Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Continual Improvement
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 67 75
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 +68
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 156 227 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.12% 4.17% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 4.59% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 127 227 190
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +18.42%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,500 £75,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +12.50%

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4605 4942 6307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.21% 90.73% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3867 4234 5011
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £62,500 £61,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% +5.00%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Leeds

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Leeds

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Leeds

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

1 63 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.08%) Finance
3 30 (19.23%) Collaborative Working
4 28 (17.95%) Project Management
4 28 (17.95%) Microsoft
5 25 (16.03%) PMO
6 21 (13.46%) Mentoring
6 21 (13.46%) .NET
6 21 (13.46%) Degree
7 20 (12.82%) Service Delivery
8 19 (12.18%) C#
9 18 (11.54%) DSDM
9 18 (11.54%) SLA
9 18 (11.54%) Analytics
10 17 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (10.90%) SQL
10 17 (10.90%) SQL Server
11 16 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
11 16 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
11 16 (10.26%) Management Information System
11 16 (10.26%) IT Strategy
12 15 (9.62%) People Management
12 15 (9.62%) Risk Management
12 15 (9.62%) Workflow
12 15 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (9.62%) ITIL
12 15 (9.62%) Pair Programming
13 14 (8.97%) Web Development
13 14 (8.97%) Java
14 13 (8.33%) MS Visio

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 6 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.92%) IIS
3 2 (1.28%) CMS
3 2 (1.28%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.64%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 16 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.92%) LAN
1 3 (1.92%) Network Security
1 3 (1.92%) PuTTY
1 3 (1.92%) WAN
1 3 (1.92%) WinSCP
2 2 (1.28%) SAN
2 2 (1.28%) Wireless
3 1 (0.64%) HTTP
3 1 (0.64%) Intranet
3 1 (0.64%) SMS
3 1 (0.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.92%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.92%) Ant
2 3 (1.92%) HP UFT
2 3 (1.92%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (1.92%) Selenium
2 3 (1.92%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.92%) SpecFlow
2 3 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.92%) TestNG
3 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 36 (23.08%) Finance
2 12 (7.69%) Retail
3 10 (6.41%) Electronics
3 10 (6.41%) Marketing
4 6 (3.85%) Back Office
5 3 (1.92%) Games
5 3 (1.92%) Legal
5 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.28%) Banking
6 2 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.28%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (19.87%) Analyst
2 16 (10.26%) IT Manager
3 14 (8.97%) Business Change Manager
4 13 (8.33%) Developer
5 11 (7.05%) PMO Manager
6 10 (6.41%) Account Manager
6 10 (6.41%) IT Analyst
7 9 (5.77%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (5.13%) Team Leader
9 7 (4.49%) Development Team Leader
9 7 (4.49%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.49%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.85%) Architect
10 6 (3.85%) Security Manager
10 6 (3.85%) Service Manager
11 5 (3.21%) Change Manager
11 5 (3.21%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (3.21%) Financial Analyst
11 5 (3.21%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.46%) .NET
2 6 (3.85%) Web Services
3 4 (2.56%) SailPoint
3 4 (2.56%) XML
4 2 (1.28%) HATEOAS
4 2 (1.28%) Node.js
4 2 (1.28%) REST
4 2 (1.28%) RESTful
4 2 (1.28%) Spring
5 1 (0.64%) Akka
5 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.64%) CSS
5 1 (0.64%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.64%) HTML
5 1 (0.64%) J2EE
5 1 (0.64%) LAMP
5 1 (0.64%) React
5 1 (0.64%) SOAP
5 1 (0.64%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.64%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.41%) NHS
4 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (2.56%) User Experience
5 3 (1.92%) PMI
6 2 (1.28%) Clustering
6 2 (1.28%) CMDB
6 2 (1.28%) PKI
6 2 (1.28%) Robotics
7 1 (0.64%) iPad
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.77%) Windows
2 8 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.49%) Linux
4 5 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.28%) CentOS
5 2 (1.28%) Debian
5 2 (1.28%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.28%) Unix
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (19.23%) Collaborative Working
3 28 (17.95%) Project Management
4 21 (13.46%) Mentoring
5 20 (12.82%) Service Delivery
6 18 (11.54%) Analytics
6 18 (11.54%) DSDM
7 16 (10.26%) IT Strategy
8 15 (9.62%) ITIL
8 15 (9.62%) Pair Programming
8 15 (9.62%) People Management
8 15 (9.62%) Risk Management
8 15 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (9.62%) Workflow
9 14 (8.97%) Web Development
10 13 (8.33%) Change Management
10 13 (8.33%) Scrum
10 13 (8.33%) SDLC
11 12 (7.69%) Coaching
12 11 (7.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.18%) C#
2 17 (10.90%) SQL
3 14 (8.97%) Java
4 10 (6.41%) Python
4 10 (6.41%) Ruby
5 7 (4.49%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.92%) F#
7 1 (0.64%) Clojure
7 1 (0.64%) PHP
7 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (13.46%) Degree
2 4 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.92%) APMP
3 3 (1.92%) CISM
3 3 (1.92%) CISSP
3 3 (1.92%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.28%) CRISC
4 2 (1.28%) SANS
4 2 (1.28%) SAP Certification
4 2 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.28%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) CCNA
5 1 (0.64%) CCNP
5 1 (0.64%) CISA
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.64%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.64%) MCSA
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.03%) PMO
2 18 (11.54%) SLA
3 10 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (5.13%) PCI DSS
5 5 (3.21%) ISO 22301
5 5 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (3.21%) QA
6 4 (2.56%) COBIT
7 2 (1.28%) GDPR
7 2 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (3.85%) Docker
2 3 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.92%) vSphere
3 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.28%) XenApp
3 2 (1.28%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.28%) XenServer
4 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.28%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.28%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.28%) SCCM
2 2 (1.28%) SCOM
3 1 (0.64%) DameWare
3 1 (0.64%) Grafana
3 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.64%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 28 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.69%) Dell
3 10 (6.41%) Apple
3 10 (6.41%) SAP
3 10 (6.41%) Xerox
4 6 (3.85%) HP
4 6 (3.85%) Oracle
5 5 (3.21%) Alteryx
5 5 (3.21%) webMethods
6 3 (1.92%) Citrix
6 3 (1.92%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.92%) Software AG
6 3 (1.92%) VMware
7 2 (1.28%) CommVault
7 2 (1.28%) Darktrace
7 2 (1.28%) Digital Shadows
7 2 (1.28%) Google
7 2 (1.28%) Symantec
7 2 (1.28%) Tableau
7 2 (1.28%) Veeam