The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Stockport region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 44 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.79% 1.52% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.78% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £35,750 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
205 169 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 80.71% 85.79% 71.21%
Number of salaries quoted 141 165 123
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Continuous Improvement
Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Stockport

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Fireworks
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Lean Manufacturing

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 1 (14.29%) Fireworks
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Access Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) XSLT
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Usability
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) HNC
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft