Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Task Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Task Automation over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Task Automation
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 208 191
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17 +51
Permanent jobs citing Task Automation 30 11 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.55% 0.21% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.22% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 24
Scotland median annual salary £29,500 £44,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.71% +18.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £34,700 £25,600
90th Percentile £50,000 £56,850 £46,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%

Task Automation 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 5,098 4,923 5,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.93% 92.54% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,388 3,061 3,130
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Task Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Task Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Task Automation in Scotland

Task Automation
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Task Automation in Scotland

Task Automation
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Task Automation in Scotland over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Task Automation in Scotland

Task Automation
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Task Automation within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 14 August 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 +8 12 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Glasgow 0 10 £29,000 - 2
Renfrewshire - 5 £25,000 -
West Lothian -7 3 £34,000 -24.44%
Task Automation
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT jobs citing Task Automation 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 Task Automation.

1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 13 (43.33%) SQL
4 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (33.33%) Finance
5 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 8 (26.67%) MySQL
6 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 8 (26.67%) Linux
7 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
7 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
7 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
7 7 (23.33%) Skype for Business
7 7 (23.33%) Skype
8 6 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (20.00%) Ansible
8 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (20.00%) Python
9 5 (16.67%) Java
9 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
9 5 (16.67%) Clustering
9 5 (16.67%) Replication
9 5 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (16.67%) Test Automation

Task Automation
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 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
1 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
1 7 (23.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (13.33%) IIS
4 2 (6.67%) Apache Pig
4 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
5 1 (3.33%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.33%) JBoss
5 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (16.67%) Office 365
4 3 (10.00%) npm
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
5 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (6.67%) AWS CodePipeline
5 2 (6.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (6.67%) Datadog
5 2 (6.67%) GitHub
5 2 (6.67%) Serverless
5 2 (6.67%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Skype
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) SSH
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) MySQL
3 3 (10.00%) HBase
3 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.00%) Redis
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (6.67%) Apache Hive
4 2 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Bower
2 3 (10.00%) Grunt
2 3 (10.00%) gulp
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.67%) GitLab
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.67%) Travis CI
4 1 (3.33%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) DBA
3 5 (16.67%) MySQL DBA
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Cloud Technical Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) UI Developer
5 3 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (10.00%) Apache Flex
1 3 (10.00%) CSS
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
1 3 (10.00%) LESS
1 3 (10.00%) React
1 3 (10.00%) Sass
1 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.33%) JSP
3 1 (3.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Clustering
2 5 (16.67%) Replication
3 4 (13.33%) Virtual Team
4 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (10.00%) User Experience
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (16.67%) High Availability
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (16.67%) Storage Management
3 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Commercial Awareness
5 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 3 (10.00%) MVC
5 3 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (10.00%) Time Management
5 3 (10.00%) Web Design
6 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (20.00%) Python
5 5 (16.67%) Java
5 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (13.33%) C#
7 3 (10.00%) C
7 3 (10.00%) C++
7 3 (10.00%) Perl
7 3 (10.00%) PHP
7 3 (10.00%) VB
7 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (10.00%) VBA
8 2 (6.67%) Go
8 2 (6.67%) Ruby
8 2 (6.67%) Scala
9 1 (3.33%) Korn
9 1 (3.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) NFS
3 1 (3.33%) Samba
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Ansible
1 6 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Grafana
2 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.67%) Oozie
2 2 (6.67%) Prometheus
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) Sysdig
2 2 (6.67%) Terraform
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) vRealize
3 1 (3.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Splunk
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) VMware