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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 121 108 151
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +43
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 132 145 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.11% 2.49% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 3.02% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 71 115 77
Average salary £42,300 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.78% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,350 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,510
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Continuous Improvement
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5177 4797 4435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.71% 82.25% 77.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4283 4044 3908
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% +0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -13 40 £40,500 -22.11% 7
Wiltshire +14 36 £47,250 -12.90% 1
Dorset -17 26 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Gloucestershire -20 13 £45,000 -11.33% 3
Devon +4 12 £42,050 +42.54% 8
Somerset +8 5 £53,750 +2.38% 4
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 97 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (26.85%) Finance
3 69 (21.30%) Scrum
3 69 (21.30%) Java
4 56 (17.28%) Microsoft
5 54 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 54 (16.67%) Degree
6 53 (16.36%) XML
7 51 (15.74%) Back Office
8 49 (15.12%) Change Management
9 48 (14.81%) ITIL
9 48 (14.81%) Mentoring
10 47 (14.51%) MS Excel
11 46 (14.20%) Data Modelling
11 46 (14.20%) Project Management
12 45 (13.89%) Oracle
12 45 (13.89%) Relational Database
13 44 (13.58%) OO
14 43 (13.27%) SQL
15 40 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
16 39 (12.04%) Coaching
16 39 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
16 39 (12.04%) Business Analysis
17 38 (11.73%) OOP
18 36 (11.11%) RDBMS
18 36 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 36 (11.11%) XML Messaging
18 36 (11.11%) Derivative
18 36 (11.11%) Multithreading
19 32 (9.88%) Line Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 7 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (2.16%) IIS
1 7 (2.16%) SharePoint
1 7 (2.16%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.85%) SAS
3 5 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.23%) Apache
4 4 (1.23%) Alfresco
4 4 (1.23%) Confluence
5 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.62%) JBoss
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.31%) Lync
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 47 (14.51%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (4.01%) MS Office
4 10 (3.09%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.09%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (3.09%) Oracle General Ledger
1 10 (3.09%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.23%) SAP HCM
2 4 (1.23%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.93%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (0.93%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.62%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.32%) SAN
2 6 (1.85%) SSL
3 5 (1.54%) DNS
4 4 (1.23%) LAN
4 4 (1.23%) WAN
5 3 (0.93%) DHCP
6 2 (0.62%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.62%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.62%) SSH
6 2 (0.62%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.31%) NAS
7 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.31%) Internet
7 1 (0.31%) LDAP
7 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.89%) Relational Database
2 36 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 26 (8.02%) SQL Server
4 13 (4.01%) DB2
5 10 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (3.09%) MySQL
5 10 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.09%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
6 9 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.23%) RavenDB
10 3 (0.93%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (3.09%) Subversion
1 10 (3.09%) Cucumber
2 7 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.85%) Selenium
3 6 (1.85%) FitNesse
4 5 (1.54%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.54%) JMeter
5 4 (1.23%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.23%) JIRA
5 4 (1.23%) ReSharper
5 4 (1.23%) WATIR
5 4 (1.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (1.23%) Moq
5 4 (1.23%) NUnit
5 4 (1.23%) NCrunch
6 3 (0.93%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.93%) Hudson
6 3 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.93%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (0.93%) Maven
General
1 87 (26.85%) Finance
2 51 (15.74%) Back Office
3 27 (8.33%) Banking
4 24 (7.41%) Retail
5 14 (4.32%) Electronics
6 11 (3.40%) French Language
7 10 (3.09%) General Ledger
7 10 (3.09%) Legal
7 10 (3.09%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.47%) Military
8 8 (2.47%) Law
9 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.23%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.93%) Marketing
11 1 (0.31%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 65 (20.06%) Analyst
2 63 (19.44%) Developer
3 41 (12.65%) Business Analyst
4 18 (5.56%) Lead Developer
4 18 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 17 (5.25%) Technical Specialist
5 17 (5.25%) Project Manager
6 16 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (4.63%) Junior
8 14 (4.32%) Engineering Manager
8 14 (4.32%) Technical Designer
8 14 (4.32%) Designer
9 13 (4.01%) Test Analyst
10 12 (3.70%) Team Leader
11 11 (3.40%) Systems Manager
11 11 (3.40%) Architect
11 11 (3.40%) Applications Developer
12 10 (3.09%) Support Engineer
13 9 (2.78%) Development Manager
13 9 (2.78%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (16.36%) XML
2 36 (11.11%) XML Messaging
3 17 (5.25%) HTML
4 13 (4.01%) .NET
5 12 (3.70%) J2EE
6 11 (3.40%) CSS
7 10 (3.09%) Web Services
7 10 (3.09%) ASP.NET
7 10 (3.09%) XSD
7 10 (3.09%) XSLT
8 5 (1.54%) Java EE
8 5 (1.54%) jQuery
8 5 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.23%) StructureMap
9 4 (1.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (1.23%) Spring.NET
9 4 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (1.23%) Dapper ORM
9 4 (1.23%) NHibernate
9 4 (1.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 36 (11.11%) Derivative
3 31 (9.57%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.78%) Replication
5 7 (2.16%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.85%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.85%) PKI
6 6 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.85%) User Experience
7 5 (1.54%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.54%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.23%) Open Source
8 4 (1.23%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.93%) CMDB
10 2 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.62%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.62%) Physics
10 2 (0.62%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.64%) Linux
1 28 (8.64%) UNIX
2 16 (4.94%) Windows
3 13 (4.01%) AIX
4 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.93%) zOS
4 3 (0.93%) MVS
5 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (21.30%) Scrum
3 54 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 49 (15.12%) Change Management
5 48 (14.81%) ITIL
5 48 (14.81%) Mentoring
6 46 (14.20%) Data Modelling
6 46 (14.20%) Project Management
7 44 (13.58%) OO
8 39 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (12.04%) Business Analysis
8 39 (12.04%) Coaching
9 38 (11.73%) OOP
10 36 (11.11%) Multithreading
11 32 (9.88%) Line Management
12 30 (9.26%) PRINCE2
13 29 (8.95%) Time Management
14 21 (6.48%) Change Control
15 19 (5.86%) Waterfall
15 19 (5.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (21.30%) Java
2 43 (13.27%) SQL
3 30 (9.26%) C#
4 19 (5.86%) Shell Script
5 17 (5.25%) C
6 12 (3.70%) Korn
7 11 (3.40%) C++
7 11 (3.40%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.40%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.09%) Python
9 5 (1.54%) AWK
9 5 (1.54%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.23%) Perl
10 4 (1.23%) Ruby
11 3 (0.93%) JCL
11 3 (0.93%) sed
12 2 (0.62%) Tcl
12 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.62%) VBA
12 2 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (16.67%) Degree
2 12 (3.70%) ISEB
3 10 (3.09%) MCSE
3 10 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.09%) DV Cleared
3 10 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (2.78%) CISA
4 9 (2.78%) CISSP
5 8 (2.47%) MCSA
6 5 (1.54%) CCNA
6 5 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.54%) MCITP
6 5 (1.54%) APMP
7 4 (1.23%) MCP
7 4 (1.23%) HND
8 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.62%) PMP
8 2 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.02%) QA
2 23 (7.10%) SLA
3 4 (1.23%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.62%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.62%) Basel II
5 1 (0.31%) TickIT
5 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (5.86%) Firmware
2 14 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (2.16%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.93%) BlackBerry Internet Service
6 2 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.62%) NFS
7 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.31%) vSphere
7 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (3.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (2.78%) Data Guard
3 7 (2.16%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.23%) Puppet
5 4 (1.23%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.93%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.31%) SCCM
7 1 (0.31%) SCOM
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 56 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 45 (13.89%) Oracle
3 18 (5.56%) IBM
4 17 (5.25%) VMware
5 10 (3.09%) HP
5 10 (3.09%) Hyperion
6 9 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
7 8 (2.47%) SAP
8 6 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.85%) Symantec
9 5 (1.54%) Teradata
10 4 (1.23%) Endeca
10 4 (1.23%) RedPrairie
10 4 (1.23%) Trillium
11 2 (0.62%) Cisco
11 2 (0.62%) Remedy
11 2 (0.62%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.62%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.31%) Siebel
12 1 (0.31%) Dell
South West England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
South West
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £42,319 to £44,255
Posted: 13 days ago
South West England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SCC
Posted: 16 days ago
Torquay
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Torquay
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Torquay
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Torquay
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Torquay
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Torquay
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Frome
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago