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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 145 159 210
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +51
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2301 1878 1615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.90% 1.69% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.15% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1698 1335 1232
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,805 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97509 87535 96223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.37% 78.84% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78334 71800 81781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +19 2116 £50,000 +11.11% 251
London -1 843 £57,500 +9.52% 94
South East +24 463 £46,500 +9.41% 44
East of England +13 192 £47,500 - 20
City of London +2 173 £53,000 -0.23% 28
South West +32 141 £45,500 +13.75% 29
Yorkshire -1 132 £41,500 +13.69% 10
North West +10 125 £40,000 +10.34% 18
Surrey +28 120 £50,000 +25.00% 11
West Midlands +18 115 £47,000 +10.58% 19
Hampshire +48 105 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Berkshire -7 99 £50,000 +3.09% 5
West Yorkshire +3 96 £40,000 +9.58% 7
East Midlands -19 96 £41,000 - 13
Cambridgeshire +23 87 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Scotland -15 86 £45,000 +25.00% 14
Leeds -6 67 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Manchester 0 62 £47,500 +30.13% 10
Buckinghamshire 0 55 £43,750 +16.66% 5
Bristol +30 49 £52,000 +22.35% 15
Wales +26 47 £52,500 +34.61% 4
Cambridge +13 47 £40,000 - 4
Oxfordshire -8 46 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Bedfordshire +2 45 £37,500 +18.11% 2
Hertfordshire +9 40 £40,000 -23.80% 8
South Wales +25 39 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Edinburgh -7 38 £45,000 +51.26% 5
Reading +19 37 £45,000 -25.00%
Birmingham +5 37 £62,500 +56.25% 8
Wiltshire +18 36 £45,000 -40.00% 4

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1175 (28.03%) Finance
2 873 (20.83%) Project Management
3 835 (19.92%) Degree
4 810 (19.32%) Microsoft
5 706 (16.84%) ITIL
6 669 (15.96%) SQL
7 647 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
8 576 (13.74%) Scrum
9 508 (12.12%) Windows
10 505 (12.05%) Service Delivery
11 493 (11.76%) .NET
12 486 (11.59%) MS Excel
13 479 (11.43%) Java
14 437 (10.42%) C#
15 436 (10.40%) SQL Server
16 416 (9.92%) QA
17 409 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
18 406 (9.69%) Oracle
19 402 (9.59%) HTML
20 397 (9.47%) E-Commerce
21 394 (9.40%) JavaScript
22 383 (9.14%) Change Management
23 337 (8.04%) PRINCE2
24 333 (7.94%) Service Management
24 333 (7.94%) Retail
25 313 (7.47%) Management Information System
26 309 (7.37%) CSS
26 309 (7.37%) Linux
27 304 (7.25%) SAP
28 303 (7.23%) Marketing

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 206 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 92 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 81 (1.93%) IIS
4 76 (1.81%) Apache
5 72 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 59 (1.41%) CMS
7 58 (1.38%) NetWeaver
8 57 (1.36%) Confluence
8 57 (1.36%) WebSphere
9 44 (1.05%) SAS
10 33 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 33 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 26 (0.62%) Apache Solr
12 24 (0.57%) Documentum
12 24 (0.57%) Node.js
13 23 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
14 22 (0.52%) WebLogic
15 20 (0.48%) FileNet
15 20 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
16 19 (0.45%) Lync
Applications
1 486 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 230 (5.49%) MS Office
3 139 (3.32%) MS Project
4 86 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 60 (1.43%) MS Visio
6 32 (0.76%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.38%) Simulink
8 13 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.14%) Acrobat
10 6 (0.14%) ProjectWise
11 5 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.095%) CATIA
12 4 (0.095%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.095%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.072%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.072%) PrintSoft PReS
14 2 (0.048%) Maya
14 2 (0.048%) Pro/ENGINEER
14 2 (0.048%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 52 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (1.15%) SAP FI
3 47 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
3 47 (1.12%) SAP CO
4 31 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
5 27 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
6 25 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
6 25 (0.60%) SAP SCM
7 16 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
7 16 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
8 15 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
8 15 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
9 14 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
10 13 (0.31%) SAP Bank Analyzer
10 13 (0.31%) Magento
10 13 (0.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 13 (0.31%) SAP MDM
11 12 (0.29%) SAP SD
11 12 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
11 12 (0.29%) SunGard AvantGard
Cloud Services
1 57 (1.36%) SaaS
2 42 (1.00%) GitHub
3 25 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (0.36%) Office 365
7 11 (0.26%) IaaS
8 8 (0.19%) Taleo
9 7 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.14%) PaaS
11 4 (0.095%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.048%) Heroku
13 2 (0.048%) Engine Yard
13 2 (0.048%) Force.com
14 1 (0.024%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 155 (3.70%) Internet
2 129 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 113 (2.70%) DNS
4 108 (2.58%) LAN
5 105 (2.50%) Firewall
6 98 (2.34%) SAN
7 96 (2.29%) WAN
7 96 (2.29%) Wireless
8 73 (1.74%) VPN
9 71 (1.69%) Intranet
10 68 (1.62%) DHCP
11 60 (1.43%) HTTP
12 36 (0.86%) NAS
13 30 (0.72%) Broadband
14 29 (0.69%) 4G
15 27 (0.64%) SSL
15 27 (0.64%) VoIP
16 26 (0.62%) Network Security
17 19 (0.45%) MPLS
17 19 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 127 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 111 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 105 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 89 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 86 (2.05%) MySQL
7 81 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 70 (1.67%) MongoDB
9 67 (1.60%) NoSQL
10 65 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 64 (1.53%) RDBMS
12 60 (1.43%) Oracle Database
13 56 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 52 (1.24%) DB2
14 52 (1.24%) Big Data
15 42 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
16 40 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
17 37 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
18 32 (0.76%) SAP BW
18 32 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 154 (3.67%) Git (software)
2 146 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 121 (2.89%) Subversion
4 107 (2.55%) Visual Studio
5 102 (2.43%) Maven
6 94 (2.24%) Jenkins
7 85 (2.03%) JIRA
8 83 (1.98%) Selenium
9 76 (1.81%) Cucumber
10 60 (1.43%) NUnit
11 51 (1.22%) JUnit
12 44 (1.05%) Ant
13 37 (0.88%) Hudson
14 36 (0.86%) TeamCity
15 34 (0.81%) SpecFlow
16 26 (0.62%) Jasmine
17 23 (0.55%) MSBuild
17 23 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
18 22 (0.52%) MSTest
19 21 (0.50%) Eclipse
General
1 1175 (28.03%) Finance
2 333 (7.94%) Retail
3 303 (7.23%) Marketing
4 272 (6.49%) Banking
5 254 (6.06%) Telecoms
6 138 (3.29%) Manufacturing
7 116 (2.77%) Legal
8 112 (2.67%) Back Office
9 87 (2.08%) Law
10 81 (1.93%) Advertising
11 71 (1.69%) Games
12 65 (1.55%) Publishing
12 65 (1.55%) Electronics
13 58 (1.38%) Billing
14 43 (1.03%) Military
15 42 (1.00%) Investment Banking
16 38 (0.91%) Aerospace
17 28 (0.67%) Financial Institution
18 25 (0.60%) French Language
19 24 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 731 (17.44%) Analyst
2 643 (15.34%) Developer
3 284 (6.77%) Project Manager
4 265 (6.32%) Business Analyst
5 249 (5.94%) Service Manager
6 224 (5.34%) Architect
7 191 (4.56%) Senior Developer
8 168 (4.01%) Software Engineer
9 157 (3.75%) Java Developer
10 144 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
11 143 (3.41%) Consultant
12 140 (3.34%) Delivery Manager
13 125 (2.98%) Team Leader
14 123 (2.93%) .NET Developer
15 104 (2.48%) Services Delivery Manager
16 93 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
17 83 (1.98%) Business Manager
18 81 (1.93%) Senior Manager
19 75 (1.79%) Test Manager
19 75 (1.79%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (11.76%) .NET
2 402 (9.59%) HTML
3 309 (7.37%) CSS
4 264 (6.30%) XML
5 237 (5.65%) Web Services
6 224 (5.34%) ASP.NET
7 198 (4.72%) jQuery
8 186 (4.44%) HTML5
9 148 (3.53%) Spring
10 147 (3.51%) Ajax
11 135 (3.22%) CSS3
12 128 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 122 (2.91%) J2EE
14 117 (2.79%) .NET Framework
15 112 (2.67%) JSON
16 108 (2.58%) WCF
17 98 (2.34%) SOAP
18 90 (2.15%) RESTful
19 83 (1.98%) Hibernate
20 79 (1.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 313 (7.47%) Management Information System
2 180 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 110 (2.62%) Open Source
4 96 (2.29%) Mobile App
5 77 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
6 67 (1.60%) Blackberry
7 65 (1.55%) N-Tier
8 54 (1.29%) Statistics
8 54 (1.29%) Mathematics
9 52 (1.24%) Visualisation
10 47 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 40 (0.95%) PMI
11 40 (0.95%) Derivative
12 31 (0.74%) Client/Server
12 31 (0.74%) Clustering
13 29 (0.69%) Social Media
14 27 (0.64%) iPad
15 25 (0.60%) Online Games
16 24 (0.57%) Handset
17 23 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 508 (12.12%) Windows
2 309 (7.37%) Linux
3 174 (4.15%) UNIX
4 120 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 89 (2.12%) Windows 7
6 87 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 71 (1.69%) Android
8 51 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 43 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 38 (0.91%) Solaris
11 35 (0.83%) Windows XP
12 26 (0.62%) Windows 8
13 25 (0.60%) Debian
14 23 (0.55%) AIX
15 20 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (0.41%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.24%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
18 9 (0.21%) CentOS
18 9 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 873 (20.83%) Project Management
2 706 (16.84%) ITIL
3 647 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
4 576 (13.74%) Scrum
5 505 (12.05%) Service Delivery
6 409 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 397 (9.47%) E-Commerce
8 383 (9.14%) Change Management
9 337 (8.04%) PRINCE2
10 333 (7.94%) Service Management
11 300 (7.16%) TDD
12 294 (7.01%) Business Analysis
13 265 (6.32%) Software Engineering
14 242 (5.77%) MVC
15 236 (5.63%) OO
16 216 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
17 201 (4.79%) CRM
18 200 (4.77%) Six Sigma
19 190 (4.53%) Problem Management
20 176 (4.20%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 669 (15.96%) SQL
2 479 (11.43%) Java
3 437 (10.42%) C#
4 394 (9.40%) JavaScript
5 131 (3.13%) C
5 131 (3.13%) C++
6 104 (2.48%) T-SQL
7 100 (2.39%) PowerShell
8 77 (1.84%) Ruby
8 77 (1.84%) PHP
9 75 (1.79%) Python
10 72 (1.72%) VB.NET
11 67 (1.60%) VB
12 60 (1.43%) Perl
13 57 (1.36%) VBA
14 56 (1.34%) ABAP
15 48 (1.15%) PL/SQL
16 39 (0.93%) Shell Script
17 30 (0.72%) Scala
18 26 (0.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 835 (19.92%) Degree
2 153 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
3 133 (3.17%) ISEB
4 113 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 107 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 90 (2.15%) PMI Certification
7 73 (1.74%) ISTQB
8 70 (1.67%) PMP
9 68 (1.62%) MCSE
10 64 (1.53%) SC Cleared
11 57 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 56 (1.34%) SAP Certification
13 52 (1.24%) CISSP
14 41 (0.98%) MBA
15 34 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
15 34 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 30 (0.72%) MCITP
17 29 (0.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 28 (0.67%) CISM
19 27 (0.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 416 (9.92%) QA
2 294 (7.01%) SLA
3 86 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 57 (1.36%) ISO 9001
5 47 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 15 (0.36%) ISO 14001
8 12 (0.29%) P3O
8 12 (0.29%) COBIT
9 11 (0.26%) BS7799
10 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 5 (0.12%) SNOMED CT
12 4 (0.095%) TickIT
12 4 (0.095%) Dublin Core
12 4 (0.095%) BS25999
13 2 (0.048%) GxP
14 1 (0.024%) BS15000
14 1 (0.024%) ISO 9002
14 1 (0.024%) GAMP
System Software
1 197 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 150 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (0.93%) VMware ESX
4 34 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 24 (0.57%) vSphere
6 21 (0.50%) XenApp
7 12 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (0.29%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.24%) XenServer
9 9 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (0.19%) Terminal Server
10 8 (0.19%) KVM
11 7 (0.17%) IAG
12 6 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.12%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.12%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.072%) vCloud
15 2 (0.048%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 2 (0.048%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 65 (1.55%) SCCM
2 35 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 35 (0.83%) Puppet
3 32 (0.76%) SCOM
4 18 (0.43%) Tivoli
5 14 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (0.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 13 (0.31%) NetBackup
7 12 (0.29%) Data Guard
7 12 (0.29%) ZABBIX
8 10 (0.24%) Nagios
9 9 (0.21%) SAP Afaria
10 8 (0.19%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.19%) Netcool
10 8 (0.19%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 8 (0.19%) WMI
11 5 (0.12%) Vagrant
11 5 (0.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 810 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 406 (9.69%) Oracle
3 304 (7.25%) SAP
4 192 (4.58%) VMware
5 158 (3.77%) IBM
6 106 (2.53%) Citrix
7 103 (2.46%) Cisco
8 97 (2.31%) HP
9 70 (1.67%) Business Objects
10 49 (1.17%) Apple
11 43 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
12 41 (0.98%) Adobe
13 38 (0.91%) JBoss
14 35 (0.83%) Twitter
15 33 (0.79%) Remedy
15 33 (0.79%) Red Hat
16 31 (0.74%) NetApp
17 29 (0.69%) Cognos
18 28 (0.67%) CheckPoint
18 28 (0.67%) Atlassian
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Connectus
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tring, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 DOE + Car
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pure People Ltd
Posted: Yesterday