The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 40 41
Rank change year-on-year -33 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 71 177 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.09% 6.03% 5.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 6.36% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 55 134 92
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £43,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 2205 2784 2984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.91% 94.79% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1809 1843
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -25 43 £60,500 +15.23% 17
Glasgow -16 20 £47,000 -1.05% 3
Renfrewshire - 3 £42,500 -
Aberdeen - 2 £60,000 -
Inverclyde - 2 £42,750 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £41,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £42,500 - 1
Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 116 (77.85%) Project Management
2 84 (56.38%) Finance
3 53 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (28.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (28.19%) PRINCE2
5 42 (28.19%) Banking
6 28 (18.79%) Retail
7 27 (18.12%) Change Management
8 25 (16.78%) Scrum
9 21 (14.09%) Retail Banking
10 18 (12.08%) Java
11 17 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (10.07%) Contingency Planning
13 14 (9.40%) Risk Management
13 14 (9.40%) Oracle
14 13 (8.72%) Waterfall
15 11 (7.38%) Resource Management
15 11 (7.38%) Wealth Management
15 11 (7.38%) Asset Management
16 10 (6.71%) Regulatory Compliance
16 10 (6.71%) PMO
16 10 (6.71%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (6.71%) Project Governance
17 9 (6.04%) SQL
17 9 (6.04%) E-Commerce
18 8 (5.37%) Microsoft
18 8 (5.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 8 (5.37%) MS Project
18 8 (5.37%) Migration
18 8 (5.37%) Supplier Management

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 3 (2.01%) JBoss
2 2 (1.34%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.37%) MS Project
2 6 (4.03%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.34%) MS Office
3 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Sonata
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.67%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.34%) GIS
1 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.37%) JIRA
General
1 84 (56.38%) Finance
2 42 (28.19%) Banking
3 28 (18.79%) Retail
4 21 (14.09%) Retail Banking
5 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.01%) Back Office
8 2 (1.34%) Front Office
8 2 (1.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.67%) Advertising
9 1 (0.67%) Billing
9 1 (0.67%) Games
9 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.36%) .NET
2 4 (2.68%) HTML
3 2 (1.34%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.34%) CSS
3 2 (1.34%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.70%) Fintech
3 6 (4.03%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.67%) FMCG
5 1 (0.67%) PMI
5 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (77.85%) Project Management
2 53 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (28.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (28.19%) PRINCE2
5 27 (18.12%) Change Management
6 25 (16.78%) Scrum
7 15 (10.07%) Contingency Planning
8 14 (9.40%) Risk Management
9 13 (8.72%) Waterfall
10 11 (7.38%) Asset Management
10 11 (7.38%) Resource Management
10 11 (7.38%) Wealth Management
11 10 (6.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (6.71%) Project Governance
11 10 (6.71%) Regulatory Compliance
12 9 (6.04%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.37%) Investment Management
13 8 (5.37%) Migration
13 8 (5.37%) Supplier Management
14 6 (4.03%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.08%) Java
2 9 (6.04%) SQL
3 7 (4.70%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.34%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.67%) C#
5 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (5.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (4.70%) PMP
3 4 (2.68%) Degree
3 4 (2.68%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) APMP
6 1 (0.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) PMO
2 2 (1.34%) COSHH
3 1 (0.67%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (9.40%) Oracle
2 8 (5.37%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.70%) FNZ
4 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.01%) Charles River
6 1 (0.67%) Linedata
6 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.67%) SAP
6 1 (0.67%) Vermilion
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