Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 134 121
Rank change year-on-year -42 -13 +17
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 58 81 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.02% 1.57% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.71% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 39 35 76
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.22% +2.50%
10th Percentile £28,600 £28,250 £29,342
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £59,375
UK median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% - -

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 5148 4729 5815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.87% 91.42% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 2868 3679
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%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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 -27 39 £45,500 +12.35% 4
Edinburgh -20 13 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Aberdeen - 4 - -
South Lanarkshire -10 1 £42,500 +41.67%
Process Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 33 (56.90%) Finance
2 14 (24.14%) Project Management
3 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.24%) Banking
5 9 (15.52%) SDLC
6 8 (13.79%) Unix
6 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.07%) Business Analysis
7 7 (12.07%) Degree
7 7 (12.07%) Windows
7 7 (12.07%) Oracle
7 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (12.07%) Virtual Team
8 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (10.34%) MS Access
8 6 (10.34%) ITIL
8 6 (10.34%) Python
8 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
8 6 (10.34%) C#
8 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (10.34%) MVC
8 6 (10.34%) Workflow
9 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.62%) SQL
9 5 (8.62%) SAP
9 5 (8.62%) Linux
9 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
9 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
9 5 (8.62%) Mainframe

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 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.45%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) SAP MM
1 4 (6.90%) SAP SCM
1 4 (6.90%) SAP SRM
1 4 (6.90%) SAP WM
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Firewall
1 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) MS Access
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.17%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.45%) Axure RP
3 2 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (56.90%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) Analyst
2 8 (13.79%) Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) ASIC Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.90%) PMO Manager
5 4 (6.90%) PMO Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Business Process Manager
7 2 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Change Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Virtual Team
2 5 (8.62%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.90%) ASIC
4 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) Credit Risk
4 3 (5.17%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.45%) ASIC Verification
5 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.45%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Unix
2 7 (12.07%) Windows
3 5 (8.62%) Linux
4 3 (5.17%) AIX
4 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Project Management
2 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.52%) SDLC
4 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.07%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.34%) ITIL
6 6 (10.34%) MVC
6 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (10.34%) Workflow
7 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.62%) Test Automation
7 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.90%) Resource Allocation
8 4 (6.90%) Software Delivery
8 4 (6.90%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) C#
1 6 (10.34%) Python
2 5 (8.62%) SQL
3 4 (6.90%) C++
3 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) ISEB
2 4 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.90%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.90%) PMP
3 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.72%) MBA
4 1 (1.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) PMO
2 3 (5.17%) Basel III
2 3 (5.17%) QA
3 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Ansible
1 4 (6.90%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) SAP
3 3 (5.17%) IBM
3 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.72%) Avaya
4 1 (1.72%) Capita
4 1 (1.72%) Epicor
4 1 (1.72%) Infor
4 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.72%) Remedy
4 1 (1.72%) Sage