The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston 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 20 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 5.26% - 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% - 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Continuous Improvement
Lancashire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 86 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 86.84% 81.13% 74.17%
Number of salaries quoted 60 60 77
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £49,750
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 Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Preston

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Preston 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 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Time Management
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) ISEB
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) Web Development
4 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Replication
6 2 (20.00%) Clustering
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Advertising
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (20.00%) ETL
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Preston 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Advertising
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Development Team Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Development Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Time Management
3 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) VB6
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) RPG
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft