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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 62 141 134
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -7
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 270 119 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.94% 1.60% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 1.92% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 220 84 86
Average salary £45,500 £43,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.81% +15.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £56,400 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
5885 6212 5530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.92% 83.56% 79.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4882 4949 4701
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,204
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +103 208 £45,500 +5.81% 15
Merseyside +25 34 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Cheshire -28 26 £45,000 +6.43% 4
Lancashire +4 2 £40,000 +0.62%
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 127 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (28.19%) Finance
3 97 (21.70%) Degree
4 88 (19.69%) SQL
5 84 (18.79%) Project Management
6 74 (16.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 72 (16.11%) Scrum
8 70 (15.66%) Service Delivery
9 69 (15.44%) ITIL
10 68 (15.21%) JavaScript
11 61 (13.65%) PRINCE2
12 59 (13.20%) SQL Server
13 56 (12.53%) .NET
14 51 (11.41%) TDD
14 51 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
15 50 (11.19%) HTML
16 49 (10.96%) Service Management
17 48 (10.74%) C#
18 44 (9.84%) Risk Management
19 43 (9.62%) Microsoft
20 42 (9.40%) Legal
21 40 (8.95%) Oracle
22 39 (8.72%) CSS
22 39 (8.72%) Retail
23 38 (8.50%) Linux
24 37 (8.28%) PHP
24 37 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
24 37 (8.28%) Line Management
25 36 (8.05%) Java
26 35 (7.83%) Supplier Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (4.25%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.34%) CMS
3 5 (1.12%) Apache
4 4 (0.89%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.45%) Node.js
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.45%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.22%) Confluence
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.22%) Documentum
6 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.22%) IIS
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 24 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.03%) MS Office
3 15 (3.36%) MS Project
4 13 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.57%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.67%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.46%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (1.12%) SAP PP
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.89%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.45%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.45%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.45%) SAP SCM
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.36%) Route 53
2 15 (3.36%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (1.12%) GitHub
4 4 (0.89%) SaaS
5 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.59%) Internet
2 18 (4.03%) VPN
3 17 (3.80%) IPsec
4 15 (3.36%) PPTP
4 15 (3.36%) OpenVPN
5 8 (1.79%) Wireless
5 8 (1.79%) HTTP
6 5 (1.12%) FTP
6 5 (1.12%) Firewall
6 5 (1.12%) DSL
7 4 (0.89%) SAN
7 4 (0.89%) Intranet
8 3 (0.67%) MPLS
8 3 (0.67%) VoIP
8 3 (0.67%) WAN
9 2 (0.45%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.45%) Broadband
9 2 (0.45%) PBX
9 2 (0.45%) PPP
9 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.20%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (5.82%) MySQL
5 21 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (4.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (4.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (4.25%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.12%) QlikView
10 5 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.67%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.67%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.67%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.67%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (6.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (4.25%) Mercurial
2 19 (4.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 15 (3.36%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.13%) Selenium
5 12 (2.68%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.46%) Subversion
7 9 (2.01%) Hudson
7 9 (2.01%) Jasmine
8 5 (1.12%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.89%) CruiseControl
9 4 (0.89%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.67%) JIRA
10 3 (0.67%) PhpStorm
11 2 (0.45%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.45%) Maven
11 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.45%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 126 (28.19%) Finance
2 42 (9.40%) Legal
3 39 (8.72%) Retail
4 25 (5.59%) Marketing
5 19 (4.25%) Banking
5 19 (4.25%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.58%) Law
7 13 (2.91%) Advertising
7 13 (2.91%) Financial Institution
8 12 (2.68%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.24%) Corporate Banking
10 8 (1.79%) Games
11 6 (1.34%) Investment Banking
12 5 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.45%) Back Office
14 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 95 (21.25%) Developer
2 66 (14.77%) Analyst
3 35 (7.83%) Senior Developer
4 34 (7.61%) Business Analyst
5 29 (6.49%) Programme Manager
6 26 (5.82%) Service Manager
7 25 (5.59%) .NET Developer
8 24 (5.37%) Project Manager
9 22 (4.92%) SQL Developer
10 17 (3.80%) Test Manager
10 17 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (3.58%) Senior Business Analyst
11 16 (3.58%) C# Developer
12 15 (3.36%) Team Leader
12 15 (3.36%) Software Developer
12 15 (3.36%) Senior SQL Developer
13 14 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
14 13 (2.91%) IT Programme Manager
15 12 (2.68%) Delivery Manager
15 12 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (12.53%) .NET
2 50 (11.19%) HTML
3 39 (8.72%) CSS
4 34 (7.61%) ASP.NET
5 33 (7.38%) XML
6 29 (6.49%) jQuery
7 20 (4.47%) HTML5
7 20 (4.47%) CSS3
8 18 (4.03%) AngularJS
9 13 (2.91%) LAMP
10 12 (2.68%) Spring
10 12 (2.68%) RESTful
11 11 (2.46%) Ember.js
11 11 (2.46%) WCF
11 11 (2.46%) WPF
12 9 (2.01%) Java EE
12 9 (2.01%) Backbone.js
12 9 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (1.79%) Ajax
13 8 (1.79%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.58%) NHS
3 16 (3.58%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.36%) Cryptography
4 15 (3.36%) PKI
5 14 (3.13%) Life Science
6 13 (2.91%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.68%) Freedom of Information
8 10 (2.24%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.01%) Xbox
10 8 (1.79%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.57%) W3C
12 6 (1.34%) GIS
12 6 (1.34%) FMCG
13 5 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.89%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.89%) User Experience
14 4 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.89%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.50%) Linux
2 25 (5.59%) Windows
3 15 (3.36%) CentOS
4 13 (2.91%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.68%) UNIX
6 10 (2.24%) Android
7 5 (1.12%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.67%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (18.79%) Project Management
3 74 (16.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (16.11%) Scrum
5 70 (15.66%) Service Delivery
6 69 (15.44%) ITIL
7 61 (13.65%) PRINCE2
8 51 (11.41%) TDD
9 49 (10.96%) Service Management
10 44 (9.84%) Risk Management
11 37 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (8.28%) Line Management
12 35 (7.83%) Supplier Management
13 31 (6.94%) Business Analysis
13 31 (6.94%) OO
13 31 (6.94%) Analytics
14 30 (6.71%) Programme Management
14 30 (6.71%) Data Protection
15 28 (6.26%) Software Engineering
16 26 (5.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 88 (19.69%) SQL
2 68 (15.21%) JavaScript
3 48 (10.74%) C#
4 37 (8.28%) PHP
5 36 (8.05%) Java
6 31 (6.94%) C++
7 27 (6.04%) T-SQL
8 15 (3.36%) Bash Shell
9 14 (3.13%) Python
10 13 (2.91%) C
11 11 (2.46%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.79%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.67%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.67%) VB
13 3 (0.67%) PHP5
14 2 (0.45%) RPG
15 1 (0.22%) Ruby
15 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 97 (21.70%) Degree
2 18 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 15 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (3.36%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.24%) PMI Certification
5 9 (2.01%) PMP
6 8 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (1.57%) ISEB
8 5 (1.12%) CISSP
8 5 (1.12%) CISA
8 5 (1.12%) CISM
8 5 (1.12%) MBA
8 5 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.89%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.89%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.67%) HND
11 2 (0.45%) CCNP
11 2 (0.45%) JNCIS
11 2 (0.45%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.47%) SLA
2 15 (3.36%) QA
3 13 (2.91%) ISO 9001
4 11 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (3.13%) Docker
2 11 (2.46%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.45%) vSphere
4 2 (0.45%) vCloud
5 1 (0.22%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 17 (3.80%) Puppet
2 14 (3.13%) Vagrant
3 5 (1.12%) SCOM
4 4 (0.89%) SCCM
5 2 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.45%) cPanel
5 2 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.45%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.45%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.45%) Plesk
5 2 (0.45%) Netcool
6 1 (0.22%) Foglight
6 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.22%) WSUS
6 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.95%) Oracle
3 22 (4.92%) SAP
4 11 (2.46%) VMware
5 10 (2.24%) Cisco
6 6 (1.34%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.12%) IBM
7 5 (1.12%) HP
7 5 (1.12%) Citrix
7 5 (1.12%) Juniper
7 5 (1.12%) Teradata
7 5 (1.12%) Hyperion
7 5 (1.12%) Apple
8 4 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.89%) Sun
8 4 (0.89%) Hitachi
9 3 (0.67%) Infor
9 3 (0.67%) Adobe
9 3 (0.67%) Symantec
9 3 (0.67%) JD Edwards
Manchester, Lancashire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus / Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheshire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up tp £33,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Turning Point
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up tp £33,000 DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IBM
Posted: 12 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport. Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up tp £33,000 DOE
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
SCC
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum plus healthy bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £38,500 to £48,000 per annum & excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago