The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 141 150 172
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +22
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2187 1856 1820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.00% 1.83% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.32% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1350 1400
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87953 80082 86084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.43% 78.81% 77.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71376 66038 73828
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in England

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in England

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in England

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in England

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 838 £55,000 +4.76% 106
South East +14 460 £45,000 +11.80% 60
East of England +27 203 £47,250 +5.00% 20
South West +48 174 £42,500 - 31
East Midlands +41 159 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Yorkshire +1 125 £35,000 -11.39% 14
North West +3 122 £42,279 +12.74% 19
West Midlands +1 103 £43,000 +1.17% 29
North East +6 17 £37,500 -35.06% 5
Midlands +12 10 £37,500 -21.05%
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 1154 (27.03%) Finance
2 869 (20.36%) Microsoft
3 855 (20.03%) Project Management
4 783 (18.34%) Degree
5 737 (17.26%) ITIL
6 722 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
7 651 (15.25%) SQL
8 595 (13.94%) MS Excel
9 572 (13.40%) Scrum
10 547 (12.81%) .NET
11 520 (12.18%) Java
12 513 (12.02%) C#
13 488 (11.43%) Service Delivery
14 484 (11.34%) SQL Server
15 480 (11.24%) Windows
16 452 (10.59%) Change Management
17 446 (10.45%) E-Commerce
18 434 (10.17%) JavaScript
19 428 (10.03%) HTML
20 408 (9.56%) QA
21 402 (9.42%) Oracle
22 384 (9.00%) TDD
23 383 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
24 376 (8.81%) Retail
25 375 (8.78%) PRINCE2
26 362 (8.48%) Service Management
27 320 (7.50%) SLA
28 315 (7.38%) Linux
29 311 (7.29%) CSS
30 307 (7.19%) Telecoms

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 206 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 125 (2.93%) IIS
3 110 (2.58%) CMS
4 95 (2.23%) MS Exchange
5 82 (1.92%) Confluence
6 79 (1.85%) Tomcat
7 78 (1.83%) Apache
8 60 (1.41%) WebSphere
9 53 (1.24%) Apache Solr
10 44 (1.03%) SAS
11 43 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
12 41 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
13 39 (0.91%) Node.js
14 33 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
15 30 (0.70%) nginx
16 28 (0.66%) Drupal
17 27 (0.63%) MS Project Server
18 26 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
19 22 (0.52%) WebLogic
19 22 (0.52%) Lync
Applications
1 595 (13.94%) MS Excel
2 275 (6.44%) MS Office
3 100 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 88 (2.06%) MS Project
5 76 (1.78%) MS Visio
6 44 (1.03%) Photoshop
7 22 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 21 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.094%) Simulink
10 4 (0.094%) CATIA
11 3 (0.070%) Mingle
11 3 (0.070%) InDesign
12 2 (0.047%) Maya
12 2 (0.047%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.047%) SPSS
12 2 (0.047%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.023%) FastStats
13 1 (0.023%) CorelDRAW
13 1 (0.023%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 52 (1.22%) SAP FI
2 49 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
2 49 (1.15%) SAP CO
3 37 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 34 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
5 29 (0.68%) SAP SCM
6 27 (0.63%) Magento
7 25 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
8 22 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
9 20 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
10 18 (0.42%) Agresso
10 18 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
11 12 (0.28%) SAP HR
11 12 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 11 (0.26%) SAP BPC
12 11 (0.26%) SAP SD
13 10 (0.23%) SAP MM
13 10 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
13 10 (0.23%) Google Analytics
13 10 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 81 (1.90%) SaaS
2 59 (1.38%) GitHub
3 33 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.23%) IaaS
7 9 (0.21%) Office 365
8 7 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (0.14%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.12%) Taleo
11 4 (0.094%) PaaS
11 4 (0.094%) Responsys
12 3 (0.070%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.047%) Heroku
13 2 (0.047%) Engine Yard
13 2 (0.047%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 139 (3.26%) TCP/IP
2 137 (3.21%) Internet
3 129 (3.02%) SAN
4 124 (2.90%) DNS
5 123 (2.88%) Firewall
6 117 (2.74%) LAN
7 103 (2.41%) WAN
8 89 (2.08%) Wireless
9 78 (1.83%) VPN
9 78 (1.83%) HTTP
10 70 (1.64%) DHCP
11 58 (1.36%) NAS
12 36 (0.84%) Intranet
12 36 (0.84%) Broadband
13 35 (0.82%) SSL
14 34 (0.80%) MPLS
14 34 (0.80%) 3G
15 30 (0.70%) Network Security
16 26 (0.61%) VoIP
17 24 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 484 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 138 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 110 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
4 108 (2.53%) MySQL
5 103 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 81 (1.90%) RDBMS
6 81 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 79 (1.85%) Oracle Database
8 76 (1.78%) MongoDB
9 72 (1.69%) NoSQL
10 57 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 53 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
12 52 (1.22%) DB2
12 52 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 49 (1.15%) Big Data
14 46 (1.08%) RavenDB
15 42 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
16 36 (0.84%) SAP BW
17 33 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
18 30 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 206 (4.83%) Git (software)
2 161 (3.77%) Cucumber
3 128 (3.00%) Jenkins
4 126 (2.95%) Visual Studio
5 125 (2.93%) Subversion
6 116 (2.72%) Selenium
7 113 (2.65%) JIRA
8 102 (2.39%) NUnit
9 96 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 92 (2.16%) Maven
11 90 (2.11%) TeamCity
12 67 (1.57%) Rhino Mocks
13 54 (1.26%) ReSharper
14 51 (1.19%) WATIR
15 50 (1.17%) Moq
16 45 (1.05%) NCrunch
17 40 (0.94%) SpecFlow
17 40 (0.94%) Jasmine
18 38 (0.89%) Hudson
19 33 (0.77%) Ant
General
1 1154 (27.03%) Finance
2 376 (8.81%) Retail
3 307 (7.19%) Telecoms
4 268 (6.28%) Marketing
5 229 (5.36%) Banking
6 182 (4.26%) Manufacturing
7 180 (4.22%) Back Office
8 153 (3.58%) Legal
9 89 (2.08%) Law
10 84 (1.97%) Publishing
11 72 (1.69%) Games
12 67 (1.57%) Advertising
13 63 (1.48%) Electronics
14 46 (1.08%) French Language
15 44 (1.03%) Billing
16 37 (0.87%) Financial Institution
17 32 (0.75%) Local Government
18 30 (0.70%) Aerospace
19 28 (0.66%) Retail Banking
20 26 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 783 (18.34%) Analyst
2 727 (17.03%) Developer
3 337 (7.89%) Project Manager
4 273 (6.39%) Business Analyst
5 249 (5.83%) Service Manager
6 186 (4.36%) Senior Developer
7 155 (3.63%) Team Leader
8 146 (3.42%) .NET Developer
9 143 (3.35%) Architect
10 133 (3.12%) Java Developer
11 124 (2.90%) Consultant
12 117 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
13 107 (2.51%) Software Engineer
14 95 (2.23%) Senior Analyst
15 93 (2.18%) Business Manager
16 91 (2.13%) Services Delivery Manager
17 77 (1.80%) Support Analyst
18 72 (1.69%) Service Analyst
19 71 (1.66%) Solutions Architect
20 70 (1.64%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 547 (12.81%) .NET
2 428 (10.03%) HTML
3 311 (7.29%) CSS
4 281 (6.58%) ASP.NET
5 278 (6.51%) XML
6 236 (5.53%) Web Services
7 233 (5.46%) jQuery
8 194 (4.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 169 (3.96%) HTML5
10 145 (3.40%) .NET Framework
11 142 (3.33%) Spring
12 101 (2.37%) JSON
13 100 (2.34%) REST
13 100 (2.34%) Ajax
14 99 (2.32%) CSS3
15 98 (2.30%) WCF
16 96 (2.25%) J2EE
17 82 (1.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 78 (1.83%) NHibernate
19 76 (1.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 303 (7.10%) Management Information System
2 184 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 153 (3.58%) Open Source
4 84 (1.97%) Blackberry
5 82 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 73 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 60 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 54 (1.26%) PMI
9 47 (1.10%) Statistics
10 46 (1.08%) Derivative
11 43 (1.01%) Social Media
11 43 (1.01%) Digital Media
12 42 (0.98%) Visualisation
13 40 (0.94%) CMDB
13 40 (0.94%) IPTV
14 38 (0.89%) Mathematics
15 34 (0.80%) Clustering
16 33 (0.77%) Data Integration
17 32 (0.75%) Video on Demand
18 29 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 480 (11.24%) Windows
2 315 (7.38%) Linux
3 165 (3.87%) UNIX
4 100 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 89 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 66 (1.55%) Android
8 50 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 49 (1.15%) Windows XP
10 47 (1.10%) Apple iOS
11 33 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (0.59%) Windows 8
13 24 (0.56%) Solaris
14 23 (0.54%) AIX
15 21 (0.49%) Debian
16 17 (0.40%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
18 10 (0.23%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.19%) SUSE
19 8 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 855 (20.03%) Project Management
2 737 (17.26%) ITIL
3 722 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
4 572 (13.40%) Scrum
5 488 (11.43%) Service Delivery
6 452 (10.59%) Change Management
7 446 (10.45%) E-Commerce
8 384 (9.00%) TDD
9 383 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 375 (8.78%) PRINCE2
11 362 (8.48%) Service Management
12 291 (6.82%) MVC
13 279 (6.54%) OO
14 250 (5.86%) Software Engineering
15 247 (5.79%) Business Analysis
16 243 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
17 238 (5.58%) Six Sigma
18 234 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
19 217 (5.08%) BDD
20 185 (4.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 651 (15.25%) SQL
2 520 (12.18%) Java
3 513 (12.02%) C#
4 434 (10.17%) JavaScript
5 153 (3.58%) Ruby
6 138 (3.23%) PHP
7 107 (2.51%) C++
8 106 (2.48%) T-SQL
8 106 (2.48%) VB.NET
9 95 (2.23%) Python
10 84 (1.97%) C
11 75 (1.76%) PowerShell
12 60 (1.41%) Perl
13 44 (1.03%) VB
14 42 (0.98%) PL/SQL
15 35 (0.82%) ABAP
16 34 (0.80%) Shell Script
17 31 (0.73%) VBA
18 30 (0.70%) Groovy
19 23 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 783 (18.34%) Degree
2 137 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 127 (2.97%) PMI Certification
4 116 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 116 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
5 104 (2.44%) ISEB
6 88 (2.06%) PMP
7 77 (1.80%) SC Cleared
8 62 (1.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 58 (1.36%) MBA
10 57 (1.34%) MCSE
10 57 (1.34%) ISTQB
11 54 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 51 (1.19%) MCITP
13 42 (0.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 39 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
15 36 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 29 (0.68%) CCNA
16 29 (0.68%) HND
17 27 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 408 (9.56%) QA
2 320 (7.50%) SLA
3 89 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 82 (1.92%) ISO 9001
5 32 (0.75%) ISO 14001
6 27 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 22 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (0.40%) COBIT
9 16 (0.37%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.16%) COSO
11 4 (0.094%) BS7799
11 4 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 4 (0.094%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.094%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.094%) P3O
12 3 (0.070%) SNOMED CT
13 2 (0.047%) Basel II
13 2 (0.047%) DO-178B
13 2 (0.047%) HL7
13 2 (0.047%) HIPAA
System Software
1 209 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 179 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (1.36%) VMware ESX
4 47 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 27 (0.63%) vSphere
6 25 (0.59%) XenApp
7 20 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
8 17 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
9 15 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.30%) XenServer
11 11 (0.26%) vCloud
12 10 (0.23%) Varnish
13 9 (0.21%) VMware Server
14 8 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.16%) XenDesktop
16 5 (0.12%) DFS Replication
16 5 (0.12%) HDFS
17 4 (0.094%) NDS
17 4 (0.094%) KVM
17 4 (0.094%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (1.17%) SCCM
2 48 (1.12%) Puppet
3 42 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
5 38 (0.89%) Tivoli
6 24 (0.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 21 (0.49%) SCOM
7 21 (0.49%) Data Guard
7 21 (0.49%) Nagios
8 20 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 17 (0.40%) Opsview
10 12 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
12 9 (0.21%) SAP Afaria
13 8 (0.19%) Netcool
13 8 (0.19%) Netcool/OMNIbus
14 7 (0.16%) collectd
14 7 (0.16%) Ansible
15 5 (0.12%) Vagrant
16 4 (0.094%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 869 (20.36%) Microsoft
2 402 (9.42%) Oracle
3 280 (6.56%) SAP
4 245 (5.74%) VMware
5 113 (2.65%) IBM
6 102 (2.39%) Citrix
7 95 (2.23%) Cisco
8 89 (2.08%) HP
9 69 (1.62%) Red Hat
10 49 (1.15%) RedPrairie
11 45 (1.05%) Endeca
12 44 (1.03%) Adobe
13 43 (1.01%) Business Objects
13 43 (1.01%) JBoss
14 42 (0.98%) Apple
14 42 (0.98%) NetApp
15 36 (0.84%) EMC
16 31 (0.73%) F5
17 30 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
17 30 (0.70%) Google
Crawley, West Sussex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
House of Fraser
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 9 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + £5k Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £48000 - £54000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £110k per year + flexi package, pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago