The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 96 140
Rank change year-on-year -11 +44  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2474 2751 2443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.96% 2.99% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 3.36% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1766 2140 1778
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,195 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74928 81969 91691
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.68% 88.98% 87.99%
Number of salaries quoted 249802 287097 299995
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in England

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in England

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in England

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
London +24 1027 £62,500 +4.16% 126
North of England 0 417 £45,000 - 63
South East -29 390 £48,000 +3.22% 78
Midlands -36 246 £45,000 - 41
Yorkshire +51 227 £45,000 -2.70% 32
East of England -27 187 £55,000 - 25
West Midlands -4 184 £45,000 - 20
South West -15 168 £46,000 +2.22% 29
North West -51 161 £47,500 +5.55% 23
East Midlands -45 62 £42,500 -3.40% 19
North East +8 29 £36,750 -43.46% 8
Continuous Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 England region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 1801 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1411 (28.47%) Finance
3 875 (17.66%) SQL
4 859 (17.33%) Microsoft
5 838 (16.91%) Degree
6 830 (16.75%) ITIL
7 734 (14.81%) Scrum
8 672 (13.56%) Project Management
9 651 (13.14%) Java
10 622 (12.55%) SQL Server
11 615 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
12 601 (12.13%) DevOps
13 589 (11.88%) Windows
14 588 (11.86%) Linux
15 556 (11.22%) .NET
16 554 (11.18%) JavaScript
17 544 (10.98%) QA
18 512 (10.33%) Test Automation
18 512 (10.33%) C#
19 504 (10.17%) TDD
20 482 (9.73%) Service Delivery
20 482 (9.73%) Mentoring
21 452 (9.12%) Software Engineering
22 434 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
23 432 (8.72%) HTML
24 426 (8.60%) Service Management
25 419 (8.45%) Change Management
26 410 (8.27%) SDLC
27 402 (8.11%) Computer Science
28 401 (8.09%) Retail

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 193 (3.89%) SharePoint
2 139 (2.80%) IIS
3 128 (2.58%) MS Exchange
4 124 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 115 (2.32%) Apache
6 107 (2.16%) CMS
7 62 (1.25%) Confluence
8 56 (1.13%) JBoss
9 52 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
9 52 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 52 (1.05%) Skype for Business
10 43 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
11 41 (0.83%) Apache Spark
12 34 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 33 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
14 32 (0.65%) EPiServer
15 31 (0.63%) WebLogic
16 29 (0.59%) nginx
17 28 (0.56%) Drupal
17 28 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 240 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 240 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 103 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 60 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 57 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.28%) InVision
8 12 (0.24%) UXPin
9 7 (0.14%) Campfire
10 6 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.061%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.061%) SPSS
12 2 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.040%) Windchill
13 1 (0.020%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.020%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.020%) Autodesk Inventor
13 1 (0.020%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 94 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (1.05%) SAP CO
2 52 (1.05%) SAP FI
2 52 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
3 28 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 24 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 23 (0.46%) Eloqua
6 22 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
7 20 (0.40%) SAP ERP
8 18 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 16 (0.32%) assyst
9 16 (0.32%) SAP BPC
10 13 (0.26%) Endur
11 12 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
11 12 (0.24%) SAP CRM
11 12 (0.24%) SAP HCM
11 12 (0.24%) Sentinel
11 12 (0.24%) Siebel CRM
12 10 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
13 9 (0.18%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 309 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
2 235 (4.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 183 (3.69%) SaaS
4 103 (2.08%) Office 365
5 98 (1.98%) IaaS
6 97 (1.96%) PaaS
7 55 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
8 54 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
9 37 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
10 33 (0.67%) GitHub
11 24 (0.48%) Google Analytics
12 17 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
13 16 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 13 (0.26%) Loggly
15 12 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
15 12 (0.24%) G Suite
16 10 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
16 10 (0.20%) Amazon S3
17 9 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 243 (4.90%) Firewall
2 188 (3.79%) DNS
3 161 (3.25%) Internet
4 152 (3.07%) LAN
5 147 (2.97%) WAN
6 135 (2.72%) SAN
7 103 (2.08%) DHCP
8 98 (1.98%) HTTP
9 90 (1.82%) TCP/IP
10 56 (1.13%) VPN
11 54 (1.09%) Network Security
12 47 (0.95%) Skype
13 46 (0.93%) Wireless
14 43 (0.87%) SSL
15 39 (0.79%) VoIP
16 38 (0.77%) LDAP
17 33 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
18 29 (0.59%) MPLS
19 27 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
20 26 (0.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 622 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 271 (5.47%) MySQL
3 143 (2.89%) Relational Database
4 126 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
5 117 (2.36%) MongoDB
6 112 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 104 (2.10%) Big Data
8 96 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 85 (1.72%) NoSQL
10 78 (1.57%) Hadoop
11 76 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 75 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 57 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
13 57 (1.15%) Power BI
14 52 (1.05%) RDBMS
15 49 (0.99%) Oracle Database
16 46 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 44 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
18 43 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
19 40 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 245 (4.94%) Git (software)
2 224 (4.52%) JIRA
3 215 (4.34%) Selenium
4 181 (3.65%) Jenkins
5 117 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 86 (1.74%) JUnit
6 86 (1.74%) Subversion
7 81 (1.63%) TeamCity
8 80 (1.61%) Cucumber
9 64 (1.29%) Visual Studio
10 63 (1.27%) WebDriver
11 60 (1.21%) Maven
12 58 (1.17%) HP UFT
13 52 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 49 (0.99%) NUnit
15 48 (0.97%) gulp
16 36 (0.73%) LSMW
17 34 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
18 33 (0.67%) Protractor
19 32 (0.65%) SpecFlow
General
1 1411 (28.47%) Finance
2 401 (8.09%) Retail
3 235 (4.74%) Marketing
4 201 (4.06%) Banking
5 182 (3.67%) Telecoms
6 177 (3.57%) Manufacturing
7 155 (3.13%) Legal
8 112 (2.26%) Publishing
9 94 (1.90%) Law
10 92 (1.86%) Financial Institution
11 87 (1.76%) Games
12 84 (1.69%) Advertising
13 64 (1.29%) Back Office
13 64 (1.29%) Front Office
14 60 (1.21%) Investment Banking
14 60 (1.21%) Retail Banking
15 52 (1.05%) Electronics
16 40 (0.81%) Billing
17 32 (0.65%) General Ledger
18 28 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 880 (17.76%) Developer
2 729 (14.71%) Analyst
3 249 (5.02%) Architect
4 231 (4.66%) IT Manager
5 208 (4.20%) Service Manager
6 207 (4.18%) Project Manager
7 203 (4.10%) Senior Developer
8 188 (3.79%) Java Developer
9 171 (3.45%) Consultant
10 160 (3.23%) Business Analyst
11 155 (3.13%) Team Leader
12 139 (2.80%) Scrum Master
13 138 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
14 137 (2.76%) C# Developer
15 132 (2.66%) DevOps Engineer
16 124 (2.50%) .NET Developer
17 123 (2.48%) Software Developer
18 113 (2.28%) Senior Analyst
19 104 (2.10%) SQL Developer
20 100 (2.02%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 556 (11.22%) .NET
2 432 (8.72%) HTML
3 366 (7.38%) CSS
4 319 (6.44%) Web Services
5 230 (4.64%) AngularJS
6 213 (4.30%) XML
7 208 (4.20%) REST
8 200 (4.04%) Spring
9 198 (4.00%) HTML5
10 166 (3.35%) ASP.NET
11 147 (2.97%) jQuery
12 146 (2.95%) CSS3
13 144 (2.91%) SOAP
14 125 (2.52%) Node.js
15 117 (2.36%) .NET Framework
16 113 (2.28%) RESTful
17 97 (1.96%) React
18 94 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
19 88 (1.78%) Hibernate
20 87 (1.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 615 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 402 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 371 (7.49%) Management Information System
4 278 (5.61%) Data Centre
5 234 (4.72%) User Experience
6 114 (2.30%) Virtual Team
7 95 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 95 (1.92%) Fintech
8 91 (1.84%) Mobile App
9 76 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
10 65 (1.31%) CMDB
11 64 (1.29%) Data Structures
12 55 (1.11%) Equities
13 49 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 48 (0.97%) Fixed Income
15 47 (0.95%) NHS
16 42 (0.85%) Social Media
17 41 (0.83%) Public Cloud
18 40 (0.81%) iPad
19 39 (0.79%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 589 (11.88%) Windows
2 588 (11.86%) Linux
3 187 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 167 (3.37%) Unix
5 121 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 109 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 82 (1.65%) CentOS
8 77 (1.55%) Windows 7
9 69 (1.39%) Ubuntu
10 65 (1.31%) Android
11 58 (1.17%) Windows 10
12 46 (0.93%) Apple iOS
12 46 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 43 (0.87%) Solaris
14 25 (0.50%) AIX
15 22 (0.44%) Mac OS
16 20 (0.40%) Debian
17 19 (0.38%) Windows 8
18 16 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
19 14 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1801 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
2 830 (16.75%) ITIL
3 734 (14.81%) Scrum
4 672 (13.56%) Project Management
5 601 (12.13%) DevOps
6 512 (10.33%) Test Automation
7 504 (10.17%) TDD
8 482 (9.73%) Mentoring
8 482 (9.73%) Service Delivery
9 452 (9.12%) Software Engineering
10 434 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 426 (8.60%) Service Management
12 419 (8.45%) Change Management
13 410 (8.27%) SDLC
14 394 (7.95%) Coaching
15 390 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
16 383 (7.73%) PRINCE2
17 316 (6.38%) Information Security
18 306 (6.17%) BDD
19 296 (5.97%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 875 (17.66%) SQL
2 651 (13.14%) Java
3 554 (11.18%) JavaScript
4 512 (10.33%) C#
5 296 (5.97%) Python
6 150 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 126 (2.54%) T-SQL
8 123 (2.48%) C++
9 118 (2.38%) Ruby
10 109 (2.20%) Perl
11 108 (2.18%) C
12 102 (2.06%) PHP
13 74 (1.49%) Shell Script
14 66 (1.33%) Bash Shell
15 65 (1.31%) VB.NET
16 59 (1.19%) PL/SQL
17 58 (1.17%) VBA
18 55 (1.11%) ABAP
19 45 (0.91%) ES6
20 32 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 838 (16.91%) Degree
2 176 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 153 (3.09%) CISSP
4 148 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
5 146 (2.95%) ISEB
6 139 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 119 (2.40%) SC Cleared
8 110 (2.22%) CISM
9 86 (1.74%) PMP
10 73 (1.47%) ISTQB
11 71 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
11 71 (1.43%) PMI Certification
12 70 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 65 (1.31%) CISA
14 52 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 47 (0.95%) MCSE
16 44 (0.89%) DV Cleared
17 39 (0.79%) CCNA
18 37 (0.75%) CEH
19 35 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 544 (10.98%) QA
2 228 (4.60%) SLA
3 155 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 150 (3.03%) PMO
5 63 (1.27%) Data Quality
6 60 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 60 (1.21%) PCI DSS
7 30 (0.61%) COBIT
7 30 (0.61%) ISO 9001
8 27 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
9 18 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 15 (0.30%) P3O
11 13 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
12 11 (0.22%) ISO 14001
13 9 (0.18%) GDPR
14 8 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 8 (0.16%) JTAG
15 6 (0.12%) ISO 9000
15 6 (0.12%) MiFID
16 5 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 296 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 176 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (2.54%) Docker
4 65 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
5 61 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 48 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
7 46 (0.93%) Firmware
8 45 (0.91%) vSphere
9 42 (0.85%) XenApp
10 28 (0.56%) DFS Replication
11 24 (0.48%) NFS
12 17 (0.34%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.16%) Varnish
16 6 (0.12%) KVM
16 6 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
17 5 (0.10%) Dovecot
17 5 (0.10%) LXC
17 5 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 134 (2.70%) Puppet
2 118 (2.38%) Ansible
3 117 (2.36%) SCCM
4 81 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
5 67 (1.35%) Nagios
6 50 (1.01%) SCOM
7 43 (0.87%) Terraform
8 35 (0.71%) Tivoli
9 27 (0.54%) Opsview
10 24 (0.48%) NetBackup
11 23 (0.46%) Grafana
12 21 (0.42%) Control-M
12 21 (0.42%) SCVMM
12 21 (0.42%) WSUS
13 15 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 14 (0.28%) Backup Exec
14 14 (0.28%) Packer
15 13 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
15 13 (0.26%) Kibana
16 12 (0.24%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 859 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 388 (7.83%) Oracle
3 311 (6.28%) VMware
4 283 (5.71%) SAP
5 270 (5.45%) Cisco
6 137 (2.76%) HP
7 117 (2.36%) Citrix
8 113 (2.28%) IBM
9 100 (2.02%) ServiceNow
10 98 (1.98%) Red Hat
11 88 (1.78%) Juniper
12 83 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
13 79 (1.59%) Google
14 76 (1.53%) CheckPoint
15 66 (1.33%) NetApp
16 64 (1.29%) Cognizant
17 63 (1.27%) Cadence
18 55 (1.11%) Tableau
19 50 (1.01%) Splunk
20 47 (0.95%) Adobe
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time, Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus!
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus!
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Pioneer Search
Salary: £42500.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus!
Posted: Yesterday
Castleford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Match & Double Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Sussex
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Flexi-working, Bonus + more
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + strong benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday