Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 187 220
Rank change year-on-year -15 +33 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 26 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.47% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 11
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £46,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% -14.02% +12.63%
10th Percentile £45,000 £44,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £61,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -

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 5425 4916 6134
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 95.98% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3474 3055 3946
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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 -7 16 £65,000 +42.86% 1
Glasgow -5 8 £60,000 +4.35%
Perthshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £47,500 -
Software Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Finance
3 11 (42.31%) Banking
4 10 (38.46%) Retail Banking
4 10 (38.46%) Project Management
5 8 (30.77%) Change Management
5 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (30.77%) Scrum
6 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
6 7 (26.92%) Project Planning
7 6 (23.08%) Software Delivery
7 6 (23.08%) SDLC
8 5 (19.23%) Supplier Management
8 5 (19.23%) Retail
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 4 (15.38%) Coaching
10 3 (11.54%) FNZ
10 3 (11.54%) Sonata
10 3 (11.54%) Fintech
10 3 (11.54%) Analytical Thinking
10 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team Management
10 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team
10 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (11.54%) People Management
10 3 (11.54%) Wealth Management
10 3 (11.54%) Investment Management
10 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
10 3 (11.54%) Asset Management

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 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Sonata
2 2 (7.69%) Finacle
2 2 (7.69%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 10 (38.46%) Retail Banking
4 5 (19.23%) Retail
5 3 (11.54%) Games
5 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.85%) Electronics
6 1 (3.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.54%) Fintech
1 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) Change Management
3 8 (30.77%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
4 7 (26.92%) Project Planning
5 6 (23.08%) SDLC
5 6 (23.08%) Software Delivery
6 5 (19.23%) Supplier Management
7 4 (15.38%) Coaching
8 3 (11.54%) Analytical Thinking
8 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
8 3 (11.54%) Investment Management
8 3 (11.54%) Migration
8 3 (11.54%) People Management
8 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team Management
8 3 (11.54%) Wealth Management
9 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.85%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) PMP
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 13485
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) FNZ
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Avaloq
2 2 (7.69%) FIS
2 2 (7.69%) Fiserv
2 2 (7.69%) Misys
3 1 (3.85%) Google