Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 49 81
Rank change year-on-year +17 +32 -35
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 44 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.88% 4.15% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.47% 4.47% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 15
Merseyside median annual salary £42,250 £47,500 £34,712
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.05% +36.84% -33.88%
10th Percentile £24,175 £26,500 £28,550
90th Percentile £65,463 £110,000 £78,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 680 851 1,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.91% 92.90% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 508 672 791
Merseyside median annual salary £40,174 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.44% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,675 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Merseyside

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Merseyside

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Merseyside over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Merseyside

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Liverpool +15 32 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Continuous Improvement
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 15 (34.09%) Information Security
2 14 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 10 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (20.45%) Degree
6 9 (20.45%) COBIT
6 9 (20.45%) TOGAF
6 9 (20.45%) Project Management
6 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
6 9 (20.45%) Waterfall
7 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (18.18%) GDPR
7 8 (18.18%) Data Analysis
8 7 (15.91%) Network Security
8 7 (15.91%) PCI DSS
8 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
8 7 (15.91%) Data Security
9 6 (13.64%) ITIL
10 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (11.36%) SAP
10 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
10 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (11.36%) Finance
10 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (11.36%) Decision-Making
10 5 (11.36%) Power BI
11 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 4 (9.09%) Coaching

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Network Security
2 2 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Power BI
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.55%) Ingres
4 2 (4.55%) MS Access
4 2 (4.55%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) GoCD
1 1 (2.27%) Hudson
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Architect
2 11 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 4 (9.09%) Information Architect
3 4 (9.09%) Information Security Architect
3 4 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
4 3 (6.82%) Business Data Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Data Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Junior
4 3 (6.82%) Junior Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Junior Data Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Data Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) SSIS Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.27%) GraphQL
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) React
2 1 (2.27%) Sails.js
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Unix
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Information Security
2 14 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 9 (20.45%) Project Management
5 9 (20.45%) TOGAF
5 9 (20.45%) Waterfall
6 8 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 7 (15.91%) Data Security
8 6 (13.64%) ITIL
9 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.36%) Decision-Making
10 4 (9.09%) Coaching
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement Process
10 4 (9.09%) Cryptography
10 4 (9.09%) Data Integration
10 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
10 4 (9.09%) IT Strategy
10 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) Java
2 3 (6.82%) VB
2 3 (6.82%) VBA
3 2 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.27%) CISA
4 1 (2.27%) CISM
4 1 (2.27%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) CRISC
4 1 (2.27%) MCDST
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (20.45%) COBIT
3 8 (18.18%) GDPR
4 7 (15.91%) PCI DSS
5 2 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
1 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) SAP
3 4 (9.09%) MuleSoft
4 2 (4.55%) Sybase
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) RedGate
5 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.27%) Tableau