Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 43 56
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 19 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.31% 2.51% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.05% 2.83% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 10
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £30,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.76% -24.38% -6.98%
10th Percentile £27,125 £27,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £43,800 £49,000
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +19.05% -11.58% +7.95%

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 314 247 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 87.71% 88.53% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 273 211 318
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -14.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £23,675
90th Percentile £59,850 £57,500 £65,000
Cheshire median annual salary £44,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.67% -6.25% -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Chester

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Chester

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Chester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Chester region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) RESTful
2 8 (42.11%) BDD
3 7 (36.84%) SOAP
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
4 6 (31.58%) .NET
4 6 (31.58%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 6 (31.58%) Secure Coding
4 6 (31.58%) Acceptance Criteria
4 6 (31.58%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (21.05%) Adaptive Web Design
5 4 (21.05%) User Experience
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Tandem
6 3 (15.79%) JSON
6 3 (15.79%) Apache Spark
7 2 (10.53%) Apigee
7 2 (10.53%) Akka
7 2 (10.53%) Twitter
7 2 (10.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (10.53%) Kafka
7 2 (10.53%) Gradle
7 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (15.79%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Gradle
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.26%) Automotive
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
2 6 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Designer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Designer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior UX Designer
3 4 (21.05%) UX Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Database Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Head of Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Information Officer
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Officer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) RESTful
2 7 (36.84%) SOAP
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) Akka
5 2 (10.53%) Kafka
6 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE
6 1 (5.26%) Spring
6 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Tandem
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) FMCG
4 1 (5.26%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) BDD
3 6 (31.58%) Acceptance Criteria
3 6 (31.58%) Collaborative Working
3 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
3 6 (31.58%) Secure Coding
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Adaptive Web Design
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) ETL
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) ISMS
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C#
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
1 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (5.26%) CISA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CISM
2 1 (5.26%) CISMP
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GDPR
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe
2 2 (10.53%) Apigee
2 2 (10.53%) Google
2 2 (10.53%) Twitter
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Tableau