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

IT/Technology Strategy
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 171 139
Rank change year-on-year +50 -32 -16
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 114 56 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.12% 1.01% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 1.10% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 90 39 57
Scotland median annual salary £66,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.83% - -
10th Percentile £42,000 £39,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,000 £85,750 £74,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £63,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.77% -2.69% +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 5,003 5,097 4,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.98% 92.15% 92.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,262 3,251 2,923
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +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 October 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 October 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 +50 80 £66,500 -8.28% 3
Glasgow +23 40 £42,000 -4.55% 5
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
IT Strategy
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 36 (31.58%) CRM
2 34 (29.82%) SAP
3 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (20.18%) SLA
4 23 (20.18%) Finance
5 19 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 18 (15.79%) Matrix Management
7 17 (14.91%) SAP CRM
7 17 (14.91%) E-Commerce
8 16 (14.04%) Escalation Management
8 16 (14.04%) Decision-Making
8 16 (14.04%) Value Proposition
8 16 (14.04%) Waterfall
9 15 (13.16%) Windows
9 15 (13.16%) Technical Architecture
9 15 (13.16%) TOGAF
10 14 (12.28%) Line Management
11 13 (11.40%) ArchiMate
11 13 (11.40%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (11.40%) Banking
11 13 (11.40%) Zachman Framework
11 13 (11.40%) Marketing
12 12 (10.53%) Web Development
12 12 (10.53%) Retail
12 12 (10.53%) FMCG
12 12 (10.53%) Mobile App
12 12 (10.53%) Data Science
13 11 (9.65%) Matrix Organization
13 11 (9.65%) GIS
13 11 (9.65%) Project Management

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 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (14.91%) SAP CRM
2 10 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) Office 365
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.65%) GIS
2 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.75%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.75%) DataStage
3 2 (1.75%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) ER Studio
1 2 (1.75%) Toad
General
1 23 (20.18%) Finance
2 13 (11.40%) Banking
2 13 (11.40%) Marketing
3 12 (10.53%) Retail
4 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.51%) Law
6 2 (1.75%) Legal
6 2 (1.75%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (62.28%) Architect
2 44 (38.60%) Solutions Architect
3 34 (29.82%) SAP Architect
4 33 (28.95%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 17 (14.91%) CRM Architect
5 17 (14.91%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 17 (14.91%) SAP CRM Architect
6 12 (10.53%) Digital Architect
7 9 (7.89%) Commercial Architect
8 7 (6.14%) IT Manager
9 6 (5.26%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.26%) Service Manager
10 5 (4.39%) Business Architect
10 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (4.39%) Platform Manager
10 5 (4.39%) Software Manager
11 4 (3.51%) Cloud Architect
11 4 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Architect
11 4 (3.51%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) FMCG
1 12 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.14%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.75%) Fintech
3 2 (1.75%) Robotics
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.88%) Life Science
4 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.88%) Tandem
4 1 (0.88%) User Experience
4 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) Windows
2 6 (5.26%) Unix
3 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.63%) Linux
4 3 (2.63%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.63%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.58%) CRM
2 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (15.79%) Matrix Management
5 17 (14.91%) E-Commerce
6 16 (14.04%) Decision-Making
6 16 (14.04%) Escalation Management
6 16 (14.04%) Value Proposition
6 16 (14.04%) Waterfall
7 15 (13.16%) Technical Architecture
7 15 (13.16%) TOGAF
8 14 (12.28%) Line Management
9 13 (11.40%) ArchiMate
9 13 (11.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (11.40%) Zachman Framework
10 12 (10.53%) Data Science
10 12 (10.53%) Web Development
11 11 (9.65%) Matrix Organization
11 11 (9.65%) Project Management
12 10 (8.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.51%) C
1 4 (3.51%) Java
1 4 (3.51%) SQL
2 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.75%) CISSP
3 1 (0.88%) CCNA
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.88%) CISM
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (0.88%) MCSE
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) PCI QSA
3 1 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.18%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) COBIT
2 2 (1.75%) GDPR
3 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
3 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (29.82%) SAP
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.51%) VMware
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco
4 3 (2.63%) Google
4 3 (2.63%) Meraki
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle
5 2 (1.75%) Citrix
5 2 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) IFS
6 1 (0.88%) Pegasus