Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 85 75
Rank change year-on-year +44 -10 -37
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 35 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.02% 0.88% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 0.96% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 2 11
Merseyside median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +31.25% -23.81%
10th Percentile £30,125 £51,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,750 £87,500
North West median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +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 797 937 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 91.61% 91.33% 86.91%
Number of salaries quoted 640 687 654
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 2018. 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 +41 31 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Continuous Improvement
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Information Security
2 11 (31.43%) Degree
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) Java
3 10 (28.57%) Unix
3 10 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (25.71%) Mentoring
5 8 (22.86%) React
5 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
5 8 (22.86%) Build Automation
5 8 (22.86%) Kafka
5 8 (22.86%) Front End Development
5 8 (22.86%) Spring Boot
5 8 (22.86%) Spring
5 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
5 8 (22.86%) Security Architecture
5 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
5 8 (22.86%) Linux
5 8 (22.86%) TDD
6 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (20.00%) GDPR
6 7 (20.00%) Coaching
7 6 (17.14%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
7 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
7 6 (17.14%) OWASP
7 6 (17.14%) Chartered Engineer
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Network Security
1 2 (5.71%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
2 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) Ingres
3 2 (5.71%) MS Access
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 2 (5.71%) Law
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Architect
1 8 (22.86%) Security Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Head of Digital
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) IT Support
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.86%) Head of IT
8 1 (2.86%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Network Team Leader
8 1 (2.86%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
1 8 (22.86%) Kafka
1 8 (22.86%) React
1 8 (22.86%) Spring
1 8 (22.86%) Spring Boot
2 4 (11.43%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (11.43%) Jest
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Life Science
3 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Unix
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Information Security
3 10 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (25.71%) Mentoring
5 8 (22.86%) Build Automation
5 8 (22.86%) Front End Development
5 8 (22.86%) Security Architecture
5 8 (22.86%) TDD
5 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
6 7 (20.00%) Coaching
7 6 (17.14%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
7 6 (17.14%) OWASP
7 6 (17.14%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) Logistics
8 4 (11.43%) Server Management
8 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
8 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.43%) Storage Management
8 4 (11.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Java
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) ES6
2 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.71%) VB
3 2 (5.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.86%) CCIE
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) GDPR
1 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (17.14%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (8.57%) COBIT
4 1 (2.86%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Ansible
1 4 (11.43%) Kibana
1 4 (11.43%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Epicor
2 2 (5.71%) Sybase
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco