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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 120 130 154
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +24
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 136 138 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.04% 1.98% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 2.39% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 98 99 75
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
5550 5783 5749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.26% 82.80% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4503 4710 4740
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -7 70 £40,000 -15.78% 12
Cheshire +5 38 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Merseyside +5 22 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Lancashire +5 5 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 77 (30.43%) Finance
2 68 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (21.34%) SQL
4 46 (18.18%) .NET
5 44 (17.39%) Degree
6 42 (16.60%) JavaScript
6 42 (16.60%) ITIL
7 39 (15.42%) Project Management
8 37 (14.62%) PRINCE2
8 37 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
9 36 (14.23%) HTML
10 32 (12.65%) ASP.NET
11 31 (12.25%) C#
11 31 (12.25%) Service Delivery
12 30 (11.86%) Scrum
13 29 (11.46%) SharePoint
13 29 (11.46%) Telecoms
13 29 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (10.67%) Risk Management
15 25 (9.88%) Microsoft
15 25 (9.88%) Change Management
15 25 (9.88%) Retail
15 25 (9.88%) Line Management
15 25 (9.88%) Coaching
16 22 (8.70%) CSS
16 22 (8.70%) Banking
17 21 (8.30%) SQL Server
17 21 (8.30%) MVC
17 21 (8.30%) TDD
18 20 (7.91%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 29 (11.46%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.19%) IIS
3 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.79%) CMS
4 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.79%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.79%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.40%) Lync
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.37%) MS Project
3 5 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.58%) MS Office
5 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.19%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.79%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) SAP PP
1 4 (1.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.79%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.79%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.79%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.79%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP LE
3 1 (0.40%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.98%) GitHub
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.53%) Internet
2 8 (3.16%) Wireless
3 7 (2.77%) SAN
4 6 (2.37%) IPv6
4 6 (2.37%) Broadband
5 4 (1.58%) VoIP
5 4 (1.58%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.58%) DNS
5 4 (1.58%) Intranet
6 3 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (1.19%) WAN
6 3 (1.19%) LAN
7 2 (0.79%) PPP
7 2 (0.79%) FTP
7 2 (0.79%) MPLS
7 2 (0.79%) OSPF
7 2 (0.79%) BGP
7 2 (0.79%) DSLAM
7 2 (0.79%) DSL
7 2 (0.79%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.74%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.37%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.58%) MS Access
6 4 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.19%) DataStage
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.19%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.79%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.79%) QlikView
8 2 (0.79%) MySQL
9 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (7.11%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.37%) JIRA
3 6 (2.37%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.98%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.98%) PhpStorm
5 4 (1.58%) Selenium
5 4 (1.58%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (1.19%) Maven
7 2 (0.79%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.79%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.79%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.40%) Behat
8 1 (0.40%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.40%) Grunt
8 1 (0.40%) Bower
8 1 (0.40%) Xdebug
8 1 (0.40%) NUnit
General
1 77 (30.43%) Finance
2 29 (11.46%) Telecoms
3 25 (9.88%) Retail
4 22 (8.70%) Banking
5 18 (7.11%) Manufacturing
6 14 (5.53%) Financial Institution
7 9 (3.56%) Marketing
8 7 (2.77%) Investment Banking
9 6 (2.37%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (2.37%) Legal
10 5 (1.98%) Games
11 4 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.19%) Back Office
13 1 (0.40%) Electronics
13 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 60 (23.72%) Developer
2 33 (13.04%) Analyst
3 18 (7.11%) .NET Developer
4 16 (6.32%) Junior
5 15 (5.93%) Business Analyst
6 13 (5.14%) Tester
6 13 (5.14%) Service Manager
7 11 (4.35%) Junior Developer
7 11 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (3.56%) Project Manager
8 9 (3.56%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.16%) Programme Manager
9 8 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (3.16%) Services Delivery Manager
10 7 (2.77%) Business Manager
10 7 (2.77%) Head of IT
10 7 (2.77%) ScrumMaster
11 6 (2.37%) Business Analysis Manager
11 6 (2.37%) Social Media Specialist
11 6 (2.37%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (18.18%) .NET
2 36 (14.23%) HTML
3 32 (12.65%) ASP.NET
4 22 (8.70%) CSS
5 13 (5.14%) Web Services
5 13 (5.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (3.95%) jQuery
6 10 (3.95%) SOAP
7 9 (3.56%) XML
7 9 (3.56%) REST
8 8 (3.16%) HTML5
9 7 (2.77%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.77%) WSDL
10 6 (2.37%) JSON
11 5 (1.98%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.98%) RESTful
11 5 (1.98%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.98%) Spring
11 5 (1.98%) Laravel
12 4 (1.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.74%) User Experience
2 12 (4.74%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.56%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.16%) Social Media
6 6 (2.37%) Copywriting
7 4 (1.58%) NHS
8 3 (1.19%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.19%) PKI
8 3 (1.19%) Open Source
8 3 (1.19%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.79%) Statistics
9 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.79%) AS400
9 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.40%) FMCG
10 1 (0.40%) iPhone
10 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.40%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.32%) Windows
2 9 (3.56%) Linux
2 9 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (3.16%) UNIX
4 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.19%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (16.60%) ITIL
3 39 (15.42%) Project Management
4 37 (14.62%) PRINCE2
5 31 (12.25%) Service Delivery
6 30 (11.86%) Scrum
7 29 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (10.67%) Risk Management
9 25 (9.88%) Change Management
9 25 (9.88%) Line Management
9 25 (9.88%) Coaching
10 21 (8.30%) TDD
10 21 (8.30%) MVC
11 20 (7.91%) Business Analysis
12 17 (6.72%) Service Management
12 17 (6.72%) Mentoring
12 17 (6.72%) Unit Testing
13 16 (6.32%) Six Sigma
13 16 (6.32%) OO
13 16 (6.32%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (21.34%) SQL
2 42 (16.60%) JavaScript
3 31 (12.25%) C#
4 17 (6.72%) Java
5 13 (5.14%) PowerShell
6 11 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.95%) PHP
8 7 (2.77%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.98%) PHP5
9 5 (1.98%) C
10 4 (1.58%) C++
11 3 (1.19%) ABAP
12 2 (0.79%) VB
13 1 (0.40%) VBA
13 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 44 (17.39%) Degree
2 9 (3.56%) CISA
2 9 (3.56%) ISEB
2 9 (3.56%) CISSP
2 9 (3.56%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.16%) PMP
4 7 (2.77%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 5 (1.98%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 5 (1.98%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (1.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.19%) NVQ Level 3
7 3 (1.19%) NVQ Level 4
7 3 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.19%) MCP
7 3 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.79%) CCNP
8 2 (0.79%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.74%) ISO 14001
1 12 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.95%) QA
3 8 (3.16%) ISO 9001
4 6 (2.37%) SLA
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 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.19%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) SCCM
1 1 (0.40%) SCOM
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 25 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.95%) SAP
3 9 (3.56%) Oracle
4 8 (3.16%) VMware
4 8 (3.16%) Twitter
5 6 (2.37%) Google
5 6 (2.37%) Facebook
6 5 (1.98%) Progress
7 4 (1.58%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.58%) Informatica
7 4 (1.58%) Remedy
7 4 (1.58%) Talend
8 3 (1.19%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.19%) NetApp
8 3 (1.19%) Cisco
8 3 (1.19%) HP
9 2 (0.79%) IBM
9 2 (0.79%) Cognos
9 2 (0.79%) Juniper
9 2 (0.79%) TIBCO
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