Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for IT Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IT Strategy over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT/Technology Strategy
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 159 152
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7 -18
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 88 60 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.61% 1.12% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.22% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 63 43 60
Scotland median annual salary £66,500 £70,000 £60,675
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +15.37% +11.33%
10th Percentile £42,100 £42,600 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,000 £99,250 £76,875
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% +8.33%

IT Strategy 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 5,074 4,938 5,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.93% 92.52% 92.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,378 3,072 3,104
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in Scotland

IT Strategy
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for IT Strategy in Scotland

IT Strategy
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Strategy in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Strategy in Scotland

IT Strategy
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Strategy within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
Edinburgh +28 67 £69,250 -4.48% 2
Glasgow -11 15 £44,000 -14.36% 5
South Ayrshire - 4 £55,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
IT Strategy
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT jobs citing IT Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for IT Strategy.

1 28 (31.82%) CRM
2 24 (27.27%) SAP
3 17 (19.32%) Line Management
3 17 (19.32%) Decision-Making
3 17 (19.32%) Web Development
3 17 (19.32%) Finance
4 16 (18.18%) Matrix Management
4 16 (18.18%) Banking
5 15 (17.05%) SLA
6 14 (15.91%) Data Science
6 14 (15.91%) Matrix Organization
6 14 (15.91%) Mobile App
6 14 (15.91%) GIS
6 14 (15.91%) SAP CRM
7 12 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 11 (12.50%) Project Management
9 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
9 10 (11.36%) .NET
10 9 (10.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (10.23%) Marketing
10 9 (10.23%) Retail
10 9 (10.23%) FMCG
10 9 (10.23%) Escalation Management
10 9 (10.23%) Value Proposition
11 8 (9.09%) TOGAF
11 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 8 (9.09%) Windows
12 7 (7.95%) SQL

IT Strategy
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 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (15.91%) SAP CRM
2 12 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Office 365
2 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.14%) DHCP
3 1 (1.14%) DNS
3 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.14%) VoIP
3 1 (1.14%) VPN
3 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.91%) GIS
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.27%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) MSDE
4 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.14%) JIRA
1 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 16 (18.18%) Banking
3 9 (10.23%) Marketing
3 9 (10.23%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Law
4 3 (3.41%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.27%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (54.55%) Architect
2 28 (31.82%) Solutions Architect
3 23 (26.14%) SAP Architect
3 23 (26.14%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 15 (17.05%) Digital Architect
5 14 (15.91%) CRM Architect
5 14 (15.91%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 14 (15.91%) SAP CRM Architect
6 10 (11.36%) IT Manager
7 8 (9.09%) Head of IT
8 5 (5.68%) Commercial Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.41%) Business Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (3.41%) Head of Infrastructure
10 3 (3.41%) Lead Developer
11 2 (2.27%) Applications Architect
11 2 (2.27%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) .NET
2 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.14%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.14%) React
4 1 (1.14%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.23%) FMCG
3 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) Equities
5 2 (2.27%) Fintech
5 2 (2.27%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) Robotics
5 2 (2.27%) User Experience
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) Derivative
6 1 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.14%) Tandem
6 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Linux
2 3 (3.41%) Mac OS
2 3 (3.41%) Windows 10
2 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) CRM
2 17 (19.32%) Decision-Making
2 17 (19.32%) Line Management
2 17 (19.32%) Web Development
3 16 (18.18%) Matrix Management
4 14 (15.91%) Data Science
4 14 (15.91%) Matrix Organization
5 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (12.50%) Project Management
7 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
8 9 (10.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (10.23%) Escalation Management
8 9 (10.23%) Value Proposition
9 8 (9.09%) TOGAF
10 7 (7.95%) ERP
11 6 (6.82%) Change Management
11 6 (6.82%) Data Management
11 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (5.68%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.95%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) C#
3 4 (4.55%) C
4 3 (3.41%) Java
5 2 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (1.14%) C++
6 1 (1.14%) Groovy
6 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.14%) Perl
6 1 (1.14%) Scala
6 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) CISSP
2 1 (1.14%) CISM
2 1 (1.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 1 (1.14%) PCI QSA
2 1 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.05%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) COBIT
2 3 (3.41%) GDPR
3 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (27.27%) SAP
2 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco
3 4 (4.55%) VMware
4 3 (3.41%) Meraki
5 1 (1.14%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) IFS
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle
5 1 (1.14%) Perforce
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com