The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 67 57
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 65 104 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.76% 3.62% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 4.00% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 43 69 71
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2161 2603 2825
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.88% 90.60% 89.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1354 1606 1737
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Scotland over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Glasgow -7 32 £43,250 -3.88% 5
Edinburgh +3 29 £50,000 - 4
Inverclyde - 2 £47,500 -
Dundee -1 1 - -
Fife -3 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 56 (34.78%) Finance
2 46 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (20.50%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (16.15%) ITIL
5 24 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (14.29%) Degree
7 22 (13.66%) JavaScript
8 21 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 20 (12.42%) HTML
10 19 (11.80%) Java
10 19 (11.80%) Risk Management
11 18 (11.18%) SQL
11 18 (11.18%) SQL Server
11 18 (11.18%) Project Management
11 18 (11.18%) Service Management
12 17 (10.56%) CSS
12 17 (10.56%) Banking
12 17 (10.56%) SDLC
13 16 (9.94%) Change Management
14 15 (9.32%) PRINCE2
15 14 (8.70%) Relational Database
16 13 (8.07%) HTML5
16 13 (8.07%) Waterfall
16 13 (8.07%) AngularJS
16 13 (8.07%) Windows
16 13 (8.07%) Software Engineering
17 12 (7.45%) MVC
17 12 (7.45%) Information Security
17 12 (7.45%) Analytics
17 12 (7.45%) Open Source

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (2.48%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (2.48%) GemFire
1 4 (2.48%) IIS
2 3 (1.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.24%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.24%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.62%) CMS
4 1 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.24%) Office 365
3 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) GitHub
3 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) tcpdump
1 8 (4.97%) Wireshark
2 7 (4.35%) Firewall
3 5 (3.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.48%) DNS
4 4 (2.48%) Internet
4 4 (2.48%) IP Telephony
4 4 (2.48%) iSCSI
4 4 (2.48%) SSH
4 4 (2.48%) VoIP
4 4 (2.48%) Wireless
5 2 (1.24%) Network Security
6 1 (0.62%) HTTP
6 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.62%) LDAP
6 1 (0.62%) SAN
6 1 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.11%) InterSystems Cache
3 5 (3.11%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.86%) OLAP
6 2 (1.24%) DTS
6 2 (1.24%) MS Access
6 2 (1.24%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.24%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.62%) ArangoDB
7 1 (0.62%) OLTP
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (7.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.48%) Ant
2 4 (2.48%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.48%) Maven
2 4 (2.48%) Subversion
3 3 (1.86%) Grunt
3 3 (1.86%) Hudson
4 2 (1.24%) gulp
5 1 (0.62%) GoCD
5 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (34.78%) Finance
2 17 (10.56%) Banking
3 10 (6.21%) Retail
4 8 (4.97%) Electronics
5 6 (3.73%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.11%) Marketing
7 4 (2.48%) Automotive
7 4 (2.48%) Back Office
7 4 (2.48%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (18.01%) Developer
2 26 (16.15%) Analyst
3 10 (6.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (5.59%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (5.59%) IT Manager
5 8 (4.97%) Information Analyst
5 8 (4.97%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (4.97%) Java Developer
5 8 (4.97%) Project Manager
5 8 (4.97%) Security Analyst
5 8 (4.97%) Senior Manager
5 8 (4.97%) SIEM Analyst
5 8 (4.97%) SOC Analyst
6 7 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (4.35%) Lead Developer
7 6 (3.73%) .NET Developer
7 6 (3.73%) Business Analyst
7 6 (3.73%) Lead Java Developer
7 6 (3.73%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.42%) HTML
2 17 (10.56%) CSS
3 13 (8.07%) AngularJS
3 13 (8.07%) HTML5
4 11 (6.83%) React
5 10 (6.21%) .NET
6 7 (4.35%) JMS
6 7 (4.35%) Spring
7 5 (3.11%) Angular 2
7 5 (3.11%) J2EE
7 5 (3.11%) RESTful
7 5 (3.11%) XML
8 4 (2.48%) cocos2d
8 4 (2.48%) CSS3
8 4 (2.48%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.48%) Protocol Buffers
8 4 (2.48%) SOAP
8 4 (2.48%) Web Services
9 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.86%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.59%) User Experience
3 6 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.73%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.11%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.11%) Replication
4 5 (3.11%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.48%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.48%) EPoS
5 4 (2.48%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.86%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.24%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.24%) Clustering
7 2 (1.24%) CMDB
7 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.24%) PMI
7 2 (1.24%) Tandem
8 1 (0.62%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.62%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.07%) Windows
2 11 (6.83%) Linux
3 10 (6.21%) Unix
4 6 (3.73%) Android
5 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.24%) AIX
6 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.24%) Solaris
6 2 (1.24%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.15%) ITIL
3 24 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (11.80%) Risk Management
5 18 (11.18%) Project Management
5 18 (11.18%) Service Management
6 17 (10.56%) SDLC
7 16 (9.94%) Change Management
8 15 (9.32%) PRINCE2
9 13 (8.07%) Software Engineering
9 13 (8.07%) Waterfall
10 12 (7.45%) Analytics
10 12 (7.45%) Coaching
10 12 (7.45%) Front End Development
10 12 (7.45%) Information Security
10 12 (7.45%) MVC
10 12 (7.45%) Open Source
11 11 (6.83%) Incident Management
11 11 (6.83%) Service Delivery
12 10 (6.21%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.66%) JavaScript
2 19 (11.80%) Java
3 18 (11.18%) SQL
4 10 (6.21%) PowerShell
5 9 (5.59%) C#
6 7 (4.35%) Python
6 7 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.11%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.11%) Objective-C
7 5 (3.11%) Perl
8 4 (2.48%) Bourne shell
8 4 (2.48%) C++
8 4 (2.48%) Korn
8 4 (2.48%) Lua
9 3 (1.86%) C
9 3 (1.86%) Scala
9 3 (1.86%) VBScript
10 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.24%) XAML
11 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (14.29%) Degree
2 10 (6.21%) HND
3 6 (3.73%) CISSP
3 6 (3.73%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.11%) CISM
4 5 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.48%) CCNP
5 4 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.48%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.48%) PMP
6 3 (1.86%) ISEB
7 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.24%) MBA
8 1 (0.62%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.73%) COBIT
2 5 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.11%) PMO
3 1 (0.62%) GDPR
3 1 (0.62%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.48%) NFS
2 4 (2.48%) Samba
3 3 (1.86%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.24%) NDS
4 2 (1.24%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.24%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 2 (1.24%) SCCM
3 1 (0.62%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.62%) Mesos
3 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.62%) Puppet
3 1 (0.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.48%) Cisco
2 4 (2.48%) Google
2 4 (2.48%) Oracle
2 4 (2.48%) Perforce
3 3 (1.86%) Symantec
4 2 (1.24%) BMC
4 2 (1.24%) Cadence
4 2 (1.24%) HP
4 2 (1.24%) NetIQ
4 2 (1.24%) Remedy
4 2 (1.24%) VMware
4 2 (1.24%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.62%) Adobe
5 1 (0.62%) Altera
5 1 (0.62%) Apple
5 1 (0.62%) Compuware
5 1 (0.62%) IBM
5 1 (0.62%) SAP
5 1 (0.62%) Xilinx
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