The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 60 132 154
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +22
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 269 127 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.12% 1.78% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 2.13% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 216 91 78
Average salary £45,000 £42,279 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% +12.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £50,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Continuous Improvement
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5623 5954 5806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.15% 83.33% 80.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4563 4732 4929
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in the North West

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in the North West

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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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
Manchester +87 194 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Cheshire -6 41 £40,000 -5.39% 9
Merseyside +29 26 £55,000 +20.87% 4
Lancashire -4 4 £50,000 +29.87% 2
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 124 (29.11%) Finance
2 122 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (20.66%) Degree
4 83 (19.48%) Project Management
4 83 (19.48%) SQL
5 68 (15.96%) ITIL
6 67 (15.73%) Scrum
7 66 (15.49%) JavaScript
8 65 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 63 (14.79%) Service Delivery
9 63 (14.79%) PRINCE2
10 61 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
11 55 (12.91%) .NET
12 50 (11.74%) TDD
13 49 (11.50%) SQL Server
14 47 (11.03%) HTML
15 42 (9.86%) C#
16 41 (9.62%) CSS
16 41 (9.62%) Service Management
17 39 (9.15%) Java
17 39 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
18 38 (8.92%) Microsoft
19 37 (8.69%) PHP
19 37 (8.69%) Linux
20 34 (7.98%) Risk Management
20 34 (7.98%) Line Management
21 33 (7.75%) OO
21 33 (7.75%) Oracle
22 32 (7.51%) ASP.NET
23 31 (7.28%) Legal

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 22 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.17%) Apache
2 5 (1.17%) CMS
3 4 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.70%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.47%) IIS
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.23%) Documentum
6 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (3.05%) MS Office
3 11 (2.58%) MS Project
4 7 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.70%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.47%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.11%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.41%) SAP PP
2 6 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.17%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (1.17%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (1.17%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.94%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.47%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.47%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.47%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.47%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.23%) Summit
7 1 (0.23%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.82%) Route 53
2 12 (2.82%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (1.64%) GitHub
4 2 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.93%) Internet
2 15 (3.52%) VPN
3 14 (3.29%) IPsec
4 12 (2.82%) OpenVPN
4 12 (2.82%) PPTP
5 10 (2.35%) SAN
6 8 (1.88%) HTTP
7 7 (1.64%) VoIP
7 7 (1.64%) Wireless
8 6 (1.41%) IPv6
8 6 (1.41%) Ethernet
8 6 (1.41%) Broadband
9 5 (1.17%) Intranet
9 5 (1.17%) DSL
10 4 (0.94%) FTP
10 4 (0.94%) WAN
10 4 (0.94%) DNS
11 3 (0.70%) MPLS
11 3 (0.70%) Firewall
12 2 (0.47%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (5.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (4.69%) MySQL
5 16 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (3.05%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (1.88%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.41%) QlikView
10 6 (1.41%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (0.94%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (3.99%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.05%) Mercurial
3 13 (3.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.35%) Subversion
5 10 (2.35%) Selenium
6 9 (2.11%) Hudson
7 8 (1.88%) Jasmine
8 6 (1.41%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.17%) JIRA
9 5 (1.17%) PhpStorm
10 4 (0.94%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.94%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.94%) Maven
11 3 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.23%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.23%) NetBeans
General
1 124 (29.11%) Finance
2 31 (7.28%) Retail
2 31 (7.28%) Legal
3 28 (6.57%) Marketing
4 20 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.76%) Law
6 13 (3.05%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.82%) Banking
8 11 (2.58%) Advertising
9 9 (2.11%) Games
10 8 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (1.64%) Investment Banking
12 6 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.47%) Back Office
14 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 88 (20.66%) Developer
2 62 (14.55%) Analyst
3 31 (7.28%) Business Analyst
4 29 (6.81%) Programme Manager
5 25 (5.87%) Senior Developer
6 23 (5.40%) Service Manager
7 21 (4.93%) .NET Developer
8 16 (3.76%) SQL Developer
9 15 (3.52%) Test Manager
10 14 (3.29%) Junior
10 14 (3.29%) Project Manager
11 13 (3.05%) Software Developer
11 13 (3.05%) C# Developer
11 13 (3.05%) Delivery Manager
11 13 (3.05%) Junior Developer
12 12 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (2.82%) Consultant
13 11 (2.58%) Java Developer
13 11 (2.58%) IT Programme Manager
13 11 (2.58%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (12.91%) .NET
2 47 (11.03%) HTML
3 41 (9.62%) CSS
4 32 (7.51%) ASP.NET
5 27 (6.34%) XML
6 26 (6.10%) jQuery
7 18 (4.23%) HTML5
7 18 (4.23%) AngularJS
8 16 (3.76%) CSS3
9 14 (3.29%) Spring
10 13 (3.05%) RESTful
11 11 (2.58%) LAMP
12 10 (2.35%) WCF
12 10 (2.35%) WPF
13 8 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (1.88%) Java EE
13 8 (1.88%) Backbone.js
13 8 (1.88%) Ember.js
14 7 (1.64%) Laravel
14 7 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.93%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.46%) NHS
4 16 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.29%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.82%) Cryptography
6 12 (2.82%) Freedom of Information
6 12 (2.82%) PKI
7 11 (2.58%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.88%) Xbox
8 8 (1.88%) Social Media
9 7 (1.64%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.41%) FMCG
10 6 (1.41%) Life Science
10 6 (1.41%) Copywriting
10 6 (1.41%) GIS
11 5 (1.17%) W3C
11 5 (1.17%) User Experience
12 4 (0.94%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.94%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.69%) Linux
2 27 (6.34%) Windows
3 12 (2.82%) UNIX
3 12 (2.82%) CentOS
4 10 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.64%) Android
5 7 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.94%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (19.48%) Project Management
3 68 (15.96%) ITIL
4 67 (15.73%) Scrum
5 65 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 63 (14.79%) PRINCE2
6 63 (14.79%) Service Delivery
7 50 (11.74%) TDD
8 41 (9.62%) Service Management
9 39 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (7.98%) Risk Management
10 34 (7.98%) Line Management
11 33 (7.75%) OO
12 30 (7.04%) Programme Management
12 30 (7.04%) Business Analysis
12 30 (7.04%) Mentoring
13 29 (6.81%) Supplier Management
13 29 (6.81%) Software Engineering
14 28 (6.57%) Analytics
15 26 (6.10%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 83 (19.48%) SQL
2 66 (15.49%) JavaScript
3 42 (9.86%) C#
4 39 (9.15%) Java
5 37 (8.69%) PHP
6 28 (6.57%) C++
7 21 (4.93%) T-SQL
8 14 (3.29%) C
9 12 (2.82%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.58%) Python
11 8 (1.88%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.41%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.17%) PHP5
14 4 (0.94%) VB
15 3 (0.70%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.23%) Ruby
16 1 (0.23%) ABAP
16 1 (0.23%) VBA
16 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 88 (20.66%) Degree
2 18 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 15 (3.52%) ISTQB
4 13 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (2.58%) PMI Certification
6 10 (2.35%) PMP
7 9 (2.11%) ISEB
8 8 (1.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 5 (1.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 5 (1.17%) MBA
11 4 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.94%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.47%) CCNP
13 2 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.47%) JNCIS
14 1 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.23%) SLA
2 16 (3.76%) QA
3 14 (3.29%) ISO 9001
4 11 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.47%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.23%) GxP
6 1 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.23%) GMP
System Software
1 13 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.58%) Docker
3 9 (2.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.47%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.47%) vSphere
4 2 (0.47%) vCloud
5 1 (0.23%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 14 (3.29%) Puppet
2 11 (2.58%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.70%) SCOM
4 2 (0.47%) Ganglia
4 2 (0.47%) Plesk
4 2 (0.47%) Netcool
4 2 (0.47%) cPanel
4 2 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.47%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.47%) SCCM
5 1 (0.23%) Foglight
5 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.23%) WSUS
5 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (8.92%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.75%) Oracle
3 20 (4.69%) SAP
4 16 (3.76%) VMware
5 8 (1.88%) Cisco
5 8 (1.88%) Twitter
6 6 (1.41%) Google
6 6 (1.41%) Facebook
7 5 (1.17%) Teradata
7 5 (1.17%) Apple
7 5 (1.17%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.94%) Tableau
8 4 (0.94%) HP
8 4 (0.94%) Juniper
8 4 (0.94%) Hitachi
9 3 (0.70%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.70%) Adobe
9 3 (0.70%) Sun
9 3 (0.70%) Progress
9 3 (0.70%) hybris
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + generous bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Allegro Networks Ltd
Salary: From £18,500 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Human Recognition Systems
Salary: From £27,500 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + BUPA, holidays, excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £250-£300 a day DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45,000-£50,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
SCC
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum plus healthy bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago