The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 130 155 154
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2512 2050 2150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.20% 1.89% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 2.32% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1683 1507 1529
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93449 88194 90945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.52% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75330 72495 76583
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in the UK

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 within the UK.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in the UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 2292 £50,000 +5.26% 347
London +18 918 £57,500 +9.52% 101
South East +28 489 £50,000 +11.11% 72
East of England +8 216 £50,000 +11.11% 28
City of London +24 200 £50,000 -4.76% 20
South West +16 170 £39,500 -13.18% 42
Yorkshire -9 135 £38,439 -8.47% 38
West Midlands -12 132 £41,250 -2.94% 24
Berkshire +37 131 £60,000 +29.72% 15
North West -8 121 £47,500 +15.85% 29
Hampshire +54 114 £42,500 +11.84% 16
East Midlands +42 111 £45,000 -11.94% 9
Scotland +11 109 £45,000 +5.88% 14
West Yorkshire 0 101 £37,939 -6.89% 21
Hertfordshire +32 100 £50,000 -4.76% 15
Surrey -13 90 £50,000 +13.63% 6
Leeds +11 77 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Edinburgh +19 68 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Birmingham +14 63 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Manchester -20 63 £49,000 +15.29% 19
Reading +15 59 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Cambridgeshire -21 47 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Buckinghamshire -3 45 £48,750 +5.40% 8
Dorset +12 42 £57,500 +43.75% 5
Bedfordshire +5 41 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Northamptonshire -8 40 £45,000 -25.00% 4
Portsmouth +1 37 £43,750 +15.13%
Northampton -4 37 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Bristol -5 37 £30,250 -32.77% 17
Wales +33 36 £38,000 -8.43% 8

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1440 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1402 (28.95%) Finance
3 1006 (20.77%) Project Management
4 897 (18.52%) Degree
5 836 (17.26%) ITIL
6 792 (16.35%) Microsoft
7 628 (12.97%) Java
7 628 (12.97%) Scrum
8 624 (12.88%) SQL
9 603 (12.45%) MS Excel
9 603 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
10 564 (11.65%) C#
10 564 (11.65%) QA
11 545 (11.25%) .NET
12 529 (10.92%) Change Management
13 527 (10.88%) SQL Server
14 518 (10.70%) Windows
15 512 (10.57%) Service Delivery
16 496 (10.24%) TDD
17 482 (9.95%) Coaching
18 474 (9.79%) JavaScript
19 468 (9.66%) Retail
20 458 (9.46%) PRINCE2
21 449 (9.27%) HTML
22 441 (9.11%) Service Management
23 434 (8.96%) E-Commerce
24 433 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
25 425 (8.78%) Mentoring
26 402 (8.30%) Oracle
27 400 (8.26%) OO

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 215 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 205 (4.23%) IIS
3 115 (2.37%) Confluence
4 106 (2.19%) CMS
5 102 (2.11%) Apache
6 90 (1.86%) WebSphere
7 79 (1.63%) MS Exchange
8 77 (1.59%) Tomcat
9 72 (1.49%) nginx
10 63 (1.30%) Apache Solr
11 55 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 54 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 53 (1.09%) Node.js
14 41 (0.85%) SAS
15 38 (0.78%) JBoss
16 37 (0.76%) Lync
17 32 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
18 31 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
19 30 (0.62%) WebLogic
20 29 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 603 (12.45%) MS Excel
2 301 (6.22%) MS Office
3 107 (2.21%) MS Project
4 87 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 78 (1.61%) MS Visio
6 32 (0.66%) Photoshop
7 31 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
8 23 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
9 22 (0.45%) InfoPath
10 10 (0.21%) SPSS
11 6 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.062%) InDesign
12 3 (0.062%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.041%) Mingle
13 2 (0.041%) Maya
13 2 (0.041%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.021%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.021%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.021%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.021%) Revit
Business Applications
1 58 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.78%) SAP FI
3 37 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 35 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
4 35 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
4 35 (0.72%) SAP CO
5 33 (0.68%) SAP SCM
6 30 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
7 26 (0.54%) Magento
8 25 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
9 23 (0.47%) Google Analytics
10 18 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
10 18 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
11 17 (0.35%) SAP MM
12 15 (0.31%) Agresso
12 15 (0.31%) SAP MDM
13 14 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 13 (0.27%) HFM
14 13 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
14 13 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 82 (1.69%) SaaS
2 78 (1.61%) GitHub
3 70 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 57 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
5 44 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.37%) Taleo
7 9 (0.19%) IaaS
8 8 (0.17%) PaaS
9 6 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.062%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.062%) IBM Blueworks
12 2 (0.041%) Force.com
12 2 (0.041%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 136 (2.81%) Internet
2 135 (2.79%) TCP/IP
3 125 (2.58%) Firewall
4 109 (2.25%) DNS
4 109 (2.25%) SAN
5 101 (2.09%) LAN
6 98 (2.02%) HTTP
7 97 (2.00%) WAN
8 81 (1.67%) Wireless
9 65 (1.34%) VPN
10 51 (1.05%) DHCP
11 45 (0.93%) Intranet
12 37 (0.76%) MPLS
13 32 (0.66%) Radio Access Network
14 27 (0.56%) NAS
14 27 (0.56%) Network Security
15 26 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (0.54%) LDAP
16 24 (0.50%) 3G
16 24 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 527 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 188 (3.88%) Relational Database
3 132 (2.73%) MySQL
4 116 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
5 107 (2.21%) RDBMS
5 107 (2.21%) MongoDB
6 104 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 89 (1.84%) NoSQL
8 82 (1.69%) Oracle Database
9 77 (1.59%) RavenDB
10 75 (1.55%) Big Data
11 66 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 60 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
13 52 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 50 (1.03%) DB2
15 47 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
16 40 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
16 40 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 38 (0.78%) SAP BW
18 37 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 302 (6.24%) Git (software)
2 195 (4.03%) Cucumber
3 186 (3.84%) Selenium
4 177 (3.65%) TeamCity
5 164 (3.39%) JIRA
6 152 (3.14%) Jenkins
7 144 (2.97%) Visual Studio
8 136 (2.81%) NUnit
9 134 (2.77%) Subversion
10 117 (2.42%) Rhino Mocks
11 89 (1.84%) ReSharper
12 86 (1.78%) WATIR
12 86 (1.78%) Maven
13 82 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
14 77 (1.59%) Moq
15 76 (1.57%) NCrunch
16 59 (1.22%) WebDriver
17 56 (1.16%) Hudson
18 44 (0.91%) Jasmine
19 40 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 1402 (28.95%) Finance
2 468 (9.66%) Retail
3 358 (7.39%) Banking
4 332 (6.86%) Telecoms
5 255 (5.27%) Marketing
6 230 (4.75%) Back Office
7 205 (4.23%) Legal
8 196 (4.05%) Manufacturing
9 111 (2.29%) Law
9 111 (2.29%) Publishing
10 66 (1.36%) Games
11 65 (1.34%) Billing
12 64 (1.32%) Advertising
13 61 (1.26%) Electronics
14 58 (1.20%) Retail Banking
15 42 (0.87%) Local Government
15 42 (0.87%) French Language
16 37 (0.76%) Financial Institution
17 33 (0.68%) Automotive
18 27 (0.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 860 (17.76%) Developer
2 841 (17.37%) Analyst
3 348 (7.19%) Project Manager
4 253 (5.22%) Service Manager
5 250 (5.16%) Business Analyst
6 200 (4.13%) Architect
7 170 (3.51%) Team Leader
8 149 (3.08%) Senior Developer
9 144 (2.97%) .NET Developer
10 138 (2.85%) Java Developer
11 128 (2.64%) Consultant
12 119 (2.46%) Delivery Manager
13 118 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
14 100 (2.06%) Business Manager
15 99 (2.04%) Support Analyst
15 99 (2.04%) Tester
16 96 (1.98%) Test Analyst
16 96 (1.98%) Software Engineer
17 95 (1.96%) Senior Analyst
18 93 (1.92%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 545 (11.25%) .NET
2 449 (9.27%) HTML
3 341 (7.04%) CSS
4 329 (6.79%) ASP.NET
5 299 (6.17%) XML
6 253 (5.22%) jQuery
7 219 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 215 (4.44%) Web Services
9 143 (2.95%) .NET Framework
10 141 (2.91%) Spring
11 135 (2.79%) HTML5
11 135 (2.79%) REST
12 129 (2.66%) NHibernate
13 122 (2.52%) StructureMap
14 101 (2.09%) J2EE
15 99 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 98 (2.02%) MSMQ
17 89 (1.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 79 (1.63%) Hibernate
19 78 (1.61%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 603 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
2 317 (6.55%) Management Information System
3 224 (4.63%) User Experience
4 214 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 175 (3.61%) Open Source
6 101 (2.09%) Mobile App
7 90 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 81 (1.67%) Derivative
9 74 (1.53%) Blackberry
10 72 (1.49%) PMI
11 65 (1.34%) Statistics
12 54 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
13 53 (1.09%) Digital Media
14 47 (0.97%) Replication
15 44 (0.91%) Social Media
16 41 (0.85%) CMDB
17 40 (0.83%) Mathematics
18 39 (0.81%) Data Integration
19 38 (0.78%) Visualisation
20 37 (0.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 518 (10.70%) Windows
2 379 (7.83%) Linux
3 239 (4.93%) UNIX
4 93 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 87 (1.80%) Windows 7
6 69 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 59 (1.22%) Android
8 54 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 46 (0.95%) Apple iOS
10 43 (0.89%) Windows XP
11 40 (0.83%) Debian
12 39 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (0.56%) AIX
14 22 (0.45%) Solaris
15 16 (0.33%) CentOS
16 14 (0.29%) Windows 8
16 14 (0.29%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.19%) zOS
18 6 (0.12%) Windows Vista
18 6 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1440 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1006 (20.77%) Project Management
3 836 (17.26%) ITIL
4 628 (12.97%) Scrum
5 529 (10.92%) Change Management
6 512 (10.57%) Service Delivery
7 496 (10.24%) TDD
8 482 (9.95%) Coaching
9 458 (9.46%) PRINCE2
10 441 (9.11%) Service Management
11 434 (8.96%) E-Commerce
12 433 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 425 (8.78%) Mentoring
14 400 (8.26%) OO
15 329 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
16 321 (6.63%) Software Engineering
16 321 (6.63%) Line Management
17 316 (6.52%) MVC
18 301 (6.22%) BDD
19 295 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 628 (12.97%) Java
2 624 (12.88%) SQL
3 564 (11.65%) C#
4 474 (9.79%) JavaScript
5 237 (4.89%) Ruby
6 175 (3.61%) PHP
7 130 (2.68%) C++
8 120 (2.48%) Python
9 110 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 97 (2.00%) T-SQL
11 92 (1.90%) C
12 79 (1.63%) Perl
13 72 (1.49%) PowerShell
14 44 (0.91%) Shell Script
15 43 (0.89%) PL/SQL
16 37 (0.76%) Groovy
17 25 (0.52%) Scala
17 25 (0.52%) VB
18 21 (0.43%) ABAP
18 21 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 897 (18.52%) Degree
2 168 (3.47%) PMI Certification
3 161 (3.32%) Security Cleared
4 125 (2.58%) ISEB
5 119 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 108 (2.23%) PMP
7 106 (2.19%) SC Cleared
8 91 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
9 85 (1.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 70 (1.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 64 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
12 61 (1.26%) ISTQB
13 56 (1.16%) CISSP
14 51 (1.05%) CCNA
15 46 (0.95%) MCSE
16 45 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 43 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 42 (0.87%) MBA
18 42 (0.87%) CISA
19 41 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 564 (11.65%) QA
2 335 (6.92%) SLA
3 118 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 72 (1.49%) ISO 9001
5 48 (0.99%) ISO 14001
6 26 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (0.39%) Data Quality
8 18 (0.37%) PCI DSS
9 15 (0.31%) COBIT
10 14 (0.29%) ISO 9000
11 11 (0.23%) COSO
12 7 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 6 (0.12%) P3O
14 4 (0.083%) Solvency II
15 3 (0.062%) HL7
16 2 (0.041%) DO-178B
16 2 (0.041%) HIPAA
16 2 (0.041%) Basel II
17 1 (0.021%) TickIT
System Software
1 163 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 161 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 34 (0.70%) Firmware
4 34 (0.70%) VMware ESX
5 29 (0.60%) vSphere
6 25 (0.52%) XenApp
6 25 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
7 22 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
8 20 (0.41%) XenServer
9 14 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.27%) Varnish
11 11 (0.23%) VMware Server
12 10 (0.21%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.19%) vCloud
14 8 (0.17%) Samba
15 7 (0.14%) KVM
16 6 (0.12%) XenDesktop
16 6 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
17 5 (0.10%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 84 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
2 72 (1.49%) Puppet
3 52 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
4 38 (0.78%) Nagios
5 33 (0.68%) Tivoli
6 28 (0.58%) Opsview
7 26 (0.54%) Data Guard
8 24 (0.50%) Vagrant
9 22 (0.45%) SCCM
10 18 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
11 17 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 17 (0.35%) Ansible
12 15 (0.31%) collectd
12 15 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 9 (0.19%) NetBackup
14 7 (0.14%) SCOM
15 6 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
15 6 (0.12%) Netcool
15 6 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
16 5 (0.10%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 792 (16.35%) Microsoft
2 402 (8.30%) Oracle
3 275 (5.68%) SAP
4 221 (4.56%) VMware
5 139 (2.87%) IBM
6 133 (2.75%) Cisco
7 114 (2.35%) HP
8 102 (2.11%) Citrix
9 80 (1.65%) RedPrairie
10 76 (1.57%) Endeca
11 75 (1.55%) Red Hat
12 47 (0.97%) Google
13 46 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
13 46 (0.95%) Adobe
13 46 (0.95%) Cognos
14 43 (0.89%) Business Objects
15 38 (0.78%) Huawei
16 32 (0.66%) CheckPoint
17 27 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
18 26 (0.54%) NetApp
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Unilever Professional Hidden Page - AU & NZ
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary and bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Pension & Life Assurance
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 - £80000 Per Annum Excellent Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £56661.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
GE
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 14 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 25 days’ holiday, social events an
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + £6k car 20% bonus 12% pension etc
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
Advantage XPO
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + £6k car 20% bonus 12% pension etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago