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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 85 120 120
Rank change year-on-year
+35 0
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 179 143 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.46% 2.37% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 2.78% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 129 90 79
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 £28,200 £35,125 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £53,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
4516 5142 5288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.40% 85.37% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3784 4282 4300
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Bristol +51 55 £46,000 -3.15% 6
Gloucestershire +11 48 £45,000 +3.44% 7
Wiltshire +9 26 £37,500 -19.14% 4
Somerset +2 13 £43,000 +13.15% 3
Devon +12 12 £45,000 -8.16%
Cornwall - 12 £37,000 -
Dorset -8 7 £37,500 -19.14% 3
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 122 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (24.09%) Finance
3 74 (19.17%) Project Management
3 74 (19.17%) SQL Server
4 73 (18.91%) ITIL
5 70 (18.13%) SQL
6 67 (17.36%) Service Delivery
6 67 (17.36%) Degree
7 63 (16.32%) Oracle
8 62 (16.06%) Microsoft
9 61 (15.80%) Windows
9 61 (15.80%) Scrum
10 60 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
11 54 (13.99%) SDLC
12 53 (13.73%) Linux
13 52 (13.47%) Software Engineering
14 51 (13.21%) Validation
15 43 (11.14%) VMware
15 43 (11.14%) Java
16 41 (10.62%) Cisco
17 39 (10.10%) Python
17 39 (10.10%) Test Automation
18 38 (9.84%) MS Excel
18 38 (9.84%) QA
18 38 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
19 37 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (9.59%) Retail
19 37 (9.59%) Service Management
19 37 (9.59%) Data Centre
19 37 (9.59%) DevOps

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 21 (5.44%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.81%) IIS
5 5 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.04%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.78%) Apache
7 3 (0.78%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.78%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.78%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.52%) JBoss
8 2 (0.52%) SAS
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 38 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.22%) MS Office
3 19 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (3.11%) MS Project
5 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.78%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.81%) Maximo
2 5 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.04%) Magento
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.04%) SAP HCM
3 4 (1.04%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.04%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.52%) Changepoint
4 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.96%) IaaS
4 22 (5.70%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (5.70%) PaaS
5 11 (2.85%) IBM SmartCloud
6 5 (1.30%) Office 365
7 2 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.52%) SaaS
8 1 (0.26%) GitHub
8 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.22%) LAN
1 24 (6.22%) WAN
2 19 (4.92%) DNS
3 15 (3.89%) VPN
4 14 (3.63%) Wireless
5 13 (3.37%) TCP/IP
6 12 (3.11%) SSL
6 12 (3.11%) Telepresence
6 12 (3.11%) VoIP
6 12 (3.11%) Wireless Security
7 8 (2.07%) SAN
8 7 (1.81%) 2G
8 7 (1.81%) Firewall
8 7 (1.81%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (1.55%) GSM
9 6 (1.55%) LTE
9 6 (1.55%) Network Security
9 6 (1.55%) WCDMA
9 6 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.30%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.03%) MySQL
3 23 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (5.18%) Big Data
5 19 (4.92%) DB2
6 12 (3.11%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.11%) RDBMS
6 12 (3.11%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.07%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.81%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.30%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.52%) MarkLogic
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.52%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (0.26%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 33 (8.55%) Selenium
2 27 (6.99%) Cucumber
3 13 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.11%) JIRA
5 8 (2.07%) Maven
6 7 (1.81%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.81%) WebDriver
7 6 (1.55%) JMeter
8 4 (1.04%) JUnit
8 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.78%) NUnit
9 3 (0.78%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.78%) Subversion
9 3 (0.78%) Toad
9 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.52%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.52%) Bower
10 2 (0.52%) Grunt
10 2 (0.52%) NuGet
General
1 93 (24.09%) Finance
2 37 (9.59%) Retail
3 24 (6.22%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.92%) Publishing
5 13 (3.37%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.11%) Banking
6 12 (3.11%) Multimedia
7 10 (2.59%) Electronics
8 8 (2.07%) Marketing
9 5 (1.30%) Legal
10 4 (1.04%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.04%) Automotive
11 3 (0.78%) Back Office
11 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.78%) Games
11 3 (0.78%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.78%) Military
12 2 (0.52%) Advertising
12 2 (0.52%) French Language
12 2 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 49 (12.69%) Developer
2 48 (12.44%) Analyst
3 32 (8.29%) Architect
4 28 (7.25%) Test Engineer
5 25 (6.48%) Solutions Architect
6 22 (5.70%) Integration Engineer
6 22 (5.70%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 20 (5.18%) Business Analyst
8 17 (4.40%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 14 (3.63%) C# Developer
9 14 (3.63%) IT Support
10 13 (3.37%) Project Manager
11 12 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (3.11%) Service Manager
12 11 (2.85%) Software Developer
13 10 (2.59%) IT Engineer
13 10 (2.59%) Java Developer
13 10 (2.59%) Team Leader
14 9 (2.33%) Designer
14 9 (2.33%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.74%) .NET
2 25 (6.48%) HTML
3 24 (6.22%) Middleware
4 21 (5.44%) CSS
5 20 (5.18%) Spring
6 16 (4.15%) ASP.NET
7 15 (3.89%) Web Services
8 13 (3.37%) AngularJS
9 12 (3.11%) HTML5
10 11 (2.85%) Hibernate
10 11 (2.85%) Node.js
11 10 (2.59%) .NET Framework
11 10 (2.59%) XML
12 9 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (2.33%) jQuery
13 8 (2.07%) Apache Camel
13 8 (2.07%) CSS3
14 6 (1.55%) J2EE
14 6 (1.55%) REST
15 5 (1.30%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 60 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (9.59%) Data Centre
3 23 (5.96%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.92%) CMDB
5 13 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.11%) User Experience
7 9 (2.33%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.33%) PKI
7 9 (2.33%) Virtual Team
7 9 (2.33%) Visualisation
8 8 (2.07%) Physics
9 6 (1.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (1.55%) VHDL
10 5 (1.30%) Blog
10 5 (1.30%) Contactless
11 4 (1.04%) DataPower
11 4 (1.04%) Statistics
12 3 (0.78%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.78%) iPad
13 2 (0.52%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 61 (15.80%) Windows
2 53 (13.73%) Linux
3 19 (4.92%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.63%) Android
5 13 (3.37%) Unix
6 8 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.30%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.04%) VMS
10 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.52%) Solaris
11 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.26%) CentOS
12 1 (0.26%) Fedora
12 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (19.17%) Project Management
3 73 (18.91%) ITIL
4 67 (17.36%) Service Delivery
5 61 (15.80%) Scrum
6 54 (13.99%) SDLC
7 52 (13.47%) Software Engineering
8 51 (13.21%) Validation
9 39 (10.10%) Test Automation
10 37 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (9.59%) DevOps
10 37 (9.59%) Service Management
11 35 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (8.55%) Line Management
12 33 (8.55%) Mentoring
13 31 (8.03%) PRINCE2
14 30 (7.77%) Root Cause Analysis
15 29 (7.51%) Performance Testing
16 28 (7.25%) Waterfall
17 27 (6.99%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 70 (18.13%) SQL
2 43 (11.14%) Java
3 39 (10.10%) Python
4 34 (8.81%) C#
5 31 (8.03%) Perl
6 26 (6.74%) JavaScript
7 24 (6.22%) C++
8 21 (5.44%) C
9 11 (2.85%) Ruby
10 7 (1.81%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.30%) VB
12 4 (1.04%) ABAP
12 4 (1.04%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.04%) PHP
12 4 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.04%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.04%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.78%) Lua
13 3 (0.78%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 67 (17.36%) Degree
2 27 (6.99%) ISEB
3 23 (5.96%) Security Cleared
4 19 (4.92%) PMI Certification
4 19 (4.92%) PMP
5 17 (4.40%) DV Cleared
5 17 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.85%) CCDP
8 9 (2.33%) CISSP
9 8 (2.07%) SC Cleared
10 7 (1.81%) CISM
10 7 (1.81%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.55%) CCDA
11 6 (1.55%) CISA
11 6 (1.55%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (1.04%) MCSE
13 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.52%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.84%) QA
2 12 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.59%) SLA
4 3 (0.78%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.52%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.26%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.26%) ISO27005
System Software
1 38 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (8.81%) Active Directory
3 21 (5.44%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (3.11%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.33%) Firmware
6 4 (1.04%) XenApp
7 3 (0.78%) Dovecot
8 2 (0.52%) NFS
8 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (4.92%) SCVMM
2 11 (2.85%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.26%) SCOM
4 1 (0.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 63 (16.32%) Oracle
2 62 (16.06%) Microsoft
3 43 (11.14%) VMware
4 41 (10.62%) Cisco
5 36 (9.33%) IBM
6 28 (7.25%) Juniper
7 27 (6.99%) HP
8 25 (6.48%) Citrix
8 25 (6.48%) NetApp
9 20 (5.18%) EMC
10 19 (4.92%) BMC
10 19 (4.92%) CheckPoint
11 11 (2.85%) Intel Security
12 9 (2.33%) F5
12 9 (2.33%) Intel
13 8 (2.07%) Apple
14 6 (1.55%) SAP
15 3 (0.78%) Ericsson
15 3 (0.78%) Lotus
15 3 (0.78%) Red Hat
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Templecombe, Somerset
Thales
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Dorset
Talentspa
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £56,104 to £68,484 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ds Smith Plc
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £56,104 to £68,484 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Fixed Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath, Avon
Bath Spa University
Salary: From £40,082 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Wiltshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Car/Car Allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
Chippenham
Networx
Salary: £34,000 and up to 30% remission
Posted: 11 days ago