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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 121 121 101
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 59 60 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.45% 1.58% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 2.02% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 52 39 67
Average salary £43,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.98% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -2.84%
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
3444 2976 3074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.79% 78.52% 81.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2824 2547 2682
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 7 £48,000 -
Salford +6 6 £21,500 -38.57%
Altrincham - 5 £50,000 -
Bolton +4 1 £60,000 +118.18%
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (28.46%) Finance
2 30 (24.39%) Degree
3 29 (23.58%) Project Management
4 26 (21.14%) PRINCE2
4 26 (21.14%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (18.70%) Management Information System
5 23 (18.70%) Microsoft
6 22 (17.89%) ITIL
6 22 (17.89%) MS Excel
6 22 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (14.63%) Change Management
8 17 (13.82%) SQL Server
9 15 (12.20%) Software Testing
10 14 (11.38%) MS Office
10 14 (11.38%) SQL
11 13 (10.57%) Windows
11 13 (10.57%) SLA
12 12 (9.76%) Scrum
12 12 (9.76%) Test Strategy
13 11 (8.94%) Coaching
13 11 (8.94%) Migration
13 11 (8.94%) Automated Testing
13 11 (8.94%) Test Scripting
13 11 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (8.94%) Service Delivery
13 11 (8.94%) Six Sigma
14 10 (8.13%) Internet
14 10 (8.13%) ERP
14 10 (8.13%) Oracle
14 10 (8.13%) Test Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.25%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.63%) SAS
4 2 (1.63%) Lync
5 1 (0.81%) FileNet
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.81%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (17.89%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.38%) MS Office
3 2 (1.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.81%) InDesign
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (3.25%) SAP Business One
1 4 (3.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.63%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) Internet
2 5 (4.07%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.07%) PSTN
2 5 (4.07%) WAN
2 5 (4.07%) Firewall
3 3 (2.44%) Junos
3 3 (2.44%) LAN
3 3 (2.44%) PBX
4 2 (1.63%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.63%) ADSL
4 2 (1.63%) SSL
4 2 (1.63%) IPsec
4 2 (1.63%) DSL
5 1 (0.81%) H.323
5 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.81%) MPLS
5 1 (0.81%) VPN
5 1 (0.81%) DNS
5 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.13%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.44%) DB2
5 3 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.44%) OLTP
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.81%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.81%) Subversion
2 1 (0.81%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) FitNesse
General
1 35 (28.46%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Billing
3 7 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.69%) Banking
3 7 (5.69%) Retail
4 6 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.88%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.25%) Marketing
6 2 (1.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.81%) Law
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (21.14%) Analyst
2 10 (8.13%) Test Manager
3 9 (7.32%) Service Manager
4 8 (6.50%) Project Manager
4 8 (6.50%) Business Analyst
5 7 (5.69%) Architect
5 7 (5.69%) Service Analyst
5 7 (5.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (5.69%) Team Leader
5 7 (5.69%) Support Manager
6 6 (4.88%) Customer Support Manager
6 6 (4.88%) Service Support Manager
6 6 (4.88%) Customer Services Manager
7 5 (4.07%) IT Support
7 5 (4.07%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (4.07%) Developer
7 5 (4.07%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.25%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.25%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.25%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) .NET
2 5 (4.07%) Web Services
3 4 (3.25%) COM
3 4 (3.25%) WCF
3 4 (3.25%) WPF
4 3 (2.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (2.44%) SOAP
5 2 (1.63%) MDX
5 2 (1.63%) XML
6 1 (0.81%) XSLT
6 1 (0.81%) WSDL
6 1 (0.81%) Middleware
6 1 (0.81%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.81%) Spring
6 1 (0.81%) JSF
6 1 (0.81%) Velocity
6 1 (0.81%) J2EE
6 1 (0.81%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.14%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (18.70%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.07%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.44%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.63%) User Experience
5 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.63%) AS400
5 2 (1.63%) PMI
6 1 (0.81%) NHS
6 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.81%) BBC
6 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.81%) CMDB
6 1 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.81%) Open Source
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.57%) Windows
2 9 (7.32%) Linux
3 8 (6.50%) UNIX
4 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.81%) AIX
7 1 (0.81%) HPUX
7 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.58%) Project Management
2 26 (21.14%) PRINCE2
3 22 (17.89%) ITIL
3 22 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.63%) Change Management
5 15 (12.20%) Software Testing
6 12 (9.76%) Scrum
6 12 (9.76%) Test Strategy
7 11 (8.94%) Coaching
7 11 (8.94%) Service Delivery
7 11 (8.94%) Migration
7 11 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (8.94%) Six Sigma
7 11 (8.94%) Automated Testing
7 11 (8.94%) Test Scripting
8 10 (8.13%) Test Management
8 10 (8.13%) ERP
8 10 (8.13%) Validation
8 10 (8.13%) Line Management
9 8 (6.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.38%) SQL
2 7 (5.69%) C#
3 5 (4.07%) Java
4 4 (3.25%) C
4 4 (3.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.81%) Groovy
5 1 (0.81%) Scala
5 1 (0.81%) Clojure
5 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (24.39%) Degree
2 9 (7.32%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (4.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 6 (4.88%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.25%) PMP
6 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.63%) HND
6 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.81%) MCSE
7 1 (0.81%) MBA
7 1 (0.81%) MCTS
7 1 (0.81%) MCITP
7 1 (0.81%) CIPD
7 1 (0.81%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.57%) SLA
2 9 (7.32%) QA
3 3 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.63%) BS7799
5 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.81%) COSO
System Software
1 7 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.07%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.63%) vSphere
4 2 (1.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) SCOM
2 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.63%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (18.70%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.13%) Oracle
3 7 (5.69%) VMware
4 6 (4.88%) SAP
5 4 (3.25%) Hitachi
5 4 (3.25%) Epicor
5 4 (3.25%) Pegasus
5 4 (3.25%) Sage
5 4 (3.25%) NEC
6 3 (2.44%) NetApp
6 3 (2.44%) HP
6 3 (2.44%) IBM
6 3 (2.44%) Juniper
7 2 (1.63%) Citrix
7 2 (1.63%) Cisco
7 2 (1.63%) Adobe
7 2 (1.63%) Sun
7 2 (1.63%) Autodesk
7 2 (1.63%) Teradata
7 2 (1.63%) Fortinet
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