Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Creative Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Creative Thinking over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Thinking
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 139 120
Rank change year-on-year +4 -19 +31
Permanent jobs citing Creative Thinking 26 7 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.14% 0.31% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.33% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 5
Glasgow median annual salary £32,500 £50,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% +81.82% -51.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £36,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £44,000 £53,000 £38,500
Scotland median annual salary £53,750 £35,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year +53.57% +12.00% -32.80%

Creative Thinking 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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,162 2,122 2,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.49% 92.95% 93.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,600 1,294 1,272
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%

Creative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Creative Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Creative Thinking in Glasgow

Creative Thinking
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Creative Thinking in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Creative Thinking in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing Creative Thinking 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Creative Thinking.

1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (46.15%) User Experience
4 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
4 11 (42.31%) Finance
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (38.46%) DevOps
6 9 (34.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 9 (34.62%) Critical Thinking
6 9 (34.62%) Software Delivery
6 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
6 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (30.77%) MicroStrategy
7 8 (30.77%) QlikView
7 8 (30.77%) Tableau
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 6 (23.08%) ETL
8 6 (23.08%) Process Improvement
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (23.08%) Business Process Improvement
8 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (23.08%) Power BI
8 6 (23.08%) Analytical Thinking
9 4 (15.38%) MVC
9 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
9 4 (15.38%) .NET

Creative Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (30.77%) QlikView
4 6 (23.08%) Power BI
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (7.69%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Architect
1 10 (38.46%) Software Architect
1 10 (38.46%) Strategy Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Applications Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Database Developer
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.85%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 4 (15.38%) jQuery
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) User Experience
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (38.46%) DevOps
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Critical Thinking
4 9 (34.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 9 (34.62%) Software Delivery
4 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) Analytical Thinking
5 6 (23.08%) Business Process Improvement
5 6 (23.08%) ETL
5 6 (23.08%) Process Improvement
6 4 (15.38%) Complex ETL
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (11.54%) Time Management
7 3 (11.54%) Web Development
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.54%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) MicroStrategy
1 8 (30.77%) Tableau
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Alteryx
4 1 (3.85%) DevExpress