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

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
England / North West
Rank 92 94 137
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +43
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 191 161 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.22% 2.84% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 3.22% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 133 133 94
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,662 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
5360 5005 6095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 90.33% 88.18% 87.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4449 4180 5061
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +1 147 £55,000 +15.78% 20
Lancashire +9 19 £37,500 +38.88% 1
Cheshire +2 18 £55,000 +52.77% 7
Merseyside -4 7 £54,250 +20.55% 2
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 204 (49.51%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (34.47%) Java
3 94 (22.82%) JavaScript
4 91 (22.09%) Scrum
5 85 (20.63%) TDD
6 83 (20.15%) Degree
7 81 (19.66%) SQL
8 80 (19.42%) Finance
9 76 (18.45%) Spring
10 72 (17.48%) Linux
11 71 (17.23%) Oracle
12 63 (15.29%) C#
13 59 (14.32%) .NET
13 59 (14.32%) ITIL
14 55 (13.35%) iPad
15 54 (13.11%) HTML
15 54 (13.11%) Microsoft
16 53 (12.86%) E-Commerce
17 51 (12.38%) QA
17 51 (12.38%) SDLC
18 50 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
19 48 (11.65%) Java EE
20 46 (11.17%) Coaching
21 45 (10.92%) DevOps
22 44 (10.68%) MySQL
23 43 (10.44%) Web Services
23 43 (10.44%) Python
23 43 (10.44%) BDD
24 42 (10.19%) Windows
24 42 (10.19%) Computer Science

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 21 (5.10%) Apache Pig
1 21 (5.10%) Apache Spark
2 20 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (3.16%) IIS
4 9 (2.18%) JBoss
5 8 (1.94%) Apache
5 8 (1.94%) Confluence
5 8 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.49%) OpenEdge
6 2 (0.49%) SAS
6 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.24%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.24%) CMS
7 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.46%) MS Office
3 5 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.49%) SPSS
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.21%) SAP PP
1 5 (1.21%) SAP SCM
2 4 (0.97%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.97%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.49%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Magento
5 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.67%) Office 365
3 9 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.46%) IaaS
5 4 (0.97%) SaaS
6 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.49%) PaaS
7 2 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.85%) Internet
2 13 (3.16%) Firewall
3 7 (1.70%) SMS
3 7 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.46%) HTTP
5 5 (1.21%) IPsec
5 5 (1.21%) LAN
5 5 (1.21%) Network Security
6 4 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.97%) DNS
6 4 (0.97%) WAN
6 4 (0.97%) Wireless
7 3 (0.73%) Broadband
7 3 (0.73%) DHCP
7 3 (0.73%) VoIP
8 2 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.49%) SAN
8 2 (0.49%) SMTP
8 2 (0.49%) VPN
8 2 (0.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.68%) MySQL
2 40 (9.71%) Big Data
2 40 (9.71%) SQL Server
3 37 (8.98%) Hadoop
4 33 (8.01%) MongoDB
5 29 (7.04%) Relational Database
6 21 (5.10%) Apache Hive
7 20 (4.85%) RDBMS
8 18 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.70%) Redis
11 4 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.97%) GIS
12 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.49%) DB2
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (0.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 37 (8.98%) Git (software)
2 34 (8.25%) Jenkins
3 31 (7.52%) Selenium
4 27 (6.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 23 (5.58%) JIRA
6 10 (2.43%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.94%) Bitbucket
7 8 (1.94%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.94%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.94%) IntelliJ
7 8 (1.94%) JMeter
7 8 (1.94%) jMock
7 8 (1.94%) JUnit
7 8 (1.94%) Mockito
8 7 (1.70%) Mercurial
8 7 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.46%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.97%) Maven
10 4 (0.97%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 80 (19.42%) Finance
2 25 (6.07%) Retail
3 17 (4.13%) Marketing
4 16 (3.88%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.70%) Banking
5 7 (1.70%) Military
5 7 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.46%) Corporate Banking
6 6 (1.46%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.46%) Legal
7 5 (1.21%) Publishing
8 4 (0.97%) Electronics
8 4 (0.97%) Games
9 3 (0.73%) Automotive
9 3 (0.73%) Billing
10 2 (0.49%) Advertising
10 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.49%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 115 (27.91%) Developer
2 74 (17.96%) Java Developer
3 50 (12.14%) Senior Developer
4 45 (10.92%) Software Developer
5 41 (9.95%) Analyst
6 40 (9.71%) Java Software Developer
7 37 (8.98%) Senior Java Developer
8 34 (8.25%) JavaScript Developer
9 29 (7.04%) C# Developer
10 28 (6.80%) SQL Developer
11 26 (6.31%) Scrum Master
12 25 (6.07%) Software Engineer
13 22 (5.34%) Senior Software Developer
13 22 (5.34%) Service Manager
14 20 (4.85%) Development Manager
15 19 (4.61%) Tester
16 18 (4.37%) Agile Scrum Master
16 18 (4.37%) Senior Java Software Developer
17 17 (4.13%) Senior JavaScript Developer
17 17 (4.13%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (18.45%) Spring
2 59 (14.32%) .NET
3 54 (13.11%) HTML
4 48 (11.65%) Java EE
5 43 (10.44%) Web Services
6 41 (9.95%) Hibernate
7 39 (9.47%) Node.js
8 36 (8.74%) AngularJS
9 35 (8.50%) jQuery
10 34 (8.25%) CSS
11 28 (6.80%) REST
12 26 (6.31%) HTML5
13 25 (6.07%) Oracle ADF
14 24 (5.83%) ASP.NET
15 23 (5.58%) CSS3
16 21 (5.10%) LAMP
16 21 (5.10%) React
17 20 (4.85%) Middleware
18 19 (4.61%) Apache Camel
19 17 (4.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.35%) iPad
2 42 (10.19%) Computer Science
3 34 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.37%) PKI
5 17 (4.13%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.18%) Xbox
7 8 (1.94%) Social Media
8 5 (1.21%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.21%) User Experience
8 5 (1.21%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.97%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.73%) LIMS
10 3 (0.73%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.49%) Clustering
11 2 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.24%) CESG
12 1 (0.24%) CESG CLAS
12 1 (0.24%) Cyber Defence
12 1 (0.24%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 72 (17.48%) Linux
2 42 (10.19%) Windows
3 29 (7.04%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.46%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.21%) Android
7 5 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.21%) Unix
7 5 (1.21%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.97%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.73%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.73%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.24%) AIX
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (49.51%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (22.09%) Scrum
3 85 (20.63%) TDD
4 59 (14.32%) ITIL
5 53 (12.86%) E-Commerce
6 51 (12.38%) SDLC
7 50 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (11.17%) Coaching
9 45 (10.92%) DevOps
10 43 (10.44%) BDD
11 38 (9.22%) Software Engineering
12 37 (8.98%) Continuous Delivery
13 35 (8.50%) Information Security
13 35 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (8.25%) MVC
14 34 (8.25%) Service Delivery
15 32 (7.77%) Project Management
15 32 (7.77%) Waterfall
16 30 (7.28%) Process Improvement
17 29 (7.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 142 (34.47%) Java
2 94 (22.82%) JavaScript
3 81 (19.66%) SQL
4 63 (15.29%) C#
5 43 (10.44%) Python
6 30 (7.28%) C
6 30 (7.28%) Perl
7 27 (6.55%) Ruby
8 24 (5.83%) PHP
9 12 (2.91%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.43%) C++
11 9 (2.18%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.73%) ABAP
12 3 (0.73%) Embedded C
12 3 (0.73%) Embedded C++
12 3 (0.73%) ES6
12 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.73%) VB
12 3 (0.73%) VB6
13 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 83 (20.15%) Degree
2 20 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.37%) DV Cleared
4 16 (3.88%) ISEB
5 14 (3.40%) CISSP
6 11 (2.67%) CISA
6 11 (2.67%) CISM
6 11 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.43%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.70%) ISSAP
9 6 (1.46%) PCI QSA
10 5 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.73%) CCNA
11 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.73%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.49%) CCIE
12 2 (0.49%) CISMP
12 2 (0.49%) MCSE
12 2 (0.49%) PMP
12 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (12.38%) QA
2 14 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.16%) SLA
4 11 (2.67%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.67%) PMO
5 6 (1.46%) ISO22301
6 3 (0.73%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.73%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) FATCA
7 1 (0.24%) GPG13
7 1 (0.24%) P3O
7 1 (0.24%) SDET
7 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.34%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.18%) vCloud
3 9 (2.18%) vSphere
4 5 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.73%) Firmware
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (2.91%) SCCM
2 11 (2.67%) Puppet
3 9 (2.18%) Ansible
3 9 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.18%) vMotion
4 4 (0.97%) Kibana
5 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.49%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.24%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (0.24%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) Netcool
7 1 (0.24%) SCOM
7 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 71 (17.23%) Oracle
2 54 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 37 (8.98%) VMware
4 16 (3.88%) SAP
5 9 (2.18%) HP
5 9 (2.18%) Veeam
5 9 (2.18%) Zerto
6 8 (1.94%) Cadence
6 8 (1.94%) Citrix
7 7 (1.70%) Cisco
7 7 (1.70%) Facebook
7 7 (1.70%) IBM
8 6 (1.46%) IBM Sterling
9 5 (1.21%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.97%) Apple
11 3 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.49%) Pega
12 2 (0.49%) Remedy
12 2 (0.49%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.49%) Teradata
Liverpool, Merseyside
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum pro rata, 25 Days Holiday, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Competative
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benenfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Webrecruit
Salary: £32,500 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £58000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester Le Street, County Durham
ITPS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Merseyside
Pearson Frank
Posted: 26 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 24 days ago