Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Manager
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 204 226
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 8 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 10
Scotland median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +23.81% +10.53%
10th Percentile £55,250 £63,500 £45,875
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £57,625
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5398 4990 6140
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.00% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3449 3098 3950
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,825 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Operations Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Manager in Scotland

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Operations Manager in Scotland

Operations Manager
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Glasgow -8 4 £55,000 -
Edinburgh -18 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £67,500 -
Operations Manager
UK

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Operations Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 2 (25.00%) Budget Control
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation

Operations Manager Skill Set
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:

General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Budget Control
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) People Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA