The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 137 152 174
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +22
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2362 1961 1891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.03% 1.80% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 2.29% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1669 1403 1463
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93489 85651 91195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.67% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 75403 70134 77725
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +15 2145 £48,500 +7.77% 291
London -18 828 £55,000 +4.76% 112
South East +12 443 £45,000 +11.11% 63
City of London +3 207 £52,500 +5.00% 34
East of England +26 196 £47,500 - 16
East Midlands +37 162 £42,500 +6.25% 11
South West +40 159 £43,000 +1.17% 24
Scotland +10 132 £45,000 +15.38% 10
Yorkshire -7 125 £35,000 -10.25% 15
North West +25 124 £42,277 +12.73% 24
Berkshire +15 111 £56,250 +14.79% 15
Hampshire +51 108 £43,750 +8.69% 15
West Midlands +13 104 £43,000 +1.17% 22
Hertfordshire +38 93 £50,000 -2.43% 7
Surrey +1 86 £37,000 -2.63% 14
West Yorkshire -28 74 £37,500 -2.59% 11
Manchester +12 60 £40,000 +3.89% 14
Leeds -19 59 £37,500 - 7
Cambridgeshire +15 58 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Edinburgh +23 57 £45,000 +10.42% 2
Glasgow +6 57 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Northamptonshire +28 55 £40,000 -9.09% 3
Dorset +22 49 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Cheshire +18 48 £42,279 +20.79% 6
Nottinghamshire +34 43 £40,857 +25.71% 5
Nottingham +27 42 £40,857 +25.71% 2
Northampton +14 41 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Reading +10 41 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 39 £35,000 -35.18% 4
Portsmouth - 38 £35,000 - 4

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1281 (27.47%) Finance
2 944 (20.24%) Project Management
3 891 (19.11%) Microsoft
4 860 (18.44%) Degree
5 801 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
6 798 (17.11%) ITIL
7 689 (14.78%) SQL
8 660 (14.15%) Scrum
9 624 (13.38%) MS Excel
10 618 (13.25%) Java
11 596 (12.78%) .NET
12 546 (11.71%) C#
13 538 (11.54%) Service Delivery
14 525 (11.26%) SQL Server
15 508 (10.89%) Windows
16 500 (10.72%) Change Management
17 483 (10.36%) Oracle
18 474 (10.17%) JavaScript
19 461 (9.89%) HTML
20 459 (9.84%) QA
21 455 (9.76%) E-Commerce
22 429 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
23 415 (8.90%) TDD
24 402 (8.62%) Retail
25 384 (8.24%) Service Management
26 377 (8.08%) PRINCE2
27 351 (7.53%) OO
28 340 (7.29%) XML
28 340 (7.29%) SLA
29 336 (7.21%) Linux

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 223 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 131 (2.81%) IIS
3 109 (2.34%) CMS
4 100 (2.14%) MS Exchange
5 98 (2.10%) Confluence
6 91 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 87 (1.87%) Apache
8 66 (1.42%) WebSphere
9 55 (1.18%) Apache Solr
10 50 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
11 47 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
12 45 (0.97%) SAS
13 43 (0.92%) Node.js
14 40 (0.86%) NetWeaver
15 35 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
16 34 (0.73%) FileNet
17 33 (0.71%) nginx
18 27 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
19 26 (0.56%) WebLogic
19 26 (0.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 624 (13.38%) MS Excel
2 302 (6.48%) MS Office
3 117 (2.51%) MS Project
4 109 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 86 (1.84%) MS Visio
6 40 (0.86%) Photoshop
7 22 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 19 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.19%) InfoPath
10 8 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
11 6 (0.13%) SPSS
12 5 (0.11%) Simulink
13 4 (0.086%) CATIA
14 3 (0.064%) InDesign
14 3 (0.064%) Mingle
15 2 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (0.043%) FrameMaker
15 2 (0.043%) Maya
15 2 (0.043%) 3ds Max
15 2 (0.043%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 54 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 52 (1.12%) SAP FI
3 49 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
3 49 (1.05%) SAP CO
4 43 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
5 40 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
6 33 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
7 29 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
8 27 (0.58%) SAP SCM
9 26 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
9 26 (0.56%) Magento
10 23 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
10 23 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
11 22 (0.47%) SAP MDM
12 20 (0.43%) Agresso
12 20 (0.43%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 20 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
13 17 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
14 13 (0.28%) SAP BPC
14 13 (0.28%) SAP Bank Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 83 (1.78%) SaaS
2 69 (1.48%) GitHub
3 33 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 29 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.45%) Taleo
7 12 (0.26%) IaaS
8 9 (0.19%) Office 365
9 7 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (0.15%) PaaS
10 4 (0.086%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.086%) Responsys
11 3 (0.064%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.064%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.043%) Heroku
12 2 (0.043%) Engine Yard
12 2 (0.043%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 143 (3.07%) Internet
2 138 (2.96%) TCP/IP
3 130 (2.79%) DNS
4 124 (2.66%) Firewall
5 121 (2.59%) LAN
6 120 (2.57%) SAN
7 107 (2.29%) WAN
8 93 (1.99%) Wireless
9 86 (1.84%) HTTP
10 79 (1.69%) VPN
11 74 (1.59%) DHCP
12 57 (1.22%) NAS
13 49 (1.05%) Intranet
14 36 (0.77%) Broadband
15 34 (0.73%) SSL
16 32 (0.69%) 3G
17 31 (0.66%) MPLS
18 30 (0.64%) Network Security
19 25 (0.54%) VoIP
20 23 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 525 (11.26%) SQL Server
2 179 (3.84%) Relational Database
3 124 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
4 122 (2.62%) RDBMS
5 112 (2.40%) MySQL
6 109 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 97 (2.08%) MongoDB
8 86 (1.84%) NoSQL
8 86 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 80 (1.72%) Oracle Database
10 61 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 58 (1.24%) DB2
12 57 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 54 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
14 52 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
15 49 (1.05%) Big Data
16 46 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
17 45 (0.97%) RavenDB
18 43 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
19 41 (0.88%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 220 (4.72%) Git (software)
2 160 (3.43%) Cucumber
3 148 (3.17%) Subversion
4 146 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 134 (2.87%) JIRA
6 126 (2.70%) Visual Studio
7 122 (2.62%) Selenium
8 114 (2.44%) Maven
9 105 (2.25%) NUnit
10 101 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 95 (2.04%) TeamCity
12 69 (1.48%) Rhino Mocks
13 54 (1.16%) Hudson
14 53 (1.14%) ReSharper
15 51 (1.09%) Moq
16 50 (1.07%) WATIR
17 46 (0.99%) Jasmine
18 44 (0.94%) NCrunch
19 39 (0.84%) SpecFlow
20 37 (0.79%) Ant
General
1 1281 (27.47%) Finance
2 402 (8.62%) Retail
3 309 (6.63%) Telecoms
4 281 (6.03%) Banking
5 280 (6.00%) Marketing
6 216 (4.63%) Back Office
7 183 (3.92%) Manufacturing
8 171 (3.67%) Legal
9 98 (2.10%) Law
10 87 (1.87%) Publishing
11 75 (1.61%) Advertising
12 69 (1.48%) Games
13 63 (1.35%) Electronics
14 61 (1.31%) Billing
15 48 (1.03%) French Language
16 45 (0.97%) Retail Banking
17 36 (0.77%) Financial Institution
18 33 (0.71%) Aerospace
19 30 (0.64%) Military
19 30 (0.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 849 (18.21%) Analyst
2 812 (17.41%) Developer
3 345 (7.40%) Project Manager
4 295 (6.33%) Business Analyst
5 270 (5.79%) Service Manager
6 204 (4.37%) Senior Developer
7 196 (4.20%) Architect
8 163 (3.50%) Java Developer
9 162 (3.47%) Team Leader
10 152 (3.26%) .NET Developer
11 143 (3.07%) Software Engineer
12 138 (2.96%) Delivery Manager
13 137 (2.94%) Consultant
14 117 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
15 107 (2.29%) Services Delivery Manager
16 101 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
17 96 (2.06%) Business Manager
18 93 (1.99%) Systems Analyst
19 90 (1.93%) Applications Support
20 84 (1.80%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 596 (12.78%) .NET
2 461 (9.89%) HTML
3 340 (7.29%) XML
4 333 (7.14%) CSS
5 300 (6.43%) ASP.NET
6 268 (5.75%) Web Services
7 246 (5.28%) jQuery
8 193 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 182 (3.90%) HTML5
10 173 (3.71%) Spring
11 157 (3.37%) .NET Framework
12 125 (2.68%) J2EE
13 117 (2.51%) JSON
14 110 (2.36%) Ajax
15 108 (2.32%) REST
15 108 (2.32%) WCF
16 107 (2.29%) CSS3
17 95 (2.04%) Hibernate
18 84 (1.80%) SOAP
19 83 (1.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 326 (6.99%) Management Information System
2 196 (4.20%) Computer Science
3 177 (3.80%) Open Source
4 100 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 88 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 87 (1.87%) Blackberry
7 84 (1.80%) Derivative
8 82 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 71 (1.52%) Statistics
10 53 (1.14%) PMI
11 48 (1.03%) Visualisation
12 44 (0.94%) Social Media
13 42 (0.90%) Mathematics
14 40 (0.86%) Digital Media
15 39 (0.84%) IPTV
16 37 (0.79%) CMDB
17 34 (0.73%) Client/Server
18 33 (0.71%) Clustering
19 32 (0.69%) Video on Demand
20 28 (0.60%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 508 (10.89%) Windows
2 336 (7.21%) Linux
3 181 (3.88%) UNIX
4 106 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 100 (2.14%) Windows 7
6 96 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 69 (1.48%) Android
8 54 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 52 (1.12%) Windows XP
10 48 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 40 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (0.58%) Windows 8
13 26 (0.56%) Solaris
14 23 (0.49%) Debian
15 19 (0.41%) AIX
16 17 (0.36%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
18 11 (0.24%) Ubuntu
19 9 (0.19%) CentOS
20 8 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 944 (20.24%) Project Management
2 801 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
3 798 (17.11%) ITIL
4 660 (14.15%) Scrum
5 538 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 500 (10.72%) Change Management
7 455 (9.76%) E-Commerce
8 429 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 415 (8.90%) TDD
10 384 (8.24%) Service Management
11 377 (8.08%) PRINCE2
12 351 (7.53%) OO
13 303 (6.50%) MVC
14 283 (6.07%) Software Engineering
14 283 (6.07%) Business Analysis
15 259 (5.55%) Business Intelligence
16 257 (5.51%) Six Sigma
17 256 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
18 214 (4.59%) BDD
19 207 (4.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 689 (14.78%) SQL
2 618 (13.25%) Java
3 546 (11.71%) C#
4 474 (10.17%) JavaScript
5 150 (3.22%) Ruby
6 129 (2.77%) PHP
7 124 (2.66%) C++
8 112 (2.40%) VB.NET
9 105 (2.25%) T-SQL
10 97 (2.08%) Python
11 87 (1.87%) C
12 83 (1.78%) PowerShell
13 62 (1.33%) Perl
14 48 (1.03%) PL/SQL
14 48 (1.03%) VB
15 46 (0.99%) Groovy
16 45 (0.97%) ABAP
17 39 (0.84%) Scala
18 38 (0.81%) VBA
19 36 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 860 (18.44%) Degree
2 147 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 129 (2.77%) PMI Certification
4 126 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 122 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 108 (2.32%) ISEB
7 91 (1.95%) PMP
8 84 (1.80%) SC Cleared
9 65 (1.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 61 (1.31%) ISTQB
11 60 (1.29%) MBA
11 60 (1.29%) MCSE
12 58 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 49 (1.05%) MCITP
14 42 (0.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 39 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
16 38 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 35 (0.75%) SAP Certification
18 30 (0.64%) CCNA
19 29 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 459 (9.84%) QA
2 340 (7.29%) SLA
3 95 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 84 (1.80%) ISO 9001
5 36 (0.77%) ISO 14001
6 30 (0.64%) PCI DSS
7 21 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (0.36%) COBIT
9 16 (0.34%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.15%) BS7799
10 7 (0.15%) ISO 9000
11 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 6 (0.13%) COSO
12 4 (0.086%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.064%) P3O
13 3 (0.064%) SNOMED CT
13 3 (0.064%) BS25999
14 2 (0.043%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.043%) HL7
14 2 (0.043%) DO-178B
System Software
1 211 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 180 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (1.20%) VMware ESX
4 50 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 34 (0.73%) vSphere
6 30 (0.64%) XenApp
7 17 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
8 14 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 14 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.26%) XenServer
10 10 (0.21%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.21%) vCloud
11 8 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.17%) VMware Server
12 7 (0.15%) Varnish
13 6 (0.13%) HDFS
14 5 (0.11%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.11%) KVM
15 4 (0.086%) Xen
15 4 (0.086%) NDS
Systems Management
1 52 (1.12%) SCCM
1 52 (1.12%) Puppet
2 46 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 43 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (0.77%) Tivoli
5 23 (0.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 21 (0.45%) Nagios
6 21 (0.45%) SCOM
7 18 (0.39%) Data Guard
7 18 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 17 (0.36%) Opsview
9 12 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
11 9 (0.19%) SAP Afaria
12 8 (0.17%) Netcool
12 8 (0.17%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 6 (0.13%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.13%) collectd
13 6 (0.13%) Ansible
14 4 (0.086%) Nessus
Vendors
1 891 (19.11%) Microsoft
2 483 (10.36%) Oracle
3 324 (6.95%) SAP
4 249 (5.34%) VMware
5 148 (3.17%) IBM
6 114 (2.44%) Citrix
7 100 (2.14%) HP
8 98 (2.10%) Cisco
9 70 (1.50%) Red Hat
10 63 (1.35%) Business Objects
11 52 (1.12%) JBoss
12 49 (1.05%) Adobe
13 48 (1.03%) RedPrairie
14 46 (0.99%) Apple
14 46 (0.99%) Twitter
15 44 (0.94%) Endeca
16 41 (0.88%) NetApp
17 33 (0.71%) EMC
18 31 (0.66%) Cognos
18 31 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
Surrey
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension and Healthcare
Posted: 1 hour ago
York, North Yorkshire
XCM Rock
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent training / benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £42000 - £49000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Up to £50k+Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 to 44,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum 28 days holiday + 16% pension + healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus, Single Healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £5 - £6 per annum + Market rates
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Splash Damage
Posted: 21 hours ago