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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 50 73 26
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -47
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 68 32 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.49% 2.27% 6.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.30% 2.76% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 47 21 63
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,250 £57,604
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1284 1159 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.81% 82.08% 81.10%
Number of salaries quoted 847 740 698
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 56 (44.44%) Finance
2 54 (42.86%) Banking
3 30 (23.81%) Oracle
4 28 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (22.22%) Retail
5 27 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 27 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (18.25%) MS Office
8 21 (16.67%) Change Management
8 21 (16.67%) Degree
9 19 (15.08%) UNIX
10 18 (14.29%) Retail Banking
11 17 (13.49%) Risk Management
12 16 (12.70%) ITIL
12 16 (12.70%) MS Project
12 16 (12.70%) Project Management
12 16 (12.70%) Problem Management
13 15 (11.90%) PRINCE
13 15 (11.90%) Windows
13 15 (11.90%) Scrum
14 14 (11.11%) QA
14 14 (11.11%) Software Engineering
15 12 (9.52%) Service Delivery
16 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
16 11 (8.73%) .NET
17 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
17 10 (7.94%) Service Management
17 10 (7.94%) Middleware
17 10 (7.94%) Systems Analysis

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (7.14%) CICS
2 5 (3.97%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.17%) MTS
4 3 (2.38%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.59%) IIS
6 1 (0.79%) JBoss
6 1 (0.79%) Apache
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (18.25%) MS Office
2 16 (12.70%) MS Project
3 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.97%) Internet
3 3 (2.38%) FTP
3 3 (2.38%) Intranet
4 1 (0.79%) HTTP
4 1 (0.79%) VPN
4 1 (0.79%) Wireless
4 1 (0.79%) Firewall
4 1 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Visual Studio
1 4 (3.17%) Subversion
1 4 (3.17%) TeamCity
1 4 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 56 (44.44%) Finance
2 54 (42.86%) Banking
3 28 (22.22%) Retail
4 18 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 6 (4.76%) International Banking
6 4 (3.17%) French Language
6 4 (3.17%) General Ledger
6 4 (3.17%) Billing
7 3 (2.38%) Local Government
8 2 (1.59%) Legal
8 2 (1.59%) Marketing
9 1 (0.79%) Publishing
9 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (35.71%) Analyst
2 17 (13.49%) Systems Analyst
3 13 (10.32%) Technical Specialist
3 13 (10.32%) Developer
3 13 (10.32%) Business Analyst
4 12 (9.52%) Applications Support
5 10 (7.94%) Programmer
6 9 (7.14%) CICS Programmer
6 9 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 9 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Tester
8 6 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (2.38%) IT Audit Manager
9 3 (2.38%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (2.38%) CICS Engineer
9 3 (2.38%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.38%) Junior Tester
9 3 (2.38%) Risk Manager
9 3 (2.38%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.73%) .NET
2 10 (7.94%) Middleware
3 5 (3.97%) RESTful
4 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.17%) Web Services
5 3 (2.38%) XML
5 3 (2.38%) CSS
5 3 (2.38%) HTML
6 2 (1.59%) Classic ASP
6 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.79%) SOAP
7 1 (0.79%) J2EE
7 1 (0.79%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.94%) Statistics
3 9 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 7 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.76%) Cryptography
6 5 (3.97%) iSeries
6 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.97%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.38%) Online Banking
7 3 (2.38%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.59%) DataPower
8 2 (1.59%) Social Media
8 2 (1.59%) User Experience
9 1 (0.79%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.79%) PMI
9 1 (0.79%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.79%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.08%) UNIX
2 15 (11.90%) Windows
3 7 (5.56%) Linux
4 6 (4.76%) zOS
5 2 (1.59%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 25 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.67%) Change Management
5 17 (13.49%) Risk Management
6 16 (12.70%) ITIL
6 16 (12.70%) Project Management
6 16 (12.70%) Problem Management
7 15 (11.90%) PRINCE
7 15 (11.90%) Scrum
8 14 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 12 (9.52%) Service Delivery
10 10 (7.94%) Service Management
10 10 (7.94%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (6.35%) Analytics
12 8 (6.35%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.56%) PRINCE2
14 6 (4.76%) SOA
14 6 (4.76%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.14%) Assembly Language
1 9 (7.14%) SQL
1 9 (7.14%) C#
2 8 (6.35%) Java
3 6 (4.76%) JCL
4 3 (2.38%) PHP
4 3 (2.38%) COBOL
5 2 (1.59%) VB
5 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.79%) Ruby
6 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.79%) C++
6 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (16.67%) Degree
2 7 (5.56%) CISSP
2 7 (5.56%) CISA
3 6 (4.76%) CBAP
4 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) ISA Server
1 2 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (23.81%) Oracle
2 5 (3.97%) IBM
3 4 (3.17%) Perforce
3 4 (3.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.79%) Saba
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