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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 86 123 144
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +21
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 183 101 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.02% 1.97% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 2.42% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 120 69 62
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 £27,200 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £69,992
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
4936 4175 4313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.41% 81.62% 75.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4050 3580 3780
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £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 1 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 1 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 +18 49 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Gloucestershire +23 38 £38,000 -5.00% 5
Wiltshire +16 33 £36,750 -26.50% 10
Bristol -7 32 £33,000 -27.47% 16
Somerset +3 22 £48,500 +67.24% 1
Devon -28 4 £47,500 +3.26%
Cornwall - 3 £49,000 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 109 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (25.47%) Finance
3 72 (22.64%) Java
4 68 (21.38%) Scrum
5 65 (20.44%) Microsoft
6 64 (20.13%) XML
7 59 (18.55%) Back Office
8 57 (17.92%) Service Delivery
8 57 (17.92%) Mentoring
9 56 (17.61%) Degree
10 55 (17.30%) Relational Database
11 54 (16.98%) MS Excel
12 51 (16.04%) SQL
13 50 (15.72%) ITIL
14 49 (15.41%) OO
14 49 (15.41%) Project Management
14 49 (15.41%) Change Management
15 46 (14.47%) Data Modelling
16 44 (13.84%) OOP
16 44 (13.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 44 (13.84%) RDBMS
16 44 (13.84%) XML Messaging
16 44 (13.84%) Multithreading
16 44 (13.84%) Derivative
17 43 (13.52%) Oracle
18 40 (12.58%) Business Analysis
18 40 (12.58%) Coaching
19 37 (11.64%) Management Information System
20 34 (10.69%) C#
21 31 (9.75%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 11 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (2.52%) IIS
2 8 (2.52%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.20%) SAS
4 4 (1.26%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.26%) Confluence
5 3 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (0.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.31%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 54 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.09%) MS Office
3 8 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.57%) MS Project
5 4 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.63%) InDesign
6 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (2.83%) SAP HCM
2 9 (2.83%) SAP HR
3 5 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.94%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.94%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.31%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.35%) SAN
2 11 (3.46%) SSL
3 5 (1.57%) DNS
4 4 (1.26%) LAN
4 4 (1.26%) WAN
4 4 (1.26%) DHCP
5 3 (0.94%) NAS
5 3 (0.94%) VPN
5 3 (0.94%) LDAP
5 3 (0.94%) Firewall
6 2 (0.63%) Internet
7 1 (0.31%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.31%) NGN
7 1 (0.31%) 3G
7 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.31%) Broadband
7 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (17.30%) Relational Database
2 44 (13.84%) RDBMS
3 22 (6.92%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.40%) DB2
5 12 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.46%) Oracle Exadata
6 11 (3.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (3.14%) MySQL
8 6 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.26%) RavenDB
10 3 (0.94%) Base SAS
10 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.14%) Subversion
1 10 (3.14%) Cucumber
2 8 (2.52%) Selenium
3 7 (2.20%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.89%) FitNesse
4 6 (1.89%) NUnit
5 5 (1.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.26%) JIRA
6 4 (1.26%) ReSharper
6 4 (1.26%) WATIR
6 4 (1.26%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.26%) NCrunch
6 4 (1.26%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (1.26%) Moq
7 3 (0.94%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.94%) Hudson
7 3 (0.94%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (0.94%) Maven
7 3 (0.94%) Eclipse
General
1 81 (25.47%) Finance
2 59 (18.55%) Back Office
3 15 (4.72%) Banking
4 12 (3.77%) Electronics
5 11 (3.46%) Retail
5 11 (3.46%) French Language
5 11 (3.46%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.46%) Military
6 10 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.20%) Legal
8 4 (1.26%) Marketing
9 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.94%) Games
10 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 75 (23.58%) Developer
2 60 (18.87%) Analyst
3 38 (11.95%) Business Analyst
4 23 (7.23%) Project Manager
5 22 (6.92%) Lead Developer
6 16 (5.03%) Junior
7 15 (4.72%) Team Leader
8 14 (4.40%) Software Engineer
9 13 (4.09%) Test Analyst
9 13 (4.09%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (3.77%) Service Manager
10 12 (3.77%) Engineering Manager
11 11 (3.46%) Applications Developer
11 11 (3.46%) Support Engineer
11 11 (3.46%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (3.14%) Administrator
12 10 (3.14%) Lead Business Analyst
13 9 (2.83%) Architect
14 8 (2.52%) IT Support
15 7 (2.20%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (20.13%) XML
2 44 (13.84%) XML Messaging
3 22 (6.92%) .NET
4 16 (5.03%) HTML
4 16 (5.03%) ASP.NET
5 11 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (3.14%) J2EE
6 10 (3.14%) XSD
6 10 (3.14%) XSLT
6 10 (3.14%) jQuery
7 7 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 7 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (2.20%) .NET Framework
7 7 (2.20%) CSS
8 6 (1.89%) Backbone.js
9 5 (1.57%) Java EE
10 4 (1.26%) Oracle ADF
10 4 (1.26%) MSMQ
10 4 (1.26%) NHibernate
10 4 (1.26%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 44 (13.84%) Derivative
2 37 (11.64%) Management Information System
3 29 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.46%) Replication
5 10 (3.14%) PKI
6 9 (2.83%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.20%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.89%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.57%) User Experience
10 3 (0.94%) CMDB
11 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.63%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.63%) Statistics
11 2 (0.63%) iPhone
11 2 (0.63%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.63%) iPad
12 1 (0.31%) DataPower
12 1 (0.31%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.75%) Windows
2 27 (8.49%) UNIX
3 26 (8.18%) Linux
4 14 (4.40%) AIX
5 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.94%) MVS
5 3 (0.94%) zOS
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.63%) Android
6 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (21.38%) Scrum
3 57 (17.92%) Service Delivery
3 57 (17.92%) Mentoring
4 50 (15.72%) ITIL
5 49 (15.41%) OO
5 49 (15.41%) Project Management
5 49 (15.41%) Change Management
6 46 (14.47%) Data Modelling
7 44 (13.84%) OOP
7 44 (13.84%) Multithreading
8 40 (12.58%) Business Analysis
8 40 (12.58%) Coaching
9 28 (8.81%) Time Management
10 27 (8.49%) ERP
10 27 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (8.18%) Software Engineering
12 25 (7.86%) Line Management
13 23 (7.23%) Change Control
14 21 (6.60%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (22.64%) Java
2 51 (16.04%) SQL
3 34 (10.69%) C#
4 16 (5.03%) Shell Script
5 14 (4.40%) C
6 12 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.46%) Korn
8 10 (3.14%) Python
8 10 (3.14%) C++
9 9 (2.83%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.26%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.26%) Ruby
11 3 (0.94%) sed
11 3 (0.94%) JCL
11 3 (0.94%) AWK
12 2 (0.63%) VBA
12 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.31%) Clojure
13 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (17.61%) Degree
2 12 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.46%) ISEB
4 10 (3.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (2.83%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.83%) MCSE
6 8 (2.52%) MCSA
7 6 (1.89%) APMP
8 5 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.57%) CCNA
9 4 (1.26%) MCP
9 4 (1.26%) HND
9 4 (1.26%) MCITP
10 3 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.63%) HNC
11 2 (0.63%) PMP
11 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.18%) SLA
2 19 (5.97%) QA
3 3 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.94%) COBIT
3 3 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.63%) Basel II
5 1 (0.31%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.31%) TickIT
System Software
1 17 (5.35%) Firmware
2 12 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.46%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (3.46%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.46%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (3.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.94%) BlackBerry Internet Service
6 1 (0.31%) vSphere
6 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (3.46%) Data Guard
1 11 (3.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (2.52%) Tivoli
3 7 (2.20%) Puppet
4 6 (1.89%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.89%) Vagrant
4 6 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.94%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.63%) SCCM
6 2 (0.63%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.31%) Kibana
7 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 65 (20.44%) Microsoft
2 43 (13.52%) Oracle
3 18 (5.66%) IBM
4 17 (5.35%) VMware
5 13 (4.09%) SAP
6 10 (3.14%) HP
7 8 (2.52%) Symantec
8 6 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.57%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.57%) Teradata
10 4 (1.26%) Endeca
10 4 (1.26%) RedPrairie
11 3 (0.94%) Trillium
12 2 (0.63%) Cisco
12 2 (0.63%) Adobe
12 2 (0.63%) Apple
13 1 (0.31%) F5
13 1 (0.31%) Blue Coat
13 1 (0.31%) IronPort
13 1 (0.31%) JD Edwards
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35 - £50 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dorset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
ecruitaid.com
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Corsham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago