The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 13 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 8 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 16.33% 8.33% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.02% 10.53% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 6
Average salary £46,750 £33,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +13.79%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Continuous Improvement
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
47 19 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 95.92% 79.17% 54.17%
Number of salaries quoted 46 17 39
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £33,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £46,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Rochdale

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 10 (100.00%) Internet
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) WCF
2 4 (40.00%) WPF
2 4 (40.00%) Kanban
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) vCloud
3 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (20.00%) IPsec
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) ADSL
3 2 (20.00%) PBX
3 2 (20.00%) WAN

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Internet
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) IPsec
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) DSL
3 2 (20.00%) ADSL
3 2 (20.00%) PBX
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Engineering Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) WCF
1 4 (40.00%) WPF
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum
1 4 (40.00%) Kanban
1 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
1 2 (20.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Sun
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
1 2 (20.00%) Fortinet