Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 100 124
Rank change year-on-year +7 +24 -15
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 352 335 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.43% 3.06% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 3.45% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 300 258 200
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.71%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,975
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% -

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 South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9192 9719 10557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.56% 88.87% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7569 8101 8871
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,250
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 South West

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Bristol +2 133 £42,500 -17.07% 11
Gloucestershire +25 51 £45,000 - 2
Wiltshire -18 51 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Cornwall +9 40 £40,000 +3.90% 1
Devon +29 31 £43,500 +4.82%
Somerset +2 30 £41,250 -17.50% 4
Dorset +5 23 £45,000 +7.14% 2
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 South West region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 137 (38.92%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (23.30%) SQL
3 77 (21.88%) Microsoft
4 70 (19.89%) ITIL
5 69 (19.60%) HTML
6 68 (19.32%) Degree
7 66 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 60 (17.05%) CSS
9 57 (16.19%) SQL Server
10 56 (15.91%) .NET
11 50 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
12 48 (13.64%) Finance
12 48 (13.64%) Web Services
13 47 (13.35%) C#
13 47 (13.35%) Software Engineering
13 47 (13.35%) User Experience
14 43 (12.22%) Linux
15 42 (11.93%) Windows
16 40 (11.36%) Git (software)
17 38 (10.80%) ASP.NET
17 38 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
18 37 (10.51%) Java
19 35 (9.94%) Service Management
19 35 (9.94%) Scrum
19 35 (9.94%) JIRA
20 34 (9.66%) TDD
21 33 (9.38%) Service Delivery
21 33 (9.38%) Project Management
22 32 (9.09%) Cisco
22 32 (9.09%) SDLC

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (2.84%) Confluence
2 9 (2.56%) IIS
3 8 (2.27%) CMS
4 7 (1.99%) EPiServer
4 7 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.14%) Apache
5 4 (1.14%) SAS
6 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.57%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.57%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.28%) Drupal
8 1 (0.28%) JBoss
8 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (7.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.99%) SPSS
4 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.14%) SPSS Modeler
5 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (1.99%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.85%) Endur
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle ASCP
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.57%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.57%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.57%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 11 (3.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 10 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.99%) Office 365
6 7 (1.99%) SaaS
7 3 (0.85%) BlazeMeter
7 3 (0.85%) GitHub
7 3 (0.85%) PaaS
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.57%) IaaS
8 2 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.97%) Firewall
1 21 (5.97%) Wireless
2 18 (5.11%) DNS
3 14 (3.98%) Cisco ISE
4 11 (3.13%) Network Security
5 10 (2.84%) DHCP
6 7 (1.99%) BIG-IP
6 7 (1.99%) WAN
7 6 (1.70%) LAN
7 6 (1.70%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.42%) HTTP
8 5 (1.42%) IPv4
8 5 (1.42%) IPv6
8 5 (1.42%) NetScaler
8 5 (1.42%) VPN
9 4 (1.14%) SSL
10 2 (0.57%) AMQP
10 2 (0.57%) RIP
10 2 (0.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.41%) Relational Database
2 12 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (2.84%) MySQL
3 10 (2.84%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.42%) Power BI
8 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.14%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.14%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (0.85%) Big Data
10 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 35 (9.94%) JIRA
3 22 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 19 (5.40%) Maven
5 12 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 11 (3.13%) Selenium
7 10 (2.84%) Visual Studio
8 9 (2.56%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.99%) Subversion
10 5 (1.42%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.14%) RStudio
12 3 (0.85%) Grunt
12 3 (0.85%) gulp
12 3 (0.85%) HP UFT
12 3 (0.85%) JMeter
12 3 (0.85%) PHPUnit
12 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 48 (13.64%) Finance
2 29 (8.24%) Retail
3 14 (3.98%) Banking
4 13 (3.69%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.84%) Local Government
6 7 (1.99%) Front Office
7 6 (1.70%) Advertising
8 5 (1.42%) Law
9 4 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.57%) Billing
10 2 (0.57%) Games
10 2 (0.57%) Marketing
11 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 100 (28.41%) Developer
2 51 (14.49%) Analyst
3 26 (7.39%) .NET Developer
4 23 (6.53%) Java Developer
5 22 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 20 (5.68%) Network Engineer
7 19 (5.40%) Project Manager
7 19 (5.40%) Service Manager
8 18 (5.11%) Technical Manager
8 18 (5.11%) Technical Services Manager
9 16 (4.55%) Architect
9 16 (4.55%) Java Engineer
9 16 (4.55%) Software Engineer
9 16 (4.55%) Systems Manager
10 13 (3.69%) AWS Engineer
10 13 (3.69%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (3.41%) Business Manager
11 12 (3.41%) Business Systems Manager
11 12 (3.41%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (3.41%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (19.60%) HTML
2 60 (17.05%) CSS
3 56 (15.91%) .NET
4 48 (13.64%) Web Services
5 38 (10.80%) ASP.NET
6 27 (7.67%) REST
7 25 (7.10%) AngularJS
8 21 (5.97%) J2EE
8 21 (5.97%) XML
9 20 (5.68%) SOAP
10 19 (5.40%) JMS
11 18 (5.11%) HTML5
12 15 (4.26%) CSS3
12 15 (4.26%) RESTful
13 11 (3.13%) React
14 10 (2.84%) .NET Framework
15 9 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (2.56%) Node.js
16 8 (2.27%) Ajax
16 8 (2.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (13.35%) User Experience
3 20 (5.68%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.40%) Data Centre
4 19 (5.40%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.41%) EPoS
6 10 (2.84%) Virtual Team
7 9 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.56%) NHS
8 8 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.99%) CESG
10 6 (1.70%) AS400
11 5 (1.42%) iSeries
12 4 (1.14%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.14%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.85%) Fintech
14 2 (0.57%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.57%) FMCG
14 2 (0.57%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 2 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.22%) Linux
2 42 (11.93%) Windows
3 31 (8.81%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.28%) Android
7 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (38.92%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (19.89%) ITIL
3 47 (13.35%) Software Engineering
4 38 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (9.94%) Scrum
5 35 (9.94%) Service Management
6 34 (9.66%) TDD
7 33 (9.38%) Project Management
7 33 (9.38%) Service Delivery
8 32 (9.09%) SDLC
9 30 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (8.52%) Change Management
9 30 (8.52%) User Stories
10 29 (8.24%) Web Development
11 28 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (7.67%) IT Strategy
12 27 (7.67%) Problem Management
13 26 (7.39%) Risk Management
14 25 (7.10%) TOGAF
15 23 (6.53%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 82 (23.30%) SQL
2 66 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 47 (13.35%) C#
4 37 (10.51%) Java
5 24 (6.82%) PowerShell
6 16 (4.55%) Python
7 13 (3.69%) PHP
8 12 (3.41%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.99%) VBA
10 5 (1.42%) RPG
10 5 (1.42%) RPG IV
11 4 (1.14%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.85%) C
12 3 (0.85%) C++
12 3 (0.85%) R
12 3 (0.85%) Ruby
12 3 (0.85%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.57%) Groovy
13 2 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (19.32%) Degree
2 21 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (4.55%) CCNA
5 15 (4.26%) CCNP
5 15 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (3.41%) ISEB
7 10 (2.84%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.56%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.99%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.42%) CISSP
10 5 (1.42%) Master's Degree
11 4 (1.14%) CITP
11 4 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.14%) MCITP
12 2 (0.57%) CISM
12 2 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.67%) QA
2 26 (7.39%) SLA
3 16 (4.55%) ISO 9001
4 12 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (2.56%) ISO 14001
6 6 (1.70%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.70%) PMO
7 5 (1.42%) GDPR
8 3 (0.85%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.57%) COBIT
9 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.28%) NEBOSH
10 1 (0.28%) TickIT
System Software
1 20 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.56%) Docker
4 4 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.28%) Firmware
5 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.99%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.14%) HAProxy
2 4 (1.14%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (0.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 77 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.09%) Cisco
3 25 (7.10%) F5
4 15 (4.26%) SolarWinds
5 14 (3.98%) Infoblox
6 12 (3.41%) Oracle
7 11 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 11 (3.13%) VMware
8 9 (2.56%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.99%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.70%) Citrix
11 5 (1.42%) Aruba
11 5 (1.42%) Avaya
11 5 (1.42%) SAP
11 5 (1.42%) Sophos
12 4 (1.14%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.14%) HP
12 4 (1.14%) Veeam
12 4 (1.14%) Veritas
13 3 (0.85%) OpenLink