The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 41 41
Rank change year-on-year -23 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 93 157 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.51% 5.48% 5.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 5.67% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 73 107 102
Median salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2491 2770 2990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.04% 96.62% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1594 1899
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,675
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -29 51 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Glasgow -4 33 £50,250 +5.78% 11
Inverclyde -4 3 £42,500 -
Fife +5 2 £36,000 +0.69% 2
Dundee -7 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Aberdeen -8 1 £50,000 -
Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 128 (75.29%) Project Management
2 83 (48.82%) Finance
3 75 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (33.53%) PRINCE2
5 44 (25.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (25.88%) Scrum
6 34 (20.00%) Change Management
7 33 (19.41%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (14.12%) Banking
8 24 (14.12%) SQL
8 24 (14.12%) Waterfall
9 21 (12.35%) Contingency Planning
10 20 (11.76%) Java
11 18 (10.59%) Microsoft Project
11 18 (10.59%) JIRA
12 17 (10.00%) PMI Certification
13 16 (9.41%) Microsoft
13 16 (9.41%) Wealth Management
14 15 (8.82%) Resource Management
15 14 (8.24%) Asset Management
15 14 (8.24%) PMP
16 13 (7.65%) ITIL
16 13 (7.65%) Oracle
16 13 (7.65%) Retail
16 13 (7.65%) Migration
16 13 (7.65%) Investment Management
16 13 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (7.65%) Regulatory Compliance
16 13 (7.65%) SDLC
17 11 (6.47%) Fintech

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 (0.59%) JBoss
1 1 (0.59%) SAS
1 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (10.59%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.47%) Sonata
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.59%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.71%) SaaS
2 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) Firewall
1 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.59%) LAN
2 1 (0.59%) VLAN
2 1 (0.59%) VoIP
2 1 (0.59%) VSAT
2 1 (0.59%) WAN
2 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.94%) QlikView
2 2 (1.18%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.59%) Big Data
3 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (10.59%) JIRA
General
1 83 (48.82%) Finance
2 24 (14.12%) Banking
3 13 (7.65%) Retail
4 10 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.94%) Games
6 3 (1.76%) Front Office
6 3 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.18%) Legal
7 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.59%) Advertising
8 1 (0.59%) Back Office
8 1 (0.59%) Billing
8 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (0.59%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.59%) HTML
2 1 (0.59%) Middleware
2 1 (0.59%) React
2 1 (0.59%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.41%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.47%) Fintech
3 9 (5.29%) PMI
4 8 (4.71%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.76%) User Experience
6 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.59%) Social Media
7 1 (0.59%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (0.59%) Linux
2 1 (0.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (75.29%) Project Management
2 75 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (33.53%) PRINCE2
4 44 (25.88%) Scrum
4 44 (25.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (20.00%) Change Management
6 24 (14.12%) Waterfall
7 21 (12.35%) Contingency Planning
8 16 (9.41%) Wealth Management
9 15 (8.82%) Resource Management
10 14 (8.24%) Asset Management
11 13 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (7.65%) Investment Management
11 13 (7.65%) ITIL
11 13 (7.65%) Migration
11 13 (7.65%) Regulatory Compliance
11 13 (7.65%) SDLC
12 11 (6.47%) Kanban
12 11 (6.47%) Supplier Management
13 10 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.12%) SQL
2 20 (11.76%) Java
3 11 (6.47%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.53%) Python
5 2 (1.18%) C#
6 1 (0.59%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 17 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 14 (8.24%) PMP
3 10 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.94%) Degree
5 4 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.18%) CCNA
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.59%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.29%) PMO
2 2 (1.18%) MiFID
2 2 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (9.41%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.65%) Oracle
3 11 (6.47%) FNZ
4 6 (3.53%) Teradata
5 4 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.18%) Avaloq
6 2 (1.18%) Charles River
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco
7 1 (0.59%) F5
7 1 (0.59%) IBM
7 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
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