The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 24 28 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +29
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 44 51 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 8.46% 8.29% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.32% 9.48% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 40 40 16
Median salary £40,000 £46,377 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.74% +25.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,648 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,346 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.24%
Continuous Improvement
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
472 538 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 90.77% 87.48% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 364 458 489
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
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 Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton 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 Northampton

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Northampton region.

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Northampton

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Northampton

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

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 Northampton region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 36 (50.00%) SQL
2 30 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (40.28%) User Stories
4 23 (31.94%) Retail
4 23 (31.94%) Business Analysis
5 22 (30.56%) Scrum
6 21 (29.17%) Web Services
6 21 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (29.17%) TDD
6 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
6 21 (29.17%) BDD
6 21 (29.17%) SDLC
7 19 (26.39%) Project Management
8 15 (20.83%) Software Engineering
9 14 (19.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
9 14 (19.44%) ERP
10 13 (18.06%) OOP
10 13 (18.06%) OO
11 12 (16.67%) Spring
11 12 (16.67%) JSON
11 12 (16.67%) Spring MVC
11 12 (16.67%) REST
11 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (16.67%) MVC
11 12 (16.67%) OOD
11 12 (16.67%) Java
11 12 (16.67%) JUnit
11 12 (16.67%) Procedural Programming
12 11 (15.28%) User Experience

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.39%) IIS
1 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) FTP
1 1 (1.39%) SAN
1 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) MS Access
1 10 (13.89%) MySQL
2 9 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 23 (31.94%) Retail
2 6 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 15 (20.83%) Software Engineer
4 14 (19.44%) Analyst
4 14 (19.44%) Project Manager
5 13 (18.06%) IT Project Manager
5 13 (18.06%) Senior Developer
5 13 (18.06%) Senior IT Manager
5 13 (18.06%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 13 (18.06%) Senior Manager
5 13 (18.06%) Senior Project Manager
6 9 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 9 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (8.33%) Java Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Change Manager
9 5 (6.94%) COBOL Developer
9 5 (6.94%) IT Change Manager
9 5 (6.94%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Supply Chain Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.17%) Web Services
2 12 (16.67%) JSON
2 12 (16.67%) REST
2 12 (16.67%) Spring
2 12 (16.67%) Spring MVC
3 6 (8.33%) .NET
3 6 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (1.39%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) User Experience
2 10 (13.89%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.28%) User Stories
3 23 (31.94%) Business Analysis
4 22 (30.56%) Scrum
5 21 (29.17%) BDD
5 21 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (29.17%) SDLC
5 21 (29.17%) TDD
6 19 (26.39%) Project Management
7 15 (20.83%) Software Engineering
8 14 (19.44%) ERP
8 14 (19.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 13 (18.06%) OO
9 13 (18.06%) OOP
10 12 (16.67%) MVC
10 12 (16.67%) OOD
10 12 (16.67%) Procedural Programming
10 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (15.28%) PRINCE2
12 10 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.67%) Java
4 10 (13.89%) VBA
5 9 (12.50%) C
5 9 (12.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) PMI Certification
1 3 (4.17%) PMP
1 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (4.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (1.39%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (1.39%) CISM
2 1 (1.39%) CISSP
2 1 (1.39%) CLAS
2 1 (1.39%) CRISC
2 1 (1.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) NEBOSH
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Google
2 5 (6.94%) LANDesk
3 2 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.39%) NetApp
4 1 (1.39%) Rally