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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 65 135 138
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +3
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 240 120 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.75% 1.72% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 2.08% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 192 84 98
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,100 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £66,550 £56,700 £46,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
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
5493 5767 6043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.72% 82.72% 80.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4452 4575 5171
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +73 165 £40,000 +5.26% 18
Cheshire -5 37 £40,000 -5.39% 5
Merseyside +30 26 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Lancashire -14 5 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 114 (29.38%) Finance
2 113 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (20.88%) Degree
4 72 (18.56%) Project Management
5 67 (17.27%) ITIL
6 65 (16.75%) Service Delivery
7 62 (15.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 62 (15.98%) Scrum
7 62 (15.98%) SQL
7 62 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
8 60 (15.46%) JavaScript
9 56 (14.43%) PRINCE2
10 46 (11.86%) .NET
10 46 (11.86%) TDD
11 42 (10.82%) Service Management
12 41 (10.57%) HTML
13 39 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
14 37 (9.54%) Java
14 37 (9.54%) C#
14 37 (9.54%) CSS
15 36 (9.28%) Linux
15 36 (9.28%) Line Management
16 34 (8.76%) Microsoft
17 32 (8.25%) PHP
17 32 (8.25%) Mentoring
18 31 (7.99%) SQL Server
19 30 (7.73%) Risk Management
20 29 (7.47%) Oracle
20 29 (7.47%) OO
20 29 (7.47%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.55%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.29%) Apache
3 5 (1.29%) CMS
4 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.77%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.52%) SAP Portal
6 2 (0.52%) IIS
6 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (2.84%) MS Office
4 7 (1.80%) MS Project
5 6 (1.55%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.77%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.52%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.80%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.55%) SAP PP
3 4 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.52%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.52%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.52%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.52%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.52%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.26%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.26%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.32%) Route 53
2 9 (2.32%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (1.80%) GitHub
4 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.64%) Internet
2 12 (3.09%) VPN
3 11 (2.84%) SAN
3 11 (2.84%) IPsec
4 9 (2.32%) OpenVPN
4 9 (2.32%) PPTP
5 8 (2.06%) Wireless
6 7 (1.80%) HTTP
7 6 (1.55%) Broadband
7 6 (1.55%) VoIP
7 6 (1.55%) Ethernet
7 6 (1.55%) IPv6
8 5 (1.29%) Intranet
8 5 (1.29%) DSL
8 5 (1.29%) WAN
9 4 (1.03%) DNS
10 3 (0.77%) MPLS
10 3 (0.77%) LAN
11 2 (0.52%) PBX
11 2 (0.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.99%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.38%) MySQL
3 14 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.58%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.55%) QlikView
7 6 (1.55%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.29%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.52%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.52%) DataStage
10 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (4.64%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.35%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.32%) Selenium
3 9 (2.32%) Subversion
3 9 (2.32%) Hudson
4 8 (2.06%) JIRA
4 8 (2.06%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.29%) Maven
5 5 (1.29%) Jasmine
5 5 (1.29%) PhpStorm
6 4 (1.03%) CruiseControl
6 4 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (1.03%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.26%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.26%) Bower
7 1 (0.26%) Xdebug
7 1 (0.26%) gulp
7 1 (0.26%) Behat
7 1 (0.26%) Grunt
General
1 114 (29.38%) Finance
2 29 (7.47%) Retail
3 28 (7.22%) Legal
4 27 (6.96%) Telecoms
5 25 (6.44%) Marketing
6 23 (5.93%) Manufacturing
7 14 (3.61%) Law
8 13 (3.35%) Financial Institution
9 11 (2.84%) Advertising
10 10 (2.58%) Banking
11 9 (2.32%) Games
12 7 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (1.80%) Investment Banking
13 6 (1.55%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 69 (17.78%) Developer
2 61 (15.72%) Analyst
3 30 (7.73%) Business Analyst
4 27 (6.96%) Service Manager
5 26 (6.70%) Programme Manager
6 17 (4.38%) Senior Developer
6 17 (4.38%) .NET Developer
7 16 (4.12%) Delivery Manager
8 13 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (3.35%) Services Delivery Manager
8 13 (3.35%) Test Manager
9 12 (3.09%) Consultant
10 11 (2.84%) Junior
10 11 (2.84%) Senior Business Analyst
10 11 (2.84%) Java Developer
10 11 (2.84%) C# Developer
10 11 (2.84%) Technical Leader
11 10 (2.58%) Junior Developer
11 10 (2.58%) Software Engineer
11 10 (2.58%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (11.86%) .NET
2 41 (10.57%) HTML
3 37 (9.54%) CSS
4 26 (6.70%) ASP.NET
5 24 (6.19%) jQuery
6 18 (4.64%) XML
7 16 (4.12%) HTML5
8 15 (3.87%) AngularJS
9 14 (3.61%) CSS3
9 14 (3.61%) Spring
10 10 (2.58%) RESTful
11 9 (2.32%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (2.06%) WCF
12 8 (2.06%) WPF
12 8 (2.06%) Web Services
12 8 (2.06%) JSON
12 8 (2.06%) LAMP
12 8 (2.06%) Hibernate
13 7 (1.80%) Java EE
13 7 (1.80%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 62 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.90%) Mobile App
2 19 (4.90%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.38%) NHS
4 15 (3.87%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.58%) Freedom of Information
7 9 (2.32%) PKI
7 9 (2.32%) Cryptography
8 8 (2.06%) Social Media
9 7 (1.80%) GIS
10 6 (1.55%) Life Science
10 6 (1.55%) Copywriting
10 6 (1.55%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.29%) Xbox
11 5 (1.29%) User Experience
11 5 (1.29%) W3C
12 4 (1.03%) BBC
12 4 (1.03%) FMCG
12 4 (1.03%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.28%) Linux
2 27 (6.96%) Windows
3 14 (3.61%) UNIX
4 9 (2.32%) CentOS
4 9 (2.32%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.80%) Android
7 4 (1.03%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (18.56%) Project Management
3 67 (17.27%) ITIL
4 65 (16.75%) Service Delivery
5 62 (15.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (15.98%) Scrum
6 56 (14.43%) PRINCE2
7 46 (11.86%) TDD
8 42 (10.82%) Service Management
9 39 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (9.28%) Line Management
11 32 (8.25%) Mentoring
12 30 (7.73%) Risk Management
13 29 (7.47%) OO
13 29 (7.47%) Software Engineering
13 29 (7.47%) Coaching
14 28 (7.22%) Business Analysis
15 26 (6.70%) Programme Management
15 26 (6.70%) Root Cause Analysis
16 25 (6.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 62 (15.98%) SQL
2 60 (15.46%) JavaScript
3 37 (9.54%) C#
3 37 (9.54%) Java
4 32 (8.25%) PHP
5 25 (6.44%) C++
6 15 (3.87%) C
7 9 (2.32%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.06%) Python
9 7 (1.80%) Objective-C
10 6 (1.55%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.29%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.29%) PHP5
12 4 (1.03%) VB
13 3 (0.77%) ABAP
14 2 (0.52%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.26%) VBA
15 1 (0.26%) Ruby
15 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (20.88%) Degree
2 17 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 13 (3.35%) ISTQB
4 12 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (3.09%) PMP
4 12 (3.09%) PMI Certification
5 10 (2.58%) ISEB
6 6 (1.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 6 (1.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (1.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 5 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.29%) MBA
7 5 (1.29%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 5 (1.29%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.52%) JNCIS
10 2 (0.52%) CCNP
11 1 (0.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.87%) SLA
2 13 (3.35%) ISO 9001
3 12 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (2.84%) QA
5 4 (1.03%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.26%) GxP
6 1 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.26%) GMP
System Software
1 14 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.06%) Docker
3 3 (0.77%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.52%) vSphere
4 2 (0.52%) vCloud
5 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (3.09%) Puppet
2 9 (2.32%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.52%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.52%) cPanel
3 2 (0.52%) Netcool
3 2 (0.52%) SCCM
3 2 (0.52%) SCOM
3 2 (0.52%) Ganglia
3 2 (0.52%) Plesk
4 1 (0.26%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.26%) WSUS
4 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (8.76%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.47%) Oracle
3 22 (5.67%) SAP
4 15 (3.87%) VMware
5 9 (2.32%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.06%) Cisco
6 8 (2.06%) Twitter
7 6 (1.55%) Google
7 6 (1.55%) Facebook
8 5 (1.29%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.29%) Teradata
8 5 (1.29%) HP
9 4 (1.03%) Juniper
9 4 (1.03%) Hitachi
9 4 (1.03%) Apple
9 4 (1.03%) Tableau
9 4 (1.03%) Talend
10 3 (0.77%) hybris
10 3 (0.77%) Informatica
10 3 (0.77%) NetApp
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus / Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fabric
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training, excellent progression!
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexitime, pension & more
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £360.00 - £390.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £20k - 24k per year + good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Engineering
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Red Cow Recruitment
Salary: £95,000 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Crewe
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago