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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 7 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 7 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 21.88% 10.81% 5.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.00% 15.38% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £47,000 £47,250 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.52% +62.93%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
25 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 78.13% 70.27% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 30
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 13 (100.00%) Internet
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Waterfall
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) ISO 9001
4 5 (38.46%) ISEB
4 5 (38.46%) Six Sigma
4 5 (38.46%) ISO 14001
4 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
4 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
4 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Strategic Planning
4 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (38.46%) Lean Six Sigma
4 5 (38.46%) Line Management
4 5 (38.46%) People Management
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) WCF
5 4 (30.77%) WPF
5 4 (30.77%) Kanban
5 4 (30.77%) Coaching
6 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Internet
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 2 (15.38%) Intranet
3 2 (15.38%) PBX
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
3 2 (15.38%) IPsec
3 2 (15.38%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Business Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Process Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Engineering Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) WCF
2 4 (30.77%) WPF
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) Waterfall
2 5 (38.46%) Six Sigma
2 5 (38.46%) Line Management
2 5 (38.46%) People Management
2 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
2 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Strategic Planning
2 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (30.77%) Kanban
3 4 (30.77%) Coaching
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO 9001
1 5 (38.46%) ISO 14001
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
1 2 (15.38%) vCloud
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
1 2 (15.38%) Fortinet