Strategic Thinking Jobs in Scotland

Strategic Thinking
UK > Scotland

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland requiring Strategic Thinking skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Strategic Thinking over the 6 months leading up to 20 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
20 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 162 151 243
Rank change year-on-year -11 +92 -69
Permanent jobs citing Strategic Thinking 123 65 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.80% 1.52% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.60% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 39 37 16
10th Percentile £53,413 £43,050 -
25th Percentile £62,500 £54,416 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £59,526 £63,250
Median % change year-on-year +26.00% -5.89% +30.41%
75th Percentile £97,500 £72,500 £72,188
90th Percentile £125,000 £89,445 £75,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +8.33%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland

Strategic Thinking falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in Scotland.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,115 4,054 5,784
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 89.41% 94.68% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,571 2,031 2,895
10th Percentile £28,250 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +12.24%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £83,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%

Strategic Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Strategic Thinking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Thinking in Scotland

Strategic Thinking
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Strategic Thinking in Scotland.

Salary trend for Strategic Thinking in Scotland

Strategic Thinking
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Strategic Thinking in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Strategic Thinking in Scotland

Strategic Thinking
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Thinking within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -30 76 £67,500 -3.57% 2
Edinburgh +5 32 £76,250 +28.10%
Renfrewshire - 4 - -
Lanarkshire - 3 £80,000 - 2
Dundee - 3 £55,380 -
Aberdeen -14 2 £100,000 +42.86% 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Strategic Thinking
UK

Strategic Thinking
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.07%) Confluence
1 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (19.51%) UserZoom
2 12 (9.76%) Sketch
3 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.81%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.81%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 36 (29.27%) Figma
2 24 (19.51%) SurveyMonkey
3 10 (8.13%) AWS
4 7 (5.69%) Azure
5 3 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.44%) Entra ID
5 3 (2.44%) SaaS
6 2 (1.63%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.63%) GCP
6 2 (1.63%) Snowflake
7 1 (0.81%) dbt
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.44%) Big Data
2 3 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.63%) Metadata
4 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (20.33%) Jenkins
2 18 (14.63%) JIRA
3 3 (2.44%) Selenium
4 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.81%) Cypress.io
4 1 (0.81%) JMeter
4 1 (0.81%) JUnit
4 1 (0.81%) Mockito
4 1 (0.81%) Postman
General
1 67 (54.47%) Finance
2 61 (49.59%) Social Skills
3 50 (40.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 50 (40.65%) Law
4 44 (35.77%) Marketing
5 26 (21.14%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (17.07%) Legal
7 15 (12.20%) Banking
8 7 (5.69%) Investment Banking
8 7 (5.69%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (3.25%) Retail
9 4 (3.25%) Tech for Good
10 3 (2.44%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.81%) Health Technology
11 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (19.51%) User Experience Researcher
2 18 (14.63%) Lead
3 17 (13.82%) Services Director
4 14 (11.38%) Principal Engineer
5 13 (10.57%) Data Engineer
6 11 (8.94%) Principal Data Engineer
7 8 (6.50%) Architect
8 7 (5.69%) Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Consultant
9 5 (4.07%) Designer
9 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Architecture Consultant
9 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Consultant
9 5 (4.07%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.25%) Chief Technology Officer
10 4 (3.25%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.25%) Operations Manager
10 4 (3.25%) Security Manager
10 4 (3.25%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) React
2 4 (3.25%) Node.js
2 4 (3.25%) RESTful
3 3 (2.44%) Playwright
4 2 (1.63%) Kafka
5 1 (0.81%) Micronaut
5 1 (0.81%) Spring
5 1 (0.81%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.81%) Web Services
5 1 (0.81%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.45%) Management Information System
2 14 (11.38%) Algorithms
3 12 (9.76%) Legacy Systems
4 10 (8.13%) Product Ownership
5 8 (6.50%) Onboarding
6 7 (5.69%) Credit Derivative
6 7 (5.69%) Derivative
6 7 (5.69%) Fixed Income
6 7 (5.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (5.69%) Hedge funds
6 7 (5.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 7 (5.69%) Reference Data
7 4 (3.25%) Cyber Security Posture
7 4 (3.25%) Cyber Threat
7 4 (3.25%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (2.44%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (2.44%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.63%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.44%) Windows
1 3 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (53.66%) Agile
2 58 (47.15%) Analytics
3 55 (44.72%) Mentoring
4 44 (35.77%) Roadmaps
5 41 (33.33%) User Research
6 37 (30.08%) Data Visualisation
6 37 (30.08%) DevOps
6 37 (30.08%) Visualisation
7 36 (29.27%) Critical Thinking
7 36 (29.27%) User Experience
7 36 (29.27%) UX Research
8 33 (26.83%) Strategic Roadmap
9 31 (25.20%) Data Analytics
10 29 (23.58%) Service Design
11 28 (22.76%) Actionable Insight
11 28 (22.76%) SDLC
12 25 (20.33%) Product Management
13 24 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (19.51%) Market Research
13 24 (19.51%) Psychology
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.32%) SQL
2 7 (5.69%) Java
3 3 (2.44%) TypeScript
3 3 (2.44%) VBA
4 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.81%) Kotlin
4 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (34.96%) Degree
2 8 (6.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.81%) BICSI Certification
5 1 (0.81%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (0.81%) PhD
5 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (23.58%) QA
2 24 (19.51%) Actionable Recommendations
3 5 (4.07%) Accessibility
4 4 (3.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (19.51%) Qualtrics
2 17 (13.82%) ServiceNow
3 11 (8.94%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.13%) Oracle
5 5 (4.07%) BiZZdesign
6 3 (2.44%) Citrix
7 2 (1.63%) Databricks
7 2 (1.63%) Google
8 1 (0.81%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.81%) Keysight
8 1 (0.81%) Splunk