Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Manager
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 69 41
Rank change year-on-year -7 -28 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 211 167 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.70% 3.38% 5.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 3.57% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 171 132 261
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £38,168 £37,820 £38,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £76,125 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,502 4,684 5,485
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 94.93% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,742 2,967 3,354
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% - +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Scotland

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in Scotland

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Scotland

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 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 +5 119 £55,000 -8.33% 22
Glasgow -18 61 £50,000 -0.99% 6
West Lothian - 6 £40,000 -
Dundee +10 5 £50,000 -
Aberdeen +1 5 £55,000 -
Stirling - 4 £48,250 - 1
Inverclyde +2 2 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North Lanarkshire 0 2 £44,000 +3.53%
Fife -6 1 £50,000 +38.89%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £45,000 -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, Project Manager job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 148 (70.14%) Project Management
2 106 (50.24%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (45.50%) Finance
4 89 (42.18%) PRINCE2
5 72 (34.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (25.12%) Banking
7 44 (20.85%) PMP
8 41 (19.43%) Project Planning
8 41 (19.43%) SDLC
9 39 (18.48%) Change Management
10 37 (17.54%) Microsoft Project
11 35 (16.59%) Amazon AWS
12 30 (14.22%) Retail Banking
13 28 (13.27%) Software Delivery
14 26 (12.32%) PMI Certification
15 24 (11.37%) Retail
16 23 (10.90%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (9.00%) Degree
17 19 (9.00%) Scrum
18 18 (8.53%) Microsoft
19 16 (7.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 16 (7.58%) Waterfall
20 15 (7.11%) Supplier Management
21 14 (6.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 14 (6.64%) Mentoring
22 13 (6.16%) Line Management
23 11 (5.21%) Contract Management
23 11 (5.21%) GDPR
23 11 (5.21%) Risk Management
24 10 (4.74%) Project Governance

Project Manager Skill Set
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 1 (0.47%) Confluence
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (17.54%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.95%) BPCS
3 2 (0.95%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.47%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 35 (16.59%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (10.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.90%) Office 365
4 3 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.90%) GIS
2 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (0.95%) JIRA
General
1 96 (45.50%) Finance
2 53 (25.12%) Banking
3 30 (14.22%) Retail Banking
4 24 (11.37%) Retail
5 6 (2.84%) Legal
6 5 (2.37%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.37%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Games
8 2 (0.95%) Marketing
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.27%) .NET
2 3 (1.42%) Middleware
3 2 (0.95%) CSS
3 2 (0.95%) HTML
3 2 (0.95%) Spring
3 2 (0.95%) XML
4 1 (0.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.32%) Management Information System
1 7 (3.32%) PMI
2 6 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.37%) Driving Licence
4 4 (1.90%) Fintech
5 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.47%) BBC
7 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.47%) iPad
7 1 (0.47%) iPhone
7 1 (0.47%) NHS
7 1 (0.47%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.47%) PACS
7 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.90%) Windows
2 3 (1.42%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.95%) Android
3 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (70.14%) Project Management
2 106 (50.24%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (42.18%) PRINCE2
4 72 (34.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (19.43%) Project Planning
5 41 (19.43%) SDLC
6 39 (18.48%) Change Management
7 28 (13.27%) Software Delivery
8 19 (9.00%) Scrum
9 16 (7.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 16 (7.58%) Waterfall
10 15 (7.11%) Supplier Management
11 14 (6.64%) Mentoring
12 13 (6.16%) Line Management
13 11 (5.21%) Contract Management
13 11 (5.21%) Risk Management
14 10 (4.74%) Project Governance
15 9 (4.27%) CRM
16 8 (3.79%) ITIL
16 8 (3.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.84%) C
2 5 (2.37%) Java
3 2 (0.95%) SQL
4 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.47%) Python
4 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (20.85%) PMP
2 26 (12.32%) PMI Certification
3 19 (9.00%) Degree
4 14 (6.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (4.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.42%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.95%) MBA
7 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.47%) ACCA
8 1 (0.47%) APMP
8 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.21%) GDPR
2 9 (4.27%) PMO
3 6 (2.84%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.84%) SLA
4 2 (0.95%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.47%) MiFID
5 1 (0.47%) PSD2
5 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (8.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.42%) Oracle
4 2 (0.95%) Capita
4 2 (0.95%) Epicor
4 2 (0.95%) IFS
4 2 (0.95%) Infor
4 2 (0.95%) Progress
4 2 (0.95%) Sage
4 2 (0.95%) SAP
5 1 (0.47%) Cognos
5 1 (0.47%) Xamarin