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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 117 149 169
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +20
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2708 2228 1850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.46% 1.88% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 2.29% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1885 1641 1324
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 £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +12.50%

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
91650 97108 87435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.32% 82.02% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74194 78433 71898
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 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 6 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
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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 +39 2497 £50,000 - 346
London +19 830 £55,000 -4.34% 82
South East +57 663 £55,000 +22.22% 65
Berkshire +66 196 £55,000 +4.76% 12
East Midlands +43 195 £45,000 +12.50% 31
East of England +21 192 £45,000 -5.26% 24
Yorkshire +45 180 £40,000 - 28
Surrey +57 162 £57,000 +14.00% 9
North West +36 152 £40,000 +3.89% 43
South West +4 148 £42,500 -5.55% 52
City of London +14 146 £53,500 +1.90% 19
West Midlands 0 129 £45,000 -5.26% 16
West Yorkshire +32 121 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Scotland +36 111 £45,000 -5.26% 17
Reading +42 100 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Leeds +35 100 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Manchester +37 91 £40,000 +14.28% 22
Northamptonshire +30 71 £46,377 -13.71% 8
Nottinghamshire +27 68 £48,750 +7.97% 6
Hampshire -27 65 £57,500 +35.29% 9
East Sussex +39 63 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Nottingham +18 62 £50,000 +10.74% 5
Hertfordshire +16 61 £33,000 -35.60% 7
Guildford +48 55 £60,000 +61.07% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 55 £49,000 +4.81% 3
Oxfordshire +16 52 £50,000 +33.33% 25
Northampton +24 50 £47,000 -13.76% 2
Cambridgeshire -13 49 £53,750 +10.25% 5
Glasgow +23 46 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Gloucestershire +11 45 £40,000 -19.19% 1

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 1513 (29.78%) Finance
2 1462 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
3 992 (19.53%) Project Management
4 941 (18.52%) Degree
5 886 (17.44%) ITIL
6 854 (16.81%) SQL
7 770 (15.16%) Microsoft
8 663 (13.05%) Service Delivery
9 658 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
10 633 (12.46%) QA
11 598 (11.77%) Java
12 576 (11.34%) MS Excel
13 565 (11.12%) Scrum
14 543 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 534 (10.51%) JavaScript
16 532 (10.47%) .NET
17 530 (10.43%) Windows
18 520 (10.24%) SQL Server
19 498 (9.80%) HTML
20 486 (9.57%) C#
21 482 (9.49%) PRINCE2
22 479 (9.43%) Service Management
23 473 (9.31%) Oracle
24 470 (9.25%) Mentoring
25 440 (8.66%) TDD
26 406 (7.99%) Change Management
27 384 (7.56%) Retail
28 378 (7.44%) Coaching
29 374 (7.36%) E-Commerce
30 365 (7.19%) Management Information System

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 152 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 111 (2.19%) IIS
3 91 (1.79%) Node.js
4 87 (1.71%) MS Exchange
5 79 (1.56%) Apache
5 79 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 65 (1.28%) WebSphere
7 55 (1.08%) Confluence
8 51 (1.00%) CMS
9 46 (0.91%) SAS
9 46 (0.91%) Apache Solr
9 46 (0.91%) nginx
10 45 (0.89%) Lync
11 39 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
12 33 (0.65%) JBoss
13 29 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
14 28 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
15 27 (0.53%) WebLogic
16 25 (0.49%) Drupal
17 23 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 576 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 245 (4.82%) MS Office
3 175 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 138 (2.72%) MS Project
5 127 (2.50%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.14%) SPSS
9 6 (0.12%) Mingle
10 5 (0.098%) FastStats
10 5 (0.098%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.039%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.039%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.039%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.039%) Siemens NX
13 1 (0.020%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.020%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 63 (1.24%) SAP FI
2 62 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 62 (1.22%) SAP CO
3 55 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 52 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
5 40 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
6 38 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
7 34 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
8 33 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
9 29 (0.57%) SAP SCM
10 25 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
11 24 (0.47%) SAP PS
12 21 (0.41%) Primavera
13 20 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
14 19 (0.37%) SAP MM
14 19 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
15 15 (0.30%) SAP SD
15 15 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 15 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
16 14 (0.28%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 127 (2.50%) SaaS
2 102 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 65 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 60 (1.18%) GitHub
6 36 (0.71%) IaaS
7 29 (0.57%) PaaS
8 26 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 22 (0.43%) Office 365
10 19 (0.37%) Amazon S3
11 18 (0.35%) AWS OpsWorks
12 12 (0.24%) Taleo
13 9 (0.18%) Force.com
14 8 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
14 8 (0.16%) Yammer
15 6 (0.12%) iPaaS
15 6 (0.12%) Boomi
16 5 (0.098%) Google Analytics
17 2 (0.039%) Route 53
17 2 (0.039%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 124 (2.44%) Firewall
2 119 (2.34%) SAN
3 115 (2.26%) TCP/IP
4 112 (2.20%) Internet
5 94 (1.85%) HTTP
6 86 (1.69%) WAN
7 85 (1.67%) LAN
8 78 (1.54%) VPN
9 75 (1.48%) DNS
10 74 (1.46%) MPLS
11 64 (1.26%) VoIP
12 63 (1.24%) Wireless
13 56 (1.10%) SSL
14 51 (1.00%) DHCP
15 48 (0.94%) Unified Communications
16 39 (0.77%) FTP
17 34 (0.67%) Intranet
18 28 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
19 27 (0.53%) Network Security
20 25 (0.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 520 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 161 (3.17%) MySQL
3 159 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 149 (2.93%) Relational Database
5 129 (2.54%) MongoDB
6 111 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 109 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 104 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 92 (1.81%) Oracle Database
10 73 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
11 68 (1.34%) NoSQL
12 67 (1.32%) RDBMS
13 61 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
14 55 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 54 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
16 44 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
16 44 (0.87%) Big Data
17 43 (0.85%) DB2
18 35 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
19 33 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 219 (4.31%) Git (software)
2 191 (3.76%) Selenium
3 129 (2.54%) Jenkins
4 124 (2.44%) JIRA
5 121 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 106 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 95 (1.87%) Visual Studio
8 93 (1.83%) Maven
9 91 (1.79%) Subversion
10 84 (1.65%) TeamCity
11 80 (1.57%) NUnit
12 77 (1.52%) JUnit
13 68 (1.34%) WebDriver
14 51 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
15 50 (0.98%) Hudson
16 46 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
17 36 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
17 36 (0.71%) Appium
18 33 (0.65%) Eclipse
19 31 (0.61%) Jasmine
General
1 1513 (29.78%) Finance
2 384 (7.56%) Retail
3 351 (6.91%) Telecoms
4 270 (5.31%) Banking
5 249 (4.90%) Marketing
6 166 (3.27%) Manufacturing
7 142 (2.80%) Back Office
8 138 (2.72%) Legal
9 103 (2.03%) Games
10 94 (1.85%) Law
11 91 (1.79%) Publishing
12 87 (1.71%) Advertising
13 63 (1.24%) Automotive
14 58 (1.14%) Billing
15 52 (1.02%) Electronics
16 43 (0.85%) Military
17 40 (0.79%) Financial Institution
18 36 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
19 35 (0.69%) Front Office
19 35 (0.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 903 (17.78%) Analyst
2 697 (13.72%) Developer
3 379 (7.46%) Project Manager
4 314 (6.18%) Business Analyst
5 291 (5.73%) Service Manager
6 237 (4.67%) Architect
7 171 (3.37%) Delivery Manager
8 164 (3.23%) Senior Developer
9 149 (2.93%) Support Analyst
10 123 (2.42%) Java Developer
11 117 (2.30%) Software Engineer
12 116 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
13 114 (2.24%) Senior Analyst
14 109 (2.15%) Team Leader
15 108 (2.13%) Consultant
16 99 (1.95%) Test Analyst
17 96 (1.89%) .NET Developer
18 93 (1.83%) Applications Support
19 91 (1.79%) Programme Manager
19 91 (1.79%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 532 (10.47%) .NET
2 498 (9.80%) HTML
3 362 (7.13%) CSS
4 332 (6.54%) Web Services
5 315 (6.20%) XML
6 235 (4.63%) ASP.NET
7 209 (4.11%) HTML5
8 175 (3.44%) Spring
9 167 (3.29%) jQuery
10 160 (3.15%) REST
11 124 (2.44%) CSS3
11 124 (2.44%) JSON
12 119 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
13 116 (2.28%) SOAP
14 114 (2.24%) AngularJS
15 100 (1.97%) J2EE
16 97 (1.91%) .NET Framework
17 82 (1.61%) Hibernate
18 81 (1.59%) Middleware
19 77 (1.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 658 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
2 365 (7.19%) Management Information System
3 264 (5.20%) Computer Science
4 193 (3.80%) Open Source
5 163 (3.21%) User Experience
6 142 (2.80%) Mobile App
7 104 (2.05%) PMI
8 74 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 73 (1.44%) Visualisation
10 68 (1.34%) FMCG
11 64 (1.26%) Blackberry
12 61 (1.20%) Social Media
13 54 (1.06%) Blog
14 52 (1.02%) Mainframe
14 52 (1.02%) Data Structures
15 48 (0.94%) Replication
16 45 (0.89%) Online Games
17 43 (0.85%) NHS
18 41 (0.81%) Clustering
19 39 (0.77%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 530 (10.43%) Windows
2 346 (6.81%) Linux
3 239 (4.70%) UNIX
4 93 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 90 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 89 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 81 (1.59%) Android
8 54 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 52 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (0.73%) Windows 8
11 29 (0.57%) Debian
12 27 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (0.43%) AIX
14 21 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 20 (0.39%) Solaris
16 19 (0.37%) VMS
17 17 (0.33%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 11 (0.22%) CentOS
20 9 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1462 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
2 992 (19.53%) Project Management
3 886 (17.44%) ITIL
4 663 (13.05%) Service Delivery
5 565 (11.12%) Scrum
6 543 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 482 (9.49%) PRINCE2
8 479 (9.43%) Service Management
9 470 (9.25%) Mentoring
10 440 (8.66%) TDD
11 406 (7.99%) Change Management
12 378 (7.44%) Coaching
13 374 (7.36%) E-Commerce
14 355 (6.99%) Business Analysis
15 321 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
16 316 (6.22%) Software Engineering
17 313 (6.16%) Line Management
18 296 (5.83%) BDD
19 293 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
20 275 (5.41%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 854 (16.81%) SQL
2 598 (11.77%) Java
3 534 (10.51%) JavaScript
4 486 (9.57%) C#
5 148 (2.91%) Ruby
6 144 (2.83%) T-SQL
7 130 (2.56%) C++
8 112 (2.20%) Python
9 108 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 101 (1.99%) C
11 100 (1.97%) PHP
12 87 (1.71%) Perl
13 58 (1.14%) VB.NET
13 58 (1.14%) PowerShell
14 57 (1.12%) Shell Script
15 49 (0.96%) Groovy
15 49 (0.96%) VB
16 37 (0.73%) Scala
17 29 (0.57%) VBA
17 29 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 941 (18.52%) Degree
2 213 (4.19%) ISEB
3 188 (3.70%) PMI Certification
4 175 (3.44%) ITIL Certification
5 151 (2.97%) Security Cleared
6 129 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 128 (2.52%) ISTQB
8 110 (2.17%) SC Cleared
9 108 (2.13%) PMP
10 92 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
11 91 (1.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 69 (1.36%) MCSE
13 67 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 62 (1.22%) CISSP
14 62 (1.22%) DV Cleared
15 59 (1.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 56 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 54 (1.06%) CCNA
18 51 (1.00%) CISM
19 45 (0.89%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 633 (12.46%) QA
2 331 (6.52%) SLA
3 170 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 96 (1.89%) ISO 9001
5 62 (1.22%) ISO 14001
6 39 (0.77%) ISO 9000
7 36 (0.71%) PCI DSS
8 31 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 25 (0.49%) COBIT
10 15 (0.30%) P3O
11 13 (0.26%) Data Quality
12 9 (0.18%) Basel II
13 5 (0.098%) FISMA
14 4 (0.079%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 2 (0.039%) WCAG
15 2 (0.039%) BS7799
15 2 (0.039%) Val IT
15 2 (0.039%) SNOMED CT
16 1 (0.020%) HL7
System Software
1 188 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 50 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 37 (0.73%) vSphere
5 29 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 25 (0.49%) XenApp
7 19 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (0.31%) XenDesktop
9 15 (0.30%) vCloud
10 14 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (0.24%) XenServer
12 10 (0.20%) RACF
12 10 (0.20%) VMware ESX
13 9 (0.18%) Firmware
14 8 (0.16%) Docker
15 6 (0.12%) IAG
15 6 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 4 (0.079%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.079%) MetaFrame
16 4 (0.079%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 71 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
2 67 (1.32%) SCCM
2 67 (1.32%) Puppet
3 58 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 31 (0.61%) SCOM
5 20 (0.39%) Vagrant
6 18 (0.35%) Ansible
7 17 (0.33%) Nagios
8 14 (0.28%) Graphite
9 13 (0.26%) Data Guard
10 12 (0.24%) SCOrch
11 11 (0.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 11 (0.22%) Tivoli
12 10 (0.20%) WSUS
13 8 (0.16%) Control-M
13 8 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
13 8 (0.16%) collectd
13 8 (0.16%) Kibana
13 8 (0.16%) Opsview
14 6 (0.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 770 (15.16%) Microsoft
2 473 (9.31%) Oracle
3 251 (4.94%) SAP
4 223 (4.39%) VMware
5 154 (3.03%) Cisco
6 114 (2.24%) HP
7 109 (2.15%) Citrix
8 84 (1.65%) IBM
9 78 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
10 50 (0.98%) Business Objects
11 48 (0.94%) Google
12 38 (0.75%) Red Hat
13 36 (0.71%) Informatica
14 34 (0.67%) NetApp
15 30 (0.59%) Adobe
16 29 (0.57%) Huawei
16 29 (0.57%) 3PAR
17 26 (0.51%) ServiceNow
17 26 (0.51%) Avaya
18 23 (0.45%) Juniper
Cambridgeshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £650 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bens and opportunity
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £58000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Car & Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £17000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
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South East
Zurich
Posted: 7 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
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City, London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
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Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Net Talent
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago