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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 147 136 145
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 96 108 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 1.63% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.98% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 77 86 107
Average salary £40,000 £43,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
5616 5444 6390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.55% 82.24% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4818 4558 5523
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -26 47 £43,250 -6.58% 14
Cheshire +12 28 £42,500 +19.71% 3
Merseyside +13 11 £36,000 - 7
Lancashire -2 9 £32,000 -22.89% 4
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 71 (31.42%) Finance
2 56 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (22.12%) Degree
4 39 (17.26%) Project Management
4 39 (17.26%) SQL
4 39 (17.26%) ITIL
5 36 (15.93%) .NET
6 35 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (13.72%) Scrum
8 30 (13.27%) Change Management
8 30 (13.27%) C#
8 30 (13.27%) PRINCE2
9 27 (11.95%) ASP.NET
9 27 (11.95%) Service Delivery
10 26 (11.50%) Service Management
11 24 (10.62%) Telecoms
11 24 (10.62%) SharePoint
11 24 (10.62%) Microsoft
11 24 (10.62%) Line Management
12 23 (10.18%) JavaScript
13 22 (9.73%) SQL Server
13 22 (9.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (9.29%) Coaching
15 20 (8.85%) HTML
15 20 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (8.85%) Risk Management
15 20 (8.85%) Banking
15 20 (8.85%) Retail
16 19 (8.41%) MVC
16 19 (8.41%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (10.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.88%) IIS
2 2 (0.88%) SAS
2 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.44%) Lync
3 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.44%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.10%) MS Project
2 7 (3.10%) MS Office
3 6 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.44%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.44%) SAP LE
3 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.44%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.87%) Internet
2 3 (1.33%) Wireless
2 3 (1.33%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (0.88%) Intranet
3 2 (0.88%) Firewall
3 2 (0.88%) LAN
3 2 (0.88%) WAN
3 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.44%) SAN
4 1 (0.44%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.75%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.65%) MS Access
4 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.77%) MySQL
6 4 (1.77%) DB2
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.88%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.88%) DataStage
8 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.44%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.44%) Redis
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.44%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 22 (9.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (7.52%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.65%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.77%) JIRA
4 4 (1.77%) Selenium
5 3 (1.33%) FitNesse
5 3 (1.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.88%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.44%) NUnit
7 1 (0.44%) Subversion
7 1 (0.44%) Maven
7 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.44%) Grunt
7 1 (0.44%) Bower
7 1 (0.44%) Xdebug
7 1 (0.44%) Behat
7 1 (0.44%) PHPUnit
General
1 71 (31.42%) Finance
2 24 (10.62%) Telecoms
3 20 (8.85%) Banking
3 20 (8.85%) Retail
4 17 (7.52%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.10%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.65%) Legal
7 3 (1.33%) Back Office
8 2 (0.88%) Advertising
8 2 (0.88%) Billing
8 2 (0.88%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Military
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (19.47%) Developer
2 31 (13.72%) Analyst
3 19 (8.41%) Service Manager
4 15 (6.64%) Test Manager
5 14 (6.19%) .NET Developer
6 13 (5.75%) Tester
7 11 (4.87%) Delivery Manager
8 10 (4.42%) Applications Developer
8 10 (4.42%) Head of IT
9 9 (3.98%) ScrumMaster
9 9 (3.98%) Services Delivery Manager
9 9 (3.98%) Programme Manager
9 9 (3.98%) Project Manager
9 9 (3.98%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.54%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.54%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.10%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.65%) Junior
13 5 (2.21%) Software Engineer
13 5 (2.21%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.93%) .NET
2 27 (11.95%) ASP.NET
3 20 (8.85%) HTML
4 14 (6.19%) Web Services
5 13 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (4.87%) SOAP
6 11 (4.87%) XML
7 7 (3.10%) WSDL
7 7 (3.10%) REST
8 6 (2.65%) WCF
8 6 (2.65%) WPF
8 6 (2.65%) Classic ASP
8 6 (2.65%) CSS
9 5 (2.21%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.77%) Velocity
10 4 (1.77%) HTML5
10 4 (1.77%) J2EE
10 4 (1.77%) XSD
10 4 (1.77%) XSLT
11 3 (1.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.64%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.87%) User Experience
4 7 (3.10%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.21%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.21%) AS400
5 5 (2.21%) Cryptography
5 5 (2.21%) PKI
5 5 (2.21%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.33%) PMI
7 2 (0.88%) Statistics
7 2 (0.88%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.44%) BBC
8 1 (0.44%) Tandem
8 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) GIS
8 1 (0.44%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.87%) UNIX
2 8 (3.54%) Windows
3 7 (3.10%) Linux
4 5 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.77%) AIX
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (17.26%) ITIL
2 39 (17.26%) Project Management
3 31 (13.72%) Scrum
4 30 (13.27%) Change Management
4 30 (13.27%) PRINCE2
5 27 (11.95%) Service Delivery
6 26 (11.50%) Service Management
7 24 (10.62%) Line Management
8 21 (9.29%) Coaching
9 20 (8.85%) Risk Management
9 20 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (8.41%) MVC
11 17 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (7.08%) Waterfall
13 14 (6.19%) ERP
14 13 (5.75%) Validation
14 13 (5.75%) Business Continuity
14 13 (5.75%) Automated Testing
14 13 (5.75%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.26%) SQL
2 30 (13.27%) C#
3 23 (10.18%) JavaScript
4 17 (7.52%) Java
5 13 (5.75%) PowerShell
6 10 (4.42%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.21%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.77%) C
8 4 (1.77%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.88%) ABAP
10 1 (0.44%) C++
10 1 (0.44%) AWK
10 1 (0.44%) Korn
10 1 (0.44%) PHP
10 1 (0.44%) sed
Qualifications
1 50 (22.12%) Degree
2 11 (4.87%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.98%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.98%) CISA
3 9 (3.98%) CISSP
4 8 (3.54%) PMI Certification
4 8 (3.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (3.10%) ISEB
6 5 (2.21%) PMP
6 5 (2.21%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.33%) MCP
8 3 (1.33%) NVQ Level 3
8 3 (1.33%) NVQ Level 4
9 2 (0.88%) HND
9 2 (0.88%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.88%) MBA
9 2 (0.88%) CITP
10 1 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.75%) QA
2 11 (4.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.42%) ISO 14001
4 8 (3.54%) SLA
5 7 (3.10%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.44%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
1 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.44%) SCCM
2 1 (0.44%) SCOM
2 1 (0.44%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.44%) Puppet
2 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (10.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.31%) Oracle
3 7 (3.10%) IBM
4 6 (2.65%) Remedy
4 6 (2.65%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.21%) Infor
6 4 (1.77%) SAP
7 3 (1.33%) Cognos
7 3 (1.33%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.88%) Teradata
8 2 (0.88%) SYSPRO
8 2 (0.88%) Tableau
8 2 (0.88%) Talend
8 2 (0.88%) Progress
8 2 (0.88%) Hitachi
8 2 (0.88%) Informatica
8 2 (0.88%) Autodesk
8 2 (0.88%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.88%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.44%) HP
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £37,000 to £46,000 per annum Strong package for the right individ
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Yodel
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Blue Town Online
Salary: £39k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candidate Source
Salary: £37,649 - £42,374 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Lancashire
DAI Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £38,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West
DAI Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £38,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Shop Direct
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + benefits, pension, negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire, Manchester (SK9)
Guru Careers
Salary: £26 - 35k (DOE)
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Southway Housing
Salary: £33.5k - 37.5k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago