Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 49 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 -20 +9
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 15 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.61% 3.97% 4.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 4.25% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 13
Northern Ireland median annual salary £38,500 £47,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.95% +25.00% +8.57%
10th Percentile £31,000 £37,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 376 400 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.38% 93.46% 91.12%
Number of salaries quoted 265 261 224
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +8.11%
10th Percentile £23,550 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Northern Ireland

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Northern Ireland

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Northern Ireland

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
County Antrim +9 14 £38,500 -9.41% 2
County Londonderry - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (20.00%) Server Management
4 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 3 (20.00%) Microscopy
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Office 365
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (20.00%) vSphere
4 3 (20.00%) SaaS

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (20.00%) GlassFish
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (20.00%) Office 365
3 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Principal Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Android
3 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) HPUX
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Microscopy
4 3 (20.00%) Server Management
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) System Testing
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) HNC
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
1 3 (20.00%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) HP