Period
to 19 February 2018

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

Continual Improvement
England > South West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 113 96
Rank change year-on-year +39 -17 +37
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 416 297 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.09% 2.89% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 3.21% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 320 241 257
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,357 £62,500 £60,088
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -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 9,043 9,253 10,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 88.87% 89.94% 89.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7,367 7,632 8,819
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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
Bristol +26 142 £42,500 -10.53% 19
Cornwall +20 97 £40,250 -15.26% 6
Dorset -3 52 £55,000 +35.80% 10
Somerset +16 42 £45,000 -12.20% 7
Wiltshire -25 39 £51,500 +8.42% 15
Gloucestershire +31 33 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Devon -7 21 £44,500 +18.67% 10
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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.

1 169 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (27.88%) ITIL
3 105 (25.24%) JavaScript
4 104 (25.00%) Degree
5 100 (24.04%) User Experience
6 93 (22.36%) Microsoft
7 92 (22.12%) Service Management
8 89 (21.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 87 (20.91%) HTML
10 84 (20.19%) SQL
11 81 (19.47%) CSS
12 79 (18.99%) ITSM
13 76 (18.27%) Service Delivery
14 73 (17.55%) SLA
15 66 (15.87%) Finance
16 65 (15.63%) SQL Server
16 65 (15.63%) Java
16 65 (15.63%) Linux
17 59 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
18 51 (12.26%) Coaching
18 51 (12.26%) Git (software)
19 50 (12.02%) ITIL Certification
20 49 (11.78%) Windows
21 48 (11.54%) Problem Management
21 48 (11.54%) TOGAF
22 44 (10.58%) Software Engineering
22 44 (10.58%) Enterprise Software
23 43 (10.34%) JIRA
23 43 (10.34%) Management Information System
23 43 (10.34%) .NET

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 14 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.68%) CMS
2 7 (1.68%) EPiServer
2 7 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (1.44%) Apache
3 6 (1.44%) IIS
4 4 (0.96%) SAS
5 3 (0.72%) JBoss
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.48%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (0.48%) Confluence
6 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 9 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.68%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle ASCP
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.48%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.61%) IaaS
3 10 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.40%) Office 365
4 6 (1.44%) SaaS
5 5 (1.20%) GitHub
6 4 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.96%) npm
6 4 (0.96%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.72%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.48%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.73%) Cisco ISE
1 28 (6.73%) Wireless
2 12 (2.88%) DNS
3 10 (2.40%) Network Security
4 8 (1.92%) Firewall
5 5 (1.20%) SMS
5 5 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.96%) IPv4
6 4 (0.96%) IPv6
6 4 (0.96%) WAN
7 3 (0.72%) DHCP
7 3 (0.72%) LAN
7 3 (0.72%) SSL
7 3 (0.72%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.48%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.48%) HTTP
8 2 (0.48%) IPsec
8 2 (0.48%) SNMP
8 2 (0.48%) SSH
8 2 (0.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 22 (5.29%) Power BI
4 13 (3.13%) MySQL
4 13 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.16%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.72%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.48%) Big Data
11 2 (0.48%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 51 (12.26%) Git (software)
2 43 (10.34%) JIRA
3 28 (6.73%) Maven
4 25 (6.01%) Jenkins
5 24 (5.77%) TeamCity
6 18 (4.33%) Selenium
7 11 (2.64%) Cucumber
8 9 (2.16%) JUnit
8 9 (2.16%) Subversion
8 9 (2.16%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.96%) Babel
9 4 (0.96%) JMeter
9 4 (0.96%) LoadUI
9 4 (0.96%) Mocha
9 4 (0.96%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.96%) webpack
9 4 (0.96%) Zephyr
10 3 (0.72%) Grunt
10 3 (0.72%) gulp
10 3 (0.72%) Trac
General
1 66 (15.87%) Finance
2 24 (5.77%) Banking
3 16 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.88%) Retail
5 9 (2.16%) Law
6 8 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.44%) Local Government
7 6 (1.44%) Marketing
8 5 (1.20%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.20%) Automotive
8 5 (1.20%) Billing
9 4 (0.96%) Advertising
10 3 (0.72%) Electronics
10 3 (0.72%) Legal
11 2 (0.48%) Back Office
11 2 (0.48%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 118 (28.37%) Developer
2 48 (11.54%) Analyst
2 48 (11.54%) Java Developer
3 34 (8.17%) Senior Developer
4 31 (7.45%) Network Engineer
5 27 (6.49%) Project Manager
6 25 (6.01%) Senior Analyst
7 22 (5.29%) Technical Manager
7 22 (5.29%) Technical Services Manager
8 19 (4.57%) Java Engineer
8 19 (4.57%) Senior Java Developer
9 16 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 16 (3.85%) Development Manager
9 16 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
10 15 (3.61%) Business Analyst
10 15 (3.61%) Service Manager
10 15 (3.61%) Software Developer
10 15 (3.61%) Systems Manager
11 14 (3.37%) IT Manager
11 14 (3.37%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (20.91%) HTML
2 81 (19.47%) CSS
3 43 (10.34%) .NET
4 38 (9.13%) Web Services
5 37 (8.89%) REST
6 34 (8.17%) AngularJS
7 28 (6.73%) J2EE
7 28 (6.73%) XML
8 22 (5.29%) RESTful
9 21 (5.05%) ASP.NET
9 21 (5.05%) JMS
9 21 (5.05%) SOAP
10 19 (4.57%) React
11 18 (4.33%) HTML5
11 18 (4.33%) Node.js
12 16 (3.85%) Spring
13 15 (3.61%) CSS3
14 14 (3.37%) jQuery
15 9 (2.16%) Ajax
15 9 (2.16%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 100 (24.04%) User Experience
2 59 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (10.58%) Enterprise Software
4 43 (10.34%) Management Information System
5 27 (6.49%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.85%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.92%) NHS
8 6 (1.44%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.20%) Life Science
10 4 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.72%) EPoS
11 3 (0.72%) Fintech
12 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.48%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.48%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.48%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.48%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.48%) Video\Live Streaming
12 2 (0.48%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 65 (15.63%) Linux
2 49 (11.78%) Windows
3 29 (6.97%) Windows Server
4 15 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.96%) Unix
6 3 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.48%) Android
7 2 (0.48%) CentOS
7 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.24%) Fedora
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (27.88%) ITIL
3 92 (22.12%) Service Management
4 89 (21.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (18.99%) ITSM
6 76 (18.27%) Service Delivery
7 51 (12.26%) Coaching
8 48 (11.54%) Problem Management
8 48 (11.54%) TOGAF
9 44 (10.58%) Software Engineering
10 40 (9.62%) TDD
11 39 (9.38%) Mentoring
12 38 (9.13%) Proactive Management
13 37 (8.89%) IT Strategy
14 35 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (8.17%) Change Management
16 33 (7.93%) Runbook
17 32 (7.69%) User Stories
18 31 (7.45%) Change Control
18 31 (7.45%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 105 (25.24%) JavaScript
2 84 (20.19%) SQL
3 65 (15.63%) Java
4 40 (9.62%) C#
5 24 (5.77%) PowerShell
6 21 (5.05%) C++
7 20 (4.81%) Python
8 17 (4.09%) PHP
9 15 (3.61%) VB
10 9 (2.16%) Bash Shell
10 9 (2.16%) C
11 8 (1.92%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.44%) Perl
12 6 (1.44%) Ruby
13 5 (1.20%) ES6
13 5 (1.20%) Scala
14 3 (0.72%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.48%) ABAP
15 2 (0.48%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 104 (25.00%) Degree
2 50 (12.02%) ITIL Certification
3 36 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (6.97%) CCNA
5 29 (6.97%) CCNP
6 23 (5.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (3.85%) MCSE
8 12 (2.88%) Security Cleared
9 11 (2.64%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.40%) MCITP
11 8 (1.92%) MCSA
12 6 (1.44%) ISTQB
13 5 (1.20%) ISEB
13 5 (1.20%) Master's Degree
13 5 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (0.48%) CISSP
15 2 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
15 2 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (17.55%) SLA
2 41 (9.86%) QA
3 14 (3.37%) ISO 9001
4 9 (2.16%) ISO 14001
5 6 (1.44%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.96%) PMO
7 3 (0.72%) GDPR
7 3 (0.72%) ISO 13485
7 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.48%) COBIT
8 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.24%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 22 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (4.57%) Docker
3 18 (4.33%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.61%) Active Directory
5 14 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.24%) RHEV
6 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.20%) Ansible
2 4 (0.96%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.96%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.72%) Capistrano
3 3 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.24%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.24%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.24%) Puppet
5 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 93 (22.36%) Microsoft
2 38 (9.13%) Cisco
3 32 (7.69%) F5
4 29 (6.97%) SolarWinds
5 28 (6.73%) Infoblox
6 24 (5.77%) Oracle
7 23 (5.53%) VMware
8 9 (2.16%) SAP
8 9 (2.16%) Veeam
9 7 (1.68%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.20%) Google
11 4 (0.96%) 3PAR
11 4 (0.96%) BT
11 4 (0.96%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.96%) HP
11 4 (0.96%) IBM
11 4 (0.96%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.96%) Veritas
12 3 (0.72%) Citrix
12 3 (0.72%) Zend