The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 23 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 122 134 97
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -37
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 60 48 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.52% 1.15% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.47% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 45 36 61
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £55,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3182 3269 2941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 80.60% 78.56% 77.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2568 2815 2569
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 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
Rochdale -3 8 £44,000 +33.33% 2
Wigan -3 5 £18,145 -50.95%
Altrincham - 4 £50,000 -
Bolton +1 1 £60,000 +55.84% 1
Cheadle - 1 - -
Salford - 1 - - 1
Stockport - 1 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 32 (26.45%) Project Management
1 32 (26.45%) Finance
2 30 (24.79%) PRINCE2
3 27 (22.31%) ITIL
3 27 (22.31%) Microsoft
4 20 (16.53%) Change Management
5 19 (15.70%) Windows
6 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
7 15 (12.40%) Service Delivery
7 15 (12.40%) Management Information System
8 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
9 13 (10.74%) Internet
9 13 (10.74%) Six Sigma
9 13 (10.74%) SLA
10 12 (9.92%) Linux
10 12 (9.92%) SQL
10 12 (9.92%) MS Office
10 12 (9.92%) SAP
11 11 (9.09%) Degree
12 10 (8.26%) Billing
12 10 (8.26%) Telecoms
12 10 (8.26%) Scrum
13 9 (7.44%) VMware
13 9 (7.44%) Banking
13 9 (7.44%) PMI Certification
13 9 (7.44%) Oracle
13 9 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (6.61%) UNIX
14 8 (6.61%) .NET
14 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.31%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.31%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.65%) SAS
4 2 (1.65%) Lync
4 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) FileNet
5 1 (0.83%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.83%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.92%) MS Office
3 2 (1.65%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.83%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (5.79%) SAP Business One
1 7 (5.79%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.83%) Agresso
3 1 (0.83%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.65%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) Internet
2 5 (4.13%) WAN
2 5 (4.13%) Firewall
3 4 (3.31%) Junos
3 4 (3.31%) PSTN
3 4 (3.31%) VPN
4 3 (2.48%) MPLS
4 3 (2.48%) LAN
4 3 (2.48%) PBX
4 3 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.65%) IPsec
5 2 (1.65%) SSL
5 2 (1.65%) SAN
5 2 (1.65%) ADSL
5 2 (1.65%) Broadband
5 2 (1.65%) DSL
5 2 (1.65%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.83%) HTTP
6 1 (0.83%) DNS
6 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.48%) OLTP
5 3 (2.48%) DB2
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.65%) MySQL
6 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.48%) Subversion
2 2 (1.65%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.65%) NUnit
2 2 (1.65%) Selenium
2 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.65%) JUnit
2 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 32 (26.45%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.26%) Billing
3 9 (7.44%) Banking
4 8 (6.61%) Retail
5 6 (4.96%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.31%) Marketing
7 2 (1.65%) Military
7 2 (1.65%) Electronics
8 1 (0.83%) Law
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (21.49%) Analyst
2 15 (12.40%) Project Manager
3 11 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 11 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 10 (8.26%) Support Manager
5 8 (6.61%) Team Leader
6 7 (5.79%) Developer
6 7 (5.79%) ERP Project Manager
6 7 (5.79%) ERP Manager
7 6 (4.96%) Customer Services Manager
7 6 (4.96%) Service Support Manager
7 6 (4.96%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) Service Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) Customer Support Manager
8 5 (4.13%) Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Engineering Manager
9 4 (3.31%) Billing Analyst
10 3 (2.48%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 3 (2.48%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) .NET
2 6 (4.96%) Web Services
3 5 (4.13%) XML
4 4 (3.31%) COM
4 4 (3.31%) HTML
5 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.48%) Middleware
5 3 (2.48%) Microformats
5 3 (2.48%) WCF
5 3 (2.48%) jQuery
5 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.48%) HTML5
5 3 (2.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (1.65%) WPF
6 2 (1.65%) MDX
6 2 (1.65%) XSLT
7 1 (0.83%) SOAP
7 1 (0.83%) J2EE
7 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.40%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.13%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.48%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.48%) Informatics
3 3 (2.48%) Taxonomies
3 3 (2.48%) Ontologies
3 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.65%) AS400
4 2 (1.65%) PMI
4 2 (1.65%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) CMDB
5 1 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.83%) iPad
5 1 (0.83%) Open Source
5 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.83%) NHS
5 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.70%) Windows
2 12 (9.92%) Linux
3 8 (6.61%) UNIX
4 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.83%) AIX
7 1 (0.83%) HPUX
7 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.45%) Project Management
2 30 (24.79%) PRINCE2
3 27 (22.31%) ITIL
4 20 (16.53%) Change Management
5 15 (12.40%) Service Delivery
6 13 (10.74%) Six Sigma
7 10 (8.26%) Scrum
8 8 (6.61%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.79%) RUP
9 7 (5.79%) ERP
9 7 (5.79%) Time Management
9 7 (5.79%) Change Control
10 6 (4.96%) Data Management
10 6 (4.96%) Information Management
10 6 (4.96%) Logistics
10 6 (4.96%) Software Testing
10 6 (4.96%) Analytics
10 6 (4.96%) Process Improvement
11 5 (4.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.92%) SQL
2 6 (4.96%) C#
3 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.48%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.48%) C
4 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.65%) Python
5 1 (0.83%) Groovy
5 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.83%) Java
5 1 (0.83%) Clojure
5 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) Degree
2 9 (7.44%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.79%) PMP
4 6 (4.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.65%) RHCE
6 2 (1.65%) MCSA
6 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.83%) AAT
7 1 (0.83%) CSQA
7 1 (0.83%) MCSE
7 1 (0.83%) ISEB
7 1 (0.83%) CCAB
7 1 (0.83%) MBA
7 1 (0.83%) MCTS
7 1 (0.83%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) SLA
2 4 (3.31%) QA
3 3 (2.48%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (1.65%) BS7799
4 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.79%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.65%) vSphere
4 2 (1.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) SCOM
2 4 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.65%) Puppet
3 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (22.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.92%) SAP
3 9 (7.44%) Oracle
3 9 (7.44%) VMware
4 8 (6.61%) Pegasus
5 7 (5.79%) Sage
5 7 (5.79%) Epicor
6 5 (4.13%) HP
7 4 (3.31%) Juniper
8 3 (2.48%) NetApp
8 3 (2.48%) Citrix
8 3 (2.48%) IBM
8 3 (2.48%) NEC
8 3 (2.48%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.65%) Teradata
9 2 (1.65%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.65%) Veeam
9 2 (1.65%) Cisco
9 2 (1.65%) Adobe
9 2 (1.65%) Sun
Salford, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + £6k Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefi
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £24,500 to £30,500 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Allegro Networks Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £40,500 to £44,500 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £51,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: Excellent salary and flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 24 days ago