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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 124 124 113
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 62 66 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.53% 1.61% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 2.04% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 31 56 51
Average salary £47,500 £36,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.13% -5.19%
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
3335 3233 2829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.41% 78.80% 75.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2750 2750 2528
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 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 18 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
Cheadle - 4 £47,500 -
Rochdale - 4 £55,250 -
Altrincham +16 3 - - 1
Wigan +8 2 £26,500 -15.87%
Stockport -5 2 £35,750 +10.00%
Oldham - 2 £61,000 -
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 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 56 (42.42%) Finance
2 35 (26.52%) Microsoft
3 32 (24.24%) Windows
4 30 (22.73%) ITIL
5 27 (20.45%) Project Management
6 21 (15.91%) Scrum
6 21 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (15.15%) SQL
8 18 (13.64%) Change Management
9 17 (12.88%) .NET
10 16 (12.12%) MS Excel
11 15 (11.36%) PRINCE2
11 15 (11.36%) ASP.NET
11 15 (11.36%) Service Delivery
11 15 (11.36%) Change Control
12 14 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (10.61%) SQL Server
12 14 (10.61%) JavaScript
12 14 (10.61%) Software Testing
12 14 (10.61%) Degree
13 13 (9.85%) C#
13 13 (9.85%) MS Office
13 13 (9.85%) Active Directory
13 13 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (9.09%) Internet
14 12 (9.09%) Management Information System
14 12 (9.09%) MVC
14 12 (9.09%) jQuery
15 11 (8.33%) Programme Management
15 11 (8.33%) Service Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 9 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.27%) SAS
3 3 (2.27%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.52%) IIS
4 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.76%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 16 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.85%) MS Office
3 4 (3.03%) MS Project
4 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.76%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (3.79%) SAP Business One
1 5 (3.79%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) Agresso
3 1 (0.76%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.76%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.76%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.09%) Internet
2 11 (8.33%) VPN
3 5 (3.79%) Firewall
4 4 (3.03%) Junos
4 4 (3.03%) Intranet
4 4 (3.03%) Broadband
4 4 (3.03%) LAN
4 4 (3.03%) WAN
5 3 (2.27%) SAN
6 2 (1.52%) NAS
6 2 (1.52%) MPLS
6 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.76%) IPv6
7 1 (0.76%) HTTP
7 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.76%) VoIP
7 1 (0.76%) BGP
7 1 (0.76%) OSPF
7 1 (0.76%) Wireless
7 1 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.52%) MySQL
7 1 (0.76%) OLTP
7 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.76%) MS Access
7 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.52%) Selenium
4 2 (1.52%) Subversion
4 2 (1.52%) NUnit
4 2 (1.52%) JUnit
4 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 56 (42.42%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Billing
3 5 (3.79%) Banking
3 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.03%) Marketing
4 4 (3.03%) Retail
5 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.52%) Electronics
6 2 (1.52%) Military
7 1 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (21.97%) Analyst
2 23 (17.42%) Developer
3 13 (9.85%) .NET Developer
3 13 (9.85%) Project Manager
4 9 (6.82%) Service Manager
5 8 (6.06%) Team Leader
6 7 (5.30%) Lead Developer
7 6 (4.55%) Lead .NET Developer
7 6 (4.55%) Desktop Team Leader
7 6 (4.55%) Desktop Support Team Leader
7 6 (4.55%) Support Manager
7 6 (4.55%) Support Team Leader
7 6 (4.55%) Desktop Support
7 6 (4.55%) Development Manager
8 5 (3.79%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.79%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.79%) Programme Manager
8 5 (3.79%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.79%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (3.79%) ERP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.88%) .NET
2 15 (11.36%) ASP.NET
3 12 (9.09%) jQuery
4 11 (8.33%) XML
4 11 (8.33%) HTML
5 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (4.55%) WCF
7 5 (3.79%) Microformats
7 5 (3.79%) HTML5
8 3 (2.27%) COM
8 3 (2.27%) CSS
8 3 (2.27%) Web Services
8 3 (2.27%) XSL
8 3 (2.27%) Middleware
8 3 (2.27%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.52%) XSLT
10 1 (0.76%) LAMP
10 1 (0.76%) MDX
10 1 (0.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.30%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.30%) Informatics
2 7 (5.30%) iPad
3 5 (3.79%) Taxonomies
3 5 (3.79%) Ontologies
3 5 (3.79%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.03%) PMI
4 4 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.27%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.52%) Celerra
6 2 (1.52%) BBC
6 2 (1.52%) EMC Centera
6 2 (1.52%) NHS
7 1 (0.76%) AS400
7 1 (0.76%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.24%) Windows
2 13 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (6.82%) Linux
4 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.27%) UNIX
5 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) Debian
6 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.73%) ITIL
2 27 (20.45%) Project Management
3 21 (15.91%) Scrum
3 21 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (13.64%) Change Management
5 15 (11.36%) PRINCE2
5 15 (11.36%) Service Delivery
5 15 (11.36%) Change Control
6 14 (10.61%) Software Testing
7 12 (9.09%) MVC
8 11 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 11 (8.33%) Service Management
8 11 (8.33%) Performance Management
9 9 (6.82%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.82%) Waterfall
10 8 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
10 8 (6.06%) Information Management
10 8 (6.06%) CMMI
11 7 (5.30%) Six Sigma
11 7 (5.30%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.15%) SQL
2 14 (10.61%) JavaScript
3 13 (9.85%) C#
4 4 (3.03%) C
4 4 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.27%) VB
5 3 (2.27%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.27%) Java
6 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.52%) Python
7 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (10.61%) Degree
2 9 (6.82%) PMI Certification
3 8 (6.06%) ISEB
3 8 (6.06%) PMP
4 4 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.52%) RHCE
6 2 (1.52%) MCSA
7 1 (0.76%) CCNA
7 1 (0.76%) HNC
7 1 (0.76%) CCAB
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) SLA
2 5 (3.79%) SNOMED CT
3 3 (2.27%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.52%) QA
4 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.52%) BS7799
5 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (9.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) SCOM
2 4 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.27%) SCCM
4 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (26.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.58%) SAP
3 9 (6.82%) Citrix
4 7 (5.30%) Avaya
4 7 (5.30%) VMware
5 6 (4.55%) Pegasus
6 5 (3.79%) Oracle
6 5 (3.79%) Business Objects
6 5 (3.79%) Sage
6 5 (3.79%) Epicor
6 5 (3.79%) NetApp
6 5 (3.79%) Ab Initio
7 4 (3.03%) Juniper
7 4 (3.03%) HP
8 3 (2.27%) Cisco
8 3 (2.27%) Adobe
9 2 (1.52%) Veeam
9 2 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.52%) IBM
9 2 (1.52%) EMC
Greater Manchester
Spring Technology
Salary: £33333.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: Competitive Salary + On call allowance + Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Altrincham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Hudson - London
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago