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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 100 112 139
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +27
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 169 115 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.67% 2.19% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 2.66% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 103 93 68
Average salary £39,074 £46,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.05% +6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £30,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
5158 4321 4124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.51% 82.20% 75.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4242 3742 3593
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,450 £57,500 £56,595
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +13 44 £57,500 +43.75% 3
Bristol -16 38 £30,000 -33.33% 11
Gloucestershire +7 33 £38,000 -24.00% 4
Wiltshire +20 31 £36,500 -32.40% 10
Somerset 0 19 £45,000 +59.29% 5
Devon -25 3 £47,500 +3.26% 1
Cornwall - 1 £28,000 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 104 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (28.35%) Finance
3 72 (21.95%) Java
4 63 (19.21%) Microsoft
5 61 (18.60%) Scrum
6 60 (18.29%) ITIL
6 60 (18.29%) XML
7 59 (17.99%) Service Delivery
7 59 (17.99%) Degree
8 55 (16.77%) Back Office
8 55 (16.77%) Mentoring
9 51 (15.55%) Relational Database
10 50 (15.24%) Project Management
11 49 (14.94%) OO
11 49 (14.94%) MS Excel
12 48 (14.63%) SQL
12 48 (14.63%) Change Management
13 46 (14.02%) Data Modelling
14 43 (13.11%) Oracle
15 42 (12.80%) OOP
15 42 (12.80%) Coaching
16 40 (12.20%) RDBMS
16 40 (12.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 40 (12.20%) XML Messaging
16 40 (12.20%) Derivative
16 40 (12.20%) Multithreading
17 39 (11.89%) Business Analysis
18 34 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
19 32 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
19 32 (9.76%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 9 (2.74%) IIS
2 8 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.83%) SAS
4 5 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.22%) Confluence
5 4 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.22%) Apache
6 3 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.61%) JBoss
8 1 (0.30%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.30%) CMS
8 1 (0.30%) Lync
Applications
1 49 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.66%) MS Office
3 9 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.22%) MS Project
6 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.61%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (2.74%) SAP HCM
2 9 (2.74%) SAP HR
3 5 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.91%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (0.91%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.61%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.88%) SAN
2 10 (3.05%) SSL
3 7 (2.13%) DNS
4 4 (1.22%) LAN
4 4 (1.22%) WAN
4 4 (1.22%) DHCP
5 3 (0.91%) LDAP
5 3 (0.91%) VPN
5 3 (0.91%) NAS
6 2 (0.61%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.61%) SSH
6 2 (0.61%) Internet
6 2 (0.61%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.30%) Broadband
7 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.30%) 3G
7 1 (0.30%) Firewall
7 1 (0.30%) Wireless
7 1 (0.30%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.55%) Relational Database
2 40 (12.20%) RDBMS
3 29 (8.84%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.27%) DB2
5 12 (3.66%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (3.66%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.35%) Oracle Exadata
6 11 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (3.05%) MySQL
8 6 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.22%) RavenDB
10 3 (0.91%) Base SAS
10 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.96%) Subversion
2 10 (3.05%) Cucumber
3 8 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.83%) Selenium
4 6 (1.83%) FitNesse
4 6 (1.83%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.52%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.52%) JMeter
6 4 (1.22%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.22%) JIRA
6 4 (1.22%) ReSharper
6 4 (1.22%) WATIR
6 4 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (1.22%) Moq
6 4 (1.22%) NUnit
6 4 (1.22%) NCrunch
7 3 (0.91%) Hudson
7 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.91%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (0.91%) Maven
General
1 93 (28.35%) Finance
2 55 (16.77%) Back Office
3 28 (8.54%) Banking
4 24 (7.32%) Retail
5 13 (3.96%) Electronics
6 12 (3.66%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.35%) French Language
8 10 (3.05%) Military
8 10 (3.05%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.74%) Legal
10 4 (1.22%) Marketing
10 4 (1.22%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.91%) Law
11 3 (0.91%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Games
12 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 74 (22.56%) Developer
2 62 (18.90%) Analyst
3 37 (11.28%) Business Analyst
4 21 (6.40%) Project Manager
5 20 (6.10%) Lead Developer
6 18 (5.49%) Junior
7 16 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (4.88%) Team Leader
8 15 (4.57%) Service Manager
9 13 (3.96%) Engineering Manager
9 13 (3.96%) Test Analyst
10 12 (3.66%) Architect
10 12 (3.66%) Delivery Manager
11 11 (3.35%) Software Engineer
11 11 (3.35%) Support Engineer
11 11 (3.35%) Applications Developer
12 9 (2.74%) Tester
13 8 (2.44%) Programme Manager
13 8 (2.44%) Lead Business Analyst
13 8 (2.44%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (18.29%) XML
2 40 (12.20%) XML Messaging
3 18 (5.49%) HTML
3 18 (5.49%) .NET
4 15 (4.57%) ASP.NET
5 12 (3.66%) J2EE
6 11 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (3.35%) jQuery
7 10 (3.05%) XSD
7 10 (3.05%) XSLT
7 10 (3.05%) CSS
7 10 (3.05%) Web Services
8 7 (2.13%) .NET Framework
8 7 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 7 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (1.83%) Backbone.js
10 5 (1.52%) Java EE
10 5 (1.52%) Middleware
11 4 (1.22%) NHibernate
11 4 (1.22%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 40 (12.20%) Derivative
2 34 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (9.76%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.96%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.35%) Replication
6 9 (2.74%) PKI
7 7 (2.13%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.83%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.22%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.91%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.91%) CMDB
10 3 (0.91%) Statistics
11 2 (0.61%) Ontologies
11 2 (0.61%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.30%) E-Learning
12 1 (0.30%) AS400
12 1 (0.30%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.45%) Linux
2 30 (9.15%) UNIX
3 27 (8.23%) Windows
4 14 (4.27%) AIX
5 3 (0.91%) zOS
5 3 (0.91%) MVS
6 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (18.60%) Scrum
3 60 (18.29%) ITIL
4 59 (17.99%) Service Delivery
5 55 (16.77%) Mentoring
6 50 (15.24%) Project Management
7 49 (14.94%) OO
8 48 (14.63%) Change Management
9 46 (14.02%) Data Modelling
10 42 (12.80%) OOP
10 42 (12.80%) Coaching
11 40 (12.20%) Multithreading
12 39 (11.89%) Business Analysis
13 32 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (9.45%) PRINCE2
14 31 (9.45%) Time Management
15 28 (8.54%) ERP
16 25 (7.62%) Change Control
16 25 (7.62%) Line Management
17 24 (7.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 72 (21.95%) Java
2 48 (14.63%) SQL
3 32 (9.76%) C#
4 19 (5.79%) Shell Script
5 15 (4.57%) C
5 15 (4.57%) JavaScript
6 13 (3.96%) Korn
7 11 (3.35%) C++
8 10 (3.05%) Python
8 10 (3.05%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.52%) AWK
10 4 (1.22%) Ruby
10 4 (1.22%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.22%) Perl
11 3 (0.91%) JCL
11 3 (0.91%) sed
12 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.61%) VBA
12 2 (0.61%) PHP
13 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (17.99%) Degree
2 11 (3.35%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.35%) ISEB
3 10 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (3.05%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.74%) CISSP
4 9 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.74%) MCSE
4 9 (2.74%) CISA
5 8 (2.44%) MCSA
6 6 (1.83%) APMP
7 5 (1.52%) CCNA
7 5 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.22%) MCP
8 4 (1.22%) MCITP
9 3 (0.91%) HND
9 3 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.61%) PMP
10 2 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.93%) SLA
2 20 (6.10%) QA
3 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.91%) COBIT
3 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.61%) Basel II
5 1 (0.30%) TickIT
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.30%) DO-178B
System Software
1 17 (5.18%) Firmware
2 13 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (3.35%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (3.05%) Active Directory
5 9 (2.74%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.91%) BlackBerry Internet Service
7 2 (0.61%) NFS
7 2 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.30%) vSphere
8 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (3.35%) Data Guard
1 11 (3.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (2.44%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.83%) Puppet
3 6 (1.83%) Vagrant
3 6 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.83%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.91%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.30%) SCCM
5 1 (0.30%) SCOM
5 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 63 (19.21%) Microsoft
2 43 (13.11%) Oracle
3 18 (5.49%) IBM
3 18 (5.49%) VMware
4 10 (3.05%) SAP
4 10 (3.05%) HP
5 6 (1.83%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.83%) Symantec
6 5 (1.52%) Teradata
7 4 (1.22%) Endeca
7 4 (1.22%) RedPrairie
8 3 (0.91%) Trillium
8 3 (0.91%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.61%) Cisco
9 2 (0.61%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.61%) Adobe
9 2 (0.61%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.61%) Remedy
10 1 (0.30%) Blue Coat
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Devon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £44625 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits, Allowances, Overtime
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
J.P. Morgan TS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
J.P. Morgan TS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Chippenham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago