The table below looks at the statistics for Process 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 Process Improvement over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Process Improvement
Rank 171 - 158
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.053% - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £47,500 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 - £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +5.55%
Process 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
3012 2530 2397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.51% 80.75% 75.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1965 1647 1613
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Process Improvement
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Process Improvement Salary Trend in Scotland

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Process Improvement Salary Histogram in Scotland

Process 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 Process Improvement within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £55,000 -
Process Improvement
UK

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) Cognizant
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) BPEL
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) CA LISA
5 2 (22.22%) Green Hat
5 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
6 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Process 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 Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Markit EDM
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Process Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Process Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) BPEL
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cognizant
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Green Hat
2 1 (11.11%) thinkFolio
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Fidessa
2 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg