Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 77 115
Rank change year-on-year -15 +38 -2
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 319 407 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.27% 4.07% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 4.47% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 205 342 232
South West median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,575 £31,818
90th Percentile £67,787 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 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 9,038 9,109 9,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.69% 91.06% 91.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7,080 7,471 7,906
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,787 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -9 119 £42,500 - 23
Gloucestershire +37 54 £42,500 -5.56% 12
Wiltshire -4 50 £62,138 +38.08% 10
Dorset -1 49 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Somerset -1 23 £62,500 +56.25% 8
Cornwall -21 12 £55,000 +37.07% 2
Devon -15 9 £60,000 +37.93% 5
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 South West region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 151 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (33.86%) Finance
3 89 (27.90%) Microsoft
4 67 (21.00%) Software Engineering
5 62 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 55 (17.24%) Line Management
7 53 (16.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 51 (15.99%) Mentoring
9 50 (15.67%) C#
10 45 (14.11%) Analytics
11 43 (13.48%) DevOps
11 43 (13.48%) Degree
12 42 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (12.85%) Service Delivery
14 40 (12.54%) Scrum
14 40 (12.54%) TDD
15 39 (12.23%) Java
15 39 (12.23%) JavaScript
16 38 (11.91%) ITIL
16 38 (11.91%) SLA
17 36 (11.29%) .NET
17 36 (11.29%) BDD
18 35 (10.97%) SQL
18 35 (10.97%) SQL Server
19 34 (10.66%) Software Delivery
20 33 (10.34%) SDLC
20 33 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
20 33 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
21 31 (9.72%) Security Cleared
22 30 (9.40%) Data Warehouse

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 20 (6.27%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.39%) Apache Spark
3 10 (3.13%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.88%) Apache
5 4 (1.25%) Confluence
6 3 (0.94%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.63%) CMS
7 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.63%) IIS
8 1 (0.31%) Captiva
8 1 (0.31%) Documentum
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.31%) SAS
8 1 (0.31%) Site Server
8 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.63%) InDesign
6 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.19%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.94%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.31%) SAP SM
3 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 62 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (4.70%) Office 365
5 9 (2.82%) SaaS
6 7 (2.19%) IaaS
7 6 (1.88%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.57%) PaaS
9 3 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.63%) Trello
11 1 (0.31%) Amazon SageMaker
11 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.13%) HTTP
1 10 (3.13%) Skype
2 8 (2.51%) Broadband
3 5 (1.57%) Firewall
4 4 (1.25%) Link 16
4 4 (1.25%) Link 22
4 4 (1.25%) Tactical Data Link
5 3 (0.94%) VoIP
6 2 (0.63%) Intranet
7 1 (0.31%) ADSL
7 1 (0.31%) DHCP
7 1 (0.31%) DNS
7 1 (0.31%) Internet
7 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.31%) LAN
7 1 (0.31%) PBX
7 1 (0.31%) SSL
7 1 (0.31%) WAN
7 1 (0.31%) Wireless
7 1 (0.31%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (7.52%) Big Data
4 21 (6.58%) Data Lake
4 21 (6.58%) DataStage
5 19 (5.96%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.39%) Apache Hive
6 14 (4.39%) Hadoop
7 13 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (3.13%) MySQL
8 10 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.51%) QlikView
9 8 (2.51%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.57%) Qlik Sense
12 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (1.25%) Power BI
13 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (8.46%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.45%) JIRA
3 9 (2.82%) Selenium
3 9 (2.82%) SoapUI
3 9 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.82%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.51%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.88%) LoadRunner
6 5 (1.57%) JMeter
6 5 (1.57%) MSTest
6 5 (1.57%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.57%) TestComplete
6 5 (1.57%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 5 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (1.57%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.25%) AccuRev
7 4 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.94%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.94%) Maven
General
1 108 (33.86%) Finance
2 25 (7.84%) Marketing
2 25 (7.84%) Retail
3 16 (5.02%) Legal
4 11 (3.45%) Electronics
4 11 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.13%) Billing
5 10 (3.13%) Military
6 7 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.88%) Back Office
8 4 (1.25%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.94%) Banking
9 3 (0.94%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (18.50%) Analyst
2 58 (18.18%) Developer
3 38 (11.91%) Software Engineer
4 20 (6.27%) .NET Developer
4 20 (6.27%) Cloud Engineer
5 19 (5.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (5.96%) C# Developer
6 17 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (5.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 16 (5.02%) Azure Developer
8 15 (4.70%) Agile .NET Developer
8 15 (4.70%) Agile C# Developer
8 15 (4.70%) Agile Developer
8 15 (4.70%) Senior Developer
8 15 (4.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (4.70%) Software Developer
9 14 (4.39%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (4.39%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 13 (4.08%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.29%) .NET
2 28 (8.78%) Web Services
3 22 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 21 (6.58%) jQuery
5 19 (5.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (5.64%) .NET Framework
6 18 (5.64%) WCF
7 17 (5.33%) CSS
7 17 (5.33%) HTML
8 16 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (4.70%) RESTful
10 12 (3.76%) HTML5
11 11 (3.45%) SOAP
12 10 (3.13%) JSON
13 9 (2.82%) React
14 8 (2.51%) Velocity
15 6 (1.88%) LAMP
15 6 (1.88%) REST
16 5 (1.57%) Gherkin
16 5 (1.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.96%) User Experience
3 11 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.45%) Renewable Energy
4 9 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.19%) Fintech
7 5 (1.57%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.25%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.94%) Blog
9 3 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (0.94%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.63%) Life Science
10 2 (0.63%) Photography
10 2 (0.63%) Video Editing
11 1 (0.31%) FMCG
11 1 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.15%) Linux
2 23 (7.21%) Unix
3 17 (5.33%) Windows
4 5 (1.57%) FreeBSD
4 5 (1.57%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.94%) CentOS
6 2 (0.63%) Solaris
7 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (21.00%) Software Engineering
3 55 (17.24%) Line Management
4 53 (16.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (15.99%) Mentoring
6 45 (14.11%) Analytics
7 43 (13.48%) DevOps
8 42 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (12.85%) Service Delivery
10 40 (12.54%) Scrum
10 40 (12.54%) TDD
11 38 (11.91%) ITIL
12 36 (11.29%) BDD
13 34 (10.66%) Software Delivery
14 33 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
14 33 (10.34%) SDLC
15 27 (8.46%) ETL
16 25 (7.84%) MVC
17 24 (7.52%) Information Security
17 24 (7.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (15.67%) C#
2 39 (12.23%) Java
2 39 (12.23%) JavaScript
3 35 (10.97%) SQL
4 28 (8.78%) Python
5 16 (5.02%) R
6 14 (4.39%) Scala
7 13 (4.08%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.76%) C
9 10 (3.13%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.13%) Erlang
10 8 (2.51%) C++
11 7 (2.19%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.88%) PHP
13 4 (1.25%) Lua
14 2 (0.63%) Perl
14 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.31%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (13.48%) Degree
2 31 (9.72%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.13%) CISSP
5 10 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 10 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.82%) CISA
6 9 (2.82%) CISM
6 9 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (2.82%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (1.57%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.25%) MCSA
9 3 (0.94%) PCI QSA
9 3 (0.94%) PMP
9 3 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (11.91%) SLA
2 18 (5.64%) QA
3 13 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 11 (3.45%) PMO
5 8 (2.51%) GDPR
5 8 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (5.33%) Docker
2 13 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.94%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (3.13%) Puppet
2 9 (2.82%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.19%) Ansible
4 6 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.31%) Grafana
6 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.31%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.31%) Icinga
6 1 (0.31%) SCCM
6 1 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 89 (27.90%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.52%) SAP
3 23 (7.21%) Informatica
4 21 (6.58%) Ab Initio
4 21 (6.58%) Netezza
4 21 (6.58%) Teradata
5 10 (3.13%) Oracle
6 8 (2.51%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.19%) Tableau
8 5 (1.57%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.57%) VMware
9 4 (1.25%) FNZ
9 4 (1.25%) Mitel
10 3 (0.94%) Aderant
10 3 (0.94%) ConnectWise
11 2 (0.63%) Adobe
11 2 (0.63%) Cisco
12 1 (0.31%) Citrix
12 1 (0.31%) HP
12 1 (0.31%) JD Edwards