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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 91 128 164
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +36
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2978 2625 2318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.02% 2.40% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 2.76% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2252 1878 1653
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median 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
86518 95019 103203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.85% 85.47%
Number of salaries quoted 72369 77647 83700
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 June 2016 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 27 June 2016. 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 trends)
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 +40 2741 £50,000 - 309
London +36 942 £60,000 +9.09% 92
South East +55 615 £45,000 -11.76% 63
West Midlands +37 234 £45,000 - 30
North West +5 212 £45,000 +5.88% 40
East of England +56 205 £50,000 +5.26% 10
South West +43 184 £45,000 -2.96% 21
East Midlands +10 178 £44,000 +3.52% 18
Oxfordshire +51 166 £50,000 -9.09% 18
Birmingham +47 155 £60,500 +42.35% 14
Manchester -2 149 £48,750 +21.87% 22
Surrey +34 139 £45,000 - 14
Yorkshire -35 131 £45,000 - 31
City of London +25 120 £55,000 -10.20% 17
Scotland +7 113 £43,750 -2.77% 16
Berkshire -22 106 £50,000 -9.09% 12
West Yorkshire -26 105 £45,000 - 29
Leeds -24 75 £47,500 +5.55% 20
Oxford +50 67 £50,000 -13.04% 9
Glasgow +8 67 £42,000 +5.00% 8
Hertfordshire +45 65 £46,000 -3.15% 1
Hampshire +23 59 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Nottinghamshire +12 59 £44,000 -12.00% 5
Bristol +43 58 £45,500 -4.21% 7
Nottingham +14 52 £44,000 -12.00% 2
Gloucestershire +14 49 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Bedfordshire +21 48 £50,000 +8.10% 3
East Sussex +20 48 £40,000 -27.92% 3
Wales -5 47 £45,000 - 4
Northamptonshire +3 46 £46,250 +10.77% 8

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 2027 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1659 (28.15%) Finance
3 1101 (18.68%) Degree
4 1051 (17.83%) Project Management
5 1028 (17.44%) ITIL
6 1023 (17.36%) Microsoft
7 981 (16.64%) SQL
8 865 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
9 858 (14.56%) Java
10 812 (13.78%) Scrum
11 711 (12.06%) SQL Server
11 711 (12.06%) Windows
12 685 (11.62%) Oracle
13 653 (11.08%) JavaScript
14 637 (10.81%) MS Excel
15 626 (10.62%) QA
16 611 (10.37%) Service Delivery
17 603 (10.23%) Linux
18 571 (9.69%) .NET
19 563 (9.55%) C#
20 528 (8.96%) PRINCE2
21 519 (8.81%) Retail
22 510 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
23 505 (8.57%) SDLC
24 490 (8.31%) Change Management
25 481 (8.16%) HTML
26 478 (8.11%) Mentoring
27 476 (8.08%) TDD
28 471 (7.99%) Service Management
29 435 (7.38%) Line Management

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
1 161 (2.73%) Apache
2 141 (2.39%) IIS
3 135 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 128 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 122 (2.07%) Tomcat
6 85 (1.44%) CMS
7 74 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
8 61 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 55 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 53 (0.90%) Confluence
11 44 (0.75%) SAS
12 41 (0.70%) Skype for Business
13 37 (0.63%) WebLogic
14 30 (0.51%) nginx
15 29 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
16 27 (0.46%) JBoss
17 21 (0.36%) WordPress
18 20 (0.34%) Apache Solr
18 20 (0.34%) Drupal
19 19 (0.32%) CICS
Applications
1 637 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 368 (6.24%) MS Office
3 167 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 116 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 74 (1.26%) MS Project
6 20 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.22%) Mathcad
7 13 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.19%) SPSS
9 7 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
10 6 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.10%) Mathematica
11 4 (0.068%) Weka
12 3 (0.051%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.051%) HipChat
12 3 (0.051%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.034%) CATIA
14 1 (0.017%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.017%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 55 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 42 (0.71%) SAP CO
2 42 (0.71%) SAP FI
2 42 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
3 41 (0.70%) SAP HR
4 34 (0.58%) SAP HCM
5 24 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 24 (0.41%) SAP PP
6 23 (0.39%) assyst
7 22 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 20 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
9 17 (0.29%) Eloqua
10 16 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
10 16 (0.27%) SAP Payroll
10 16 (0.27%) SAP SD
11 15 (0.25%) Magento
11 15 (0.25%) VisionPLUS
12 14 (0.24%) HFM
12 14 (0.24%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 227 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 192 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (2.14%) SaaS
4 85 (1.44%) IaaS
5 83 (1.41%) Office 365
5 83 (1.41%) PaaS
6 81 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 79 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
8 28 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
9 20 (0.34%) GitHub
10 12 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
11 11 (0.19%) Google Apps
11 11 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
12 10 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (0.12%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.12%) Google App Engine
15 6 (0.10%) Google Analytics
16 5 (0.085%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 275 (4.67%) Firewall
2 201 (3.41%) DNS
3 133 (2.26%) SAN
4 132 (2.24%) Internet
4 132 (2.24%) TCP/IP
5 122 (2.07%) WAN
6 113 (1.92%) LAN
7 112 (1.90%) VPN
8 100 (1.70%) SSL
9 86 (1.46%) VoIP
10 80 (1.36%) HTTP
11 69 (1.17%) Wireless
12 63 (1.07%) MPLS
13 57 (0.97%) Network Security
14 46 (0.78%) DHCP
15 45 (0.76%) BGP
16 42 (0.71%) VLAN
17 41 (0.70%) OSPF
18 25 (0.42%) FTP
19 24 (0.41%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 711 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 285 (4.84%) MySQL
3 225 (3.82%) Relational Database
4 167 (2.83%) NoSQL
5 164 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 158 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
7 141 (2.39%) Big Data
8 140 (2.38%) Oracle Database
9 135 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 130 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 102 (1.73%) DB2
12 101 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 85 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
14 71 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
15 65 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
16 58 (0.98%) RDBMS
17 47 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
18 44 (0.75%) Redis
18 44 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 40 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 257 (4.36%) Jenkins
2 237 (4.02%) Git (software)
3 232 (3.94%) Selenium
4 195 (3.31%) JIRA
5 149 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 124 (2.10%) Cucumber
7 119 (2.02%) Maven
8 98 (1.66%) JUnit
9 92 (1.56%) Visual Studio
10 87 (1.48%) Subversion
11 64 (1.09%) HP UFT
12 57 (0.97%) Gradle
13 55 (0.93%) Ant
14 53 (0.90%) WebDriver
15 39 (0.66%) LSMW
16 36 (0.61%) TeamCity
17 35 (0.59%) NUnit
18 32 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 31 (0.53%) Mercurial
20 30 (0.51%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1659 (28.15%) Finance
2 519 (8.81%) Retail
3 284 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 276 (4.68%) Banking
5 236 (4.00%) Marketing
6 230 (3.90%) Manufacturing
7 227 (3.85%) Legal
8 181 (3.07%) Publishing
9 112 (1.90%) Games
10 94 (1.59%) Law
11 70 (1.19%) Back Office
12 68 (1.15%) Electronics
13 60 (1.02%) Billing
14 59 (1.00%) Local Government
15 55 (0.93%) Advertising
16 38 (0.64%) Automotive
17 30 (0.51%) Financial Institution
18 29 (0.49%) Investment Banking
19 22 (0.37%) French Language
19 22 (0.37%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1038 (17.61%) Developer
2 887 (15.05%) Analyst
3 396 (6.72%) Project Manager
4 270 (4.58%) IT Manager
5 255 (4.33%) Java Developer
6 254 (4.31%) Architect
6 254 (4.31%) Business Analyst
7 205 (3.48%) Consultant
8 201 (3.41%) Service Manager
9 194 (3.29%) .NET Developer
9 194 (3.29%) C# Developer
10 187 (3.17%) Senior Developer
11 178 (3.02%) Software Developer
12 150 (2.54%) Scrum Master
13 149 (2.53%) C# .NET Developer
13 149 (2.53%) Software Engineer
14 148 (2.51%) Senior Manager
15 137 (2.32%) Team Leader
16 130 (2.21%) Support Analyst
17 127 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 571 (9.69%) .NET
2 481 (8.16%) HTML
3 364 (6.18%) CSS
4 310 (5.26%) Web Services
5 298 (5.06%) ASP.NET
6 262 (4.45%) Spring
7 261 (4.43%) XML
8 255 (4.33%) AngularJS
9 238 (4.04%) jQuery
10 231 (3.92%) REST
11 184 (3.12%) HTML5
12 144 (2.44%) RESTful
13 135 (2.29%) SOAP
14 119 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
15 113 (1.92%) Middleware
16 107 (1.82%) Java EE
17 103 (1.75%) Node.js
18 89 (1.51%) J2EE
19 88 (1.49%) CSS3
20 81 (1.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 865 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
2 405 (6.87%) Computer Science
3 360 (6.11%) Management Information System
4 304 (5.16%) Data Centre
5 219 (3.72%) User Experience
6 158 (2.68%) Virtual Team
7 126 (2.14%) Mathematics
8 118 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 108 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 102 (1.73%) CMDB
11 70 (1.19%) Statistics
12 68 (1.15%) Data Integration
13 64 (1.09%) Visualisation
14 59 (1.00%) Driving Licence
15 56 (0.95%) Algorithms
16 52 (0.88%) Data Structures
17 50 (0.85%) Clustering
18 42 (0.71%) Mainframe
19 40 (0.68%) Blackberry
19 40 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 711 (12.06%) Windows
2 603 (10.23%) Linux
3 306 (5.19%) Unix
4 231 (3.92%) Windows Server
5 139 (2.36%) Android
6 123 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 98 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 95 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 87 (1.48%) CentOS
10 84 (1.43%) Windows 7
11 82 (1.39%) AIX
12 59 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 59 (1.00%) Ubuntu
13 51 (0.87%) SUSE
14 43 (0.73%) Solaris
15 39 (0.66%) Windows XP
16 38 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
17 36 (0.61%) Windows 8
18 29 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
19 20 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2027 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1051 (17.83%) Project Management
3 1028 (17.44%) ITIL
4 812 (13.78%) Scrum
5 611 (10.37%) Service Delivery
6 528 (8.96%) PRINCE2
7 510 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 505 (8.57%) SDLC
9 490 (8.31%) Change Management
10 478 (8.11%) Mentoring
11 476 (8.08%) TDD
12 471 (7.99%) Service Management
13 435 (7.38%) Line Management
14 402 (6.82%) Coaching
15 397 (6.74%) Software Engineering
16 381 (6.46%) DevOps
17 370 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
18 348 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
19 331 (5.62%) Business Analysis
20 319 (5.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 981 (16.64%) SQL
2 858 (14.56%) Java
3 653 (11.08%) JavaScript
4 563 (9.55%) C#
5 336 (5.70%) Python
6 212 (3.60%) C++
7 192 (3.26%) Perl
8 162 (2.75%) PHP
9 145 (2.46%) Ruby
10 119 (2.02%) PowerShell
11 118 (2.00%) C
12 111 (1.88%) T-SQL
13 109 (1.85%) Bash Shell
14 81 (1.37%) PL/SQL
15 70 (1.19%) Groovy
16 60 (1.02%) Shell Script
17 58 (0.98%) ABAP
18 56 (0.95%) Scala
19 55 (0.93%) VBA
20 54 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1101 (18.68%) Degree
2 228 (3.87%) ISEB
3 149 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
4 147 (2.49%) PMI Certification
5 144 (2.44%) CISSP
6 139 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 128 (2.17%) PMP
8 122 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
9 121 (2.05%) ISTQB
10 114 (1.93%) Security Cleared
11 99 (1.68%) CISM
12 88 (1.49%) CISA
13 69 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 65 (1.10%) CCNA
14 65 (1.10%) CCNP
14 65 (1.10%) SC Cleared
15 61 (1.03%) MCSE
16 51 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 46 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 40 (0.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 626 (10.62%) QA
2 317 (5.38%) SLA
3 176 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 104 (1.76%) PCI DSS
5 91 (1.54%) Data Quality
6 81 (1.37%) COBIT
7 57 (0.97%) ISO 9001
8 38 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 14 (0.24%) ISO27002
9 14 (0.24%) Solvency II
10 13 (0.22%) GAAP
10 13 (0.22%) ISAE 3402
10 13 (0.22%) Val IT
11 11 (0.19%) ISO 14001
11 11 (0.19%) ISO 9000
11 11 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 10 (0.17%) SSAE 16
13 9 (0.15%) P3O
14 8 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
15 7 (0.12%) Section 508
System Software
1 286 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 258 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
4 86 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
5 77 (1.31%) vSphere
6 72 (1.22%) Hyper-V
7 71 (1.20%) Docker
8 58 (0.98%) NFS
9 50 (0.85%) Firmware
10 47 (0.80%) XenApp
11 25 (0.42%) XenDesktop
12 20 (0.34%) VMware ESX
13 18 (0.31%) XenServer
14 15 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
15 14 (0.24%) ISA Server
16 11 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
17 9 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
18 7 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 7 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
19 5 (0.085%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 198 (3.36%) Puppet
2 91 (1.54%) SCCM
3 88 (1.49%) Nagios
4 82 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 74 (1.26%) Ansible
6 53 (0.90%) SCVMM
7 51 (0.87%) SCOM
8 37 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
9 36 (0.61%) Tivoli
10 23 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
11 22 (0.37%) NetBackup
12 21 (0.36%) HAProxy
13 16 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 16 (0.27%) Unicenter
13 16 (0.27%) vMotion
14 15 (0.25%) WSUS
15 14 (0.24%) Data Guard
15 14 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 13 (0.22%) Control-M
16 13 (0.22%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1023 (17.36%) Microsoft
2 685 (11.62%) Oracle
3 413 (7.01%) VMware
4 364 (6.18%) SAP
5 317 (5.38%) Cisco
6 222 (3.77%) HP
7 207 (3.51%) IBM
8 197 (3.34%) Citrix
9 105 (1.78%) Red Hat
10 102 (1.73%) Juniper
11 100 (1.70%) CheckPoint
12 94 (1.59%) EMC
13 77 (1.31%) NetApp
14 70 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
15 68 (1.15%) BMC
16 66 (1.12%) Google
16 66 (1.12%) Sophos
17 58 (0.98%) Adobe
18 53 (0.90%) Apple
19 51 (0.87%) Sun
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JM
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 55k per year + open to all levels
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and Equity
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbridge, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Met University
Salary: Grade 9 (£40,082 to £46,414)
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Ins
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