Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 44 36
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 15 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.28% 1.60% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 1.79% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 3
Northern Ireland median annual salary £36,625 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.89% -13.64% +60.35%
10th Percentile £28,688 £27,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £46,875 £53,125 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,486 £48,000
% change year-on-year +1.97% +7.26% -4.00%

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 414 335 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.39% 89.33% 86.50%
Number of salaries quoted 267 270 140
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,150 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 19 January 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 19 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
County Antrim -6 12 £33,250 -39.55% 6
County Tyrone +5 2 £40,000 +33.33%
County Londonderry - 1 £47,500 - 1
Continuous Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (46.67%) Legal
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) Validation
3 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
3 7 (46.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) Degree
3 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (46.67%) QA
3 7 (46.67%) System Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
3 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (46.67%) Software Delivery
3 7 (46.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) C
5 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) ERP
6 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) SLA

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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Legal
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) QA Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) QA Test Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (13.33%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
1 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) Software Delivery
2 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (46.67%) System Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
2 7 (46.67%) Validation
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) Line Management
6 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C
3 2 (13.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCA
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) CommVault
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) VMware