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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 130 126 121
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 60 69 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.50% 1.68% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 2.13% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 59 52
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3282 3244 2844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.15% 78.89% 76.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2696 2764 2542
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 4 £55,250 -
Altrincham +18 3 - -
Cheadle - 3 £47,500 -
Wigan +6 2 £26,500 -15.87% 2
Stockport -8 2 £35,750 +10.00%
Oldham - 1 £61,000 -
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 58 (44.62%) Finance
2 35 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 31 (23.85%) Windows
4 29 (22.31%) ITIL
4 29 (22.31%) Project Management
5 21 (16.15%) SQL
5 21 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (15.38%) Scrum
7 18 (13.85%) Change Management
8 17 (13.08%) .NET
9 15 (11.54%) SQL Server
9 15 (11.54%) ASP.NET
9 15 (11.54%) MS Excel
9 15 (11.54%) Service Delivery
10 14 (10.77%) PRINCE2
10 14 (10.77%) Software Testing
10 14 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (10.77%) Change Control
11 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (10.00%) Degree
11 13 (10.00%) JavaScript
12 12 (9.23%) Internet
12 12 (9.23%) MVC
12 12 (9.23%) C#
12 12 (9.23%) MS Office
12 12 (9.23%) Active Directory
12 12 (9.23%) jQuery
13 11 (8.46%) Programme Management
13 11 (8.46%) Visual Studio
13 11 (8.46%) XML

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.31%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (2.31%) SAS
4 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.54%) IIS
4 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.77%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.23%) MS Office
3 4 (3.08%) MS Project
4 1 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.77%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.77%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Sage 200
1 5 (3.85%) SAP Business One
1 5 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.77%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.77%) arcHouse
3 1 (0.77%) Agresso
3 1 (0.77%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.23%) Internet
2 10 (7.69%) VPN
3 5 (3.85%) Firewall
4 4 (3.08%) Intranet
4 4 (3.08%) WAN
4 4 (3.08%) Broadband
4 4 (3.08%) LAN
4 4 (3.08%) Junos
5 3 (2.31%) SAN
6 2 (1.54%) MPLS
6 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.54%) NAS
7 1 (0.77%) VoIP
7 1 (0.77%) IPv6
7 1 (0.77%) HTTP
7 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.77%) Wireless
7 1 (0.77%) OSPF
7 1 (0.77%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.54%) MySQL
6 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.77%) MS Access
7 1 (0.77%) OLTP
7 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.46%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.54%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.54%) JUnit
4 2 (1.54%) Selenium
4 2 (1.54%) NUnit
4 2 (1.54%) Subversion
4 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 58 (44.62%) Finance
2 7 (5.38%) Billing
3 5 (3.85%) Banking
3 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.08%) Marketing
4 4 (3.08%) Retail
5 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.54%) Electronics
6 2 (1.54%) Military
7 1 (0.77%) Advertising
7 1 (0.77%) Law
7 1 (0.77%) Legal
7 1 (0.77%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (22.31%) Analyst
2 24 (18.46%) Developer
3 13 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 9 (6.92%) Service Manager
5 8 (6.15%) Lead Developer
5 8 (6.15%) Team Leader
6 6 (4.62%) Desktop Support
6 6 (4.62%) Development Manager
6 6 (4.62%) Desktop Team Leader
6 6 (4.62%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 6 (4.62%) Support Manager
6 6 (4.62%) Support Team Leader
6 6 (4.62%) Lead .NET Developer
7 5 (3.85%) ERP Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Service Assurance Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) ERP Project Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Head of IT
7 5 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.08%) .NET
2 15 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 12 (9.23%) jQuery
4 11 (8.46%) XML
5 10 (7.69%) HTML
5 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (4.62%) WCF
7 5 (3.85%) HTML5
7 5 (3.85%) Microformats
8 4 (3.08%) COM
9 3 (2.31%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.31%) XSL
9 3 (2.31%) Web Services
9 3 (2.31%) Middleware
10 2 (1.54%) XSLT
10 2 (1.54%) CSS
10 2 (1.54%) MDX
11 1 (0.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (0.77%) CSS3
11 1 (0.77%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.46%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.38%) Informatics
3 6 (4.62%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.62%) iPad
4 5 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.85%) Taxonomies
4 5 (3.85%) Ontologies
5 4 (3.08%) PMI
5 4 (3.08%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.31%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.54%) NHS
7 2 (1.54%) Celerra
7 2 (1.54%) BBC
7 2 (1.54%) EMC Centera
7 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.77%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.77%) MHEG
8 1 (0.77%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.85%) Windows
2 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (6.92%) Linux
4 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.31%) UNIX
5 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.77%) Android
6 1 (0.77%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.31%) ITIL
1 29 (22.31%) Project Management
2 21 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.38%) Scrum
4 18 (13.85%) Change Management
5 15 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 14 (10.77%) PRINCE2
6 14 (10.77%) Software Testing
6 14 (10.77%) Change Control
7 12 (9.23%) MVC
8 11 (8.46%) Programme Management
9 10 (7.69%) Service Management
9 10 (7.69%) Performance Management
10 9 (6.92%) Waterfall
10 9 (6.92%) Business Analysis
11 8 (6.15%) CMMI
11 8 (6.15%) Information Management
11 8 (6.15%) Portfolio Management
12 7 (5.38%) Data Management
12 7 (5.38%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.15%) SQL
2 13 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (9.23%) C#
4 4 (3.08%) C
4 4 (3.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.31%) VB
5 3 (2.31%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.31%) Java
6 2 (1.54%) Python
6 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) Degree
2 9 (6.92%) PMI Certification
3 8 (6.15%) PMP
3 8 (6.15%) ISEB
4 4 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.54%) RHCE
6 2 (1.54%) MCSA
6 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.77%) AAT
7 1 (0.77%) HNC
7 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.77%) CCNA
7 1 (0.77%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) SLA
2 5 (3.85%) SNOMED CT
3 3 (2.31%) QA
3 3 (2.31%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.54%) BS7799
4 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.85%) SCOM
2 4 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.31%) SCCM
4 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (1.54%) Puppet
4 2 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.69%) SAP
3 8 (6.15%) Citrix
4 7 (5.38%) VMware
5 6 (4.62%) Pegasus
5 6 (4.62%) Avaya
6 5 (3.85%) Ab Initio
6 5 (3.85%) Oracle
6 5 (3.85%) Business Objects
6 5 (3.85%) Epicor
6 5 (3.85%) NetApp
6 5 (3.85%) Sage
7 4 (3.08%) Juniper
7 4 (3.08%) HP
8 3 (2.31%) Adobe
8 3 (2.31%) Cisco
9 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.54%) IBM
9 2 (1.54%) EMC
9 2 (1.54%) Veeam
Wigan, Lancashire
ARM Utilities
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35,000 + benefits incl car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 16 days ago
Altrincham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 21 days ago