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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 76 84 150
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +66
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 221 228 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.48% 3.42% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 3.87% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 161 183 81
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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
5606 5898 6406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.20% 88.44% 86.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4684 4896 5237
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -14 152 £45,000 -1.09% 25
Cheshire +36 36 £48,750 +8.33% 3
Lancashire +25 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Merseyside -28 11 £49,750 -5.23% 2
Cumbria - 4 - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 130 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (27.04%) Finance
3 105 (24.48%) Java
3 105 (24.48%) SQL
4 78 (18.18%) Retail
5 75 (17.48%) JavaScript
6 70 (16.32%) Degree
7 68 (15.85%) Microsoft
8 67 (15.62%) ITIL
8 67 (15.62%) Scrum
9 62 (14.45%) SAP
10 59 (13.75%) TDD
11 58 (13.52%) Manufacturing
12 55 (12.82%) Spring
13 53 (12.35%) E-Commerce
14 51 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
15 48 (11.19%) Linux
15 48 (11.19%) Computer Science
16 47 (10.96%) HTML
16 47 (10.96%) Service Delivery
17 46 (10.72%) Oracle
17 46 (10.72%) Logistics
18 43 (10.02%) Integration Testing
18 43 (10.02%) .NET
18 43 (10.02%) Publishing
19 40 (9.32%) Project Management
20 39 (9.09%) Relational Database
21 37 (8.62%) BDD
21 37 (8.62%) OO
22 34 (7.93%) Service Management

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 12 (2.80%) Apache
1 12 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (2.80%) WebSphere
1 12 (2.80%) WebSphere Application Server
1 12 (2.80%) WebSphere Portal
2 6 (1.40%) Apache Solr
2 6 (1.40%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.17%) IIS
3 5 (1.17%) WordPress
4 4 (0.93%) JBoss
4 4 (0.93%) SAS
4 4 (0.93%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.47%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.47%) nginx
6 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.23%) Magnolia
Applications
1 30 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.03%) MS Office
3 11 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.93%) MS Project
5 4 (0.93%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (5.83%) SAP PP
2 14 (3.26%) SAP SCM
3 12 (2.80%) SAP CO
3 12 (2.80%) SAP FI
3 12 (2.80%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (2.56%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.23%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.80%) Office 365
4 8 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.17%) IaaS
6 4 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.93%) PaaS
6 4 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.23%) GitHub
7 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.66%) Internet
2 17 (3.96%) Firewall
3 14 (3.26%) SSL
4 8 (1.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.40%) VoIP
6 5 (1.17%) DNS
6 5 (1.17%) IPsec
6 5 (1.17%) LAN
6 5 (1.17%) Wireless
7 4 (0.93%) HTTP
7 4 (0.93%) NetScaler
7 4 (0.93%) VPN
7 4 (0.93%) WAN
8 3 (0.70%) BGP
8 3 (0.70%) DHCP
8 3 (0.70%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.70%) OSPF
8 3 (0.70%) SMS
8 3 (0.70%) SMTP
9 2 (0.47%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 34 (7.93%) SQL Server
3 29 (6.76%) MySQL
4 26 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (3.03%) Big Data
6 12 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.56%) Hadoop
8 10 (2.33%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.86%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.63%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.17%) Power BI
13 4 (0.93%) DB2
13 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (6.76%) Selenium
2 28 (6.53%) LSMW
3 27 (6.29%) Jenkins
4 19 (4.43%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.80%) Ant
6 11 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (2.10%) Jasmine
8 7 (1.63%) JIRA
9 6 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.93%) Maven
11 3 (0.70%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.47%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.47%) JUnit
12 2 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.23%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 116 (27.04%) Finance
2 78 (18.18%) Retail
3 58 (13.52%) Manufacturing
4 43 (10.02%) Publishing
5 19 (4.43%) Legal
6 14 (3.26%) Billing
7 11 (2.56%) General Ledger
8 10 (2.33%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.63%) Banking
10 4 (0.93%) Electronics
10 4 (0.93%) Marketing
11 3 (0.70%) Advertising
11 3 (0.70%) Local Government
12 2 (0.47%) Law
13 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.23%) Automotive
13 1 (0.23%) Back Office
13 1 (0.23%) Military
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 101 (23.54%) Developer
2 66 (15.38%) Consultant
2 66 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 53 (12.35%) SAP Consultant
4 35 (8.16%) Software Developer
5 33 (7.69%) Analyst
6 28 (6.53%) IT Manager
6 28 (6.53%) Logistics Consultant
6 28 (6.53%) SAP Logistics Consultant
6 28 (6.53%) SAP PP Consultant
6 28 (6.53%) SQL Developer
7 27 (6.29%) Service Manager
8 26 (6.06%) Java Software Developer
8 26 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 20 (4.66%) C# Developer
9 20 (4.66%) Team Leader
10 17 (3.96%) Architect
10 17 (3.96%) IT Support
11 15 (3.50%) Delivery Manager
12 14 (3.26%) SAP PM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (12.82%) Spring
2 47 (10.96%) HTML
3 43 (10.02%) .NET
4 34 (7.93%) jQuery
5 32 (7.46%) AngularJS
5 32 (7.46%) ASP.NET
6 28 (6.53%) EDI
6 28 (6.53%) Java EE
7 27 (6.29%) Ember.js
8 26 (6.06%) Oracle ADF
9 21 (4.90%) Hibernate
10 20 (4.66%) Web Services
11 19 (4.43%) HTML5
12 18 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (4.20%) Backbone.js
12 18 (4.20%) React
12 18 (4.20%) RESTful
13 17 (3.96%) CSS
14 16 (3.73%) Middleware
15 15 (3.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (11.19%) Computer Science
3 27 (6.29%) Mathematics
4 18 (4.20%) iPad
4 18 (4.20%) Xbox
5 12 (2.80%) Virtual Team
6 8 (1.86%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.86%) User Experience
7 7 (1.63%) Clustering
7 7 (1.63%) PKI
8 6 (1.40%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.17%) Replication
9 5 (1.17%) Statistics
10 4 (0.93%) CMDB
10 4 (0.93%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.93%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.93%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.70%) FMCG
11 3 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.19%) Linux
2 33 (7.69%) Windows
3 17 (3.96%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.33%) Unix
6 8 (1.86%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.40%) Android
8 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.93%) AIX
9 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.93%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.93%) Solaris
10 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (15.62%) ITIL
2 67 (15.62%) Scrum
3 59 (13.75%) TDD
4 53 (12.35%) E-Commerce
5 47 (10.96%) Service Delivery
6 46 (10.72%) Logistics
7 43 (10.02%) Integration Testing
8 40 (9.32%) Project Management
9 37 (8.62%) BDD
9 37 (8.62%) OO
10 34 (7.93%) Service Management
11 32 (7.46%) MVC
12 31 (7.23%) Unit Testing
13 29 (6.76%) Migration
14 28 (6.53%) Change Management
14 28 (6.53%) Data Migration
14 28 (6.53%) Line Management
15 27 (6.29%) Coaching
16 24 (5.59%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 105 (24.48%) Java
1 105 (24.48%) SQL
2 75 (17.48%) JavaScript
3 32 (7.46%) C#
4 28 (6.53%) ABAP
5 17 (3.96%) PHP
5 17 (3.96%) Python
6 12 (2.80%) Jython
7 7 (1.63%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.40%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.17%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.93%) Perl
10 4 (0.93%) VB
11 3 (0.70%) C
11 3 (0.70%) VB6
12 2 (0.47%) C++
12 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.47%) Ruby
12 2 (0.47%) VBA
13 1 (0.23%) RPG
Qualifications
1 70 (16.32%) Degree
2 18 (4.20%) ISEB
2 18 (4.20%) PMI Certification
3 17 (3.96%) PMP
4 15 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.86%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.40%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.40%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.17%) CISSP
7 5 (1.17%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.47%) CISA
9 2 (0.47%) ISSAP
9 2 (0.47%) JNCIA
9 2 (0.47%) QiCA
10 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.06%) QA
2 25 (5.83%) SLA
3 10 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.17%) FATCA
5 5 (1.17%) ISO27002
5 5 (1.17%) P3O
5 5 (1.17%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.93%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.23%) COBIT
8 1 (0.23%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.23%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 19 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.03%) Docker
3 11 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.17%) vCloud
5 5 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.17%) vSphere
6 3 (0.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.23%) SRDF
7 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (4.20%) Puppet
2 17 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.10%) SCCM
4 5 (1.17%) Ansible
4 5 (1.17%) vMotion
5 4 (0.93%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.23%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 68 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 62 (14.45%) SAP
3 46 (10.72%) Oracle
4 27 (6.29%) VMware
5 16 (3.73%) Citrix
6 12 (2.80%) Cisco
7 6 (1.40%) Apple
7 6 (1.40%) Juniper
8 5 (1.17%) EMC
8 5 (1.17%) IBM
8 5 (1.17%) Veeam
8 5 (1.17%) Zerto
9 4 (0.93%) BMC
9 4 (0.93%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.93%) HP
9 4 (0.93%) IFS
9 4 (0.93%) NetApp
9 4 (0.93%) Tableau
10 3 (0.70%) CA
10 3 (0.70%) Progress
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + pension, health care, bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Stockport, Wilmslow,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 + generous bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Stockport, Wilmslow,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 + generous bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Brookes Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
North West
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + fantastic pension and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Hall Goddard LTD
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Posted: 17 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago