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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
UK
Rank 81 110 135
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +25
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2733 2828 2497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.23% 2.80% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 3.18% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1888 2140 1759
Median salary £51,486 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.39% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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
75139 88872 92319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.69% 88.15% 86.53%
Number of salaries quoted 61840 73780 75650
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 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £73,500 £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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +28 2531 £52,500 +10.52% 322
London +48 1066 £60,000 +9.09% 110
South East -5 459 £51,500 +9.06% 66
East of England +43 219 £45,000 - 28
North West +15 203 £50,125 +11.38% 35
West Midlands -11 158 £45,000 +3.22% 16
Manchester +4 156 £55,000 +15.78% 20
City of London +36 149 £57,500 +11.65% 16
Yorkshire -3 136 £40,000 - 30
South West -21 136 £42,500 +2.40% 18
Surrey +13 131 £52,500 +16.66% 16
East Midlands +16 122 £47,500 +15.85% 8
Birmingham +14 114 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Scotland +29 110 £47,500 +5.55% 7
West Yorkshire 0 100 £39,000 -8.23% 22
Oxfordshire -7 82 £53,500 +18.88% 28
Berkshire +7 77 £55,000 +13.40% 7
Leeds +2 72 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Hampshire -1 64 £45,000 -14.28% 6
Hertfordshire +8 61 £52,500 +16.66% 7
Cambridgeshire +42 54 £44,000 -1.67% 11
Glasgow +23 53 £46,000 +2.22% 1
Reigate +60 45 £55,000 +46.66% 3
Norfolk -3 45 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Northamptonshire +31 44 £46,250 +6.08% 2
Edinburgh +20 43 £50,000 - 6
Norwich +7 43 £37,500 -27.88% 1
West Sussex -5 41 £51,000 +6.46% 2
Wales -1 38 £32,500 -25.71% 4
Buckinghamshire +39 37 £45,000 -23.72% 2

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 1915 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1502 (27.46%) Finance
3 939 (17.17%) Degree
4 908 (16.60%) ITIL
5 886 (16.20%) Microsoft
6 855 (15.63%) SQL
7 825 (15.09%) Scrum
8 817 (14.94%) Project Management
9 776 (14.19%) Java
10 718 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
11 645 (11.79%) Service Delivery
12 629 (11.50%) MS Excel
13 616 (11.26%) SQL Server
14 574 (10.50%) Software Engineering
15 559 (10.22%) QA
16 549 (10.04%) TDD
17 540 (9.87%) Linux
18 536 (9.80%) PRINCE2
19 527 (9.64%) C#
20 524 (9.58%) Windows
21 514 (9.40%) JavaScript
22 504 (9.22%) .NET
23 497 (9.09%) Mentoring
24 468 (8.56%) Service Management
25 465 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
26 457 (8.36%) Line Management
27 448 (8.19%) Change Management
27 448 (8.19%) Retail
28 439 (8.03%) Oracle
29 429 (7.84%) DevOps

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
1 148 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 146 (2.67%) IIS
3 75 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 72 (1.32%) Confluence
5 60 (1.10%) Apache
6 55 (1.01%) Skype for Business
7 49 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 42 (0.77%) JBoss
9 40 (0.73%) Apache Spark
10 39 (0.71%) CMS
11 37 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
12 31 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
13 29 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
13 29 (0.53%) WebSphere
14 26 (0.48%) Apache Pig
15 23 (0.42%) SAS
16 19 (0.35%) Documentum
17 17 (0.31%) OpenStack
17 17 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 16 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 629 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 247 (4.52%) MS Office
3 212 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 62 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 61 (1.12%) MS Project
6 15 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.27%) SPSS
7 13 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.091%) InDesign
10 5 (0.091%) InVision
11 4 (0.073%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.073%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.073%) UXPin
12 3 (0.055%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.037%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.018%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.018%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 74 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.77%) Sentinel
3 38 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 31 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 30 (0.55%) assyst
6 27 (0.49%) SAP CO
6 27 (0.49%) SAP FI
6 27 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
7 19 (0.35%) SAP HCM
8 18 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
9 14 (0.26%) SAP HR
10 13 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
10 13 (0.24%) SAP CRM
11 12 (0.22%) SAP PM
12 11 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
12 11 (0.20%) Retail-J
12 11 (0.20%) SAP QM
13 9 (0.16%) NetSuite
13 9 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 8 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 279 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 240 (4.39%) SaaS
3 213 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 113 (2.07%) IaaS
5 111 (2.03%) PaaS
6 105 (1.92%) Office 365
7 76 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
9 31 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (0.42%) Slack
11 22 (0.40%) GitHub
11 22 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
12 19 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 16 (0.29%) G Suite
14 13 (0.24%) Mimecast
15 12 (0.22%) Force.com
16 10 (0.18%) Akamai
16 10 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
17 8 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 8 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 287 (5.25%) Firewall
2 173 (3.16%) WAN
3 154 (2.82%) LAN
4 144 (2.63%) Internet
5 126 (2.30%) TCP/IP
6 117 (2.14%) DNS
7 108 (1.97%) HTTP
8 74 (1.35%) SSL
9 66 (1.21%) Network Security
10 63 (1.15%) Wireless
11 56 (1.02%) DHCP
12 54 (0.99%) VPN
13 53 (0.97%) OSPF
14 52 (0.95%) VoIP
15 48 (0.88%) Skype
16 45 (0.82%) LDAP
16 45 (0.82%) MPLS
17 38 (0.69%) SAN
18 36 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
19 26 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 616 (11.26%) SQL Server
2 284 (5.19%) MySQL
3 166 (3.04%) Relational Database
4 146 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 135 (2.47%) Big Data
6 130 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 124 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
8 113 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 105 (1.92%) NoSQL
10 92 (1.68%) Hadoop
11 90 (1.65%) RDBMS
12 76 (1.39%) DB2
13 71 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 70 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
15 68 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
16 63 (1.15%) Oracle Database
17 44 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
18 40 (0.73%) GIS
19 37 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
20 32 (0.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 281 (5.14%) Git (software)
2 233 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 227 (4.15%) Selenium
4 184 (3.36%) JIRA
5 141 (2.58%) Cucumber
6 139 (2.54%) JUnit
7 126 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 103 (1.88%) Maven
9 87 (1.59%) Subversion
10 84 (1.54%) TeamCity
11 80 (1.46%) Visual Studio
12 62 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 55 (1.01%) Gradle
14 49 (0.90%) gulp
15 47 (0.86%) WebDriver
16 41 (0.75%) MSBuild
16 41 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
17 38 (0.69%) HP UFT
18 36 (0.66%) NUnit
19 35 (0.64%) Jasmine
General
1 1502 (27.46%) Finance
2 448 (8.19%) Retail
3 235 (4.30%) Manufacturing
4 216 (3.95%) Publishing
5 209 (3.82%) Banking
6 207 (3.78%) Legal
7 201 (3.68%) Telecoms
8 195 (3.57%) Marketing
9 110 (2.01%) Financial Institution
10 90 (1.65%) Games
11 81 (1.48%) Back Office
12 56 (1.02%) Advertising
13 55 (1.01%) Law
14 52 (0.95%) Electronics
15 43 (0.79%) Billing
16 39 (0.71%) Front Office
17 31 (0.57%) German Language
18 29 (0.53%) Automotive
19 25 (0.46%) Investment Banking
20 23 (0.42%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 849 (15.52%) Developer
2 794 (14.52%) Analyst
3 429 (7.84%) Architect
4 296 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 245 (4.48%) IT Manager
6 241 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
7 226 (4.13%) Java Developer
8 208 (3.80%) Consultant
9 194 (3.55%) Service Manager
10 182 (3.33%) Business Analyst
11 177 (3.24%) Senior Developer
12 150 (2.74%) C# Developer
13 142 (2.60%) Software Engineer
14 141 (2.58%) Delivery Manager
15 127 (2.32%) .NET Developer
15 127 (2.32%) Scrum Master
16 126 (2.30%) Software Developer
17 117 (2.14%) Team Leader
18 114 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
19 109 (1.99%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 504 (9.22%) .NET
2 426 (7.79%) HTML
3 340 (6.22%) CSS
4 339 (6.20%) Web Services
5 300 (5.49%) Spring
6 200 (3.66%) XML
7 198 (3.62%) HTML5
8 193 (3.53%) REST
9 189 (3.46%) AngularJS
10 184 (3.36%) ASP.NET
11 162 (2.96%) RESTful
12 151 (2.76%) Node.js
13 148 (2.71%) jQuery
14 121 (2.21%) React
15 110 (2.01%) Hibernate
15 110 (2.01%) Java EE
16 108 (1.97%) JSON
17 104 (1.90%) J2EE
18 102 (1.87%) CSS3
19 96 (1.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 718 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 427 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 403 (7.37%) Management Information System
4 378 (6.91%) Data Centre
5 191 (3.49%) User Experience
6 157 (2.87%) CMDB
7 132 (2.41%) Virtual Team
8 112 (2.05%) NHS
9 101 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
10 84 (1.54%) Fintech
11 82 (1.50%) iPad
12 70 (1.28%) Data Structures
13 68 (1.24%) Mobile App
14 48 (0.88%) PMI
15 43 (0.79%) PKI
16 40 (0.73%) Clustering
17 39 (0.71%) Algorithms
17 39 (0.71%) Fixed Income
17 39 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 37 (0.68%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 540 (9.87%) Linux
2 524 (9.58%) Windows
3 190 (3.47%) Windows Server
4 184 (3.36%) Unix
5 104 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 89 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (1.12%) Android
8 57 (1.04%) Apple iOS
9 53 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 43 (0.79%) Windows 10
11 36 (0.66%) Windows 7
12 20 (0.37%) Debian
13 19 (0.35%) CentOS
14 18 (0.33%) Mac OS X
14 18 (0.33%) Ubuntu
15 16 (0.29%) Solaris
16 15 (0.27%) Windows 8
16 15 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (0.20%) AIX
18 10 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1915 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
2 908 (16.60%) ITIL
3 825 (15.09%) Scrum
4 817 (14.94%) Project Management
5 645 (11.79%) Service Delivery
6 574 (10.50%) Software Engineering
7 549 (10.04%) TDD
8 536 (9.80%) PRINCE2
9 497 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 468 (8.56%) Service Management
11 465 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 457 (8.36%) Line Management
13 448 (8.19%) Change Management
14 429 (7.84%) DevOps
15 419 (7.66%) Coaching
16 414 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
17 372 (6.80%) Information Security
18 357 (6.53%) CRM
18 357 (6.53%) SDLC
19 354 (6.47%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 855 (15.63%) SQL
2 776 (14.19%) Java
3 527 (9.64%) C#
4 514 (9.40%) JavaScript
5 289 (5.28%) Python
6 224 (4.10%) PowerShell
7 136 (2.49%) C
8 135 (2.47%) C++
9 128 (2.34%) Perl
10 105 (1.92%) Ruby
11 101 (1.85%) PHP
11 101 (1.85%) T-SQL
12 64 (1.17%) Bash Shell
12 64 (1.17%) Shell Script
13 44 (0.80%) Scala
14 43 (0.79%) ABAP
14 43 (0.79%) VB
15 42 (0.77%) PL/SQL
16 38 (0.69%) ES6
17 35 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 939 (17.17%) Degree
2 206 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 181 (3.31%) ISEB
4 171 (3.13%) CISSP
5 163 (2.98%) ITIL Certification
6 142 (2.60%) PMI Certification
7 140 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 132 (2.41%) PMP
9 128 (2.34%) CISM
10 117 (2.14%) SC Cleared
11 113 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
12 102 (1.87%) CISA
13 83 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 67 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
15 66 (1.21%) CCNP
16 63 (1.15%) DV Cleared
17 60 (1.10%) ISTQB
18 58 (1.06%) CCNA
19 51 (0.93%) MCSE
20 40 (0.73%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 559 (10.22%) QA
2 257 (4.70%) SLA
3 171 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 117 (2.14%) PCI DSS
5 77 (1.41%) COBIT
6 44 (0.80%) Data Quality
7 40 (0.73%) ISO 9001
8 37 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
9 30 (0.55%) SDET
10 21 (0.38%) ISO 14001
11 19 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 16 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 15 (0.27%) GPG13
14 14 (0.26%) RMADS
15 11 (0.20%) GDPR
16 10 (0.18%) JTAG
17 9 (0.16%) GCP
18 8 (0.15%) ISO 9000
18 8 (0.15%) P3O
18 8 (0.15%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 261 (4.77%) Active Directory
2 255 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
4 76 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 73 (1.33%) Firmware
6 54 (0.99%) Docker
7 49 (0.90%) vSphere
8 46 (0.84%) XenApp
9 19 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
10 17 (0.31%) VMware ESX
11 15 (0.27%) vCloud
12 13 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (0.24%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 10 (0.18%) Xen
15 9 (0.16%) NFS
15 9 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.091%) IAG
16 5 (0.091%) VirtualBox
17 4 (0.073%) Samba
Systems Management
1 114 (2.08%) SCCM
2 106 (1.94%) Puppet
3 68 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 67 (1.23%) SCVMM
5 65 (1.19%) SCOM
6 48 (0.88%) Ansible
7 45 (0.82%) NetBackup
8 38 (0.69%) Backup Exec
9 34 (0.62%) Tivoli
10 20 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
10 20 (0.37%) Nessus
11 18 (0.33%) SCSM
12 17 (0.31%) Nagios
12 17 (0.31%) vRealize
13 14 (0.26%) Terraform
13 14 (0.26%) vMotion
14 13 (0.24%) WSUS
15 12 (0.22%) CSIRT
15 12 (0.22%) NetIQ Identity Manager
16 11 (0.20%) Simpana
Vendors
1 886 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 439 (8.03%) Oracle
3 326 (5.96%) VMware
4 278 (5.08%) Cisco
5 239 (4.37%) SAP
6 191 (3.49%) HP
7 186 (3.40%) Citrix
8 180 (3.29%) IBM
9 157 (2.87%) CheckPoint
10 128 (2.34%) Red Hat
11 98 (1.79%) Juniper
12 94 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
13 91 (1.66%) EMC
14 85 (1.55%) ServiceNow
15 80 (1.46%) Google
16 77 (1.41%) Tableau
17 63 (1.15%) NetApp
18 60 (1.10%) BMC
18 60 (1.10%) Fortinet
19 48 (0.88%) Splunk
South West London
World First
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum pro rata, 25 Days Holiday, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Includes Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Gym, Health Care & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Networkers
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £44,000-£62,000 + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pollinate
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Modis International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £63k plus bonus plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: NA
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pollinate
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago