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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 162 177 164
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.031% 0.074% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.092% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
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
2704 3277 2475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.17% 81.19% 78.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1653 2149 1419
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 £27,500
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%

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 17 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
Edinburgh +11 1 - -
Performance Improvement
UK

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) WebTrends
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WebTrends
1 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Quality Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Improvement Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Analytics
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Splunk