Period
to 26 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 26 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
North West > Manchester
6 months to
26 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 96 127
Rank change year-on-year +6 +31 -35
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 100 163 170
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.13% 2.97% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 3.16% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 76 117 129
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +27.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £39,375 £38,100 £25,700
90th Percentile £81,250 £95,000 £63,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -10.00%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,027 5,159 6,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.83% 94.11% 91.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,666 4,189 5,191
Median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,964 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,462 £72,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Manchester.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Manchester over the 6 months to 26 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 26 January 2021. 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
Altrincham +9 13 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Cheadle +10 3 £23,000 -54.00%
Oldham +1 1 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Bolton - 1 £60,000 -
Continuous Improvement
North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2021, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 56 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (55.00%) DevOps
3 28 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 27 (27.00%) Coaching
4 27 (27.00%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (23.00%) Terraform
5 23 (23.00%) Scrum
6 22 (22.00%) C#
6 22 (22.00%) Software Engineering
7 21 (21.00%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (20.00%) Java
8 20 (20.00%) Games
9 19 (19.00%) Test Automation
9 19 (19.00%) AWS
10 18 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (18.00%) SQL
10 18 (18.00%) Docker
11 17 (17.00%) Kubernetes
11 17 (17.00%) Finance
11 17 (17.00%) Jenkins
12 15 (15.00%) Gradle
12 15 (15.00%) Groovy
12 15 (15.00%) Infrastructure as Code
13 13 (13.00%) Greenfield Project
13 13 (13.00%) Mentoring
13 13 (13.00%) Ansible
13 13 (13.00%) Packer
13 13 (13.00%) Pair Programming
13 13 (13.00%) .NET
13 13 (13.00%) Cucumber

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (8.00%) Apache
2 3 (3.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.00%) SAS
4 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.00%) CMS
4 1 (1.00%) Confluence
4 1 (1.00%) Drupal
4 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.00%) AWS
2 11 (11.00%) Azure
3 6 (6.00%) GCP
4 3 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.00%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.00%) Serverless
5 2 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.00%) Office 365
6 1 (1.00%) SaaS
6 1 (1.00%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.00%) Network Security
2 2 (2.00%) WebEx
3 1 (1.00%) DHCP
3 1 (1.00%) DNS
3 1 (1.00%) LAN
3 1 (1.00%) PPP
3 1 (1.00%) SAN
3 1 (1.00%) VoIP
3 1 (1.00%) WAN
3 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.00%) MySQL
2 6 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.00%) Big Data
5 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.00%) Redis
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (17.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (15.00%) Gradle
3 13 (13.00%) Cucumber
4 12 (12.00%) IntelliJ
4 12 (12.00%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.00%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.00%) JIRA
General
1 20 (20.00%) Games
2 17 (17.00%) Finance
3 10 (10.00%) Retail
4 4 (4.00%) Legal
5 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.00%) Automotive
6 2 (2.00%) Marketing
7 1 (1.00%) Back Office
7 1 (1.00%) Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 35 (35.00%) Developer
2 15 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 11 (11.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (11.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.00%) Architect
5 7 (7.00%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Platform Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Principal Developer
5 7 (7.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Security Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.00%) Senior DevOps
8 4 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.00%) .NET
2 12 (12.00%) OpenJDK
3 10 (10.00%) Node.js
4 8 (8.00%) Apache Flex
4 8 (8.00%) Kafka
5 7 (7.00%) React
6 6 (6.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (6.00%) CSS
6 6 (6.00%) HTML
7 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.00%) Spring
10 2 (2.00%) Ajax
10 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.00%) RESTful
11 1 (1.00%) .NET Core
11 1 (1.00%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET Core
11 1 (1.00%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (12.00%) e-Learning
3 5 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.00%) FMCG
4 4 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.00%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.00%) Social Media
5 3 (3.00%) User Experience
6 2 (2.00%) Life Science
6 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.00%) Clustering
7 1 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.00%) PMI
7 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.00%) Linux
2 8 (8.00%) Unix
3 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (55.00%) DevOps
3 27 (27.00%) Coaching
3 27 (27.00%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (23.00%) Scrum
5 22 (22.00%) Software Engineering
6 19 (19.00%) Test Automation
7 18 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (15.00%) Infrastructure as Code
9 13 (13.00%) Mentoring
9 13 (13.00%) Pair Programming
10 12 (12.00%) Community of Practice
11 11 (11.00%) E-Commerce
11 11 (11.00%) High Availability
11 11 (11.00%) TDD
12 10 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (8.00%) Information Security
13 8 (8.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (22.00%) C#
3 20 (20.00%) Java
4 18 (18.00%) SQL
5 15 (15.00%) Groovy
6 12 (12.00%) Python
6 12 (12.00%) Ruby
7 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.00%) Go
7 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.00%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.00%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) Degree
1 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.00%) MCSA
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) COBIT
3 1 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.00%) NIST
3 1 (1.00%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (18.00%) Docker
2 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (23.00%) Terraform
2 21 (21.00%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (17.00%) Kubernetes
4 13 (13.00%) Ansible
4 13 (13.00%) Packer
5 3 (3.00%) Puppet
6 1 (1.00%) SCCM
6 1 (1.00%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 12 (12.00%) Aquila
2 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle
4 2 (2.00%) VMware
5 1 (1.00%) Cadence
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco
5 1 (1.00%) Citrix
5 1 (1.00%) Darktrace
5 1 (1.00%) Dell
5 1 (1.00%) EMC
5 1 (1.00%) FireEye
5 1 (1.00%) Google
5 1 (1.00%) IronPort
5 1 (1.00%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.00%) Nasuni
5 1 (1.00%) NetWitness
5 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.00%) Splunk
5 1 (1.00%) Wonderware