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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 124 113 160
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +47
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 118 123 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.95% 2.28% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.79% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 71 103 72
Average salary £42,300 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.40% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,551 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +2.36%
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
5041 4401 4420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.45% 81.74% 78.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4244 3715 3901
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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
Bristol -9 39 £41,750 -7.22% 16
Wiltshire -4 26 £39,750 -27.72% 4
Devon +26 25 £42,300 +43.38% 5
Dorset -39 15 £45,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -5 10 £41,250 +22.22% 5
Somerset +4 3 £50,250 -4.28% 4
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 91 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (27.46%) Finance
3 58 (20.42%) Scrum
4 53 (18.66%) Project Management
5 51 (17.96%) Java
5 51 (17.96%) Degree
6 48 (16.90%) Service Delivery
7 47 (16.55%) ITIL
7 47 (16.55%) Microsoft
8 45 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 43 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
10 41 (14.44%) Business Analysis
11 39 (13.73%) Change Management
12 38 (13.38%) Back Office
12 38 (13.38%) MS Excel
13 37 (13.03%) XML
14 36 (12.68%) PRINCE2
14 36 (12.68%) Mentoring
15 35 (12.32%) Line Management
15 35 (12.32%) Data Modelling
16 34 (11.97%) OO
17 32 (11.27%) Management Information System
18 31 (10.92%) Retail
19 30 (10.56%) Relational Database
20 29 (10.21%) Coaching
20 29 (10.21%) C#
21 28 (9.86%) Oracle
21 28 (9.86%) OOP
22 27 (9.51%) HTML
23 26 (9.15%) RDBMS

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (2.46%) Alfresco
2 6 (2.11%) IIS
3 4 (1.41%) Confluence
3 4 (1.41%) Apache
3 4 (1.41%) SAS
4 2 (0.70%) JBoss
4 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.35%) Lync
5 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 38 (13.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (3.52%) MS Visio
3 10 (3.52%) MS Project
4 7 (2.46%) MS Office
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 14 (4.93%) Oracle Payables
1 14 (4.93%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.41%) Summit
4 2 (0.70%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.11%) SSL
2 5 (1.76%) SAN
3 4 (1.41%) DNS
4 3 (1.06%) Internet
5 2 (0.70%) SSH
5 2 (0.70%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.70%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.70%) DHCP
5 2 (0.70%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.70%) Firewall
6 1 (0.35%) WAN
6 1 (0.35%) LAN
6 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.56%) Relational Database
2 26 (9.15%) RDBMS
3 24 (8.45%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (1.76%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.41%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (1.41%) RavenDB
8 4 (1.41%) MySQL
8 4 (1.41%) DB2
9 3 (1.06%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.35%) MS Access
11 1 (0.35%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 10 (3.52%) Subversion
2 7 (2.46%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.41%) NUnit
3 4 (1.41%) WATIR
3 4 (1.41%) JIRA
3 4 (1.41%) ReSharper
3 4 (1.41%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (1.41%) Moq
3 4 (1.41%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.41%) NCrunch
4 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.06%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (1.06%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.06%) Selenium
5 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.70%) PHPUnit
5 2 (0.70%) JUnit
5 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.70%) JMeter
General
1 78 (27.46%) Finance
2 38 (13.38%) Back Office
3 31 (10.92%) Retail
4 23 (8.10%) Banking
5 14 (4.93%) General Ledger
6 13 (4.58%) Military
7 11 (3.87%) Electronics
8 9 (3.17%) Legal
9 8 (2.82%) French Language
9 8 (2.82%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.82%) Law
10 4 (1.41%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.41%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.06%) Automotive
11 3 (1.06%) Marketing
12 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 54 (19.01%) Analyst
2 37 (13.03%) Developer
3 32 (11.27%) Business Analyst
4 22 (7.75%) Designer
5 20 (7.04%) Service Manager
5 20 (7.04%) Technical Specialist
6 17 (5.99%) Project Manager
6 17 (5.99%) Technical Designer
7 16 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (4.58%) Lead Developer
8 13 (4.58%) Architect
8 13 (4.58%) Programme Manager
9 12 (4.23%) Systems Manager
10 11 (3.87%) Engineering Manager
10 11 (3.87%) Junior
10 11 (3.87%) Development Manager
10 11 (3.87%) Software Manager
11 10 (3.52%) Test Analyst
11 10 (3.52%) Software Development Manager
11 10 (3.52%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.03%) XML
2 27 (9.51%) HTML
3 26 (9.15%) XML Messaging
4 14 (4.93%) CSS
5 12 (4.23%) .NET
6 10 (3.52%) Web Services
7 7 (2.46%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.46%) HTML5
8 6 (2.11%) J2EE
9 5 (1.76%) jQuery
10 4 (1.41%) Spring
10 4 (1.41%) NHibernate
10 4 (1.41%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.41%) Spring.NET
10 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (1.41%) Dapper ORM
10 4 (1.41%) StructureMap
10 4 (1.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (1.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (11.27%) Management Information System
3 26 (9.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 26 (9.15%) Derivative
4 11 (3.87%) Open Source
5 9 (3.17%) User Experience
6 7 (2.46%) NHS
6 7 (2.46%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.11%) PKI
7 6 (2.11%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.11%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.41%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.41%) Replication
9 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.06%) CMDB
10 2 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.70%) Physics
10 2 (0.70%) Statistics
10 2 (0.70%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.10%) Linux
2 15 (5.28%) Windows
3 10 (3.52%) UNIX
4 4 (1.41%) AIX
5 3 (1.06%) MVS
5 3 (1.06%) zOS
5 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.06%) Android
5 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (20.42%) Scrum
3 53 (18.66%) Project Management
4 48 (16.90%) Service Delivery
5 47 (16.55%) ITIL
6 45 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (14.44%) Business Analysis
8 39 (13.73%) Change Management
9 36 (12.68%) PRINCE2
9 36 (12.68%) Mentoring
10 35 (12.32%) Line Management
10 35 (12.32%) Data Modelling
11 34 (11.97%) OO
12 29 (10.21%) Coaching
13 28 (9.86%) OOP
14 26 (9.15%) Time Management
14 26 (9.15%) Multithreading
15 22 (7.75%) Risk Management
16 21 (7.39%) Waterfall
17 20 (7.04%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 51 (17.96%) Java
2 29 (10.21%) C#
3 25 (8.80%) SQL
4 18 (6.34%) JavaScript
5 15 (5.28%) C
6 11 (3.87%) C++
7 10 (3.52%) Python
8 8 (2.82%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.46%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.41%) Ruby
10 4 (1.41%) Perl
11 3 (1.06%) AWK
11 3 (1.06%) JCL
11 3 (1.06%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.06%) Korn
12 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.70%) PHP
12 2 (0.70%) VBA
12 2 (0.70%) Tcl
13 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 51 (17.96%) Degree
2 16 (5.63%) ISEB
2 16 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.23%) CISSP
4 11 (3.87%) CISA
5 10 (3.52%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.46%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.76%) MCSE
8 4 (1.41%) CITP
8 4 (1.41%) APMP
8 4 (1.41%) Postgraduate
8 4 (1.41%) GIAC
8 4 (1.41%) CISM
9 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.06%) CCNA
9 3 (1.06%) MCSA
10 2 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.04%) SLA
2 19 (6.69%) QA
3 8 (2.82%) ISO 9001
4 6 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.11%) ISO 14001
5 4 (1.41%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.35%) TickIT
System Software
1 16 (5.63%) Firmware
2 11 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.46%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.70%) NFS
6 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.35%) vSphere
6 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.11%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.41%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.06%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (0.70%) Puppet
4 2 (0.70%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.35%) SCCM
5 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.86%) Oracle
3 13 (4.58%) VMware
3 13 (4.58%) Hyperion
3 13 (4.58%) IBM
4 12 (4.23%) PeopleSoft
5 7 (2.46%) HP
6 6 (2.11%) Symantec
6 6 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.41%) Endeca
7 4 (1.41%) RedPrairie
7 4 (1.41%) SAP
7 4 (1.41%) Trillium
8 3 (1.06%) Teradata
9 2 (0.70%) Cisco
9 2 (0.70%) Remedy
9 2 (0.70%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.35%) Citrix
10 1 (0.35%) BMC
10 1 (0.35%) Informatica
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Bristol
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £42,319 per annum and up to £50,248 for exceptional candidates + benefits + Market Forces payment of £5,000 (applicable after probationary period)
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