Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT/Technology Strategy
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 161 107
Rank change year-on-year +46 -54 -15
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 124 72 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.34% 1.29% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 1.40% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 90 53 73
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +19.05% -16.00%
10th Percentile £42,000 £40,471 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £73,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 4,948 5,132 4,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.55% 92.25% 92.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,177 3,334 2,851
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,859 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +49 81 £66,500 -5.00%
Glasgow +25 44 £42,000 -23.64%
South Lanarkshire +6 9 £55,000 +23.03%
Highlands -6 1 - -
IT Strategy
UK

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 47 (37.90%) SAP
2 45 (36.29%) CRM
3 31 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (20.97%) SLA
5 25 (20.16%) SAP CRM
6 22 (17.74%) Enterprise Architecture
7 20 (16.13%) E-Commerce
7 20 (16.13%) Value Proposition
7 20 (16.13%) Escalation Management
8 18 (14.52%) Marketing
9 17 (13.71%) Finance
10 16 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
10 16 (12.90%) Retail
10 16 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (12.90%) Waterfall
11 15 (12.10%) FMCG
12 14 (11.29%) TOGAF
12 14 (11.29%) Management Information System
13 13 (10.48%) Java
13 13 (10.48%) Zachman Framework
13 13 (10.48%) ArchiMate
14 12 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (9.68%) Matrix Management
14 12 (9.68%) SQL
14 12 (9.68%) Oracle
14 12 (9.68%) Windows
15 10 (8.06%) WebSphere
15 10 (8.06%) Dynamics CRM
15 10 (8.06%) Coaching

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 10 (8.06%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.26%) WebLogic
2 9 (7.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (7.26%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (20.16%) SAP CRM
2 10 (8.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (5.65%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.81%) Network Security
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.26%) MariaDB
1 9 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (7.26%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.03%) GIS
3 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.42%) DataStage
3 3 (2.42%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.26%) Android Studio
1 9 (7.26%) Ant
1 9 (7.26%) Eclipse
1 9 (7.26%) Git (software)
1 9 (7.26%) Gradle
1 9 (7.26%) Subversion
2 2 (1.61%) ER Studio
2 2 (1.61%) Toad
General
1 18 (14.52%) Marketing
2 17 (13.71%) Finance
3 16 (12.90%) Retail
4 9 (7.26%) Banking
5 5 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.61%) Law
6 2 (1.61%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.61%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (65.32%) Architect
2 58 (46.77%) Solutions Architect
3 46 (37.10%) SAP Architect
4 45 (36.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 25 (20.16%) CRM Architect
5 25 (20.16%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 25 (20.16%) SAP CRM Architect
6 15 (12.10%) Commercial Architect
7 9 (7.26%) Development Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) Principal Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) Principal Software Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) Software Development Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) Development Manager
8 6 (4.84%) Digital Architect
8 6 (4.84%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (4.84%) Software Development Manager
8 6 (4.84%) Software Manager
9 5 (4.03%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.03%) Platform Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.06%) AngularJS
2 9 (7.26%) CSS
2 9 (7.26%) EJB
2 9 (7.26%) EJB 3.0
2 9 (7.26%) Hibernate
2 9 (7.26%) HTML
2 9 (7.26%) JPA
2 9 (7.26%) JSP
2 9 (7.26%) Spring
2 9 (7.26%) Spring Boot
2 9 (7.26%) Struts
2 9 (7.26%) Struts2
3 4 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (0.81%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.10%) FMCG
3 14 (11.29%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.65%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.84%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.03%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Life Science
7 1 (0.81%) User Experience
7 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.68%) Windows
2 9 (7.26%) Android
2 9 (7.26%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.84%) Unix
4 3 (2.42%) AIX
4 3 (2.42%) Linux
5 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.29%) CRM
2 31 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (17.74%) Enterprise Architecture
4 20 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 20 (16.13%) Escalation Management
4 20 (16.13%) Value Proposition
5 16 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
5 16 (12.90%) Waterfall
6 14 (11.29%) TOGAF
7 13 (10.48%) ArchiMate
7 13 (10.48%) Zachman Framework
8 12 (9.68%) Matrix Management
9 10 (8.06%) Coaching
9 10 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (7.26%) Android Development
10 9 (7.26%) Decision-Making
10 9 (7.26%) iOS Development
10 9 (7.26%) Microservices
10 9 (7.26%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.48%) Java
2 12 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (1.61%) C
4 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.81%) PHP
4 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (0.81%) CCNA
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.81%) CISSP
3 1 (0.81%) MCSE
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (7.26%) Docker
2 3 (2.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.81%) vSphere
4 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (37.90%) SAP
2 12 (9.68%) Oracle
3 4 (3.23%) IBM
4 3 (2.42%) Google
4 3 (2.42%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.61%) Citrix
5 2 (1.61%) VMware
6 1 (0.81%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco
6 1 (0.81%) Meraki
6 1 (0.81%) Pegasus