The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 131 159 159
Rank change year-on-year
+28 0
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2337 1800 1965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.18% 1.80% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 2.22% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1626 1326 1469
Average salary £49,000 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.52% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,733
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -2.84%
Continuous Improvement
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87806 81031 86649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.09% 81.19% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70747 67265 73911
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +15 920 £55,000 +4.76% 95
South East +33 504 £45,000 - 61
East of England +17 227 £48,500 +14.11% 30
South West +31 194 £41,500 -7.77% 34
East Midlands +51 139 £45,000 -0.73% 13
West Midlands +10 132 £43,750 +2.94% 18
North West -9 120 £44,000 +22.22% 27
Yorkshire -22 111 £35,000 -12.50% 13
North East -8 11 £43,000 +14.66% 4
Midlands +10 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1320 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 1242 (27.86%) Finance
3 884 (19.83%) Project Management
4 825 (18.51%) Microsoft
5 800 (17.95%) Degree
6 773 (17.34%) ITIL
7 638 (14.31%) SQL
8 594 (13.32%) MS Excel
9 587 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
10 571 (12.81%) Scrum
11 548 (12.29%) C#
12 544 (12.20%) .NET
13 529 (11.87%) Java
14 519 (11.64%) SQL Server
15 506 (11.35%) Windows
16 483 (10.83%) QA
17 466 (10.45%) Service Delivery
18 459 (10.30%) E-Commerce
19 458 (10.27%) Change Management
20 453 (10.16%) TDD
21 449 (10.07%) JavaScript
22 434 (9.74%) HTML
23 414 (9.29%) Retail
24 409 (9.17%) PRINCE2
25 408 (9.15%) Coaching
26 392 (8.79%) Service Management
27 390 (8.75%) Mentoring
28 377 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
29 374 (8.39%) Oracle
30 334 (7.49%) SLA

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 192 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 169 (3.79%) IIS
3 113 (2.53%) CMS
4 111 (2.49%) Confluence
5 84 (1.88%) MS Exchange
6 72 (1.62%) Apache Solr
7 71 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 70 (1.57%) Apache
9 60 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 55 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 54 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 52 (1.17%) nginx
13 44 (0.99%) Node.js
14 42 (0.94%) SAS
15 32 (0.72%) Lync
15 32 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
16 28 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
17 24 (0.54%) MS Project Server
18 23 (0.52%) WebLogic
19 22 (0.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 594 (13.32%) MS Excel
2 287 (6.44%) MS Office
3 84 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 78 (1.75%) MS Project
5 68 (1.53%) MS Visio
6 38 (0.85%) Photoshop
7 24 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 20 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
9 14 (0.31%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.090%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.067%) InDesign
11 3 (0.067%) SPSS
12 2 (0.045%) Maya
12 2 (0.045%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.045%) CATIA
12 2 (0.045%) Mingle
12 2 (0.045%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.022%) Revit
13 1 (0.022%) FastStats
13 1 (0.022%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 41 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.83%) SAP FI
3 34 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 34 (0.76%) SAP CO
4 33 (0.74%) SAP SCM
5 30 (0.67%) Magento
6 27 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
7 26 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
8 22 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
9 20 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
10 18 (0.40%) Google Analytics
11 17 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 15 (0.34%) Agresso
13 13 (0.29%) SAP SD
13 13 (0.29%) SAP MM
13 13 (0.29%) HFM
13 13 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
14 12 (0.27%) SAP Business One
15 11 (0.25%) SAP HR
16 10 (0.22%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 85 (1.91%) SaaS
2 73 (1.64%) GitHub
3 48 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 39 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.25%) IaaS
7 6 (0.13%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.11%) PaaS
9 3 (0.067%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.067%) Office 365
9 3 (0.067%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.022%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 143 (3.21%) TCP/IP
2 129 (2.89%) SAN
3 122 (2.74%) Internet
4 120 (2.69%) Firewall
5 115 (2.58%) LAN
6 111 (2.49%) DNS
7 108 (2.42%) WAN
8 93 (2.09%) Wireless
9 85 (1.91%) HTTP
10 63 (1.41%) VPN
11 62 (1.39%) DHCP
12 43 (0.96%) NAS
13 36 (0.81%) Intranet
14 33 (0.74%) MPLS
15 31 (0.70%) SSL
16 29 (0.65%) LDAP
17 28 (0.63%) Network Security
18 26 (0.58%) 3G
19 24 (0.54%) Broadband
20 23 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 519 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 145 (3.25%) Relational Database
3 120 (2.69%) MySQL
4 112 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
5 103 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 88 (1.97%) Oracle Database
7 87 (1.95%) MongoDB
8 82 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 79 (1.77%) RDBMS
10 73 (1.64%) NoSQL
10 73 (1.64%) RavenDB
11 63 (1.41%) Big Data
12 60 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
13 53 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 51 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 41 (0.92%) DB2
16 36 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
17 35 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
17 35 (0.79%) SAP BW
18 34 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 257 (5.76%) Git (software)
2 192 (4.31%) Cucumber
3 161 (3.61%) Selenium
4 157 (3.52%) TeamCity
5 147 (3.30%) JIRA
6 137 (3.07%) Visual Studio
7 136 (3.05%) Jenkins
8 129 (2.89%) NUnit
9 122 (2.74%) Subversion
10 107 (2.40%) Rhino Mocks
11 95 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 85 (1.91%) ReSharper
13 82 (1.84%) WATIR
14 79 (1.77%) Maven
15 72 (1.62%) Moq
15 72 (1.62%) NCrunch
16 47 (1.05%) WebDriver
17 43 (0.96%) Hudson
18 41 (0.92%) Jasmine
19 40 (0.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 1242 (27.86%) Finance
2 414 (9.29%) Retail
3 313 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 263 (5.90%) Marketing
5 253 (5.68%) Banking
6 211 (4.73%) Back Office
7 205 (4.60%) Manufacturing
8 182 (4.08%) Legal
9 106 (2.38%) Publishing
10 101 (2.27%) Law
11 74 (1.66%) Advertising
12 66 (1.48%) Electronics
13 65 (1.46%) Games
14 51 (1.14%) Billing
15 40 (0.90%) French Language
16 38 (0.85%) Financial Institution
17 37 (0.83%) Retail Banking
18 36 (0.81%) Local Government
19 29 (0.65%) Automotive
20 27 (0.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 807 (18.10%) Analyst
2 776 (17.41%) Developer
3 340 (7.63%) Project Manager
4 253 (5.68%) Business Analyst
5 239 (5.36%) Service Manager
6 166 (3.72%) Team Leader
7 155 (3.48%) Senior Developer
8 154 (3.45%) Architect
9 139 (3.12%) .NET Developer
10 123 (2.76%) Java Developer
11 121 (2.71%) Consultant
12 107 (2.40%) Delivery Manager
13 97 (2.18%) Senior Analyst
14 96 (2.15%) Software Engineer
15 90 (2.02%) Test Analyst
16 89 (2.00%) Support Analyst
17 88 (1.97%) Service Analyst
18 87 (1.95%) Business Manager
19 80 (1.79%) C# Developer
19 80 (1.79%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 544 (12.20%) .NET
2 434 (9.74%) HTML
3 323 (7.25%) CSS
4 316 (7.09%) ASP.NET
5 259 (5.81%) XML
6 252 (5.65%) jQuery
7 228 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 198 (4.44%) Web Services
9 151 (3.39%) .NET Framework
10 135 (3.03%) HTML5
11 128 (2.87%) Spring
12 118 (2.65%) NHibernate
13 116 (2.60%) REST
14 112 (2.51%) StructureMap
15 98 (2.20%) MSMQ
16 94 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 92 (2.06%) J2EE
17 92 (2.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 79 (1.77%) JSON
19 72 (1.62%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 587 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
2 306 (6.86%) Management Information System
3 205 (4.60%) User Experience
4 176 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 170 (3.81%) Open Source
6 91 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 78 (1.75%) Blackberry
8 68 (1.53%) PMI
9 65 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 63 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 50 (1.12%) Digital Media
11 50 (1.12%) Derivative
11 50 (1.12%) Statistics
12 45 (1.01%) CMDB
13 41 (0.92%) Mathematics
14 40 (0.90%) Data Integration
15 38 (0.85%) Visualisation
16 37 (0.83%) Replication
17 36 (0.81%) Firmware
18 34 (0.76%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 506 (11.35%) Windows
2 330 (7.40%) Linux
3 169 (3.79%) UNIX
4 100 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 97 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 83 (1.86%) Windows 7
7 54 (1.21%) Android
7 54 (1.21%) Windows XP
8 51 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 41 (0.92%) Apple iOS
10 37 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (0.76%) Debian
12 28 (0.63%) AIX
13 19 (0.43%) Solaris
14 18 (0.40%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.27%) CentOS
16 11 (0.25%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
18 6 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1320 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 884 (19.83%) Project Management
3 773 (17.34%) ITIL
4 571 (12.81%) Scrum
5 466 (10.45%) Service Delivery
6 459 (10.30%) E-Commerce
7 458 (10.27%) Change Management
8 453 (10.16%) TDD
9 409 (9.17%) PRINCE2
10 408 (9.15%) Coaching
11 392 (8.79%) Service Management
12 390 (8.75%) Mentoring
13 377 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 330 (7.40%) OO
15 328 (7.36%) MVC
16 304 (6.82%) Line Management
17 301 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
18 290 (6.51%) BDD
19 273 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
20 266 (5.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 638 (14.31%) SQL
2 548 (12.29%) C#
3 529 (11.87%) Java
4 449 (10.07%) JavaScript
5 224 (5.02%) Ruby
6 155 (3.48%) PHP
7 117 (2.62%) C++
8 112 (2.51%) VB.NET
9 107 (2.40%) T-SQL
10 101 (2.27%) Python
11 88 (1.97%) C
12 78 (1.75%) PowerShell
13 68 (1.53%) Perl
14 40 (0.90%) PL/SQL
15 34 (0.76%) Groovy
16 29 (0.65%) VB
16 29 (0.65%) Shell Script
17 23 (0.52%) ABAP
18 22 (0.49%) Scala
19 18 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 800 (17.95%) Degree
2 147 (3.30%) PMI Certification
3 146 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 116 (2.60%) ISEB
5 106 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 104 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 92 (2.06%) PMP
8 89 (2.00%) SC Cleared
9 78 (1.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 62 (1.39%) ISTQB
11 58 (1.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 51 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
13 49 (1.10%) MCSE
14 44 (0.99%) CCNA
14 44 (0.99%) MCITP
15 41 (0.92%) MBA
16 40 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 36 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 35 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 34 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 483 (10.83%) QA
2 334 (7.49%) SLA
3 94 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 71 (1.59%) ISO 9001
5 36 (0.81%) ISO 14001
6 22 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 18 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 17 (0.38%) COBIT
9 10 (0.22%) COSO
10 6 (0.13%) ISO 9000
11 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 4 (0.090%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.045%) DO-178B
13 2 (0.045%) P3O
13 2 (0.045%) BS7799
13 2 (0.045%) Basel II
13 2 (0.045%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.045%) HL7
14 1 (0.022%) BS15000
System Software
1 200 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 183 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 50 (1.12%) VMware ESX
5 25 (0.56%) XenServer
5 25 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
6 23 (0.52%) XenApp
7 22 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
8 19 (0.43%) vSphere
9 15 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (0.31%) VMware Server
11 12 (0.27%) Varnish
12 10 (0.22%) vCloud
12 10 (0.22%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.18%) Samba
14 7 (0.16%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.16%) KVM
15 6 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.090%) NDS
16 4 (0.090%) Xen
Systems Management
1 61 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 54 (1.21%) Puppet
3 48 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
4 41 (0.92%) SCCM
5 37 (0.83%) Tivoli
6 29 (0.65%) Nagios
7 26 (0.58%) Data Guard
8 23 (0.52%) SCOM
9 22 (0.49%) Opsview
10 20 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
11 19 (0.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 17 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 14 (0.31%) Vagrant
14 13 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
15 11 (0.25%) collectd
15 11 (0.25%) Ansible
16 7 (0.16%) NetBackup
17 5 (0.11%) Kibana
18 4 (0.090%) logstash
18 4 (0.090%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 825 (18.51%) Microsoft
2 374 (8.39%) Oracle
3 268 (6.01%) SAP
4 244 (5.47%) VMware
5 115 (2.58%) Cisco
6 114 (2.56%) HP
7 106 (2.38%) Citrix
7 106 (2.38%) IBM
8 76 (1.70%) RedPrairie
9 72 (1.62%) Endeca
9 72 (1.62%) Red Hat
10 48 (1.08%) Adobe
11 43 (0.96%) Google
12 39 (0.87%) Business Objects
13 35 (0.79%) NetApp
14 34 (0.76%) JBoss
15 31 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
16 30 (0.67%) EMC
17 29 (0.65%) Cognos
17 29 (0.65%) CheckPoint
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Robert Half Technology
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: c£40K depending on skills and experience) plus £2K bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: Salary & package reflects the seniority of this post. please call.
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
XCM Rock
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday