Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > North East
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 59 66
Rank change year-on-year +24 +7 +15
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 77 18 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 6.26% 2.64% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.76% 2.82% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 59 15 28
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,150 £30,750
25th Percentile £32,813 £40,000 £37,545
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,885
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.93% +22.53%
75th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £47,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,900 £69,048
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

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 1,139 639 1,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.60% 93.70% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 850 568 784
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,575
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,688 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £43,750 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
75th Percentile £56,438 £54,256 £52,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,125
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +16 61 £42,500 -4.49% 29
Durham - 15 £33,250 - 6
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
2 38 (49.35%) Degree
3 35 (45.45%) Windows
4 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 33 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (41.56%) Windows Server
6 32 (41.56%) Software Engineering
7 30 (38.96%) Management Information System
8 28 (36.36%) SQL Server
9 27 (35.06%) Microsoft Office
10 25 (32.47%) QA
10 25 (32.47%) Marketing
11 24 (31.17%) XML
11 24 (31.17%) XSLT
11 24 (31.17%) HNC
11 24 (31.17%) HND
11 24 (31.17%) Systems Analysis
12 22 (28.57%) C#
12 22 (28.57%) .NET
13 19 (24.68%) Information Management
14 18 (23.38%) Social Skills
15 16 (20.78%) Azure
15 16 (20.78%) Waterfall
16 15 (19.48%) DevOps
16 15 (19.48%) ITIL
17 13 (16.88%) AWS
18 12 (15.58%) Workflow
18 12 (15.58%) Quality Management
18 12 (15.58%) Information Security

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 3 (3.90%) Confluence
1 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) IIS
2 2 (2.60%) JBoss
2 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (35.06%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.78%) Azure
2 13 (16.88%) AWS
3 6 (7.79%) Power Platform
4 5 (6.49%) Serverless
5 4 (5.19%) GCP
6 3 (3.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.90%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.90%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (3.90%) AWS CodeCommit
6 3 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (3.90%) AWS Step Functions
6 3 (3.90%) CloudFront
6 3 (3.90%) SaaS
7 2 (2.60%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) DNS
1 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.69%) DHCP
3 7 (9.09%) Firewall
4 5 (6.49%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (6.49%) LAN
4 5 (6.49%) WAN
5 3 (3.90%) Internet
6 1 (1.30%) Network Security
6 1 (1.30%) Skype
6 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) Power BI
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon QuickSight
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (3.90%) Data Lake
3 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (3.90%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) TeamCity
2 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.49%) JIRA
4 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (32.47%) Marketing
2 18 (23.38%) Social Skills
3 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.49%) Presentation Skills
5 4 (5.19%) Finance
5 4 (5.19%) Retail
6 2 (2.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2 (2.60%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (1.30%) Law
7 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.30%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.30%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Analyst
2 24 (31.17%) Customer Analyst
2 24 (31.17%) Systems Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) Junior
3 12 (15.58%) Junior Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) Junior Systems Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Administrator
5 5 (6.49%) Service Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.49%) Wintel Administrator
5 5 (6.49%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.19%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.19%) IT Services Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Operations Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.17%) XML
1 24 (31.17%) XSLT
2 22 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (2.60%) Velocity
4 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.30%) CSS
4 1 (1.30%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.30%) HTML
4 1 (1.30%) Node.js
4 1 (1.30%) Spring
4 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (38.96%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.49%) User Experience
4 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.90%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.60%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.60%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (2.60%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (45.45%) Windows
2 32 (41.56%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (5.19%) Linux
6 3 (3.90%) Unix
6 3 (3.90%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 33 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (41.56%) Software Engineering
4 24 (31.17%) Systems Analysis
5 19 (24.68%) Information Management
6 16 (20.78%) Waterfall
7 15 (19.48%) DevOps
7 15 (19.48%) ITIL
8 12 (15.58%) Information Security
8 12 (15.58%) Quality Management
8 12 (15.58%) Workflow
9 11 (14.29%) Service Management
10 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (11.69%) Change Management
11 9 (11.69%) Project Management
11 9 (11.69%) Service Delivery
12 8 (10.39%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (10.39%) Incident Management
12 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) C#
2 10 (12.99%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.39%) Python
4 7 (9.09%) SQL
5 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.49%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.19%) VBA
7 3 (3.90%) Java
7 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.60%) C-shell
8 2 (2.60%) R
8 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (49.35%) Degree
2 24 (31.17%) HNC
2 24 (31.17%) HND
3 5 (6.49%) MCSA
3 5 (6.49%) MCSE
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) CISM
6 1 (1.30%) CISSP
6 1 (1.30%) GIAC
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (32.47%) QA
2 7 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.49%) GDPR
4 3 (3.90%) NIST
4 3 (3.90%) PMO
5 2 (2.60%) SLA
6 1 (1.30%) Accessibility
6 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Hyper-V
2 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.49%) vSphere
3 5 (6.49%) XenApp
4 2 (2.60%) Docker
5 1 (1.30%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) Terraform
1 8 (10.39%) WSUS
2 7 (9.09%) Packer
3 5 (6.49%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.90%) Puppet
5 2 (2.60%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.30%) Ansible
6 1 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Citrix
2 5 (6.49%) New Relic
2 5 (6.49%) Veritas
2 5 (6.49%) VMware
3 3 (3.90%) Birst
3 3 (3.90%) Informatica
3 3 (3.90%) SAP
3 3 (3.90%) SnapLogic
4 2 (2.60%) LogRhythm
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) Splunk
5 1 (1.30%) Google