Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > North East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 43 90
Rank change year-on-year -48 +47 -2
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 36 68 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.33% 5.08% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 5.98% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 30 56 16
North East median annual salary £45,694 £40,000 £41,976
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.23% -4.71% -20.05%
10th Percentile £25,675 £31,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £62,875 £54,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 1,354 1,138 1,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 87.64% 85.05% 89.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,178 946 1,061
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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
Durham -9 21 £37,500 +5.78% 5
Tyne and Wear -41 15 £48,750 +8.33% 5
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 13 (36.11%) Finance
1 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Degree
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) Performance Management
3 9 (25.00%) Project Management
3 9 (25.00%) Scrum
4 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (22.22%) .NET
4 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 7 (19.44%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
5 7 (19.44%) Change Control
5 7 (19.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (19.44%) Organisational Learning
5 7 (19.44%) SAP
5 7 (19.44%) Programme Management
5 7 (19.44%) Electronics
5 7 (19.44%) IT Governance
5 7 (19.44%) Marketing
6 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 6 (16.67%) Coaching
7 5 (13.89%) Line Management
7 5 (13.89%) C#
7 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
7 5 (13.89%) ITIL

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 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
1 2 (5.56%) LAN
1 2 (5.56%) SAN
1 2 (5.56%) VoIP
1 2 (5.56%) WAN
1 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 7 (19.44%) Electronics
3 7 (19.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) IT Manager
2 8 (22.22%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Head of IT
3 7 (19.44%) Head of IT Operations
3 7 (19.44%) Head of Operations
3 7 (19.44%) IT Director
3 7 (19.44%) Operations Director
4 4 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Data Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Junior
6 2 (5.56%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (8.33%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (8.33%) React
3 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) WPF
4 2 (5.56%) Django
4 2 (5.56%) Play Framework
4 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.78%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
4 1 (2.78%) Robotics
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Android
1 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Performance Management
3 9 (25.00%) Project Management
3 9 (25.00%) Scrum
4 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (19.44%) Change Control
5 7 (19.44%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (19.44%) IT Governance
5 7 (19.44%) Organisational Learning
5 7 (19.44%) Programme Management
5 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
6 6 (16.67%) Coaching
6 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 5 (13.89%) ITIL
7 5 (13.89%) Line Management
7 5 (13.89%) MVC
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.89%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (8.33%) VBA
4 2 (5.56%) Ruby
4 2 (5.56%) Scala
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) AAT
3 1 (2.78%) ACCA
3 1 (2.78%) CIMA
3 1 (2.78%) CISM
3 1 (2.78%) CISSP
3 1 (2.78%) HNC
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCITP
3 1 (2.78%) MCTS
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.56%) ISO 9000
1 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) SAP
3 3 (8.33%) ABBYY
3 3 (8.33%) Kofax
3 3 (8.33%) Xamarin
4 2 (5.56%) Capita
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) EMC
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Amdocs
5 1 (2.78%) BT