The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
UK
Rank 88 106 141
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +35
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2607 2748 2369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.09% 2.78% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 3.17% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1812 2072 1616
Median salary £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
74290 86752 90655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.11% 87.71% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 61217 72076 74747
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 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 23 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
England +18 2425 £52,500 +8.24% 344
London +27 945 £62,500 +13.63% 110
South East +3 469 £50,000 +3.09% 83
North West +7 210 £50,000 +16.15% 32
East of England +43 193 £44,000 -12.00% 23
West Midlands -13 164 £45,750 +7.64% 23
Manchester +4 156 £50,000 +11.11% 24
Yorkshire +9 150 £40,000 - 30
East Midlands +12 142 £52,500 +20.42% 5
City of London +10 130 £56,250 +7.14% 26
South West -19 114 £44,500 +4.70% 27
Birmingham +25 113 £45,000 -5.26% 9
West Yorkshire +21 113 £37,500 -10.71% 24
Surrey +7 107 £52,500 +16.66% 13
Scotland +21 93 £43,174 -4.05% 13
Oxfordshire +14 93 £54,250 +20.55% 38
Leeds +23 86 £38,000 -10.58% 17
Berkshire +7 85 £50,000 +3.09% 13
Northamptonshire +36 64 £51,250 +13.88%
Hertfordshire +16 61 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Hampshire +9 61 £45,000 -18.18% 11
West Sussex +9 52 £53,750 +9.69% 2
Glasgow +21 50 £46,000 +5.14% 5
Oxford +22 49 £55,000 +22.22% 21
Cambridgeshire +36 48 £37,165 -17.41% 3
Northampton +21 42 £47,500 +5.55%
Worthing +10 42 £52,500 +2.02%
Norfolk -2 37 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Norwich +8 34 £37,500 -30.55% 3
Buckinghamshire +23 33 £45,000 -14.28% 4

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 1918 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 1499 (27.18%) Finance
3 919 (16.66%) Degree
4 909 (16.48%) ITIL
5 899 (16.30%) Microsoft
6 882 (15.99%) Project Management
7 850 (15.41%) Scrum
8 847 (15.36%) SQL
9 804 (14.58%) Java
10 737 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
11 690 (12.51%) Service Delivery
12 670 (12.15%) MS Excel
13 617 (11.19%) SQL Server
14 572 (10.37%) PRINCE2
15 554 (10.05%) Windows
16 546 (9.90%) TDD
17 538 (9.76%) Linux
18 526 (9.54%) JavaScript
19 518 (9.39%) C#
19 518 (9.39%) .NET
20 515 (9.34%) Software Engineering
21 507 (9.19%) QA
22 505 (9.16%) Mentoring
23 496 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
24 484 (8.78%) Oracle
25 476 (8.63%) Service Management
26 475 (8.61%) Retail
27 467 (8.47%) Line Management
28 457 (8.29%) Change Management
29 441 (8.00%) Coaching

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 156 (2.83%) IIS
2 137 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 78 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 69 (1.25%) Confluence
5 59 (1.07%) Apache
6 56 (1.02%) Skype for Business
7 53 (0.96%) CMS
8 41 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 36 (0.65%) JBoss
10 35 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
11 33 (0.60%) Apache Spark
12 29 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
12 29 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 27 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
14 22 (0.40%) Apache Pig
14 22 (0.40%) SAS
15 17 (0.31%) Apache ServiceMix
16 15 (0.27%) ArcGIS
16 15 (0.27%) Documentum
16 15 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 670 (12.15%) MS Excel
2 236 (4.28%) MS Office
3 216 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 64 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 60 (1.09%) MS Project
6 16 (0.29%) SPSS
7 12 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.11%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.091%) InDesign
12 4 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.073%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.054%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.036%) S-PLUS
15 1 (0.018%) EViews
Business Applications
1 66 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.87%) Sentinel
3 38 (0.69%) SAP CO
3 38 (0.69%) SAP FI
3 38 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
4 35 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
5 31 (0.56%) assyst
6 28 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
7 24 (0.44%) SAP PM
8 21 (0.38%) SAP HCM
9 20 (0.36%) Retail-J
9 20 (0.36%) SAP PP
10 14 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
10 14 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 14 (0.25%) SAP HR
11 13 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
11 13 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 11 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
12 11 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
13 10 (0.18%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 266 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 238 (4.32%) SaaS
3 197 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 117 (2.12%) Office 365
4 117 (2.12%) PaaS
5 115 (2.09%) IaaS
6 79 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
9 22 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 22 (0.40%) Slack
10 20 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (0.34%) GitHub
12 17 (0.31%) G Suite
13 12 (0.22%) Force.com
14 10 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
15 9 (0.16%) Akamai
15 9 (0.16%) Mimecast
16 8 (0.15%) Amazon S3
17 7 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 279 (5.06%) Firewall
2 184 (3.34%) WAN
3 163 (2.96%) Internet
3 163 (2.96%) LAN
4 126 (2.28%) DNS
5 125 (2.27%) TCP/IP
6 88 (1.60%) HTTP
7 82 (1.49%) Wireless
8 81 (1.47%) SSL
9 78 (1.41%) Network Security
10 64 (1.16%) VoIP
11 52 (0.94%) OSPF
12 51 (0.92%) DHCP
12 51 (0.92%) VPN
13 50 (0.91%) Skype
14 41 (0.74%) SAN
15 40 (0.73%) MPLS
16 39 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
17 37 (0.67%) LDAP
18 27 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 617 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 287 (5.20%) MySQL
3 176 (3.19%) Relational Database
4 144 (2.61%) Big Data
5 143 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 130 (2.36%) MongoDB
7 109 (1.98%) NoSQL
8 102 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
9 100 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 91 (1.65%) RDBMS
11 87 (1.58%) Hadoop
12 75 (1.36%) DB2
13 71 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 69 (1.25%) Oracle Database
14 69 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
15 60 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
16 57 (1.03%) GIS
17 44 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
18 40 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
19 27 (0.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 283 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 243 (4.41%) Selenium
3 230 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 186 (3.37%) JIRA
5 151 (2.74%) Cucumber
6 148 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 126 (2.28%) JUnit
8 102 (1.85%) Maven
9 94 (1.70%) TeamCity
10 87 (1.58%) Visual Studio
11 86 (1.56%) Subversion
12 72 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 63 (1.14%) Gradle
14 56 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
15 47 (0.85%) MSBuild
16 46 (0.83%) gulp
16 46 (0.83%) WebDriver
17 42 (0.76%) Hudson
18 39 (0.71%) LSMW
19 36 (0.65%) Jasmine
General
1 1499 (27.18%) Finance
2 475 (8.61%) Retail
3 268 (4.86%) Manufacturing
4 250 (4.53%) Publishing
5 243 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 217 (3.93%) Legal
7 206 (3.74%) Banking
8 192 (3.48%) Marketing
9 98 (1.78%) Games
10 88 (1.60%) Financial Institution
11 84 (1.52%) Back Office
12 56 (1.02%) Law
13 52 (0.94%) Electronics
14 51 (0.92%) Advertising
15 42 (0.76%) Billing
16 37 (0.67%) Front Office
17 34 (0.62%) General Ledger
18 30 (0.54%) Automotive
18 30 (0.54%) German Language
19 25 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 879 (15.94%) Developer
2 815 (14.78%) Analyst
3 410 (7.43%) Architect
4 326 (5.91%) Project Manager
5 249 (4.51%) IT Manager
6 248 (4.50%) Java Developer
7 239 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
8 231 (4.19%) Consultant
9 194 (3.52%) Business Analyst
10 187 (3.39%) Service Manager
11 178 (3.23%) Senior Developer
12 147 (2.67%) C# Developer
13 142 (2.57%) Software Engineer
14 138 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
15 135 (2.45%) Team Leader
16 125 (2.27%) .NET Developer
17 122 (2.21%) Software Developer
18 117 (2.12%) Scrum Master
19 115 (2.09%) Applications Support
20 109 (1.98%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 518 (9.39%) .NET
2 424 (7.69%) HTML
3 352 (6.38%) Web Services
4 335 (6.07%) CSS
5 318 (5.77%) Spring
6 203 (3.68%) REST
7 202 (3.66%) XML
8 197 (3.57%) AngularJS
9 190 (3.45%) HTML5
10 182 (3.30%) ASP.NET
11 170 (3.08%) RESTful
12 164 (2.97%) jQuery
13 152 (2.76%) Node.js
14 120 (2.18%) Hibernate
15 116 (2.10%) React
16 110 (1.99%) JSON
17 106 (1.92%) Java EE
18 97 (1.76%) CSS3
19 96 (1.74%) J2EE
20 90 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 737 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
2 422 (7.65%) Management Information System
3 401 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 400 (7.25%) Data Centre
5 217 (3.93%) User Experience
6 158 (2.86%) Virtual Team
7 157 (2.85%) CMDB
8 115 (2.09%) NHS
9 107 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
10 89 (1.61%) Data Integration
11 85 (1.54%) iPad
12 79 (1.43%) Fintech
13 67 (1.21%) Mathematics
14 63 (1.14%) Visualisation
15 62 (1.12%) Data Structures
16 54 (0.98%) Statistics
17 50 (0.91%) Mobile App
18 47 (0.85%) PKI
19 41 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
20 40 (0.73%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 554 (10.05%) Windows
2 538 (9.76%) Linux
3 203 (3.68%) Unix
4 193 (3.50%) Windows Server
5 92 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 73 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 66 (1.20%) Android
8 60 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 53 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 36 (0.65%) Windows 10
11 28 (0.51%) Windows 7
12 19 (0.34%) CentOS
13 18 (0.33%) Debian
14 16 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 16 (0.29%) Windows 8
15 15 (0.27%) Solaris
15 15 (0.27%) Ubuntu
15 15 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (0.27%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1918 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 909 (16.48%) ITIL
3 882 (15.99%) Project Management
4 850 (15.41%) Scrum
5 690 (12.51%) Service Delivery
6 572 (10.37%) PRINCE2
7 546 (9.90%) TDD
8 515 (9.34%) Software Engineering
9 505 (9.16%) Mentoring
10 496 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 476 (8.63%) Service Management
12 467 (8.47%) Line Management
13 457 (8.29%) Change Management
14 441 (8.00%) Coaching
15 433 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
16 389 (7.05%) DevOps
17 363 (6.58%) SDLC
18 342 (6.20%) BDD
19 341 (6.18%) Information Security
20 322 (5.84%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 847 (15.36%) SQL
2 804 (14.58%) Java
3 526 (9.54%) JavaScript
4 518 (9.39%) C#
5 269 (4.88%) Python
6 240 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 127 (2.30%) C++
8 122 (2.21%) C
9 119 (2.16%) Perl
10 116 (2.10%) Ruby
11 103 (1.87%) PHP
12 98 (1.78%) T-SQL
13 59 (1.07%) Bash Shell
14 57 (1.03%) ABAP
15 48 (0.87%) PL/SQL
15 48 (0.87%) Shell Script
16 47 (0.85%) Scala
17 38 (0.69%) VB
18 34 (0.62%) VB.NET
19 29 (0.53%) ES6
Qualifications
1 919 (16.66%) Degree
2 191 (3.46%) ISEB
2 191 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 180 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
4 157 (2.85%) CISSP
5 153 (2.77%) PMP
6 147 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 145 (2.63%) PMI Certification
8 116 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
9 109 (1.98%) CISA
9 109 (1.98%) CISM
10 102 (1.85%) SC Cleared
11 85 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 79 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 66 (1.20%) CCNA
14 64 (1.16%) CCNP
15 58 (1.05%) ISTQB
16 56 (1.02%) MCSE
17 52 (0.94%) DV Cleared
18 42 (0.76%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 507 (9.19%) QA
2 282 (5.11%) SLA
3 166 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 128 (2.32%) PCI DSS
5 77 (1.40%) COBIT
6 44 (0.80%) ISO 9001
7 40 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
8 26 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 26 (0.47%) SDET
9 22 (0.40%) ISO 14001
10 21 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 18 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 15 (0.27%) GPG13
13 14 (0.25%) ISO 9000
13 14 (0.25%) RMADS
14 9 (0.16%) GDPR
15 8 (0.15%) ISO22301
15 8 (0.15%) SSAE 16
16 7 (0.13%) Solvency II
17 6 (0.11%) ISO27002
System Software
1 276 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 275 (4.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
4 84 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 59 (1.07%) Firmware
6 57 (1.03%) Docker
7 54 (0.98%) vSphere
8 45 (0.82%) XenApp
9 17 (0.31%) vCloud
9 17 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
9 17 (0.31%) VMware ESX
10 14 (0.25%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.18%) Xen
12 9 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 7 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.13%) NFS
15 5 (0.091%) IAG
15 5 (0.091%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 115 (2.09%) Puppet
1 115 (2.09%) SCCM
2 79 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (1.27%) SCOM
3 70 (1.27%) SCVMM
4 56 (1.02%) Ansible
5 53 (0.96%) NetBackup
6 40 (0.73%) Backup Exec
7 36 (0.65%) Tivoli
8 23 (0.42%) Nessus
9 22 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
10 20 (0.36%) vRealize
11 18 (0.33%) Nagios
12 16 (0.29%) SCOrch
12 16 (0.29%) WSUS
13 15 (0.27%) CSIRT
13 15 (0.27%) Perfmon
13 15 (0.27%) SCSM
13 15 (0.27%) vMotion
14 14 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 899 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 484 (8.78%) Oracle
3 340 (6.17%) VMware
4 295 (5.35%) Cisco
5 291 (5.28%) SAP
6 197 (3.57%) HP
7 193 (3.50%) Citrix
8 177 (3.21%) IBM
9 150 (2.72%) CheckPoint
10 126 (2.28%) Red Hat
11 98 (1.78%) Juniper
12 89 (1.61%) EMC
13 79 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
14 69 (1.25%) Google
15 62 (1.12%) ServiceNow
16 61 (1.11%) BMC
16 61 (1.11%) NetApp
16 61 (1.11%) Splunk
17 58 (1.05%) Tableau
18 57 (1.03%) Fortinet
Stockport, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 1 hour ago
Salford, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £39333 - £45232 per annum + pension + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £30000 - £400000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance, Medical
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000.00 - £51000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Bonus, Share Scheme and Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45k
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive + discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Bens & Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Software Personnel International Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + 20% Bonus, 10% Pension & Healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago