The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 52 71 40
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -31
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 53 24 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.55% 1.98% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 2.32% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 45 10 49
Average salary £40,500 £33,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.80% -33.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Continuous Improvement
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1234 1036 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.65% 85.27% 80.64%
Number of salaries quoted 828 643 694
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Edinburgh region.

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 48 (46.60%) Finance
2 35 (33.98%) Banking
3 32 (31.07%) Oracle
4 30 (29.13%) Business Analysis
5 26 (25.24%) Degree
6 25 (24.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (24.27%) MS Office
7 23 (22.33%) Retail
8 21 (20.39%) Retail Banking
9 18 (17.48%) MS Project
9 18 (17.48%) PRINCE
10 17 (16.50%) UNIX
11 16 (15.53%) ITIL
11 16 (15.53%) Scrum
11 16 (15.53%) Problem Management
12 14 (13.59%) Change Management
12 14 (13.59%) Project Management
13 13 (12.62%) Oracle EBS R12
14 12 (11.65%) Statistics
14 12 (11.65%) Oracle EBS
14 12 (11.65%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (10.68%) QA
16 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
16 10 (9.71%) .NET
16 10 (9.71%) Risk Management
17 9 (8.74%) Oracle Applications
17 9 (8.74%) Systems Analysis
17 9 (8.74%) SQL
17 9 (8.74%) Windows
17 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2008

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.97%) Apache
3 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (24.27%) MS Office
2 18 (17.48%) MS Project
3 8 (7.77%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (11.65%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (8.74%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) FTP
2 1 (0.97%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) VPN
2 1 (0.97%) MPLS
2 1 (0.97%) Firewall
2 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) DB2
4 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.85%) Subversion
1 5 (4.85%) TeamCity
1 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.97%) JIRA
2 1 (0.97%) Selenium
General
1 48 (46.60%) Finance
2 35 (33.98%) Banking
3 23 (22.33%) Retail
4 21 (20.39%) Retail Banking
5 6 (5.83%) International Banking
6 5 (4.85%) French Language
7 4 (3.88%) Billing
7 4 (3.88%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.94%) Marketing
8 2 (1.94%) Legal
9 1 (0.97%) Publishing
9 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (48.54%) Analyst
2 18 (17.48%) Systems Analyst
3 17 (16.50%) Business Analyst
4 13 (12.62%) Technical Specialist
5 11 (10.68%) Applications Support
6 9 (8.74%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (3.88%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Oracle Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) IT Audit Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Head of Information Security
9 3 (2.91%) Head of Security
9 3 (2.91%) Risk Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Audit Manager
10 2 (1.94%) Software Developer
10 2 (1.94%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.71%) .NET
2 6 (5.83%) RESTful
3 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.94%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (1.94%) Web Services
4 1 (0.97%) XML
4 1 (0.97%) JMS
4 1 (0.97%) Middleware
4 1 (0.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Statistics
2 7 (6.80%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.83%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.85%) iSeries
5 2 (1.94%) Social Media
6 1 (0.97%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.97%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.97%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.50%) UNIX
2 9 (8.74%) Windows
3 5 (4.85%) Linux
4 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.13%) Business Analysis
2 25 (24.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (17.48%) PRINCE
4 16 (15.53%) ITIL
4 16 (15.53%) Scrum
4 16 (15.53%) Problem Management
5 14 (13.59%) Change Management
5 14 (13.59%) Project Management
6 10 (9.71%) Risk Management
7 9 (8.74%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (8.74%) Waterfall
8 8 (7.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (7.77%) Analytics
8 8 (7.77%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (6.80%) SOA
10 5 (4.85%) Information Security
10 5 (4.85%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.85%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (3.88%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) SQL
2 7 (6.80%) C#
2 7 (6.80%) Java
3 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.94%) C++
4 2 (1.94%) COBOL
5 1 (0.97%) Perl
5 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (25.24%) Degree
2 6 (5.83%) CBAP
3 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.94%) CISA
4 1 (0.97%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.68%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 32 (31.07%) Oracle
2 5 (4.85%) Perforce
3 1 (0.97%) Saba
3 1 (0.97%) GoldenSource
3 1 (0.97%) JBoss
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.97%) HP
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