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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 132 158 164
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +6
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2313 1809 1965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.17% 1.81% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 2.23% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1613 1347 1459
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +3.44%
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
87531 81269 87492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.11% 81.29% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 70660 67401 74411
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.26%
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 30 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 30 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 +16 918 £55,000 +4.76% 73
South East +28 500 £47,000 +4.44% 71
East of England +13 222 £47,500 +7.95% 30
South West +26 183 £40,000 -5.32% 29
West Midlands +10 136 £42,750 +0.58% 16
East Midlands +53 134 £45,000 -11.94% 16
Yorkshire -27 116 £37,500 -6.25% 27
North West +1 113 £45,000 +20.00% 27
North East -14 9 £43,000 -6.01% 4
Midlands +10 1 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 1326 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1240 (27.88%) Finance
3 878 (19.74%) Project Management
4 804 (18.08%) Microsoft
5 785 (17.65%) Degree
6 763 (17.16%) ITIL
7 627 (14.10%) SQL
8 588 (13.22%) MS Excel
9 560 (12.59%) Scrum
10 553 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
11 545 (12.26%) C#
12 535 (12.03%) .NET
13 531 (11.94%) Java
14 514 (11.56%) SQL Server
15 497 (11.18%) Windows
16 493 (11.09%) QA
17 464 (10.43%) Service Delivery
18 459 (10.32%) TDD
19 455 (10.23%) Change Management
20 451 (10.14%) E-Commerce
21 450 (10.12%) JavaScript
22 431 (9.69%) HTML
23 411 (9.24%) Retail
24 405 (9.11%) PRINCE2
25 402 (9.04%) Coaching
26 399 (8.97%) Service Management
27 394 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
28 386 (8.68%) Mentoring
29 368 (8.28%) Oracle
30 337 (7.58%) SLA

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 175 (3.94%) IIS
3 115 (2.59%) Confluence
4 109 (2.45%) CMS
5 81 (1.82%) MS Exchange
6 74 (1.66%) WebSphere
7 72 (1.62%) Apache
8 71 (1.60%) Apache Solr
9 58 (1.30%) Tomcat
10 56 (1.26%) nginx
11 55 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
12 53 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 48 (1.08%) Node.js
14 39 (0.88%) SAS
15 32 (0.72%) Lync
15 32 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
16 29 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
17 25 (0.56%) MS Project Server
18 24 (0.54%) WebLogic
19 22 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 588 (13.22%) MS Excel
2 283 (6.36%) MS Office
3 84 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 79 (1.78%) MS Project
5 65 (1.46%) MS Visio
6 39 (0.88%) Photoshop
7 22 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 21 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (0.36%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.067%) 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%) 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 40 (0.90%) 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 29 (0.65%) Magento
6 26 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
7 25 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
8 22 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
9 20 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
10 16 (0.36%) Google Analytics
11 15 (0.34%) SAP MM
11 15 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 14 (0.31%) Agresso
13 13 (0.29%) SAP SD
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%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 84 (1.89%) SaaS
2 74 (1.66%) GitHub
3 54 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 40 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.25%) IaaS
7 6 (0.13%) PaaS
7 6 (0.13%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
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
1 140 (3.15%) TCP/IP
2 127 (2.86%) SAN
3 121 (2.72%) Firewall
4 119 (2.68%) Internet
5 110 (2.47%) DNS
6 109 (2.45%) LAN
7 106 (2.38%) WAN
8 87 (1.96%) Wireless
9 80 (1.80%) HTTP
10 60 (1.35%) DHCP
10 60 (1.35%) VPN
11 40 (0.90%) NAS
12 36 (0.81%) MPLS
13 35 (0.79%) Intranet
14 31 (0.70%) Network Security
15 29 (0.65%) LDAP
16 27 (0.61%) SSL
17 26 (0.58%) 3G
18 25 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
19 23 (0.52%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 514 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 143 (3.22%) Relational Database
3 118 (2.65%) MySQL
4 114 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 100 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 93 (2.09%) MongoDB
7 83 (1.87%) Oracle Database
8 76 (1.71%) RDBMS
8 76 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 75 (1.69%) RavenDB
9 75 (1.69%) NoSQL
10 67 (1.51%) Big Data
11 60 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 52 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 46 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 43 (0.97%) DB2
15 35 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
16 34 (0.76%) SAP BW
16 34 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
17 33 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 273 (6.14%) Git (software)
2 192 (4.32%) Cucumber
3 168 (3.78%) Selenium
4 163 (3.67%) TeamCity
5 156 (3.51%) JIRA
6 140 (3.15%) Jenkins
7 139 (3.13%) Visual Studio
8 133 (2.99%) NUnit
9 119 (2.68%) Subversion
10 111 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
11 87 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 87 (1.96%) ReSharper
12 84 (1.89%) WATIR
13 81 (1.82%) Maven
14 74 (1.66%) Moq
14 74 (1.66%) NCrunch
15 52 (1.17%) WebDriver
16 43 (0.97%) Hudson
16 43 (0.97%) Jasmine
17 40 (0.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 1240 (27.88%) Finance
2 411 (9.24%) Retail
3 317 (7.13%) Telecoms
4 263 (5.91%) Marketing
5 257 (5.78%) Banking
6 207 (4.65%) Back Office
7 201 (4.52%) Manufacturing
8 185 (4.16%) Legal
9 109 (2.45%) Publishing
10 107 (2.41%) Law
11 68 (1.53%) Games
12 66 (1.48%) Advertising
13 63 (1.42%) Electronics
14 52 (1.17%) Billing
15 40 (0.90%) French Language
16 36 (0.81%) Retail Banking
16 36 (0.81%) Financial Institution
17 35 (0.79%) Local Government
18 28 (0.63%) Automotive
19 27 (0.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 794 (17.85%) Analyst
2 782 (17.58%) Developer
3 333 (7.49%) Project Manager
4 244 (5.49%) Service Manager
5 243 (5.46%) Business Analyst
6 162 (3.64%) Team Leader
7 155 (3.49%) Architect
8 153 (3.44%) Senior Developer
9 140 (3.15%) .NET Developer
10 120 (2.70%) Consultant
11 117 (2.63%) Java Developer
12 113 (2.54%) Delivery Manager
13 96 (2.16%) Senior Analyst
14 93 (2.09%) Test Analyst
15 88 (1.98%) Software Engineer
16 87 (1.96%) Business Manager
17 86 (1.93%) Support Analyst
18 84 (1.89%) Service Analyst
19 81 (1.82%) Junior
20 78 (1.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 535 (12.03%) .NET
2 431 (9.69%) HTML
3 326 (7.33%) CSS
4 314 (7.06%) ASP.NET
5 250 (5.62%) XML
5 250 (5.62%) jQuery
6 222 (4.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 196 (4.41%) Web Services
8 146 (3.28%) .NET Framework
9 131 (2.95%) HTML5
10 127 (2.86%) Spring
11 122 (2.74%) NHibernate
12 116 (2.61%) StructureMap
13 115 (2.59%) REST
14 98 (2.20%) MSMQ
15 96 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 93 (2.09%) J2EE
17 90 (2.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 74 (1.66%) Spring.NET
18 74 (1.66%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 553 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 305 (6.86%) Management Information System
3 212 (4.77%) User Experience
4 179 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 168 (3.78%) Open Source
6 88 (1.98%) Mobile App
7 75 (1.69%) Blackberry
8 69 (1.55%) PMI
9 63 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 62 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 53 (1.19%) Digital Media
12 48 (1.08%) Derivative
13 46 (1.03%) Statistics
14 44 (0.99%) CMDB
15 40 (0.90%) Replication
16 39 (0.88%) Mathematics
16 39 (0.88%) Data Integration
17 36 (0.81%) Video on Demand
18 35 (0.79%) Social Media
18 35 (0.79%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 497 (11.18%) Windows
2 332 (7.47%) Linux
3 176 (3.96%) UNIX
4 100 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 79 (1.78%) Windows 7
7 53 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 52 (1.17%) Android
8 52 (1.17%) Windows XP
9 40 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 36 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (0.81%) Debian
11 28 (0.63%) AIX
12 17 (0.38%) Solaris
13 14 (0.31%) CentOS
13 14 (0.31%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.25%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1326 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 878 (19.74%) Project Management
3 763 (17.16%) ITIL
4 560 (12.59%) Scrum
5 464 (10.43%) Service Delivery
6 459 (10.32%) TDD
7 455 (10.23%) Change Management
8 451 (10.14%) E-Commerce
9 405 (9.11%) PRINCE2
10 402 (9.04%) Coaching
11 399 (8.97%) Service Management
12 394 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 386 (8.68%) Mentoring
14 334 (7.51%) OO
15 319 (7.17%) MVC
16 303 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
17 298 (6.70%) Line Management
18 293 (6.59%) BDD
19 269 (6.05%) Software Engineering
20 265 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 627 (14.10%) SQL
2 545 (12.26%) C#
3 531 (11.94%) Java
4 450 (10.12%) JavaScript
5 230 (5.17%) Ruby
6 163 (3.67%) PHP
7 115 (2.59%) C++
8 112 (2.52%) VB.NET
9 104 (2.34%) T-SQL
9 104 (2.34%) Python
10 90 (2.02%) C
11 77 (1.73%) PowerShell
12 66 (1.48%) Perl
13 39 (0.88%) PL/SQL
14 33 (0.74%) Groovy
15 27 (0.61%) Shell Script
16 26 (0.58%) VB
17 23 (0.52%) ABAP
18 20 (0.45%) Scala
19 17 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 785 (17.65%) Degree
2 149 (3.35%) PMI Certification
3 145 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 124 (2.79%) ISEB
5 106 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 98 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
7 92 (2.07%) PMP
8 89 (2.00%) SC Cleared
9 81 (1.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 64 (1.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 61 (1.37%) ISTQB
12 56 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
13 50 (1.12%) MCSE
14 46 (1.03%) CCNA
15 40 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 40 (0.90%) MCITP
15 40 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 39 (0.88%) MBA
17 37 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 34 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 493 (11.09%) QA
2 337 (7.58%) SLA
3 95 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (1.55%) ISO 9001
5 36 (0.81%) ISO 14001
6 22 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 17 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 16 (0.36%) COBIT
10 10 (0.22%) COSO
11 7 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 7 (0.16%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.090%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.045%) P3O
13 2 (0.045%) Basel II
13 2 (0.045%) DO-178B
13 2 (0.045%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.045%) HL7
14 1 (0.022%) TickIT
System Software
1 190 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 177 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (1.15%) VMware ESX
4 45 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 36 (0.81%) Firmware
6 25 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
6 25 (0.56%) XenServer
7 24 (0.54%) XenApp
8 22 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
9 21 (0.47%) vSphere
10 17 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (0.31%) VMware Server
12 12 (0.27%) Varnish
13 10 (0.22%) vCloud
13 10 (0.22%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.18%) Samba
14 8 (0.18%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.16%) KVM
16 6 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
17 4 (0.090%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 69 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
2 60 (1.35%) Puppet
3 48 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
4 36 (0.81%) Tivoli
5 35 (0.79%) SCCM
6 33 (0.74%) Nagios
7 26 (0.58%) Data Guard
7 26 (0.58%) Opsview
8 19 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
8 19 (0.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 18 (0.40%) SCOM
9 18 (0.40%) Vagrant
10 17 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 14 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
11 14 (0.31%) Ansible
12 13 (0.29%) collectd
13 9 (0.20%) NetBackup
14 5 (0.11%) Backup Exec
14 5 (0.11%) Kibana
15 4 (0.090%) logstash
Vendors
1 804 (18.08%) Microsoft
2 368 (8.28%) Oracle
3 266 (5.98%) SAP
4 240 (5.40%) VMware
5 125 (2.81%) Cisco
6 117 (2.63%) HP
7 111 (2.50%) IBM
8 102 (2.29%) Citrix
9 78 (1.75%) RedPrairie
10 74 (1.66%) Endeca
11 73 (1.64%) Red Hat
12 47 (1.06%) Adobe
13 41 (0.92%) Google
14 37 (0.83%) Business Objects
15 36 (0.81%) JBoss
16 33 (0.74%) CheckPoint
17 31 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
17 31 (0.70%) NetApp
17 31 (0.70%) Cognos
18 29 (0.65%) EMC
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens, Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary and bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £56000 - £56500 per annum + car, benefits, 20% bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent bonus, car + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 22 hours ago
Somerset
ecruitaid.com
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Canterbury Christ Church University
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
South East
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Excellent package, Bonus, Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday