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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 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 52 46 51
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +21
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 28 16 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.06% 4.00% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 4.13% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 0
10th Percentile £34,500 - -
25th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,500 £34,000 -
Median % change year-on-year +19.12% - -
75th Percentile £65,000 £47,438 -
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,125 -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 613 387 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 88.97% 96.75% 91.85%
Number of salaries quoted 351 230 217
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Northern Ireland

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Northern Ireland

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

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 27 May 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
County Antrim -14 15 £62,500 +83.82% 2
County Londonderry - 2 £40,250 -
County Tyrone - 1 £42,500 -
Continuous Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 14 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (25.00%) Agile
3 7 (25.00%) QA
3 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 6 (21.43%) Servant Leadership
4 6 (21.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 6 (21.43%) Presentation Skills
4 6 (21.43%) QMS
4 6 (21.43%) Telematics
4 6 (21.43%) Chemistry
4 6 (21.43%) Life Science
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (21.43%) Validation
4 6 (21.43%) Quality Management
4 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 6 (21.43%) GMP
4 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (14.29%) Product Backlog
6 4 (14.29%) Business Development
6 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Retail
7 3 (10.71%) SAS

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 (10.71%) SAS
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 6 (21.43%) Presentation Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Retail
4 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Retail Banking
5 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (7.14%) Social Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Finance
6 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Digital Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Data Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Graduate
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) REST
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) .NET Core
2 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 6 (21.43%) Life Science
2 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Derivative
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (25.00%) Agile
3 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (21.43%) Chemistry
3 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 6 (21.43%) QMS
3 6 (21.43%) Quality Management
3 6 (21.43%) Servant Leadership
3 6 (21.43%) Telematics
3 6 (21.43%) Validation
4 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Business Development
5 4 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (14.29%) Product Backlog
6 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Data Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) Data Science
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
2 6 (21.43%) GMP
3 3 (10.71%) Accessibility
4 1 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.57%) CyberSource
2 1 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) SAP