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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 80 81 156
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +75
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 224 203 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.52% 3.26% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 3.71% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 181 160 95
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,450 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
5614 5472 6510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.28% 87.82% 86.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4709 4504 5592
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 155 £47,500 +18.75% 27
Cheshire +27 40 £46,250 -11.90% 5
Merseyside -18 17 £34,712 -24.94% 1
Lancashire -1 12 £45,000 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 158 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (27.78%) Java
3 119 (26.44%) Finance
4 96 (21.33%) SQL
5 77 (17.11%) JavaScript
6 76 (16.89%) ITIL
6 76 (16.89%) TDD
7 74 (16.44%) Microsoft
8 72 (16.00%) Spring
9 70 (15.56%) Scrum
10 69 (15.33%) Linux
11 61 (13.56%) Retail
12 60 (13.33%) Degree
12 60 (13.33%) .NET
12 60 (13.33%) Oracle
13 57 (12.67%) SAP
14 54 (12.00%) Service Delivery
15 52 (11.56%) E-Commerce
16 51 (11.33%) Manufacturing
17 49 (10.89%) C#
18 48 (10.67%) Windows
18 48 (10.67%) BDD
19 45 (10.00%) Integration Testing
20 42 (9.33%) SQL Server
21 41 (9.11%) HTML
22 40 (8.89%) iPad
23 39 (8.67%) Web Services
23 39 (8.67%) Logistics
24 38 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
24 38 (8.44%) Coaching

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (3.33%) Apache
2 13 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.89%) IIS
3 9 (2.00%) Apache Pig
3 9 (2.00%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.11%) JBoss
5 5 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.89%) SAS
6 4 (0.89%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.89%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.44%) Confluence
7 2 (0.44%) nginx
8 1 (0.22%) CMS
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.00%) MS Office
3 8 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.89%) MS Project
4 4 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (5.33%) SAP PP
2 13 (2.89%) SAP SCM
3 12 (2.67%) SAP CO
3 12 (2.67%) SAP FI
3 12 (2.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (2.44%) SAP PM
5 6 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.89%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.22%) Magento
8 1 (0.22%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.33%) Office 365
3 11 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.11%) IaaS
5 4 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (0.89%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.67%) SaaS
7 2 (0.44%) PaaS
8 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.00%) Internet
2 17 (3.78%) Firewall
3 11 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.78%) DNS
5 7 (1.56%) IPsec
5 7 (1.56%) LAN
5 7 (1.56%) SSL
6 6 (1.33%) VoIP
6 6 (1.33%) WAN
6 6 (1.33%) Wireless
7 5 (1.11%) DHCP
7 5 (1.11%) HTTP
7 5 (1.11%) VPN
8 4 (0.89%) NetScaler
8 4 (0.89%) SMS
8 4 (0.89%) SMTP
9 3 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.67%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.89%) Relational Database
3 30 (6.67%) MySQL
4 24 (5.33%) Big Data
5 23 (5.11%) Hadoop
6 20 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (3.56%) MongoDB
8 13 (2.89%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.00%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.78%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (1.11%) Power BI
14 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.89%) Redis
15 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (7.11%) Selenium
2 30 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 26 (5.78%) Git (software)
3 26 (5.78%) LSMW
4 19 (4.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (3.33%) JIRA
6 8 (1.78%) Jasmine
7 7 (1.56%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.56%) Maven
7 7 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.11%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.89%) Ant
9 4 (0.89%) Grunt
9 4 (0.89%) gulp
9 4 (0.89%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.89%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.67%) Broccoli
10 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.67%) JUnit
10 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 119 (26.44%) Finance
2 61 (13.56%) Retail
3 51 (11.33%) Manufacturing
4 37 (8.22%) Publishing
5 17 (3.78%) Legal
6 13 (2.89%) Billing
7 11 (2.44%) General Ledger
8 9 (2.00%) Marketing
9 8 (1.78%) Banking
9 8 (1.78%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.11%) Military
11 3 (0.67%) Automotive
11 3 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.67%) Electronics
11 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.44%) Back Office
12 2 (0.44%) Law
13 1 (0.22%) Games
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 107 (23.78%) Developer
2 68 (15.11%) Java Developer
3 55 (12.22%) Consultant
4 46 (10.22%) SAP Consultant
5 35 (7.78%) Software Developer
6 33 (7.33%) Analyst
7 31 (6.89%) JavaScript Developer
8 29 (6.44%) Java Software Developer
8 29 (6.44%) Service Manager
9 28 (6.22%) C# Developer
9 28 (6.22%) SQL Developer
10 26 (5.78%) Logistics Consultant
10 26 (5.78%) SAP Logistics Consultant
11 23 (5.11%) Senior Developer
12 22 (4.89%) SAP PP Consultant
12 22 (4.89%) Tester
13 18 (4.00%) Architect
14 17 (3.78%) IT Manager
15 16 (3.56%) Scrum Master
15 16 (3.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (16.00%) Spring
2 60 (13.33%) .NET
3 41 (9.11%) HTML
4 39 (8.67%) Web Services
5 35 (7.78%) Java EE
6 33 (7.33%) Hibernate
7 32 (7.11%) jQuery
8 30 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 28 (6.22%) ASP.NET
10 27 (6.00%) Node.js
11 26 (5.78%) EDI
11 26 (5.78%) Oracle ADF
11 26 (5.78%) REST
12 22 (4.89%) RESTful
13 18 (4.00%) CSS
14 17 (3.78%) React
15 16 (3.56%) Backbone.js
15 16 (3.56%) Ember.js
15 16 (3.56%) HTML5
16 15 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.89%) iPad
2 35 (7.78%) Computer Science
3 33 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (6.22%) Mathematics
5 15 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.33%) Xbox
6 13 (2.89%) PKI
7 10 (2.22%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.78%) User Experience
9 7 (1.56%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.11%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.11%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.89%) Clustering
12 4 (0.89%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.89%) Social Media
13 3 (0.67%) FMCG
14 2 (0.44%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.44%) Economics
14 2 (0.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 69 (15.33%) Linux
2 48 (10.67%) Windows
3 31 (6.89%) Windows Server
4 18 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.67%) Unix
6 11 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.78%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.33%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.11%) AIX
9 5 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.89%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.89%) Solaris
10 4 (0.89%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.67%) Android
11 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.67%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.67%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (16.89%) ITIL
2 76 (16.89%) TDD
3 70 (15.56%) Scrum
4 54 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 52 (11.56%) E-Commerce
6 48 (10.67%) BDD
7 45 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 39 (8.67%) Logistics
9 38 (8.44%) Coaching
9 38 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (8.00%) MVC
11 35 (7.78%) OO
12 34 (7.56%) Project Management
13 33 (7.33%) Process Improvement
14 32 (7.11%) Continuous Delivery
15 30 (6.67%) Line Management
15 30 (6.67%) Migration
16 29 (6.44%) Information Security
17 28 (6.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 125 (27.78%) Java
2 96 (21.33%) SQL
3 77 (17.11%) JavaScript
4 49 (10.89%) C#
5 30 (6.67%) Python
6 26 (5.78%) ABAP
7 19 (4.22%) PHP
8 17 (3.78%) Perl
9 15 (3.33%) C
10 14 (3.11%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.67%) Ruby
12 11 (2.44%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.11%) C++
14 4 (0.89%) Jython
15 3 (0.67%) ES6
15 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.22%) Go
17 1 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (13.33%) Degree
2 20 (4.44%) ISEB
3 18 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (3.11%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.67%) PMI Certification
6 11 (2.44%) CISSP
7 10 (2.22%) PMP
8 8 (1.78%) CISM
8 8 (1.78%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.56%) CISA
9 7 (1.56%) ISSAP
10 6 (1.33%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 5 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (1.11%) PCI QSA
11 5 (1.11%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.67%) QA
2 22 (4.89%) SLA
3 20 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (3.33%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.11%) ISO22301
5 5 (1.11%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.67%) FATCA
6 3 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.67%) P3O
6 3 (0.67%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.22%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.22%) GPG13
7 1 (0.22%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) SDET
7 1 (0.22%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 19 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.44%) vCloud
3 11 (2.44%) vSphere
4 9 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.89%) Docker
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (4.00%) SCCM
2 17 (3.78%) Puppet
3 15 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.44%) Ansible
4 11 (2.44%) vMotion
5 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.22%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.22%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) Netcool
6 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 60 (13.33%) Oracle
3 57 (12.67%) SAP
4 31 (6.89%) VMware
5 14 (3.11%) Citrix
6 11 (2.44%) Veeam
6 11 (2.44%) Zerto
7 10 (2.22%) Apple
8 9 (2.00%) Cisco
9 5 (1.11%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.89%) Facebook
10 4 (0.89%) IFS
11 3 (0.67%) CA
11 3 (0.67%) HP
11 3 (0.67%) New Relic
11 3 (0.67%) Planview
11 3 (0.67%) Progress
12 2 (0.44%) Cadence
12 2 (0.44%) Tableau
12 2 (0.44%) Teradata
Greater Manchester
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, much more
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
ECOM
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary - Please contact for further details
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £47530 - £71296 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: circa £35K + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Unspecified competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Datalex
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Sky
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cumbria
Sky
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago