Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 168 136
Rank change year-on-year +22 -32 -29
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 86 63 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.60% 1.14% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.23% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 56 47 30
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,125
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.15% -7.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% -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 5,016 5,103 4,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.04% 92.21% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,265 3,255 2,889
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +38 47 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Glasgow -18 28 £33,875 -21.68% 5
Renfrewshire - 4 £45,000 -
Fife - 2 £40,000 -
Perthshire - 1 £45,000 -
Ayrshire - 1 £27,500 -
Process Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 37 (43.02%) SQL
2 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (36.05%) Finance
4 28 (32.56%) SQL Server
5 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
6 23 (26.74%) C#
7 21 (24.42%) Windows
7 21 (24.42%) Test Automation
8 20 (23.26%) Open Source
8 20 (23.26%) .NET
8 20 (23.26%) Jenkins
9 18 (20.93%) XML
9 18 (20.93%) Active Directory
9 18 (20.93%) REST
9 18 (20.93%) Git (software)
9 18 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (20.93%) TDD
10 17 (19.77%) Degree
10 17 (19.77%) MVC
10 17 (19.77%) User Stories
10 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (18.60%) JavaScript
12 15 (17.44%) Java
12 15 (17.44%) ITIL
12 15 (17.44%) TeamCity
12 15 (17.44%) PowerShell
13 14 (16.28%) Test Scripting
13 14 (16.28%) SpecFlow
13 14 (16.28%) Gherkin
13 14 (16.28%) Cucumber

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 14 (16.28%) IIS
2 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.65%) JBoss
5 2 (2.33%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.16%) CMS
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.16%) C-CURE
2 1 (1.16%) Magento
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.16%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Office 365
2 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.16%) Firewall
2 1 (1.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.81%) Power BI
3 5 (5.81%) QlikView
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.65%) DB2
5 3 (3.49%) MySQL
6 2 (2.33%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.33%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.33%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.33%) HBase
6 2 (2.33%) Impala
6 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.33%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 20 (23.26%) Jenkins
2 18 (20.93%) Git (software)
3 15 (17.44%) TeamCity
4 14 (16.28%) Cucumber
4 14 (16.28%) NUnit
4 14 (16.28%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.49%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.49%) Maven
5 3 (3.49%) Subversion
6 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.33%) FindBugs
6 2 (2.33%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.33%) JUnit
7 1 (1.16%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.16%) GitLab
7 1 (1.16%) GoCD
7 1 (1.16%) Hudson
7 1 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.16%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (36.05%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Banking
3 6 (6.98%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Billing
4 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.33%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 2 (2.33%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Publishing
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Analyst
2 23 (26.74%) Developer
3 15 (17.44%) .NET Developer
3 15 (17.44%) C# Developer
4 14 (16.28%) .NET Software Developer
4 14 (16.28%) .NET Software Engineer
4 14 (16.28%) C# Software Developer
4 14 (16.28%) C# Software Engineer
4 14 (16.28%) Developer in Test
4 14 (16.28%) Development Engineer
4 14 (16.28%) Java Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Java Engineer
4 14 (16.28%) Java Software Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Java Software Engineer
4 14 (16.28%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (16.28%) JavaScript Engineer
4 14 (16.28%) Software Development Engineer
4 14 (16.28%) Software Test Engineer
4 14 (16.28%) Test Development Engineer
4 14 (16.28%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.26%) .NET
2 18 (20.93%) REST
2 18 (20.93%) XML
3 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (16.28%) Gherkin
4 14 (16.28%) JSON
5 6 (6.98%) Java EE
6 5 (5.81%) SOAP
6 5 (5.81%) Web Services
7 4 (4.65%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.65%) J2EE
7 4 (4.65%) LDAP
7 4 (4.65%) Struts
8 3 (3.49%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.33%) CSS
9 2 (2.33%) HTML
9 2 (2.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (15.12%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.30%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.65%) CMDB
4 2 (2.33%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.16%) CCTV
5 1 (1.16%) Fintech
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) SCADA
5 1 (1.16%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.42%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.81%) Mac OS
4 5 (5.81%) Windows 10
5 4 (4.65%) Linux
5 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.49%) Unix
7 2 (2.33%) AIX
7 2 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (24.42%) Test Automation
3 20 (23.26%) Open Source
4 18 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (20.93%) TDD
5 17 (19.77%) MVC
5 17 (19.77%) User Stories
6 15 (17.44%) ITIL
7 14 (16.28%) Agile Testing
7 14 (16.28%) API Testing
7 14 (16.28%) BDD
7 14 (16.28%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (16.28%) OO
7 14 (16.28%) Scenario Testing
7 14 (16.28%) SDET
7 14 (16.28%) SDLC
7 14 (16.28%) Software Testing
7 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (16.28%) Test Scripting
8 13 (15.12%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.02%) SQL
2 23 (26.74%) C#
3 16 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.44%) Java
4 15 (17.44%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.33%) Python
6 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.16%) PHP
7 1 (1.16%) R
7 1 (1.16%) VB
7 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 5 (5.81%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 1 (1.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.33%) HDFS
4 1 (1.16%) Docker
4 1 (1.16%) RACF
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Ansible
2 2 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (1.16%) Graphite
3 1 (1.16%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.16%) Icinga
3 1 (1.16%) Packer
3 1 (1.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.95%) Oracle
3 9 (10.47%) IBM
4 8 (9.30%) Cognizant
5 7 (8.14%) VMware
6 5 (5.81%) Cisco
6 5 (5.81%) Meraki
6 5 (5.81%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (5.81%) Tableau
7 4 (4.65%) Chordiant
7 4 (4.65%) JD Edwards
7 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.33%) Cloudera
9 2 (2.33%) Pega
9 2 (2.33%) SAP
10 1 (1.16%) Google
10 1 (1.16%) Guidewire
10 1 (1.16%) HP
10 1 (1.16%) Red Hat