Period
to 18 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 33 18
Rank change year-on-year -5 -15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 389 355 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.82% 7.22% 11.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.35% 7.80% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 285 283 440
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,500 £34,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,400 £74,750 £65,000
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 5,294 4,553 5,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.86% 92.58% 92.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3,569 2,899 3,178
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%

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 June 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 June 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 -2 212 £52,500 -2.78% 35
Glasgow -6 120 £55,000 +10.00% 12
West Lothian +11 11 £42,500 +19.72% 2
Aberdeen +6 10 £55,000 - 3
Stirling -1 7 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Dundee +10 6 £49,500 - 2
Inverclyde +5 6 £53,750 +26.47%
Fife -6 5 £31,500 -7.35%
Dumfries and Galloway -1 4 £27,500 -20.86%
Renfrewshire -2 2 £36,500 -14.12% 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 £38,000 -
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 143 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (36.25%) Finance
3 127 (32.65%) PRINCE2
4 87 (22.37%) Change Management
5 67 (17.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (17.22%) Banking
5 67 (17.22%) SDLC
6 65 (16.71%) PMP
7 64 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
8 59 (15.17%) Microsoft Project
9 55 (14.14%) Microsoft
10 53 (13.62%) Project Planning
11 51 (13.11%) Degree
12 50 (12.85%) Business Analysis
13 48 (12.34%) Microsoft Azure
14 45 (11.57%) PMI Certification
15 44 (11.31%) Microsoft Excel
16 39 (10.03%) Continuous Improvement
17 35 (9.00%) Waterfall
18 34 (8.74%) DevOps
18 34 (8.74%) Scrum
18 34 (8.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 33 (8.48%) Microsoft Office
19 33 (8.48%) PMO
20 32 (8.23%) Management Information System
21 31 (7.97%) Software Delivery
22 29 (7.46%) Marketing
22 29 (7.46%) Retail
23 28 (7.20%) Programme Management

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 10 (2.57%) SAS
2 6 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.03%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.26%) Apache
5 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.26%) JBoss
5 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.26%) nginx
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (15.17%) Microsoft Project
2 44 (11.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (8.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (8.48%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (3.86%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.51%) BPCS
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.51%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.51%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.51%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.26%) Eikon
4 1 (0.26%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.26%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 59 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (12.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (4.63%) IaaS
4 18 (4.63%) PaaS
4 18 (4.63%) SaaS
5 9 (2.31%) Office 365
6 4 (1.03%) GitHub
7 2 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.26%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.29%) Firewall
2 4 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (0.77%) Internet
3 3 (0.77%) SAN
3 3 (0.77%) Wireless
4 2 (0.51%) DNS
4 2 (0.51%) Network Security
5 1 (0.26%) Broadband
5 1 (0.26%) DHCP
5 1 (0.26%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.86%) GIS
2 11 (2.83%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.29%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.77%) Spatial Data
5 2 (0.51%) DataStage
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.26%) Big Data
6 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.26%) MySQL
6 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.26%) Power BI
6 1 (0.26%) SAS EBI
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.31%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.54%) JIRA
2 6 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (1.03%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.26%) Gradle
6 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 141 (36.25%) Finance
2 67 (17.22%) Banking
3 29 (7.46%) Marketing
3 29 (7.46%) Retail
4 27 (6.94%) Retail Banking
5 19 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.29%) Law
6 5 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.77%) Advertising
7 3 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.51%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.51%) Games
8 2 (0.51%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 148 (38.05%) Project Manager
2 53 (13.62%) IT Manager
3 49 (12.60%) Analyst
4 42 (10.80%) IT Project Manager
5 28 (7.20%) Software Project Manager
6 25 (6.43%) Delivery Manager
7 23 (5.91%) Architect
8 20 (5.14%) Business Analyst
9 19 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
10 18 (4.63%) Senior Manager
11 17 (4.37%) Senior Project Manager
12 15 (3.86%) Developer
13 13 (3.34%) Mortgage Project Manager
14 10 (2.57%) Banking Project Manager
14 10 (2.57%) Data Analyst
14 10 (2.57%) Infrastructure Manager
14 10 (2.57%) Senior Analyst
15 9 (2.31%) Agile Project Manager
15 9 (2.31%) Delivery Project Manager
16 8 (2.06%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.40%) JSON
2 17 (4.37%) .NET
3 9 (2.31%) XML
4 7 (1.80%) AngularJS
4 7 (1.80%) Middleware
5 6 (1.54%) HTML
5 6 (1.54%) React
6 5 (1.29%) CSS
6 5 (1.29%) jQuery
7 4 (1.03%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (0.77%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.77%) Entity Framework
8 3 (0.77%) RESTful
8 3 (0.77%) Spring
8 3 (0.77%) Web Services
8 3 (0.77%) XML Messaging
9 1 (0.26%) CSS3
9 1 (0.26%) Java EE
9 1 (0.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 64 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (8.23%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.63%) Enterprise Cloud
4 17 (4.37%) Driving Licence
5 14 (3.60%) User Experience
6 12 (3.08%) FMCG
7 11 (2.83%) PMI
8 10 (2.57%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.03%) Fintech
11 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.77%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.51%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.26%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.26%) Minimum Viable Product
13 1 (0.26%) Over-the-Top Content
13 1 (0.26%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.66%) Windows
2 8 (2.06%) Unix
2 8 (2.06%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.80%) Linux
3 7 (1.80%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.77%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.51%) Android
6 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (32.65%) PRINCE2
3 87 (22.37%) Change Management
4 67 (17.22%) SDLC
4 67 (17.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (13.62%) Project Planning
6 50 (12.85%) Business Analysis
7 39 (10.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 35 (9.00%) Waterfall
9 34 (8.74%) DevOps
9 34 (8.74%) Scrum
10 31 (7.97%) Software Delivery
11 28 (7.20%) Mentoring
11 28 (7.20%) Programme Management
12 27 (6.94%) CRM
13 24 (6.17%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (6.17%) Time Management
14 23 (5.91%) Contract Management
15 22 (5.66%) ITIL
16 21 (5.40%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.20%) SQL
2 27 (6.94%) Python
3 22 (5.66%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.31%) Java
5 8 (2.06%) C
6 7 (1.80%) C#
7 5 (1.29%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.77%) VBA
9 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.26%) C++
10 1 (0.26%) Perl
10 1 (0.26%) Ruby
10 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (16.71%) PMP
2 51 (13.11%) Degree
3 45 (11.57%) PMI Certification
4 18 (4.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.29%) APMP
8 4 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.77%) CAPM
9 3 (0.77%) CISSP
9 3 (0.77%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.51%) CGEIT
10 2 (0.51%) CISA
10 2 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.51%) CRISC
10 2 (0.51%) ISEB
10 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.26%) CISM
11 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.48%) PMO
2 17 (4.37%) SLA
3 12 (3.08%) PMBOK
4 9 (2.31%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.80%) GDPR
6 6 (1.54%) P3O
6 6 (1.54%) QA
7 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.26%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.26%) PSD2
System Software
1 8 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.77%) vSphere
4 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.51%) XenApp
4 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.51%) XenServer
5 1 (0.26%) Docker
5 1 (0.26%) NFS
5 1 (0.26%) Squid
5 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 22 (5.66%) Ansible
2 4 (1.03%) Nagios
2 4 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.03%) SCCM
2 4 (1.03%) yum
3 3 (0.77%) HP ALM
3 3 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.77%) SCOM
4 2 (0.51%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.26%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 55 (14.14%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (2.83%) Oracle
4 9 (2.31%) VMware
5 7 (1.80%) Cisco
5 7 (1.80%) SAP
6 5 (1.29%) HP
7 4 (1.03%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.03%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.03%) Informatica
7 4 (1.03%) New Relic
7 4 (1.03%) Rackspace
8 3 (0.77%) Brocade
8 3 (0.77%) Capita
8 3 (0.77%) Citrix
8 3 (0.77%) Meraki
8 3 (0.77%) Mitel
8 3 (0.77%) Pega
8 3 (0.77%) Tableau
8 3 (0.77%) Teradata