Period
to 22 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 100 120
Rank change year-on-year +16 +20 -19
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 359 336 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.49% 3.07% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 3.46% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 308 259 197
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.44%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,900
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,926 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +1.85% -

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 9214 9712 10442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.48% 88.87% 88.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7580 8095 8771
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 £63,000
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 22 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 22 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 +4 134 £42,500 -17.07% 18
Gloucestershire +27 52 £45,000 - 4
Wiltshire -18 51 £45,000 -7.69% 4
Cornwall +11 44 £40,000 +3.90%
Somerset -3 32 £41,250 -17.50% 7
Devon +26 31 £43,500 +4.82%
Dorset +3 23 £45,000 +9.76% 2
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (22.56%) SQL
3 77 (21.45%) Microsoft
4 73 (20.33%) ITIL
5 71 (19.78%) HTML
6 68 (18.94%) JavaScript
6 68 (18.94%) Degree
7 62 (17.27%) CSS
8 55 (15.32%) SQL Server
9 53 (14.76%) .NET
10 51 (14.21%) Finance
11 50 (13.93%) User Experience
12 49 (13.65%) Software Engineering
13 48 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
14 46 (12.81%) Web Services
15 44 (12.26%) C#
16 43 (11.98%) Windows
16 43 (11.98%) Linux
17 42 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
18 41 (11.42%) Git (software)
19 38 (10.58%) Service Management
19 38 (10.58%) Java
19 38 (10.58%) ASP.NET
20 37 (10.31%) Service Delivery
21 35 (9.75%) Scrum
21 35 (9.75%) JIRA
22 34 (9.47%) TDD
22 34 (9.47%) Cisco
23 33 (9.19%) Business Intelligence
23 33 (9.19%) Project Management

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 (2.79%) Confluence
2 9 (2.51%) IIS
3 8 (2.23%) CMS
3 8 (2.23%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.95%) EPiServer
4 7 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.11%) Apache
5 4 (1.11%) SAS
6 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.56%) 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 24 (6.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.34%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.95%) SPSS
4 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.11%) SPSS Modeler
5 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (1.95%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle ASCP
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.56%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.56%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.56%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.28%) Endur
5 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 11 (3.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 10 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (2.23%) Office 365
7 7 (1.95%) SaaS
8 3 (0.84%) BlazeMeter
8 3 (0.84%) GitHub
8 3 (0.84%) PaaS
9 2 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.56%) IaaS
9 2 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.41%) Wireless
2 21 (5.85%) Firewall
3 18 (5.01%) DNS
4 16 (4.46%) Cisco ISE
5 12 (3.34%) Network Security
6 10 (2.79%) DHCP
7 7 (1.95%) BIG-IP
7 7 (1.95%) WAN
8 6 (1.67%) LAN
8 6 (1.67%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.39%) HTTP
9 5 (1.39%) IPv4
9 5 (1.39%) IPv6
9 5 (1.39%) NetScaler
9 5 (1.39%) VPN
10 4 (1.11%) SSL
11 2 (0.56%) AMQP
11 2 (0.56%) RIP
11 2 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.62%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.79%) MySQL
5 9 (2.51%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (2.23%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.23%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.95%) Power BI
7 7 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.11%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.11%) Qlik Sense
11 3 (0.84%) Big Data
11 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (11.42%) Git (software)
2 35 (9.75%) JIRA
3 22 (6.13%) TeamCity
4 19 (5.29%) Maven
5 12 (3.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (3.34%) Jenkins
6 11 (3.06%) Selenium
7 10 (2.79%) Visual Studio
8 9 (2.51%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.95%) Subversion
10 5 (1.39%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.11%) RStudio
12 3 (0.84%) Grunt
12 3 (0.84%) gulp
12 3 (0.84%) HP UFT
12 3 (0.84%) JMeter
12 3 (0.84%) PHPUnit
12 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.56%) ERwin
General
1 51 (14.21%) Finance
2 29 (8.08%) Retail
3 17 (4.74%) Banking
4 15 (4.18%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.79%) Local Government
6 7 (1.95%) Advertising
7 6 (1.67%) Law
8 5 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.11%) Front Office
10 3 (0.84%) Marketing
11 2 (0.56%) Billing
11 2 (0.56%) Electronics
11 2 (0.56%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 99 (27.58%) Developer
2 51 (14.21%) Analyst
3 24 (6.69%) .NET Developer
3 24 (6.69%) Java Developer
3 24 (6.69%) Senior Developer
4 22 (6.13%) Network Engineer
5 21 (5.85%) Project Manager
6 20 (5.57%) Technical Manager
6 20 (5.57%) Technical Services Manager
7 19 (5.29%) Service Manager
8 16 (4.46%) Architect
8 16 (4.46%) Java Engineer
8 16 (4.46%) Software Engineer
8 16 (4.46%) Systems Manager
9 13 (3.62%) AWS Engineer
9 13 (3.62%) IT Manager
9 13 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (3.34%) Business Manager
10 12 (3.34%) Business Systems Manager
10 12 (3.34%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (19.78%) HTML
2 62 (17.27%) CSS
3 53 (14.76%) .NET
4 46 (12.81%) Web Services
5 38 (10.58%) ASP.NET
6 27 (7.52%) REST
7 26 (7.24%) AngularJS
8 21 (5.85%) J2EE
8 21 (5.85%) XML
9 20 (5.57%) SOAP
10 19 (5.29%) HTML5
10 19 (5.29%) JMS
11 16 (4.46%) CSS3
11 16 (4.46%) RESTful
12 11 (3.06%) React
13 9 (2.51%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (2.51%) Node.js
14 8 (2.23%) .NET Framework
14 8 (2.23%) Ajax
14 8 (2.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.93%) User Experience
2 48 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.13%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.57%) Management Information System
5 19 (5.29%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.34%) EPoS
7 10 (2.79%) Virtual Team
8 9 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.51%) NHS
9 8 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.95%) CESG
11 6 (1.67%) AS400
12 5 (1.39%) iSeries
13 4 (1.11%) Driving Licence
13 4 (1.11%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.84%) Fintech
15 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
15 2 (0.56%) FMCG
15 2 (0.56%) Industrial Internet of Things
15 2 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.98%) Linux
1 43 (11.98%) Windows
2 31 (8.64%) Windows Server
3 12 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.84%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.28%) Android
6 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (20.33%) ITIL
3 49 (13.65%) Software Engineering
4 42 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (10.58%) Service Management
6 37 (10.31%) Service Delivery
7 35 (9.75%) Scrum
8 34 (9.47%) TDD
9 33 (9.19%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (9.19%) Project Management
9 33 (9.19%) SDLC
10 31 (8.64%) User Stories
11 30 (8.36%) Change Management
12 29 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (8.08%) IT Strategy
12 29 (8.08%) Problem Management
12 29 (8.08%) Web Development
13 28 (7.80%) TOGAF
14 27 (7.52%) Risk Management
15 26 (7.24%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 81 (22.56%) SQL
2 68 (18.94%) JavaScript
3 44 (12.26%) C#
4 38 (10.58%) Java
5 24 (6.69%) PowerShell
6 16 (4.46%) Python
7 13 (3.62%) PHP
8 12 (3.34%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.39%) RPG
9 5 (1.39%) RPG IV
10 4 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.11%) VBA
11 3 (0.84%) C
11 3 (0.84%) C++
11 3 (0.84%) R
11 3 (0.84%) Ruby
11 3 (0.84%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.56%) Groovy
12 2 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (18.94%) Degree
2 24 (6.69%) ITIL Certification
3 20 (5.57%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (5.01%) CCNA
5 17 (4.74%) CCNP
5 17 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (3.06%) ISEB
7 10 (2.79%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.51%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.95%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.39%) CISSP
10 5 (1.39%) Master's Degree
11 4 (1.11%) CITP
11 4 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.11%) MCITP
12 2 (0.56%) CISM
12 2 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.08%) QA
1 29 (8.08%) SLA
2 16 (4.46%) ISO 9001
3 12 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.51%) ISO 14001
5 6 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.67%) PMO
6 5 (1.39%) GDPR
7 3 (0.84%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.56%) COBIT
8 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.28%) NEBOSH
9 1 (0.28%) TickIT
System Software
1 20 (5.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.51%) Docker
4 4 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.28%) Firmware
5 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.95%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.11%) HAProxy
2 4 (1.11%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (0.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 77 (21.45%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.47%) Cisco
3 27 (7.52%) F5
4 17 (4.74%) SolarWinds
5 16 (4.46%) Infoblox
6 12 (3.34%) Oracle
7 11 (3.06%) CheckPoint
7 11 (3.06%) VMware
8 9 (2.51%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.95%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.67%) Citrix
10 6 (1.67%) SAP
11 5 (1.39%) Aruba
11 5 (1.39%) Avaya
11 5 (1.39%) Sophos
12 4 (1.11%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.11%) HP
12 4 (1.11%) Veeam
12 4 (1.11%) Veritas
13 3 (0.84%) Minitab