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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 68 105 150
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +45
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 202 164 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.69% 2.69% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 3.04% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 169 130 67
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,300 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,346 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.24%
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
4702 5388 5792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.94% 88.40% 85.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3971 4292 4651
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +29 140 £47,500 +18.75% 16
Cheshire +26 37 £35,250 -18.02% 3
Lancashire +15 13 £45,000 - 2
Merseyside +5 8 £29,750 -40.50% 1
Cumbria +2 3 £45,000 +63.63%
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 99 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (26.67%) Finance
3 94 (26.11%) SQL
4 86 (23.89%) ITIL
5 80 (22.22%) Degree
6 71 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
7 66 (18.33%) Microsoft
8 59 (16.39%) JavaScript
9 58 (16.11%) Java
10 51 (14.17%) Service Management
11 50 (13.89%) Computer Science
12 48 (13.33%) Project Management
13 46 (12.78%) Scrum
14 44 (12.22%) Retail
15 43 (11.94%) Oracle
15 43 (11.94%) Windows
16 40 (11.11%) MS Excel
17 38 (10.56%) Linux
18 35 (9.72%) Service Delivery
19 34 (9.44%) Change Management
20 32 (8.89%) SQL Server
20 32 (8.89%) HTML
21 31 (8.61%) Release Management
22 30 (8.33%) SAP
23 29 (8.06%) Selenium
24 28 (7.78%) Mentoring
25 27 (7.50%) Active Directory
25 27 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
26 26 (7.22%) E-Commerce
26 26 (7.22%) Spring

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 12 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.22%) IIS
2 8 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.94%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (1.94%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (1.67%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.83%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.83%) WordPress
6 2 (0.56%) Apache
6 2 (0.56%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.28%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) Confluence
7 1 (0.28%) JBoss
7 1 (0.28%) nginx
7 1 (0.28%) Node.js
7 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.11%) MS Office
3 13 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) SAP PP
1 5 (1.39%) SAP SCM
2 3 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.83%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.83%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.83%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.22%) IaaS
3 8 (2.22%) PaaS
4 2 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) GitHub
5 1 (0.28%) Office 365
5 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.33%) Firewall
2 11 (3.06%) Internet
3 10 (2.78%) VPN
4 8 (2.22%) NAS
5 7 (1.94%) SSL
6 2 (0.56%) BGP
6 2 (0.56%) Broadband
6 2 (0.56%) DWDM
6 2 (0.56%) MPLS
6 2 (0.56%) OSPF
6 2 (0.56%) SAN
6 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.56%) VoIP
6 2 (0.56%) WebEx
7 1 (0.28%) CTI
7 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.28%) GSM
7 1 (0.28%) HTTP
7 1 (0.28%) Intranet
7 1 (0.28%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.67%) MySQL
3 18 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (2.22%) DB2
8 8 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.67%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.67%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.67%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.11%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.83%) MS Access
13 3 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (0.56%) QlikView
14 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (8.06%) Selenium
2 10 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.22%) Jasmine
4 8 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.94%) Ant
6 5 (1.39%) JIRA
7 4 (1.11%) GitLab
7 4 (1.11%) LSMW
8 3 (0.83%) MSTest
9 2 (0.56%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.56%) Firebug
9 2 (0.56%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.56%) Maven
9 2 (0.56%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.28%) JUnit
10 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.28%) Subversion
10 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 96 (26.67%) Finance
2 44 (12.22%) Retail
3 23 (6.39%) Manufacturing
4 19 (5.28%) Legal
5 17 (4.72%) Publishing
6 10 (2.78%) Banking
6 10 (2.78%) Law
7 9 (2.50%) Back Office
8 7 (1.94%) Billing
9 5 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.11%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.83%) Advertising
11 3 (0.83%) German Language
11 3 (0.83%) Local Government
12 2 (0.56%) Marketing
13 1 (0.28%) Electronics
13 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 65 (18.06%) Analyst
2 63 (17.50%) Developer
3 38 (10.56%) Java Developer
4 31 (8.61%) Software Developer
5 29 (8.06%) Release Manager
6 28 (7.78%) SQL Developer
7 26 (7.22%) IT Manager
8 25 (6.94%) Java Software Developer
8 25 (6.94%) JavaScript Developer
9 23 (6.39%) Consultant
9 23 (6.39%) IT Support
10 21 (5.83%) Support Analyst
11 16 (4.44%) SAP Consultant
11 16 (4.44%) Service Manager
12 15 (4.17%) Change Manager
12 15 (4.17%) Team Leader
13 14 (3.89%) Change and Release Manager
14 12 (3.33%) Business Analyst
14 12 (3.33%) Project Manager
15 11 (3.06%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.89%) HTML
2 26 (7.22%) Spring
3 25 (6.94%) Java EE
3 25 (6.94%) Oracle ADF
4 22 (6.11%) AngularJS
5 18 (5.00%) CSS
5 18 (5.00%) Ember.js
5 18 (5.00%) jQuery
6 17 (4.72%) .NET
7 15 (4.17%) HTML5
8 14 (3.89%) ASP.NET
9 13 (3.61%) CSS3
10 9 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (2.50%) Backbone.js
10 9 (2.50%) React
10 9 (2.50%) RESTful
11 7 (1.94%) Middleware
11 7 (1.94%) Velocity
12 6 (1.67%) Lucene
13 5 (1.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 71 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (13.89%) Computer Science
3 25 (6.94%) Mathematics
4 11 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.78%) CMDB
6 9 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.50%) Xbox
7 7 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.67%) Clustering
8 6 (1.67%) Replication
8 6 (1.67%) Statistics
9 4 (1.11%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.11%) EPoS
9 4 (1.11%) User Experience
10 3 (0.83%) Fintech
10 3 (0.83%) FMCG
10 3 (0.83%) W3C
11 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.94%) Windows
2 38 (10.56%) Linux
3 19 (5.28%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.89%) Android
5 11 (3.06%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.39%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.39%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.83%) Unix
8 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) Debian
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (23.89%) ITIL
3 51 (14.17%) Service Management
4 48 (13.33%) Project Management
5 46 (12.78%) Scrum
6 35 (9.72%) Service Delivery
7 34 (9.44%) Change Management
8 31 (8.61%) Release Management
9 28 (7.78%) Mentoring
10 27 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (7.22%) E-Commerce
12 24 (6.67%) Coaching
12 24 (6.67%) Risk Management
12 24 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (6.11%) ITIL V3
13 22 (6.11%) Line Management
13 22 (6.11%) PRINCE2
14 21 (5.83%) Waterfall
15 20 (5.56%) Six Sigma
16 19 (5.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (26.11%) SQL
2 59 (16.39%) JavaScript
3 58 (16.11%) Java
4 16 (4.44%) C#
5 12 (3.33%) PHP
6 9 (2.50%) VBA
7 7 (1.94%) ABAP
7 7 (1.94%) Jython
7 7 (1.94%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.67%) Python
9 5 (1.39%) C
10 4 (1.11%) VB
11 3 (0.83%) VB6
12 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.28%) C++
13 1 (0.28%) RPG
Qualifications
1 80 (22.22%) Degree
2 16 (4.44%) ISEB
2 16 (4.44%) ISTQB
2 16 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (4.44%) PMI Certification
2 16 (4.44%) PMP
3 7 (1.94%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.11%) CISA
5 3 (0.83%) CISM
5 3 (0.83%) CISSP
5 3 (0.83%) HND
5 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.56%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.56%) MCSE
6 2 (0.56%) MCTS
6 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.56%) QiCA
6 2 (0.56%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.67%) QA
2 23 (6.39%) SLA
3 12 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (3.06%) ISO 9001
5 8 (2.22%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.67%) P3O
7 5 (1.39%) Data Quality
7 5 (1.39%) FATCA
7 5 (1.39%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.83%) ISO13485
9 2 (0.56%) COBIT
9 2 (0.56%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.56%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.28%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.28%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 27 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.22%) Docker
4 4 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.83%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.28%) SRDF
6 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.22%) Puppet
1 8 (2.22%) SCVMM
2 7 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.28%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.28%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.94%) Oracle
3 30 (8.33%) SAP
4 20 (5.56%) VMware
5 16 (4.44%) Citrix
6 10 (2.78%) Cisco
6 10 (2.78%) Juniper
7 9 (2.50%) EMC
7 9 (2.50%) IBM
7 9 (2.50%) NetApp
8 8 (2.22%) BMC
8 8 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 8 (2.22%) HP
9 4 (1.11%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.83%) Adobe
10 3 (0.83%) OpenText
10 3 (0.83%) WorldPay
11 2 (0.56%) Cognos
11 2 (0.56%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (0.56%) Infor
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
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Salary: £65000 - £80000.00 per annum + exceptional benefits
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £25000 per annum
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Salary: email
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Salary: £27.9k - 30.9k per year + Fanastic Benefits, Flexi-time & Pension
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Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
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