Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 54 40
Rank change year-on-year -8 -14 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 217 220 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.83% 4.25% 5.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 4.43% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 162 157 213
Scotland median annual salary £49,000 £53,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.55% +1.92% -0.95%
10th Percentile £36,500 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 5453 4965 6164
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 95.92% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3499 3084 3969
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,238 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -27 109 £47,500 -11.21% 16
Glasgow +16 77 £50,000 +4.17% 6
West Lothian 0 7 £47,500 +50.79%
Inverclyde +1 5 £42,500 -
Fife -3 3 £38,000 -20.00%
Stirling +1 2 £52,500 -6.25%
North Lanarkshire -1 2 £67,500 +58.82%
Dundee -3 2 £35,000 -17.65%
Perth and Kinross - 2 £38,500 -
Aberdeen -3 1 £37,000 -38.33% 1
Highlands - 1 - -
Perthshire - 1 - -
Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 127 (58.53%) Project Management
2 105 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (46.54%) PRINCE2
4 74 (34.10%) Finance
5 51 (23.50%) Scrum
6 47 (21.66%) Waterfall
7 45 (20.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (18.43%) PMP
9 39 (17.97%) PMI Certification
10 33 (15.21%) Change Management
11 27 (12.44%) Microsoft
11 27 (12.44%) Banking
11 27 (12.44%) Project Planning
12 24 (11.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 24 (11.06%) Degree
13 21 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (9.68%) Programme Management
14 20 (9.22%) Windows
15 19 (8.76%) VMware
15 19 (8.76%) Windows 10
16 18 (8.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (7.83%) SDLC
17 17 (7.83%) Resource Management
17 17 (7.83%) Virtual Team
18 16 (7.37%) Contingency Planning
18 16 (7.37%) Retail
18 16 (7.37%) Document Management
19 15 (6.91%) Retail Banking
19 15 (6.91%) ITIL
19 15 (6.91%) Amazon AWS

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 8 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.38%) Confluence
2 3 (1.38%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.46%) JBoss
3 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.46%) Totara
Applications
1 14 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.84%) Finacle
2 4 (1.84%) Sage 200
2 4 (1.84%) SAP Business One
2 4 (1.84%) Summit
3 2 (0.92%) Sonata
4 1 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.61%) Mimecast
4 5 (2.30%) Office 365
5 4 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.53%) IP Telephony
2 7 (3.23%) SAN
3 6 (2.76%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.46%) Internet
5 1 (0.46%) Intranet
5 1 (0.46%) LAN
5 1 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.92%) Big Data
2 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.46%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.46%) GIS
3 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.30%) JIRA
General
1 74 (34.10%) Finance
2 27 (12.44%) Banking
3 16 (7.37%) Retail
4 15 (6.91%) Retail Banking
5 14 (6.45%) Legal
6 12 (5.53%) Games
7 10 (4.61%) Investment Banking
8 9 (4.15%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.76%) Manufacturing
10 5 (2.30%) Marketing
11 3 (1.38%) Billing
12 1 (0.46%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.46%) Electronics
12 1 (0.46%) Front Office
12 1 (0.46%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.92%) .NET
2 1 (0.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.83%) Virtual Team
3 10 (4.61%) PMI
4 7 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.30%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.38%) Fintech
7 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.46%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.46%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.46%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.46%) NHS
8 1 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.22%) Windows
2 19 (8.76%) Windows 10
3 18 (8.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.46%) Linux
5 1 (0.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (58.53%) Project Management
2 105 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (46.54%) PRINCE2
4 51 (23.50%) Scrum
5 47 (21.66%) Waterfall
6 45 (20.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (15.21%) Change Management
8 27 (12.44%) Project Planning
9 21 (9.68%) Programme Management
10 17 (7.83%) Resource Management
10 17 (7.83%) SDLC
11 16 (7.37%) Contingency Planning
11 16 (7.37%) Document Management
12 15 (6.91%) Coaching
12 15 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (6.91%) ITIL
12 15 (6.91%) Software Delivery
13 14 (6.45%) Migration
14 12 (5.53%) Business Analysis
14 12 (5.53%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.07%) Java
2 6 (2.76%) C#
2 6 (2.76%) JavaScript
2 6 (2.76%) Python
2 6 (2.76%) SQL
3 2 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (18.43%) PMP
2 39 (17.97%) PMI Certification
3 24 (11.06%) Degree
3 24 (11.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (3.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (2.76%) APMP
6 5 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.84%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.46%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.91%) PMO
2 13 (5.99%) GDPR
3 12 (5.53%) ISO 9001
3 12 (5.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.38%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.92%) MiFID
6 1 (0.46%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (5.53%) SCCM
2 11 (5.07%) SCOM
3 2 (0.92%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 27 (12.44%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.76%) VMware
3 13 (5.99%) iManage
4 10 (4.61%) MobileIron
5 8 (3.69%) Google
6 6 (2.76%) Avaloq
7 5 (2.30%) SAP
8 4 (1.84%) Epicor
8 4 (1.84%) FIS
8 4 (1.84%) Fiserv
8 4 (1.84%) Misys
8 4 (1.84%) Oracle
8 4 (1.84%) Sage
8 4 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.38%) Capita
10 2 (0.92%) Charles River
10 2 (0.92%) FNZ
10 2 (0.92%) HP
11 1 (0.46%) IBM
11 1 (0.46%) Progress