Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 174 131
Rank change year-on-year +25 -43 +4
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 76 53 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.50% 0.97% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.05% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 50 32 31
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £35,813 £38,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £67,250
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +5.26%

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 4,741 5,031 4,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.49% 92.41% 92.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,075 3,290 2,694
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £69,375 £65,000 £64,925
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 +37 41 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Glasgow -12 20 £42,500 -9.09% 3
Renfrewshire - 4 £45,000 -
West Lothian - 3 £40,000 -
Fife - 2 £40,000 -
Aberdeen -2 1 - - 1
Process Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 38 (50.00%) SQL
2 37 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (40.79%) SQL Server
4 30 (39.47%) C#
5 29 (38.16%) Windows
5 29 (38.16%) Finance
6 28 (36.84%) Test Automation
7 27 (35.53%) Active Directory
8 25 (32.89%) Git (software)
8 25 (32.89%) Jenkins
9 24 (31.58%) Degree
9 24 (31.58%) Test Scripting
9 24 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (30.26%) MVC
10 23 (30.26%) .NET
10 23 (30.26%) User Stories
10 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (28.95%) Continuous Delivery
11 22 (28.95%) PowerShell
11 22 (28.95%) TeamCity
12 21 (27.63%) Open Source
12 21 (27.63%) Cucumber
12 21 (27.63%) BDD
12 21 (27.63%) JSON
12 21 (27.63%) Software Testing
12 21 (27.63%) API Testing
12 21 (27.63%) SDET
12 21 (27.63%) Agile Testing
12 21 (27.63%) REST
12 21 (27.63%) SpecFlow

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 21 (27.63%) IIS
2 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.95%) SAS
4 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.58%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.32%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Office 365
2 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.32%) FTP
2 1 (1.32%) LAN
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (40.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.26%) Power BI
3 4 (5.26%) QlikView
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.63%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.63%) Big Data
4 2 (2.63%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.63%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.63%) HBase
4 2 (2.63%) Impala
4 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.63%) OLAP
4 2 (2.63%) Parquet
5 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (32.89%) Git (software)
1 25 (32.89%) Jenkins
2 22 (28.95%) TeamCity
3 21 (27.63%) Cucumber
3 21 (27.63%) NUnit
3 21 (27.63%) SpecFlow
4 4 (5.26%) Subversion
5 3 (3.95%) Maven
6 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.63%) FindBugs
6 2 (2.63%) GitLab
6 2 (2.63%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.63%) JUnit
7 1 (1.32%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.32%) Hudson
7 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.32%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (38.16%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.95%) Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Billing
5 2 (2.63%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Developer
2 24 (31.58%) Test Engineer
3 21 (27.63%) .NET Developer
3 21 (27.63%) .NET Software Developer
3 21 (27.63%) .NET Software Engineer
3 21 (27.63%) C# Developer
3 21 (27.63%) C# Software Developer
3 21 (27.63%) C# Software Engineer
3 21 (27.63%) Developer in Test
3 21 (27.63%) Development Engineer
3 21 (27.63%) Java Developer
3 21 (27.63%) Java Engineer
3 21 (27.63%) Java Software Developer
3 21 (27.63%) Java Software Engineer
3 21 (27.63%) JavaScript Developer
3 21 (27.63%) Software Developer
3 21 (27.63%) Software Development Engineer
3 21 (27.63%) Software Engineer
3 21 (27.63%) Software Test Engineer
3 21 (27.63%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.26%) .NET
1 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET Web API
2 21 (27.63%) Gherkin
2 21 (27.63%) JSON
2 21 (27.63%) REST
2 21 (27.63%) XML
3 5 (6.58%) LDAP
4 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.63%) Apache Avro
4 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.63%) Kafka
5 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.32%) EDI
5 1 (1.32%) EDIFACT
5 1 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.26%) CMDB
2 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.95%) iPad
2 3 (3.95%) iPhone
2 3 (3.95%) Optoelectronics
2 3 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.63%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.63%) Fintech
3 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.63%) PMI
4 1 (1.32%) CCTV
4 1 (1.32%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.58%) Mac OS
4 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.26%) Unix
6 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.63%) Linux
7 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 24 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (31.58%) Test Scripting
4 23 (30.26%) MVC
4 23 (30.26%) User Stories
5 22 (28.95%) Continuous Delivery
6 21 (27.63%) Agile Testing
6 21 (27.63%) API Testing
6 21 (27.63%) BDD
6 21 (27.63%) OO
6 21 (27.63%) Open Source
6 21 (27.63%) Scenario Testing
6 21 (27.63%) SDET
6 21 (27.63%) Software Testing
6 21 (27.63%) TDD
7 15 (19.74%) Project Management
7 15 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (15.79%) DevOps
9 10 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.00%) SQL
2 30 (39.47%) C#
3 22 (28.95%) PowerShell
4 21 (27.63%) Java
4 21 (27.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.58%) Python
6 3 (3.95%) C++
6 3 (3.95%) VB
7 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.63%) PMP
3 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) PMO
2 1 (1.32%) GDPR
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 27 (35.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) Docker
3 2 (2.63%) HDFS
4 1 (1.32%) RACF
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Ansible
1 2 (2.63%) Terraform
2 1 (1.32%) Graphite
2 1 (1.32%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.32%) Icinga
2 1 (1.32%) Packer
2 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) VMware
3 7 (9.21%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (6.58%) Cisco
4 5 (6.58%) JD Edwards
4 5 (6.58%) Meraki
5 4 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 4 (5.26%) Tableau
6 3 (3.95%) Canon
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle
7 2 (2.63%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.63%) Cognizant
7 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.63%) SAP
8 1 (1.32%) Citrix
8 1 (1.32%) Google
8 1 (1.32%) HP
8 1 (1.32%) IBM
8 1 (1.32%) Twitter