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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 88 147 145
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -2
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 177 112 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.93% 1.65% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 2.00% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 138 75 90
Average salary £41,000 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £57,500 £51,050
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +10.25%
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
5162 5589 5832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.52% 82.57% 81.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4152 4504 4927
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 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 2 June 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 June 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
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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 +46 106 £40,000 +14.28% 31
Cheshire +23 42 £44,250 +10.62% 16
Merseyside +5 14 £50,000 +38.88% 5
Lancashire -15 6 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Cumbria - 2 £27,500 - 2
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 93 (30.39%) Finance
2 84 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (17.97%) Project Management
4 54 (17.65%) SQL
4 54 (17.65%) Degree
5 52 (16.99%) Service Delivery
5 52 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (15.69%) JavaScript
6 48 (15.69%) ITIL
7 40 (13.07%) .NET
7 40 (13.07%) Scrum
8 38 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (11.76%) HTML
10 35 (11.44%) CSS
11 33 (10.78%) Service Management
12 32 (10.46%) PRINCE2
13 31 (10.13%) TDD
14 29 (9.48%) Telecoms
15 28 (9.15%) C#
15 28 (9.15%) SQL Server
15 28 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (9.15%) Line Management
16 25 (8.17%) Coaching
17 24 (7.84%) PHP
17 24 (7.84%) Windows
17 24 (7.84%) OO
17 24 (7.84%) SharePoint
18 23 (7.52%) Linux
18 23 (7.52%) Microsoft
18 23 (7.52%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 24 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.63%) Apache
2 5 (1.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (0.98%) IIS
3 3 (0.98%) CMS
3 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (0.98%) Umbraco
3 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.65%) SAP Portal
4 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.61%) MS Office
4 6 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.31%) MS Project
6 2 (0.65%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.33%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.96%) SAP PP
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.65%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.65%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (0.65%) SAP SCM
3 2 (0.65%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.65%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.33%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.29%) GitHub
3 5 (1.63%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (1.63%) Route 53
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.23%) Internet
2 8 (2.61%) Wireless
2 8 (2.61%) VPN
2 8 (2.61%) SAN
3 7 (2.29%) Intranet
4 6 (1.96%) VoIP
4 6 (1.96%) IPv6
4 6 (1.96%) Broadband
5 5 (1.63%) IPsec
5 5 (1.63%) PPTP
5 5 (1.63%) OpenVPN
6 4 (1.31%) DNS
6 4 (1.31%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.98%) LAN
7 3 (0.98%) WAN
7 3 (0.98%) MPLS
7 3 (0.98%) DSL
8 2 (0.65%) VSAT
8 2 (0.65%) Network Security
8 2 (0.65%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (4.25%) MySQL
4 11 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.27%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.96%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.96%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.96%) QlikView
8 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.98%) DataStage
11 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.65%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (4.90%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.59%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.27%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.94%) JIRA
5 7 (2.29%) Selenium
6 6 (1.96%) Hudson
6 6 (1.96%) Subversion
7 5 (1.63%) PhpStorm
7 5 (1.63%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.31%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.31%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.98%) Maven
10 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.33%) Bower
11 1 (0.33%) Xdebug
11 1 (0.33%) Grunt
11 1 (0.33%) Behat
11 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 93 (30.39%) Finance
2 29 (9.48%) Telecoms
3 23 (7.52%) Retail
4 21 (6.86%) Marketing
5 15 (4.90%) Legal
5 15 (4.90%) Manufacturing
6 13 (4.25%) Financial Institution
7 12 (3.92%) Banking
8 9 (2.94%) Advertising
9 8 (2.61%) Law
10 7 (2.29%) Games
10 7 (2.29%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (17.65%) Developer
2 51 (16.67%) Analyst
3 27 (8.82%) Business Analyst
4 18 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 17 (5.56%) Service Manager
6 12 (3.92%) .NET Developer
7 11 (3.59%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (3.59%) Senior Developer
7 11 (3.59%) Delivery Manager
8 10 (3.27%) Junior Developer
8 10 (3.27%) Senior Business Analyst
8 10 (3.27%) Junior
8 10 (3.27%) Services Delivery Manager
9 9 (2.94%) Consultant
9 9 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
10 8 (2.61%) Software Engineer
11 7 (2.29%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (2.29%) Marketing Manager
11 7 (2.29%) PHP Developer
12 6 (1.96%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.07%) .NET
2 36 (11.76%) HTML
3 35 (11.44%) CSS
4 21 (6.86%) ASP.NET
5 19 (6.21%) jQuery
6 11 (3.59%) HTML5
7 9 (2.94%) CSS3
8 8 (2.61%) REST
8 8 (2.61%) Web Services
8 8 (2.61%) XML
8 8 (2.61%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.29%) Spring
9 7 (2.29%) .NET Framework
9 7 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (2.29%) Laravel
10 6 (1.96%) JSON
10 6 (1.96%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.63%) Ajax
11 5 (1.63%) RESTful
12 4 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.90%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.58%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.25%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.25%) NHS
5 8 (2.61%) Social Media
6 7 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.96%) Copywriting
7 6 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
8 5 (1.63%) W3C
8 5 (1.63%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.63%) PKI
9 4 (1.31%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.31%) IPTV
9 4 (1.31%) BBC
10 3 (0.98%) User Experience
10 3 (0.98%) GIS
10 3 (0.98%) FMCG
11 2 (0.65%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.84%) Windows
2 23 (7.52%) Linux
3 11 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.94%) UNIX
5 5 (1.63%) CentOS
5 5 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.63%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.31%) Android
6 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (17.97%) Project Management
3 52 (16.99%) Service Delivery
4 48 (15.69%) ITIL
5 40 (13.07%) Scrum
6 38 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (10.78%) Service Management
8 32 (10.46%) PRINCE2
9 31 (10.13%) TDD
10 28 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (9.15%) Line Management
11 25 (8.17%) Coaching
12 24 (7.84%) OO
13 22 (7.19%) Business Analysis
13 22 (7.19%) Risk Management
13 22 (7.19%) Mentoring
14 21 (6.86%) Root Cause Analysis
14 21 (6.86%) Analytics
14 21 (6.86%) Software Engineering
15 17 (5.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (17.65%) SQL
2 48 (15.69%) JavaScript
3 28 (9.15%) C#
4 24 (7.84%) PHP
5 20 (6.54%) Java
6 14 (4.58%) C++
7 8 (2.61%) C
8 7 (2.29%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.63%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.63%) PHP5
9 5 (1.63%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.31%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.31%) VB
10 4 (1.31%) Python
11 3 (0.98%) ABAP
11 3 (0.98%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.33%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.33%) VBA
12 1 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (17.65%) Degree
2 9 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (2.61%) PMP
3 8 (2.61%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.29%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.63%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 5 (1.63%) ISEB
5 5 (1.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 5 (1.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 3 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.65%) JNCIS
7 2 (0.65%) CCNP
8 1 (0.33%) MCSE
8 1 (0.33%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.33%) HND
8 1 (0.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.25%) ISO 9001
2 12 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.59%) SLA
4 6 (1.96%) QA
5 4 (1.31%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.33%) GMP
7 1 (0.33%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.31%) Docker
3 3 (0.98%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.61%) Puppet
2 5 (1.63%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.65%) Ganglia
3 2 (0.65%) SCCM
3 2 (0.65%) SCOM
3 2 (0.65%) Netcool
4 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.33%) Ansible
4 1 (0.33%) cPanel
4 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.33%) WSUS
4 1 (0.33%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.33%) Plesk
Vendors
1 23 (7.52%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.21%) SAP
3 16 (5.23%) Oracle
4 10 (3.27%) VMware
5 8 (2.61%) Twitter
6 7 (2.29%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.96%) Google
7 6 (1.96%) Cisco
7 6 (1.96%) Facebook
8 5 (1.63%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.63%) Talend
8 5 (1.63%) Progress
8 5 (1.63%) HP
9 4 (1.31%) Tableau
9 4 (1.31%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.31%) Informatica
10 3 (0.98%) NetApp
10 3 (0.98%) Juniper
10 3 (0.98%) Teradata
10 3 (0.98%) hybris
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
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Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
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Pegasus - Resource
Salary: £55k - £59k per annum + 5K Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £36000 - £55000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefitd
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Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
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Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Venturi
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
British Council
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Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 29 Days Holiday, 16% Contrib. Pension
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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