The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 35 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 14 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 3.98% 2.43% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 3.03% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 4
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £49,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -9.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £45,000 £38,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Continuous Improvement
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
290 264 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 82.39% 80.24% 75.46%
Number of salaries quoted 207 189 206
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Bradford region.

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Bradford

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 24 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (50.00%) Change Management
3 15 (34.09%) Management Information System
4 14 (31.82%) Oracle
5 13 (29.55%) Project Management
5 13 (29.55%) Finance
6 11 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (22.73%) UNIX
7 10 (22.73%) Linux
7 10 (22.73%) ITIL
7 10 (22.73%) Middleware
7 10 (22.73%) SOA
7 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
7 10 (22.73%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (20.45%) Data Integration
8 9 (20.45%) Java
9 8 (18.18%) MS Visio
10 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
11 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
11 6 (13.64%) MS Office
11 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
11 6 (13.64%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (13.64%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (11.36%) Degree
12 5 (11.36%) Resource Management
12 5 (11.36%) People Management
12 5 (11.36%) CRM
12 5 (11.36%) ISEB
12 5 (11.36%) SAS

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (11.36%) SAS
3 4 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
3 4 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (9.09%) DataStage
3 4 (9.09%) Spotfire
3 4 (9.09%) QlikView
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.09%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Administrator
3 10 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Middleware Administrator
4 9 (20.45%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Change Project Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Change Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Business Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.82%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.82%) Support Team Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.27%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) Middleware
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (34.09%) Management Information System
3 9 (20.45%) Data Integration
4 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
5 3 (6.82%) FMCG
6 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) UNIX
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Change Management
2 13 (29.55%) Project Management
3 10 (22.73%) ITIL
3 10 (22.73%) SOA
3 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
4 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) Resource Management
6 5 (11.36%) People Management
6 5 (11.36%) CRM
6 5 (11.36%) Six Sigma
6 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.36%) BPEL
7 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Web Development
7 4 (9.09%) Process Improvement
8 3 (6.82%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
1 5 (11.36%) ISEB
2 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (6.82%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) TIBCO
3 4 (9.09%) Tableau
4 3 (6.82%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Genesys