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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 81 121
Rank change year-on-year -19 +40  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 167 184 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.16% 3.51% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 3.97% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 127 133 90
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -2.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £28,000 £35,125
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Continuous Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4783 4634 5167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.38% 88.38% 86.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3936 3885 4318
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +14 42 £51,000 +27.50% 2
Bristol -47 31 £50,000 +8.69% 14
Gloucestershire -23 25 £45,000 - 3
Dorset +16 23 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Cornwall +6 18 £50,000 +122.22% 3
Somerset -2 15 £38,500 +10.00% 3
Devon +7 13 £44,000 +3.52%
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 91 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (27.21%) C#
3 79 (25.90%) Degree
4 64 (20.98%) .NET
5 61 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (18.03%) Microsoft
7 54 (17.70%) SQL
7 54 (17.70%) SQL Server
8 53 (17.38%) Finance
9 47 (15.41%) ITIL
10 46 (15.08%) Scrum
11 44 (14.43%) Web Services
12 42 (13.77%) Linux
13 41 (13.44%) Software Engineering
14 40 (13.11%) HTML
14 40 (13.11%) JavaScript
15 38 (12.46%) Management Information System
15 38 (12.46%) TDD
16 36 (11.80%) Project Management
17 34 (11.15%) Windows
17 34 (11.15%) Test Automation
18 33 (10.82%) Service Management
19 32 (10.49%) CSS
20 30 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
21 29 (9.51%) Service Delivery
22 28 (9.18%) DevOps
23 27 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
24 26 (8.52%) ASP.NET
25 25 (8.20%) Python
25 25 (8.20%) Retail

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 15 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (2.62%) Confluence
3 6 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.31%) IIS
5 2 (0.66%) CMS
5 2 (0.66%) OpenROAD
5 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.33%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.33%) Mule
6 1 (0.33%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (6.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.98%) SPSS
5 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 13 (4.26%) Endur
2 6 (1.97%) Oracle HRMS
3 5 (1.64%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.64%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.64%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.98%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.66%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.26%) SaaS
3 12 (3.93%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (2.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 8 (2.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (2.30%) IaaS
5 7 (2.30%) PaaS
6 5 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.98%) Office 365
9 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.57%) LAN
2 16 (5.25%) WAN
3 14 (4.59%) Internet
4 13 (4.26%) Firewall
5 11 (3.61%) DNS
6 10 (3.28%) Network Security
7 7 (2.30%) DHCP
8 4 (1.31%) HTTP
8 4 (1.31%) Wireless
9 3 (0.98%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.66%) SSL
10 2 (0.66%) VPN
11 1 (0.33%) AMQP
11 1 (0.33%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.33%) Skype
11 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 19 (6.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (2.62%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.30%) MySQL
8 6 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 4 (1.31%) DB2
10 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.98%) MS Access
11 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.66%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (6.56%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.25%) NUnit
3 15 (4.92%) JIRA
4 14 (4.59%) Selenium
5 10 (3.28%) Cucumber
6 8 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (2.62%) Maven
6 8 (2.62%) Subversion
7 6 (1.97%) JUnit
8 5 (1.64%) Ant
8 5 (1.64%) LoadUI
8 5 (1.64%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.64%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.64%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.31%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.31%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.98%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.98%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 53 (17.38%) Finance
2 25 (8.20%) Retail
3 17 (5.57%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.59%) Front Office
5 13 (4.26%) Electronics
5 13 (4.26%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.61%) Advertising
7 7 (2.30%) Back Office
7 7 (2.30%) Marketing
8 6 (1.97%) Legal
9 4 (1.31%) Military
9 4 (1.31%) Publishing
10 2 (0.66%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 62 (20.33%) Developer
2 49 (16.07%) Analyst
3 29 (9.51%) .NET Developer
4 17 (5.57%) Architect
5 16 (5.25%) IT Manager
5 16 (5.25%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (4.92%) Service Manager
7 13 (4.26%) Business Analyst
8 12 (3.93%) Firmware Engineer
9 11 (3.61%) Java Developer
9 11 (3.61%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.28%) Administrator
10 10 (3.28%) C# Developer
11 9 (2.95%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (2.62%) AWS Engineer
12 8 (2.62%) Development Engineer
12 8 (2.62%) Lead Developer
12 8 (2.62%) Software Developer
12 8 (2.62%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (2.62%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (20.98%) .NET
2 44 (14.43%) Web Services
3 40 (13.11%) HTML
4 32 (10.49%) CSS
5 26 (8.52%) ASP.NET
6 24 (7.87%) REST
7 22 (7.21%) XML
8 17 (5.57%) SOAP
9 16 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (4.92%) AngularJS
10 15 (4.92%) HTML5
11 13 (4.26%) .NET Framework
12 10 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (3.28%) CSS3
13 9 (2.95%) J2EE
13 9 (2.95%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (2.62%) Django
14 8 (2.62%) Spring
14 8 (2.62%) WCF
15 6 (1.97%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 61 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (12.46%) Management Information System
3 22 (7.21%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.25%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.93%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (3.61%) Derivative
8 10 (3.28%) User Experience
9 8 (2.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 8 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.97%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.97%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.64%) AS400
12 5 (1.64%) EPoS
12 5 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.64%) iSeries
13 4 (1.31%) CMDB
13 4 (1.31%) Social Media
13 4 (1.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.77%) Linux
2 34 (11.15%) Windows
3 20 (6.56%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) CentOS
6 1 (0.33%) Unix
6 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (15.41%) ITIL
3 46 (15.08%) Scrum
4 41 (13.44%) Software Engineering
5 38 (12.46%) TDD
6 36 (11.80%) Project Management
7 34 (11.15%) Test Automation
8 33 (10.82%) Service Management
9 30 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (9.51%) Service Delivery
11 28 (9.18%) DevOps
12 25 (8.20%) Business Analysis
13 24 (7.87%) Mathematics
14 23 (7.54%) Process Improvement
15 22 (7.21%) MVC
15 22 (7.21%) SOA
16 21 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (6.56%) BDD
17 20 (6.56%) ETL
17 20 (6.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (27.21%) C#
2 54 (17.70%) SQL
3 40 (13.11%) JavaScript
4 25 (8.20%) Python
5 23 (7.54%) Java
6 18 (5.90%) PowerShell
7 16 (5.25%) C
7 16 (5.25%) VBA
8 15 (4.92%) C++
9 8 (2.62%) PHP
9 8 (2.62%) R
10 7 (2.30%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.97%) MATLAB
11 6 (1.97%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.64%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.64%) RPG
12 5 (1.64%) RPG IV
13 4 (1.31%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.98%) Perl
15 2 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (25.90%) Degree
2 21 (6.89%) ISEB
3 11 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.30%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.97%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.97%) Postgraduate
6 5 (1.64%) CISA
6 5 (1.64%) CISSP
6 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.64%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.64%) PMP
6 5 (1.64%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.31%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.31%) MCSE
8 3 (0.98%) APMG
9 2 (0.66%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.66%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.95%) JTAG
1 9 (2.95%) QA
2 6 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.98%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.98%) SLA
5 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.93%) Firmware
4 7 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.98%) Docker
5 3 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.66%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.66%) Snort
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.31%) FortiGate
1 4 (1.31%) NetBackup
1 4 (1.31%) SCCM
1 4 (1.31%) SCVMM
2 3 (0.98%) Ansible
2 3 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.98%) Puppet
2 3 (0.98%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (0.66%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 2 (0.66%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.33%) Grafana
4 1 (0.33%) Graphite
4 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.54%) Cisco
3 20 (6.56%) VMware
4 19 (6.23%) Oracle
5 18 (5.90%) Juniper
6 13 (4.26%) OpenLink
7 11 (3.61%) HP
8 10 (3.28%) SAP
9 8 (2.62%) Atlassian
10 7 (2.30%) BMC
10 7 (2.30%) IBM
11 5 (1.64%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.64%) Citrix
12 4 (1.31%) EMC
12 4 (1.31%) NetApp
12 4 (1.31%) Veeam
13 3 (0.98%) Snow
13 3 (0.98%) Tableau
13 3 (0.98%) Telerik
14 2 (0.66%) Google
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £46000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary - Please Contact for Details
Posted: 6 days ago
Camborne
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £32500 - £42500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Templecombe
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £480000 per annum + Flex working , + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
AXA
Salary: £35k-£40kpa, plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Templecombe
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 18 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 18 days ago