The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 40 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.74% 3.70% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 4.40% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -2.84%
Continuous Improvement
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
207 159 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 71.88% 84.13% 69.57%
Number of salaries quoted 177 144 216
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 14 (93.33%) Management Information System
2 12 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 12 (80.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (60.00%) PKI
3 9 (60.00%) Time Management
3 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (60.00%) SSL
3 9 (60.00%) Python
3 9 (60.00%) XML
3 9 (60.00%) C++
3 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 9 (60.00%) C
3 9 (60.00%) Military
3 9 (60.00%) Information Security
3 9 (60.00%) Subversion
4 8 (53.33%) DV Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) NUnit
6 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (20.00%) PowerShell

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Applications
1 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (20.00%) NUnit
General
1 9 (60.00%) Military
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Release Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Build and Release Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Environment Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Management Information System
2 9 (60.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) Time Management
2 9 (60.00%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Python
2 9 (60.00%) C++
2 9 (60.00%) C
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle