Continuous Improvement Jobs in Scotland

Continual Improvement
UK > Scotland

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 27 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 19 63 39
Rank change year-on-year +44 -24 +21
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 1,051 202 413
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 15.43% 4.50% 6.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.88% 4.76% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 156 134 153
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,500 £37,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,518 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.12% +10.03% +10.00%
75th Percentile £72,450 £85,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £118,588 £81,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% - +9.09%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,226 4,242 5,499
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 91.40% 94.46% 91.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,433 2,103 2,854
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,000 £31,133
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,875 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +15.61%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.84% +1.67% +9.09%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Scotland.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Scotland over the 6 months to 27 May 2024.

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 27 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow +69 911 £51,250 +13.89% 38
Edinburgh +6 70 £60,000 -10.54% 20
Aberdeen -9 12 £25,000 -35.06% 30
Dundee - 11 £40,144 - 4
Fife +2 10 £43,200 -21.45% 7
West Lothian 0 7 - - 3
Lanarkshire - 6 £41,000 - 13
South Lanarkshire -4 4 £105,000 - 2
Renfrewshire - 3 £44,436 - 1
Perthshire +7 2 £35,000 -
North Lanarkshire -7 2 - - 4
Highlands - 2 £41,000 - 1
Stirling -4 1 £50,000 -44.44%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £25,000 - 6
East Ayrshire - 1 £225,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 203 (19.31%) Apache Spark
2 66 (6.28%) Apache
3 35 (3.33%) FileNet
4 24 (2.28%) Confluence
5 13 (1.24%) Microsoft Exchange
6 8 (0.76%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.57%) SAS
8 5 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.095%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.76%) NEC Housing
2 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 410 (39.01%) AWS
2 67 (6.37%) Azure
3 53 (5.04%) GCP
4 51 (4.85%) Amazon EC2
4 51 (4.85%) Amazon ECS
4 51 (4.85%) Amazon EKS
4 51 (4.85%) Amazon EMR
4 51 (4.85%) Amazon SQS
4 51 (4.85%) AWS Lambda
4 51 (4.85%) Serverless
5 46 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (3.33%) Amazon S3
7 25 (2.38%) Google Play
8 24 (2.28%) BlazeMeter
8 24 (2.28%) SaaS
9 19 (1.81%) Datadog
10 18 (1.71%) Power Platform
11 14 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
12 13 (1.24%) Microsoft 365
13 7 (0.67%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.86%) Firewall
1 9 (0.86%) LAN
1 9 (0.86%) SAN
1 9 (0.86%) WAN
2 7 (0.67%) Broadband
2 7 (0.67%) NAS
2 7 (0.67%) VoIP
3 4 (0.38%) VPN
4 3 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.19%) BGP
5 2 (0.19%) IPsec
5 2 (0.19%) Network Security
5 2 (0.19%) OSPF
5 2 (0.19%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.19%) Wireless
5 2 (0.19%) WLAN
6 1 (0.095%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (27.31%) NoSQL
2 167 (15.89%) Big Data
3 150 (14.27%) Hadoop
4 99 (9.42%) Apache Hive
5 86 (8.18%) HBase
6 52 (4.95%) Electronic Patient Records
7 50 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 46 (4.38%) Relational Database
9 44 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
10 40 (3.81%) Data Lake
11 39 (3.71%) Qlik Sense
12 18 (1.71%) Power BI
13 16 (1.52%) MongoDB
14 15 (1.43%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.33%) MySQL
16 10 (0.95%) Flink
17 9 (0.86%) SQL Server
18 7 (0.67%) Redis
19 6 (0.57%) Tableau
20 2 (0.19%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 113 (10.75%) Jenkins
2 99 (9.42%) Git
3 95 (9.04%) JUnit
4 86 (8.18%) Bitbucket Server
5 54 (5.14%) JIRA
6 30 (2.85%) Cypress.io
7 29 (2.76%) Selenium
8 25 (2.38%) Android Studio
9 21 (2.00%) Jasmine
9 21 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
9 21 (2.00%) Protractor
9 21 (2.00%) WebDriver
10 20 (1.90%) Maven
11 9 (0.86%) Cucumber
11 9 (0.86%) Gradle
11 9 (0.86%) JMeter
12 7 (0.67%) Moq
13 2 (0.19%) GitLab
13 2 (0.19%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.19%) Terragrunt
General
1 885 (84.21%) Finance
2 853 (81.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 835 (79.45%) Law
4 486 (46.24%) Legal
5 207 (19.70%) Marketing
6 161 (15.32%) Banking
7 158 (15.03%) Social Skills
8 92 (8.75%) Investment Banking
9 50 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (3.62%) Private Banking
11 17 (1.62%) Public Sector
12 13 (1.24%) Organisational Skills
13 9 (0.86%) Presentation Skills
14 8 (0.76%) Local Government
14 8 (0.76%) Police
15 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.48%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.48%) Retail
16 4 (0.38%) Influencing Skills
17 3 (0.29%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 791 (75.26%) Software Engineer
2 296 (28.16%) Java Engineer
2 296 (28.16%) Java Software Engineer
3 196 (18.65%) AWS Engineer
3 196 (18.65%) AWS Software Engineer
4 133 (12.65%) Big Data Engineer
4 133 (12.65%) Big Data Software Engineer
5 127 (12.08%) Full Stack Engineer
5 127 (12.08%) Full Stack Software Engineer
6 123 (11.70%) Data Engineer
7 121 (11.51%) Python Engineer
7 121 (11.51%) Python Software Engineer
8 95 (9.04%) Developer
9 80 (7.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 56 (5.33%) Database Developer
10 56 (5.33%) Database Engineer
11 55 (5.23%) Lead
12 51 (4.85%) Scala Engineer
12 51 (4.85%) Scala Software Engineer
13 37 (3.52%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (23.69%) Spring
2 178 (16.94%) React
3 172 (16.37%) AngularJS
4 119 (11.32%) HTML
4 119 (11.32%) J2EE
5 114 (10.85%) JMS
6 111 (10.56%) Kafka
6 111 (10.56%) Node.js
7 110 (10.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 89 (8.47%) Hibernate
9 88 (8.37%) CSS
10 87 (8.28%) Spring Boot
11 84 (7.99%) JSON
12 82 (7.80%) jQuery
13 62 (5.90%) Web Services
14 48 (4.57%) XML
15 39 (3.71%) HTML5
15 39 (3.71%) JavaBeans
15 39 (3.71%) PySpark
16 37 (3.52%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 745 (70.88%) Algorithms
2 159 (15.13%) Onboarding
3 150 (14.27%) Cloud Native
4 53 (5.04%) Data Structures
5 49 (4.66%) Management Information System
5 49 (4.66%) Product Ownership
6 43 (4.09%) Legacy Code
7 16 (1.52%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.43%) Reference Data
9 12 (1.14%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.05%) Data Centre
10 11 (1.05%) Legacy Systems
10 11 (1.05%) Private Cloud
11 10 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.86%) Market Risk
13 7 (0.67%) Credit Risk
13 7 (0.67%) Distributed Computing
13 7 (0.67%) IoT
13 7 (0.67%) Social Media
13 7 (0.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 106 (10.09%) Unix
2 51 (4.85%) Linux
3 29 (2.76%) Android
4 18 (1.71%) Windows
5 10 (0.95%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 899 (85.54%) Agile
2 813 (77.35%) Software Engineering
3 788 (74.98%) Visualisation
4 773 (73.55%) CI/CD
5 738 (70.22%) SDLC
6 682 (64.89%) Operational Stability
7 680 (64.70%) Community of Practice
8 660 (62.80%) Artificial Intelligence
9 638 (60.70%) Machine Learning
10 494 (47.00%) Risk Management
11 159 (15.13%) Client Onboarding
12 156 (14.84%) Microservices
13 150 (14.27%) Problem-Solving
14 138 (13.13%) Full Stack Development
15 130 (12.37%) Test Automation
16 126 (11.99%) TDD
17 124 (11.80%) KYC
18 87 (8.28%) Open Source
18 87 (8.28%) Scrum
19 86 (8.18%) Batch Processing
Programming Languages
1 587 (55.85%) Java
2 429 (40.82%) SQL
3 368 (35.01%) Python
4 129 (12.27%) JavaScript
5 125 (11.89%) PL/SQL
6 78 (7.42%) TypeScript
7 51 (4.85%) Scala
8 30 (2.85%) Kotlin
9 21 (2.00%) C#
10 14 (1.33%) Go
11 7 (0.67%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.57%) C++
13 5 (0.48%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.38%) Swift
15 3 (0.29%) Bash
15 3 (0.29%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.19%) R
17 1 (0.095%) PHP
Qualifications
1 105 (9.99%) Degree
2 15 (1.43%) DBS Check
3 8 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (0.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.48%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.29%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.29%) CCNP
7 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.29%) MCDST
7 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.19%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.19%) Azure Certification
8 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.19%) HND
8 2 (0.19%) JNCIP
8 2 (0.19%) PhD
9 1 (0.095%) MAPM
9 1 (0.095%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.62%) QA
2 10 (0.95%) Accessibility
3 7 (0.67%) ISO 14001
3 7 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.29%) PMO
5 2 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.19%) IFRS
5 2 (0.19%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.095%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.095%) GDPR
6 1 (0.095%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.095%) NIST
6 1 (0.095%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (8.18%) HDFS
2 37 (3.52%) Docker
3 12 (1.14%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 121 (11.51%) Terraform
2 109 (10.37%) Kubernetes
3 45 (4.28%) Grafana
4 19 (1.81%) Prometheus
5 7 (0.67%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.38%) Ansible
7 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.19%) Puppet
8 2 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 181 (17.22%) Databricks
2 129 (12.27%) Oracle
3 86 (8.18%) Informatica
4 56 (5.33%) Cloudera
5 45 (4.28%) Dynatrace
5 45 (4.28%) Splunk
6 44 (4.19%) Microsoft
7 39 (3.71%) Alteryx
8 36 (3.43%) Google
9 12 (1.14%) SAP
9 12 (1.14%) ServiceNow
10 9 (0.86%) Cisco
10 9 (0.86%) TOWER Software
10 9 (0.86%) VMware
11 8 (0.76%) NEC
12 7 (0.67%) Mitel
13 5 (0.48%) BiZZdesign
14 3 (0.29%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.29%) Citrix
15 2 (0.19%) IBM