The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Scotland / Fife
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 4 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 8.33% 24.14% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 31.82% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -19.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Continuous Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Fife
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 20 22 49
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 83.33% 75.86% 83.05%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 35
Median salary £35,000 £29,000 £42,926
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.68% -32.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Fife

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Fife

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Fife region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +2 1 - -
Glenrothes - 1 £30,000 -
Continuous Improvement
Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Fife region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Cadence
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Xilinx
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) HND
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISO13485
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Altera
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Altera
1 1 (20.00%) Cadence
1 1 (20.00%) Xilinx