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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > North East
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 47 44 51
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 74 65 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 4.44% 5.59% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 6.06% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 37 53 28
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £29,750
25th Percentile £38,258 £33,125 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £35,250
Median % change year-on-year - +27.66% -11.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £111,250 £66,000 £67,375
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,138 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.82% +0.25% +0.92%

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 1,484 1,073 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 89.08% 92.34% 92.54%
Number of salaries quoted 993 796 651
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £34,000 £33,750 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £51,750
90th Percentile £82,250 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% +4.76%

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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -13 40 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Durham +3 34 £39,679 +19.33% 6
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 36 (48.65%) Social Skills
2 32 (43.24%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (39.19%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (33.78%) SQL
5 23 (31.08%) Degree
6 22 (29.73%) Computer Science
6 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
6 22 (29.73%) C#
7 21 (28.38%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (27.03%) Migration
9 19 (25.68%) Device Driver
9 19 (25.68%) Mathematics
9 19 (25.68%) RDBMS
9 19 (25.68%) Regression Testing
9 19 (25.68%) Manufacturing
9 19 (25.68%) Device Driver Development
9 19 (25.68%) Manufacturing Engineering
9 19 (25.68%) Relational Database
10 18 (24.32%) Agile
11 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
12 12 (16.22%) C++
13 10 (13.51%) Windows
14 9 (12.16%) AWS
15 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 8 (10.81%) Marketing
16 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
16 7 (9.46%) Workflow
16 7 (9.46%) Terraform
16 7 (9.46%) Docker
16 7 (9.46%) DevOps

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 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) AWS
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (8.11%) SaaS
4 5 (6.76%) Azure
4 5 (6.76%) GCP
5 3 (4.05%) Google Analytics
5 3 (4.05%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (1.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) DNS
2 2 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (1.35%) LAN
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 19 (25.68%) RDBMS
2 19 (25.68%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.05%) Power BI
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
General
1 36 (48.65%) Social Skills
2 29 (39.19%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (25.68%) Manufacturing
4 8 (10.81%) Marketing
5 5 (6.76%) Influencing Skills
6 4 (5.41%) Finance
7 3 (4.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 3 (4.05%) Public Sector
7 3 (4.05%) Social Housing
8 2 (2.70%) Law
8 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.35%) Automotive
9 1 (1.35%) Aviation
9 1 (1.35%) Billing
9 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Development Engineer
1 19 (25.68%) Graduate
1 19 (25.68%) Graduate Development Engineer
1 19 (25.68%) Graduate Software Engineer
1 19 (25.68%) Software Development Engineer
1 19 (25.68%) Software Engineer
2 16 (21.62%) Analyst
3 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Developer
5 4 (5.41%) IT Manager
5 4 (5.41%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Customer Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) Web Services
2 3 (4.05%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) XML
2 3 (4.05%) XSLT
3 2 (2.70%) Kafka
4 1 (1.35%) CSS
4 1 (1.35%) HTML
4 1 (1.35%) ServiceStack
4 1 (1.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Self-Motivation
2 19 (25.68%) Device Driver
3 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.76%) Cloud Native
5 4 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (5.41%) Public Cloud
5 4 (5.41%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.35%) iPad
6 1 (1.35%) iPhone
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Replication
6 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Linux
2 6 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.35%) Android
3 1 (1.35%) CentOS
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (29.73%) Computer Science
3 20 (27.03%) Migration
4 19 (25.68%) Device Driver Development
4 19 (25.68%) Manufacturing Engineering
4 19 (25.68%) Mathematics
4 19 (25.68%) Regression Testing
5 18 (24.32%) Agile
6 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (9.46%) DevOps
7 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
7 7 (9.46%) Workflow
8 6 (8.11%) Data Analysis
8 6 (8.11%) Data Science
8 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.11%) Process Improvement
8 6 (8.11%) Service Management
8 6 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (6.76%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (6.76%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) SQL
2 22 (29.73%) C#
3 12 (16.22%) C++
4 4 (5.41%) Java
5 3 (4.05%) Python
6 1 (1.35%) Bash
6 1 (1.35%) C
6 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) HNC
3 3 (4.05%) HND
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) GDPR
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) COBIT
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Docker
2 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Terraform
2 5 (6.76%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.70%) Ansible
4 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) Sage
3 5 (6.76%) VMware
4 3 (4.05%) Google
4 3 (4.05%) OneLogin
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco
5 1 (1.35%) Qualys
5 1 (1.35%) Sophos
5 1 (1.35%) Veeam