The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 134 120 102
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 50 61 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.21% 1.54% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.99% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 45 41 55
Average salary £43,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.68% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £22,425
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,861 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.52% -6.97%
Continuous Improvement
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3367 3071 3008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.74% 77.65% 80.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2695 2635 2615
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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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 -1 8 £46,750 +41.66%
Altrincham - 4 £50,000 - 1
Wigan -9 2 £18,145 -52.87% 1
Bolton +1 1 £60,000 +118.18%
Salford -6 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 31 (27.19%) Finance
2 28 (24.56%) PRINCE2
3 27 (23.68%) Project Management
4 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
5 23 (20.18%) ITIL
6 18 (15.79%) Change Management
7 17 (14.91%) MS Excel
8 16 (14.04%) SQL Server
8 16 (14.04%) Management Information System
8 16 (14.04%) Degree
9 14 (12.28%) MS Office
9 14 (12.28%) Windows
10 13 (11.40%) SLA
11 11 (9.65%) SQL
11 11 (9.65%) SAP
11 11 (9.65%) Internet
11 11 (9.65%) Six Sigma
11 11 (9.65%) Service Delivery
11 11 (9.65%) Software Testing
12 10 (8.77%) Linux
12 10 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (8.77%) Billing
13 9 (7.89%) Oracle
13 9 (7.89%) PMI Certification
14 8 (7.02%) C#
14 8 (7.02%) .NET
14 8 (7.02%) SharePoint
14 8 (7.02%) Scrum
14 8 (7.02%) Time Management
15 7 (6.14%) ERP

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.51%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.75%) SAS
4 2 (1.75%) Lync
5 1 (0.88%) FileNet
5 1 (0.88%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.88%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (14.91%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.28%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.88%) InDesign
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (6.14%) SAP Business One
1 7 (6.14%) Sage 200
2 4 (3.51%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.88%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.75%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) Internet
2 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.39%) PSTN
2 5 (4.39%) WAN
2 5 (4.39%) Firewall
3 4 (3.51%) Junos
4 3 (2.63%) LAN
4 3 (2.63%) PBX
5 2 (1.75%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.75%) MPLS
5 2 (1.75%) DSL
5 2 (1.75%) ADSL
5 2 (1.75%) IPsec
5 2 (1.75%) SSL
6 1 (0.88%) SAN
6 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.88%) H.323
6 1 (0.88%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) DNS
6 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.63%) DB2
5 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.63%) OLTP
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.88%) Subversion
2 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 31 (27.19%) Finance
2 10 (8.77%) Billing
3 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.14%) Retail
4 6 (5.26%) Banking
4 6 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.51%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (23.68%) Analyst
2 12 (10.53%) Service Manager
3 11 (9.65%) Project Manager
4 10 (8.77%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.02%) Service Analyst
5 8 (7.02%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.14%) Team Leader
6 7 (6.14%) ERP Project Manager
6 7 (6.14%) ERP Manager
6 7 (6.14%) Architect
6 7 (6.14%) Support Manager
7 6 (5.26%) Service Support Manager
7 6 (5.26%) Customer Services Manager
7 6 (5.26%) Customer Support Manager
8 5 (4.39%) Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.51%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.51%) Coordinator
9 4 (3.51%) Engineering Manager
9 4 (3.51%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) .NET
2 5 (4.39%) WCF
3 4 (3.51%) WPF
3 4 (3.51%) COM
3 4 (3.51%) Web Services
3 4 (3.51%) XML
4 3 (2.63%) HTML
4 3 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (1.75%) HTML5
5 2 (1.75%) Microformats
5 2 (1.75%) MDX
5 2 (1.75%) XSLT
6 1 (0.88%) Middleware
6 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.88%) Spring
6 1 (0.88%) JSF
6 1 (0.88%) SOAP
6 1 (0.88%) J2EE
6 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.39%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.63%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.75%) Informatics
4 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.75%) AS400
4 2 (1.75%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.75%) Ontologies
4 2 (1.75%) PMI
5 1 (0.88%) NHS
5 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.88%) BBC
5 1 (0.88%) CMDB
5 1 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.28%) Windows
2 10 (8.77%) Linux
3 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.26%) UNIX
4 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.88%) AIX
6 1 (0.88%) HPUX
6 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.56%) PRINCE2
2 27 (23.68%) Project Management
3 23 (20.18%) ITIL
4 18 (15.79%) Change Management
5 11 (9.65%) Service Delivery
5 11 (9.65%) Six Sigma
5 11 (9.65%) Software Testing
6 10 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.02%) Scrum
7 8 (7.02%) Time Management
8 7 (6.14%) Test Strategy
8 7 (6.14%) ERP
9 6 (5.26%) Service Management
9 6 (5.26%) Migration
9 6 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.26%) Logistics
9 6 (5.26%) Process Improvement
9 6 (5.26%) Analytics
9 6 (5.26%) Test Scripting
10 5 (4.39%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.65%) SQL
2 8 (7.02%) C#
3 4 (3.51%) C
4 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.88%) Groovy
5 1 (0.88%) Scala
5 1 (0.88%) Clojure
5 1 (0.88%) Java
5 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) Degree
2 9 (7.89%) PMI Certification
3 7 (6.14%) PMP
4 6 (5.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (3.51%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.88%) MCSE
8 1 (0.88%) ISEB
8 1 (0.88%) CCAB
8 1 (0.88%) MBA
8 1 (0.88%) MCTS
8 1 (0.88%) MCITP
8 1 (0.88%) CIPD
8 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) AAT
8 1 (0.88%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.40%) SLA
2 4 (3.51%) QA
3 2 (1.75%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (1.75%) BS7799
3 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.75%) vSphere
4 2 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) SCOM
2 4 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.65%) SAP
3 9 (7.89%) Oracle
4 7 (6.14%) Epicor
4 7 (6.14%) Pegasus
4 7 (6.14%) Sage
4 7 (6.14%) VMware
5 5 (4.39%) HP
6 4 (3.51%) Juniper
6 4 (3.51%) Hitachi
6 4 (3.51%) NEC
7 3 (2.63%) NetApp
7 3 (2.63%) IBM
8 2 (1.75%) Cisco
8 2 (1.75%) Citrix
8 2 (1.75%) Adobe
8 2 (1.75%) Sun
8 2 (1.75%) Teradata
8 2 (1.75%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.75%) Veeam
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £40,000 - £50,000+ per annum depending on experien
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £17000 - £19290 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Auto Trader
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + £6k Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Allegro Networks Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £30,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Bury
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago