The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 83 128 155
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +27
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 177 88 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.89% 1.69% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 2.13% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 109 58 43
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,850 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4916 4131 4264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.17% 79.41% 76.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4008 3543 3769
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Continuous Improvement
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Dorset +25 52 £47,500 +40.74% 6
Bristol +8 39 £41,000 -12.29% 15
Gloucestershire +20 31 £38,000 -10.58% 1
Wiltshire +5 21 £49,000 +27.36% 7
Somerset -10 13 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Devon -18 7 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Cornwall - 5 £28,000 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 81 (26.30%) Microsoft
2 79 (25.65%) Finance
3 75 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (22.40%) Java
5 64 (20.78%) MS Excel
6 61 (19.81%) Project Management
7 60 (19.48%) SQL
8 59 (19.16%) Scrum
9 58 (18.83%) XML
10 53 (17.21%) Service Delivery
11 52 (16.88%) Relational Database
12 49 (15.91%) Change Management
12 49 (15.91%) Management Information System
13 47 (15.26%) Back Office
13 47 (15.26%) ITIL
13 47 (15.26%) Oracle
14 45 (14.61%) Data Modelling
15 43 (13.96%) Windows
16 41 (13.31%) OO
16 41 (13.31%) Stakeholder Management
17 40 (12.99%) XML Messaging
17 40 (12.99%) OOP
17 40 (12.99%) RDBMS
17 40 (12.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 40 (12.99%) Derivative
17 40 (12.99%) Degree
17 40 (12.99%) Multithreading
18 33 (10.71%) Business Analysis
18 33 (10.71%) C#
19 31 (10.06%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 18 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.95%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.30%) SAS
5 4 (1.30%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.97%) IIS
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.65%) Node.js
8 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.32%) Lync
8 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 64 (20.78%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.52%) MS Project
3 13 (4.22%) MS Visio
4 12 (3.90%) MS Office
5 7 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.65%) InDesign
6 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (4.22%) Dynamics AX
1 13 (4.22%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.92%) SAP HCM
2 9 (2.92%) SAP HR
3 8 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (2.27%) Oracle iProcurement
4 7 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (1.95%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.97%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.97%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.65%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.55%) SAN
1 14 (4.55%) SSL
2 5 (1.62%) Firewall
3 4 (1.30%) DNS
4 3 (0.97%) NAS
4 3 (0.97%) 4G
4 3 (0.97%) DHCP
4 3 (0.97%) VPN
4 3 (0.97%) LAN
4 3 (0.97%) WAN
4 3 (0.97%) 3G
4 3 (0.97%) LDAP
5 2 (0.65%) 2G
5 2 (0.65%) Broadband
5 2 (0.65%) Internet
5 2 (0.65%) MVNO
6 1 (0.32%) NGN
6 1 (0.32%) Wireless Security
6 1 (0.32%) LTE
6 1 (0.32%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.88%) Relational Database
2 40 (12.99%) RDBMS
3 23 (7.47%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.25%) DB2
5 8 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (2.60%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.60%) Oracle Exadata
5 8 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.95%) MySQL
7 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.97%) MS Access
8 3 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.65%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.65%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (3.25%) Subversion
2 8 (2.60%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.60%) Selenium
3 6 (1.95%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.95%) Cucumber
3 6 (1.95%) FitNesse
4 5 (1.62%) Maven
5 3 (0.97%) NUnit
5 3 (0.97%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.97%) Hudson
5 3 (0.97%) MSBuild
5 3 (0.97%) Ant
5 3 (0.97%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.97%) NetBeans
5 3 (0.97%) JMeter
6 2 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 79 (25.65%) Finance
2 47 (15.26%) Back Office
3 19 (6.17%) Military
4 13 (4.22%) Banking
5 12 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.25%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.27%) Aerospace
7 7 (2.27%) Legal
8 4 (1.30%) Electronics
8 4 (1.30%) Games
8 4 (1.30%) Local Government
8 4 (1.30%) Retail
9 3 (0.97%) French Language
9 3 (0.97%) Marketing
9 3 (0.97%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (22.08%) Developer
2 67 (21.75%) Analyst
3 44 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 26 (8.44%) Project Manager
5 20 (6.49%) Lead Developer
6 19 (6.17%) Lead Business Analyst
7 17 (5.52%) Software Engineer
7 17 (5.52%) Team Leader
8 15 (4.87%) Systems Analyst
9 13 (4.22%) Architect
10 10 (3.25%) Junior
11 9 (2.92%) Business Manager
11 9 (2.92%) Consultant
11 9 (2.92%) Service Manager
12 7 (2.27%) IT Support
12 7 (2.27%) Business Systems Analyst
12 7 (2.27%) Administrator
12 7 (2.27%) Applications Developer
12 7 (2.27%) IT Project Manager
12 7 (2.27%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (18.83%) XML
2 40 (12.99%) XML Messaging
3 31 (10.06%) .NET
4 16 (5.19%) ASP.NET
5 14 (4.55%) HTML
6 7 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (1.95%) XSD
7 6 (1.95%) XSLT
7 6 (1.95%) J2EE
7 6 (1.95%) Backbone.js
7 6 (1.95%) Spring
7 6 (1.95%) jQuery
8 5 (1.62%) Java EE
8 5 (1.62%) CSS
9 4 (1.30%) Oracle ADF
9 4 (1.30%) Middleware
10 3 (0.97%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.97%) JSF
10 3 (0.97%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.91%) Management Information System
2 40 (12.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 40 (12.99%) Derivative
3 13 (4.22%) PKI
4 10 (3.25%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.25%) iPad
4 10 (3.25%) iPhone
5 9 (2.92%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.60%) Replication
7 6 (1.95%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.30%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.97%) Statistics
9 3 (0.97%) Firmware
10 2 (0.65%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.32%) PDA
11 1 (0.32%) DataPower
11 1 (0.32%) FMCG
11 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.96%) Windows
2 22 (7.14%) UNIX
3 19 (6.17%) Linux
4 11 (3.57%) Windows 8
4 11 (3.57%) Mac OS
4 11 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 11 (3.57%) Android
5 10 (3.25%) AIX
5 10 (3.25%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (19.81%) Project Management
3 59 (19.16%) Scrum
4 53 (17.21%) Service Delivery
5 49 (15.91%) Change Management
6 47 (15.26%) ITIL
7 45 (14.61%) Data Modelling
8 41 (13.31%) OO
8 41 (13.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (12.99%) OOP
9 40 (12.99%) Multithreading
10 33 (10.71%) Business Analysis
11 30 (9.74%) Time Management
12 27 (8.77%) Software Engineering
12 27 (8.77%) CRM
13 21 (6.82%) ERP
14 20 (6.49%) PRINCE2
14 20 (6.49%) Information Security
15 19 (6.17%) Asset Management
16 18 (5.84%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (22.40%) Java
2 60 (19.48%) SQL
3 33 (10.71%) C#
4 18 (5.84%) C
5 15 (4.87%) C++
6 12 (3.90%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.90%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.57%) Python
8 10 (3.25%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.25%) Korn
9 4 (1.30%) VB
10 3 (0.97%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.65%) AWK
11 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.65%) VBA
11 2 (0.65%) sed
12 1 (0.32%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 40 (12.99%) Degree
2 17 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.60%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.62%) MCSE
5 5 (1.62%) MCSA
6 4 (1.30%) ISEB
7 3 (0.97%) CEH
7 3 (0.97%) MCITP
7 3 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.97%) HND
8 2 (0.65%) CIMA
8 2 (0.65%) HNC
8 2 (0.65%) MCP
8 2 (0.65%) ACCA
8 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.65%) CCNA
8 2 (0.65%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.79%) SLA
2 16 (5.19%) QA
3 3 (0.97%) COBIT
4 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.65%) Basel II
5 1 (0.32%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 17 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.22%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.60%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.97%) BlackBerry Internet Service
6 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (3.25%) SCCM
2 9 (2.92%) SAP Afaria
3 8 (2.60%) Tivoli
3 8 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (2.60%) Data Guard
4 6 (1.95%) Puppet
5 5 (1.62%) Vagrant
5 5 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 81 (26.30%) Microsoft
2 47 (15.26%) Oracle
3 23 (7.47%) SAP
4 11 (3.57%) VMware
5 10 (3.25%) IBM
5 10 (3.25%) Apple
6 7 (2.27%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.30%) Symantec
8 3 (0.97%) HP
9 2 (0.65%) Teradata
9 2 (0.65%) JBoss
9 2 (0.65%) Epicor
9 2 (0.65%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.65%) Sage
9 2 (0.65%) Adobe
10 1 (0.32%) IronPort
10 1 (0.32%) Telerik
10 1 (0.32%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.32%) F5
10 1 (0.32%) Cognizant
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, life assurance, 25 days
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Somerset
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Corsham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Weymouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + life insurance, pension, holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £47000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £90K basic + 10K Variable + Car Allow + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £90K basic + 10K Variable + Car Allow + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £90K basic + 10K Variable + Car Allow + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago