The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 64 70 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 15 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.26% 2.47% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.97% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 13
Average salary £36,000 £40,325 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.72% +34.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,200 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £81,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Continuous Improvement
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
548 706 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.65% 83.06% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 489 626 663
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Southampton region.

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Southampton

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) QA
4 5 (21.74%) WFM
4 5 (21.74%) ERP
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
4 5 (21.74%) FMCG
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) ISMS
5 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
5 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (17.39%) Information Security Management
5 4 (17.39%) Security Management
5 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (17.39%) Information Security
6 3 (13.04%) Logistics
6 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
6 3 (13.04%) Information Management
6 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
6 3 (13.04%) Electronics
6 3 (13.04%) IT Governance
6 3 (13.04%) Selenium
6 3 (13.04%) Resource Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Fireworks
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle ERP
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
1 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.35%) JMeter
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) IT Security Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Security Manager
3 3 (13.04%) UI Designer
3 3 (13.04%) UX Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Designer
3 3 (13.04%) UI/UX Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Interface Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Head of IT
4 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Software Development Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (21.74%) FMCG
3 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.04%) PMI
4 3 (13.04%) User Experience
4 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (4.35%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
3 5 (21.74%) ERP
3 5 (21.74%) WFM
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) ISMS
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security Management
4 4 (17.39%) Security Management
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security
4 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) IT Asset Management
5 3 (13.04%) People Management
5 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
5 3 (13.04%) Web Design
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
5 3 (13.04%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PHP
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) Ruby
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
2 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle