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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 95 126 95
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -31
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 161 140 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.99% 2.37% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 2.76% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 113 100 94
Median salary £45,000 £46,377 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.96% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £37,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,450
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
4665 5070 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.65% 85.96% 85.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3892 4277 4233
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +34 52 £46,000 +5.74% 4
Gloucestershire +12 37 £45,000 -12.19% 6
Wiltshire -13 19 £50,000 +7.81% 5
Cornwall - 18 £37,000 -
Somerset -3 14 £48,000 +26.31% 2
Dorset +5 11 £40,000 -13.74% 1
Devon +10 6 £51,250 +4.59%
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 123 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (26.26%) Finance
3 85 (21.46%) Degree
4 84 (21.21%) Project Management
5 83 (20.96%) SQL Server
6 78 (19.70%) ITIL
7 75 (18.94%) Service Delivery
8 74 (18.69%) SQL
9 73 (18.43%) Oracle
10 65 (16.41%) Microsoft
11 60 (15.15%) Scrum
12 59 (14.90%) SDLC
13 56 (14.14%) Windows
14 55 (13.89%) Software Engineering
14 55 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
15 54 (13.64%) Linux
16 50 (12.63%) VMware
16 50 (12.63%) Validation
17 48 (12.12%) Java
18 47 (11.87%) Service Management
19 45 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
20 43 (10.86%) Python
21 41 (10.35%) MS Excel
21 41 (10.35%) Cisco
21 41 (10.35%) Retail
22 40 (10.10%) DevOps
23 39 (9.85%) Data Centre
23 39 (9.85%) Test Automation
23 39 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
24 37 (9.34%) Active Directory

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (3.79%) MS Exchange
1 15 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.01%) IIS
5 4 (1.01%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.76%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.51%) Apache
7 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.51%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.51%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.51%) JBoss
7 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.25%) Gunicorn
8 1 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 41 (10.35%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.56%) MS Office
3 16 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.79%) MS Project
5 5 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.76%) SPSS
7 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (2.02%) Maximo
2 7 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (1.26%) Magento
5 4 (1.01%) SAP HCM
5 4 (1.01%) SAP HR
5 4 (1.01%) SAP Payroll
5 4 (1.01%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.25%) Changepoint
8 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle ASCP
8 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.81%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (5.56%) IaaS
5 21 (5.30%) PaaS
6 11 (2.78%) IBM SmartCloud
7 7 (1.77%) Office 365
8 2 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.51%) GitHub
8 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.51%) SaaS
9 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.81%) DNS
2 21 (5.30%) LAN
2 21 (5.30%) WAN
3 15 (3.79%) VPN
4 14 (3.54%) Wireless
5 12 (3.03%) SSL
5 12 (3.03%) Telepresence
5 12 (3.03%) VoIP
5 12 (3.03%) Wireless Security
6 9 (2.27%) 2G
6 9 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (2.27%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.02%) GSM
7 8 (2.02%) LTE
7 8 (2.02%) WCDMA
8 7 (1.77%) 4G
8 7 (1.77%) Firewall
8 7 (1.77%) SAN
9 6 (1.52%) Network Security
9 6 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (20.96%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.09%) MySQL
3 25 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (5.81%) Big Data
5 20 (5.05%) DB2
6 16 (4.04%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.54%) MongoDB
8 12 (3.03%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.52%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.52%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.26%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.51%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.25%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.25%) GIS
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.25%) OrientDB
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (8.33%) Selenium
2 27 (6.82%) Cucumber
3 12 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.03%) JIRA
4 7 (1.77%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.77%) WebDriver
5 6 (1.52%) JMeter
5 6 (1.52%) Maven
5 6 (1.52%) Toad
6 4 (1.01%) JUnit
7 3 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.76%) NUnit
7 3 (0.76%) SonarQube
7 3 (0.76%) Subversion
7 3 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.76%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.51%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.51%) Bower
8 2 (0.51%) Grunt
8 2 (0.51%) NuGet
General
1 104 (26.26%) Finance
2 41 (10.35%) Retail
3 27 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.05%) Publishing
5 13 (3.28%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.03%) Banking
6 12 (3.03%) Multimedia
7 8 (2.02%) Electronics
7 8 (2.02%) Marketing
8 6 (1.52%) General Ledger
8 6 (1.52%) Legal
9 3 (0.76%) Games
10 2 (0.51%) Advertising
10 2 (0.51%) Back Office
10 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.51%) French Language
10 2 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
11 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (11.87%) Developer
2 46 (11.62%) Analyst
3 33 (8.33%) Architect
4 28 (7.07%) Test Engineer
5 26 (6.57%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (5.81%) Business Analyst
7 22 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
7 22 (5.56%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 17 (4.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 13 (3.28%) Project Manager
9 13 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (3.03%) C# Developer
10 12 (3.03%) Consultant
10 12 (3.03%) IT Support
10 12 (3.03%) Java Developer
10 12 (3.03%) Service Manager
10 12 (3.03%) Test Manager
11 11 (2.78%) Designer
12 10 (2.53%) Software Developer
12 10 (2.53%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.82%) HTML
2 26 (6.57%) Middleware
3 24 (6.06%) .NET
3 24 (6.06%) CSS
4 21 (5.30%) Spring
5 18 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 14 (3.54%) HTML5
6 14 (3.54%) jQuery
6 14 (3.54%) Node.js
6 14 (3.54%) Web Services
7 13 (3.28%) ASP.NET
8 12 (3.03%) Hibernate
9 11 (2.78%) Apache Camel
10 10 (2.53%) CSS3
11 9 (2.27%) LAMP
12 8 (2.02%) Java EE
12 8 (2.02%) XML
13 7 (1.77%) .NET Framework
14 6 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (9.85%) Data Centre
3 29 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.30%) Management Information System
5 20 (5.05%) CMDB
6 14 (3.54%) User Experience
7 12 (3.03%) PKI
7 12 (3.03%) Visualisation
8 9 (2.27%) Mathematics
8 9 (2.27%) Virtual Team
9 8 (2.02%) Physics
10 6 (1.52%) Blog
10 6 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 6 (1.52%) VHDL
11 5 (1.26%) Contactless
12 4 (1.01%) DataPower
12 4 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.01%) Statistics
13 3 (0.76%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 56 (14.14%) Windows
2 54 (13.64%) Linux
3 16 (4.04%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.03%) Android
5 10 (2.53%) Unix
6 7 (1.77%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.26%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.01%) VMS
9 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.51%) Solaris
10 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.25%) CentOS
11 1 (0.25%) Fedora
11 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (21.21%) Project Management
3 78 (19.70%) ITIL
4 75 (18.94%) Service Delivery
5 60 (15.15%) Scrum
6 59 (14.90%) SDLC
7 55 (13.89%) Software Engineering
8 50 (12.63%) Validation
9 47 (11.87%) Service Management
10 40 (10.10%) DevOps
11 39 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 39 (9.85%) Test Automation
12 37 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (9.34%) Line Management
13 35 (8.84%) Mentoring
14 34 (8.59%) PRINCE2
15 31 (7.83%) Cybersecurity
15 31 (7.83%) Root Cause Analysis
16 30 (7.58%) TOGAF
17 29 (7.32%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (18.69%) SQL
2 48 (12.12%) Java
3 43 (10.86%) Python
4 35 (8.84%) Perl
5 30 (7.58%) C#
6 29 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 26 (6.57%) C
7 26 (6.57%) C++
8 14 (3.54%) Ruby
9 7 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.26%) PHP
11 4 (1.01%) ABAP
11 4 (1.01%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.01%) VB
12 3 (0.76%) Lua
12 3 (0.76%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.76%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.76%) R
12 3 (0.76%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 85 (21.46%) Degree
2 28 (7.07%) ISEB
3 25 (6.31%) Security Cleared
4 20 (5.05%) PMI Certification
4 20 (5.05%) PMP
5 18 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (4.04%) DV Cleared
7 15 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.78%) CCDP
8 11 (2.78%) CISM
9 10 (2.53%) CISA
10 8 (2.02%) CISSP
10 8 (2.02%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.77%) ISEB Practitioner
12 6 (1.52%) CCDA
12 6 (1.52%) ISTQB
12 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (1.01%) HNC
14 4 (1.01%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.09%) QA
2 17 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.28%) SLA
4 3 (0.76%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.51%) COBIT
5 2 (0.51%) NEBOSH
5 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (9.34%) Active Directory
3 22 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (4.80%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.27%) Firmware
6 2 (0.51%) NFS
6 2 (0.51%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.51%) XenApp
7 1 (0.25%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 20 (5.05%) SCVMM
2 11 (2.78%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.26%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.51%) SCCM
5 1 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 73 (18.43%) Oracle
2 65 (16.41%) Microsoft
3 50 (12.63%) VMware
4 41 (10.35%) Cisco
5 36 (9.09%) IBM
6 33 (8.33%) HP
7 29 (7.32%) Juniper
8 25 (6.31%) NetApp
9 24 (6.06%) Citrix
10 21 (5.30%) EMC
11 20 (5.05%) BMC
11 20 (5.05%) CheckPoint
12 11 (2.78%) Intel Security
13 9 (2.27%) F5
13 9 (2.27%) Intel
14 8 (2.02%) 3PAR
15 6 (1.52%) Apple
16 5 (1.26%) SAP
16 5 (1.26%) Veeam
16 5 (1.26%) Veritas
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £00000.00 - £00001 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Swindon
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £53000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 days ago
South West
The Virtual Forge
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Capita plc
Salary: US$24000 - US$30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita plc
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + benefits,car
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 26 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago