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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 75 112 156
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +44
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 194 154 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.42% 2.36% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 2.70% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 159 114 79
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
4916 5703 6044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.63% 87.50% 85.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4143 4534 4883
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
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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 +42 136 £50,000 +25.00% 19
Cheshire +26 36 £36,000 -17.24% 6
Lancashire +6 10 £40,500 -10.00% 1
Merseyside -5 7 £29,750 -40.50% 6
Cumbria +13 5 £48,750 +77.27% 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 98 (27.45%) Finance
2 97 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (26.89%) ITIL
4 95 (26.61%) SQL
5 76 (21.29%) Degree
6 71 (19.89%) Analytical Skills
7 64 (17.93%) Microsoft
8 56 (15.69%) Service Management
8 56 (15.69%) JavaScript
9 52 (14.57%) Project Management
10 51 (14.29%) Java
11 46 (12.89%) Computer Science
12 44 (12.32%) Oracle
12 44 (12.32%) Service Delivery
13 42 (11.76%) Windows
14 41 (11.48%) Linux
15 39 (10.92%) MS Excel
15 39 (10.92%) Scrum
16 37 (10.36%) Change Management
17 35 (9.80%) Retail
18 33 (9.24%) Release Management
18 33 (9.24%) SQL Server
19 32 (8.96%) Selenium
20 30 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
21 28 (7.84%) Spring
21 28 (7.84%) Risk Management
21 28 (7.84%) Mentoring
22 27 (7.56%) Active Directory
23 26 (7.28%) SAP
23 26 (7.28%) Oracle ADF

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 11 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.24%) IIS
4 5 (1.40%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.12%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.12%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (0.84%) Apache
7 2 (0.56%) JBoss
7 2 (0.56%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.56%) WordPress
8 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.28%) CMS
8 1 (0.28%) Confluence
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.28%) nginx
8 1 (0.28%) Node.js
8 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (10.92%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.60%) MS Office
3 13 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.84%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.84%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.56%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.56%) SAP SCM
3 2 (0.56%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.28%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (2.24%) IaaS
2 8 (2.24%) PaaS
3 2 (0.56%) Office 365
3 2 (0.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) GitHub
4 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.32%) Internet
2 12 (3.36%) VPN
3 8 (2.24%) Firewall
3 8 (2.24%) NAS
4 7 (1.96%) Broadband
5 4 (1.12%) SAN
5 4 (1.12%) SSL
6 3 (0.84%) DNS
6 3 (0.84%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.84%) IPv6
7 2 (0.56%) BGP
7 2 (0.56%) DWDM
7 2 (0.56%) MPLS
7 2 (0.56%) OSPF
7 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.56%) WebEx
8 1 (0.28%) HTTP
8 1 (0.28%) Intranet
8 1 (0.28%) LAN
8 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.60%) MySQL
3 14 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (2.24%) DB2
7 8 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.68%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.68%) Neo4j
9 6 (1.68%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.12%) OLAP
10 4 (1.12%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.84%) MS Access
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (8.96%) Selenium
2 11 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.80%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.96%) Jasmine
5 7 (1.96%) JIRA
6 4 (1.12%) Ant
6 4 (1.12%) GitLab
6 4 (1.12%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.84%) Fiddler
7 3 (0.84%) Firebug
7 3 (0.84%) Maven
7 3 (0.84%) MSTest
8 2 (0.56%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.56%) JUnit
8 2 (0.56%) LSMW
8 2 (0.56%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.28%) NUnit
9 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 98 (27.45%) Finance
2 35 (9.80%) Retail
3 26 (7.28%) Legal
4 21 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 15 (4.20%) Publishing
6 14 (3.92%) Banking
7 12 (3.36%) Law
8 9 (2.52%) Back Office
9 7 (1.96%) Billing
10 5 (1.40%) Marketing
11 4 (1.12%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.84%) German Language
12 3 (0.84%) Local Government
12 3 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.84%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.56%) Advertising
14 1 (0.28%) Electronics
14 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 62 (17.37%) Analyst
2 59 (16.53%) Developer
3 35 (9.80%) Java Developer
4 31 (8.68%) Release Manager
5 30 (8.40%) Software Developer
6 29 (8.12%) SQL Developer
7 27 (7.56%) IT Manager
8 26 (7.28%) Java Software Developer
8 26 (7.28%) JavaScript Developer
9 20 (5.60%) Support Analyst
10 19 (5.32%) Change and Release Manager
10 19 (5.32%) Change Manager
11 18 (5.04%) IT Support
11 18 (5.04%) Service Manager
12 15 (4.20%) Consultant
13 13 (3.64%) Project Manager
13 13 (3.64%) Team Leader
14 11 (3.08%) SAP Consultant
15 10 (2.80%) Business Manager
15 10 (2.80%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.84%) Spring
2 26 (7.28%) Java EE
2 26 (7.28%) Oracle ADF
3 25 (7.00%) HTML
4 18 (5.04%) CSS
5 16 (4.48%) .NET
6 15 (4.20%) AngularJS
6 15 (4.20%) jQuery
7 13 (3.64%) Ember.js
8 12 (3.36%) HTML5
9 10 (2.80%) CSS3
10 9 (2.52%) ASP.NET
11 8 (2.24%) XML
12 7 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (1.96%) Backbone.js
12 7 (1.96%) RESTful
12 7 (1.96%) Velocity
12 7 (1.96%) Web Services
13 6 (1.68%) JSON
13 6 (1.68%) React
Miscellaneous
1 71 (19.89%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (12.89%) Computer Science
3 26 (7.28%) Mathematics
4 16 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.80%) CMDB
6 9 (2.52%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.96%) Xbox
9 6 (1.68%) Replication
10 5 (1.40%) Clustering
10 5 (1.40%) FMCG
10 5 (1.40%) Statistics
11 4 (1.12%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.12%) EPoS
11 4 (1.12%) User Experience
11 4 (1.12%) W3C
12 3 (0.84%) Fintech
13 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.76%) Windows
2 41 (11.48%) Linux
3 19 (5.32%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.08%) Android
5 9 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.24%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.96%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.68%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.40%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.84%) Debian
11 3 (0.84%) Unix
12 1 (0.28%) CentOS
12 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (26.89%) ITIL
3 56 (15.69%) Service Management
4 52 (14.57%) Project Management
5 44 (12.32%) Service Delivery
6 39 (10.92%) Scrum
7 37 (10.36%) Change Management
8 33 (9.24%) Release Management
9 30 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (7.84%) Mentoring
10 28 (7.84%) Risk Management
11 25 (7.00%) Line Management
11 25 (7.00%) Waterfall
12 24 (6.72%) Coaching
12 24 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (6.44%) People Management
13 23 (6.44%) PRINCE2
13 23 (6.44%) Time Management
14 20 (5.60%) ITIL V3
14 20 (5.60%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 95 (26.61%) SQL
2 56 (15.69%) JavaScript
3 51 (14.29%) Java
4 13 (3.64%) C#
5 9 (2.52%) C
5 9 (2.52%) PHP
6 8 (2.24%) VBA
7 7 (1.96%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.40%) ABAP
9 4 (1.12%) Jython
9 4 (1.12%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.12%) Python
10 2 (0.56%) VB
10 2 (0.56%) VB6
11 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.28%) C++
11 1 (0.28%) RPG
11 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 76 (21.29%) Degree
2 21 (5.88%) ISEB
2 21 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 18 (5.04%) PMI Certification
3 18 (5.04%) PMP
4 17 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.68%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.40%) CISA
7 4 (1.12%) HND
8 3 (0.84%) CISM
8 3 (0.84%) CISSP
8 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.56%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.56%) MCSE
9 2 (0.56%) MCTS
9 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.56%) QiCA
9 2 (0.56%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.00%) QA
2 24 (6.72%) SLA
3 13 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (3.36%) ISO 9001
5 10 (2.80%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.96%) P3O
7 6 (1.68%) FATCA
7 6 (1.68%) Solvency II
8 5 (1.40%) Data Quality
8 5 (1.40%) ISO13485
9 3 (0.84%) COBIT
9 3 (0.84%) ISAE 3402
9 3 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.84%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.28%) GMP
10 1 (0.28%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.28%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 27 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.40%) Docker
4 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.56%) XenApp
4 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.28%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 8 (2.24%) SCVMM
2 5 (1.40%) Puppet
3 4 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.84%) SCOM
5 1 (0.28%) Ansible
5 1 (0.28%) LiteSpeed
5 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 44 (12.32%) Oracle
3 26 (7.28%) SAP
4 19 (5.32%) Citrix
5 18 (5.04%) VMware
6 11 (3.08%) NetApp
7 10 (2.80%) Juniper
8 9 (2.52%) EMC
8 9 (2.52%) IBM
9 8 (2.24%) BMC
9 8 (2.24%) CheckPoint
9 8 (2.24%) Cisco
9 8 (2.24%) HP
10 3 (0.84%) Adobe
10 3 (0.84%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.84%) OpenText
10 3 (0.84%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.84%) WorldPay
11 2 (0.56%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (0.56%) NCR
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10-12.5% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£65,000 (Plus Fantastic Package)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£65,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £10000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds or hub offices in London, Exeter, Redditch,...
Health & Social Care Information Centre
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, health, car parking
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
LSTM
Salary: Up to £62,323 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Wirral
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health, 25 days
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
adviserplus
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Stockport
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £22511 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 16 days ago
Lancashire
Capita plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car/benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MDS
Salary: Unspecified competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Capita plc
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Crewe
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Northwich
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Salary £26,000 - £30,000
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £72000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MDS
Salary: Unspecified competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago