The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 92 100
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 47 65 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.01% 2.19% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.42% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 45
Median salary £39,500 £37,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.63% -24.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,250 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,650 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.29% -3.33%  

Process Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2136 2681 2768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.32% 90.48% 89.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1732 1672
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Process Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Scotland

Process Improvement
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Process Improvement in Scotland

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Scotland over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Process Improvement in Scotland

Process 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 Process Improvement within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +12 33 £38,250 +4.79% 2
Edinburgh -7 6 £38,000 -23.23% 3
Dundee - 3 £44,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 2 - -
Fife 0 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Inverclyde -2 1 £42,500 +9.67%
Falkirk - 1 £48,500 - 1
Process Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 30 (35.71%) Finance
2 20 (23.81%) SQL
3 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 18 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (19.05%) Banking
4 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
5 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 14 (16.67%) Degree
7 10 (11.90%) Service Delivery
8 9 (10.71%) ITSM
8 9 (10.71%) ITIL
8 9 (10.71%) Windows
9 8 (9.52%) Management Information System
9 8 (9.52%) Workflow
9 8 (9.52%) Project Management
10 7 (8.33%) Firewall
10 7 (8.33%) Validation
10 7 (8.33%) VB
10 7 (8.33%) MS Office
10 7 (8.33%) Unix
10 7 (8.33%) SLA
10 7 (8.33%) Network Security
10 7 (8.33%) CyberArk
11 6 (7.14%) Analytics
11 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 6 (7.14%) Sourcefire
11 6 (7.14%) SysML

Process 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 3 (3.57%) OpenStack
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP HCM
1 2 (2.38%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.19%) HFM
2 1 (1.19%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) GitHub
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) Firewall
1 7 (8.33%) Network Security
2 2 (2.38%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.38%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.38%) MS Access
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.38%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.19%) Big Data
4 1 (1.19%) Essbase
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Smart View
4 1 (1.19%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (35.71%) Finance
2 16 (19.05%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Legal
4 2 (2.38%) Billing
4 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) Military
4 2 (2.38%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Analyst
2 12 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 10 (11.90%) Developer
4 9 (10.71%) IT Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Consultant
5 7 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Security Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Technology Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Problem Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.57%) Incident Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Major Incident Manager
9 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Service Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) HTML
2 5 (5.95%) Web Services
3 2 (2.38%) .NET
3 2 (2.38%) CSS
3 2 (2.38%) CSS3
3 2 (2.38%) Ext JS
3 2 (2.38%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.38%) HTML5
3 2 (2.38%) J2EE
3 2 (2.38%) jQuery
3 2 (2.38%) JSON
3 2 (2.38%) React
3 2 (2.38%) REST
3 2 (2.38%) SOAP
3 2 (2.38%) Spring
3 2 (2.38%) Struts
3 2 (2.38%) Vaadin
3 2 (2.38%) WSDL
3 2 (2.38%) XML
3 2 (2.38%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.76%) User Experience
4 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.57%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.38%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.19%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.71%) Windows
2 7 (8.33%) Unix
3 4 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 10 (11.90%) Service Delivery
5 9 (10.71%) ITIL
5 9 (10.71%) ITSM
6 8 (9.52%) Project Management
6 8 (9.52%) Workflow
7 7 (8.33%) Validation
8 6 (7.14%) Analytics
8 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 6 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.14%) Service Management
8 6 (7.14%) SysML
8 6 (7.14%) UML
9 5 (5.95%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.95%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (5.95%) SDLC
9 5 (5.95%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.81%) SQL
2 7 (8.33%) VB
3 6 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.76%) Python
4 4 (4.76%) R
5 3 (3.57%) C#
5 3 (3.57%) Java
5 3 (3.57%) VBScript
6 1 (1.19%) C
6 1 (1.19%) PHP
6 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) ISEB
3 4 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.38%) CISSP
4 2 (2.38%) MCITP
4 2 (2.38%) MCTS
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.38%) PMP
5 1 (1.19%) ACCA
5 1 (1.19%) MBA
5 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) PMO
3 1 (1.19%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) AirWatch
1 2 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.33%) CyberArk
3 6 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 6 (7.14%) Cisco
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle
3 6 (7.14%) Sourcefire
4 5 (5.95%) Aveksa
5 4 (4.76%) IBM
6 3 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.57%) SAP
7 2 (2.38%) Apple
7 2 (2.38%) Charles River
7 2 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.38%) MobileIron
7 2 (2.38%) Pega
7 2 (2.38%) Sophos
7 2 (2.38%) Vermilion
7 2 (2.38%) Xerox
8 1 (1.19%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (1.19%) Vertica
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