The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
North West / Cheshire
Rank 76 75 85
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 13 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.23% 2.29% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 2.69% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 10
Median salary £56,250 £36,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% -12.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Continuous Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 924 1117 1579
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.42% 85.33% 90.80%
Number of salaries quoted 737 941 1203
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Cheshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Cheshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Cheshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Cheshire

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Knutsford +2 4 £57,500 +82.53%
Warrington +3 2 £50,750 +23.78%
Crewe -9 1 - - 2
Ellesmere Port - 1 £55,000 -
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 25 (51.02%) ITIL
2 22 (44.90%) Finance
3 12 (24.49%) Windows
3 12 (24.49%) Process Improvement
4 9 (18.37%) C#
4 9 (18.37%) .NET
4 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
5 8 (16.33%) Information Security
5 8 (16.33%) SQL
5 8 (16.33%) Degree
6 7 (14.29%) Line Management
6 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
6 7 (14.29%) IT Strategy
6 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 7 (14.29%) CISSP
6 7 (14.29%) Banking
6 7 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 7 (14.29%) CISA
6 7 (14.29%) CISM
7 6 (12.24%) Regression Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Data Security
7 6 (12.24%) ISSAP
7 6 (12.24%) ISEB
7 6 (12.24%) Citrix
7 6 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (12.24%) BCP
7 6 (12.24%) Linux

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) IaaS
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) PaaS
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) AMQP
1 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) GIS
2 2 (4.08%) DB2
2 2 (4.08%) MariaDB
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.08%) SonarQube
1 2 (4.08%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) MSI
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 6 (12.24%) Marketing
4 5 (10.20%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (10.20%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Retail
6 1 (2.04%) Advertising
6 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (16.33%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Chief Information Officer
4 6 (12.24%) Chief Information Security Officer
4 6 (12.24%) Chief Security Officer
4 6 (12.24%) CIO
4 6 (12.24%) Information Security Officer
4 6 (12.24%) Security Officer
4 6 (12.24%) Tester
5 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Service Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) JSON
3 3 (6.12%) Web Services
4 2 (4.08%) EDI
4 2 (4.08%) EDIFACT
4 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.08%) Java EE
4 2 (4.08%) jQuery
4 2 (4.08%) SOAP
4 2 (4.08%) Spring
4 2 (4.08%) XSLT
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.04%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.12%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.08%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.04%) AIX
7 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) ITIL
2 12 (24.49%) Process Improvement
3 8 (16.33%) Information Security
4 7 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 7 (14.29%) Line Management
4 7 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 7 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
5 6 (12.24%) BCP
5 6 (12.24%) Data Security
5 6 (12.24%) Defect Management
5 6 (12.24%) ISMS
5 6 (12.24%) Personalization
5 6 (12.24%) Regression Testing
5 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) Change Management
6 4 (8.16%) Migration
6 4 (8.16%) Project Management
6 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) C#
2 8 (16.33%) SQL
3 5 (10.20%) Java
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) Perl
5 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) CISA
2 7 (14.29%) CISM
2 7 (14.29%) CISSP
3 6 (12.24%) ISEB
3 6 (12.24%) ISSAP
3 6 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (12.24%) PCI QSA
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.04%) MCP
5 1 (2.04%) MCSA
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (12.24%) ISO22301
1 6 (12.24%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.12%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) Galera Cluster
2 1 (2.04%) Ganglia
2 1 (2.04%) Netcool
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Citrix
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) Apple
4 3 (6.12%) IBM
5 2 (4.08%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (4.08%) VMware
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco
6 1 (2.04%) Splunk
6 1 (2.04%) Sybase
6 1 (2.04%) Teradata
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