Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > North East
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 42 54 67
Rank change year-on-year +12 +13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 61 28 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 5.23% 3.47% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.69% 3.80% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 46 25 29
10th Percentile £29,125 £29,750 £25,600
25th Percentile £33,281 £31,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £37,500 £41,443
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.51% +1.39%
75th Percentile £62,500 £45,000 £47,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £76,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £54,860
% change year-on-year +3.64% +0.26% +2.54%

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 1,072 736 1,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.94% 91.20% 92.83%
Number of salaries quoted 810 602 863
10th Percentile £27,450 £25,525 £25,300
25th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £57,313 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -2 46 £48,750 +47.73% 18
Durham +15 13 £33,250 -44.58% 4
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.15%) AWS
2 19 (31.15%) DevOps
3 16 (26.23%) Information Security
4 15 (24.59%) C#
4 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
4 15 (24.59%) Azure
5 14 (22.95%) Social Skills
6 13 (21.31%) .NET
7 12 (19.67%) Scrum
7 12 (19.67%) Management Information System
7 12 (19.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (19.67%) Degree
7 12 (19.67%) Terraform
8 11 (18.03%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
8 11 (18.03%) Service Management
8 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure as Code
9 10 (16.39%) Windows
10 9 (14.75%) TeamCity
11 8 (13.11%) Blog
11 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
11 8 (13.11%) Packer
11 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
11 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
11 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (13.11%) Project Management
11 8 (13.11%) MVC
11 8 (13.11%) Firewall

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 (4.92%) Confluence
1 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.15%) AWS
2 15 (24.59%) Azure
3 7 (11.48%) GCP
4 6 (9.84%) SaaS
5 5 (8.20%) Power Platform
6 3 (4.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (4.92%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.92%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (4.92%) AWS CodeCommit
6 3 (4.92%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (4.92%) AWS Step Functions
6 3 (4.92%) CloudFront
6 3 (4.92%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (4.92%) Serverless
6 3 (4.92%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Firewall
2 5 (8.20%) DHCP
2 5 (8.20%) DNS
2 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.92%) Network Security
4 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Power BI
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon QuickSight
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (4.92%) Data Lake
3 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (4.92%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) TeamCity
2 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.92%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (22.95%) Social Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Finance
4 3 (4.92%) Influencing Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Presentation Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Retail
5 2 (3.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 2 (3.28%) Local Government
6 1 (1.64%) Law
6 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (1.64%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.64%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) Developer
3 7 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) IT Manager
4 5 (8.20%) Service Manager
4 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (6.56%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (6.56%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) .NET
2 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.28%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.28%) Node.js
4 2 (3.28%) React
4 2 (3.28%) Spring
5 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.64%) CSS
5 1 (1.64%) GraphQL
5 1 (1.64%) HTML
5 1 (1.64%) REST
5 1 (1.64%) Velocity
5 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Management Information System
2 8 (13.11%) Blog
2 8 (13.11%) Virtual Team
3 7 (11.48%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
5 5 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (8.20%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.28%) Cyberattack
6 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.28%) IVR
6 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.64%) NHS
7 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.15%) DevOps
3 16 (26.23%) Information Security
4 12 (19.67%) Scrum
5 11 (18.03%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure as Code
5 11 (18.03%) Service Management
5 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (13.11%) MVC
6 8 (13.11%) Project Management
6 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
7 7 (11.48%) Critical Thinking
7 7 (11.48%) Data Protection
7 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (11.48%) ITIL
8 6 (9.84%) Analytics
8 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
8 6 (9.84%) Incident Management
8 6 (9.84%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) C#
2 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.48%) SQL
4 6 (9.84%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.20%) Python
6 3 (4.92%) VBA
7 2 (3.28%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.28%) C++
7 2 (3.28%) Groovy
7 2 (3.28%) Java
7 2 (3.28%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) CISSP
2 4 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.92%) SANS
4 2 (3.28%) CEH
4 2 (3.28%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) CISM
5 1 (1.64%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.20%) GDPR
3 4 (6.56%) QA
3 4 (6.56%) SLA
4 3 (4.92%) NIST
5 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
5 2 (3.28%) PMO
6 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.92%) Docker
1 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.64%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) Terraform
2 8 (13.11%) Packer
3 4 (6.56%) Puppet
4 3 (4.92%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.92%) WSUS
5 2 (3.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) New Relic
3 3 (4.92%) Birst
3 3 (4.92%) Informatica
3 3 (4.92%) LogRhythm
3 3 (4.92%) SAP
3 3 (4.92%) SnapLogic
3 3 (4.92%) Splunk
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Apple
5 1 (1.64%) Google