The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 67 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 10 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.38% 0.89% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.26% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 3
Average salary £34,250 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.24% -33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £56,250 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Continuous Improvement
South Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
607 476 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 83.84% 70.62% 86.09%
Number of salaries quoted 542 402 427
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Sheffield

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (26.67%) QA
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) TOGAF
4 6 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
4 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (20.00%) NAS
4 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (20.00%) SAN
4 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) Citrix
4 6 (20.00%) LAN
4 6 (20.00%) WAN
4 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 6 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (16.67%) PHP
5 5 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.33%) ISEB
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (13.33%) Groovy
6 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) LAN
1 6 (20.00%) WAN
1 6 (20.00%) SAN
1 6 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) Broadband
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) MPLS
2 1 (3.33%) OSPF
2 1 (3.33%) BGP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Maven
1 4 (13.33%) Gradle
2 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) PHPUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Mockito
3 2 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) WebSpeed
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Architect
1 7 (23.33%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Release Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Build and Release Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) IT Operations Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Information Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support
5 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) PMO Lead
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Business Solution Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.33%) Java EE
1 1 (3.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (23.33%) TOGAF
4 6 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
4 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 4 (13.33%) TDD
6 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 4 (13.33%) People Management
7 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.00%) Coaching
7 3 (10.00%) Information Security
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) PHP
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Groovy
2 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB
1 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PMP
4 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) SLA
3 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Citrix
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Computacenter
4 1 (3.33%) F5
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Sybase
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Progress