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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 67 112 120
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +8
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 229 152 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.11% 2.50% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% 2.91% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 170 91 93
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £23,100 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
4863 5220 4987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.20% 85.93% 85.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4031 4265 4143
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 4 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 4 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
Wiltshire +42 69 £39,750 -22.05% 4
Bristol +28 61 £46,750 +10.00% 4
Gloucestershire +10 56 £47,500 +43.93% 5
Devon +16 21 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Somerset +5 13 £35,000 -13.58% 2
Dorset -13 3 £47,500 +2.42% 2
Cornwall - 1 £22,500 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 118 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (26.17%) Finance
3 77 (19.01%) SQL Server
4 75 (18.52%) Windows
5 68 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
6 66 (16.30%) ITIL
6 66 (16.30%) SQL
7 64 (15.80%) Microsoft
8 62 (15.31%) Oracle
8 62 (15.31%) Project Management
9 59 (14.57%) Degree
10 56 (13.83%) Service Delivery
11 54 (13.33%) Scrum
12 53 (13.09%) Linux
13 52 (12.84%) SDLC
14 47 (11.60%) Validation
14 47 (11.60%) Retail
15 45 (11.11%) Software Engineering
16 43 (10.62%) Java
17 39 (9.63%) MS Excel
17 39 (9.63%) VMware
17 39 (9.63%) Mentoring
18 38 (9.38%) C#
19 37 (9.14%) QA
19 37 (9.14%) Security Cleared
20 36 (8.89%) Cisco
20 36 (8.89%) Active Directory
21 35 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
21 35 (8.64%) Coaching
22 34 (8.40%) Test Automation

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 29 (7.16%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (2.47%) IIS
5 9 (2.22%) Node.js
5 9 (2.22%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.98%) Apache
7 7 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (0.99%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.99%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.74%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.74%) SAS
11 2 (0.49%) JBoss
11 2 (0.49%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.25%) nginx
Applications
1 39 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.41%) MS Office
3 26 (6.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.72%) MS Project
5 6 (1.48%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.99%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.25%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.99%) Magento
3 3 (0.74%) Maximo
4 2 (0.49%) Changepoint
4 2 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.49%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (4.94%) IaaS
2 19 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.69%) PaaS
3 15 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (2.72%) IBM SmartCloud
5 5 (1.23%) SaaS
6 2 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.49%) Office 365
7 1 (0.25%) GitHub
7 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.42%) LAN
1 26 (6.42%) WAN
2 17 (4.20%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.95%) DNS
4 14 (3.46%) VPN
5 12 (2.96%) Wireless
6 11 (2.72%) SSL
6 11 (2.72%) Telepresence
6 11 (2.72%) VoIP
6 11 (2.72%) Wireless Security
7 8 (1.98%) Firewall
8 7 (1.73%) SAN
9 6 (1.48%) Network Security
9 6 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.23%) 2G
10 5 (1.23%) Radio Access Network
11 4 (0.99%) GSM
11 4 (0.99%) LTE
11 4 (0.99%) WCDMA
12 3 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (19.01%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (5.68%) MySQL
4 18 (4.44%) RDBMS
4 18 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.95%) DB2
6 13 (3.21%) Big Data
7 10 (2.47%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.98%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (1.73%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.48%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.48%) Sybase ASE
11 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (0.99%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.99%) MS Access
13 3 (0.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (7.16%) Selenium
2 23 (5.68%) Cucumber
3 17 (4.20%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.96%) Maven
5 11 (2.72%) JIRA
6 7 (1.73%) WebDriver
7 6 (1.48%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.23%) JMeter
8 5 (1.23%) JUnit
8 5 (1.23%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.99%) Subversion
9 4 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.74%) NUnit
10 3 (0.74%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.49%) Bower
11 2 (0.49%) Grunt
11 2 (0.49%) NuGet
12 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 106 (26.17%) Finance
2 47 (11.60%) Retail
3 29 (7.16%) Telecoms
4 23 (5.68%) Banking
5 14 (3.46%) Manufacturing
6 13 (3.21%) Electronics
6 13 (3.21%) Publishing
7 12 (2.96%) Marketing
8 11 (2.72%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.73%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.73%) Legal
10 5 (1.23%) Automotive
11 4 (0.99%) Advertising
11 4 (0.99%) Back Office
11 4 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.99%) Military
12 3 (0.74%) Billing
12 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.49%) Law
14 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (15.06%) Analyst
2 55 (13.58%) Developer
3 26 (6.42%) Business Analyst
4 25 (6.17%) Architect
5 24 (5.93%) Test Engineer
6 18 (4.44%) Integration Engineer
6 18 (4.44%) Service Manager
6 18 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (4.44%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 17 (4.20%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 16 (3.95%) C# Developer
8 16 (3.95%) IT Support
9 14 (3.46%) DBA
9 14 (3.46%) Project Manager
9 14 (3.46%) Senior Manager
10 13 (3.21%) Support Engineer
11 12 (2.96%) IT Engineer
11 12 (2.96%) Java Developer
11 12 (2.96%) Team Leader
12 11 (2.72%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.16%) .NET
2 22 (5.43%) Spring
3 20 (4.94%) Middleware
4 19 (4.69%) HTML
4 19 (4.69%) Web Services
5 16 (3.95%) ASP.NET
6 15 (3.70%) Hibernate
7 14 (3.46%) CSS
8 13 (3.21%) J2EE
9 11 (2.72%) HTML5
9 11 (2.72%) XML
10 10 (2.47%) AngularJS
10 10 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (1.98%) .NET Framework
11 8 (1.98%) REST
12 7 (1.73%) JMS
12 7 (1.73%) jQuery
13 6 (1.48%) Apache Camel
13 6 (1.48%) CSS3
13 6 (1.48%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 68 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (8.15%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.20%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.96%) CMDB
6 10 (2.47%) Physics
7 9 (2.22%) User Experience
7 9 (2.22%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 7 (1.73%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.73%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.48%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.48%) PKI
10 6 (1.48%) VHDL
11 5 (1.23%) Contactless
11 5 (1.23%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.99%) Blog
12 4 (0.99%) DataPower
12 4 (0.99%) Wiki
13 3 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 75 (18.52%) Windows
2 53 (13.09%) Linux
3 28 (6.91%) Windows Server
4 20 (4.94%) Unix
5 18 (4.44%) Android
6 12 (2.96%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.23%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.74%) VMS
10 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.49%) Solaris
11 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.25%) CentOS
12 1 (0.25%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (16.30%) ITIL
3 62 (15.31%) Project Management
4 56 (13.83%) Service Delivery
5 54 (13.33%) Scrum
6 52 (12.84%) SDLC
7 47 (11.60%) Validation
8 45 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 39 (9.63%) Mentoring
10 35 (8.64%) Coaching
11 34 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (8.40%) Test Automation
12 33 (8.15%) PRINCE2
13 31 (7.65%) DevOps
14 25 (6.17%) TDD
15 24 (5.93%) Line Management
15 24 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (5.68%) CRM
16 23 (5.68%) Waterfall
17 22 (5.43%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (16.30%) SQL
2 43 (10.62%) Java
3 38 (9.38%) C#
4 28 (6.91%) Python
5 25 (6.17%) Perl
6 24 (5.93%) C
7 19 (4.69%) C++
7 19 (4.69%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.22%) Ruby
9 8 (1.98%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.23%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.23%) VB
11 4 (0.99%) PHP
11 4 (0.99%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.49%) VB6
14 1 (0.25%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (14.57%) Degree
2 37 (9.14%) Security Cleared
3 21 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (4.69%) DV Cleared
4 19 (4.69%) ISEB
5 13 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.21%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.96%) PMI Certification
6 12 (2.96%) PMP
7 11 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (2.47%) CCDP
8 10 (2.47%) CISSP
8 10 (2.47%) ISTQB
9 8 (1.98%) CISA
10 7 (1.73%) CRISC
11 6 (1.48%) CCDA
12 5 (1.23%) CISM
13 4 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.99%) MCSE
13 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.14%) QA
2 17 (4.20%) SLA
3 11 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.74%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.74%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.49%) COBIT
6 2 (0.49%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.49%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.49%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.25%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 36 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 35 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.72%) Firmware
4 7 (1.73%) Dovecot
5 6 (1.48%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.23%) XenApp
7 3 (0.74%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.49%) NFS
8 2 (0.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (2.96%) SCVMM
2 11 (2.72%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.23%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.25%) Ansible
4 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.25%) SCCM
4 1 (0.25%) SCOM
4 1 (0.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 64 (15.80%) Microsoft
2 62 (15.31%) Oracle
3 39 (9.63%) VMware
4 36 (8.89%) Cisco
5 31 (7.65%) IBM
6 21 (5.19%) HP
6 21 (5.19%) Juniper
7 19 (4.69%) Citrix
8 18 (4.44%) NetApp
9 12 (2.96%) BMC
9 12 (2.96%) CheckPoint
9 12 (2.96%) EMC
10 11 (2.72%) Intel Security
11 9 (2.22%) Apple
11 9 (2.22%) F5
11 9 (2.22%) Intel
12 6 (1.48%) Sybase
13 4 (0.99%) CA
13 4 (0.99%) Lotus
13 4 (0.99%) SAP
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance - £4200
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits, Flex working
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus (70k+ package!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds or hub offices in London, Exeter, Redditch,...
Health & Social Care Information Centre
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Exeter, Devon
LV
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive salary + Bonus + Benefit
Posted: 10 days ago
Old Street, London
Gorkana
Salary: £28k to £35k per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: upto £35,000 plus benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
EE
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol Water
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago