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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 123 143 159
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +16
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2410 2202 1852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.36% 2.02% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.44% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1710 1586 1348
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
86396 90140 82283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.75% 82.78% 81.09%
Number of salaries quoted 71617 73137 67976
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 +20 880 £55,750 +1.36% 113
South East -6 441 £47,500 +5.55% 84
North West +73 268 £45,000 +6.43% 39
Yorkshire +58 237 £45,000 +28.57% 30
East of England -9 165 £47,500 +1.06% 26
East Midlands +3 143 £42,500 - 30
South West -40 140 £45,000 +5.88% 37
West Midlands -3 120 £45,000 +5.26% 18
North East -8 19 £36,719 -2.08% 5
Midlands -16 10 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1549 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1457 (29.67%) Finance
3 920 (18.74%) Degree
4 903 (18.39%) ITIL
5 880 (17.92%) Project Management
6 850 (17.31%) SQL
7 657 (13.38%) Microsoft
8 646 (13.16%) Java
9 639 (13.01%) Scrum
10 627 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
11 563 (11.47%) Service Delivery
12 544 (11.08%) QA
13 536 (10.92%) JavaScript
14 519 (10.57%) .NET
15 514 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
16 500 (10.18%) TDD
17 497 (10.12%) SDLC
18 487 (9.92%) MS Excel
19 482 (9.82%) C#
20 478 (9.74%) Service Management
21 474 (9.65%) HTML
22 469 (9.55%) SQL Server
23 466 (9.49%) PRINCE2
24 465 (9.47%) Windows
24 465 (9.47%) Mentoring
25 452 (9.21%) Oracle
26 437 (8.90%) Change Management
27 410 (8.35%) Software Engineering
28 396 (8.07%) Retail
28 396 (8.07%) Coaching

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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
1 122 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 121 (2.46%) Node.js
3 99 (2.02%) IIS
4 80 (1.63%) Apache
5 68 (1.38%) MS Exchange
6 67 (1.36%) Apache Solr
7 66 (1.34%) Tomcat
8 64 (1.30%) WebSphere
9 58 (1.18%) CMS
10 49 (1.00%) Confluence
11 46 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
12 38 (0.77%) WebLogic
13 37 (0.75%) nginx
14 28 (0.57%) Lync
14 28 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
15 25 (0.51%) SAS
16 23 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
17 21 (0.43%) Drupal
18 20 (0.41%) JBoss
19 18 (0.37%) Documentum
Applications
1 487 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 212 (4.32%) MS Office
3 153 (3.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 127 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 114 (2.32%) MS Project
6 18 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.10%) Mingle
8 4 (0.081%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.061%) RoboHelp
9 3 (0.061%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.061%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.041%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.041%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.041%) SPSS
10 2 (0.041%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.041%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.020%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.020%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 58 (1.18%) SAP FI
2 57 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
2 57 (1.16%) SAP CO
3 40 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 34 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
5 27 (0.55%) SAP SCM
6 23 (0.47%) SAP MM
7 22 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
7 22 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
7 22 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
8 21 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
9 18 (0.37%) SAP SD
10 17 (0.35%) SAP PS
10 17 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 15 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
11 15 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
12 13 (0.26%) SAP HCM
12 13 (0.26%) SAP ERP
13 11 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
13 11 (0.22%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 119 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (2.34%) SaaS
3 63 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 50 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 47 (0.96%) GitHub
6 33 (0.67%) IaaS
6 33 (0.67%) Office 365
7 24 (0.49%) PaaS
8 12 (0.24%) Route 53
8 12 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
9 10 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.16%) Force.com
12 7 (0.14%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.12%) Boomi
13 6 (0.12%) iPaaS
14 5 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
14 5 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.081%) Sumo Logic
15 4 (0.081%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 125 (2.55%) Internet
2 118 (2.40%) Firewall
3 105 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 95 (1.93%) SAN
5 76 (1.55%) HTTP
6 75 (1.53%) DNS
7 70 (1.43%) LAN
8 67 (1.36%) WAN
9 62 (1.26%) MPLS
10 59 (1.20%) VPN
11 53 (1.08%) VoIP
12 49 (1.00%) Network Security
13 48 (0.98%) Wireless
14 41 (0.84%) DHCP
15 34 (0.69%) BGP
16 32 (0.65%) OSPF
17 31 (0.63%) SSL
18 28 (0.57%) Intranet
19 27 (0.55%) IPsec
19 27 (0.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 469 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 192 (3.91%) MongoDB
3 168 (3.42%) MySQL
4 142 (2.89%) Relational Database
5 132 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 124 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 123 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 120 (2.44%) Oracle Database
9 113 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 89 (1.81%) Big Data
11 72 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 70 (1.43%) NoSQL
13 67 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
14 63 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
15 55 (1.12%) RDBMS
16 46 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
17 44 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
18 42 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
19 41 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
20 35 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 245 (4.99%) Git (software)
2 170 (3.46%) Selenium
3 146 (2.97%) JIRA
4 134 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 113 (2.30%) Jenkins
6 106 (2.16%) Visual Studio
7 105 (2.14%) JUnit
8 101 (2.06%) Cucumber
9 82 (1.67%) Subversion
10 81 (1.65%) TeamCity
11 76 (1.55%) Maven
11 76 (1.55%) NUnit
12 55 (1.12%) WebDriver
13 45 (0.92%) HP UFT
14 42 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
15 41 (0.84%) Jasmine
16 36 (0.73%) Hudson
17 34 (0.69%) SoapUI
18 30 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 27 (0.55%) TestNG
General
1 1457 (29.67%) Finance
2 396 (8.07%) Retail
3 290 (5.91%) Banking
4 275 (5.60%) Telecoms
5 253 (5.15%) Marketing
6 173 (3.52%) Legal
7 167 (3.40%) Manufacturing
8 123 (2.51%) Games
9 104 (2.12%) Law
10 101 (2.06%) Back Office
11 100 (2.04%) Publishing
12 71 (1.45%) Advertising
13 59 (1.20%) Automotive
14 57 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 54 (1.10%) Electronics
16 52 (1.06%) Financial Institution
17 51 (1.04%) Billing
18 45 (0.92%) Military
19 43 (0.88%) Investment Banking
20 36 (0.73%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 796 (16.21%) Analyst
2 737 (15.01%) Developer
3 324 (6.60%) Project Manager
4 310 (6.31%) Service Manager
5 291 (5.93%) Business Analyst
6 242 (4.93%) Senior Developer
7 212 (4.32%) Architect
8 179 (3.65%) Software Engineer
9 161 (3.28%) Delivery Manager
10 140 (2.85%) Java Developer
11 132 (2.69%) Senior Analyst
12 119 (2.42%) .NET Developer
13 111 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
14 107 (2.18%) Consultant
15 101 (2.06%) Support Analyst
16 98 (2.00%) Programme Manager
17 97 (1.98%) Senior Manager
18 96 (1.96%) ScrumMaster
19 95 (1.93%) Team Leader
20 91 (1.85%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 519 (10.57%) .NET
2 474 (9.65%) HTML
3 376 (7.66%) CSS
4 356 (7.25%) Web Services
5 284 (5.78%) XML
6 230 (4.68%) ASP.NET
7 207 (4.22%) HTML5
8 197 (4.01%) Spring
9 185 (3.77%) jQuery
10 172 (3.50%) REST
11 141 (2.87%) CSS3
12 139 (2.83%) AngularJS
13 119 (2.42%) SOAP
14 118 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
15 112 (2.28%) J2EE
16 111 (2.26%) JSON
17 101 (2.06%) .NET Framework
18 100 (2.04%) Hibernate
19 91 (1.85%) Middleware
20 90 (1.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 627 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 349 (7.11%) Management Information System
3 322 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 198 (4.03%) Data Centre
5 167 (3.40%) User Experience
6 109 (2.22%) Visualisation
7 86 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 85 (1.73%) PMI
9 71 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 69 (1.41%) Data Structures
11 63 (1.28%) FMCG
12 61 (1.24%) Social Media
13 60 (1.22%) NHS
13 60 (1.22%) Blackberry
14 51 (1.04%) Mathematics
15 49 (1.00%) PKI
16 45 (0.92%) Mainframe
17 43 (0.88%) BBC
18 42 (0.86%) Clustering
19 41 (0.84%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 465 (9.47%) Windows
2 366 (7.45%) Linux
3 227 (4.62%) UNIX
4 84 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 77 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 75 (1.53%) Android
7 63 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 45 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 32 (0.65%) CentOS
12 28 (0.57%) Debian
13 26 (0.53%) Windows 8
14 25 (0.51%) Ubuntu
15 24 (0.49%) Windows XP
16 23 (0.47%) Solaris
17 16 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 15 (0.31%) Mac OS X
19 12 (0.24%) AIX
20 11 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1549 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
2 903 (18.39%) ITIL
3 880 (17.92%) Project Management
4 639 (13.01%) Scrum
5 563 (11.47%) Service Delivery
6 514 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 500 (10.18%) TDD
8 497 (10.12%) SDLC
9 478 (9.74%) Service Management
10 466 (9.49%) PRINCE2
11 465 (9.47%) Mentoring
12 437 (8.90%) Change Management
13 410 (8.35%) Software Engineering
14 396 (8.07%) Coaching
15 363 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
16 354 (7.21%) E-Commerce
17 344 (7.01%) Line Management
18 301 (6.13%) Business Analysis
19 293 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
20 276 (5.62%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 850 (17.31%) SQL
2 646 (13.16%) Java
3 536 (10.92%) JavaScript
4 482 (9.82%) C#
5 190 (3.87%) C++
6 180 (3.67%) Python
7 175 (3.56%) T-SQL
8 149 (3.03%) Ruby
9 140 (2.85%) C
10 133 (2.71%) PHP
11 109 (2.22%) Perl
12 104 (2.12%) PL/SQL
13 74 (1.51%) Bash Shell
14 63 (1.28%) Shell Script
15 55 (1.12%) Groovy
15 55 (1.12%) PowerShell
16 50 (1.02%) Scala
16 50 (1.02%) VB
17 47 (0.96%) VB.NET
18 44 (0.90%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 920 (18.74%) Degree
2 186 (3.79%) ISEB
3 175 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
4 159 (3.24%) PMI Certification
5 145 (2.95%) Security Cleared
6 119 (2.42%) ISTQB
7 111 (2.26%) SC Cleared
8 95 (1.93%) PMP
9 88 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
10 86 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 66 (1.34%) CISSP
11 66 (1.34%) MCSE
11 66 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 57 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 51 (1.04%) CCNA
14 50 (1.02%) CISM
15 49 (1.00%) DV Cleared
16 47 (0.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 46 (0.94%) HND
18 45 (0.92%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 544 (11.08%) QA
2 267 (5.44%) SLA
3 140 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 63 (1.28%) ISO 9001
5 37 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 33 (0.67%) ISO 14001
7 32 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 26 (0.53%) ISO 9000
9 25 (0.51%) P3O
10 19 (0.39%) COBIT
11 10 (0.20%) Data Quality
11 10 (0.20%) PMBOK
12 8 (0.16%) Basel II
13 7 (0.14%) TickIT
14 4 (0.081%) WCAG
15 3 (0.061%) GxP
16 2 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 2 (0.041%) Val IT
16 2 (0.041%) COSO
17 1 (0.020%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 205 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 139 (2.83%) Active Directory
3 64 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 32 (0.65%) vSphere
5 23 (0.47%) Docker
6 22 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
6 22 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 20 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (0.33%) XenApp
9 13 (0.26%) Varnish
10 10 (0.20%) NFS
11 9 (0.18%) XenDesktop
12 7 (0.14%) HDFS
12 7 (0.14%) Firmware
12 7 (0.14%) XenServer
13 6 (0.12%) VMware ESX
14 5 (0.10%) Squid
14 5 (0.10%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.081%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.081%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 99 (2.02%) Puppet
2 76 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
3 55 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (1.00%) SCCM
5 35 (0.71%) Vagrant
6 33 (0.67%) Nagios
7 27 (0.55%) Ansible
8 25 (0.51%) SCOM
9 17 (0.35%) Data Guard
10 16 (0.33%) Graphite
11 15 (0.31%) ZABBIX
12 13 (0.26%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.16%) logstash
13 8 (0.16%) Kibana
14 7 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
15 6 (0.12%) NetBackup
15 6 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 5 (0.10%) TeamSite
16 5 (0.10%) Control-M
16 5 (0.10%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 657 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 452 (9.21%) Oracle
3 286 (5.82%) SAP
4 245 (4.99%) VMware
5 142 (2.89%) Cisco
6 118 (2.40%) HP
7 82 (1.67%) IBM
7 82 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
8 71 (1.45%) Citrix
9 54 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 37 (0.75%) Google
11 34 (0.69%) ServiceNow
12 33 (0.67%) Informatica
13 32 (0.65%) Splunk
14 31 (0.63%) NetApp
15 28 (0.57%) TIBCO
16 27 (0.55%) Juniper
16 27 (0.55%) Adobe
16 27 (0.55%) 3PAR
17 26 (0.53%) Sybase
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50000 - 80000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50k - 70k per month + flexi package
Posted: 6 hours ago
East Midlands
@ITS
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ascot, Berkshire
@ITS
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £375.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Middlesex
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
MetaPack
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Capgemini
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £47500 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hudson IT
Salary: £41000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago