Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 47 67
Rank change year-on-year -32 +20 +5
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 177 219 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.20% 4.70% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 5.15% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 103 126 141
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.49% +1.11% +1.39%
10th Percentile £32,700 £27,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,486 £48,000
% change year-on-year +1.97% +7.26% -4.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,038 4,254 5,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.19% 91.29% 90.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,300 2,691 3,544
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 -23 108 £47,500 +3.26% 13
Edinburgh -23 65 £49,250 +3.68% 15
North Lanarkshire -10 2 £67,500 +45.95%
Inverclyde +3 1 - -
Aberdeen -5 1 £37,000 +85.00%
Continuous Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 97 (54.80%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (31.07%) Finance
3 44 (24.86%) Degree
4 41 (23.16%) Scrum
5 35 (19.77%) Test Automation
6 30 (16.95%) Software Engineering
7 29 (16.38%) SQL
8 28 (15.82%) TDD
9 23 (12.99%) User Experience
10 21 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (11.86%) Java
10 21 (11.86%) Banking
10 21 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (11.30%) DevOps
11 20 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (11.30%) Jenkins
12 19 (10.73%) Coaching
12 19 (10.73%) JIRA
12 19 (10.73%) Microsoft
13 18 (10.17%) HTML
13 18 (10.17%) CSS
14 17 (9.60%) Windows
14 17 (9.60%) Project Management
14 17 (9.60%) Git (software)
15 16 (9.04%) Mobile App
16 15 (8.47%) Computer Science Degree
16 15 (8.47%) Waterfall
16 15 (8.47%) MVC
16 15 (8.47%) SQL Server
17 14 (7.91%) ITIL

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 13 (7.34%) Confluence
2 7 (3.95%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.95%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (2.82%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.82%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.82%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (1.69%) IIS
4 3 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.13%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (7.34%) OmniGraffle
2 7 (3.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (3.95%) InVision
2 7 (3.95%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.52%) Firebase
3 7 (3.95%) Office 365
4 6 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.69%) SaaS
6 2 (1.13%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.52%) Firewall
2 6 (3.39%) HTTP
3 5 (2.82%) HTTPS
3 5 (2.82%) Internet
3 5 (2.82%) Skype
3 5 (2.82%) SSL
3 5 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.69%) DHCP
4 3 (1.69%) DNS
5 2 (1.13%) VoIP
6 1 (0.56%) BGP
6 1 (0.56%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.56%) Network Security
6 1 (0.56%) SAN
6 1 (0.56%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.65%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.82%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.13%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.13%) ArangoDB
6 2 (1.13%) Big Data
6 2 (1.13%) DB2
6 2 (1.13%) DTS
6 2 (1.13%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.13%) MySQL
6 2 (1.13%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.13%) OLTP
6 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (11.30%) Jenkins
2 19 (10.73%) JIRA
3 17 (9.60%) Git (software)
4 13 (7.34%) Axure RP
5 11 (6.21%) Ant
5 11 (6.21%) Gradle
6 8 (4.52%) Android Studio
6 8 (4.52%) Eclipse
7 6 (3.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 6 (3.39%) Subversion
8 5 (2.82%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.13%) GoCD
10 2 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.13%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.56%) JUnit
11 1 (0.56%) Maven
11 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (31.07%) Finance
2 21 (11.86%) Banking
3 12 (6.78%) Retail
4 9 (5.08%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.95%) Marketing
6 5 (2.82%) Legal
7 3 (1.69%) Law
8 2 (1.13%) Military
8 2 (1.13%) Publishing
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) German Language
9 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (18.64%) Developer
2 26 (14.69%) Analyst
3 17 (9.60%) Designer
3 17 (9.60%) Scrum Master
4 13 (7.34%) Android Developer
5 12 (6.78%) Architect
6 11 (6.21%) IT Manager
7 10 (5.65%) Agile Scrum Master
7 10 (5.65%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.65%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.08%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.08%) Lead Developer
9 8 (4.52%) Lead Android Developer
9 8 (4.52%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) IT Project Manager
10 7 (3.95%) UI Designer
11 6 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.39%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.39%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.17%) CSS
1 18 (10.17%) HTML
2 12 (6.78%) REST
3 11 (6.21%) .NET
4 10 (5.65%) XML
5 9 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (4.52%) Android SDK
6 8 (4.52%) Dagger
6 8 (4.52%) jQuery
6 8 (4.52%) Retrofit
6 8 (4.52%) RxJava
7 7 (3.95%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.95%) React
8 6 (3.39%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.39%) J2EE
8 6 (3.39%) RESTful
8 6 (3.39%) Spring
8 6 (3.39%) Web Services
9 4 (2.26%) JSON
9 4 (2.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.99%) User Experience
2 21 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.04%) Mobile App
4 14 (7.91%) Computer Science
5 12 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (6.78%) Graphic Design
6 8 (4.52%) Over-the-Top Content
6 8 (4.52%) STB
7 7 (3.95%) Public Cloud
8 6 (3.39%) Data Centre
8 6 (3.39%) DataPower
8 6 (3.39%) FMCG
9 5 (2.82%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.69%) Clustering
11 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.56%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.56%) PMI
11 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.60%) Windows
2 14 (7.91%) Android
3 12 (6.78%) Linux
4 11 (6.21%) Unix
5 6 (3.39%) AIX
5 6 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.39%) Solaris
5 6 (3.39%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.69%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.69%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.13%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (54.80%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (23.16%) Scrum
3 35 (19.77%) Test Automation
4 30 (16.95%) Software Engineering
5 28 (15.82%) TDD
6 21 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (11.30%) DevOps
8 19 (10.73%) Coaching
9 17 (9.60%) Project Management
10 15 (8.47%) MVC
10 15 (8.47%) Waterfall
11 14 (7.91%) ITIL
11 14 (7.91%) PRINCE2
12 13 (7.34%) SDLC
12 13 (7.34%) Usability Testing
12 13 (7.34%) Wireframes
13 12 (6.78%) Front End Development
13 12 (6.78%) Human Factors
13 12 (6.78%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.38%) SQL
2 21 (11.86%) Java
3 13 (7.34%) JavaScript
3 13 (7.34%) Shell Script
4 12 (6.78%) C#
5 8 (4.52%) Kotlin
6 5 (2.82%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.56%) ES6
8 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.56%) Python
8 1 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (24.86%) Degree
2 15 (8.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (6.21%) PMI Certification
3 11 (6.21%) PMP
4 5 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.69%) ISEB
6 2 (1.13%) CISM
6 2 (1.13%) CISSP
6 2 (1.13%) ECDL
6 2 (1.13%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) APMP
7 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.56%) MBA
7 1 (0.56%) MCAD
7 1 (0.56%) MCSD
7 1 (0.56%) MCTS
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.65%) QA
2 8 (4.52%) SLA
3 5 (2.82%) PMO
4 4 (2.26%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.26%) PMBOK
5 3 (1.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (2.82%) Apache Flume
1 5 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (2.26%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.69%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (3.95%) Ansible
2 3 (1.69%) SCCM
2 3 (1.69%) SCOM
3 2 (1.13%) Graphite
3 2 (1.13%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.13%) Icinga
3 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.56%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 19 (10.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.65%) IBM
3 8 (4.52%) Adobe
4 7 (3.95%) Oracle
5 6 (3.39%) Cisco
6 5 (2.82%) VMware
7 4 (2.26%) Citrix
8 3 (1.69%) Veritas
9 2 (1.13%) F5
9 2 (1.13%) Xerox
10 1 (0.56%) Cognos
10 1 (0.56%) Dell
10 1 (0.56%) KANA
10 1 (0.56%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.56%) Reuters
10 1 (0.56%) Symantec
10 1 (0.56%) Tableau
10 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.56%) Xamarin