The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 117 118 118
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 69 37 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.80% 1.37% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.59% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 59 27 31
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +1.14%
Continuous Improvement
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3248 2326 2391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.89% 86.44% 83.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2434 1847 1972
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Leeds

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Leeds

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 46 (34.85%) Project Management
2 36 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 34 (25.76%) ITIL
4 29 (21.97%) Finance
5 28 (21.21%) MS Office
5 28 (21.21%) MS Excel
6 27 (20.45%) PRINCE2
7 26 (19.70%) Retail
8 25 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (18.94%) Root Cause Analysis
9 24 (18.18%) SharePoint
10 23 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (15.15%) Programme Management
12 19 (14.39%) Banking
12 19 (14.39%) Retail Banking
12 19 (14.39%) Service Delivery
12 19 (14.39%) PMI
12 19 (14.39%) PMI Certification
13 17 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (12.88%) E-Commerce
14 16 (12.12%) SLA
14 16 (12.12%) Service Management
15 13 (9.85%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (9.09%) Configuration Management
16 12 (9.09%) Java
17 11 (8.33%) SQL
18 10 (7.58%) Windows
18 10 (7.58%) Incident Management
19 9 (6.82%) Business Analysis
19 9 (6.82%) QA

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 24 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.03%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.27%) Lync
3 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.27%) SAS
4 2 (1.52%) IIS
4 2 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.52%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.76%) Apache
5 1 (0.76%) CICS
Applications
1 28 (21.21%) MS Office
1 28 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.79%) Photoshop
4 4 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Google Analytics
1 5 (3.79%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.03%) MPLS
2 3 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (2.27%) Unified Communications
2 3 (2.27%) Internet
3 2 (1.52%) VoIP
4 1 (0.76%) SMTP
4 1 (0.76%) DHCP
4 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) VPN
4 1 (0.76%) DNS
4 1 (0.76%) H.323
4 1 (0.76%) Firewall
4 1 (0.76%) PBX
4 1 (0.76%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.52%) OLTP
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.76%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Selenium
1 4 (3.03%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.27%) Subversion
3 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.76%) Xcode
4 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (21.97%) Finance
2 26 (19.70%) Retail
3 19 (14.39%) Banking
3 19 (14.39%) Retail Banking
4 8 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.55%) Marketing
6 2 (1.52%) Law
6 2 (1.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 48 (36.36%) Analyst
2 21 (15.91%) PMO Analyst
3 16 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 10 (7.58%) Service Analyst
5 9 (6.82%) Administrator
6 8 (6.06%) Team Leader
6 8 (6.06%) Developer
7 7 (5.30%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.30%) Configuration Manager
8 6 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) UI Developer
9 5 (3.79%) E-Commerce Manager
9 5 (3.79%) UI Programmer
10 4 (3.03%) Change Analyst
10 4 (3.03%) Configuration Analyst
10 4 (3.03%) PMO Manager
10 4 (3.03%) Test Team Leader
11 3 (2.27%) Software Team Leader
11 3 (2.27%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.06%) HTML
1 8 (6.06%) jQuery
1 8 (6.06%) HTML5
2 7 (5.30%) Web Services
3 6 (4.55%) CSS
3 6 (4.55%) Spring
3 6 (4.55%) CSS3
4 5 (3.79%) MooTools
4 5 (3.79%) JSP
4 5 (3.79%) SOAP
4 5 (3.79%) XML
5 4 (3.03%) .NET
5 4 (3.03%) WSDL
5 4 (3.03%) Spring MVC
6 3 (2.27%) PhoneGap
6 3 (2.27%) OpenGL
7 2 (1.52%) Ext JS
7 2 (1.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.52%) XSD
7 2 (1.52%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (14.39%) PMI
3 7 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.79%) CMDB
6 3 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (2.27%) Social Media
6 3 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.27%) User Experience
7 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.52%) Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) Statistics
8 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.58%) Windows
2 8 (6.06%) UNIX
3 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.27%) Android
5 2 (1.52%) Linux
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.85%) Project Management
2 34 (25.76%) ITIL
3 27 (20.45%) PRINCE2
4 25 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (18.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 20 (15.15%) Programme Management
6 19 (14.39%) Service Delivery
7 17 (12.88%) E-Commerce
7 17 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (12.12%) Service Management
9 12 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 10 (7.58%) Incident Management
11 9 (6.82%) Business Analysis
12 8 (6.06%) Scrum
13 6 (4.55%) DSDM
13 6 (4.55%) Problem Management
13 6 (4.55%) Test Management
13 6 (4.55%) Time Management
13 6 (4.55%) Analytics
14 5 (3.79%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.09%) Java
2 11 (8.33%) SQL
3 8 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.27%) PHP
5 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.76%) JCL
6 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.76%) C++
6 1 (0.76%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 19 (14.39%) PMI Certification
2 13 (9.85%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (5.30%) Degree
4 6 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.27%) CCNP
6 3 (2.27%) CCDP
6 3 (2.27%) CCSE
6 3 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.52%) CBAP
7 2 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.52%) ISEB
7 2 (1.52%) CISSP
7 2 (1.52%) MCP
7 2 (1.52%) MCSE
8 1 (0.76%) CEH
8 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.76%) MCTS
8 1 (0.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.12%) SLA
2 9 (6.82%) QA
3 3 (2.27%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) vSphere
3 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) SCCM
2 1 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 36 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.79%) Adobe
2 5 (3.79%) Google
2 5 (3.79%) Coremetrics
3 4 (3.03%) hybris
3 4 (3.03%) CheckPoint
3 4 (3.03%) Cisco
4 3 (2.27%) VMware
4 3 (2.27%) Oracle
5 2 (1.52%) Sencha
5 2 (1.52%) Citrix
6 1 (0.76%) BMC
6 1 (0.76%) Siemens
6 1 (0.76%) IBM
6 1 (0.76%) HP
6 1 (0.76%) Dell
6 1 (0.76%) Polycom
6 1 (0.76%) Mitel
6 1 (0.76%) Micro Focus
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Posted: 3 days ago
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