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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 83 119 127
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +8
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 183 138 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.43% 2.36% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 2.77% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 135 81 78
Median salary £45,000 £46,377 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.96% +9.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £35,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £62,500 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%
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
4640 4988 5075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.96% 85.37% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3891 4161 4223
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Gloucestershire +13 54 £46,250 +8.82% 4
Bristol +39 51 £46,000 +2.22% 15
Wiltshire +28 46 £39,500 -14.82% 3
Devon +11 14 £36,750 +5.00% 3
Somerset -6 8 £35,000 -13.58%
Dorset -10 3 £37,500 -20.10% 1
Cornwall - 2 £22,500 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 120 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (24.02%) Finance
3 73 (19.06%) Windows
4 71 (18.54%) SQL Server
5 69 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
6 67 (17.49%) ITIL
7 66 (17.23%) SQL
8 61 (15.93%) Microsoft
9 60 (15.67%) Project Management
10 59 (15.40%) Service Delivery
11 58 (15.14%) Oracle
12 57 (14.88%) Scrum
13 56 (14.62%) Linux
13 56 (14.62%) Degree
14 54 (14.10%) SDLC
15 49 (12.79%) Validation
16 46 (12.01%) Retail
17 45 (11.75%) Software Engineering
18 43 (11.23%) Java
19 38 (9.92%) Test Automation
20 37 (9.66%) C#
20 37 (9.66%) MS Excel
21 36 (9.40%) Cisco
21 36 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
22 33 (8.62%) QA
22 33 (8.62%) Active Directory
22 33 (8.62%) VMware
22 33 (8.62%) DevOps
23 32 (8.36%) Mentoring
23 32 (8.36%) IBM

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 28 (7.31%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (2.87%) IIS
4 9 (2.35%) Node.js
4 9 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.83%) Apache
6 7 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.83%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.04%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.04%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.78%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.78%) SAS
9 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.52%) JBoss
10 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 37 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.57%) MS Office
3 24 (6.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.61%) MS Project
5 5 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.04%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.52%) SPSS
8 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.26%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.26%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) Maximo
2 4 (1.04%) Magento
3 2 (0.52%) Changepoint
3 2 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.48%) IaaS
2 20 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.22%) PaaS
3 19 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (4.18%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (2.87%) IBM SmartCloud
6 4 (1.04%) SaaS
7 2 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.52%) Office 365
8 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.05%) LAN
1 27 (7.05%) WAN
2 17 (4.44%) DNS
2 17 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.92%) VPN
4 13 (3.39%) Wireless
5 12 (3.13%) SSL
5 12 (3.13%) Telepresence
5 12 (3.13%) VoIP
5 12 (3.13%) Wireless Security
6 9 (2.35%) Firewall
7 8 (2.09%) SAN
8 7 (1.83%) 2G
8 7 (1.83%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (1.57%) GSM
9 6 (1.57%) LTE
9 6 (1.57%) Network Security
9 6 (1.57%) WCDMA
9 6 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.31%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (18.54%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.57%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (6.01%) MySQL
4 16 (4.18%) RDBMS
4 16 (4.18%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.66%) Big Data
6 13 (3.39%) DB2
7 10 (2.61%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.83%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.31%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.31%) Sybase ASE
10 4 (1.04%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.78%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.78%) MS Access
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (8.09%) Selenium
2 25 (6.53%) Cucumber
3 18 (4.70%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.13%) JIRA
5 11 (2.87%) Maven
6 7 (1.83%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.83%) WebDriver
7 6 (1.57%) JMeter
7 6 (1.57%) JUnit
8 5 (1.31%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.78%) NUnit
10 3 (0.78%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.78%) Subversion
11 2 (0.52%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.52%) Bower
11 2 (0.52%) Grunt
11 2 (0.52%) NuGet
12 1 (0.26%) VisualSVN
General
1 92 (24.02%) Finance
2 46 (12.01%) Retail
3 27 (7.05%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.44%) Banking
5 13 (3.39%) Publishing
6 12 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.13%) Multimedia
7 10 (2.61%) Electronics
8 8 (2.09%) Marketing
9 6 (1.57%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.57%) Legal
10 5 (1.31%) Automotive
11 4 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.04%) Military
12 3 (0.78%) Back Office
13 2 (0.52%) Advertising
13 2 (0.52%) Games
13 2 (0.52%) Law
14 1 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (14.88%) Analyst
2 55 (14.36%) Developer
3 27 (7.05%) Architect
4 26 (6.79%) Test Engineer
5 20 (5.22%) Business Analyst
5 20 (5.22%) Integration Engineer
5 20 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (5.22%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 17 (4.44%) C# Developer
6 17 (4.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 16 (4.18%) IT Support
8 14 (3.66%) Service Manager
9 13 (3.39%) Support Engineer
10 12 (3.13%) IT Engineer
10 12 (3.13%) Java Developer
10 12 (3.13%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.13%) Software Developer
11 11 (2.87%) .NET Developer
11 11 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (2.61%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.83%) .NET
2 22 (5.74%) HTML
2 22 (5.74%) Middleware
3 21 (5.48%) Spring
4 18 (4.70%) Web Services
5 17 (4.44%) ASP.NET
6 16 (4.18%) CSS
7 13 (3.39%) Hibernate
8 12 (3.13%) XML
9 11 (2.87%) HTML5
10 10 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (2.61%) J2EE
11 9 (2.35%) .NET Framework
11 9 (2.35%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.35%) REST
12 8 (2.09%) jQuery
13 6 (1.57%) Apache Camel
13 6 (1.57%) CSS3
13 6 (1.57%) JMS
14 5 (1.31%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 69 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.09%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.18%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.39%) CMDB
4 13 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.61%) User Experience
6 8 (2.09%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.09%) Physics
7 7 (1.83%) PKI
7 7 (1.83%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 6 (1.57%) VHDL
9 5 (1.31%) Contactless
9 5 (1.31%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.04%) Blog
10 4 (1.04%) DataPower
10 4 (1.04%) Statistics
10 4 (1.04%) Wiki
11 2 (0.52%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.52%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 73 (19.06%) Windows
2 56 (14.62%) Linux
3 27 (7.05%) Windows Server
4 17 (4.44%) Android
4 17 (4.44%) Unix
5 11 (2.87%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.57%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.04%) VMS
10 2 (0.52%) Solaris
10 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.26%) CentOS
11 1 (0.26%) Fedora
11 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (17.49%) ITIL
3 60 (15.67%) Project Management
4 59 (15.40%) Service Delivery
5 57 (14.88%) Scrum
6 54 (14.10%) SDLC
7 49 (12.79%) Validation
8 45 (11.75%) Software Engineering
9 38 (9.92%) Test Automation
10 36 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (8.62%) DevOps
12 32 (8.36%) Mentoring
13 27 (7.05%) Coaching
14 26 (6.79%) Performance Testing
14 26 (6.79%) PRINCE2
14 26 (6.79%) Service Management
14 26 (6.79%) Waterfall
15 25 (6.53%) Root Cause Analysis
15 25 (6.53%) TDD
16 24 (6.27%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 66 (17.23%) SQL
2 43 (11.23%) Java
3 37 (9.66%) C#
4 31 (8.09%) Python
5 27 (7.05%) Perl
6 23 (6.01%) JavaScript
7 20 (5.22%) C
7 20 (5.22%) C++
8 9 (2.35%) Ruby
9 8 (2.09%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.31%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.31%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.31%) VB
11 4 (1.04%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.04%) PHP
11 4 (1.04%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.52%) Lua
12 2 (0.52%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.52%) R
12 2 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 56 (14.62%) Degree
2 29 (7.57%) Security Cleared
3 21 (5.48%) ISEB
3 21 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (4.96%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (3.39%) PMI Certification
6 13 (3.39%) PMP
7 11 (2.87%) CCDP
8 9 (2.35%) ISTQB
8 9 (2.35%) SC Cleared
9 8 (2.09%) CISSP
10 6 (1.57%) CCDA
10 6 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (1.31%) CISA
12 4 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.04%) MCSE
12 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.78%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.62%) QA
2 16 (4.18%) SLA
3 12 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.78%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.52%) COBIT
6 2 (0.52%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.52%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.52%) ISO27005
System Software
1 33 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 29 (7.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.09%) Firmware
4 7 (1.83%) Dovecot
4 7 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.31%) XenApp
6 3 (0.78%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.52%) NFS
8 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (3.39%) SCVMM
2 11 (2.87%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle Flashback
4 2 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.52%) SCCM
5 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.26%) SCOM
5 1 (0.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 61 (15.93%) Microsoft
2 58 (15.14%) Oracle
3 36 (9.40%) Cisco
4 33 (8.62%) VMware
5 32 (8.36%) IBM
6 22 (5.74%) Juniper
7 21 (5.48%) Citrix
8 20 (5.22%) HP
9 19 (4.96%) NetApp
10 13 (3.39%) BMC
10 13 (3.39%) CheckPoint
10 13 (3.39%) EMC
11 11 (2.87%) Intel Security
12 10 (2.61%) Apple
13 9 (2.35%) F5
13 9 (2.35%) Intel
14 5 (1.31%) Sybase
15 4 (1.04%) Autodesk
15 4 (1.04%) CA
15 4 (1.04%) Lotus
Bristol, Avon
Environment Agency
Salary: From £42,915 to £53,995 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Environment Agency
Salary: From £42,915 to £53,995 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Bray leino
Salary: £30K + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
BAE Systems
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Salary: Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Experian
Salary: Experian Management Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32217.00 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Abide Financial
Salary: From £25,000 to £60,000 per annum Comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, South West, England
REPL Group
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 11 days ago
South West England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance - £4200
Posted: 24 days ago
Wiltshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Car/Car Allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
networx
Salary: From £34,000 to £34,000 per annum and up to 30% remission
Posted: 3 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Car, Other Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnstaple
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Barnstaple
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago