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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 22 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 5.38% 0.83% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.81% 0.93% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
86 107 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 92.47% 89.17% 77.14%
Number of salaries quoted 76 75 71
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £48,500
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 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 Preston region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Advertising
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) VB
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (33.33%) VB6
4 3 (33.33%) Time Management
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (22.22%) Kanban

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Advertising
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
1 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Development Team Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Development Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) VB6
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) RPG
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft