Period
to 16 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 16 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 27 33
Rank change year-on-year -28 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 9 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.37% 4.74% 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 5.31% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 1
Belfast median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £41,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £43,250 £50,000 £37,500
County Antrim median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -

Continuous Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Belfast
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 352 245 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 92.63% 89.42% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 210 197 101
Belfast median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% - +15.11%
10th Percentile £21,750 £26,150 £24,250
90th Percentile £59,500 £61,250 £58,750
County Antrim median annual salary £36,250 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year -9.38% +0.63% +28.23%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Belfast

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Belfast.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Belfast

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 across the Belfast region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
1 7 (77.78%) Legal
1 7 (77.78%) Validation
1 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
1 7 (77.78%) Requirements Analysis
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
1 7 (77.78%) QA
1 7 (77.78%) System Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Test Strategy
1 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 7 (77.78%) Software Delivery
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
2 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Threat Detection
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) VLAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) QA Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) QA Test Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
1 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Requirements Analysis
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
1 7 (77.78%) Software Delivery
1 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (77.78%) System Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
1 7 (77.78%) Test Strategy
1 7 (77.78%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
2 2 (22.22%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper