The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for QMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management System (QMS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 137 162 154
Rank change year-on-year +25 -8  
Permanent jobs citing QMS 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.043% 0.034% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.038% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Median salary £25,000 £28,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% -34.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -10.52% +3.26%  

QMS 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 2117 2654 2754
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.25% 90.52% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1715 1686
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 £32,500 £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%  

QMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for QMS in Scotland

QMS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for QMS in Scotland

QMS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 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
Edinburgh - 1 £25,000 -
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing QMS 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 QMS.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Quality Management
2 5 (62.50%) HND
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 2000
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
2 5 (62.50%) OpenVMS
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Change Control
2 5 (62.50%) Line Management
3 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (50.00%) Network Management
3 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Wiki
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System

QMS
Top Related 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 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Site Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Support
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Traffic Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) OpenVMS
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 2000
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Quality Management
2 5 (62.50%) Change Control
2 5 (62.50%) Line Management
3 4 (50.00%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) HND
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft