Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Continual Improvement
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 79 36
Rank change year-on-year +20 -43 +33
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 32 29 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.21% 2.20% 5.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 2.48% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 49
Merseyside median annual salary £54,750 £37,356 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.56% -32.08% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,875 £29,000 £35,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £62,500 £98,000
North West median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year +8.33% -0.55% +5.23%

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 901 1169 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.46% 88.69% 87.80%
Number of salaries quoted 678 791 601
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £66,075 £57,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +19 21 £57,000 +64.21% 1
Wirral +4 2 - -
Continuous Improvement
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Finance
3 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (28.13%) DevOps
5 8 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (25.00%) Puppet
5 8 (25.00%) Big Data
5 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 8 (25.00%) Linux
6 7 (21.88%) Windows
6 7 (21.88%) JUnit
6 7 (21.88%) TDD
6 7 (21.88%) FMCG
6 7 (21.88%) Selenium
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (21.88%) SonarQube
6 7 (21.88%) SDLC
7 6 (18.75%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (18.75%) GitHub
7 6 (18.75%) Bitbucket
7 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
7 6 (18.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 6 (18.75%) Requirements Management
7 6 (18.75%) JIRA
7 6 (18.75%) ZABBIX
7 6 (18.75%) Hadoop

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 1 (3.13%) Anypoint
1 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP SD
2 2 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (18.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (18.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) VoIP
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
1 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Big Data
2 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) JUnit
1 7 (21.88%) Selenium
1 7 (21.88%) SonarQube
2 6 (18.75%) Bitbucket
2 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.75%) JIRA
3 2 (6.25%) Ant
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (6.25%) Gradle
3 2 (6.25%) Maven
4 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Advertising
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) German Language
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Automation Test Lead
2 5 (15.63%) Head of IT
2 5 (15.63%) Lead DevOps
2 5 (15.63%) SAP Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Test Leader
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Chief Technology Officer
3 3 (9.38%) Digital Director
3 3 (9.38%) Head of Delivery
3 3 (9.38%) Head of Digital
3 3 (9.38%) Head of Technology
3 3 (9.38%) IT Director
3 3 (9.38%) SAP Support
3 3 (9.38%) SAP Support Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
3 3 (9.38%) Technology Director
4 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
2 3 (9.38%) SOAP
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) XML
3 2 (6.25%) RESTful
3 2 (6.25%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) FMCG
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Life Science
3 3 (9.38%) NHS
4 2 (6.25%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) CentOS
3 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) DevOps
3 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (21.88%) SDLC
4 7 (21.88%) TDD
5 6 (18.75%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 6 (18.75%) Requirements Management
6 5 (15.63%) Data Management
6 5 (15.63%) Security Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
6 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.63%) Supplier Management
7 4 (12.50%) High Availability
7 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.38%) Demand Management
8 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.38%) IT Governance
8 3 (9.38%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) PMO
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (25.00%) Puppet
2 6 (18.75%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.13%) Ambari
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) SAP
2 4 (12.50%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.13%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.13%) Talend