The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Software Project Manager
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 147 162
Rank change year-on-year +3 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 11 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.40% 0.38% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.40% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 4
Median salary £75,000 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% +6.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,063 £40,250 £46,225
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,800 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.88% -10.00%  

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 2555 2761 3007
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.04% 96.50% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6348 5484 7185
Median salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in Scotland

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Software Project Manager in Scotland

Software Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Project Manager in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Project Manager in Scotland

Software 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 Software Project Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 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 -5 10 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Glasgow +10 1 - -
Software Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Software 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 Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Project Management
3 13 (68.42%) Scrum
4 12 (63.16%) Finance
5 11 (57.89%) Change Management
5 11 (57.89%) SQL
5 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2
6 10 (52.63%) Oracle
6 10 (52.63%) Java
6 10 (52.63%) PL/SQL
6 10 (52.63%) JIRA
6 10 (52.63%) Wealth Management
6 10 (52.63%) FNZ
6 10 (52.63%) Sonata
6 10 (52.63%) Fintech
6 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (42.11%) Investment Management
7 8 (42.11%) Asset Management
8 5 (26.32%) SDLC
9 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (10.53%) People Management
11 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
11 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
11 1 (5.26%) PMO
11 1 (5.26%) Legal
11 1 (5.26%) MBA
11 1 (5.26%) .NET
11 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
11 1 (5.26%) PMP

Software 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Sonata
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) JIRA
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (52.63%) Fintech
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Project Management
3 13 (68.42%) Scrum
4 11 (57.89%) Change Management
4 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2
5 10 (52.63%) Wealth Management
6 8 (42.11%) Asset Management
6 8 (42.11%) Investment Management
7 5 (26.32%) SDLC
8 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (10.53%) People Management
10 1 (5.26%) Coaching
10 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
10 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
10 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MBA
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) FNZ
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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