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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 79 122
Rank change year-on-year -5 +43  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 128 110 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.28% 3.26% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 3.63% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 83 88 64
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £57,500
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3569 3032 3336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.58% 89.89% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3009 2504 2751
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,275
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -2 9 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Oldham -21 8 - - 1
Stockport +3 7 £23,000 -54.00% 1
Bury -6 4 £48,750 +8.33%
Cheadle - 4 £21,000 -
Salford - 4 £55,000 - 2
Rochdale -3 2 £70,000 +29.62%
Wigan - 2 £40,000 - 4
Altrincham - 2 £56,250 -
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

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 Manchester region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 158 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (40.77%) Java
3 77 (26.83%) Scrum
4 75 (26.13%) JavaScript
5 74 (25.78%) Degree
6 69 (24.04%) TDD
7 64 (22.30%) Spring
8 59 (20.56%) SQL
9 57 (19.86%) Oracle
10 50 (17.42%) Linux
11 47 (16.38%) Java EE
12 45 (15.68%) iPad
13 44 (15.33%) Finance
14 42 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (14.63%) C#
15 40 (13.94%) DevOps
16 39 (13.59%) SDLC
16 39 (13.59%) Big Data
17 37 (12.89%) .NET
18 36 (12.54%) Software Engineering
18 36 (12.54%) Coaching
19 35 (12.20%) Hadoop
19 35 (12.20%) HTML
19 35 (12.20%) Python
20 34 (11.85%) E-Commerce
21 33 (11.50%) Computer Science
21 33 (11.50%) MySQL
22 32 (11.15%) Hibernate
22 32 (11.15%) MongoDB
22 32 (11.15%) Node.js

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 22 (7.67%) Apache Pig
1 22 (7.67%) Apache Spark
2 19 (6.62%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (3.48%) IIS
4 8 (2.79%) Confluence
4 8 (2.79%) JBoss
4 8 (2.79%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.39%) Apache
6 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.35%) CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.44%) MS Office
3 4 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) SAP GRC
1 4 (1.39%) SAP MM
1 4 (1.39%) SAP PP
1 4 (1.39%) SAP SCM
2 2 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.05%) Office 365
4 1 (0.35%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.83%) Internet
2 10 (3.48%) Firewall
3 5 (1.74%) Network Security
3 5 (1.74%) SMS
3 5 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.05%) Broadband
5 2 (0.70%) BGP
5 2 (0.70%) DHCP
5 2 (0.70%) DNS
5 2 (0.70%) OSPF
5 2 (0.70%) SNMP
5 2 (0.70%) WAN
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.59%) Big Data
2 35 (12.20%) Hadoop
3 33 (11.50%) MySQL
4 32 (11.15%) MongoDB
5 23 (8.01%) Relational Database
6 22 (7.67%) Apache Hive
6 22 (7.67%) SQL Server
7 19 (6.62%) RDBMS
8 13 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.74%) Redis
9 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.35%) DocumentDB
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (10.80%) Selenium
2 30 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 26 (9.06%) Jenkins
4 17 (5.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (5.57%) JIRA
6 10 (3.48%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.79%) Bitbucket
7 8 (2.79%) Eclipse
7 8 (2.79%) IntelliJ
7 8 (2.79%) JMeter
7 8 (2.79%) jMock
7 8 (2.79%) JUnit
7 8 (2.79%) Mockito
8 7 (2.44%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.74%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.39%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.39%) LSMW
10 4 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.39%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.05%) Maven
General
1 44 (15.33%) Finance
2 17 (5.92%) Retail
3 16 (5.57%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.14%) Marketing
4 9 (3.14%) Military
5 7 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.39%) Billing
6 4 (1.39%) Publishing
7 3 (1.05%) Electronics
7 3 (1.05%) Legal
8 2 (0.70%) Banking
8 2 (0.70%) Law
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (32.40%) Developer
2 68 (23.69%) Java Developer
3 53 (18.47%) Senior Developer
4 46 (16.03%) Software Developer
5 43 (14.98%) Java Software Developer
6 39 (13.59%) Senior Java Developer
7 34 (11.85%) JavaScript Developer
8 28 (9.76%) SQL Developer
9 26 (9.06%) Senior Software Developer
10 24 (8.36%) Software Engineer
11 23 (8.01%) Scrum Master
12 22 (7.67%) Senior Java Software Developer
13 21 (7.32%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 21 (7.32%) Senior SQL Developer
14 19 (6.62%) Analyst
15 15 (5.23%) Agile Scrum Master
15 15 (5.23%) Development Manager
16 13 (4.53%) C# Developer
16 13 (4.53%) Consultant
17 11 (3.83%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (22.30%) Spring
2 47 (16.38%) Java EE
3 37 (12.89%) .NET
4 35 (12.20%) HTML
5 32 (11.15%) Hibernate
5 32 (11.15%) Node.js
6 31 (10.80%) Web Services
7 27 (9.41%) AngularJS
8 26 (9.06%) CSS
9 25 (8.71%) Oracle ADF
10 24 (8.36%) jQuery
11 22 (7.67%) Middleware
12 21 (7.32%) CSS3
12 21 (7.32%) HTML5
13 20 (6.97%) Apache Camel
14 19 (6.62%) REST
15 17 (5.92%) LAMP
15 17 (5.92%) React
16 14 (4.88%) J2EE
17 11 (3.83%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.68%) iPad
2 33 (11.50%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.97%) PKI
5 11 (3.83%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.09%) Social Media
7 4 (1.39%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.39%) LIMS
7 4 (1.39%) User Experience
7 4 (1.39%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.39%) Xbox
8 3 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.70%) CMDB
9 2 (0.70%) Wiki
10 1 (0.35%) CESG
10 1 (0.35%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.35%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 50 (17.42%) Linux
2 16 (5.57%) Windows
3 12 (4.18%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (1.39%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.05%) Android
7 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.70%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (26.83%) Scrum
3 69 (24.04%) TDD
4 42 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (13.94%) DevOps
6 39 (13.59%) SDLC
7 36 (12.54%) Coaching
7 36 (12.54%) Software Engineering
8 34 (11.85%) E-Commerce
9 31 (10.80%) BDD
9 31 (10.80%) Information Security
10 30 (10.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 29 (10.10%) Mentoring
12 26 (9.06%) Mathematics
13 25 (8.71%) Time Management
13 25 (8.71%) Waterfall
14 23 (8.01%) ITIL
14 23 (8.01%) MVC
14 23 (8.01%) SOA
15 21 (7.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (40.77%) Java
2 75 (26.13%) JavaScript
3 59 (20.56%) SQL
4 42 (14.63%) C#
5 35 (12.20%) Python
6 29 (10.10%) C
7 27 (9.41%) Ruby
8 26 (9.06%) Perl
9 19 (6.62%) PHP
10 8 (2.79%) C++
11 6 (2.09%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.09%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.39%) ABAP
12 4 (1.39%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.39%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.39%) VB
12 4 (1.39%) VB6
13 3 (1.05%) ES6
13 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 74 (25.78%) Degree
2 22 (7.67%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.97%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.79%) CISSP
4 8 (2.79%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.09%) CISA
5 6 (2.09%) ISEB
6 5 (1.74%) CISM
7 3 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.70%) CCNA
8 2 (0.70%) CCSP
8 2 (0.70%) CEH
8 2 (0.70%) CISMP
8 2 (0.70%) GCIA
8 2 (0.70%) GCIH
9 1 (0.35%) CCDP
9 1 (0.35%) CCIE
9 1 (0.35%) MCSE
9 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.10%) QA
2 10 (3.48%) SLA
3 8 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.09%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.05%) ISO 14001
5 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.05%) PMO
6 1 (0.35%) GDPR
6 1 (0.35%) GPG13
6 1 (0.35%) SDET
System Software
1 23 (8.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (6.62%) Hyper-V
3 15 (5.23%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.09%) vCloud
4 6 (2.09%) vSphere
5 4 (1.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.44%) Puppet
2 6 (2.09%) Ansible
2 6 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.09%) SCCM
2 6 (2.09%) vMotion
3 5 (1.74%) Kibana
4 2 (0.70%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 57 (19.86%) Oracle
2 31 (10.80%) VMware
3 30 (10.45%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.23%) SAP
5 8 (2.79%) Cadence
5 8 (2.79%) HP
6 6 (2.09%) Cisco
6 6 (2.09%) IBM
6 6 (2.09%) IBM Sterling
6 6 (2.09%) Veeam
6 6 (2.09%) Zerto
7 5 (1.74%) Citrix
7 5 (1.74%) Facebook
8 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.70%) BMC
9 2 (0.70%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (0.70%) Juniper
9 2 (0.70%) Pega
9 2 (0.70%) Remedy
10 1 (0.35%) CheckPoint
Wigan, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Destinology Ltd
Salary: eligible for performance related bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Holidays, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham
Easy Web Recruitment
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Salford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Salford
Bupa
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago