Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 59 81
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22 +2
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 25 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.82% 2.85% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 3.24% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 7
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% - +16.88%
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +5.81%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 760 803 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.78% 88.14% 84.16%
Number of salaries quoted 613 725 672
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,600 £23,138
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley - 6 £37,500 -
Preston -4 4 £35,000 -36.36%
Blackburn - 3 - -
Chorley -1 2 - -
Darwen - 2 £28,250 -
Continuous Improvement
North West

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

1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) Internet
5 5 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (20.00%) IIS
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (20.00%) Docker
5 5 (20.00%) Marketing
6 4 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (16.00%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) .NET
6 4 (16.00%) Process Management
6 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (12.00%) PLM
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) Firewall
7 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (12.00%) Six Sigma
7 3 (12.00%) HTML
7 3 (12.00%) JavaScript

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 5 (20.00%) IIS
1 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Drupal
2 1 (4.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (4.00%) Final Cut Pro
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.00%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
1 5 (20.00%) Marketing
2 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Advertising
3 2 (8.00%) Back Office
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Team Leader
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Product Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Operations Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) ERP Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.00%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Director
6 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.00%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) Express
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) LESS
4 1 (4.00%) Material Design
4 1 (4.00%) Node.js
4 1 (4.00%) Sass
4 1 (4.00%) Symfony
4 1 (4.00%) Twig
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.00%) Smart Meter
1 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) BBC
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Mac OS
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Unix
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (16.00%) Process Management
3 4 (16.00%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Budget Control
4 3 (12.00%) Coaching
4 3 (12.00%) CRM
4 3 (12.00%) Lean Manufacturing
4 3 (12.00%) Line Management
4 3 (12.00%) Market Research
4 3 (12.00%) Operations Research
4 3 (12.00%) PLM
4 3 (12.00%) Product Management
4 3 (12.00%) Product Marketing
4 3 (12.00%) Service Design
4 3 (12.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) ES6
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
1 3 (12.00%) HNC
1 3 (12.00%) HND
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe
2 1 (4.00%) Capita
2 1 (4.00%) Epicor
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) HP