Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 37 21
Rank change year-on-year -5 -16 -2
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 316 348 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.96% 6.22% 8.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.36% 6.74% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 188 225 291
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £48,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.03% -3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £33,500 £34,569 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £70,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 4,972 5,161 4,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.76% 92.26% 92.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,190 3,348 2,892
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,705 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.66% +0.46% +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Glasgow -6 140 £49,688 -0.63% 17
Edinburgh -5 124 £47,500 -0.67% 25
Aberdeen +7 12 £45,000 +21.62% 7
Inverclyde +8 10 £45,000 +8.43%
Stirling +9 6 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Scottish Borders - 6 £52,500 -
West Lothian -17 4 £57,500 +31.43% 2
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Dundee +10 1 £31,547 -9.87%
Highlands -3 1 - - 1
Perth and Kinross -3 1 £38,000 -1.30%
Fife -7 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £36,500 -
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 111 (35.13%) Finance
2 107 (33.86%) PRINCE2
3 96 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (25.63%) Microsoft
5 62 (19.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 49 (15.51%) Degree
7 43 (13.61%) Coaching
7 43 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
8 39 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (12.34%) CRM
8 39 (12.34%) PMI Certification
9 37 (11.71%) Microsoft Excel
10 34 (10.76%) Scrum
11 32 (10.13%) Change Management
12 31 (9.81%) Risk Management
13 30 (9.49%) ITIL
13 30 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (9.18%) SQL
15 27 (8.54%) PMI
15 27 (8.54%) Presales
16 26 (8.23%) ERP
16 26 (8.23%) Cisco
16 26 (8.23%) Migration
17 25 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
18 24 (7.59%) Data Migration
19 23 (7.28%) PMO
20 22 (6.96%) Data Centre
20 22 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
20 22 (6.96%) Microsoft Office
20 22 (6.96%) Management Information System

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 15 (4.75%) SAS
2 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.63%) concrete5
4 2 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.32%) CICS
5 1 (0.32%) JBoss
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 37 (11.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (6.96%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (5.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (4.11%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (3.48%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (4.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.48%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.90%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.63%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.32%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.32%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.32%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.32%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.32%) OPENContractor
5 1 (0.32%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.32%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.32%) Servitor
5 1 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (6.01%) Dynamics 365
3 18 (5.70%) Office 365
4 11 (3.48%) IaaS
5 10 (3.16%) SaaS
6 9 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.95%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.63%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.32%) FinancialForce
11 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.06%) Firewall
2 12 (3.80%) WAN
3 10 (3.16%) LAN
4 9 (2.85%) Unified Communications
5 7 (2.22%) Skype
6 6 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (1.90%) DHCP
6 6 (1.90%) DNS
7 5 (1.58%) Internet
7 5 (1.58%) Wireless
8 4 (1.27%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.27%) VLAN
8 4 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.95%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (0.95%) Network Security
9 3 (0.95%) VoIP
10 2 (0.63%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.63%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (3.16%) GIS
3 7 (2.22%) Power BI
3 7 (2.22%) QlikView
4 6 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.27%) Data Mart
6 4 (1.27%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (0.63%) DB2
7 2 (0.63%) MySQL
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.63%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.90%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.27%) JIRA
3 3 (0.95%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.63%) Gradle
4 2 (0.63%) Hudson
4 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.32%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.32%) Grunt
5 1 (0.32%) gulp
5 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.32%) Subversion
5 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.32%) YouTrack
General
1 111 (35.13%) Finance
2 17 (5.38%) Marketing
2 17 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.06%) Banking
4 12 (3.80%) Billing
4 12 (3.80%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.27%) Legal
6 3 (0.95%) Law
6 3 (0.95%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.63%) Advertising
7 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.63%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 125 (39.56%) Project Manager
2 39 (12.34%) IT Manager
3 32 (10.13%) Infrastructure Manager
4 29 (9.18%) IT Project Manager
5 26 (8.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 25 (7.91%) Consultant
7 17 (5.38%) Analyst
7 17 (5.38%) Senior Manager
7 17 (5.38%) Senior Project Manager
8 16 (5.06%) Delivery Manager
9 15 (4.75%) Programme Manager
10 13 (4.11%) Development Manager
10 13 (4.11%) Software Project Manager
11 11 (3.48%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 11 (3.48%) ERP Consultant
11 11 (3.48%) IT Services Manager
12 10 (3.16%) Developer
12 10 (3.16%) Development Project Manager
12 10 (3.16%) Service Manager
13 9 (2.85%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.80%) .NET
2 7 (2.22%) CGI
2 7 (2.22%) HTML
2 7 (2.22%) RESTful
3 6 (1.90%) AngularJS
3 6 (1.90%) CSS
4 4 (1.27%) OAuth
4 4 (1.27%) OAuth2
4 4 (1.27%) SAML
5 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.95%) JSP
5 3 (0.95%) XML
6 2 (0.63%) CSS3
6 2 (0.63%) DOM
6 2 (0.63%) HTML5
6 2 (0.63%) jQuery
6 2 (0.63%) Laravel
6 2 (0.63%) Middleware
6 2 (0.63%) Spring
6 2 (0.63%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.54%) PMI
3 22 (6.96%) Data Centre
3 22 (6.96%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.43%) Driving Licence
5 9 (2.85%) User Experience
6 7 (2.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 5 (1.58%) Replication
8 4 (1.27%) Fintech
8 4 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.95%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.63%) Clustering
10 2 (0.63%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.63%) iPad
10 2 (0.63%) iPhone
11 1 (0.32%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.01%) Windows
2 12 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (2.85%) Windows 10
4 8 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.22%) Linux
6 6 (1.90%) Mac OS
6 6 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.95%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.32%) Android
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (33.86%) PRINCE2
2 96 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (19.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (13.61%) Coaching
4 43 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (12.34%) CRM
6 34 (10.76%) Scrum
7 32 (10.13%) Change Management
8 31 (9.81%) Risk Management
9 30 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 30 (9.49%) ITIL
10 27 (8.54%) Presales
11 26 (8.23%) ERP
11 26 (8.23%) Migration
12 24 (7.59%) Data Migration
13 22 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (6.96%) Service Delivery
14 21 (6.65%) Customer Engagement
14 21 (6.65%) SDLC
15 20 (6.33%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.18%) SQL
2 10 (3.16%) C#
3 9 (2.85%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.90%) Java
5 5 (1.58%) PHP
6 4 (1.27%) C
7 3 (0.95%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.63%) Python
8 2 (0.63%) VB
8 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.32%) C++
9 1 (0.32%) COBOL
9 1 (0.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 49 (15.51%) Degree
2 39 (12.34%) PMI Certification
3 20 (6.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 19 (6.01%) PMP
5 9 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.90%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.90%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.58%) CCNP
8 5 (1.58%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.27%) CCNA
9 4 (1.27%) ISEB
10 3 (0.95%) APMP
10 3 (0.95%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.63%) MCP
11 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.28%) PMO
2 12 (3.80%) GDPR
2 12 (3.80%) SLA
3 7 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.90%) QA
5 5 (1.58%) P3O
6 4 (1.27%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.27%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.32%) PSD2
System Software
1 8 (2.53%) Hyper-V
1 8 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.27%) Docker
4 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.27%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.63%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 81 (25.63%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.23%) Cisco
3 15 (4.75%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (2.85%) VMware
5 8 (2.53%) Teradata
6 7 (2.22%) NEC
7 6 (1.90%) Google
7 6 (1.90%) Meraki
8 5 (1.58%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (1.58%) Oracle
9 3 (0.95%) Dell
9 3 (0.95%) EMC
9 3 (0.95%) SAP
9 3 (0.95%) Symantec
10 2 (0.63%) Canon
10 2 (0.63%) Citrix
10 2 (0.63%) HP
10 2 (0.63%) Twitter
11 1 (0.32%) Aareon
11 1 (0.32%) IFS