Period
to 23 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 69 74
Rank change year-on-year +26 +5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 136 82 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.22% 3.12% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.58% 3.35% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 89 52 30
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £48,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.55% -3.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,579 £33,675
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% -2.11% +5.56%

Continuous Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,439 2,449 2,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.66% 93.30% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,579 1,600 1,336
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,450 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Edinburgh

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Edinburgh

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 66 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (36.03%) DevOps
3 47 (34.56%) Finance
4 37 (27.21%) Mentoring
5 35 (25.74%) SQL
6 31 (22.79%) Microsoft
7 30 (22.06%) SDLC
8 29 (21.32%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (21.32%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (20.59%) Java
9 28 (20.59%) Test Automation
9 28 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
10 27 (19.85%) Python
11 26 (19.12%) Service Delivery
12 25 (18.38%) Software Engineering
13 24 (17.65%) Scrum
14 23 (16.91%) JavaScript
14 23 (16.91%) Linux
15 19 (13.97%) VMware
15 19 (13.97%) Coaching
16 18 (13.24%) Decision-Making
16 18 (13.24%) ITIL
17 16 (11.76%) Technical Leadership
17 16 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
18 15 (11.03%) Service Management
18 15 (11.03%) OO
18 15 (11.03%) Google
18 15 (11.03%) Selenium
18 15 (11.03%) Amazon AWS
19 14 (10.29%) Problem Management

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (5.15%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.41%) EPiServer
4 5 (3.68%) Confluence
5 4 (2.94%) CMS
6 2 (1.47%) Drupal
6 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.47%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.74%) IIS
7 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (11.03%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.68%) npm
5 4 (2.94%) BlazeMeter
5 4 (2.94%) GitHub
5 4 (2.94%) Power Platform
5 4 (2.94%) SaaS
5 4 (2.94%) Sauce Labs
6 3 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.21%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) Office 365
7 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) LAN
1 2 (1.47%) Network Security
1 2 (1.47%) WAN
2 1 (0.74%) DHCP
2 1 (0.74%) DNS
2 1 (0.74%) Firewall
2 1 (0.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.62%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.15%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (5.15%) QlikView
4 6 (4.41%) Amazon Aurora
4 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.68%) MySQL
6 4 (2.94%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.94%) Looker
6 4 (2.94%) Power BI
7 3 (2.21%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.21%) Big Data
7 3 (2.21%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.21%) Impala
7 3 (2.21%) Sqoop
8 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.47%) Redis
8 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (11.03%) Selenium
2 14 (10.29%) JIRA
3 11 (8.09%) GitLab
4 9 (6.62%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.88%) Appium
5 8 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 8 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 7 (5.15%) Artifactory
6 7 (5.15%) GoCD
7 5 (3.68%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (2.94%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.74%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.74%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 47 (34.56%) Finance
2 10 (7.35%) Marketing
3 6 (4.41%) Banking
3 6 (4.41%) Law
4 5 (3.68%) Electronics
5 3 (2.21%) Local Government
6 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.47%) Retail
6 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (11.76%) Developer
2 10 (7.35%) Administrator
2 10 (7.35%) C++ Developer
3 9 (6.62%) C++ Software Developer
3 9 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (6.62%) Software Developer
4 8 (5.88%) Quality Engineer
4 8 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 7 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (5.15%) IT Administrator
5 7 (5.15%) Python Engineer
6 6 (4.41%) Analyst
7 5 (3.68%) Development Manager
7 5 (3.68%) Sales Representative
7 5 (3.68%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (3.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (2.94%) Data Engineer
8 4 (2.94%) Java Engineer
8 4 (2.94%) Senior Quality Engineer
8 4 (2.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.09%) React
2 9 (6.62%) .NET
3 8 (5.88%) RESTful
4 7 (5.15%) AngularJS
4 7 (5.15%) CSS
4 7 (5.15%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (5.15%) HTML
4 7 (5.15%) jQuery
4 7 (5.15%) Kafka
4 7 (5.15%) Middleware
4 7 (5.15%) Node.js
4 7 (5.15%) NumPy
4 7 (5.15%) Pandas
4 7 (5.15%) Redux
5 5 (3.68%) Sass
6 4 (2.94%) CSS3
6 4 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (2.21%) OAuth
7 3 (2.21%) OAuth2
7 3 (2.21%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.32%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.09%) PKI
3 10 (7.35%) User Experience
4 7 (5.15%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.15%) Fintech
4 7 (5.15%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.68%) Smart Home
6 4 (2.94%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.47%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.74%) BYOD
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.91%) Linux
2 8 (5.88%) Unix
3 2 (1.47%) Windows
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (36.03%) DevOps
3 37 (27.21%) Mentoring
4 30 (22.06%) SDLC
5 29 (21.32%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (20.59%) Test Automation
7 26 (19.12%) Service Delivery
8 25 (18.38%) Software Engineering
9 24 (17.65%) Scrum
10 19 (13.97%) Coaching
11 18 (13.24%) Decision-Making
11 18 (13.24%) ITIL
12 16 (11.76%) Technical Leadership
13 15 (11.03%) OO
13 15 (11.03%) Service Management
14 14 (10.29%) Problem Management
15 13 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (9.56%) IT Strategy
15 13 (9.56%) Open Source
15 13 (9.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.74%) SQL
2 28 (20.59%) Java
3 27 (19.85%) Python
4 23 (16.91%) JavaScript
5 14 (10.29%) C#
6 11 (8.09%) C++
7 9 (6.62%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.88%) Scala
8 8 (5.88%) TypeScript
8 8 (5.88%) VBScript
9 7 (5.15%) PHP
10 4 (2.94%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.21%) C
11 3 (2.21%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.47%) ES6
12 2 (1.47%) Perl
12 2 (1.47%) Ruby
13 1 (0.74%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.74%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.62%) Degree
4 7 (5.15%) MCSA
5 4 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.94%) MCSE
6 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.62%) QA
3 4 (2.94%) GDPR
4 3 (2.21%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.21%) PMBOK
5 2 (1.47%) SLA
6 1 (0.74%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.74%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 12 (8.82%) Docker
2 11 (8.09%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.21%) HDFS
5 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (10.29%) Kubernetes
2 7 (5.15%) Prometheus
3 5 (3.68%) Ansible
3 5 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.94%) CA Service Virtualization
5 3 (2.21%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 31 (22.79%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.97%) VMware
3 15 (11.03%) Google
4 12 (8.82%) AppDynamics
4 12 (8.82%) Oracle
5 10 (7.35%) Dynatrace
5 10 (7.35%) Splunk
6 8 (5.88%) HP
6 8 (5.88%) Perfecto Mobile
7 7 (5.15%) PagerDuty
8 4 (2.94%) CA
8 4 (2.94%) Databricks
8 4 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.94%) Tableau
9 3 (2.21%) Informatica
9 3 (2.21%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.47%) New Relic
10 2 (1.47%) SAP
11 1 (0.74%) Adobe
11 1 (0.74%) Cisco