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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 60 81 62
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 24 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.98% 0.91% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 1.11% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 11
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,900 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
668 720 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.98% 82.19% 72.64%
Number of salaries quoted 550 624 545
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Southampton

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Linux
3 12 (26.09%) Oracle
4 11 (23.91%) TDD
5 10 (21.74%) ISO 9001
5 10 (21.74%) BDD
5 10 (21.74%) Kindle
6 9 (19.57%) PHP
6 9 (19.57%) ITIL
6 9 (19.57%) Python
6 9 (19.57%) QA
6 9 (19.57%) User Stories
7 8 (17.39%) ERP
7 8 (17.39%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (17.39%) LoadRunner
7 8 (17.39%) Regression Testing
7 8 (17.39%) Scrum
7 8 (17.39%) Retail
7 8 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (17.39%) JIRA
7 8 (17.39%) Selenium
7 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (17.39%) Web Testing
7 8 (17.39%) Test Management
7 8 (17.39%) System Testing
7 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
7 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
7 8 (17.39%) Gherkin
7 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
7 8 (17.39%) Automation Testing

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) LAN
1 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) NAS
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (17.39%) LoadRunner
1 8 (17.39%) JIRA
1 8 (17.39%) Selenium
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
2 6 (13.04%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (17.39%) Retail
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Test Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (13.04%) ScrumMaster
4 6 (13.04%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Head of Operations
5 5 (10.87%) Head of Infrastructure
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Information Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Information Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Service Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.35%) Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) DBA
8 2 (4.35%) Customer Services Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Chief Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) Gherkin
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) Java EE
3 1 (2.17%) Velocity
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Kindle
2 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Open Source
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) CMDB
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) UNIX
3 3 (6.52%) Solaris
4 1 (2.17%) AIX
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) TDD
3 10 (21.74%) BDD
4 9 (19.57%) User Stories
4 9 (19.57%) ITIL
5 8 (17.39%) ERP
5 8 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (17.39%) Regression Testing
5 8 (17.39%) Scrum
5 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (17.39%) Web Testing
5 8 (17.39%) Test Management
5 8 (17.39%) System Testing
5 8 (17.39%) Automation Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.87%) PRINCE
8 5 (10.87%) Network Management
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) PHP
1 9 (19.57%) Python
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.35%) C#
5 2 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) ISO 9001
2 9 (19.57%) QA
3 3 (6.52%) GAAP
4 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Hyperion
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) EMC
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
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