Period
to 18 August 2018

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 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 140 151
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11 -43
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 74 83 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.34% 1.55% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.67% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 49 61 40
Scotland median annual salary £36,355 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.78% +11.43% -28.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,050
90th Percentile £66,000 £67,500 £54,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Process 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 5,129 4,971 5,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.92% 92.54% 92.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,417 3,093 3,112
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,550 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,690
% change year-on-year - +4.84% +0.40%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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 6 months to 18 August 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 +17 33 £36,355 -1.74% 2
Glasgow -50 33 £34,000 -15.00% 5
Renfrewshire - 2 £43,500 - 1
Aberdeen -1 1 - -
Ayrshire - 1 £27,500 -
Perthshire - 1 £45,000 -
Process Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing Process Improvement 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 Process Improvement.

1 27 (36.49%) Finance
1 27 (36.49%) SQL
2 22 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
4 19 (25.68%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (24.32%) Business Process Improvement
6 17 (22.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (22.97%) Management Information System
7 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
7 16 (21.62%) SDLC
8 15 (20.27%) Business Analysis
9 12 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (16.22%) Oracle
9 12 (16.22%) C#
9 12 (16.22%) Project Management
9 12 (16.22%) Change Management
9 12 (16.22%) Mentoring
10 11 (14.86%) .NET
10 11 (14.86%) ITIL
10 11 (14.86%) Open Source
11 10 (13.51%) Jenkins
12 9 (12.16%) Analytics
12 9 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (12.16%) REST
12 9 (12.16%) Lean Six Sigma
12 9 (12.16%) Test Automation
12 9 (12.16%) TDD
12 9 (12.16%) Banking
12 9 (12.16%) XML
12 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence

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 9 (12.16%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (6.76%) IIS
4 4 (5.41%) JBoss
5 2 (2.70%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.35%) CMS
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.35%) C-CURE
2 1 (1.35%) Magento
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.35%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.35%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.35%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.35%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Firewall
1 1 (1.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.11%) Power BI
3 6 (8.11%) QlikView
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.41%) DB2
4 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.05%) MySQL
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.70%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.70%) Big Data
6 2 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.70%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.70%) HBase
6 2 (2.70%) Impala
6 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.70%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.76%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.76%) NUnit
3 5 (6.76%) SpecFlow
3 5 (6.76%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.05%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.70%) FindBugs
5 2 (2.70%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.70%) JUnit
5 2 (2.70%) Maven
5 2 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 27 (36.49%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Banking
3 7 (9.46%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (47.30%) Analyst
2 22 (29.73%) Business Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) Developer
4 6 (8.11%) .NET Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Architect
4 6 (8.11%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.11%) IT Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) Senior Architect
4 6 (8.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 6 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Developer in Test
5 5 (6.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Java Developer in Test
5 5 (6.76%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (6.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (6.76%) JavaScript Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Software Development Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) .NET
2 9 (12.16%) REST
2 9 (12.16%) XML
3 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (8.11%) Java EE
5 5 (6.76%) Gherkin
5 5 (6.76%) JSON
5 5 (6.76%) Web Services
6 4 (5.41%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.41%) J2EE
6 4 (5.41%) SOAP
6 4 (5.41%) Struts
7 3 (4.05%) CSS
7 3 (4.05%) HTML
8 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.70%) jQuery
8 2 (2.70%) Kafka
8 2 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (22.97%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.81%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.70%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) CCTV
5 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.35%) SCADA
5 1 (1.35%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Linux
2 4 (5.41%) Unix
3 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.70%) AIX
4 2 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) Business Process Improvement
3 17 (22.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (21.62%) SDLC
5 15 (20.27%) Business Analysis
6 12 (16.22%) Change Management
6 12 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (16.22%) Mentoring
6 12 (16.22%) Project Management
7 11 (14.86%) ITIL
7 11 (14.86%) Open Source
8 9 (12.16%) Analytics
8 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (12.16%) Lean Six Sigma
8 9 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (12.16%) Six Sigma
8 9 (12.16%) TDD
8 9 (12.16%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (10.81%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.49%) SQL
2 12 (16.22%) C#
3 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.46%) Java
5 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.76%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.70%) PHP
7 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.35%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) R
8 1 (1.35%) VB
8 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.35%) VBA
8 1 (1.35%) VBScript
8 1 (1.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 6 (8.11%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 1 (1.35%) ACCA
3 1 (1.35%) CIMA
3 1 (1.35%) CISSP
3 1 (1.35%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) COBIT
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) HDFS
3 1 (1.35%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) Oracle
3 8 (10.81%) Cognizant
3 8 (10.81%) IBM
4 7 (9.46%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (8.11%) Tableau
6 5 (6.76%) SAP
7 4 (5.41%) Chordiant
8 3 (4.05%) Pega
8 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.70%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.35%) Epicor
10 1 (1.35%) Guidewire
10 1 (1.35%) Infor
10 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.35%) Sage