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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 121 84 119
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +35
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 144 199 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.38% 3.27% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 3.96% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 102 123 68
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £24,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
5154 5029 4167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 85.15% 82.52% 82.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4309 4075 3568
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 -11 52 £43,500 +8.75% 9
Wiltshire +2 31 £45,000 +7.31% 15
Gloucestershire -25 31 £47,500 +25.82% 6
Dorset -29 18 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Somerset -12 6 £36,625 -24.48% 5
Devon -10 4 £36,850 +75.47% 4
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 102 (36.56%) Finance
2 70 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (20.07%) Project Management
4 55 (19.71%) Oracle
5 50 (17.92%) Microsoft
6 49 (17.56%) Java
7 43 (15.41%) C
8 42 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
9 41 (14.70%) SQL
9 41 (14.70%) Windows
10 39 (13.98%) ITIL
11 38 (13.62%) Business Analysis
12 37 (13.26%) Scrum
12 37 (13.26%) Relational Database
13 36 (12.90%) Time Management
14 35 (12.54%) SQL Server
15 34 (12.19%) HTML
15 34 (12.19%) Stakeholder Management
16 33 (11.83%) VMware
16 33 (11.83%) Banking
16 33 (11.83%) Retail
16 33 (11.83%) Spring
16 33 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
17 31 (11.11%) JavaScript
17 31 (11.11%) Line Management
17 31 (11.11%) SDLC
18 30 (10.75%) C++
18 30 (10.75%) Analytics
19 29 (10.39%) CSS
19 29 (10.39%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 23 (8.24%) Node.js
1 23 (8.24%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.94%) SAS
3 9 (3.23%) Documentum
4 6 (2.15%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.79%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.43%) StreamWeaver
7 3 (1.08%) IIS
7 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.72%) Lync
8 2 (0.72%) Apache
8 2 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (10.04%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.24%) MS Office
3 17 (6.09%) MS Visio
4 16 (5.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (3.58%) MS Project
6 2 (0.72%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.72%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 9 (3.23%) SAP HR
1 9 (3.23%) SAP Payroll
1 9 (3.23%) SAP HCM
2 8 (2.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.15%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (2.15%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.43%) Summit
4 4 (1.43%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.72%) HFM
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.36%) Magento
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.36%) Shopify
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.43%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.08%) Office 365
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.87%) SAN
2 5 (1.79%) Firewall
2 5 (1.79%) Network Security
3 4 (1.43%) MPLS
3 4 (1.43%) VLAN
3 4 (1.43%) VoIP
3 4 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.08%) VPN
4 3 (1.08%) DNS
4 3 (1.08%) IPv4
4 3 (1.08%) SMTP
4 3 (1.08%) DHCP
4 3 (1.08%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.08%) Wireless
4 3 (1.08%) LAN
5 2 (0.72%) PBX
5 2 (0.72%) Internet
6 1 (0.36%) 3G
6 1 (0.36%) 2G
6 1 (0.36%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.26%) Relational Database
2 35 (12.54%) SQL Server
3 26 (9.32%) RDBMS
4 22 (7.89%) MySQL
4 22 (7.89%) MongoDB
5 20 (7.17%) Big Data
6 16 (5.73%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.08%) Sybase ASE
10 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.08%) MS Access
10 3 (1.08%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.72%) DB2
11 2 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.81%) ClearCase
3 6 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (1.43%) Gradle
6 3 (1.08%) JIRA
6 3 (1.08%) Subversion
6 3 (1.08%) Maven
7 2 (0.72%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.72%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.72%) JUnit
7 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.36%) Toad
8 1 (0.36%) JMeter
8 1 (0.36%) MagicDraw
8 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.36%) Yeoman
8 1 (0.36%) OpenSTA
8 1 (0.36%) MSTest
8 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
General
1 102 (36.56%) Finance
2 33 (11.83%) Banking
2 33 (11.83%) Retail
3 21 (7.53%) Military
4 20 (7.17%) Telecoms
5 17 (6.09%) Marketing
6 15 (5.38%) Manufacturing
7 12 (4.30%) Legal
8 9 (3.23%) Electronics
9 8 (2.87%) Investment Banking
10 6 (2.15%) General Ledger
11 5 (1.79%) Back Office
11 5 (1.79%) Advertising
12 2 (0.72%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.36%) Automotive
13 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 87 (31.18%) Analyst
2 43 (15.41%) Business Analyst
3 25 (8.96%) Developer
4 22 (7.89%) Software Engineer
4 22 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (5.02%) Delivery Manager
5 14 (5.02%) Systems Analyst
6 13 (4.66%) Project Manager
7 12 (4.30%) Senior Developer
8 11 (3.94%) Senior Business Analyst
8 11 (3.94%) PMO Analyst
9 10 (3.58%) Lead Business Analyst
9 10 (3.58%) Team Leader
9 10 (3.58%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (3.58%) Test Analyst
10 9 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
10 9 (3.23%) Payroll Manager
10 9 (3.23%) SAP Manager
11 8 (2.87%) Development Manager
12 7 (2.51%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.19%) HTML
2 33 (11.83%) Spring
3 29 (10.39%) CSS
4 27 (9.68%) Middleware
5 25 (8.96%) J2EE
6 24 (8.60%) Hibernate
7 23 (8.24%) HTML5
8 21 (7.53%) CSS3
9 20 (7.17%) Apache Camel
10 14 (5.02%) SOAP
11 9 (3.23%) .NET
12 7 (2.51%) XML
12 7 (2.51%) REST
13 6 (2.15%) WSDL
14 5 (1.79%) Web Services
14 5 (1.79%) ASP.NET
14 5 (1.79%) Spring MVC
14 5 (1.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 4 (1.43%) Thymeleaf
15 4 (1.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.24%) Management Information System
3 21 (7.53%) Visualisation
4 20 (7.17%) PKI
5 9 (3.23%) Clustering
6 8 (2.87%) DTV
6 8 (2.87%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.51%) User Experience
8 6 (2.15%) Mainframe
8 6 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.79%) Replication
9 5 (1.79%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.43%) DataPower
10 4 (1.43%) Copywriting
11 3 (1.08%) iSeries
11 3 (1.08%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.08%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.08%) GIS
11 3 (1.08%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.70%) Windows
2 29 (10.39%) Linux
3 13 (4.66%) UNIX
4 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.08%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.08%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (20.07%) Project Management
3 39 (13.98%) ITIL
4 38 (13.62%) Business Analysis
5 37 (13.26%) Scrum
6 36 (12.90%) Time Management
7 34 (12.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (11.11%) Line Management
8 31 (11.11%) SDLC
9 30 (10.75%) Analytics
10 29 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (10.04%) Software Engineering
12 27 (9.68%) Change Management
13 26 (9.32%) Configuration Management
14 25 (8.96%) Service Management
14 25 (8.96%) Service Delivery
15 23 (8.24%) PRINCE2
15 23 (8.24%) Information Security
15 23 (8.24%) Business Transformation
16 20 (7.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.56%) Java
2 43 (15.41%) C
3 41 (14.70%) SQL
4 31 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 30 (10.75%) C++
6 27 (9.68%) Ruby
7 25 (8.96%) Perl
8 21 (7.53%) Python
9 13 (4.66%) VB
10 11 (3.94%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.23%) C#
12 6 (2.15%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.43%) COBOL
13 4 (1.43%) Groovy
14 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.72%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.72%) VC++
15 2 (0.72%) PHP
15 2 (0.72%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 27 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 24 (8.60%) SC Cleared
3 23 (8.24%) Degree
4 22 (7.89%) DV Cleared
5 18 (6.45%) ISEB
6 4 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.08%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.36%) MCITP
9 1 (0.36%) HND
9 1 (0.36%) MCSE
9 1 (0.36%) CCNP
9 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.36%) CISA
9 1 (0.36%) CISM
9 1 (0.36%) CISSP
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.73%) QA
2 9 (3.23%) SLA
2 9 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.15%) Basel II
4 5 (1.79%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.43%) WCAG
5 4 (1.43%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (9.68%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.43%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.72%) KVM
6 1 (0.36%) Firmware
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (1.79%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.08%) SCCM
3 2 (0.72%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 55 (19.71%) Oracle
2 50 (17.92%) Microsoft
3 33 (11.83%) VMware
4 19 (6.81%) SAP
5 9 (3.23%) IBM
6 7 (2.51%) Dell
7 6 (2.15%) Hyperion
7 6 (2.15%) Google
7 6 (2.15%) Rackspace
8 5 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (1.79%) HP
9 4 (1.43%) Cisco
10 3 (1.08%) Sybase
10 3 (1.08%) Twitter
10 3 (1.08%) Veeam
11 2 (0.72%) ESRI
11 2 (0.72%) Trapeze
11 2 (0.72%) NetApp
12 1 (0.36%) Nokia
12 1 (0.36%) Sage
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £16000.00 - £16500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
People Source Consulting Ltd
Salary: Incentives & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60k - 75k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Madison Talent Sourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Incentives & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Posted: 10 days ago
Bath
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago