Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
UK > Scotland
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 64 70
Rank change year-on-year -22 +6 +17
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 148 218 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.82% 3.76% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 4.13% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 95 123 148
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £34,700 £26,050 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,100 £58,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 4797 5276 5730
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.25% 91.01% 90.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3010 3119 3577
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £28,225 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -10 83 £45,000 +9.09% 4
Edinburgh -10 58 £48,000 +6.67% 9
Inverclyde -1 4 £32,500 -39.25% 1
Fife -3 1 - - 1
Dundee -6 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £37,000 - 1
Continuous Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 61 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.81%) Finance
3 32 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (17.57%) Change Management
4 26 (17.57%) Degree
5 24 (16.22%) Banking
5 24 (16.22%) Project Management
5 24 (16.22%) Java
6 23 (15.54%) Scrum
7 22 (14.86%) Software Engineering
7 22 (14.86%) SQL
8 21 (14.19%) Waterfall
9 20 (13.51%) PRINCE2
9 20 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (12.16%) HTML
11 17 (11.49%) Web Services
12 16 (10.81%) JavaScript
12 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
12 16 (10.81%) Risk Management
12 16 (10.81%) Coaching
13 15 (10.14%) Test Automation
13 15 (10.14%) Service Management
13 15 (10.14%) ITIL
13 15 (10.14%) CSS
13 15 (10.14%) Resource Management
14 13 (8.78%) QA
14 13 (8.78%) Service Delivery
14 13 (8.78%) User Stories
15 12 (8.11%) AngularJS
15 12 (8.11%) HTML5

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 3 (2.03%) ArcGIS
1 3 (2.03%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
1 3 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (1.35%) CMS
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.68%) IIS
3 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.35%) Firewall
1 2 (1.35%) HTTP
1 2 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.68%) LDAP
2 1 (0.68%) SSL
2 1 (0.68%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.73%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.03%) GIS
4 3 (2.03%) OLAP
4 3 (2.03%) Spatial Data
4 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.35%) DTS
5 2 (1.35%) MS Access
5 2 (1.35%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.35%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.68%) ArangoDB
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Selenium
1 7 (4.73%) SoapUI
2 5 (3.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.38%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.70%) Maven
3 4 (2.70%) Subversion
4 3 (2.03%) Ant
5 2 (1.35%) Hudson
5 2 (1.35%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.35%) JIRA
5 2 (1.35%) JUnit
6 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.68%) GitLab
6 1 (0.68%) GoCD
6 1 (0.68%) Gradle
6 1 (0.68%) Grunt
6 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (35.81%) Finance
2 24 (16.22%) Banking
3 8 (5.41%) Retail
4 5 (3.38%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.70%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.03%) Electronics
6 3 (2.03%) Marketing
7 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Games
8 1 (0.68%) Law
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (24.32%) Developer
2 22 (14.86%) Analyst
3 16 (10.81%) IT Manager
3 16 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 10 (6.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (6.08%) IT Project Manager
5 9 (6.08%) Test Engineer
6 7 (4.73%) Java Developer
6 7 (4.73%) Senior Developer
6 7 (4.73%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (4.05%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.05%) Senior Manager
8 5 (3.38%) Security Manager
8 5 (3.38%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (2.70%) Android Developer
9 4 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.70%) iOS Developer
9 4 (2.70%) IT Security Manager
9 4 (2.70%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (2.70%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.16%) HTML
2 17 (11.49%) Web Services
3 15 (10.14%) CSS
4 12 (8.11%) AngularJS
4 12 (8.11%) HTML5
5 11 (7.43%) React
6 10 (6.76%) RESTful
6 10 (6.76%) XML
7 9 (6.08%) Spring
8 7 (4.73%) Gherkin
8 7 (4.73%) JMS
8 7 (4.73%) SOAP
9 4 (2.70%) .NET
9 4 (2.70%) CSS3
9 4 (2.70%) J2EE
9 4 (2.70%) Java EE
9 4 (2.70%) JSON
10 3 (2.03%) Apache CXF
10 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.08%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.73%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.05%) User Experience
5 5 (3.38%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.38%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.03%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.35%) Clustering
7 2 (1.35%) DataPower
7 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.35%) PMI
7 2 (1.35%) Tandem
8 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.68%) EPoS
8 1 (0.68%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.41%) Linux
2 7 (4.73%) Unix
3 6 (4.05%) Windows
4 4 (2.70%) Android
4 4 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.35%) AIX
5 2 (1.35%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.35%) Solaris
6 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.57%) Change Management
3 24 (16.22%) Project Management
4 23 (15.54%) Scrum
5 22 (14.86%) Software Engineering
6 21 (14.19%) Waterfall
7 20 (13.51%) PRINCE2
7 20 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (10.81%) Coaching
8 16 (10.81%) Risk Management
9 15 (10.14%) ITIL
9 15 (10.14%) Resource Management
9 15 (10.14%) Service Management
9 15 (10.14%) Test Automation
10 13 (8.78%) Service Delivery
10 13 (8.78%) User Stories
11 12 (8.11%) Contingency Planning
11 12 (8.11%) MVC
11 12 (8.11%) Unit Testing
12 11 (7.43%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.22%) Java
2 22 (14.86%) SQL
3 16 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.76%) Scala
5 7 (4.73%) Groovy
5 7 (4.73%) Python
6 5 (3.38%) C#
6 5 (3.38%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.03%) Perl
7 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.35%) C++
8 2 (1.35%) Ruby
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) C
9 1 (0.68%) PHP
9 1 (0.68%) VBA
9 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (17.57%) Degree
2 11 (7.43%) PMI Certification
2 11 (7.43%) PMP
3 5 (3.38%) CISM
3 5 (3.38%) CISSP
4 3 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.68%) APMP
6 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.68%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.78%) QA
2 5 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.38%) SLA
3 4 (2.70%) COBIT
3 4 (2.70%) PMO
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) GDPR
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Ansible
1 1 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.68%) Graphite
1 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.68%) Icinga
1 1 (0.68%) logstash
1 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (4.73%) IBM
1 7 (4.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.03%) Oracle
3 2 (1.35%) Cadence
3 2 (1.35%) Reuters
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe
4 1 (0.68%) Altera
4 1 (0.68%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco
4 1 (0.68%) Citrix
4 1 (0.68%) Cognos
4 1 (0.68%) HP
4 1 (0.68%) Motorola
4 1 (0.68%) Symantec
4 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.68%) Xilinx
4 1 (0.68%) Zend
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