The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 46 49 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 6 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.50% 2.04% 4.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.36% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 16
Median salary £28,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.00% +5.26%  
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 Liverpool with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 360 339 386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 90.00% 86.48% 88.53%
Number of salaries quoted 266 268 295
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Liverpool

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 14 (60.87%) QA
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Linux
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
5 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) PMO
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
6 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
7 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (21.74%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (21.74%) SDLC
7 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (17.39%) Analytics
8 4 (17.39%) DevOps
8 4 (17.39%) Data Analytics
8 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (17.39%) Post-Production
8 4 (17.39%) Scrum
8 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (17.39%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) Release Management
8 4 (17.39%) Java

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (8.70%) nginx
2 1 (4.35%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) VPN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DMVPN
2 1 (4.35%) DMZ
2 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.35%) IMAP
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) IPsec
2 1 (4.35%) SMTP
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) VLAN
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) RSpec
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.35%) NuGet
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Portfolio Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Project Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Web Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) IT Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Test Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Release Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Support
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) RESTful
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) Ajax
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) HTML5
2 2 (8.70%) jQuery
2 2 (8.70%) Phusion Passenger
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) FlexPod
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Android
5 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
3 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
4 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
4 5 (21.74%) SDLC
5 4 (17.39%) Analytics
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Data Analytics
5 4 (17.39%) DevOps
5 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Post-Production
5 4 (17.39%) Release Management
5 4 (17.39%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) Open Source
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
1 4 (17.39%) Perl
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C#
2 3 (13.04%) C++
2 3 (13.04%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) Ruby
3 2 (8.70%) C
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Smalltalk
3 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (60.87%) QA
2 7 (30.43%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Apple
3 1 (4.35%) Brocade
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Meraki
3 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) WSO2