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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 84 109 147
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +38
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 193 105 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.13% 2.07% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 2.54% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 123 71 59
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £58,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.14%
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
5004 4133 4365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.05% 81.60% 75.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4092 3558 3833
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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 +19 52 £47,500 +29.25% 4
Bristol -2 39 £39,750 -16.31% 9
Gloucestershire +22 37 £38,000 -5.00% 5
Wiltshire +13 32 £40,000 -25.58% 12
Somerset -3 23 £49,250 +69.82%
Devon -31 3 - -
Cornwall - 3 £49,000 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 116 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (25.93%) Finance
3 76 (23.46%) Scrum
3 76 (23.46%) Java
4 68 (20.99%) Microsoft
5 66 (20.37%) XML
6 60 (18.52%) Back Office
7 57 (17.59%) Relational Database
7 57 (17.59%) Mentoring
8 56 (17.28%) Degree
8 56 (17.28%) Service Delivery
9 55 (16.98%) MS Excel
10 52 (16.05%) ITIL
10 52 (16.05%) SQL
11 51 (15.74%) OO
12 50 (15.43%) Project Management
13 49 (15.12%) Change Management
14 48 (14.81%) Data Modelling
15 46 (14.20%) OOP
15 46 (14.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 46 (14.20%) RDBMS
15 46 (14.20%) XML Messaging
15 46 (14.20%) Derivative
15 46 (14.20%) Multithreading
16 45 (13.89%) Oracle
16 45 (13.89%) Coaching
17 39 (12.04%) Management Information System
18 38 (11.73%) Business Analysis
19 36 (11.11%) C#
20 35 (10.80%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 12 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (2.47%) IIS
2 8 (2.47%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.16%) SAS
4 4 (1.23%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.23%) Confluence
5 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.31%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.31%) Lync
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 55 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.01%) MS Office
3 8 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.85%) MS Project
5 5 (1.54%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.62%) InDesign
7 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (2.78%) SAP HCM
2 9 (2.78%) SAP HR
3 7 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.93%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (0.93%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.62%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.25%) SAN
2 11 (3.40%) SSL
3 5 (1.54%) DNS
4 4 (1.23%) LAN
4 4 (1.23%) WAN
4 4 (1.23%) DHCP
5 3 (0.93%) VPN
5 3 (0.93%) LDAP
5 3 (0.93%) NAS
5 3 (0.93%) Firewall
6 2 (0.62%) Internet
7 1 (0.31%) 3G
7 1 (0.31%) Wireless
7 1 (0.31%) NGN
7 1 (0.31%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.31%) Broadband
7 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (17.59%) Relational Database
2 46 (14.20%) RDBMS
3 23 (7.10%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.32%) DB2
5 12 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.40%) Oracle Exadata
6 11 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (3.09%) MySQL
8 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.23%) RavenDB
11 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.93%) Base SAS
12 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (3.09%) Subversion
1 10 (3.09%) Cucumber
2 9 (2.78%) Selenium
3 7 (2.16%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.16%) NUnit
4 6 (1.85%) FitNesse
5 5 (1.54%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.23%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.23%) JIRA
6 4 (1.23%) ReSharper
6 4 (1.23%) WATIR
6 4 (1.23%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (1.23%) Moq
6 4 (1.23%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.23%) NCrunch
7 3 (0.93%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (0.93%) Hudson
7 3 (0.93%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.93%) Maven
7 3 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 84 (25.93%) Finance
2 60 (18.52%) Back Office
3 14 (4.32%) Banking
4 11 (3.40%) Military
4 11 (3.40%) Electronics
4 11 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.09%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.09%) Retail
5 10 (3.09%) French Language
6 7 (2.16%) Legal
7 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.23%) Games
7 4 (1.23%) Marketing
8 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 78 (24.07%) Developer
2 63 (19.44%) Analyst
3 41 (12.65%) Business Analyst
4 25 (7.72%) Project Manager
5 23 (7.10%) Lead Developer
6 16 (4.94%) Junior
7 15 (4.63%) Software Engineer
7 15 (4.63%) Team Leader
8 13 (4.01%) Service Manager
9 12 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (3.70%) Test Analyst
10 11 (3.40%) Applications Developer
10 11 (3.40%) Delivery Manager
10 11 (3.40%) Lead Business Analyst
11 10 (3.09%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.09%) Engineering Manager
11 10 (3.09%) Administrator
12 9 (2.78%) Architect
13 8 (2.47%) IT Support
14 7 (2.16%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (20.37%) XML
2 46 (14.20%) XML Messaging
3 27 (8.33%) .NET
4 17 (5.25%) ASP.NET
5 16 (4.94%) HTML
6 11 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (3.09%) jQuery
7 10 (3.09%) J2EE
7 10 (3.09%) XSD
7 10 (3.09%) XSLT
8 7 (2.16%) CSS
8 7 (2.16%) .NET Framework
8 7 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 7 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (1.85%) Backbone.js
10 5 (1.54%) Java EE
11 4 (1.23%) StructureMap
11 4 (1.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (1.23%) Dapper ORM
11 4 (1.23%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 46 (14.20%) Derivative
2 39 (12.04%) Management Information System
3 30 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.63%) Firmware
5 11 (3.40%) Replication
6 10 (3.09%) PKI
7 9 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.85%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.85%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.85%) User Experience
9 3 (0.93%) iPad
9 3 (0.93%) iPhone
9 3 (0.93%) CMDB
9 3 (0.93%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.62%) Statistics
10 2 (0.62%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.31%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.80%) Windows
2 27 (8.33%) UNIX
3 25 (7.72%) Linux
4 14 (4.32%) AIX
5 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.23%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.23%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.93%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.93%) Android
6 3 (0.93%) zOS
7 2 (0.62%) MVS
7 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (23.46%) Scrum
3 57 (17.59%) Mentoring
4 56 (17.28%) Service Delivery
5 52 (16.05%) ITIL
6 51 (15.74%) OO
7 50 (15.43%) Project Management
8 49 (15.12%) Change Management
9 48 (14.81%) Data Modelling
10 46 (14.20%) OOP
10 46 (14.20%) Multithreading
11 45 (13.89%) Coaching
12 38 (11.73%) Business Analysis
13 29 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (8.95%) Time Management
14 27 (8.33%) Software Engineering
15 26 (8.02%) ERP
16 25 (7.72%) Line Management
17 23 (7.10%) Change Control
18 21 (6.48%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (23.46%) Java
2 52 (16.05%) SQL
3 36 (11.11%) C#
4 16 (4.94%) Shell Script
5 14 (4.32%) C
6 12 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.40%) C++
7 11 (3.40%) Python
7 11 (3.40%) Korn
8 10 (3.09%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.23%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.23%) Ruby
10 3 (0.93%) sed
10 3 (0.93%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.93%) AWK
11 2 (0.62%) VBA
11 2 (0.62%) JCL
11 2 (0.62%) VB
12 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.31%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 56 (17.28%) Degree
2 12 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.09%) ISEB
3 10 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.78%) MCSE
4 9 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (2.47%) MCSA
6 6 (1.85%) APMP
7 5 (1.54%) CCNA
7 5 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.23%) MCP
8 4 (1.23%) MCITP
8 4 (1.23%) HND
9 3 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.62%) PMP
10 2 (0.62%) ACCA
10 2 (0.62%) CIMA
10 2 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.02%) SLA
2 20 (6.17%) QA
3 3 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.93%) COBIT
4 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.62%) Basel II
4 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) TickIT
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) DO-178B
System Software
1 13 (4.01%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.40%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.40%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (3.09%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.93%) BlackBerry Internet Service
5 1 (0.31%) vSphere
5 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (3.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 11 (3.40%) Data Guard
2 8 (2.47%) Tivoli
3 7 (2.16%) Puppet
4 6 (1.85%) Vagrant
4 6 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.54%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.93%) OMEGAMON
6 3 (0.93%) SCCM
6 3 (0.93%) SAP Afaria
7 2 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.31%) Kibana
Vendors
1 68 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 45 (13.89%) Oracle
3 18 (5.56%) IBM
4 16 (4.94%) VMware
4 16 (4.94%) SAP
5 9 (2.78%) HP
6 7 (2.16%) Symantec
7 6 (1.85%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.23%) Teradata
9 4 (1.23%) Endeca
9 4 (1.23%) RedPrairie
10 3 (0.93%) Apple
11 2 (0.62%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.62%) Sage
11 2 (0.62%) Adobe
11 2 (0.62%) Trillium
11 2 (0.62%) Cisco
11 2 (0.62%) Epicor
12 1 (0.31%) Blue Coat
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Westek Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
Intapeople
Salary: £0
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Company bonus + Private Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + pension, death in service.
Posted: 6 days ago
Weymouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42415 - £52395 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 13 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago