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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 92 108 143
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +35
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2760 2857 2513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.04% 2.69% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 3.07% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1983 2076 1705
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £33,227
10% offered a salary of more than £75,550 £75,000 £71,800
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
80020 92993 98289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.11% 87.55% 85.68%
Number of salaries quoted 65997 76776 80782
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 5 December 2016 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 5 December 2016. 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 trends)
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 +14 2586 £52,500 +8.24% 338
London +14 856 £65,000 +18.18% 91
South East -8 464 £50,000 - 88
West Midlands +32 273 £46,500 +6.66% 27
North West +3 228 £47,250 +5.00% 33
Yorkshire +7 213 £40,000 -3.61% 25
Birmingham +51 190 £54,000 +8.00% 10
East of England +22 186 £52,500 +5.00% 20
East Midlands +12 174 £52,500 +23.52% 23
West Yorkshire +27 167 £40,000 -4.76% 17
Manchester -13 158 £47,500 +15.15% 24
South West -10 145 £45,000 - 20
Leeds +20 129 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Berkshire +53 126 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Scotland +21 105 £45,000 +5.26% 19
City of London +2 83 £58,000 +6.37% 15
Hampshire +13 80 £45,000 -12.19% 13
Surrey -49 78 £47,500 -5.00% 17
Nottinghamshire +3 68 £50,000 +19.97% 7
Northamptonshire +25 67 £52,500 +16.66% 9
Nottingham +5 63 £52,500 +25.97% 6
Oxfordshire +10 59 £55,000 +14.58% 27
Glasgow +16 58 £45,000 +11.11% 6
Reading +52 57 £44,000 -20.00% 4
Hertfordshire +10 56 £54,000 +5.36% 6
Cambridgeshire +24 53 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Northampton +25 51 £52,500 +16.66% 3
West Sussex +12 48 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Cheshire +27 41 £46,250 -11.90% 5
Wiltshire +20 40 £45,000 -6.25% 4

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 2000 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1630 (28.12%) Finance
3 1008 (17.39%) Project Management
4 1004 (17.32%) Microsoft
5 996 (17.18%) ITIL
6 993 (17.13%) Degree
7 871 (15.03%) Scrum
8 851 (14.68%) Java
9 844 (14.56%) SQL
10 752 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
11 742 (12.80%) Service Delivery
12 711 (12.27%) MS Excel
13 653 (11.27%) PRINCE2
14 635 (10.96%) SQL Server
15 603 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
16 567 (9.78%) Windows
17 557 (9.61%) Oracle
18 546 (9.42%) JavaScript
19 545 (9.40%) Linux
20 540 (9.32%) .NET
21 534 (9.21%) Retail
22 529 (9.13%) C#
23 527 (9.09%) TDD
24 520 (8.97%) QA
25 512 (8.83%) Mentoring
26 492 (8.49%) Software Engineering
27 481 (8.30%) Line Management
28 479 (8.26%) Change Management
29 464 (8.01%) Service Management
30 456 (7.87%) Management Information System

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
1 168 (2.90%) IIS
2 142 (2.45%) SharePoint
3 89 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 77 (1.33%) CMS
5 72 (1.24%) Confluence
6 62 (1.07%) Apache
7 45 (0.78%) Skype for Business
8 42 (0.72%) WebSphere
9 41 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
10 37 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 36 (0.62%) JBoss
12 30 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
13 25 (0.43%) SAS
14 24 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
15 22 (0.38%) Drupal
15 22 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 22 (0.38%) WordPress
16 21 (0.36%) ArcGIS
17 19 (0.33%) Apache Spark
17 19 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 711 (12.27%) MS Excel
2 259 (4.47%) MS Office
3 216 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 91 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 87 (1.50%) MS Project
6 18 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.26%) SPSS
8 11 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.086%) InDesign
10 5 (0.086%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.086%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.069%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.035%) EViews
12 2 (0.035%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.017%) Simulink
13 1 (0.017%) SOLIDWORKS
13 1 (0.017%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 75 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.90%) SAP CO
2 52 (0.90%) SAP FI
2 52 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
3 50 (0.86%) Sentinel
4 46 (0.79%) SAP PP
5 41 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
6 40 (0.69%) SAP PM
7 35 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
8 27 (0.47%) SAP HCM
9 26 (0.45%) assyst
10 24 (0.41%) Retail-J
11 18 (0.31%) SAP CRM
12 16 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
13 15 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
13 15 (0.26%) SAP SCM
14 14 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
14 14 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
14 14 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
14 14 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 266 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 222 (3.83%) SaaS
3 206 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 147 (2.54%) Office 365
5 106 (1.83%) PaaS
6 105 (1.81%) IaaS
7 75 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
8 47 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
10 24 (0.41%) GitHub
11 22 (0.38%) Slack
12 21 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (0.26%) G Suite
14 13 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
15 10 (0.17%) Amazon S3
15 10 (0.17%) Force.com
16 9 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
17 7 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 7 (0.12%) Google Analytics
17 7 (0.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 255 (4.40%) Firewall
2 179 (3.09%) WAN
3 175 (3.02%) Internet
4 147 (2.54%) LAN
5 136 (2.35%) TCP/IP
6 118 (2.04%) DNS
7 99 (1.71%) Wireless
8 94 (1.62%) SSL
9 79 (1.36%) HTTP
10 75 (1.29%) Network Security
11 69 (1.19%) VoIP
12 61 (1.05%) VPN
13 50 (0.86%) SAN
14 43 (0.74%) OSPF
15 40 (0.69%) DHCP
16 39 (0.67%) Skype
17 38 (0.66%) MPLS
18 33 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
18 33 (0.57%) LDAP
19 29 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 635 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 297 (5.12%) MySQL
3 181 (3.12%) Relational Database
4 145 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 141 (2.43%) Big Data
6 135 (2.33%) MongoDB
7 110 (1.90%) NoSQL
8 107 (1.85%) Oracle Database
9 103 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 91 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
11 89 (1.54%) RDBMS
12 77 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 76 (1.31%) Hadoop
14 70 (1.21%) DB2
15 66 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
16 57 (0.98%) GIS
17 55 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
18 53 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 37 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
20 34 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 285 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 254 (4.38%) Selenium
3 249 (4.30%) Jenkins
4 194 (3.35%) JIRA
5 176 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 161 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 111 (1.92%) JUnit
8 105 (1.81%) Visual Studio
9 97 (1.67%) TeamCity
10 95 (1.64%) Maven
11 81 (1.40%) Gradle
12 78 (1.35%) Subversion
13 73 (1.26%) LSMW
14 66 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 63 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
16 50 (0.86%) WebDriver
17 47 (0.81%) MSBuild
18 46 (0.79%) Hudson
19 39 (0.67%) Ant
20 38 (0.66%) SoapUI
General
1 1630 (28.12%) Finance
2 534 (9.21%) Retail
3 335 (5.78%) Manufacturing
4 288 (4.97%) Publishing
5 267 (4.61%) Telecoms
6 249 (4.30%) Legal
7 220 (3.80%) Banking
8 194 (3.35%) Marketing
9 106 (1.83%) Games
10 79 (1.36%) Back Office
11 74 (1.28%) Law
12 63 (1.09%) Financial Institution
13 60 (1.04%) Billing
14 55 (0.95%) General Ledger
15 45 (0.78%) Advertising
16 43 (0.74%) Electronics
17 31 (0.53%) Automotive
17 31 (0.53%) Front Office
18 27 (0.47%) German Language
19 25 (0.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 989 (17.06%) Developer
2 857 (14.79%) Analyst
3 392 (6.76%) Project Manager
4 374 (6.45%) Architect
5 320 (5.52%) Consultant
6 273 (4.71%) Java Developer
7 272 (4.69%) IT Manager
8 241 (4.16%) Business Analyst
9 229 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
10 207 (3.57%) Service Manager
11 205 (3.54%) Senior Developer
12 179 (3.09%) SAP Consultant
13 165 (2.85%) Delivery Manager
14 157 (2.71%) C# Developer
15 137 (2.36%) Team Leader
16 132 (2.28%) .NET Developer
16 132 (2.28%) Senior Analyst
16 132 (2.28%) Software Engineer
17 129 (2.23%) Software Developer
18 123 (2.12%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 540 (9.32%) .NET
2 424 (7.32%) HTML
3 351 (6.06%) Web Services
4 345 (5.95%) CSS
5 337 (5.81%) Spring
6 237 (4.09%) AngularJS
6 237 (4.09%) REST
7 228 (3.93%) ASP.NET
8 216 (3.73%) XML
9 193 (3.33%) jQuery
10 177 (3.05%) HTML5
11 160 (2.76%) RESTful
12 139 (2.40%) Hibernate
13 136 (2.35%) Node.js
14 109 (1.88%) Java EE
15 108 (1.86%) J2EE
15 108 (1.86%) JSON
16 99 (1.71%) EDI
17 98 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
18 96 (1.66%) React
Miscellaneous
1 752 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
2 456 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 416 (7.18%) Data Centre
4 390 (6.73%) Computer Science
5 251 (4.33%) User Experience
6 169 (2.92%) CMDB
7 162 (2.80%) Virtual Team
8 118 (2.04%) NHS
9 104 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
10 75 (1.29%) Data Integration
11 70 (1.21%) Mathematics
12 68 (1.17%) iPad
13 67 (1.16%) Fintech
14 65 (1.12%) Driving Licence
15 55 (0.95%) Visualisation
16 54 (0.93%) Data Structures
16 54 (0.93%) Mobile App
16 54 (0.93%) PKI
17 51 (0.88%) Statistics
18 50 (0.86%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 567 (9.78%) Windows
2 545 (9.40%) Linux
3 223 (3.85%) Unix
4 217 (3.74%) Windows Server
5 98 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 94 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 78 (1.35%) Android
8 55 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 51 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 31 (0.53%) Windows 10
11 29 (0.50%) Windows 7
12 22 (0.38%) Solaris
13 20 (0.35%) CentOS
14 19 (0.33%) Windows XP
15 18 (0.31%) AIX
16 17 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (0.24%) Debian
18 13 (0.22%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.22%) Windows 8
19 12 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2000 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1008 (17.39%) Project Management
3 996 (17.18%) ITIL
4 871 (15.03%) Scrum
5 742 (12.80%) Service Delivery
6 653 (11.27%) PRINCE2
7 603 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 527 (9.09%) TDD
9 512 (8.83%) Mentoring
10 492 (8.49%) Software Engineering
11 481 (8.30%) Line Management
12 479 (8.26%) Change Management
13 464 (8.01%) Service Management
14 452 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
15 450 (7.76%) Coaching
16 387 (6.68%) SDLC
17 378 (6.52%) DevOps
18 347 (5.99%) Information Security
19 342 (5.90%) CRM
20 316 (5.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 851 (14.68%) Java
2 844 (14.56%) SQL
3 546 (9.42%) JavaScript
4 529 (9.13%) C#
5 273 (4.71%) Python
6 229 (3.95%) PowerShell
7 139 (2.40%) C++
8 137 (2.36%) Ruby
9 130 (2.24%) PHP
10 124 (2.14%) C
10 124 (2.14%) Perl
11 107 (1.85%) ABAP
12 94 (1.62%) T-SQL
13 54 (0.93%) Scala
14 53 (0.91%) Shell Script
15 52 (0.90%) PL/SQL
16 50 (0.86%) Bash Shell
17 37 (0.64%) Groovy
17 37 (0.64%) VB.NET
18 35 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 993 (17.13%) Degree
2 199 (3.43%) ISEB
3 190 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
4 183 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 167 (2.88%) CISSP
5 167 (2.88%) PMP
6 150 (2.59%) PMI Certification
7 148 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 115 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 114 (1.97%) CISA
10 107 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
11 106 (1.83%) CISM
11 106 (1.83%) SC Cleared
12 88 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 69 (1.19%) MCSE
14 68 (1.17%) CCNA
15 53 (0.91%) CCNP
16 47 (0.81%) ISTQB
17 45 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
18 41 (0.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 520 (8.97%) QA
2 331 (5.71%) SLA
3 182 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 148 (2.55%) PCI DSS
5 76 (1.31%) COBIT
6 42 (0.72%) ISO 9001
7 39 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
8 32 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 27 (0.47%) ISO 14001
10 18 (0.31%) Data Quality
10 18 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 17 (0.29%) ISO 9000
12 15 (0.26%) GPG13
13 14 (0.24%) RMADS
13 14 (0.24%) SDET
14 10 (0.17%) ISO27002
14 10 (0.17%) MiFID
14 10 (0.17%) Solvency II
15 8 (0.14%) ISO22301
16 6 (0.10%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 307 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 305 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 94 (1.62%) Hyper-V
4 78 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
5 65 (1.12%) vSphere
6 64 (1.10%) Docker
7 58 (1.00%) Firmware
8 50 (0.86%) XenApp
9 18 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
10 17 (0.29%) vCloud
11 15 (0.26%) XenDesktop
12 14 (0.24%) VMware ESX
13 12 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (0.14%) NFS
14 8 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 7 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (0.12%) Samba
15 7 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
15 7 (0.12%) Xen
16 6 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 131 (2.26%) Puppet
2 114 (1.97%) SCCM
3 96 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (1.19%) SCOM
4 69 (1.19%) SCVMM
5 61 (1.05%) Ansible
6 51 (0.88%) NetBackup
7 38 (0.66%) Backup Exec
8 34 (0.59%) Tivoli
9 30 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
10 26 (0.45%) Nessus
11 25 (0.43%) vRealize
12 20 (0.35%) Perfmon
12 20 (0.35%) SCOrch
13 17 (0.29%) Nagios
13 17 (0.29%) WSUS
14 16 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 15 (0.26%) vMotion
16 14 (0.24%) Nmap
16 14 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1004 (17.32%) Microsoft
2 557 (9.61%) Oracle
3 377 (6.50%) VMware
4 367 (6.33%) SAP
5 303 (5.23%) Cisco
6 219 (3.78%) Citrix
7 209 (3.61%) HP
8 170 (2.93%) IBM
9 127 (2.19%) CheckPoint
10 114 (1.97%) Red Hat
11 94 (1.62%) Juniper
12 80 (1.38%) EMC
13 74 (1.28%) Google
14 73 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
15 61 (1.05%) NetApp
16 60 (1.04%) Splunk
17 55 (0.95%) BMC
18 50 (0.86%) Atlassian
18 50 (0.86%) Fortinet
19 47 (0.81%) Tableau
South West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
E-Frontiers
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £32000 - £32001 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + £5,000 On-Call
Posted: 14 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Gym, Health Care & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Anna-Christina Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 19 hours ago
North London
The App Business
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Networkers
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: up to £55K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday