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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 133 113 99
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 63 68 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.51% 1.83% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.32% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 49 43 69
Average salary £49,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,300 £72,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
3511 2926 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.26% 78.63% 80.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2940 2456 2703
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 20 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 20 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%
Rochdale - 4 £48,000 -
Oldham +5 3 £62,960 +85.17% 1
Altrincham - 2 - -
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 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 34 (27.20%) Finance
2 33 (26.40%) Degree
3 32 (25.60%) PRINCE2
4 28 (22.40%) ITIL
5 27 (21.60%) Project Management
6 26 (20.80%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (17.60%) Change Management
8 22 (17.60%) Management Information System
9 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 20 (16.00%) MS Excel
10 17 (13.60%) SQL Server
11 16 (12.80%) SQL
12 15 (12.00%) Scrum
13 14 (11.20%) Banking
13 14 (11.20%) Software Testing
13 14 (11.20%) MS Office
13 14 (11.20%) Six Sigma
13 14 (11.20%) Coaching
14 13 (10.40%) Line Management
14 13 (10.40%) QA
14 13 (10.40%) Retail
15 12 (9.60%) Internet
15 12 (9.60%) Test Strategy
15 12 (9.60%) Waterfall
16 11 (8.80%) SLA
16 11 (8.80%) .NET
16 11 (8.80%) Oracle
16 11 (8.80%) Automated Testing
16 11 (8.80%) Migration

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.20%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.40%) Lync
4 2 (1.60%) SAS
5 1 (0.80%) FileNet
5 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.80%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.80%) Confluence
5 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.20%) MS Office
3 2 (1.60%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.60%) MS Project
3 2 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.80%) InDesign
4 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.80%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.60%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.60%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.60%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.60%) Internet
2 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.00%) Firewall
2 5 (4.00%) PSTN
3 4 (3.20%) WAN
4 3 (2.40%) PBX
5 2 (1.60%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.60%) ADSL
5 2 (1.60%) LAN
5 2 (1.60%) IPsec
5 2 (1.60%) DSL
5 2 (1.60%) SSL
6 1 (0.80%) H.323
6 1 (0.80%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.80%) VPN
6 1 (0.80%) DNS
6 1 (0.80%) MPLS
6 1 (0.80%) VoIP
6 1 (0.80%) SMTP
6 1 (0.80%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.00%) MS Access
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.40%) DB2
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.60%) OLTP
7 1 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.60%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.60%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.60%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.80%) Subversion
3 1 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 34 (27.20%) Finance
2 14 (11.20%) Banking
3 13 (10.40%) Retail
4 10 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.60%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.80%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.40%) Marketing
7 3 (2.40%) Billing
8 2 (1.60%) Advertising
8 2 (1.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (16.80%) Analyst
2 10 (8.00%) Test Manager
3 9 (7.20%) Developer
4 8 (6.40%) Business Analyst
4 8 (6.40%) Service Manager
5 7 (5.60%) Team Leader
6 6 (4.80%) Tester
6 6 (4.80%) Architect
6 6 (4.80%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.80%) Support Manager
6 6 (4.80%) Customer Support Manager
6 6 (4.80%) Service Support Manager
6 6 (4.80%) Customer Services Manager
7 5 (4.00%) IT Support
7 5 (4.00%) Coordinator
7 5 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 5 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.20%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.20%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.80%) .NET
2 8 (6.40%) SOAP
3 6 (4.80%) XML
4 5 (4.00%) WSDL
4 5 (4.00%) Web Services
4 5 (4.00%) Classic ASP
4 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.20%) WCF
5 4 (3.20%) WPF
6 3 (2.40%) Velocity
7 2 (1.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.80%) CSS3
8 1 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.80%) jQuery
8 1 (0.80%) HTML
8 1 (0.80%) XSLT
8 1 (0.80%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.80%) Spring
8 1 (0.80%) JSF
8 1 (0.80%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.80%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (17.60%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.20%) Smart Meter
3 4 (3.20%) User Experience
4 3 (2.40%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.40%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.80%) Open Source
6 1 (0.80%) PMI
6 1 (0.80%) NHS
6 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.80%) AS400
6 1 (0.80%) BBC
6 1 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) CMDB
6 1 (0.80%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.80%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.40%) UNIX
1 8 (6.40%) Windows
2 5 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (0.80%) Android
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.80%) AIX
3 1 (0.80%) HPUX
3 1 (0.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.60%) PRINCE2
2 28 (22.40%) ITIL
3 27 (21.60%) Project Management
4 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (17.60%) Change Management
6 15 (12.00%) Scrum
7 14 (11.20%) Six Sigma
7 14 (11.20%) Software Testing
7 14 (11.20%) Coaching
8 13 (10.40%) Line Management
9 12 (9.60%) Waterfall
9 12 (9.60%) Test Strategy
10 11 (8.80%) Test Scripting
10 11 (8.80%) Automated Testing
10 11 (8.80%) Migration
11 10 (8.00%) Validation
11 10 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (8.00%) Test Management
12 9 (7.20%) Service Delivery
12 9 (7.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.80%) SQL
2 8 (6.40%) Java
3 7 (5.60%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.80%) C#
5 4 (3.20%) C
6 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.80%) Groovy
6 1 (0.80%) Scala
6 1 (0.80%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 33 (26.40%) Degree
2 9 (7.20%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (4.80%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 6 (4.80%) CISA
4 6 (4.80%) CISSP
5 3 (2.40%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.60%) ISEB
6 2 (1.60%) HND
6 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.60%) PMP
6 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.80%) CSQA
7 1 (0.80%) MBA
7 1 (0.80%) MCTS
7 1 (0.80%) MCITP
7 1 (0.80%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.40%) QA
2 11 (8.80%) SLA
3 5 (4.00%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.60%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.80%) COSO
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.60%) vSphere
1 2 (1.60%) vCloud
2 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.80%) Oracle
3 4 (3.20%) Hitachi
3 4 (3.20%) NEC
4 3 (2.40%) IBM
5 2 (1.60%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.60%) SYSPRO
5 2 (1.60%) VMware
5 2 (1.60%) Teradata
5 2 (1.60%) Pegasus
5 2 (1.60%) Sage
5 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.60%) Autodesk
5 2 (1.60%) Epicor
5 2 (1.60%) SAP
5 2 (1.60%) Cisco
5 2 (1.60%) Adobe
5 2 (1.60%) Sun
6 1 (0.80%) HP
6 1 (0.80%) Siemens
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £33000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + £5K Car Allowance + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 20 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Berwick Partners
Salary: Up to £62,960 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago