The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 25 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +11
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 7 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.59% 0.87% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 1.00% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Average salary £47,250 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.34% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Continuous Improvement
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
167 201 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.64% 87.01% 86.56%
Number of salaries quoted 148 126 262
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Chester

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 3 (33.33%) Back Office
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Informatica
4 2 (22.22%) DataStage
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Remedy
4 2 (22.22%) Logistics
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (22.22%) Ab Initio
4 2 (22.22%) Talend
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) DataStage
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Back Office
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Coordinator
1 2 (22.22%) Programme Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Project Coordinator
1 2 (22.22%) ETL Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior ETL Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Development Team Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Logistics
3 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Informatica
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy
1 2 (22.22%) Ab Initio
1 2 (22.22%) Talend