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

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 76 66 143
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +77
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 219 269 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.59% 4.01% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 4.52% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 152 221 90
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,100
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
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
5370 5946 6378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.92% 88.65% 85.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4483 4927 5049
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 August 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 August 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 -15 148 £45,000 -1.63% 20
Cheshire +36 33 £42,000 -6.66% 4
Lancashire +26 18 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Merseyside -33 10 £52,500 - 2
Cumbria - 6 £42,500 - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 121 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (28.78%) Finance
3 104 (24.94%) SQL
4 89 (21.34%) Java
5 76 (18.23%) Retail
5 76 (18.23%) Degree
6 75 (17.99%) ITIL
7 67 (16.07%) Microsoft
8 64 (15.35%) JavaScript
9 62 (14.87%) SAP
10 57 (13.67%) Manufacturing
10 57 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
11 56 (13.43%) Scrum
12 53 (12.71%) Service Delivery
13 52 (12.47%) Computer Science
14 47 (11.27%) Publishing
14 47 (11.27%) Oracle
15 45 (10.79%) Project Management
16 44 (10.55%) Integration Testing
16 44 (10.55%) Logistics
17 43 (10.31%) TDD
18 42 (10.07%) Spring
19 41 (9.83%) Linux
19 41 (9.83%) E-Commerce
20 39 (9.35%) Service Management
21 38 (9.11%) SQL Server
22 36 (8.63%) HTML
23 33 (7.91%) Change Management
23 33 (7.91%) Relational Database
24 31 (7.43%) Windows

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 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (2.88%) WebSphere
1 12 (2.88%) WebSphere Application Server
1 12 (2.88%) WebSphere Portal
2 9 (2.16%) Apache
3 7 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.44%) Apache Solr
5 5 (1.20%) WordPress
6 4 (0.96%) JBoss
6 4 (0.96%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.48%) IIS
8 2 (0.48%) nginx
8 2 (0.48%) SAS
8 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.24%) CMS
9 1 (0.24%) Magnolia
Applications
1 31 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.84%) MS Office
3 11 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.20%) MS Project
6 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (5.76%) SAP PP
2 13 (3.12%) SAP CO
2 13 (3.12%) SAP FI
2 13 (3.12%) SAP FI/CO
2 13 (3.12%) SAP SCM
3 11 (2.64%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.48%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.24%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.24%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.92%) IaaS
4 8 (1.92%) Office 365
4 8 (1.92%) PaaS
5 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.24%) GitHub
7 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.36%) SSL
2 13 (3.12%) Firewall
2 13 (3.12%) Internet
3 6 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.20%) VoIP
5 4 (0.96%) DNS
5 4 (0.96%) NetScaler
5 4 (0.96%) VPN
6 3 (0.72%) HTTP
7 2 (0.48%) BGP
7 2 (0.48%) DHCP
7 2 (0.48%) DWDM
7 2 (0.48%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.48%) GSM
7 2 (0.48%) LAN
7 2 (0.48%) MPLS
7 2 (0.48%) OSPF
7 2 (0.48%) SMS
7 2 (0.48%) SMTP
7 2 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.11%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.91%) Relational Database
3 26 (6.24%) MySQL
4 21 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.64%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (2.16%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.92%) Big Data
8 8 (1.92%) DB2
9 7 (1.68%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.44%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.44%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.20%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (7.19%) Selenium
2 28 (6.71%) LSMW
3 21 (5.04%) Jenkins
4 13 (3.12%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.88%) Ant
6 8 (1.92%) Jasmine
7 7 (1.68%) JIRA
7 7 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.96%) Maven
10 3 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.48%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.48%) JUnit
11 2 (0.48%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.48%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.24%) Grunt
12 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.24%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
General
1 120 (28.78%) Finance
2 76 (18.23%) Retail
3 57 (13.67%) Manufacturing
4 47 (11.27%) Publishing
5 21 (5.04%) Legal
6 15 (3.60%) Billing
7 11 (2.64%) General Ledger
8 10 (2.40%) Banking
9 9 (2.16%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.72%) Advertising
10 3 (0.72%) Back Office
10 3 (0.72%) Electronics
10 3 (0.72%) Law
10 3 (0.72%) Local Government
10 3 (0.72%) Marketing
11 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 88 (21.10%) Developer
2 64 (15.35%) Consultant
3 57 (13.67%) Java Developer
4 52 (12.47%) SAP Consultant
5 38 (9.11%) Analyst
6 36 (8.63%) Software Developer
7 29 (6.95%) IT Manager
7 29 (6.95%) SQL Developer
8 28 (6.71%) Logistics Consultant
8 28 (6.71%) SAP Logistics Consultant
9 27 (6.47%) SAP PP Consultant
10 26 (6.24%) Java Software Developer
10 26 (6.24%) JavaScript Developer
11 22 (5.28%) Release Manager
11 22 (5.28%) Service Manager
12 19 (4.56%) Architect
13 17 (4.08%) IT Support
14 16 (3.84%) Team Leader
15 15 (3.60%) Delivery Manager
16 14 (3.36%) SAP PM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.07%) Spring
2 36 (8.63%) HTML
3 30 (7.19%) .NET
4 28 (6.71%) EDI
5 27 (6.47%) jQuery
6 26 (6.24%) AngularJS
6 26 (6.24%) Java EE
6 26 (6.24%) Oracle ADF
7 24 (5.76%) ASP.NET
8 23 (5.52%) Ember.js
9 16 (3.84%) HTML5
10 15 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (3.60%) Middleware
11 14 (3.36%) Backbone.js
11 14 (3.36%) CSS
11 14 (3.36%) RESTful
12 13 (3.12%) React
13 12 (2.88%) CSS3
13 12 (2.88%) Web Services
14 10 (2.40%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (12.47%) Computer Science
3 27 (6.47%) Mathematics
4 14 (3.36%) Virtual Team
4 14 (3.36%) Xbox
5 10 (2.40%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.16%) CMDB
6 9 (2.16%) iPad
7 8 (1.92%) Clustering
8 7 (1.68%) Replication
8 7 (1.68%) User Experience
9 6 (1.44%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.44%) PKI
9 6 (1.44%) Statistics
10 5 (1.20%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.20%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.96%) FMCG
11 4 (0.96%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.72%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.83%) Linux
2 31 (7.43%) Windows
3 14 (3.36%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.16%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.68%) Android
6 7 (1.68%) Unix
7 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.96%) AIX
8 4 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.96%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.96%) Solaris
8 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.96%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (17.99%) ITIL
3 56 (13.43%) Scrum
4 53 (12.71%) Service Delivery
5 45 (10.79%) Project Management
6 44 (10.55%) Integration Testing
6 44 (10.55%) Logistics
7 43 (10.31%) TDD
8 41 (9.83%) E-Commerce
9 39 (9.35%) Service Management
10 33 (7.91%) Change Management
11 30 (7.19%) PRINCE2
12 29 (6.95%) Migration
12 29 (6.95%) OO
13 28 (6.71%) Data Migration
13 28 (6.71%) Line Management
13 28 (6.71%) Unit Testing
14 26 (6.24%) BDD
15 25 (6.00%) Mentoring
16 23 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 104 (24.94%) SQL
2 89 (21.34%) Java
3 64 (15.35%) JavaScript
4 28 (6.71%) ABAP
5 23 (5.52%) C#
6 15 (3.60%) PHP
7 12 (2.88%) Jython
8 10 (2.40%) Python
9 6 (1.44%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.44%) VBA
10 4 (0.96%) VB
11 3 (0.72%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.72%) VB6
12 2 (0.48%) C
12 2 (0.48%) Perl
13 1 (0.24%) C++
13 1 (0.24%) R
13 1 (0.24%) RPG
Qualifications
1 76 (18.23%) Degree
2 20 (4.80%) ISEB
2 20 (4.80%) PMI Certification
3 19 (4.56%) PMP
4 17 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (2.40%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.16%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.44%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.44%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.20%) CISSP
8 5 (1.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 3 (0.72%) CISA
9 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.48%) CISM
10 2 (0.48%) ISSAP
10 2 (0.48%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.48%) QiCA
11 1 (0.24%) CIMA
11 1 (0.24%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.71%) QA
2 25 (6.00%) SLA
3 14 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.16%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.44%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.20%) ISO27002
7 4 (0.96%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.96%) FATCA
7 4 (0.96%) P3O
7 4 (0.96%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.24%) COBIT
8 1 (0.24%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.24%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 20 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.12%) Docker
3 12 (2.88%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.96%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.72%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.48%) vCloud
7 2 (0.48%) vSphere
8 1 (0.24%) SRDF
8 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (3.36%) Puppet
2 8 (1.92%) SCVMM
3 6 (1.44%) SCCM
4 2 (0.48%) Ansible
4 2 (0.48%) vMotion
5 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.24%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 67 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 62 (14.87%) SAP
3 47 (11.27%) Oracle
4 25 (6.00%) VMware
5 21 (5.04%) Citrix
6 13 (3.12%) Cisco
7 10 (2.40%) Juniper
8 9 (2.16%) EMC
8 9 (2.16%) IBM
8 9 (2.16%) NetApp
9 8 (1.92%) BMC
9 8 (1.92%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.92%) HP
10 7 (1.68%) Apple
11 4 (0.96%) IFS
12 3 (0.72%) CA
12 3 (0.72%) Planview
12 3 (0.72%) Tableau
12 3 (0.72%) Talend
12 3 (0.72%) Vertica
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Parity Professionals
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pentasia Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £26k - £32K subject to experience + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pershing Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Micromass UK Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is flexible based on experien
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Workington, Cumbria
Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Widnes, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Amazon
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + fantastic benefits & pension
Posted: 25 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £32500 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago