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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank - 28 24
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 2.67% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.13% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £29,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.90%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -2.29%
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
117 128 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 80.69% 85.33% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 80 115 68
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +23.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree