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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 42 130 133
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +3
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 191 54 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.32% 1.35% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 1.61% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 163 41 37
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £20,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £52,500 £54,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
3121 3349 3271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.98% 83.50% 80.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2590 2707 2810
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,631 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +18 13 £35,000 -
Rochdale +6 10 £50,000 +9.89%
Stockport +7 1 £35,000 -
Wigan -2 1 £18,000 -0.79%
Bury - 1 £34,500 -
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 91 (32.27%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (25.53%) Finance
3 66 (23.40%) SQL
4 62 (21.99%) Project Management
5 58 (20.57%) Scrum
6 53 (18.79%) JavaScript
7 52 (18.44%) Degree
8 44 (15.60%) ITIL
8 44 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
9 43 (15.25%) TDD
10 42 (14.89%) PRINCE2
11 40 (14.18%) HTML
12 39 (13.83%) .NET
12 39 (13.83%) Service Delivery
13 38 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (12.41%) Service Management
14 35 (12.41%) SQL Server
15 33 (11.70%) C#
15 33 (11.70%) Linux
15 33 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
16 32 (11.35%) CSS
17 31 (10.99%) Microsoft
18 30 (10.64%) PHP
19 29 (10.28%) Line Management
20 28 (9.93%) Supplier Management
21 27 (9.57%) Legal
21 27 (9.57%) Java
21 27 (9.57%) OO
21 27 (9.57%) Analytics
22 25 (8.87%) ASP.NET

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.06%) CMS
2 3 (1.06%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.71%) Apache
4 1 (0.35%) IIS
4 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.84%) MS Project
4 6 (2.13%) MS Office
5 3 (1.06%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.71%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle AGIS
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.35%) Summit
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.26%) Route 53
2 12 (4.26%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (2.48%) GitHub
4 2 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.71%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.67%) Internet
2 14 (4.96%) VPN
2 14 (4.96%) IPsec
3 12 (4.26%) PPTP
3 12 (4.26%) OpenVPN
4 8 (2.84%) SAN
5 7 (2.48%) HTTP
6 6 (2.13%) Broadband
6 6 (2.13%) Ethernet
6 6 (2.13%) IPv6
7 4 (1.42%) VoIP
7 4 (1.42%) DNS
7 4 (1.42%) DSL
8 3 (1.06%) Firewall
8 3 (1.06%) Intranet
9 2 (0.71%) MPLS
9 2 (0.71%) OSPF
9 2 (0.71%) BGP
9 2 (0.71%) DSLAM
9 2 (0.71%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (7.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (7.09%) MySQL
5 16 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (4.96%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (2.13%) QlikView
9 5 (1.77%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.77%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (7.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (6.03%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.96%) Mercurial
3 14 (4.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (3.90%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.55%) Selenium
6 9 (3.19%) Subversion
6 9 (3.19%) Hudson
6 9 (3.19%) Jasmine
7 5 (1.77%) PhpStorm
8 4 (1.42%) JIRA
8 4 (1.42%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.42%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.71%) Maven
10 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 72 (25.53%) Finance
2 27 (9.57%) Legal
3 21 (7.45%) Retail
4 15 (5.32%) Marketing
5 14 (4.96%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.96%) Law
6 10 (3.55%) Games
7 5 (1.77%) Advertising
8 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.06%) Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 70 (24.82%) Developer
2 35 (12.41%) Analyst
3 26 (9.22%) Programme Manager
4 22 (7.80%) Senior Developer
5 21 (7.45%) Business Analyst
6 18 (6.38%) .NET Developer
7 17 (6.03%) Service Manager
7 17 (6.03%) SQL Developer
8 15 (5.32%) Test Manager
9 13 (4.61%) Junior
9 13 (4.61%) Junior Developer
9 13 (4.61%) C# Developer
10 11 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (3.90%) Java Developer
10 11 (3.90%) IT Programme Manager
11 10 (3.55%) Delivery Manager
11 10 (3.55%) Senior Business Analyst
11 10 (3.55%) Senior SQL Developer
11 10 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.19%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.18%) HTML
2 39 (13.83%) .NET
3 32 (11.35%) CSS
4 25 (8.87%) ASP.NET
5 24 (8.51%) XML
5 24 (8.51%) jQuery
6 18 (6.38%) AngularJS
7 16 (5.67%) HTML5
8 14 (4.96%) RESTful
8 14 (4.96%) CSS3
9 12 (4.26%) Spring
10 11 (3.90%) LAMP
11 9 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (3.19%) WCF
11 9 (3.19%) WPF
11 9 (3.19%) Backbone.js
11 9 (3.19%) Ember.js
12 8 (2.84%) Java EE
13 7 (2.48%) Laravel
13 7 (2.48%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.03%) NHS
3 12 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.26%) Cryptography
3 12 (4.26%) Freedom of Information
3 12 (4.26%) PKI
3 12 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.55%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.19%) Xbox
5 9 (3.19%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.48%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.13%) GIS
8 5 (1.77%) W3C
9 4 (1.42%) BBC
9 4 (1.42%) IPTV
10 3 (1.06%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.06%) User Experience
11 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.71%) Social Media
11 2 (0.71%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.70%) Linux
2 17 (6.03%) Windows
3 12 (4.26%) CentOS
4 10 (3.55%) UNIX
5 7 (2.48%) Android
5 7 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (32.27%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (21.99%) Project Management
3 58 (20.57%) Scrum
4 44 (15.60%) ITIL
5 43 (15.25%) TDD
6 42 (14.89%) PRINCE2
7 39 (13.83%) Service Delivery
8 38 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (12.41%) Service Management
10 33 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (10.28%) Line Management
12 28 (9.93%) Supplier Management
13 27 (9.57%) OO
13 27 (9.57%) Analytics
14 24 (8.51%) Programme Management
15 23 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
15 23 (8.16%) Data Protection
16 22 (7.80%) Software Engineering
16 22 (7.80%) Data Analysis
17 21 (7.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 66 (23.40%) SQL
2 53 (18.79%) JavaScript
3 33 (11.70%) C#
4 30 (10.64%) PHP
5 27 (9.57%) Java
6 21 (7.45%) C++
7 15 (5.32%) T-SQL
8 12 (4.26%) Bash Shell
9 11 (3.90%) Python
10 8 (2.84%) C
11 5 (1.77%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.77%) PHP5
12 4 (1.42%) VB
13 3 (1.06%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.35%) Ruby
14 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (18.44%) Degree
2 15 (5.32%) ISTQB
3 10 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (3.19%) ISEB
5 8 (2.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.77%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.42%) PMP
8 4 (1.42%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.71%) CCNP
10 2 (0.71%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.35%) MCTS
11 1 (0.35%) MCITP
11 1 (0.35%) CISA
11 1 (0.35%) CISM
11 1 (0.35%) CCNA
11 1 (0.35%) HND
11 1 (0.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.61%) QA
2 12 (4.26%) ISO 9001
3 11 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.84%) SLA
5 2 (0.71%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (3.90%) Docker
2 3 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.71%) vSphere
3 2 (0.71%) vCloud
4 1 (0.35%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 14 (4.96%) Puppet
2 11 (3.90%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.71%) cPanel
3 2 (0.71%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.71%) Plesk
4 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.35%) Netcool
4 1 (0.35%) Foglight
4 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.35%) SCOM
4 1 (0.35%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 31 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.51%) Oracle
3 12 (4.26%) VMware
4 5 (1.77%) Teradata
4 5 (1.77%) SAP
5 4 (1.42%) Sun
5 4 (1.42%) Juniper
5 4 (1.42%) Hitachi
5 4 (1.42%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.06%) HP
6 3 (1.06%) Cisco
6 3 (1.06%) Adobe
7 2 (0.71%) Avaya
7 2 (0.71%) BMC
7 2 (0.71%) CA
7 2 (0.71%) Apple
7 2 (0.71%) Fortinet
7 2 (0.71%) Tableau
7 2 (0.71%) Twitter
8 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hudson IT
Salary: £41000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 50-55k
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + generous bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £250-£300 a day DOE
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45,000-£50,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago