Period
to 12 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > North East
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 63 63
Rank change year-on-year +26 0 +16
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 54 40 50
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 4.96% 3.08% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.53% 3.36% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 31
10th Percentile £30,000 £19,927 £16,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £30,125 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,609 £35,250 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +43.57% -11.88% -10.61%
75th Percentile £62,500 £47,813 £52,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,031 "
England median annual salary £55,138 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.25% - +4.76%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 977 1,189 1,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 89.80% 91.46% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 748 889 939
10th Percentile £29,250 £24,000 £24,200
25th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,035 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in the North East

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the North East.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in the North East

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the North East over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in the North East

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the North East region over the 6 months to 12 April 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
Tyne and Wear +18 43 £53,168 +61.12% 13
Durham +15 9 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Northumberland 0 1 £45,000 -
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 North East region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) DevOps
3 17 (31.48%) C#
4 16 (29.63%) .NET
5 13 (24.07%) Software Engineering
6 12 (22.22%) AWS
6 12 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
7 11 (20.37%) MVC
7 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
8 10 (18.52%) Scrum
8 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
9 9 (16.67%) QA
9 9 (16.67%) Blog
9 9 (16.67%) Azure
10 8 (14.81%) Coaching
10 8 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure as Code
11 7 (12.96%) Ansible
11 7 (12.96%) Degree
11 7 (12.96%) Information Security
12 6 (11.11%) Firewall
12 6 (11.11%) SQL
12 6 (11.11%) C++
12 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
12 6 (11.11%) RAD
12 6 (11.11%) Assembly Language
12 6 (11.11%) Thin Client
12 6 (11.11%) Spring
12 6 (11.11%) Information Management

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 5 (9.26%) Apache
2 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
1 1 (1.85%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) AWS
2 9 (16.67%) Azure
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (7.41%) GCP
5 3 (5.56%) SaaS
5 3 (5.56%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (3.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
2 2 (3.70%) Network Security
2 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) MySQL
1 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.85%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Cypress.io
1 2 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 5 (9.26%) Games
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Local Government
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Software Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Full Stack Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Software Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.26%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (9.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Angular Developer
6 4 (7.41%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.41%) React Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) .NET
2 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
3 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (11.11%) Spring
4 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.26%) Apache Flex
4 5 (9.26%) Kafka
4 5 (9.26%) Node.js
5 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (7.41%) GraphQL
5 4 (7.41%) React
5 4 (7.41%) REST
6 1 (1.85%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.85%) CSS
6 1 (1.85%) HTML
6 1 (1.85%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (16.67%) Blog
3 6 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 6 (11.11%) Thin Client
4 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
4 5 (9.26%) N-Tier
4 5 (9.26%) Virtual Team
5 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
6 3 (5.56%) Cyberattack
7 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.70%) IVR
7 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.85%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (1.85%) NHS
8 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Android
3 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) DevOps
3 13 (24.07%) Software Engineering
4 11 (20.37%) MVC
5 10 (18.52%) Scrum
6 8 (14.81%) Coaching
6 8 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (12.96%) Information Security
7 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure as Code
8 6 (11.11%) Backlog Management
8 6 (11.11%) Information Management
8 6 (11.11%) RAD
8 6 (11.11%) Release Automation
8 6 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
8 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.26%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (9.26%) DevSecOps
9 5 (9.26%) SDLC
9 5 (9.26%) Software Delivery
9 5 (9.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) C#
2 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.11%) Assembly Language
3 6 (11.11%) C++
3 6 (11.11%) SQL
4 4 (7.41%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.70%) Groovy
5 2 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) CISSP
2 3 (5.56%) SANS
3 2 (3.70%) CEH
3 2 (3.70%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
2 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Ansible
2 5 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.56%) Terraform
4 2 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) LogRhythm
2 3 (5.56%) Splunk
3 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.85%) Apple
4 1 (1.85%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) Sage
4 1 (1.85%) Sparx