Decision-Making Jobs in Scotland

Decision-Making
UK > Scotland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Decision-Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Decision-Making over the 6 months to 23 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 35 93 123
Rank change year-on-year +58 +30 -9
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 685 150 130
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 10.31% 3.14% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.09% 3.34% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 115 77 65
10th Percentile £35,700 £31,491 £38,950
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,829 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,543 £60,047 £50,500
Median % change year-on-year -24.15% +18.90% -3.81%
75th Percentile £61,123 £80,627 £68,275
90th Percentile £72,433 £101,564 £81,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland

Decision-Making 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 6,174 4,494 5,177
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 92.90% 94.13% 91.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,423 2,257 2,771
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,392 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,810 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.19% +10.11% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £86,400 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,600 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.71% +2.67% +9.09%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in Scotland

Decision-Making
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Decision-Making in Scotland.

Salary trend for Decision-Making in Scotland

Decision-Making
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Decision-Making in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Decision-Making in Scotland

Decision-Making
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Decision-Making within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 April 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 +55 591 £42,500 -29.17% 31
Edinburgh +5 58 £59,556 -0.82% 13
Dundee - 9 £45,000 - 3
Fife -2 7 £43,200 - 2
Renfrewshire - 5 £36,678 - 2
Perthshire +7 3 £30,000 - 1
Aberdeen -6 3 £45,000 - 6
Aberdeenshire +7 2 £45,000 +87.50% 4
South Lanarkshire 0 2 £105,000 -
Clackmannanshire - 2 £51,500 -
West Lothian -3 1 £27,500 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £37,500 -
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Decision-Making
UK

Decision-Making
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
1 151 (22.04%) Apache Spark
2 80 (11.68%) Apache
3 60 (8.76%) FileNet
4 24 (3.50%) Apache Airflow
5 20 (2.92%) Camunda
6 16 (2.34%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (1.46%) CICS
8 8 (1.17%) Confluence
8 8 (1.17%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Exchange
9 3 (0.44%) SAS
10 2 (0.29%) Anypoint
Applications
1 21 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.15%) EViews
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.61%) Primavera
2 3 (0.44%) Salesforce CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 288 (42.04%) AWS
2 74 (10.80%) Azure
3 60 (8.76%) Amazon S3
4 45 (6.57%) GitHub
5 38 (5.55%) GCP
6 37 (5.40%) Power Platform
7 21 (3.07%) Microsoft 365
8 16 (2.34%) Amazon EKS
9 15 (2.19%) BlazeMeter
10 7 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (1.02%) Yammer
11 6 (0.88%) Entra ID
12 4 (0.58%) IaaS
12 4 (0.58%) SaaS
13 2 (0.29%) Fivetran
13 2 (0.29%) GitHub Actions
13 2 (0.29%) Vertex AI
14 1 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
14 1 (0.15%) Azure Sentinel
14 1 (0.15%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.63%) DSL
2 16 (2.34%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.29%) Firewall
4 1 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.15%) MPLS
4 1 (0.15%) SDH
4 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (16.06%) NoSQL
2 96 (14.01%) Big Data
3 81 (11.82%) Hadoop
4 70 (10.22%) Elasticsearch
5 60 (8.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 37 (5.40%) Power BI
7 32 (4.67%) Apache Hive
8 30 (4.38%) Tableau
9 28 (4.09%) DB2
9 28 (4.09%) MongoDB
10 22 (3.21%) Data Lake
11 16 (2.34%) Amazon Aurora
11 16 (2.34%) CockroachDB
11 16 (2.34%) HBase
11 16 (2.34%) Impala
12 14 (2.04%) Relational Database
13 10 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.46%) Flink
14 5 (0.73%) Data Hub
15 4 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 84 (12.26%) JUnit
2 67 (9.78%) Jenkins
3 60 (8.76%) Jasmine
4 43 (6.28%) Mockito
5 27 (3.94%) Maven
6 20 (2.92%) CircleCI
6 20 (2.92%) Gradle
6 20 (2.92%) Travis CI
7 17 (2.48%) Cypress.io
7 17 (2.48%) JIRA
7 17 (2.48%) Karma Test Runner
7 17 (2.48%) Protractor
7 17 (2.48%) Selenium
7 17 (2.48%) WebDriver
8 15 (2.19%) JMeter
8 15 (2.19%) LabVIEW
9 10 (1.46%) ChangeMan
10 9 (1.31%) Git
11 2 (0.29%) GitLab
11 2 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 566 (82.63%) Finance
2 544 (79.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 531 (77.52%) Law
4 320 (46.72%) Marketing
5 168 (24.53%) Legal
6 116 (16.93%) Banking
7 89 (12.99%) Social Skills
8 73 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
9 67 (9.78%) Investment Banking
10 32 (4.67%) Financial Institution
11 29 (4.23%) Presentation Skills
12 26 (3.80%) Private Banking
13 22 (3.21%) Manufacturing
14 15 (2.19%) Electronics
15 14 (2.04%) Retail
16 9 (1.31%) Public Sector
17 8 (1.17%) Telecoms
18 7 (1.02%) Games
19 5 (0.73%) Organisational Skills
20 4 (0.58%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 414 (60.44%) Software Engineer
2 205 (29.93%) Java Engineer
2 205 (29.93%) Java Software Engineer
3 124 (18.10%) Senior
4 117 (17.08%) Full Stack Engineer
4 117 (17.08%) Full Stack Software Engineer
5 115 (16.79%) Lead
6 98 (14.31%) Lead Software Engineer
7 96 (14.01%) Senior Software Engineer
8 73 (10.66%) Software Engineering Director
9 68 (9.93%) Big Data Engineer
9 68 (9.93%) Big Data Software Engineer
10 52 (7.59%) Python Engineer
10 52 (7.59%) Python Software Engineer
11 49 (7.15%) AWS Engineer
11 49 (7.15%) AWS Software Engineer
11 49 (7.15%) Scala Engineer
11 49 (7.15%) Scala Software Engineer
12 47 (6.86%) Data Engineer
13 42 (6.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (28.91%) Spring
2 160 (23.36%) React
3 141 (20.58%) AngularJS
4 109 (15.91%) Kafka
5 89 (12.99%) Spring Boot
6 88 (12.85%) GraphQL
7 87 (12.70%) J2EE
8 77 (11.24%) Hibernate
9 60 (8.76%) Spring Integration
10 51 (7.45%) HTML
11 50 (7.30%) CSS
12 47 (6.86%) REST
13 42 (6.13%) PySpark
14 36 (5.26%) Node.js
15 35 (5.11%) RESTful
16 34 (4.96%) JMS
16 34 (4.96%) jQuery
16 34 (4.96%) JSON
16 34 (4.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 29 (4.23%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 231 (33.72%) Cloud Native
2 109 (15.91%) Public Cloud
3 80 (11.68%) Product Ownership
4 44 (6.42%) Credit Risk
5 41 (5.99%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.36%) Data Structures
7 21 (3.07%) Taxonomies
8 15 (2.19%) Market Risk
9 11 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.46%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.46%) Reference Data
10 10 (1.46%) VSAM
11 8 (1.17%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (0.73%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.44%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
15 2 (0.29%) Cyber Threat
15 2 (0.29%) Security Posture
15 2 (0.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.34%) Unix
2 4 (0.58%) Windows
3 3 (0.44%) Linux
4 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (78.54%) Software Engineering
2 506 (73.87%) Agile
3 443 (64.67%) SDLC
4 431 (62.92%) Operational Stability
5 387 (56.50%) CI/CD
6 354 (51.68%) Machine Learning
7 336 (49.05%) Artificial Intelligence
8 208 (30.36%) Problem-Solving
9 195 (28.47%) Risk Management
10 140 (20.44%) Microservices
11 134 (19.56%) Computer Science
12 125 (18.25%) Full Stack Development
13 103 (15.04%) Tech Ops
14 76 (11.09%) Analytics
15 72 (10.51%) ETL
16 62 (9.05%) Asset Management
16 62 (9.05%) Data Modelling
17 61 (8.91%) Data Analysis
17 61 (8.91%) Mathematics
18 60 (8.76%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 440 (64.23%) Java
2 228 (33.28%) Python
2 228 (33.28%) SQL
3 86 (12.55%) Scala
4 52 (7.59%) TypeScript
5 42 (6.13%) JavaScript
6 32 (4.67%) C#
7 20 (2.92%) Ruby
8 19 (2.77%) PL/SQL
9 17 (2.48%) C++
10 15 (2.19%) C
11 10 (1.46%) COBOL
11 10 (1.46%) JCL
12 6 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions
13 5 (0.73%) R
14 2 (0.29%) Bash
14 2 (0.29%) PHP
14 2 (0.29%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.15%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 94 (13.72%) Degree
2 31 (4.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 31 (4.53%) Master's Degree
3 24 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (1.17%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.02%) CISM
5 7 (1.02%) CISSP
6 6 (0.88%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
7 5 (0.73%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.44%) PMP
9 2 (0.29%) HND
9 2 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.29%) PhD
10 1 (0.15%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.15%) MRICS
10 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (9.05%) SLA
2 38 (5.55%) Data Quality
3 18 (2.63%) Accessibility
4 7 (1.02%) Actionable Recommendations
4 7 (1.02%) NIST
5 6 (0.88%) QA
6 2 (0.29%) GRC
7 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.15%) GDPR
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.15%) NCSC
7 1 (0.15%) PMO
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (2.34%) HDFS
2 10 (1.46%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (0.58%) Docker
4 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 110 (16.06%) Kubernetes
2 30 (4.38%) Terraform
3 7 (1.02%) Grafana
3 7 (1.02%) Graphite
4 2 (0.29%) Ansible
4 2 (0.29%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.15%) CASB
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 105 (15.33%) Oracle
2 80 (11.68%) Databricks
3 45 (6.57%) Microsoft
4 20 (2.92%) Google
4 20 (2.92%) Pega
5 18 (2.63%) Alteryx
5 18 (2.63%) Cognos
5 18 (2.63%) Sybase
6 16 (2.34%) Cloudera
7 8 (1.17%) ServiceNow
8 7 (1.02%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.02%) Splunk
9 5 (0.73%) Salesforce
10 3 (0.44%) SAP
11 2 (0.29%) CA
11 2 (0.29%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.15%) Apple
12 1 (0.15%) Cisco
12 1 (0.15%) Informatica
12 1 (0.15%) VMware