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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England / North East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 45 74
Rank change year-on-year +4 +29  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 28 40 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.99% 4.98% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.44% 5.85% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 8
Median salary £37,500 £65,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.30% +80.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £43,000 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £75,000 £41,500
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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 515 684 650
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 91.80% 85.18% 84.31%
Number of salaries quoted 453 608 535
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the North East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
Tyne and Wear +9 14 £37,750 -41.92% 4
Durham -12 7 £37,500 -44.44% 2
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 North East region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Finance
3 10 (22.73%) Windows
4 8 (18.18%) Service Management
4 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (15.91%) Office 365
5 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
6 6 (13.64%) SAP
6 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
6 6 (13.64%) SQL
6 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.64%) Quality Management
6 6 (13.64%) Line Management
7 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
7 5 (11.36%) Coaching
7 5 (11.36%) Analytics
7 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.36%) QA
7 5 (11.36%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (11.36%) Performance Management
7 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
7 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.36%) Change Management
7 5 (11.36%) DNS
7 5 (11.36%) ITSM
7 5 (11.36%) CRM

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 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.27%) Movex
3 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) DNS
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) SAN
2 4 (9.09%) VPN
2 4 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) VoIP
3 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (9.09%) SAP BW
3 3 (6.82%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) DTS
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Power BI
4 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Billing
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Local Government
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (9.09%) Quality Manager
2 4 (9.09%) SAP Manager
2 4 (9.09%) SAP Test Manager
2 4 (9.09%) Team Leader
2 4 (9.09%) Test Leader
2 4 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 3 (6.82%) Portfolio Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Change Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Delivery Project Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Integration Specialist
4 2 (4.55%) Junior
4 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.27%) DirectX
1 1 (2.27%) IDoc
1 1 (2.27%) Java EE
1 1 (2.27%) JavaFX
1 1 (2.27%) MFC
1 1 (2.27%) Spring
1 1 (2.27%) STL
1 1 (2.27%) Swing
1 1 (2.27%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) CMDB
4 1 (2.27%) AS400
4 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (2.27%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.18%) Service Management
3 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.64%) Line Management
4 6 (13.64%) Quality Management
4 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.36%) Analytics
5 5 (11.36%) Change Management
5 5 (11.36%) Coaching
5 5 (11.36%) CRM
5 5 (11.36%) ERP
5 5 (11.36%) ITSM
5 5 (11.36%) Performance Management
5 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 4 (9.09%) Process Management
6 4 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.82%) C
4 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) C++
4 2 (4.55%) PHP
4 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.55%) Python
4 2 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) Pascal
5 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
1 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (9.09%) MCSA
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.09%) SAP Certification
2 2 (4.55%) ISEB
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) CCNA
3 1 (2.27%) CCNP
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.27%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) ISO 9000
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.27%) ISO 22301
3 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) Docker
3 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Ansible
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) SAP
3 4 (9.09%) Hyperion
3 4 (9.09%) Informatica
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) ILOG
4 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.27%) Tableau
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