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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 134 154 166
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2415 1981 1932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.07% 1.82% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.31% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1699 1413 1484
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 £30,500 £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
93957 85653 91299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.79% 77.44%
Number of salaries quoted 75631 70015 77736
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
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 29 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 29 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
(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 +12 2191 £48,000 +6.66% 299
London -17 843 £55,000 +4.76% 113
South East +20 460 £45,000 +8.43% 56
City of London -1 207 £52,500 +5.00% 37
East of England +37 199 £47,000 +1.62% 19
South West +44 171 £42,500 - 34
East Midlands +47 158 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Scotland +9 133 £45,000 +13.92% 16
North West +15 127 £42,279 +12.74% 19
Yorkshire -12 125 £35,000 -9.09% 16
Berkshire +20 117 £55,000 +10.00% 15
Hampshire +57 109 £45,000 +12.50% 12
West Midlands +13 104 £43,000 +1.17% 29
Hertfordshire +50 101 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Surrey -4 92 £37,500 -1.31% 9
West Yorkshire -34 75 £37,500 -2.59% 11
Leeds -29 60 £37,500 +0.67% 7
Edinburgh +26 58 £45,000 +10.42% 7
Manchester +15 58 £41,250 +7.14% 9
Northamptonshire +24 57 £45,000 +2.27% 3
Glasgow +2 57 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Cambridgeshire +10 56 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Dorset +22 53 £47,500 +40.74% 5
Cheshire +13 50 £42,279 +20.79% 5
Northampton +21 43 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Bournemouth +23 40 £75,000 +163.15% 3
West Sussex +23 40 £50,500 +40.27% 7
Reading +3 40 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Watford +12 39 £41,500 -27.19% 1
Nottinghamshire +34 38 £40,857 +25.71% 3

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 1264 (27.18%) Finance
2 935 (20.11%) Project Management
3 903 (19.42%) Microsoft
4 865 (18.60%) Degree
5 800 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
6 793 (17.05%) ITIL
7 683 (14.69%) SQL
8 658 (14.15%) Scrum
9 631 (13.57%) MS Excel
10 623 (13.40%) Java
11 581 (12.49%) .NET
12 541 (11.63%) C#
13 534 (11.48%) Service Delivery
14 518 (11.14%) SQL Server
15 508 (10.92%) Windows
16 497 (10.69%) Change Management
17 478 (10.28%) Oracle
18 463 (9.96%) JavaScript
19 454 (9.76%) QA
20 451 (9.70%) HTML
21 450 (9.68%) E-Commerce
22 420 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
23 417 (8.97%) TDD
24 401 (8.62%) Retail
25 384 (8.26%) PRINCE2
26 381 (8.19%) Service Management
27 351 (7.55%) OO
28 342 (7.35%) XML
29 337 (7.25%) Linux
30 332 (7.14%) SLA

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 225 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 132 (2.84%) IIS
3 109 (2.34%) CMS
4 99 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 99 (2.13%) Confluence
5 90 (1.94%) Apache
6 88 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 69 (1.48%) WebSphere
8 55 (1.18%) Apache Solr
9 51 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
10 49 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 47 (1.01%) SAS
12 42 (0.90%) Node.js
13 36 (0.77%) FileNet
13 36 (0.77%) NetWeaver
14 35 (0.75%) nginx
15 34 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
16 27 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
16 27 (0.58%) Drupal
17 26 (0.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 631 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 306 (6.58%) MS Office
3 113 (2.43%) MS Project
4 109 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 85 (1.83%) MS Visio
6 42 (0.90%) Photoshop
7 22 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 21 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.19%) InfoPath
10 8 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (0.15%) SPSS
12 4 (0.086%) Simulink
12 4 (0.086%) CATIA
13 3 (0.065%) InDesign
13 3 (0.065%) Mingle
14 2 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (0.043%) FrameMaker
14 2 (0.043%) Maya
14 2 (0.043%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.043%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 52 (1.12%) SAP FI
1 52 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
2 49 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
2 49 (1.05%) SAP CO
3 43 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 42 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 33 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
6 30 (0.65%) SAP SCM
7 27 (0.58%) Magento
8 26 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
9 25 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
10 22 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
10 22 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
11 21 (0.45%) SAP MDM
12 19 (0.41%) Agresso
12 19 (0.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 17 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
13 17 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
14 13 (0.28%) SAP BPC
15 12 (0.26%) SAP Bank Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 87 (1.87%) SaaS
2 61 (1.31%) GitHub
3 33 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 29 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.45%) Taleo
7 13 (0.28%) IaaS
8 9 (0.19%) Office 365
9 7 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (0.15%) PaaS
10 5 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.11%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.086%) Responsys
12 3 (0.065%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.043%) Heroku
13 2 (0.043%) Engine Yard
13 2 (0.043%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 141 (3.03%) Internet
2 135 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 131 (2.82%) DNS
4 129 (2.77%) SAN
5 128 (2.75%) Firewall
6 120 (2.58%) LAN
7 106 (2.28%) WAN
8 92 (1.98%) Wireless
9 87 (1.87%) HTTP
10 79 (1.70%) VPN
11 73 (1.57%) DHCP
12 58 (1.25%) NAS
13 46 (0.99%) Intranet
14 36 (0.77%) Broadband
15 34 (0.73%) SSL
16 33 (0.71%) MPLS
17 32 (0.69%) 3G
18 30 (0.65%) Network Security
19 25 (0.54%) VoIP
20 23 (0.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 518 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 182 (3.91%) Relational Database
3 130 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
4 123 (2.65%) RDBMS
5 114 (2.45%) MySQL
6 109 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 97 (2.09%) MongoDB
8 88 (1.89%) NoSQL
9 82 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 81 (1.74%) Oracle Database
11 59 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 58 (1.25%) DB2
13 57 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 52 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
14 52 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
15 50 (1.08%) Big Data
16 47 (1.01%) RavenDB
17 46 (0.99%) SAP BW
18 44 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
18 44 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 218 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 164 (3.53%) Cucumber
3 146 (3.14%) Jenkins
4 145 (3.12%) Subversion
5 135 (2.90%) JIRA
6 129 (2.77%) Visual Studio
7 120 (2.58%) Selenium
8 110 (2.37%) Maven
9 107 (2.30%) NUnit
10 99 (2.13%) TeamCity
11 97 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 70 (1.51%) Rhino Mocks
13 55 (1.18%) ReSharper
14 54 (1.16%) Hudson
15 53 (1.14%) Moq
16 52 (1.12%) WATIR
17 46 (0.99%) NCrunch
18 42 (0.90%) Jasmine
19 41 (0.88%) SpecFlow
20 35 (0.75%) Ant
General
1 1264 (27.18%) Finance
2 401 (8.62%) Retail
3 313 (6.73%) Telecoms
4 281 (6.04%) Banking
5 272 (5.85%) Marketing
6 221 (4.75%) Back Office
7 185 (3.98%) Manufacturing
8 167 (3.59%) Legal
9 98 (2.11%) Law
10 88 (1.89%) Publishing
11 78 (1.68%) Advertising
12 70 (1.51%) Games
13 63 (1.35%) Electronics
14 55 (1.18%) Billing
15 49 (1.05%) French Language
16 46 (0.99%) Retail Banking
17 36 (0.77%) Financial Institution
18 33 (0.71%) Aerospace
18 33 (0.71%) Local Government
19 30 (0.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 855 (18.39%) Analyst
2 817 (17.57%) Developer
3 339 (7.29%) Project Manager
4 294 (6.32%) Business Analyst
5 270 (5.81%) Service Manager
6 197 (4.24%) Senior Developer
7 191 (4.11%) Architect
8 162 (3.48%) Java Developer
9 161 (3.46%) Team Leader
10 150 (3.23%) .NET Developer
11 141 (3.03%) Consultant
12 134 (2.88%) Delivery Manager
13 132 (2.84%) Software Engineer
14 113 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
15 106 (2.28%) Services Delivery Manager
16 101 (2.17%) Business Manager
17 98 (2.11%) Senior Analyst
18 91 (1.96%) Applications Support
19 90 (1.94%) Support Analyst
19 90 (1.94%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 581 (12.49%) .NET
2 451 (9.70%) HTML
3 342 (7.35%) XML
4 321 (6.90%) CSS
5 297 (6.39%) ASP.NET
6 264 (5.68%) Web Services
7 242 (5.20%) jQuery
8 196 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 179 (3.85%) HTML5
10 171 (3.68%) Spring
11 159 (3.42%) .NET Framework
12 122 (2.62%) J2EE
13 112 (2.41%) JSON
14 111 (2.39%) REST
15 103 (2.22%) WCF
16 102 (2.19%) Ajax
17 100 (2.15%) CSS3
18 89 (1.91%) Hibernate
19 83 (1.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 82 (1.76%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 324 (6.97%) Management Information System
2 199 (4.28%) Computer Science
3 180 (3.87%) Open Source
4 103 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 88 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 86 (1.85%) Derivative
7 85 (1.83%) Blackberry
8 77 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 70 (1.51%) Statistics
10 55 (1.18%) PMI
11 45 (0.97%) Social Media
12 44 (0.95%) Visualisation
13 42 (0.90%) Digital Media
14 41 (0.88%) Mathematics
15 39 (0.84%) CMDB
15 39 (0.84%) IPTV
16 34 (0.73%) Client/Server
17 33 (0.71%) Clustering
17 33 (0.71%) Data Integration
18 32 (0.69%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 508 (10.92%) Windows
2 337 (7.25%) Linux
3 183 (3.94%) UNIX
4 108 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 95 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 67 (1.44%) Android
7 53 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 50 (1.08%) Windows XP
9 49 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (0.58%) Solaris
12 24 (0.52%) Windows 8
13 23 (0.49%) Debian
14 21 (0.45%) AIX
15 17 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
17 13 (0.28%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.19%) CentOS
19 8 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 935 (20.11%) Project Management
2 800 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
3 793 (17.05%) ITIL
4 658 (14.15%) Scrum
5 534 (11.48%) Service Delivery
6 497 (10.69%) Change Management
7 450 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 420 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 417 (8.97%) TDD
10 384 (8.26%) PRINCE2
11 381 (8.19%) Service Management
12 351 (7.55%) OO
13 304 (6.54%) MVC
14 279 (6.00%) Business Analysis
15 278 (5.98%) Software Engineering
16 265 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
17 264 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
18 247 (5.31%) Six Sigma
19 222 (4.77%) BDD
20 208 (4.47%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 683 (14.69%) SQL
2 623 (13.40%) Java
3 541 (11.63%) C#
4 463 (9.96%) JavaScript
5 156 (3.35%) Ruby
6 133 (2.86%) PHP
7 122 (2.62%) C++
8 110 (2.37%) VB.NET
9 108 (2.32%) T-SQL
10 98 (2.11%) Python
11 86 (1.85%) C
12 80 (1.72%) PowerShell
13 64 (1.38%) Perl
14 50 (1.08%) PL/SQL
15 47 (1.01%) Groovy
16 45 (0.97%) VB
17 43 (0.92%) ABAP
18 42 (0.90%) Shell Script
19 39 (0.84%) Scala
20 36 (0.77%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 865 (18.60%) Degree
2 141 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 133 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 129 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 122 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
6 106 (2.28%) ISEB
7 91 (1.96%) PMP
8 78 (1.68%) SC Cleared
9 64 (1.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 63 (1.35%) MCSE
11 59 (1.27%) MBA
12 58 (1.25%) ISTQB
13 55 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 52 (1.12%) MCITP
15 43 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
15 43 (0.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 37 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 34 (0.73%) CCNA
18 31 (0.67%) SAP Certification
18 31 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 454 (9.76%) QA
2 332 (7.14%) SLA
3 95 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 82 (1.76%) ISO 9001
5 37 (0.80%) ISO 14001
6 28 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 22 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (0.37%) COBIT
9 16 (0.34%) Data Quality
10 8 (0.17%) ISO 9000
11 6 (0.13%) COSO
12 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 5 (0.11%) BS7799
13 4 (0.086%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.086%) P3O
14 3 (0.065%) SNOMED CT
15 2 (0.043%) HL7
15 2 (0.043%) BS25999
15 2 (0.043%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.043%) Basel II
System Software
1 213 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 189 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (1.25%) VMware ESX
4 52 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 35 (0.75%) vSphere
6 30 (0.65%) XenApp
7 19 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
9 15 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (0.30%) XenServer
11 11 (0.24%) vCloud
12 9 (0.19%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.19%) Varnish
12 9 (0.19%) VMware Server
13 8 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.13%) HDFS
15 5 (0.11%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.086%) KVM
16 4 (0.086%) NDS
16 4 (0.086%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (1.10%) SCCM
1 51 (1.10%) Puppet
2 45 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
4 37 (0.80%) Tivoli
5 23 (0.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 21 (0.45%) Nagios
6 21 (0.45%) SCOM
7 20 (0.43%) Data Guard
7 20 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 17 (0.37%) Opsview
9 12 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
11 9 (0.19%) SAP Afaria
12 8 (0.17%) Netcool
12 8 (0.17%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 7 (0.15%) collectd
13 7 (0.15%) Ansible
14 5 (0.11%) Backup Exec
15 4 (0.086%) Nessus
Vendors
1 903 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 478 (10.28%) Oracle
3 321 (6.90%) SAP
4 257 (5.53%) VMware
5 148 (3.18%) IBM
6 108 (2.32%) Citrix
7 100 (2.15%) Cisco
8 98 (2.11%) HP
9 73 (1.57%) Red Hat
10 60 (1.29%) Business Objects
11 52 (1.12%) Adobe
12 50 (1.08%) RedPrairie
13 48 (1.03%) JBoss
14 46 (0.99%) Endeca
15 45 (0.97%) NetApp
16 44 (0.95%) Twitter
17 43 (0.92%) Apple
18 34 (0.73%) EMC
19 31 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
20 30 (0.65%) Cognos
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
Catalyst
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £47000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Red Commerce
Salary: £55000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £36000 - £36500 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Cobham
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago