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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 155 171 160
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.099% 0.025% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.031% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
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
2648 3242 2518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.19% 82.66% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1655 2156 1519
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 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 - 3 - -
Performance Improvement
UK

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Google

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Quality Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix