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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 94 153 130
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -23
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 151 108 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.71% 1.54% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 1.79% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 125 84 94
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,662 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
4812 6019 5619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.41% 85.66% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3985 5083 4676
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +70 104 £46,000 +22.66% 17
Cheshire +26 31 £37,000 -10.30% 5
Merseyside -14 9 £43,750 -2.77% 5
Lancashire +13 6 £27,250 -14.84% 1
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 97 (27.02%) ITIL
2 93 (25.91%) Finance
3 87 (24.23%) Degree
4 81 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (20.06%) SQL
6 64 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
7 62 (17.27%) Project Management
7 62 (17.27%) Service Management
8 59 (16.43%) Microsoft
9 54 (15.04%) Service Delivery
10 50 (13.93%) Windows
11 45 (12.53%) JavaScript
12 42 (11.70%) Linux
12 42 (11.70%) Change Management
13 40 (11.14%) Legal
14 39 (10.86%) Risk Management
14 39 (10.86%) Oracle
15 38 (10.58%) Java
16 37 (10.31%) Retail
17 36 (10.03%) Stakeholder Management
18 33 (9.19%) MS Excel
19 32 (8.91%) Waterfall
20 31 (8.64%) Release Management
21 30 (8.36%) Selenium
22 29 (8.08%) SQL Server
22 29 (8.08%) Active Directory
22 29 (8.08%) People Management
23 28 (7.80%) Internet
23 28 (7.80%) SAP
24 26 (7.24%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (2.79%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.23%) CMS
3 7 (1.95%) IIS
4 4 (1.11%) Drupal
4 4 (1.11%) Node.js
5 3 (0.84%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.56%) Apache
6 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.56%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.56%) WordPress
7 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.28%) Confluence
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.28%) JBoss
7 1 (0.28%) nginx
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 33 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.01%) MS Office
3 10 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.39%) MS Project
5 3 (0.84%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.11%) SAP MM
2 4 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.11%) SAP WM
3 2 (0.56%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.28%) Primavera
4 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.11%) SaaS
3 2 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.56%) Office 365
3 2 (0.56%) Route 53
4 1 (0.28%) GitHub
4 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.80%) Internet
2 18 (5.01%) VPN
3 15 (4.18%) Broadband
4 10 (2.79%) Firewall
5 7 (1.95%) NAS
6 6 (1.67%) SAN
7 5 (1.39%) DNS
7 5 (1.39%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.39%) IPv6
8 3 (0.84%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.84%) Wireless
9 2 (0.56%) HTTP
9 2 (0.56%) IPsec
9 2 (0.56%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.56%) PPTP
10 1 (0.28%) Intranet
10 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.28%) LAN
10 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (2.51%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.67%) MySQL
7 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.11%) OLAP
8 4 (1.11%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (0.84%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.56%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.56%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 30 (8.36%) Selenium
2 10 (2.79%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.95%) JIRA
4 6 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.67%) HP UFT
5 5 (1.39%) Mercurial
5 5 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.11%) GitLab
7 3 (0.84%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.84%) Fiddler
7 3 (0.84%) Firebug
7 3 (0.84%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.84%) MSTest
7 3 (0.84%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.56%) Maven
8 2 (0.56%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Continuum
9 1 (0.28%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.28%) Grunt
General
1 93 (25.91%) Finance
2 40 (11.14%) Legal
3 37 (10.31%) Retail
4 26 (7.24%) Manufacturing
5 21 (5.85%) Banking
6 20 (5.57%) Law
7 11 (3.06%) Marketing
8 9 (2.51%) German Language
9 6 (1.67%) Billing
10 5 (1.39%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.11%) Advertising
11 4 (1.11%) Back Office
11 4 (1.11%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.84%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.84%) Publishing
13 1 (0.28%) Automotive
13 1 (0.28%) Games
13 1 (0.28%) Local Government
13 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (20.61%) Analyst
2 47 (13.09%) Developer
3 34 (9.47%) IT Manager
4 28 (7.80%) Project Manager
4 28 (7.80%) SQL Developer
5 25 (6.96%) JavaScript Developer
6 24 (6.69%) Change and Release Manager
6 24 (6.69%) Change Manager
7 23 (6.41%) Java Developer
7 23 (6.41%) Java Software Developer
7 23 (6.41%) Release Manager
7 23 (6.41%) Software Developer
8 19 (5.29%) IT Project Manager
9 15 (4.18%) Business Analyst
9 15 (4.18%) Team Leader
10 13 (3.62%) Service Manager
10 13 (3.62%) Support Analyst
10 13 (3.62%) Test Manager
11 12 (3.34%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (3.34%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.69%) HTML
1 24 (6.69%) Spring
2 23 (6.41%) Java EE
2 23 (6.41%) Oracle ADF
3 18 (5.01%) .NET
3 18 (5.01%) CSS
3 18 (5.01%) XML
4 12 (3.34%) HTML5
4 12 (3.34%) jQuery
5 10 (2.79%) CSS3
6 9 (2.51%) AngularJS
6 9 (2.51%) JSON
7 8 (2.23%) Web Services
8 7 (1.95%) Ajax
8 7 (1.95%) Ember.js
9 5 (1.39%) Middleware
10 4 (1.11%) COM
10 4 (1.11%) LESS
10 4 (1.11%) Sass
11 3 (0.84%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 64 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.96%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.96%) Management Information System
3 23 (6.41%) Mathematics
4 13 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.06%) Life Science
6 8 (2.23%) EPoS
7 7 (1.95%) W3C
8 5 (1.39%) User Experience
9 4 (1.11%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.11%) FMCG
9 4 (1.11%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.11%) Statistics
9 4 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.84%) Blog
10 3 (0.84%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.56%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.56%) PKI
11 2 (0.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.93%) Windows
2 42 (11.70%) Linux
3 21 (5.85%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.79%) Android
6 9 (2.51%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.39%) Debian
8 5 (1.39%) Unix
8 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.11%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.84%) CentOS
10 3 (0.84%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (27.02%) ITIL
2 81 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (17.27%) Project Management
3 62 (17.27%) Service Management
4 54 (15.04%) Service Delivery
5 42 (11.70%) Change Management
6 39 (10.86%) Risk Management
7 36 (10.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (8.91%) Waterfall
9 31 (8.64%) Release Management
10 29 (8.08%) People Management
11 25 (6.96%) Time Management
12 24 (6.69%) Coaching
13 23 (6.41%) Line Management
14 21 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (5.57%) Defect Management
15 20 (5.57%) Mentoring
15 20 (5.57%) Scrum
16 18 (5.01%) Information Security
16 18 (5.01%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 72 (20.06%) SQL
2 45 (12.53%) JavaScript
3 38 (10.58%) Java
4 16 (4.46%) C
5 15 (4.18%) C#
6 12 (3.34%) PHP
7 7 (1.95%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.67%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.39%) C++
9 5 (1.39%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.11%) RPG
11 3 (0.84%) ABAP
11 3 (0.84%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.56%) Python
13 1 (0.28%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (24.23%) Degree
2 17 (4.74%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (4.46%) ISTQB
4 14 (3.90%) PMI Certification
4 14 (3.90%) PMP
5 11 (3.06%) ISEB
6 9 (2.51%) HND
7 5 (1.39%) CISA
7 5 (1.39%) CISM
7 5 (1.39%) CISSP
7 5 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.11%) HNC
9 2 (0.56%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.56%) MCITP
9 2 (0.56%) MCSE
9 2 (0.56%) MCTS
9 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.56%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.41%) QA
2 21 (5.85%) SLA
3 10 (2.79%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.95%) P3O
6 6 (1.67%) FATCA
6 6 (1.67%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.67%) ISO13485
6 6 (1.67%) Solvency II
7 4 (1.11%) COBIT
7 4 (1.11%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.11%) ISAE 3402
7 4 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.11%) SSAE 16
8 2 (0.56%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.28%) GMP
9 1 (0.28%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 29 (8.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.84%) Docker
4 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.56%) XenApp
5 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.23%) SCOM
2 7 (1.95%) Puppet
3 6 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.11%) SCCM
5 3 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 59 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.86%) Oracle
3 28 (7.80%) SAP
4 16 (4.46%) VMware
5 11 (3.06%) Citrix
6 7 (1.95%) IBM
7 6 (1.67%) Infor
8 5 (1.39%) HP
8 5 (1.39%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.11%) Adobe
9 4 (1.11%) Ariba
9 4 (1.11%) Cisco
10 3 (0.84%) Dell
10 3 (0.84%) Demandware
10 3 (0.84%) OpenText
10 3 (0.84%) Symantec
11 2 (0.56%) Apple
11 2 (0.56%) Google
11 2 (0.56%) NCR
11 2 (0.56%) NetApp
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
United Utilities Plc
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
KDR
Salary: £56 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
General Medical Council
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Capita plc
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Capita plc
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Capita plc
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Capita plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car/Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £5500 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Tracsis Plc
Salary: Salary will vary dependent on levels of experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Birkenhead
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 20 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Liverpool, North West, UK
Allied Bakeries
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 27 days ago
Liverpool, North West, UK
Allied Bakeries
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 27 days ago