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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 48 39
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.52% 1.50% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.84% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 13
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -20.00%  
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 Liverpool with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 353 326 359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 92.17% 81.50% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 248 257 263
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 6 (75.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) nginx
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) PMO
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring 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 (25.00%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) RSpec
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Project Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Domain Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Release Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) Phusion Passenger
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (12.50%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) SDLC
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) C++
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Ruby
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Smalltalk
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Perforce