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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 113 135 151
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +16
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 148 126 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.25% 1.76% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 2.13% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 109 88 91
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.42%
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
5504 5918 5862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.69% 82.68% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4411 4797 4826
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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
(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
Manchester +24 83 £40,000 -15.78% 16
Cheshire +17 38 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Merseyside +7 20 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Lancashire +2 5 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Cumbria - 1 £27,500 - 2
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 80 (31.75%) Finance
2 73 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (19.44%) Project Management
4 45 (17.86%) SQL
5 43 (17.06%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (16.27%) .NET
6 41 (16.27%) ITIL
7 40 (15.87%) JavaScript
7 40 (15.87%) Degree
8 35 (13.89%) Service Delivery
9 34 (13.49%) HTML
9 34 (13.49%) PRINCE2
10 33 (13.10%) Scrum
11 30 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (11.51%) Telecoms
12 29 (11.51%) C#
13 26 (10.32%) ASP.NET
13 26 (10.32%) CSS
13 26 (10.32%) Line Management
14 24 (9.52%) Coaching
15 23 (9.13%) Risk Management
15 23 (9.13%) Service Management
16 22 (8.73%) TDD
16 22 (8.73%) Microsoft
17 21 (8.33%) SharePoint
17 21 (8.33%) Retail
17 21 (8.33%) Business Analysis
18 20 (7.94%) OO
18 20 (7.94%) SQL Server
19 18 (7.14%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 21 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.19%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.79%) SAP Portal
4 2 (0.79%) CMS
4 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.79%) IIS
4 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.40%) Apache
5 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.98%) MS Project
2 5 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.59%) MS Office
3 4 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.79%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) SAP PP
2 3 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.79%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (0.79%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.79%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.79%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.79%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.40%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.40%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.38%) GitHub
2 4 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.35%) Internet
2 10 (3.97%) Wireless
3 7 (2.78%) SAN
4 6 (2.38%) Broadband
4 6 (2.38%) IPv6
5 5 (1.98%) Intranet
6 4 (1.59%) VoIP
6 4 (1.59%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.59%) DNS
7 3 (1.19%) WAN
7 3 (1.19%) LAN
7 3 (1.19%) DSL
7 3 (1.19%) MPLS
7 3 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.79%) LLU
8 2 (0.79%) VSAT
8 2 (0.79%) OSPF
8 2 (0.79%) BGP
8 2 (0.79%) DSLAM
8 2 (0.79%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (4.37%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.59%) QlikView
6 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.19%) DataStage
7 3 (1.19%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.19%) MySQL
8 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.79%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.38%) JIRA
5 5 (1.98%) PhpStorm
6 4 (1.59%) Selenium
6 4 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (1.59%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.19%) Subversion
7 3 (1.19%) Maven
7 3 (1.19%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.79%) Hudson
8 2 (0.79%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.79%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.40%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.40%) Behat
9 1 (0.40%) FitNesse
General
1 80 (31.75%) Finance
2 29 (11.51%) Telecoms
3 21 (8.33%) Retail
4 16 (6.35%) Manufacturing
5 15 (5.95%) Financial Institution
6 14 (5.56%) Banking
7 13 (5.16%) Marketing
8 7 (2.78%) Legal
8 7 (2.78%) Investment Banking
9 6 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.98%) Games
11 3 (1.19%) Law
11 3 (1.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.40%) Electronics
12 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (21.03%) Developer
2 39 (15.48%) Analyst
3 19 (7.54%) Business Analyst
4 13 (5.16%) Programme Manager
4 13 (5.16%) Junior
4 13 (5.16%) Service Manager
4 13 (5.16%) .NET Developer
5 12 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
6 11 (4.37%) Junior Developer
7 9 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
8 8 (3.17%) Project Manager
8 8 (3.17%) Senior Developer
9 7 (2.78%) Tester
9 7 (2.78%) Consultant
9 7 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (2.78%) Process Manager
9 7 (2.78%) Process Improvement Manager
10 6 (2.38%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (2.38%) PMO Analyst
10 6 (2.38%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.27%) .NET
2 34 (13.49%) HTML
3 26 (10.32%) CSS
3 26 (10.32%) ASP.NET
4 13 (5.16%) jQuery
5 12 (4.76%) Web Services
6 11 (4.37%) HTML5
7 9 (3.57%) REST
8 7 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (2.78%) AngularJS
8 7 (2.78%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.38%) JSON
9 6 (2.38%) XML
9 6 (2.38%) SOAP
9 6 (2.38%) CSS3
9 6 (2.38%) Laravel
10 5 (1.98%) RESTful
10 5 (1.98%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.98%) Spring
10 5 (1.98%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.06%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.95%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.97%) NHS
3 10 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.57%) User Experience
5 8 (3.17%) Social Media
6 6 (2.38%) Copywriting
7 3 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.19%) Open Source
8 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.79%) IPTV
8 2 (0.79%) Statistics
8 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.79%) BBC
8 2 (0.79%) W3C
9 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.40%) GIS
9 1 (0.40%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.40%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.95%) Windows
2 10 (3.97%) Linux
3 9 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.78%) UNIX
5 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.19%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (19.44%) Project Management
3 41 (16.27%) ITIL
4 35 (13.89%) Service Delivery
5 34 (13.49%) PRINCE2
6 33 (13.10%) Scrum
7 30 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (10.32%) Line Management
9 24 (9.52%) Coaching
10 23 (9.13%) Service Management
10 23 (9.13%) Risk Management
11 22 (8.73%) TDD
12 21 (8.33%) Business Analysis
13 20 (7.94%) OO
14 18 (7.14%) Change Management
15 17 (6.75%) Mentoring
16 16 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
16 16 (6.35%) Six Sigma
16 16 (6.35%) MVC
16 16 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 45 (17.86%) SQL
2 40 (15.87%) JavaScript
3 29 (11.51%) C#
4 15 (5.95%) Java
5 11 (4.37%) PHP
6 8 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.17%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.98%) PHP5
8 5 (1.98%) C
9 4 (1.59%) C++
9 4 (1.59%) VB
10 3 (1.19%) ABAP
11 1 (0.40%) VBA
11 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (15.87%) Degree
2 9 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.17%) PMP
4 7 (2.78%) ISEB
5 6 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.38%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (1.98%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 5 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.98%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.19%) CISA
7 3 (1.19%) CISSP
7 3 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.19%) MCP
7 3 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.19%) NVQ Level 3
7 3 (1.19%) NVQ Level 4
8 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.97%) ISO 9001
2 10 (3.97%) ISO 14001
3 7 (2.78%) SLA
4 6 (2.38%) QA
5 2 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.40%) GxP
6 1 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.40%) GMP
System Software
1 8 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.19%) VMware Server
3 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.40%) Netcool
1 1 (0.40%) WSUS
1 1 (0.40%) SCCM
1 1 (0.40%) SCOM
1 1 (0.40%) Ganglia
1 1 (0.40%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.40%) Puppet
1 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (8.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.56%) SAP
3 10 (3.97%) Oracle
4 8 (3.17%) VMware
4 8 (3.17%) Twitter
5 6 (2.38%) Google
5 6 (2.38%) Facebook
6 5 (1.98%) Progress
7 4 (1.59%) Cisco
7 4 (1.59%) Informatica
7 4 (1.59%) Talend
8 3 (1.19%) NetApp
8 3 (1.19%) Remedy
8 3 (1.19%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.19%) HP
9 2 (0.79%) IBM
9 2 (0.79%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.79%) Cognos
9 2 (0.79%) Juniper
9 2 (0.79%) TIBCO
Cheshire
Hays Telecoms
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 8% pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fabric
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Net Talent
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crewe
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TRG
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, shift allowance, full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Advantage XPO
Salary: £30 - £36 per annum + car
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + 15% bonus, full benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago