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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
England / North West
Rank 79 89 154
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +65
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 215 163 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.64% 3.00% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 3.42% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 157 136 83
Median salary £47,500 £44,298 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% +10.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £28,750 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
5239 4766 5884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.74% 87.59% 86.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4383 3961 5041
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +3 158 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Cheshire +18 29 £48,750 -2.50% 8
Lancashire -2 15 £40,750 +48.18% 1
Merseyside -9 13 £34,712 -18.32% 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 189 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (32.25%) Java
3 93 (21.58%) Finance
4 90 (20.88%) JavaScript
5 87 (20.19%) Scrum
6 85 (19.72%) SQL
7 84 (19.49%) TDD
8 78 (18.10%) Spring
9 71 (16.47%) Degree
9 71 (16.47%) ITIL
10 69 (16.01%) Linux
11 64 (14.85%) Oracle
12 62 (14.39%) Microsoft
13 59 (13.69%) .NET
14 57 (13.23%) E-Commerce
15 56 (12.99%) C#
16 53 (12.30%) iPad
17 52 (12.06%) BDD
18 48 (11.14%) HTML
19 47 (10.90%) Continuous Integration
20 45 (10.44%) Coaching
21 44 (10.21%) QA
21 44 (10.21%) Web Services
21 44 (10.21%) Windows
22 42 (9.74%) Python
22 42 (9.74%) Java EE
23 41 (9.51%) Retail
23 41 (9.51%) Hibernate
24 40 (9.28%) Service Delivery
24 40 (9.28%) SQL Server

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 17 (3.94%) Apache Pig
1 17 (3.94%) Apache Spark
1 17 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (3.25%) IIS
3 12 (2.78%) Apache
4 6 (1.39%) JBoss
5 4 (0.93%) Confluence
5 4 (0.93%) SAS
5 4 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.23%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.23%) CMS
8 1 (0.23%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.23%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.93%) MS Office
3 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.93%) SPSS
4 3 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.78%) SAP PP
2 8 (1.86%) SAP SCM
3 6 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.93%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.93%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.93%) SAP MM
4 4 (0.93%) SAP PM
5 3 (0.70%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.46%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.23%) Magento
7 1 (0.23%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.02%) Office 365
3 11 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.39%) IaaS
5 4 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (0.93%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (0.93%) SaaS
5 4 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.46%) PaaS
8 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.80%) Internet
2 13 (3.02%) Firewall
3 9 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.62%) IPsec
4 7 (1.62%) LAN
5 6 (1.39%) DNS
5 6 (1.39%) HTTP
5 6 (1.39%) WAN
5 6 (1.39%) Wireless
6 5 (1.16%) DHCP
6 5 (1.16%) VoIP
7 4 (0.93%) SMS
8 3 (0.70%) Broadband
8 3 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.46%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.46%) SAN
9 2 (0.46%) SMTP
9 2 (0.46%) VPN
9 2 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.46%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.82%) MySQL
3 36 (8.35%) Big Data
4 34 (7.89%) Hadoop
5 31 (7.19%) Relational Database
6 22 (5.10%) MongoDB
7 18 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (3.94%) Apache Hive
8 17 (3.94%) RDBMS
9 10 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.16%) GIS
12 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.93%) Power BI
12 4 (0.93%) Redis
12 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.46%) DB2
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 34 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 33 (7.66%) Git (software)
3 31 (7.19%) Selenium
4 27 (6.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 22 (5.10%) JIRA
6 11 (2.55%) LSMW
7 9 (2.09%) Jasmine
7 9 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.86%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.39%) Maven
10 5 (1.16%) JUnit
10 5 (1.16%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.93%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.93%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.93%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.93%) JMeter
11 4 (0.93%) jMock
11 4 (0.93%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.93%) Mockito
11 4 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 93 (21.58%) Finance
2 41 (9.51%) Retail
3 28 (6.50%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.48%) Legal
4 15 (3.48%) Publishing
5 13 (3.02%) Marketing
6 11 (2.55%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.86%) Banking
8 7 (1.62%) Billing
8 7 (1.62%) Military
9 6 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (1.39%) Electronics
9 6 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.93%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.70%) Automotive
12 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.46%) Back Office
12 2 (0.46%) Games
12 2 (0.46%) Law
13 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 108 (25.06%) Developer
2 71 (16.47%) Java Developer
3 43 (9.98%) Software Developer
4 36 (8.35%) Analyst
5 35 (8.12%) Java Software Developer
6 33 (7.66%) Senior Developer
7 32 (7.42%) JavaScript Developer
8 28 (6.50%) Consultant
8 28 (6.50%) SQL Developer
9 27 (6.26%) C# Developer
10 25 (5.80%) Senior Java Developer
10 25 (5.80%) Service Manager
11 24 (5.57%) Tester
12 23 (5.34%) Scrum Master
13 22 (5.10%) SAP Consultant
14 20 (4.64%) Software Engineer
15 18 (4.18%) Development Manager
16 17 (3.94%) Architect
17 16 (3.71%) Senior Software Developer
17 16 (3.71%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (18.10%) Spring
2 59 (13.69%) .NET
3 48 (11.14%) HTML
4 44 (10.21%) Web Services
5 42 (9.74%) Java EE
6 41 (9.51%) Hibernate
7 37 (8.58%) Node.js
8 35 (8.12%) jQuery
9 33 (7.66%) AngularJS
10 31 (7.19%) REST
11 27 (6.26%) CSS
12 26 (6.03%) ASP.NET
13 25 (5.80%) Oracle ADF
14 22 (5.10%) HTML5
14 22 (5.10%) React
15 21 (4.87%) RESTful
16 19 (4.41%) LAMP
17 18 (4.18%) CSS3
18 16 (3.71%) Middleware
19 15 (3.48%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.30%) iPad
2 39 (9.05%) Computer Science
3 34 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (6.26%) Mathematics
5 17 (3.94%) PKI
6 15 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.48%) Visualisation
7 13 (3.02%) Xbox
8 7 (1.62%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.39%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.16%) User Experience
11 4 (0.93%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.93%) Social Media
12 3 (0.70%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.70%) LIMS
13 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.46%) Clustering
13 2 (0.46%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.23%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 69 (16.01%) Linux
2 44 (10.21%) Windows
3 31 (7.19%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.86%) Unix
7 7 (1.62%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.39%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.93%) Android
10 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.93%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.46%) AIX
12 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.23%) Solaris
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (20.19%) Scrum
3 84 (19.49%) TDD
4 71 (16.47%) ITIL
5 57 (13.23%) E-Commerce
6 52 (12.06%) BDD
7 47 (10.90%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (10.44%) Coaching
9 40 (9.28%) Service Delivery
10 39 (9.05%) SDLC
11 38 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
12 36 (8.35%) MVC
13 33 (7.66%) DevOps
13 33 (7.66%) Software Engineering
14 32 (7.42%) Line Management
14 32 (7.42%) Process Improvement
15 31 (7.19%) Information Security
16 30 (6.96%) OO
17 29 (6.73%) Regression Testing
17 29 (6.73%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 139 (32.25%) Java
2 90 (20.88%) JavaScript
3 85 (19.72%) SQL
4 56 (12.99%) C#
5 42 (9.74%) Python
6 25 (5.80%) C
6 25 (5.80%) Perl
7 22 (5.10%) Ruby
8 20 (4.64%) PHP
9 14 (3.25%) PowerShell
10 11 (2.55%) ABAP
10 11 (2.55%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.86%) C++
12 3 (0.70%) ES6
12 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 71 (16.47%) Degree
2 22 (5.10%) ISEB
3 18 (4.18%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (3.48%) Security Cleared
5 14 (3.25%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.78%) CISSP
7 11 (2.55%) PMI Certification
8 10 (2.32%) CISM
8 10 (2.32%) PMP
9 9 (2.09%) CISA
9 9 (2.09%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.62%) ISSAP
11 6 (1.39%) PCI QSA
11 6 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 4 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.46%) MCSE
14 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.46%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (10.21%) QA
2 19 (4.41%) SLA
3 13 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (2.55%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.39%) ISO22301
6 3 (0.70%) FATCA
6 3 (0.70%) P3O
6 3 (0.70%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.23%) GPG13
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.23%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (4.87%) Active Directory
1 21 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.94%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.55%) vCloud
3 11 (2.55%) vSphere
4 5 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (3.71%) SCCM
2 13 (3.02%) Puppet
3 11 (2.55%) Ansible
3 11 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.55%) vMotion
4 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.46%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.23%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.23%) Nagios
6 1 (0.23%) Netcool
6 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (14.85%) Oracle
2 62 (14.39%) Microsoft
3 35 (8.12%) VMware
4 31 (7.19%) SAP
5 11 (2.55%) Veeam
5 11 (2.55%) Zerto
6 10 (2.32%) Citrix
7 8 (1.86%) Cisco
8 6 (1.39%) Apple
9 5 (1.16%) HP
9 5 (1.16%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.93%) Cadence
10 4 (0.93%) Facebook
10 4 (0.93%) IFS
11 3 (0.70%) New Relic
11 3 (0.70%) Progress
12 2 (0.46%) BMC
12 2 (0.46%) Pega
12 2 (0.46%) Planview
12 2 (0.46%) SolarWinds
Greater Manchester
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nicoll Curtin Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + comp bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Brookes Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £55500 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Altrincham, Stockport,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000-£50,000 + generous bonus + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ince, Cheshire
Networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
MDS
Salary: competitive plus bonus scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50 - £58000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Webrecruit
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £58000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + free car parking + flexible working
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £22714 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly Competitive and negotiable, depending on suitability and experi
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 26 days ago
Liverpool
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago