The table below looks at the statistics for Performance 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 Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 155 159 152
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 2 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.066% 0.21% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.25% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
Performance 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
2539 2801 2278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.80% 82.09% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1834 1396
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 £28,000
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%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Performance Improvement
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Improvement Salary Trend in Scotland

Performance 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 Performance Improvement within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 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 -1 1 - -
Fife - 1 £37,500 -
Performance Improvement
UK

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement.

1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
1 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) WebTrends
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee
2 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) WebTrends
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Quality Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) QA Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior QA Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Quality Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Director
3 1 (12.50%) Business Improvement Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PMI
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
1 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
2 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Analytics
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee
1 1 (12.50%) Splunk
1 1 (12.50%) Google