Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 114 86
Rank change year-on-year +40 -28 +44
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 420 300 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.92% 2.91% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 3.17% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 301 230 283
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £33,407 £29,975 £28,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,811 £59,950
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 9,762 9,450 9,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.03% 91.60% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8,035 7,773 8,180
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 June 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 18 June 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 +48 118 £50,000 +25.00% 20
Cornwall +6 99 £40,875 -18.25% 1
Dorset -14 72 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Gloucestershire +32 50 £50,000 +9.89% 9
Wiltshire -27 47 £51,500 +4.57% 10
Somerset +26 24 £54,000 +11.34% 3
Devon -13 11 £38,469 +2.58% 2
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 190 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (27.62%) ITIL
3 115 (27.38%) Microsoft
3 115 (27.38%) Degree
4 113 (26.90%) Problem-Solving
5 95 (22.62%) Decision-Making
6 91 (21.67%) Finance
7 86 (20.48%) Service Management
7 86 (20.48%) JavaScript
8 84 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 83 (19.76%) SQL Server
10 79 (18.81%) Linux
10 79 (18.81%) User Experience
11 78 (18.57%) Service Delivery
12 72 (17.14%) Git (software)
13 71 (16.90%) ITSM
13 71 (16.90%) Windows
14 67 (15.95%) Enterprise Software
15 65 (15.48%) Mentoring
16 64 (15.24%) Scrum
17 63 (15.00%) Java
18 62 (14.76%) SQL
19 61 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
20 60 (14.29%) HTML
21 59 (14.05%) SLA
21 59 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
21 59 (14.05%) TDD
22 57 (13.57%) Project Management
23 55 (13.10%) Management Information System
23 55 (13.10%) .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 24 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (1.90%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.19%) Confluence
5 5 (1.19%) Mule
6 4 (0.95%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.95%) CMS
6 4 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.48%) Apache
7 2 (0.48%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.48%) IIS
7 2 (0.48%) SAS
7 2 (0.48%) WordPress
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
1 13 (3.10%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) SPSS
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.48%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 59 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (6.19%) IaaS
4 17 (4.05%) Office 365
5 16 (3.81%) SaaS
6 10 (2.38%) AWS OpsWorks
6 10 (2.38%) npm
7 9 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.95%) GitHub
10 4 (0.95%) Yarn
11 2 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.48%) IBM Blueworks
11 2 (0.48%) Runscope
11 2 (0.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.48%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.38%) DNS
2 16 (3.81%) Firewall
3 13 (3.10%) WAN
4 12 (2.86%) Unified Communications
5 11 (2.62%) Skype
5 11 (2.62%) Wireless
6 9 (2.14%) Cisco ISE
6 9 (2.14%) LAN
7 8 (1.90%) SSL
8 7 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.43%) IPv4
9 6 (1.43%) IPv6
9 6 (1.43%) VPN
10 5 (1.19%) DHCP
10 5 (1.19%) SNMP
11 4 (0.95%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.95%) Extranet
11 4 (0.95%) IPsec
11 4 (0.95%) SSH
11 4 (0.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (19.76%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.38%) Relational Database
3 28 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (5.95%) MySQL
5 23 (5.48%) Power BI
6 17 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (2.86%) Oracle Database
8 12 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.38%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.38%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.95%) Blockchain
11 4 (0.95%) Data Mart
11 4 (0.95%) Snowflake Schema
12 3 (0.71%) MarkLogic
12 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 72 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 44 (10.48%) JIRA
3 36 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 20 (4.76%) Maven
5 18 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.38%) Cucumber
7 10 (2.38%) JUnit
8 8 (1.90%) Selenium
9 6 (1.43%) Babel
9 6 (1.43%) Mocha
9 6 (1.43%) webpack
10 4 (0.95%) gulp
10 4 (0.95%) PHPUnit
10 4 (0.95%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.95%) Subversion
11 3 (0.71%) Bugzilla
11 3 (0.71%) Trac
11 3 (0.71%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.48%) LoadUI
General
1 91 (21.67%) Finance
2 14 (3.33%) Retail
3 13 (3.10%) Marketing
4 9 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.90%) Law
5 8 (1.90%) Legal
6 7 (1.67%) Electronics
7 6 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.19%) Billing
9 4 (0.95%) Banking
9 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.71%) Military
11 2 (0.48%) Back Office
12 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 95 (22.62%) Developer
2 68 (16.19%) Analyst
3 32 (7.62%) Senior Developer
4 29 (6.90%) .NET Developer
4 29 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 28 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 28 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 23 (5.48%) DevOps Engineer
6 23 (5.48%) Java Engineer
7 21 (5.00%) Senior Solutions Analyst
7 21 (5.00%) Solutions Analyst
8 20 (4.76%) Software Engineer
9 19 (4.52%) Project Manager
10 17 (4.05%) Development Manager
11 15 (3.57%) Azure Developer
11 15 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
11 15 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
12 14 (3.33%) Agile .NET Developer
12 14 (3.33%) Agile Developer
12 14 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (14.29%) HTML
2 55 (13.10%) .NET
3 47 (11.19%) CSS
4 40 (9.52%) Web Services
5 36 (8.57%) REST
6 32 (7.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (6.43%) ASP.NET
7 27 (6.43%) XML
8 25 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (5.95%) WCF
9 21 (5.00%) SOAP
10 19 (4.52%) Spring
11 16 (3.81%) J2EE
12 14 (3.33%) AngularJS
12 14 (3.33%) HTML5
12 14 (3.33%) RESTful
13 13 (3.10%) Node.js
13 13 (3.10%) React
14 11 (2.62%) WinForms
15 10 (2.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 79 (18.81%) User Experience
2 67 (15.95%) Enterprise Software
3 61 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (13.10%) Management Information System
5 25 (5.95%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.38%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (0.95%) Device Driver
10 4 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (0.95%) EPoS
11 3 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.71%) Social Media
11 3 (0.71%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 2 (0.48%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.48%) Robotics
12 2 (0.48%) Tandem
12 2 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (18.81%) Linux
2 71 (16.90%) Windows
3 42 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 18 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.81%) CentOS
6 10 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.14%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.90%) Unix
9 4 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.71%) Fedora
11 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.24%) Android
12 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (27.62%) ITIL
3 113 (26.90%) Problem-Solving
4 95 (22.62%) Decision-Making
5 86 (20.48%) Service Management
6 84 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 78 (18.57%) Service Delivery
8 71 (16.90%) ITSM
9 65 (15.48%) Mentoring
10 64 (15.24%) Scrum
11 59 (14.05%) TDD
12 57 (13.57%) Project Management
13 55 (13.10%) Software Engineering
14 54 (12.86%) BDD
15 45 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
16 44 (10.48%) Proactive Management
17 42 (10.00%) Business Analysis
18 41 (9.76%) SOA
19 38 (9.05%) Problem Management
19 38 (9.05%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 86 (20.48%) JavaScript
2 63 (15.00%) Java
3 62 (14.76%) SQL
4 54 (12.86%) C#
5 34 (8.10%) PowerShell
6 33 (7.86%) Python
7 30 (7.14%) C
8 19 (4.52%) VB.NET
9 16 (3.81%) C++
9 16 (3.81%) VB
10 15 (3.57%) PHP
11 12 (2.86%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.38%) ES6
13 6 (1.43%) Java 8
13 6 (1.43%) Ruby
14 5 (1.19%) R
14 5 (1.19%) VBA
15 4 (0.95%) Embedded C
15 4 (0.95%) Embedded C++
15 4 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 115 (27.38%) Degree
2 50 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
4 32 (7.62%) Security Cleared
5 30 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 22 (5.24%) MCITP
7 15 (3.57%) MCSE
8 12 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.86%) MCSA
8 12 (2.86%) Postgraduate
9 11 (2.62%) CCNA
9 11 (2.62%) CCNP
9 11 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (1.90%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (1.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 4 (0.95%) CISA
14 4 (0.95%) CISM
14 4 (0.95%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (14.05%) SLA
2 39 (9.29%) QA
3 8 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.67%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.43%) PMO
6 5 (1.19%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.95%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.71%) GDPR
9 2 (0.48%) GAMP
9 2 (0.48%) GCP
9 2 (0.48%) IEC 62304
9 2 (0.48%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 34 (8.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (7.38%) Active Directory
2 31 (7.38%) Hyper-V
3 23 (5.48%) Docker
4 15 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.48%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.48%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.48%) XenApp
6 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (4.05%) Puppet
2 10 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.95%) Ansible
3 4 (0.95%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.95%) SCCM
4 3 (0.71%) Mesos
5 2 (0.48%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.48%) Terraform
6 1 (0.24%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.24%) Nagios
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 115 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.81%) Oracle
3 34 (8.10%) VMware
4 26 (6.19%) Cisco
5 20 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 19 (4.52%) Veeam
7 16 (3.81%) HP
8 14 (3.33%) 3PAR
9 12 (2.86%) SAP
10 10 (2.38%) F5
10 10 (2.38%) Google
10 10 (2.38%) Veritas
11 9 (2.14%) Infoblox
11 9 (2.14%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.67%) NEC
13 6 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.19%) IBM
14 5 (1.19%) Juniper
15 4 (0.95%) Capita
15 4 (0.95%) EMC