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 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
UK / England
Rank 86 105 122
Rank change year-on-year +19 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2474 2722 2477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.14% 2.83% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 3.20% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1711 2050 1694
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 £32,500 £30,791 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £74,000
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 70054 85136 85691
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.05% 88.56% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 58038 71244 70035
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 23 March 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 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
London +70 1129 £60,000 +6.66% 103
South East -23 415 £51,250 +10.21% 93
East of England +17 225 £47,500 +5.55% 24
West Midlands -7 170 £45,000 +2.27% 8
North West -6 163 £52,500 +16.66% 24
South West -27 133 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Yorkshire +1 121 £40,000 - 31
East Midlands -24 90 £44,000 +10.00% 15
North East -1 16 £38,500 +2.66% 5
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 1743 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
2 1405 (28.17%) Finance
3 825 (16.54%) Degree
4 824 (16.52%) Microsoft
5 820 (16.44%) ITIL
6 794 (15.92%) SQL
7 791 (15.86%) Scrum
8 721 (14.46%) Java
9 713 (14.30%) Project Management
10 630 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
11 569 (11.41%) SQL Server
12 564 (11.31%) QA
13 548 (10.99%) MS Excel
14 545 (10.93%) Service Delivery
15 531 (10.65%) Software Engineering
16 527 (10.57%) TDD
17 522 (10.47%) Linux
18 510 (10.23%) JavaScript
19 499 (10.01%) Windows
20 492 (9.87%) C#
21 491 (9.85%) .NET
22 482 (9.67%) DevOps
23 474 (9.50%) Mentoring
24 453 (9.08%) Stakeholder Management
25 434 (8.70%) PRINCE2
26 429 (8.60%) Oracle
27 421 (8.44%) HTML
28 420 (8.42%) Service Management
29 404 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
30 397 (7.96%) Management Information System

Continuous Improvement
Top Related 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
1 161 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 133 (2.67%) IIS
3 100 (2.01%) MS Exchange
4 78 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 68 (1.36%) Confluence
6 67 (1.34%) Apache
7 56 (1.12%) JBoss
8 53 (1.06%) CMS
8 53 (1.06%) Skype for Business
9 45 (0.90%) Apache Spark
9 45 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
10 40 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 34 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (0.50%) Apache Pig
12 25 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 25 (0.50%) SAS
12 25 (0.50%) WordPress
13 24 (0.48%) OpenStack
13 24 (0.48%) WebSphere
14 20 (0.40%) Documentum
Applications
1 548 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 196 (3.93%) MS Office
3 147 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 51 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 48 (0.96%) MS Project
6 15 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.24%) SPSS
9 10 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
10 6 (0.12%) InVision
11 5 (0.10%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.10%) UXPin
12 4 (0.080%) InDesign
13 3 (0.060%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.040%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.040%) Windchill
15 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.020%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 86 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 35 (0.70%) Sentinel
4 31 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 29 (0.58%) assyst
6 22 (0.44%) SAP CO
6 22 (0.44%) SAP FI
6 22 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
7 20 (0.40%) SAP HCM
8 16 (0.32%) SAP HR
9 13 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (0.20%) SAP PM
11 9 (0.18%) Maximo
11 9 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
12 8 (0.16%) NetSuite
12 8 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
12 8 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
12 8 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
12 8 (0.16%) Retail-J
13 7 (0.14%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 258 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 190 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 167 (3.35%) SaaS
4 109 (2.19%) IaaS
5 107 (2.15%) PaaS
6 98 (1.97%) Office 365
7 58 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
8 36 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 36 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
9 24 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
10 22 (0.44%) GitHub
11 15 (0.30%) G Suite
12 14 (0.28%) Mimecast
13 11 (0.22%) Akamai
13 11 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.20%) Force.com
14 10 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
15 9 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
16 7 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 266 (5.33%) Firewall
2 149 (2.99%) LAN
3 148 (2.97%) WAN
4 145 (2.91%) Internet
5 114 (2.29%) DNS
6 112 (2.25%) TCP/IP
7 110 (2.21%) HTTP
8 78 (1.56%) SAN
9 62 (1.24%) SSL
10 61 (1.22%) DHCP
11 55 (1.10%) Skype
12 51 (1.02%) OSPF
12 51 (1.02%) Wireless
13 50 (1.00%) Network Security
14 46 (0.92%) VoIP
14 46 (0.92%) VPN
15 44 (0.88%) LDAP
16 38 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
17 35 (0.70%) MPLS
18 25 (0.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 569 (11.41%) SQL Server
2 266 (5.33%) MySQL
3 161 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 135 (2.71%) MongoDB
5 132 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
6 131 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 111 (2.23%) Big Data
8 102 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 95 (1.90%) NoSQL
10 88 (1.76%) Hadoop
11 82 (1.64%) RDBMS
12 76 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 73 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 62 (1.24%) DB2
15 61 (1.22%) Oracle Database
15 61 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 49 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
17 40 (0.80%) Power BI
18 32 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
19 31 (0.62%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 253 (5.07%) Git (software)
2 217 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 210 (4.21%) Selenium
4 191 (3.83%) JIRA
5 129 (2.59%) JUnit
6 127 (2.55%) Cucumber
7 114 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 94 (1.88%) Maven
9 90 (1.80%) Subversion
10 77 (1.54%) Visual Studio
11 71 (1.42%) TeamCity
12 53 (1.06%) WebDriver
13 49 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 47 (0.94%) Gradle
14 47 (0.94%) gulp
15 41 (0.82%) NUnit
16 37 (0.74%) MSBuild
17 35 (0.70%) HP UFT
18 33 (0.66%) Jasmine
18 33 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1405 (28.17%) Finance
2 393 (7.88%) Retail
3 195 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 184 (3.69%) Banking
4 184 (3.69%) Marketing
5 170 (3.41%) Legal
5 170 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 168 (3.37%) Publishing
7 101 (2.03%) Financial Institution
8 72 (1.44%) Law
9 67 (1.34%) Games
10 62 (1.24%) Advertising
11 52 (1.04%) Back Office
12 38 (0.76%) Electronics
12 38 (0.76%) Front Office
13 35 (0.70%) Billing
14 31 (0.62%) Investment Banking
15 27 (0.54%) Automotive
16 25 (0.50%) German Language
17 18 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 830 (16.64%) Developer
2 700 (14.04%) Analyst
3 336 (6.74%) Architect
4 258 (5.17%) Project Manager
5 237 (4.75%) IT Manager
6 198 (3.97%) Java Developer
7 190 (3.81%) Service Manager
8 181 (3.63%) Consultant
9 174 (3.49%) Senior Developer
10 165 (3.31%) Business Analyst
11 146 (2.93%) C# Developer
12 140 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
13 134 (2.69%) Delivery Manager
14 130 (2.61%) Software Developer
15 129 (2.59%) .NET Developer
15 129 (2.59%) Scrum Master
16 114 (2.29%) Team Leader
17 108 (2.17%) Administrator
18 107 (2.15%) Software Engineer
19 104 (2.09%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 491 (9.85%) .NET
2 421 (8.44%) HTML
3 351 (7.04%) CSS
4 337 (6.76%) Web Services
5 266 (5.33%) Spring
6 205 (4.11%) XML
7 196 (3.93%) REST
8 191 (3.83%) HTML5
9 178 (3.57%) AngularJS
10 175 (3.51%) ASP.NET
11 146 (2.93%) RESTful
12 142 (2.85%) jQuery
13 131 (2.63%) Node.js
14 116 (2.33%) JSON
15 111 (2.23%) J2EE
16 109 (2.19%) CSS3
17 106 (2.13%) Java EE
17 106 (2.13%) React
18 101 (2.03%) .NET Framework
18 101 (2.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 630 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 397 (7.96%) Management Information System
3 387 (7.76%) Computer Science
4 373 (7.48%) Data Centre
5 157 (3.15%) User Experience
6 130 (2.61%) Virtual Team
7 119 (2.39%) CMDB
8 105 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
9 87 (1.74%) Fintech
10 71 (1.42%) Data Structures
11 70 (1.40%) iPad
12 65 (1.30%) Mobile App
13 50 (1.00%) NHS
14 46 (0.92%) Algorithms
15 43 (0.86%) PMI
16 40 (0.80%) Clustering
17 39 (0.78%) Driving Licence
17 39 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 35 (0.70%) Derivative
18 35 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 522 (10.47%) Linux
2 499 (10.01%) Windows
3 183 (3.67%) Windows Server
4 162 (3.25%) Unix
5 115 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 97 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 56 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 50 (1.00%) Windows 7
9 48 (0.96%) Android
10 47 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 45 (0.90%) Windows 10
12 34 (0.68%) CentOS
13 33 (0.66%) Solaris
14 29 (0.58%) Ubuntu
15 18 (0.36%) Mac OS X
16 17 (0.34%) AIX
16 17 (0.34%) Windows 8
17 16 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (0.30%) Mac OS
19 13 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1743 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
2 820 (16.44%) ITIL
3 791 (15.86%) Scrum
4 713 (14.30%) Project Management
5 545 (10.93%) Service Delivery
6 531 (10.65%) Software Engineering
7 527 (10.57%) TDD
8 482 (9.67%) DevOps
9 474 (9.50%) Mentoring
10 453 (9.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 434 (8.70%) PRINCE2
12 420 (8.42%) Service Management
13 404 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
14 386 (7.74%) Coaching
15 384 (7.70%) Line Management
16 382 (7.66%) Change Management
17 367 (7.36%) BDD
18 353 (7.08%) SDLC
19 345 (6.92%) Information Security
20 318 (6.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 794 (15.92%) SQL
2 721 (14.46%) Java
3 510 (10.23%) JavaScript
4 492 (9.87%) C#
5 277 (5.55%) Python
6 178 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 130 (2.61%) Perl
8 127 (2.55%) C
9 115 (2.31%) C++
10 109 (2.19%) PHP
11 100 (2.01%) Ruby
12 93 (1.86%) T-SQL
13 60 (1.20%) Bash Shell
14 53 (1.06%) Shell Script
15 42 (0.84%) PL/SQL
16 41 (0.82%) ABAP
16 41 (0.82%) VB.NET
17 40 (0.80%) ES6
18 38 (0.76%) Scala
19 36 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 825 (16.54%) Degree
2 182 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 171 (3.43%) CISSP
4 158 (3.17%) ISEB
5 142 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
6 140 (2.81%) CISM
7 106 (2.13%) PMI Certification
7 106 (2.13%) SC Cleared
8 101 (2.03%) PMP
9 90 (1.80%) CISA
10 85 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
11 70 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 63 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 61 (1.22%) DV Cleared
14 59 (1.18%) ISTQB
14 59 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
15 47 (0.94%) MCSE
16 43 (0.86%) CCNP
17 38 (0.76%) CCNA
17 38 (0.76%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 564 (11.31%) QA
2 229 (4.59%) SLA
3 170 (3.41%) PMO
4 156 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 96 (1.93%) PCI DSS
6 61 (1.22%) COBIT
7 52 (1.04%) Data Quality
8 36 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
9 33 (0.66%) SDET
10 30 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 29 (0.58%) ISO 9001
12 26 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
13 16 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 15 (0.30%) GPG13
15 14 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 14 (0.28%) ISO 14001
15 14 (0.28%) RMADS
16 13 (0.26%) GDPR
17 10 (0.20%) JTAG
18 9 (0.18%) P3O
System Software
1 257 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 226 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 76 (1.52%) Docker
5 69 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
6 63 (1.26%) Firmware
7 47 (0.94%) vSphere
7 47 (0.94%) XenApp
8 23 (0.46%) VMware ESX
9 18 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 14 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (0.22%) NFS
14 9 (0.18%) vCloud
14 9 (0.18%) Xen
15 7 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
16 6 (0.12%) DFS Replication
16 6 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 110 (2.21%) SCCM
2 102 (2.05%) Puppet
3 57 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 54 (1.08%) SCOM
5 50 (1.00%) Ansible
6 47 (0.94%) SCVMM
7 33 (0.66%) NetBackup
8 30 (0.60%) Tivoli
9 27 (0.54%) Backup Exec
10 23 (0.46%) Nagios
11 22 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
12 18 (0.36%) SCSM
12 18 (0.36%) WSUS
13 16 (0.32%) Control-M
13 16 (0.32%) Terraform
14 14 (0.28%) Kibana
14 14 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 13 (0.26%) logstash
16 11 (0.22%) EMC VPLEX
16 11 (0.22%) Simpana
Vendors
1 824 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 429 (8.60%) Oracle
3 302 (6.06%) VMware
4 267 (5.35%) Cisco
5 210 (4.21%) SAP
6 172 (3.45%) HP
7 165 (3.31%) Citrix
8 161 (3.23%) IBM
9 141 (2.83%) CheckPoint
10 122 (2.45%) Red Hat
11 96 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
12 94 (1.88%) ServiceNow
13 78 (1.56%) Juniper
14 77 (1.54%) EMC
15 71 (1.42%) Tableau
16 66 (1.32%) Google
17 62 (1.24%) Cognizant
18 57 (1.14%) NetApp
19 54 (1.08%) Fortinet
20 47 (0.94%) BMC
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Workray
Salary: Competitive plus Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + bonus, package
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Spacebar Media
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Northgate Human Resources
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Modis International
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £32,500 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 14 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago