The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 50 69 51
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 11 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.15% 1.05% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 1.22% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 14
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £25,000 £25,429
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £42,500
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
418 575 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.80% 86.08% 78.69%
Number of salaries quoted 358 513 377
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £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 Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Merseyside region.

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Merseyside

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Merseyside 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
(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
Liverpool +16 6 £33,875 -24.72%
St Helens - 1 £27,500 -
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (29.63%) Performance Management
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
4 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (22.22%) Finance
5 5 (18.52%) AS400
5 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
5 5 (18.52%) Retail
5 5 (18.52%) BPR
5 5 (18.52%) ERP
5 5 (18.52%) Business Objects
5 5 (18.52%) Infor
5 5 (18.52%) Degree
5 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
6 4 (14.81%) Tableau
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (14.81%) Fujitsu
6 4 (14.81%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
6 4 (14.81%) SLA
6 4 (14.81%) Remedy
6 4 (14.81%) Teradata
6 4 (14.81%) ITSM
6 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
7 3 (11.11%) Workflow
7 3 (11.11%) Change Management
7 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 3 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (7.41%) SAP BW
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) QlikView
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.41%) Billing
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Head of IT
1 5 (18.52%) Head of Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Service Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 3 (11.11%) Service Support Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Support Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Support Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Portfolio Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Procurement Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) AS400
2 2 (7.41%) PMI
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (29.63%) Performance Management
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) ERP
4 5 (18.52%) BPR
4 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) ITSM
6 3 (11.11%) ETL
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) Workflow
6 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Document Management
6 3 (11.11%) Release Management
6 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 3 (11.11%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Line Management
6 3 (11.11%) Coaching
7 2 (7.41%) Operations Management
7 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (7.41%) CITP
3 2 (7.41%) Postgraduate
3 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MBA
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Business Objects
2 5 (18.52%) Infor
3 4 (14.81%) Tableau
3 4 (14.81%) Remedy
3 4 (14.81%) Teradata
3 4 (14.81%) Fujitsu
4 2 (7.41%) Kalido
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Cognos
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix