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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 125 120 85
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -35
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 71 58 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.69% 1.52% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.92% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 50 41 86
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,150 £62,000 £59,889
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
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
3512 3022 3081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 83.50% 79.42% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2999 2557 2762
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 November 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 November 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 -42.66%
Rochdale 0 4 £47,000 -24.19%
Oldham - 4 £62,960 -
Bolton - 3 £43,500 - 1
Altrincham - 2 - -
Stockport -9 1 £36,500 -23.15% 2
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 37 (30.58%) Degree
2 32 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.45%) PRINCE2
2 32 (26.45%) Finance
3 29 (23.97%) ITIL
4 26 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (19.01%) Project Management
6 22 (18.18%) Change Management
7 20 (16.53%) MS Excel
8 19 (15.70%) Management Information System
9 18 (14.88%) Scrum
9 18 (14.88%) Microsoft
10 15 (12.40%) SQL Server
10 15 (12.40%) Telecoms
10 15 (12.40%) Waterfall
11 14 (11.57%) Banking
11 14 (11.57%) SQL
11 14 (11.57%) .NET
12 13 (10.74%) Six Sigma
12 13 (10.74%) Line Management
13 12 (9.92%) Coaching
13 12 (9.92%) Test Strategy
13 12 (9.92%) Internet
13 12 (9.92%) Validation
13 12 (9.92%) Risk Management
13 12 (9.92%) Oracle
13 12 (9.92%) MS Office
13 12 (9.92%) Retail
13 12 (9.92%) QA
14 11 (9.09%) Test Scripting

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.31%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.65%) Lync
4 1 (0.83%) FileNet
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.83%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (16.53%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.92%) MS Office
3 3 (2.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.65%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.92%) Internet
2 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.31%) PSTN
2 4 (3.31%) WAN
2 4 (3.31%) Firewall
3 2 (1.65%) Wireless
3 2 (1.65%) IPsec
3 2 (1.65%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (1.65%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.65%) LAN
3 2 (1.65%) PBX
3 2 (1.65%) SSL
3 2 (1.65%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.96%) MS Access
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.83%) OLTP
6 1 (0.83%) DB2
6 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.48%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.48%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.83%) Subversion
3 1 (0.83%) JIRA
3 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
General
1 32 (26.45%) Finance
2 15 (12.40%) Telecoms
3 14 (11.57%) Banking
4 12 (9.92%) Retail
5 8 (6.61%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.48%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.65%) Legal
7 2 (1.65%) Advertising
7 2 (1.65%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (15.70%) Analyst
2 14 (11.57%) Developer
3 10 (8.26%) Test Manager
4 9 (7.44%) Tester
5 6 (4.96%) Project Manager
5 6 (4.96%) Business Analyst
5 6 (4.96%) Applications Developer
5 6 (4.96%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.13%) Service Manager
6 5 (4.13%) Coordinator
6 5 (4.13%) Architect
6 5 (4.13%) Junior
6 5 (4.13%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (4.13%) QA Engineer
6 5 (4.13%) Junior Tester
6 5 (4.13%) IT Support
7 4 (3.31%) Customer Services Manager
7 4 (3.31%) ScrumMaster
7 4 (3.31%) Head of IT
7 4 (3.31%) Customer Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.57%) .NET
2 10 (8.26%) SOAP
3 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.79%) Web Services
4 7 (5.79%) XML
5 6 (4.96%) Classic ASP
5 6 (4.96%) WSDL
6 4 (3.31%) Velocity
6 4 (3.31%) WCF
6 4 (3.31%) WPF
6 4 (3.31%) HTML
7 3 (2.48%) HTML5
8 1 (0.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.83%) CSS3
8 1 (0.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.83%) COM
8 1 (0.83%) CSS
8 1 (0.83%) J2EE
8 1 (0.83%) XSLT
8 1 (0.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (15.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.31%) User Experience
4 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.65%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.65%) PMI
6 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.83%) BBC
6 1 (0.83%) Open Source
6 1 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.61%) UNIX
2 6 (4.96%) Windows
3 4 (3.31%) Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.83%) AIX
4 1 (0.83%) HPUX
4 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.45%) PRINCE2
1 32 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.97%) ITIL
3 23 (19.01%) Project Management
4 22 (18.18%) Change Management
5 18 (14.88%) Scrum
6 15 (12.40%) Waterfall
7 13 (10.74%) Six Sigma
7 13 (10.74%) Line Management
8 12 (9.92%) Coaching
8 12 (9.92%) Risk Management
8 12 (9.92%) Validation
8 12 (9.92%) Test Strategy
9 11 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 11 (9.09%) Automated Testing
9 11 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 11 (9.09%) Migration
10 10 (8.26%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.26%) Test Management
11 9 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.57%) SQL
2 10 (8.26%) Java
3 8 (6.61%) C#
3 8 (6.61%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.31%) C
4 4 (3.31%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.83%) Groovy
5 1 (0.83%) Scala
5 1 (0.83%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 37 (30.58%) Degree
2 9 (7.44%) ISTQB
2 9 (7.44%) CISSP
2 9 (7.44%) CISA
3 8 (6.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (3.31%) ISEB
5 3 (2.48%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.65%) NVQ Level 3
6 2 (1.65%) NVQ Level 4
6 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.65%) HND
7 1 (0.83%) MCP
7 1 (0.83%) PMP
7 1 (0.83%) MBA
7 1 (0.83%) CIPD
7 1 (0.83%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) QA
2 8 (6.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.61%) SLA
3 7 (5.79%) ISO 14001
4 6 (4.96%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.83%) COSO
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.65%) vSphere
1 2 (1.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.92%) Oracle
3 4 (3.31%) Hitachi
3 4 (3.31%) IBM
3 4 (3.31%) NEC
4 2 (1.65%) VMware
4 2 (1.65%) Fortinet
4 2 (1.65%) SYSPRO
4 2 (1.65%) Autodesk
4 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.65%) Cisco
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe
5 1 (0.83%) HP
5 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.83%) Twitter
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
IDH Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £37000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37500.00 - £41000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago