Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Performance Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Improvement over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Improvement
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 206 228
Rank change year-on-year -9 +22 +18
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 13 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.078% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.085% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 8
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +24.14% -3.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,625 £30,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £46,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year - -0.99% +12.22%

Performance Improvement 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 5126 4680 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.87% 91.37% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3272 2839 3704
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Performance Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Improvement in Scotland

Performance Improvement
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Performance Improvement in Scotland

Performance Improvement
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 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
Edinburgh -3 9 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Glasgow - 3 - -
Performance Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Performance Improvement.

1 8 (61.54%) Degree
1 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
2 7 (53.85%) Coaching
2 7 (53.85%) Open Source
2 7 (53.85%) Service Management
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Retail
5 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
5 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
5 3 (23.08%) High Availability
6 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) IIS
7 1 (7.69%) XML
7 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.69%) SAN
7 1 (7.69%) Internet
7 1 (7.69%) Nagios
7 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.69%) Windows
7 1 (7.69%) SLA
7 1 (7.69%) JSON
7 1 (7.69%) QA

Performance Improvement
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 1 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Build Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Applications Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Java Software Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.69%) Java EE
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
2 7 (53.85%) Coaching
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Open Source
2 7 (53.85%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
3 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) VMware