 26 (7.43%) Project Planning
14 25 (7.14%) Mentoring
15 23 (6.57%) Quality Management
16 22 (6.29%) Analytics
17 21 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (6.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.14%) SQL
2 17 (4.86%) Python
3 14 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 11 (3.14%) C
5 8 (2.29%) C#
6 7 (2.00%) Java
7 4 (1.14%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.86%) VBA
9 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.29%) C++
10 1 (0.29%) COBOL
10 1 (0.29%) Perl
10 1 (0.29%) PHP
10 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (14.29%) Degree
2 44 (12.57%) PMI Certification
3 32 (9.14%) PMP
4 24 (6.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.71%) APMP
7 6 (1.71%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.71%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.43%) ISEB
8 5 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.14%) CCNA
9 4 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.57%) CCNP
10 2 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.57%) MCP
10 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.43%) PMO
2 19 (5.43%) SLA
3 9 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.57%) GDPR
3 9 (2.57%) QA
4 8 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.14%) P3O
5 4 (1.14%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.86%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.57%) PSD2
8 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.29%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.29%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.86%) Docker
4 2 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.29%) NFS
5 1 (0.29%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (3.43%) Ansible
2 3 (0.86%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.29%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (17.43%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.86%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (5.43%) Cisco
4 7 (2.00%) SAP
4 7 (2.00%) VMware
5 6 (1.71%) Oracle
6 5 (1.43%) Google
6 5 (1.43%) Meraki
6 5 (1.43%) Teradata
7 4 (1.14%) Informatica
8 3 (0.86%) Brocade
8 3 (0.86%) Capita
8 3 (0.86%) NEC
8 3 (0.86%) Pega
8 3 (0.86%) Tableau
9 2 (0.57%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.57%) Dell
9 2 (0.57%) EMC
9 2 (0.57%) HP
9 2 (0.57%) IBM