Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 21 20
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 329 461 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.86% 8.87% 10.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% 9.70% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 212 296 419
Scotland median annual salary £48,065 £50,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +0.50% +8.70%
10th Percentile £34,775 £31,375 £32,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,250 £67,600
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 5097 4751 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.82% 91.40% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3246 2882 3705
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 November 2017.

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 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 -27 154 £47,250 -10.85% 8
Glasgow -2 138 £50,000 +17.65% 10
Inverclyde +2 7 £42,000 -1.18%
West Lothian +4 6 £47,500 +50.79%
Dundee -6 4 £35,000 +4.48% 1
Fife -12 4 £38,000 -12.34%
Stirling -2 3 £42,500 +84.78%
Perth and Kinross - 2 £38,500 -
Aberdeen -5 1 £37,000 -40.80%
Lanarkshire - 1 £35,500 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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.

1 137 (41.64%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (40.73%) Finance
3 93 (28.27%) PRINCE2
4 68 (20.67%) Microsoft
5 60 (18.24%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 51 (15.50%) Degree
8 50 (15.20%) Waterfall
8 50 (15.20%) Change Management
9 47 (14.29%) Scrum
10 43 (13.07%) PMI Certification
11 41 (12.46%) SQL Server
12 35 (10.64%) SDLC
13 34 (10.33%) PMP
14 30 (9.12%) Business Analysis
15 29 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (8.81%) ITIL
16 27 (8.21%) Banking
17 26 (7.90%) CRM
18 25 (7.60%) Resource Management
19 24 (7.29%) SQL
19 24 (7.29%) Coaching
19 24 (7.29%) PMO
20 23 (6.99%) ETL
21 22 (6.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 21 (6.38%) Windows
23 19 (5.78%) VMware
24 18 (5.47%) Programme Management
24 18 (5.47%) .NET
24 18 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement

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 (3.34%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.74%) IIS
2 9 (2.74%) SAS
2 9 (2.74%) Umbraco
3 6 (1.82%) Confluence
4 4 (1.22%) CMS
5 3 (0.91%) Apache
5 3 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.91%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.61%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.61%) nginx
7 1 (0.30%) JBoss
7 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.30%) Totara
Applications
1 15 (4.56%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (3.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.91%) SPSS
7 2 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.43%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.22%) Sage 200
3 4 (1.22%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.91%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.91%) SAP PS
4 3 (0.91%) Sonata
5 2 (0.61%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.61%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.30%) FRx
6 1 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.04%) Mimecast
4 5 (1.52%) Office 365
5 4 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.91%) IaaS
6 3 (0.91%) SaaS
7 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.61%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.61%) GitHub
7 2 (0.61%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.30%) Force.com
8 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.86%) LAN
1 16 (4.86%) WAN
2 11 (3.34%) VoIP
3 10 (3.04%) IP Telephony
4 8 (2.43%) DNS
5 7 (2.13%) Unified Communications
6 6 (1.82%) DHCP
6 6 (1.82%) Firewall
7 5 (1.52%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.91%) Internet
9 2 (0.61%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.61%) MPLS
9 2 (0.61%) SSL
10 1 (0.30%) BGP
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.30%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.30%) IPsec
10 1 (0.30%) Multicast
10 1 (0.30%) OSPF
10 1 (0.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (4.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (3.34%) Big Data
5 7 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.13%) QlikView
6 6 (1.82%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.82%) Power BI
7 5 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 4 (1.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (0.91%) Base SAS
9 3 (0.91%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.91%) SAS EBI
9 3 (0.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (0.91%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 3 (0.91%) Text Mining
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (3.04%) JIRA
3 3 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.61%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.61%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.61%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 134 (40.73%) Finance
2 27 (8.21%) Banking
3 16 (4.86%) Games
4 13 (3.95%) Legal
4 13 (3.95%) Marketing
5 12 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.34%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.43%) Retail
8 3 (0.91%) Billing
8 3 (0.91%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.61%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (39.51%) Project Manager
2 50 (15.20%) IT Manager
3 47 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
4 33 (10.03%) Senior Manager
5 31 (9.42%) Analyst
6 28 (8.51%) Consultant
6 28 (8.51%) Developer
6 28 (8.51%) Senior Project Manager
7 17 (5.17%) SQL Developer
8 16 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 15 (4.56%) SQL BI Developer
9 15 (4.56%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 15 (4.56%) SQL Server Developer
9 15 (4.56%) SSIS Developer
10 13 (3.95%) Agile Project Manager
10 13 (3.95%) Team Leader
11 12 (3.65%) Business Analyst
11 12 (3.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 12 (3.65%) Software Manager
12 11 (3.34%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.47%) .NET
2 16 (4.86%) CSS
2 16 (4.86%) HTML
3 12 (3.65%) AngularJS
4 10 (3.04%) .NET Framework
4 10 (3.04%) ASP.NET
5 9 (2.74%) Entity Framework
5 9 (2.74%) jQuery
6 7 (2.13%) Web Services
7 5 (1.52%) RESTful
8 3 (0.91%) CSS3
8 3 (0.91%) HTML5
8 3 (0.91%) Node.js
8 3 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (0.91%) Visualforce
9 2 (0.61%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.61%) Mason
9 2 (0.61%) Sensu
10 1 (0.30%) JPA
10 1 (0.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.24%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.17%) Virtual Team
3 15 (4.56%) PMI
4 12 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.43%) User Experience
6 7 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.82%) Fintech
8 4 (1.22%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.91%) IPTV
9 3 (0.91%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.91%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.91%) STB
9 3 (0.91%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.61%) Replication
11 1 (0.30%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.38%) Windows
2 13 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (3.04%) Windows 10
4 7 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.22%) Linux
6 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.30%) Android
8 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (41.64%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (28.27%) PRINCE2
3 56 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (15.20%) Change Management
4 50 (15.20%) Waterfall
5 47 (14.29%) Scrum
6 35 (10.64%) SDLC
7 30 (9.12%) Business Analysis
8 29 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (8.81%) ITIL
9 26 (7.90%) CRM
10 25 (7.60%) Resource Management
11 24 (7.29%) Coaching
12 23 (6.99%) ETL
13 22 (6.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 18 (5.47%) Contingency Planning
14 18 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (5.47%) Programme Management
15 17 (5.17%) Project Planning
16 16 (4.86%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.29%) SQL
2 16 (4.86%) C#
2 16 (4.86%) T-SQL
3 13 (3.95%) Java
4 8 (2.43%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.52%) PHP
6 4 (1.22%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.22%) Ruby
7 3 (0.91%) Apex Code
7 3 (0.91%) C++
8 2 (0.61%) Python
9 1 (0.30%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.30%) C
9 1 (0.30%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.30%) Perl
9 1 (0.30%) R
9 1 (0.30%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (15.50%) Degree
2 43 (13.07%) PMI Certification
3 34 (10.33%) PMP
4 7 (2.13%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.82%) APMP
6 5 (1.52%) CISM
6 5 (1.52%) CISSP
6 5 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.52%) MBA
6 5 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.52%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.22%) CISA
7 4 (1.22%) ISEB
7 4 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.61%) PhD
9 1 (0.30%) CCIE
9 1 (0.30%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.29%) PMO
2 15 (4.56%) QA
3 11 (3.34%) GDPR
3 11 (3.34%) ISO 9001
4 10 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.82%) SLA
6 4 (1.22%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.91%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.30%) EMIR
8 1 (0.30%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.43%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (1.82%) vSphere
4 3 (0.91%) Docker
5 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.61%) LXC
5 2 (0.61%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.61%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.61%) XenApp
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (4.56%) SCCM
2 10 (3.04%) SCOM
3 6 (1.82%) WSUS
4 2 (0.61%) Graphite
4 2 (0.61%) Icinga
4 2 (0.61%) Kibana
4 2 (0.61%) logstash
4 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.30%) Ansible
5 1 (0.30%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 68 (20.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.78%) VMware
3 15 (4.56%) Tableau
4 14 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (4.26%) SAP
5 13 (3.95%) iManage
6 12 (3.65%) Oracle
7 10 (3.04%) MobileIron
8 9 (2.74%) Cisco
9 7 (2.13%) Google
10 6 (1.82%) Citrix
11 4 (1.22%) Epicor
11 4 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.22%) Sage
11 4 (1.22%) Teradata
12 3 (0.91%) EMC
12 3 (0.91%) HP
12 3 (0.91%) Infor
12 3 (0.91%) Informatica
12 3 (0.91%) Tagetik