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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 19 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 12 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 9.16% 8.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.43% 9.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 0
Median salary £37,500 £27,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.61% -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
115 62 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 87.79% 84.93% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 106 60 114
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston 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 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
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Preston region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Preston

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Preston region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) SDLC
3 6 (42.86%) JIRA
3 6 (42.86%) QA
3 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Validation
4 5 (35.71%) HTTP
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) MySQL
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (35.71%) Smoke Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) PHP
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
6 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
6 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) People Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 2 (14.29%) OpenEdge
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) JIRA
2 5 (35.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Manual Tester
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Tester
1 4 (28.57%) Manual Tester
1 4 (28.57%) QA Manual Tester
1 4 (28.57%) QA Tester
1 4 (28.57%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Development Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Director
4 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) SDLC
3 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Smoke Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Validation
5 3 (21.43%) People Management
5 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
5 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.14%) ERP
7 1 (7.14%) ITSM
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle