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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 124 150 175
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +25
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2542 2297 1807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.41% 1.94% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.35% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1783 1678 1314
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +8.86%

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
88868 97779 88218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.13% 82.70% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 72292 79425 72637
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 29 May 2015 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 29 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +32 2324 £50,000 - 350
London +13 797 £56,255 -2.16% 80
South East +35 538 £55,000 +22.22% 72
Yorkshire +49 199 £42,500 +6.25% 30
East Midlands +33 187 £45,000 +9.75% 22
East of England +8 173 £47,500 +1.60% 21
North West +48 169 £40,000 +11.11% 47
Berkshire +57 168 £55,000 - 8
West Yorkshire +49 147 £43,500 +8.75% 23
City of London 0 143 £57,500 +4.54% 26
South West -1 135 £46,377 +9.12% 40
West Midlands -4 127 £46,250 +2.77% 30
Leeds +52 118 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Surrey +37 112 £57,250 +27.22% 10
Manchester +46 100 £39,000 +11.42% 27
Scotland +4 100 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Reading +35 76 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Northamptonshire +22 66 £45,500 +21.33% 3
Nottinghamshire +21 60 £47,500 +5.20% 12
Nottingham +15 54 £50,000 +10.74% 12
Northampton +26 53 £46,377 +27.05% 2
East Sussex +46 50 £51,250 +13.88% 14
Oxfordshire +31 50 £52,500 +40.00% 21
Cambridgeshire -15 50 £51,500 +21.17% 8
Hampshire -39 50 £57,500 +35.29% 6
Wales +4 48 £50,000 +9.89% 5
Hertfordshire +5 45 £33,000 -30.52% 4
South Wales +3 44 £50,000 -2.43% 5
Birmingham -11 44 £42,500 -26.08% 10
Cheshire +29 43 £45,000 +12.50% 12

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1521 (29.96%) Finance
2 1482 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
3 979 (19.28%) Project Management
4 928 (18.28%) Degree
5 887 (17.47%) ITIL
6 860 (16.94%) SQL
7 745 (14.67%) Microsoft
8 677 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 661 (13.02%) Service Delivery
10 619 (12.19%) Java
10 619 (12.19%) QA
11 563 (11.09%) Scrum
12 557 (10.97%) MS Excel
13 534 (10.52%) JavaScript
14 530 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
15 529 (10.42%) .NET
16 514 (10.12%) Windows
17 512 (10.08%) SQL Server
18 494 (9.73%) Oracle
19 493 (9.71%) HTML
20 491 (9.67%) Service Management
21 488 (9.61%) C#
22 478 (9.42%) Mentoring
23 469 (9.24%) SDLC
24 457 (9.00%) PRINCE2
25 453 (8.92%) TDD
26 406 (8.00%) Change Management
27 403 (7.94%) Coaching
28 395 (7.78%) Retail
29 364 (7.17%) Management Information System

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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
1 155 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 107 (2.11%) IIS
3 105 (2.07%) Node.js
4 93 (1.83%) MS Exchange
5 76 (1.50%) Tomcat
6 69 (1.36%) Apache
6 69 (1.36%) WebSphere
7 56 (1.10%) Apache Solr
8 53 (1.04%) Confluence
8 53 (1.04%) CMS
9 44 (0.87%) Lync
10 43 (0.85%) nginx
11 39 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
12 38 (0.75%) SAS
13 36 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
14 31 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
15 30 (0.59%) WebLogic
16 29 (0.57%) JBoss
17 25 (0.49%) Drupal
17 25 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 557 (10.97%) MS Excel
2 241 (4.75%) MS Office
3 174 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 135 (2.66%) MS Project
5 128 (2.52%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.14%) SPSS
8 6 (0.12%) Mingle
9 5 (0.098%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.079%) SOLIDWORKS
10 4 (0.079%) FastStats
11 2 (0.039%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.039%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.039%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.020%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.020%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.020%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 62 (1.22%) SAP FI
2 61 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
2 61 (1.20%) SAP CO
3 56 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 51 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
5 40 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
6 37 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
7 33 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
8 32 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
9 28 (0.55%) SAP SCM
10 25 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
11 23 (0.45%) SAP PS
12 22 (0.43%) SAP MM
12 22 (0.43%) Primavera
13 21 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
14 17 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
15 16 (0.32%) SAP SD
16 15 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
16 15 (0.30%) SAP HCM
16 15 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 126 (2.48%) SaaS
2 101 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 66 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
5 63 (1.24%) GitHub
6 32 (0.63%) IaaS
7 28 (0.55%) Office 365
8 27 (0.53%) PaaS
9 25 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
10 18 (0.35%) Amazon S3
11 16 (0.32%) AWS OpsWorks
12 11 (0.22%) Taleo
13 10 (0.20%) Yammer
14 9 (0.18%) Force.com
15 8 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
16 6 (0.12%) Google Analytics
16 6 (0.12%) Boomi
16 6 (0.12%) iPaaS
17 5 (0.098%) Route 53
17 5 (0.098%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 124 (2.44%) Firewall
2 120 (2.36%) Internet
3 108 (2.13%) SAN
4 105 (2.07%) TCP/IP
5 91 (1.79%) HTTP
6 81 (1.60%) WAN
7 78 (1.54%) LAN
8 68 (1.34%) VPN
9 66 (1.30%) MPLS
10 63 (1.24%) VoIP
11 62 (1.22%) DNS
12 52 (1.02%) Wireless
13 46 (0.91%) SSL
14 42 (0.83%) DHCP
15 40 (0.79%) Unified Communications
16 38 (0.75%) FTP
17 36 (0.71%) Intranet
18 31 (0.61%) Network Security
19 29 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
20 25 (0.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 512 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 161 (3.17%) MySQL
3 156 (3.07%) MongoDB
4 152 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 149 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
6 115 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 111 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 108 (2.13%) Oracle Database
9 107 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 75 (1.48%) NoSQL
11 66 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 63 (1.24%) RDBMS
13 62 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
14 58 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 51 (1.00%) Big Data
16 50 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
17 44 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
18 43 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
19 39 (0.77%) DB2
20 33 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 217 (4.27%) Git (software)
2 198 (3.90%) Selenium
3 134 (2.64%) JIRA
4 126 (2.48%) Jenkins
5 125 (2.46%) Cucumber
6 104 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 101 (1.99%) Visual Studio
8 97 (1.91%) Maven
9 88 (1.73%) NUnit
10 87 (1.71%) Subversion
11 85 (1.67%) JUnit
12 81 (1.60%) TeamCity
13 66 (1.30%) WebDriver
14 50 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
15 49 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
16 47 (0.93%) Hudson
17 38 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
18 36 (0.71%) Jasmine
19 33 (0.65%) PhantomJS
19 33 (0.65%) Appium
General
1 1521 (29.96%) Finance
2 395 (7.78%) Retail
3 320 (6.30%) Telecoms
4 281 (5.53%) Banking
5 257 (5.06%) Marketing
6 161 (3.17%) Manufacturing
7 135 (2.66%) Legal
8 117 (2.30%) Back Office
9 102 (2.01%) Publishing
10 101 (1.99%) Games
11 100 (1.97%) Law
12 92 (1.81%) Advertising
13 69 (1.36%) Automotive
14 57 (1.12%) Billing
15 50 (0.98%) Electronics
16 45 (0.89%) Military
16 45 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
16 45 (0.89%) Financial Institution
17 34 (0.67%) General Ledger
17 34 (0.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 893 (17.59%) Analyst
2 728 (14.34%) Developer
3 360 (7.09%) Project Manager
4 307 (6.05%) Service Manager
5 303 (5.97%) Business Analyst
6 226 (4.45%) Architect
7 188 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 170 (3.35%) Delivery Manager
9 140 (2.76%) Java Developer
10 138 (2.72%) Software Engineer
11 136 (2.68%) Support Analyst
12 121 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
13 120 (2.36%) Solutions Architect
14 114 (2.25%) Consultant
15 106 (2.09%) Test Analyst
16 103 (2.03%) .NET Developer
17 102 (2.01%) Programme Manager
18 96 (1.89%) Team Leader
19 92 (1.81%) Senior Manager
20 90 (1.77%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 529 (10.42%) .NET
2 493 (9.71%) HTML
3 357 (7.03%) CSS
4 335 (6.60%) Web Services
5 301 (5.93%) XML
6 227 (4.47%) ASP.NET
7 208 (4.10%) HTML5
8 185 (3.64%) Spring
9 169 (3.33%) REST
10 165 (3.25%) jQuery
11 129 (2.54%) CSS3
12 122 (2.40%) AngularJS
13 121 (2.38%) JSON
14 120 (2.36%) SOAP
15 117 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 112 (2.21%) J2EE
17 102 (2.01%) .NET Framework
18 87 (1.71%) Hibernate
19 79 (1.56%) Middleware
20 74 (1.46%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 677 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 364 (7.17%) Management Information System
3 271 (5.34%) Computer Science
4 184 (3.62%) Data Centre
5 155 (3.05%) User Experience
6 130 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 105 (2.07%) PMI
8 83 (1.63%) Visualisation
9 75 (1.48%) Blackberry
10 69 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
11 68 (1.34%) FMCG
11 68 (1.34%) Social Media
12 56 (1.10%) NHS
12 56 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 51 (1.00%) Mainframe
14 47 (0.93%) Blog
15 43 (0.85%) Replication
15 43 (0.85%) BBC
16 41 (0.81%) Online Games
17 40 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 514 (10.12%) Windows
2 342 (6.74%) Linux
3 233 (4.59%) UNIX
4 100 (1.97%) Apple iOS
5 91 (1.79%) Android
6 87 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 78 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 58 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 53 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 33 (0.65%) Debian
11 28 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (0.43%) AIX
12 22 (0.43%) Solaris
13 21 (0.41%) Windows XP
14 17 (0.33%) VMS
15 16 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 16 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 15 (0.30%) CentOS
17 11 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1482 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
2 979 (19.28%) Project Management
3 887 (17.47%) ITIL
4 661 (13.02%) Service Delivery
5 563 (11.09%) Scrum
6 530 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 491 (9.67%) Service Management
8 478 (9.42%) Mentoring
9 469 (9.24%) SDLC
10 457 (9.00%) PRINCE2
11 453 (8.92%) TDD
12 406 (8.00%) Change Management
13 403 (7.94%) Coaching
14 354 (6.97%) E-Commerce
15 349 (6.87%) Business Analysis
16 333 (6.56%) Software Engineering
17 328 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
18 320 (6.30%) Line Management
19 300 (5.91%) BDD
20 298 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 860 (16.94%) SQL
2 619 (12.19%) Java
3 534 (10.52%) JavaScript
4 488 (9.61%) C#
5 157 (3.09%) T-SQL
6 153 (3.01%) C++
7 150 (2.95%) Ruby
8 128 (2.52%) Python
9 114 (2.25%) C
10 110 (2.17%) PL/SQL
11 106 (2.09%) PHP
12 91 (1.79%) Perl
13 61 (1.20%) Shell Script
14 57 (1.12%) PowerShell
15 56 (1.10%) Groovy
16 51 (1.00%) VB
16 51 (1.00%) VB.NET
17 42 (0.83%) Scala
18 34 (0.67%) Bash Shell
19 32 (0.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 928 (18.28%) Degree
2 208 (4.10%) ISEB
3 194 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
4 176 (3.47%) PMI Certification
5 156 (3.07%) Security Cleared
6 131 (2.58%) ISTQB
7 126 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 111 (2.19%) SC Cleared
9 96 (1.89%) PMP
10 91 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
11 86 (1.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 72 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 69 (1.36%) MCSE
14 65 (1.28%) CISSP
15 63 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 60 (1.18%) DV Cleared
17 51 (1.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 50 (0.98%) CCNA
19 49 (0.97%) CISM
20 46 (0.91%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 619 (12.19%) QA
2 322 (6.34%) SLA
3 159 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 92 (1.81%) ISO 9001
5 47 (0.93%) ISO 14001
6 36 (0.71%) PCI DSS
7 30 (0.59%) ISO 9000
8 28 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 24 (0.47%) COBIT
10 19 (0.37%) P3O
11 14 (0.28%) Data Quality
12 7 (0.14%) Basel II
13 6 (0.12%) PMBOK
14 3 (0.059%) FISMA
15 2 (0.039%) Val IT
15 2 (0.039%) WCAG
16 1 (0.020%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 1 (0.020%) HL7
16 1 (0.020%) DICOM
16 1 (0.020%) Solvency II
System Software
1 185 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 148 (2.92%) Active Directory
3 60 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 37 (0.73%) vSphere
5 27 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 25 (0.49%) XenApp
7 21 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
8 17 (0.33%) XenDesktop
9 14 (0.28%) vCloud
10 13 (0.26%) XenServer
11 12 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (0.22%) Docker
13 8 (0.16%) Firmware
14 7 (0.14%) VMware ESX
15 6 (0.12%) Varnish
15 6 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (0.098%) Forefront TMG
16 5 (0.098%) RACF
17 4 (0.079%) MetaFrame
17 4 (0.079%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 69 (1.36%) Puppet
2 66 (1.30%) SCCM
3 62 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 61 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
5 34 (0.67%) SCOM
6 24 (0.47%) Vagrant
7 15 (0.30%) Data Guard
7 15 (0.30%) Ansible
8 12 (0.24%) Nagios
8 12 (0.24%) Graphite
9 10 (0.20%) Tivoli
9 10 (0.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 10 (0.20%) SCOrch
10 9 (0.18%) WSUS
10 9 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (0.18%) Control-M
11 8 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.16%) Kibana
12 7 (0.14%) logstash
12 7 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 745 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 494 (9.73%) Oracle
3 257 (5.06%) SAP
4 218 (4.29%) VMware
5 146 (2.88%) Cisco
6 114 (2.25%) HP
7 96 (1.89%) Citrix
8 94 (1.85%) IBM
9 87 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
10 58 (1.14%) Business Objects
11 43 (0.85%) Google
12 37 (0.73%) Informatica
13 34 (0.67%) Red Hat
13 34 (0.67%) NetApp
14 32 (0.63%) ServiceNow
15 29 (0.57%) Adobe
16 28 (0.55%) 3PAR
17 24 (0.47%) Avaya
18 23 (0.45%) Huawei
19 22 (0.43%) Juniper
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Salary: From £20,000 to £34,000 per annum Good Benefits & Great Team!
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Good Bonus & Private Medical (BUPA)
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Torquay, Devon
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Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + + excellent package
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Salary: £40000 Per Annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefitd
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus +benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
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