The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 46 68
Rank change year-on-year +1 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 11 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.49% 3.44% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 3.78% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 4
Median salary £33,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,766 £45,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,125 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.72% -  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 378 423 512
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 85.71% 90.97% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 322 339 420
Median salary £35,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Lancashire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Lancashire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Lancashire

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Preston -8 5 £33,000 -26.66%
Chorley +8 2 - - 2
Nelson - 1 £41,533 -
Continuous Improvement
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) HTML
2 9 (37.50%) CSS
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) SDLC
4 7 (29.17%) .NET
5 6 (25.00%) HTML5
6 5 (20.83%) Service Design
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
6 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
7 4 (16.67%) MVC
7 4 (16.67%) Service Management
7 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (16.67%) OpenEdge
7 4 (16.67%) HTTP
7 4 (16.67%) IIS
7 4 (16.67%) Internet
7 4 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 4 (16.67%) SOAP
7 4 (16.67%) MySQL
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (16.67%) Mac OS
7 4 (16.67%) Windows 7

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
1 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (16.67%) OpenEdge
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) HTTP
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 2 (8.33%) Advertising
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Manual Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Manual Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Product Manager
4 2 (8.33%) QA Manual Tester
4 2 (8.33%) QA Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) CSS
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) .NET
3 6 (25.00%) HTML5
4 4 (16.67%) jQuery
4 4 (16.67%) JSON
4 4 (16.67%) SOAP
4 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.33%) Spring
7 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Mac OS
2 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (33.33%) SDLC
2 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
2 5 (20.83%) Service Design
3 4 (16.67%) MVC
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
3 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (16.67%) Web Development
4 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery Management
4 3 (12.50%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Validation
5 2 (8.33%) Line Management
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile First
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) PLM
5 2 (8.33%) Pricing Strategy
5 2 (8.33%) Scorecard
5 2 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (12.50%) SLA
3 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Epicor
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
ITR Partners Limited
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
ROQ
Salary: Competitive Salary Package plus benefits
Posted: 22 days ago