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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 118 115 95
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 70 71 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.68% 1.90% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.41% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 53 45 71
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £57,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
3503 2944 3006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.00% 78.65% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2918 2472 2653
Average salary £40,000 £39,800 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% +6.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 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 October 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
Salford -2 5 £21,500 -38.57%
Oldham +7 4 £62,960 +85.17%
Rochdale - 4 £48,000 -
Bolton +11 2 £43,000 +56.36%
Altrincham - 2 - -
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 36 (27.48%) Degree
2 34 (25.95%) PRINCE2
2 34 (25.95%) Finance
3 30 (22.90%) ITIL
4 28 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (21.37%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (19.85%) Project Management
6 23 (17.56%) Change Management
7 22 (16.79%) Management Information System
8 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
8 20 (15.27%) MS Excel
9 17 (12.98%) SQL
9 17 (12.98%) SQL Server
9 17 (12.98%) Scrum
10 16 (12.21%) Banking
11 15 (11.45%) Retail
12 14 (10.69%) QA
12 14 (10.69%) .NET
12 14 (10.69%) MS Office
12 14 (10.69%) Six Sigma
12 14 (10.69%) Coaching
13 13 (9.92%) Line Management
13 13 (9.92%) Waterfall
13 13 (9.92%) Software Testing
14 12 (9.16%) Internet
14 12 (9.16%) Oracle
14 12 (9.16%) Test Strategy
15 11 (8.40%) Relational Database
15 11 (8.40%) SLA
15 11 (8.40%) Test Scripting

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.29%) Lync
4 2 (1.53%) SAS
5 1 (0.76%) FileNet
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.76%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.76%) Confluence
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (15.27%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.69%) MS Office
3 2 (1.53%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.53%) MS Project
3 2 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.76%) InDesign
4 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.53%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.53%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.53%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.16%) Internet
2 5 (3.82%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.82%) Firewall
2 5 (3.82%) PSTN
3 4 (3.05%) WAN
4 3 (2.29%) PBX
5 2 (1.53%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.53%) ADSL
5 2 (1.53%) LAN
5 2 (1.53%) IPsec
5 2 (1.53%) DSL
5 2 (1.53%) SSL
6 1 (0.76%) H.323
6 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.76%) VPN
6 1 (0.76%) DNS
6 1 (0.76%) MPLS
6 1 (0.76%) VoIP
6 1 (0.76%) SMTP
6 1 (0.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.40%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.58%) MS Access
4 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.29%) DB2
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.53%) OLTP
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.29%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.29%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.29%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.76%) Subversion
3 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 34 (25.95%) Finance
2 16 (12.21%) Banking
3 15 (11.45%) Retail
4 10 (7.63%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.11%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.58%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.29%) Marketing
7 3 (2.29%) Billing
8 2 (1.53%) Advertising
8 2 (1.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (16.03%) Analyst
2 12 (9.16%) Developer
3 10 (7.63%) Test Manager
4 8 (6.11%) Business Analyst
4 8 (6.11%) Tester
4 8 (6.11%) Service Manager
5 6 (4.58%) Team Leader
5 6 (4.58%) Support Manager
5 6 (4.58%) Architect
5 6 (4.58%) Project Manager
5 6 (4.58%) Applications Developer
5 6 (4.58%) Customer Support Manager
5 6 (4.58%) Service Support Manager
5 6 (4.58%) Customer Services Manager
6 5 (3.82%) IT Support
6 5 (3.82%) QA Engineer
6 5 (3.82%) Coordinator
6 5 (3.82%) Junior
6 5 (3.82%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (3.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.69%) .NET
2 10 (7.63%) SOAP
3 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.34%) XML
5 6 (4.58%) Web Services
5 6 (4.58%) Classic ASP
5 6 (4.58%) WSDL
6 4 (3.05%) Velocity
6 4 (3.05%) WCF
6 4 (3.05%) WPF
7 3 (2.29%) HTML
8 2 (1.53%) HTML5
8 2 (1.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.76%) CSS3
9 1 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.76%) XSLT
9 1 (0.76%) J2EE
9 1 (0.76%) CSS
9 1 (0.76%) jQuery
9 1 (0.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.37%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (16.79%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.05%) Smart Meter
3 4 (3.05%) User Experience
4 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.53%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) CMDB
6 1 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.76%) FMCG
6 1 (0.76%) PMI
6 1 (0.76%) NHS
6 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.76%) Open Source
6 1 (0.76%) AS400
6 1 (0.76%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.87%) UNIX
2 8 (6.11%) Windows
3 5 (3.82%) Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.76%) AIX
4 1 (0.76%) HPUX
4 1 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.95%) PRINCE2
2 30 (22.90%) ITIL
3 28 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (19.85%) Project Management
5 23 (17.56%) Change Management
6 17 (12.98%) Scrum
7 14 (10.69%) Six Sigma
7 14 (10.69%) Coaching
8 13 (9.92%) Line Management
8 13 (9.92%) Software Testing
8 13 (9.92%) Waterfall
9 12 (9.16%) Test Strategy
10 11 (8.40%) Test Scripting
10 11 (8.40%) Automated Testing
10 11 (8.40%) Migration
11 10 (7.63%) Risk Management
11 10 (7.63%) Validation
11 10 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (7.63%) E-Commerce
11 10 (7.63%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.98%) SQL
2 10 (7.63%) Java
3 8 (6.11%) C#
3 8 (6.11%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.05%) C
5 3 (2.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.76%) Groovy
6 1 (0.76%) Scala
6 1 (0.76%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 36 (27.48%) Degree
2 9 (6.87%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 8 (6.11%) CISA
3 8 (6.11%) CISSP
4 6 (4.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (2.29%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.53%) ISEB
6 2 (1.53%) HND
6 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.53%) PMP
6 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) CSQA
7 1 (0.76%) MBA
7 1 (0.76%) MCTS
7 1 (0.76%) MCITP
7 1 (0.76%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.69%) QA
2 11 (8.40%) SLA
3 5 (3.82%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.53%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.76%) COSO
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.53%) vSphere
1 2 (1.53%) vCloud
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.16%) Oracle
3 4 (3.05%) Hitachi
3 4 (3.05%) NEC
4 3 (2.29%) IBM
5 2 (1.53%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.53%) SYSPRO
5 2 (1.53%) VMware
5 2 (1.53%) Teradata
5 2 (1.53%) Pegasus
5 2 (1.53%) Sage
5 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.53%) Autodesk
5 2 (1.53%) Epicor
5 2 (1.53%) SAP
5 2 (1.53%) Cisco
5 2 (1.53%) Adobe
5 2 (1.53%) Sun
6 1 (0.76%) HP
6 1 (0.76%) Siemens
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