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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 71 109 75
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -34
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 98 61 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.16% 1.76% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 2.14% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 57 37 31
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
2607 2853 2314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.99% 82.15% 79.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1639 1878 1437
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Edinburgh +18 40 £42,500 +2.40% 4
Glasgow +29 30 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Stirling - 6 £28,000 -
Dundee - 5 - -
Fife +1 3 £37,500 - 1
Ayrshire - 2 - -
South Ayrshire - 2 £37,500 -
North Lanarkshire +1 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Falkirk - 1 £30,000 -
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 95 (43.38%) Finance
2 68 (31.05%) Banking
3 45 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (17.35%) SQL
5 34 (15.53%) Project Management
6 32 (14.61%) Degree
6 32 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (11.87%) Change Management
8 26 (11.87%) Oracle
8 26 (11.87%) Java
9 25 (11.42%) Service Delivery
9 25 (11.42%) QA
10 24 (10.96%) Windows
11 23 (10.50%) UNIX
11 23 (10.50%) Microsoft
12 22 (10.05%) Retail
13 21 (9.59%) ITIL
13 21 (9.59%) PRINCE2
14 20 (9.13%) Service Management
15 19 (8.68%) Coaching
16 18 (8.22%) ISEB
17 17 (7.76%) Middleware
17 17 (7.76%) Risk Management
18 16 (7.31%) Linux
19 15 (6.85%) .NET
19 15 (6.85%) Mainframe
19 15 (6.85%) Scrum
19 15 (6.85%) Line Management
20 14 (6.39%) Relational Database

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 11 (5.02%) CICS
2 8 (3.65%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.65%) IIS
2 8 (3.65%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.28%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.28%) MQSeries
4 5 (2.28%) MTS
4 5 (2.28%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.37%) SAS
6 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.91%) Apache
6 2 (0.91%) JBoss
7 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.46%) CMS
7 1 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.48%) MS Office
3 7 (3.20%) MS Project
3 7 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Global One
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.65%) Internet
2 6 (2.74%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.74%) VPN
3 4 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.83%) VoIP
3 4 (1.83%) H.323
3 4 (1.83%) DNS
3 4 (1.83%) DHCP
3 4 (1.83%) Intranet
4 3 (1.37%) SSL
5 2 (0.91%) VLAN
5 2 (0.91%) Firewall
5 2 (0.91%) HTTP
6 1 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.39%) Relational Database
2 12 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.65%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.74%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.28%) BODI
6 3 (1.37%) MySQL
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.91%) UniData
7 2 (0.91%) DTS
7 2 (0.91%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.46%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (2.74%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.37%) Hudson
2 3 (1.37%) JIRA
3 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.91%) Fiddler
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.91%) Maven
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.46%) JUnit
4 1 (0.46%) Subversion
4 1 (0.46%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.46%) Selenium
4 1 (0.46%) Grunt
General
1 95 (43.38%) Finance
2 68 (31.05%) Banking
3 22 (10.05%) Retail
4 11 (5.02%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.65%) Back Office
6 7 (3.20%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.83%) Private Banking
9 3 (1.37%) Local Government
9 3 (1.37%) Billing
9 3 (1.37%) Marketing
10 2 (0.91%) Legal
11 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (19.63%) Analyst
2 32 (14.61%) Developer
3 18 (8.22%) Project Manager
4 12 (5.48%) Business Analyst
5 11 (5.02%) Tester
5 11 (5.02%) Programmer
5 11 (5.02%) CICS Programmer
6 8 (3.65%) Service Manager
6 8 (3.65%) Test Manager
7 7 (3.20%) Test Analyst
7 7 (3.20%) Consultant
7 7 (3.20%) PMO Analyst
8 6 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (2.74%) Applications Specialist
8 6 (2.74%) Architect
9 5 (2.28%) Programme Manager
9 5 (2.28%) Quality Engineer
9 5 (2.28%) Transition Manager
9 5 (2.28%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (2.28%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.76%) Middleware
2 15 (6.85%) .NET
3 14 (6.39%) XML
3 14 (6.39%) HTML
4 11 (5.02%) HTML5
5 9 (4.11%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.11%) CSS
6 8 (3.65%) XML Messaging
6 8 (3.65%) Web Services
7 5 (2.28%) jQuery
8 4 (1.83%) REST
9 3 (1.37%) CSS3
10 2 (0.91%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.91%) Backbone.js
10 2 (0.91%) WPF
10 2 (0.91%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.91%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 2 (0.91%) Ajax
10 2 (0.91%) WinForms
10 2 (0.91%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.85%) Mainframe
3 9 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.65%) Derivative
4 8 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (3.20%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.74%) DataPower
6 6 (2.74%) Cryptography
6 6 (2.74%) PMI
7 5 (2.28%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.28%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (2.28%) Online Banking
7 5 (2.28%) User Experience
8 4 (1.83%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (1.83%) Statistics
8 4 (1.83%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.83%) Replication
9 2 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.91%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.96%) Windows
2 23 (10.50%) UNIX
3 16 (7.31%) Linux
4 8 (3.65%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.20%) zOS
6 5 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.91%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.91%) Android
7 2 (0.91%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.91%) Solaris
8 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (15.53%) Project Management
3 30 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (11.87%) Change Management
5 25 (11.42%) Service Delivery
6 21 (9.59%) ITIL
6 21 (9.59%) PRINCE2
7 20 (9.13%) Service Management
8 19 (8.68%) Coaching
9 17 (7.76%) Risk Management
10 15 (6.85%) Scrum
10 15 (6.85%) Line Management
11 13 (5.94%) Mentoring
12 12 (5.48%) Data Modelling
13 11 (5.02%) OO
13 11 (5.02%) ITSM
13 11 (5.02%) People Management
13 11 (5.02%) Investment Management
14 10 (4.57%) Test Management
14 10 (4.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (17.35%) SQL
2 26 (11.87%) Java
3 13 (5.94%) C#
4 11 (5.02%) Assembly Language
5 9 (4.11%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.65%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.74%) JCL
8 5 (2.28%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.28%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.83%) C
10 3 (1.37%) Python
10 3 (1.37%) PHP
10 3 (1.37%) VB
10 3 (1.37%) VBA
11 2 (0.91%) sed
11 2 (0.91%) XPath
11 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.91%) Perl
12 1 (0.46%) C++
12 1 (0.46%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 32 (14.61%) Degree
2 18 (8.22%) ISEB
3 8 (3.65%) ISTQB
3 8 (3.65%) CISA
3 8 (3.65%) CISSP
4 7 (3.20%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (2.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 5 (2.28%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.37%) MCDST
7 3 (1.37%) VCP4
8 2 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.46%) PMP
9 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.42%) QA
2 7 (3.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (4.11%) RACF
2 7 (3.20%) vSphere
3 6 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.28%) XenApp
5 4 (1.83%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.91%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.91%) Firmware
8 1 (0.46%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.37%) Control-M
3 2 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (11.87%) Oracle
2 23 (10.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.57%) IBM
4 7 (3.20%) VMware
5 6 (2.74%) Citrix
6 5 (2.28%) Sybase
7 4 (1.83%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.37%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.91%) Telerik
9 2 (0.91%) BT
9 2 (0.91%) HP
9 2 (0.91%) Informatica
10 1 (0.46%) Lotus
10 1 (0.46%) SAP
10 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.46%) Twitter
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