The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 54 89 73
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -16
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 109 84 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.46% 2.10% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.06% 2.59% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 67 48 38
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £69,650 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Continuous Improvement
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2688 3243 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.39% 81.22% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1659 2137 1421
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +26 43 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Edinburgh +16 39 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Stirling +2 8 £28,000 - 1
Dundee - 6 £45,000 - 1
Ayrshire - 2 - -
Fife +1 1 £40,499 +4.51%
West Lothian 0 1 £50,000 +48.14%
North Lanarkshire -1 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 £37,500 -
Falkirk - 1 £30,000 -
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 101 (48.33%) Finance
2 56 (26.79%) Banking
3 47 (22.49%) SQL
4 46 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (21.05%) Project Management
6 35 (16.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (15.79%) Degree
8 30 (14.35%) Java
8 30 (14.35%) UNIX
9 29 (13.88%) QA
10 25 (11.96%) Oracle
11 24 (11.48%) Microsoft
11 24 (11.48%) Change Management
12 22 (10.53%) Linux
13 19 (9.09%) MS Office
14 18 (8.61%) Windows
15 17 (8.13%) .NET
15 17 (8.13%) ITIL
15 17 (8.13%) PRINCE2
15 17 (8.13%) HTML
15 17 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (7.66%) HTML5
16 16 (7.66%) PMI Certification
17 15 (7.18%) PMI
17 15 (7.18%) ISEB
17 15 (7.18%) Service Management
17 15 (7.18%) C#
17 15 (7.18%) MS Excel
17 15 (7.18%) Coaching
18 14 (6.70%) Line Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (2.87%) SAS
2 4 (1.91%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.91%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.44%) JBoss
3 3 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.96%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.96%) Node.js
4 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (0.96%) IIS
4 2 (0.96%) Apache
5 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.48%) Mule
5 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.48%) CICS
Applications
1 19 (9.09%) MS Office
2 15 (7.18%) MS Excel
3 14 (6.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.35%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.87%) MS Project
6 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) Global One
2 2 (0.96%) Magento
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.96%) SaaS
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.44%) SSL
2 2 (0.96%) Internet
2 2 (0.96%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.74%) SQL Server
1 12 (5.74%) Relational Database
2 11 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.35%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.87%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.87%) BODI
5 5 (2.39%) UniData
6 4 (1.91%) MySQL
6 4 (1.91%) DTS
7 3 (1.44%) QlikView
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.48%) OLAP
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.48%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.48%) Big Data
9 1 (0.48%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (2.87%) LoadRunner
1 6 (2.87%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.39%) Maven
3 3 (1.44%) JIRA
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.96%) Fiddler
4 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.48%) JUnit
5 1 (0.48%) Grunt
5 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.48%) Selenium
General
1 101 (48.33%) Finance
2 56 (26.79%) Banking
3 13 (6.22%) Retail
4 9 (4.31%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.35%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.87%) Marketing
6 6 (2.87%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.87%) Back Office
7 5 (2.39%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.91%) Private Banking
9 3 (1.44%) Games
9 3 (1.44%) Billing
10 1 (0.48%) Advertising
10 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (17.22%) Analyst
2 30 (14.35%) Developer
3 28 (13.40%) Project Manager
4 11 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 10 (4.78%) Service Manager
6 7 (3.35%) C# Developer
6 7 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (2.87%) IT Services Manager
7 6 (2.87%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (2.87%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (2.87%) Architect
7 6 (2.87%) Test Analyst
7 6 (2.87%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (2.39%) Administrator
8 5 (2.39%) Test Manager
8 5 (2.39%) Programme Manager
8 5 (2.39%) Applications Specialist
8 5 (2.39%) Test Leader
9 4 (1.91%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.13%) HTML
1 17 (8.13%) .NET
2 16 (7.66%) HTML5
3 13 (6.22%) XML
4 8 (3.83%) CSS
5 6 (2.87%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.87%) Web Services
5 6 (2.87%) XML Messaging
6 5 (2.39%) jQuery
7 4 (1.91%) Application Packaging
7 4 (1.91%) CSS3
7 4 (1.91%) Middleware
7 4 (1.91%) Spring
8 3 (1.44%) Ajax
8 3 (1.44%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.44%) Java EE
8 3 (1.44%) Spring MVC
9 2 (0.96%) WinForms
9 2 (0.96%) WPF
9 2 (0.96%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.18%) PMI
3 9 (4.31%) Mainframe
3 9 (4.31%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.87%) Derivative
6 5 (2.39%) DataPower
6 5 (2.39%) User Experience
6 5 (2.39%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.91%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.91%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.44%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.44%) Statistics
8 3 (1.44%) AS400
9 2 (0.96%) Replication
9 2 (0.96%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.96%) GIS
9 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.35%) UNIX
2 22 (10.53%) Linux
3 18 (8.61%) Windows
4 8 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.39%) Android
6 5 (2.39%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.91%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.96%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.96%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.96%) Solaris
10 1 (0.48%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (21.05%) Project Management
3 35 (16.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (11.48%) Change Management
5 17 (8.13%) ITIL
5 17 (8.13%) PRINCE2
6 15 (7.18%) Service Management
6 15 (7.18%) Coaching
7 14 (6.70%) Line Management
8 13 (6.22%) Data Modelling
8 13 (6.22%) Scrum
8 13 (6.22%) Data Management
9 12 (5.74%) Programme Management
9 12 (5.74%) Investment Management
9 12 (5.74%) Mentoring
9 12 (5.74%) Waterfall
9 12 (5.74%) Change Control
9 12 (5.74%) Business Transformation
10 11 (5.26%) Test Strategy
10 11 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (22.49%) SQL
2 30 (14.35%) Java
3 15 (7.18%) C#
4 12 (5.74%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.83%) C
5 8 (3.83%) PL/SQL
5 8 (3.83%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.35%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.44%) VBA
7 3 (1.44%) Python
7 3 (1.44%) Perl
8 2 (0.96%) XPath
8 2 (0.96%) sed
9 1 (0.48%) Ruby
9 1 (0.48%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.48%) VB
9 1 (0.48%) PHP
9 1 (0.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (15.79%) Degree
2 16 (7.66%) PMI Certification
3 15 (7.18%) ISEB
4 12 (5.74%) ISTQB
5 10 (4.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (2.87%) CSQA
6 6 (2.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 5 (2.39%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 5 (2.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.96%) MCDST
8 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.88%) QA
2 11 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.48%) COBIT
3 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (4.78%) RACF
2 8 (3.83%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (1.91%) MetaFrame
5 3 (1.44%) Firmware
6 2 (0.96%) XenApp
7 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.39%) Control-M
2 4 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (11.96%) Oracle
2 24 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.83%) HP
3 8 (3.83%) Citrix
3 8 (3.83%) Business Objects
4 5 (2.39%) IBM
5 4 (1.91%) Cognizant
6 3 (1.44%) VMware
7 2 (0.96%) Telerik
7 2 (0.96%) BT
7 2 (0.96%) Informatica
8 1 (0.48%) Lotus
8 1 (0.48%) SAP
8 1 (0.48%) Sybase
8 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.48%) Twitter
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Zenith Group
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £46760 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
GreenJobs - DNV GL
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Highly Competitive, plus excellent bonus/package
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
SSE
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum depending experience + excellent ben
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
CDK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago